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July 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Six charged with bottle bomb prank

Charges were filed Thursday against six teenage males in connection with the bottle bombs that were found at properties within in the Town of Tonawanda during the morning of July 15.   (See editorial on page four)   More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

New pranks are no laughing matter

What ever happened to the days when a funny prank consisted of telephoning someplace and asking for Ben Dover or Amanda Hugandkiss or of toilet papering a vehicle? More...

Spindle items

• BEE IN NYC — This past weekend, I traveled to the Big Apple for a mini family vacation. More...

Out of the Past

Policing in the sky

The sign on the aircraft implied its mission. More...

Police Blotter

Chair set in middle of road

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

Education

A world away: College students visit Africa

In Kenya, Africa, it’s often easier to drive off the roads than on them; holes in the ground pass for public bathrooms; and if a pedestrian happens to notice you’re an American — which is probable — a barrage of questions abo More...

On the Campus

Michael Rodman, a recent graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, has been selected to receive the Le Moyne College Heights Award. More...

Lifestyles

Local artist displays work at Schofield exhibit

T ami Holbury-Ferraro of Kenmore has been painting for the past 45 years. Art, since she can remember, has been an important part of her life. Holbury-Ferraro began painting   as a hobby during her childhood. 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 More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Brighton Place   Knitting Club meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday and at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The club is for beginners to the most experienced knitters. Participants sit, talk, knit, sew or come with questions and materials. More...

Business

Laila’s Mini Ocean floats into Kenmore

Salt water fish have joined the line of specialty shops that occupy the Delaware Avenue strip in the village of Kenmore, and Joel Pembleton hopes it will be a success.   More...

Events

Hispanic Women’s League expands   scholarships   More...

Buffalo Lodging Associates names new director of sales

Buffalo Lodging Associates, LLC, a hotel development and management company, recently hired Town of Tonawanda resident Melissa Hull as director of sales for Fairfield Inn & Suites Buffalo-Airport.   More...

Western Region dominates synchronized swim events

Team clinches 32nd consecutive title

History continues to repeat itself for the Western Region Synchronized Swim Team.   More...

Photo

Donald Gonzalez, a boxer from New York City, and Clare Crowley, a member of the Western open women’s basketball team and girls varsity basketball coach at Williamsville North High School, both i More...

Activities set for town’s Night Out celebration

As a way to promote the partnership between police and the community, towns and villages across the country will celebrate National Night Out, now in its 27th year, on Tuesday, Aug. 3.   More...

Local News

Kenmore police seek suspect in bank robbery

Kenmore police are searching for a man who robbed a Delaware Avenue bank on Thursday morning.   Police Chief Carl LaCorte said the suspect is a white male in his 20s. More...

DOT breaks ground for Niagara Falls Boulevard project

Traveling along Niagara Falls Boulevard near Interstate 290 is about to get a little easier.   More...

AROUND WE GO

AROUND WE GO — Casey Miller, 6, left, Judy Little and Tonawanda resident Joey Okon, 6, ride a carousel on Sunday. The ride was set up in the midway at Canal Fest held in the City of Tonawanda. More...

Letters to the Editor

Roof company gave great service

Chivalry, in the form of quality customer service, is not dead.   Our house had a leak in the roof. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

LUTEREK, Sarah (nee Amino), of the Ken-Ton area, died Friday, July 9, 2010. She is survived by her son, Matthew; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew. More...

Sports

MSM’s White part of record-setting day for Western

Malayah White and her teammates from Western’s scholastic 4x100 meter relay team talked about breaking the Empire State Games record all night on Friday before heading out to University at Buffalo Stadium on Saturday morning.   More...

Western strikes gold in hard-fought finale

It was as if Kristen Spulecki could see the future.   More...

Western achieves redemption with gold medal victory

Following in the footsteps of the 2008 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, the Western Region had its own form of the Redeem Team at this past weekend’s Empire State Games.   More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Blessed Sacrament   hosting garage sale   Blessed Sacrament Church, 263 Claremont Ave. in Kenmore will be hosting a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29 and 30 in Father Cotter Hall. Admission is $1. Children under 12 are free. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 29  Thursday Family Walk — Get a good cardio workout during this brisk evening 5 mile hike, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 29 at Chestnut Ridge Park Casino, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...

Dance

sat. 31  Buffalo Dance Festival — LehrerDance, Configuration Dance Theatre and The Bill Evans Dance Company join forces to create this dynamic evening of dance, 8 p.m. More...

Comedy

thurs. 29-sat. 31  Ron Josol — F ilipino-Canadian stand-up comedian, 9 p.m. Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30; 8 & 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at Yuk Yuk’s at Casino Niagara, 5705 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...