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July 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Glen Park Arts Festival set for this weekend

Signs along Main Street proclaim one of the summer’s most cultural events in the Village of Williamsville.  The fourth annual Glen Park Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Local News

Bakers sought for annual pie-baking contest

The Williamsville Business Association is looking for bakers to participate in its annual pie-baking contest, an event held during the Taste of Williamsville, on Sunday, Aug. 4.  More...

STORM DAMAGE

— A large tree along North Forest Road near Mapleton Drive was snapped in half during Friday night’s thunderstorm. More...

Concert series to continue through mid-August

The Amherst Youth and Recreation Department will continue its Summer Concert Series through mid-August featuring local artists and entertainers.  All of the concerts will be held at 7 p.m. at Bassett Park, located at Youngs and Klein roads. More...

Police Blotter

Youths break bottles in street

Monday, July 15   • A resident of Hartford Road reported that a person sprayed a vehicle tire product on his grill and put an unknown substance in the oil tank of his lawn mower.  More...

Obituaries

Gordon Schorr, Bronze Star recipient

Gordon Schorr, 97, of Williamsville, died Sunday, May 12, 2013.  Mr. Schorr was born in Hamilton, Ontario, on Aug. 31, 1915, and moved to Buffalo at the age of 3.  More...

Sixto R. Maceda III, Amherst doctor

Dr. Sixto R. Maceda, 70, of Williamsville, died Monday, July 15, 2013.  Dr. Maceda was born in Manila, Philippines, on Sept. More...

Death Notices

BIERL, Shirley C., of Amherst, died Friday, July 19, 2013. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Perry’s Ice Cream churns 95 years of frozen delights

T he cutout of a brown sugar cone topped with a dollop of white ice cream, dotted with cherries, is an iconic symbol of summertime. Once the cone is spotted, a hankering for Perry’s Ice Cream usually ensues. More...

Jurek Post schedules chicken barbecue

A.J. Jurek American Legion Post will host a chicken barbecue dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the post, 15 New Road, East Amherst. More...

Lebanese fest to star Julie Taboulie

Julie Taboulie, known as the “Queen of Lebanese,” will visit the 15th annual Western New York Lebanese Festival from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at St. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

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Literature

thurs. 25   Spit at Spot — Open mic poetry night hosted by Brown Sugar, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Spot Coffee, 227 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 818-3739  More...

Town approves Wehrle Drive rezonings

The Town Board during its meeting on Monday approved the rezoning of portions of several properties adjoining 1759 Wehrle Drive, which is currently occupied by Ingram Micro, a technology business seeking to expand its area operations.  (See edit More...

Village Board outlines plans for parks, water system

Plans for the Main/Evans triangle park, the pocket park located between Village Hall and the Amherst Library, and the village water system were discussed during the Williamsville Village Board meeting and work session on Monday.  Mayor Brian Kul More...

Editorial

Teamwork finds solution for Ingram Micro

Bee Editorial

The recent decision of the Town Board to approve the rezoning of 1731 and 1739 Wehrle Drive, 66 Rubino Court and 9 Wilson Road from residential to science technology will benefit the community.  While residents in the immediate area will still b More...

Spindle items

• MAKING SOME NOISE — Last year, my second public appearance as a guitarist was at the intersection of Rock and Main streets as part of the Music on Main concert series. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 26, 1888   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Kudos to Mayor Kulpa and the Beautifying Main Street Committee who have promised and delivered what is to be a Picture Perfect Main Street. Even Sen. Schumer, with all his important concerns in Washington, D.C. More...

Education

Williamsville East posts fourth-quarter honor roll students

The following students at Williamsville East High School were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 academic year:  Grade 12   More...

On the Campus

Susie B. George, of East Amherst, graduated with associate’s degrees in arts and fine arts from Cottey College. Additionally, George was on the president’s list for the 2013 spring semester.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

HRMC to hold ID theft prevention workshop   Havard Rosk Management Corp. will host a free identity theft prevention workshop at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Crossroads Lutheran Church, 2640 Main St., Amherst. More...

Sports

Sacred Heart’s Hall tabbed Bee’s Female Athlete of Year

La’Trice Hall’s success in basketball this past year was a direct result of her hard work off the court. More...

Empire REVS WNY soccer wins division title in first year

The Empire REVS WNY soccer team’s first year in the Women’s Premier League was a huge success.  Composed of college players, the REVS finished the regular season with an 8-2 record and 24 points to win the Mid-Atlantic Division title More...

Kensington Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 38th annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

Business

Accura Audiology provides state-of-the-art hearing devices

A new device is now available to assist people with hearing loss. The new Lyric 2 hearing aid is almost undetectable, as it is positioned near the bottom of a person’s ear canal.  More...

Dash’s celebrates 90 years, adds to scholarship program

Dash’s Market has been a staple in Western New York since Joseph and Mary Dash opened the first location on Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo in 1923.  More...

Business Brief

Alexandria Professional will host a grand opening celebration for BodySugaringU, a training and certificationfortechniciansinbody sugaring, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at its international headquarters, 15 Lawrence Bell Drive, Amherst. More...