Weekly Feature



September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Evening in the Village to showcase Main Street

Evening in the Village is once again returning to Williamsville. Organized by the Williamsville Business Association, the evening is slated for 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Local News

Bee readers can win with new football contest

Participants will vie for weekly prizes

A good number of football fans glean extra enjoyment from the sport through participation in squares pools. Now, readers of The Bee will have an extra opportunity to join in on that fun. More...

Town flood insurance information, map available

The Town of Amherst participates in the regular phase of the National Flood Insurance Program, which allows federal flood insurance available for all buildings within the town — regardless of whether or not they are within a specialized flood h More...

Architecture company presents results of survey

According to results from an intensive level survey of historic village properties, Williamsville has 40 out of 42 historic resources appearing to be eligible for local landmarking.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As an Amherst resident, I often wonder, when the governor comes to town and offers millions of dollars to certain sections of the area, I never hear if Amherst ever gets any of these millions. Is there a reason for that?  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Homeowners association sets meeting   The Williamsville South East Homeowners Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Williamsville Library, 5571 Main St., Williamsville. For more information, call 626-4406. More...

Sports

Sweet Home football seeks to extend streak

State finalist riding 60 straight wins in Section VI

If there is a formula to winning a varsity football game, Sweet Home knows the ingredients. More...

Williamsville South resets, only returns two starters

Kraig Kurzanski has coached varsity football for many years, but he’s never experienced a turnover of new players like he has this season at Williamsville South. The Billies enter the 2013 campaign with new starters at 20 of 22 positions. More...

Fall sports previews to continue

The Bee will continue previewing the fall sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing previews of the boys and girls soccer and volleyball teams. More...

Business

Doctor opens private practice focusing on spine, sports medicine

In July, Dr. Michael Geraci Jr. opened a private medical practice at 52 S. Union Road, near Main Street, Amherst, specializing in spine and sports medicine.  More...

Dance studio starts season with new location

After conducting business for 21 years on Elmwood Avenue in the Village of Kenmore, Darlene Ceglia Dance Project has moved to Amherst.  Owner Darlene Ceglia said that although she loved her former location — the landlord who owned that pla More...

Events

Buffalo State hosting graduate open house   More...

Local officials work to mitigate traffic, toll issues

NYS Thruway

State and local officials representing Amherst and Williamsville met two weeks ago with New York State Thruway Authority representatives regarding actions that could improve traffic flow on Interstate 90 and its nearby roadways. More...

Primary elections set for Tuesday

Primary elections will be held at polling sites across the town next week to decide candidates for local elections in November.  The primary election is scheduled to be held Tuesday, Sept. 10.  More...

Ceremony, flag staking to remember victims of Sept. 11, 2001

The Town of Amherst has scheduled a ceremony in remembrance of the people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.  The event will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Editorial

It’s an adult’s responsibility to know, teach bus safety

Bee Editorial

Streets are once again filled with yellow buses and thousands of children carrying books, lunch bags and backpacks as they wait for the arrival of the bus.  Now that school is resuming at all three districts in the town, we should take it upon o More...

Spindle items

• SPECIAL EVENT — The Museum of dis- Ability History, 3826 Main St., Amherst, will host the next program in its Person First Forum series from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 6, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Man awakes to find television missing

Monday, Aug. 26   • Police responded to a Main Street hotel where a woman reported that a man stole her belongings. The woman said she met the man at the hotel after answering an advertisement online. More...

Obituaries

Clare Grellick, dress shop owner

Clare Grellick, 89, of Cheektowaga, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.  Mrs. Grellick was a longtime dress shop owner and volunteer at Weinberg Campus.  Born in Buffalo, she attended School No. 66 and Bennett High School. More...

Sigmund M. Potembski, art director

Sigmund M. Potembski, 88, of Williamsville, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Mr. Potembski was born and grew up in Buffalo. Following his graduation in 1943 from Burgard Vocational High School he served with the U.S. More...

Edith M. Bailey, volunteer coordinator

Edith M. Bailey (nee Pepe), 63, of East Amherst, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.  Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Vietnam Veterans of America seeks redress on Agent Orange

Organization links succeeding generations to chemical exposure

It’s enough that many veterans of war are forced to live with the traumatic memories of deployments past, but it’s a whole different issue when their families — spouses and generations of children — are forced to deal with res More...

Montgomery Park to host WNYHeroes, Inc. speaker

Montgomery Park will hold a talk by WNYHeroes, Inc. representative at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the park, 6363 Transit Road, East Amherst. More...

Couple at home in Philadelphia after honeymoon in Hawaii

Danielle V. Lokaj married Andrew P. Tussing during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Buffalo. The Rev. More...