Weekly Feature



March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mustache March 5K slated for March 28

Registration is open for the Dominic Hofert Mustache March 5K, a footrace and walk through the streets of the Village of Kenmore. More...

Editorial

Residents should use pothole tip line, email

Bee Editorial

It has been a snowy, frigid winter, and the local roads can attest to the harsh conditions Western New York has experienced during the past couple of months. More...

Spindle items

• OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISTS — Rep. Brian Higgins is inviting local high school students to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition.  More...

Out of the Past

Yes, it snows in March

25 Years Ago March 28, 1990 More...

Police Blotter

Man reports woman called him a ‘loser’

Village of Kenmore

Friday, March 6  • A Shepard Avenue resident reported that there was a truck making a delivery in the middle of the road, which was making it difficult to get down the street.  More...

Sports

Thunder win New York State girls hoops title

Mount St. Mary Academy headed to federation tournament in historic season

Mount St. Mary Academy is headed to the girls basketball federation tournament.  The Thunder’s historic season keeps getting better and better. More...

OP’s Cole Schiffman named All-Bee boys hockey MVP

Quakers’ leading scorer led in voting, earning the Bee’s top spot

There was no facilitator more valuable to his team than Orchard Park’s Cole Schiffman.  It’s because of his talent on and off the ice that the Western New York coaches have voted Schiffman as this year’s All-Bee most valuable p More...

Kellenburg defeats O’Hara in NYCHSAA girls hoops semifinals

Cardinal O’Hara’s season came to a close Friday when the Lady Hawks fell to Kellenburg in the NYCHSAA Class A girls basketball semifinals.  Kellenburg, who fell to O’Hara in last year’s Catholic state tournament, beat the More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. Andrew’s to present shadow event March 20 More...

Residents say ‘yes’ to Ken-Ton’s potential testing boycott

Their response was summed up by the comments from one parent who said, “Thank you, thank you, thank you.”  The community room in the Philip Sheridan Building was standing-room-only the evening of March 10, with residents spilling int More...

Man charged with stealing $3,000 from St. Amelia’s Church

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department recently arrested a resident in connection with the theft of more than $3,000 in cash from St. More...

Local News

Resident to compete in Irish dancing championships

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

At the end of the month, Molly Burd, 14, will compete in the World Irish Dancing Championships, hosted by the Irish Dancing Commission, in Montreal.  Molly, a student at Rince na Tiarna School of Irish Dance, has been dancing since she was 4 yea More...

City of Tonawanda resident receives medals for service in World War II

Rep. Brian Higgins and City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis recently presented U.S. Army veteran Albin Mazur, a City of Tonawanda resident, with a Bronze Star, and other military recognition, for his service during World War II.  More...

Swanson named Erie County Legislature’s ‘Citizen of the Month’

Bill Swanson, the Town of Tonawanda highway superintendent, has been named the Erie County Legislature’s “Citizen of the Month” for March 2015 as a result of his civic contributions and volunteer work in the community.  More...

Letters to the Editor

School boards need community help

Each year, school boards create a budget for the next school year that relies primarily on revenues from local property taxes and state aid. More...

Education

Wellness Night slated for March 25 at Edison Elementary School

Edison Elementary School will host its ninth annual Wellness Night from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Students join rally against GEA

Students, teachers, administrators and others from multiple school districts came together in West Seneca last week to demand that Gov. Andrew Cuomo fully fund the public schools throughout the state.  More...

Kenmore West posts honor roll for second quarter

Kenmore West High School recently posted its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year.  Grade Nine   More...

Lifestyles

Pierce-Arrow museum displays driving force of automobile history

Many times, Jim Sandoro has imagined himself in the era when Buffalo had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the country.  This was in the early 1900s, and Sandoro pictures the Pierce-Arrow automobile going up and down Delaware A More...

Zumbathon to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

A Zumbathon to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at the Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St. The doors will open at noon. Two-hundred exercisers will be participating in the event. More...

Catholic Charities seeks funding to continue services

Serving people has been the number one mission of Catholic Charities since its inception.  The nonprofit organization looks to its 91st annual appeal to fund and sustain the organization’s many programs and services. More...

Business

Niagara Regional Theatre Guild has been entertaining area since 1923

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization, has been continuously running since 1923, bringing community theater to Western New York residents for more than 90 years and making it one of the oldest community theaters More...

Volunteers play critical role in ensuring Chamber’s success

People seldom consider how organizations accomplish all they do. They assume, day in and day out that however it happens, it will get done and the services companies provide will be delivered uninterrupted.  More...

BNSME March dinner to feature 43North winners

Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives will host its monthly dinner meeting at 5:15 p.m. Monday, March 23, at Templeton Landing, 2 Templeton Terrace, Buffalo.  More...