Weekly Feature



June 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Ken-Ton’s water supply needs to be conserved

Bee Editorial

The Town of Tonawanda Water System serves more than 73,567 residents in the town and Village of Kenmore, and numerous commercial businesses and industries through 25,000 service connections.  More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

TRAFFIC UPDATE — For those who haven’t noticed, there is a massive, ongoing sewer project being conducted in the Town of Tonawanda.  More...

Out of the Past

They Deliver

The Kenmore Coal & Ice Company offered more than its name implied; it was also a delivery and storage service. Headquartered at 16 Lincoln Blvd. in Kenmore and operated by Edward C. More...

Obituaries

Paul S. Tripi, WW II veteran

Paul S. Tripi, 88, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at his home after a brief illness.  Mr. Tripi was born and raised in Buffalo. More...

Death Notices

GRANDONI, Francis R., of Tonawanda, died Monday, May 30, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Joan; children, Janice Horn, Sandra Jensen, and Frank and Sharon Grandoni; sister, Teresa Kunze; and four grandchildren. More...

Sports

Lobdell, Maines place first at Sectional meet

Track and Field

In just his second year of running track at Kenmore West High School, Marcus Lobdell has established himself as one of the top track stars in all of Western New York. More...

Lineman camp slated for late July

Former Kenmore West and University at Buffalo lineman Jim McNally will bring his 43 years of line coaching expertise to Sweet Home High School July 28-30 for the Jim McNally Offensive and Defensive Line Teaching Camp. More...

Mistakes sink Marauders in Cup semifinals

Baseball

The 2011 season was the start of a new era for St. Joe’s baseball. For the first time since 1996, the Marauders had a different head skipper at the helm as Paul Nasca replaced Rick Mariano, the winningest coach in St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Book exchange meets at satellite office   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 9 . Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, runs all year. More...

Auditions

mon. 13 & tues. 14 . Oklahoma — Auditions for the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma” will be conducted at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., N. More...

Art

fri 10 . Sanctuary — Recent work by Polly Little and Catherine Linder Spencer, opening reception 7 p.m.  More...

Sniffing out operations at coke plant

Operations at Tonawanda Coke in the Town of Tonawanda are still being watched closely by two groups who are keeping tabs on odors and emissions from the plant.  More...

Tonawanda teen faces felony charges

Town of Tonawanda police arrested a teenaged male resident and charged him with a felony after a motor vehicle accident that occurred on May 28.  More...

Local News

Photo

UP IN THE AIR — Dan Mucica, 5, a pre-kindergarten student at St. More...

Hardwick donates portion of salary to Little League

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, R-Tonawanda, continues to support community organizations in his district by giving back a large portion of his salary to various groups.  For the second consecutive year, Hardwick has chosen to donate $500 More...

Festival set in honor of troops, first responders

Western New Yorkers are invited to join area troops during a festival, Tribute to the Troops, being held from June 9 to 12 in Buffalo.  Tribute to the Troops is a thank-you celebration for all past and present members of the armed forces and loc More...

Letters to the Editor

Many are unaware of school tax impact

I’m a resident of the Town of Elma and have become active in expressing opposition to the proposed 5.39 percent increase in the Iroquois school budget.  More...

Budget voting discriminates

This letter was inspired by the column written by David Sherman, managing editor of the Lancaster and Depew Bees.  Mr. Sherman tactfully makes his point but stops short of truly telling it like it is about school budget voting. More...

Education

Mount St. Mary names honor students

The following Ken-Ton area Mount St. Mary Academy students were named to the school’s honor roll for the third quarter of the 2011-12 school year:  Grade 9   More...

Mount St. Mary Academy Graduation 2011

Meghan Kennedy, left, Emily Glasgow and Andrea Vu line up in the Mount St. More...

Cardinal O’Hara Prom 2011

Junior Mandee DeMarrco and her date, senior Eric Falkenrath, arrive at the Cardinal O’Hara High School prom held Friday at the Hearthstone Manor in Cheektowaga. More...

Lifestyles

PLAN YOUR Staycation!

Ideas for summer entertainment close to home

Grab the flip-flops, lather on the sunblock and sit poolside — in your own back yard. It’s time to take a  “staycation.”  More...

KMH Auxiliary hosting jewelry sale

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a sale of Mediterranean Jewelry featuring Murano Glass from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 in the Atrium.   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, June 9   More...

Business

Spring brings out door-to-door scams

Every year, the Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints from consumers who bought into a deal offered at their front doors.  More...

Events

BNHRA seminar to focus on relevance at work   More...

Schools, libraries participating in Applebees reading club

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