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August 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Parental prep work is key to successful school year

While many parents dread the back-to-school shopping routine of battling with crowds just to get the last green folder on the shelf or sifting through clothing racks searching for outfits that will probably last only half the year, finding ways to ma More...

Spindle items

• PERFORMERS NEEDED — The theater, the theater, what’s happened to the theater?   It seems to be flourishing in the Ken-Ton area, as a pair of theater groups are seeking actors and actresses for upcoming roles.   More...

Out of the Past

Neighborhood growth

West Hazeltine Avenue was among the first in Kenmore to have homes constructed. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Education

The big show:

Students perform at Ken-Ton’s music camp concert

For five weeks this summer, Kenmore East High School served as the scholastic music capital of Western New York, as more than 400 students from 29 schools across our region participated in the district’s Ken-Ton Summer Music Camp.   More...

Ken-Ton amends Project SAVE policy

Students in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District will be held to a much higher standard during the upcoming school year concerning the use of technology and violations of the District’s Code of Conduct.   More...

O’Hara lists honor roll students

The following students who reside in Kenmore-Tonawanda area have received academic honors for the fourth quarter at Cardinal O’Hara High School:   High Honor Roll   More...

Lifestyles

Writers’ group...

An eclectic bunch

“Radio is nowhere near what it was in the 1950s,” recalls Bob Skurzewski, who is writing a book about the era. More...

Marriage licenses

The following couples were issued marriage licenses from the Town of Tonawanda:   Dylan B. Randall and Evangelia Malliaris, both of the Town of Tonawanda, on July 21.   More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Brighton Place   Member picnic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday Aug. 26. Members are invited to a night of food, live music, entertainment, and good company. There is no cost to attend this event. More...

Business

Public Notices

— LEGAL NOTICE — NOTICE OF SALE   More...

Back-to-school jump-starts fundraising season at Applebee’s

At Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants, back-to-school season is about more than just school supplies and textbooks — it’s also about sports teams, school groups and clubs earning money for their respective organization More...

Events

Job Expo to be held at Connecticut   Armory   More...

Riverkeeper volunteers assist with Tonawanda Creek cleanup

While some might enjoy the taste of water chestnuts with their Oriental meal, having them take over the waterways is not a pleasant experience.   More...

Teens receive jail time in ATM case

Two Buffalo teens were sentenced on Friday for robbing a Kenmore woman in November. More...

Local News

Town to host dedication ceremony for Veterans Memorial expansion

First anniversary of original structure to be celebrated

A year ago, Councilman Dan Crangle didn’t expect that the Veterans Memorial built in Kenney Field would be filled to capacity. More...

Summerfest activities schedule

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department have scheduled a variety of events for this week’s Summerfest activities.   Events are as followed:   Grandparent/grandchild ice cream social at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

DoDriver to warm up crowd at KISS concert

Thanks to the support of family, friends and fans, members of the band DoDriver will have their 15 minutes of fame.   More...

Police Blotter

Dog treat, tomato discovery angers resident

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

Obituaries

Monsignor Robert C. Schwab, principal

Monsignor Robert C. Schwab, 93, of Amherst, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.   Monsignor Schwab was born Dec. 20, 1916, in Buffalo. He graduated from St. More...

Sports

Nasca tabbed to lead St. Joe’s baseball program

Longtime St. Joe’s assistant to succeed Rick Mariano as Marauders’ skipper

When Paul Nasca commences his third decade of baseball instruction at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute next spring, he will do so with a new title: Varsity Head Coach.   More...

Mudd’s 5K, Fleet Feet 15K runs slated

Two races of different lengths will be held in the coming weeks, giving those who love to run some options.   The 11th annual Mississippi Mudd’s 5K River Race will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

Blackwell posts top-five score at BDGA Invitational

James Blackwell was the youngest golfer in the field at the Buffalo District Golf Association Men’s Invitational held this past weekend at Tri-County Country Club in Forestville. The 16-year-old junior at St.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Club for widows meets at Blessed Sacrament New beginnings for Widow People — a support group for those who have had a significant other has die — meets at 7 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 12  Thursday Family Walk — Get a good cardio workout during this brisk evening 5 mile hike, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 at Chestnut Ridge Park Casino, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. 828-0282, www.foothillstrailclub.org More...

Special Events

sat. 14  Chef & Market Lunch — Featur ing Chef Kate Elliott of Juniper. More...

Art

fri. 13  Sanguine: Catherine Johnson Solo Show — Cather ine Johnson’s collection will feature a large-scale 4-part drawing that includes two Venus scenes, a pieta and descent from the cross. Opening reception 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. More...