Weekly Feature

November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Generosity is great but we pay taxes for a reason

Bee Editorial

What happened to the days when the schools would supply — with the exception of a box of tissues or the book covers made from paper bags — all the supplies students need? More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

• INTRODUCING JOEY — During a lunch break last week, I happened to be in the Ken-Ton area, so I stopped into the Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Ensminger Road.   It had just   More...

Out of the Past

SPEEDWAY

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

E. Joan MacCleverty, library clerk

E. Joan MacCleverty (nee Craig), 90, formerly of Amherst, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at the McAuley Residence in the Town of Tonawanda after a long illness.   Mrs. MacCleverty was born in Syracuse and moved to the Buffalo area in 1932. More...

Death Notice

SEANER GISZTER, Anna R. (nee Calisto), of Tonawanda, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. She is survived by her son, Joseph Giszter; daughter, Diane Ker; three grandchildren; sister, Florence Davis; and nieces and nephews. More...

Obituary Policy

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...

Lifestyles

Falling down the rabbit hole

Mount St. Mary's presents "Alice in Wonderland" as fall performance

Mount St. Mary Academy student actors and musicians will perform “Alice in Wonderland” as this year’s fall musical. The performances will be held in the school auditorium, 3756 Delaware Ave., at 7 p.m. Nov. More...

What's Going On

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18  The Willie Schoellkopf Band — 7 p.m., The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.spor tsmenstavern.com  Jony James — 9:30 p.m., Tudor Lounge, 335 Franklin St., Buffalo; $. More...

What's Going On

Bestsellers discussion set for Nov. 18 Kenmore Library will host Beyond Bestsellers, an hour of casual book talk with Sharon Green, co-chair of Niagara University's freshman summer reading program from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Business

Better Business Bureau advises on temp jobs

For many, job hunting has been an exhausting dead end, but there’s an early present for some this year, as retailers increase the number of hires for the holiday season. More...

Schaffer Kennels boasts quality pet accommodations

After more than 20 years working at the Niagara Falls Boulevard location and nearly four decades in the pet care business, Mike Schaffer, owner of Schaffer Kennels, continues to find ways to address his customers’ increasing pet care needs. More...

In brief

The Ken-Ton Merchants Association is sponsoring a holiday party and Santa’s arrival at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27 on the steps of the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.   More...

Marauders, Hawks win MMA championships

Thursday night was an evening for celebration for both St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute and Cardinal O’Hara High School. More...

Patriot Guard provides relief for grieving families

For the past six years, a nationwide group has been supporting the families of military personnel killed on active duty. The organization of motorcycle riders gathers from across the country to honor the memories of these men and women.   More...

Local News

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  FAMILY TIME — Norma Steffan, left, a 93-year-old resident at the Wynwood of Kenmore campus on Delaware Avenue, is served punch by her daughter, Anne Gunderman, who visited her during an anniversary celebration held at the assistive living faci More...

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A FAR PRICE — Marian and Andy Pilecki, the parents of Cardinal O'Hara High School senior Katie Pilecki, place bids on auction items during a fundraiser held at the high school on Friday. More...

Coalition extends deadline for fellowship applications

The Clean Air Coalition of Western New York has extended the deadline for application submissions for the Lois Gibbs Fellowship. More...

Police Blotter

Man suffers hallucinations

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

Education

Hoover Middle School presents three performances of "Mulan Jr."

A cast and crew of over 60 students have been preparing and rehearsing

More than 60 Hoover Middle School students have been working hard since the first day of school in September to present the 1998 Disney film “Mulan” on stage in the school auditorium. More...

On the Campus

Brittany Wirges of Kenmore was among the students at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa., named to the dean's list for academic achievement during the 2009-10 academic year.   More...

Sports

Kelly leads St. Joe’s to first title since 2006

Football fans at Ralph Wilson Stadium may have thought they had been taken back in time on Thursday night. More...

Sweet Home’s 36-game win streak ends

The Sweet Home football team’s 36-game win streak is over. More...

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UP AND OVER — St. Joe’s senior Edward Zirnheld sets the ball as St. More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Special Events

fri. 19 - Sun. 21  Kenan Arts Council’s Holiday Gift Show — Featuring 48 quality artisans, 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 18  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, Nov. More...