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February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Amherst Symphony Orchestra is "Surrounded by Students"

Third performance to be held March 4

The third installment of the 2006-07 Amherst Symphony Orchestra concert series will be dedicated to the students in and around the area. More...

Celebrate trees

With the launch of a 10-city, nationwide campaign, the National Arbor Day Foundation and The Home Depot Foundation are helping people understand the importance of trees as the green infrastructure of our cities. More...

Binder- Zawodzinski

Denise Grosjean and Charles Binder of Geneva announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystal Marie Binder, to Jason Jude Zawodzinski, son of Mary and David Zawodzinski of Lancaster. More...

DeLong - Niemann

Joyce and Richard DeLong of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill E. DeLong, to Jason S. Niemann, son of Denise and James Niemann of Kirkwood, Mo. Miss DeLong is a 1999 Williamsville South High School graduate. More...

James- Dephtereos

Nancy and DeWayne James of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura James, to Joseph Dephtereos, son of Maureen and Joseph Dephtereos of Watertown, N.Y. Miss James is a 1998 graduate of Clarence High School. More...

Arling- Burwick

Tamara Fitz-Arling and Steven Arling of Fayetteville, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Arling, to Charles Burwick, son of Barbara and Michael Burwick of Williamsville. More...

Party marks 70 years

Marjorie and Spencer Krull of Napa, Calif., formerly of Amherst and Williamsville, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a cocktail and dinner party at their home for friends and neighbors in Napa. More...

Shop 'til you drop at Maple East's Boutique Sale

The Maple East Elementary School Playground Committee will hold a Boutique Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the school, 1500 Maple Road, Williamsville. More...

American Cancer Society offers wigs for cancer patients

Imagine it: the unthinkable has occurred. Your doctor has just diagnosed you with cancer, and the words "chemotherapy" and "radiation" keep entering the dialogue. So much must be going through your brain as you wonder what will happen next. More...

Take a Trip with Amherst Senior Travel Club

The Amherst Senior Travel Club, an organization of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, is planning two getaways in the next few months. "Broadway Bound New York City" is a four-day, three-night trip to the Big Apple, April 27 through 30. More...

Religious News

The Rev. Joseph Gatto of Williamsville has been awarded the Msgr. Nelson H. Baker Award. He is the pastor at St. Gregory the Great Church. Michael Couche, a parishioner at SS. More...

BeeHealthy

Timely Hints for a Healthy Lifestyle

Living with grief teleconference hosted by Hospice The annual Hospice Foundation of America Living with Grief Teleconference will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Niagara University campus in Dunleavy Hall room 127. More...

Colon Cancer Awareness open house set today

In 2007, approximately 150,000 men and women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and about 55,000 of them will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society, ACS. More...

SENIOR NEWS

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. For more information, call 636-3059. Women's Issues Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. March 26, April 23 and June 25. More...

Kaczmarek- Schweickhard

Barbara and Mark Kaczmarek of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian Kaczmarek, to David Schweickhard, son of Linda and Fred Schweickhard of Tonawanda. Miss Kaczmarek is a 2001 graduate of Lancaster High School. More...

Galley- Swinehart

Deborah and Thomas Galley of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Anne Galley, to David Christopher Swinehart, son of Joyce Swinehart of Canyon Lake, Texas, and David Swinehart of Baytown, Texas. More...

Gorenflo- Kuritzky

Barbara and Gary Gorenflo of Pendleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Gorenflo, to Jack Kuritzky, son of Kathy and Dr. Alan Kuritzky of Amherst. Miss Gorenflo is a 2001 graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy. More...

Giambra- Fisher

Donna and Robert Giambra of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Giambra, to Craig Fisher, son of Linda and Carl Zarcone of Depew and Donald and Debbie Fisher of Amherst. More...

Monin- Brobak

Sandra and Robert Monin of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina M. Monin, to Robert A. Brobak, son of Linda and Bob Brobak of Amherst. Miss Monin is a 2000 graduate of Williamsville South High School. More...

Amherst/Williamsville Library News

The following events will be held at the Williamsville Library, 5571 Main St., Williamsville. For more information, call 632-6176. Story Time with Miss Beth will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays for toddlers and at 11:30 a.m. More...

Amherst Male Glee Club to take center stage

The Amherst Male Glee Club will present The Red Blazer Varieties at 7:30 p.m. March 22 - 24 at Amherst Central Theatre Auditorium, 4301 Main St., Snyder. More...

CLOSE-UP

Sarah Hunt of Amherst won "Best of Show" for her art piece "Locked In" at the Burchfield Nature and Art Center Feb. 16. More...

Open house to be held at Meeting House

The Village Meeting House Events Committee will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at The Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Bee Travel

Progress (we'll see)

Iwas watching the national news a week or so ago, and Brian Williams noticed that a lot of apologizing was going on. He cited several high-profile "I'm sorry's," with a wry suggestion that perhaps it's fashionable to apologize publicly. More...

In the Military

Army Pfc. Jesus G. Mendoza of Amherst has deployed to the Iraqi theater of operations to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...