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April 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Daemen College to unveil design for new center May 10

On May 10, 2006, Daemen College will launch "Anthologies: The Campaign for Daemen" to introduce the Daemen Center for Information, Research and Community Programs. More...

CHIEFS INSTALLED -

Senior officers of the Snyder Fire Department took the oath of office at the organization's annual installation banquet on April 8. More...

Buffalo airport runway work on time

Main runway should reopen by August 1

It's started. On March 6, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority shut down the main runway at Buffalo Niagara International Airport in order to begin major rehabilitation work, including lengthening the runway by 750 feet. More...

Local News

Police Brief

Amherst Police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a teenager Monday, April 17 as he walked along Springville Avenue near Main Street in Amherst at about 3:10 a.m. More...

ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK -

Carol Colca, Linda Chase, Lou Colca, and Paulette Perlman swing hula hoops during 50's Night held Friday, April 5, at the Amherst Center for Senior Citizens, located at 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst. More...

Erie County receives $4.5 million for affordable housing

Erie County will receive more than $4.5 million in federal grant funds to promote affordable housing and home ownership for low-income families, U.S. Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, recently announced, More...

Bee Heard

(Editor's note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Obituaries

Josephine Raimondo, cared for children

Josephine Raimondo, 82, of Williamsville, died Sunday, April 9, 2006, after a one-year stay at St. More...

George L. Mugler, employed in family business

George L. Mugler, 75, of Dunkirk, who was employed in the family business, Buffalo Nut Shops and later United Office Supply, died Friday, April 14, 2006, after a short illness. More...

What's Going On

Bee Cal en d ar

Wednesday, April 19 DYNGUS DAY will be celebrated at 1 p.m. at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. The fee is $2. More...

What's Going On

St. Paul's to host fourth annual gala St. Paul's Lutheran Church will host its fourth annual basket gala at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at 4007 Main St. It is for adults only. Tickets are $5 presale. Call the office at 835-0407. More...

Library Hours

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

Lifestyles

RealtyUSA 'pays it forward,' assisting communities in need

Hurricane season is fast approaching. Most people will never forget the devastating Hurricane Katrina, which ripped through the Gulf Coast this past summer, More...

Dunn Wolski

Linda and Ken Dunn of Torrance, Calif. announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole A. Dunn, to Christopher A. Wolski, son of Gertrude and Charles Wolski of Depew. More...

Bolognese Primerano

John and Joan Bolognese of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Bolognese, to Anthony Damon Primerano, son of Robert and Christine Primerano of Williamsville. More...

Business

Mind, body and soul

When Leanne Oldenbrook was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis nearly eight years ago, she started looking for a way to relieve stress. More...

Dunkin' Donuts to open on Main Street

Lauer-Manguso & Associates Architects has combined efforts with Kainos Partners to design a 3,100 square-foot Dunkin' Donuts store at 3640 on Main Street in Amherst. More...

Hunt re-opens neighborhood office in village

Hunt Real Estate ERA has officially established a residential real estate presence on Main Street in the Village of Williamsville. More...

BREAKING NEWS:

Town served with grand jury subpoena

Amherst Town Attorneys were served Thursday with an Erie County Grand Jury subpoena seeking information on contracts. More...

Board hears pros, cons of development in North Amherst

Residents and developers spouted off for and against development of North Amherst during an informal meeting held April 11 by the Town More...

School board candidates announced

The three school districts in the Town of Amherst announced the candidates running for their various school boards. More...

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Fifth-grader organizes fund drive for SPCA

Erin Sinclair, a fifth-grader at Glendale Elementary School in Tonawanda, loves animals and helping the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. More...

'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'

Men and women protest to stop sexual violence

"One, two, three, four, we won't take this anymore ... five, six, seven, eight, stop the violence, stop the hate." More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Board members should remember Roberts Rules of Order

Executive sessions of town or village boards are not meant for public knowledge. More...

Spindle items

+ SAYING GOODBYE - For the past four months, Sue Kogutek has been my easygoing, always there-whenyou need-her contact and go-between with Supervisor Satish Mohan. As his assistant, she's slipped me in for impromptu appointments More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 21, 1881 Farmers are complaining that the cold weather has delayed their farm work. More...

Police Blotter

Police wrestle snake, capture traffic-disrupting goose

(Editors note: The Bee's police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.) More...

Letters to the Editor

Mohan needs to become a leader

Supervisor (Satish) Mohan "discouraged?" I'm not surprised. More...

Reader critical of Bee editorial

The Bee embraced the status quo with the "First Hundred Days" editorial (published Wednesday, April 12). More...

Allow Wal-Mart to move ahead

As a 35 year resident and 38 year practicing land use planning professional, 13 with the town, I feel more than qualified to speak More...

Education

Williamsville South High School posts honor roll

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

St. Gregory the Great School posts honor roll

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

Williamsville Schools

School Board adopts 2006-07 budget

The Williamsville Central School District's Board of Education adopted its 2006-07 budget on April 11. More...

Sports

Boys Tennis

Almost smooth sailing for Binder in section

With the graduation of Maple Grove's Jonathan Luce, Ari Binder's quest this spring for his first Section VI singles title has become a lot clearer. It seems the only roadblock in the Amherst Central junior's way is a familiar opponent. More...

Backups move to forefront for South tennis

Despite practically losing his entire starting lineup from last spring's boys tennis team, Williamsville South head coach Richard Phillips invites the opportunity for reserve players to step up this season. More...

Sweet Home boys tennis want to strike gold

Sweet Home boys tennis was nearly unbeatable in the silver flight of last year's ECIC Team Championships, winning 19 of 20 matches. This year, Panthers head coach Brian Koziol has higher hopes. More...

Bee There

April 20-27

Thursday, April 20 THE BOOK OF LIZ, by Amy and David Sedaris, presented by Alleyway Theatre, through May 6, One Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo; $ 852-2600. Pay-what-it's-worth-to-you preview weekend, April 20-22. More...

Entertainment

Moe' fun

Get your toes a tappin' and hands a clappin' to the Louis Jordan musical revue "Five Guys Named Moe," from April 21-May 21, at Studio Arena Theatre, 710 Main St., Buffalo. More...

A 'Loot' hoot

A rollicking comedy plays out at the Irish Classical Theatre when "Loot" is on stage from April 21 through May 21. More...

Grotesque life

Torn Space Theater presents a comedy about the Marquis de Sade in Doug Wright's "Quills," April 28 through May 21, at the Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle and Library, 612 Fillmore More...