Weekly Feature



November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Group seeks Northtowns location for Family Justice satellite

For the past couple of months, a group of area residents have been working together to build a safe environment to assist victims of domestic violence.  (See editorial on page four)  The group hopes to model the Erie County Family Justice C More...

Local News

Cantor celebrates 25 years with synagogue

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

On Saturday, Nov. More...

Town leaf pickup ongoing through November

The Highway Department will be picking up leaves until the last week of November.  Leaves should be placed in a pile close to the edge of the street, but not in the street.  Superintendent Robert Anderson requested that residents keep leave More...

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North Forest Elementary students last week collected food to be donated to New Beginnings Food Pantry. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voter trust, support much appreciated

Over the last year, I have had the honor and privilege of meeting many people who make our community a place we can be proud to call home.  Serving the families, businesses, seniors, children and hardworking men and women of Western New York has More...

Holiday tradition smeared by greed

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday. George Washington, the first president of the United States, proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1789. More...

Education

Heim Middle School names first quarter honor roll recipients

The following students at Heim Middle School were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2012-13 academic year:  Grade eight   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Dental office sponsors bone marrow drive   Amherst Dental Group is sponsoring a bone marrow drive from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the dental office, 777 Hopkins Road. More...

Sports

OP, West Seneca East headline First Team selections

2012 All-Bee Football — Defense

The defending Class AA New York State champions are returning to the state title game this weekend in Syracuse. They also led the way with three players voted to the All-Bee Defensive First Team.  More...

Sweet Home, WS East, Depew land multiple First Team honors

2012 All-Bee Football — Offense

Sweet Home, West Seneca East and Depew were three of the top football teams in Western New York, so it’s not a shock that each school landed two picks on the inaugural All-Bee Football Team’s First Team Offense.  More...

Winter sports previews to begin next week

The Bee will begin previewing the winter sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the boys and girls basketball teams. More...

Business

Mongolian fare returns to Eastern Hills area

Mongolian cuisine has arrived in Amherst.  Garden Buffet opened at 7516 Transit Road in September and has been enjoying rave reviews ever since.  “We make everything to order,” said owner Jeff Chen. More...

Chamber to host small business seminar as part of series

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar, “Customer Service and Client Relationship Management,” from 6 to 7;30 p.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Rosina Food Products caters to UB North’s new dining complex

Heading to the ‘dining hall’ has taken on a whole new meaning at the University at Buffalo’s North Campus in Amherst.  Under construction since May 2010, the new, $12 million, 30,000-square-foot Crossroads Culinary Center offic More...

Breaking News - 11/23/2012 6:41 PM

Sweet Home falls, 40-20. Congratulations to Coach John Faller, the staff and the team, for a great season!

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Next stop, Carrier Dome

Sweet Home quarterback Mike Torrillo fires a pass during the Panthers’ 40-22 win over Union-Endicott in the Class A state semifinal Friday at Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester. More...

Village Board plans special meeting, hears audit report

The Williamsville Village Board will hold a special State of the Village address at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Meeting House, 5658 Main St. Mayor Brian Kulpa will bring residents up-to-date with important village issues during his presentation. More...

Editorial

Spindle items

• BE THANKFUL — It’s difficult to believe that it’s the week of Thanksgiving — each year seeming to pass quicker than the last.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1887   More...

‘Path Through History’ overlooked big Buffalo moments

Earlier this year, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled the state’s new “Path Through History” program, aimed at connecting historically and culturally significant sites, locations and events throughout the state.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Citizens, by no means think about turning off your motor instead of idling. No, don’t do that, because if you did, we would all save money at the pumps and be less dependent on foreign oil and fossil fuel.  More...

Obituaries

Joan M. Horrigan, nurse

Joan M. Horrigan, 87, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.  More...

James E. Grady, worked in medical sales

James E. Grady, 78, of East Amherst, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

MILLER, Gertrude (nee Polkoski), of Williamsville, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Mrs. Miller is survived by two sons, Paul and David; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester G. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Hot to Trot

Getting ready for the area’s premier road race

For more than a century, two things have been certain about Thanksgiving in Western New York. One is that you will most likely gain a couple of pounds gorging on the biggest dinner of the year. The other is the Turkey Trot. More...

Survey focuses on parent, child communication

In the 2011 Town of Amherst Developmental Assets’ “A Profile of Your Youth” report, 30 percent of our community’s young people communicate positively with their parents and are willing to seek advice and counsel from parents. More...

Club celebrates 55 years of ballroom dancing

In 1957, three couples shared a common interest in performing ballroom dances at small parties.  What ensued was 55 years of the Amherst Dance Club, which has provided numerous couples with the chance to meet and perform classic ballroom dances More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

fri. 23 . Turkey Trek — The day after Thanksgiving is a great time for a walk in the woods. Join Reinstein Woods on a guided nature walk as they look for wild turkeys and the clues they leave behind, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Holiday

fri. 23 . It WAS A Wonderful Life — Forest Lawn’s popular holiday classic, “It WAS A Wonderful Life (IWAWL),” is written and directed by Joseph Demerly. More...

Art

. Saint Peter and Paul School — Exhibit features sixth- and seventh-grade students showcasing their work, Friday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Jan. More...