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October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

FORE

—Williamsville North’s Alex Mucci tees off in the Lady Spartans’ tri-match with Williamsville East and Depew Sept. 27 at Audubon Golf Course. More...

Local News

A CHILI DAY

— Kristin Roy, left, Abby Buchanan, Katy Buchanan and Ellen Loos view chili selections being offered during the Family Fall Fest held Saturday at Brick By Brick Bible Church in Amherst. More...

Quartet to open church’s concert series

The Bob Sowyrda Quartet will perform “Jazz on Sunday Afternoon,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Police investigating truck’s collision with house

Amherst police are investigating an incident that led to a vehicle crashing into a Kenmore Avenue house in the early morning hours on Friday.  According to police reports, at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers were investigating claims of cars p More...

Letters to the Editor

Professionalism needed in town government

The recent article in The Bee about the Amherst Republicans’ response to traffic in the town was very telling and demonstrates how ill-equipped their team is to lead our town into the future.  More...

Library requires landscaping help

Each week when I visit the Clearfield Library, I am dismayed by the jumble of large weeds growing in front of the building.  The library manager told me that they have only one maintenance person for four buildings and that he has no time to car More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Benefit performance to be held Oct. 4   More...

Sports

Late defensive stand improves East football to 3-1 in division

Williamsville East’s defense has been making plays all season and that was once again on display in the Flames’ home game Thursday night against North Tonawanda.  More...

North football rallies past Jamestown

Spartans improve to 5-0

If high school football fans did not think that Williamsville North is one of the top contenders in Class AA football, they should after the Spartans delivered an impressive performance Thursday night against one of the area’s top programs.&nbs More...

MEDALIST —

Sacred Heart’s Emily Kase shot an 84 and was the medalist at Sunday’s All-Catholics at Elma Meadows Golf Course. More...

Business

Food Bank names new president, CEO

Michael J. Prendergast, chairman of the Food Bank of WNY’s Board of Directors, recently announced that the board has selected Tara A. More...

Daemen College to host agricultural practices conference

Food safety and advancing sustainability in farming will be explored at the 14th annual “World On Your Plate” conference being hosted on Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7, at Daemen College.  More...

Town resident elected to state realty board

The New York State Commercial Association of Realtors has elected Robert P. Strell, a resident of Williamsville, to an executive position.  Strell, owner of Robert P. More...

Judge denies Mensch Capital’s injunction request

Mensch Capital Partners on Friday was denied an injunction that would have voided the Sept. More...

Supervisor projects tax levy, health insurance increases

Tentative budget

Supervisor Barry Weinstein submitted to state officials on Friday the last tentative town budget of his two-term tenure. More...

Editorial

Helpful tips for coping after a tragic event

Bee Editorial

Whether you are at home, work or running errands when you find out about a recent tragedy, it can hit hard. It’s difficult to not get wrapped up in the news or videos that replay on the television or that are posted online.  More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — As we near the Nov. 7 elections, there are a couple of candidate based events coming up next week. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 6, 1892   A Democratic mass meeting, pole raising and parade of uniformed campaign clubs at the Eagle House will be held Monday, Oct. 10. Pole raising at 4 o’clock p.m.  Social usages are improving. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Now that it’s time to rake leaves, just a reminder that is not OK to rake your leaves into the street. Many homeowners want that perfect lawn with not a leaf in sight, which is fine, but then do the right thing and follow the rules. More...

Obituaries

Michael J. Worczak, former Amherst police lieutenant

Michael J. Worczak, 68, of Amherst, formerly of Tonawanda, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.  Mr. Worczak went to St. More...

Roy R. Neureuter, member of several financial investment groups

Roy R. Neureuter, 84, of Williamsville, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. Neureuter graduated from Nichols School of Buffalo and Lehigh University with a degree in business. Afterward, he served two years in the U.S. Army.  More...

Kenneth R. Seitz Sr., Christmas tree and yard service owner

Kenneth R. Seitz Sr., 67, of Clarence Center and formerly of Amherst, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.  Mr. Seitz was a lifelong resident of Western New York. He was the founder and owner of the Ken Seitz Yard Service and Seitz Christmas Trees. More...

Lifestyles

Chews to help

Donate your appetite on Oct. 10 to fight HIV/AIDS

Restaurant-goers across Western New York will help those affected by HIV and AIDS on Tuesday, Oct. 10, as part of the annual fundraiser Dining Out for Life. More...

Students begin 2017-18 school year helping others

The 2017-18 school year started out with remarkable weather. It also began with helping hands, such as welcoming new students and raising money for hurricane victims. More...

IN MEMORY

— Catherine Hyzy, of East Amherst, stands with her son, Brandon, and husband, Brian, at the first Celebrate Ian 5K Walk/Run on Saturday. More...