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October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Licenses, IDs to get military veteran mark

New York State veterans will have one more badge of honor to show when a new state law goes into effect next year.  More...

Working Families Party endorses Amodeo for NYS Senate

The Working Families Party on Thursday announced its endorsement of Mike Amodeo, Democratic candidate for the State Senate’s 60th District.  More...

Gilbert secures Working Families line in state assembly race

It’s rare for a Republican to secure the Working Families Party endorsement, but Assembly candidate Chuck Gilbert has done just that.  More...

A FINE APPARATUS

— Firefighter Pete Toenniessen, left, shows Scott Hayward of Tonawanda and his son, Evan, 3, some of the equipment on the Rescue 1 Truck during the Brighton Fire Company open house held Friday. More...

Erie County health commissioner urges vaccination as flu season approaches

Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Town’s Senior Center hosting anniversary party

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation Department will host a 50 years or more Wedding Anniversary Party on Friday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m. More...

Corrections

The website for the Montessori program Roots of the Future is www.rootsofthefuture.com. An incorrect website was printed in the Bee’s Parenting special section.  The owner of Bailiage Salon is Melissa Bailey. More...

Church, community groups walk together to relieve hunger

Church and community members will gather at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Schimminger receives business endorsements

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, D-C-I, Kenmore, has recently received the backing of two business organizations — Unshackle Upstate, a bipartisan coalition of more than 80 business and trade organizations, and the National Federation of Independ More...

Town’s Republican Committee hosting open house and candidates’ meet and greet

The Town of Tonawanda Republican Committee will host an open house at its new Ken-Ton Republican headquarters next week.  The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at 2000 Sheridan Drive, next door to KeyBank. More...

Clerks office hours extended for school tax payments

Tonawanda Town Clerk, Marguerite Greco is extending her office hours to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 to accommodate residents who wish to make school tax payments without penalty.  Payments made after Oct. More...

Former Ken-Ton substitute teacher, baseball coach sentenced for harassment crime involving youth

A Town of Tonawanda man who previously served as a substitute teacher and baseball coach in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of probation after appearing before Town of Tonawanda Justice J. More...

Kenmore Mercy Auxiliary sets events for October

The Kenmore Mercy Auxiliary has several events planned for this month.  On Friday, Oct. 12, and Monday, Oct. 15, the annual Fall Extravaganza of the Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Sewing Group will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Speeder gets 30 days in jail

A Tonawanda man received a 30-day jail sentence for a speedy January jaunt through Cheektowaga.  Christopher J. Smith, 33, was arrested by New York State Police at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Town seeks CERT volunteers

The Town of Tonawanda’s Certified Emergency Response Team is looking for individuals who would like to learn techniques that could be used in the event of a major catastrophe.  CERT training is a free community preparedness course that inc More...