Weekly Feature



February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Morals, ethics needed in government

Bee Editorial

Chris Lee’s resignation last week as representative of the 26th Congressional District was a shock to the nation as well as our area. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

ALL THAT JAZZ — Jazz is coming out in a big way in 2011 with several local high school groups set to perform in a special event being held next week.  Banchetti by Rizzo Banquet Hall is the site of the first “A Night of Jazz” a More...

Out of the Past

The corner saloon

Before Kenmore’s iconic Eberhardt Mansion was built at Delaware and Kenmore Avenues in 1894, it was the location of Winfield Mang’s store and tavern, seen here (and note the dirt roads).  More...

Education

On the Campus

Laura Mooney, of Kenmore, was named to the dean’s list at Buffalo State College for the Fall 2010 semester. She is the daughter of John and Nancy Mooney and a graduate of Kenmore West High School.   More...

On the Campus

Jeffrey Stelianou, of Tonawanda, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at St. John Fisher College. More...

Lifestyles

Musical Homecoming

Cheektowaga Symphony celebrates anniversary, Kenmore soloist

A well-known musician who got her start with the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra will have a homecoming of sorts when she once again performs with the 50-year-old group.  More...

Insurance, point reduction class set

There will be a New York State certified six-hour point and insurance reduction course offered on Saturday, Feb. 19. The course will run from 8:30 to 3 p.m. and will be held at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Tonawanda. More...

Couple celebrate 60 years

Joyce Hagan-Svilokos and John Svilokos of Ocala, Fla., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5, 2011.  John Svilokos married the former Joyce Hagan on Jan. 5, 1951, in Buffalo. They were married by a justice of the peace.  More...

District reviews cuts in aid, enrollment

It appears that the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda District will be coming up short in at least two areas for the 2011-12 school year.  The first is a loss in district revenues and the second is a reduction in enrollment. More...

Kenmore Mercy Hospital hosting Heart Fair

In recognition of National Heart Month, individuals are encouraged to do something good for their heart by attending the Catholic Health Heart Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Local News

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NOW THAT’S SERVICE — Mike Coffey of the Town of Tonawanda gets drive-through service on Sunday from Willie Drenko, the warden and a commissioner for the Kenmore Village Fire Department. More...

Buick Achievers Scholarship available for college-bound

Buick and the General Motors Foundation recently announced that there will be a $4.5 million-a-year Buick Achievers Scholarship Program to recognize and reward 1,100 college-bound students nationwide who excel both in the classroom and in the communi More...

Kenmore resident appointed to Reapportionment group

Emilo Colaiacovo, of Kenmore, has been selected to serve on the advisory committee that will help decide how to reapportion the Erie County legislative districts.  Legislature Minority Leader John Mills selected the individuals for the committee More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The cost for the special election which Gov. Cuomo must call under law to replace Chris Lee should be paid for by Lee.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

Brignone, Charles J., of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. He is survived by his sons, Joseph, Gary, Daniel and Steven; daughter, Lynn; and eight grandchildren. Services were held Monday, Feb. 14, at Holy Angels Church. More...

Sports

Blue Devils claim Section VI title

Wrestling

The best public school wrestling teams in Western New York gathered at Lake Shore High School this past weekend to compete in the Section VI Division I Championship Wrestling Tournament. More...

Marauders extend win streak to lucky 13

Boys Basketball

It took the St. Joe’s Marauders a quarter to wake up Thursday night against Bishop Timon at St. Joe’s. More...

St. Joe’s goes unbeaten during busy week

Boys Hockey

Last week was a busy and memorable one for the St. Joe’s Marauders’ hockey team. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Insurance, point reduction class set   There will be a New York State certified six-hour point and insurance reduction course offered on Saturday, Feb. 19. The course will run from 8:30 to 3 p.m. More...

Business

Energy Efficiency Training Center schedules classes

The Energy Efficiency Training Center, at 34 Peuquet Parkway in Tonawanda, is currently accepting applications for those interested in participating in the training courses that will be offered in February, March and April.  The Level III Insula More...

Events National Grid notes potential wintry weather hazards

Community Foundation offers scholarships   More...

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NEW MANAGEMENT — Don Karpinski, manager at Kenmore Fish Market (formerly known as Hayes Fish Market), serves chowder alongside David Scaffidi, an employee at the Market. More...