Weekly Feature



October 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

AUTUMN TRADITION —

Ethan Glaser of Amherst and his cousin, Blake Taub, enjoy a ride from the front seat at the Great Pumpkin Farm More...

JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER —

Liza Florczak, 5, of Eggertsville, helps Eggertsville firefighter Jason Talarczyk shoot high pressure water out of a fire house during the Eggertsville Hose Company More...

Rock concert at St. Joe’s to benefit Katrina survivors

It is going to be rocking at St. Joe More...

Local News

Breakfast event honors Williamsville District alumni

The Williamsville Central School District will honor 16 distinguished graduates who have gone on to successful careers, some at a national level, in academia, medicine, athletics, business, law, broadcasting, the military and public service. More...

Council president visits auxiliary

The members of Amherst Township Auxiliary warmly greeted Kathy Warrington, president of the Erie County Council VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a member of Eden Auxiliary 8265. More...

COMMUNITY LEADER —

Congressman Thomas Reynolds was recently presented with the Community Leader of the Year Award for his advocacy on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities. He was nominated by People Inc. More...

Obituaries

Beulah ‘Bea’ Lampka, candy store owner

Beulah More...

Martyn T. Mack, mechanical engineer

Martyn T. Mack, 46, a mechanical engineer for Coca-Cola Corporation More...

Adele H. Dyce, world traveler

Adele H. Dyce, 88, of Buffalo, formerly of Williamsville, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2005. She had been a resident of Scottsdale, Ariz. for the past two years. 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...

Bee Cal en d ar

Wednesday, Oct. 12 CHRISTIAN AND BIBLE COLLEGES will visit the area from 7-9 p.m. at 39 Academy St., Williamsville. For information, visit www.naccap.org. More...

Lifestyles

Spreading a little Sunshine

Volunteer makes mum show shine

Seymour J. Sunshine puts his More...

Couple takes two honeymoons

Jill Marie Rohan and John Francis Hasiak were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, October 8, 2005, at St. Stephen More...

Couple cruises on honeymoon

Dana Michelle Mier and James Forthman were married in an evening ceremony, Saturday, October 1, 2005, at San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas. More...

Entertainment

A spooktacular Halloween at mall

It More...

‘Flightplan’ returns Foster to the big screen

When I first saw the trailer for the movie More...

& CONCERTS

Friday, Oct. 14 .Local fav%27s Woke Up in Vegas wil l be up in Lewiston rockin%27 the Gallagher Center starting at 8 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 14. Call 286-8200 or visit www.niagara.edu for more information. More...

Telephone companies feud over bid

Contractors upset with proposal

A proposal from a Rochester company to provide voice-over IP telephone equipment to Town of Amherst offices for free as part of a test site has other competitive bidders in an uproar. More...

Forum in Swormville

Candidates for town office discuss issue of sinking homes

The public had the opportunity to listen to all 10 candidates for the Amherst Town Board speak about the issue of the sinking homes. More...

Renovations inside VFW hall complete

by VICTORIA R. SPAGNOLI Associate Editor

Some much needed interior renovations at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 416, at Rock and Spring streets, are finally complete complete. More...

Reynolds continues to target gasoline prices

In the face of continued high gas prices., U.S. Representative Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, recently visited Western New York to discuss the ways he is working to help ease the price pressure in gasoline. More...

Suburban goes high-tech to help rape victims

Hospital gets state grant for new evidence collection equipment

New York State Assemblyman, Jim Hayes helped officials from Crisis Services and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital get a state-funded grant for the purchase of a colposcope. More...

Editorial

Christmas before Halloween? Oh, please!

Bee Editorial

October 12. It More...

Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1880 On last Saturday evening, the Democrats of the village and vicinity held a mass meeting which was well attended. Prior to the meeting there was a torchlight procession headed by the Williamsville Band. More...

Education

Teacher attends storytelling institute

Dodge Elementary School teacher Thomas J. Knab attended the National Gallery More...

East Amherst teenager named scholarship semifinalist

East Amherst resident Laura DelDotto, a senior at Buffalo Seminary, is a semifinalist in the 51th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Board hears proposal to raise extra funds for TV program

Amherst Schools

An Amherst teacher hopes to raise funds for his school television program by forming a partnership with Shop4Tech, an on-line site for discounted technology products. More...

Sports

North comes back to defeat Lockport

Homecoming

After losing three straight games, Williamsville North went back to basics to defeat Lockport, 30-20, in their homecoming game Saturday before a crowd of over 1,000. More...

South’s rally falls short at Grand Island

Down 21-0 with six minutes to play in the third quarter, Williamsville South scored 27 second half points in a 28-27 defeat Saturday at Grand Island. More...

It’s why we watch the games

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When I bent over my uncle More...

Business

Gianna’s Market puts customers first

The owners of Gianna More...

Minnesota firm acquires Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co.

Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co., Inc., a leading Upstate New York fire protection contractor, has been acquired by APi Group, Inc., a Minnesota-based construction services company with a large interest in fire protection. More...

America’s Largest Teen Resale Chain Opens in Amherst

Teens and young adults who love trendy brands like Hollister, Abercrombie, Express and The Limited but cringe over prices can put their money woes aside. More...