Weekly Feature



November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Volunteers provide assurance, friendship for homebound seniors

Israel Shmookler is a World War II veteran who fought in the Russian army. He is now in his late 80s, has limited vision, and has difficulty getting out into the community by himself. More...

Couple wed at The Timberlodge

Colleen Morrissey married Jason Bibler during a late afternoon ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at The Timberlodge Banquet Facility in Akron. Judge Thomas Graham officiated. More...

Belus-Babbitt

Mary Ann and Brian Belus of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Belus, to Ed Babbitt, son of Robert Babbitt of Mexico, N.Y., and the late Joyce Babbitt.   More...

Events to mark 70th anniversary

Teresa and John Wren of Williamsville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with wine and cheese at Canterbury Woods, where they live, followed by a family dinner at the Eagle House. More...

Using homegrown talent, Buffalo theater offers production of Christmas classic

It isn’t Christmas for many people until they watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Whether they eagerly await the broadcast or just pop in the DVD, the tale of Charlie Brown finding the true meaning of Christmas, despite commercialis More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Registration required. Call 689-4922.   Kids knitting (for ages 8 and older) will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. More...

Reservations available for dinner, movie evening

The Village of Williamsville and the Williamsville Business Association will present the film classic “White Christmas” starring Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St. More...

Bee Senior News

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3050 to register.   The Amherst Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. More...

Williamsville Art Society sale and show closes

The Williamsville Art Society’s holiday show and art sale will be up through Wednesday, Dec. 1 at Village Center Gallery, 5500 Main St., Williamsville. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. More...

Wzontek-Chapin

Dorothy and Stephen Wzontek of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Leslie Wzontek, to William Bradley Chapin II, son of Norma and William Chapin of Lancaster. More...

Trosterud- Smolinski

Karen and Scott Trosterud of Amherst announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsay Trosterud, to Justin Smolinski, son of Candace and Allen Smolinski of Hamburg. More...

Couple celebrate 50 years

Giovanna and Anthony Arlotta of Williamsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Campobello’s Restaurant.   Anthony Arlotta married the former Giovanna Truglio on Nov. More...

TEA FOR YOU

TEA FOR YOU — Mary Maiorano, left, Susan Sahlem and Lisa Chang will pour at the Amherst Museum board of trustees Annual Holiday Tea. The tea will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. More...

Be Prepared

Red Cross offers winter safety tips

W ith the advent of winter comes the potential for sudden severe snowstorms and other emergencies. It is important for people to be properly equipped to deal with such situations. More...

Youth News

Piano students of Mary Handley won several awards last week at the Burlington Rotary Music Festival.   More...

Area quilters profiled on national website

When Marija Vujcic first came to Western New York from Serbia, she had never heard of quilting, although she was experienced in fabric arts. She and her husband settled in Amherst, and she got a job as a researcher at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. More...