Weekly Feature

March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Buffalo Choral Arts Society to host two local performances

Buffalo Choral Arts Society, a 120-voice community chorus under the direction of Marcia A. More...

Editorial

It’s simple: Clear a hydrant, stay safe

Bee Editorial

Although the weather is starting to break, snow piles are still climbing higher and higher alongside the road with each pass of the plow trucks. Residents are becoming fatigued with clearing their own driveways, walkways and sidewalks. More...

Spindle items

• HELP WITH POTHOLES — Anyone who has done any driving recently in Western New York will notice the terrible potholes. More...

Out of the Past

Herbert Hoover was here

25 Years Ago March 21, 1990 More...

Sports

Kenmore’s Pray repeats as All-Bee Girls Hockey MVP

All-Bee Girls Hockey

While it’s impossible to win hockey games without players who can score, it’s hard to argue the value an above-average goaltender brings to the table on those teams that find ways to make deep postseason runs.  More...

O’Hara girls win Class A hoops title

Defending Catholic state champions look for second straight title

Anndea Zeigler and the Cardinal O’Hara Hawks are, once again, the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association champions.  Zeigler scored 19 points in Saturday’s 59-52 win over Mount Mercy at Daemen College in the second game of the MMAA gi More...

O’Hara’s Reese wins New York Catholic bowling title

Hawks’ sophomore is third WNY bowler to win state title since 2009

It was a day of celebration Saturday at Classic Lanes in Tonawanda as Cardinal O’Hara’s Ryan Reese beat out 25 other competitors to win the individual New York State Catholic High School Athletic Association championship. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Combined band concert slated for March 11 More...

Ken-Ton School Board president threatens to end 3-8 standardized tests

Bob Dana, president of the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Board of Education, made a bold, unprecedented move on Monday by releasing a proposal threatening to not administer standardized testing in grades three through eight in the district.  More...

Robbery plea could result in 45 years in state prison

A Buffalo man faces up to 45 years in state prison after pleading guilty to three counts of robbery in the second degree, incidents occurring in the Town of Tonawanda, the Erie County District Attorney’s Office said.  Paul Andolina, 28, of More...

Local News

WINTERY FUN

Gianna Padula, left, and Alexa Battaglia, sixth-graders at St. Andrew's Country Day School in Kenmore, create replicas of Greek columns with the snow. They were learning about the columns in Dan Johnson's history class at St. Andrew’s.   More...

DEC accepting applications for camp program

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting online applications for its 68th annual summer camp program.  The 2015 camp season begins June 28.  More...

Annual 5K run slated for May 8

The Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center will once again be hosting a 5K run at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8.  The cost for registration is $18 through the month of March; $20 in April; and$25 in May. More...

Education

On the Campus

Medaille College has named the following Kenmore and Town of Tonawanda residents to its dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester: Leslie Ballard, Clare Christy, Jarrod Clark, Gabriel Gouchie, Bethany Kirsch, Matthew Marek, Paigelyn Marshall, Alys More...

Bishop Malone visits St. John the Baptist School

Bishop Richard J. Malone of the Diocese of Buffalo recently celebrated Mass with the students of St. More...

Students celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Students in prekindergarten and kindergarten at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore recently celebrated the birthday of the children’s author Dr. Seuss.  Instead of eating birthday cake, children feasted on green eggs and ham.  More...

Lifestyles

Passion drives local artist to create for a living

Nicole Milley got her start as an artist from a coloring book when she was 8 years old. More...

Sewing Group to hold annual spring bazaar

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Sewing Group will hold its annual spring bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 16, in the atrium at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. More...

Taylor Mical receives ‘Altar Server of the Year’ Award

Taylor Mical was recently named “Altar Server of the Year” at St. John the Baptist Church in Kenmore.  She was given a medal of honor by Bishop Richard J. Malone during a special Mass at St. More...

Business

High school seniors win ‘Youth of the Year’ awards

Two high school seniors, Jade King of Cardinal O’Hara High School and Cailey McGillicuddy of Mount St. More...

Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce offers opportunity to create video

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce and Bean Media is offering the opportunity to create a 30-second interview video.  The opportunity will be March 17 and 18. More...

State of the Town address slated for March 20

Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana will deliver his annual State of the Town address at a luncheon on Friday, March 20, at Cardinal O’Hara High School, 39 Ohara Road.  Registration is at 11:30 a.m., and lunch will be at noon.&nbs More...