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March 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Williamsville Schools

District offers proposed tax rate of 1 to 3 percent

Williamsville Central School District officials recently proposed a $139 million 2006-07 budget, which includes a 1.15 to 3.11 percent tax increase. More...

Jewish Federation Apartments names board

Jewish Federation Apartments, located at 275 Essjay Rd., recently announced new officers for the 2006 Board of Directors. More...

Police contradict account of Amherst resident’s arrest

The arrest of Amherst resident Thomas Frank on harassment charges last fall was not the determination of police, according to Amherst Police Chief John Moslow. More...

Mayor appoints two firms to represent Williamsville

After a six-week search, Mayor Mary Lowther has appointed two law firms to fill the vacant Village of Williamsville attorney seat. More...

Local News

Daycare for developmentally disabled children offered

Finding quality childcare is a dilemma that working families may be challenged with. For parents of children who have developmental disabilities, a unique challenge faces them during the middle school years. More...

Home & Garden Show to feature local firefighters

The 2006 Buffalo Home & Garden Show will team up with area firefighters to host daily seminars during the show. More...

NOT QUITE FROSTY THE SNOWMAN —

Even with the temperature reaching 40 degrees and only a trace of snow on the ground, this snowman was still able to make his debut at the Town of Amherst Recreation Department More...

Letters to the Editor

Congrats to the Lady Flames

Congratulations to Coach Chris Durr and the Williamsville East Lady Flames in their sectional semi-final victory over Grand Island this past Saturday night. More...

Mohan should review town IDA

As Supervisor Mohan investigates town finances, he may not yet have arrived at reviewing the amount of property off the tax rolls by actions of the Amherst IDA. I suggest that as the next place to look. More...

Education

Williamsville South High 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...

Transit 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...

Spartan Seniors excel as scholars, volunteers

SPARTAN SPOTS Williamsville North High School

Williamsville North Student Council proudly recognizes the outstanding achievements of two members of its senior class each month. More...

Sports

East avenges loss to Grand Island

Grand Island has had Williamsville East More...

Flynn, Niagara Falls too much for North

Niagara Falls varsity boys basketball coach Dan Bazzani said he was scared of his team More...

Commentar y

Autistic hoopster

Forget the Winter Olympics, with its over-hyped athletes who can More...

Business

Amherst resident joins Buffalo law firm

The personal injury law firm of Ziller, Marsh & Lang LLP recently hired Melinda Grabowski of Amherst. More...

New business refills ink-jet cartridges

Forget about tossing those used up printer cartridges and say goodbye to purchasing overpriced replacements. More...

Sisters open business, originated in Greece

Mastic Spa first opened on the Greek Aegean island Chios, where the mastic trees grow. More...

The March 8 edition of the Amherst Bee will be posted by Wednesday evening.

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Done deal

Natureview Park to remain development free forever

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Division chairman has million-dollar plan

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Catholic Charities of Buffalo has set its 2006 appeal goal at $10.9 million. Helping the organization every step of the way is Mick Whipple. More...

National Grid to forgive town’s late payments

National Grid is going to forgive the Town of Amherst more than $4,000 in late fees, which were assessed last month after several town electric bills were paid late. More...

Foundation names officers

The Amherst Youth Foundation recently announced its officers for 2006. More...

Editorial

A broader approach to development needed

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Regionalism. It More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 3, 1881 There will be a corporation election of the Village of Williamsville, held in the Village Hall (Engine House) on Tuesday, March 8th. Polls to be open from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. More...

Obituaries

John L. Hoelscher, past president, chairman of furniture company

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 28 in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church following prayers in Dengler and Roberts Funeral Home More...

David H. Goeckel, active in youth sports

David H. Goeckel, 56, of Amherst, a business executive More...

Dea ths

HUGHSON, Robert I. Sr., of Amherst, died Friday, February 24, 2006; husband of Joan E.; father of Robert Jr., Douglas J. and Gordon A. Hughson; also survived by four grandchildren. Services were held Monday, Feb. 27 from James E. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Art society to hold meeting The Williamsville Art Society will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10 at the Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 5480 Main St. More...

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Wednesday, March 1 THE GREATER BUFFALO ALUMNAE PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION More...

Library Hours

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

Lifestyles

Talking with technology

Facility assists residents

They are giving new meaning to the phrase More...

Koldin Harding

Myrna and Alan Koldin of Jamesville, N.Y. announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Suzanne Koldin, to Daniel Aaron Harding, son of Richard Harding of Clarence and the late Darlene Harding. More...

Buck Dennis

Sharon and Martin Buck of North Port, Fla. announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Lynn Buck, to Michael Paul Dennis, son of Shirly Dennis of Lancaster and Joseph Dennis, Sr. of Lancaster. More...

Entertainment

Home and garden delights

The hot spot at this year More...

Fairy dust

Cathy Rigby flies into Shea More...

Concerts

thur. 9 .If you are willing to travel down the NYS Thruway to Rochester Thursday, March 9, then head out to Blue Cross Arena for Cleveland More...