July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Term limits proposed by Erie County legislators

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, along with his co-sponsors, Legislators Ted Morton and Edward Rath, recently introduced a resolution in support of imposing a term limit on Erie County legislators. More...

Local News

Lack of sex offender information concerns residents

One of the seven sex offenders living in state-run group homes located at 510 and 526 Leydecker Road in West Seneca recently escaped supervision of aides on staff and wandered into the woods. Hours later, he was coaxed back into the home. More...

Splashin' around

Jackson Wachowski, 3, left, and Robert Frydrych, 5, cool off at the Sheridan Parkside splash park Monday afternoon. At right, Jemma Hess, 5, runs through streams of water at the Sheridan Parkside splash park. More...

Members of the Northtowns Boys and Girls Clubs meet with local officials

Youth learn about community involvement

Members of the Northtowns Boys and Girls Clubs recently spent the afternoon with local officials learning about their responsibilities and role in the community. More...

Police Blotter

Corvette takes three handicapped parking spots

Village of Kenmore

Friday, July 11 • A Washington Avenue resident requested assistance in removing personal items from her ex-boyfriend’s apartment. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I do not agree with your view of not using the term “[mascot name].” You need to be consistent, so locally you cannot use the West Seneca West Indians and the Jamestown Red Raiders. More...

Education

Sacred Heart names students to honor roll

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart recently named the following Ken-Ton students to its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year: More...

Kenmore East posts honor roll

Kenmore East High School recently named students to the fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2013-14 school year. Grade Nine More...

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute posts honor roll

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute recently named area students to its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year. Grade Nine More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair celebrates 175th anniversary

Celebrations for the 175th Erie County Fair will feature family favorite attractions and historical exhibits surrounding the theme of agriculture. More...

Children’s concert slated for July 29 in village

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society’s Kenmore Children’s Concert Series will hold its next free concert at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, at Kenmore Middle School, 155 Delaware Road. More...

Couple celebrate 65 years

Ruth and Sheldon Bender of East Amherst celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary and his 90th birthday at the Grapevine Restaurant with family from Buffalo and Florida. They also enjoyed parties at the homes of family and friends. More...

Business

Enhancement center offers customers peace

In 2008, John Shred developed the idea of bringing a Lily Dale-style experience to the Northtowns. On May 17, this plan became a reality as Shred and his business partner, Nancy Shaffer, opened Spiritual and Growth Enhancement Center. More...

Praxair donates nearly $17,000 to Hospice Buffalo

Praxair Technology Center, located at 175 East Park Drive in Tonawanda, recently donated nearly $17,000 to Hospice Buffalo as part of the company’s Global Giving Program. More...

Kraftwerks launches new website

Kraftwerks, Inc. — located in Tonawanda — recently launched a new website at www.kraftwerks.net. More...

‘Gigantic Kenmore Garage Sale’ slated for Saturday - Free Access

More than 100 people throughout Kenmore are hosting garage sales Saturday as part of the “Gigantic Kenmore Garage Sale,” an inaugural event organized by the Kenmore Village Improvement Society. More...

Kenmore family hosts child from NYC

Families around Western New York hosted 21 New York City children July 8 to 18 as part of the Fresh Air Fund Volunteer Host Family program. More...

Editorial

Inconsistencies in sex offender registry are alarming

Bee Editorial

There are few hot-button issues in any community quite like the presence of sex offenders. More...

Spindle items

• AT THE DRIVE-IN — One of my favorite things to do in the summer is go to the drive-in. I’ve been going to one with my family for as long as I can remember in Silver Lake, New York, about an hour and a half from Buffalo. More...

Out of the Past

Great day for veterans

In August of 2009, Gen. Colin Powell helped dedicate the Town of Tonawanda’s Veterans Memorial in Kenney Field. (Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton area you would like to share with Bee readers? More...

Letters to the Editor

Progressive stand is the right choice

As a native of Lancaster and an alumna of Lancaster Central High School, I am writing to thank you for taking a progressive stand on the [mascot name] debate. More...

Lancaster mascot name should be used

As a former Lancaster [mascot name] class of 1986, I and many in Lancaster, would like The Bee to keep using Lancaster [mascot name] when referring to the Lancaster High School sports teams just like you and any other media has used for many many man More...

Obituaries

S. John Zimmerman, Army veteran

S. John Zimmerman, 88, of Tonawanda, died Saturday, July 5, 2014. Mr. Zimmerman went into the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the European Theater and participating in the Battle of the Bulge. More...

Sports

Orlowski led combined Kenmore teams to success

2013-14 Coach of the Year

When it’s time to coach the girls from Kenmore East and West on one combined sports team, Jeff Orlowski knows how to handle the job. He is well known as being at the helm of both the combined Kenmore field hockey and girls ice hockey teams. More...

LADY KNIGHTS REIGN SUPREME

The GPS-NY U14 Lady Knights soccer team captured the Thruway League championship with a 1-0 victory against Empire Buffalo on July 18 at the West Seneca Soccer Complex. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

This week’s feature on a baseball fundamental for the Ken-Ton little leaguers involves the lost art of bunting. I watched a video of 14-year major league veteran Juan Pierre as he discussed the proper way to lay down a sacrifice bunt. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Athletic Hall of Fame sets golf tournament More...