Weekly Feature



July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

BICYCLE BROTHERS

— As James Lulek, left, is pedaling, he is coached by Bennett Lulek during the annual bicycle rodeo held July 12 as part of Old Home Days festivities in Williamsville. More...

Local News

Paolini to chair annual ‘Light the Night Walk’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dan Paolini of Snyder was recently named chairman of the executive leadership and fundraising committee for the 19th annual “Light the Night Walk,” which is held by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. More...

Ronald McDonald House 5K set for July 26

As part of the Fabulous 5K Race Series, approximately 1,100 runners will participate in the 16th annual Ronald Mc- Donald House 5K Run/Walk on Wednesday, July 26.  The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Ronald McDonald House, 780 W. More...

Town denies restriction removal for proposed student housing

The Town Board on Monday denied two requests to remove deed restrictions at 2915, 2925 and 2949 North Forest Road where Curtwright Development Corp. was planning to construct a four-story, 154-unit student housing building.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Amherst Police union contract expires Dec. 31, 2017. Serious give backs are required with downsizing of the overstaffed department in order.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Technology jobs, companies needed in WNY

Our development people need to get more technology jobs in Western New York.  I rent apartments to foreign graduate students. Most of them major in computer science. More...

Education

Mill Middle School posts honor roll recipients

The following students at Mill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 academic year:  Grade eight  More...

Amherst High School names students to honor roll

The following students at Amherst High School were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 academic year:  Grade 12  More...

Transit Middle School names honor roll students

The following students at Transit Middle School were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 academic year:  Grade eight  More...

Sports

East’s Birzon, Amherst’s Wanzer share Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year award

Williamsville East’s Marissa Birzon and Amherst’s Claire Wanzer cemented their status this past school year as two of the greatest athletes — not only at their high schools but in all of Section VI — so it is not a surprise th More...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

Senior MOGs top Tigers for eighth straight win

Glory Days Softball League

The Senior Mostly Old Guys recently won their eighth Glory Days Softball League 60+ Division contest in a row with their 4-1 victory over the Tigers.  The Sr. MOGs put three runs up in the bottom of the first on a two-run triple by Dave Raponi. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20   Kevin Crowley — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 20   Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

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Council member alleges Catholic Health mischaracterized comments

Chemical dependency clinic

A letter, filed as a communication item by the Town Board during its meeting on Monday, provides a response by a council member who was recently alleged by Catholic Health Systems as being supportive of a chemical dependency treatment clinic opening More...

Christ UMC installs Peace Pole

Christ United Methodist Church in Snyder hosted a Peace Pole installation ceremony in its Celebration Garden on Friday to conclude a week of Vacation Bible School.  Minister for Community Life Sally Pollard, who has led discussions on peacemakin More...

Editorial

Rabies precautions necessary in warmer weather

Bee Editorial

Warmer days are here, and with everyone spending more time outdoors, there is an increased likelihood of encountering a wild animal. More...

Spindle items

• WORDS AND MEANINGS — During my tenure as associate editor of The Bee, I have written about townwide and villagewide parades that end at Los Robles Street off Main Street in Williamsville. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 21, 1892   Miss Tillie Diller of Swormville is visiting friends at Shawnee.  More...

Police Blotter

Men flash shoppers in separate incidents

Sunday, July 9  • Police responded to Dellwood Park where a nearby resident reported that youths were climbing the roof of the picnic shelter. Officers were unable to locate the reported group.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret M. Bluff, pediatric nurse

Margaret Mary “Mickey” Bluff (nee Sammon), 79, of New Hartford, New York, formerly of Amherst, died Sunday, July 9, 2017. More...

Death Notices

BALDWIN, Inez L. (nee Pilcher), of Amherst, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Mrs. Baldwin is survived by three stepchildren, Linda Russell and Michael and Thomas Baldwin; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Teen driving school slated for July 22   More...

Lifestyles

Amherst Presbyterian welcomes new pastor

Amherst Presbyterian Church, at 151 Youngs Road, Amherst, has a new pastor, the Rev. Amir Tawadrous. Reverend Tawadrous was born in Egypt, where his mother and sister still reside. More...

40th annual Old Home Days celebration

Tuesday, July 11 through Friday, July 14 Island Park, Williamsville

MJ and The Way perform for festival patrons in the bandshell on July 12. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  Adult yoga classes will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20 and 27. Classes will take place outside on the lawn. Bring a mat. More...

Business

Munroe Chiropractic celebrates 30 years in business

After 30 years in business, Munroe Chiropractic has treated more than 32,000 patients, including Buffalo Bills players and even a few Olympians.  More...

Chamber director earns insurance brokerage license

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s director of operations, Christine Langenfeld, recently earned her insurance brokerage license, making her the third broker on the Chamber’s staff.  More...

Muleskinner to celebrate gallery’s one-year anniversary

Muleskinner Antiques, 5548 Main St., Williamsville, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Catherine Burchfield Parker Gallery.  The gallery-within-a-gallery is a dedicated space at Muleskinner featuring a frequently changing display of More...