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September 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Telco Construction wins mill stabilization project

Things will be happening soon at the Williamsville Water Mill.  On Monday night, the Williamsville Village Board voted unanimously to award the stabilization project to Telco Construction of East Aurora at a cost of $299,000.  More...

Oktoberfest planned in Williamsville

A casual conversation at the Glen Park Arts Festival kicked off two months of planning, and a group of merchants are now ready to bring Oktoberfest to Williamsville.  Oktoberfest will take place Sept. 30 through Oct. 2. More...

Police issue citation to driver in Sept. 17 restaurant crash

¦ Town may mandate bollards for new buildings

Amherst police on Tuesday issued a citation for imprudent speed to the driver of a minivan that crashed into a building and killed two people on Sept. More...

Police Blotter

Unwelcome crowd gathers for wrestlers

Sunday, Sept. 18    A complainant on Bauman Road reported that there were several people outside on a neighboring porch being excessively loud. The parties were advised.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Fresh Air Fund thanks supporters

This year, 51 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Western New York.  Fresh Air Fund hosts, volunteers and local supporters dedicated their time and efforts to help these inner-city youths experience simple s More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Amherst Garden Club schedules meeting   Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St. The program will be “Flower arranging made simple” by Sylvia Fredericks. More...

Sports

South seeks league title, returns all-around champ

For the first time in 20 years, the Williamsville South boys gymnastics team heads into the regular season as the outright team champions.  The Billies went 10-0 last year to win the regular-season championship. More...

Sweet Home football rallies for homecoming victory

For the second straight year, the Sweet Home football team had to post a second half comeback to defeat Starpoint.  Trailing, 8-6, at halftime, the Panthers, behind Jordan Johnson, picked up a 22-14 victory before a homecoming crowd at Robert P. More...

North girls gymnastics roster loaded with talent

Depth should not be an issue for the Williamsville North girls gymnastics team.  There are 26 gymnasts on the Lady Spartans’ roster, by far the biggest roster in the coaching tenure of Renee Weinrieb.  “We should be a strong tea More...

Business

Face Fitness Skin Care clears your problems

At Face Fitness Skin Care, the results are clear.  The skin care spa, located at 6810 Main St., Amherst, at Harding Road, specializes exclusively in esthetic dermatology to assist people who may have difficulty with their facial skin.  Mich More...

KeyBank opens newest branch near UB South Campus

KeyBank on Monday opened its newest branch at 3586 Main St., near the University at Buffalo’s South Campus.  The branch is one of 40 new KeyBank branches projected to open in 2011. More...

Buffalo MRI to initiate program with fundraiser

The annual Paint the Village Pink, a program to promote breast cancer awareness will be held throughout October and will feature large pink banners displayed in front of Main Street businesses in Williamsville.  More...

Vigil held by family, friends of Jamey Rodemeyer

‘You were not a victim, you were a lesson to us all.’

“What does it take to wake up a generation?” That was the question posed by the ATA Theater Group as members sang “Louder than Words,” from the musical “tick, tick...BOOM,” on Sunday evening at a vigil held for the More...

Impact of bullying felt by area schools

As the community remembers the life of Jamey Rodemeyer, school administrators across the town are working to make sure students understand the severe impacts of bullying. More...

Editorial

Government can’t eliminate carelessness

Bee Editorial

When a minivan struck a restaurant on Niagara Falls Boulevard on Sept. More...

Spindle items

 DISABLED PERMITS — The Town Clerk’s Office has scheduled four opportunities to enable residents to apply for disabled parking permits.  Town Clerk Debbie Bruch Bucki said each session will be held at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 30, 1886   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The bullying in the Williamsville School District is the dirty, little secret of the school that is unspoken.  .Bullying is nothing new at Williamsville North; it has been going on for many years. More...

Obituaries

Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of pacemaker

Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of the implantable cardiac pacemaker, died Tuesday, Sept. More...

Anthony Fumerelle, sports enthusiast, entrepreneur

Anthony Fumerelle, 81, formerly of Williamsville, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.  Mr. Fumerelle was a veteran of the Korean War. More...

Death Notices

EVERETT, Gordon G., of Amherst, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Mr. Everett is survived by his wife, Bonnie (nee McMartin); his mother, Bernice; one son, Jeffrey; one daughter, Carrie; and three grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Taking the checkered flag

East Amherst woman races to national championship

Most people acquainted with Heather Everett know her as a devoted mother, as a counselor at Alden Middle School or as a neighbor in East Amherst. They’re always surprised to learn that she’s also a race car driver. More...

Chicken barbecue, ID program set at Faith UCC

At 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, a Krolick’s chicken and rib barbecue will take place at Faith United Church of Christ, 1300Maple Road. Chicken costs $9 and chicken and ribs, $11. More...

Confucius Institute plans Moon Festival celebration

The Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo will present a celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Theater

thurs. 6 . Halloween Dreams — Winner of the Fourth International Playwriting Competition sponsored by Elmira College, the play tells the story of a small town family that gets caught-up in a murder mystery on Halloween. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 29 . After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...