Weekly Feature

May 25, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Childhood safety initiative is seeing results nationwide

Bee Editorial

For the sake of this editorial, there may be nothing more disturbing or savage than an individual that commits crimes against youth.  A Town of Tonawanda man was recently convicted of sharing files with an FBI agent that consisted of pornographi More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

NUTRITIONAL GUIDANCE — I am finally going to buckle down on my diet. More...

Out of the Past

Building a Bank

The M & T Bank branch at Delaware Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard in Kenmore started out as the First National Bank of Kenmore, whose first office was in a Kenmore storefront. More...

Sports

Blue Devils earn first Sectional playoff win in 12 years

Baseball

When John Haynes stepped in as the head baseball coach at Kenmore West at the start of this season, he put an emphasis on a return to the basics to help get the program going in the right direction. More...

Canisius crashes St. Joe’s Senior Day party

Senior Day for the St. Joe’s baseball team was Friday afternoon at the Robert T. Scott Complex. The day unfolded almost perfectly. The sun came out in the late afternoon in time for the annual showdown between St. More...

Kenmore West reclaims NFL title

Softball

In 2010, someone other than the Kenmore West Blue Devils won the Niagara Frontier League softball title for the first time in five years. At the start of the 2011 season, the Blue Devils sought out to make sure that wouldn’t happen again.  More...

Entertainment

Holiday

mon. 30 . More...

Art

ongoing: now-May 27 . More...

Special Events

thurs. 26 . Fine Wine, Beer & Food Festival — Sample a variety of fine wine, mouthwatering microbrews & scrumptious morsels from the area’s finest establishments, 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Veterans plan Memorial Day observance

A series of events is set to take place in the town on Monday, May 30 when veterans gather to pay homage to those who serve and have served in the military.  More...

Ken East wins first baseball title

It was a long time coming for Les Simon and the Kenmore East Bulldogs. A Niagara Frontier League championship had long alluded Simon and Kenmore East. The Bulldogs last won the title in 1994, long before Simon had taken over. More...

Signs a changin’ in the town

If you’ve traveled along Elmwood Avenue in Ken-Ton recently you may have noticed something a little different about the street signs.  Due to a mandate issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. More...

Local News

Kenmore Mercy recognizes special nursing staff

Kenmore Mercy Hospital capped off National Nurses Week by recognizing some of its best nurses during a special ceremony held on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  More...

‘Jammin in June’ kicks off next weekend

St. Amelia School will host its summer music festival, “Jammin in June,” early next month.  More...

Elder Law Day returns to Erie County June 16

Erie County Department of Senior Services and the Network in Aging of Western New York will present Elder Law Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew.  More...

Police Blotter

Two arrested after fire hydrant collisions

Saturday, May 14   A Lincoln Boulevard resident reported hearing a female yelling “get out of my house.” An officer reported that the woman was speaking to her dog because it nipped at her.  More...

Education

Canisius lists Ken-Ton honor students

The following Canisius High School students from the Ken-Ton area were named to the school’s honor roll for the third marking period:  Grade 9   Jack Beltrami, Cameron Daniel, Griffin Downey, Michael McCall, David Mc- Cormick, Mark Sa More...

On the Campus

Jeffrey Stelianou of Tonawanda has been awarded the DuPlessis/Wolfe Accounting Scholarship at St. John Fisher College. More...

Lifestyles

Honorable 'air' time

Veteran remembered for service to country and courtroom

James J. Hagerty, a U.S. Army Air Forces veteran, knew what it meant to fight for the innocent. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Masonic Hall site for pancake breakfast   Bethlehem OES Chapter 634 will be having an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 a.m - 2 p.m. at the Ken-Ton Masonic Hall, 190 Minerva St., Tonawanda. More...

Business

Assemblyman talks economic development with state business group

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, D-Kenmore, was part of a discussion Monday that included sharing information about economic development.  More...

Beware moving scams coming this summer

May marks National Moving Month, the start of the busiest time of the year for changing residences.  Following a few simple rules to select a mover can make all the difference — from having a smooth transition compared to a potential night More...

Events

HOME to conduct free training for landlords   More...