Weekly Feature



September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Steadfast committee fought years for Glen Park

Peggy Christensen was pivotal chairwoman

With its waterfall and serene walkways, it’s difficult to imagine Glen Park taking any other shape than a park. It’s considered a gem in the Village of Williamsville and a place families return to no matter the season.  More...

Local News

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

— Williamsville resident David Papke, left, gives a high five to their son, first-grader Kingston, while his wife, Jill, gives their daughter Michaela a goodbye kiss as the children depart for More...

Run in the Country slated for Sept. 22

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will host the seventh annual Run in the Country 5K: Amherst Bicentennial Edition on Saturday, Sept. More...

Hundreds intoxicated at off-campus party

Amherst police officers encountered hundreds of intoxicated youths roaming an off-campus student housing complex known as The Villas-West, near the University at Buffalo, last week.  On Sept. More...

Police Blotter

Man reported ‘unhappy’ with patrol’s radar

Monday, Sept. 3  • A complainant reported that a woman, 30 to 40 years old wearing a blue/grey sweatshirt, is holding a sign and asking for money at a Niagara Falls Boulevard business. More...

Letters to the Editor

Wing Fest, Buffalo praised by British entry

Hi, David [Sherman]. I read your column about judging Buffalo wings. I enjoyed the read.  I wanted to say thank you to you and all the other judges at Wing Fest. More...

Education

High school to receive most attention in capital project’s second phase

Amherst schools

All four buildings in the Amherst Central School District will soon be receiving a face-lift. At the Sept. More...

Sports

Second-half rally lifts WSE football over South

For the second straight week, West Seneca East’s football team rallied from a halftime deficit on the road and recorded a victory.  More...

North gridders edge Clarence in OT thriller

Friday night’s Class AA football game between Williamsville North and Clarence had all the makings of an instant classic — just not the ending the Red Devils and their fans were hoping for in what was the squad’s home opener for the More...

New Sweet Home boys cross-country coach hopes to build lifelong runners

Eva Basehart hopes to build lifelong competitive runners in her first year as Sweet Home’s boys cross-country coach.  “I am very focused on running form and smashing personal records,” Basehart said. More...

Business

Noco Express completes renovations

Noco Express, the family-owned and locally operated gasoline convenience chain, has completed renovations at its store at 6011 Transit Road, at the corner of Clarence Center Road in East Amherst.  The five-week interior remodel features an updat More...

Barktoberfest Yappy Hour planned

The Niagara Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is partnering with The Irishman Pub & Eatery for a Barktoberfest Yappy Hour from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 5601 Main St. in Williamsville.  More...

Price Rite Marketplace, UB football team partner to ‘sack’ hunger

With college football season officially kicked off, Price Rite Marketplace recently announced an integrated relationship with University at Buffalo Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield’s Bulls Sports Properties. More...

Town Board approves request for abandonment

At the Sept. 4 Amherst Town Board meeting, the board approved a request to abandon the approximately 0.19 acre of property located on Amsterdam Avenue, which is part of a proposed project for affordable senior housing.  More...

Paving, milling to start on residential streets

Nine residential streets in the Village of Williamsville are scheduled for milling and paving this month. More...

Editorial

Parents can stay connected with mobile app

Bee Editorial

Many schools are integrating technology inside and outside the classroom in various ways. More...

Spindle items

• RABIES CLINIC — Pet owners who need to get their pet a rabies shot may want to attend the county’s upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets.  A clinic will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 14, 1893   Frederick Knab, aged 69 years, died at his residence at Eggertsville this morning.  One hundred years ago this Sept. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a frequent visitor of a popular restaurant on Millersport Highway. They do a great job and serve good food, but the vacant lot next door is a mess and does nothing to promote the plaza. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

FRAWLEY, William J., of Williamsville, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Mr.  More...

Orville T. Beachley Jr., chemistry professor at UB

Orville T. Beachley Jr., 80, of Amherst, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.  Mr. Beachley was born on Nov. 8, 1937. His education began in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and the St. Paul’s School in Baltimore. More...

Lawrence M. Feduski, Vietnam War veteran

Lawrence M. Feduski, 71, of Cheektowaga, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.  Mr. Feduski served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. More...

Lifestyles

‘Light the Night Walk’

celebrates 20-year anniversary

Even with extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

Amherst Youth and Recreation plans fall programs

Amherst Youth and Recreation has announced some of its fall programs and open registrations. To view complete program listings or to register for a program, call 631-7132 or visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org. More...

Library News

These events will be held at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Call 689-4922.  More...