Weekly Feature

March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Ken-Ton schools seek board members for new tech programs

The Technology Education departments of Kenmore East and West high schools are currently seeking technical professionals in the areas of engineering, computer networking and information technology to assist with advisory boards for newly created KenT More...

Editorial

CARE program puts power in the right hands

Who cares (no pun intended) more about their community than the people who live and work in it?  More...

Spindle items

‘A NIGHT IN MANHATTAN’ — Paddy’s Hope, an organization founded by Town of Tonawanda resident Timothy Allen, created in memory of the late Patrick Allen, will be sponsoring the inaugural “A Night in Manhattan” fundr More...

Out of the Past

Applying some asphalt

(Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton 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...

Education

District reaches contract agreement with KAA

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Board of Education was scheduled to vote on the contract between the district and Kenmore Administrators’ Association at its public meeting on Tuesday. KAA members have already unanimously ratified the pact.  More...

Taste of Education benefits budding chefs

Even in a challenging economy, the restaurant industry continues to grow.  According to industry projections, 1.3 million new jobs will be added in the next decade, and the ProStart program is helping area high school students be ready by provid More...

Photo

Photo by Scott Schild Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com   More...

Lifestyles

Chicken barbecue planned

The Bowmansville United Methodist Women will hold a chicken barbecue from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the church, 5344 Genesee St. The cost is $8 presale or $8.50 at the door. Takeouts will be available.   More...

‘ANYTHING GOES’ at St. Joe’s

High school to perform annual musical at Buffalo State

High society scandal, gossip and blackmail, all on a luxury liner of love.  “Anything Goes,” presented by St.  Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, is taking the stage this week at Rockwell Hall on the Buffalo State College camp 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

Kenmore natives seek help with taco truck purchase

A pair of Kenmore natives are looking to expand their business, so they are requesting financial assistance from the public.  Peter Cimino and Chris Dorsaneo, who were born and raised in Kenmore and co-founded Lloyd Taco Truck — a travelin More...

Events

Buffalo State announces small business training   More...

PUSH Green hosting energy savings meeting

People United for Sustainable Housing, a local membership based community organization, has launched its new energy efficiency program, PUSH Green in Kenmore.  The program, which began on Jan. More...

Got a hot ticket here

Nancy DeMeo, a member of the Kenmore Village Improvement Society, yells for the last call for purchasing split club tickets, after fellow KVIS member Thomas DiCanio makes a purchase. More...

Clean Air Coalition of WNY establishes CARE partnership

Members of the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York will be launching a partnership to address pollution in the Town of Tonawanda.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

Photo

FAMILY OUTING — IIliana, 7, holds "Luna" a 6-year-old Papillon while looking at the ice-free Niagara River while with her parents, Ramon & Diane Greco, during a recent trip to Isle View Par More...

Painter apprentice recruitment open

The Finishing Trades Institute of Western and Central New York will conduct a recruitment from March 1 through Feb. More...

Correction

The date for “Passport on the Move” being held at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga is Thursday, March 8. The date was omitted in a story published in last week’s edition.   More...

Obituaries

Morley Dillon, youth sports advocate

Morley Dillon, 84, of Tonawanda, died Monday, March 5, 2012.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

CHARLESWORTH, Jean R. (nee Randall), of Tonawanda, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Mrs. Charlesworth is survived by four sons, Donald A., David M., Daniel J. and Daryle J.; two daughters, Debra J. More...

Sports

Kenmore East earns trip to state semifinal

Saturday’s game was one of the most exciting games Kenmore East hockey coach Kyle Pray says he’s ever been a part of. It was also one of the biggest wins his Bulldogs have had in a couple of years.  More...

Lady Hawks eliminated by Sacred Heart

Dan McDermott didn’t have an answer as to what happened to his team in the fourth quarter of Monday’s Monsignor Martin Association semifinal at Canisius College’s Koessler Center.  More...

Kenmore West can’t hold on against Lancaster

The Kenmore West Lady Blue Devils threw everything they had at top-ranked Lancaster on Friday night, but in the end it was not enough.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Support group available for widowed women   More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 8   More...

Concerts

thurs. 8   Wadada Leo Smith — Hallwalls presents this trumpeter with both the Golden Quartet and Double Quartet, 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 at Babeville’s Asbury Hall, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Dance

thurs. 8   Swing Dance Thursdays — Take lessons, 6:30 p.m. and then let loose on the dance floor, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew: $. 634-8874, www.swingbuffalo.com  wed. 14   More...