Weekly Feature



June 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Music can make a difference in people’s lives

Bee Editorial

When he was growing up, Gerald Ralston visited Cradle Beach. While there, he helped children with disabilities as they were camping. In the evenings, Ralston would be tutored in guitar by a camp counselor he befriended. More...

Spindle items

• ON TO GREAT THINGS — It’s wonderful to see deserving students in the area receiving scholarships to help cover the cost of college.  More...

Out of the Past

Young aviators

Kenmore East High School’s Aviation Club poses for the 1969 yearbook. From left are C. MacBay, J. Scheiffle, J. Nemeth, K. Kroetsch, I. Rubenstein and J. Cooper.   More...

Police Blotter

Renegade deer roams Kenmore streets

Village of Kenmore

Monday, May 26  • Police reported that they received a call from someone who said “I’m sorry” then hung up the phone. More...

Obituaries

Patrick J. Waldron, student athlete, coach

Patrick J. Waldron, 20, of Williamsville, died Monday, May 19, 2014.  Mr. Waldron excelled as a student athlete at St. More...

Robert J. Moreland, member of Kenmore Volunteer Fire Department

Robert J. Moreland, 81, of Kenmore, died Saturday, May 24, 2014.  Mr. Moreland served his country in the Army during the Korean War.  He was a member of the Kenmore Fire Department for 59 years. More...

Death Notices

GAUGHAN, Rosemary (nee Zimmermann), of Kenmore, died Thursday, May 29, 2014. Mrs. More...

Sports

Marauders come up short in Monsignor Martin finals

Boys lacrosse

For the third consecutive year, the St. More...

Kenmore West to hold basketball camp

The Kenmore West boys basketball staff is accepting applications for their annual basketball camp, which will run from Monday, July 14, to Thursday, July 17, at Kenmore West High School. More...

Glowacki leads O’Hara past St. Mary’s in playoffs

Baseball

A lefty with a curveball was too much for the St. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 5-sat. 7   More...

Special Events

thurs. 5  Meet Me at the CAM — Featuring films, guest speakers and facilitated discussions, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 5, at the Castellani Art Museum at the Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. More...

Family Activities

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Town Board declares three homes unsafe

The Town Board on Monday rescinded the certificate of occupancy for three vacant homes in the Town of Tonawanda, meaning that until they are brought up to code, they are uninhabitable.  The three homes are located at 272 DuShane Drive, 68 Hawtho More...

Memorial 5K honors former Ken West teacher

Lincoln Park in the Town of Tonawanda was packed with runners and supporters of former Kenmore West teacher Brian Dugan on Friday for the Brian Dugan Memorial Scholarship 5K Road Race, Kids’ Run and 1 Mile Walk.  More...

Local News

Ex officio board member recalls experiences

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For the past school year, senior Becky Jasen has been an ex officio member of the Sweet Home School Board. It was an experience the Class of 2014 valedictorian said gave her an interesting behind-the-scenes view of governmental administration.  More...

Schimminger recognized by AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety recently recognized Assemblyman Robin Schimminger with its inaugural “Top 100 Host” Award for his support in 2013.  AARP Driver Safety volunteers work with more than 18,000 local community organizations nationwide More...

Neighborhood Watch group for senior citizen starts

The Town of Tonawanda Senior Citizen Center, 291 Ensminger Road, will hold the first Senior Watch Group meeting at 10 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Cuomo should have spoken in Buffalo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that his choice for lieutenant governor is Kathy Hochul because the choice is simple: You either go forward or backward, and we are going forward. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.After the injustice of the recent grand jury decision not to charge the driver of the vehicle who allegedly struck and killed Barry Moss in the Town of Evans and the prior not guilty verdict for Dr. More...

Education

Twilight program gives Ken-Ton students flexibility

This fall, Erie 1 BOCES began a new Twilight program that offers a late-afternoon academic option for students in grades 10 to 12. More...

On the Campus

Kayla Hoffman of Tonawanda graduated on May 17 from D’You- ville College with a degree in nursing.   More...

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

St. John the Baptist School students Brett Kanowski, left, Ben Leahy, Gabrielle Marchase and Caroline Cook participate in Junior Achievement of Western New York. More...

Lifestyles

Guitar competition

celebrates talent from around the globe

It isn’t every day an abundance of worldwide musical talents find themselves under one roof, but with the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, it’s a reality.  The competition, which has taken place every other y More...

Ken-Ton YMCA to offer pirate-themed program

The Ken-Ton YMCA will hold a pirate-themed program titled the “First Mate Pirate Academy” from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the YMCA, 535 Belmont Ave. The program is $12 for YMCA members and $15 for nonmembers. More...

Bills move could hurt area businesses

The Buffalo Bills have played in Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park since 1973, and the roughly 70,000 people who have come to watch each home game have proved a financial benefit for local bars, restaurants, gas stations and retail stores.  More...

Business

Dog spa benefits dog lovers in Kenmore

For dog owners, the Village of Kenmore has a new business providing all the spa amenities for man’s best friend.  The LaundroMutt, which opened in October, is a dog spa providing self-service washing and drying for dogs of all sizes and br More...

Infrastructure critical to quality of life, retaining jobs

With May 12-16 designated as Infrastructure Week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. More...

Events

Workshop slated on executive-level presentations   More...