Weekly Feature



December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore East collects food items for Food Bank of Western New York

Kenmore East High School has collected 105,228 food items for the Food Bank of Western New York during the past 10 years through its food drive, “Gobblin’ Up Hunger.”  The drive culminated with a member of the staff donning a t More...

Editorial

Organ, blood donation could save a life

Bee Editorial

The Town of Tonawanda police are joining law enforcement officials, firefighters and first responders from across Western New York in Unyts’ Holiday Heroes campaign. It will host a blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Spindle items

• BABYSITTING TRAINING — For many teenagers, babysitting is a great way to earn some money and experience their first job.  Yet some situations arise when babysitting that the sitter needs to know how to handle, such as a choking emer More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 20, 1989

• The Kenmore Village Board expects to commit to a regional recycling group soon and get the ball rolling on a processing center and market distributorship for up to five municipalities.  More...

Education

St. John the Baptist students volunteer at St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy

Junior high students at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore recently spent two days at St. More...

St. Amelia’s incorporates new technology

Students and teachers are excited about the infusion of multiple new technology advancements throughout St. Amelia School, according to the school.  More...

Canisius hockey players visit Edison Elementary

Fourth-grade students at Edison Elementary School in the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District recently found inspiration from members of the Canisius College men’s hockey team.  More...

Lifestyles

Back in the groove

Vinyl collectors fill space with artistry and sound

Orion Burroughs calls his 1961 record player a time machine.  “It’s the warmest sound you can get possible,” Burroughs said. “It’s an organic experience. More...

Christmas Mass slated at cemetery Dec. 29

A special Christmas Mass is slated to take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at Mount Olivet Cemetery, located at 4000 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore. For more information, call 873-6500.   More...

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center

The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announces that the following events will take place at the center:  Wednesday, Dec. 24  Senior Center closes at 12:30 p.m., with lunch at 11:30 a.m.   More...

Business

Authenticity paramount for Black Forest Adler

Coming from South Bavaria, Gerhard Braun, owner and chef of Black Forest Adler, has a passion for delivering genuine German food.  The establishment, located at 2447 Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

Cardinal O’Hara High School students place third in challenge

Three hundred fifty students recently had the opportunity to experience the trading floor of the stock market at Junior Achievement’s sixth annual Stock Market Challenge.  More...

Grant awarded to Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels

DuPont Yerkes recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels through its 2014 Community Fund.  The 2014 DuPont Community Fund has awarded nearly $260,000 in corporate matching funds to 76 projects at 35 sites in 16 countries.  More...

Police Department to host blood drive

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department will host a blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Fitness Center prepares for Biggest Loser

For those looking to lose weight and get into better shape, the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center will once again host a weight-loss competition in the style of “The Biggest Loser” TV show.  The program begins on Saturday, More...

Local News

Christmas tree giveaway slated for Dec. 24

A Christmas tree giveaway to those in need is slated for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. More...

Zonta Club of Kenmore to present awards in 2015

Deadline is Feb. 25

The Zonta Club of Kenmore will present awards to candidates in the following categories for 2015:  • Graduating female seniors who live in the Village of Kenmore or Town of Tonawanda, attend an accredited high school and plan to attend coll More...

Veterans temporary hiring program now in place

Veterans interested in temporary employment opportunities offered by New York State can now register their interest and availability through the Veterans Temporary Hiring Program, according to Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, D-C-I Kenmore.  More...

Police Blotter

Man claims neighbor stole Buffalo Bills magnets

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Dec. 12  • A Lincoln Boulevard resident reported that his landlord was opening his mail. More...

Obituaries

William C. Alderman Jr., Xylem Heat Transfer employee

William C. Alderman Jr., known as “Cliff,” 63, of Williamsville, died Saturday, Dec. More...

Sports

West indoor track athletes off to good start

The athletes on Kenmore West’s indoor track team have needed just two meets to show the rest of Section VI that the Blue Devils intend to contend for spots on the medal podium throughout the season — and in the postseason as well.  More...

THUNDERSTRUCK

Mount St. Mary’s Katie Meegan dishes the ball to a teammate during the Thunder’s 55-50 loss to Immaculata Academy Dec. 17.   More...

Hawks’ boys bowling team knocking over competition

Cardinal O’Hara’s boys bowling team set a pair of league standards for the season in its 3-0 win over St. More...

Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

thurs. 25  ComedySportz Christmas Day, presented by Comedy Sportz Buffalo, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, at ComedySportz Arena, 4476 Main St., Amherst; $. 393-8669, www.buffalocsz.com  fri. 26-sun. 28   More...

Family Activities

sat. 27   More...

Announcements

BPC Chorus Names Music Director — The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus has named Adam Luebke music director. More...