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July 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

2006 budget

O'Loughlin changes mind on week-old resolution

Council Member William O'Loughlin changed his vote Monday on the "We are not afraid of the truth about the 2006 budget" resolution sponsored by Council Member Bill Kindel. More...

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Teen joins luge team, to train at Lake Placid

Taylor Kunkle knows the importance of keeping arms, hands and feet inside a sled at all times. More...

Mohan wants to do away with 'friends and family' plan

Supervisor Satish Mohan, dissatisfied with the Town of Amherst's hiring policy, has proposed an end to nepotism. More...

Local News

Community News

The members of Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1097 of Williamsville, recently moved up to seniors in a bridging ceremony. Led by Catharine M. More...

School News

Judith Katz of Williamsville was named president of Erie 1 BOCES Board of Education during the reorganizational meeting held on July 12. More...

Political News

The Amherst Republican Party endorsed incumbents Rep. Tom More...

Police Blotter

Thief likes milk, music

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

Letters to the Editor

Bucki pledges to make donations

In 2004, the Amherst Town Board voted to increase the salaries of its members. More...

Education

Mill Middle School posts honor rolls

Mill Middle School, part of the Williamsville School District, announced the following students were named to the merit and honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

Casey Middle School posts honor, merit rolls

Students achieving the honor or merit rolls at Casey Middle School for fourth marking period of the 20052006 school year are posted: More...

Amherst Middle School posts honor rolls

Students achieving high honor and honor roll status for the fourth quarter of the 2005-2006 school year at Amherst Middle School were announced: More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Author to be special guest at Barnes & Noble Michael D'Antonio, author of "The State Boys Rebellion," will be at Barnes & Noble at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at 7370 Transit Road. More...

Lifestyles

Looking foraplace tocall home

Independence Foundation hoping to build a house for disabled adults

by KEN BARTOLOTTA Reporter W hen Christine Muller's son Ben was attending high school she never imagined that the East Aurora resident would be able to attend college. More...

Potting Pointers for Summer Projects

The bulbs are in the ground and your seedlings are sprouting. What's next for "green-thumbers?" Summer repotting season, of course! More...

Cousin officiates at nuptials

Arika Jennifer Miller married Robert Scott Pevenstein in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 15, 2006 at the Church of Christ the King in Snyder. The Rev. William R. Tuyn, cousin of the bride, officiated. More...

Business

Business Briefs

Williamsville residents Glenn Edward Murray, Jill K. Bond More...

Soup, soup and more soup

The Original Soup Man to open in Amherst

Justin Pod, 25, of Williamsville researched and analyzed Williamsville's population, income, education and spending habits, and then compared it to national statistics for a school project. More...

Progressive Service Center helps with accident claims, repairs

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies recently opened a Williamsville Service Center to reduce the time spent dealing with a vehicle accident. More...

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Canna dismissed

Tearful town supervisor admits 'difficult decision'

Anthony Canna, former superintendent of the Town of Amherst's wastewater treatment plant, has officially been dismissed as an employee with the town. More...

TOAST

Steve Seilheimer of Amherst enjoys traditional German fare More...

New equipment enhances foot patrol

Two Segways have been purchased for the Amherst Police Department as a result of fund-raising by the Amherst Police Foundation, Inc., an organization dedicated to raising money for new police equipment. More...

Rotary Car Show, Fun Day set for July 23

The Rotary Clubs of Amherst South, Amherst North, Amherst East and Williamsville are hosting the third annual Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day at the Amherst Pepsi Center, 1615 Manor Drive just off Maple Road in Amherst. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Police hiring deadline less than two weeks away

It is shocking how Amherst Town Supervisor Satish Mohan, the Town Board and the More...

Spindle items

+ HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION - For a week I traded time spent in Williamsville for Williamsburg, Va. This followed the grand tradition of my mother's side of the family, which meets annually for a family reunion. The tradition More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 21, 1881 "Billy the Kid," the notorious murderer and outlaw, has been surprised and killed by the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico. More...

Bee Heard

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Obituaries

Mark Francis Scarcello, attorney

Mark Francis Scarcello, 50, an attorney who once led Division I More...

Nancy J. Fusco, retired DMV clerk

Nancy J. Fusco, 80, of Clarence, a retired clerk for the Department of Motor Vehicles, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006. More...

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The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Sports

ESG - Men's Ice Hockey

Western has winning tradition on its side for another gold

Winning is a contagious feeling and there's no question that this year's Western men's scholastic hockey team has the Midas touch, which should lead to a seventh straight gold medal at the Empire State Games later this month in Rochester. More...

Western men's hockey gets 'Razor' edge

A familiar face to Buffalo sports fans will help coach the Western region men's scholastic hockey team into action later this month at the Empire State Games for a possible seventh straight gold medal. More...

ESG -- Women's Ice Hockey

Veteran Western squad aiming to defend gold

When it comes to the scholastic division of the Empire State Games, coaches know they will be constantly reloading their rosters from summer to summer. More...

Bee There

July 20-27

Thursday, July 20 CITY HALL docent led tours, noon-1 p.m. Monday through Friday, presented by the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier. Continuing throughout the year. Meet in the main lobby. 852-3300, www. buffalotours. org More...

Entertainment

Theatre presents musical starring young talent

The Academy of Theatre Arts will present "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" More...

Taste to showcase pie baking contest

The Taste of Williamsville "Savor the Flavor" will host the annual pie baking contest Tuesday, Aug. 1 at Island Park behind Village Hall, 5565 Main St. More...

Larry Moss balloonery set for theatre

Eastern Hills Mall Children's Summer Theater will present Larry Moss at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22 at the main stage in front of Kaufmann's. More...