Weekly Feature



October 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

GOP honors community leaders

The Amherst Republican Committee will hold its 26th Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Palms Banquet Facility at 7740 Transit Road at Sheridan Drive in Amherst. More...

50 years ago, Sterns joined Women's Marine Corps

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Joanne R. More...

Local News

Mohan outlines his 2006 budget proposal

Amherst Politics

The Town of Amherst can save nearly $11 million by reducing spending in areas such as consultants and contract work, and by completely cutting items like vacation buyback, according to one candidate. More...

Some residents may see taxes rise even with rate decrease

The proposed 2006 budget for Amherst includes a nearly 2 percent decrease in the tax rate, however some residents will still see their property taxes increase next year. More...

MAN’S BEST FRIEND —

Jim Culligan Pontiac-GMC-Volvo recently teamed up with Hertz to help provide funding to the Erie County SPCA, which will use the money to help the New Orleans SPCA. The shelter was totally destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. More...

Obituaries

Bonnie Powell, longtime restaurant manager

Bonnie Megnin Powell, 67, formerly of Williamsville, a long-time manager of More...

Dea ths

PRELL, Elizabeth M. of Amherst, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005; wife of Donald R. Prell; also survived by five grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedict More...

Memorial Service

A gathering to celebrate the life of Marilyn B. Rebeck, formerly of Williamsville, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 23, at Temple Beth Am, 4660 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Story time set Barnes & Noble bookstore will have story-time at 7 p.m. Mondays for children ages 5-8 and at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays for ages 2-4. More...

Bee Cal en d ar

Wednesday, Oct. 19 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS will hold its meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall, 5565 Main St. More...

Sports

Amherst grounds out win over South

Amherst Central head coach Rob Gross had never seen anything in his career quite like his team More...

North beats Kenmore West; Starpoint ends East’s Federation playoff chances

Williamsville North football put it all together for the second game in a row, routing Kenmore West, 28-3. More...

There’s nothing like rivalry week

Commentar y

As a former high school football player at Depew, I know nothing quite compares to the magic that More...

Business

Irish deli to take over former Montana Mills

The founder of Montana Mills now intends to turn the former Main Street bakery into an Irish deli. More...

Sovran Self Storage wins Chamber recognition

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will honor Sovran Self Storage as the Business of the Year at its awards dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 at Samuel More...

Lowe’s on Transit to open Friday

The new Lowe More...

Bonding for streetlights still a possibility

Officials to hold public information meeting

As town officials continue to research alternative financing to fund the purchase of 8,500 Niagara Mohawk streetlights, the town board member spearheading the initiative acknowledged that bonding is still a possibility. More...

Suburban hospital to expand

Town Board to vote Monday on rezoning of property for extra parking

Kaleida Health is getting closer to finalizing expansion plans at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. More...

WELCOME HOME —

About 40 U.S. Army Reservists with the 98th Division, headquartered in Amherst, were honored and welcomed home during a celebration this past week at Williamsville South High School auditorium. Major General Bruce E. More...

Editorial

Keep discussion of lighting purchase professional and civil

Bee Editorial

And the streetlight saga continues. Town officials have now agreed that a second More...

Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 21, 1880 On last Saturday night we had a considerable storm in this locality, but mild as compared with other towns. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mohan responds to Grelick’s ad

The battle for truth is raging. The agenda I have put in print is a 10 percent reduction in spending that preserves jobs and all town services. (Supervisor Susan) Grelick More...

Neighbors happy with rezoning

The neighbors of Halston Parkway, Hobnail Lane, and Hunt Club Circle would like to thank the Amherst Town Board including (Susan) Grelick, (Michael) McGuire, (William) Kindel, (William) O More...

Education

Williamsville Schools

District

The Williamsville Central School District is in excellent financial shape, according to an independent audit. More...

AP Scholars named at Amherst High School

Sixty students at Amherst Central High School have been named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. More...

Funds needed to create professorship

The family of the late Om Parkash Bahl, a distinguished professor from the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) whose scientific research led to the development of the home pregnancy test, is remembering him by raising money for a new endowed More...

Lifestyles

Healthy aging event featured local experts

Several local experts on healthy aging addressed an all-ages audience of more than 150 people recently at the Amherst Center for Senior Services. More...

Amherst Symphony Orchestra

The Amherst Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will kick off its 60th season with More...

Bride escorted by b ro t h e r

Amy Jo Moretta and Glenn Scot Jackson were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, September 3, 2005, at St. James Church in Depew. The Rev. David Borowiak officiated. The bride was escorted by her brother, David Moretta. More...

Entertainment

IT’S ALIVE —

Williamsville resident Jerry S. Kelly directs More...

Generation gap trap

Studio Arena Theatre presents the story of two people as they struggle to find a way to communicate in Joanna McClelland Glass More...

Brews plus blues equals news at Shea’s

A fun event is brewing as Shea More...