Weekly Feature



May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

KVIS, Hofert Jewelers turn Kenmore into ‘The Teal Village’

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society, in collaboration with Hofert Jewelers, kicked off its Teal Village ovarian cancer fundraiser Saturday, May 5, by decorating the village business streets in teal – the designated color symbolizing ovarian More...

Editorial

Reaction to slur allegations reveals deeper division

A ttention has been focused on modified lacrosse players at Clarence and Sweet Home middle schools for the past two weeks.  More...

Spindle items

SPECIAL DAYS — As of this past Monday, I’ve been an editorial staff member at The Bee for four years.  It seems like it’s been longer than that — in a good way though, I promise.  I am delighted to have Ken-Ton as my More...

A view of public education, courtesy of Frederick Douglass

Registered voters across New York State will have the opportunity to vote on suburban district school budgets and school board members next Tuesday, May 15. More...

Obituaries

Steven Bachmann Dietz, member of St. Andrews,

Steven Bachmann Dietz, 59, of Buffalo, died Saturday, April 28, 2012.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

HENK, Harry F. Jr., of Kenmore, died Thursday, May 3, 2012. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Moms Who Make A Difference

Mothers everywhere will be celebrated on Sunday, including three women whose love for their children, both living and dead, has led them into pursuits and causes they might not otherwise have imagined. Teaching life lessons More...

Ken-Ton Y hosting community yard sale

The Ken-Ton Family YMCA will be hosting its 3rd Annual Community Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. The event will take place outside rain or shine. Registration to reserve your space accepted until Wednesday, May 9. More...

Richter Fest II to honor musician

Geoff Richter was a legend in Western New York’s music community.  The longtime band director at Williamsville North and Boston, N.Y., native was also the founder of the Amherst Community Band, the summer conductor for the Amherst Symphony More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 10-sun. 13   Garden of Gems Flower Show — Floral arrangements by Menne Nursery, Thursday, May 10, through Sunday, May 13 at Ben Garelick Jewelers, 5001 Transit Road, Williamsville. 631-1584  fri. 11   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 10   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. More...

Performance

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Royal entrance

Natalie Maranto is helped out of the limousine by her date, Tim Balkin, as they arrive at the Mt. St. Mary prom held on Friday at Samuel's Grande Manor in Clarence. More...

Former resident, boxer charged in hit-and-run

A former professional boxer from Cheektowaga has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident in the City of Tonawanda last week. More...

Town’s water, sewer projects stalled

The Town Board on Monday held a hearing pertaining to a bond resolution for a water line replacement project, but Supervisor Anthony Caruana indicated that there would be a delay in beginning the work. More...

Local News

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Applications sought for college loans

June 1 is the next deadline for students residing in or attending college in Western New York to apply for interest-free loans or grants of up to $3,000 offered by Buffalo Branch, American Association of University Women.  More...

Emergency response training to start May 15

Several local groups have joined forces to offer free training to all Western New York residents, preparing them for emergency or disaster situations.  The Community Emergency Response Team training will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Male argues for mother in texting dispute

Saturday, April 28   A North End Avenue resident reported that her neighbor stole her lawn mower and is refusing to give it back.  Sunday, April 29   A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that his mailbox was stolen.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.On Friday, May 4, there was a large accident on the 290 at 7 a.m. Two lanes were blocked and there was a car pulled to the right as well. An hour later, they were still reporting that traffic was backed up to Elmwood. More...

Education

Hoover Middle art students win contest

Herbert Hoover Middle School art students have won a contest, with the prize being a chance to display their work at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo.  The awards ceremony will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Marauders bounce back after rough stretch

The St. Joe’s Marauders have been out in front the entire season in Monsignor Martin Association play. More...

Spots open for Hall of Fame Golf Tourney

The 18th annual Ken-Ton Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, July 25, at Sheridan Golf Course. Tournament proceeds go to scholarships for graduating seniors at both Kenmore East and Kenmore West high schools. More...

Hawks come from behind to beat Riverside, City Honors

Sean Patrick Scott Tourney

Times are changing for the Cardinal O’Hara baseball team. Third-year head coach Ray Caso has the Hawks believing in one another and believing they are capable of being winners. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Garden Club set date for blooming discussion   The Kenmore Garden Club will feature Julie McIndoo, owner of McIndoo Arts and Flowers during its monthly meeting being held at 10 a.m. More...

Business

Events

BNI Pinnacle to hear talk from contractor   More...

Sub shop prepares for expansion

Pizza being added to menu

Change is coming for a sub shop that has been a staple in the Village of Kenmore for more than 50 years. Mike’s Subs, at 2862 Delaware Ave., is about to expand in size and menu options according to its owner, Bob Bolt. More...

Kenmore attorney to speak at bar association seminar

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP partners Raymond McCabe of Kenmore and Catherine Wettlaufer will provide a presentation at the May 17 New York State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education seminar, “Dealing with Your Client’s Retire More...