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April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Condrell helps families find happiness

A turning point in the career of psychologist Dr. Kenneth Condrell came when he was doing what he loves - helping youths. More...

Local law changed to accompany totes; board to review resident's suggestions

As the Town of Amherst prepares for the arrival date of its long-awaited totes, the Town Board has begun discussions on changes to the local solid waste law. More...

Williamsville planning workshop set at South High School

The Village of Williamsville and Smaller groups of participants the Williamsville Community Plan Committee are hosting the second in a series of public workshops on developing the Williamsville Community Plan. More...

Police Blotter

Bathroom, vehicle - all the same for one man

(Editors note: The Bee's police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mayor's actions serve her agenda

Once again Mayor Mary Lowther has placed her political party before the good and welfare of the Village. More...

Glen Park falls should be featured

The gushing waterfall at the Williamsville Water Mill is a sight to behold, a short distance from the center of town. More...

Education

STORM STORIES

Maple West Elementary School fourth grade pupils, JP Rehak, left, Laura Piazza and Sydney Wile, are "Reading Up a Storm" in the school hallway during a program on Friday. More...

North student remains in trauma unit at ECMC; school responds with support

An investigation continues into an accident that sent two Williamsville North High School students to the hospital last week. Amherst Fire Control reported that the accident occurred just before 8 p.m. Thursday at 895 N. Forest Road. More...

Southern Exposure

Full Story

Lifestyles

Tons of Tubas!

Amherst Symphony Orchestra to feature BPO tuba player

Even though the weather is less than springlike, it's time once again for the Amherst Symphony Orchestra's spring concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Root- Holihan

Janet and Richard Root of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Tami Lyn Root, to Michael James Holihan, son of Alice and James Holihan of Fairport, N.Y. Miss Root is a 1999 graduate of Clarence Senior High School. More...

Scioli- Chinana

Mary and Anthony Scioli III of East Amherst announce the engagement of their daughter, Carissa Scioli, to Julian Chinana, son of Dorothee Otero and Richard Chinana, both of Albuquerque, N.M. More...

Business

Business News

Diversified Services, LLC will present three seminars from April 23-24 at 17 Limestone Drive, Suites 5 and 6. Each program begins at 7 p.m. More...

Business News

Jeffrey J. Kelly recently joined the Amherst office of Ted Cadwallader, a branch of Ameriprise Financial, as a personal financial adviser. The office is located at 2390 N. Forest Road, Suite 1. More...

Patience is key when dealing with storm-damaged trees

A typical spring in Western New York is abundantly green as trees bud and flourish. This year residents will need to play a waiting game to see if the trees on their property survived the October 2006 storm. More...

Third Democrat plans run for Town Board

"Amherst can do better," town resident Mark Manna said about his decision to run for Amherst Town Board as a Democrat. Involved with several development proposals, Manna said he wants to use his experience to serve the public. More...

Military in miniature

Jack Mansour, 9, of Snyder, inspects a display of model military aircraft Sunday at the Knights of Columbus hall on Union Road, Cheektowaga. More...

Fans catch rare Sabres appearance at Pepsi Center

While tickets to Buffalo Sabres games have been elusive this season, fans have found a way to get their in-person Sabres fix. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Additional campus security measures not the answer

The college community at Virginia Tech is still responding to the massacre that took place Monday morning, in the sense that officials are answering questions as to why it happened. More...

Spindle items

+ A SUDDEN STOP - Conversation at Jim's SteakOut on Chippewa Street froze on April 11, the eve of the first playoff game, as my friend Sara asked, "Who's Ryan Miller?" As my group debated whether or not one of the employees looked like the al More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 20, 1882 Last Saturday, the Town Board of Amherst met for the purpose of awarding contracts for building the new stone bridge on Main Street in the village and deciding the width to be built. 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

Robert B. Howard, Jr., African-American pioneer in Buffalo Fire Dept.

Robert B. Howard, Jr., 91, of Williamsville, the first African-American firefighter, lieutenant, captain, and commissioner for the Buffalo Fire Department, died Thursday, April 12, 2007, in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care in Cheektowaga. More...

Dr. Ralph E. Peters, physician

Dr. Ralph Edward Peters, 84, a Cheektowaga physician for 42 years, died Monday, March 26, 2007, in his Williamsville home. Born in Buffalo, he was a 1940 graduate of St. More...

Dorothy Retallack, former school bus driver

Dorothy Retallack, 92, of Clarence, a retired school bus driver for the Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Art league to exhibit at Amherst Museum The Amherst Museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, will host the Spring Members' Exhibit of the Fine Art League of Buffalo from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Calling history: Jeanneret and Lorentz enjoy the Sabres success

Longtime Sabres play-by-play announcer Rick Jeanneret said it is hard to go anywhere these days without a Sabres fan approaching him for an autograph - and he wouldn't have it any other way. More...

Boys tennis

Section title main goal left for Binder

Amherst Central's Ari Binder has an impressive tennis resume heading into his senior year on the team. More...

South track builds for its future

Sam Hasan can see the future of Williamsville South track, and it looks bright. Hasan, the South girls track coach, said 18 of the 31 athletes on the girls' roster are freshmen or younger. More...

Bee There

Thursday, April 19 THE DINING ROOM, presented by the Amherst Players, through April 21, the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Snyder. Amherst; $. 7:30 p.m. April 21 performance is sold out. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

wed. 18 A Rainbow Journey: The Harold Arlen Story World premiere musical about the illustrious Buffalo-born composer, Harold Arlen. Opens 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 with performances running 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. More...

Concerts

thur. 19 Progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee improvise their way to Buffalo for a show starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo. Call 852-3900 or visit www.townballroom.com for more information. More...

Symphonic

thurs. 19 .      Percussion Studio Recital - Students of Anthony Miranda in a recital of percussion music beginning at noon Thursday, April 19 at UB's Baird Hall's Recital Hall, UB's North Campus, Amherst. More...