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June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Swados scores with sports autobiography

Williamsville resident Robert O. Swados has been an attorney, National Hockey League executive and one-time part owner of the Buffalo Sabres. More...

People in the News

Thomas Szyperski, Ph.D., University at Buffalo professor of chemistry, biochemistry and structural biology, was the co-recipient of the Gunther Laukien Prize, one of the most prestigious prizes awarded in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance spec More...

Four members approve hiring officers

Supervisor will not sign final paperwork

A topic that took center stage at Monday's Amherst Town Board meeting ended with the approval of a resolution to hire three additional police officers. More...

Police Blotter

Neighbors argue over lawn, one dumps garbage over other's property

(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...

GARAGE DESTROYED

- Fire in a detached garage at 105 Brantwood Road, Snyder, caused a total of $50,000 damage just after 3 p.m. on June 1. The cause is believed to be a faulty electrical outlet connected to a charging unit for a grass trimmer. More...

Obituaries

J. William Anderson, retired Amherst detective

Services for J. William Anderson were held Saturday, June 3 in Dengler and Roberts Funeral Home. More...

Janet A. Hess, retired department manager

Janet A. Hess, 75, of Kenmore, a retired department manager at William Hengerer Co., now Kaufmann's, died Sunday, May 28, 2006. More...

Dea ths

BELISLE, Dorothy S. (Steger) of Clarence, died Sunday, June 4, 2006; wife of Raymond O. Belisle; mother of James M. Belisle of Warrenton, Va., Barbara A. Matysiak of Phoenix, Ariz. and Margaret E. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Plant sale held at church A garden plant sale will be held from noon-2 p.m. Sunday, June 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St. in Williamsville. For more information, visit www.uuamherst.org or call 634-3010. More...

What's Going On

Dave & Buster's to host fight night Dave & Buster's Grand Sports Cafe will hold a fight night in their private showcase airing the boxing match between Antonio Traver and Bernard Hopkins. The event will take place at 9 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Duck, duck, goose

Maple East looks to build new playground

n 1991, the parents from Maple East Elementary School built a wooden playground for the students and community to enjoy. More...

Antigua offers beaches, sailing

For the record, it's pronounced, An-tee-ga. As so often happens, the original name was mispronounced, More...

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M u s i c a l F a re milestone

MusicalFare Theatre will hold its 100th Show Celebration at 8 p.m. Friday, June 9, at MusicalFare Theatre at Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst. More...

Exclusive to The Web!! Boxing

Mesi to fight in Montreal

Town of Tonawanda heavyweight More...

Making music at schools

Full Story

Amherst Senior Services Building named new location for Friday's budget deficit meeting

Take time now to save money later. That was the reason for the postponement of the Amherst Town Board's discussion of the reported $4 million budget deficit for this fiscal year. More...

Editorial

Budget deficit solution difficult this late

How is the town going to dig out from a $4 million budget deficit? The initial answers More...

Spindle items

+ A BIRD, A PLANE, A HIKER? - Prior to officially beginning my position as Amherst associate editor, I took a trip to Denver, Colo., to visit two of my friends from college. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 9, 1881 Census bulletin No. 151, just received, contains the statement of the population of several counties in the State of New York in details. 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...

Letters to the Editor

Audubon a quality course

I have played golf at Audubon for over 65 years and have seen the course emerge from a so-called cow pasture to an excellent public course contrary to remarks by some board members/ member who have called it a disgrace. More...

Town needs a moratorium

Although Supervisor Mohan mentions "traffic flow" in his May 24 column, the rest of his column indicates a posture favoring continuing the pro-development posture of Jack Sharpe. More...

Consider another candidate

The good citizens of the Village of Williamsville need representation! An established businessman who lives in the area and walks its streets on a daily basis knows what this small community needs and lacks. More...

Education

Amherst Middle 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...

UB law alumni honored for efforts

Hon. John P. Lane and Robert P. Fine, residents of Williamsville, were recently honored by the University at Buffalo Law School with Distinguished Alumni Awards for their contributions to the legal profession and community. More...

Sports

South baseball returns to final four

For the second year in a row, a Williamsville varsity baseball team will be represented in this year's New York State final four. More...

Perfect Plimpton blanks Maryvale for section title

Chelsea Plimpton sure picked the right day to be perfect. More...

Oh, those magnificent Sabres

Now that the sting of losing the Eastern Conference finals has dulled and we can all reflect on More...

Business

Business Brief

Contour Financial Planning, has moved from Grand Island to Snyder. The firm's focus is on providing trusted, objective advice and independently prepared More...

Entertainment

A double album from the Red Hot Chili Peppers?

A cold hard fact that music enthusiasts are forced to face in the technological age is the death of the album as an art form. More...

Art takes over Allentown

Last year, tens of thousands of Western New Yorkers headed downtown to Delaware Avenue for the annual Allentown Art Festival, which was named by More...

Baryshnikov & Hell's Kitchen dance into WNY

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Hell's Kitchen Dance makes its first stop at the University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts for four performances this weekend. More...