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December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

PIN CHASER

— Williamsville North’s Katelyn Pohlman rolls a strike during the Lady Spartans’ 5-2 win over Williamsville South Dec. 6 at Transit Lanes. More...

Local News

Village to obtain ownership of Garrison Road

The Village of Williamsville will obtain ownership of Garrison Road from Wehrle Drive to Main Street through a memorandum of understanding with Erie County, which was announced at Monday night’s board meeting.  More...

HE’S IN TOWN

— Weston Arends, left, and Annabelle Arends talk to Santa Claus during Crossroads Lutheran Church’s outdoor bonfire held Saturday. More...

Police investigating pedestrian fatality

Amherst police are investigating an accident that led to the death of a pedestrian on Monday night in the Village of Williamsville.  According to Capt. Kevin Brown, police responded at about 9:24 p.m. to the parking lot of 5274 Main St. More...

Police Blotter

Rent checks reported stolen from mailbox

Monday, Dec. 4  • A resident of Berryman Drive reported that his yard and backyard pond were flooded because of a neighbor’s drained pool. He said the pool water was drained directly into his yard.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

LOVAS, Michael J., of Amherst, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Mr. Lovas is survived by one sibling, Rochelle Sautter. A funeral service was held on Dec. 12 at the Dietrich Funeral Home Inc. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Braille Group to offer classes starting Jan. 4 More...

Lifestyles

Thirteen lesser-known facts about the Hanukkah holiday

Prior to this year’s celebration of Hanukkah, here are 13 lesser-known but important facts about the holiday that have been posted online by the Chabad House of Buffalo:  • Eight nights equal miracle lights  More...

Braille Group to offer classes starting Jan. 4

The Braille Group of Buffalo is seeking volunteers to learn to transcribe print into Braille for blind children and adults. Volunteers will be trained, and classes start Jan. 4 and run through June. More...

PERFORMANCE

— Rita Yablonski as Mary and Richard Mischler as Joseph perform the story of Christ’s birth recently for their families, fellow residents and staff at Elderwood at Williamsville. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

DeLano expected to be tapped as next Williamsville mayor

Deputy Mayor Dan DeLano is scheduled to be appointed the next mayor of Williamsville following Mayor Brian Kulpa’s resignation later this month to take his position as Amherst town supervisor. More...

Town believes significant impacts still ‘not avoided’

Westwood Neighborhood

The Town Board on Monday unanimously approved the issuance of a findings statement, a document that cites “the potential significant adverse environmental impacts” of the planned Westwood Neighborhood “have not been avoided or mitig More...

Editorial

Precautions keep you safe in winter weather

Bee Editorial

Although snow just began falling across the metro Buffalo area during the past week, we hope everyone in the community is prepared for the possibility of winter weather affecting road conditions and travel. More...

Spindle items

• ON STAGE — During the weekend, my wife, mother and sister visited Rochester to watch a production of one of my favorite tales, “A Christmas Carol.” The adaptation, direction and stage design of the production, presented at th More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 15, 1892   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A comment in last week’s Bee Heard complained about leaf pick in Snyder. I also live in Snyder, and I feel they did an excellent job in picking up leaves, and it was not just once a week. More...

Education

St. Gregory the Great names honor students

The following Amherst students were named to the honor roll for the first trimester of the 2017-18 academic year at St. More...

Sports

East boys swim team loaded with talent

Williamsville East boys swim coach Mike Doerfler has high expectations for this year’s squad.  “It is one of those teams that you coach for 25 years and hope you eventually have a team like this,” Doerfler said. More...

Experienced North boys bowling team adds depth

The Williamsville North boys bowling team will not be short on depth this season.  Every starter from last year returns, which with some new additions, gives Spartans coach Kevin Poplawski the confidence to know that he can put any of his bowle More...

Sweet Home boys hoops improves to 4-0

Sweet Home’s boys basketball team continues to excel early in the season, winning on the road at Jamestown, 55-50, Dec. 6 and Lewiston-Porter, 70-56, Friday as part of the Cataract City Classic at Niagara Falls High School. More...

Business

New deli adds hints of Williamsville to menu

Any Williamsville resident could point out Los Robles Street, Park Drive or Eagle Street on a map. Now, they can also point them out on a new Williamsville deli menu.  More...

M&T employees build bikes for children served by Journey’s End

At the offices of Journey’s End Refugee Services, M&T Bank recently presented a surprise gift — new bicycles — to children whose families have settled in Buffalo after long journeys from their home countries. More...

Residents receive promotions at McGuire Development

McGuire Development Company, a commercial real estate firm, has promoted Danielle Shainbrown of Williamsville to executive vice president and Dave Carswell of Clarence to assistant vice president of development and acquisitions.  More...