Weekly Feature



November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ceremony to unveil names of town’s honored veterans

The second Amherst Veterans Memorial Unveiling of Names ceremony will be held at noon Friday, Nov. 8, at the Amherst Veterans Memorial in the Amherst State Park, 400 Mill St., Amherst.  More...

Local News

Student teaches children in ‘Semester at Sea’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Tori Ryan is enjoying what she calls “the experience of a lifetime” on the fall 2013 Voyage of the Semester at Sea program through the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.  More...

Amherst Central to present ‘Salute to Our Veterans’

The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation Inc. is inviting the community to attend “Salute to Our Veterans,” an event to be held next week that will honor the dedication and service of veterans of the armed forces. More...

Alumni Foundation honors past educators during ceremony

In 2004, the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation Inc. and the AmherstCentralSchoolDistrictinitiated an annual event to recognize retired Amherst Central educators.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Amherst, it’s time to celebrate. Iskalo took down its two 4x8 signs on Main Street near North Forest. More...

Obituaries

James A. Eaton Jr., CEO of Eaton Office Supply

James A. Eaton, 60, of Williamsville, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.  Born in Buffalo, he was a 1971 graduate of Amherst Central High School and was the fourth generation ofhisfamilytoattendWesleyan University in Middletown, Conn.  More...

Lowell E. LaMont Sr., volunteer firefighter

Lowell E. LaMont Sr., 96, formerly of Amherst, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. Mr. LaMont was born in Buffalo to Earl and Florence (nee Salter). More...

Death Notice

GAGLIONE, Francis R., of Hamburg, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Mr. Gaglione is survived by one daughter, Susan Snyder; two sons, David and Robert; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Rosemarie Parisi; and one brother, Richard. More...

Lifestyles

Toastmasters delivers skills to public speakers

Heart racing, hands sweating, fear taking over. More...

Russian tea room, bazaar planned

A Russian tea room and bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 and 16, at Saints Theodore Orthodox Church, 96 Los Robles St., Williamsville. More...

Students Unite for Unity Day

The end of bullying begins with me. That was the 2013 Unity Day message during National Bullying Prevention Month in October.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7   HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — Silent and voice auctions, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Romanello’s South Restaurant, 5793 South Park Ave., Hamburg; $. 627-4560, www.penndixie.org  More...

Film/Video

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Breaking News - 11/6/2013 11:04 AM

Voters elect Buscaglia as town justice; Weinstein wins re-election

Less than 500 votes separate town council candidates

While election results are still unofficial and absentee ballots have yet to be counted, as of early Wednesday morning, the following is a tally of the outcomes in town and county races.Town justice More...

Town seeks valid parking agreement from school

Sacred Heart’s construction stalled

The Town Board during its meeting on Monday approved a resolution citing conditions that must be met before a stop work order is lifted at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, which is currently in the process of constructing a new gymnasium at the r More...

Village Board OKs Flynn Battaglia Architects for mill

The Williamsville Village Board approved Flynn Battaglia Architects for architectural services for the Williamsville Water Mill during its board meeting on Oct. 29.  More...

Editorial

Remember to honor the nation’s veterans

Bee Editorial

Veterans Day is a way for us to remember those who have made the sacrifice of defending our country’s freedoms. More...

Spindle items

• SPECIAL GUESTS — During Monday’s Town Board meeting, members of Boy Scout Troop 445 were in attendance and were given the opportunity to lead in the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 8, 1888   More...

Police Blotter

Vehicle strikes parked car, light pole, hydrant

Monday, Oct. 28   • An employee of an Essjay Road business reported that the side view mirror of his vehicle was damaged while he was working. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for honoring loved one’s memory

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Park volunteers due committee thanks

The Arboretum Gardens at Amherst State Park are ready for their winter rest. The perennials have been cut back, the hoses and sprinklers have been put away, and new bulbs have been planted for spring.  More...

Education

On the Campus

State University of New York at Oneonta student Leland Cohen, of Williamsville, was awarded the college’s Scholarship in Excellence in Water Resources, Geology and Earth Sciences. Cohen is pursing a degree in water resources. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Howie Day to play concert at The Forvm   Howie Day and guest Jess Chizuk will play a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at The Forvm, 4224 Maple Road, Amherst. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased by calling 831-3271 or 828-0139. More...

Sports

North football wins 2 OT thriller over GI

Spartans reach first section final

The Williamsville North football team’s Cinderella season continues. More...

Sports photos available for purchase online

Do you like a sports photo that appeared in this week’s edition and wish you had a copy of it for yourself? More...

South girls soccer three-peats in Class A, improves to 20-0

A big strength of the Williamsville South girls soccer team is its offense and it was certainly on display over the Lady Billies’ last two playoff games at Amherst High School.  More...

Business

Made in America opens in Eastern Hills

The phrase “Made in America” elicits a sense of pride in this country, not only for manufacturers, but also the consumers who want to purchase domestically made products. More...

Students eligible for poster contest

Fifth-grade students in the area are eligible to submit poster designs to the state Department of Environmental Conservation to increase public awareness as a part of the Arbor Day Poster Contest.  More...

AAA offering winter vehicle checks

AAA will be offering free pre-winter vehicle checks to AAA members and non-members.  More...