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August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

HISTORY IN THE CEMETERY

— Julia DiNoto, in the role of the “Angel of Amherst,” shown in the top photo, performed “Ava Maria” to open the “Voices of the Williamsville Cemetery” progr More...

ASH TREES ALONG YOUNGS

— The Town of Amherst Highway Department has started to remove the dead ash trees that are on the town’s property between Youngs Road and Presidio Place. More...

Amherst resident sentenced for stealing from employer

Fifty-six-year-old William Gajewski, of Amherst, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice John L. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports loud pool heater

Monday, July 30  • A resident of Princeton Avenue reported that her neighbor in the apartment building threatened to hit her with his cane.  More...

Obituaries

John P. Lane, retired State Supreme Court justice

John P. Lane, of Amherst, died Saturday, June 23, 2018.  Mr. Lane graduated from the University of Buffalo Law School in 1953. More...

Death Notices

CIELUSZAK, Marie B. (nee Durawa), of Amherst, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Mrs. Cieluszak is survived by one child, Matthew, and two siblings, Mark Durawa and Rachel Juszkiewicz. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alan. More...

Sports

Town of Amherst sports teams post successful seasons

With the 2018-19 high school sports year starting on Monday, let’s look back on how successful the 2017-18 sports year was in the Town of Amherst.  Teams won division, Section VI — and in a few cases, state championships — and More...

PANTHER PRIDE

— Nine players from the Sweet Home JV baseball team play on opposing teams for Mel Ott Little League. More...

Section VI Hall of Fame announces Class of 2018

The Section VI Hall of Fame will once again grow in size this December when it enshrines its Class of 2018 during a ceremony in the Southtowns. The Class of 2018 induction ceremony is scheduled to begin with a cash bar and dinner at 5:30 p.m. More...

Business

Stop at George’s for fresh local produce, flowers

George’s Produce Market, Williamsville’s old-fashioned produce stand, can be found at a new location: 1195 Wehrle Drive, at Aero Drive.  The produce stand, which has been supporting local farmers for more than 40 years, is open from More...

Accountant elected chapter president

Kevin M. Penner, certified public accountant and senior accountant from The Bonadio Group, has been elected president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Buffalo Chapter. His one-year term began on June 1.  More...

Events

Open House slated for future leaders program More...

VA’s Adult Day Health Care program closing

There’s a place where a veteran’s hesitant expression changes to a welcoming grin after walking through its doors. More...

Annual Moonlight Run to feature 5K, post-party

The 32nd annual Moonlight Run and Wellness Walk will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, through the streets in the Village of Williamsville. More...

‘Burgers, Brews and Blues’ set for Aug. 14

The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will host the third annual “Burgers, Brews and Blues” summer fundraiser, also featuring hot dogs and sausages from Wardynski Meats, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at St. More...

Editorial

Tech upgrades a welcome addition at DMV offices

Bee Editorial

It’s no secret that in the past, a visit to the Department of Motor Vehicles has been one of the surefire ways to induce headaches. More...

Spindle items

• BEST FRIENDS — Whether you’re a child or an adult, there’s nothing quite like reading with a friend or sharing your love for books.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 10, 1893   Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Whoever decided that having a private residence with valet service, complete with traffic cones, directly at the intersection of Glen Avenue Extension and North Long Street on a Saturday afternoon with Main Street under construction and the Glen Par More...

Education

Graduate honored with scholarship

Geovanni Ronghi has been named the 2018 recipient of the Dena Goldstein Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded by the Speech-Language Hearing Association of Western New York.  More...

IDENTITY CHECK

— Seventh-grader Austin McMullen of Casey Middle School fingerprints seventh-grader Dominic Cappiello of Mill Middle School as part of a Junior Police Academy course. More...

Sweet Home appoints new middle school administrative team

On Aug. More...

Lifestyles

Mountstock 2018... to be bigger and better

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Mountstock will be a little different than previous years. The teen bands will battle it out this fall at the event’s 10-year anniversary, and it will be much larger this time around.  More...

Boulevard Mall fashion show slated

The annual Boulevard Mall Back-to-School Fashion Show will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the center court near Macy’s. There will also be a prize table where attendees can enter to win prizes such as a $250 gift card. More...

Amherst Youth and Recreation plans summer programs

Amherst Youth and Recreation has announced some of its summer programs and open registrations. For more information or to register for a program, call 631-7132 or visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 9   Knox Farm State Park - Evening Hike in the Woods — This 3-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. Meet in the parking area by the red barns. Rain will cancel the hike. Call 548-1401. More...

Theatre

thurs. 9-sun. 19   More...