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October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Board appoints South principal; authorizes project

The Williamsville School Board last week appointed a new principal at South High School to fill a vacancy created in June by the departure of former Principal Daniel Ljiljanich.  The board unanimously approved the appointment of Keith Boardman a More...

Local News

LIGHT THE NIGHT

— Lois and Michael Cropp were co-chairs of the 2012 Light The Night Walk held recently at Delaware Park. Michael Cropp is president and chief executive officers of Independent Health. More...

Town receives new rating for flood insurance

The Town of Amherst has achieved a Class 7 Community Rating for its participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.  The town is only the third community in New York State to achieve such a high rating, which became effective Oct. More...

Celebrate success by nominating alum for Wall of Fame

Nominations are being sought for the 2013 Williamsville Wall of Fame honoring distinguished graduates from the district’s three high schools.  To be eligible, candidates must have graduated at least 10 years ago from Williamsville South, N More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I find it quite funny that Town of Amherst Supervisor Barry Weinstein proposed giving everyone raises about a month ago, and now he wants to downsize the police and do away with other things. More...

Obituaries

Clarence H. Hutt, veteran, Hutt’s Dairy salesman

Clarence H. Hutt, 90, of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.  Mr. Hutt was born in Buffalo and graduated from Riverside High School in 1939, and was a member of the West Side Rowing Club. More...

Charlotte L. Svensson, longtime Ken East secretary

Charlotte Luella Svensson, 82, (nee Farrar) of Amherst, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.  Mrs. More...

Death Notices

JAKIEL, Anthony J. “Tony,” of Williamsville, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Be a ‘pumpking’ this Halloween

Try these four designs to shake up your Halloween routine

Pumpkin carving is one of the staples among Halloween rituals, but just because it’s a tradition doesn’t mean it has to be done in a traditional way. More...

5K race to benefit American Cancer Society

Buffalo MRI, a sponsor of Paint the Village Pink, will host its first 5K Run and Family Fun Walk at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Buffalo MRI, 4925 Main St., Amherst. Preregistration costs $28, and registration on the day of the race costs $30. 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.  Donna Fernandes will present on the Buffalo Zoo at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. More...

Entertainment

LOCAL MUSIC

thurs. 25Busted Stuff — 5 p.m., Club 101, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel’s Seneca Event Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; Free. 299-1100, www.senecaniagaracasino.com The Karaoke — 8 p.m., The Polish Villa, 1085 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. More...

COMEDY

thurs. 25 Janey Godley — 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, and Friday, Oct. 26; and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at Yuk Yuk’s at Casino Niagara, 5705 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...

CONCERTS

thurs. 25 Los Angeles-based Debbie Davies and her band will bring the blues to Buffalo at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Dog Pound Saloon, 2339 Union Road, West Seneca; $. 656-2574     fri.  More...

Town Board approves $116.6 million budget

While there were not many comments from the audience during the public hearing on Supervisor Barry Weinstein’s 2013 budget, Town Board members addressed their concerns in sometimes intense discussions during Monday’s meeting.  More...

Changes to bus routes saving Sweet Home money

Changes to bus routes have resulted in significant cost savings for the Sweet Home School District.  Bob Weselak, supervisor of transportation, told the Board of Education at its Oct. More...

Village Board discusses stop signs, parks

The Williamsville Village Board addressed the installation of stop signs during its board meeting on Monday evening.  A resident of Oakgrove Drive expressed concerns over the lack of a stop sign in front of his house after a temporary sign was r More...

Editorial

Say thank you to a School Board member

Bee Editorial

Next week, Oct. 29 through Nov. More...

Spindle items

• WE HAVE IT COVERED — I don’t believe that this has occurred in my more than two and a half years as Amherst Bee associate editor. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 27, 1887   From the Clarence correspondent to The Bee: “We will leave the reporting of the Republican convention to the more gifted pen of Mr. More...

Police Blotter

Sewer grates lifted from business

Monday, Oct. 15 • Police responded to Nickel Way, where a property maintenance manager reported that a vinyl fence was kicked down by an unknown person during the weekend. More...

Letters to the Editor

Police cars seem invisible to drivers

Have you seen the new Amherst Police patrol cars? More...

Honor school board members next week

On behalf of a grateful community,   I would like to offer my heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the eight dedicated individuals who serve as members of the Sweet Home Board of Education.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Good Grief meeting scheduled   Calvary’s Good Grief Support Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. on the corner of South Cayuga Street. For more information, call 633-7800. More...

Sports

Panthers’ defense extinguishes Flames, 46-6

The Sweet Home football team always seems to play championship defense once playoffs start, and this year has been no exception.  The Panthers’ defense forced three turnovers and held the Williamsville East offense to 112 total yards in a More...

Billies shrug off slow start against McKinley

The Williamsville South football team overcame a slow start against McKinley to move one step closer to Ralph Wilson Stadium and a shot at the Section VI Class A championship.  More...

South, Sweet Home boys soccer teams play to scoreless tie

The Section VI Class A-1 Tournament in boys soccer begins this week, but the Sweet Home-Williamsville South game played Wednesday at South had playoff implications.  More...

Business

Theodore’s Red Hots celebrates opening of third location in Western New York

Ted Liaros is still working hard to honor the achievements of his grandfather — an immigrant from Greece who moved to Buffalo and established Ted’s Hot Dogs. More...

Credit union provides members with 65 years of experience

At Amherst Federal Credit Union, members are provided with 65 years worth of service and commitment.  The business, at 6470 Main St., Suite 5, near Limestone Drive, draws membership from Amherst, Cheektowaga, West Seneca and Depew.  More...

Events

Empire State College to hold info sessions   More...