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September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Area woman receives master’s degree abroad

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lindsey Visser can recall the moment she first read the email containing her acceptance to the University of Oxford. “I sat there in active disbelief,” she said. “It was really a magical moment.” A graduate of Mount St. More...

Mall to host food truck event

The Boulevard Mall will host the fifth annual Buffalo’s Best Food Truck Event from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept, 24, in the mall’s parking lot at Maple Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard. More...

Kaleida names president of Millard, DeGraff hospitals

Kaleida Health last week named Darcy Craven president of Millard Fillmore Suburban and DeGraff Memorial hospitals. According to a press release, Craven was recruited from the Carolinas Hospital System where he served as CEO since 2012. More...

Police Blotter

Motorist reports rocks thrown at vehicle

Saturday, Sept. 10 • At a Niagara Falls Boulevard discount store, an employee reported that a woman and man stole candy from the business. The employee said the pair stuffed the candy into backpacks they were wearing. More...

Obituaries

Jan Davis Marshall, genetics researcher

Jan Davis Marshall, 68, of Somesville, Maine, formerly of Williamsville, died on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. Mrs. Marshall was born on Feb. 17, 1948, in Williamsville. She was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Betty (Walker) Davis. Mrs. More...

Death Notices

NOTARO, Joseph J. Sr., of Lancaster, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Mr. Notaro is survived by his wife, Matilda; four children, Richard, Paul, Joseph Jr. and Marygrace; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

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. The Fiber Five art show exhibit will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

News Brief

A Toddler Open Gym will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays beginning Sept. 23 and running until Dec. 16 at the Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Road, Amherst. Parents are required to stay with their children. More...

REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD

— Robert Conschafter, left, Doris Jones, Nancy Henderson Naylon and Dick Tolsma catch up during their Amherst High School alumni gathering held at the Brookfield Country Club in Clarence on Sat More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 23 Autumn Tour of Homes: Central Park Neighborhood — Join Explore Buffalo as they tour the interiors of 10 homes on Depew, Morris and Woodbridge avenues in the Central Park area of Buffalo, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

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Workshops to involve public in code revisions

The town Planning Department is currently formulating recommendations to revise the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code for the town. More...

SPECIAL DELIVERY

— As part of the annual Oktoberfest parade, the ceremonial keg of beer is transported along Main Street by a horse-drawn carriage. More...

Editorial

Considering the facts, are proposed raises bad?

Bee Editorial

During the past couple of weeks, The Bee has examined both sides of the story on whether or not the proposed hikes to elected officials’ salaries are necessary. More...

Spindle items

• SUBMITTING LETTERS — The Bee wants to remind our readers that letters to the editor are always welcome. If you have an opinion or concerns about a topic relative to the community, you can submit your two cents to The Bee. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 24, 1891 On Tuesday afternoon, Mr. Fred Wolf, living on Mill Street, north of this village, drove into a trolley pole at the corner of Main Street and Delevan Avenue, Buffalo. The shock threw him out of his rig onto the pavement. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There are three of those orange cones in the stream below Glen Falls. Is there any way we can prevent this from happening in the future by busting these vandals? More...

Letters to the Editor

Reconsider project’s size in neighborhood

I consider myself to be an original village person. I was born on Christmas Eve 1949 at our family homestead, 60 Los Robles St. Four of my five elder siblings were also born in that house. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Miniature enthusiasts to hold show and sale More...

Sports

Sports Calendar

 Wednesday, Sept. 21  Boys and girls cross-country:  Sweet Home at Pioneer, 5 p.m. (Sprague Brook Park); Lancaster at Williamsville North, 5 p.m. More...

Sports Scoreboard

Full Story

North football plays inconsistent, wins homecoming game on new turf field

Maybe it was because it was Williamsville North’s first night home football game in school history. Or maybe it was because it was the Spartans’ homecoming. More...

Business

Plate Expectations 2016 honors community partners

This year’s Plate Expectations event, “Rolling on the River,” held Wednesday at Buffalo RiverWorks honored three community organizations for their support to Meals on Wheels of Western New York. More...

Energy summit set for Sept. 24 at Daemen College

The benefits of solar power as a renewable energy and Canalside Buffalo’s solar-powered carousel project will be explored by industry experts at the 12th annual Western New York Environmental Summit scheduled for 8:30 a.m. More...

Inspire Dental employees build, donate bikes to area children

On Friday, approximately 58 employees from Inspire Dental Group’s two offices in Amherst and West Seneca headed to Coca-Cola Field in downtown Buffalo for a team-building event. More...