Weekly Feature



November 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sanders, Popowich appear to win council seats

Absentee ballot results from the Nov. 5 election are indicating that Town Board incumbent Steven Sanders has won re-election, while newcomer Ramona Popowich will also take a seat on the board.  More...

Local News

Police seek information in incident that injured pedestrian

Amherst police are seeking information regarding a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on Oct. 30.  According to Capt. More...

News brief

The Highway Department will be conducting leaf pickup in the Town of Amherst through Nov. 30. It is important for residents to remember that leaves should be raked into the right-of-way portion of their properties.. More...

Williamsville Central reviews projected enrollment decreases

During its Nov. 12 meeting, the Williamsville School Board reviewed a current and future enrollment projections report that indicates the district’s student body will decrease to less than 10,000 by the start of the 2018 academic year.  More...

Police Blotter

Youths wander around store, touch bulk foods

Monday, Nov. 11  • An employee of a Niagara Falls Boulevard business reported that her iPod was stolen sometime during the previous day’s work shift. She said the theft was not caught on camera.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Vote of confidence much appreciated

Thank you to the voters of Amherst for electing me to a second term as town supervisor. More...

Education

Heim Middle posts first quarter honor roll students

The following Heim Middle School students were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2013-14 academic year:  Grade eight   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Polish Arts Club of Buffalo sets lecture   More...

Sports

North football finishes against Eastridge

Spartans win Class A Far West Regional, play Union-Endicott in state semifinal

The motto all season for the Williamsville North football team has been to finish, and the Spartans did that in a big way to continue their Cinderella season. More...

South, Clarence dominate First Team selections

2013 All-Bee Girls Soccer

Williamsville South and Clarence were two of the top girls soccer teams in Section VI this fall, so it’s not a surprise that both schools filled up all but two spots on the 2013 All-Bee Girls Soccer Team’s First Team. More...

All-Bee Football Teams slated

The Bee will announce the 2013 All-Bee Football Team in next week’s edition. How many players from your favorite school made the team? Be sure to read the Nov. 27 edition to find out.   More...

Business

Area restaurateur believes ‘every city deserves a New York-style deli’

For Richard Balogh, owning a restaurant is an extension of the passion he has for the community. A native of New York City, Balogh moved to Western New York six years ago. More...

New juice bars hiding in plain sight

There’s a well kept secret inside three area LA Fitness centers that is about to spill out.  All Juiced Up, a 100 percent all-natural juice bar, currently is in operation at the LA Fitness centers in Buffalo and Clarence, with the third lo More...

Events

Image specialist to help project professionalism   More...

Upscale apartments proposed for Linwood, South Forest parcels

The Town Board during its meeting on Monday agreed to wait until Dec. More...

Village OKs Water Mill lease with Sweet Jenny’s

One of the community’s most prominent buildings will soon have a new life. The Williamsville Village Board during its meeting on Nov. More...

Editorial

Protect yourself by being cautious, vigilant

Bee Editorial

Throughout the year, people are bothered by individuals and/or companies that are running scams, but it seems that residents in Amherst and Williamsville are still falling prey to false claims and fraudulent solicitations.  More...

Spindle items

• VETERANS CEREMONIES — I am proud of the Town of Amherst and Village of Williamsville for honoring area veterans during observances and ceremonies last week on Veterans Day. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 22, 1888   We are informed by Mr. Christian Humbert that on last Friday night, a stray mule came to Mr. Wm. Foots on the Watson Place near Amherst Center.  Miss Bertha A. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Since the InBloom organization will be selling our children’s private information with no guarantee of security, we should applaud both Williamsville and West Seneca school superintendents for joining the many districts across our state that h More...

Obituaries

Henry F. Becker, insurance consultant

Henry F. Becker, 79, of Williamsville, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.  Born in Brooklyn, Mr. Becker graduated from Long Island City High School in Queens.  As a youth in Brooklyn and Queens, Mr. More...

Death Notices

CAMERON, Harold G., of Amherst, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Mr. Cameron is survived by one son, Keith; one daughter, Jill Traver; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Cyndy Scott. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Lifestyles

The vegans have spoken, and they’re foodies, too

Buffalo Vegetarian Society initiative challenges area restaurants

With award-winning chefs and a food culture reflecting an array of ethnic influences — some being area traditions — Buffalo restaurants offer inspired everyday fare but often overlook a growing demographic: reformed omnivores, better know More...

Holiday bazaar planned at Elderwood

The Volunteers-in-Partnership at Elderwood will hold a holiday bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Elderwood Senior Care, 200 Bassett Road, Amherst. Proceeds from the bazaar will benefit Elderwood residents. More...

Senior Citizens Foundation honors volunteers

The Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation hosted its 20th Anniversary Awards Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Transit Valley Country Club. More than 100 guests attended the event, which honored Robert R. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 21   Memories in the Making: Art Show and Auction — Annual meeting of Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter includes awards presentations, art show and auction, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Art

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