Weekly Feature



August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Drongosky to campaign for Town Board seat

Christopher Drongosky, a past recreation commissioner and managing partner of specialty retailer Simply Certificates, is campaigning for a town council seat in this year’s elections.  More...

UB acquires rare works, documents for libraries

The University at Buffalo Libraries have acquired the Eugene Musial Buffalo Imprint Collection, a unique piece of Buffalo publishing history that includes the first book printed in Buffalo in 1812.  More...

Former teacher pleads guilty to sending explicit messages

Scott Schaefer, 44, of Getzville, on Thursday pleaded guilty before State Supreme Court Justice John L. Michalski to disseminating indecent material to minors in the second degree.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Golf cart allows accessibility for everyone

I am writing to express my gratitude to the Town of Amherst for the acquisition of an accessible golf cart for use at all of its municipal golf courses. I have been an Amherst resident my entire life and became disabled 25 years ago. More...

Sports

East volleyball loaded with talent

Lady Flames are three-time section champs

Williamsville East’s girls volleyball team has a lot of expectations to live up to.  Last year’s squad did not lose a single set in the regular season or in its sectional playoff run, finishing 19-0 and earning its fifth straight ECI More...

Post-Birzon era begins for East girls soccer

When you graduate the team’s all-time leading scorer and face of the program, you would think that a program would be taking a step back the following year, but that is not the case for Williamsville East girls soccer.  More...

North boys soccer not overlooking anyone

Williamsville North’s boys soccer team had a great regular season last fall, posting 12 wins and earning the second seed for the Section VI Class AA Tournament.  More...

Business

Park Creek Apartments to offer suites near Amherst State Park

Acquest Development has owned and operated Park Creek Assisted Living, located at 410 Mill St. More...

Bob and John’s brings North Buffalo staple to Amherst

Ask long-time residents of North Buffalo where to get a nice pizza, and there’s a good chance they’ll send you to Bob and John’s La Hacienda, a neighborhood pillar since 1972.  Now, residents in Amherst and Cheektowaga can get More...

Events

Alzheimer’s chapter offer new program   More...

Catholic Health revises plans for treatment clinic

John Glenn Drive proposed for site location

After nearly five months of residential clamoring, tensions were brought to rest Tuesday when Catholic Health officials publicly ended plans to open a Millersport Highway chemical dependency treatment clinic, opting to instead place the facility with More...

Editorial

Compromise, respect lead to clinic’s new location

Bee Editorial

Although the situation at times led to heated debate, the discussions remained respectful. More...

Spindle items

• START YOUR ENGINES — The third annual SSG William R. “Billy” Wil- son III Memorial Motorcycle Ride and Raffle will be held Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Center, 1641 N. French Road, Amherst. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 25, 1892   Mr. and Mrs. William Steinbrenner have taken up their residence on Bear Street.  The school at Snyder will open Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Miss May Dumanois as teacher.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Traffic violations continue at the Sheridan Drive post office. Drivers continue to make illegal left (west) turns exiting and left turns from Sheridan into the parking area. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MILLER, Ruth C. (nee Clor), of Williamsville, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Mrs. Miller is survived by two children, Larry and Randy, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Tour celebrates Erie Canal bicentennial

I n celebration of the Erie Canal’s bicentennial — and more specifically, the beginning of its construction — the Heartland Passage Tour will travel the state next month, bringing award-winning musicians, storytellers and a special More...

Couple celebrate 50th anniversary

Suzanne and Ned Holderby of East Amherst celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and a vacation in the Southern Tier.  Ned Holderby married the former Suzanne Stahler on Aug. More...

HAND IN HAND

— Cameren Hunley, right, who will be a freshman at Williamsville South High School this fall, presents a prosthetic hand to 5-year-old Liam Hilliker at the Hand in Hand Celebration at Roswell P More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

thurs. 24 & sun. 27   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 24   More...

Special Events

fri. 25   Movie Night on the Niagara — “Beauty and the Beast” (2017 version), an evening full of activities with popcorn and other snacks available for purchase, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...