Weekly Feature



July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Williamsville Garden Walk scheduled for Saturday

The Village of Williamsville will host its 14th annual self-guided garden walk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 15. More...

Local News

Old Home Days continues through July 14

The Old Home Days celebration will continue through Friday, July 14, at Island Park, behind the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Glen Park Art Festival set for July 29-30

The eighth annual Glen Park Art Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Concert to benefit fire company

The Newstead Volunteer Fire Company will host country pop stars Love And Theft at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 29. Food truck rodeo will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Concert doors open at 5 p.m.  More...

Police Blotter

Stickers on drive-thru glass anger employee

Sunday, June 25  • On Lehn Springs Drive, a resident reported that his vehicle mirror was smashed sometime overnight. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town, Zoning Board lawsuit unacceptable

The town suing itself couldn’t be a clearer example of the recent failings of the Amherst Town Board.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Williamsville schools to hold reunion   More...

Sports

Bailey’s time is now

Williamsville native makes fifth appearance at Sabres’ development camp

Williamsville native Justin Bailey is not a stranger to participating in the Buffalo Sabres Development Camp. More...

North boys hockey, East softball share Team of the Year honor

It was an unforgettable year for the Williamsville North boys ice hockey and Williamsville East softball teams.  More...

Williamsville fall sports tryouts set

The 2017 fall sports season at Williamsville East is soon approaching.  More...

Business

Village Artisans to celebrate 10th anniversary

Village Artisans in Williamsville will celebrate its 10th year in business in August, or as owner Debbie Steinbruckner likes to call it, the store’s 10th birthday. More...

Sisters of St. Francis enter new phase of property study

The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities in Williamsville have now entered the second phase of a property study that began in 2015 to determine the best long-term housing plan for the sisters living in the region.  More...

‘Wet and Wild’ pet event set for July 15 at Northtown Plaza

Treats Unleashed Inc. will host “Wet and Wild,” a swim event featuring pools for dogs and cats, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 15, in the parking lot of the Northtown Plaza, 3057 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.  More...

Breaking News - 7/14/2017 3:06 PM

Councilmember alleges Catholic Health mischaracterized comments

Chemical dependency clinic

A letter, scheduled to be filed as a communication item by the Town Board during its meeting on Monday,  provides a response by a councilmember who was recently alleged by Catholic Health Systems as being supportive of a chemical dependency trea More...

Energy initiatives make town eligible for state grant

The Town of Amherst was recently deemed eligible by a state agency to receive a $250,000 grant due to energy-saving initiatives.  Created earlier this year, the town’s Clean Energy Communities Committee was charged with overseeing the comp More...

Construction begins for Alix Rice Peace Park

After five years of planning, designing and fundraising, construction has begun for the Alix Rice Peace Park, a skate park in memory of 18-year-old skateboard enthusiast Alix Rice.  More...

Editorial

Energy savings efforts are a testament to town

Bee Editorial

Too often, it seems that negative news captures our attention more than positive occurrences. More...

Spindle items

• A TRADITION — The annual Old Home Days celebration continues this week through Friday, July 14. For a concise story about what the celebration has to offer, see page two. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 14, 1892   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.With sewer charges, the village property tax rate adds up to be $10.7631 per $1,000 of assessed value. For a village home assessed at $150,000, taxes are $1,614. More...

Obituaries

John F. Troglauer Jr., football all-star, wrestling champion

John Frederick Troglauer Jr., 72, of Evansville, Indiana, formerly of Williamsville, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  More...

Death Notices

CARDOSO, Rosemarie (nee Sulea), of Clarence, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Mrs. Cardoso is survived by three children, Jeska, Stasia Thompson and Danton, and three grandchildren. More...

Michael McGuire, former deputy town supervisor

Michael G. McGuire, a 16-year member of the Amherst Town Board, died Friday, July 7, 2017.  Mr. McGuire, 88, was first elected to the board in 1991 as a Democrat. More...

Lifestyles

Ice Creamcycle business...

Serving more than just city kids for 10 years

In 2007, North Buffalo native James Karagiannis had a corny idea. At least he thought it was. Inspired by street vendors in New York City, he wanted to break into Buffalo’s restaurant scene by selling ice cream by bicycle. More...

Family activities planned

Friday Night Family Flicks has begun at the Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Road. Movies are free, start at 9 p.m., and are played outside on an inflatable screen. More...

Students to design, fabricate prosthetic hands using 3-D printers

Nine-year-old Katelyn Mc- Carthy knows the first thing she will do once she receives her 3-D-printed prosthetic right hand.  “I’m going to ride my bike,” she said.  Katelyn, of Derby, was born without a hand, just like Lia More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

fri. 14   More...

Festivals

thurs. 13-sun. 16   Galbani Italian Heritage Festival — Italian entertainment, food and beverages, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 13   Stories in the Woods — Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, for children ages 3 to 7, 10 a.m. More...