Weekly Feature

November 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seeking male in robbery case

Town of Tonawanda police are searching for a male who allegedly robbed Tonawanda Community Federal Credit Union... More...

Elections results on the Web

The Ken-Ton Bee website, www.kenton bee.com, will feature the results from the Nov. 2 general election as soon as they are made available by the Erie County Board of Elections. More...

Editorial

Web meetings can lead to happy endings

Bee Editorial

There was a time when looking for romance on the Internet was considered weird, geeky or the sure sign of a loser. No more. Millions of people are doing it: searching, finding and meeting other potential life partners on the Internet.   More...

Spindle items

• A CELEBRATION IS SAVED — Last year, the Ken-Ton Sertoma Club disbanded, leaving many to wonder who would host the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner.   More...

Out of the Past

Checkout time

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

Gas station experiences two attempted robberies

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

Sports

Blue Devils’ run ends in semifinals

A “buzzsaw” is how Kenmore West head football coach Rich Harris referred to the situation his Blue Devils walked into on Friday night. More...

Marauders face rivals in MMA semifinal

St. Joe’s and Canisius have been meeting together on the gridiron since 1921. Their long-standing rivalry is one of the biggest in Western New York, if not the biggest. More...

West, East bow out in opening round

Boys Soccer

The Kenmore West Blue Devils came into the Class AA prequarterfinals on a little bit of a roll as they won seven of their last ten games enroute to an 8-8 regular season record. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Town dance set at Senior Center The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, is hosting a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3. Refreshments will be provided. Kenmore Mercy offering weight, wellness class More...

Business

Hofert Jewelers celebrates 81 years in business

Hofert Jewelers in Kenmore is as timeless as the products it offers. More...

Events

Hamburg Palace to host simulcast on entreleadership   More...

‘Cherish the Day!’ with natural healing

Judy Del Monte Casciano hopes to share a positive message with people in her words and actions.   “Every blessing is a gift that inspires us to cherish the day,” she said. More...

Explosion reported at DuPont

 The Bee has received reports that there was a chemical explosion at the DuPont plant, 3115 River Road. There are also reports that there is an employee trapped inside the facility. More...

Cuomo takes lead in governor's race

Local incumbents kept in office

Andrew Cuomo won the race for New York State governor, garnering 61.5 percent of the votes, with 97 percent of the districts reporting, according to unofficial results on Tuesday evening. Carl Paladino was listed with 34 percent of the vote. More...

Reunited via the Internet

Former classmates reconnect on Facebook, wed

It took him nearly 40 years, but Jim Cook finally found his bride: Donna Notto, a former classmate from Franklin Middle School in the Town of Tonawanda.   (See editorial on page four)   More...

Local News

Talented student-athlete receives Scaffidi award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Hard work and dedication do pay off. At least it has for Connor Rehbaum.   The St. Joseph Collegiate Institute senior was named the recipient of the 30th annual Phil Scaffidi Alumni Scholarship.   More...

Erie County announces HEAP eligibility guidelines for 2010-11

With cold weather fast approaching and energy costs on the rise, Erie County Executive Chris Collins has announced that help is available to Erie County residents.   As of Nov. More...

Kenmore resident drumming up funds for veterans program

Since Memorial Day weekend, Kenmore resident Carolyn Zimmermann has been spearheading an effort to raise $5,000 by Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to bring HealthRHYTHMS drum circles to the Veterans Administration Hospital recreation programs in Buffalo. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tea party doesn’t represent America

Wake up, America! The “tea party” movement is nothing more than a 21st-century resurrection of the infamous Ku Klux Klan in sheep’s clothing. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas R. Lask, Kenmore East graduate, avid golfer

Nicholas R. Lask, 22, of the Town of Tonawanda, died suddenly Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.   Mr. Lask was born April 22, 1988, in Buffalo. More...

Death Notices

PETRILLO, Gaetano A., “G u y, ” of Kenmore, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. He is survived by his parents, Anita and Leonardo Petrillo; sisters, Deborah Hamel and Antoinette Judelsohn; nieces and nephews; and girlfriend, Lisa Collins. More...

Lifestyles

‘White, pink and blue’

Theatrical production honors female veterans

The way women have been perceived by the military has changed drastically over the years. During the Civil War, women were not allowed to take part in battle. More...

Library News

Kenmore Library   Preschool story hour, 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. This story hour is for children ages three-and-half to five.   Library Board meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9.   Kenilworth Library   More...

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: Thursday, Nov. 4 Exercise, 9:15 a.m. in the cafeteria. Woodshop , 9:15 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 4  Last of the Sensitive Bastards — A world premiere by Justin Karcher. Performances: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19 & 20 at Buffalo East, 1412 Main St., Buffalo; $. 445-9432. fri. More...

Art

fri. 5  Mike Parker: Drawings — Lif e drawings of the human figure on display through Thursday, Nov. 11 at Blink Gallery, 466 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Special Events

thurs. 4-sun. 7  Christmas in the Country — Largest selection of designer crafts and fine art includes handmade jewelry, pottery, sculptures, wood furniture, candles and gourmet foods, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday & Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. More...