Weekly Feature



July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Church to serve people in need with food truck

After noticing families within their community in need of meal assistance, staff and members of St. More...

Local News

Concert series begins at Island Park on July 19

As a way to further bring together the community, the annual “Tuesdays in Island Park” concert series begins on July 19 with a performance by the Williamsville Community Band. This is the third year the concert series is being offered. More...

Rotary Club installs president, officers

The Rotary Club of Amherst recently installed Gerry DeSimone as the club’s president for the 2016-17 fiscal year.  During an installation ceremony, DeSimone accepted the club gavel and bell from the outgoing president, Isadore DeMarco.&nbs More...

Rotary Club names board members, installs officers

The Rotary Club of Williamsville installed its 2016-17 officers and board of directors during a recent ceremony at Milos Restaurant.  More...

Police Blotter

Hostess snacks thrown to ground by irate man

Saturday, July 2  • A resident of Ponderosa Drive reported that youths were igniting bottle rockets in the street.  • A man was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Sheridan Drive department store. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dash’s Market is great supporter of Old Home Days

The Jolly Boys of Williamsville want to take this opportunity in the midst of our key fundraising event, Old Home Days, to thank a significant contributor to our charity.  More...

Support activities of peace, unity

The more than 400 members of the Sisters of St. More...

Sports

Bailey now a veteran at Sabres Development Camp

Justin Bailey is well aware of how quickly circumstances can change.  More...

East baseball, girls volleyball, North girls hoops share honor

Team of the Year

Picking one team from the 2015-16 school year as the Amherst Bee’s Team of the Year is an impossible task.  So many teams were successful that if there was more available space, up to nine teams could have earned the distinction.  The More...

Miller Tennis Center pros capture MUNY singles titles

Miller Tennis Center Teaching Professionals Sergio Arevalillo and Marta Morga Alonso captured the men’s and women’s open singles titles at the 94th annual MUNY Tennis Tournament recently held at Delaware Park.  More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 14   Chestnut Ridge Evening Hike — This Foothills Trail Club sponsored 5-mile hike will take place at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Meet in the parking lot by the casino; Free. 548-1401, www.foothillstrailclub.org  More...

Festivals

thurs. 14-sun. 17   Galbani Italian Heritage Festival — Food, contests, entertainment, vendors and activities, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 14   Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375  sat. 16   More...

Town sets rezoning decision for Sept. 6

Miller Road

The Town Board during its meeting on Monday agreed to set a decision date of Sept. More...

Old Home Days festivities continue through Friday

The 39th annual the Old Home Days celebration continues through Friday, July 15, featuring a midway with food stands, rides and games, and live entertainment.  All of the festivities will be held at Island Park, behind the Amherst Municipal Buil More...

Editorial

Poor conduct at public meetings must be stopped

Bee Editorial

It was only a few months ago that we wrote a news piece about how people — especially those serving on town-sanctioned committees or boards — should conduct themselves during public meetings. More...

Spindle items

• SPECIAL OFFERING — In this week’s edition, I had the pleasure of speaking with Steven Biegner, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. in Eggertsville. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  July 16, 1891   The shops above Mr. D.Q. Miner’s paint shop, owned by Hon. T.A. Hopkins, are being arranged for Mr. Bert Shultz of Buffalo Plains, who will occupy them as a photographer. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Bee editorial on June 29 addresses public safety on private lots near Ralph Wilson Stadium. Next, The Bee needs to address pedestrian safety in the village on Main Street at Mill and the Cayuga Street crossing. More...

Obituaries

Josephine Lorich, active in Sodality

Josephine Lorich, 97, of Williamsville, died Friday, June 24, 2016.  Mrs. Lorich emigrated from Germany as a young girl in 1930. She attended SS. More...

Death Notices

DEEMER, Robert E. Jr., of Amherst, died Sunday, July 3, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Sheryl; four children, Craig, Amy Wann, Jill Morrison and Robyn Deemer; one sibling, James; and nine grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

‘Kickstock’

Kickball Festival hosted by SABAH

Remember what it was like to run around and play kickball in gym class? SABAH is giving anyone 21 and older a chance to be a kid again. The first “Kickstock” Kickball Festival will take place Saturday, Aug. More...

Psychic fun night to benefit peace park

A psychic fun night to benefit funds for the Alix Rice Peace Park will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church Street, Buffalo. The event will feature psychic and medium audience readings. More...

Library News

This event will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  More...

Business

Farmers Insurance keeps clients engaged

John Talarico and Robert Junge have more than six years of experience in insurance and both started their careers working at Geico. The two are now the agency co-owners of Farmers Insurance, located at 2451 Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

Thank-A-Vet outreach to be offered at Senior Center

County Clerk Chris Jacobs will offer a Thank-A-Vet outreach event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Vilardo named associate at Atwal Eye Care

Dr. Michael L. Vilardo, a glaucoma-trained specialist, has been named an associate of Atwal Eye Care.  More...