Weekly Feature

September 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Town teen takes walk to remember

The March for Life

Jacquie Pason’s grandmother, Bernice Pason, worked many long, hard hours under an “employer” that most people couldn’t imagine. More...

Editorial

Make safety, well-being of youth a priority

Bee Editorial

This week streets are once again filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks.  As school resumes, we should take it upon ourselves as responsible parents and citizens to be more mindful of the More...

Spindle items

OPEN HOUSE — The winter months are close at hand, and, I don’t know about you, but I tend to get a bit lazy when it’s cold outside.  Fortunately for those living in the Ken-Ton area, there is a fitness facility located in your More...

Out of the Past

Activity on Delaware Avenue

(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...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HALL, Peter J., of the Town of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. Mr. More...

Sports

Offensive explosion leads St. Joe’s to win in opener

Football

All offseason long, St. Joe’s head coach Dennis Gilbert has been fielding questions about the departure of quarterback Chad Kelly. The former St. More...

Jamestown too much for Blue Devils in opener

For the second year in a row, the Kenmore West Blue Devils had a tough test to open up the high school football season.  In 2011, the Blue Devils had to open their season against Orchard Park, the eventual Class AA state champions. More...

Marauders place second at Clarence Tournament

Boys Volleyball

The evidence is all there to prove that the St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Blessed Sacrament hosting Healing Mass   Blessed Sacrament Church, 263 ClaremontAve.,Tonawanda,willbe the site for a Healing Mass as 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The Healing Mass is in honor of St Peregrine. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 7  Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party — Event features Irish band the LeftOvers, along with Irish food and refreshments and Irish dancers, 7-11:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 6  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, 121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...

Family Activities

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Back in full effect

Marauder Alimayu Akono wraps up Wildcat Anthony Monroe as St. Joe's faces Wilson Magnet School at home on Sept. 1, the official start of the high school football season. St. Joes won, 56-34. More...

Redefining normal

St. Joe’s coach finds new ways to handle illness

While coaching a St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute basketball team at a tournament held in Jamestown in February, Kenmore resident Tim Dyrek suddenly felt feverish. He then became dazed and nearly collapsed while standing courtside.  More...

Slate full in primaries

Nine candidates in State Senate race

When Kenmore-Tonawanda voters go to the polls for primary elections Thursday, Sept. 13, they will have several choices for representation in a particular race. More...

Local News

Kenmore Mercy Volunteer recognized

Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s Volunteer Director Lynn Overbeck congratulates longtime volunteer Gerry Petko who has served Kenmore Mercy since 1957. More...

YMCA accepting registration for Turkey Trot race online

Registration for the 117th annual YMCA Turkey Trot, scheduled for Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22, is now available online.  Participants may access www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org to register or gather additional information.  More...

Clerk’s Office changes hours for fall

Town of Tonawanda Clerk Marguerite Greco has a change of hours that became effective this week.  As of Sept. 4, the clerk’s office will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Help with suicide prevention efforts

In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 9-15), we would like to use this time to encourage the public to learn more about suicide and ways to prevent it. More...

Education

Riverkeeper Academy seeking participants

Registration for the fall 2012 session of River Academy is now open.  Those who enroll will participate in watershed studies outdoors in Buffalo-Niagara with field trips to local waterways and natural areas.  More...

College appoints Kenmore resident to board of trustees

The Canisius College Board of Trustees has appointed Lawrence J. Vilardo of Kenmore to its 34-member board.  Vilardo will serve a three-year term, which began July 1. More...

TIME TO FLY

— Steven Schott, an alumnus of Kenmore West High School, recently graduated from U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Weeklong history lesson focus of Buffalo Navy Week

War of 1812 observances mark 200 years of peace

Recognizing the events that led to its rapid rise to prominence, as well as two centuries of peace, the U.S. Navy will come to Buffalo next week in grand style. Buffalo Navy Week will take place from Monday, Sept. 10, to Monday, Sept. More...

Swordsmen, handmade dresses, bring special touches to wedding

Andrea Lynn Repp married Lt. Cmdr. Michael Krzyzaniak. U.S. Navy Medical Corps, during a late afternoon ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at The Prado at Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif. More...

Luce-Dowling

Kathleen Luce of Amherst announces the engagement of her daughter, Katherine Luce, to Stephen Dowling, son of Patricia and Richard Dowling of Kenmore.  More...

Business

Master Gorino’s offers classes geared toward seniors, youth

Poor circulation and lack of balance are common ailments suffered by seniors, but there is a class provided at Master Gorino’s on Niagara Falls Boulevard that helps improve circulation and reduce poor equilibrium.  Master Chuck Gorino says More...

Tops program to benefit schools

Tops Friendly Markets has launched a new program aimed at helping schools raise funds for improvements and programming.  More...

New Dunkin’ Donuts location added in Tonawanda

New Dunkin' Donuts location added in Tonawanda  A coffee shop chain is celebrating the grand opening of another location in the Town of Tonawanda.  Dunkin’ Donuts, which features coffee and baked goods, welcomed customers to its newes More...