Weekly Feature



September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Commentary

I was bullied in high school, but everyone bullied 'Bobby'

The issue of bullying made a terribly strong return to the spotlight this week when 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer concluded he could no longer face the dawn of another day and took his own life. More...

Public should attend pair of upcoming meetings

We know when you hear the words “waterfront revitalization,” you likely think of how long it’s taken the City of Buffalo to get projects under way along Lake Erie.  Now you’re hearing those words coming from Town of Tonaw More...

Spindle items

MY DOGGIE — They say dogs are man’s best friend, and that certainly held true with my dog.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BENDER, Joan (nee Emminger), of Kenmore, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. Mrs. Bender is survived by three sons, Daniel L., Jack J. and Scott M.; six daughters, Barbara J. Giardina, Maureen E. Haberstro, Carol E. Kostusiak, Ellyn M. Urso, Constance A. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s wins third straight over Canisius

Dennis Gilbert has accomplished quite a bit during his first two seasons as head football coach for the St. Joe’s Marauders.  More...

Kenmore West rolls to win over Riverside

At halftime of Kenmore West’s week two matchup against Hutch-Tech, the Blue Devils were saddled with an 0-1 record and were staring at the possibility of an 0-2 start as they led the Engineers by just one point.  Since then, the Blue Devil More...

Youngsters set to lead Blue Devils

It will be a rebuilding year all around for the Kenmore West cross country team.  The Kenmore West girls team is looking to rebuild around some youngsters after winning just two league meets in 2010. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 22   After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Special Events

fri. 23   PosiPalooza — Join the folks of 1st Pres for a family-friendly event featuring Jana Stanfield, Daniel Nahmod, Sue Riley and Richard Mekdeci, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 at First Presbyterian Church, 2085 Union Road, West Seneca; $. More...

Festivals

fri. 23-sun. 25   More...

Police arrest two Buffalo men after chase

Town of Tonawanda police arrested two individuals Monday evening following a vehicle chase that started in the town and ended in the City of Buffalo.  More...

Photo

WOULD YOU DANCE WITH US? More...

Local News

Bills’ Bell bringing Great Sports Race to Kenney Field

Bills offensive lineman Demetrius Bell will be coming to the Town of Tonawanda to host the Buffalo leg of the Great Sports Race on Saturday, Sept. 24, to benefit Bell’s Kids-In-Sports Initiative.  More...

Kenmore Rotary hosting ‘Shred-it’ event

The Kenmore Rotary is hosting an event that aims to prevent individuals’ personal information from ending up in the wrong hands.  An individual’s information, be it bank statements, old insurance policies, outdated financial statemen More...

Political brief

Jeremy Zellner has been unanimously endorsed for the 4th District seat in the Erie County Legislature by the Executive Committee of the Erie County Democratic Committee. More...

Letters to the Editor

Crossing guard needed for youth

At the risk of beating this issue to death, I cannot resist the temptation to respond to The Bee’s Aug. 24 editorial concerning the crossing guard situation at Lindbergh Elementary.  More...

Police Blotter

Groundhog runs inside dance studio

Village of Kenmore  Saturday, Sept. 10   A Mang Avenue resident reported hearing some sort of motor running for 45 minutes. An officer reported that the noise was coming from construction that was being conducted on Interstate 290.  More...

Lifestyles

Living Healthy program set at Schofield Center

The P2 Collaborative of Western New York Inc. and the American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter, are offering the “Living Healthy” program at Schofield Adult Wellness Center this fall.  More...

BIG HERO in little body

Benefit to be held for 4-year-old cancer patient

Christian Schaer loves Godzilla, Transformers and the Joker. He loves to dress up in all types of costumes and has turned his parents into near-professional costume designers. More...

Ken-Ton

Brighton Place  999 Brighton Road, 332-4375  Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday;11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Church of the Nativity hosting chicken BBQ   More...

Business

Basil Dealership developing property near the village

Basil Resale Delaware, Joe Basil Chevrolet and Mike Basil Toyota are all undergoing major renovation, reconstruction and job growth.  The Basil Family of Dealerships recently acquired its newest dealership, Basil Resale Delaware (formerly Tunmor More...

Events

SCORE to hold Market Research Training   More...

Photo

DENTAL WORK — Dr. John Eberz, left, treats Robbie Jacobs while dental assistant Jamie Tatarski looks on at Sheridan Family Dental in the Town of Tonawanda. Dr. More...