Weekly Feature



May 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Cardinal O’Hara plans post-prom activities

This weekend, Cardinal O’Hara High School students will be getting dressed up for their junior/senior prom.  The theme of the prom, which will take place at the Avanti Mansion, is “Once Upon A Time.” Afterward, students will ge More...

Editorial

Students must take priority over budget figures

Bee Editorial

Each May, residents are asked to vote on their school district’s budget and board candidates. More...

Spindle items

• GREAT STRIDES — If you enjoy a nice walk outdoors and like to give back, you might want to participate in a Great Strides Walk.  The Western New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis   Foundation will host eight Great Strides wal More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 19, 1993   More...

Education

Kenmore East High School names high honors

The following Kenmore East High School students have been named to the high honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 8  More...

Mount St. Mary Academy names honor roll

The following Mount St. Mary Academy students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 9  More...

St. Joe’s names honor roll

The following St. More...

Lifestyles

Home after surgery, Jim Kelly intends to walk in Kelly Tough 12K

Through many trials beyond the NFL, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly has had to walk a difficult road. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours   More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are held at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...

Business

Pine Pharmaceuticals opens manufacturing facility in Tonawanda solar park

Pine Pharmaceuticals, one of the nation’s leading FDA-registered drug compounding facilities, recently announced the opening of a new $5.6 million outsourcing facility in the Riverview Solar Technology Park in Tonawanda.  The facility is a More...

Kenmore Mercy Hospital opens $4.4 million MRI suite

Kenmore Mercy Hospital, a Catholic Health facility, recently completed construction of a new $4.4 million MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, suite.  This investment represents Catholic Health’s continued commitment to offer advanced techn More...

Events

Elder Law Day will be held on June 18   More...

School districts to vote on budget, BOE members

On Tuesday, district residents will head to the polls to vote on the Ken-Ton School District budget, which totals approximately $164 million for the 2018-19 school year. (See editorial on page four) More...

Sheridan-Parkside building called ‘asset’ in town

Residents say structure needs repairs

The Sheridan-Parkside building houses many organizations and programs that positively impact the community, from youth to adults, such as the Ken-Ton Closet; Head Start; SPARK, a literacy program; the Towne Players; and after-school and teen programs More...

Local News

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

— Jimmie Green III, second from the left, shows off his John R. More...

Workshop to be presented by student entrepreneurs

Middle school girls, in grades five through eight, are invited to learn the basics of running a successful business at the “How to Succeed in Business” workshop on Sunday, May 20, at Mount St. More...

St. Amelia School students learn social etiquette

During the months of March and April, St. Amelia eighth-grade students enjoyed an enhancement to their curriculum. They were instructed by their teachers on social etiquette, including dance, dining, social interaction and behavior.  More...

Police Blotter

Man claims delivery driver ate his food

Village of Kenmore  Monday, April 30 • A Hamilton Boulevard resident reported a blue/silver Toyota minivan with a man inside on the phone. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SENALL, Joseph D., of North Tonawanda, died Thursday, May 3, 2018. Mr. Senall is survived by his wife, Joanne (nee Finaldi); four children, Joseph, Jeffrey, John and James; and 11 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on May 7 at St. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s lacrosse wins four more to increase streak to nine games

The St. Joe’s lacrosse team continued a nearly month-long winning streak with four wins over the past week.  More...

O’Hara track teams strong at Adpro Invite

The Cardinal O’Hara track teams had a solid showing Saturday at the Adpro Sports Invitational at Sweet Home High School. The boys teams took eighth place, while the girls took seventh.  More...

Kenmore West baseball team goes 5-0 in busy week

Last week went about as well as possible for the Kenmore West baseball team. The Blue Devils won all five of their games to improve to 11-3 on the season and 9-3 in Niagara Frontier League play. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 10   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 10 Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com More...

Family Activities

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