Weekly Feature



September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Federal funding needed to help area’s waterfront

Bee Editorial

It hasn’t been approved yet, so we haven’t seen the exact terms of what would be necessary to qualify for funding that would be awarded under the proposed Waterfront Brownfields Revitalization Act, but we’re guessing that the Town o More...

Spindle items

DADS TO SCHOOL — Yes, I was one of those teenagers who dreaded getting out of bed to go to school; however, I rarely missed a day, and I was never tardy. More...

Out of the Past

Knocking down the tanks

(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

FAISON, Thelma M. (nee Niedermeyer), of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Mrs. Faison is survived by one daughter, Carol Kreger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brooks. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s scores big league win over St. Francis

Football

As the St. Joe’s Marauders prepared to face defending Monsignor Martin Association champion St. Francis on Saturday at the Robert T. Scott Athletic Complex, St. Joe’s head coach Dennis Gilbert noticed something on film. More...

Seniors return to Marauders’ roster from injury

Cross Country

The return of fall has brought with it the return of cross country season at area high schools. For the St. Joe’s Marauders, this also means the return of some key runners to the team.  More...

Lady Blue Devils take to the pool with new faces

Girls Swimming

It was another successful season for Kenmore West girls swimming in 2011.  The Lady Blue Devils shared the Niagara Frontier League title with Lockport and impressed at both the Section VI and New York State Championships. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Kenmore United hosting chicken BBQ   Kenmore United Church of Christ, 295 Delaware Road, will be hosting a chicken barbeque from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. It will be take-out only. More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 20  Ghosts of the Lakeshore — Supernatural author Mason Winfield will hold a book signing and talk, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Hamburg Library, 102 Buffalo St., Hamburg; Free. 649-4415, www.buffalolib.org   More...

Theater

fri. 21   More...

Film/Video

thurs. 20   More...

Navy Week brings regional chaplain to area

As Capt. Bruce Boyle stood on the hallowed ground of the War of 1812 cemetery in Cheektowaga, he took a moment to embrace the history beneath his feet.  More...

Local News

HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT

— Boy Scout Troop 104's Graham Jones directs a rain garden planting project at Lincoln Park on Saturday. This project will help Jones earn Eagle Scout honors. More...

Multiple ways available to pay school taxes on time

The school tax bills for the Kenmore-Tonawanda School District and the Tonawanda portion of the Sweet Home Central School District were mailed out by Sept. More...

Volunteers needed to ‘Sweep Up’WNY shorelines and waterways

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper is recruiting volunteers to join the Fall Shoreline Sweep on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon to help “Sweep Up” more than 25 parks and green spaces along our Buffalo Niagara shorelines.  More...

Police Blotter

Toddler gets stuck in chair while retrieving cup

Town of Tonawanda   Wednesday, Sept. 12  A resident of a multifamily dwelling reported that someone had used her Social Security number to set up a cable account at her former address.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think it's time for the Erie County Legislature to take steps to reduce the serious issue of the use and abuse of alcoholic beverages. More...

Education

Mount St. Mary Academy offers open house

Mount St. More...

Nobel Laureate set to come to Canisius College

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Canisius College in the Montante Cultural Center, 2001 Main St., for the college’s 10th anniversary Hassett Family Reading.  More...

Lifestyles

Taking ‘hide and seek’ to the next level

Geocaching phenomenon alive and well in Western New York

About 12 years ago, satellites orbiting the Earth started sharing more accurate coordinates, thanks to the Clinton administration’s decision to stop degrading global positioning satellite signals for civilian use. More...

Church craft show needs vendors

Blessed Sacrament Church is seeking crafters for its craft show being held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14. Admission is $2 and free for youth under 5 years of age. More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Brighton Place 999 Brighton Road, 332-4375 Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday   More...

Business

Chayban Tailors celebrates 30 years of providing quality work

Tailoring is a lost art, says Doumit Chayban, which is why he finds the work at his Town of Tonawanda shop so important.  “It takes training and years of practice to know how to tailor garments. More...

Women invited to attend health info event

Catholic Health WomenCare will host its first “Day of Health” event next month that invites area women to enjoy a day devoted to their health and wellness.  This event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Solar power company reps to serve as luncheon speakers

Michael Licata & Sandra Lister, representing TM Montante Development and the Riverview Solar Technology Park in the Town of Tonawanda, will be the guest speakers as the The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly luncheon at noon on Friday, More...