Weekly Feature



November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Chestnut Ridge Road burglar sought by police

Amherst police are currently seeking a male intruder who burglarized a Chestnut Ridge Road apartment and injured the male and female residents last week.  Capt. More...

Local News

Group travels to Haiti to bring energy access to school

A group from Clarence will leave the country on Nov. 7 to continue work on Grace School located on the Haitian island of Ile a Vache. The school was started about four years ago under a mango tree, said the Rev. More...

Distinguished alumni to be inducted on Nov. 10

Seven distinguished alumni of the Williamsville School District will be inducted into the district’s Wall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 10.  More...

Photo

BASKETS FOR A BENEFIT — Gloria Parker and Helen Reid view the baskets to be raffled during a fundraiser Saturday at VFW Post 416, 18 Spring St., at Rock Street. More...

Police Blotter

Vehicle exhaust system wakes resident

Monday, Oct. 24    A resident of Londonderry Lane reported that the door of his mailbox was damaged while he was out of town. He told police several of his neighbor’s mailboxes were also damaged.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Light rail system could link to Falls

I agreed with David Sherman’s take on the Light Rail Rapid Transit through Amherst to UB North. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Tables available for St. Pius X craft fair  Tables are available to crafters for $15 each at the St. Pius X Youth Group Craft Fair. Forty spots are available. To reserve, call 688-5417. The craft fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 11/4/2011 1:08 PM

Sweet Home beats South for fifth straight section title

The Sweet Home football team beat Williamsville South, 28-14, on Thursday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium to win its fifth straight Section VI Class A title. More...

Billies hang on to beat Lumberjacks, 34-27

South football punches return ticket to Ralph Wilson Stadium

Many of the marquee names have changed but the Williamsville South football team is heading back to Ralph Wilson Stadium.  The Billies held off North Tonawanda to earn a 34-27 win in the Section VI Class A Federation semifinal last Friday night More...

Johnson lifts Sweet Home football over Bennett

Panthers to compete in seventh straight section final

In several games this season, Jordan Johnson has made plays to lift the Sweet Home football team to victory. More...

Business

Buffalo Brew Pub celebrates silver anniversary

For the past 25 years, the Buffalo Brew Pub, at 6861 Main St., near Transit Road in Amherst, has been serving various local food favorites as well as its own home-brewed beer.  Keith Morgan, the restaurant’s general manager, said the Brew More...

Diabetes Association to hold forum on Nov. 15 at Marriott

The American Diabetes Association will hold its annual community forum to Stop Diabetes from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Chamber to feature food trucks at celebration

The Emerging Business Leaders, a division of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce, will hold an anniversary celebration featuring the Food Trucks of Western New York from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Town, county, state elections to be decided Tuesday

Voters in town will head to the polls Tuesday to decide elections in various town, county and state races. The following is a list of candidates and the offices they are seeking that relate to the Town of Amherst. More...

Daemen event to focus on bullying awareness

In an effort to continue raising awareness of bullying and the issues surrounding it, Daemen College students and faculty will present a cabaret of song, dance and instrumental performances featuring Daemen’s Voices of Zion and local group Peac More...

Editorial

It’s time for voters to put their plans into action

Bee Editorial

I n 2011, voters in the Town of Amherst decided on critical questions concerning the process of electing candidates.  Not only did Amherst residents vote in a decision to downsize the Erie County Legislature from 15 to 11 districts, but they als More...

Spindle items

 LOOK OUT FOR SCAMS — I know you might be thinking this is just another warning about a scam and you won’t fall prey to being conned for money or personal identification.  However, that is exactly what I thought until last  Thu More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 4, 1886   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I did not participate in Halloween this year for the following reasons: older children coming to the door without costumes, parents and older siblings collecting treats for infants who don’t appear old enough for solid food let alone a candy b More...

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Murray, educator

Mary Ellen Murray, 82, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Mrs. Murray was born Mary Ellen Spaulding in Buffalo. She graduated from Holy Angels High School and Rochester Institute of Technology. More...

Burnette ‘Bunny’ Decot Jehle Annable

Burnette “Bunny” Decot Jehle Annable, 99, of Williamsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.  Mrs. Annable was the second of nine children born to Valentine and Florence Decot. More...

Dr. Frank Vastola, Army Band veteran

Dr. Frank Vastola, 95, of Wadsworth, Ohio, formerly of Buffalo, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.  Dr. Vastola was born in Buffalo. More...

Lifestyles

Jazzy, snazzy, country with a KICK

Line dancing team gives boredom the boot

heir boots are made for walking, dancing and entertaining, and that’s just what they do. The members of the Hot Country Liners  Dance Team do what they love and love what they do. More...

Dachshund Club to hear veterinarian speak

The Dachshund Club of Greater Buffalo will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in the upper hall of the Bowmansville United Methodist Church, 5344 Genesee St. near Harris Hill. Veterinarian Dr. Rene Van Ee will speak about dachshund spinal disc problems. More...

Registration due for forum on diabetes

The American Diabetes Association will hold its annual Community Forum to Stop Diabetes from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Buffalo-Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway.  More...

Entertainment

Film/Video

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Theater

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Art

fri. 4 . Duet — A new exhibition of work by Buffalo artists Gene Witkowski and Viktoria Ciostek, a small selection of work by two Buffalo photographers from their extensive portfolios.  More...