Weekly Feature



January 2, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyles

From Age to Age

Eggertsville church marks 180 years

O Over the past 180 years, St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Eggertsville has seen countless parishioners, 24 pastors, major fires and one very big moving project. But after it all, the church still stands at 4007 Main St. More...

Trends in travel

What's "in" in travel? What's out? What's new? What's old? When it comes to travel, "green" is definitely "in." Airlines, hotels, cruise lines and even Amtrak are seeking ways to reduce their carbon tracks. More...

Pair united at evening ceremony in chapel

Karen Elizabeth Ciesielski married Timothy Martin Blersch in an evening ceremony at the Alumni Chapel of Niagara University on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007. The Rev. John Maher officiated. More...

Trometer- Vogel

Marilyn and William Trometer of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Trometer, to William Vogel, son of Dawn and William Vogel of Orchard Park. Miss Trometer graduated from Mount Mercy Academy in 1999. More...

Wilhelm- O'Brien

Patricia and James Wilhelm of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Wilhelm, to Derek O'Brien, son of Bunny and Mark O'Brien of Grand Island. Miss Wilhelm graduated from West Seneca West High School in 2001. More...

Library News

The following events will be held at the Williamsville Library, 5571 Main St. Registration is required for all programs. For more information, call 632-6176. Story Time with Miss Beth, 10:30 a.m. Mondays for toddlers and 11:30 a.m. More...

In the Military

Thomas Deveans, son of Richard and Marlen Deveans of Williamsville, has been promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Army. He teaches math at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is a 1993 graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute. More...

Senior News

The following events will take place at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Registration is required. For more information, call 636-3059. Donated books for sale in the Waiting Lounge. Three for 50 cents. More...

Southtowns YMCA kicks off January Jump Start campaign

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is launching its annual January Jump Start membership campaign, which runs Jan. 2-13. During this free 10-day trial, guests can take advantage of full-privileged YMCA member benefits at the Southtowns location. More...

Village to recycle Christmas trees

The Village of Williamsville will once again sponsor Christmas Tree recycling. The drop off point for the trees is the Department of Public Works lot on South Long Street next to the Train Depot. More...

On the Campus

David Taubman has been named to the dean's list for the fall quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is the son of Bob and Joni Taubman and a 2007 graduate of Williamsville East High School. More...

Couple honeymoon in Dominican Republic

Tyanne Fantaske married James Bauld in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007 at the Wesleyan Church of Hamburg. The Rev. Dennis Wadsworth Jr. officiated. The bride is the daughter of Edie and Michael Fantaske of Blasdell. More...

Bride wears satin jacket made by mother

Lora Baker married Matthew Thomas in an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007 at St. Gregory the Great Church in Amherst. The Rev. Joseph Gatto officiated. The bride is the daughter of Susan and Richard Baker of East Amherst. More...

Benson- Clark

Cheryl and Jeffrey Benson of Boston, N.Y., formerly of Cheektowaga, announce the engagement of their daughter, Chrystie Michelle Benson, to Ryan Fitzgerald Clark, son of Susan and Gary Clark of Hamburg. More...

Ganley- Grant

Louise and Robert A. Ganley of Williamsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen M. Ganley, to Daniel J. Grant, son of Debra McClure of Elk Rapids, Mich., and Peter Grant of Bend, Ore. More...

College seminar set at library

Parents of high school sophomores and juniors are invited to a complimentary college planning class entitled "How to Choose the Best College for Your Student and Your Pocketbook" which will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Garden superstars for spring

(ARA) - New plants and garden accessories take a starring role this spring. From earth-friendly fertilizers to show-stopping roses, new products promise an exciting season for garden lovers. More...

Tips for headache free winter travel

BeeHealthy

As winter takes a stronger hold, more Americans will book airline reservations or pack up the SUV as they travel across the country to escape the cold or just the cabin fever. More...