Weekly Feature

April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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WE SALUTE YOU — Students and faculty from Hoover Elementary School lined Sheridan Drive on Friday with flags in hand as a hearse carrying Army Staff Sgt. Michael S. Lammerts Sr. More...

Editorial

Shifting rodent control to localities causes problems

Bee Editorial

Several municipal leaders, including Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana, were outraged when County Executive Chris Collins cut funding for a Department of Health program that was responsible for baiting rodents and handling other rodent-rel More...

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DARLENE DONOHUE

TWO IMPORTANT OCCASIONS — This past weekend, I had the pleasure of joining county and state government officials, Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore dignitaries and Town of Tonawanda employees and residents as the Town of Tonawanda celebr More...

Out of the Past

Leading from Pole to Pole

On Opening Day of Kenilworth Race Track, Aug. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CARUANA, Joyce, of Tonawanda, died Sunday, April 17, 2011. More...

Richard C. Auerbach, teacher, principal

Richard C. Auerbach, 81, of Kenmore died Thursday, April 7, 2011.  He was born March 18, 1930, in Buffalo and attended South Park High School.  Mr. More...

Audrey M. Foisset, sales clerk, licensed Realtor

Audrey Monica Foisset, 93, of Cheektowaga, died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Absolut Care of Orchard Park.  Mrs. Foisset was born July 13, 1917, in Buffalo. More...

Lifestyles

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‘Get hungry for that night’ as Dining Out For Life retur ns to Buf falo

www.DiningOutForLife.com

II f you think nothing interesting ever happens on Tuesday nights, Dining Out For Life will help break the monotony — and for a worthy cause.  More...

Entertainment

HOLIDAY

sat. 23 . SEAster egg hunt—The Aquarium of Niagara’s annual SEAster egg hunt will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $.  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 21 . Spring is here! — Stories, songs and snacks will be offered to children ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21 at the Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Pl., Clarence; Free.  More...

Announcements

 Call for AUDITIONS — Interviews for Shakespearience, (Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s high school apprenticeship program) are scheduled to be held from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. More...

Police search for suspect in fatal Kenmore stabbing

Police reported one man died from wounds he sustained following an incident that occurred early Sunday morning at a Kenmore bar.  The victim, Carlos Gibson, 26, of West Avenue in Buffalo, was stabbed just before 3 a.m. More...

Legislature secures $70K for rodent control

Members of the Erie County Legislature, by a vote of 14-1, approved a resolution during Thursday’s session appropriating $70,000 in federal stimulus funds for use toward rodent control. (See editorial on page four) More...

Local News

Tonawanda group home manager receives state award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

One of New York State’s best caregivers for the disabled works in the Town of Tonawanda.  William “Bill” Such, a residential site manager at Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled in the town, received the annual N More...

Heart issues cause of teen’s death

State Police reported on April 13 that results from an autopsy and toxicology examination conducted by the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office revealed that heart disease was the cause of a 19-year-old Town of Tonawanda resident’s death More...

Anti-texting advocates unite, push for stronger legislation

Though texting may offer a means of quick and easy communication, doing so while driving has become an epidemic.  Erie County stands alone in making it a primary offense to send a text message while driving. More...

Letters to the Editor

State Police offer thanks for support

On behalf of all the men and women of the New York State Police and the family of Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, we would like to acknowledge all those who paid their respects and attended the wake and funeral services for Trooper Dobson. More...

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.I just wanted to call to thank you for one of your recent articles: “Weath- er putting a crimp on spring sports”. I’ve had seven teachers come up to me and ask why the fields aren’t ready. More...

Sports

White hopes to rewrite record books for Thunder

Track and Field

Mount St. Mary’s track and field coach Chris Monaco said his team finished in the middle of the pack during the 2010 spring track season. More...

Rain doesn’t keep Marauders away

Boys Tennis

Like the rest of Western New York, St. Joe’s has felt the effects of the wet weather this spring. In this case, the rain and cold have kept the St. Joe’s boys tennis team from taking the court for the start of the 2011 season. St. More...

Sweet Home sprinter Gordon prepares for breakout season

Wayne Gordon is on the cusp of a monumental season on the track.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Pilgrim Lutheran hosting Easter dinner   Pilgrim Lutheran Church (corner of Delaware Road and Chapel Road, Kenmore) will host a free community dinner starting at noon on Sunday, April 24.  Realty group providing home buyer seminars   More...

Business

Dining show featuring Marotto’s chef

For those who want to learn how to make a palette-pleasing dish from a Kenmore restaurant owner and chef, prepare to sit in front of your television Sunday evening.  Mark Marotto, owner and head chef at Marotto’s on Delaware Avenue in Kenm More...

Eaton Office Supply expands after merger

One of the area’s largest office supply companies is getting bigger.  Eaton Office Supply Co. Inc. More...

Better Business Bureau warns of e-cigarette ads

Consumers who tried to take advantage of “free” Internet offers for smokeless cigarettes say they were burned by unexpected charges, according to the Better Business Bureau, which reported receiving hundreds of complaints.  The cons More...