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February 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

In concert

Carol Ann Steiner of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra performs on the violin this past Sunday during a children More...

Chamber plans orientation at Suburban Solutions Center

A free orientation seminar is planned by the Amherst Chamber of Commerce from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the new Suburban Solutions Center, 350 Essjay Road, Suite 200, Amherst. More...

Rath: Tax stabilization funds a must for towns and villages

Local communities should use the extra money they receive from the new shared sales tax agreement to set up tax stabilization More...

‘Green’ vending machines help UB save money

The University at Buffalo is leading the way in energy savings as the first university in the country to completely replace its campus-wide beverage vending machines with green technology. More...

SWEET COUPLE —

Frank Monczynski, a resident at ElderWood Health Care at Oakwood in Williamsville, enjoyed a Valentine More...

Local News

News Brief

Congressman Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, recently nominated More...

AND THE WINNER IS ...

Photo by John Rusac More...

Three arrests made after Feb. 12 shooting

Three people, including a 19-year-old Amherst resident, are facing charges in the death of a Buffalo teenager in Cheektowaga on Sunday, Feb. 12. More...

Obituaries

Peter Paul Gutowski, retired audit partner

Peter Paul Gutowski, 63, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Eggertsville, a retired audit partner at KPMG, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006. More...

Florence Lasker, former General Motors employee

Florence Lasker, 84 of Clarence, died Thursday, Feb. 16, More...

Ruth Fogolsonger Clark, 103, retired teacher

Ruth Fogolsonger Clark, 103, of Sun City, Ariz., died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

JCC offers swim club The Jewish Community Center will open its swim club for swim levels V and VI, ages 8-16, located at 2640 North Forest Road. More...

Bee Cal en d ar

Wednesday, Feb. 22 THE AMHERST GARDEN CLUB will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 6450 Main St. in Williamsville. More...

Library Hours

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

Lifestyles

'Rough & Ready'

Oldest fire company celebrates 150 years of service

On Feb. 16, 1856, 49 members of the More...

Plan now for outdoor space

For people who live in colder winter climates, the thought of being able to get outside and enjoy their yard and garden is almost overwhelming at this time of year. As you count the days until spring, why not start planning how you More...

Students perform ‘When in Rome...’

Amherst Middle School students will perform in the 18th annual musical. More...

Business

800 Maple, for an urban Las Vegas feel

Adramatic bar in the shape of the letter P lines the left More...

Association to host panel discussion

The Independent Insurance Agents Association of Western New York Inc. will hold a seminar on real time comparative rating on Thursday, March 9. More...

M e et i n g s

Energy costs seminar topic A one-day event on cost savings for small businesses will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Center for Tomorrow at the University at Buffalo More...

EXCLUSIVE TO THE WEB: Mesi finds opponent for comeback

"Baby" Joe Mesi's two-year absence from boxing will finally come to an end April 1 when he takes on "Rockin" Ron Bellamyin Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. More...

CORRECTION: Williamsville School District proposes 1 to 3 percent tax increase for 2006-07

This short article corrects some budget figure mistakes printed in a front page article in The Bee's Feb. 22 edition. The corrected information was also added to the original article posted online. More...

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Wanted: those involved in village vandalism, reward offered

Tom Coyne, of CAT Co., the construction company working on the Glen Avenue bridge, will offer a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the vandalizing of his construction equipment. More...

Amherst resident not guilty of harassment

Village of Williamsville Justice Jeff Voelkl found Amherst resident Thomas Frank not guilty of harassment during a recent trial. More...

Official still battling Muir Woods proposal

Ward wants town to turn parcel into 326-acre park or change zoning

Make Muir Woods a town park? It was another unsuccessful attempt by Council Member Daniel Ward to stop plans from Ciminelli Development to turn 326 acres on Interstate 990 into a mixed-use development. More...

Reynolds hosts congressional art competition

Fledgling artists in high school will again have the opportunity to compete for their artwork to be displayed at the U.S. Capital Building. More...

Editorial

Residents should get interested in school district budgets

Bee Editorial

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Spindle items

Full Story

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 24, 1881 The school-house at Eggertsville, a few rods west of Wingert More...

Letters to the Editor

Money for garbage pickup in budget

The news article in the Amherst Bee dated Feb. 15, 2006 More...

Mohan’s oversight of town is prudent

I think it would be more prudent for The Amherst Bee to get More...

Let Satish Mohan ‘do the right thing’

It is refreshing to see an elected official take interest in managing More...

Education

Heim Middle 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...

Sweet Home Middle 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...

Casey Middle 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...

Sports

WrestlingSection VI State Qualifier

Sweet Home

Nic Stella will have to wait another year for his shot at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships. More...

Hockey

Canisius ends North

Canisius has been playing spoiler throughout the Western New York Varsity Hockey Federation playoffs, and Williamsville North was next on their list to upset. More...

Billy George shows strength after loss

Commentar y

You have to feel for Depew More...

Entertainment

A stellar collection

The second part of a reinstallation of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery More...

CONCERTS

fri. 24 .A little bit of Kansas comes to HSBC Arena in Buffalo Friday, Feb. 24 as More...

Family Activities

Sat., Feb. 25 More...