Weekly Feature



April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Orchard Park leaders say stadium meetings should be open to public

In the weeks following the death of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson Jr., the uncertain future of the team weighs on the minds of fans and others in Western New York.  Speculation and rumors have circulated about the Bills stadium moving from it More...

Editorial

Awareness key in preventing motorcycle accidents

Bee Editorial

With warm weather rolling back into Western New York, so too are motorcycles. And awareness of the two-wheel vehicles is needed, according to members of the American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of New York, Buffalo Erie Chapter.  More...

Spindle items

• GET YOUR PASSPORT — I remember the day my passport arrived in the mail. It felt like a rite of passage. I flipped through the blank pages, wondering where I’d travel to in the coming years. More...

Out of the Past

Shirt and tie day

The fifth-grade class of Kenmore’s Washington Elementary School in 1925 stops its learning for a picture.  (Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton area you would like to share with Bee readers? More...

Obituaries

Robert C. Mihelbergel, Cheektowaga English teacher

Robert C. Mihelbergel, 68, of Kenmore, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  Mr. Mihelbergel was born in Buffalo on June 21, 1945, and was raised in the Allentown area of the city.  More...

Sports

‘Rally Cap Game’ enters Bulldogs record book

Baseball

“It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.”  Those are the famous words from one of baseball’s all-time greats, Yogi Berra.  It’s a very optimistic phrase, but at the core he was exactly right.  Kenmore Ea More...

Howard dominates Clarence on the mound

Tyler Howard had one of the best pitching performances this spring in Western New York on Monday against Clarence.  The junior was dominant and overpowered a highly talented Clarence squad to give the Marauders a 3-1 win.  Howard pitched a More...

Blue Devils bats come alive in win against Amherst

Kenmore West ended the first inning of Friday’s game against Amherst by hitting a hard line drive that was caught and made into a double play. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

A free class on kidney health will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda. Attendees will learn how the kidneys function and the causes of chronic diseases. More...

Town Board grants two special use permits

The Town Board on Monday granted a special use permit for Daniel’s Deals, an automobile repair shop, to operate a business at 1685 Military Road, a motion that was tabled at the previous meeting because of complaints from nearby residents of no More...

Town resident, 19, dies in motorcycle accident

Dante Mancuso, 19, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle ran into a vehicle on Ogden Road, according to the Town of Tonawanda Police.   More...

EARS LOWERED

Tom Shanahan of Tonawanda gets a trim from barber Russell Giambeluca during the weekend at The Real Barbers at 2684 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore.   More...

Local News

Kenmore resident receives Bronze Star for service

Seventy years after serving in World War II, U.S. Army veteran and Kenmore resident Carlton Small received the military medals he earned, including a Bronze Star.  The medals were given during a recent presentation by Rep. More...

News Brief

The Schofield Residence will be holding a free “Health & Wellness Fair Open House” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. More...

James-Creedon wins environmental award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is presenting Kenmore resident Jackie James-Creedon with its annual Environmental Quality Award.  More...

Police Blotter

Items, notes left in mailbox alarm mother

Village of Kenmore

Friday, April 11  • An employee of a Delaware Avenue business reported that the smoke or fire alarm is going off but no smoke or fire is present. She believes that the oven, which was just repaired, activated the alarm. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I was so disappointed in the decision to not close Heritage Heights, when it is inevitable.  More...

Education

Camp Invention to be offered at St. Amelia School

Camp Invention — a national educational program — is coming to St. Amelia School the week of July 7-11.  More...

Songwriter to give lessons April 26 at Charter High School for Applied Technologies

New York City-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording artist and satellite radio host Caroline Jones will bring her “The Heart Is Smart” national speaking tour to Kenmore on Saturday, April 26, with a pair of free maste More...

On the Campus

Shannon Anthony of Kenmore was recently inducted into the American Marketing Association, an international honorary marketing fraternity. She is a business administration major in the School of Business at Ithaca College.   More...

Lifestyles

Forest Lawn Cemetery spins life into Buffalo’s history

An actor walks amidst gravestones and the expansive landscape wearing a duster, cap, goggles, scarf and tie.  For the last 18 years, Billy McEwen has worn this costume during Forest Lawn’s Sunday in the Cemetery tour, while portraying a fi More...

‘Big Kenmore Cleanup’ scheduled for April 26

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society is hosting a “Big Kenmore Cleanup” event at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, beginning at the Village Green, at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Delaware Road. 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. More...

Business

Tonawanda church aims to help others find faith through Scriptures

The Revs. Christopher and Chrystal Herman knew in their hearts that Tonawanda was the right place to open a church.  The couple — also co-pastors — opened Family Church Tonawanda, at 380 Hinds St., Tonawanda, on Easter Sunday.  More...

Town’s Comprehensive Plan receives updates every 10 years

I n my first three columns, I introduced the Comprehensive Plan as an important “tool” that is used to describe our community. Like any tool, however, it is designed for a specific purpose. More...

Events

Forum to focus on marketing to Canadians   More...