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October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SPECIAL DONATION

— William Oliver, left, a 1967 graduate of Williamsville Central, last week donated $15,000 in the name of his former music teacher, Frank Del Russo. More...

Local News

Amherst School Board unveils new library media center at Windermere Boulevard

Funds came from former teacher

Lorraine Meinke must have been smiling down from heaven during the Oct. More...

Natale work session set for Thursday

The Village Board will hold a special work session from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

School taxes due by Oct. 16

Town Clerk Marjory Jaeger is reminding Amherst residents that school taxes are due on or before Monday, Oct. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Bee reports that the three GOP candidates seek solutions to alleviate traffic in the town. That is an issue that has no solution. More...

Obituaries

Paul Schiappa, founder of Super Duper Markets

Paul Schiappa, 86, of Williamsville, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Mr. Schiappa was born on Feb. 3, 1931, in Buffalo. He attended the University of Buffalo where he played for the football team. More...

John T. Hoskins Sr., philanthropist, business executive

John T. Hoskins Sr., 76, of Williamsville, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.  Mr. Hoskins was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1941. More...

Joan A. Bissell, Buffalo artist

Joan “Jo” Bissell (nee Walker), 89, of Williamsville, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.  More...

Lifestyles

Enjoy the fall at Great Valley’s PUMPKINVILLE

Every year, the oldest, continuously working pumpkin farm in New York State opens for a six-week period to kick off the fall season. That tradition is called Pumpkinville, which this year is being held from Sept. 16 through Oct. More...

Smallwood Garden Club slates meeting

The next meeting of the Smallwood Garden Club will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St. Scott Russo will discuss miniature forests and the art of bonsai.   More...

BNHV exhibits work of realism artist

During the month of October, the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Museum, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst, will display 43 works of art created by Angelo F. More...

Possible hotel at Northtown Center set for Oct. 30 vote

A resolution to rezone property at the Northtown Center — a measure that would allow for the construction of a four-story hotel connected to the facility — will be decided by the Town Board during its Oct. More...

Supervisor presents $127.2M budget to board

Spending plan raises levy by 1.36 percent

Supervisor Barry Weinstein on Monday presented his tentative   2018 budget to the Town Board, discussing a spending plan of $127.2 million that carries a $1.73 million overall increase from the current year.  The benchmark during Weinstein& More...

Chamber’s ‘The Event’ set for Oct. 23

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “The Event — Celebrating Business Excellence,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. More...

Editorial

Planning saves lives during Fire Prevention Week

Bee Editorial

Imagine this terrifying scenario: You and your family are fast asleep when you’re awoken by the sound of a smoke alarm and the acrid smell of smoke. The room is hazy and the air is thick. What is your first move? More...

Spindle items

• COUNTRY FAIR — This weekend The Park School will hold its annual country fair, which dates back to the 1940s.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 13, 1892   One week from tomorrow ushers in the anniversary of one of the most notable events in history — the discovery of America by Columbus. More...

Letters to the Editor

Jaeger has necessary skills for supervisor

I’d like to tell everyone how lucky we are that Marjory Jaeger is running for Amherst supervisor. I can’t think of anyone over the last 30 years who is more qualified to lead our town into the future than Marjory.  More...

Sports

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East football posts another comeback win

Flames clinch first playoff berth since 2012

Whenever you watch a Williamsville East football game, don’t leave early.  For the second consecutive week, the Flames rallied in the fourth quarter to pick up a victory, beating Kenmore West, 20-16, in its homecoming game Saturday. More...

Business

On the Rox carries organic, low-sulfite wines

The consumer-driven shift toward fresher, cleaner foods isn’t a fad. It’s a movement; Tom and Joe Zoratti, owners of On the Rox Liquors, strive to provide many options for their consumers living healthy lifestyles. More...

State funding available for school, farm cooperatives

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week said that $1 million is available for eligible school districts to support the growth of Farm-to-School programs across New York State. More...

Events

Medaille College to lead talk on health care More...

Entertainment

Halloween

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Theatre

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Dance

tues. 17   Lindy Fix — Lindy Fix Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Polish Cadets Hall, 927 Grant St., Buffalo; $ - East Coast Swing, the Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston and Blues dancing; no partner or experience necessary. More...