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Tonawanda native shares art through public spaces - Free Access

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

If you frequent downtown Buffalo, you’ve probably seen his artwork, perhaps without knowing it. His murals, a blend of abstraction and realism, can be seen at 224 Allen St., 41 Elmwood Ave. More...

Niagara Regional Theatre Guild to present ‘Guys and Dolls’

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present “Guys and Dolls” at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, located on the St. Edmund Campus at 550 Ellicott Creek Road. The show will be performed three weekends: Sept. 26-28; Oct. 3-5; and Oct. More...

All for the books

Erie County Legislator Peter J. Savage and Dorinda Darden, director of the Town of Tonawanda public libraries, sell hot dogs during the Ken-Ton Friends of the Libraries book sale held at the Lincoln Park Arena Saturday. More...

Letters to the Editor

WNY residents may file claims

From the 1940s through the 1980s, workers in the nuclear weapons industry were exposed to radiation while performing their jobs. More...

Obituaries

Calvin Anthony Caruso Sr., founder, Calvin’s Furniture

Calvin Anthony Caruso Sr., 90, of Williamsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Born in DuBois, Pennsylvania, Mr. Caruso always had an appreciation for his father’s hard work in the coal mine. More...

Death Notice

CORDARO, Jean M. (nee Roberts), of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Mrs. More...

Sports

Blue Devils struggle to finish drives against Quakers

Football

Kenmore West was unable to even their record with a win on Saturday against Orchard Park, but there were many opportunities to make it possible. More...

Kenmore begins transition as Simon named new coach

Field hockey preview

For the first time in the combined Kenmore field hockey’s program — which was started 14 years ago — there has been a coaching change. More...

Kiljanski's Corner

Les Simon is one of the most pure baseball guys you can meet in the area. He’s my kind of guy that can just sit down and talk baseball for an entire day. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 18 A Rockin’ Enchanted Evening @ Silo City — Presented by the Rotary Club of Buffalo, the event will feature food trucks, wine, beer, music and tours of the monumental grain elevators, with Explore Buffalo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Stocker beats Grisanti in Republican primary

Attorney Kevin Stocker upset incumbent Mark Grisanti in Tuesday’s Republican primary for the 60th New York State Senate District, which includes Ken-Ton. More...

Sheridan Youth Center prepares for makeover - Free Access

Gift from Praxair

A few rooms in the Sheridan Youth Center, at 169 Parkside Drive in the Town of Tonawanda, will be getting a facelift on Thursday as part of Praxair’s Global Productivity Day. More...

Editorial

Eating disorders group offers important resources

Bee Editorial

Eating disorders are scary problems that millions of people struggle with each year. They affect both women and men and are often common among teenagers and adults. More...

Spindle items

• FROM CHILDHOOD — As I called Chuck Tingley this week, I couldn’t help but think back to my childhood. He and I grew up on the same street, Northwood Drive, in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Out of the Past

The $5 promise

There was a time when banks actually issued money, and the money was called bank notes. The preprinted notes had a space at the front left for the name of the bank. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports finding hot tub on front lawn

Village of Kenmore

• A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that while she was walking her dog, she heard a nearby woman yelling for help. • Broken glass was reported in the street on Delwood Road. The Department of Public Works was notified. More...

Education

Mount St. Mary Academy to host five-week exam preparation course

Mount St. Mary Academy will host a five-week course to help eighth-grade girls prepare for the Catholic high school entrance examination. The course will be held Oct. 7 through Nov. 6 at Mount St. Mary Academy, 3756 Delaware Ave. More...

St. Amelia School sees higher enrollment for 2014-15

St. Amelia School has a higher enrollment this year, with 207 new students, according to Benjamin Huffcut, the school’s director of advancement. More...

News Brief

Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center has openings in the preschool program for children ages 3 to 4 years old. The Kenton Preschool Program is free and is held from 7:50 to 9:50 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

MusicalFare celebrates 25th season with popular shows

MusicalFare Theatre is entering its 25th anniversary season with a slate of five productions, including two of the most popular shows ever produced by the company. More...

Class on kidney health slated for Sept. 25

A free class on kidney health will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda. To register, call 871-8103 or visit the website www.kidneysmart.org/class. More...

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center

The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announces that the following events will take place at the center: Wednesday, Sept. 24 More...

Business

Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda business community continues to grow

When we talk about the energy being brought to the city of Buffalo and the economic growth we’re beginning to experience, we can’t help but see the increasing effects of progress. More...

Tops Friendly Markets introduces ‘Price Lock Guarantee’

Tops Friendly Markets, which has a location at 1740 Sheridan Drive, is introducing “Tops’ Price Lock Guarantee” on hundreds of regularly purchased items sold at stores through Nov. 1. More...

Kenmore Mercy recertified for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Kenmore Mercy Hospital recently earned recertification of its Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. More...