Weekly Feature



April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Take advantage of the Rails to Trails path

Bee Editorial

Many activities this past weekend involved residents helping beautify and clean up their communities whether it was through plantings or designated events in celebration of Earth Day.  More...

Spindle items

• SUMMER JOBS — A summer job is a great way to stay busy and gain experience.  I remember having a variety of jobs, from working for the Town of Amherst to working as a cashier and cooking food at a campground in Akron.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 5, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see the Central Terminal got $5 million toward renovating the Central Terminal. I wonder if there’s going to be any left over to put toward renovating the building.  More...

Education

Ken East student wins regional, statewide Peace Essay Contest

Tiffany Simpson, an eighth-grade student at Kenmore East High School, recently won high honors as part of the Lions Club International Peace Essay Contest.  Simpson won first place at the local, regional and statewide level, and her essay is now More...

Summer programs available at St. Joe’s

Registration is now open for the summer programs held annually at St. More...

Lifestyles

40th annual music convention to offer free concerts

The Buffalo Niagara Concert Band will host a free concert series with the top music ensembles of the Northeast, local high school bands and world-renowned composers as part of the 40th annual Association of Concert Bands Convention.  The conven More...

Library News

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EUROPEAN TOUR

— Isabella Eberle, left, A.J. More...

Business

Jacobs delivers $1M to expand People Inc. health care

People Inc. will be receiving $1 million from the state to support its effort to build a new Elmwood Health Center, according to state Sen. Chris Jacobs.  The senator said People Inc. More...

NEW BUSINESS

— Orchid Adult Day Care, at 102 Broad St. in Tonawanda, held its grand opening earlier this month. More...

Tonawanda man tapped for position at Curbell

A Town of Tonawanda man has been named director of marketing for Curbell Plastics Inc., a supplier of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants and prototyping materials located in Orchard Park.  More...

Spreading a message of unity through music

Rumbler Records

A Mount St. More...

Foundation against bullying is reaching students

One year after his family says cyberbullying pushed Kenmore West student Devin Kurzdorfer to take his own life, his grandfather, Amherst resident Joe Smajdor, is still on a mission to quash bullying.  He’s doing well.  More...

Local News

Big Kenmore Cleanup set for April 28

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society will hold its eighth annual Big Kenmore Cleanup, sponsored by Colvin Cleaners, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Authorities report finding marijuana-growing operation

A raid conducted by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and the Kenmore Police Department has discovered a marijuana growing operation in a residence on Kenmore Avenue, according to the Sheriff’s Office.  Authorities sai More...

Assessments, not testing, new focus at Sweet Home

Stating that testing is “way different” from making assessments, a Sweet Home School District official briefed the Board of Education on April 10 regarding changes within the classroom.  Scott Wolf, coordinator of secondary educatio More...

Police Blotter

Caller reports canceled food order

Village of Kenmore   Monday, April 16  • A caller reported that he is being harassed by an ex-employee, who was fired last week.  • A woman reported that she was involved in a two-car property-damage-only traffic accident on More...

Obituaries

Randy C. Rider, Sheridan Park fire chief

Randy C. Rider, 41, of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  Mr. Rider was born on Nov. 11, 1976, in Tonawanda and was the son of Randall and Maureen Rider. He was also the stepson of Kristine Rider. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s lacrosse off to hot start

The St. Joe’s lacrosse team is off to a hot start as the Marauders look to continue their dominance in Monsignor Martin.  The team kicked off the season in Florida against powerhouse Jupiter, losing 14-6. More...

Kenmore West boys track and field team aiming for improvement in 2018 season

The Kenmore West track team is a smaller group than in year’s past, but there certainly is talent. More...

MULTI-TALENTED

- Kyle Schimdt of Kenmore West crosses the plate off a hit to the outfield from Owen Green. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 27 Chicken Barbecue — Sponsored by the West Seneca West Sports Booster Club and featuring chicken from J&M Catering, 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at West Seneca West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St., West Seneca; $. More...

Film/Video

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