Weekly Feature



October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Police resolve dog death case

Town of Tonawanda police detectives have concluded their investigation into the death of a small dog on Dupont Avenue but are not releasing any information on the charges made in the case or the identity of the person charged.  More...

Photo

BULLYING OBSERVANCE — Kenmore West juniors Logan Marquardt & Chris Dymond, shown in the school library, wore blue on Monday for National Stomp Out Bullying Day. More...

Editorial

National Newspaper Week lasts all year

The first full week in October is designated as National Newspaper Week, reaffirming the cold, hard fact that the print media is still the most trusted source of local news in the United States.  More...

Spindle items

FOR MY SISTER — My original intent for this week’s column was to write something lighthearted because previous weeks have been somber.  Unfortunately, that changed with the phone call I received Friday morning.  My eldest sister More...

Out of the Past

Engines with carburetors

Do you have a memory of the Kenmore-Tonawanda area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” Ken-Ton Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221-5410. More...

Police Blotter

‘Bird-watcher’ at bar turns binoculars on passersby

Village of Kenmore  Saturday, Sept. 24  Police responded to a call that two boys had taken street signs on Shepard Avenue and were heading up Wilbur Avenue toward   Hamilton Boulevard. More...

Sports

Marauders win big showdown with Red Raiders

In a rematch of last year’s Monsignor Martin Association title game at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Chad Kelly once again led the St. Joe’s Marauders over the St. Francis Red Raiders.  More...

Sweet Home football routs Ken East, 52-8

The Sweet Home football team easily moved to 5-0 with a 52-8 win on Saturday at Kenmore East. More...

Bulldogs fall short in battle for first place

The Kenmore East Bulldogs, in their biggest match of the season, posted their best score of the season with a total of 232 Monday at Brighton Golf Course. Still, it was not enough to come up with a win against first place Niagara-Wheatfield.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 6 After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Theater

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Special Events

thurs. 6   UNYTS Anniversary Dinner — Join Upstate New York Transplant Services for their 30th anniversary celebration, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at Kleinhans Music hall’s Mary Seaton Room, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. More...

Town reveals 2012 tentative budget

The Tonawanda Town Board presented its 2012 tentative budget at a meeting on Monday.  According to Supervisor Anthony Caruana, the budget appropriations, excluding special assessments that affect specific property owners, total $93,710,935, an i More...

Grant input sought

The Town of Tonawanda is soliciting the views of residents, public agencies and other interested parties on possible projects to address housing and community development needs as identified in its 2010-14 Consolidated Plan, and to review the 2010 pe More...

Tonawanda government, community groups sign E3 compact

On Friday, the Town of Tonawanda joined only 10 other communities across the country in participating in the E3 Sustainability Initiative.  E3, which is short for Economy, Energy, Environment, is a new federal program that provides technical ass More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Resident pens children’s book dealing with values

For Denise Woodin-Cowell, becoming an author was always an aspiration. Her desire to write meaningful stories that could be fun for youngsters to read was on her mind as she read to her own children each night.  More...

Hardwick aids troops through donation to ‘Jammies for GIs’

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, R-Tonawanda, presented a $500 donation to the “Jammies for GIs” program during a ceremony at Tonawanda City Hall on Thursday.  The donation was part of Hardwick’s pledge to donate a portio More...

Political Brief

Mark Tramont and Mike Vishion, the GOP-endorsed candidates, won the Conservative line in the primary election on Sept. 13. Both received more than 90 write-in votes, Tramont for Town of Tonawanda supervisor and Vishion for town councilman.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Crossing guards keep everyone safe

I will risk beating this issue to death because it will be better that this issue is laid to rest rather than one of the children or elderly who are kept alive by crossing guards. More...

Why don’t bullies fear consequences?

Just finished reading David Sherman’s column in The Bee. I’m happy to say I’ve not experienced bullying, nor have I witnessed bullying during my school years, and I’m 64 years old.  More...

Political columns need opposition

Dear Mr. More...

Lifestyles

History of manufacturing is topic of lecture

The Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society will present Village Historian Ed Adamczyk and “Making Things in Kenmore,” an overview of Kenmore’s curious history of manufacturing at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. More...

Hip to be Square

Dance group shapes classes around fun, family

Grab a partner, do-si-do and get ready to promenade with The Village Squares. The dancing group holds free hoedowns throughout the Northtowns as a fun, family friendly event anyone can sign up for. More...

Bee Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center  The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announces that the following events will take place at the center:  Thursday, Oct. 6   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Fit Physique providing Social Dance classes   More...

Business

Business for canines opens in Tonawanda

A new business for dogs has come to town.  Canine Splash LLC is open for business in Suite 103 at Iskalo’s building at 402 Vulcan St. More...

Events

NAWBO to host small business meeting   More...

KeyBank opens newest branch near UB South Campus

KeyBank on Monday opened its newest branch at 3586 Main St., near the University at Buffalo’s South Campus.  The branch is one of 40 new KeyBank branches projected to open in 2011. More...