Weekly Feature



June 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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IN BLOOM — Roger Roll, left, of South Cayuga Road, discusses his backyard garden with Tony Kozak and Jean Szymanski on Saturday during the Village of Williamsville’s 8th annual Garden Wal More...

Local News

Clarence council member passenger in vehicle that allegedly left accident scene

Town of Clarence Council Member Joe Weiss was a passenger in a vehicle that allegedly left the scene of an accident at Maple and Hopkins roads in Amherst on June 18.  According to reports by Amherst police, a vehicle operated by Weiss’ wif More...

Williamsville Post office relocates retail operations

The Williamsville Post Office retail office was combined with the Williamsville carrier office on Monday, consolidating the two units at the 5235 Sheridan Drive site, between International Drive and Essjay Road.  The carrier unit has been remode More...

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. Saturday, July 9, along Main Street in Amherst.  More...

Police Blotter

Fireworks light up toilet

Monday, June 20    A Dellwood Road resident reported that six children were shooting off fireworks in a local park. They were gone on patrol arrival.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Sidewalk code is hypocritical

Placing the burden to repair sidewalks on the residents has come under fire recently, and rightfully so. I find the high-handed actions of the town appalling; their reasoning, hypocritical.  More...

Education

Graduation 2011

Williamsville School Superintendent Howard Smith presents Bethany Syracuse with her diploma on Saturday at Williamsville South High School. More...

St. Benedict’s posts honor-roll students

The following students at St. Benedict’s School were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2010-11 academic year:   More...

Williamsville North High School Prom

Thursday, June 23 Salvatore’s Italian Gardens

Felicia Drozdowski and Emilio Marong embrace during Williamsville North’s prom on Thursday at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. More...

Sports

North boys lax closes out season on strong note

The Williamsville North boys lacrosse team finished a successful season, winning four out of its last five games.  The Spartans won their last three regular-season games to head into the Section VI Class A playoffs with a 6-6 record.  In pl More...

Bijou Tennis Show highlights tournament at Miller Tennis Center

The Miller Tennis Center, 5959 Sheridan Drive in Williamsville, will be presenting the Bijou Tennis Show in conjunction with the first professional women’s tennis tournament ever held in our area, the Sargent& Collins, LLP Women’s $10 More...

Williamsville East football staff to conduct camp for area youth

Members of the Williamsville East varsity football staff will be holding a youth football camp to introduce athletes to the drills and fundamentals of the game from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, through Thursday, July 28.   More...

Entertainment

FIREWORKS

sat. 2. Clarence—Fireworks will be held at9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Day in thePark, 10405 Main St., Clarence.sun .3. East Aurora— Fireworks begin at 10p.m. More...

Festivals

thurs. 30-sun.  More...

Special Events

sat. 2 . Tommy’s Run — 14th annual Thomas R. Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fun 5k Run & Walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 2 at the Orchard Park Recreation Center, Yates Park, Orchard Park; $. More...

Town, Buffalo ReUse to collect home renovation materials

The Town of Amherst and the Highway Department will host Buffalo ReUse Dropoff Days from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturdays from July through October.  Amherst residents . may bring recyclable . materials . from home improvement . More...

New village trustees, mayor elected

Village residents voted two new trustees and a new mayor into office on June 21 and re-elected the village judge.  In an uncontested race, Brian Kulpa will be the village’s new mayor. More...

Town to hold concert, fireworks display

The Town of Amherst will offer musical entertainment as well as its annual fireworks display on Independence Day, Monday, July 4.  As part of the Recreation Department’s summer concert series, musical performances will be held from 7 to 10 More...

Editorial

It’s another new beginning for Williamsville

Bee Editorial

A lthough this year’s Village of Williamsville election may have been anticlimactic because there was no opposition in the races for mayor and trustees, we congratulate Brian Kulpa, Dan DeLano and Amy Alexander on their victory.  More...

Spindle items

 BACK IN THE ROUTINE — June has been a rather busy month for me, my family and my girlfriend, Vanessa. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 1, 1886   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am an employee of Transit Middle School and recently worked through the rash of bomb threats. I want to thank school administrators and the Amherst Police detectives for the fine work they did bringing it to an end. More...

Obituaries

Carl A. Sinclair, retired business owner

Carl A. Sinclair, 91, of Amherst, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. Sinclair was a 1937 graduate of Seneca Vocational School, attended the University at Buffalo and majored in engineering.  More...

Death Notices

Crickard, Betty M., of Amherst, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Survivors include her son, Kipp L.; and two grandchildren. Mrs. Crickard was preceded in death by her husband, John W. “Jack.” Services will be held at St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Music on Main features four bands   Music on Main will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 30. Meria, Still Kickin’, Davey O and Mari McNeil will perform at locations on Main throughout the village. More...

Lifestyles

College Support Program helps students with learning differences succeed

Anyone’s who’s been there can confirm that there’s much more to college success than academics.  More...

Senior Center seeks flea market donations

The Amherst Center for Senior Services is seeking donations of any saleable item other than clothing for a benefit sale at the Center. Drop off items between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Town of Amherst offers summer concerts

The Town of Amherst’s Youth and Recreation Department is offering a summer concert series throughout the town.  The Amherst Recreation Concert Series will start at 7 p.m. More...

Business

Western New York Karate offers discipline, practical techniques for all ages

Nearly 40 years after he became a martial arts student, Jim Cvetkovski is continuing to enhance his skills in the discipline that has fascinated him since he was 13.  On May 21, he earned an eighth-degree black belt in Isshin Ryu karate, an achi More...

Ken-Ton Hearing has latest in auditory technology

For individuals who suffer hearing loss and want the ability to regain the use of this sense without having to wear a bulky hearing aid, Ken-Ton Hearing offers a device that can help.  The Wi series, a tiny, nearly weightless digital hearing ins More...

Events

SCORE to host Southtowns workshop   More...