Weekly Feature



February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Community remembers voice of Lumberjacks

Richard E. “Dick” Grapes was synonymous with North Tonawanda football.  For 51 years, Mr. More...

Editorial

Support group’s focus on family is commendable

Bee Editorial

When people are addicted to drugs or alcohol, they often struggle to eliminate problems from their lives. As a result, family members may also suffer with them. More...

Spindle items

• CELEBRATING SUMMER — The cold’s got everyone feeling a little grumpy. Yet one group of people is combating the winter blues with some reminders of summer.  More...

Out of the Past

Fun in the snow

25 Years Ago Feb. 21, 1990 More...

Education

Two Kenmore West students attend IB Student World Conference

Kenmore West High School senior Hannah Knab recently attended the annual IB Student World Conference, where she collaborated with her peers on creative community service initiatives.  More...

News Brief

Mount St. Mary Academy is seeking applications for the outdoor summer arts and crafts show, slated for Sunday, Aug. 30, on the front lawn at the school, 3756 Delaware Ave. More...

St. John the Baptist collects socks to help homeless

The students of St. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Event to teach attendees about elder law Laurie Menzies, author of the book “Embracing Elderhood,” will give a free presentation from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Augustana Lutheran Church, 3143 Eggert Road. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19   Trackathon — Compete to see who can find and identify the most animal tracks on this guided walk for kids ages 6 and older, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Theatre

thurs. 19-sun. 22   More...

Film/Video

fri. 20 & sat. 21   More...

Ken-Ton School District runs out of snow days

An unusually cold, snowy winter has left some school districts in Western New York without any more snow days, including the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District.  More...

Mother, daughter organize Zumbathon to benefit Make-A-Wish

People will have an opportunity to show off their dance moves and help others at the annual Zumbathon fundraiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Western New York.  Cindy Stani along with her daughter, Marisa, have been holding a Zumbath More...

Local News

News Briefs

The North Amherst Ladies Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the North Amherst Fire Hall, 2200 Tonawanda Creek Road. The all-you-can-eat dinner is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. More...

Support group to assist family members of addicts

When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol, his or her family members often encounter their own difficulties associated with the addiction.  (See editorial on page four)  While their loved ones may struggle through the court process or h More...

Lawmakers urge continued support of air safety on crash anniversary

Local lawmakers acknowledged the sixth anniversary of the crash of Flight 3407 on Thursday by calling on Congress and the Federal Aviation Administration to preserve and expand the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2 More...

Letters to the Editor

Restaurant servers deserve quality tips

I recently read David Sherman’s column on tipping and minimum wage legislation. While interesting and informative of current proposed legislation, I find a little trouble in the way in which the article is written.  More...

Police Blotter

Bird reportedly scares ‘entire’ family

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Feb. 6  • A Delaware Avenue resident reported a nearby traffic signal was taking a very long time to cycle through. More...

Sports

Jones wins second Catholic state wrestling title

Richie Jones made the Marauders proud Sunday as the senior made his fourth straight top-three finish at the Catholic High School Athletic Association state wrestling tournament at Monsignor Farrell High School on Staten Island.  More...

Kenmore West’s Sagasta shines at Section VI swim championships

Justin Sagasta has the people of Kenmore West swimming smiling.  Sagasta, who qualified for state competition for the 200 IM earlier in the season, had a strong meet as he attempted to make states in a few more events.  More...

Lady Blue Devils win NFL hoops title

The Kenmore West Lady Blue Devils varsity basketball team finished their Niagara Frontier League season with a regular season championship.  Kenmore West defeated Lockport, 48-35, Monday to earn their 12th NFL win and improve their overall recor More...

Lifestyles

Art: It’s a living

Local artists find value in their work

Kristin Kegler throws a water balloon filled with paint at wood in her parents’ garage. Tony DeRosa rubs charcoal on a piece of sketching paper. The artists take a blank slate and fill it with possibility. More...

Turkey dinner slated for Feb. 22 at church

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church will hold a turkey dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at the church, 1534 Ruie Road in North Tonawanda. It is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5-12; and free for children 5 and younger. Takeout is available. 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

Tonawanda resident promoted to managing partner

Tonawanda resident Mary Beth DePasquale was recently named managing partner for Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Buffalo Office.  More...

Tonawanda Dance Arts director receives ‘Positive Action Award’

Melanie Boniszewski, the director of Tonawanda Dance Arts, recently received the “More Than Just Great Dancing Positive Action Award” while in attendance at the Studio Owner University conference in Orlando, Florida.  The Positive Ac More...

Tonawandas Business & Professional Women’s Club to meet Feb. 24

The Tonawandas Business & Professional Women’s Club will hold this month’s dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...