Weekly Feature



March 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

CAR CRASH

— Amherst police and area firefighters responded Saturday afternoon to a one-vehicle crash on Sheridan Drive near Tristan Lane. More...

Baker to campaign for Town Board seat

Erin Baker will be seeking a four-year term on the Town Board in the fall elections, following the Amherst Republican Committee’s unanimous endorsement of her campaign on March 16.  More...

McClary seeks Williamsville School Board term

Susan D. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’d like to thank the Town of Amherst. I know it was trying week, what with the plowing and everything. The sidewalks on Maple were cleared off nicely and properly. More...

Obituaries

Arnold B. Schmit, worked for Calspan

Arnold B. Schmit, 87, of Williamsville, died Friday, March 24, 2017.  Born on April 3, 1929, in Buffalo, Mr. Schmit attended Bennett High School and enrolled at the University at Buffalo. More...

Death Notices

SCHWARZ, Herbert A., of Getzville, died Sunday, March 19, 2017. Mr. Schwarz is survived by his wife, Barbara; two children, John and Linda; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on March 24 at St. More...

Barry F. Wood, former orthodontist

Barry Fenton Wood, 75, of Arlington Heights, Illinois, formerly of Williamsville, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Baseball in Buffalo’

New book relives Queen City’s greatest baseball moments

The city of Buffalo has had a baseball team every year since 1859. That’s 157 straight years. More...

Photo

The Cannon family, left, is shown at the “Just for Addy and Family” benefit on Saturday for 8-year-old Addy Cannon. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  Coloring club for adults will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 8 and 22. Coloring sheets and supplies are provided. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Performance

thurs. 30   La Marimba — 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com  fri. 31   More...

Police implement body camera program

Amherst police have added another tool to the gear of some of its patrol officers. More...

Editorial

Youth Police Academy an asset to community

Bee Editorial

The Amherst Police Department each year hosts its Youth Police Academy for high school students considering a career in law enforcement.  More...

Spindle items

• ON ICE — On the Monday preceding the snowstorm earlier this month, I was clearing snow and ice from the windshield of my vehicle when I experienced my first awkward mishap of the winter season. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 31, 1892   The supervisor of the Town of Amherst, Mr. George J. Wolf, will be in the town clerk’s office on Monday, April 4, for the purpose of paying teachers.  More...

Police Blotter

Lost man finds pleasure in exposing himself

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the Police Department. The blotter is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported. More...

Letters to the Editor

Equity project engages residents

When we launched the 2017 Assessment Equity Project in the Town of Amherst, we expected as many as 6,600 requests for informal reviews from the 44,000 recipients of the new assessments.  As of last week, there have been 1,500 informal reviews an More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Amherst Presbyterian to host craft sale   More...

Sports

Amherst’s Chatelle tabbed All-Bee Girls Coach of the Year

Mike Chatelle has seen a lot while coaching basketball. The 26-year coaching veteran coached the Amherst boys team for 18 years before taking over the girls’ team eight years ago.  More...

NT’s Mountain voted Boys Coach of the Year

Ryan Mountain can trace the roots of this historic North Tonawanda basketball season and his ensuing All-Bee Coach of the Year honor all the way back to 1992. More...

All-Bee Team named; process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team.  More...

Business

Strategic plan complete; Chamber seeks growth

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce board of directors recently completed a very lengthy strategic plan process. You have read about it countless times as we navigated all the phases. More...

Toni Pepperoni provides food, family fun in welcoming atmosphere

When Joanne Demunda and her business partner took ownership of Toni Pepperoni restaurant on Jan. 1, their main desire was to make it a place for children and adults to enjoy great food in a fun, welcoming environment. More...

Events

Workshop to aid people starting a business More...