Weekly Feature



September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Baker, Spino win Republican lines

Town primary

While primary election results remain unofficial, Republican voters in the town decided on Sept. 12 that Erin Baker and Joseph Spino will represent the party on November’s election ballot. More...

District appoints human resources administrator

The Williamsville Board of Education has appointed John E. McKenna as its assistant superintendent for human resources, effective Nov. More...

GAME ON

— Williamsville Superintendent Scott Martzloff speaks during Friday’s pre-game opening ceremony of Williamsville South’s new artificial turf stadium. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.In the BJs plaza on Sheridan Drive, there are some stop signs; the word “stop” is written on the road twice in each intersection, but faded. People do not know that they are to stop. More...

Sports

East football spoils South’s debut on Billies’ new turf stadium

Shifflet scores game-winning touchdown

Williamsville South and Williamsville East have had memorable football games against each other, but Friday’s clash might have been the greatest ending in the storied history between both rival schools.  More...

North girls gymnastics return section, state all-around champ

There isn’t much that Zoe Kyriakopoulos hasn’t accomplished already in her high school gymnastics career.  As a sophomore, Kyriakopoulos repeated as Section VI champion in the all-around and helped North repeat as team champion.  More...

Sacred Heart golf team extends win streak to 50

Sacred Heart’s girls golf team hit a major milestone, edging Nardin, 261-265, Friday at Glen Oak Golf Course for the team’s 50th consecutive Monsignor Martin Association win.  The Sharks are 4-0 this season.  Sacred Heart’ More...

Business

Chamber to host health insurance workshop

By now, everyone has heard the news that health insurance premiums are going to skyrocket in 2018. While Univera is proposing some rate reductions, most carriers are asking for double-digit increases. More...

Just Pizza &Wing Co. a second opportunity for local businessman

For Samuel Carubba, his family-owned car repair shop, Carubba Collision, has been a way of life. His father started the company in 1955, and then he took over in 1978. More...

Business Brief

Invision Health, 400 International Drive, Amherst, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Public cites drainage, increased traffic as main concerns

Westwood neighborhood

The next phase of what has already been a more than three-year process began Monday when the public received updated details on Westwood, an approximately 171-acre, $250 million mixed-use project on the site of a former country club. More...

Cemetery headstone a mystery with few clues

Crews excavating around Rock Street in Williamsville recently made an unusual discovery: an 85-year-old cemetery headstone.  Work began on the northern stretch of the short, one-way street in July. More...

Editorial

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Bee Editorial

Cancer. It’s a scary six-letter word that can inflict fear in the hearts of those it attacks. It does not discriminate and can ravage the bodies of the smallest people, snuffing out their lights before they ever get a chance to truly shine. More...

Spindle items

• EXCLUSIVES — I want to remind everyone in the community who uses social media to “like” and follow The Amherst Bee on Facebook and Twitter. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 22, 1892   Saturday, as Mr. Peter Sanger was engaged in shooting rats in his barn, his rifle prematurely discharged itself, the ball entering his foot.  More...

Police Blotter

Overgrown bushes lead to neighborhood unrest

Monday, Sept. 11  • A resident of North Forest Road reported that a person broke her son’s skateboard into pieces. The woman told police she may have known the person.  More...

Obituaries

Clarence E. Spitzer Jr., Amherst Central teacher

Clarence Edward Spitzer Jr., 96, of Madison, Wisconsin, formerly of Amherst, died Monday, July 24, 2017.  Mr. Spitzer was born in 1920 in Clymer, New York. More...

Death Notices

HYNES, Carlton E., of Amherst, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Mr. Hynes is survived by his wife, Diane (nee Brogan); three children, Michael, Drew, and Sarah Janus; and two grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Life of Roycroft founder on display in East Aurora

It’s been a mecca for artisans from across the globe – the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. 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 636-3055, ext. 3108 to register.  More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 21   Alden Area Ecumenical Choir — Open rehearsal for the Alden Area Ecumenical Choir’s December concerts, “Very Vivaldi,” 7:15-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 21   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Film/Video

thurs. 21   The Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival 2017 — Event runs through Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Four Seasons Cinema, 2429 Military Road, Niagara Falls, and other locations around the Buffalo/Niagara area. More...