Weekly Feature

February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

SWAT team called to Town of Tonawanda apartment

A man was arrested early Sunday afternoon in the Town of Tonawanda for allegedly setting fire to an apartment and threatening suicide.  Demario James was charged with arson, burglary, criminal contempt, criminal mischief and harassment, police s More...

Editorial

Snow removal necessary for a safe community

Bee Editorial

As winter continues and snow piles build up, creating sight line issues, snow removal is as critical as ever for a safe environment in any community. More...

Spindle items

• SIGNS OF SPRING — Hospice Buffalo is a wonderful organization that does so much good throughout the community. More...

Out of the Past

Installation of officers

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

Education

Kenmore West to present ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’ March 5-7

Kenmore West High School will present the musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at 7:30 p.m. March 5-7 in the auditorium at Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway. More...

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute to present musical March 6-8

The St. More...

LEARNING YOUNG

Jonathan Ebel of Kenmore; his wife, Teresa; and son, Felix, 1, read “Over The River and Through The Woods” at the Kenmore Library on Saturday.   More...

Lifestyles

Scrabble Fest helps spread the word about literacy

When the game “Words with Friends” became increasingly popular with the rise of smartphones, it perpetuated the love for a traditional game-night classic: Scrabble. More...

Rocky Mountains subject of March 7 presentation

Earth Spirit Educational Services will be giving a presentation from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Kenmore East High School, 350 Fries Road, on the Rocky Mountains. 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, Feb. 25   More...

Business

Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce launches two new programs

Does your company have a commercial ready to use whenever you need it? For $99 you can have this professionally produced “commercial” to use whenever, wherever you want. The Chamber will use this video to promote our members as well. More...

Canisius student teaches science to inner city youth

Tonawanda resident Gabriela D’Aguiar is among the 11 Canisius College students working to build a community of urban science learners.  More...

Kenmore resident elected to Rushford Lake Recreational District board

Kenmore resident Joseph J. Manna, a senior partner at the law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, was recently elected to the Board of Commissioners of the Rushford Lake Recreational District.  More...

Town votes to keep traffic signal

The Town Board voted on Monday night to keep a traffic signal at the intersection of Brighton Road and Parkhurst Boulevard after hearing from a handful of concerned residents.  The board had on its agenda a resolution that would have removed the More...

Friends, family say goodbye to Dominic Hofert

Friends and family of Dominic Hofert packed St. More...

Local News

News Brief

A Chiavetta’s barbecue chicken fundraiser is slated to take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St. Presale tickets are $10 per dinner. More...

Kenmore native creates sculptures

Exhibit to run through mid-April

Art with freedom and movement, capturing the attention of observers, and allowing interaction with the pieces is the goal of internationally acclaimed sculptor Graham Mitchell Sears, a native of the Village of Kenmore.  More...

Red Cross to hold volunteer orientation event March 23

The American Red Cross, Western New York Chapter, is hosting several orientation events for volunteers through the month of March.  The events are open to anyone interested in learning about the ways in which the Red Cross supports residents acr More...

Letters to the Editor

Post welcoming new members

Amherst AMVETS Post 49, located at 3758 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, invites all female and male, honorably discharged veterans to receive a temporary membership from now to Sept. 1.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports it was ‘raining’ in her kitchen

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Feb. 13  • A plow driver flagged down police to report that another plow driver was dumping snow on the lawn of a property. The owner of that property had hired the complainant to remove the snow. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s advances to Niagara Cup finals

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Federation hockey team won their 21st game of the season last night with an impressive 8-0 victory over St. Francis in the semi-finals of the Niagara Cup Federation Playoffs.  The win gives St. More...

Sharks 19U Baseball seeks pitchers

The Cheektowaga Sharks 19U travel baseball team is in need of a few pitchers to complete its roster for the 2015 CEBA League-Collegiate Division season. More...

Jacks clinch top seed in boys hoops

The North Tonawanda Lumberjacks clinched the top seed in the Section VI A-1 boys basketball brackets as well as a share of the Niagara Frontier League title with a Feb. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 26   Craft Beer Tasting — Enjoy a four-course tasting menu paired with beers from Galaxy Brewery, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at The Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $. 652-5552, www.roycroftinn.com  More...

Art

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Theatre

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