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September 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Take the health survey, results matter

Do you live or did you previously reside in the Town of Tonawanda, City of Tonawanda, Grand Island or North Tonawanda and suffer from either Leukemia, cancer of the lung, trachea, bronchus, kidney, urinary tract or do you have COPD, asthma, irritatio More...

Spindle items

• MY CONDOLENCES — I remember how upset I felt when I first learned that my high school Latin teacher Mr. Rutter, who was a favorite among the students because of his unconventional teaching methods and charismatic personality, died. More...

Out of the Past

Sewer installation

Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton area you would like to share with   Bee readers? Send it to   “Out of the Past,” Ken-Ton Bee, 5564 Main   St., Buffalo, NY 14221.   More...

Police Blotter

Canine allegedly silenced with tape

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

Obituaries

Death Notices

DUGAN, Brian C., died suddenly September 15, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie; sons, Jackson and Aidan; brother, Daniel; parents, Mary and Robert Dugan; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A Mass was held Monday, Sept. More...

William Leacy, fire company member for 70 years

William M. Leacy, a member of the Hutchinson Hose Company of Williamsville for 70 years, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.   A Kenmore resident, Mr. Leacy served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. More...

Joseph Piscopo, basketball coach at Neumann High School

Joseph G. Piscopo, 69, a legendary basketball coach whose teams won two Manhattan Cups, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care in Cheektowaga.   More...

Sports

Blue Devils’ late heroics pull out victory on emotional day

In the end, it was really just a football game for Rich Harris and his Kenmore West Blue Devils. The Blue Devils pulled out a 14-13 win Saturday over the Lockport Lions at Crosby Field. More...

Dugan honored by Kenmore West family

The Kenmore West Blue Devils had just won an important division game over the Lockport Lions Saturday afternoon at Crosby Field, but there was no celebrating after the game on this day for the Blue Devils. More...

Kenmore West looks to replace All-American Dressel

Even though the Kenmore West High School girls swimming team went 10-0 last season and won Niagara Frontier League and Sectional titles as well as individual and relay titles at states, the Blue Devils may be overlooked and underestimated this seaso More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Kenmore Mercy offering weight, wellness class   More...

Business

Above & Beyond Event Planners create A-list celebrations

If you have ever tried to plan a big event on your own, chances are you’ve found the experience to be a little overwhelming and maybe extremely stressful. More...

Better Business Bureau warns against modeling scams

If your child is interested in modeling or you think your child may have a real future in acting or modeling, be on the lookout for scammers. More...

Events

‘ReValue America’ lecture scheduled for October   More...

Local News

GM welcomes neighbors for meet and greet

The General Motors Engine Plant would like to meet with its neighbors, so it has a special event planned for Monday. More...

Volunteers sought to help decorate the village

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society - an organization of residents and friends of the Village of Kenmore, whose goal and purpose is to improve the quality of life in the village - seeks assistance with decorating the village for autumn. More...

Village Desserts, P&R closes

Clients left without refunds, wedding cakes

Victor Monter and his fiancee, Jill Rizzitello, of Getzville, spent months planning for their wedding only to find out a couple of weeks before their big day that they may be without a cake. More...

Letters to the Editor

Help Fresh Air host inner-city children

This year, 40 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Western New York. More...

Research is needed when voting

I am proudly an Andrew Cuomo supporter but congratulate Mr. Paladino for rallying the far right, entrenching himself with the Tea Party and winning the Republican nomination. 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

Community strength helps district cope with tragic loss

Our caring Ken-Ton community has coped with the sudden and tragic loss of our beloved colleague and friend, Kenmore West High School English teacher Brian Dugan, who was struck and killed by a car while jogging last week. Brian was 37 years old. More...

Treasured Ken West teacher killed in crash

A well-liked teacher at Kenmore West High School was killed the evening of Sept. 15 in an accident that occurred on Sheridan Drive near Belmont Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda.   Brian C. More...

Ken-Ton School Board of Education honors calendar crew

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District Board of Education honored 14 student artists for their artistic accomplishment of having an original work of art grace the pages of the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District’s 2010-2011 calend More...

Lifestyles

New Beginnings...

Offering a social outlet for widows, widowers

After losing a spouse, widows and widowers often find that their social life goes through a difficult transitional phase. They may feel uncomfortable about getting together with other couples they used to enjoy when their partners were alive. More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Kenmore Library   Ticket to a Successful Tomorrow, a program for parents of college bound students, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Call 580-1124 to register.   Brighton Place   More...

Roswell Park attains nation’s top honor for care

Roswell Park Cancer Institute received official word on Sept. 15 that America’s first cancer center has earned Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, a top national honor bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 23  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Special Events

fri. 24  Party for the Parks — An indoor/outdoor event overlooking Hoyt Lake with live music, food and cash bar benefiting the Buffalo Parks Conservancy, 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Festivals

sat. 25  Buffalo Oktoberfest — Eat, drink and be merry at this Munich-inspired celebration commemorating the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest, 5:30- 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Buffalo Central Terminal, 495 Paderewski Drive, Buffalo; $. More...