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October 24, 2007 RSS feed / Education

Thirteen distinguished alumni chosen for Williamsville Wall of Fame

The Williamsville Central School District will honor 13 distinguished graduates who have gone on to successful careers in academia, medicine, business, entertainment, music, broadcasting and public service. More...

Exceptional North seniors recognized

Williamsville North Student Council proudly recognizes the extraordinary achievements of two members of its senior class each month. Students featured in this column are selected by factually recommendation. More...

Roswell hosts 'Cancer in the Classroom'

Roswell Park Cancer Institute and its partners in cancer care will host "Cancer in the Classroom," an educational program for family members, educators and school professionals, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Rotary offers paid travel, experience to young professionals

As part of Rotary International's Group Study Exchange program, local Rotary District No. 7090 will be sending a team to Bulgaria in May 2008, as well as hosting a similar Bulgarian team at the same time. More...

ECC fall open house set

Erie Community College will hold its fall open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 at all three campuses. More...

Homecoming 2007

The crowd burst into cheers as East recorded its first touchdown of the homecoming game on Saturday. East defeated Grand Island, 24-22. More...

ECC offers free financial literacy seminars

Erie Community College will be offering a series of free, non-credit financial literacy seminars from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays from Oct. 25 through Dec. 13 at Zion Dominion Church, 895 N. Forest Road, Williamsville. More...

Chabad House course to focus on Israel, free to students under 30

As part of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, the Chabad House, 2450 N. Forest Road in Getzville, will offer a six-week course titled "The Land and The Spirt" to members of the community beginning Wednesday, Oct. 31. More...

Student awarded scholarship

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute has named Cole Schneider, class of 2008, of Williamsville, a recipient of the 27th annual Phil Scaffidi Alumni Scholarship for the 2007-08 school year. More...

Residents named distinguished alumni

The Canisius College Alumni Association will president its Distinguished Alumni Award to Williamsville residents Nelson D. Civello and Franklin J. Sciortino during ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the college's Montante Cultural Center. More...

Middle School principal named

Sweet Home

The new assistant principal of Sweet Home Middle School has been named. The Sweet Home Board of Education approved Martin J. Pizur's appointment on Oct. 9. The new assistant principal will be joining Sweet Home from Amherst Middle School. More...

Pigeon named interim Amherst High principal

Greg Pigeon is Amherst High School's new interim principal. At the Oct. More...

Student run theatre group celebrates fifth anniversary

Two young girls, with big hearts, a lot of creativity and a love for theatre, have transformed the word fundraiser. More...

Christian Central Academy to host fall open house

Christian Central Academy invites parents and prospective students to attend the fall open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the campus, 39 Academy St., one block north of Main Street in Williamsville. More...

Homecoming Williamsville North 2007

Seniors at North entertained the crowd during halftime with a dance routine, including their rendition of Michael Jackson's "Thriller." Photos by Amy Krakowiak Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com More...

Meeting

Sweet Home parents, coaches and friends of the district have established a foundation to construct a multi-sport artificial turf surface at the high school. 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...