Weekly Feature

November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

ESG cancellation triggers greater loss for New York

Bee Editorial

Maybe it’s a good thing Lou Reuter isn’t around to see what a debacle his beloved Empire State Games have become. More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

• GIVING THE BIRD OR PIE — Thanks to an outpouring of support from the community, the Ken-Ton Kiwanis and Lions Clubs appear to have collected enough food items to host a successful Thanksgiving meal at St.  More...

Out of the Past

Hoop dreams

The 1929-30 edition of Kenmore High School’s “basketball squad” went 9-1 in regular-season play by defeating Olean and Batavia in sectional playoffs and Corning Northside in a state  More...

Sports

Kelly makes name for self during championship season

St. Joe’s junior becomes first in state to throw for 2,000, run for 1,000

It’s pretty easy to say that Chad Kelly was born to be a quarterback.   More...

Thunder roll to quick start

Bowling

The motto for John Gluszek and his Mount St. More...

Photo

STRAIGHT SHOOTERS — For the first time, the St. Christopher’s School on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Tonawanda sported a golf team in 2010. Headed up by Coach Veronica Kase, St. More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 26  Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) — Three actors perform every Christmas story ever told as well as Christmas traditions from around the world and every carol ever sung. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 4 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 25  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...

Special Events

fri. 26 Fairgrounds Festival of Light The holiday tradition continues at the 6th annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights. Experience this event with the entire family and start a new tradition. More...

Winter Empire State Games are back on

Future of the Olympic-style event in limbo

The flame hasn’t gone out quite yet for those looking to participate in the winter games hosted each year in Lake Placid.   As of Thursday, it was reported that the 2011 Winter Empire State Games will be held as planned.   More...

Kenmore Avenue project details to be unveiled

An open house will be held next week on the proposed reconstruction on Kenmore Avenue.   The open house will take place from 9 to 11 a.m and 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Local News

Photo

YEE HAW — Debbie Wild takes advantage of the free line dancing lessons that were taught on Saturday at St. Christopher Church located on Niagara Falls Boulevard. More...

Town starts toy drive to benefit area’s youth

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department has started its annual toy drive to benefit youths in the area.   As a way to collect toys through the community, barrels have been setup in various town-owned buildings.   More...

Open enrollment available for Citizen’s Police Academy

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department is accepting applications for its upcoming Citizen’s Police Academy.   The classes will be held Tuesday evenings with a start date and time yet to be determined.   More...

Police Blotter

Woman with high blood pressure calls police

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

Education

School brief

Niagara University recently reported that it has been awarded a $193,270 grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to develop and conduct a statewide disability awareness and sensitivity curriculum and the correspon More...

Photo

Lindbergh Elementary students Madeline O’Brien, Elaina DiNunzio and Avery Vogt celebrate Thanksgiving at school on Nov. 17 while dressed as Pilgrims and Native Americans. More...

Correction

Casey Martin was the fifth-grade Holmes Elementary School student who was receiving school supplies in the photo featured on page three of the Nov. 17 edition. He was misidentified on both that page and on the front page teaser. More...

Lifestyles

Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center More...

Giving Thanks

Kiwanis, Lions provide turkey dinner to those in need

Thanksgiving is almost here, and two Ken-Ton organizations want to make sure that all members of the community can enjoy a hot meal. More...

Wzontek-Chapin

Dorothy and Stephen Wzontek of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Leslie Wzontek, to William Bradley Chapin II, son of Norma and William Chapin of Lancaster. More...

Business

Judy’s Landscaping joins National SnowCare for Troops movement

Judy’s Landscaping of Tonawanda recently joined ranks with Project EverGreen’s Snow- Care for Troops program. More...

AAA develops training class for parents of teen drivers

AAA Western and Central New York has developed an educational four-hour course for parents of new teen drivers. More...

Photo

Rebecca Dean of Tonawanda has joined Hauptman-Woodward in the Chaudhuri lab as a research associate. More...