Weekly Feature



November 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Promoting Catholic education comes easy

When members of the Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo went in search of a director for the organization's Catholic School Development Program, they did not have to look far. More...

Local News

School districts express assessment concerns

In a letter sent to the Town of Amherst Supervisor Satish Mohan and Board Members, school district administrators from the three schools requested funding to maintain the New York State Office of Real Property Services be budgeted for 2007. More...

Community News

David Vogel of Williamsville and Deputy Matthew Hansen of Amherst recently graduated from the Basic Correctional Academy. They were part of the largest class of graduates (deputies and corrections officers) ever in Erie County. More...

Amherst schools still recovering from storm

The effects of October's 2-foot snowstorm are still being felt in the Amherst Central School District. More...

Police Blotter

Baby calls 911, throws phone in toilet

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

Letters to the Editor

Town Board lauded for library support

Fortunate communities are served by politicians who can unite heart and head with common sense. Presently this behavior has been shown by the Amherst Town Board's unanimous support of the Williamsville Library. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Catholic Charities to participate in craft fair Ladies of Charity, an affiliate of Catholic Charities, will participate in the annual craft show at St. Gregory the Great Church on Maple Road in Williamsville at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. More...

Sports

Girls Soccer

East's dream season ends Lady Flames win section title, lose to Victor in regionals

One defensive mistake possibly kept Williamsville East's girls soccer from its first trip to the New York State semifinals. More...

Girls Swimming - Section VI Championships

East shatters school records early

It was a record setting Section VI championship meet last week for Williamsville East's girls swimming team. More...

Commentar y

Injuries are horrible ways to end careers

For most high school athletes, having your senior year finally roll around is a great More...

Bee There

Nov. 16-23

Thursday, Nov. 16 ARTWORK OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMENTIA, More...

Entertainment

MusicalFare leads the pack

MusicalFare Theatre presents the high-powered song-and-dance filled Broadway musical retrospective "Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical," through Dec. 10. More...

BOOK REVIEW

Winfield heads to the village' in search of ghosts

"Village Ghosts of Western New York, Book One: Actors More...

Baby talk

Theatre Plus will change the diaper and put a pacifier in the mouth of "Babies Or Bust," when it's put to bed for its last performance Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Main Street Cabaret. More...

Town budget process in the 11th hour

The Town Board got an earful at Monday's work session when department heads were asked to voice their final budget concerns. More...

Main Street motorists will see more green

Upon the completion of a traffic study on Main Street through the Village of Williamsville, the New York State Department of Transportation has decided to lengthen the traffic signals along Main Street. More...

Amherst Youth Board

Bachovchin retires after 33 years

In 33 years as executive director of the Amherst Youth Board Joe Bachovchin has seen the town's Youth Department grow by leaps and bounds. More...

Incumbents retain seats

The 2006 November election is now in the record books, with residents voting to keep their current congressman, assemblyman and state senator in office. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Speaking up was successful in budget process

Oftentimes a municipality's board will vote immediately following a public More...

Spindle items

+ THE GREAT OUTDOORS - This past weekend was the annual Schmelzer Family camping extravaganza. My parents have been going on this weekend getaway to Allegany State Park since before I was born. It is a weekend of wilderness, campfires, More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 17, 1881 The north roads are very rough. 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...

Obituaries

Mildred M. Schalge, involved with church

Mildred M. Schalge, 87, of Williamsville, who was involved with Amherst Lutheran Church, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, in the Niagara Lutheran Home and Rehab Center. More...

Kenneth H. Rapp, retired Rich Products executive

Kenneth H. Rapp, 75, of Amherst, a retired vice-president of transportation for Rich Products, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, in Buffalo General Hospital. More...

Jack Green, Buffalo Optical president, Amherst hockey coach, manager

John F. "Jack" Green, 70, retired president of Buffalo Optical Co., More...

Lifestyles

Club 50 FITNESS CENTERS

50 for active, mature adults

F For most adults, once they reach 40, visiting the doctor begins to sound like a broken record, according to Diana Seifert, owner of Club 50 Fitness Centers. More...

Amh erst / Willi ams ville Library News

The following events will take place at Clearfield Library, 770 More...

Holiday around the world craft show set

The Ledgeview PTO will hold a holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at 5150 Old Goodrich Road. There will free face painting for children along with photograph opportunities with Frosty the Snowman. More...

Business

Business News

Canisius College Center for Professional Development, More...

Atrium Florists continues to flourish

Designs for all occasions

Whether it's exotic flowers, centerpieces for a special event or a gift basket for all occasions, the service is available at one place: The Atrium Florists at 4865 Main St., in Snyder. More...

Dentist aims to put families first with new office

Dr. Kevin Clauser will celebrate the grand opening of his new practice, Williamsville Family Dentistry, P.C., from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...