Weekly Feature



August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore police to receive new bulletproof vests

Members of the Kenmore Police Department should be feeling a little safer in the near future with the addition of four new bulletproof vests.  More...

Editorial

Tragedy reminds us to make responsible decisions

Bee Editorial

I n the past, The Bee has unfortunately had to report on numerous tragedies in which victims have been seriously injured or killed due to the actions of a person who was driving while intoxicated. More...

Spindle items

• BOOKS FOR BASES — I can’t remember when I wasn’t a reader. More...

Out of the Past

Bed races

Beds on wheels, in competitive racing sponsored by The Ken-Ton Bee, were a part of Kenmore Week — now Kenmore Days — in June 1984. Linda Steinborn rolled down Wilbur Avenue in an entry sponsored by the Ken-Ton Jaycees.   More...

Education

Internships available through New York State

Hundreds of fall internships are being offered in New York State government for college students, according to Jerry Boone, civil service commissioner, noting that applications are due Sept. 8.  More...

Buffalo Seminary prepares girls for education’s next step

Buffalo Seminary is the oldest school for girls in Western New York. While the school has a long history, the learning style the school implements keeps them on the cutting edge.  More...

Kenmore Lions Club gives scholarships

The Kenmore Lions Club presented four scholarship awards during a luncheon meeting last week.  Donald Kossuth, Lions scholarship chairman, and Joe Argenio, Lions president, presented a $1,200 check to Rachel Adel, daughter of Mark and Robin Adel More...

Lifestyles

Martial arts provides exercise WITH KICK

Regardless of the season, there always seems to be a focus on exercising and staying physically fit. More...

New Covenant to hold neighborhood picnic

New Covenant Church will hold a neighborhood picnic from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church, 345 McConkey Drive. There will be free food, games and activities.   More...

GM employees volunteer to build home through Habitat for Humanity

The General Motors Foundation and “teamGM Cares” volunteers from GM Tonawanda Engine and GM Component Holdings in Lockport recently partnered with Habitat for Humanity Buffalo.  They partnered to help finish a new home build as part More...

Business

Tee Shirt University connects fans to teams

In 2009, the Western New York area was introduced to a new clothing store, providing all sports fans a connection to their favorite teams, professional and collegiate.  More...

Performing Arts, Boulevard Music Lessons provide music without caveats

At Performing Arts and Boulevard Music Lessons, the opportunity to learn an instrument or simply about music in general, is one which is open to all students. More...

Daniels Restaurant opens under new owner

Scott Donhauser, owner and executive chef, has reopened Daniels Restaurant in Hamburg. The restaurant, which has been in business for 23 years, is housed at 174 Buffalo St. More...

Additional school speed zones approved

School speed zones will be implemented on Grayton and Puritan roads in the area of the Thomas A. More...

Little Free Library established by Kenmore women

Sue and Krista Muscarella think libraries are so important that they are willing to put one in front of their Westgate Road house.  The mother and daughter have established the Little Free Library of Westgate to share books and help build commun More...

Local News

Summer Music Festival comes to Kenmore

The Mount St. Mary Academy front lawn will be full of exciting events for the Summer Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. More...

Human Services Coalition sets resource fair

The Human Services Coalition of the Tonawandas will hold its annual community resource fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at North Tonawanda High School, 405 Meadow Drive.  More...

WNY resident seeks to safely get people home

Designated driver business launches Aug. 22

For David Lipinoga, preventing people from driving while intoxicated is a personal pursuit.  Lipinoga wants to make sure that fewer lives are negatively impacted by a person’s poor decision. More...

Police Blotter

Euclid Avenue youths like their sports in the street

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Aug. 1  • A caller stated that a young male walking south on Elmwood Avenue from the pool was yelling about having a gun. Patrols located the individual, who did not have a gun.  More...

Obituaries

Janet MacDonald, attorney

Janet MacDonald, 85, of Kenmore, died Monday, July 28, 2014.  Born in Buffalo, she attended Lafayette High School and went on to study American history and political science at the University of Buffalo.  In 1953, she was one of two women t More...

Sports

Listing of fall sports tryouts start times

It’s been a little while, but high school sports will soon be back in action.  The students have enjoyed their time off from school and now it’s time to get back in the swing of things.  Here are the details that are currently a More...

Buffalo girls squad finishes 2-3 at Summer Hoops Festival

A team of girls basketball players from Buffalo finished 2-3 at the Buffalo Coaches Association of New York’s fourth annual Summer Hoops Festival Aug. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

This week’s baseball fundamental for the Ken-Ton little leaguers is about the on-deck circle.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Concert slated to take place Aug. 15 at church  More...