Weekly Feature

November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Green site for Veterans Day ceremony

A ceremony to honor Ken-Ton area veterans and active military members will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Editorial

National exposure should get positive results

The Clean Air Coalition of Western New York, an environmental group based out of the Tonawandas, has done its fair share to get positive results in terms of improving the air quality in the area, and the national media is taking notice.  More...

Spindle items

TIME TO SHOP — I don’t know about you, but when it comes to shopping for holiday gifts, I’m the biggest procrastinator. I simply never know what to buy.  More...

As a veteran, he saw the world but was never far from home

Frank was typical of the young men who saw combat in World War II, although he had his hands full taking care of "the home front" long before he was drafted into the U.S. Army.  More...

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.I take strong exception to David Sherman’s column on the Occupy Wall Street movement. I think he is very shortsighted. More...

Education

Ken East theater students set to go ‘Barefoot in the Park’

A mixture of love and laughs is what Kenmore East High School theater students are looking to present when they perform their rendition of Neil Simon’s romantic comedy “Barefoot in the Park.” The production will be held at 7:30 p.m. More...

St. Joe’s performing ‘You Can’t Take it With You’

Sparks will fly and philosophies will collide with the hilarious consequences that will occur as two families come together in St. More...

Lifestyles

Hospital Auxiliary hosting book sale

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will be holding a Super Sale of children’s and adult’s books in the hospital Atrium from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov. 17. More...

History, legacy and life

Author reflects on passions, youth

Even as Don Mang walked from house to house as a mailman for more than 30 years, thoughts surrounding Civil War history were always on his mind.  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:  Upcoming Events   More...

Business

Colvin Cleaners collecting Coats for Kids

Colvin Cleaners doesn’t just want to dry-clean coats and clothing. The business wants to give them away too.  More...

Events

Erie County Council to host FASD conference   More...

Energy Efficiency Training Center schedules classes

The Energy Efficiency Training Center, located in Western New York at 34 Peuquet Pkwy in Tonawanda, will be offering the following training courses for November through January. Registration is still open for November and December 2011.  More...

Department of Health commits to health study

A health study and emergency response plan are on their way to the area.  That’s what the state Department of Health promised to members of the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York during a meeting held Oct. More...

Town receives grant to build water storage tanks

The Town of Tonawanda will be receiving funding to build a storage unit for rainwater.  A $626,000 grant, awarded by the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for the Western New York Stormwater Coalition, was approved by the Erie More...

Fall fun

Sisters Avah, left, 7, and Myranda Sirianni, 4, play in leaves on their front lawn on Faraday Road near Parker Boulevard in the Town of Tonawanda on Saturday. More...

Local News

Police seeking male for pointing a gun

Town of Tonawanda police are still looking for a male in connection with an incident that occurred Oct. More...

County website targets energy savings

A new website has been launched that is designed to help residents and businesses in Erie County lower their energy use and save money on their utility bills.  More...

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site to honor veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site will offer free admission to all veterans from Friday, Nov. 11, through Sunday, Nov. 13.  Half-price admission will be offered to all other visitors.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Sherman column off the mark

I am taking David Sherman’s advice and writing a letter to the editor. This is strange, because I normally never take advice from Conservatives. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CLARK, Helen H. “Polly” (nee Hall), of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Mrs. Clark is survived by two sons, Abbot F. and Loyd D. Jr.; two daughters, Helen H. Clark and Emily A. More...

Sports

Sweet Home beats South again to win fifth Class A championship

The Sweet Home football team has been in tight games throughout the 2011 season but the Panthers have always found ways to win. The trend continued in Thursday’s Section VI Class A final on Thursday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  More...

St. Joe’s set for rematch with Canisius

For the second year in a row, the Canisius Crusaders stand between the St. Joe’s Marauders and a trip to the Monsignor Martin League title game.  More...

Marauders defeat rivals to win MMA league title

It’s hard to beat the same team three times in one year, but it’s even harder to do it four times in one year.  Don’t tell that to the St. Joe’s Marauders, though.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 10   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, Nov. More...

Theater

thurs. 10   More...

Auditions

mon. 14 & tues. 15   More...