Weekly Feature



August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Police Department should start ‘Do the Right Thing’ program

Bee Editorial

Times have certainly changed since we were youths in terms of when individuals should be awarded.  We remember when a person did a good deed it was because it felt good to help your fellow man. More...

Spindle items

A PREDICTION FULFILLED — Swimming is by far my favorite summer Olympic competition to watch.  It’s been less than a week since the games came to a close and I already miss watching the races.  More...

Out of the Past

Listening to the oldies

(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

KT students make academy’s recognition roll

The following Kenmore Tonawanda area residents have been named to the recognition roll at Christian Central Academy for the fourth quarter of the 2011-2012 school year.  Grade 12: Callie Mullen  Grade 11: Lian Bunny  Grade 10: Kaleb Co More...

On the Campus

Medaille College in Buffalo has named the following students from the Ken-Ton area to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester: Alyssa Cassillo, Katie Dzielski, Patricia Jetty, Jenna Tuttolomondo, Monica Freiert, Emily Herr, Daniel Hertel, More...

Lifestyles

Local duo taking gamble on free poker

Dave Winnert was working construction in Phoenix a few years ago when he came across a poker league unlike anything he had seen back home in West Seneca. 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. Saturday   More...

Dusel-Malley

Phyllis B. and Paul C. Dusel of Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Marie Dusel, to Jason R. More...

Business

Health scare forces Tonawanda landscaper to get in shape

Six months ago, Bob Maggio’s blood pressure and cholesterol level were over the top, and his physician and family were concerned about his future. He was advised that he would have to start taking medications.  More...

Juicy Vapor offers smokers option to quit

A growing number of smokers are turning to e-cigarettes to kick the habit. In Western New York, these individual are going to Juicy Vapor in the Town of Tonawanda to make quitting happen.  More...

Residents among leaders of new Republican organization; group seeks more members

The Erie County Federation of Republican Women recently announced the election of new officers for 2012 which included a pair of Ken-Ton residents.  Melanie McHugh and Gigi Grizanti, both of Tonawanda, were named second vice president and third More...

Police rewarding youth who behave

Doing good deeds and obeying the law will get youth a free frozen treat in Kenmore. (See editorial on page four) The village’s police department is teaming up with a local convenience store in offering youth a reward for good behavior. More...

Federal charges loom for suspect in explosives case

Amherst police on Aug. 8 arrested a town man after discovering suspected homemade explosives and devices at his Williamsburg Square residence, according to Assistant Chief Charles Cohen.  Cohen said police responded at approximately 6 p.m. More...

Local News

IN MEMORY

— George Carncross of the Kenilworth Fire Company speaks Friday at the annual memorial service held at the Firemen’s Building on the grounds of the Erie County Fair in Hamburg. More...

Kalonaros named Doctor of Distinction

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Kenmore Mercy Hospital recently named Dr. George Kalonaros, a neurologist, as its 2012 winner of the Doctor of Distinction Award. Dr. More...

SPCA hosting free rabies clinic

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals encourages pet owners to attend a free rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets.  More...

Police Blotter

Man enters store using walker, steals wheelchair

Saturday, Aug. 4  An individual was charged with unlawful dealing with a child after a person reported seeing people smoking marijuana and drinking in an Allegany Road driveway.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

EBERLE, Gladys A., of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Donald E.; four sons, Michael, David, Paul and Carl; two daughters, Christy Truesdell and Rosemary Roetzer; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Fleet Feet 15K slated for Labor Day in Buffalo

The Fleet Feet 15K-Run into Buffalo, which benefits Shoes on Students (SOS) — an initiative to provide new training shoes for high school student athletes of need in Western New York — will be held at 8 a.m. Labor Day, Sept. More...

Baseball team tryout slated

The Niagara Junior Power baseball club will be holding a 16U showcase tryout for the 2013 baseball season at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, on diamond number five at Fairmount Park in Wheatfield. More...

Aquettes perform Olympic routines at Town Show

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes presented their annual Town Show at Brighton Pool on Monday, Aug. 6.  Originally scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, the show was postponed at intermission due to lightning. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

KVIS seeks public input at monthly meetings   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 16   More...

Family Activities

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Theater

thurs. 16  Once On This Island Jr. — Presented by In Good Company Productions. Performance: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Miller Band Shell in Niawanda Park, Tonawanda. Bring a lawn chair.   More...