Weekly Feature



November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Artifacts discovered at Garrison Park

Digging up the past

It wasn’t your typical day in the park. On Sunday, 31 artifacts were unearthed in Williamsville’s Garrison Park that could have been in the ground for more than 200 years. More...

Veterans Day events planned

This week, residents can attend several events that are being held in recognition of Veterans Day, on Sunday, Nov. 11.  The American Legion George F. Lamm Post 622 will hold its annual ceremony at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Local News

Amherst Bicentennial Events

The following is a listing of bicentennial themed events, some of which will be held at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst: • Dec. More...

MEETING OF THE MINDS

— Amherst Town Council Member Shawn Lavin speaks with Professor Alan Hunt’s students from the University at Buffalo about INvenst, an organization that holds workshops on innovation that tackle real-world challenges.  More...

Man arrested for bank robbery in Amherst

Nicholas A. Piraino, 25, of North Tonawanda, has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery that occurred in Amherst last week.  The robbery took place around 3 p.m. Thursday at Citizens Bank, 3180 Sheridan Drive.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Most of the dead trees at the corner of Youngs Road and Hershey have been cut down. It’s now a big mess. I’m wondering what’s going to happen. It needs to be cleaned up, because it’s a real eyesore in Amherst. More...

Sports

North field hockey reaches state semis

Lady Spartans host final four

The Williamsville North field hockey team’s goal all season was to win a state title on its home turf. More...

DeCicco leads Amherst girls soccer past East in overall Class A section final

Quinn DeCicco has scored tons of big goals throughout her five-year career, but none may have been bigger than the two she scored in the Section VI overall Class A final.  More...

Sacred Heart swimming three-peats at All-Catholics

Halsdorfer repeats as Natalie Lewis award winner

Another year, another All-Catholic victory for the Sacred Heart girls swim team.  For the third straight year, the Sharks won All-Catholics. This year’s squad scored 148 points Oct. 30 at the Erie Community College Burt Flickinger Center. More...

Business

‘The Event’ draws large crowd, brings success

The Event 2018 has come and gone but will go down in the chamber’s history as one of the best. If you were among the hundreds who attended, you will no doubt understand what I mean. More...

Epic Center debuts new roller hockey rink

Athletic Sports System, a manufacturer and installer of 29 NHL hockey rinks, recently installed a new roller hockey rink in the Epic Center, at 2793 Wehrle Drive, near Transit Road, in Lancaster. More...

Fairfield Suites in Amherst to hold grand opening

A ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new Fairfield Inn and Suites Buffalo Amherst/University will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Breaking News - 11/13/2018 12:13 PM

Bomb threat

The Amherst Police are currently investigating a bomb threat at Williamsville North High School. Police are working with school administrators to ensure the safety of students and staff. More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2018 10:20 AM

Zeplowitz elected Amherst town clerk; McMahon wins 146th District seat

On Tuesday night, Republican Jeffery C. More...

The new Main Street

Sandy McFarland stops at a Selfie Station, with daughters Katie and Jennie, outside of Bee Group Newspapers during “The Main Event” in the Village of Williamsville on Saturday. More...

Editorial

Residents can learn more about the HAWK signal

Bee Editorial

Residents may notice something new while driving down Main Street. A HAWK signal was recently installed in front of the Williamsville Library, which will allow pedestrians to safely cross Main Street at a mid-block location. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — The holiday season is just around the corner, with Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22, followed by Christmas festivities next month.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports man outside her window

Monday, Oct. 29  • A complainant reported that she believes her purse was taken while she was loading her vehicle with items in the lot of a Niagara Falls Boulevard business. More...

Obituaries

Robert A. Kaiser, former Bee editor

Robert A. Kaiser, 74, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Williamsville, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.  More...

Austin D. Swanson, retired UB professor

Austin D. Swanson, 88, of Clarence, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.  Mr. Swanson was born in Jamestown, New York, on June 11, 1930. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1952 from Allegheny College and served for two years in the U.S. Army.  More...

Raymond P. Herweg, senior civil project engineer

Raymond Paul Herweg, 63, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Amherst, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Mr. Herweg was born on Dec. 2, 1954, in Burlington, Iowa. More...

Lifestyles

YMCA encourages Turkey Trot participants to donate canned goods

Nonperishables to help families in need

For the seventh consecutive year, the YMCA and the Food Bank of Western New York are teaming up to bring meals to families in need as people participate and cheer at the 123rd annual Turkey Trot.  More...

Warm Clothing Project marks 30 years of winter coats, boots to youths

In 1988, the Williamsville Rotary Club wanted to throw a party for children’s families who were financially struggling, according to Kathy Mobarak-Miller. 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. A book sale began Monday, Nov. 5, in the lobby, and the sale runs through Friday, Nov. 9. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

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Performance

thurs. 8   Miller & The Other Sinners — “Sinfully Re-imagining The Music Of Skynyrd,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Theatre

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