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September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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East Amherst woman spearheads benefit

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Barbara Field and her siblings got the autopsy results after their father died in 1988, tests showed what they had suspected all along: Huntington's disease was the culprit. More...

Daemen College marks 60th anniversary

Breaks ground on new research center

When women had few options for college, a small, one-building institution on Main Street in Snyder was transformed into one. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 21, 1882 Mrs. Pierce will receive pupils for instruction in French at her house on Cayuga Street, every Tuesday and Saturday evening beginning October 3rd. Terms, $5.00 per twenty lessons. More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Girl involved in accident found possessing marijuana

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

Letters to the Editor

Prosit! deems event a success

There is no one else to thank but the Village of Williamsville, the Williamsville Business Association and all of those named and unnamed who helped bring about "An Evening in the Village" this past Saturday, Sept. 8. What an event! More...

Maple Road project doesn't fit

Once again, Benderson Development is attempting to disrupt a residential area for financial gain. The locations are 218 and 230 Maple Road. At the Town Board meeting on Sept. More...

Dialogue can help export challenges

This past month, I participated in a roundtable discussion with local manufacturers, representing the Amherst Chamber of Commerce and the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara. We were brought together by Rep. More...

Education

South to hold auditions for first dance team

When Holly Huart moved back to Buffalo after a 30-year absence, she enrolled her daughter at Williamsville South High School. An inquisitive mother, she e-mailed South Principal Elvin Simmons about the color guard. More...

Amherst alumni to present Tigerfest II

The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation will kick off homecoming week in the Amherst School District with Tigerfest II. The event, featuring food and drinks, will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. More...

Linda Yalem Run takes on new meaning in 18th year

For 17 years, the University at Buffalo has honored the memory of slain student Linda Yalem and promoted personal safety by holding a 5K race on the school's North Campus. More...

Lifestyles

Tree care training seminar set for Sept. 22 & 29

The massive fall planting of trees throughout those communities affected by the October 2006 storm will get under way following a series of "bare-root" tree planting seminars to be held later this month. More...

Cub Scout registration under way

Registration is taking place for another year for the Boy Scouts. Several of the Amherst schools have Cub Scout packs that meet at the elementary level. There are several area churches that serve as host sites as well. More...

The silent disease no more

Ovarian cancer survivor recounts story, advocates awareness

Chrystine Tedeschi is alive. That might not seem to be any great feat to many people, but Tedeschi never takes it for granted. "I'm a very grateful, contented person," said the Amherst resident, a nine-year survivor of ovarian cancer. More...

Entertainment

Keeping the standards alive

Hanging on to the musical traditions of yesteryear isn't all that easy. Just ask Chuck Harrington. "I understand why economically a lot of performers are going to taped music," he said. "But I just don't feel the same gratification. More...

Fashion show set at Meeting House

The Village of Williamsville Meeting House Committee, along with Talbots clothing store, will present a Fall Fashion Show at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at The Historic Meeting House, 5658 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Go Wildcats!

Get ready to cheer for Disney's "High School Musical," which will show some school spirit Tuesday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 30 at Shea's Performing Arts Center. More...

Exclusive to the Web

Endorsed Republicans maintain slate for Town Board

Results from Tuesday More...

Mohan: I will never reappoint Williams

Board asks Albany to audit supervisor

In a heated debate over the Town of Amherst's assessment program, Supervisor Satish Mohan said he would never reappoint Assessor Harry Williams. More...

Is Amherst going trans fat free?

Statistics have shown that Western New York has one of the highest rate of heart disease in the country. What's to blame? Mostly obesity and eating habits. More...

Editorial

Amherst gets professional service from volunteers

Bee Editorial

Reminders of just how dangerous the job of firefighters has become was right at the doorstep of Amherst residents last week, as two restaurants sustained heavy damage in less than 24 hours. More...

Spindle items

• WAITING - Going through the process of looking for a new apartment and making appointments to show mine, I have learned the frustration of waiting. On Saturday neither of my two appointments showed up. More...

Political Columnist

What would Irv, Rick & Tom think of state of Channel 7 news?

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. After close to 30 years of dominance as THE local news station to watch in the Buffalo area, WKBW-TV Channel 7 has been floundering in recent years. More...

Bee Heard

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

Jack L. DeCarlo, wholesale produce distributor

Jack L. DeCarlo, 85, of Williamsville, president of Louis J. DeCarlo and Son Inc., a wholesale produce distributor for more than 90 years, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, in Beechwood Nursing Home. Started by his father, Louis J. More...

Herman J. Janus, musician

Herman J. Janus, 79, of North Tonawanda, formerly of Amherst and Clarence, a musician for more than 60 years, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007. Born in Buffalo, Mr. Janus graduated from St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute in 1945. More...

Dr. Felix Milgrom, pioneering immunologist, UB faculty member

Dr. Felix Milgrom, 87, of Snyder, internationally known immunologist and professor emeritus at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, died Sept. 2 in Buffalo General Hospital. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

The Williamsville Farmer's Market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 27 at the Williamsville Water Mill, 56 E. Spring St. Locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers will be available. More...

Sports

Matthews adds height to difficult routine

North diver eyes fourth section title, third state crown

When it comes to high school 1-meter diving, nobody has been better in Western New York than Casey Matthews. The Williamsville North senior has won three straight Section VI Championships and twice been named New York State champion (2004, 2006). More...

Arcury sisters lead South girls gymnastics

Despite having only nine girls, Williamsville South gymnastics coach Kurt Stumpf thinks the Lady Billies should have a good season. That's because Stumpf returns two of the best gymnasts in Section VI - Kristina and Kailyn Arcury. More...

Publish sports score in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their teams' youth football, soccer or other fall sports results published in The Bee, whether it is a house, travel, town, recreational or other team, can submit articles in a variety of ways. More...