Weekly Feature



September 24, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Teens talk about decision making in 'It's Your Choice'... DVD

With enough focus on youths who make the wrong choices, Amherst Youth Board members are promoting those who make the right ones. "All you hear about is the bad, not the good," said Nathan James, a 2008 Sweet Home graduate. More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Registration is required for all programs. Call 689-4922. Bedtime Storytimes 6:30-7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Reception held at Harry's Harbour Place

Elaine Braunscheidel married Chris Smaczniak in a noon ceremony on Saturday, June 21, 2008, at St. Gregory the Great Church in Williamsville. The Rev. Joseph Gatto officiated. More...

Couple united in matrimony at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas

Emily Dixon married Anthony Brady in an early evening ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at the Classico Chapel at Ceasar's Palace in Las Vegas. The Rev. Brian Ross officiated. More...

Rizzo-Lewis

Mary and Richard Rizzo of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Julianne Rizzo, to Jeremy Lewis, son of Nancy Lewis of West Seneca and the late Bruce Lewis. More...

Pair mark 50 years at Marinaccio's

Joan and Joseph Guppenberger of Williamsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Marinaccio's Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Williamsville. Joseph Guppenberger married the former Joan Brechtel on Sept. More...

Family gathering celebrates 60 years

Marion and Richard Cannon of Williamsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering. Richard Cannon married the former Marion Dauphinee on Sept. 11, 1948, in Buffalo. More...

Wedding announcement guidelines

Our new policy as of September 10, 2008, will be to publish your wedding/engagement and anniversary announcement free of charge in one(1) Bee newspaper. More...

In the Military

Air Force Lt. Col. Timothy P. Devine is currently deployed to Afghanistan serving on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Sweet Home grad releases memoir of growing up in WNY

Award-winning author and Amherst native Laura Pedersen's new memoir, "Buffalo Gal," is a humorous view of growing up in Western New York in the 1970s and 1980s. The book is scheduled for release in early October. More...

Oktoberfest hosted by Kevin Guest House

Since the debut of the original Oktoberfest nearly 200 years ago, people of the world have been creating their own version of the celebration in various cities by drinking German beer and eating heavy foods traditional to the country. More...

Pair exchange vows at Holy Helpers Church

Anna Pendennis Karrer married Thomas Robert Blake in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Fourteen Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca. The Rev. Joseph S. Rogliano officiated. More...

Steg-Schmidt

Kathleen and James Steg of Cheektowaga announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Steg, to Brian Schmidt, son of Linda and Gregory Schmidt of Snyder. More...

Honeymoon in Bermuda follows Vermont nuptials

Leah R. Mervine married Nathaniel Carpenter Merritt in an afternoon ceremony by the lake on Sunday, July 6, 2008, at Sterling Ridge Resort in Jeffersonville, Vt. The Rabbi James Scott Glazier officiated. More...

Couple united in marriage at The Buffalo Club

Pamela Joy White married Dr. Louis William Irmisch III in a ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, at The Buffalo Club. The Rev. David Donner officiated. The bride is the daughter of June and Ralph Pettit of North Tonawanda. More...

U.S. Marine Corps captains wed at UB chapel

Ellen Elizabeth Jackman married Adam Colin McCully in a morning ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at the University at Buffalo's Newman Center Chapel, North Campus in Amherst. Monsignor J. Patrick Keleher officiated. More...

Pair marry in ceremony at Lake Placid

Nicholas P. Delahant in a morning ceremony on Saturday, July 26, 2008, at St. Eustace Church in Lake Placid, N.Y. The Rev. Carlos Caguiat officiated. The bride is the daughter of Barbara and Richard Wedekindt of Amherst. More...

ElderWood celebrates Centenarian Day

Living to be 100 years old happens more often than ever, and America took note of this trend by issuing a National Centenarians Day, honoring the lives of individuals who have defied the standards of age. More...

Senior News

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Parking pass processing for disabled seniors will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, and Friday, Sept. More...

Lunch Menu

The cost of lunch is $2.25 for Erie County residents age 60 and older. Reservations are necessary 24 hours in advance. Call 636-3059. Thursday, Sept. 25 — Salisbury steak, gravy, ranch, mashed potatoes, pistachio pudding, chef salad. More...