Weekly Feature



April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Communications: educators will have to pick up the slack

Bee Editorial

A ccording to Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Superintendent Mark Mondanaro, the school district is going to reduce its communications budget by scrapping its public relations position for the 2011-12 school year.  More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

WELCOME TO KENMORE - If you have moved to Kenmore or moved within the village anytime from January 2009 through the present, the Kenmore Village Improvement Society would like you to attend its upcoming party so members can welcome you to the communi More...

Out of the Past

Well-dressed for shovel work

A group of dignitaries gets ready to ceremonially begin construction of the Kenmore library on Delaware Road in July 1929. (That's the current Kenmore Middle School, formerly the high school, in the background). More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

GALANTE, Angelo, of Grand Island, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011. More...

Sports

Marauders look to go one step further in 2011

Boys Lacrosse

All Pete Hudecki and the St. Joe’s Marauders want is a second chance.  More...

Thunder undergoing youth overhaul

Girls Lacrosse

The Mount St. Mary Academy Thunder once again dominated the Monsignor Martin Association in 2010 as they won their sixth straight league championship by defeating Nardin in the final in May.  More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR

Wednesday, April 6 Boys Lacrosse — St. Joe’s vs. Clarence, 5 p.m. Girls Lacrosse — Mount St. Mary’s at Mt.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Raffle and sandwiches part of April 9 fundraiser  The Sheridan Park Ladies Auxiliary will host a theme basket raffle and roast beef sandwich dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at 738 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda. More...

Business

Premier Gourmet celebrates 15 years in business

Premier Gourmet is celebrating a milestone anniversary this month. More...

Events

Passport Agency to host Passport Day 2011   More...

Kenmore interior designers chosen for 2011 Decorators’ Show House

Among those working to transform The Bayliss-Oshei residence at 360 Depew Ave., Buffalo, into the 2011 Decorators’ Show House are two talented designers from Kenmore.  More...

Accuracy and persistence keys to Louisville environmental fight

It was standing room only as people from throughout Western New York attended Monday’s Clean Air Coalition meeting to hear presentations by Wilma Subra and Eboni Cochrane about how Louisville, Ky., dealt with toxic emissions.  More...

Ken-Ton staff, programs to be cut from 2011-12 budget

Reducing the instructional staff by roughly 48.4 and increasing taxes by 6.57 percent are what the Kenmore-Tonawanda Board of Education announced at its Tuesday night meeting. (See editorial on page four) More...

Local News

Student board member feels voice was heard

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Angelina Bruno was a student at Sweet Home Middle School, an essay she wrote was so well received that it was selected to be read at a meeting of the Board of Education.  As she sat in the audience, she noticed the board included a high sch More...

Photo

ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK — Michelle Matuszewski wears a 1950s inspired costume while dancing the night away during the sixth annual Decades Dance held at Brighton Fire Hall on Saturday. More...

Flight 3407 Families criticize amendment to FAA bill

An amendment to the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011, which was opposed by the Families of Continental Flight 3407, passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 215 to 209.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Swanson a great choice for town

For a couple of reasons, I feel March 29 was a momentous day for the residents of the Town of Tonawanda.  It is a day that should be looked back on as a day hard work and dedication were recognized and also a day that politics was put aside for More...

Budget should be on town’s website

As a town resident interested in what is happening with local government, I recently went to the Town of Tonawanda website to view the town budget. More...

Father’s legacy means a lot to me

My mother, Rosemary Raine-Schoenwald, mailed me a copy of the article your newspaper printed on the 40th anniversary of the Irish Club (I live in South Florida).  Upon receipt I contacted my mom and told her it was nice, but I was very disappoin More...

Lifestyles

Computer class provides lessons on E-VOLUTION

For the most part, people have accepted that computer technology has changed society and that being able to use a computer and navigate the Internet has become a part of life. 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, April 7   More...

St. Joe’s offering multiple sports camps

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, located at 845 Kenmore Ave., Tonawanda, has announced the dates for the school’s summer sports camps.  Basketball camp will be held June 27 - July 1 from 9 a.m. – noon in the St. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 7 & fri. 8   More...

Family Activities

thur. 7   More...

Special Events

fri. 8 . Theme Basket Auction — Fundraiser for Depew High School PTSO, 8 p.m. Friday, April 8 at Depew High School’s gym & cafe, 5201 S. Transit Road, Depew; $. 685-2632 sat.  More...