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September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Daemen College to host Founders Celebration

In celebration of its 70th anniversary, Daemen College officials are hosting a Founders Celebration, with special events scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8, at the college’s campus, 4380 Main St., Amherst. More...

Local News

South senior becomes Boys Nation senator

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Ryan Van Splunder, an incoming senior at Williamsville South High School, was selected to act as a senator for the 2017 American Legion Boys Nation in Washington, D.C.  More...

Museum speaker series to continue on Sept. 9

As part of its continuing speaker series, the Museum of disABILITY History will host author Diana Katovitch from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the museum, 3826 Main St., Amherst. More...

Library employee lives life filled with music

Almost two years ago, I was at the Williamsville Library looking through some blues CDs when out of the corner of my eye. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Village board reorganization minutes of July 5, 2017, indicate that Trustee Christopher J. Duquin has returned. Trustee Duquin will be a great help in moving the village forward on many outstanding programs and events.  More...

Obituaries

Eugene J. Zdybowicz Jr., guitar enthusiast

Eugene J. Zdybowicz Jr., 64, of Williamsville, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017.  Mr. Zdybowicz was born on July 2, 1953, in Buffalo and was a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School.  More...

Death Notices

ZEHLER, Lorraine R. (nee Schultz), of Amherst, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Mrs. Zehler is survived by five children, Rick, Mark, Deborah, Peter and Thomas; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.  More...

Sports

East girls volleyball fares well at own tourney

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Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 6  Field hockey:  Amherst at Holland, 5:15 p.m.; Starpoint at Williamsville East, 5 p.m. (Country Parkway Elementary); Pioneer at Williamsville North, 7 p.m.; Orchard Park at Williamsville South, 4:30 p.m. More...

East girls golf splits opening matches

Williamsville East’s girls golf team opened its season with a 174-197 loss against Clarence Aug. 29 at Brookfield Country Club.  More...

Business

Andrews Jewelers prepares for company’s next stage

Business to open new Transit Road location

As the owner of Andrews Jewelers for the past 23 years, Andy Moquin earlier this year decided it was time for his business to move into a new phase. More...

YMCA Buffalo Niagara to offer specialized swim lessons

YMCA Buffalo Niagara has joined other YMCAs across the United States to launch a new swim lesson curriculum, increasing the accessibility and enjoyment of swimming for all ages and skill levels. More...

Founder of ‘The Onion’ guest speaker at Daemen event

Scott Dikkers, founder and longest-serving editor-in-chief of “The Onion,” will share the story behind starting one of the most popular online humor publications when he speaks at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Town to hold remembrance ceremony on 9/11

The town will conduct its annual “9/11 Ceremony of Remembrance” at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Primary election will decide GOP candidates

Republican voters in the town next week will have the opportunity to decide the two Town Board candidates who will have the GOP line in November’s general election.  The primary election, to be held on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Editorial

As school year starts, youth safety should be priority

Bee Editorial

As kids pack their lunches and ready their backpacks, the streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children. More...

Spindle items

• BICENTENNIAL ASSISTANCE — The Town of Amherst next year will be celebrating a special event — it’s 200th year of existence since its incorporation. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoSept. 8, 1892 The telegraph at Getzville Station is now in full operation. Mr. Sullivan is the agent. Messrs. Clyde and Athol Garring of Tonawanda, who were visiting at Mr. F.A. More...

Police Blotter

Shirtless man hikes through traffic to park

Monday, Aug. 28  • At a Sheridan Drive department store, two women were arrested for allegedly shoplifting. They were apprehended in the parking lot by store security. More...

Letters to the Editor

New school year should provide healthier options

With the new school year upon us, parents turn their attention to school clothes, school supplies and school food.  More than 31 million children rely on school meals for their daily nutrition, which too often consists of highly processed food l More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

British Invasion to perform at depot   British Invasion, a Beatles cover band, will perform from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Williamsville Valley Lehigh Depot, located at 86 S. Long St. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. More...

Lifestyles

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

... opens Musical Fare’s 28th season

Actors perform “Peter and the Starcatcher,” a Tony-winning musical and grown-up prequel to Peter Pan, onstage at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St. Suite 123, Amherst. More...

Couple wed in ceremony at Old Orchard Inn

Megan Elizabeth Spelman married Maxwell Thomas Eisenbaum during a late afternoon ceremony on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the Old Orchard Inn in East Aurora. The Rev. More...

Family dinner to mark 60th anniversary

Delores and John Ryndak of Buffalo will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at The Polish Villa and a tour of Hawaii.  John Ryndak married the former Delores Przewozny on Sept. 7, 1957, at St. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 8   Picnic for Roswell Park — With music by Getting Better, along with wine tasting, face painting and home tours, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at 5543 Cooper Ridge, Hamburg; $5 (per family, goes to Team Roswell). More...

Walking Tours

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Theatre

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