January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Valentines for Veterans kicks off at Hamilton Elementary

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick recently kicked off his annual Valentines for Veterans program at Hamilton Elementary School in the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District. More...

Local News

Friends of Night People receives $11,000 from NOCO Express stores

NOCO Express stores — which has a location at 3085 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore — recently raised $11,000 to support Friends of Night People. More...

City of Tonawanda project included in grant application

A project in the City of Tonawanda, a sewer relining on Hackett Street costing an estimated $100,000, is being included in the selection of nine municipal projects in the Erie County Consortium 2015 Community Development Block Grant application, acco More...

News brief

Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center, located at 151 Two Mile Creek Road in Tonawanda, has openings in a play group for children ages 2 to 4 years old. More...

Police Blotter

Foxes reportedly wandering the area

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Jan. 16 • A Delaware Avenue resident reported that a manhole cover was partially moved on the north side of the street. Police found nothing amiss. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BATCHO, Marie Euginie Gaetane Yolande (nee Lanctot), of Buffalo, died Thursday, Jan. 15. Mrs. Batcho is survived by four sons, Edward, Dennis, Daniel and Timothy; one daughter, Janine; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Marauders win two in Federation hockey

After a tough, 5-1, loss to Niagara Wheatfield, the Marauders of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute rallied back, taking the next two games against Orchard Park and Frontier to improve to 15 Federation wins on the season. More...

Daemen College to host hoops camp

Daemen College basketball coach Mike MacDonald will host a winter break basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-8 who are on vacation from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. More...

Ken East boys bowling splits matches

Dom Germano almost didn’t come out for the Kenmore East bowling team this year. Now, the team captain and leading roller for the Bulldogs is happy, along with his teammates and coaches to be a part of the team. More...

Town Board names next police chief

Assistant Police Chief Jerome C. Uschold will succeed Town of Tonawanda Chief Anthony J. Palombo, who will be retiring at the end of February. Uschold was named to the post at the Town Board meeting on Monday. More...

Groundhog Day Celebration slated for Feb. 2

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society will host its 2015 Groundhog Day Celebration at 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, on the Village Green, located in front of the Municipal Building at 2919 Delaware Ave. The event is free and now in its fourth year. More...

Editorial

Provide your input on school budget development

Bee Editorial

On Tuesday, May 19, taxpayers in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District will head to the polls to decide the fate of the 2015-16 budget proposition. More...

Spindle items

• LOCAL ARTIST — It’s great to see local artists become successful and display their talents to the public. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 31, 1990

• A proposal that would bring a recycling center to the Browning-Ferris Industries site on Kenmore Avenue has raised questions over how information regarding the project is being released to the public. More...

Education

Elementary Advisory Committee being formed at Sweet Home

Closing a school, or even building a new one, are among the options that a study group will examine for the Sweet Home Central School District. Representatives from the Western New York Education Service Council were present at the Jan. More...

Kenmore Lions Club gives awards to students at annual luncheon

The Kenmore Lions Club recently honored the winners of its annual “Lions International Peace Poster Contest” and the “Peace Essay Contest” at a luncheon at The Grill at The Dome restaurant. More...

CREATIVE CITIES

Eighth-grade students Austin Orlowski, left at top, Joe Meli and James Holler, all from St. Christopher’s School, are shown with their entry, “Marinelandia,” in the Future City competition held on Saturday at St. Mary Academy. More...

Lifestyles

From sketch to casting off, Maritime students craft wooden boats

A group of Western New York Maritime Charter School students practice a centuries old skill: building boats with their hands. More...

Groundhog Day event slated for Feb. 2

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society will host its 2014 “Groundhog Day Celebration” at 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at the Village Green, located in front of the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware 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

CHARITABLE WORK

During its recent annual luncheon, the Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary presented the Kenmore Mercy Foundation with a $58,000 check to be used for hospital equipment grants. Also at the event, auxiliary members welcomed their 2015-16 board. More...

Career Day slated for middle-schoolers

Nearly 100 students in the seventh and eighth grades from across Western New York will learn about 25 career paths from high school students embarking on their own career paths. More...

KegWorks Store to host tasting event Jan. 30 at 1460 Military Road

The KegWorks Store, located at 1460 Military Road in Kenmore, will host the Buffalo debut of Rochester’s Black Button Distilling at a tasting event on Friday, Jan. 30. More...