Weekly Feature

February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Board amends zoning code

The Village Board is making changes to Kenmore’s zoning code, which received its last major overhaul in 1959, and approved two local laws at a recent meeting to better reflect the needs of the community.  Both laws amend the zoning code to More...

Editorial

Social media powerful tool, should be used for good

Bee Editorial

Love it or hate it, use it or shun it, social media is undeniably powerful. It’s turned from something mainly youth enjoy into a mainstream tool, with people of all ages, demographics and socioeconomic statuses using it. More...

Spindle items

• ZUMBA FOR A CAUSE — I was scared to try Zumba. That many peppy women together in one place felt daunting. More...

Out of the Past

Cleaning the gutter

It’s 1929, and Henry Brown and his son, Robert, are at Delaware and West Hazeltine avenues in Kenmore, cleaning up after a snowstorm. (Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton area you would like to share with Bee readers? More...

Education

Kenmore East Alumni Association to hold event May 2

The Kenmore East Alumni Association will hold its fifth Hall of Distinction ceremony at 7 p.m. More...

Residents named to dean’s list at D’Youville College

The following residents were recently named to the dean’s list at D’Youville College:  More...

On the Campus

Kevin Scherer of Kenmore was named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at Fairfield University.  Megan Schifferli and Amanda Schultz of Tonawanda were named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at Daemen College.  More...

Lifestyles

Contemporary design redefined

Commonplace appearance second to individual aesthetic in decorating with ‘junk’

Finding the extraordinary within the ordinary is a process individual to those who dare view an object or item in a different light. More...

‘Have a Heart for Nate’ slated for March 1

A fundraiser for 5-year-old, Nathan, born with a life-threatening congenital heart disease will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Knights of Columbus, 1530 Kenmore Ave. More...

Library News

Kenmore Library 160 Delaware Road, 873-2842  Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays   More...

Business

Sweet Retreats Bakery opens, features traditional European recipes

Enjoying European desserts, candies and baked goods without traveling to Europe is now possible with the opening of Sweet Retreats Bakery. More...

Kenmore Mercy Hospital honors Tonawanda resident

Nina Antonuccio of Tonawanda and Rob Morello of Niagara Falls recently received the “Medical Staff Associate of the Year” award from Kenmore Mercy Hospital, an annual honor whose recipients are chosen by physicians at the hospital. More...

County comptroller to speak at Chamber lunch

Erie County Comptroller Stephan Mychajiliw will be the featured speaker at the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce’s next luncheon. More...

Kenmore author to speak on Mark Twain book

Talk at 7 p.m. today in library

Outsiders often bash Buffalo, but resident Tom Reigstad set out to change that — at least in the area of Mark Twain scholarship — through his book titled “Scribblin’ For A Livin’ Mark Twain’s Pivotal Period in Buff More...

Kenmore East to host rally against GEA

‘The state has got to stop balancing its budget on the backs of children’

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District is hosting a rally against the state taking money away from school districts, a practice known as the Gap Elimination Adjustment. More...

Local News

Cuomo presents 2014-15 state budget

IBM to bring 500 jobs to Buffalo

Approximately 500 high-tech jobs will be brought to Buffalo by IBM, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. More...

News Brief

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick encourages Town of Tonawanda residents to contact his office with any questions or issues until someone is appointed to the position of former Legislator Lynn Marinelli. More...

Sweet Home student arrested after fight

Teacher, principal injured in hallway

Amherst police on Monday arrested a 16-year-old student on a charge of felony assault in connection with a fight that reportedly involved multiple students at Sweet Home High School. More...

Police Blotter

Woman claims someone stealing her vacuum parts

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Feb. 14 • A Victoria Boulevard man reported that there was a man in a vehicle in front of his home for two consecutive nights. Police questioned the driver, who said he was a private investigator doing work in the area. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

EOANNOU, Angelo T., of Kenmore, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Mr. More...

Sports

Zenger scores twice, Chopra MVP in Marauders Federation championship win against Timon

Boys Federation ice hockey

St. Joe’s had struggled against Federation powerhouse Timon all season long, but head coach Rich Crozier knows it’s extremely difficult to beat a team three times in one season.  More...

Will East hockey edges Ken East for Small Schools title

Williamsville East knocked off a familiar foe in the finals to win the Section VI Western New York Varsity Hockey Federation Small Schools title.  The top-seeded Flames rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat second seed Kenmore East, 3-2, in Monda More...

Kilijanski's Corner

The St. Joe’s Federation hockey team was hungry before their game against Timon to win another Fed championship, and they were just as hungry after the game to demolish 260 chicken wings at the team dinner.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Northtowns Dialysis Center to host event   More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 28   More...

Theatre

fri. 28  American Idiot — This one-act musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day’s rock opera of the same name, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Speakers

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