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September 26, 2007 RSS feed / Lifestyles

BEFORE 'SPINNING' WAS AN EXERCISE

BEFORE 'SPINNING' WAS AN EXERCISE - Teri Slisby demonstrates the art of spinning, turning wool into thread, during the Harvest Craft Festival held Saturday at the Amherst Museum. Brendan Smith, 13, watches as she pulls on the fibers. More...

KICKING OFF A NEW SEASON

KICKING OFF A NEW SEASON - Mary and Bob Cipresso of Amherst round the dance floor at Waterwheels Square Dancing's first meeting of the season. The group had 27 new people attend the event at Amherst Community Church. More...

A shoulder to lean on

Support group helps grandparents raising children

I n spite of all the challenges they face, members of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren prefer to look at the positives. More...

Center to present annual Healthy Aging conference

Senior citizens, their family members, caregivers and health professionals can hear from speakers addressing physical and emotional health and link up with other valuable resources at the Amherst Center for Senior Services' Healthy Aging Conference More...

Makeover program patients 'Look Good...Feel Better'

It's an undeniable fact: When you look good, you feel good. That is the philosophy behind the American Cancer Society's "Look Good...Feel Better" program. More...

Pair take Fiji honeymoon

Amy Lynn Marciniak married Franklin Spencer Kapperman in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007 at St. Pius X Church in Getzville. Monsignor George Yiengst officiated. More...

Smith- Viksjo

Nancy and Martin Smith of Kenmore announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Smith, to Jeffrey Harold Viksjo, son of Linda and Thomas Viksjo of East Amherst. Miss Smith graduated from Kenmore West High School in 2002. More...

Couple hold reception at Fox Valley Club

Dawn Marie Petryk married Jason Uronis in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at St. Barnabas Church in Depew. The Rev. John Madsen officiated. The bride is the daughter of Diane and Joseph Petryk of Depew. More...

Wedekindt- Delahant

Barbara and Richard Wedekindt of Amherst announce the engagement of their daughter, Diane B. Wedekindt, to Nicholas P. Delahant, son of Terry and Bill Delahant of Lake Placid. Miss Wedekindt graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1994. More...

Rydzynski- Over

Mary and James Rydzynski of Depew announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Rydzynski, to David Over, son of Nancy and Robert Over of Lancaster. Miss Rydzynski graduated from Depew High School in 2003. More...

May- Zeal

Bonnie May of Tonawanda and Edward May of North Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Natasha May, to Daniel Zeal, son of Janet and Dr. Arnold Zeal of Jacksonville, Fla. Miss May graduated from Mount St. More...

Simpson- Zywiczynski

Diane and Richard Simpson of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Simpson, to Jon Raymond Zywiczynski, son of Ann and Raymond Zywiczynski of Colden. More...

Wedding announcement guidelines

All engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements received by Bee Group Newspapers are published in all nine editions as a service to our readers. The deadline for announcements is noon on the Tuesday before next week's publication. More...

Up to bat: Louisville tourist attractions

Bee Travel

Looavul. Luhvul. Loueeville. Looaville. Looeyville. That's how to say it. This is how you spell it: Louisville. I had occasion to go there - a real occasion, as in a wedding. One nephew was getting married. More...

Reception marks 50th anniversar

Margaret and Thomas Heisler of Depew celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a small reception for family and friends. Thomas Heisler married the former Margaret Clarke on Aug. 17, 1957 at Most Holy Redeemer Church in Cheektowaga. More...

VIVA for Life celebrates third year

After two successful events, "VIVA for Life, an Evening of Celebration," is back for the third year. More...

Women's club to meet, nominate president

The Greater Western (8th) District of the New York State Federation of Women's Clubs will hold its annual meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Ramada Inn, 2402 N. Forest Rd. in Amherst. More...

Gandhi Day of Service to be held Saturday

On Saturday, Sept. 29 the members of Indian Community in Western New York are going to celebrate the life of Mahatma Gandhi by uniting in a day of community service. More...

Local boy makes good

Emmy winner has roots in area

D Daniel Kumiega is a great example of "local boy makes good" said his uncle, Kevin Sexton, of Clarence. More...

Senior resource guide available

There is a solution for senior citizens who are unaware of all the services and benefits New York State has to offer them and their families and caregivers. More...

SENIORNEWS

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Registration is required. For more information, call 636-3059. More...

What's Going On

Williamsville Farmer's Market continues The Williamsville Farmer's Market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 27 at the Williamsville Water Mill, 56 E. Spring St. More...

Couple united in Park of Roses

Kristen Noel Arling married Charles Arthur Burwick in an afternoon ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 at Whetstone Park of Roses in Columbus, Ohio. The Rev. Forrest Williams officiated. More...

Vows said in garden ceremony

Cristin Ann Meadows married Jonathan Richard Scrimshaw in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 in the garden pavilion of Kloc's Blossom Grove in West Seneca. The Rev. Frank Andzik, friend of the couple, officiated. More...

Waldron- Saur

Diane Ladzinski of Sun City Center, Fla., and Tom Waldron of Linden, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Waldron, to Andrew Saur, son of Diane and Ronald Pierce of Getzville and Richard Saur of Arcade. More...

Trip to St. Lucia follows Falls nuptials

Andrea Marie Fagiani married Jonathan David Gentile in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 at St. Mary of the Cataract Church in Niagara Falls. The Rev. William J. O'Brien and the Rev. Michael J. Burzynski officiated. More...

Stubbendeck- Bergman

Karen and Kirk Stubbendeck of East Amherst announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Stubbendeck, to Nicholas Bergman, son of Bonnie and Paul Bergman of Grand Island. More...

Pair united in afternoon ceremony

Sheryl H. Idzik married Mark E. Kelley in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Buffalo. The Rev. Charles Bang officiated. The bride is the daughter of Nancy and Peter Idzik of Lancaster. More...

Tringali- Wilson

Anita Tringali of East Amherst and Richard Tringali of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa Tringali, to Adam Wilson, son of Carla and Daniel Wilson of Dryden, Mich. More...

Couple wed in Rose Garden

Christine Marie Wanamaker married James Joseph Sikorski Jr. in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 in the Rose Garden at Delaware Park. The Rev. Nancy Milleville officiated. More...

Couple celebrate 70th anniversary

Martha and Dr. Walter W. Sielski celebrated their 70th anniversary with a family gathering at their home in Snyder. Walter Sielski married the former Martha Konieczka on Sept. 22, 1937 at St. John Kanty Church in Buffalo. More...

Couple celebrate 50 years

Arlene and Norman Derkovitz of Lancaster celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a weekend celebration with family. Norman Derkovitz married the former Arlene Stroka on Sept. 21, 1957 at St. Mary's of the Assumption Church in Lancaster. More...

UB to hold programs on addiction

The University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions is presenting a free seminar series beginning Oct. 5 on addiction-related topics. More...

Outdoor game can enhance remaining autumn months

There are just a few months left before winter begins. Ladder Golf is a new way to enjoy fall beauty before the chilly weather starts in earnest. It is always a good idea to have a few games on hand for guests to play. More...