Weekly Feature



October 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Postcard initiative requests funding for libraries

The need for additional funding to restore hours of operation and reintroduce programming at Erie County libraries has the Library Foundation of Buffalo & Erie County encouraging residents to notify public officials regarding their need for libra More...

Editorial

Support the libraries: visit and sign the postcard

Bee Editorial

The Buffalo & Erie County Library needs your help to convince County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz that additional funding should be allocated for the system in 2013.  More...

Spindle items

SHRED IT AND FORGET IT — In addition to all the things the Kenmore Rotary Club does for the community, it is also here to help prevent personal information from ending up in the wrong hands.  More...

Out of the Past

The Star-Lite Squares

(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

Gordon H. Elwell, co-founder, Knab Associates

Gordon H. Elwell, of Tonawanda, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.  Mr. More...

Harold J. Scofield, veteran, retired purchasing agent

Harold J. Scofield, 90, of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.  Mr. Scofield, a retired purchasing agent, was a veteran of the Navy and served during World War II.  More...

Death Notice

HUNT, Jeffrey A., of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Kenmore, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Memories & memorabilia

Although many cities love their professional football teams, Buffalo and its citizens seem to have an attachment to the Bills that runs deeper than most. 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...

Business

Nation’s Declaration of Independence topic of Theatre Guild’s production

Revolutionary War garb and government officials bickering over how they will create one of the nation’s most important and historical documents will be the focal points of the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild’s upcoming production.  More...

Paddock recognized for support of youth with autism

Duane Paddock, president and CEO of Paddock Chevrolet in Kenmore, was recognized for more than 10 years of support and advocacy for children with autism during the “Party for Summit” held Tuesday at the Buffalo Yacht Club.  More...

ECC elects new officers

The Erie Community College Foundation Board of Directors recently elected new members to serve three-year terms.  More...

Town council says hands tied in pair of NIMBY cases

Homeowners in the Town of Tonawanda are saying “not in my backyard” regarding an organization and a funeral home that want to do business in the town.  More...

Brotherly love

Kenmore West High School’s Jonathan Szurczynski, left, a lineman for the varsity football team, is led on to the field by younger brother Ryan Harper as part of a pre-game ceremony honoring the More...

Fire halls host open houses

Fire Prevention Week starts Sunday, Oct. More...

Local News

Kenmore resident serves as mentor to LA students

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

While many people travel to Los Angeles to seek stardom or sightsee, Kenmore resident Krista Muscarella traveled to the west coast city two months ago in search of a diverse teaching experience.  More...

Skating lesson registration starts next week at arena

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department will have skating lesson registration available next week.  From 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10 and Wednesday, Oct. More...

Town reveals $96 million tentative budget for 2013

The Town of Tonawanda supervisor presented the municipality’s 2013 tentative budget at a meeting on Monday.  According to Supervisor Anthony Caruana, the budget appropriations, excluding special assessments that affect specific property ow More...

Police Blotter

Female’s sister seeks compensation for gas spill

Friday, Sept. 21  There was a report that a possibly intoxicated male was laying on the front lawn of a Kinsey Avenue residence. According to the report, the male had facial lacerations and was transported to a hospital.  More...

Sports

Kenmore West Homecoming 2012

Kenmore West High School sophomore wide receiver Trent White stretches the ball over the goal line before being brought down on a 31-yard touchdown reception one play after the Blue Devils stopped Lo More...

Gilbert Jr., Marauders stun Little Irish on road

Football

St. Joe’s task was monumental on Friday night. More...

Men’s hoops community ed ‘class’ forming

The Williamsville School District’s Community Education program will be holding a basketball for men over 25 “class” at Mill Middle School, 505 Mill St., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 3, with no class on Oct. 31. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Garden Club meeting features history lesson   The Kenmore Garden Club program for Tuesday, Oct. 9 will feature John Percy, Town of Tonawanda historian. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road in Kenmore. More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 4  Theatre District Haunted Pub Crawl — History, architecture, folklore and parapsychology focusing on inns and taverns in Buffalo’s historic theatre district, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 4  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...