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October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local News

Judge sides with Amherst Police Club in lawsuit

The Amherst Police Department appears to be on its way to reaching its current allowance of 154 officers. More...

TRICK- OR- TREAT-

Tony Vega and Justin Vega hand out treats during the 2005 trick-or-treat weekend held at the Amherst Museum. This year's event will be held for children ages 3-10 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 and from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Williamsville

Request for curb cut on Spring Street denied

For the second time, the Center for Plastic Surgery's request to construct a curb cut on Spring Street has been denied. More...

Police Blotter

Fight erupts over branches

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

Letters to the Editor

Tiny fire company, huge public service

My oasis in the storm was North Bailey Fire Hall. After no heat, power, warm food, even coffee for more than 24 hours, Lois and I found ourselves at North Bailey Fire Hall Friday night. More...

Acknowledging Zymanek's efforts

I retired from the Amherst Police Department in 2004 after 28 years of service. During this time, I worked during several local emergencies but last week's "October Surprise" snowstorm was the first one I faced as a civilian. More...

Inspect trees before cutting them down

There is no doubt the storm damage to trees in Amherst is massive. Despite the immediate costs, there are two significant reasons why the Town of Amherst must make every effort to trim and preserve all salvageable trees. More...

What's Going On

Hope for Tomorrow plans Oct. 27 dinner

The Hope for Tomorrow Foundation will host Brigadier Gen. Albin F. Irzyk at the 13th annual Charity Benefit to be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, at Genesee Street. More...

Benefit to raise funds for Disney marathon

A benefit will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at the Village Glen Tennis and Fitness Club in Williamsville. More...

Pilates classes offered at church

Pilates Classes are being held at the Harris Hill United Methodist Church, corner of Main St. and Harris Hill Road, Williamsville at 10 a.m. Monday through Thursday. The cost is $5 per class and there is no membership or sign-up required. More...

Lifestyles

The Amherst Symphony Orchestra will kick off its 61st season with Music of Our World, featuring influential composers from around the universe. More...

SENIOR NEWS

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for More...

THE MAIZE 2: FOREVER YOURS

Amherst residents Lindsay and Lauren Prentice pose with Captures Entertainment producer Bill Cowell during rehearsal for his horror film which premiered Friday, Oct. 20 at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Halloween show set at planetarium

The planetarium at Williamsville North High School, 1595 Hopkins Road, will be showing a Halloween Show at 6 and 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30. More...

'Fiddler on the Roof' to feature three residents

Three Amherst residents will play key parts in the Aurora Players' production of "Fiddler on the Roof." More...

An evening with the ghosts of The Bee

There I sat in the darkened building of The Bee Group Newspapers at 11 p.m. on a Saturday night, hoping to witness something unnatural ... oh, let's say supernatural. More...

Amherst Symphony Orchestra location change

Amherst Symphony Orchestra has changed its opening concert location from Amherst Middle School to Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., due to storm-related restrictions left at the middle school. The concert will take place at 6:15 p.m. More...

Minimal tax savings, large cut to services

Reductions in assessor's office could prove costly

If the money cut from the 2007 Town of Amherst Assessor's Department's tentative budget is not restored, it will prove to be very costly, Assessor Harry Williams said. More...

Village Halloween parade cancelled

The Village of Williamsville annual Halloween Parade, which was scheduled to take place Saturday, Oct. 28, has been cancelled due to the severe storm damage in Island Park. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Knowing where to turn in time of need

It had the makings of a big budget, blockbuster movie but the scene at the emergency More...

Spindle items

+ WHY DETROIT? - If you see me wearing a Detroit Tigers baseball cap this week, don't you dare say I am hopping on the bandwagon for the most surprising team in the American League this year, and hosts for the first two games of this More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 27, 1881 Candidates for members of the Assembly in this district, Mr. A.B. Williams, of Tonawanda, Republican nominee, and Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee H e a r d

(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

John G. White, III, executive vice president

John G. White III, 43, of Williamsville, executive vice president of Investec/Ernst & Co., More...

Melissa Chudy, director of development

Melissa Chudy, 46, of Williamsville, director of development More...

Norman W. Scull, retired Amherst Police captain

Norman W. Scull, 78, a retired Amherst Police captain, formerly More...

Sports

Sweet Home shuts out Starpoint

Panthers win Class A North division, opponent for playoffs TBA

Sweet Home is known for its prolific offense but it was the Panthers' defense that led them to victory over Starpoint. More...

Snowstorm creates scheduling headaches

With the forecast this week predicting rain or lake effect snow, scheduling practice or a scrimmage before sectionals begin has been a nightmare for athletics directors and grounds crews across Erie County. More...

Commentary

Win all they want, Sabres still second fiddle

The Buffalo Sabres may be the best team in the NHL, but in their home city, they're still second More...

Calendar

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Business

Business Briefs

Audax Business Solutions, provider of human resources and payroll management services, has re-located its offices to 6724 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Business Briefs

BNI Business Makers twill hold its weekly meeting at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, More...

Business Brief

The Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, Audubon Restaurant More...