Weekly Feature

August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore Police bust two with intent to sell meth

Village of Kenmore police have arrested two men following a lengthy investigation into alleged drug activity at a Knowlton Avenue address.  John McNeill, 52, and Barton Crowell, 46, both of 258 Knowlton, were arrested on numerous drug charges on More...

Editorial

Legislature applauded for pressing abatement issue

Not many topics have raised as much debate in the Town of Tonawanda as the issue with rat control funding.  More...

Spindle items

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER — Gene Stottele, a 79-year-old Korean War veteran, recently showed the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda community that it’s never too late to graduate from high school. Kenmore West More...

There’s an American car parked in my driveway

I know a man who refused to accept the keys to a rental car because it was a Mitsubishi, on the grounds that the same company had manufactured engines for Japanese fighter planes during World War II. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

JEWEL, Dorothy H. (nee Kells), 95, of Tonawanda, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. She is survived by her grandsons, Matthew and Eric Robertson, and three great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Niagara Junior Power 15U tryouts set

The Niagara Junior Power Baseball Club will be holding a tryout for the 2012 baseball season for its 15U squad from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Wheatfield’s Fairmont Park, diamond number five. More...

Leggio looking forward to chance in Rochester

St. Joe’s grad, Williamsville native looks to start in net for Amerks

Patience was a virtue last season for David Leggio.  The Williamsville native and St. More...

New Era Diamond Girls to hold tryouts for ‘11-‘12

The New Era Diamond Girls softball program will soon be holding tryouts for the 2012 season at Immaculata High School, 5138 South Park Ave. in Hamburg.  Tryouts for the 14U team will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. More...

Business

Rite Aids to host shingles clinic

Individuals who are seeking a vaccine for shingles will be able to participate in a clinic being offered at two Rite Aid locations.  From 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

SPOTLIGHT ON BUSINESS

Stay healthy with Best of Health More than a health food store, Best of Health is a center where a knowledgeable staff offers personal concerns with explanations of the attributes of vitamins, minera More...

Dirt Cheap TV : The name says it all

It shouldn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out what products are available at Dirt Cheap TV on Niagara Falls Boulevard.  More...

Ken-Ton Schools

PILOT deal flops

Just when Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District officials thought they were going to finalize the payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement that was renegotiated with NRG Huntley in 2008, the power plant failed to complete its end of the process.  More...

Thousands without power on Tuesday

Town of Tonawanda police reported receiving hundreds of calls on Tuesday from residents complaining that they didn’t have electrical power in their homes. Tonawanda Police Lt. More...

Photo

GONE TO THE DOGS — Nancy Carter of Kenmore took her 5-year-old cocker spaniel, Libby, through an obstacle course that was set up in Mang Park on Sunday for the Kenmore Village Improvement Socie More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Kenmore girl a finalist in state pageant

It’s her first year involved with pageantry, but Kenmore resident Mackenzie Winiarski has proved that she knows how to razzle and dazzle an audience with her intelligence, wardrobe and charm.  The 7-year-old was recently named one of the t More...

Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation awards grant to Tonawanda’s CAPS Program

The Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation has granted $2,500 to help the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns’ program called Challenged Athletes Participating in Sports.  This program provides safe, nurturing and supportive athle More...

Community brief

Guy Collins of Kenmore has been certified in Adult Development by Professional Tennis Registry. A comprehensive five-part examination is used to determine each members rating, and Collins received the Associate Instructor rating.   More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Passing driver accuses woman of breaking brakes

Village of Kenmore   Saturday, Aug 6  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Thanks to David Sherman and The Bee for being one of the only print media left that writes the truth about what is going on in Washington, even though that truth hurts and I don’t always want to hear it. More...

Education

St. Amelia lists honor students

The following St. Amelia School students earned honor roll status for the fourth quarter: GRADE 8 More...

Lifestyles

Neighborhood Watch meeting set for Aug. 24

The Old Town Neighborhood Watch Group will hosts is monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the Town Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns, 54 Riverdale, in the Town of Tonawanda. For more information, call Det. More...

Anchors Aweigh

Boat names weigh on owners

“T he hardest thing you will ever do is name a boat; it is actually easier to name a child than a boat,” said Jack Kitrenos. More...

Bee 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, Aug. 18   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Performance

sun. 21   Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion summer love tour featuring Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins, the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band and sound-effects man Fred Newman, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Art

thurs. 18   Art Sense-ations — A tour of the gallery for adults who are blind or partially sighted, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. More...