Weekly Feature



May 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Creating a tune

Michelle MacLeod of Tonawanda and her daughters, Madison, 10 months, right, and Melissa, 3, enjoy the Music through Traditional Rhythms program held Saturday at the Brighton Place Library. More...

Editorial

Crematory shouldn’t be located near housing

For the sake of this editorial, there is probably nothing more disgusting than human ashes landing in your food while you’re grilling in your backyard.  That’s one complaint reported by a Werkley Road resident who lives north of the More...

Spindle items

TOUR DE WATERFRONT — According to astrology, Cancer (which I am) is a water sign. Perhaps this explains my infatuation with being near the waterfront. 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...

Education

Ken East music students performing personalized song

The music program at Kenmore East High School is in the midst of planning a key event that is sure to put the music program in the spotlight.  Its music students have won the opportunity to have 2012 Grammy Award-winning composer Gordon Goodwin More...

St. Joe’s earns top award for musical performance

Students who performed in St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute’s musical this year now have even more of a reason to sing and dance.  The St. More...

O’Hara team wins engineering competition

Competing in its first BEAM TREK competition, Cardinal O’Hara High School took first place in the second phase of the competition.  More...

Lifestyles

E-volution

sweeps through library system

The e-reader vs. physical book copy has quickly become one of the biggest controversies among readers. More...

Lock training cruise set for June 9

Swiftwater Sail & Power Squadron will hold a lock training cruise along the Erie Canal from the Homestead Building in the City Of Tonawanda to Middleport. The New York State Canal Corporation has waived the lock fees for this event. 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...

Business

Events

BNI Pinnacle schedules weekly meetings   More...

Cheers for decades of good times

Buffalo Jills celebrate 45 years

Donna Dimitroff smiled as she described the feeling that came over her each and every time she charged out onto the football field.  “When you are running out of that tunnel and you hear the roar of thousands of people around you, it&rsquo More...

Seminar teaches persuasive sales methods

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event that will teach participants how to better sell their products.  Frank Swiatek will lead a discussion from 8 a.m. More...

Coalition supports crematory relocation

Operations at a Sheridan Drive crematory are now being scrutinized by The Clean Air Coalition of Western New York.  (See editorial on page four)  The Town of Tonawanda-based environmental activists group recently opted to join a fight betwe More...

Events set to honor deceased veterans

A series of events is set to take place in the town on Monday, May 28, when veterans gather to pay homage to those who serve and have served in the military. More...

Local News

Hoover Middle student to star in ‘Blue Rose’

Kelsie Skinner, an eighth-grade student at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Kenmore, is starring in a play being performed this weekend at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart.  More...

SPCA pairs wine, canines for fundraiser event

For the seventh year, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Erie County is hosting an event pairing wine and canines.  Wine and Wags Social is a one-of-a-kind affair slated for 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Connection being constructed to develop Commerce Center

The Tonawanda Town Board during its Monday meeting approved funding to support a roadwork project that will create an access road to 92 acres of land in the north part of town.  More...

Police Blotter

Squirrel alarms Tremaine Avenue resident

Friday, May 11   A town employee reported that there was a confused male in the clerk’s office. The employee said the man stated that he was locked out of his house and lost his car. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DOLINSKY, Joseph, of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, May 15, 2012. He was a retired supervisor for the Ford Stamping Plant and a member of UAW Region 9. Mr. More...

Sports

Marauders roll into postseason with win over Canisius

In need of some momentum heading into the postseason, the St. Joe’s Marauders gave themselves a big shot of confidence on Saturday afternoon.  More...

Long season ends for Kenmore East

Both the Kenmore West Blue Devils and the Kenmore East Bulldogs found themselves in the exact same spot heading into their respective postseason brackets.  More...

White a winner again for Thunder at All Catholics

Malayah White was once again the star at the Monsignor Martin Association All-Catholic High School Athletic Track and Field Championships.  White, the Mount St. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Development Disabilities Awareness Day set   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 24   Bills Autograph Signing — Former Buffalo Bills player “Joe D” DeLamielleure will sign autographs, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at the NCDSA Union Office in the Bewley Building, Lockport. More...

Art

ongoing: now-May 25   May Art Show — Kenmore Art Society member Debra Isula is exhibiting original artworks in watercolor and mixed media, now through Friday, May 25 at the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of T More...

Theater

ongoing: now-May 26   More...