Weekly Feature



July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Garden Walk set for July 21

The annual Village of Williamsville Garden Walk, featuring 26 home gardens, a tiny-garden contest, a tiny parade and a raffle, will return this Saturday, July 21. “Our gardeners work so hard, and they’re so gracious. More...

Local News

Village barber retires after 60 years of haircuts

When Jay Pileri was 8 years old in Sicily, his parents asked their neighbor, a barber, if he could spend time with him at his barbershop after school.  “They wanted to keep me off the streets,” said Pileri.  It worked … More...

News Brief

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestraislookingforvolunteer ushers to scan tickets, distribute programs, assist patrons inlocatingtheirseats,and aid with customer service during the 2018-19 season. More...

Main-Transit to host drill team exhibition

Main-Transit Fire Department will hold its annual drill team exhibition at 6:30 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Teen allegedly flees to Canada with jewelry

Monday, July 9  • A resident of Thomas Jefferson Lane reported that he is being harassed over Snapchat by a woman who is requesting money or else she is going to post things about him on social media.  • A resident of Carmen Road More...

Obituaries

Peter E. Tuyn, former funeral director at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home Inc.

Peter E. Tuyn, of Williamsville, died Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Mr. Tuyn joined his father, Edward “Ted” Tuyn, at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home in 1963. More...

Joseph A. Caggiano, longtime baseball coach

Joseph A. Caggiano, 75, of Williamsville, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  Mr. More...

Richard E. Naylon Jr., restaurateur and settlement consultant

Richard E. Naylon Jr., 67, of Williamsville, died Sunday, July 15, 2018.  Mr. Naylon was an entrepreneur and was at the helm of numerous business ventures. More...

Lifestyles

'Photography Caravan'...

uniting Jewish community’s photographers

The Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center Holland Family Building will host an exhibit titled “Photography Caravan-Images of Jewish Buffalo” beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15. The exhibit, which will run until Oct. More...

Williamsville-Amherst Old Home Days

July 10-13, 2018

Seniors from Christian Central Academy Thomas Puskas, left, and Justin D’Amico prepare Chiavetta's chicken dinners during the festivities on Thursday. More...

Amherst Youth and Recreation plans summer programs

Amherst Youth and Recreation has announced some of its summer programs and open registrations. For more information or to register for a program, visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or call 631-7132.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

thurs. 19   NOBO Fest — Buffalo-themed event including fresh produce, crafts, food vendors, food trucks, artisans and more, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at North Park Community School, 780 Parkside Ave., Buffalo. 816-3440  thurs. More...

Special Events

thurs. 19 Botanics and Brews — While enjoying some craft beers, attendees can also enjoy tidbits from Oliver’s Catering, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Town exploring opportunity for ‘Peanut Line’ trail

The Town of Amherst is seeking input on an idea to develop a trail along the former Canandaigua-Niagara Falls railroad corridor, also known as the “Peanut Line.”  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Will East graduate receives Fulbright award

Mental health has become a popular topic not only in the United States but also in countries around the world.  This will be a particular area of study for Kala Allen, who has received a Fulbright U.S. More...

Editorial

Trails provide access, benefit a healthy lifestyle

Bee Editorial

There are many reasons why attending an open house can be useful, especially in relation to a town plan or project. It can provide you with more information, and you can find out plans that you may not otherwise know much about.  More...

Spindle items

• SCOUTS — Congratulations to Jacob Hourigan and Trey Perry, from Troop 445 in Getzville, who were honored this spring for achieving the Eagle Scout rank, the highest in Boy Scouting.   More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 20, 1893   A three-year-old colt was being driven through the village Sunday, attached to a light-covered buggy. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Bee devoted a half page to Williamsville honor roll students. It would appear that 99 percent of the students made the honor roll. More...

Education

Williamsville East posts honor roll students

The following Williamsville East High School students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 academic year:  Grade 12   More...

Amherst Middle posts honor roll

The following students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 academic year at Amherst Middle School.  Grade eight   More...

East High principal named to assistant superintendent post

Williamsville East High School Principal Anthony Scanzuso has been named the Williamsville School District’s new assistant superintendent for exceptional education and student services.  More...

Sports

Sweet Home boys hockey, Sacred Heart girls hoops share Bee’s Team of the Year honor

It was an exceptional year for many sports teams in the Town of Amherst, but none had bigger seasons than the Sweet Home boys hockey and Sacred Heart girls basketball teams.   More...

TigerSharks place high, record personal bests at long course meet

The Amherst TigerSharks had solid representation at the Cheektowaga Outdoor Long Course meet held from July 6 to 8 at Cheektowaga Town Park.  Swimmers placed in the top two in events 20 times.  More...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 43rd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., Williamsville.  More...

Business

Daemen earns national recognition as College of Distinction

For the 11th consecutive year, Daemen College has been selected as a national College of Distinction in honor of the institution’s excellence in undergraduate higher education, according to the college.  More...

Pension Rehabilitation Administration proposed to secure multi-employer pension plans

Rep. Brian Higgins spoke from the floor of the House of Representatives to advocate for passage of H.R.4444, commonly known as the Butch Lewis Act. More...

Amherst resident to serve on BBB board

Amherst resident Ronald Papa, president and chief executive officer of NFA, National Fire Adjustment Company Inc., has been elected by the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York Board of Directors to a three-year term. More...