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August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Students, staff benefit Boys and Girls Club

Through the assistance of staff and students at Amherst Middle School during the recent school year, the Eggertsville Boys and Girls Club on Thursday recently received $5,700 worth of equipment for the clubhouse. More...

Race series continues with Oktoberfest event

The annual Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest and 5K Run/Walk will be held on Friday, Sept. 9 on the Brothers of Mercy campus, Clarence. The Oktoberfest will start at 5:30 p.m. and the 5K Run/Walk will start an hour later. More...

Bills usher in ‘New Era’ with stadium name change

Starting this season, Western New Yorkers will have to kick the habit of referring to the Buffalo Bills’ home as “The Ralph” and embrace a different name, New Era Field. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Amherst and nearby towns were inconvenienced by the Erie County Water Authority’s 36-inch water main failure. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Music at the Depot to conclude Aug. 28 Music at the Depot will conclude from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Williamsville Train Depot Museum, 86 S. Long St., Williamsville. More...

Sports

School’s all-time leading goal scorer paces East girls soccer

Lady Flames seek three-peat in Class A

File photo by Patrick McPartland Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com Chris Durr has coached many great soccer players in his 22 years at Williamsville East. None have been as good as Marissa Birzon. More...

Sweet Home boys soccer returns scoring punch

Sweet Home’s boys soccer team has been a model of consistency, reaching the Section VI Class A-1 semifinals seven consecutive times. More...

Amherst Soccer extends fall registration deadline

The Amherst Soccer Association has extended fall registration for its house league program through Wednesday. Aug. 31. Programs are available for children and teens ages 6 to 19. More...

Business

Great Lakes Medical Imaging provides variety of services for patients

From its location in Amherst, Great Lakes Medical Imaging provides an abundance of services, including mammography, PET-CT, bone densitometry, ultrasound and MRI. More...

Kid to Kid grand opening to kick off Aug. 25

Kid to Kid, an international franchise, is an upscale resale business that buys and sells clothing for young children. The franchise’s first location in the Buffalo-Niagara area now stands at 1060 Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

Events

BN360 sets kickoff party for Sept. 22 More...

Police make two arrests in drug lab case

Amherst police have arrested two individuals in connection with the underground drug lab discovered two weeks ago beneath a parking lot at Wal-Mart, 3290 Sheridan Drive at Bailey Avenue. More...

Daemen Day set for Sept. 9

Daemen College will hold its second annual Daemen Day in Amherst — a celebration designed to connect the college community with Main Street’s business district — on Friday, Sept. 9. More...

Festival fun

With Cory Walden on violin, The American Rogues were the headlining musical act during Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s Scottish Festival and Masters World Class Highland Games held during th More...

Editorial

Prevention, not just treatment, key for opioid addiction

Bee Editorial

By every sense of the word, Erie County is in the midst of an epidemic. Unfortunately, this is one that cannot be eliminated through any tool of modern science that we currently possess. More...

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 27, 1891 It is reported that a man living near Angelica has applied for a pension on the grounds that he lost his voice reading war news to farmers who used to meet at night in the village grocery. More...

Police Blotter

Neighbors dispute smell of motorcycle exhaust

Friday, Aug. 12 • A resident of an apartment complex on Glenhaven Drive called to report a group of youths in a tree making too much noise for him to sleep. More...

Obituaries

Stanley F. Phillips, retired vice chairman of Delaware North

Stanley F. Phillips, 90, of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Amherst, died on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. More...

Death Notices

D’ANGELO, Carol A., of Amherst, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Mrs. D’Angelo is survived by three children, Michelle, Joseph and Salvatore; five grandchildren; her mother, Rose; and one sibling, Salvatore. More...

Lifestyles

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Color the Runway holds third annual show

Fighting back tears, Zandalee Delgado stood before a crowd of more than 200 at the historic Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo on Sunday, celebrating the beginning of the third annual Color the Runway Fashion Show. More...

Pancake breakfast slated for Aug. 28

Members of AMVETS Post 49 will host a pancake breakfast from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at 3758 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. The cost is a donation of $8 for adults and $4 for children younger than 10 years old. Call 208-6931 for more information. More...

Pair wed in Colorado Springs, honeymoon in Caribbean

Caitlin C. Pacer married Hans P. Kroetsch during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Linda and Wally Pacer of Williamsville. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 25 Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. 332-4375 More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 25 Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Call 548-1401. www.foothillstrailclub.org sat. 27 More...

Performance

sat. 27 & sun. 28 More...