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December 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Ravish’s CD idea helps support Summit

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Rosie O%27Grady Ravish More...

Snowmobile club revs up for winter season

As hunters everywhere somberly pack away their bows, arrows and rifles, another group of adventurers are cleaning off their helmets, washing their suits and dusting off sleds More...

Local News

Local News

The Amherst Refuse Department is advising residents that all trash collection will be on a normal schedule the next two weeks although Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2 are legal holidays. More...

Santa to tour area with fire department

The Williamsville Fire Department will be bringing Santa Claus to greet residents in neighborhoods throughout the fire district this week. More...

Several town department head positions could be up for grabs

Several town department heads could find themselves unemployed by mid-January if Supervisor elect Satish Mohan can get a majority of the Town Board to approve his appointments. More...

Education

School Board reviews 2006-07 budget items

Although the Williamsville Central School District is only part way through its second marking period of the 2005-06 school year, members of the Board of Education are already discussing items that may impact next year More...

Williamsville North High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

School board OKs bus driver pact

Bus drivers in the Williamsville Central School District will receive a 2.3 percent annual pay increase and accept Independent Health as their single health care provider in the latest union contract to be OK More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Adoption agency introduces program Adoption S.T.A.R., Inc. will hold an informational session about the agency More...

Bee Cal en d ar

Wednesday, Dec. 21 ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH will present a Blue Christmas Service at 7 p.m. at 6540 Main St. in Williamsville. More...

Lifestyles

Just in Time Scouts make 500 scarves for cancer patients

agle Scout Joe Tomasi More...

Smoking is ‘out’

Bee T r avel

Ihad occasion to drive south one bright, sunny, early winter day. My husband and I drove south, down the More...

HartBoehm

Shelly and Kevin Kenney of Rhinebeck, N.Y. announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Hart to Christopher Michael Boehm, son of Marilynn and Michael J. Boehm of Eggertsville. More...

Entertainment

WWE Smackdown to invade Buffalo

The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment make their last stop in Buffalo this year with a Smackdown live event More...

‘Vincent in Heaven’

Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., former director of Niagara University Theatre, has brought the engaging humanity of St. Vincent de Paul to life in his play More...

Russian dance

The Moscow Ballet More...

Board OKs three union contracts amid outbursts

Crowd becomes vocal, unruly at time of vote

The Amherst Town Board Monday night approved three union contracts that supporters say will save the town money, but opponents argue include unnecessary provisions. More...

LUMINOUS —

The Barbara Wilcox home at 145 Eagle St., Williamsville, More...

Church eyed as potential community center

Egger tsville

A Bailey Avenue Lutheran church, which is currently for sale, might become the next location for a proposed Eggertsville community center, according to Amherst Youth Board officials. More...

Calvary Lutheran looking to move

Calvary Lutheran Church needs a new home. The current building, located at 4110 Bailey Ave., is becoming too large for the church More...

HELPING HANDS —

Dan Hannon, a maintenance worker at Gateway Longview, left, loads donated toys into a van with Johnna Mauro, of the Community Foundation, and Kathy Swenson, director of marketing at Gateway Longview. More...

Editorial

Board makes right decision to build Walgreens

Bee Editorial

Hooray for Walgreens and Williamsville. At the Village Board meeting on Monday, More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 23, 1880 The weather prophets all declare the snow is to be seventeen feet deep by the end of the month. Let the shovels all be laid ready for use. More...

Obituaries

Howard A. Potter, founder, president of real estate, insurance company

Howard A. Potter, 93, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Amherst More...

Margaret Gradl, retired Town of Amherst secretary

Margaret Gradl, 90, formerly of Amherst, a retired secretary for More...

Benard A. Verrico, top sales representative

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Wednesday, December 7, in St. Joseph University Catholic Church after prayers in Dengler & More...

Sports

Honeoye Falls-Lima comes back to beat East

Girls Basketball

Any question that Williamsville East couldn More...

New chapter begins for South girls indoor track

It More...

Basketball tournaments slated for next week

All Town of Amherst high school girls and boys basketball teams will be competing next week in tournaments. Williamsville East girls hoops will host North, South, and Sweet Home at 4 and 6 p.m. on Dec. More...

Business

Flower shops merge, combining talents

Business partners, Cathy McGovern, Mary Biddle-Widman and Ron Biddle show some of their floral arrangements. More...

Belaya Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Center

Looking to turn back the hands of time? Then indulge yourself and visit Belaya Anti Aging and Aesthetic Center for a whole body experience that will leave you feeling More...

M e et i n g s

Tech Wars planned at NCCC Tech Wars 2006 will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Niagara County Community College. More...