Weekly Feature



September 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Elder abuse remains serious issue in WNY

Bee Editorial

The numbers are startling. More than 1,500 cases of elder abuse are reported in Erie County each year. More...

Spindle items

• PUTTING ON THE PINK — My aunt is one of the bravest people I know, even though she wouldn’t label herself that way.  More...

Out of the Past

Where are they now?

Maybe you’re in this portrait of the members of Room 213, the 1980 fifth grade of Lindbergh Elementary School.  (Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton area you would like to share with Bee readers? More...

Education

Students encouraged to talk during class

Sweet Home district

Years ago, children were seen and not heard in the classroom.  Now, at least in the Sweet Home Central School District, they are being encouraged to “turn and talk.”  Ann Laudisio, principal of Maplemere Elementary School, told More...

All about the Bills

Dolly Santiago, Sophia Stang, Mary Mietlicki and PJ Gottler sport their Buffalo Bills fan gear recently at St. John the Baptist School. More...

Resident selected for scholarship program

Tonawanda resident Jeannine LaCroix was recently selected as a Canisius College Western New York Prosperity Scholar.  LaCroix is a junior accounting major at Canisius College. She is a graduate of Kenmore East High School.  More...

Lifestyles

Music Education hits perfect note for districts

Many people consider themselves musicians, whether singing in the car or breaking into an air guitar session among friends.  The molding of great musicians — and not just the ones who think they are — starts in the school system, and More...

Flu clinic slated at fire headquarters

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick and Rite-Aid will host a flu clinic from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Tonawanda Fire Headquarters, 44 William St., City of Tonawanda. 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; noon to 5 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 26  Gala at the Gardens — Event features cocktails, silent and basket auctions, live auction, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Performance

thurs. 25   More...

Film/Video

fri. 26  Lifeboat — Alfred Hitchcock’s 1944 film starring Tallulah Bankhead, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net  tues. More...

Enrollment declines for 2014-15 school year

Enrollment continues to decline in the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District, Robin Zymroz, assistant superintendent of instruction and student services, told the Board of Education during its recent meeting.  Board members reviewed the unof More...

Final phase of sewer project slated to begin next spring

The Town Board on Monday approved the fourth phase of the Parker-Fries Interceptor Project, at an estimated cost of $14.5 million.  More...

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Firefighter Brad Bauman of the Elwood Fire Company collects donations in the boot at Colvin Boulevard and Highland Parkway in Kenmore. The donations will go to the fire company and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.   More...

Local News

In the Military

Hercules Andrade of Kenmore, who is serving in military intelligence with the 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion of the New York Army National Guard, was recently promoted to the rank of sergeant.   More...

Citizen Science Community Resources to hold forum Sept. 30

A free forum will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Sheridan Parkside Community Center, 169 Sheridan-Parkside Drive, Tonawanda. More...

OUT ON THE WATER

Jason Adams pulls his boat out of the Niagara River after an early morning fishing trip at Aqua Lane Park in the Town of Tonawanda on Sunday.   More...

Police Blotter

Dog takes off on three legs

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Sept. 12  • A Westgate Road resident reported that a small, black and white, three-legged dog was running loose. The dog’s owner was contacted, and the dog was returned home.  Public Works was notified.  More...

Obituaries

Dolores L. Klemp, food service director

Dolores L. Klemp, 78, of Tonawanda, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.  Born in Buffalo, she attended Lafayette High School but left to work in her father’s drugstore. She later obtained her equivalency diploma.  More...

Death Notice

BROCK, Patricia A. (nee Bowen), of Tonawanda, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Mrs. Brock is survived by her husband, Donald; three children, Suzanne Dworzanski and Patrice and Donald Brock; and three grandchildren. A funeral service was held Sept. More...

Sports

Lady Blue Devils balance experience, youth

Girls swimming preview

This year’s Kenmore West girls swimming team has more freshmen and eighth-graders combined on the roster than seniors.  However, the upperclassmen on the team are very experienced at the varsity level. More...

Marauders in position to repeat as champions

Cross-country preview

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Mount St. Mary’s recruiting golfers

The Mount St. Mary’s golf team will be working at the school’s open house on Sunday, Sept. 28, and Monday, Sept. 29. The team is recruiting middle school students who would like the opportunity to play golf at the high school level. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Class on kidney health slated for Sept. 25   A free class on kidney health will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda. More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy Hospital names ‘Doctor of Distinction’

Kenmore Mercy Hospital recently named Dr. More...

Tonawanda resident hired at Sanderson Wealth Management

Sanderson Wealth Management recently hired Phillip M. Frattali Jr. of Tonawanda as a financial analyst.  Frattali is a 2011 magna cum laude graduate of Fredonia State College with a bachelor’s degree in business finance.  More...

KegWorks offering hard cider ingredient packs

KegWorks, located at 1460 Military Road in Kenmore, recently added a line of hard cider ingredient packs to its homebrew offering.  “With the changing of the seasons comes a change in tastes as well,” says Trisha Charles, Keg- Works More...