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October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Town budget meeting set for Oct. 19

The Town Board will hold its next budget meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Local News

Nuremburg trials historian to offer lecture at Daemen

The 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials will be commemorated with a special lecture by renowned legal scholar John Q. Barrett, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Alternative payment methods, extended hours offered for taxes

Town Clerk Marjory Jaeger is reminding Amherst residents that school taxes are due on or before Thursday, Oct. 15, and is making the public aware of alternative methods and extended hours for collection.  More...

Calvary Episcopal to benefit Butterfly Moon organization

A basket auction to benefit the Butterfly Moon nonprofit organization will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.Sheridan Drive is being re-paved. What year are they going to take care of Maple Road from North Forest to Transit? When are they going to raise the manhole covers?  More...

Letters to the Editor

Nonprofit mirrors pope’s message

Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States allowed our nation to connect with one of the most progressive and vibrant personalities on the world stage.  His visit provided numerous opportunities for Americans to experience those issue More...

Resident responds to previous letters

In response to both letters of last week, open up your eyes. More...

Property presents opportunity for park

The Town of Amherst should deny a rezoning of the proposed Westwood mixed-use development. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Niagara Frontier Doll Club to hold show, sale   More...

Sports

North girls cross-country repeats at Town of Amherst Championships

Williamsville North’s girls cross-country team repeated as champions at the Town of Amherst Championships Friday at Bassett Park.  The Lady Spartans recorded 27 points. It was the first time the event was held at Bassett Park.  More...

South boys cross-country wins invite for second time

For the second time in school history, Williamsville South’s boys cross-country team won the Town of Amherst Championships.  The Billies placed first, second, fourth, sixth and 14th to record 27 points Friday at Bassett Park.  More...

East girls soccer records statement win over South

Williamsville East’s girls soccer team put itself in the driver’s seat of ECIC Division II after recording a 3-1 home win over Williamsville South Wednesday, Oct. More...

Business

Poupalos joins primary care staff at Buffalo Medical Group

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Mall-O-Ween provides safe trick-or-treat alternative

Eastern Hills Mall will again provide a safe, weather-controlled environment for trick-or-treating from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, during its 13th annual Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza.  More...

Scientist awarded grant for research

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Senior Center to host candidates forum

To prepare voters for Election Day on Nov. 3, the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway, will host a “Meet the Candidates” forum at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Heroin Task Force holds public meeting at Sweet Home

The Assembly Minority Task Force on Heroin Addiction and Community Response hosted its fourth regional forum on Oct. More...

Editorial

Proper etiquette in public forums is a must

Bee Editorial

It is important for the public to understand the proper etiquette in speaking at government meetings. We want to make the community aware of some of these rules, as the Town Board will be holding a budget meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Spindle items

• LOOKING FOR HELP — As a volunteer for various boards and committees in the community, I understand the importance of helping people in need. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 16, 1890   More...

Police Blotter

Giants fan tosses lit firecrackers in air

Saturday, Oct. 3  • A resident of East Robinson Road reported that the glass in her house’s side door was smashed. The resident also said a person’s underwear and khaki pants were found on the dining room floor.  More...

Obituaries

Nancy W. Rutter, co-owner of storage company

Nancy Wilkes Rutter, of Williamsville, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. She was 93.  Mrs. Rutter was born in June 1922 in Buffalo. She and her husband of 40 years, Wayne, owned and operated the American Household Storage Co. More...

Michael A. States, BOCES student

Michael A. States, of East Amherst, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. He was 19.  Born in Seoul, South Korea, Mr. States was a graduate of Williamsville North High School and enjoyed working with his hands. More...

Richard C. Burke, consultant

Richard C. Burke, a native of Buffalo, died recently in Bloomington, Indiana, where he had lived for nearly 50 years. He was 82.  Dr. Burke was born in Buffalo in 1932. More...

Lifestyles

Steel Crazy Iron Art......

Handcrafting interior, exterior products that reflect meaning

Steel is commonly used in the construction of roads, railways and other infrastructure, but Ed and Brian Hogle saw its potential to become a piece of art.  The Hogles, owners of Steel Crazy Iron Art, have been working in the steel and constructi More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register.  More...

Josh Groban’s tour features North grad

Jessica Tripi was one of 20 Nazareth College students who had the opportunity to perform just feet away from Josh Groban on the singer and songwriter’s recent tour.  Tripi, who grew up in Amherst, describes Groban’s voice as deep and More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 15   Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus — See inside some of the new research facilities and watch the construction cranes at work, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, meet at Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott St., Buffalo; $. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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