Weekly Feature

February 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Ready for love

Peter Weidner places colorful Valentine’s Day flags outside his Kelvin Drive home on Saturday. He also placed red hearts on the light poles near his home. More...

Editorial

Are school districts becoming too cautious?

Bee Editorial

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District, along with many other area districts, announced on Feb. 1 that the district would close schools the next day. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

LEARNING LOCAL HISTORY — For those of you who pay attention to our page five columns, you probably read last week’s column written by our managing editor, Dave Sherman, regarding the War of 1812.  More...

Out of the Past

The shop for hats and cravats

It’s unlikely you need a straw hat, but as the advertisement from 1924 suggests, this was the place to go. More...

Education

On the Campus

Patrick Hyzy of Kenmore and a 2010 graduate of St. Joseph Collegiate Institute will be part Baldwin Wallace College’s chorus in the opera “La Bohème” by Giacomo Puccini, which will be performed this month. More...

Sports

Bulldogs maul Wolverines

Girls Basketball

The Kenmore East Bulldogs got back on the winning track Monday night against Niagara Falls.  The Bulldogs were coming off a ten-point loss on Thursday night to Lockport after winning three consecutive games. More...

Offense carries Bulldogs to nine-straight wins

Boys Hockey

Things are rounding into form for the Kenmore East Bulldogs. Kyle Pray’s team has now won nine games in a row, including an 8-3 win over Bishop Timon on Saturday afternoon that saw the Bulldogs explode for six goals in the third period.  More...

St. Joe’s runs win streak to five

The St. Joe’s Marauders’ hockey team picked up two wins during the weekend to give them 18 total wins on the season and five wins in a row, including 10 wins in the last 11 games.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Father Cotter Hall site for Praise Song Nite   Blessed Sacrament Church will host a Praise Song Nite starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 at Father Cotter Hall on the church campus, 263 Claremont Ave., Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 10 . Our Town — Thornton Wilder’s drama starring Michael Breen, Sarah Averill McFadden, Daniel F. Torres under the direction of L. Don Swartz. Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 and continues 8 p.m. More...

Special Events

thurs. 10 -sat. 12 . Night Lights at The Gardens — The interior of the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens will be illuminated with theatrical and interactive lighting for this event.  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 10 . Stories in the Woods — As part of the Story Hour series for preschoolers at the Julia B. Reinstein Library by the Reinstein Woods, 10:30 a.m. More...

Board selects new library director

The search for a new library director is over.  The Town of Tonawanda Library Board on Thursday announced that it has selected Dorinda Darden as the new director of the Town of Tonawanda libraries.  She will succeed Kate Weeks, who retired More...

Town applies for funds to repave roadway

Departments team up to make project a reality

A roadway in the Sheridan-Parkside community will soon become easier to travel thanks to the collaborative efforts of two Town of Tonawanda departments.  More...

Cats, rats top Town Board talk

Creating a code for cats and ridding the area of rats were the top items of discussion during Monday’s Town Board meeting.  The meeting began with a public hearing regarding the creation of a local law to regulate the ownership and harbori More...

Local News

Village allowing window signs for businesses

Kenmore businesses will now be able to post signs in their windows.  On Feb. More...

Governor addresses budget, restoring economy in area visit

Gov. More...

Photo

MAKING A HOME FOR THE NIGHT — Danielle deGuehery, 8, and her sister, Kathryn, 6, made signs for a box that the girls’ grandmother, Ginny Biggie, was to sleep in during the Kenmore-Town of More...

Obituaries

Frederic C. Schwab, WWII veteran, draftsman

Frederic C. Schwab, 97, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital after a brief illness.  More...

Death Notices

Abraham, Donald L., of North Tonawanda, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; daughters, Denise Haefner, Deborah Hill and Donna Clohessey; brothers and sisters; and seven grandchildren. Services were held Friday, Feb. More...

Obituary Policy

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Lifestyles

Jazz singer to perform at NRGT Playhouse

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, based in Tonawanda, has a concert scheduled at its Playhouse that will feature a performer who has been singing for audiences since she was a child. More...

The Parent Nework

Supporting parents of developmentally disabled children

When a family first learns that they’re expecting a baby, a customary first stop is a library or bookstore. They read up on prenatal care, on feeding options, on different parenting styles. More...

Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center   The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announced that the following events will take place at the Center:  Thursday, Feb. 10   More...

Business

Green Buffalo expands product line

Green Buffalo LLC, Western New York’s newest family-owned and -operated company in the Town of Tonawanda, recently started providing its products for sale at a local company.  Green Buffalo items can now be found at “Ink and More,&rd More...

New laboratory patient service center opens in Kenmore

Catholic Health has opened a new laboratory patient service center at 2780 Delaware Ave. More...

Events

WNYPA to hold February member meeting   More...