Weekly Feature



March 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Catholic Charities needs your continued support

Bee Editorial

Chances are that you or someone you know has utilized the services provided by Catholic Charities. More...

Spindle items

• NOT OBESE — A news item in our What’s Going On section reminded me of a recent trip to the doctor. The item refers to the “Ideal Weight” classes held every Tuesday at Zion United Church of Christ. More...

Out of the Past

Rooms to rent

This photo from 1948 shows “Grandpa Ensminger’s house” on Two Mile Creek Road in Tonawanda. More...

Education

Staff cuts, retirements lead to budget deficit reduction

Ken-Ton Schools

Staffing cuts and retirements will help the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District reduce its estimated $3.1 million budget deficit.  District Superintendent Mark Mondanaro recently told The Bee that the school district will eliminate various More...

St. Amelia posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll at St. Amelia School for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year.  Grade Eight  More...

Sacred Heart lists Ken-Ton honor students

The following Ken-Ton area residents were named to Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s honor roll for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year.  Grade 9  Alexis Arth, Nicole Carocci, Hannah Husarek, Martha Saltarelli  Grad More...

Lifestyles

A century of service

“Service above self”

That is the motto that Rotarians the world over have been living by for more than 100 years, and the sentiment has not been lost on Western New Yorkers.  More...

Sewing group to hold annual bazaar

The Kenmore Mercy Auxiliary Sewing Group will hold its annual spring bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, and Monday, March 18, in the hospital atrium. More...

Bee 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, March 14  Table Tennis, 9 a.m. in Rooms 1 and 3.  More...

Ken West hosting Cares Week

For five days, each day celebrating a different theme, students at Kenmore West High School will devote their time to learning about global issues.  “Students need to have awareness of the world outside of themselves by getting involved wi More...

District earns grant for cost-saving measures

For practicing management efficiency, the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District will continue to receive state grant funding for another two years according to a release issued by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.  More...

Local News

St. Joe’s honoring ‘Man of the Year’

Tonawanda resident John M. Cambria Jr. has been chosen by the St. More...

Police nab alleged robber

Town of Tonawanda police patrol officers and investigators believe they have solved two recent robberies with one arrest on March 4.  The first robbery took place on March 1 at the Tim Hortons at 2060 Military Road.  More...

Environmental board sets March 14 agenda

The Town of Tonawanda Environmental Quality Review Board will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at 525 Belmont Ave., Tonawanda.  There are two agenda items: a special use permit and site plan review for 3875 Delaware Ave. More...

Police Blotter

Vehicle sports deer antlers

Friday, March 1  • Officers responded to a call that a man was chasing a woman down the street in the area of Delaware and Enola avenues, but the two were not found.  More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Mason, past president of national sorority

Eleanor Mason (nee Hird), 102, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013. More...

Death Notices

REITMEIER, John Herman, of Kenmore, died Sunday, March 10, 2013. He was a World War II veteran and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. Mr.  More...

Sports

McDonell propels O’Hara to state title

Girls basketball

With her teammates in foul trouble, Cardinal O’Hara’s Leah McDonell wasn’t about to let a state championship slip away. More...

DiMaria reaches new heights

Pole vaulter sets Ken East record

It takes a special athlete to pick up a pole vault and decide they want to hurtle over a bar suspended high in the air. More...

End of winter season nears for Ken-Ton teams

From the Reporter’s Notebook

I’ve barely settled into my desk and the winter sports season is quickly coming to a close. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Neighborhood watch groups plan meetings   More...

Business

ESCW: Three services at one location

A nail technician, a massage therapist and a chiropractor, all of whom share an office, may sound like the start of a joke but when clients come to the Ellicott Square Chiropractic & Wellness Northtown office, they can receive services that will More...

Moore given promotion at People Inc.

Michelle Moore of Grand Island, formerly of Kenmore, has been promoted to program manager at People Inc.  An employee of People Inc. since 2010, Moore was an IRA specialist, day aide and team leader before her current promotion.  More...

Business Brief

Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony F. Caruana will give his State of the Town address at a special luncheon meeting on Friday, March 22, at Classics V Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., West Amherst. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. More...