Weekly Feature



June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Vigilance prevents home improvement scams

Bee Editorial

With more home improvement projects occurring now that summer is upon us, county officials, construction professionals and members of law enforcement are reminding taxpayers how to protect themselves against contractor scams. More...

Spindle items

• A NEW TRACK — There are a few instances where falling asleep isn’t a good idea: on a school desk during a lecture, in church during the homily or when riding a train. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 7, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Every time I turn on the local news they are asking us to donate to something, and every time you go to a store, they ask for donations for various causes. More...

Education

Edison teacher receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Edison Elementary School and the Parent Teacher Association held its annual Flag Day/Citizenship Celebration on June 14, and a representative of Gov. More...

Resident named principal at restructured Nardin Academy Elementary

A Kenmore man will take over at the principal at Nardin Academy Elementary School’s middle school program starting in the fall, a school spokesperson recently announced.  Christopher Pitek, who currently holds the position of assistant pri More...

LEADERSHIP GOALS

— Four Tonawanda Middle School sixth-graders, Matthew Mysliwy, Alexis Oddo, Brionna Dussault and Owen Dietrich, receive a certificate onstage for being named “Leadership Legacy Honor Roll More...

Lifestyles

Taste of Buffalo celebrates 35th anniversary

The Taste of Buffalo, which is presented by Tops Friendly Markets, is right around the corner, and this is a milestone year. The 35th annual Taste in downtown Buffalo will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 7, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Car seat check set for June 30

A child care seat check will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 30, in the Kenmore Presbyterian Church parking lot, located at 2771 Delaware Ave. More...

Library News

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

Independence Day celebrations planned

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department will hold a concert and fireworks display at Kenney Field, Brighton and Colvin, to celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 3.  The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas will begin More...

Proposals sought for Innovation Contest

Ken-Ton Schools

The seed of an idea — whether it’s for a new program or large-scale project — can lead to something bigger that can ultimately benefit more than one person.  The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District is looking to collabora More...

Local News

Ken-Ton Closet awarded grant

D. Lawrence Ginnane of the D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home recently presented a $1,000 check on behalf of Matthews Children’s Foundation to Jill O’Malley, executive director of the Ken-Ton Closet.  More...

James V. Ryan Foundation donates AED to fire department

The James V. More...

Walking audit begins on Niagara Falls Boulevard

During the past five years, six pedestrians have been killed and more than a dozen pedestrians have been injured while attempting to cross Niagara Falls Boulevard between the Youngmann Highway and East Robinson Road.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports ‘pushy’ salesperson

Village of Kenmore  Monday, June 18   • A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that his mail is missing and believes it may be because of a neighbor.  • A Washington Avenue resident reported a strange odor in the area. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

LUTHRINGER, Elizabeth C. (nee Fraser), of Kenmore, died on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Mrs. More...

Sports

No surprise: Lancaster loads First Team

All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

When a program, such as Lancaster’s girls lacrosse, becomes a dynastic powerhouse over the years, it should come as no surprise that all-star accolades tend to be placed upon its players on an annual basis.  More...

Goal-scoring ability nets Player of the Year honors for Thunder’s Lois Garlow

It’s quite easy to see the impact that 2018 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Team Player of the Year Lois Garlow had for the Mount St. Mary Thunder.  More...

Lancaster’s success pushes Buccieri to 2018 Coach of the Year status

Lancaster girls lacrosse coach Julie Buccieri had a “full circle” moment or two while leading this year’s squad to its 12th sectional championship in the last 14 years.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Holiday 4th of July

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Art

ongoing: now-June 29   Fascination: Jump Start Student Exhibition — On display through Friday, June 29, at Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org  More...

Business

Cell Phones For Soldiers to provide troops, veterans with free calls home

During the past three months, more than 350 gently used mobile devices were collected that will be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers. More...

Carrousel Museum to hold convention

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will host this year’s convention of the Carousel Modelers and Miniatures Association from June 29 to 30, during the museum’s operating hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Events

EC Fair names preferred vendor for competition More...