May 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Event to honor coach’s dedication to women’s athletics

How do you honor a woman who is a Hall of Fame basketball coach and has been a mentor to many people throughout her career? More...

Local News

Student gains knowledge in NASA programs

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

CJ Schmidt believes being surrounded by people who actually care about a project leads to a better outcome. More...

Business Briefs

Univera Healthcare employees on Friday spent several hours weeding and gardening at Glen Park. Univera was approached by volunteers from the village to assist with a cleanup effort. More...

Proposed bike path aims to connect Williamsville to Canalside

A vision to create a bike path that would connect Williamsville to downtown Buffalo’s Canalside is spurring a proposal for its existence. More...

Police Blotter

Slow-moving beaver disrupts traffic

Monday, May 11 • A customer at a Sweet Home Road business reported that his new truck was having difficulty starting after it was parked overnight in the lot. The man said he believed someone may have tampered with his gas tank. More...

Letters to the Editor

Good Samaritan assists drop-off

Thank you so much to the gentleman who offered to place my few items in his car during the hazardous waste drop-off on May 9. The event was advertised to begin at 9 a.m., and I arrived at 9:45 a.m. More...

Post sends students to summer program

The American Legion Boys State Program is a unique summertime educational program focusing on participation in a model state, complete with government bodies and elected officials. More...

Audubon provided superb golf tourney

After signing up for the Mother’s Day Invitational at the Audubon Golf Course we enjoyed one of the finest morning rounds we’ve ever had. More...

Education

Williamsville North names third-quarter honor students

The following students at Williamsville North High School were named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 academic year: Grade 12 More...

St. Benedict’s posts honor students

The following students at St. Benedict School were named to the honor roll for the second trimester of the 2014-15 academic year: More...

Amherst Middle names honor students

Grade eight More...

Sports

North’s Reichert dominates boys golf sectionals

¦ Junior wins tourney by five strokes

Ben Reichert was the best high school golfer in the ECIC last fall and he carried that over into the Section VI Tournament Monday at River Oaks Golf Course in Grand Island. More...

Spartans’ Kessler takes runner-up at ECICs, doubles team places third

Williamsville North junior Mike Kessler and the doubles unit of James Schaab and Michael Muzyk all qualified for this week’s Section VI Championships after qualifying at the ECIC Championships Wednesday and Thursday at the University at Buffalo More...

Amherst girls lacrosse clinches ECIC III title

Amherst’s girls lacrosse team clinched back-to-back ECIC Division III titles with a 17-5 home win over Iroquois May 12. The Lady Tigers built a 12-2 lead in the first half on their way to the victory. More...

Breaking News - 9:33 AM

Voters pass budgets in all three school districts

Williamsville's proposition that includes athletic field lighting is approved

Voters in the town’s three school districts approved the 2015-16 spending plans for their respective districts during today’s annual budget vote and board elections. More...

Planning Board to review draft of anti-fracking law

The Town Board during its meeting on Monday directed the Planning Board to review a draft local law that would ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” in Amherst. More...

Ceremonies, parade to recognize Memorial Day

Two ceremonies and a parade will be held this weekend in recognition of Memorial Day. AMVETS Post 449, 3758 Sheridan Drive, will hold its annual Memorial Day service at 1:15 p.m. More...

Editorial

Summer is no fun for an animal in a hot car

Bee Editorial

As the weather warms up, many people are enjoying spending time in the sunshine, often with their pets. More...

Spindle items

• IT’S BEING RECORDED — It seems that one of the phrases the public wants to hear from elected officials is “transparency between government and the community.” The public meetings of town governing bodies, including the More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoMay 22, 1890 A goose egg weighing 12 ounces has been left at the Bee office by Mr. John Kluda. Who can beat this? More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I suppose we should be thankful that the potholes in the roads are slowly being replaced by patches and mounds of filler. More...

Obituaries

Thomas M. Pierino Sr., mechanical engineer

Thomas M. Pierino Sr., of Williamsville, an engineer and operations manager for more than 40 years, died Sunday, May 10, 2015. He was 86. More...

Charles D. Bauer, physician

Charles D. Bauer, formerly of Williamsville, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was 91. Born in Buffalo, Dr. Bauer graduated from Kensington High School and the University of Buffalo, where he received his medical degree in 1946. More...

James Kanutsu, Jim’s Electric and General Contracting founder

James Kanutsu, founder of Jim’s Electric and General Contracting, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015. He was 89. Mr. Kanutsu was born in Binghamton and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, before moving to Buffalo in the late 1940s. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Amherst AMVETS Post sets pancake breakfast More...

Lifestyles

Jim Kelly looks forward to 28th annual FOOTBALL CAMP

“Kelly Tough” humbles Jim Kelly. The former Buffalo Bill said his increasingly successful recovery from a squamous cell carcinoma diagnosis in 2013 has made him more excited about his annual football camp than he has been in years. More...

Glen Park poster contest ends May 29

The Glen Park Art Festival committee is offering a contest for individuals to submit an original painting to be used as the background to the poster for its annual festival in July. More...

Temple Beth Tzedek to host weekend of events

Temple Beth Tzedek, located at 621 Getzville Road in Amherst, will hold its annual Rabbi Klein Weekend, featuring Rabbi Marvin Tokayer as its scholar-in-residence. More...

Business

The Bootery thankful for its loyal customers during 52 years of business

After more than 52 years in business, The Bootery, a children’s footwear store at the Boulevard Mall, will be closing at the end of the month. More...

Sisters of St. Francis to evaluate long-term housing needs

The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will soon begin a comprehensive study to determine the most appropriate long-term housing needs and arrangements for the 90 members of its local community. More...

Store offers fair trade fashion event

Ten Thousand Villages, 5596 Main St., Williamsville, is hosting its second annual fair trade fashion event from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 28. More...