Weekly Feature



September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers

Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteer drivers and servers to allow the creation of an additional daily route due to increase clients.  The program, which is the only one delivering meals to homes of residents in need in the Town of Tonawa More...

Editorial

Don’t just vote the party line

Bee Editorial

Get out and vote. We start to hear that call at this time of year as the general election approaches. Sometimes, however, it’s too easy to think that our civic responsibility starts and stops with voting.  More...

Spindle items

• START OF SOMETHING NEW — It’s been five years since I graduated college, and yet when September approaches I still feel as if I should be starting something new.  More...

Out of the Past

The Failing Cemetery

The tiny cemetery with the iron railing around it, on Delaware Road in the Town of Tonawanda between the Tim Hortons and Kenmore West High School, is the resting place of some of the town’s earliest residents, including four veterans of the War More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CSICSERI, Elizabeth K., (nee Kayla), died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Mrs. Csicseri is survived by three sons, Alex Jr., Ronald and Jeffrey; one daughter, Nancy Bado; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Marauders looking strong, return almost full lineup

Football preview

Each year there is turnover for high school programs due to seniors graduating. But for the upcoming season, St. More...

Bulldogs aiming to air it out this season

With a new quarterback taking the reins this season, the Kenmore East offense is going to look more spread out.  Andy Fields has been named as the Bulldogs’ new quarterback, replacing three-year starter Connor McMahon who graduated.  More...

Kilijanski's Corner

Last week I talked about how exciting the start of a new fall sports season can be, and now it has officially arrived. Teams have been scrimmaging and some have even began the regular season.  More...

Lifestyles

Tailgating experience brings Bills fans together

As the temperature outside goes from being humid to a bit more crisp, one thing is for certain: football season isn’t far down the road.  More...

‘Jewelry is fun’ sale slated at Kenmore Mercy

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will be holding “Jewelry is Fun” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the atrium of the hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. A variety of costume jewelry and novelty items will be available.   More...

Couple united at Little White Wedding Chapel in Los Vegas

Jennifer Lynn Hoffman married James Sheridan during an evening ceremony on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rev. Hector E. More...

Primary elections set for Sept. 9

Residents will vote in the primary election Tuesday, Sept. More...

Camping campaign

Sweet Home fundraiser to benefit student scholarships

As a way to raise money for student scholarships, several members of Sweet Home Central Schools have chosen an unusual way to appeal to the community. More...

Local News

Music educator sets foundation for students

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

In entering his 47th year of music education, the passion for teaching students and seeing them grow as musicians hasn’t changed for John Hathaway.  More...

Hospice unit opens at Schofield Residence

Serenity — a new Hospice unit at the Schofield Residence, located at 3333 Elmwood Ave. — recently opened. The 10-bed unit is available to any hospice-eligible resident who is in need of 24-hour nursing care.  More...

Republican Committee presents ‘Chairman’s Leadership Award’ to Erie County clerk

The Town of Tonawanda Republican Committee recently awarded its Chairman’s Leadership Award to Erie County Clerk Christopher L. Jacobs.  The award was given to Jacobs during an event held at The Grill at the Dome in Tonawanda.  More...

Letters to the Editor

New bus shelter should be installed

Since the busy intersection of Delaware Avenue and Sheridan Drive now serves three Metro bus lines: No. 20 Elmwood, No. 25 Delaware and No. 35 Sheridan, I recommend that a bus shelter be installed on its northwest corner.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman claims freezer door, food stolen

Village of Kenmore

Monday, Sept. 22  • A Warren Avenue resident called police for advice about the bat he found in his home.  • A Washington Avenue resident reported a water main break. More...

Education

St. Amelia teacher receives national recognition

Kenmore resident Denise Grandits, a middle school literature teacher at St. More...

‘Shred-It’ slated to take place at Kenmore West High School

Kenmore Rotary Charities, a nonprofit, is holding a “Shred It” fundraising event from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Delaware Road parking lot at Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway. More...

MARCHING ON

St. Andrew’s Country Day School International Folk Dancers march recently in the Erie County Fair parade. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

First Presbyterian Church to hold sale   More...

Business

Surgical Associates of Western New York adds new physician

On Aug. 1, Surgical Associates of Western New York brought a new surgeon into the fold, with the arrival Dr. More...

Western New York woman wins Corvette Stingray

Hospice volunteer Rita McDonough recently won a black 2014 Corvette Stingray through a raffle organized by the Professional Managers Network of three GM plants.  More...

Town of Tonawanda recognizes critical link between local, regional planning

When a community plans for its future, the plans tend to focus on things within its control, things like land use, government services and education. More...