Weekly Feature

June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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IT’S A CLASSIC — Bob Coleman, left; grandson Joseph Scalzo, 4; and Kiele and Anita Coleman, all from Kenmore, look at a 1932 Pierce Arrow during the All-American Car Show held Saturday at More...

Editorial

A point needs to be made: Get someone to the bus stop

When your elementary school-aged children get off the school bus, are you or someone you know there to greet them?  Well, you should be, but starting this next school year, if you’re not there, your child or children will be left to fend f More...

Spindle items

GOING TO THE DOGS — It took me several years to convince my father that my brothers and I needed a family pet in the house.  Finally, in 1998, we got a dog from the Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  More...

Dialogue might be the first step in diplomacy with modern Russia

The International Institute of Buffalo made last Friday a very memorable day in my journalism career.  More...

Education

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COLLEGE AWARDS — St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute students Corey Pray, left, and Kyle Kiblin, both juniors from the Kenmore-Tonawanda area, have been named recipients of junior awards. More...

On the Campus

Niagara University named the following Ken-Ton area students to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester: Anthony Mark Caruso, Kelsey Cox, Taylor Renee Gentner, Joseph Aaron Jaeger, Alyssa Krakomberger, Margaret A.  More...

Lifestyles

Getting down and dirty

Community gardeners reap what they sow

Grass-roots gardens throughout Western New York are connecting people with plants and hard work with satisfaction.  And as garden clubs, green-thumb gurus and volunteers plug away potting and pruning, a deep-rooted sense of community continues t More...

David-Hare

Trish and Mark David of Aldrich, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Rae David, to Capt. Gregory Wayland Hare, son of Elaine and Michael Hare of Tonawanda.  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: Thursday, June 21 More...

Business

Events

Morgan Stanley to hold June 27 career seminar   Morgan Stanley Smith Barney financial advisers will host a career seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the firm’s offices at 50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 800, Buffalo. More...

Fitness program raises funds for injured veterans

Best Fitness is seeking participants to sample a program as a way to generate funding for a project that benefits injured military veterans.  From 9 a.m. More...

BBB offers help in managing family cellphone bills

Children and teens can easily go over their cellphone data limit playing games, surfing the Internet or downloading music. More...

Seniors raise parking, lighting, space issues

A series of complaints involving senior housing complexes were presented to the Tonawanda Town Board during Monday’s meeting.  Judi Klarowski led off the discussion during the public session, airing her grievance regarding parking at Brigh More...

School Board considers consolidation consultation

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District is looking to close one of its schools and possibly consolidate others over the next couple of years, Superintendent Mark Mondanaro said during the June 12 Board of Education meeting.  (See editorial More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Town Board honors longtime businessman

Anthony Decillis has dedicated many years of service to the Town of Tonawanda and Kenmore area as a businessman and through his personal involvement in community groups.  More...

Emergency preparedness program set for June 28

Disasters can strike quickly, and often without warning. Being prepared for emergencies such as fire, flooding, tornadoes and blizzards can be crucial to surviving the situation and keeping your family through the chaos disaster often causes.  More...

Pets perish in house fire

Three pets died in a fire that occurred in the Village of Kenmore on Friday.  Fire officials reported that a bird, snake and cat perished in the blaze, which started in a rear upstairs bedroom at 346 Westgate Ave., a multifamily residence.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Assembly needs to OK Jilly’s Law

On April 24, Debra Russell Jaeger, sister of slain Jill Russell Cahill, both of whom were City of Tonawanda natives, was the guest speaker at a Niagara Frontier Chapter, NYS Women Inc. meeting.  More...

Police Blotter

Umpire reportedly ‘mean’ to baseball players

Thursday, June 7   A Kenmore Avenue business owner reported that someone took the business’s garbage bin. More...

Sports

Sweet Home grad qualifies for world deaf golf championships

In some ways, David Wantuck is like your typical aspiring golfer.  More...

Miller Tennis Center to host only women’s pro event in area

Sargent and Collins, LLP, a Williamsville law firm, is once again sponsoring the only women’s professional tennis event ever held in the Buffalo area. More...

Kenmore West grad takes on challenge of Spartan Death Race

John Walsh is not one to shy away from a challenge. The 2008 Kenmore West High School graduate and Town of Tonawanda native has challenged himself in the past by competing in marathons and 5K races. More...

What's Going On

What is Going On

Christian Women Group hosting event at Classics   The Northtowns Christian Women Group is hosting a dinner from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 25 at Classics V, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 21   Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park. More...

Special Events

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Garden Tours

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