Weekly Feature



October 26, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Spooky

The Amherst Museum hosted a Halloween Trick or Treat program this past weekend, with children invited to visit several of the historic buildings on the site. More...

TAKING A PEEK —

Madison Aston, 8, is shown one of the rooms at Bornhava by her father, David Aston, a member of the school More...

Verizon provides funds for children’s library program

Verizon Communications gave a large sum of money to the Williamsville Branch Library to fund its children More...

Local News

Political News

The New York State Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO, Region 1, recently endorsed Daniel Ward for Town Board. More...

Construction on new archive storage facility begins at UB

Construction of a new archive storage facility recently started at the State University of New York at Buffalo More...

Reynolds proposes tax relief bill to help WNY residents

Congressman Tom Reynolds, R-Clarence, recently introduced the More...

Obituaries

Lorraine ‘Lori’ M. Carbonneau, Professor Emeritus, ECC North

Lorraine More...

Dr. Raphael Goldstein, Clarence pediatric physician

Dr. Raphael Goldstein, of Clarence, died at the age of 79 Monday, Oct. 17, 2005 at Hospice Care Center in Cheektowaga. More...

Evelyn F. Aarum, retired office worker

Evelyn F. Aarum, 86, of Williamsville, a retired officer worker, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Temple to hold fall rummage sale Temple Sinai Women More...

Bee Cal en d ar

Thursday, Oct. 27 BEADING BASICS will be held at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Rd., Getzville. To register, call 688-4114 ext. 366. More...

Lifestyles

Phantoms of the Opera House

Two spend night in haunted theater

Bob Kupczyk of The Bee Group Newspapers, left, and filmmaker Thomas LaChiusa, hope to catch a glimpse of the ghostly Lady in Lavender for LaChiusa’s documentary “Haunted Theaters of WNY.&r More...

Faces of Buffalo on display at JCC

Faces of Buffalo Community Art Mosaics at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) will be on display until Wednesday, Nov. 30. More...

Tops markets holds safety event

Tops Markets will be sponsoring a Halloween safety event from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2351 Maple Rd., Amherst. On site will be ECMC More...

Business

Fit For Her Life works body and soul

Inspirational music wafts from a stereo against one wall as Rachel Masecchia breathlessly presses her arms upward, using a resistance machine to exercise and build muscles. More...

McDonald’s gets a new retro look

It was the first McDonald More...

Resident named partner at consulting firm

Providium Consulting Group, a Rochester area-based employee benefit consulting firm, announces the opening of an office More...

Amherst Town Board

Officials to discuss, approve 2006 budget on October 31

The Amherst Town Board will discuss several proposed amendments to the 2006 budget as well as vote on it at a special meeting on Monday, Oct. 31. More...

Benderson makes presentation about Main, Union

The Village Board held a public hearing about the exceptional development of Main and Union Monday, Oct. 24 at Village Hall, 5565 Main St. More...

Halloween parade and party set

The Village of Williamsville Youth and Recreation Committee and the Business and Professional Association will host the 22nd annual village Halloween parade and party. More...

Police union critical of Mohan comment

An Amherst police union official Monday took umbrage with a comment made by Republican Supervisor candidate Satish Mohan regarding unions in the town. More...

Zonta assists victims of domestic abuse

Club donates funds, helps task force and police increase awareness

It was 1992. Five out of the six murders that took place that year in Amherst stemmed from domestic abuse cases. More...

Town Board OKs sex offender law

Also approves rezoning of Maple Road parcels

In a show of strong bipartisan support rarely seen on the Amherst Town Board, officials unanimously seconded and approved a stronger local sex offender law. More...

Editorial

Have a ‘spook’tacularly safe Halloween

With ghosts and goblins running rampant this weekend, it More...

Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 28, 1880 The political excitement is at fever heat. The agony will, however, soon be over. More...

Letters to the Editor

Grelick stands on record

I read with interest my opponent, Mr. (Satish) Mohan More...

Grelick’s political ads offend citizen

I was appalled by the recent radio ads and mailed flyers put forth by the (Susan) Grelick campaign in what I assume to be a desperate attempt to maintain her position as Amherst town supervisor. More...

Audubon course is town ‘cash cow’

Council Member William Kindel in his proposal to sell the Audubon Golf course describes this facility as More...

Education

AP scholars named at Williamsville Central School District

Editor More...

Park School adds two new staff members

The Park School recently hired two new top administrative people effective in July. More...

Wagle named to board

The Catholic Charities of Buffalo recently appointed Tina Wagle of Williamsville to it More...

Sports

East puts total team effort in beating North, 20-6

Williamsville East had so many different players going in and out of the lineup at home Saturday versus Williamsville North that you wonder how they were able to beat their larger rival, 20-6. More...

Sweet Home survives Lew-Port, 20-14

The Sweet Home Panthers are 7-1 but got the scare of the season last Friday at Lewiston-Porter. More...

North girls tennis qualifies three for sectionals

Williamsville North varsity girls tennis will have three athlete representatives at this weekend More...

Entertainment

Spirited fun

Scare up your Halloween with these eerily fun activities: More...

Fiery moves

Hot flamenco dancing at its best will be featured when Ballet Flamenco Jose Porcel graces the Mainstage Theatre at UB More...

Ghosts of the past

Battles at Old Fort Niagara involving the armies of three nations left many soldiers dead More...