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November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Musician to perform holiday show at museum

Sujeet Desai, a musician who plays six instruments, will be performing at a holiday party from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main St., Amherst. The museum is located between Eggert Road and Bailey Avenue. More...

Local News

Women Inc. honors Christine Howard

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Christine E.B. Howard was honored as a “Woman in Leadership” in October by the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of New York State Women Inc. More...

College receives $1M gift from foundation

Daemen College last week received an unprecedented $1 million gift from the Paul A. More...

Incumbents win in federal, state elections

While election results are not yet official according to the Erie County Board of Elections and not all of the polling sites have completed reporting numbers, below are the results in races that pertain to Amherst voters. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Stop raking leaves into the street. The town should go around and issue warnings for raking leaves into the street. Maybe for a second offense people could be given a summons. More...

Education

Sacred Heart names honor roll students

The following students who reside in Amherst were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 academic year at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart:  Grade 12   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

School district slates food drive The Williamsville School District will hold a Thanksgiving food drive at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St. The drive will be collecting nonperishables and turkeys. More...

Sports

East girls volleyball repeats in regional, advances to state championships

Williamsville East’s girls volleyball team is heading back to the state championships.  The Lady Flames (19-0) defeated Section V Pittsford Sutherland in the Class A Far West Regional 25-17, 25-23, 25-22 Saturday at Victor High School in More...

Amherst girls hoops’ Wanzer signs with Niagara

Sullivan to play lacrosse at Philadelphia

Claire Wanzer always wanted to play basketball in college and she won’t have to go too far to get the opportunity to play at the Division I level. More...

Seniors dominate first team accolades

2016 All-Bee Football — Defense

This year’s All-Bee first team defense features players from a wide range of teams and programs. The seven players come from six different schools across four different classifications – AA, A, B and C. More...

Planning Board to hold hearing on Westwood rezoning

The public will have an opportunity to speak before the Planning Board on the requested rezoning of the former Westwood Country Club property, at 772 N. More...

St. Leo’s parish prepares to enter new era

More than two years have passed since St. More...

Editorial

Remember to shop locally during the holidays

Bee Editorial

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Perhaps if you make adjustments to your possible gift ideas you may end up with new ideas.  More...

Spindle items

• HIT THE SLOPES — With only about five more weeks left of the autumn season, it may be time to consider an activity that could help pass the time during the cold and snowy winter months. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. 19, 1891   Mr. John Gollnick and family have moved into Mr. John Schallmo’s house on Orchard Street.  More...

Police Blotter

Political sign removed from lawn, crumpled

Saturday, Nov. 5  • A resident reported discovering political lawn signs stolen sometime overnight. The signs supported Donald Trump for president.  More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Klyczek Sr., master electrician

Richard E. Klyczek Sr., 72, of Williamsville, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.  Mr. Klyczek was born on Dec. 8, 1943, in Buffalo and was a lifelong resident of Western New York. He served in the U.S. More...

Death Notices

BOECKEL, Paul F., of Amherst, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Mr. Boeckel is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; four children, Read, Peter, Stuart and Holly; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

‘Music on the Front Lines’

Veteran entertainer still saluting troops with music after 42 years

For keyboardist Van Taylor, it’s always been about the troops. More...

Garden Club to hold workshop

Smallwood Garden Club will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St. The evening will include a topiary workshop. 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.  Homemade fruitcake will be for sale at the volunteer reception desk. More...

Business

Cuts and Lather Barber Shop owner hopes to provide inspirational edge

For Jaclyn Elson, a master barber and owner of Cuts and Lather Barber Shop, knowing her clients and providing them with the best services possible is her main priority. More...

Dental practice seeks to make veterans smile through program

Westermeier Martin Dental Care is seeking applications from any veteran interested in a complimentary smile makeover now through Nov. More...

Events

Scholarship applications sought   More...