Weekly Feature



February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigating fatal crash

Amherst police are currently investigating two vehicle collisions that occurred Saturday, with one of the incidents ending in the death of a North Tonawanda woman.  Capt. More...

Local News

Love of basketball, people drives longtime instructor

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Basketball has been an integral part of Michael Coleman’s life for more than 40 years — and it’s that love of the sport that keeps him coming back to Mill Middle School on Wednesday nights during the fall and winter.  More...

Amherst Central offers prekindergarten registration

The Amherst Central School District is currently holding prekindergarten registration for the 2012-13 academic year.  More...

GOP women set installation event

Amherst Republican Women will hold an installation luncheon at 11:30 a.m Saturday, Feb. More...

Police Blotter

Youth reportedly urinates on store’s Dumpster

Monday, Feb. 6   • Police responded to a Niagara Falls Boulevard business where an adult female was reportedly irate with employees about the service she was provided. The woman left the scene prior to the arrival of officers.  More...

Letters to the Editor

NFTA reductions going undetected

Are people aware that 216 bus lines are threatened with being cut by the elite powers to be connected with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority?  This includes buses that travel to and from the Walden Galleria, Thruway, Boulevard and M More...

Education

Casey Middle School posts recipients of second-quarter honor roll

The following students at Casey Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2011-12 academic year:  Grade Eight   More...

Transit Middle names second-quarter honor roll students

The following students at Transit Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2011-12 academic year:  Grade Eight   More...

Williamsville North High School posts honor roll students

The following Williamsville North High School students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2011-12 academic year: Grade 12 More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

NAMI schedules family support meeting   The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo and Erie County will hold a family support group meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. More...

Sports

North Fed boys ice hockey loses to St. Joe’s

Williamsville North’s 2-1 loss to St. More...

MacDonald leads Spartans to Class A boys swim title

Cameron MacDonald led the Williamsville North boys swim team to the Section VI Class A title Saturday at Maryvale High School.  North scored 339 points. Clarence was second with 307.5 points and Orchard Park took third with 246 points.  More...

Amherst wrestler Devlin wins first sectional crown

Cole places second at 182, Wilhelm, Vokes finish in top six

For the second straight year, Amherst’s Kellen Devlin was in a Section VI wrestling final, but this time he got the job done.  The second-seeded Amherst eighth-grader beat top-seed Ron Duguay of Kenmore West, 3-0, in the 113-pound final Sa More...

Entertainment

Art

fri. 17 . Line & Shadow — Figure drawings by local artists opens 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at Artsphere Studio & Gallery, 466 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 16 . Diary of a Wimpy Kid Activity — This after school special, inspired by Greg of wimpy kid fame, features reading, games and crafts, 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Festivals

sat. 18 . The Three Stooges Film Festival — Hey Curly! Hey Larry! Hey Moe! For one night only there is a Stooge Fest going on with a Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ concert opening the show, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Budget gap fluctuates

Amherst Schools

There may or may not be a budget gap in the Amherst School District for the 2012-13 school year.  At the Feb. More...

Juvenile identified in Facebook threat

Amherst police on Tuesday identified a 13-year-old juvenile who they believe is involved in an incident that occurred Sunday regarding an unauthorized hacking into a Sweet Home Middle School student’s social networking page.  According to More...

GOP Committee to present caucus event on Feb. 23

The Amherst Republican Committee will present “The Amherst Caucus” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Editorial

Prevention is key to elimination of online crimes

Bee Editorial

Several days ago, a student at Sweet Home Middle School became the victim of an apparent hacking of a social networking page.  According to Amherst police, a 13-year-old juvenile gained unauthorized access to a student’s Facebook page and More...

Spindle items

• HAPPY ANNIVERSARY — One of the pleasures I have had working at The Amherst Bee is that I have met many wonderful people in the past several years. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 17, 1887   Mr. Nic. Human of Getzville was quite seriously hurt by being thrown from a load of wood, and landing against a fence.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The government relations work group of the Village Picture Main Street Committee needs to contact the New York Thruway Authority to determine why, after so many broken promises, the Williamsville mainline tollbooth still remains at the original 1958 More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CASUCCIO, Sophie C. “Sue” (nee Luchowski), of Williamsville, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. Mrs. Casuccio is survived by her husband, Ignatius “Jim”; one son, Mark V. Mazur; and two sisters, Mary Heftka and Clara Mularski. More...

Ray Weil, veteran, sports enthusiast

Ray Weil, 85, of Amherst, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.  Mr. Weil was born in Buffalo and graduated from Nichols School where he was a star goalie on the hockey team, a standout baseball player and a hardworking manager of the football team.  More...

Albert ‘Bud’ Low, Scalp and Blade member

Albert E. “Bud” Low, 88, of Amherst, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012.  Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Windermere Elementary celebrates students’ culture

When developing its International Fair, Windermere Elementary School didn’t have to reach for ideas.  More...

Music, Movies and Dinner set for Feb. 19

The Williamsville Business Association and the Village of Williamsville will present Music, Movies and Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 19. More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register or to learn more about membership.  The Center will be closed for Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. More...

Business

Buffalo Men’s Health Medical Practice provides dignified solution for patients

Men who have erectile dysfunction may not know of all the options available that can be used to solve the problem.  “Our main focus here is patient care,” said Dan Hartman, one of the directors of Buffalo Men’s Health Medical P More...

Realtor receives success at Williamsville office

When Beth Stablewski left her previous job, she drove a company car and made a nice salary. Yet despite the outward comforts, she thought she could have something better.  She wanted to be self-employed. More...

Nash named partner at law firm

James J. More...