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June 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Residents may want to pass on door-to-door sales

The onset of warm weather brings with it a slew of solicitors and scam artists trolling the streets of Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda neighborhoods. Residents need to be on high alert for these summertime swindlers.   More...

Spindle items

• GROWING UP — I’m the mother of a high school graduate.   The looming revelation didn’t sink in during the fall, when I placed the order for A.J.’s last yearbook from Kenmore West. More...

Out of the Past

Old school

No, it’s not the Addams Family mansion; it’s Kenmore’s first school. Known as School Number 6, it stood at the triangle of land now occupied by the Municipal Building. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HEAVEY, Bernard J., of the Ken-Ton area, died Thursday, June 24, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Donna; son, Jeffrey; two grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen Cerrone and Mary Ellen Ayer; and many nieces and nephews. More...

Katherine M. Nicholaus, longtime teacher at Washington Elementary

Katherine Mary Nicholaus (nee Joseph), 79, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at her home after a long illness.   Mrs. Nicholaus was born on Aug. 18, 1930, in Akron and was raised in Canandaigua, N.Y. More...

Sports

Boys Athlete of the Year

Arnone rewrites record books at Kenmore East

Mark Arnone had his sights set on Kenmore East’s record books from day one as a freshman hockey player.   More...

eSynchro Championships underway at Aquatic Center

World’s largest synchronized swimming event runs through Saturday

Over 1,000 athletes invaded the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic Center this weekend and will be here through Saturday as the eSynchro Age Group Championships, the world’s largest synchronized swimming event, are underway in Ken-Ton.   More...

Kevin Guest House golf tourney participants include Kane, Adams

The 19th annual Kevin Guest House Celebrity Golf Classic will be held at noon Monday, July 19 at the Glen Oak Golf Course, 711 Smith Road, East Amherst. More...

What's Going On

Arthritis Foundation offering exercise classes

Summer sessions of Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will take place classes take place at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Buffalo Rehab Group, 350 Greenhaven Terrace, near Niagara Falls Boulevard. More...

Kenmore Garden Club sets date for garden walk

The Kenmore Garden Club will participate in its annual Garden Walk on Tuesday, July 13. Starting at 9 a.m., the group will visit five gardens. The walk will end at about noon with lunch at the last venue.   More...

Daily AA meetings set at Tonawanda building

An alcoholics anonymous meeting, titled Staying Alive, is held at noon and 6 p.m. daily at 75 Main St., near Broad St. in Tonawanda. For more information call Craig at 603-1465.   More...

Business

Chipotle campaign seeks 500,000 junk e-mails to be forwarded by August

Chipotle Mexican Grill, the national chain of burrito restaurants, including the location on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst, wants all of the e-mail you don’t want.   More...

Interns sought for governor’s Buffalo office

Gov. David A. Paterson is seeking college-level (undergraduate and graduate) interns to provide assistance and support his Region 1 Buffalo Office. Candidates should have an interest in state and local government. More...

Tonawanda resident earns human resources designation

Holly M. Nowak, Alcott HR Group human resources manager of the Western New York Division, has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation provided by the HR Certification Institute in Alexandria, Va.   More...

Power outage scheduled for specific areas of town

There is going to be a temporary, scheduled power outage in the Town of Tonawanda just north of Niagara Falls Boulevard on Friday, July 2. More...

Youth, Parks and Recreation interns embrace department’s workload

Many think that majoring in recreation management means playing and having fun outside all day. However, students in the major, especially those with internships, know that a lot of work must be done before the fun can begin. More...

Local News

Bakeries rise above all in KVIS survey

If you are planning to open a business in the Village of Kenmore, your best bet is to start a bakery.   That’s what a recent online survey provided by the Kenmore Village Improvement Society has revealed.   More...

Concession worker uses conehead to attract customers

For those who frequent Bison baseball or Sabres’ hockey games, chances are you’ve seen a beer-selling concessions worker who has a physical feature unlike that of most human beings.   “It’s okay to stare. More...

Hospital’s imaging department receives accreditation

Kenmore Mercy Hospital, a member of the Catholic Health System, was recently awarded a three-year accreditation for its computed tomography scanning by the American College of Radiology. More...

Police Blotter

Smoke reported near Kenmore pool

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. More...

Education

School district’s year in review is full of positives

This will be my fourth year leading the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District as superintendent, and I take immense pride in the academic, financial and capital achievements that we have experienced. More...

St. Joe’s grad receives Community All-Star Award

Joseph Fahey, a recent St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute graduate, has received the Business First and Independent Health 2010 Community All-Star Award.   More...

Ken East earns top honors for senior yearbook

Student photographers at Kenmore East High School have earned top honors for their contributions to the school yearbook by winning the “Excellence in Yearbook Design-Student Photography” award at the Jostens 21st annual Yearbook Awards B More...

Lifestyles

Anthology celebrates English language learners

L ebanon, Brazil, India, Iraq, Mexico, Argentina, France, Thailand,   Puerto Rico, China,   Vietnam, Bulgaria, Russia and Poland are just a few of the countries where these students lived not long ago.   More...

Food addicts find recovery through area program

At just 5 feet 3 inches tall, “Sally” was 185 pounds and couldn’t stop overeating. More...

Kenmore Days 2010

Photos from Kenmore Days weekend. More...

Entertainment

Fourth of July

sat. 3  Clarence Day in the Park — Chinese auction, concession stands, activties and more starting at 2 p.m. Evening will conclude with a fireworks display 9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 3 at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St., Clarence; Free. More...

Special Events

Now-July 3   More...

Festivals

thurs. 1-mon. More...