Weekly Feature



January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Lifestyles

The Chinese New Year

A celebration of family, tradition

In his short story “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” Dylan Thomas referred to Christmas as “a never-to-be-forgotten day at the end of the unremembered year.” In the Chinese culture, Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, ha More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  The Book Store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays.  More...

Library exhibit highlights literacy

Low literacy rates have plagued Western New York for years. Literacy Volunteers estimates that one in five Erie County adult residents is functionally illiterate. More...

Papia-Tozer

Amy and David Papia of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Papia, to Joe Tozer, son of Suzanne and John Tozer, also of Williamsville.  Miss Papia graduated from Williamsville North High School in 2004 and Oswego State More...

Couple celebrate 65th anniversary

Jennie and Joseph Romano of Getzville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family celebration.  Joseph Romano married the former Jennie Lombardo on Jan. 19, 1946, at St. Anthony’s Church in Buffalo.  More...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY — On Thursday, Jan. 13, Mollie Levin celebrated her 100th birthday at The Blocher Homes in Amherst. Levin was born in 1911 to Gertrude and Max Kaiser. More...

Applications available for music scholarship

The Friends Committee of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra and the Williamsville Rotary Club are offering a $1,000 music scholarship to a student living in Amherst. This is the 26th year that the scholarship has been awarded.  More...

Genealogy presentation slated at church

A genealogy program with Angelo Congilio will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 at Presbyterian Village at North Church, 214 Village Park Drive. Call 631-3430 for reservations.   More...

Area youth share specifics on lives in new DVD

Over the years, this column has focused on bringing information and viewpoints on youth and family issues to Amherst Bee readers to encourage conversations among parents, children and adults in the community.  More...

Senior News

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register.  Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19.  More...

Petruniak-Monin

Colleen and Mark Petruniak of Cheektowaga announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Marie Petruniak, to Michael Patrick Monin, son of Margaret and Frank Monin of Manassas, Va.  More...

Clark-Palmiero

Joanne Clark of Williamsville and Alvin Clark Jr. More...

Sundays at the Meeting House schedule released

“Sundays at the Meeting House” is a joint venture between the Williamsville Business Association and the Village of Williamsville.  Each evening will feature a musical performance and showing of a classic film, followed by dinner at More...

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AND THE WINNER IS — Sharon Daly of Snyder, center, won the $250 Williamsville Business Association Holiday Walk Shopping Spree. More...