Weekly Feature



July 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Taste of Williamsville returns for 18th annual festival

Secret Gourmet Cooking School featuring Rob Lederman

The Taste of Williamsville, Savor the Flavor, is back for another round of mouth-watering fun. More...

Village looks to amend subdivision law

After a number of residents complained about the subdivision of property, the Williamsville Village Board is looking to amend its building code. More...

VARIETY OF VEHICLES

The Rotary Clubs of Amherst and Williamsville held their 2006 Classic Car Show this past Sunday at the Amherst Pepsi Center. Approximately 200 cars were in the show that was held both indoors and outdoors. The event, labeled a More...

Local News

Police chief Moslow appointed to NYS Board of Governors

Amherst Police Chief John J. Moslow was appointed to the board of governors for the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police. More...

Hayes seeks summer interns

New York State Assemblyman Jim Hayes, R-Amherst, is accepting applications for summer internship opportunities at his district office. More...

Cor rections

The date in last week's article "Canna dismissed" incorrectly stated the year Anthony Canna was charged by the Town of Amherst. It should have been 2001. More...

Police Blotter

Inexperienced golfer causes nervousness

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

Obituaries

Joseph A. D'Onofrio, musician

Joseph A. D'Onofrio, 82, a musician, died Saturday, July 22, 2006, at his home in Clarence. More...

Marianne Louise Holmes, real estate broker

Marianne Louise Holmes, 73, a real estate broker, died Friday, July 21 in Hospice at Buffalo General of Pulmonary Fibrosis. More...

Mark Francis Scarcello, attorney

Mark Francis Scarcello, 50, an attorney who once led Division I in hitting while attending the University at Buffalo, died Saturday, More...

Sports

ESG - Women's Soccer

Scholastic eyes golden four-peat; open returns several for medal quest

Getzville's Kevin McNamara has a motto which will hopefully lead the Western scholastic women's soccer team to a fourth consecutive gold medal this weekend at the Empire State Games in Rochester. More...

ESG - Gymnastics

Gold the plan for defending champs

The Western scholastic squads will be hard-pressed to better or even match last year's performance at the Empire State Games. More...

Commentar y

Next fight crucial for Mesi's return

Last week, Town of Tonawanda heavyweight "Baby" Joe Mesi was excited as a kid in a toy store More...

Bee There

July 27-Aug. 3

Thursday, July 27 ANDY WARHOL REMEMBERED: "Uncle Andy's Carousel Horses" through Dec. 29, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda. 693-1885, www. carrouselmuseum. org More...

Business

Business Briefs

Michael G. Lurz a senior financial advanced group advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. was recently recognized for having a 14 year affiliation with the company. He works at the 325 Essjay Road location in Williamsville. More...

Home and Office expands with Eastern Hills location

Apparently 10,000 square feet just wasn't enough. But, as a furniture retailer trying to make a profit, that can only be a good sign. More...

Oreck store gives patrons chance to test product

Amherst residents buy Oreck vacuums - 5,000 in a 10-mile radius, according to the company. But many buy them from TV or online, not knowing there is a store in their town where they can test the machine before making the purchase. More...

Will Mohan resign ?

Supervisor accused of illegal actions

In response to accusations that he was involved in illegal building practices, Supervisor Satish Mohan said he would More...

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Number of police calls at housing complex could hurt chances for a second site

Questions must be answered at the next Zoning Board of Appeals meeting in regard to the proposed student housing complex at 4460 Chestnut Ridge Road. More...

Failure to register could be a felony for sex offenders

Earlier this year, Cheektowaga police arrested a convicted sex offender who had moved from New York City and never notified local police. Living just two miles from the Williamsville border, he was charged with being in contact with a minor. More...

Public meeting planned for July 31

A public meeting has been scheduled by Council Member Dan Ward from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 31 at Amherst Town Hall, 5583 Main St., Williamsville to discuss the Town of Amherst More...

Recycling program promotes environmental awareness, raises funds

Williamsville Central Schools have teamed up with Abitibi-Consolidated Recycling Division to participate in the company's national Abitibi Paper Retriever Program, a recycling program that also serves as a way for schools to raise money for projects. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Plan for sinking homes has cracks

In response to the homeowners whose assessments were reduced because of More...

Spindle items

+ YOUR QUESTION ANSWERED - I have a response and an update on the "Tyvek house" for the "taxpaying property owners of Kensington Avenue/ Roycroft Boulevard." In a letter to The Amherst Bee, residents said they wanted to know More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 28, 1881 The harvest has been very heavy and the threshers have already begun work. Some farmers expect over a thousand bushels of wheat alone. 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...

Education

School News

Emily Warren, a member of the class of 2006 at Amherst Central High School, was honored with the Angela Poniglio Memorial Scholarship for her dedication to athletics and education. More...

Williamsville North posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

Christ the King announces honor roll

The following students have achieved honors in the fourth quarter of the 2005-2006 school year at Christ the King school: More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Bass Ball to perform at coffee house The Bass Ball will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 at Higher Grounds Coffee House, 3622 Sheridan Drive. More...

Blood drive to be held at health fair

The American Red Cross, in partnership with Kaleida Health, will host a blood drive at the Jim Hayes Family Health Fair. More...

Walk the Villages event held Saturday

Village of Williamsville will have a Walk The Villages guided historic tour at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29 at The Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St. More...

Lifestyles

Bridge Center of Buffalo

An intellectual and stimulating game

he Bridge Center of Buffalo got under way two years ago after a group of avid bridge players dedicated their time and money to open the not-for-profit facility. More...

It's not necessary to slave over a lawn

Getting outside and enjoying your lawn is one of the greatest joys of home ownership. Empty nesters, singles and parents with kids all share the same thought: what can I do to have a great yard without being a slave to it? More...

Couple honeymoon in Jamaica

Lindsay A. Boylin married Michael P. Wahler in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 22, 2006 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Orchard Park. Monsignor Paul J.E. Burkard officiated. More...

Entertainment

Buffalo on the infringement with festival

Buffalo's Infringement Festival runs from July 27-Aug. 6 with various types of entertainment, including many theatre productions. More...

Theatre

now-July 30 The Art of Coarse Acting

Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua. What is a coarse actor? The coarse actor has a desperate desire to impress and is most anxious to succeed, but is hampered by one minor detail - the inability to act. More...

Only chance to walk in neighbor's yards -' legally!

Buffalo will celebrate this year's 12th Annual Garden Walk beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30, when more than 260 private gardens will be open to the public. More...