Weekly Feature



December 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday church services

The following churches provided The Bee with a listing of their hours of worship for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:   More...

Editorial

‘Tis the season not to complain

Bee Editorial

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday, it’s easy to forget the good things. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

• DON’T BE AFRAID TO SAY IT — I’ve noticed that more and more people seem apprehensive about using the holiday salutation “Merry Christmas.” Well, I’ve said those words to nearly every individual that I& More...

Out of the Past

Wheeeeeeee!

The toboggan run in Tonawanda’s Sheridan Park was a popular site for winter sports adventures, until insurance and liability concerns forced its closure. This photo shows the action circa 1970.   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see that not one Republican in the county legislature had the nerve to cross the czar, Mr. Collins, to try and support any of the cultural groups that needed some funding. I guess they must believe that they are not in need of it. More...

Sports

Start of season delayed for Kenmore East, West

Rifle

The 2010-11 season is not off to a shotgun start for the Kenmore East and Kenmore West rifle teams. In fact the season really hasn’t begun at all. More...

Runners qualify for sectionals at Buffalo State

Indoor Track and Field

The Kenmore East Bulldogs indoor track team had a tough season in 2009-10, featuring a small lineup and very few sectional qualifiers. The Bulldogs haven’t had those kinds of problems though to begin 2010-11.   More...

Marauders win three straight; prepare for Spartans

Hockey

The St. Joe’s Marauders’ varsity hockey team is sitting pretty after going 3-0 in last week’s games and improving their record to 5-1-1 overall. More...

Entertainment

Art

ongoing now-December 30  Artful Gifts — On display through Thursday, Dec. 30 at Art Dialogue Gallery, 1 Linwood Ave., Buffalo; Free. 885-2251, www. wnyag. com  Art for the Holidays — On display through Thursday, Dec. More...

Buffalography: Images of Western New York

now-January 8

Works by Buffalo photographer James Klein on display through Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center Gallery, located within the Market Arcade Building, 617 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 852-2356, www.visitbuffaloniagara.com   More...

The Wizards of Winter

mon. 27

Featuring some of New Jerse y’s best progressive rock artists including Scott Kelly, former keyboardist, and Michael Clayton Moore, former frontman, of critically acclaimed Contrarian and current founding member of Alchemy X bassist Steve Ratc More...

GM Employees called back to town plant

Nearly 40 General Motors employees who were laid off earlier this year were called back to work at the Tonawanda Engine Plant on Monday as a result of the company’s success with an overseas partnership.   More...

Tax bill signed into law

Local representatives voice mixed views on billion-dollar deal

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a two-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts, just one day after the House of Representatives approved the legislation.   U.S. More...

Local News

Police seize 100 marijuana plants from Kenmore home

Police on Wednesday morning reported that charges have been filed against a male resident who was allegedly growing and storing marijuana plants in his Kenmore home. More...

State, county on prowl for drunk drivers

’Tis the season to drink and be merry, but not while operating a motor vehicle. Law enforcement officials from local to state levels are combining efforts to crack down on drunk driving during the holidays.   Erie County   More...

Brighton Place membership now free

The headline says it all. Anyone in the Town of Tonawanda can now become a member of Brighton Place with no annual fee.   More...

Letters to the Editor

We thank residents for their support

The members of the Sheridan Drive Lions Club of the Town of Tonawanda would like to thank the residents of the town for their generous support during the White Cane fundraisers that we hold each spring and fall.   More...

Education

Ken-Ton trio listed to honor roll

Three Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda area students who attend Christian Central Academy earned honor roll status for the first quarter.   Those individuals are Alexander Cook, Asia Daniels and Lian Bunny.   More...

Lifestyles

Tips for cooking Christmas dinner

In the year 1213, King John of England ordered 3,000 capons, 1,000 salted eels, 400 hogs, 100 pounds of almonds and 24 casks of wine for his Christmas feast. Today, we don’t typically feast on capons or salted eel. More...

Guiding Eyes for the Blind needs volunteers to care for puppies

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is seeking individuals this holiday season who would like to volunteer their time to give the gift of sight to someone.   More...

Couple honeymoon on three continents

Abby Lestition married Zachary Aisley during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at the Twentieth Century Club in Buffalo. Sue Ellen Samuels officiated. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Scooter Club forming in northtowns   The Niagara River Scooter Club is seeking new members. The group meets at 7 p.m. Sundays at the Tim Hortons located at 2760 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. For more info., email paulygirl48@ gmail.com. More...

Business

Consignment shop owner is charity-minded

Wendy Wellsby’s husband lost his job as a machinist two years ago, making it somewhat difficult for her family to get through the tough economic times. More...

Wilson Farms raises $28K for Meals on Wheels

In its seventh consecutive year, “Step Up to the Plate,” a fundraising campaign to benefit the homebound elderly and disabled served by Meals on Wheels programs in New York, raised $28,000 recently through the support of customers at Wil More...

Hildebrand named Goodyear’s plant manager

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced that Aaron Hildebrand of East Amherst has been appointed plant manager at the Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, Ltd., manufacturing facility in the Town of Tonawanda.   More...