Weekly Feature



November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Amherst Utility Cooperative operations to end after 20 years

Williamsville Deputy Mayor Basil Piazza announced the termination of the Amherst Utility Cooperative last week during a Village Board meeting. More...

Local News

Bicentennial Holiday Tea event set at museum

The Amherst Bicentennial Holiday Tea & Basket Auction is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Buffalo Opera to present ‘Silent Night’

Buffalo Opera Unlimited will present its next production, “Silent Night,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera written by Kevin Puts with libretto by Mark Campbell, at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

News Brief

The University at Buffalo Women’s Club Holiday Luncheon will take place at noon Friday, Dec. 7, at Banchetti by Rizzo’s, at 550 French Road, Amherst. The cost is $30 for three courses and coffee or tea. A cash bar is also available. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Where is the Amherst police to enforce the winter parking ban? Today, there were 20 cars parked in the street from Fruitwood to Teakwood in the Dana Heights area. Some vehicles were even parked in the wrong direction. More...

Education

St. Joe’s posts honor roll

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute has named the following Amherst residents to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year.  Grade 9  More...

Sports

East’s Shine wins consolation heat of 100 fly

Girls swimming state meet

For the second consecutive year, Jessica Shine closed out her high school season by winning the consolation heat of the 100-yard butterfly at the  New  York  State  Public  High  School  Athletic Association  More...

North field hockey trio signs with Division II powerhouse Pace

Samantha Mallare, Jenna Piotrowski and Lauren Rabinowitz have been a huge part of the Williamsville North field hockey team’s success.  More...

Fireman's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Lancaster 48 22 Harris Hill 42 28 Main-Transit C 40 30 North Amherst 38 32 Clarence Center More...

Business

Chairman celebrates 50 years with Williamsville firm

This year, David Duchscherer is celebrating his 50-year anniversary with Wendel’s Williamsville office at Centerpointe Corporate Park.  Wendel is a nationally-recognized architectural, engineering, energy efficiency and construction manage More...

Vazquez joins Medaille’s board of trustees

Medaille College has appointed Toni Vazquez, ’02, to its board of trustees. More...

People Inc. Senior Living celebrates 25th anniversary

This month, People Inc. Senior Living celebrated its 25th anniversary. Throughout the years, People Inc. More...

Three students accused of making NHS bomb threat

As a result of an Amherst Police Department investigation, working in conjunction with Williamsville North High School administrators, three students have been arrested after a bomb threat was made at North last week.  Two of the students, ages More...

Enrollment expected to remain stable

Williamsville schools

For the next five years, enrollment in the Williamsville Central School District is projected to remain stable, according to an annual report compiled by the Syracuse based R/E/D Group.  At the Nov. More...

Editorial

Drivers must take precautions during holiday

Bee Editorial

The turkey is brining. The bread is baking. And across the country, families are gathering over delicious food to celebrate a time of gratitude.  More...

Spindle items

SKI CLUB — If you’re looking to try a new activity this winter, consider trying cross-country skiing.  The Buffalo Nordic Ski Club focuses on promoting cross-country skiing in the Greater Buffalo area.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 23, 1893   As Dr. W.H. Baker was driving up to his house this noon with his horse and buggy, he turned suddenly and the front wheel of the buggy collapsed. The occupants escaped injury.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports leaves in front of house

Monday, Nov. 12 • A resident of Teakwood Terrace said she answered her door and a subject just stared at her and didn’t say anything. The resident reported a man in his early 20s with brown hair, wearing a yellow vest. More...

Obituaries

Sister Anne Hoyer, WNY Catholic diocesan secretary

Sister Anne Hoyer, 89, of Williamsville, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Sister Anne was born in Middleport, New York, to Freeman and Mary Wittman Hoyer. More...

Jan E. Kuyper, retired lab technician at Roswell, UB

Jan E. Kuyper, 86, of East Amherst, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.  Mr. Kuyper was born on May 30, 1932, in Indonesia. More...

Mary Jane Duggan, former social worker

Mary Jane Duggan (nee Gillespie), 91, of Eggertsville, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.  Mrs. Duggan was born on Sept. 4, 1927, in Jamestown, New York. She graduated from Nazareth College in 1949 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. More...

Lifestyles

Area jeweler supports Coats 4 Kids program

Reeds Jenss to host ‘Drive & Drop’ to assist Colvin Cleaners Coats 4 Kids program

Jeffrey Zimmer, owner of Reeds Jenss, said he didn’t know what to expect last year when he agreed to participate in the Colvin Cleaners Coats 4 Kids “Drive & Drop.” However, he said the event exceeded his expectations after witn More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  An installment of reading to a therapy dog, for ages 6 to 12, with a caregiver, will take place at 10, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24.  More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register.  More...