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October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Will North celebrates 50th anniversary

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During its Homecoming Week, Williamsville North High School will hold a 50th anniversary celebration and open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Local News

Piper prepares to share message of self-love

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Relationship coach and inspirational speaker Cheryl Piper will be making her first visit to Buffalo next week to share her message of self-love, self-care, and forgiveness with Western New York.  More...

Village Board to discuss sign code amendments

The Village Board is holding a special work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. The purpose of the session will be to address and review proposed amendments to the village’s sign code. More...

News Brief

Women Interested In Cystic Health will hold a silent auction at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimmerville Road, Clarence. A luncheon will follow at noon. More...

Police Blotter

Kids approached by man in mask, cape

Monday, Oct. 1  • A caller reported seeing numerous signs hung on telephone poles on street corners with political problematic signs that are depicting dangerous conspiracy theories. More...

Letters to the Editor

Bee Heard caller downplays town committee

It appears there’s one or two persons in the town who have nothing better to do than complain and make ridiculous comments — in the Bee Heard anonymously — about the Amherst Traffic Safety Board.  More...

Community displays support of health, wellness

This summer, I sponsored Erie County’s largest Family Health Fair for the seventh year in a row.  More...

Sports

South football rebounds against Amherst

What a difference a week made for the Williamsville South football team.  After allowing 62 points in a home loss against Starpoint, the Billies rebounded with a 39-12 road win over Amherst Friday.  More...

Amherst boys, North girls win Town of Amherst Championships

The Amherst boys and Williamsville North girls cross-country teams were big winners at Friday’s Town of Amherst Championships at Bassett Park.  The Amherst boys finished first, second, seventh, eighth and 10th on the way to scoring 28 poin More...

East girls tennis finishes undefeated, wins ECIC II title

Williamsville East’s girls tennis team wrapped up an undefeated regular season and the ECIC Division II championship with a 5-0 home victory over Amherst Thursday.  The Lady Flames finished 10-0 and won all of their matches by 5-0 scores.& More...

Entertainment

Halloween Happenings

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Performance

thurs. 11   Big Martha — Allman Brothers tribute band, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Symphonic

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Town’s 2019 budget proposal exceeds tax cap

Town of Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa is proposing to exceed the tax cap in the 2019 tentative budget.  Kulpa said he had to ask the question: Do we want to continue to grow the town?  He believes the future of the town is going to be in a More...

Town hosting Congress for the New Urbanism

The Town of Amherst is hosting the New York Chapter of Congress for the New Urbanism for a conference on Oct. More...

Editorial

Economy helps boost funding for school districts

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So far this year, school districts across Erie County are receiving more revenue than expected, leading to an increase in sales tax revenue. Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. More...

Spindle items

• MEET AND GREET — Elections are around the corner, and interest in this year’s election is gathering excitement.  It’s important for residents to have information about who is running in both the local and state races.&nb More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 12, 1893   Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Potholes on Erie County roads caused $498 damage to my automobile. Erie County sales tax was $40 of the $498 total. Sales taxes on auto repairs should go directly to a special fund to replace Erie County’s deplorable roads.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BEEBE, Karen K. (nee Kovacsev), of Amherst, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Mrs. Beebe was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Beebe, and one sibling, James Kovacsev. A funeral service was held on Oct. 4 at the Dietrich Funeral Home Inc. More...

Lifestyles

The Great Pumpkin Farm provides fun for all ages

Pumpkin pie eating contests, pig races and more

The giant pyramid of pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Farm is hard to miss when driving down Main Street in Clarence. The farm has been around for more than two decades and has become part of traditions for many families. 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...

MILESTONE

— Connie Newton celebrates her 102nd birthday with Mayor David Wohleben of Lockport at Briarwood Manor. More...

Business

Anderson’s is ‘shaking it up’ for breast cancer awareness

Encouraging hope and support, Anderson’s “Shake it Up for Breast Cancer” event is taking place now through Oct. 16 at all six Western New York locations. More...

Wild Birds Unlimited celebrates one year in business

Angel Swann grew up in New York City and was never one to be all that involved with nature. One day a robin began making its nest outside her kitchen window.  More...

Events

Hillside Speaker Series focuses on peer pressure More...