Weekly Feature

August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mount St. Mary Academy to host Music Festival

Mount St. Mary Academy will hold its Summer Music Festival, now in its fourth year, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

Editorial

Safety of children should be first priority

Bee Editorial

Streets throughout Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks.  As school resumes, we should take it upon ourselves as responsible parents and ci More...

Spindle items

• GONE OUT WEST — Last week a couple of friends and I traveled to a two-day conference in Colorado. After our plane landed in Denver, we got into our rental car and headed to Colorado Springs, located about an hour from the airport. More...

Out of the Past

Serious school day at Kenmore High School

A student near the bookshelf, at left, is caught smiling and waving in a classroom, but otherwise it’s all business in a Kenmore High School, which in the 1920s was located at Delaware and Wardman roads.   More...

Education

HAVING FUN

The Home School Association at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore recently attended a Bisons baseball game. Dozens of families attended, as well as the school’s faculty and Principal Cynthia Jacobs. More...

On the Campus

Matthew Glasgow, a graduate of Saint Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, will attend The State University of New York at Oswego in the fall.  Stephen Hermann, a graduate of Kenmore West Senior High School, will attend SUNY Oswego in the fall.&n More...

Lifestyles

Seneca Nation teaches lessons through storytelling

The voice behind the pages

A Seneca woman dressed in black sits in a rocking chair with a cane. She lights her tobacco pipe as children gather around her. 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, to 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...

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; closed Sundays   More...

Business

New Kenmore business provides no-stress bottle and can return

With the customer in mind, Fix and Company Bottle and Can Return is prepared to alleviate the task of bottle and can return. The establishment, at 2532 Elmwood Ave. More...

Chamber of Commerce preparing for fall season

A ugust is here, and that means we are preparing for our fall calendar. Months of preparation and thought go into our events: What speakers do our members and community want to hear from? What classes will help our members in their business? 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...

School Board establishes program transition committees

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District voted unanimously during a recent meeting to establish two program transition committees, one for the elementary level and the other for the secondary level.  Bob Dana, president of the board, said h More...

Kenmore Avenue construction enters phase two

The second phase of construction recently began along Kenmore Avenue. This phase will cost the City of Buffalo about $500,000, according to Mayor Byron W. More...

Local News

County measure to allow borrowing by Control Board

The Erie County Legislature has approved a declaration of need, allowing the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority, also known as the Control Board, to borrow the annual revenue anticipation note on behalf of the county.  Due to the Control Boa More...

YMCA accepting submissions for Turkey Trot T-shirt design

The YMCA Buffalo Niagara is accepting submissions for its annual Turkey Trot T-shirt design contest.  The winning submission will be worn by more than 14,000 Western New York residents on Thanksgiving morning during the annual race.  More...

Organizations call for reduced emissions from DuPont Yerkes Plant

Two Western New York organizations are calling on the DuPont Yerkes Plant, a manufacturer in Tonawanda, to reduce the amount of chemicals it emits into the air.  More...

Obituaries

David A. Robinson, founded church

The Rev. David A. Robinson, 85, of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.  Upon marrying his wife, Patricia, when she was 16 and he was 19, in Indiana, Rev. Robinson began becoming closer to God by being around his wife’s family.  More...

Death Notice

DEL SORDO, Vito D., of Cheektowaga, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Mr. More...

Sports

Aquettes compete at U.S. Open

Six members of the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes synchronized swimming team participated in the 2014 U.S. More...

TCBA travel tryouts slated

The Town of Clarence Baseball Association is opening up its upcoming tryouts for the 2015 season to non-residents.  Tryouts for each of its squads, from 9U through 16U, will be held from mid-August through early September at various sites throug More...

Join the Aquettes

Synchronized swimming requires the combination of strength, agility, endurance, flexibility and speed. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Family Fun Day slated for Aug. 23 at church   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 21   More...

Family Activities

sat. 23  Kids Day — Activities from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, prior to the Buffalo Bills taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ralph Wilson Stadium, 1 bills Drive, Orchard Park; $. 648-1800, www.buffalobills.com   More...

Festivals

fri. 22 & sat. 23   More...