Weekly Feature



June 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Silver Alert System goes into effect

June 20, marked the day many family members and friends of people with Alzheimer’s and dementia were waiting for as Erie County’s Silver Alert System became a reality.  More...

Local News

Main-Transit Fire Department seeks parade participants

The Main-Transit Fire Department is looking for musical, civic and fraternal groups to march in a parade at 5 p.m. More...

New dugouts a home run for students, community

When people start a project, there is a consensus to be proud of the work accomplished when it is finished.  For technology teacher James Miskines and his group of students, this statement couldn’t be more accurate.  Miskines and stud More...

Chamber to offer networking event

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

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Last week’s front page showed a perfect example of the “militarization of Mayberry” gaining strength in America.  More...

Obituaries

Gordon W. Jones, architect

Gordon W. Jones, 77, of Clarence and Naples, Fla., died Friday, June 10, 2011. Born in Franklinville, he was 13 years old when he drew up his first architectural design plan. More...

Nancy J. Stubbe, surgeon

Nancy J. Stubbe, 80, of Eggertsville, died Sunday, June 12, 2011.  More...

Michael L. Doro, president of Coit Cleaning and Restoration

Michael L. Doro, 58, formerly of Williamsville, died Friday, June 3, 2011. He was born June 21, 1952, in Buffalo and lived in Williamsville until moving to Ohio to attend college in 1970. More...

Lifestyles

Amherst recognizes top students

This year’s Amherst valedictorians are a varied group with diverse interests. More...

Music on Main features five bands

Music on Main will take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 23. Berdee Cree, Jump the Shark, Vince Martino, The Little Mountain Band and The House Band will perform at locations on Main throughout the village. More...

Couple spend honeymoon in Niagara Falls, Canada

Savannah Van Pelt married Seth Steiner Lazroe on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at the home of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Darner. The Rev. Susan Olsen officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Van Pelt of Sullivan County, N.Y. More...

Breaking News - 6/21/2011 11:18 PM

Kulpa elected mayor; two new trustees to take office

In an uncontested race in the Village of Williamsville, voters on Tuesday elected current Trustee Brian Kulpa as mayor with 194 votes. More...

Town to review sidewalk code enforcement criteria

Following an outcry from residents receiving notices that portions of sidewalks in front of their properties either need to be fixed or replaced, the Town Board on Monday approved a resolution to review Amherst’s code enforcement levels.  More...

Williamsville appoints new superintendent for instruction

The Williamsville Central School District appointed Marie Balen as its next assistant superintendent for instruction at a salary of $137,500 during its meeting on June 14. More...

Editorial

Compromise reached through intelligent conversation

Bee Editorial

When Monday’s Town Board meeting began at 7 p.m., there appeared to be a number of agitated residents who were waiting for their pleas to be heard by board members.  Approximately 10 residents spoke about their displeasure in being cited f More...

Spindle items

FAREWELL, BIG MAN — Two Sundays ago, I received sad news, hearing that Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist in what I believe to be the best band in the world, the E Street Band, had suffered a stroke.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 24, 1886   The first commencement exercises of the Williamsville Graded School will be held in the Disciple Church on Friday evening. More...

Police Blotter

Mulch serves as acceptable ashtray

Monday, June 13    A resident of Hitching Post Lane reported that two bikes were stolen from the garage overnight.   A woman reported while she was shopping at a Sheridan Drive grocery store, her purse was removed from her cart.  More...

Letters to the Editor

German restaurant offers cooking class

More than several students have walked by my Main Street business, Prosit Restaurant, have inquired about my “Schnitzel With Noodles” sign outside the restaurant.  Any student who has an interest in learning how to prepare schnitzel More...

Sports

Wins move Lamm Post baseball into division lead

Lamm Post won all three of its league games last week to climb into first place in the WNY North Division.  Lamm Post started with a 6-4 road victory at McKeever Post on June 13.  More...

North modified softball finishes 10-2

Despite a couple of cancellations and many postponements due to poor weather, the Williamsville North modified softball team finished with a 10-2 record.  North’s eighth-graders led the way with pitchers Carolyn Hoffman and Lauren Schreine More...

Miller Tennis Center brings first women’s pro tourney to area

Miller Tennis Center will be hosting the first women’s professional tennis tournament ever held in Western New York.  More...

Business

Attorney aims to represent clients with passion, sincerity

After working in the mental health field at a facility in Rochester for several years, John Zimberlin decided to change careers. Yet, he is still looking out for the best interests of his clients.  More...

AAA offers driver training, pre-licensing courses

AAA Western and Central New York will sponsor a six-hour driver training class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Buffalo Medical Group extends clinic’s hours

Buffalo Medical Group’s After-Hours clinic, at 295 Essjay Road, between Farber Lakes Drive and International Drive, has expanded its hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.  More...

Entertainment

Classes

sat. 25 Beginner Svaroopa — Learn this yoga to release the tensions in the deepest layers of your body - the layers of muscles wrapped around your spine, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 23 . More...

Auditions

thurs. 23 . Towne Players of Kenmore-Tonawanda — Looking for nine men of all ages and infirmities, including one African-American male. One female, 16 to 35 years old. More...