Weekly Feature



January 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Not this time

Williamsville East goaltender Jarrod Etengoff goes into the classic butterfly position to block a backhand shot by Williamsville North forward Ryan Geary during the game played Jan. 7 at the Amherst Pepsi Center. North won, 5-2. More...

Schratz: E-mail state about Megan’s Law

On January 21, 2006 Megan%27s Law will sunset. According to Amherst Council Member Shelly Schratz, if this happens, 3,600 level 1 and 2 sex offenders, who have been in the system for 10 years, will no longer have to register. More...

Mohan’s paycheck signing upsets employees

Unions file grievances for getting paid Friday instead of Thursday

The fervor regarding Amherst employees More...

Local News

County avoids hassles, settles with ECMC

The Erie County Legislature wasted no time setting the tone for 2006 and announcing that this year, they mean business. More...

Mill advisory committee to be formed

Village of Williamsville

Mayor Mary Lowther called for the creation of the Mayor More...

Brothers charged with shooting at house

Two brothers are facing charges after one of them allegedly shot a handgun at a home across the street from where they live. More...

Letters to the Editor

Aldi’s a bad choice for Transit Road

My husband and I have lived in East Amherst for over 25 years. We have grown to appreciate the small town country atmosphere of our neighborhood. Needless to say we were in shock and disbelief in hearing about the proposed development of an Aldi More...

Town resident disappointed with board meeting

Tuesday%27s first town board meeting of 2006 has left me feeling betrayed. More...

Resolve to keep area beautiful

I have lived in the same place in Amherst for almost 6 years. My neighborhood feels like the More...

Education

Eighth grade orientation to be held

Williamsville Schools

Williamsville South and North high schools will hold open houses and orientation programs for eighth grade students and their More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Mothers & More to meet Jan. 18 The Buffalo chapter of Mothers & More will meet Tuesday, Jan. 18 for a presentation, More...

Daemen presents Nancy Belfer & Sylvia Rosen

The Daemen College Department of Visual & Performing Arts presents Nancy Belfer and Sylvia Rosen at the Fanette Gold More...

Library News Amherst / Williamsville

Library Hours Main Library at Audubon 350 J. J. Audubon Parkway More...

Lifestyles

Windsong moves ahead with digital mammography equipment

Windsong Radiology Group has purchased digital mammography More...

‘Don’t go breaking my heart’

Wi n d s o n g offers new Cardiac CT Angiography

Patients with heart problems will no longer have to worry about an incision More...

Bride carries grandmother’s rosary

Nicole Renee Voigt and Wayne Thomas Murphy, III were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Orchard Park. Msgr. Paul Burkard officiated. The bride was escorted by her parents. More...

Business

Rachel’s Cafe & Deli — for American and Mediterranean food

Giving the term

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Tutoring service moves to new location

When Nancy Lenard Berger, a former high school teacher and businesswoman, had a hard time finding qualified tutors to help her children with their school work, she decided to do something about it. More...

Chamber offers improved health insurance options for members

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce is trying to help its small business members provide cost-effective health insurance to their employees. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Main Street Key Bank robbed for second time in a week

BANK ROBBERY UPDATE: The Key Bank branch at Main Street and North Forest Road, which was the scene of a robbery last Wednesday, was robbed again Thursday, Jan. 12, shortly after 3 p.m. New information available. More...

Bank robberies rise

Amherst police investigate five incidents within 16 days

There is a noticeable increase in the number of area bank robberies within the last few days, and police are stumped as to what is causing the upswing. More...

Burglars continue to hit Main Street businesses

Someone knows businesses on Main Street in Williamsville pretty well these days. More...

Amherst Bee’s Web site offers news, searchable archive

Many of the features readers have come to appreciate in the pages of The Amherst Bee each week for 126 years are now available on-line. More...

Hayes named ranking member of committee

New York State Assemblyman Jim Hayes, R-Amherst, was recently named ranking member of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee by Assembly Republican Leader James N. Tedisco, R-Schenectady. More...

Unanimous board moves to preserve Natureview Park

Natureview Park is one step closer to falling under the protection of the Western New York Nature Conservancy. More...

Editorial

Be the eyes and ears of police

Bee Editorial

It seems that a week doesn More...

Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 13, 1881 The grammar department of our public school now registers nearly one hundred pupils, and employs two teachers. More...

Obituaries

Dr. John T. Phelan, noted surgical oncologist

Dr. John T. Phelan, 82, an authority on the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer who brought the Mohs More...

Richard ‘Dick’ Sina, retired salesman, avid golfer

Richard More...

Melvin John Bingler, retired office warehouse manager

Melvin John Bingler, 85, a retired office warehouse manager at Alcan Alumninum, formerly More...

Sports

Quick start extends North’s winning streak

Hockey

Williamsville North hockey extended one streak and ended another against rival Williamsville East this past Saturday on the Amherst Pepsi Center Feature Rink. More...

Tuzzolino’s olympic dream close to a reality

From East Amherst to Italy

Tony Tuzzolino More...

New Year’s resolutions for WNY high school sports

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While high school sports in Western New York has come a long way, I think several things More...

Calendar

Bee Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 11 THE LUPUS ALLIANCE OF UPSTATE NEW YORK More...

Entertainment

Music Boosters Welcomes Guest Conductor Carl Allen

Williamsville Music Boosters welcomes guest conductor Carl Allen for the District-wide Jazz Festival on Wednesday, January 18th at 7 p.m. at Williamsville North High School, located at 1595 Hopkins Road, Williamsville. More...

Make a date of it

Do you remember your worst date ever? Well, if you do or want to take a fashionable and funny look at dating disasters, bring a companion to Studio Arena Theatre for More...

‘Mama Earth’

Susie Rozler More...