Weekly Feature



June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Williamsville details upcoming capital project proposal

Plans call for improvements to music facilities

Williamsville Schools Superintendent Scott Martzloff last week provided an overview of a new capital project proposal designed to improve the district’s music facilities and update its infrastructure.  The presentation was offered during More...

Local News

Girl Scout honored for video project

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Ariya Roberts of Williamsville was recently honored with the Girl Scouts’ 2018 Gold Award, which is the highest honor that can be presented in the Girl Scouts.  More...

Strawberry Festival slated for today

The 19th annual Strawberry Festival will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Assemblyman requests revocation of Chuck E. Cheese’s alcohol permit

In response to several recent violent incidents at Chuck E. More...

Police Blotter

Teens knock down man’s motor scooter

Monday, June 11  • Police responded to a Main Street park where a nearby resident reported that youths were being loud and were in the park after hours. Officers were unable to locate the group.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Development proposal a bad idea for village

The village Planning Board and Natale Development make quite a pair.  Allowing 90 apartments in three four-story buildings, plus 30 townhomes, is a disaster.  Also, include Mayor De- Lano, whom I quote as saying, “It’s going to More...

Words, lessons of writer, activist fondly recalled

Having now lived longer in America than in India, where I was raised, when I consider the people I most admire, I also think of Eleanor Roosevelt.  Then, I consider Indian women I admire, and I keep thinking of Sarojini Naidu. More...

Sports

First Teamers all made deep playoff runs

2018 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

As is usually the case, the players earning First Team status for the 2018 installment of the All-Bee Boys Lacrosse all-star team have something in common: a championship pedigree. More...

The First Tee of WNY promotes girls golf instruction, life skills

The First Tee of Western New York, an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people, offers more than golf instruction for girls ages 7-18 at various area courses. More...

East baseball announces team awards, all-stars

Williamsville East’s baseball team recently received a boatload of postseason honors.  More...

Business

TCB combines traditional and gourmet tacos with full bar service

Tacos, Community & Beer, otherwise known as TCB, opened on Jan. 30 at 6449 Transit Road, East Amherst. More...

Area practice to offer free dental care on June 22

Westermeier Martin Dental Care will again host Dentistry from the Heart, a day of free dental care for the community that has grown each year in popularity and the number of patients served.  On Friday, June 22, individuals with low income are i More...

East Amherst Aldi to reopen on June 27 following store updates

Following extensive renovations, the Aldi store in East Amherst will reopen Wednesday, June 27.  Updates to the store, located at 9290 Transit Road, are part of a $1.6 billion initiative to remodel and expand more than 1,300 Aldi locations natio More...

State to install new intersection pavement markings

Niagara Falls Boulevard

State Department of Transportation officials said last week that they will be installing new pavement markings on Niagara Falls Boulevard for the enhancement of pedestrian safety along the thoroughfare.  More...

Loughran’s Alumni Cup set for June 27

The 24th annual Loughran’s Alumni Cup 5K Run is scheduled for 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Underage drinking can lead to serious issues

Bee Editorial

I t is that time of year when seniors graduate from high school and move on to the next phase of their lives. Commencement ceremonies will be held between Thursday and Sunday this week for each of the town’s five public high schools.  More...

Spindle items

• ONE SHOT — For the second time in less than a month, The Bee offers its congratulations to another person who was able to golf a hole-in-one.  Using a pitching wedge on the sixth hole of Audubon Par 3, Luke Pappagallo, a resident of More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 22, 1893   On Friday, June 16, 1893, occurred the death of Mrs. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Kudos to Williamsville East students who planted trees at Bassett Park and will be taking care of them this summer to make sure they will survive. More...

Obituaries

Arline Deckert, former public school teacher

Arline Deckert (nee Thompson), of Clarence, died Monday, May 21, 2018.  Mrs. Deckert was born in Albany, New York, in 1921 and was a graduate of Buffalo State Teachers College. More...

Ruth A. Shoumate, elementary school teacher

Ruth Ann Shoumate (nee Niederlander), 89, of Fort Myers, Florida, and previously from Mentor, Ohio, died Sunday, May 6, 2018.  Mrs. Shoumate was born in Williamsville to Adolph and Ruth Niederlander. More...

Corinne Duroure, Williamsville South graduate

Corinne Duroure, 56, formerly of Williamsville, died Monday, June 11, 2018.  Ms. Duroure grew up as the youngest of three daughters of Richard and Frances Duroure in Williamsville. More...

Lifestyles

Two great races bring antique autos, history home to Buffalo

On Saturday, the Queen City and the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum will become a nexus of antique automobile racing, bringing two events home to a region that holds a shining distinction in racing history. More...

Sweet Home students place first in WNY Brain Challenge

A team of students from Sweet Home Middle School placed first in the middle school division of this year’s Western New York Brain Challenge, organized by Mission: IGNITE Powered by Computers For Children.  More...

Senior News

The following events are open to members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 636-3055, ext. 3108 to register.  More...

Entertainment

Art

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Special Events

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Walking Tours

thurs. 21   Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel hike. Call 548-1401. More...