Weekly Feature



December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HOLIDAY SONGS —

St. John the Baptist School students sing Christmas carols to retell the biblical events that took place more than 2,000 years ago. More...

Editorial

HEAP outreach dates to assist residents in need

Home Energy Assistance Program outreaches will be held throughout the county by the Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus to assist residents in need this year.  Attendees do not have to live in the specific town, village or city hosting the o More...

Spindle items

Editor

ORNAMENTS — My late grandmother left me a black trunk filled with treasures. I remember when my mom first showed me the trunk and the collection of items that were stored away for me. More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago Jan. 6, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390  .Does anyone have any idea where I can buy apple cider? I used to buy it when I lived in Pennsylvania, but it doesn’t seem like anyone around here has it.  More...

Education

Tonawanda Middle posts honor roll

The following Tonawanda Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Six   More...

New student-run companies form at Cardinal O’Hara

Three new companies, run by senior economics students at Cardinal O’Hara High School, are underway.  The class taught by Gary Gross in conjunction with Junior Achievement of WNY, brings the students together with advisers from area busines More...

Lifestyles

Arts Services Initiative awards grants to 25 arts, cultural organizations

Leaders from the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York believe regional artists and arts and cultural organizations are vital to Western New York’s community and economic development.  More...

STEM Days planned at museum

STEM Snow Days: Cardboard Creations” will take place from noon to 4 p.m. now through Friday, Dec. 29, at 180 Thompson St. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657  Library hours  Winter hours are: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.   More...

Business

National Fuel urges residential safety for winter months

According to National Fuel officials, it is important for natural gas customers to pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces and vents throughout the winter season.  Snow, ice and extremely cold temperatures can pose a variety of safety and More...

Free writing seminar set at NCCC

Niagara County native and award-winning retired Gannett columnist Valerie Zehl will offer her popular “Writing Your Own Life Story” seminar at Niagara County Community College during the professional development days in January. More...

New dentists join staff at Westermeier Martin Dental Care

Two new dentists have joined the team at Westermeier Martin Dental Care’s East Aurora location.  Dr. Alexander Miecyjak has been appointed associate dentist at the practice.  More...

Huntley Plant looking for developers; school district launches new plan

During 2017, the most significant events in the Ken-Ton community included the steps taken to assist in offsetting the loss of revenue caused by the Huntley Power Plant closure, and bringing the social and emotional needs of students to awareness in More...

Sweet Home Middle leaders improving learning environment

Improving the learning and social environment at Sweet Home Middle School was the subject of a presentation made to the Board of Education on Dec. More...

Local News

PAJAMA DRIVE

— Shayne Yiengst, a kindergarten student at Edison Elementary School, poses with some of the pajamas donated by Edison students. More...

Boxes filled by St. Amelia students

The students at St. Amelia School filled more than 40 boxes with personal care items and other items, such as socks, that will help make life more tolerable for a platoon serving in Afghanistan.  More...

News Brief

The Clean Air Coalition of WNY will receive $10,000 in the 2018 Erie County budget to support its effort to promote clean air and a healthy environment. The legislature approved the funding at the annual budget meeting on Dec. 7. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports missing guns

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Dec. 18   A caller reported a teen in a black jacket and lime green pants who was trying door handles and vehicles in an attempt to enter on Hoover Avenue.  Tuesday, Dec. 19   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

KAEMPF, Mary F. (nee Healy), of Kenmore, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Mrs. Kaempf is survived by seven children, Mary Pat, Martha Slazak, Maureen Baier, Kevin, Michael, James, and Michelle DaSilva, and 14 grandchildren. More...

Sports

Kenmore East splits pair of games, Sordetto reaches 1,000 points

TAYLOR NIGRELLI

The Kenmore East girls’ basketball team split a pair of games over the past week to head into Christmas break with a 6-2 record.  On Dec.  More...

St. Joe’s hockey moves to 5-1-2 with win and tie

St. Joe’s hockey had a win and a tie over the past week to go into a brief Christmas break at 5-1-2 on the season. The Marauders played fellow traditional powerhouse Williamsville North to a 2-2 draw Thursday. More...

Sports brief

The Bee now has a Twitter account dedicated solely to sports, @BeeSportsLive, where followers can catch up on stories they may have missed, see live tweeting from games where the reporters are in attendance and more.  More...