Weekly Feature



January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rath stepping into 6th District seat

Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Clarence, newly elected representative of Erie County’s 6th District, said county government is an important crossroads for residents.  More...

Local News

Volunteers release new book about museum

There is a new book hitting the shelves that may interest those who want to learn about the history of North Tonawanda.  Donna Zellner Neal, a former Town of Amherst resident and executive director and secretary of the North Tonawanda History Mu More...

Eighth-grade orientations scheduled at high schools

The three Williamsville high schools have scheduled open houses and orientation programs for eighth-grade students and their parents.  Parents and students who reside in the district will have an opportunity to tour the schools and hear present More...

Miles Cervi is first baby of 2012 at Millard Fillmore Suburban

At 2:14 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, Miles Cervi greeted the world. He was the first baby to do so in 2012 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  Miles is the first child of Jennifer and David Cervi of Tonawanda. More...

Police Blotter

Disappointed women throw ice cream at window

Sunday, Dec. 25   • Police responded to a Niagara Falls Boulevard business where an employee reported a vehicle set to be sold was damaged overnight. The employee said the rear window was smashed by an unknown person.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Event coordinators thank community

Thanks to all those involved in the eighth annual Williamsville Holiday Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Jolly Boys. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Randall Kramer to discuss theater career   More...

Sports

Determined minor leaguers set sights on NHL

From house league hockey to the pros. Two Amherst natives are one step away from making their dreams by playing in the National Hockey League. More...

Pick-up basketball league seeks players

The Williamsville Community Education department is offering a seven-week basketball “class” for men over 25 years old from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Jan. 25. More...

Sharks easily win Orchard Park Tournament

Sacred Heart routs East Aurora in final, Hall named MVP

The Sacred Heart girls basketball team outscored East Aurora, 42-8, in the second and third quarters to cruise to a 65-24 victory in the finals of the Orchard Park Tournament Thursday at Orchard Park High School.  More...

Business

Photo

HONORED — Catholic Health System Physician Relations Director Carrie Raimy presented an appreciation award, on behalf of Kenmore Mercy Hospital, to Dr. Kenneth D. More...

Chamber to offer event at Flying Bison Brewery

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Business Leaders will offer a networking event complete with a tour and tasting at Flying Bison Brewery, 491 Ontario St., Buffalo, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. More...

Taste of Buffalo seeks vendors

The Taste of Buffalo is now accepting applications from restaurants and wineries interested in participating in one of the region’s favorite summer events. The 2012 Taste is set for July 7 and 8 in downtown Buffalo.  More...

Hochul interviews veteran as part of history project

With having five uncles who served in the armed forces, Rep. More...

Amherst Museum renamed with ‘Buffalo Niagara’ branding

A new name for the Amherst Museum has been approved by its board of trustees. “Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village and Museum at Amherst, NY” is the new name of the 35-acre facility at Tonawanda Creek and New roads. More...

Editorial

Put volunteering at the top of your resolution list

Bee Editorial

I t’s common to make resolutions at this time of year. To eat healthier or to become more organized are two of the most common. More...

Spindle items

• A NEW START — It is amazing to me how quickly a year passes. It doesn’t seem like it was nearly two years ago that I was promoted to associate editor of the Amherst Bee. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 6, 1887   The new year came in like a lion.  Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.No encroachment into Glen Park should be contemplated and certainly none should ever be allowed.  .The Iskalo presentation shows sections of Glen Park converted to parking lots. More...

Obituaries

John I. Starr, former owner of wholesale business

John I. Starr, 86, of East Amherst, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011.  Mr. More...

Kurt W. Struwe, engineer

Kurt W. Struwe, 80, of Amherst, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.  Mr. Struwe was born in Elbing, Germany. More...

Jean A. Tzetzo, homemaker

Jean A. Tzetzo (nee DePlato), 82, of Williamsville, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.  Mrs. Tzetzo was born in Buffalo and attended Annunciation Elementary and High School, going on to Rosary Hill College.  More...

Lifestyles

Milk, honey, sugar or spice

Tea leaves room for rest, relaxation

Some drink it plain. Some prefer milk or honey. Others add just a teaspoon of sugar. More...

Fibromyalgia Support Group sets meeting

THE FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Audubon Library, study group room, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. All those with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome or similar concerns are welcome. More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  French Conversation Group meets from 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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

Theater

fri. 6 . Hedwig and the Angry Inch — John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s Broadway smash will be mounted by Alt Theatre at the Warehouse. Performances: 8 p.m. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 5 . Wellness Walk — Join Tifft volunteers and enjoy the fresh air and the sights & sounds of the season with a healthy outdoor walk, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, Jan. More...