Weekly Feature



October 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents hear Parker-Fries update

The Parker-Fries Interceptor project appears to be moving along on schedule, according to Councilman Joseph Emminger, who spoke to a group of residents regarding the project during a recent meeting at Kenmore East High School.   More...

Editorial

Downsizing: Let the voters decide

We in the United States still live in a democracy, right? We, the registered voters, have elected officials representing us at various levels of government. The Erie County Legislature is one group whom voters elect to represent them. More...

Spindle items

• A REPUTATION — Two weeks ago, I attended a AAA driving course that allows participants to receive a insurance reduction on auto insurance upon completing the class.   More...

Spindle items

• SALUTE TO VETERANS — With Americans serving in combat overseas, this is an appropriate time to remember them as well as all those who have served their nation in the past. 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

Administrators help elementary students ‘Read for the Record’

Elementary schools in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District were part of a national event last week, participating in an opportunity to break a world record for reading.   Superintendent Mark P. More...

Mount St. Mary open house set to explore the decades

Mount St. Mary Academy invites girls in grades six through 8 to “Discover the Decades” at Meet the Mount Night.   Meet the Mount Night, scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Hoover Elementary prepares for reading events

Hoover Elementary School will host a Parents As Reading Partners assembly at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Hoover Complex auditorium, 199 Thorncliff Road in the Town of Tonawanda.   P.A.R.P. More...

Lifestyles

Mothers of Twins

Club offers support to moms of multiples

Having a baby is a wonderful blessing. Having twins is even more exciting but also presents some challenges. There are twice as many diapers to change, baths to give and bottles to make.   More...

Couple honeymoon in Curaçao

Elizabeth Anne Donner married Michael Angelo Carubba during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Buffalo. The Rev. Secondo Casarotto officiated. More...

Couple celebrate 70 years

Carla and James Cavalieri of the Town of Tonawanda celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner given by their children at the Roycroft Inn.   James Cavalieri married the former Carla Marinello on Oct. 12, 1940, in Buffalo. More...

Business

Master Khechen School of Tae Kwon-Do marks two decades in WNY

Wassim Khechen is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his dream coming true, and he wants to share his good fortune with the community.   More...

Events

Prose of Speech Toastmasters Club to host open house   More...

Better Business Bureau warns of online offers

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be wary of free trial offers online for diet pills, work-at-home jobs and teeth whiteners among other products and services.   More...

Majesties

Kenmore East High School’s homecoming queen and king, Amanda Will, left, and Chris White, rode on the back of a 1966 Ford Mustang during the school’s parade as it traveled along Parker Bou More...

District, teachers’ union OK contract

During a special public session held Oct. 5, the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School Board unanimously approved a new contract between the school district and the Kenmore Teachers Association. More...

Local News

Town Clerk’s Office accepts passport applications

Town of Tonawanda and Kenmore residents don’t have to travel far to use their passports, and now they don’t have to travel a great distance to apply for them. The Town Clerk’s Office, with assistance from Rep. More...

Erie Canalway Photo Contest winners awarded

Twelve images that capture the distinctive sights and scenes of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor have been selected as winners of the 2010 Erie Canalway Photo Contest.   More...

Kenmore native sponsoring event to benefit area youth

Eric Bond, a Village of Kenmore native, adores working with children. More...

Police Blotter

Cats block building entrance

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

Obituaries

Robert L. Shaver, first Sabres’ photographer

Robert L. Shaver, a truck driver who captured some of the best-known moments in the early history of the Buffalo Sabres as the team’s principal freelance photographer, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. More...

Death Notices

B ECKER, Cora Ken-Ton area, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. She is survived by her husband, Max; daughter, Elizabeth Lenahan; four grandchildren; and brother, Alfred. A service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Sports

West bests East in rivalry showdown

The Kenmore East-Kenmore West football game is an annual spectacle in Kenmore. The game is a huge community event, bringing alumni back from both schools and bringing out fans from all over town. More...

Lady Hawks dress in pink for a cure

The Cardinal O’Hara Lady Hawks Volleyball Team is wearing pink to join Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s fight for Breast Cancer Awareness. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  More...

Bulldogs making push with strong second half

The Kenmore East Bulldogs girls tennis team brought an inexperienced roster in for the 2010 season. That inexperience showed in the early going as the Bulldogs dropped their first three matches.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Boys and Girl Club to meet for dinner The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northtowns will have their annual dinner event at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 at Harry’s Harbour Place Grille, 2192 Niagara St., Buffalo. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 14  Mary Poppins — The hit Disney/ Cameron MacKintosh Broadway musical comes to Buffalo beginning Thursday, Oct. 14. More...

Special Events

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Holiday

sat. 16  Haunted Fortress— Experience the dark side of Fort Niagara as ghosts and ghouls from the past walk among the historic buildings on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown; $. 745-7611, www.oldfor tniagara.org sat. 16 & sun. More...