Weekly Feature



September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

We will never forget

The fifth-grade color guard opens the Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony at Hoover Elementary School on Tuesday morning. From left are members Blake Russo, Jada Britton, Marissa Teter and Amber Forton. More...

Coast Guard band, drill team to perform at Kenney Field

A free concert by the U.S. Coast Guard bands Dixieland Contingent and the U.S. Coast Guard Drill Team will take place from 6 p.m. to dusk Friday, Sept. 14.  The drill team presentation will be at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. More...

Editorial

Public tips help police with swift arrests

Bee Editorial

I n this day and age, even with mass communication and multiple ways to analyze a crime scene, it can still be difficult to track down criminals once they have fled an area. Public information is still needed to apprehend criminals.  More...

Spindle items

STUDENT ASSISTANCE NEEDED — One of the more important courses I had available to me as a college student was “Field Experiences,” aka internships. More...

Out of the Past

A place for a drink

(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

Genevieve C. Geibel, nurse, advocate for mentally ill

Genevieve C. Geibel (nee Sweeney), 90, of Kenmore, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.  Mrs. Geibel was born in Buffalo and graduated from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. More...

Death Notice

ELLIS, Nelson W., of Tonawanda, died Saturday. Sept. 8, 2012. Mr. Ellis is survived by his mother, M. Alicia; one brother, Ralph; and two sisters, Terry Simson and Kathleen Szewczyk. Funeral services were held on Sept. More...

Sports

Marauders roll with big second quarter at Bennett

Football

Friday was a great night to be either a defender or a running back for the St. Joe’s Marauders.  The St. Joe’s defense made big plays all night and the running game racked up 309 total yards as St. More...

Blue Devils post first victory of season at Hutch-Tech

Kenmore West got on the winning track for the first time this season as they evened their record at 1-1 with a 21-14 victory against Hutch-Tech Saturday afternoon at Buffalo’s All-High Stadium.  More...

Sweet Home football dominates Ken East, 41-6

Panthers’ offense rolls up 359, defense allows only 73 yards

The Sweet Home football team continued its domination of Section VI opponents, this time dismantling Kenmore East, 41-6, at home Saturday.  It was the Panthers’ 52nd straight win over sectional competition.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Health, wellness event coming to Buffalo   More...

Breaking News - 9/14/2012 8:40 AM

Grisanti, Amodeo claim party lines in primary

The unofficial vote count for Thursday's primary election has been reported by the Erie County Board of Elections.In the race for the State Senate's 60th District, which, using the newly reconfigured district's, includes Kenmore and Tonawanda,&n More...

Male, female charged in burglarizing homes

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department has arrested two individuals in connection with a number of home burglaries that were committed in the town’s Deerhurst Park Boulevard area during the past month. (See editorial on page four)  More...

High school groups set to take Battle of Bands stage

Mount St. Mary Academy is planning a concert spectacular for more than 200 area high school teens at its annual outdoor battle of the bands and social mixer.  More...

Local News

Bridge work set for this weekend

The New York State Department of Transportation will conduct bridge maintenance on Interstate 290 in the town of Tonawanda this weekend. More...

SEPT. 11 REMEMBERED

— Students enrolled in the Erie Community College North Campus Law Enforcement Academy in Amherst participated in a brief memorial service Tuesday morning to mark the 11th anniversary of the Se More...

Town reviews ways to bill sewer usage

A complaint from a town resident regarding charges on his water and sewer bill prompted the town’s Water Resources director to research other ways to charge for the service. More...

Police Blotter

Residents confuse fireworks with gunfire

Thursday, Aug. 30  A North End Avenue resident complained that a contractor working at the home next door began to yell and swear at her after she asked him to remove his materials from her driveway. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.David Sherman’s columns are always well written and interesting to me. More...

Education

Education commissioner visits with district faculty

As a way to inspire district personnel and address faculty regarding new education policies, Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr. visited Sweet Home Schools last week.  King’s visit on Sept. More...

Here’s how to reduce taxes: Use DMV, recycle, attend ECC

The amount of property taxes levied by a local government is determined by a simple equation. More...

Corrections

Jacquie Pason’s last name was misspelled in the Sept. 5 edition.  By the summer of 2013, Parker-Fries Project crews will be finishing work near Calvin courts, not Colvin Boulevard as stated in the Aug. 29 edition.   More...

Lifestyles

Getting schooled on eating right

Keep your family happy, healthy and fueled for learning

Drop the kids off for school. Throw in a load of laundry. Tidy the house before the family comes this weekend. Go to the bank. Pick the kids up from school and get them ready for ballet, soccer, baseball or one of a dozen other activities. More...

Tai Chi beginner session starts Sept. 13

YWCA Tonawandas and Classical Tai Chi of Buffalo will offer an adult beginner’s session for Tai Chi starting this fall. The six-week session will start on Thursday Sept. 13 and meet every Thursday for six weeks through Oct. 18 from 6:30 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 13   More...

Festivals

sat. 15  Music Is Art — More than 100 bands on seven stages, 100 artists, dancers, three live DJ stages, Kids Village, live art and performance art, food and beverages, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Speakers

thurs. 13   More...