Weekly Feature



April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Tripathi named new UB president

The Board of Trustees of the State University of New York unanimously confirmed Satish K. More...

Local News

Amherst woman competes for Mrs. United States

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

It’s been more than a decade since East Amherst resident Lisa Christie-Betha won the Mrs. America title. Now, the mother of three and stepmother of two is competing for the title of Mrs. More...

Man dies of injuries following collision with vehicle, house

An 85-year-old Amherst man died Sunday as a result of injuries suffered from a collision that occurred when the vehicle he was operating struck a car and then a house on Sheridan Drive.  More...

Press conference slated on cemetery fence solution

A solution to the deer impalements caused by the spikes on the Williamsville Cemetery fence has apparently been reached.  Details will be announced at a press conference at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 21 at the cemetery, Main and Reist streets. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To all Williamsville School voters, saying there was a 5.27 percent cut in state school aid means that the district must lay off or eliminate these positions: nine school principals, nine assistant principals and all student counselors, plus cut all More...

Letters to the Editor

Qualifications needed for office

It is appalling that Kathy Hochul wants to move up and decides that the congressional seat in the 26th District pays more salary and benefits, and even though she doesn’t live even close to the district, greedily will move if elected.  More...

New Road project to conclude soon

In last week’s edition, a Bee Heard caller voiced a complaint about the condition of New Road. I am happy to report that concern is already being addressed.  More...

ECC expansion needs area support

I recently wrote to Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes encouraging her support and advocacy for the construction of the Erie Community College’s Center for Excellence project located on the North Campus. More...

Education

Mill Middle School names honor roll recipients

The following students at Mill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2010-11 academic year:  Grade 8   More...

Sports

UB to host Division I rugby playoffs

 The University at Buffalo’s North Campus is the host school for the 2011 Emirates Airline USA Rugby Men’s and Women’s Division I Collegiate Playoffs April 29-May 1.  More...

Amherst’s Fields hopes to chase down more records

Ashley Fields has accomplished about everything one could imagine in a high school track career.  More...

Balanced South tennis lineup loaded with talent

by PATRICK J. NAGY Reporter   Coach Paul Gennuso admits there is no superstar on the Williamsville South boys tennis team but feels he’s got a balanced lineup.  More...

Business

Preferred Care at Home provides comfort, reliable service

For more than 25 years, Preferred Care at Home has been available for people who are in need of specialized care in a setting that is most comfortable for them — their own residence.  Bahman Bavifard has been the owner of a Preferred Care More...

Eaton Office Supply expands after merger

One of the area’s largest office supply companies is getting bigger.  Eaton Office Supply Co. Inc. More...

Chamber to present networking event May 4

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Business Leaders, a young professionals group, is hosting a night of networking from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Special meeting will decide sidewalk snow law

The Town Board on Monday scheduled a special meeting for 12:30 p.m. More...

‘Do you remember?’

Holocaust survivor, one of few left, speaks to students about growing up in fear

History textbooks are filled with words and references that sometimes hold little meaning for the reader. More...

Editorial

Snow relief district is in best interest of public

Bee Editorial

On Monday, the Town Board took another step forward in assisting residents with the large amount of snow that piles onto sidewalks of major roadways during winter storms. More...

Spindle items

 GETTING RELIEF — When the Town Board began its regular discussions of creating a Sidewalk Snow Relief District, it was January.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 22, 1886   More...

Police Blotter

Teenagers reportedly film each other while running

Monday, April 11   An employee of a Sheridan Drive vehicle dealership reported windows of the building were broken overnight. The employee told police he was unsure who may have caused the damage.  More...

Photo

SNYDER OFFICERS — The Snyder Fire Department held its 95th annual instillation banquet Saturday. Officers for 2011 are Paul R. More...

Obituaries

Roman Jewula, Air Force veteran, owner of Original Pancake House restaurants

Roman Jewula, 76, of East Amherst, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Mr. Jewula was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Chicago and attended Lane Tech High School. More...

Jeffrey Weaver, mechanical engineer

Jeffrey Weaver, 64, formerly of Amherst, died Saturday, April 9, 2011.  He was born in Buffalo and attended Amherst Central High School. He graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Engineering.  More...

Richard C. Auerbach, teacher, principal

Richard C. Auerbach, 81, of Kenmore died Thursday, April 7, 2011. He was born March 18, 1930, in Buffalo and attended South Park High School. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

‘Get hungry for that night’ as Dining Out For Life returns to Buffalo

If you think nothing interesting ever happens on Tuesday nights, Dining Out For Life will help break the monotony — and for a worthy cause. More...

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Author signings planned at coffee shops

Jeanette Barron, a resident of Akron, will be available to sign copies of her novel “Introduced to Love” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at Goodrich Coffee & Tea, 9450 Main St.; and 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Entertainment

HOLIDAY

sat. 23 . SEAster egg hunt—The Aquarium of Niagara’s annual SEAster egg hunt will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $.  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 21 . Spring is here! — Stories, songs and snacks will be offered to children ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21 at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Pl., Clarence; Free.  More...

Art

ongoing now-April 30 . The Sixties Cubed — Works of Robert Hirsch on display through Saturday, April 30, at the CEPA Gallery, 617 Main St., Suite 201, Buffalo; $.  More...