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September 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Officials can’t be the only ones to address rodent issues

Since the summer, rats sightings have increased in the Village of Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Spindle items

• PARENTING — Being a parent to a 17-month-old, I know firsthand how challenging it can be to get a child to listen and behave.   More...

Spindle items

• SMILE AND SAY: BEE — There are a number of fun things that happen here at The Bee. One of my favorites is looking at photographs, and we see a lot of them here. We like it so much that we invite people to send us more.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dugan coverage was well done

Let me preface this by telling you that the subject of this e-mail is a phrase I've found myself saying recently, and rest assured this is not an e-mail from a dead person nor is it meant to be some cruel Internet joke or hoax but rather is from some More...

Nonprofits must file tax returns

We at the Internal Revenue Service are concerned because as many as 21,500 small community based nonprofits in New York State are in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status. More...

Debate is necessary in governor race

The writer in last week’s Letter to the Editor stated that Carl Paladino is a far-right, Tea Party and unconventional candidate for governor. This is what the Andrew Cuomo, Democratic party operatives would like voters to believe. More...

Sports

Davis powers Hawks over Tigers; showdown with Lancers is next

Cardinal O’Hara head football coach Angelo Sciandra unofficially retired the number seven from his team after the graduation of Reggie Garner in 2008. More...

Bailey ties record in Ken-West rout

The Kenmore West Blue Devils have plenty of talent on the offensive side of the ball. Running back Martin Bailey is a threat to score every time he touches the ball, and quarterback Marcus Lobdell is dangerous both as a thrower and a runner.   More...

Blue Devils see success against rivals

Rivalry games seem to bring out the best in the Kenmore West Blue Devils. The Blue Devils have had their way with their rivals in the Niagara Frontier League so far this season as they have opened up with a 7-1 record.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kenmore Mercy offering weight, wellness class More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 1  Something’s Afoot! — Musical spoof presented by the Lancaster Regional Players that takes a satirical jab at the Agatha Christie whodunit? More...

Symphonic

fri. 1  Trio Internacionale — Roman Mekinulov, Sebnem Mekinulov, Isabelle Aubin and special guest Antoine Lafebvre presented by the BSC Music Depart as part of the Faculty and Friends Concert series. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 30  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...

Lawsuit filed against Tonawanda Coke

A local attorney filed a lawsuit Monday afternoon against a River Road coke manufacturing plant. More...

Rats being forced out of Ken-Ton

Village board proposes enforcement law

Providing food sources for rats that live in the wild is a major nono, so the Village of Kenmore recently took action to stop people from unintentionally providing food for rodents.   More...

NFTA under fire for officers ‘double dipping’

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority looks to fall in line with recommendations from State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, following an audit that exposed numerous instances of NFTA employees “double dipping.”   More...

Local News

Tonawanda GM facilities hosts first Community Day

Changes are taking place at Tonawanda’s General Motors facilities.   Plant Manager Steve Finch announced Monday at its Community Day that the Tonawanda Plants I and V will be starting the production of two new engines for GM. More...

Fashion show to feature designer winter wear

Many of us might not be thinking about the cold weather yet, but in the coming months the Western New York area will be a wintry wonderland so you and your wardrobe should be prepared.   That’s where Mount St. More...

TO THE MOON

TO THE MOON —Dr. Edward G. More...

Police Blotter

‘Skittles’ breaks up a fight

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)   Village of Kenmore   Friday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Samuel W. Sadowsky, enjoyed painting, photography

Samuel William Sadowsky, 86, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.   Mr. Sadowsky was born in Lackawanna, where he graduated from Lackawanna High School. More...

Education

Room for improvement seen in summer school

.Of the 197 students enrolled in the district summer school classes, 85 percent of them achieved passing grades.

Attendance was up this year among students who attended summer school at Sweet Home High School, but more should be done to help students pass the courses they failed before they reach that point. More...

Community brief

Literacy Empowerment Action Plan of WNY, Inc., recently elected the following individuals to its executive board: Dr. Barbara J. Porter, associate dean for Arts and Sciences at Canisius College; Meghan E.  More...

Kenmore West High School Homecoming 2010

Lyndsay Raymond, a junior at Kenmore West High School, helps to decorate the class float, “follow the Yellow Brick Road,” for the school’s homecoming parade that was held Saturday mo More...

Lifestyles

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Club Inc.

Providing members with weight loss support

Weight loss is never easy for anyone. Oftentimes, people will make a lifestyle change, lose 10 pounds and then return to old habits. This results in them regaining all of the weight. More...

Couple honeymoon in Colorado Springs

Molly C. Moore married Brian P. McCormick during an afternoon ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, in the Delaware Park rose garden. Judge Jeremiah McCarthy officiated. More...

Marriage licenses

The Town of Tonawanda issued marriage licenses to the following couples:   Robert Malecki and Kimberly Shotwell, both of the Town of Tonawanda, on Sept. 7.   More...

Business

Ken-Ton students create partnership with General Motors in Tonawanda

For the next seven weeks the General Motors Tonawanda Engine plant will serve as a classroom for five Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District students.   More...

Fit Physique’s new class will teach social dance moves

The Fit Physique is offering a four-week program featuring the best of America’s social dances.   These dance classes are specifically designed for those who claim to have two left feet. More...

Chamber of Commerce office site for business loan seminar

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an event, “How to Get Your Business Loan Approved,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Chamber of Commerce office, 3438 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore. More...