March 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School bus accident occurs at Sheridan, Parker

A Ken-Ton school bus was involved in a collision with another vehicle at Sheridan Drive and Parker Boulevard about 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, according to Town of Tonawanda police. More...

Police remind residents, business owners to remove snow

The Town of Tonawanda police are advising residents and the owners of businesses to remove snow from sidewalks. “The failure to clear a sidewalk of snow is a violation of Town of Tonawanda code,” said Capt. Joseph F. More...

Local News

EVENING OUT

Former Kenmore resident Kymberly Seiss prepares to drive a ball at the Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome on Saturday evening. More...

Erie County Department of Health seeking volunteers for emergency preparedness event at ECC

The Erie County Department of Health Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness is looking for volunteers to take part in a “Point of Dispensing” exercise from 12:30 to 3 p.m. More...

BROWSING

Richard Hummert of Buffalo looks for reading material at the Kenmore Library on Saturday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Literacy funding must increase

Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara asks the New York State Legislature to increase funding for the state’s Adult Literacy Education program. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

HOFFMAN, Lawrence A., Jr., 89, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene M. (nee White) Hoffman. He is survived by his wife, Susan L. More...

Sports

Kenmore girls fall in Fed hockey finals

Mount St. Mary’s Christ scores game-winner to defeat Kenmore, 1-0

For the third time in five years, the girls of the combined Monsignor Martin hockey team can call themselves Federation champions. More...

Lady Warriors’ hoops squad moves closer to repeat B-1 final appearance

Seventh-seeded Tonawanda’s girls basketball team knocked off second-seeded Newfane Thursday, 51-36, behind one of its best shooting games of the season to advance to the semifinal round of the Section VI Class B-1 playoffs. More...

SECTION VI PLAYOFFS

Kenmore East's Sarah McCarthy (42) dribbles past Williamsville East's Alex Sommer (22) during Thursday’s game at Kenmore East High School. More...

Lifestyles

STAMPED:

Collectors magnify a timeless hobby

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, musician John Lennon and aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart all shared a common interest: collecting stamps. More...

Insurance and point reduction course offered

A New York State-certified six-hour point and insurance reduction class will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. More...

Library News

Kenmore Library160 Delaware Road, 873-2842 Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays More...

Business

Tonawanda resident appointed assistant dean at Canisius College

Tonawanda resident Jennifer J. Herrmann was recently appointed the assistant dean of new students in the Griff Center for Academic Engagement at Canisius College. More...

Tips for drivers, pedestrians as daylight saving time begins

With daylight saving time beginning at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, Americans will “spring forward” and set their clocks ahead one hour. More...

Keg Works offering more homebrew tools

The Buffalo-based company KegWorks was founded in 1998, when it began selling draft beer equipment to consumers online. More...

Panepinto calls for increased consumer awareness, protection

Sen. Marc Panepinto, who represents the 60th Senate District, recently called for increased consumer awareness and protection as New Yorkers head into the 17th Annual National Consumer Protection Week. More...

BREAK A LEG

The Towne Players perform Agatha Christie's murder mystery "The Mouse Trap" at the Sheridan Parkside Community Center during a practice on Sunday. The play is directed by Sandy Boczar and will be performed this weekend. The show will be at 7:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Use common sense and help each other this winter

Bee Editorial

We have noticed that sometimes common sense isn’t all that common. The Town of Tonawanda and Kenmore Police Departments routinely receive residential complaints regarding snowplowing as well as reports of items stolen from vehicles. More...

Spindle items

• CALLING ALL SPORTSMEN — The Tonawanda Sportsmen’s Club will be holding its first-ever meat raffle event from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at the club, located at 5657 Killian Road in North Tonawanda. More...

Out of the Past

Exploring the plane

25 Years Ago March 14, 1990 More...

Police Blotter

Fight breaks out at Jim’s Steakout

Village of Kenmore

Friday, March 20 • A Hoover Avenue resident reported a possible main break on the street. • Police assisted a driver in getting out of his driveway after he reported getting stuck in the snow. More...

Education

Kenmore Middle School student to compete for place in state Geography Bee finals

Kenmore Middle School student Jake Andrews has the chance to compete at the state level in a competition sponsored by National Geographic after winning first place in the school’s Geography Bee. More...

Second-graders at St. John’s receive Sacrament of Reconciliation

Students in the second grade at St. John the Baptist School recently received the Sacrament of Reconciliation. More...

New Project Lead the Way course offered to Ken-Ton students

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District recently introduced a new Project Lead the Way course to provide students in the pre-engineering program with a variety of skills. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kenmore Mercy Auxiliary to hold sale March 4 The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will hold a sale of Swarovski crystal jewelry from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the atrium at the hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. More...