Weekly Feature



November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

VETERANS DAY

— Nancy Perry, left, assists Betty McCarthy as she places two flowers for her husband, John, and son, Gerald, during a Veterans Day ceremony Sunday at the Veterans Memorial in Amherst State Par More...

Local News

Amherst Alumni Foundation honors retired educators

In 2004, the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation Inc. and the Amherst Central School District initiated a way to recognize retired educators in the district. More...

Maple West students create courtyard garden

Three years ago at Maple West Elementary, Erie 1 BOCES teacher Patricia Hull initiated an idea to plant a garden in order to give her class of students with special needs a hands-on learning experience.  More...

Amherst High School students place high at Fall Festival

Three Amherst High School Latin IV students on Oct. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s no wonder the Town of Amherst is having financial difficulties when the dysfunctional town board must have several town meetings to approve simple parking restrictions on Woodbury Drive in Snyder. More...

Obituaries

Mary Jane Sweeney, teacher

Mary Jane Sweeney, 82, of Snyder and Windmill Point, Ontario, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. More...

Deaths

DeVINNEY, George E., of Getzville, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Mr. DeVinney is survived by his wife, Jane (nee Demmon); one brother, Fred; and one sister, Sandra Mineo. Funeral services were held at Perna, Dengler, Roberts Funeral Home. More...

Sports

North, OP dominate First Team selections

2012 All-Bee Girls Soccer

Williamsville North and Orchard Park’s girls soccer teams finished as the top two Section VI Class AA teams this year — the schools met for the playoff championship Nov. More...

Regional participants dot First Team lineup

2012 All-Bee Boys Soccer

Williamsville East, East Aurora and Clarence all reached the Far West Regional round of the 2012 boys soccer playoffs, so it’s no surprise that players from those three schools make up a slight majority of the honorees on the inaugural All-Bee More...

All-Bee Football Team to debut next week

Following on the heels of this week’s All-Bee Soccer Team debut, The Bee will announce its inaugural All-Bee Football Team in next week’s edition. More...

Business

Bridal shop celebrates 75 years of weddings

For 75 years, Victoria’s Bridal Shoppe has been providing brides with wedding gowns for their special day.  The shop was founded in 1937 on Clinton Street in Buffalo before moving to its current location in the Georgetown Square, 5225 Sher More...

Yoga studio features classes for all levels of movement

For the past 13 years, Anita Greber has been teaching people yoga so they can improve and preserve their flexibility and maintain great health.  Greber’s business, East Meets West Yoga, features two studios: 758 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, and More...

Salon Berardo provides clients with years of expertise, passion

Anthony Berardo, owner of Salon Berardo, has been interested in styling hair since he was trained as a barber in Naples, Italy.  He became passionate about cutting hair during his apprenticeship as a child in Italy.  In the 1960s, Berardo c More...

Most incumbents win in races for state, federal positions

While the Nov. 6 election results remain unofficial, the majority of incumbents seeking re-election to state and federal posts won against their respective challengers. The following is a list of election outcomes: County comptroller More...

Daemen trustees select new president

The Board of Trustees of Daemen College has selected Gary A. Olson as president of the college beginning in 2013.  Olson was previously the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. More...

Editorial

Stay healthy at Thanksgiving with simple changes

Bee Editorial

Next week, Americans will celebrate the holiday most closely associated with gorging on fattening foods, kick-starting the season of eating known as the “holidays.”  More...

Spindle items

• MARRIAGE MEMORIES — On Nov. 3, I married the love of my life, Vanessa, at our church in Williamsville in front of many members of our family and friends, including co-workers. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 17, 1887   The president has designated November 24 as a day of thanksgiving and prayers. He recommends an abandonment of business and work, and that the day be dedicated to worship.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports neighbor stomping on floor

Monday, Nov. 5  • Police responded to Windermere Boulevard where a man reported that he was injured by three men who punched and kicked him before stealing his cellphone and $10 from his wallet. More...

Letters to the Editor

Grateful to those who voted for me

I would like to thank the tens of thousands who voted for me on Nov. 6.  More...

Donors, volunteers aid planting of trees

The Williamsville Tree Board would like to wholeheartedly thank all the volunteers who made the Nov. 3 Village of Williamsville tree planting a success.  This is always a great community event and is treated with pride by everyone involved. More...

Free coffee offer left me speechless

On Nov. 10, while in line at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Eggert Road in Amherst, a male stranger offered to buy me a cup of coffee.  More...

Lifestyles

Hunting bonds family, friends

More than a hobby:

Depending on whom you ask, hunting is a passion, a sport, a hobby or a deeply rooted family tradition.  More...

Eggertsville Library offers craft hour

The Eggertsville Library, 4622 Main St., Snyder, will host a preschool and craft hour at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County. More...

Couple honeymoon in Ireland

Carolyn Perry married Michael Kelly during a late afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Buffalo. The Rev. Rex Stewart officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Jane and John Perry of Amherst. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 16 . More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15 . After-School Escape — Enjoy a one-hour program for kids, grades kindergarten through 5, featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. More...

Performance

fri. 16 . This Is The ’60s — A unique multimedia experience that will immerse audiences in the most exciting and groundbreaking decade in modern history. More...