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June 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Code supports Mohan's actions

Amherst Police Chief John Moslow has questioned the validity of recent statements by Supervisor Satish Mohan regarding the supervisor's power to hire police officers. More...

Local News

Special village election to take place June 20

Lowther, Sweeney run unopposed

A special Village Board election will take place Tuesday, June 20 for the seats of mayor and trustee. More...

Medical society names board of directors

Dr. Philip J. Aliotta, founder and medical director of the Center for Urologic Research of Western New York and managing partner of Main Urology Associates, has been named president of the Medical Society of Erie County. More...

Grelick announces entry into 148th Assembly race

The announcement has officially been made. Susan Grelick is running for New York State Assembly in the 148th district, the seat currently held by Republican James Hayes. More...

Bee Heard

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Obituaries

Hazel Hubbard, retired University of Michigan Registrar employee

Hazel Pedigo Egeler Hubbard, 93, of Amherst, a retired Office of the Registrar employee from the University of Michigan, died Sunday, June 4, 2006, in Hospice Care. More...

Margaret E. Tatu, homemaker

Margaret Tatu, 99, of Williamsville, a homemaker and wife of former Village of Williamsville mayor, the late Howard Tatu, died Saturday, June 10, 2006, in Beechwood Residence. More...

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HITCHENS, Dorothy V. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Band to present flag day concert Amherst Community Band, directed by Paul Biddle, will present a special "Flag Day" concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road in Amherst. More...

What's Going On

Chamber ensemble to perform opera works The Amherst Chamber Ensembles will present opera works entitled "It's All About the Chorus" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road. More...

What's Going On

Slide show focus, lilies Mystic Farm' owner, Pam Hoffman, will present a slide show on 'Day Lilies' at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 19 at the YMCA in Snyder. More...

Lifestyles

Autistic Services is 'Off to see the wizard'

utistic Services Inc. students from the adult and children programs will take the stage at 7 More...

Bride wore strapless oyster satin gown

Carrie Nicole DeCarolis and Patrick Michael Hernly wed Saturday June 10, 2006 in an afternoon ceremony at St. Stephen's Church in Grand Island. The Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn officiated. More...

Minorczyk Chiarmonte

Diane and Tom Minorczyk of Cheektowaga announce the engagement of their daughter Lesia Minorczyk to Brandon Chiarmonte, son of Kim and Sam Chiarmonte of Cheektowaga. More...

Business

M e et i n g s

Wo m e n ' s Business Center to hold event The Canisius College Women's Business Center will hold a Recognition Connections Event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 16 in the Palisano Pavilion on the college's Main Street campus. More...

Students join Jog for the Jake fund raiser

Jacobs Neurological Institute hosts The Jog for the Jake 5K run each year in memory of Dr. Lawrence D. Jacobs. More...

Chamber of Commerce golf outing set for June 19

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host its 34th annual golf tournament at 11 a.m. Monday, June 19 at the Westwood Country Club, 772 North Forest Road, Amherst. A shotgun start has been scheduled for 12:30 a.m. More...

Firemen’s association to hold chicken dinner

Williamsville Exempt Firemen More...

Budget deficit remains unsettled

A special Town Board meeting to address Amherst's possible $4 million budget deficit was viewed as unproductive by some council members, while others think they are close to solutions. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

A field of dreams to call their own

When the sun rose this past Saturday morning, the baseball and softball More...

JESSICA FINCH

Spindle items

+ HOCKEY FEVER - Some good news was announced at Monday's work session of the Amherst Town Board. Eric Guzdek, assistant director of recreation, announced that the town had won the bid to host the 2008 USA Hockey National More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 16, 1881 We are happy to inform our readers that the improvements of the Williamsville Roller Mills, owned by Leonard and Henry W. More...

Police Blotter

Calls of man, dog stuck on roof reported

(Editors note: The Bee's police blotter is a sampling of unusual, More...

Letters to the Editor

Community shows its love, support

A recent cancer benefit brought out the best in people and a community. More...

Education

Amherst Central senior prom

Toasting the end of the year at the Amherst Central High School senior prom are, from left, Matt Santarsiero, Justin Holden, Marty McStrudle, Sergio Pulalski, David Burroughs and Brian Chiodo. Photos by Albert T. McCracken Jr. More...

Pupils show support for soldiers

"He was raising the school's flag, and now you are raising his spirits," Jim Leising, father of Sgt. Scott D. Leising told Sharon Smith's fifth-grade class at Windermere Boulevard Elementary School. More...

East, Sweet Home celebrate senior p ro m s

Sweet Home students and their dates arrived for the senior prom at Salvatore's Italian Gardens via a custom bus. The event was held this past Friday evening. More...

Sports

Sorry Bills, there's someone else

Like many of the Buffalo faithful, I've always seen the Queen City as a football More...

Class A Champs

South softball wins third state title in seven years

Despite losing five three-year starters from last season, the Williamsville South varsity softball team is once again New York State champions. More...

Mesi to fight in Montreal

Town of Tonawanda heavyweight "Baby" Joe Mesi will continue his comeback from a two-year layoff with a six-round fight against Brazilian knockout artist Daniel Frank on Friday, June 23, in Montreal. More...

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Chamber music

This year's 13th annual Roycroft Chamber Music Festival begins June 17 and 18 and finishes up June 24 and 25. The festival was founded by two Julliard graduates and former East Aurora residents, Eugene Gaub and Nancy McFarland Gaub. More...

Entertainment

Guitarists string up for festival

The sixth annual WNED Buffalo Niagara Guitar Festival is set to kickoff this Wednesday, June 14, featuring previous facets from years past, and introducing a few new ones as well. More...

Family Activities

June 16-18 Taste of Niagara Outwater Park, Outwater Drive, Lockport. Food and drink from area establishments, kids' activities, and more, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; free admission. Full schedule at www.tasteofniagara.net. 433-1267 More...

Two one-acts coming to the Ghostlight

Starry Night Theatre Co. presents the one-act plays "A Rose for Emily" and "A Children's Story," at 8 p.m. June 16 and 17, and 23 and 24 at the Ghostlight Theatre. More...