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June 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Students name CHS Teacher of the Year

The students of Clarence High School have spoken, and they've done so in Spanish. More...

Man apprehended after alleged armed robbery; women pin vehicle between tolls, semi

A Florida man was taken into police custody, after a chase that spanned two towns. More...

THE ANTICIPATION BUILDS - Willow Ridge Elementary School teachers Holly Olmstead, Jeremy Zimmer, Mark Ramsay and Raymond Wawrzyniak pull the cornerstone from the school during the 40th anniversary celebration held on June 14. 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 More...

Obituaries

Yvette Garelick, clothing industry leader in 1940's, dies at 100

Yvette Garelick, who celebrated her 100th birthday on January 17, 2006 at Weinberg Campus, died Monday, June 19, 2006, in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a short illness. More...

Eleanor Plant Kirsits, retired print shop manager

Eleanor Plant Kirsits, 91, of Amherst, a retired print shop manager and avid sports fan, died Friday, June 16, 2006, in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, More...

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GANTZ, Homer W. of Amherst, died Monday, June 19, 2006; husband of the late Emma May Gantz. Services will be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 21 from the Harry A. Wedekindt Funeral Home, 280 Cleveland Hwy. at N. Bailey. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Yoga classes set Nurturing, slow-moving yoga class will be offered at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Northeast Holistic Health Center, 1961 Wehrle Drive. Drop-in students are welcome. Call Monica at 884-5123. More...

What's Going On

Clearfield presents Winnie the Pooh Meet Winnie the Pooh at the Clearfield Library at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 29 at 770 Hopkins Road, Williamsville. An adult must accompany the child. To register, call 688-4955. More...

What's Going On

Baha'i to host monthly discussion session The Baha'is of Amherst will host its monthly discussion on the verities of the Baha'i Faith at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 21 at the center 2218 Kensington Ave. More...

Lifestyles

Area residents bike in support of Roswell

D r. Robert Huben of Amherst is a urologist at The Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. More...

BeeHealthy

Timely Hints for a Healthy Lifestyle

Center for Skin Integrity opens in Cheektowaga The McGuire Group opened the Center for Skin Integrity, a collaborative integrated wound care initiative at 2355 Union Road, Cheektowaga. More...

Business

Business News

UP! Partners' Professional Partner Program has planned a networking/business development meeting for health and wellness, business support and personal services professionals from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. More...

Fit Express by Bethann

With the summer season in full swing, women everywhere are busy trimming and toning their bodies for the best beach look of the year. More...

M e et i n g s

Canisius College offers seminar for science teachers More...

Control board?

Mohan writes to state comptroller's office for help

It was an action members of the Amherst Town Board wished Supervisor Satish Mohan hadn't taken without them: contacting the state about the town's current financial situation. More...

Comptroller candidate delays accepting job

The Amherst Town Board may have taken action to appoint a comptroller, but the position remains vacant. More...

Glen Avenue bridge to open by Fourth

The Glen Avenue Bridge is set to reopen by the Fourth of July. More...

Editorial

A message to 2006 college graduates

Dear Class of 2006, congratulations on the most important achievement you most likely More...

Spindle items

+ SLEEPOVER - During the harsh winter months there is always the threat - and fear - of having to sleep over at The Bee newspaper office. When I used to live in the East Aurora area, I often plotted possible stops on the drive home, making More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 23, 1881 On last Saturday, Mr. John Batt, accompanied by Mr. Joseph Kuhn, started for Washington. Mr. Batt's trip is to get a patent on a metal bag fastener which he has recently invented, and which promises to be valuable. More...

Police Blotter

Maple Road church too jubilant for neighbor

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

Letters to the Editor

Mohan is on the right track

I was a supporter of Bill Kindel until recently. His actions to counter the productive efforts of Supervisor Satish Mohan to eliminate waste, restore a sound budget, and not fill unneeded jobs, as in the police department, are disheartening. More...

Lobbying bill one of biggest 'shams'

By the narrow margin of 217-213, even with 20 Republican votes against, the House, on May 3, passed a very weak response to the need for lobbying reform. More...

Education

New summer course planned by Amherst Community Education

Amherst Community Education is offering a new summer course for students entering seventh through 10th grades. More...

Sacred Heart announces honor roll

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart announced the following students have earned honor roll distinction for the period ending April 7. More...

School News

Christian Central Academy High School student Sarah Paul More...

Sports

Helmets, Hurricanes and the hot WNY sun

There have been a lot of sports-related happenings in the news lately, and I couldn't help but wonder: More...

Lacrosse reunion

'96 South grads play on pro team in Chicago

Former Williamsville residents Kevin Kelley and Geoff Stark have played on the same lacrosse teams in high school, college and in a club league, but are now competing in the sport at a much higher level. More...

Fridey, Plimpton lead South postseason honors

The hits keep coming for Michelle Fridey. The Williamsville South senior was named Western New York Player of the Year on Friday, June 16. More...

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Pan-Am party

In celebration of the 105th anniversary of the historic 1901 Pan-American Exposition, the Party at the Pan-Am will take place from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Local filmmakers bring 'My Wife and My Dead Wife' to life

Husband and wife team Sam Miserendino Jr. and Tosca Miserendino are your typical North Buffalo residents by day. By night, they've been dedicated filmmakers, fulfilling a lifelong dream by working on their first movie. More...

Peep this: Mike Patton's newest side project sure to please

He probably talks a lot, dreams vividly and scares himself awake, all in the middle of the night. It's a wonder Mike Patton ever sleeps. More...

The Bard is back in town

Shakespeare's comedy "Love's Labour's Lost" kicks off Shakespeare in Delaware Park's 2006 season, beginning Thursday, June 22, and continuing with performances through July 16. More...