Weekly Feature



July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Williamsville trustees approve sale of water mill

Transaction to be finalized Thursday

Members of the Williamsville Village Board agreed on Monday to sell the village’s water mill, ending an 11-year journey that saved the historic building from demolition and positioned it as an anchor of an event district. More...

Local News

ANNUAL FESTIVAL

— Folk dancers Chanel Chbat, left, Carol Abraham Krestos and Mary Moussa, prepare for the 18th Annual Lebanese Festival to be held this weekend at St. More...

Contestants sought for pie baking contest

A pie baking contest will be held as part of the 28th annual Taste of Williamsville on Sunday, Aug. 7. Those who wish to participate should submit their entries to the judging booth between 11 a.m. More...

Golf Classic set for Thursday

The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation will host its 15th annual Golf Classic on Thursday, July 28, at Glen Oak Golf Course, 711 Smith Road, East Amherst. More...

Obituaries

Robert Alan Davis, Korean War veteran

Robert Alan Davis, 83, of Amherst, died on Friday, July 15, 2016. Mr. Davis was born on March 10, 1933. He served in the U.S. More...

Frank C. Woodward, owner of Wholesale Optical

Frank C. Woodward, 97, of Williamsville, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Mr. Woodward was born in Buffalo in 1919 and graduated from Fosdick Masten Park High School. He later served in the Army during World War II and was stationed in New Guinea. More...

Death Notices

CURCIO, Joseph C., of Williamsville, died on Monday, July 25, 2016. Mr. Curcio is survived by his wife, Lilla; five children, Frederick, Maria, Gloria, Dr. Jessica and Rebecca; one sibling, Salvatore; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

RiverWorks Murder Mystery makes you the detective

Teleport back to 19th-century Buffalo, where Irish grain elevator workers were on strike and the rich became richer. Buffalo History Tours holds its “Grain Mill Murder Mystery” at 6 p.m. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922. More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register. More...

Business

Chamber a constant small business supporter

So, I came into the Chamber office on one morning last week and sat at my computer to write this article. Then, I find out our server was down. More...

Sales, marketing executives elect officers

Lisa Ettipio-Lauciello, of Bryant & Stratton online division, has been elected president of Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives. She succeeds Jim Gannon, who remains on the board of directors as immediate past president. More...

Senior Citizens Foundation to host anniversary celebration

The Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation will host its 23rd anniversary celebration, a Mardi Gras Gala, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Transit Valley Country Club, 8920 Transit Road, East Amherst. More...

Two-day art festival features entertainment, food, vendors

When the Glen Park Art Festival returns for the seventh year this weekend, the event will feature more than 125 vendors on Glen Avenue in the Village of Williamsville in addition to a special pre-festival concert. More...

Getting coached

Lauren Fix, left, who is also known as “The Car Coach,” and Tom Lewis view his 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne during the 12th annual Rotary Classic Car Show and Family Fun Day held Sunday at the More...

Editorial

Better communication a necessity for ECWA

Bee Editorial

For three hours in the early morning on Thursday, residents in several communities were unaware that their drinking water may have been contaminated. More...

Spindle items

• MUSIC AND MEETINGS — In the Village of Williamsville, there are many opportunities to enjoy concerts during the summer. At 7 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 30, 1891 Mr. John Schenck and Miss Ida Fogelsonger of Snyder took a trip to Clarence on their wheels one day last week. They made a very neat appearance. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A caller complained that people should be fined for putting garbage totes out ahead of time. I am elderly and can’t put them out unless someone visits me and does that. I am grateful when they do, even if it’s a few days early. More...

Education

Students awarded fire department scholarships

The following students have been awarded 2016 County Fire Chiefs scholarships: Bowmansville Fire Department • Daniel Hamilton — Medical doctor at Upstate Medical University More...

STRUTTING HIS STUFF

Justin, a 9-month-old Bernese mountain dog and therapy dog at Beechwood Continuing Care, walks the runway as a businessman during the third annual Pet Fashion Show held at Beechwood last week. More...

What's Going On

Café at Curve to run through September St. Paul’s Church will feature Café at the Curve and The Daily Bread Food Truck from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through September at 4007 Main St., Eggertsville. More...

Sports

Amherst wrestler Devlin repeats as Bee’s Male Athlete of Year

When Kellen Devlin was 5, he wanted to be like his older brothers, Steve and Brad — then freshmen at Amherst High School — and wrestle. “You go to practice twice a week and it becomes routine,” Devlin said. More...

Third annual Stang Memorial Run crowns champs

Thirty-three walkers and 118 runners competed in the third annual Greg Stang Memorial 5K Run and Fun Walk Sunday at Bassett Park in Williamsville. More...

South girls golf team seeks players, season begins Aug. 16

The Williamsville South varsity girls golf team will begin the fall season with a practice at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the pavilion at Audubon Golf Course, 500 Maple Road, Amherst. More...

Entertainment

Festivals

thurs. 28-sat. 30 More...

Family Activities

thurs. 28 More...

Special Events

sat. 30 Walk Off Hunger Walk and Festival — 1.9-mile walk around Island Park, bounce houses, climbing wall, games, music and raffles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Island Park, Williamsville. www.foodbankwny.org More...