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February 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Synergy Bariatrics, Sisters Hospital recognized for work

Sisters of Charity Hospital in partnership with Synergy Bariatrics, a Williamsville-based surgical practice was recently named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). More...

Troop sells record amount of cookies

The Hopkins Country Parkway Girl Scout cookie sale, went very well again this year, according to troop officials. More...

Town Board demands answers on lack of light repairs

One Amherst Town Board member went on the attack Monday afternoon during a special board meeting, accusing National Grid of not returning phone calls and ignoring necessary light repairs. More...

Local News

Erie County to save $30 million in Medicaid costs

Actions taken at the state level last year to reduce Erie County More...

New law office opens on Main Street

Attorney Michelle Stachura recently opened a new law office in More...

Runaway school bus wreaks havoc

Usually mornings tend to be quiet for police officers. But on Wednesday, Feb. 1, a runaway school bus caused quite a stir in the towns of Tonawanda and Amherst. More...

Obituaries

Joseph D. Matteliano, D.D.S.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dr. Joseph D. Matteliano, 64, will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in St. Gregory the Great Church, 100 St. Gregory More...

Dorothy M. Hensen, executive secretary

Dorothy M. Hensen, 81, of Amherst, an executive secretary, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, in her home. More...

Dr. Carlton L. Ulrich, veterinarian

Dr. Carlton L. Ulrich, 86, veterinarian, of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Williamsville, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

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Wednesday, Feb. 8 ALTERRA CLARE BRIDGE OF WILLIAMSVILLE, More...

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Lifestyles

The hills are alive with the Sound of Music

Williamsville South to perform musical classic

E veryone knows the story of the Von Trapp family More...

Goslin Nunziato

Rosemarie and John Hanlon of Williamsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Rose Goslin, to Michael Dominic Nunziato, son of Michael J. Nunziato of Williamsville. More...

DiSalvo Hooper

Jane and Emile DiSalvo of Depew announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura DiSalvo to Ronald Hooper, son of Doreen and Patrick Hooper of Warren, Ohio. More...

Entertainment

GILLIGAN’S ISLAND, THE MUSICAL —

Michael Tosha, left, as More...

Amherst musicians to perform at Canisius

Amherst musicians will perform with the Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra (GBYO) under the direction of Gerard Floriano at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12 at Montante Cultural Center at Canisius College, 2001 Main St., Buffalo. More...

Hot cars

Cool City-Hot Cars is the theme of the 2006 Buffalo Auto Show More...

Town OKs search for outside labor attorney

Board majority in favor of limiting big-box development in Amherst

The search for an outside labor attorney is about to begin. More...

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Snow or shine ‘Winterfest 2006’ to be in Glen Park

Enjoy a rip-roaring fire, sledding, hay rides, a petting zoo and snowshoeing in Glen Park. More...

Students nominated for military academies

Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, recently nominated several high school students to the United States Service Academies. More...

Village of Williamsville

Vandalism, drugs cause problems in parks

Visitors taking a stroll in Glen Park will notice fluorescent blue, yellow and pink words like More...

Editorial

Big picture needed for future Amherst development

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Reactionary planning. Wal-Mart and Aldi More...

Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 10, 1881 On last Saturday, the Hon. T.A. Hopkins reached his seventy-fifth birthday, and the occasion was celebrated by a family reunion. Our esteemed townsman, in his hale old age, is a match for any of his boys. More...

Letters to the Editor

Seniors say town taxes too high

We just received our Town of Amherst county tax bill for 2006 and all I can say is thank God for Dr. Mohan! You have every taxpayer supporting you 100 percent and don More...

Town needs to work with developers

I want to share with you my feelings about the recent action taken by the Amherst Town Board regarding the proposed Wal-Mart and Aldi More...

Natureview Park should be renamed

For better or worse, the controversial issue of the Western New York Conservancy contract with respect to Natureview Park has been resolved. More...

Education

COLORS OF INDIA —

The India Association of Buffalo celebrated the 57th Republic Day of India at Transit Road Middle School on Saturday, Jan. 28. Performing during the More...

Williamsville North students run Hot Spot coffee house

Eight years ago business teachers at Williamsville North were looking for a better way to teach their entrepreneurship students about running a business. More...

School Briefs

Mark J. Bonner and his wife, Deborah, of East Amherst, recently established a $25,000 endowed scholarship fund to assist students studying accounting at Niagara University More...

Sports

Marko defies logic as Sweet Home netminder

Sweet Home head hockey coach Dave Gerspach has been asked the same question over the past three years, which he said, has remained to be answered. How does Corey Marko, who has prosthetic legs, play goalie? More...

National Letter of Intent

Bittner, DiPasquale to continue athletic careers locally

Williamsville North High School seniors Peter Bittner and Kathleen DiPasquale don More...

North boys hoops too physical for Sweet Home

After every timeout in his team More...

Business

All in the family

Father, daughter team up for unusual par tnership at investment firm

Jennifer Woods O More...

New owners, new products — a new Watch World

Gucci, Swiss Army, Citizen, Skagen More...

M e et i n g s

Homebuyers workshop set The HomeOwnership Center of Buffalo will host a free workshop titled More...