Weekly Feature



August 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Ohio teen convicted of manslaughter in death of Tonawanda man

Jose L. Latorre, 19, of Lorain, Ohio, was convicted Thursday of fatally shooting a Town of Tonawanda man during a late night dispute last summer in the town’s Sheridan Parkside area. More...

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Additional safety measures may be necessary

After reviewing the latest headlines in area newspapers, one might be led to believe that Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda and the entertainment district in downtown Buffalo are not safe places to visit. More...

Spindle items

• WEDDINGS FOR FREE — This past summer, three of my former colleagues tied the knot.   More...

Out of the Past

Renamed

The picture shows two members of the Junior Board entertaining residents during their summer picnic on the front lawn and steps of the Wheel Chair Home in the 1930s. More...

Police Blotter

Female teen told to clean up park bleachers

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

Education

O’Hara student demonstrates support for smoke-free community spaces

Local youth, including a Cardinal O’Hara High School student, demonstrated their support for smoke-free community spaces at the recent Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Summer Wellness Block Party. More...

Career & Technical Center hosts program for charter school students

The Kenton Career & Technical Center in the Town of Tonawanda continues to find ways to help area students gain hands-on experience in their field of choice. More...

Ken-Ton schools receive IT upgrades

While students continue their summer vacation, workers in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District Information Technology Department have been busy, ensuring that many of those students and their teachers return to classrooms with new computers More...

Lifestyles

‘Dating is a Drag’

Playwright’s production explores comical nature of relationships

M ark C. Lloyd of Lockport has always had a passion for writing. Since he was 12, he’s been writing plays, but if you ask him about it, he’ll tell you he “didn’t do anything with it” until he hit his late 30s. More...

In the Military

Victoria Braun from Kenmore, serving with the 152nd Engineer Support Co. is promoted to the rank of Specialist in the New York Army National Guard.   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: More...

Business

Stay healthy with Best of Health

More than a health food store, Best of Health is a center where a knowledgeable staff offers persona l concerns with explanations of the attributes of vitamins, minerals and herbs. More...

Darlene Ceglia’s Dance Project receives national acclaim

Dance Project’s 18th season was one to remember as they performed at Seneca Niagara Event Center, 80 students had the thrill and experience of being featured dancers, along with doctors, nurses More...

Hofert Jewelers offers jewelry, diamonds and more

Hofert Jewelers, a third-generation family business in Kenmore, offers jewelry, diamonds, gold, gemstones, watches, complete jewelry repair and custom work. More...

New provision of Leandra’s Law in effect

A key provision of Leandra’s Law took effect on Aug. 15. More...

Stepping up

Members of the Sheridan Park Fire Company step off at the start of Friday’s Firemen’s Parade at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg. More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Kenmore Mercy awards 2010 Doctor of Distinction

Each year, Kenmore Mercy Hospital chooses one individual to receive the Doctor of Distinction Award. For 2010, that is Dr. David G. Vogt, an anesthesiologist in the Surgery Department since September 2004. More...

Town set to host celebration to honor Golden anniversaries

Those Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore couples who tied the knot 50-plus years ago are invited to a special celebration. More...

RECOGNITION

Three Kenmore police officers were honored Friday at the Erie County Fair by the Firefighter Newspaper for pulling a man from a burning vehicle on Kenmore Avenue on Jan. 11. Pictured from left are Lt. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BONA, Serena A. “Reine” (nee Amato), of the Ken-Ton area, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2010. She is survived by her sons, Dominic and Frank; four grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann Gorton; and brother, Samuel Amato. More...

Sports

Leggio signs on with Sabres

Williamsville native, St. Joe’s product likely headed to American Hockey League

David Leggio has played hockey literally all over the world. More...

Lady Blue Devils sweep Connie Mack Tournament

The 12U Niagara Frontier League Kenmore Lady Blue Devils fast-pitch softball team finished the 2010 season by sweeping the Connie Mack Tournament in Amherst. More...

Town of Tonawanda Start Smart programs begin in September

The Town of Tonawanda Youth Parks and Recreation Department will offer two programs for youngsters beginning in September. A Start Smart Football program will be held on Mondays beginning Sept. More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Towne Players seek   actors and actresses   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19  Thursday Family Walk — Get a good cardio workout during this brisk evening 5 mile hike, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19 at Chestnut Ridge Park Casino, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...

Special Events

thurs. 19  Summer Affair — Benefit for Essential Care for Children, the pediatric program of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care. More...

Art

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