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February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

WINTERFEST —

Nicole Karr of Amherst enjoys a ride aboard More...

Applications available for corrections officer exam

A test for eligible people interested in becoming a corrections officer trainee with the state Department of Correctional Services will be held Saturday, April 18. More...

City teen charged in dentist’s murder

A Buffalo teenager living with his grandparents is facing murder charges in the stabbing death of a West Seneca dentist. More...

Officials to hold second Walk the Villages

State Senator Mary Lou Rath More...

Local News

ECC, wellness company battle obesity

Erie Community College, in association with UH&W, a health and wellness company located in Williamsville, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, has launched a proactive health campaign at all three ECC campuses. More...

News Brief

Congressman Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, recently nominated David M. Choo of Williamsville to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. If Choo is accepted to the Naval Academy, he would be able to enroll next summer. More...

KNITTING FOR THE RED, WHITE & BLUE —

Members of the Knitting Club at the Amherst Center for Senior Services recently knitted 25 red, white and blue afghans for veterans at VA Hospital facilities. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mohan right to cut town workforce

Satish Mohan was elected because a majority of Amherst residents favor fiscal conservatism. Recent criticisms of Dr. Mohan are mainly stemming from a vocal minority who stand to lose from tightening up on wasteful spending. More...

Resident’s open letter to Dr. Mohan

I have been a resident and taxpayer in the Town of Amherst More...

Town Board shows teamwork at last

Bravo! We have a team. Last Monday night (Feb. 6) at the Amherst Town board meeting there was a spirit of cooperation and dedication to doing the town%27s business. More...

Education

WILD KINGDOM —

Zach Mitchell, a Park School second grader from Orchard Park, stares intently at a Red Tailed Hawk during a presentation by Joel Thomas, Director of the Wildlife Program at the Erie County SPCA. More...

SS. Peter and Paul School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor and merit rolls for the second quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

Christ the King posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor and merit rolls for the second quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

Sports

South hits playoff stride, defeats East

Billies beat Flames for first time since 2000

Williamsville South More...

East hockey bumps South from state playoff hunt

Williamsville East and Lancaster punched their tickets to the New York State playoffs this past week and Williamsville South and Sweet Home have to be scratching their heads wondering how they did not advance. More...

Welcome back, old friend

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Entertainment

Variety club ‘Back in Time’ dance set for Feb. 18

The Women of Variety Club Tent 7 presents the 14th annual dance More...

Happy birthday, Shea’s

Shea More...

A will & grace

As Karen Walker, the standout character on the Emmy-award winning TV series More...

Mohan feels the heat

Supervisor continues to stress importance of reviewing checks

His table is strewn with checks, wire transfers and interdepartmental transfers waiting for his signature. More...

Good weather delays Glen Avenue bridge work

Recent sunshine and temperatures in the 40s and 50s relieved residents from shoveling snow every day but kept construction workers from repairing the Glen Avenue bridge. More...

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Returning to her roots

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

On Jan. 3, she began a new job with a new company that opened its doors to Kenmore. More...

Task force: Underage drinking ‘not a minor problem’

Underage drinking is not a minor problem. More...

Editorial

Get on with running the town

Bee Editorial

Supervisor Satish Mohan consistently touts creating an Amherst that is run More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 17, 1881 St. Valentine More...

Obituaries

Philip C. Barth, attorney

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Saturday, Feb. 11 in SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, after prayers in Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home for Philip C. Barth. More...

Kenneth C. Knutsen, Sr., retired teacher

Kenneth C. Knutsen, Sr., 63, a retired teacher, died Sunday, Feb. More...

Judith I. Kobee, active church member

Judith I. Kobee, 67, of Eggertsville, an active church member of University Presbyterian Church, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006 in Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Travel group to visit the Golden Isles of Georgia The Amherst Senior Travel Club will be going to the Golden Isles of Georgia March 25 More...

Bee Cal en d ar

Wednesday, Feb. 15 AMHERST CENTER FOR SENIOR SERVICES More...

Library News Amh erst / Willi ams ville

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

Lifestyles

“Bassi Profundi.”

Amherst Symphony Orchestra to showcase double basses in third concert of season
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Carney Rodman

Karen S. Carney of Elma and Steven R. Carney of Elma announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill M. Carney, to Jason E. Rodman, son of Jackie Rodman of Lexington, Ky. and Jack Rodman of Raleigh, N.C. More...

Bride escorted by father, son

Barbara Schmitt married John J. Flynn in an afternoon ceremony Friday, Dec. 9, 2005 at the Williamsville Meeting House. Judge Geoffrey Klein officiated. The bride was escorted by her father and son, Paul Schmitt. More...

Business

Local instructors join elite ranks in Tae Kwon Do

Three of Western New York More...

Amherst business expands, acquires local company

GreenHomes America, an Amherst-based business, recently acquired local home performance contractor HughesCo Inc. More...

Huntington Learning Center can help struggling children

When a child is struggling with homework, it More...