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October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

First black nurse recalls discrimination

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Eva Noles overcame racism and adversity when she applied to Buffalo City Hospital for nursing school in 1936 and was accepted. More...

Budget public hearing set for Oct. 22

Is a fund balance at 10 percent too low? Should the Town hire four new employees for $380,000? Is there too much, or too little, budgeted for 2008? More...

Parents acknowledge underage drinking is a real problem in WNY

To think that underage drinking isn't happening in Amherst schools is naive, is the message of a presentation being held tonight at the Amherst Middle School, 55 Kings Highway. More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

(Editors note: The Bee's police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.) Friday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters

Gossip is running rampant in schools Last fall my 11-year-old daughter started middle school after six years of bliss in elementary school. Halloween came early that year and with a vengeance as all the little monsters of the school emerged. More...

Education

On the Campus

Jocelyn Montmarquet has been named to the dean's list at Mercyhurst College for the 2006-07 year. She is the daughter of Jim and Kathy Montmarquet of Amherst. More...

In the Military

Air Force Airman Kevin S. Casey has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Hugh Casey of East Amherst, and Gina Tornatore of Manlius, N. Y. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Williamsville Farmer's Market continues 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 East Spring St. More...

Sports

Sweet Home defeats East, clinch Class A North crown

Sweet Home's 27-16 road win over Williamsville East on Saturday not only improved its record to 7-0, it also clinched the Panthers the Class A North title and a Federation playoff berth. More...

Town of Amherst golfers excel in final week of regular season

What a week it was to be a member of a varsity golf team in the Town of Amherst. Williamsville East almost handed Clarence its first regular season loss in several years, More...

East girls tennis dominates ECIC doubles

Williamsville East was a triple threat at last week's ECIC doubles Tournament last Friday and Saturday at the Village Glen Tennis Club. More...

Business

Meetings

IAAP meeting scheduled The Buffalo Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals invites members and guests to find out more about the chapter and the association. More...

Fitness 19 - only the wallet stays heavy

Affordable gym memberships at two locations

Fitness 19 is approaching gym memberships with a new attitude - you aren't forced to stay. Rod Nagy, owner of two Fitness 19 locations, said the gym has three major points: 1 - Affordable fitness. 2 - Quality equipment. 3 - No contracts. More...

Barnes & Noble to open new store on Oct. 24

Barnes & Noble Inc. will open a new bookstore on Saturday, Oct. 24 in the plaza at Main and Transit at 4401 Transit Road, Clarence. Concurrently, the existing store at 7370 Transit Road, Williamsville, will close. More...

Holiday Motel closes doors after 50 years

Property sold to Iskalo Development

The Holiday Motel, an icon in the Village of Williamsville, has hosted its last guest. For more than 50 years the motel housed business travelers, vacationers and "regulars," co-owner Pat Riedel said. More...

Williamsville South HOMECOMING 2007

TAGGED - Williamsville South senior Nicole DeSimone is snagged by junior Kelsey Jones during Thursday's powder puff football game. The event was part of homecoming week. For more photos, see page 12. More...

Editorial

Is racism still an issue?

Bee Editorial

It's hard to believe that just five decades ago black people had to drink out of different water fountains, attend different schools and couldn't be served at certain restaurants because of the color of their skin. More...

Spindle items

• FINALLY HOME - There is nothing like a dose of stress to wear on one's nerves. The past two weeks have been basically a blur as I packed up all of my belongings, not knowing where I was moving to. More...

Which news will happen first? Skyway, Peace Bridge, Bass Pro

I've been writing this weekly column for six months now, and up until this week, I had yet to formally give you a homework assignment. Don't worry, it's not difficult, and it will hurt just a bit. 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

Evan G. Antoulinakis, chemist

Evan G. Antoulinakis, 34, of Williamsville, died on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 at Buffalo General Hospital. More...

Deaths

DUBRINSKI, Francis A., of Williamsville, died Tuesday, Oct. More...

Leroy Bernard Daniels, engineer

Leroy Bernard Daniels, 85, of Amherst, died on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007 at ElderWood Health Care at Riverwood in Grand Island. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Amherst alumni honor educators

A lumni associations have a tendency to honor alumni who have become renowned or accomplished after leaving an educational institution. More...

Grandmother's wedding prayer book carried by bride

Melanie Gorenflo married Jack Kuritzky in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007 at St. Christopher Church in Tonawanda.. Monsignor Francis Weldgen officiated. The bride is the daughter of Barbara and Gary Gorenflo of Pendleton. More...

Bride wears handmade gown, veil

Sara M. Bialy married Mark N. Hussien in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Williamsville Meeting House. The Rev. George Polarek officiated. The bride is the daughter of Natalie and Frank Bialy of Kenmore. More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 18 Hell House Buffalo - Area premiere of Todd Warfield's interactive Halloween haunted house opens 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues 7-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 745 Main St., second floor, Buffalo; $. More...

Sinister student body

There is something evil going on at St. Charles School for Boys in Starry Night Theatre's production of "Child's Play," ending this weekend at the Ghostlight Theatre. More...

Theater

Openings thurs. 18 The Pillowman - Martin McDonagh's haunting and profoundly unsettling play directed by Robert Waterhouse opens 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues 8 p.m. More...