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August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual classic car show revisits Northtown Center

The Rotary Clubs of Amherst and Williamsville will be holding the 12th annual Rotary Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day this weekend, featuring an array of car and truck models on display.  More...

Local News

Lucey to campaign for highway superintendent

Patrick Lucey will be campaigning for the office of Amherst highway superintendent in the November election. He is endorsed by the Republican and Independence parties. Lucey has been an officer in the Amherst Police Department for the past 29 years. More...

Williamsville resident named St. Bonaventure Alumni of the Year

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

John Berger Sr. has been an active alumni member of St. Bonaventure University since he graduated in 1960.  For his years of service, the Williamsville resident was named St. More...

Buffalo woman charged with child endangerment

Amherst police on Thursday arrested a Buffalo woman after responding to a complaint of an unattended child inside a vehicle parked off Niagara Falls Boulevard.  According to Assistant Chief Charles Cohen, the responding officer who arrived to th More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.They did a nice job paving Audubon Parkway, but I wish they would cut the grass that is between Dodge Road and the ramp off the 990. It’s very difficult to see if there is a vehicle coming when trying to make a right on red. More...

Education

Amherst High School names fourth-quarter honor students

The following students at Amherst High School were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 academic year:  Grade 12   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Wiffleball tournament looking for teams   More...

Sports

Defense sparks North to late victory over South

With both offenses struggling at the 40th annual Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, the North defense made big plays to spark the team to victory over the South.  More...

Second annual Stang Memorial Run crowns champions

One-hundred seventy-five runners were joined by 43 walkers in competing in the second annual Greg Stang Memorial 5K Run and Fun Walk July 26 at Bassett Park in Williamsville.  Lydia Stang served as the honorary starter.  Proceeds benefited More...

Publish sports scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their teams’ sports results published in The Bee can do so by filling out forms on our website, www.beenews.com, or by emailing them directly to sports reporter Patrick J. Nagy at pnagy@beenews.com. More...

Business

Chamber adds Medicare to its insurance offerings

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce Insurance Division has added Medicare health insurance to its benefit packages for Chamber members.  More...

OFF TO THE PROM

— Ruth and Phil Blank pose for their formal prom pictures during the Senior Senior Prom held at Amberleigh Retirement Community on July 28. More...

Magician to perform at mall’s Children’s Summer Theater

Magician Paul Antonio will perform in this weekend’s installment of the Children’s Summer Theater at Eastern Hills Mall at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, in front of Bon-Ton.  More...

Town to honor community activist with memorial

The Town Board during its meeting on Monday agreed to honor a longtime community volunteer with a memorial plaque on the Amherst Bike Path.  The resolution, initiated by Deputy Supervisor Guy Marlette and co-sponsored by Council Members Ramona P More...

Moonlight Run set for Aug. 19

The 29th annual Moonlight Run and Wellness Walk will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, through the streets in the Village of Williamsville.  The 5K is a combination of gradual hills and long flat areas through the course.  More...

Editorial

Hot summer days pose health risks

Bee Editorial

A lot of talk this week has been about the heat and rightly so — Western New York hasn’t experienced a 90-degree day since 2013. More...

Spindle items

• BIRTHDAY WISHES — When discussing the plans for my wife’s birthday last week, she told me that she just wanted a day to relax without worrying about preparing for a party. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 7, 1890   More...

Police Blotter

Angry woman urinates in grocery store lot

Monday, July 27  • A resident of Sherbrooke Drive reported that the rear window of her vehicle was smashed out of the frame. The resident said the damage occurred overnight.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

NICARD, Netro L. “Mathais,” of Williamsville, died Thursday, July 30, 2015. He is survived by many relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margot. A private service was held. More...

William Howe Birkmayr, owner of Hubbs & Howe

William Howe Birkmayr, a Williamsville resident and retired owner of Hubbs & Howe, died Sunday, July 26, 2015. He was 89.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. More...

David J. Orr, insurance specialist

David J. Orr, of Williamsville, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015. He was 79.  Mr. Orr was born in Buffalo in 1935. More...

Lifestyles

There’s a new seat at the coloring table

Adults find therapy, fun in children’s pastime

A coloring book and crayons sit on Erin Maynard’s nightstand. They do not belong to a child and won’t be wrapped to give as a birthday present. The art supplies are part of Maynard’s elaborate pre-sleep ritual. More...

Jurek Post pancake breakfast to be held

A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at A.J. Jurek American Legion Post, 655 New Road, between Smith Road and Millersport Highway, Amherst. More...

‘Fill your bucket,’ Peaceful Schools teaches social skills

In the touring production of “Have You Filled a Bucket Today? More...