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May 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Teachers should forgo a step raise increase

Within the past week, The Bee acquired more than five dozen letters written by individuals who claimed to be employees within the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District. The letters were sent to the homes of the Ken-Ton School Board members. More...

Spindle items

• MINGLING — I participated in the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce’s Business Showcase this past weekend and found it to be an enjoyable experience.   More...

Out of the Past

SPORTS

It’s the Kenmore High School girls’ archery team, not exactly dressed for it but nonetheless seen here taking aim in the 1930 “Kentorial” yearbook, which claimed that “Kenmore is among the few high schools offering this More...

Sports

Winner, final results announced for ‘Bee a 10 in 2010’

Three months ago, nine contestants received an opportunity to change their current lifestyles, learn to make better food choices, get active and maybe motivate Bee readers to do the same. More...

Roosevelt signs free agent deal with Bills

St. Joe’s product to continue career with hometown team

After finishing up his remarkable career at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, Naaman Roosevelt decided to continue his football career locally, signing on with the University at Buffalo. More...

East tennis makes noise in Niagara Frontier League

Kenmore East boys tennis coach Dave Coates said even he was a little surprised by his team’s start to the 2010 season.   East lost several leaders from a team that went just 4-10 last season. More...

What's Going On

Ken East hosting scholarship fund run

Kenmore East High School will host the Lou Reuter Scholarship Fund Walk and Fun Run along with a 5K race Saturday, May 8. The fun run will start at 8:30 a.m. and at 9 a.m. the 5K Race will start. More...

Vanishing buildings discussion set

A free presentation on vanished places and buildings in Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda, entitled “Things That Aren’t There Anymore,” will be offered by the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society at 7:15 p.m. More...

Knights of Columbus hosting garage sale

The Knights of Columbus Kenmore are having a Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 15 at 1530 Kenmore Ave., Buffalo. Table space is available for $15. Call 875-5780, ext. 25 for details.   More...

Business

Surgical Associates of WNY offering quick, painless vein treatment

Varicose veins are unsightly — and painful. But these days, Surgical Associates of Western New York, located at 2450 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore, is offering an easier and less-invasive way to get rid of them.   More...

KidBiz program returns to Buffalo State College

The Buffalo State College Small Business Development Center will hold its annual KidBiz program again in 2010. A morning training session called Get Ready for Kid- Biz will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. More...

Business leadership forum scheduled

Executive leaders of local companies are invited to attend a forum scheduled for 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Burchfield Penny Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.  More...

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Contract negotiations sour, teachers write to School Board

“Why am I having to waste my time and energy fighting for a fair contract?” “I thought you were here to support us.” These are two of the comments made in the 70-plus letters that members of the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Sch More...

Ken East goes ‘Bald for Bucks’ in support of freshman student

Julian McCann had just started his high school years at Kenmore East High School when he was diagnosed with leukemia, but that didn’t stop students who barely knew him from showing their support.   More...

Local News

Music community rallies to get Youth Orchestra on plane to Europe

In the auditorium of Franklin Middle School the Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra rehearses a symphony, and in the cafeteria their parents discuss the orchestra’s concert tour to Eastern Europe — canceled last week because of the Icelandic volcano. More...

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Educating youth is part of JA president’s mission

Laurie Mahoney has an appreciation for youth education. She has spent several years assisting with educational programs while serving in various leadership roles in the area.   More...

Legislator Hardwick sets outreach meeting schedule

Legislator Kevin Hardwick, R-Tonawanda, Kenmore, will meet with residents in the 10th District during outreach meetings set for this month.   More...

Police Blotter

Swarm of bees forces activities cancellation

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.) Village of Kenmore   More...

Education

Slaughter congratulates Tonawanda eighth graders for Science Bowl success

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-Tonawanda, on Tuesday congratulated four St. Christopher Middle School students for reaching the national finals in the 2010 Science Bowl and winning the Solar Model Car Challenge.   More...

Ken East to honor new “Hall of Distinction” members

Kenmore East High School will honor seven distinguished graduates by their induction in the inaugural class of the Kenmore East High School “Hall of Distinction” during a ceremony in the school’s auditorium at 7 p.m. More...

St. Amelia School honor students recognized

The following students at St. Amelia School in the Town of Tonawanda earned honor roll status for the third marking period:   GRADE 8   More...

Lifestyles

Bringing STAR WARS to life

Members of The North Ridge turn their passion into profit for charity

If you happen to attend the Buffalo Bisons game on Saturday, June 12, at Coca Cola Field, don’t be surprised if you see Obi-Wan Kenobi talking to Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett perusing the crowd, or even Darth Vader throwing out the first pitch. More...

Bee Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announced that the following events will take place at the Center: Ongoing events The Senior Center’s Computer room is open from 8:30 a.m. More...

Kenmore Mercy’s Guardian Angel Program serves families in time of need

For many dying patients, having a family member or loved one by their side during the last moments of life can be a source of great peace and comfort. More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 6  The Bravuras — 8 p.m., Flying Turtles Bar and Grill, 1641 More...

Concerts

thurs. 6 Labatt Blue Light Border Cross concert series — Brownman with Type Relevant & DJ Cutler, 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at Pearl St. Grill & Brewery, 76 Pearl St., Buffalo; $. More...