Weekly Feature

May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Village Improvement Society empowers Kenmore

Bee Editorial

Government is limited as to what it can do to develop and fund a community, so the creation of the Kenmore Village Improvement Society was a great way to achieve progress in the Village of Kenmore.  More...

Spindle items

• GET YOUR VOICE HEARD — A little more than a month ago, a federal jury found Tonawanda Coke Corp. and its manager of environmental control, Mark L. More...

Out of the Past

A saint in stained glass

A stained-glass window in the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society’s museum on Knoche Road depicts St. John Neumann, who founded St. More...

Police Blotter

Lincoln Boulevard resident snaps water tank valve

Friday, April 26  • An Elmwood Avenue resident requested assistance with having her fiance’s intoxicated brother removed from her apartment. More...

Sports

Pelitera scores 100th goal for Thunder

Lacrosse team ready for MMA showdown with Sacred Heart

Following a couple of close games versus Nardin and Sacred Heart to start the season, the Mount St. Mary Academy lacrosse team has dominated every opponent it’s faced en route to a perfect 8-0 record.  More...

YOUR TURN

— Kenmore East’s Haylee Ensminger hands off to teammate Sarah Crissy in the girls 4x800 relay on May 3 at Hamburg. More...

Ken East tries to right ship

Baseball

It’s been a difficult season for the Kenmore East High School baseball team, but coach Leslie Simon is convinced there’s still an opportunity to turn things around this week with the postseason right around the corner.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Deerhurst Church hosting spaghetti dinner   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 9  Geranium Sale Fundraiser — With proceeds benefiting the WNY Ovarian Cancer Project, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Hamburg Casino of The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. More...

Theatre

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Performance

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BACK DIVE

— Kenmore West High School’s Alyssa Lesakowski competes in high jump during a track and field competition held May 3 at Hamburg High School. More...

MOW director stepping down; former recreation director to take over

When Brenda Armpriester, executive director of Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels, announced plans to leave her post, the nonprofit’s board of directors hired a successor whose face will be familiar to the community.  More...

Local News

Kenmore Mercy nurses receive honors from Catholic Health

Kenmore Mercy Hospital kicked off National Nurses’ Week by recognizing some of its best nursing staff during a special ceremony on Monday.  The Catholic Health hospital shows its appreciation to these men and women who specialize in patien More...

Town speaker series focusing on rodent control

The Town of Tonawanda Commission for Conservation of the Environment continues its speaker series with “Taking a Proactive and Cooperative Approach to Rodent Control” taking place at 7 p.m. More...

Kenmore Village Improvement Society celebrating five years of enhancing quality of life

Kenmore, like any community, has its fair share of problems. More...

Letters to the Editor

My child will not be subject to testing

There was an article published recently regarding opting-out of state tests. My oldest daughter is in fifth grade in Ken-Ton, and she did not take any of the state tests.  More...

Education

Hoover school hosting tour for incoming Jefferson pupils

Next school year, some students from Jefferson Elementary School, which is closing, will be transferred to Hoover Elementary.  As a way to prepare Jefferson students for the transition, Hoover will host a tour of the building and a visit with te More...

St. Joe’s inducts five alumni into Fine Arts Wall of Honor

The St. More...

Kenmore East High School’s Alumni Association plans two events for Friday

Kenmore East High School and its Alumni Association will hold two special events on Friday, May 10.  It will conduct its fourth induction ceremonies for The Hall of Distinction. More...

Lifestyles

Mount St. Mary’s Prom 2013

Sean Guetti, left, Carolyn Kennedy, Stephanie Hacherl and Nick Wojnar, pose with the harbor in the background during Mount St. More...

From dancing to playing: Post-prom parties keep celebration going

A fter students finish their final dances on prom night, many will trade in their tuxedos and high heels for sweat pants and jeans for an event filled with inflatable obstacle courses, bowling balls and carnival games.  The event? More...

Ride for Roswell auction set in May

The 2nd annual Ride for Roswell Chinese auction will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Knights of Columbus, 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda. Tickets are $7 at the door and include a beverage. More...

Business

National Fuel partners with energy company to assist small businesses with efficiency rebates

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation recently reported that it has partnered with Blue Springs Energy to provide outreach, education and technical assistance services to small business customers as part of the Company’s Conservation Incen More...

Chamber hosting sales and marketing bootcamp

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce will host a Sales & Marketing Bootcamp from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

County clerk serving as luncheon speaker

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce will welcome Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs as its guest speaker during a luncheon set for noon Friday, May 17, at Banchetti by Rizzo’s, 550 N. French Road, Amherst.  More...