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March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Mercy Flight WNY reaches milestone

Mercy Flight Western New York safely completed its 20,000th patient mission on Friday.  Responding to a call for help in Genesee County, Mercy Flight 5 and its crew transported a patient to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester for specialized e More...

Ken-Ton Y day trip sure to tickle your funny bone

The Ken-Ton Y will be offering a brunch and theater outing Sunday, May 6, during which participants are sure to get a good laugh.  The group will be venturing to the Grapevine Restaurant, 2545 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, for a brunch followed More...

Town resident, blogger creates ‘12 Missions’ campaign to support local organizations

Town of Tonawanda resident, Krystal Sondel, is supporting 12 local organizations through her “12 Missions in ‘12” campaign via Lovin’ On Buffalo.  Lovin’ On Buffalo (www.lovinonbuffalo.com) is a Buffalo blog showcas More...

Slaughter backs law to prevent overuse of antibiotics in farm animals

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-Tonawanda, the only microbiologist in Congress, on Friday applauded a landmark ruling after a judge decided that the U.S. More...

‘Walk for Jamey’ set for May 12

Erie Community College will hold a “Walk for Jamey” to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at noon Saturday, May 12, on the college’s North Campus, 6205 Main St., Amherst.  The event is being sponsored by the More...

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Fire hall site for HEAP Outreach

A Home Energy Assistance Program community access site will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Community brief

Paul and Nancy Markwart will share pictures and stories from their train trip out west during an interactive and informative presentation being held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 at Brighton Place, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda.   More...

Town to take over milling process

Town of Tonawanda Highway Superintendent Bill Swanson says there are roads in the municipality in desperate need of repair.  More...

Kenmore Mercy Hospital breaking ground for new ER

After years of planning, Kenmore Mercy Hospital will finally break ground for the creation of its new, state-of-the-art emergency department.  The event is set for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, on the hospital’s Elmwood Avenue campus. More...

Out of the Past

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(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...

FBI academy provides scholarship opportunity

Forms to apply for the Buffalo Chapter of the FBI National Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association scholarship are available through the office of Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick.  The scholarship application must be postmarked by Frid More...

Reduce air conditioning costs by 30 percent

Hot summer days will be here before you know it. More...