Weekly Feature

October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Get checked for breast cancer today

When talking about breast cancer, the statistics are sobering. Western New York has the highest rate of breast cancer in Upstate New York. The Susan G. More...

Spindle items

• INTERNET AGE — I sincerely had all the best intentions last week when I attempted to contact a high school student-athlete on Facebook — a social networking site on the Internet — to let him know that we had featured him More...

Out of the Past

The gang’s all here

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...

Obituaries

Josephine Corbett, former employee at WKBW Radio

Josephine Corbett (nee Litto), 87, formerly of Kenmore, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, in North Olmstead, Ohio.   Mrs. Corbett was born in Buffalo. More...

Sports

Blue Devils miss chance to win division

The Kenmore West Blue Devils were set up perfectly to win their first Class AA North division championship since 2000. All the Blue Devils had to do was knock off Riverside at home on Saturday afternoon, and the title was theirs. More...

Kelly leads Marauders over Hawks

St. Joe’s head football coach Dennis Gilbert says that quarterback Chad Kelly is not even close to playing as well as he could be. That has to be a scary thought for the rest of the Monsignor Martin Association.   More...

Bulldogs turn attention to sectionals

Girls Gymnastics

The Kenmore East Bulldogs girls gymnastics team will be well represented at the Section VI championships at Clarence High School next month.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Friends of the Libraries hosting book sale Friends of the Kenmore Tonawanda Libraries will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. followed by a reduced price sale from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Business

Touched by an Angel creates heavenly home care experience

Deborah Ayler has held employment in every area of caring for senior citizens and disabled individuals. More...

Chipotle fundraiser encourages food costumes

Proceeds to benefit Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

Chipotle Mexican Grill has partnered with “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” for a $1 million fundraiser designed to highlight the horrors of eating processed food.   More...

Chamber to offer perks as part of anniversary package

The Town of Tonawanda will be celebrating its 175th anniversary in the spring of 2011, and the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the town in an effort to keep its members and the community informed of the most current news on 175th even More...

Nine-year-old introduces newspaper for area youth

Jimmy Greco is your typical 9-year-old. He likes to hang out with his friends, watch cartoons, play games on the computer and design a weekly newspaper for area children. More...

Lawmakers push airline leaders to stick with 1,500 hours of training

Several lawmakers are pushing the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Transportation to reject a suggestion from the FA A ’s Aviation Rulemaking Committee that would reduce the 1,500 hours of hands-on pilot training passed with t More...

Local News

Photo

STUFFED — Evan Miller, 3, is helped up by his dad, Jacob, on Saturday, to look at preserved animals on display in the barn behind the Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals More...

Citizens United for Justice set meeting to track sickness

The Citizens United for Justice, a community environmental activist group based out of the Tonawandas, is hosting a meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the American Legion, 60 Main St. in the City of Tonawanda. More...

EduKids site for seat check

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Amherst, has partnered with EduKids Early Childhood Centers and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office to hold a free car seat safety check. More...

Letters to the Editor

McLeod provides court with integrity

As Election Day looms, the right decision regarding the seat for Erie County Court judge is imperative. Judge James A. W. McLeod proves to be a worthy candidate through his experience, integrity and promise of social justice.   More...

Police Blotter

Unknown person urinates on office window

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

Education

Local bands to battle at Mount St. Mary Academy

Mount St. Mary Academy will be bringing down the house for more than 200 area high school teens at their annual outdoor battle of the bands and social mixer being held this weekend. More...

District conducting technological survey to enhance teaching methods

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District has embarked on a districtwide technological survey to determine how accessible the Internet is outside the classroom for the 8,100 students in 13 schools across the district. More...

O’Hara presenting meat raffle fundraiser

Cardinal O’Hara High School will host its Holiday Meat Raffle on Friday, Oct. 22, at the school, 39 O’Hara Road in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Lifestyles

Golden Anniversary

St. Timothy Parish celebrates 50 years

I n 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected the first   Catholic president,   aluminum cans were first used for soft drinks and Chubby Checker introduced the Twist as a new dance craze. 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...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 21  Buffalo Zings! Hot, Tedium & Wild! — An origi Company production that roasts local headlines and the people behind them, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. More...

Holiday

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Film/Video

thurs. 21-sun. 24  Buffalo Screamfest — Buffalo’s first horror film festival featuring four days of shorts, features and documentaries from around the world. More...