Weekly Feature



November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Incumbents win most area elections

¦ Ranzenhofer, Walter returned to Albany

While not all of the voting districts in Erie County have reported election results — which remain unofficial — the following are tallies for races affecting Amherst residents. More...

Local News

Village Board designates historic landmarks

During Monday’s Williamsville Village Board meeting, trustees awarded historic designations to 23 local landmarks.  Mayor Brian Kulpa said the village tasked the Historic Preservation Commission with implementing the community plan to hono More...

SCHOLARSHIPS

— The Amherst Fire Council recently presented four scholarships. More...

Amherst School Board eyes reserves to lower budget gap

As a way to help reduce a potential budget gap in 2015-16, the Amherst School Board, at its Nov. More...

Police Blotter

Half-naked teens concern residents

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)  Monday, Nov. 3   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Elderwood Village to host speaker series   More...

Sports

Sweet Home rallies over South Park, earns seventh section title in eight years

Brandon Smiley has been a part of many big games throughout his tenure with the Sweet Home football team, and his experience was huge in the Section VI Class A final Thursday at Ralph Wilson Stadium. More...

South girls volleyball rallies for first regional title

Williamsville South girls volleyball coach Tom Sproull said the Class B Far West Regional match against Section V’s Honeoye Falls-Lima Saturday at Lockport High School was absolutely unbelievable, and he was not kidding.  The Lady Billies More...

Schneider strong part of Senators’ system

From the Northtown Center in Amherst to the American Hockey League, Cole Schneider is one step away from joining the best hockey league in the world. More...

Business

Trés Auraé Spa provides treatments, relaxation

Trés Auraé Spa combines the three auras of beauty, health and wellness to offer a serene experience through state-of-the-art treatments. “When you leave, we want you to glow. More...

Dental practice celebrates 20 years in Eggertsville

Dr. Patricia Haberman is celebrating 20 years of her dental practice being located at 3951 Main St. More...

Carubba Collision opens two new locations

Carubba Collision has opened two new locations in Western New York, according to Joseph Carubba, president and CEO of Carubba Collision Corp.  More...

School official files petition to return to post

A Williamsville schools administrator — placed on paid administrative leave in August — has filed a notice of claim, seeking to be reinstated to her duties as assistant superintendent of human resources. More...

SPCA removes more than 70 animals from kennel

The SPCA Serving Erie County removed more than 70 animals from a Dodge Road boarding kennel on Friday after receiving complaints of animal neglect at the establishment.  More...

Editorial

Family Promise offers refuge for those in need

Bee Editorial

As temperatures begin to drop, most people can take comfort that they have a warm home to stay in; however there are many people who do not. More...

Spindle items

• MISSION ACCOMPLISHED — Congratulations are due Snyder resident and Williamsville South graduate Jamie Retallack, who recently returned from a mission in Haiti. The pastor of Trinity South More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 14, 1889   President Harrison has appointed Thursday, Nov. 28, as day for national thanksgiving.  Last week Wednesday, Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.At one time, I was a volunteer clerk at a school board budget vote. I also placed on my front lawn a sign against raising the school tax. I was then told my services were not needed.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DEAN, Edward W., formerly of Williamsville, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. Mr. Dean is survived by his wife, Carole; one daughter, Susan Drsek; one son, Robert; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Michael. More...

Paul F. Gawrys, research chemist

Paul F. Gawrys, 80, of Amherst, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  Born in North Tonawanda, Mr. More...

Darlene Jussila, musician

Darlene Jussila (nee Reynard), 82, formerly of Kenmore and Holland, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.  Mrs. Jussila was born in Issaquah, Washington. More...

Lifestyles

Handwritten letters: traveling through time and thought

A penned letter can resemble the gentle eyes of a friend. The flowing cursive or authentic scribble on the page pairs with its sender like an irrefutable match in a memory game. It’s completely their own. More...

Amherst PTSA to host craft show

The Amherst PTSA’s craft show, featuring local artisans and crafters, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Amherst Middle School, 55 Kings Highway. More...

Homewood Theater presents fall production

Homewood Theater Company will perform a mysterious tale, “Ghosts, They Are A–Coming,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, and Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Williamsville Meeting House, 5658 Main St.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 13-sun. 23   More...

Live Local in WNY

fri. 14   Shawn Duchscherer and The Other Band — 8 p.m., The Angry Buffalo @ The Rose Garden, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. 632-9871  Darrell Porter — 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Symphonic

fri. 14   More...