Weekly Feature

May 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

65th Memorial Day Parade slated to start at 11 a.m.

The annual Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by veterans groups and the town and village, will start at 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Sheridan Drive and Delaware Avenue. More...

Editorial

Common sense: Lock your car door

Bee Editorial

Sometimes common sense isn’t all that common. The Town of Tonawanda Police Department and Kenmore Police Department routinely get reports — most often during the summer — on items stolen from vehicles. More...

Spindle items

• OUT AND ABOUT — I was out and about in the community this past weekend, enjoying the nice weather.  My mom and I made a stop Saturday afternoon at a rummage sale organized by Knox Presbyterian Church, 2595 Elmwood Ave.  More...

Out of the Past

Under construction

Kenmore’s Tremaine Avenue, in the background, was turning into a residential street by 1893, but the two Eberhardt mansions — at Delaware and Kenmore avenues — were under construction.   More...

Education

Kenmore West students compete in Darien Lake Music Festival

The Kenmore West Concert Band and Wind Ensemble recently competed in the Darien Lake Music Festival.  This festival featured music ensembles from across New York State competing against each other in hopes of being placed in the top three rankin More...

BREAKING A LEG

Michele Morrocco, left, Sarah Stiles and Gianna Chiniski participate in Herbert Hoover Middle School’s annual talent show. More...

Cardinal O’Hara to hold summer camps

Cardinal O’Hara High School will again be offering a number of summer camps.  In addition to returning camps such as drama and academic enrichment, this year’s camps will include girls basketball, creative writing, a guitar workshop More...

Lifestyles

Documentary aims to save soldiers with PTSD

A merican soldiers risk their lives for their country every day, often asking for nothing when they return but respect. More...

Mount St. Mary to hold arts and craft show

Mount St. Mary Academy is accepting applications for its outdoor summer arts and craft show, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the school, 3756 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. More than 10,000 visitors are expected. More...

Kenmore resident wins big at casino

A Kenmore resident won a progressive jackpot of $712,784 on Mother’s Day at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel.  The man, known only as Frank C., won the money on an International Game Technology MegaJackpots Wheel of Fortune Double Dia More...

Business

BellAmore Boutique adds Brighton products

BellAmore Boutique is continuing to expand its variety of products by offering the exclusive Brighton Jewelry. More...

Goodyear locations in Kenmore, Town of Tonawanda to offer discount for veterans

The Goodyear Auto Service Centers at 1795 Sheridan Drive in Kenmore and 1280 Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

NEW TO THE BOARD

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York appointed four new members to its board of trustees at its recent annual meeting. Kenmore resident Joanne Haefner was among those appointed.   More...

New tree highlights Arbor Day ceremony

The corner of Sweet Briar Road and Sweet Briar Center was the site of a tree dedication from the Kenmore Garden Club on Friday. More...

ELECTION DAY

Josephine Russo, left, and Karen Koehler, both of the Town of Tonawanda, vote on the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District’s budget and trustee election on Tuesday morning at Herbert Hoover Middle School.   More...

Local News

Kevin Hardwick presents proclamation honoring superintendent

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, who represents Ken-Ton, presented a proclamation at the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Board of Education meeting last week honoring Superintendent Mark Mondanaro’s years of service as superintendent.  More...

Clean Air Coalition to hold conference in June

The Clean Air Coalition will host a conference from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. More...

Kiwanis Club of Ken-Ton to hold 2014 scholarship dinner

The Kiwanis Club of Ken-Ton will hold its 2014 scholarship dinner on Wednesday, June 4, at Banchetti’s by Rizzo, 550 N. French Road. More...

Police Blotter

Girl takes woes out on roof

Village of Kenmore

Friday, May 9  • Police observed a man walking backward on Colvin Boulevard and asked if he was OK. He told police he was fine, that he was just walking with his back to the wind. More...

Obituaries

Ben Sauer, 5-year-old who inspired community

The bright-eyed, 5-year-old Clarence Center boy who galvanized the Western New York community to hope that even the worst diagnosis could be overcome with faith and hope has passed away.  More...

David J. Flegier, longtime educator

David J. Flegier, 72, of Tonawanda, died Monday, May 12, 2014.  Mr. Flegier was a teacher at the elementary level for the Sweet Home Central Schools for 35 years, from 1966 to 2000.  More...

Sports

Thunder win on senior night, fundraiser donates proceeds to Roswell Park

Girls lacrosse

Mount St. Mary’s was “Pat Strong” on Wednesday as they defeated St. More...

Blue Devils take down Bulldogs under the lights, sweep season series

Baseball

For the first time in the last four years, Kenmore West defeated its arch rival Kenmore East under the lights at Sheridan Park.  The Blue Devils won 13-6 and it completed the season sweep of the Bulldogs, which also marked the first time in the More...

Kilijanski's Corner

For the eight seniors on the Mount St. Mary lacrosse team, their “senior night” last Wednesday will be hard to forget.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Resident replaces bridal shower with fundraiser   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 22   More...

Special Events

thurs. 22  Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Annual Meeting — Meeting will also feature “Olmsted’s Enduring Legacy” film presentation, 5 p.m. More...

Film/Video

fri. 23 & sat. 24  Redwood Highway — A Buffalo first-run premiere, with Tom Skerritt and Shirley Knight, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...