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August 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Drive-by shooting suspected in Eggertsville

Several shots were fired into a home at 153 Callodine Ave. at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, and initial reports indicate it might have been a drive-by shooting. More...

Local News

Williamsville Water Mill receives $50,000 state grant

The historic Williamsville Water Mill has been awarded a $50,000 state grant to help pay for costs associated with the Village Board More...

Security level to increase for Dalai Lama visit

Local, state and federal public safety units will join forces during the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso's visit to the University at Buffalo Sept. 18-20. More...

Racing teens cause damage on Oak View Drive

Two teenage boys racing on Oak View Drive last week caused a fire hydrant to be propelled 40 feet when one driver lost control, according to Amherst police. More...

Police Blotter

People reported in trunk

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

Sixth-graders will tour middle school on Labor Day

The major construction project which has swirled around Sweet Home Middle School for months won't prevent students from starting the fall semester next week. More...

District collaborates with pre-k, use of Sweet Home pool

The Amherst Central School District is collaborating with several organizations to give its students better opportunities. More...

School News

Williamsville North High School students Myles Thompson, Gubinder Sran, Ryan Young, Nathanael Carbrey, and Yuan Gao recently participated in the Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession program in June at the University at Buffalo. More...

Sports

Williamsville North football

Spartans gain attitude adjustment

Williamsville North finished 3-6 last year, its worst record since 2001. But there's a big reason why North coaches and players say that won't happen this fall. More...

NO RT H FOOTBALL

SCHEDULE

D AT E             OPPONENT                       TIME More...

Gronkowski's transfer ruled ineligible, then eligible

It's been quite a roller coaster couple of weeks for Williamsville native Rob Gronkowski. More...

Bee There

A MAiZE-ing

Take a trip through the "Erie Cornal" as The MAiZE is now open for another season of fun. More...

Thursday, Aug. 31

FILMED IN WESTERN NEW YORK MOVIE SERIES: "The Falls," directed by Paul Negris (2003), 7:30 p.m., the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $ 692-2413 More...

Friday, Sept. 1

COCKTAILS AND CASH, END OF SUMMER BASH, presented by the Niagara Hospice charity, 6 p.m., Kenan Arena, 433 Locust St., Lockport; $100. Includes dinner, dessert, drinks for two and chance win $5,000. 439-4417, www. niagarahospice. org More...

Entertainment

Zombie promises a 'really big show' at Darien Lake

Multiplatinum musician Rob Zombie kicked off a six-week tour last week and is slated to open for Godsmack at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, at Six Flags Darien Lake. More...

Concerts

thurs. 31 ."We've Gotta Get Out of This Place" because the British are coming! Eric Burdon & The Animals will "Let The Good Times Rolls" with special guests The Ifs and Tom Stahl & The Dangerfields at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Studio Arena features class and sass

A musical sensation, "3 Mo' Divas," opens Studio Arena Theatre's 2006-2007 season with previews beginning Friday, Sept. 1. More...

ZBA grants special use permit for student housing

After the Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals' recent granting of a special use permit for American Campus Communities, Supervisor Satish Mohan and Council Member Shelly Schratz tried to ask the Zoning Board to rethink its decision. More...

Concert

Kristin Prohaska concentrates on the violin during a performance by the Amherst Symphony Friday evening at the Amherst Museum. More...

Editorial

No changes so far in attempt to restore meeting order

The Amherst Town Board met Monday for the first time under the efficient meeting More...

Spindle items

+ CHARITY WALK - As a reporter I am fortunate to be informed about many charity walks and events taking place in Western New York. Often we write about these organizations and efforts to promote their causes. This Saturday, More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 1, 1881 Yesterday about one o'clock P.M., the village fire bells rang out an alarm and soon all was excitement. The house owned by John Horey on Mill Street was on fire. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dalai Lama articles thought-provoking

I picked up my first copy of The Bee at the Amherst Museum recently. Residents of your area are extremely fortunate to have both a great museum and a great newspaper. More...

Cor rections

The photo cutline for the article People Inc. celebrates 35 years More...

What's Going On

Beth Zion to offer Mommy and Me classes

Temple Beth Zion will offer Mommy & Me classes starting Sept. 2006. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays and will host three different sections, depending on age and experience. For information, call 836-6565 Ext. 12. More...

Evening of songs held at Cardinal O'Hara

"For Good: The Story of Song," an evening of songs to include sacred, jazz and Broadway music, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1 at Cardinal O'Hara High School, 39 Ohara Road, Tonawanda. More...

Stroke screenings available Sept. 1

Residents living in and around East Amherst will have the opportunity to be screened for stroke risk at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1 at Life Line Screening Radiology, 8760 Transit Road in East Amherst. To make an appointment, call 1-877-237-1344. More...

Lifestyles

One band, one sound'

UB Marching Band celebrates 60 years

by JILL SCHMELZER Pband, ercussion, horns, brass, woodwinds - together these instruments make one More...

Village of Williamsville

Editor's note: All meetings take place at Village Hall, 5565 More...

Music studio opens in toy store

Eloisa Raffel's studio Suzuki Violinists of Western New York, offers instruction for newborns through high school seniors and has opened in Mulberry Street Toys, 6221 Transit Road in East Amherst. More...

Business

Business Briefs

Cindy Sztore, dining services director for Alterra Clare Bridge of Williamsville, was recently More...

Peregrine Health Management to re-open Holy Family Adult Home

The Holy Family Adult Home located at 410 Mill St. in Amherst will be reopening in October as one of Peregrine Health Management's facilities. More...

DRF Design

Architecture from the first draft to fruition David Fleming's business, DRF Design, has taken shape - just like the buildings he designs. More...