Weekly Feature



March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Exercise caution while driving and ‘move over’

Bee Editorial

With a tragedy such as the accident that claimed the life of New York State Trooper Kevin Dobson, thoughts often turn to how the situation could have been prevented.  More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

USING CAUTION — I travel on the Youngmann Memorial Highway quite often, so one can imagine the uncomfortable feeling I had on Monday morning while passing the area of the expressway near Colvin Boulevard, where a fatal accident had occurred jus More...

Out of the Past

Bus ride

This Jan. 15, 1931, photograph depicts the inauguration of the Kenmore-Colvin bus service operation on the Kenmore side of Kenmore Avenue only, since approval had not yet been granted for use on the Buffalo side of the street.   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MUCHA, Lorraine T., of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Richard Pawlak; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion. More...

Sports

2011 Girls All-Bee Team

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Corrin Genovese - Williamsville North Spartans More...

2011 Boys All-Bee Team

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Phil Stasiak - Williamsville South Billies More...

Topolski earns Justinettes’ MVP honors

After building up a 16-point lead within the game’s first 8:30, the Lions looked like they were following the lead of fellow red team, the Lionesses, and heading for a blowout victory in the night cap of last Saturday’s 13th annual Cheekt More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Budget workshop set for March 30   The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School Board of Education will conduct a public meeting and budget workshop at 6 p.m. More...

Business

Complete Homecare provides variety of health care equipment, services

For those who have worried that they would be forced into an alternative living situation because of poor health or lack of mobility, Roger Hubacher, owner of Complete Homecare in Tonawanda, asks that they view the products and services his company o More...

Events

Job fair to be held at Lancaster High School   More...

Brighton-Eggert Animal Clinic introduces urgent-care hours

Brighton-Eggert Animal Clinic, at 903 Brighton Road, Tonawanda, will be offering additional, urgent-care hours to its schedule effective Saturday, April 9.  The facility will be open from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Census: Ken-Ton population shrinks

In the past decade, 4,588 individuals have departed the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda area according to 2010 U.S. More...

Coalition sets meeting with southern air quality group

The Clean Air Coalition of Western New York is looking for tactics that will help its quest for better air quality in the area so it has invited a Kentucky community activist group to Tonawanda to offer some input.  More...

Local News

Care Week events on tap at schools

Ken West creates scholarship to honor former teacher

The Kenmore West High School community is creating a scholarship in the name of beloved English teacher Brian Dugan, who was struck and killed by a vehicle while jogging in September 2010.  More...

Photo

LENDING A HAND — Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels volunteer Leslie Hicks, left, gets some help from Kenmore Mayor Patrick Mang, who assisted with delivering meals on March 23. More...

Census numbers press start button for downsizing

Now that the census numbers have been released and the expected drop in Erie County’s population is confirmed, it’s time for the independent reapportionment committee to go to work on downsizing the County Legislature.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Changes needed in our government

As a candidate for town supervisor, I felt compelled to respond to Supervisor (Anthony) Caruana’s recent State of the Town address.  While I agree with the supervisor that our town has been blessed with beautiful neighborhoods, safe street More...

Police Blotter

Eel-napping prompts man to consider lock change

Saturday, March 19   A female caller stated that a woman in a brown jacket and tan pants was aggressively approaching people and asking for money at a Delaware Avenue location. Officers located the woman and advised her to leave the area.   More...

Education

Ken West names second quarter high honors students

The following students earned high honor roll status for the second marking period at Kenmore West High School:  Grade 12   More...

On the Campus

Corey Rotterman of Kenmore was named to the dean’s list at Buffalo State College for the fall 2010 semester. He is the son of Rhonda Rotterman and a graduate of Kenmore West High School.   More...

Ken East students to play HSBC Arena for Battle of the Bands

W.I.T. — a band consisting of three Kenmore East students — is preparing to prove why they were selected by the Goo Goo Dolls’ Robby Takac to perform in his Music Is Art’s High School Battle of the Bands scheduled for April 7. More...

Lifestyles

Teacher gets a "FAIR SHARE" of trade knowledge

Joi Chimera was lulled to bed each evening by howler monkeys and awakened several hours later to roosters crowing outside her “shack,” which consisted of four wooden posts and a large tarp.  More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 31 . More...

Family Activities

thur. 31 . After-School Escape — Children grades k-5 are invited to come and enjoy a one-hour program featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity, 4:30 p.m. More...

Special Events

fri. 1 . Dance Your Art Off — Give for Greatness fundraiser to support local art institutions. Music by DJ John Ceglia (The Saint, Studio 54) and local DJ Cutler, 9 p.m.  More...