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January 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Runway work may start in March

Work on the Buffalo Niagara International Airport More...

Cost-saving proposals knocked down

Town of Amherst

It was touted as the dawn of a new era of reform for the Town of Amherst. More...

Volunteers wanted for committees

The Amherst Town Board is actively seeking people interested in volunteering for various town committees, commissions and boards. More...

Drawing the line

Town tells Wal-Mart to

Despite the threat of lawsuits, the Amherst Town Board Tuesday night told America More...

Town receives $900,000 for Eastern Hills Corridor

Still needs $3.1 million to complete project

Supervisor Kathy Hallock recently accepted a $900,000 check in federal funding from Congressman Thomas Reynolds, R-Clarence, for development of the Eastern Hills Corridor. More...

Local News

City man charged in purse snatching

A man arrested last week by Cheektowaga police for snatching a woman More...

Guzdek, Alexander named Bee ‘Officers of Year’

Detective Edward W. Guzdek Jr. and Officer Paul Alexander were named co-recipients of the Amherst Bee More...

Planning Board tables Aldi’s Transit Road plan

Residents voice opposition to site plan

Aldi More...

Letters to the Editor

Mohan’s initiatives are wrong for town

I would like to state as a long time Amherst town resident/taxpayer how disgusted I am with recently elected Supervisor Satish B. Mohan More...

Town of Amherst not a piggy bank

I would like to respond to Ms. Wright More...

Neighbors thanked for their kindness

I don More...

Education

Board seeks data on smaller classes

Williamsville Schools

It is in first and second grade that children begin to learn how to read, setting a precedent for the rest of their lives. More...

A taste of real-world business

School, McDonald

Many high school students know what it More...

Williamsville planetarium holds joint astral event

The Williamsville Space-Lab Planetarium and the Hamburg Natural History Society will collaborate on a special evening program to study the night sky. More...

Sports

East feasts on Amherst miscues, remains unbeaten in league

Boys Basketball

Amherst Central varsity boys basketball couldn More...

Sweet Home’s dynamic duo ends South’s win streak

No team this season has been able to stop the one-two punch of Sweet Home More...

May you live in interesting times

Commentar y

When he was the coach of the Buffalo Bills, Marv Levy had a favorite rallying cry: More...

Bee There

Jan. 26-Feb. 2

Thursday, Jan. 26 ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE, presented by the Kavinoky Theatre, through Feb. 5, D More...

Entertainment

Grand Illusion

Magic will be in the air when David Copperfield brings More...

& CONCERTS

wed. 25 .Start your week off with the finger picked blues-based guitar sound of More...

Colorful street

Red, yellow and blue .. the primary colors are also the colors of Elmo, Big Bird and Cookie Monster. More...

Amherst Symphony Orchestra location change

Amherst Symphony Orchestra has changed its opening concert location from Amherst Middle School to Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., due to storm-related restrictions left at the middle school. The concert will take place at 6:15 p.m. More...

Town pays vendors late

Officials concerned about penalties

The Town of Amherst is late paying some of its bills this month, including a $678,320 payment to Independent Health. More...

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In the crease

Williamsville South More...

HELPING HANDS —

St. Gregory the Great School Principal Patricia Freund helps first-grade students Erika Archer and Lucia Laux package items collected for the Erie County Home. The school collects items for the home every month as part of a community project. More...

Editorial

Mohan’s job creation initiative needs regional approach

Bee Editorial

In his State of the Town address, Supervisor Satish Mohan unveiled a new plan to work More...

Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 27, 1881 A grand olde tyme concert will be given on Friday evening of this week, Jan. 28 at the Academy Hall, Williamsville, The Eggertsville Orchestra will again aid us in making this concert as successful as the last one. More...

Obituaries

Robert M. Cleary, Jr., vice president of regional operations at Niagara Mohawk

Robert M. Cleary, Jr., 79, of Snyder, vice president of regional operations at Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006, in Weinburg Campus, Getzville, after a long More...

Larry Gordon, businessman, pioneer

Larry Gordon, 90, a pioneer in the radio and in-store broadcasting business, died Friday, January 13, 2006, in Sarasota, Fla. More...

Roy C. Simon, teacher, real estate agent

Roy C. Simon, 86, formerly of Amherst, a teacher in several school districts, including Williamsville South and Sweet Home, who also worked as a real estate agent, died Thursday, Jan. More...

What's Going On

Senior Events

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway: More...

What’s Going On

Garden club to meet The Willow Ridge Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 in Zion United Church of Christ, 15 Koenig Circle, Tonawanda. Call Arlene at 837-4014. More...

Bee Cal en d ar

Thursday, Jan. 26 THE FEDERATION OF WOMEN More...

Lifestyles

Mission Complete

North senior holds benefit for Habitat for Humanity

Stephanie Lawson came into her senior year at Williamsville North High School not knowing what she would do for her Senior Inquiry Project (SIP). More...

Auditions for ballet summer course set for Feb. 12

Is your dream to be a part of the School of American Ballet? More...

Kidney health screening at Amherst Senior Center

The Kidney Association of Western New York will present Keep Screening: Kidney Early Evaluation Program at the Amherst Center for Senior Services 9 a.m. 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. More...

Business

Page 1 Preschool to hold open house, registration

Page 1 Preschool More...

MONKEY-AROUND opens at new location

Three months ago, a popular play center in Western New York found itself homeless after unexpectedly losing its lease. More...

Br iefs

John D More...