December 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Korean War veteran awarded medals

Purple Heart, other medals finally given to East Amherst vet

More than 54 years after he was wounded with shrapnel and suffered frostbite from surviving in temperatures reaching 30 degrees below zero without adequate winter clothing, Howard Dranger finally was recognized for his sacrifices during the Korean Wa More...

Research foundation awarded grant

The State University of New York at Buffalo More...

Mohan appoints Bucki as deputy supervisor

Come Jan. 1, two newcomers will lead the Town Board forward into what may be new governmental territory for some. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kindel responds to heated criticism

Born in America, knowing my mother and father were both born in Europe, has always given me a special sense of pride. More...

Kindel’s comment was uncalled for

As an Amherst resident, I was appalled at (Town Board Member William) Kindel More...

Board not a place for prejudices

Republican Councilman William Kindel More...

Education

Amherst High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

Survey says district parents show interest in after-school elementary enrichment classes

The Amherst Central School District may soon be working with a third party for after-school enrichment opportunities for its elementary students. More...

Williamsville South High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2005-06 school year. More...

What's Going On

Town native wins science award

David T. Evans, son of Todd and Mary Jo Evans of East Amherst, has been named a recipient of the Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Award from the Pediatric AIDS Foundation (PAF). More...

Lifestyles

Woodturners ‘Aspire’ to handmade holidays

During the holiday season any gift is usually well-appreciated. More...

Jolly Boys contribute to keep kids off drugs

The Jolly Boys of Williamsville Inc. has donated $7,000 to the Amherst Drug Abuse Resistance Education department. More...

Christmas tree recycling in the village

The Village of Williamsville will be recycling residents Christmas Trees. Instead of placing trees at the curb, residents are urged to drop them off at the Dept. of Public Works auxiliary yard on S. More...

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Send your events & listings The goal of BeeThere is to provide readers with a quick reference guide to events in their community as well as things happening around Western New York. More...

Entertainment

A ‘Good’ lesson not to forget

The Jewish Repertory Theatre Co. teams up with the Irish Classical Theatre Company to present a German history lesson in C.P. Taylor More...

A parking ‘First’

If you More...

B u ffa l o B a l l d ro p fa c t s

The following information on the Buffalo Balldrop was provided by 97 Rock: More...

Board: Keyboarding needs to be taught at younger levels

Gone are the days when a simple, handwritten essay on a piece of lined paper was acceptable as homework for students in elementary and middle school. More...

Editorial

District should teach keyboarding if teachers require typed homework

You can More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 30, 1880 The storm which commenced Monday evening is raging with terrific fury. Large drifts of snow are piling up in all directions and travel is almost impossible. The thermometer stands at ten degrees below zero. More...

Police Blotter

police blotter.

. A customer threw a box of chicken wings at the clerk at a Genesee Street store and then left. More...

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Obituaries

Alice Amelia Abbey, church volunteer

Alice Amelia Abbey, 99, a long-time Williamsville resident who did extensive volunteer work with Calvary Episcopal Church, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, in Beechwood Nursing Home. She would have been 100 years old on June 12, 2006. More...

William K. Bambach, Jr., retired Amherst Police Detective Sergeant

William K. Bambach, Jr., More...

Maynard C. ‘Bud’ Goettel, retired Getzville fire chief

Maynard C. More...

Sports

Jamestown goes ‘three’ crazy to beat Sweet Home

Jamestown More...

Late comeback gives Amherst reason to believe

Amherst Central hockey senior John Rusk scored two goals, his second with only 26 seconds left in the game as the Tigers battled back from a 4-2 deficit to tie league rival Sweet Home, 4-4, in the Sweet Home Tournament held this past Wednesday on the More...

Sports predictions for the New Year

PATRICK NAGY Sports Reporter

As 2005 ends, it made me wonder, what could be in store for the sports world in 2006? Now I More...

Business

The first place winner is...

by JILL SCHMELZER Reporter

The Williamsville Business Association has announced the winners of its Village Window Decorating contest. More...

Competition at center becomes infectious

Buffalo Cardiology and Pulmonary held an office Christmas decorating competition to help spread Christmas cheer. More...

M e et i n g s

Ford Friendship Express program underway Local not-for-profit organizations looking to drive into the summer of 2006 with a brand new Ford van can now apply to the Ford Friendship Express program. More...

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