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May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Annual food, wine tasting set for May 9

The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will host the 15th annual food and wine tasting from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at St. More...

VILLAGE FIRE —

Williamsville firefighters were called to 107 Oakgrove Drive just after 11 Saturday morning for a porch fire that was beginning to extend into the house. More...

More than 6,000 attend estate sale at village castle

Hidden within a fairytale like landscape on Oakgrove Drive in Williamsville lies a 100-year-old privately owned castle, often known as “Oechsner’s Castle” or “Cambria Castle.”  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see that Amherst Highway is changing the green street signs at the corner of many streets in Amherst. However, you have now put small letters on the same size sign, which is making it much more difficult to see. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DOBBINS, Patrice G. (nee Wysocki), of Amherst, died Thursday, April 27, 2017. Mrs. Dobbins is survived by her husband, Patrick, and two siblings, Brenda Barnes and Janice Russell. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

WNY Chapter of USA Dance to hold waltz   More...

Sports

Sports Scoreboard

 Amherst Central Baseball:    lost to Lake Shore 15-2 Softball:    lost to Lake Shore 3-2, def. More...

Sweet Home grad Johnson signs with Bills as undrafted free agent

Jordan Johnson will not have to go far to continue his football career.  Johnson, a 2012 Sweet Home High School graduate and running back at the University at Buffalo, signed with the Buffalo Bills this past weekend as an undrafted free agent.&n More...

South field hockey star Ferenczy signs with Ball State

Abby Ferenczy looked at a number of colleges to play field hockey. More...

Business

Cheesy Chick Food Truck adds mall location

The Cheesy Chick Food Truck was founded by Simone Fancher in 2013 as a family-owned business that offers an array of grilled cheese, wraps, quesadillas and other cheese-based options. More...

Miranda Auto opens second Amherst business

As a child, Mike Miranda lived on Country Parkway around the corner from Gaulin’s Auto Care in Amherst. He would ride his bicycle to the shop to pump air in his tires and would chat with Gregory Gaulin, whose family owned the shop.  More...

Events

LinkedIn will host free workshop event More...

Program to boost energy conservation

Solarize Amherst

Amherst is moving a step forward in contributing to the reduction of the community’s carbon footprints.  Town officials next week will unveil Solarize Amherst, a community campaign to make solar conversion efforts less expensive and easier More...

Health specialists detail effects of opioid abuse, treatment

About a dozen area officials last week attended a forum led by recovery specialists as a way to discuss and uncover solutions to the opioid crisis.  More...

Candidate forum set for Thursday

The Williamsville PTSA Council’s annual School Board Candidates’ Night will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Report severe flooding issues to proper officials

Bee Editorial

With April’s record-setting rainfall totaling more than 6 inches, water in area creeks is becoming extremely high and yards may be unusually saturated. More...

Spindle items

• UPCOMING MEETING — For the past several weeks, The Bee has been providing readers with exclusive material and interviews regarding Catholic Health’s and Sisters of Charity’s planned opening of a chemical dependency and health More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 5, 1892   Mr. Frank S. Zent has received an appointment as attendant of one of the wards of the insane department of the Erie County Almshouse and began his duties last Saturday.  More...

Police Blotter

Youths toss pine cones at apartment building

Saturday, April 22  • A resident of Scholles Road reported that a neighbor was staring and swearing at her. The woman told police she “gave the neighbor the bird” in return. More...

Letters to the Editor

Teachers’ union picks may not be for best qualified

Many people believe that a teachers’ union endorsement is an endorsement of the best-qualified candidates in a local school board election.  As a 40-year, student-focused educator seeking election to the Williamsville Board of Education, I More...

Amtrak awaits your discovery

Buffalo Amtrak trains use the rails of privately owned freight railroads at their convenience. More...

Farmers Market move has many disadvantages

Let’s see — the Farmers Market goes back to Spring Street.  The move means the kids won’t have a nearby playground, and we won’t have a shelter to sit down and have a bite to eat.  Parking will also be a problem.&nbs More...

Lifestyles

‘Run for Kindness’...

Uniting WNY in honor of Maksym Sugorovskiy

Ordained by God. More...

Asian Indian Community Foundation to hold annual Mother’s Day walk

The Asian Indian Community Foundation of Western New York’s annual 3-mile walk will take place Saturday, May 13, at the Ellicott Creek Trailway, 1398 N. Forest Road in Williamsville. More...

Library News

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

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 4   More...

Film/Video

fri. 5-sun. 7, tues. 9 & thurs. 11   More...

Festivals

thurs. 4-sat. 6   More...