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December 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

SONGS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Amherst Central High School students Danielle Chiz and Devon Borowski sing holiday songs at the Amherst Center for Senior Services on Dec. 20. More...

Local News

Towns flush sewer problems

Clarence approves $400,000 sewer bill payment to Amherst

After months of Scrooge-like behavior, the towns of Clarence and Amherst have finally flushed their discrepancies over the town More...

VOLUNTEERISM

Emily Willis of Williamsville and a student at Sacred Heart Academy reads a Christmas story to children at the Cantalician Center as part of a service project offered by the academy More...

Town applies for bait and shoot permits

The Town of Amherst is seeking permits from the Department of Environmental Conservation to continue to bait and shoot for deer. The town will also continue the Deer Vehicle Accident Management Plan due to the the number of collisions reported. More...

Letters to the Editor

Trees are loved by their owners

In the Dec. 20 tree disaster meeting at the Amherst Museum, Deputy Highway Superintendent Joe Speth told us that the town trees More...

New development should be positive

I am writing in response to last week More...

Questions remain about privatization

The Town idea for privatizing the golf courses appears to be a venture without knowing or having substantiated numbers for operating costs. For some 40 years, the Town has operated golf courses without having a history of accurate operating costs. More...

Education

North High School posts honor rolls for the first quarter of 2006-07

The Williamsville School District More...

Canisius High School posts honor rolls

Canisius High School names the following students to the first, second and third honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2006-2007 school year: Ninth Grade First Honors Ryan Burkard, Donald Frauenhofer, Michael Henry, Lucas Kamholz, Sean Kirby More...

Nardin Academy names honor, merit rolls

Nardin Academy announced the following Amherst students were named to the honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2006-2007 school year: Honor roll Natalie Anillo, Brittany Blizzard, Christine Bukowski, Laruen Courtney, Jessica Dudek, More...

Lifestyles

Under a positive influence:

SADD celebrates 25 years

In the fall of 1981, two Wayland High School students lost their lives in separate alcohol-related crashes within two weeks of each other. More...

Couple takes Hawaiian cruise after ceremony

Christina Bongiovanni married Craig Horner in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006 at St. Gregory the Great Church in Williamsville. Monsignor Ruppert A. Wright officiated. More...

Neff- McCormick

Sheila Neff of Snyder and Michael Neff of Buffalo announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Neff, to Brian Mc- Cormick, son of Karin and John McCormick of Watch Hill, R.I. Miss Neff is a 1996 graduate of Amherst Central High School. More...

Entertainment

Area blues band heads to Memphis

If you haven More...

MOVIE REVIEW

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Dropping the ball

For the 19th year, 97 Rock More...

Union contracts

Settlements not expected by year

With four days remaining in 2006 and town employees and representatives off for the holidays, it appears three of the town More...

Police arrest suspects in credit union holdup, recover $70,000

Amherst police arrested three male suspects after they allegedly held up the Boulevard Credit Union on Friday. Police were called to the credit union located at 2787 Niagara Falls Boulevard at 10:30 a.m. More...

Town Board meeting schedule for 2007 set

The Amherst Town Board has set the dates for the 2007 meetings: Jan. 2 and 16, Feb. 5 and 26, March 5 and 19, April 2 and 16, May 7 and 21, June 4 and 18, July 2 and 16, Aug. 6 and 20, Sept. 4 and 17, Oct. 1 and 15, Nov. 5 and 19, and Dec. 3 and 17. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

New York State makes right decision on training

We agree with New York State More...

Spindle items

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Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 29, 1881 Now is the time to turn over a new leaf. Adopt good resolutions and abide by them. Dr. H.G. Hopkins, physician at the Williamsville Insane Asylum, paid our office a pleasant visit. More...

Police Blotter

Youths asked to leave store for spitting

(Editors note: The Bee More...

Best of the Blotter

Excerpts from police calls are a regular feature in all nine Bee Group newspapers. Some of the more unusual reports from 2006 are reprinted here. Each is an actual listing from a local town or village police blotter.

. Depew police responded to a Walden Avenue location to take custody of a woman apprehended by Cheektowaga police. A search turned up an unused state inspection sticker in her bra. . More...

Obituaries

Robert V. Calhoun, retired businessman

Robert V. Calhoun, 80, of Williamsville, a businessman and World War II veteran, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006. Born in Farrell, Pa., he moved to Buffalo in 1938 and earned a bachelor More...

Agnes Sobolewski, homemaker

Agnes Sobolewski, 81, a homemaker, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, while under the care of Hospice House in Pinellas Park, Fla. Born Agnes Kraus in Buffalo, she was a graduate of Kensington High School. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Senior travel club to hold membership tea The Amherst Senior Travel Club will hold its annual Holiday Membership Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27 at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst. More...

Sports

Sweet Home hockey finally solves Will East

All week Alex Esposito and the Sweet Home hockey team had been hearing they couldn More...

Several basketball tournaments this week

Several Town of Amherst basketball teams are involved in tournaments this week. More...

Amherst boys hoops earn character wins

It was a tale of two halves in Amherst Central More...

Bee There

Thursday, Dec. 28 ANDY WARHOL REMEMBERED: More...

Business

Indoor golf simulator opens Jan. 1

7800 Transit Road has been recreated into an indoor golfing, entertainment experience for the serious golfers to those out for an evening of fun. Frog Hair Indoor Golf Experience will open on Monday, Jan. More...

Meetings

Chamber to look at success The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host a program on More...

College Planning Advisors Inc.

Get ahead; start planning the future now

College planning can turn into an ulcer rather quickly if parents and teenagers don More...