Weekly Feature



May 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Helping the environment

Tom Kyle, left, and Bredon Kuchinick, from Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery of Rochester, accept items from Bob DeGeorge of Kenmore during the Big Kenmore Cleanup held at the Wilbur Communi More...

Editorial

Shooting could have been solved with immediate info

How often do you hear gun shots in the Village of Kenmore or Town of Tonawanda?  It seems to be a rare occurrence in this community or at least it’s not one that we often see reported in the police blotter, until this past week.  Resi More...

Spindle items

SCOUTING — For obvious reasons, I didn’t get the opportunity to be a Boy Scout.  I was a Pioneer Girl — a religious equivalent to Scouting — so I can appreciate the traditions, camaraderie and lessons learned by pledging More...

Cybersecurity bill a step toward protection against new threats

A s the first anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden approached last week, members of the House of Representatives were debating the impact of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.  More...

Obituaries

Severino B. Scrivani, businessman

Severino B. “Ben” Scrivani, of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012.  He graduated from Niagara County Community College with an associate’s degree in business administration.  Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Museums take visitor experience beyond traditional guided tour

Don’t touch. Use indoor voices. Listen quietly. In many museums, some of the old rules are being rewritten, encouraging more hands-on interaction from visitors. More...

Theatre Guild presenting collection of skits

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild is presenting a series of skits when it performs “The Good Doctor” at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda starting this weekend.  “The Good Doctor” is a comp More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Brighton Place  999 Brighton Road, 332-4375  Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Development Disabilities Awareness Day set   More...

Business

Events

BNI Pinnacle schedules weekly meetings   BNI Pinnacle, a word-of-mouth business organization, will hold weekly morning meetings from 6:45 to 8:30 a.m. every Thursday at Westwood Country Club, 772 N. Forest Road, Williamsville. More...

Three town companies receiving low cost power through state program

A trio of businesses in the Town of Tonawanda is among a group to be awarded low cost power allocations during the State’s first round of divvying out the kilowatts.  More...

Earning scholarship comes with ethics

College-bound students are full of expectations and sometimes a lot of worry about how to pay for their education. To help, the Better Business Bureau offers assistance each year through the BBB Student of Integrity Edward A. More...

Drive by shooting probe continues

Village of Kenmore police are still investigating an incident that lead to several bullets being fired at a Kenmore Avenue home on April 25.  (See editorial on page four)  Kenmore Police Assistant Chief Peter Breitnauer reported that severa More...

Home’s addition engulfed in house fire

A Town of Tonawanda family lost half of a their residence following a fire Saturday morning.  Thomas Yager, chief of the Kenilworth Fire Company, said the rear of the house at 349 Parkhurst Blvd. More...

Local News

WNY native beats Lance Armstrong in pool

Orchard Park native Mary Eggers and seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong slipped into the water Saturday afternoon at The University at Buffalo Natatorium in the Alumni Arena, waiting for the start signal.  More...

Kenmore Mercy tests emergency response

The hospitals of the Catholic Health System participated in a three-day disaster preparedness drill last week.  On April 25, Kenmore Mercy Hospital in the Town of Tonawanda activated its Emergency Response Command Center to walk through a simula More...

Out of the Past

Etiquette lessons

(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...

Police Blotter

Intoxicated male forgets what he did with his car

Saturday, April 21   A Nassau Avenue resident reported that there were children under the age of five years old who were wandering in the street. More...

Education

Kenmore Middle names honor roll students

The following students earned honor roll status for the third quarter at Kenmore Middle School:  Grade 6   More...

Sports

Marauders get much-needed win over Spartans

The St. Joe’s Marauders were in desperate need of a win on Monday night. More...

Blue Devils triumph over struggling Bulldogs

It’s been a struggle at times for both the Kenmore East and Kenmore West baseball teams this season.  Kenmore East is struggling to maintain the success it had last season, when they won the Niagara Frontier League title for the first time More...

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Prom 2012

Christian Farah and his date Katherine Kolber show their dance moves at the St. Joe's senior prom held Friday at the Buffalo Marriott. More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Special Events

thurs. 3   Refresh, Revive, Rejuvenate — Enjoy an evening of shopping, beauty and wearable art creations, 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, ext. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 3   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. More...