Weekly Feature

November 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Work begins on Legislature downsizing

With last week’s overwhelming vote to downsize the Erie County Legislature, the process to reduce the seats from 15 to 11 is about to begin.   But it’s a complex, multi-step procedure. More...

Editorial

You have to ‘Re-Imagine’ to save the libraries

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System isn’t trying to market itself as a business, but it needs to start thinking like one — a successful one — if it wants to survive the county budget crunch. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

• A SALUTE TO VETERANS — The Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore will pay tribute to their veterans with a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Out of the Past

Heavy metal

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

Coffee, bagel request results in trip to ECMC

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

Sports

St. Joe’s advances to League AA title game

Five weeks ago, the St. Joe’s Marauders entered their Oct. More...

Hawks, Lancers meet again for League A title

It’s been a familiar sight for Monsignor Martin League A football fans: the Cardinal O’Hara Hawks and the St. Mary’s of Lancaster Lancers. The two rivals will meet once again on Thursday night.   More...

Big second half leads to Panthers’ rout over South

The Sweet Home football team keeps rolling. More...

What's Going On

What’s going on

Mothers of Twins Club sets monthly meeting More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 11 - sun. 5  Murder Squared — A Murder Martini with a Hitchcock Twist written by Gary Earl Ross, and directed by Matthew LaChiusa and Lorna Hill. Thursday, Opens Thursday, Nov. 11 and continues through Sunday, Dec. More...

Art

thurs. 11  ELAB Art Lab — Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo present a monthly artists show and tell event open to all art and artists, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 at 464 Gallery, 464 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Special Events

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Man killed at DuPont identified

The Mollenberg-Betz employee who was killed during an explosion Tuesday at DuPont has been identified. More...

Tanker explodes at DuPont; one person killed

One person was reported dead and another injured after a tanker explosion Tuesday morning at the DuPont plant in Tonawanda. Town of Tonawanda Police Lt. Nick Bado said the explosion occurred at 11:09 a.m. outside the plant at 3115 River Road. More...

Presents for patients

Franklin Middle School students Sarah Kaiser, left, and Rachel Fiore make teddy bears at the school on Friday. More...

Local News

Tonawanda strip club owner purchases Cheektowaga club

David Scrivani, owner of an adult entertainment club in the Town of Tonawanda, plans to expand his current chain of clubs to include a location in Cheektowaga.   More...

Slaughter re-elected, loses key role in House of Reps

Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter soundly defeated her Republican opponent, Jill Rowland, in the Nov. 2 election in the 28th Congressional District, garnering 38,530 votes to Rowland’s 16,402. This will be Slaughter’s 13th term.   More...

Local incumbents at state level stay in office

During a year when setting term limits for elected officials and turning out the incumbents seemed popular, those who currently represent Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda will all return to the state capital for at least two more years. More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer’s tea party beliefs are false

The letter to the editor, “Te a Party doesn’t represent America” that was published in the Nov. 3, 2010, edition of The Ken-Ton Bee was thoughtless, unfounded and sad.   More...

Obituaries

Domenic J. Paladino, Chevrolet employee, World War II veteran

Domenic J. Paladino, 86, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at his home. Mr. Paladino was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Bagheria, Sicily. He attended Fosdick-Masten Park High School. More...

Death Notice

MCKENNA, Jerry, of the Ken-Ton area, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. He is survived by his daughters, Christine Apa, Tina Aumer and Laurie Oakes; six grandchildren; a brother; two sisters; and nieces and nephews. More...

Lifestyles

'I'll be HOME for Christmas'

WNY organization helps military families stay connected during holidays

Military members are often stationed far away from their families, and their line of duty often means they cannot come home for holidays such as Christmas. More...

ROCK IT TO STOCK IT

Collecting food for the holidays

On Nov. 12, people will be rocking out to music at Page’s Paradise Island while collecting food for needy families across Western New York. “Rock It To Stock It,” a holiday food drive, will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. 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: Thursday, Nov. 11 Exercise, 9:15 a.m. in the cafeteria. Woodshop , 9:15 a.m. More...

Business

Niagara Regional Theatre Guild finds new home on Ellicott Creek Road

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild has been moving from one venue to another for years, trying to find a place to call home. It recently found one in the Town of Tonawanda.   More...

Events

BNI Platinum   to host special   visitors day   More...

Better Business Bureau warns of telephone charges

Sneaky little charges are making their way onto telephone bills for land lines as well as cell phones, and they can go unnoticed for months.   More...