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July 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Former principal earns chancellor's award

When members of the Class of 2006 of Niagara County Community College graduated on May 13, one of the most significant honors was presented to a member of the faculty. More...

Advanced defibrillators added by Twin City Ambulance

The Twin City Ambulance Corp. of Western New York has launched its new cardiac care program, serving several communities including Amherst and Clarence. More...

Board to interview two more candidates for comptroller

The Amherst Town Board thought its search for comptroller had ended when members appointed Richard Schott to the position this past month. More...

Police Blotter

Stolen items found in bush

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

Letters to the Editor

Kindel is just doing his job

I can't disagree more with the comments made in the June 21 issue of The Amherst Bee by Michael Noah. If he voted for Bill Kindel in the past, he must have thought - like I do - that Bill Kindel is doing and has done a good job for Amherst. More...

Patrols in parks appreciated

The Williamsville Parks Committee would like to formally thank the Amherst Police for their vigilant patrols in the vil More...

Mohan's views on safety are off

As the wife of an Amherst Police officer, I felt it necessary and appropriate to respond to Supervisor Satish Mohan's commentary piece which appeared in the June 28 Amherst Bee where he explained that Amherst is a safe community enjoying a low crime More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Sidewalk sale set The annual Williamsville Summer Sidewalk Sale will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 15 on Main Street in the village. More...

What's Going On

Summer concert set The 28th Annual Summer Carillon Concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 5 through Aug. 9 at 20 Milton St. in Williamsville. More...

What's Going On

Niederlander Carillon to begin concert series The Niederlander Carilon will begin its concert seriews at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 5 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. Performances will continue every Wednesday through Aug. 9. More...

Lifestyles

History comes alive in 1812 flag

espite the aroma of freshly painted walls and the buzz of new construction outside the windows, history came alive on June 14 at Old Fort Niagara. More...

Couple wed at Park Country Club

Susan Elaine Taylor married Robert Howard Adema Jr. in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday April 29, 2006 at the Park Country Club. The Rev. Dean Willick officiated. More...

Bride wears Alencon lace

Erin Elizabeth Nowicki married Dr. Ryan Barrett Goldstein in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 2006 at Kloc's Blossom Grove in West Seneca. Marriage officer Kathleen M. Gullo officiated. More...

Business

Business Briefs

Sterling Kozlowski has been named president of KeyBank's Western New York District. Kozlowski spent nearly 23 years with HSBC Bank, most recently as senior vice president for national small business banking. More...

Artist Pianos Business offers lessons for all ages

For anyone who's ever thought about learning how to "tickle the ivories," here's your chance. More...

M e et i n g s

Canisius College offers seminar for science teachers More...

Planning Board does not suggest rezoning

A special meeting held by the Amherst Planning Board on June 29 resulted in the board not recommending the rezoning of Millersport Highway property near New and Smith roads. More...

Old Home Days starts Tuesday

Amherst-Williamsville Old Home Days kicks off Tuesday, July 11. Events are based in Island Park at the rear of the Village Hall, 5565 Main St. More...

Editorial

Village should go ahead with subdivision amendment

Several residents have expressed concern in the Village of Williamsville because More...

Spindle items

+ "WHY AMHERST IS UNPOPULAR" - That was the title of an editorial on page one of The Amherst Bee - 75 years ago this past week. Ironically, we as Amherst residents often feel our community is suffering the same fate today. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 7, 1881 Last Saturday morning the startling and terrible news was received from Washington that President Garfield had been struck down by the bullet of an assassin. More...

Bee Heard

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

Joseph L. Nola, retired tool and die maker

Joesph L. Nola, 91, of East Amherst, a retired tool and die maker, died Tuesday, June 27, 2006 in Autumview Nursing Facility. More...

Education

School News

Kathryn A. Przybyla of Getzville has been selected for the National Society of High School Scholars. She is a student at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart. More...

School News

Buffalo Seminary recently honored several students from the Amherst area at the school's annual Class Day and Moving Up Ceremony held on June 12. Getzville residents More...

Amherst Central students lauded

Several Amherst Central students were honored at the June 6 Board of Education meeting. More...

Sports

Estrella makes history at Futures tournament

Neither Victor Estrella nor Marcus Fugate had won a professional tennis tournament but that all changed for Estrella at this year's 2006 Buffalo Bills Tennis Futures Tournament. More...

What's in a name?

as soon as you find someone from that club, the jokes fly. More...

PBA to return in November

Thanks to the turnout the Professional Bowlers Association received when it came to Western New York in February, the best bowlers in the world will return to Cheektowaga's AMF Thruway Lanes in November for the Empire State Classic. More...

Bee There

Thursday, July 6 AMERICAN LEGION BAND OF THE TONAWANDAS, More...

Along the waterfront

The world's best drum and bugle corps will take to the field at Dunn Tire Park for the 10th anniversary of Drums Along the Waterfront, Wednesday, July 12, in downtown Buffalo. More...

Entertainment

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

July 8 In Search of Dragonflies 1-3 p.m., The Woodlands. Identify a variety of local dragonflies and learn of their unique behaviors, life cycles and general ecology. Bring binoculars. More...

Italian Festival welcomes Piscopo, Esposito

The Sorrento Cheese Italian Heritage Festival will boast fine entertainment with this year's performers, "Saturday Night Live" alumni Joe Piscopo, and PBS chef Mary Ann Esposito. More...

Have a 'Taste' on Delaware

The first year the Taste of Buffalo took place was 1984. It featured 20 restaurants and attracted about 20,000 people. More...