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October 5, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Heavenly Hall of Fame honors engineer

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Interest in the American manned space program may not be as high as it was 40 years ago, but don More...

SILENT AUCTION —

The Women Interested in Cystic Health Organization will host a luncheon and silent auction Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Brookfield Country Club on Shimerville Road in Clarence. More...

Local News

Officials declare air conditioning emergency, OK repair

Board also updated on $62,000 worth of necessary roof repairs

For more than a month, the temperature at Town Hall has averaged about 79 to 80 degrees due to the building More...

Officials propose purchase of Gramercy Park in North Amherst

Three Town Board members are interested in purchasing a large parcel of land in north Amherst, known as Gramercy Park, and preserving it as wetlands for water runoff. More...

Reynolds calls for investigation on gas prices

tion into price gouging and other market practices. Reynolds has called on the agency to, among other items, release preliminary results on that investigation. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town should hold another hearing on street lights

Jane Woodward claims she More...

Town values Senior Citizens

As a senior citizen residing in the Town of Amherst, it is clear to me that our Town values the senior citizens of our community very greatly. More...

High assessments hurt town’s seniors

Have you received your newest school tax bill for Williamsville? Mine went up $302. Why? Because my assessment was raised from $80,600 to $100,000. The so-called S.T.A.R. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Pantera Ski Club registration begins Pantera Ski Club for Williamsville High School students will offer Friday nights at Holiday Valley Resort, including eight nights, transportation and lessons, unlimited Friday night skiing, one bonus lift ticket More...

Wednesday, Oct. 5 WILLIAMSVILLE EAST BASEBALL BOOSTER CLUB More...

Lifestyles

Lights, Camera, ACTION

Chapel at Crosspoint to host youth fashion show

The Chapel at Crosspoint will collaborate with the Gap at Boulevard More...

‘Do the catwalk’

Women

The Women More...

Bride wore heirloom watch

Kristen Marie Adams and Christian David Burr were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, October 1, 2005, at St. Bartholomew More...

Business

Dave and Buster’s to open at Eastern Hills Mall

In 1982, Dave Corriveau and Buster Corley brought an idea More...

Got junk? Sell it with eAuction House

eBay is a marvel of modern shopping and selling convenience. It takes the traditional concrete and mortar storefront and turns the world into your customer base. More...

Amherst Chamber of Commerce relocates

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce last week moved to new offices at 350 Essjay Road, Suite 200 in Williamsville. More...

Grelick eyes tax rate cut of 2 percent

Tentative budget includes funds for library, rat-proof garbage totes

The town More...

Rabenold wins Conservative line after re-canvas

G re l i c k may challenge outcome

Board of Elections officials are now saying Republican Dirk Rabenold, candidate for Amherst town supervisor, won the Conservative primary on Sept. 13, not current Supervisor Susan Grelick, a Democrat. More...

Library could stay open with town help

Supervisor Susan Grelick wants to take $91,000 from the town More...

Outspoken resident arrested, taken away in handcuffs

Amherst Town Board

An Amherst resident who frequently attends Town Board meetings was led away in handcuffs Monday during the board More...

Glen Avenue bridge may be closed through winter

Work delays to the Glen Avenue Bridge project in Williamsville are causing Erie County officials to possibly revise their original plan to have the bridge reopened by winter. More...

Editorial

National Newspaper Week reflects democracy

Bee Editorial

Bond issues and rezonings. Sewer projects and street repairs. Housing projects More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1880 A spring colt owned by Andrew and Reuben Lapp, one mile west of Swormville, was so badly mutilated one night last week, by some unknown fiend, that death resulted from loss of blood. More...

Obituaries

Pizza Hut holding Katrina event October 5

Pizza Hut, located at 7470 Transit Road, Amherst, will raise funds for Hurricane Katrina victims on Wednesday, Oct. 5, by taking part in Dine For America. More...

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PYLES, Rose R. (Solomon) of Williamsville, died Thurs., Sept. 29, 2005; wife of the late Merle L.; mother of Judy A. Corrigan; also survived by three grandchildren. Services were held Sat., Oct. More...

Education

Smorol named principal of Sweet Home Middle

The Sweet Home School District Board of Education has appointed Gregory S. Smorol principal of Sweet Home Middle School, effective Nov. 1. More...

Students collect supplies for Katrina victims

The students of St. Benedict School collected more than 230 pounds of school supplies for displaced Hurricane Katrina victims who now attend Our Lady of Mercy School in Baton rouge, La.. More...

St. Benedict’s receives ExxonMobil grant

St. Benedict School has received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational alliance program to support the school More...

Sports

Sweet Home’s big plays spoil Amherst’s homecoming

The Sweet Home offense made the big plays when necessary in their 26-14 win at Amherst last Friday, spoiling the Tigers More...

Amherst Central dedicates new field

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The Amherst mascot, far left, former Amherst Booster Club President John Gammell, Alumni Association board member Cindy Oppenheimer, Board of Education President William T. Blanford, and Superintendent More...

Bee There

Oct. 6-13

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Mohan names Weinstein deputy supervisor

County legislator will not seek re-election

Supervisor Satish Mohan has chosen his right-hand man More...

Entertainment

Macaroon’s brings musicians a‘live’

Looking for a casual, cheap place to watch live bands on the weekends? Try out Macaroon More...

Ghostly tours await brave souls

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CONCERTS

Saturday, Oct. 8 .The falsetto voice of Frankie Valli More...