Weekly Feature

January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Resolve to make a difference in your community

Bee Editorial

It’s the new year, and we’re sure that many of you have made resolutions to lose weight or quit bad habits. We know that sometimes it’s difficult to remain vigilant in keeping your resolution. More...

Spindle items

• LIVING IN THE PAST —I’ve always been interested in history. Whether it’s world history, American history or just family history, I find it all endlessly fascinating. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 10, 1990

• Tonawanda Town Councilman Raymond Sinclair has asked the Erie County social service office to reinstate him after he resigned his job to avoid federal penalties tied to last fall’s election.  More...

Obituaries

Raymond H. Caso Sr., owner of Compu-Tech

Raymond H. Caso Sr., 67, of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2014.  Mr. Caso attended Riverside High School, where he was an allhigh football player in 1965 and 1966. More...

Earl W. Kirbis Sr., electrician

Earl William Kirbis Sr., 88, of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.  Mr. More...

Dr. Boonchuay Anunta, anesthesiologist

Dr. Boonchuay Anunta, 73, an anesthesiologist who developed and patented two life-saving devices for difficult intubations, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014.  A native of Thailand, Dr. More...

Lifestyles

Teachers and administrators stay busy during snow days

The process for a student on a snow day is simple: Find out the school is closed and then get back to bed and prepare to enjoy an unexpected day off. But what about administrators and teachers? More...

Schofield showing artwork

Schofield Residence, at 3333 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, will showcase the colorful oils and pastels of Patti DeWitt through Jan. 31. Many of the works will be for sale. 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. Sundays   More...

Business

Greek on the Street enjoys new home

Less than a month after closing his popular food truck for the season, Sam Vasiliadis has opened a new location for his restaurant Greek on the Street.  Vasiliadis said he moved the restaurant from its former River Road location in Wheatfield to More...

Tips to make holiday returns less stressful

As the holiday season winds down, many consumers will head back to the stores for returns. More...

Tax preparation volunteers sought for 2015 filing season to provide free services

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope of Buffalo, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, is seeking volunteers to help provide free tax preparation services to low-income families in early 2015.  More...

Town taps new historian

The Tonawanda Town Board appointed a new town historian on Friday during its annual organizational meeting.  Ed Adamczyk, who has been the Village of Kenmore historian since 2006, will now take over the same responsibilities in the town.  A More...

Bishop Bernard J. McLaughlin dies, auxiliary bishop emeritus of Buffalo

The Most Rev. Bernard J. McLaughlin, auxiliary bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Buffalo, died Monday evening, Jan. 5, 2015, at his home in Kenmore, one day before he would have celebrated the 46th anniversary of his ordination as a bishop.  More...

Local News

Trailer to expand sobriety checkpoints in Erie County

The State Police have obtained a new trailer to expand law enforcement’s capacity to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Erie County.  The trailer, which was purchased with DWI fine revenue and will be used by Troop A, is a 10 foot tow-behind More...

Retired teacher finds peace with gardening club

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Johanna Gennuso grew up seeing her mother tend to the garden in their yard. Gennuso now has her own garden to tend and is celebrating 10 years as a member of the Kenmore Gardening Club.  More...

Electronic waste law now in effect

A new law making it illegal to put electronic waste in the trash or at the curb with regular trash was put into effect on Jan. 1 in New York State.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. I was disappointed at columnist David Sherman’s put-down comment about the inaugural address of Lyndon Johnson; he said nothing about what a great man Johnson was. More...

Sports

Ken-Ton helps Ratka reach national rugby stage

Thanks to the community, Kenmore West sophomore and rugby player extraordinaire, Cory Ratka, will have a shot to compete internationally.  More...

Team New Era Baseball holding tryouts

Team New Era Baseball will hold tryouts for its 8- and 9-year-old rookie elite travel baseball program at 3 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 18 and 25 at New Era Park, Depew, 3950 Broadway. More...

Marauders rout Crusaders in Federation rivalry match

The Marauders of St. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Driver’s insurance, point reduction course set   More...

Entertainment

Art

fri. 9  Synesthesia — A photographic exploration of shape and sound by award-winning photographer Marcus L. Wise, with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, and continues through Feb. More...

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

fri. 9  Tillman Nature Preserve Hike — Join the Foothills Trail Club for this 3- to 4-mile hike, cross-country ski or snowshoe event, 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. More...