Weekly Feature



August 18, 2010 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Hadassah offers members community, chance to make a difference

H Henrietta Szold was not your stereotypical 19th-century woman.   Born just after the Civil War, Szold was raised to believe in education and progressive values. More...

Ceremony held in The Bahamas

Melissa Wood married Eric Schillinger during an afternoon ceremony on Friday, May 14, 2010, in a gazebo on the beach at Sandals Royal Bahamian resort in The Bahamas.   The bride is the son of Cheryl and Robert Wood of Williamsville. More...

Caribbean cruise follows Island Park reception

Christie Michelle Hare married Joshua Thomas Moses Rollain during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 24, 2010, at St. Stephen’s Church on Grand Island. The Rev. Paul Nogaro officiated. More...

Newlyweds hold reception at Park Country Club

Andrea Marie Solecki married John Russell Armstrong during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at St. Joseph University Church in Buffalo. The Rev. Jacob Ledwon officiated. More...

Schleifer- Schneggenburger- Schoen

Jerry Schneggenburger of Amherst announces the engagement of his daughter, Dr. Jill Schleifer-Schneggenburger, to Joseph Allan Schoen, son of Barbara and Joseph Schoen of Derby, N.Y. More...

CARLY’S CROSSING

CARLY’S CROSSING — Kianne Cannon, a junior at Williamsville South, swam in Carly’s Crossing on Sunday to raise money for cancer research. More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Registration required. Call 689-4922.   Danny and the Dinosaur at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20.   More...

SUMMERTIME AND THE PARTY NEVER ENDS

SUMMERTIME AND THE PARTY NEVER ENDS — Jane Konieczny, 5, left, Avery Cardinal, 5, Briege Lennon, 5 and Maya Komroy, 4 enjoy watermelon and hamburgers at the Walton Drive block party Saturday aft More...

Child advocacy bikers visit Amherst

Ed Smart and Ahmad Rivazfar, both parents of child abduction and abuse victims, will travel to Amherst by bicycle to raise awareness and funds for the Surviving Parents Coalition child advocacy initiatives. More...

Senior News

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 for more information or to register.   More...

Couple honeymoon on Hawaiian islands

Lindsay Alexandra Sykes married Joseph Cross Haller during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, May 29, 2010, at SS. Peter & Paul Church in Williamsville. The Rev. Richard Reina officiated. More...

Wood-Keim

Cheryl and Robert Wood of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie A. Wood, to Joshua E. Keim, son of Patricia and Eric Keim of Williamsville.   More...

Pair honeymoon in Fiji

Alyssa Jennifer Ruffino married John J. Bongiovanni during an afternoon ceremony on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at Trinity Old Lutheran Church in Eggertsville. The Rev. Dieter Miss officiated. More...

Bunnell-Gravelle

Karen and Donald Bunnell of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica M. Bunnell, to Marc A. Gravelle Jr., son of Carrie and Marc Gravelle Sr., also of Williamsville.   More...

Talk about school transitions with your teenager

Everyone desires to be comfortable in his or her surroundings, and most of us succeed. But transitions to new surroundings can be filled with fear and anxiety. More...

Sweet Home teams win Canal Fest mural contest

Five teams of chalk artists from area middle and high schools competed in the “Chalk It Up” contest held during Canal Fest in Tonawanda last month. More...

Spinners guild reveals reasons ‘why ’

Gandhi once said that all of India should spend time every day using a spinning wheel, for productivity and meditation. More...

Where to Volunteer

Audubon Library seeks book sale help     The Audubon Library is looking for volunteers to help with book sales. Anyone who is interested may call 689-4922, extension 17. American Field Service seeks host families     More...

Amherst Drug Court plans reception

The Amherst Drug Court and Therapeutic Foundation will hold a 14th anniversary reception at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 19 at the Sonoma Grille, 5010 Main Street, Snyder. Kevin O’Connell of Channel 2 News will be the master of ceremonies. More...