September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Frustration with Martzloff aired in meeting

Williamsville schools

Members of the Williamsville Teachers’ Association, Administrators’ Association and some parents filled the room to express their frustrations with the leadership of Superintendent Scott Martzloff at last week’s Williamsville School More...

Local News

MEMORIAL

— Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village on Thursday unveiled a commemorative exhibit to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. More...

Group supports eating disorder recovery

(Editor’s note: The name of this subject has been changed to maintain anonymity.) Once “Tina” had developed an eating disorder, she found it difficult to end the accompanying behaviors. (See editorial on page four) More...

Area artist creates portraits of child patients at free clinic

Artist Kaaren Metcalf has captured in her watercolor paintings the expressions of young patients at Buffalo’s Lighthouse Free Clinic. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To our neighbor: we are sorry that our “continuously barking” dog who has lived with us now for seven years has upset your family so much that you had to send us an anonymous letter. We are wondering, when is this barking taking place? More...

Obituaries

Calvin Anthony Caruso Sr., founder, Calvin’s Furniture

Calvin Anthony Caruso Sr., 90, of Williamsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Born in DuBois, Pennsylvania, Mr. Caruso always had an appreciation for his father’s hard work in the coal mine. More...

Harlan C. Abbey, journalist

Harlan C. Abbey, 84, of Clarence, formerly of Amherst, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Mr. Abbey graduated from the University of Missouri in Kansas City in 1952. Mr. Abbey served in the U.S. More...

Morton S. Klayman, Amherst educator

Morton S. Klayman, 93, formerly of Amherst, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Mr. Klayman served in the U.S. Army Air Force in Europe during World War II. More...

Lifestyles

MusicalFare celebrates 25th season with popular shows

MusicalFare Theatre is entering its 25th anniversary season with a slate of five productions, including two of the most popular shows ever produced by the company. More...

Library to host second annual yoga fundraiser

The second annual “Yoga for the People” fundraiser will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst. More...

Knit-a-Thon planned for Sept. 21 at VFW Post

The Williamsville Arts and Culture Committee will host a Knit-a-Thon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 416, 18 Spring St. in Williamsville. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 18 A Rockin’ Enchanted Evening @ Silo City — Presented by the Rotary Club of Buffalo, the event will feature food trucks, wine, beer, music and tours of the monumental grain elevators, with Explore Buffalo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Breaking News - 9/17/2014 10:18 AM

Williamsville School Board concludes investigation

New letter cites allegations as 'baseless'

In a letter sent Tuesday to district colleagues and parents, Williamsville School Board President Patricia Losito said the board has finalized its investigation into allegations from the Williamsville Teachers Association regarding Sup More...

Williamsville Village Board to meet Sept. 29

The Williamsville Village Board will hold its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the boardroom at Village Hall, 5565 Main St., Williamsville. The board will not meet on Monday, Sept. 22.A 6 p.m. More...

Water mill

Funding to aid new stone plaza

A quarter of a million dollars in funding has been earmarked by the state for the creation of a new public plaza in front of the Williamsville Water Mill on Spring Street. More...

Expansion of Town Court to begin this week

Renovations to expand Town Court will begin this week, with the planned construction set to improve security and provide adequate space for the increased volume of prisoners processed at the facility. More...

Editorial

Eating disorders group offers important resources

Bee Editorial

Eating disorders are scary problems that millions of people struggle with each year. They affect both women and men and are often common among teenagers and adults. More...

Spindle items

• ON VACATION — Last week, I was out of the office and enjoyed some time at home. While I slept past 9 a.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoSept. 19, 1889 More...

Police Blotter

Woman finds stuffed animals on front porch

Monday, Sept. 8 • On Youngs Road, a person reported that two tires of his vehicle were slashed overnight by an unknown person. Additionally, the resident said a person put sugar in the vehicle’s gas tank. More...

Letters to the Editor

Much thanks and gratitude to Pegulas

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, has been added to the list of greatest sports days in Western New York history. Thank you to Kim and Terry Pegula for making a tremendous investment in our community. More...

Village to add new plow to fleet

The Village of Williamsville Department of Public Works does an excellent job plowing snow each winter, according to the many residents who have complimented the crew in recent years. More...

WNY residents may file claims

From the 1940s through the 1980s, workers in the nuclear weapons industry were exposed to radiation while performing their jobs. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Polish Arts Club to host film, presentation More...

Sports

South field hockey hoping to ‘rise together’

The 2014 Williamsville South field hockey team looks a lot different than the squad that won the ECIC Division II title and finished 13-5 in 2013. More...

Sweet Home football routs Ken East, ties school record for points

The Sweet Home football team rebounded from its first home loss in 39 games in a big way on Saturday. The Panthers dominated Kenmore East, 65-14, in their homecoming game, tying the school record for most points scored in a game. More...

Former North player, JV coach takes over varsity squad

It’s Dalton Beaver’s first year as Williamsville North’s field hockey coach, but she is very familiar with the program. More...

Business

UBMD Orthopedics seeks expansion of services

Starting this school year, UBMD Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has teamed up with the East Aurora and Orchard Park school districts to provide athletic trainers for sporting contests. More...

Elder abuse outreach program scheduled for Sept. 26

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus in partnership with the Council Against Elder Abuse will hold an elder abuse outreach from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Grant to assist Beechwood in Spirituality Infusion Project

The Beechwood/Blocher Foundation recently received a $100,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation to support the development of Beechwood’s Spirituality Infusion Project for Long Term Care Professionals. More...