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June 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

RUNNING FOR A CAUSE - Amherst police officer Paul Alexander leads a group of fellow officers down Niagara Falls Boulevard on June 22 on a torch run to benefit the Special Olympics. Photo by John Rusac More...

Local News

SCHOLARS - The Rotary Club of Amherst North presented two $500 scholarships to Richard Boorman and Katie Bauman, seniors from Sweet Home High School at the club's regular meeting on June 6. More...

Lowther, Sweeney re-elected to Village Board

Village of Williamsville Mayor Mary Lowther and Trustee Richard Sweeney were re-elected to their posts June 20 in an uncontested race. More...

Group formed to support proposed Wal-Mart

The Millersport Highway Wal-Mart may have been vocally blasted by a number of residents, but a group has now formed to support the proposal. 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

Sister Michael Ann Scanlon, teacher, principal

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 28 in St. Mary of the Angels Chapel, 201 Reist Street, Williamsville, for Sister Michael Ann Scanlon. More...

Geraldine J. Orlowski, world traveler

Geraldine J. Orlowski, 79, of Amherst, a homemaker and world traveler, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. More...

Dea ths

YAGER, Gilbert J. of Getzville, died Monday, June 19, 2006; husband of Clara J.; father of Patricia Scott and Katherine Young; brother of Carol Marie Wehmueller; also survived by 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

ECC to host surgical technology program Erie Community College and Niagara County Community College will jointly register a Surgical Technology program from 5 to 6 p.m. More...

What's Going On

BFFM presents concerts in the village Buffalo Friends of Folk Music will present a members concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1 at the Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St. in Williamsville. Call 684-2362. More...

Lifestyles

at the Cabaret in the Square Theatre presents its 2006-07 Season

ike the well-known lyrics to "Cabaret," theater-goers can "come taste the wine, come hear the band" and find the "table's waiting" right here in town. More...

'DIVA by DIVA: A Celebration of Women'

Hits the stage Wednesdays at O'Connell & Company

Now in its seventh year, O'Connell & Company's original weekly event, "DIVA by DIVA: A Celebration of Women" is a fast-paced cabaret format of songs, readings, poetry and quotes by, for and about women. More...

A new generation of gardens

Flowers and vegetables are popping-up on rooftop gardens in the city, decorating outdoor living rooms in the suburbs and making guest appearances at homes and businesses everywhere in between this summer. More...

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Entertainment

Coyne exhibit gets under people's skin

As part of a four venue national tour, Petah Coyne's work makes a stop at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, when "Petah Coyne: Above and Beneath the Skin" is exhibited through Sept. 10. More...

CONCERTS

thurs. 29 .54-40, the Canadian alternative rock group from Vancouver whose literate and melodic music is frequently compared to that of R.E.M, play Thursday at the Square at Lafayette Square in Buffalo Thursday, June 29 starting at 5 p.m. More...

Old Fort Niagara goes to war

Old Fort Niagara will hold its largest special event of the year, the French and Indian War Encampment, from July 1-3. More...

Town doesn't have the $31 million listed on Web site

Next meeting moved to July 10

When the Town of Amherst's Web site posts that a $31 million surplus exists, questions will be asked as to how the town can be also be $4 million in the hole. More...

Rodent problem getting out of control

"When is the Town Board going to take action? When my daughter, son or myself are clinging to life?" More...

Fireworks, music planned for July 4

The Lake LaSalle area of the University at Buffalo's Amherst Campus will be the setting for the town's official observance of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4. More...

Editorial

Yes, the budget deficit still remains

Since Supervisor Satish Mohan discovered the $4 million Town of Amherst deficit, More...

Spindle items

fiberoptic cable and set back the project's ribbon-cutting. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 30, 1881 More than one hundred and fifty acres of land in Western New York will be dedicated to sugar cane this season. More...

Police Blotter

Unknown persons invade hot tub, leave flip flops

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

Letters to the Editor

Veterans attend Flag Day event

On Flag Day Amherst Township Post VFW 416 Color Guard was at the annual Windermere Boulevard School School Flag Day services and parade. Ladies Auxiliary President Marie Killian and Dody Merrill presented a flag to the school. More...

Lessons learned during school year

It is hard to believe that another school year is over in Williamsville. I want to encourage everybody in our school district to stop for a moment and appreciate the hard work that More...

Education

School News

Williamsville PTSA Scholarships were awarded to nine graduates from the district's three high schools. Recipients were: More...

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Williamsville North prom

Steve Jacobs takes a photo of Sarah Fahnestock, left, Claire Hourihan and Jackie Cookson during the Williamsville North senior prom on June 22 at Samuel's Grande Manor. Photos by Mike Lynaugh More...

Sports

US not carrying weight on world stage

Oh, where are you Lance Armstrong? Remember a year ago when Lance got romanced by the entire country for winning his unprecedented seventh consecutive Tour de France? More...

Former North players selected

East Amherst's Shane Sims and Williamsville's Brett Bennett have played on the same hockey teams growing up but both may see each other down the road in the National Hockey League. More...

Mesi wins by unanimous decision over last-minute replacement foe

"Baby" Joe Mesi took another step towards regaining his spot among boxing's heavyweight elite Friday night, defeating Stephane Tessier, a last-minute replacement opponent, in his second fight since returning from a two-year suspension. More...

Business

Business News

Dunkin' Donuts opened a new location on June 20 at 3640 Main St. at Bailey Avenue in Amherst. This latest Dunkin' Donuts restaurant is part of the 40-store development plan of Kainos Partners, Ltd. More...

M e et i n g s

Canisius College offers seminar for science teachers More...

Skylighters of Western New York to cap off Fourth of July celebrations

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our country's independence, which is a common bond between the many municipalities. More...