Weekly Feature



February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Holmes Elementary receives 2,000 new books

Students at Holmes Elementary School were recently joined by representatives of Gov. More...

Editorial

Deregulating air safety won’t come without fight

Bee Editorial

Some of the families of the victims of Flight 3407 recently headed to Washington, D.C. More...

Spindle items

• CALLING ALL CREATIVE WRITERS — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County is once again holding a poster and creative writing contest. The theme for its annual contest is “MISSION POSSIBLE! More...

Out of the Past

Lining up to pay taxes

25 Years Ago Feb. 14, 1990   More...

Sports

Kenmore wins sectional title, falls in state finals

Olivia Smith scored three goals, Feb. More...

Titans AAU hoops tryouts set

The Buffalo Titans AAU basketball program will hold boys and girls tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, February 28 at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center. Times for the tryouts have not yet been announced. More...

St. Joe’s hockey clinches top seed for Niagara Cup playoffs

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Federation team improved their record to 19-4-1 this week with two wins/  St. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Performance

thurs. 12   Royall Consort — Buffalo’s homegrown early music group presents an evening of music from the Renaissance on period instruments, 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $. More...

Town recognizes outgoing police chief

The Town Board on Monday recognized outgoing Chief Anthony J. Palombo, who will be retiring at the end of the month, with a certificate of appreciation.  The presentation followed the board’s regular meeting.  More...

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute to host International Guitar Night

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute will host an “International Guitar Night” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in Cullen Center for the Arts at the school, 845 Kenmore Ave., as part of its 2014-15 Concert Series.  More...

Local News

Minor train derailment occurs in town

A CSX train derailed at 11 a.m. Friday on tracks on Kenmore Avenue near Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda, according to town police.  “This was a minor derailment, with no injuries or property damage,” said Lt. More...

Ken-Ton Closet begins annual fundraiser

The Ken-Ton Closet recently began its annual fundraiser, with the goal of raising $5,000.  The Ken-Ton Closet organizes the collection of clothing — new and gently used — toiletries and school supply donations and distributes them at More...

Panepinto calls for repeal of statute of limitations for sexual offenses against minors

State Sen. Marc Panepinto, who represents the 60th District, has called for repeal of the state’s controversial statute of limitations for sexual offenses against minors, according to his office.  More...

Education

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Students Dimitri Distefano, top left, and Ethan Kuczkowski from Hoover Middle and Patrick Mohr from Kenmore Middle prepare to sleep out during the annual Jerry Starr Ken-Ton Schools’ Sleepout Friday evening. More...

Email addresses change for all Ken-Ton School District staff

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District recently converted to a new email platform, which has resulted in a change to all staff email addresses.  The domain name for all school district email addresses has changed from “kenton.k12.ny More...

SPECIAL EVENING

Students from the dialectic and rhetoric classes at Rivendell Study Center, along with John Hillestad, a parent, demonstrate the phalanx, an ancient battle tactic, as part of their course work on ancient Greece. More...

Lifestyles

Jam skating emerging as rebirth of retro tradition

There’s no question that hobbies change with the times. While roller disco may be a thing of the past, the underground culture of jam skating brings a new flavor to putting wheels to the wood. More...

Event slated for children at Ken-Ton Family YMCA

The Ken-Ton Family YMCA will hold an event for children teaching them about animals from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at 535 Belmont Ave. The cost is $12 for YMCA members and $15 for program participants. For more information, call 874-5051. More...

Root-Garofalo

Janet and Richard Root of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Root, to Daniel Garofalo, son of Linda and Dennis Garofalo of Clarence Center.  More...

Business

Wynwood Kenmore to educate women on heart disease in February

A team from Wynwood Kenmore, which is located at 2971 Delaware Ave., is fanning out to personally alert area women age 65 and older to their increased risk for heart disease and provide resources to fight it.  More...

Buffalo Soup-Fest slated for Feb. 15 at Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Buffalo Soup-Fest — founded by Kenmore residents Matt and Margaret Carlucci — will be returning for its fifth year from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St.  More...

Taste of Buffalo now accepting scholarship applications

The Taste of Buffalo is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program.  This program supports local area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries and awards up to five scho More...