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October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Buffalo Chips to perform at Crossroads Church

The Buffalo Chips, the University at Buffalo’s male a cappella group, will perform in the 2018-19 Crossroads Lutheran Church Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the church’s sanctuary, 4640 Main St., Snyder. More...

Museum of disABILITY History exhibit focuses on mental illness

When Willard Psychiatric Center in New York’s Finger Lakes closed in 1995, workers discovered hundreds of suitcases in the attic of an abandoned building, according to the Museum of disABILITY History. More...

Village names room at Meeting House after photographer

The Village Board has named the side room at the Meeting House after a late resident of Williamsville, Cornelius Deazley.  Deazley was a photographer who captured everyday life in the village in the early 1900s. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I appreciate the installation of the new Amherst free food pantry located in the church at Hopkins and Maple. However, I do not appreciate that the Amherst police is using the area for speed traps. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

O’HARA, Michael William, of East Amherst, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Mr. O’Hara is survived by his parents, Francis and Susan (nee Waytena); three siblings, Francis Jr., Andrew and Emily; and his grandmother, Louise Waytena. More...

Sports

Lady Billies earn first win over East since 2015

Girls soccer

Williamsville South’s girls soccer team stepped out of its shadow a bit this past week after posting a 3-2 road win over Williamsville East Oct. 9. It was the Lady Billies first win over East since 2015.  More...

East cross-country teams defeat Maryvale/Cleve Hill

On an unusually warm Oct. More...

South girls volleyball wins Lady Jacks ‘Dig Pink’ Invite

Williamsville South’s girls volleyball team continued its banner season by beating Fairport, 25-13, 25-16, to win the Lady Jacks Varsity “Dig Pink” Invitational Saturday at North Tonawanda High School. More...

Business

Gospa Village receives donations to help build new houses

Earlier this month, three new houses were dedicated at Gospa Village, which houses single women and their children on Buffalo’s East Side, thanks to the help of community donations.  More...

Fundraiser set for Oct. 20 at Beechwood Homes

The 23rd annual Beechwood/Blocher Foundation Auxiliary Board Auction and Food Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, Oct. More...

Viaduct names new managing director

Viaduct, a Western New York provider of talent and business solutions for startups, recently named Pete Petrella as its new managing director. More...

Book to honor legacy of Will East grad

‘Keep Walking’

On Jan. 25, 29-year-old Kamil Patel spoke his last words, “keep walking,” to his friend Katy Park in Miami. More...

Town Board presents Capital Improvement Plan

At Monday’s Town Board meeting, Supervisor Brian Kulpa gave a presentation on the town’s Capital Improvement Plan for 2019-24. More...

Editorial

‘National Bullying Prevention Month’ a stark reminder

Bee Editorial

On Oct. 4, the Erie County Legislature made a proclamation to recognize October as “National Bullying Prevention Month” in Erie County.  More...

Spindle items

• CONSTRUCTION — Residents can soon anticipate the completion of the construction work on Main Street. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 19, 1893   Mrs. Louis Bapst, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kopp, Miss Emma Doll and Mrs. Lucille Urale of Buffalo were among those in attendance at the Joseph Kuhn funeral.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Homecoming editorial helps promote safety

Thank you for the editorial to parents and the community in the Oct. More...

Celebrate work of School Board all year long

I want to recognize a group of seven citizen leaders who contribute their expertise to guide the Amherst Central School District community toward its goals.  The seven men and women who comprise the Board of Education for the Amherst Central Sch More...

Teen underage gambling effort deserves praise

I am the executive director of Preventionfocus Inc., an agency dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, problem gambling and other related behavioral health issues throughout Erie County. More...

Lifestyles

Former FBI agent creates cyber-risk mitigation startup company

When Holly Hubert decided to retire from the FBI last year, she knew that she wanted to start her own company. More...

Church to host spaghetti dinner

Asbury United Methodist Church will host a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the church, 850 Dodge Road, Getzville. Dinner costs $10 for ages 15 and up, $4 for ages 3 to 14, and free for children younger than 3. More...

Amherst Symphony Orchestra to honor late supporter

The Amherst Symphony Orchestra will dedicate its Oct. 21 concert to a late, loyal supporter of the orchestra, Edward B. Fisher.  Fisher had been a board member of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra Association since 1994. More...