Weekly Feature



December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Help ‘Stick it to Cancer,’ raise funds for organizations

On Dec. 3, 2004, Lisa Johnson, a 20-year Town of Tonawanda resident, underwent successful surgery in her battle against cancer. More...

Editorial

Give, and then see your dollars used locally

Before Brian C. Dugan, a Kenmore West English teacher, was killed in an accident in September, he likely envisioned that his two sons would some day receive an education that would help put them on a path to success in their adult lives. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

• GET IN THE SHOW — When I was in high school and college, I loved performing in plays and musicals. I keep telling myself I’m going to get back into it as soon as I can find the time.   More...

Enjoy some holiday fun in the town and village

ANTHONY CARUANA

As the year draws to an end and we anticipate the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays, I would like to remind you of various holiday activities within the Town of Tonawanda and our Village of Kenmore. More...

Police Blotter

Glowing eyes, smoke seen

A 70-year-old Chapel Road resident reported that he was having trouble finding things in his apartment. He then told police that he will have a friend come over to help him. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I urge Eric County Legislators to carefully review the proposed budget that Chris Collins has submitted for 2011 More...

Sports

Marauders out to avenge early elimination

Boys Basketball

For the first time in 10 years, the St. Joe’s Marauders failed to advance past the first round of the Monsignor Martin Association playoffs in 2010. More...

Kenmore West girls have big shoes to fill

Girls Basketball

The Kenmore West Blue Devils experienced quite a turnover during the offseason between the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons. More...

Sagasta breaks sectional record as Blue Devils swim at states

It was an impressive day in the water for the girl swimmers of Kenmore West High School at the New York State Public School Championships Nov. 20 at the Erie Community College Flickinger Aquatic Center.   More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 2  Once Upon a Celtic Christmas — The holidays have an Irish lilt filled with stories, music, song and dance. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Dec. More...

A Christmas Carol

now-December 19

Charles Dickens’ belov ed classic presented by Starry Night Theatre under the direction of L. Don Swartz. Performances: 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. More...

Holiday

sat. 4 & sun. 5 Kenny G Holiday Show   More...

Man in red

Santa Claus waves to crowd from the steps of the Ken-Ton Municipal Building while visiting the village on Saturday. A line of people, including Emily Lymann, 6, left, stopped by to see him. More...

Rowles reminds residents to get leaves to the curb

Bradley A. Rowles, superintendent of the Highway Department, said on Nov. 24 that crews have nearly completed leaf collecting for this season. More...

Local News

BOCES honors resident for 25 years of teaching

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

It takes a specific type of person to teach special education. Just ask Elizabeth A. Schreiber.   The Kenmore resident has spent the last 25 years working with students who learn on a different curve than the “average” student. More...

Pair arrested following drug sale

Two people were arrested by Kenmore police on the evening of Nov. 22 after a resident reported a possible drug transaction on Kinsey Avenue near the horse path. More...

Post office ready for holiday rush

The billions of letters, cards and packages people will mail during the holiday season shall be shipped quickly, efficiently and with the utmost care, according to the U.S. Postal Service. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Anti-war’ not best term for protestors

I am writing in response to the article which appeared in the Bee regarding the Patriot Guard Riders, a group of veterans, motorcyclists and others who attend the funerals of members of the U.S. More...

Legislature should focus on residents

As the county legislator for Williamsville and a section of Amherst, I take my responsibility as a local representative very seriously. During the Nov. More...

Education

Sweet Home posts honor roll students

The following Sweet Home High School students received high honors for the first marking period of the 2010-11 academic year:   Grade 12   More...

Lifestyles

‘ We Need a Miracle’

Benefit planned for son of Mount St. Mary faculty member

B eing diagnosed with cancer has a devastating effect on the person suffering from the life-threatening disease. It is even more tragic when the cancer is diagnosed in a child.   More...

Church brings Nativity scene to life

The Church of the Nativity in the town will be a site for one of the Bible’s time-honored scenes.   The church will present a re-enactment of the night in Bethlehem when Jesus was born by setting up a living Nativity scene at 5 p.m. More...

Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On?

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will host its Christmas Books R Fun event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, and Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the hospital atrium, 2950 Elmwood Ave More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy physicians receive prestigious award

Kenmore Mercy Hospital Drs. Michael Landi and Jeffrey Meilman were honored with the Sister Mary Mechtilde Memorial Award, at the recent Kenmore Mercy Foundation’s Tribute to Angels.   More...

BBB: Budget for holiday expenses

The holiday season is here, but unless you’re among a select group of people, sitting down and creating a budget is not on your list. More...

Events

VA WNY Healthcare System seeking volunteers   More...