Weekly Feature



November 2, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials look at lowering salaries for new hires

In an effort to control costs, Council Member William A. O More...

Outdoor recreation professionals hold annual conference in Amherst

Outdoor recreation and education professionals and students from all over the United States visited the Western New York area last week. More...

Local News

Sale of new CD to raise funds for music research

The Music is Art Foundation and Summit Educational Resources recently announced a partnership to raise awareness and bring educational and therapeutic services to children with learning and/or behavioral challenges through music. More...

Reynolds fights passport requirement

The federal governments proposal requiring passports to come and go from Canada will have a negative ripple affect, according to Congressman Thomas Reynolds, R-Clarence. More...

Girl robbed of candy bag, Amherst teen charged

A 15-year-old girl was the victim of a trick rather than the recipient of treats after an Amherst teenager allegedly robbed her of her candy bag as she and some friends were trick-or-treating this Halloween. More...

Education

St. Joe’s lists AP scholars

St. Joseph%27s Collegiate Institute recently announced that 26 students from Amherst were named AP scholars by the College Board. More...

Williamsville East senior receives $150,000 Navy scholarship

Enlisting in the armed services is something Williamsville East High School senior David M. Choo always wanted to do. More...

Volunteers sought for internal audit review committee

At its Oct. 18 meeting, the Sweet Home Board of Education established an internal audit committee. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Garden clubs to hold meeting Federated Garden Clubs of NYS, District VIII will hold their next Board meeting on Thursday, November 10, 2005 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Ismailia Shrine at 1600 Southwestern Blvd. Refreshments will be served. More...

Library News Amh erst / Willi ams ville

Williamsville branch celebrates grant

A gift from Verizon has rescued children More...

Bee Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 2 UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO More...

Lifestyles

‘Let the good times roll’ ‘

Antique Red Hatters know how to have fun

T he Antique Red Hatters will celebrate their third anniversary More...

Bride wore grandmother’s ring

Robin Lee Dimmock and Paul A. Young were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, August 6, 2005, on the lawn of the Lakeview Inn, in Wolfeboro, N.H. The Honorable Vanessa Koch officiated. The bride was escorted by her father. More...

Hoffman Moran

Connie and Dr. Warren Hoffman of Elizabethtown, Pa. announce the engagement of their daughter Laurel S. Hoffman, to Matthew W. Moran, son of Jamey L. and William C. Moran of Williamsville. More...

Entertainment

Firefest sounds the horn for fourth consecutive year

Firefest, WNY More...

Symphonic

Cellist Matt Haimovitz has established himself as one of classical music More...

Concerts

fri., nov. 4 In the mood for an old fashioned love song? Head over to the Avalon Ballroom at the Niagara Fallsview Casino as More...

Board cuts additional $1.9 million, tax rate expected to drop nearly 7.6 percent

The Town Board Monday cut nearly $1.9 million from the proposed $108 million operating budget for 2006, translating into a larger tax rate decrease than originally proposed. More...

County, town races to be decided Nov. 8

With only six more days until Election Day, it will soon be over. More...

Former judge Edward Robinson dies at 93

Edward L. Robinson, a prominent attorney who served as an Amherst town justice from 1951-1991, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005. More...

Residents continue battle to protect Natureview

For the many people who know it, Natureview Park is a wild paradise amidst the busy hubbub of Amherst. More...

Editorial

Board, town departments deserve kudos for budget cuts

Bee Editorial

Finding $1.9 million in budgetary cuts was not an easy or fun job for the Amherst More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 4, 1880 Election day was marked by hard work, as the large vote shows. The Democrats were especially active, and the result that this District was a disappointment to Republicans. More...

Obituaries

Ray Wallace Cotter, former head of Amherst Youth Hockey

Ray Wallace Cotter, 82, of Hampstead, N.C, a former head of Amherst Youth Hockey, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Wilmington, N.C. More...

Richard J. Reilly, long-time food broker

Richard J. More...

Deaths

TRACY, Joyce Jerome of Williamsville, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005; wife of Frederick F. Tracy; mother of James and Paul Tracy; sister of Richard Jerome; also survived by two grandchildren. More...

Sports

Goal-line stance sends Sweet Home to the Ralph

Panthers beat Iroquois, makes first sectional final appearance since 2002

Football games are always won in the trenches and that was certainly the case Saturday at Sweet Home in the Section VI Class A semifinals. More...

Vikes await Panthers at Ralph

A familiar foe stands between Sweet Home and its second Section VI Class A championship More...

East beats WS East, faces Starpoint for Class ‘A’ bowl title

Despite five turnovers, Williamsville East persevered and won 21-14 in double overtime at West Seneca East last Friday in the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Consolation More...

Business

The Amherst Pepsi Center — a family ice sports complex

As one of nine four-sheet ice rinks in the United States, the Amherst Pepsi Center is unique to both the nation and the town. More...

New housing development starting off Wehrle Drive

Interested in a brand new home within walking distance of the Williamsville line? More...

M e et i n g s

Business training offered for vets A seminar titled More...