May 25, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Williamsville election to be uncontested

The race for Williamsville village offices will be an uncontested one this year, with four candidates filing petitions for four seats. Brian Kulpa is running for mayor, a position currently held by Mary Lowther, who is not seeking reelection. More...

Reapportionment hearing scheduled for today

The Erie County Legislature will hold a public hearing Wednesday — after The Bee’s weekly deadline — to discuss two reapportionment maps sponsored for consideration. More...

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TWELVE HOURS OF FUN — Maddie Aston, left, receives the baton from Julia Sosnowski while their team, the “Fireworks”, cheer for them during the 11th annual Dusk to Dawn Relay Challen More...

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TELLING A THOUSAND WORDS — Carolyn Potopchuk displays her winning oil painting “White Bird of Paradise,” which is one of many artworks that may be viewed until Thursday, June 2, as More...

Amendment may be dropped from 2011 FAA bill

Rep. Brian Higgins, D-27th District, said last week that the “Shuster Amendment” may be dropped entirely from the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011. More...

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AT THE MARKET — Ken Seafert, of Seafert Farms in Cambria, shows David Murphy and Julie Wilcox of Williamsville, some herb plants on Saturday during opening day of the Farmers Market. More...

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NEW LIFE FOR OLD BARN — Vince Kuntz, lead carpenter on the timber framing crew, outlines details of a joint project Monday between McGuire Development Co., Empire Building Diagnostics and the A More...

Discussion continues on water consolidation

Village of Williamsville

The public hearing on water consolidation that was opened a month ago continued at Monday’s Williamsville Village Board meeting. The board is contemplating merging its water systems with Erie County Water Authority. More...

Renovations in works for former Pitt Petri building

Iskalo Development Corp. has submitted plans to the Village of Williamsville for renovation of the former Pitt Petri building, located at 5727 Main St. at South Ellicott. More...

Amherst PTSA names officers

The Amherst Middle School and High School Parent Teacher Student Association has installed the following 2011-12 officers: More...

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NOW IN PRINT — Christopher J. Lauricella, head of school, left, and Eugene F. More...

Fallen military man’s family finds strength to carry on

Last week, Beth World hung a painted portrait of her husband on the blue living room wall in her new house in West Seneca. More...

In the Military

Derek Mittlefehldt, son of Kurt and Laurie Mittlefehldt of Amherst, has graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in operations research and computer analysis and will be stationed in Gloucester, Mass. More...

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