Weekly Feature

June 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

KVIS announces free Children’s Concert Series

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society recently announced the lineup for its 2015 free Children’s Concert Series.  The concerts are held from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Remember to shop local this summer

Kenmore is among those communities in Western New York where residents can walk to a number of businesses and restaurants. Once the nice weather arrives, many take advantage of this walk-ability.  More...

Spindle items

CALLING ALL THEATRE LOVERS — Productions for the 2015-16 season of the Ghostlight Theatre in North Tonawanda include “Murder in the Smoky Mountains,” “All Through The Night,” “Tom Sawyer,” “Lottie & More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Wednesday, July 11, 1990

The demand for more waterfront access in the Town of Tonawanda will soon be accommodated by nearly a mile of new space on the town’s side of Isle View Park. More...

Education

On the Campus

Niagara University has named the following Ken-Ton area students to its dean’s list for spring 2015: Marissa Michelle Allen, Madison Elizabeth Boehler, Elizabeth Anne Brant, Heather Joan Casseri, Joseph W. More...

Hoover students excel at ECC Tech Wars competition

Two seventh-graders from the Hoover Middle School Advanced Technology Club placed first in the Robotic Soccer tournament held during the recent Erie Community College Tech Wars competition.  Eugene Schmitt and Krish Patel used remote-controlled More...

Lifestyles

Artisan Market part of Canalside's allure

Julie Leatherbarrow moved back to Buffalo in 2004 after years of traveling the country selling her homemade glass products at malls, festivals and street fairs, Despite some trials, including tornadoes and hurricanes, she found customers everywhere. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lutheran Church to host play group on Fridays   More...

Residents complain of vacant houses in ‘deplorable’ condition

Residents shared horror stories with the Town Board on Monday about the condition of nearby vacant houses — including rats, shredded tarps and overflowing water — before the board declared the structures “unsafe.”   The b More...

Response time, ‘heroic actions’ save boy, grandmother

A 4-year-old boy and his grandmother could have died had it not been for the swift actions of a Village of Kenmore police officer and firefighter.  Officer Joanne Davis and firefighter Brendan Finn were recognized recently by the Village Board f More...

Local News

Kenmore Days slated for June 24-27

Kenmore Days is slated for June 24-27, with it kicking off tonight with a Boys of Summer concert.  Events will take place at either Mang Park; the Kenmore Community Center, 135 Wilbur Ave.; or the Village Green, located in front of the Municipal More...

GET RID OF IT

— The Town of Tonawanda police have joined several other local departments and have become a drop-off point for unwanted prescription medication and used syringes. More...

WHAT A CATCH

— Nate Potter of the City of Tonawanda watches as his daughter, Aurora, 5, fishes in the trout pond during the kid's free fishing derby held at Niawanda Park Saturday. More...

Police Blotter

Sneaky thief steals pricey stroller

Village of Kenmore

Friday, June 12   A Delaware Avenue resident reported that someone nearby was slamming doors. Police spoke with the suspect, who denied slamming any doors. More...

Obituaries

Edward J. D’Agostino, music teacher

Edward J. D’Agostino, of Tonawanda, died Thursday, June 18, 2015. He was 95.  Mr. D’Agostino was born in Barre, Vermont, on Nov. 20, 1919. More...

Death Notices

DuBOIS, Viola (nee Russo), of Kenmore, died Sunday, June 21, 2015. She is survived by one daughter, SuzAnne Hannon; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lucy Coffas and Rosemarie Rose. More...

Sports

Kenmore West swimmers sign letters of intent

¦ Sagasta twins, Stevens to compete at college level

Three of the most accomplished swimmers to ever attend Kenmore West High School – Julia Sagasta, Justin Sagasta, and Sommerlyn Stevens – each signed letters of intent to compete at the collegiate level during a signing ceremony in the Ken More...

First Team lined with clutch performers

The credentials for the players making up the 2015 All-Bee Softball First Team are quite impressive.  More...

All-Bee Softball Teams named; selection process explained

The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best softball players with the fourth annual installment of the All-Bee Softball Team.  Being selected for the team is an honor that the recipients are proud to re More...

Business

Ancient Spa heals through holistics

Ancient Spa is looking to change people’s perspective on massage therapy and is prepared to prove it to those unacquainted with the potential health benefits of the methodology.  The Kenmore massage clinic, located at 2815 Delaware Ave., s More...

North Tonawanda resident hired as executive director at Suneel’s Light

North Tonawanda resident Maria D. More...

Kenmore resident hired at Quinlan advertising agency

Quinlan, an advertising agency located in Amherst, recently hired Kenmore resident Jessica Chapman as an account director.  More...