October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween parades slated for Thursday, Friday

Fire departments throughout Ken-Ton will host Halloween parades, co-sponsored by the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department, featuring a variety of activities. More...

Local News

Tonawanda man obtains military medals for deceased father

A Tonawanda resident recently worked to help his deceased father, a World War II veteran, receive the military medals he said he deserved. With the help of Rep. Brian Higgins, Nick Insalaco secured the medals for his deceased father, former Pfc. More...

Student charged with falsely reporting an incident on Twitter

Matthew Elkington, 16, a student at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, has been charged with one count of falsely reporting an incident in the third degree, a misdemeanor, according to Town of Tonawanda police. More...

Neighborhood Watch groups slated to meet in November

A number of Neighborhood Watch groups are slated to meet in November. The Brighton group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Brighton Community Church, 125 Brighton Road. The Sheridan Parkside group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Police Blotter

Woman finds $20 on car windshield at library

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Oct. 17 • Police advised a Hiler Avenue resident on the village ordinance prohibiting going through people’s garbage. • A Delaware Avenue resident reported that his vehicle was struck by a school bus. More...

Sports

Blue Devils advance past Lancaster in playoffs

Football

Some doubted that Kenmore West could defeat Lancaster in the Class AA quarterfinals after losing to their crosstown rival Kenmore East last week. More...

Lady Blue Devils shut out against Frontier, ends season

Girls soccer

Heading into the Class AA pre-quarterfinals against Frontier on Oct. 21, the Kenmore West girls soccer team knew it was going to be a close game. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

After the Kenmore West girls soccer team lost to Frontier in the Class AA pre-quarterfinals on Oct. 21, I was blown away with how head coach Clarence Boatman handled the situation. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Towne Players to present show in November More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 30 Mall-o-ween — Families are encouraged to come in costume for trick-or-treating throughout the mall, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Special Events

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Family Activities

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Elections slated for Nov. 4

Voters in the Ken-Ton area will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, to cast votes for a number of candidates. Incumbent Robin Schimminger faces challenger William J. More...

Diocesan Ministry Center takes part in awareness

With October nearly at an end, the Diocesan Ministry Center took part in breast cancer awareness in a way that draws the eye. More...

Editorial

Stay informed by attending meetings

Bee Editorial

The Town of Tonawanda is preparing to adopt its budget for 2015. The Town Board will hold a hearing on the spending plan at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave. More...

Spindle items

• THE SPENCER FLEET — I dread the arrival of Nov. 1, because it means six vehicles will again be parked bumper to bumper in my driveway. More...

Out of the Past

Ready for television

25 Years AgoNov. 1, 1989 More...

Education

St. Joe’s to feature 2014-15 Concert Series

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Visual and Performing Arts Department will host two musical acts as part of the school’s 2014-15 Concert Series. At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

‘Taste of the Mount’ slated for Nov. 15

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Sports Boosters will hold the annual Taste of the Mount event at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the gymnasium at the school, 3756 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. More...

Buffalo Niagara Concert Band to perform at Mount St. Mary

The Buffalo Niagara Concert Band’s annual fall concert titled “Spellbound” will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Mount St. Mary Academy, 3756 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. More...

Lifestyles

Halloween spirits lie just off the tourist path

Rustling leaves, the wind through the trees and a cloudy night sky can send a chill through even the skeptics this time of year. Ghosts and fright fill our minds, and it’s not hard to imagine hauntings everywhere. More...

Proceeds to benefit family fighting cancer

Friends of Stella Usiak will present the “GO GOLD FOR STELLA! BENEFIT,” taking place Sunday, Nov. 2, at The Knights of Columbus, 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda. More...

Library News

Kenmore Library160 Delaware Road, 873-2842 Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays Preschool Story Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. More...

Business

Giambra Hair Studio reaching one-year anniversary

Giambra Hair Studio, at 2157 Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda, is getting ready to celebrate a year of growth. The studio, which marks its anniversary on Nov. 18, has experienced a good first year, according to co-owner Mitchell Giambra. More...

Kenmore Merchants Association shopping event slated for Dec. 3

The Kenmore Merchants Association will host its annual “Stop Sip and Shop the Blocks” from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3. More...

Anderson’s to sponsor holiday toy drive

Anderson’s Frozen Custard will sponsor a holiday toy drive starting Saturday, Nov. 1. The toy drive will run through Monday, Dec. 8. More...