Weekly Feature

October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Forecast for 2013 is topic of Community Outlook Section

Readers and advertisers will want to plan to be a part of Bee Group Newspapers’ upcoming special section titled “Community Outlook: A Local Business Forecast.”  More...

Editorial

Ignorance doesn’t cut it as reason for nonpayment

Bee Editorial

The Town of Tonawanda recently admitted that it hasn’t been collecting or remitting sales tax for items sold at its concession stands since the 1960s. More...

Spindle items

MONEY FOR COLLEGE — Fall brings another year of high school seniors looking for ways to fund their upcoming college years.  More...

Out of the Past

For your listening pleasure

(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...

Education

Mount St. Mary Academy hosting Italian dinner and concert

Mount St. Mary Academy will host a fall concert and Italian dinner starting at 5 p.m. More...

SCHOOL ROYALTY

— Josh Carroll and Emily Wilkins were named Kenmore East High School’s homecoming king and queen as part of this past weekend’s festivities. More...

O’Hara Home School Association hosting meat raffle

Cardinal O’Hara High School will hold its holiday meat raffle at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Overcoming the obstacles of FEAR

Fear is what makes our hearts palpitate, our mouths go dry and our bodies tense up. For some people, fear only comes in the form of a scary movie. More...

Dollars for scholars craft Fair & Basket Raffle

Sweet Home High School’s annual Dollars for Scholars Craft Fair & Basket Raffle will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the high school, 1901 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. 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

National Fuel forecast slight increase in heating bills

While those who forecast the weather are still hard at work determining what the winter will hold for Western New York, officials at National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation have their predictions on winter heating costs.  More...

‘Stay Well On Your Feet’ Program for older adults being presented at DeGraff Memorial Hospital

A program geared toward individuals ages 60 and older is coming to DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda.  “Stay Well on Your Feet” is a health promotion program geared towards identifying mind and body changes and providing t More...

DeGraff Hospital awarded Nuclear Cardiology Accreditation

DeGraff Memorial Hospital’s nuclear cardiology program has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear cardiology by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.  Accreditation by the IAC means that DeGraff Memorial Hospital, More...

Party lines erased at Southeast Works event

Public officials, candidates discuss special needs

In a room filled with Democrats, Republicans and independents during election season, one would think the tension would be overwhelming.  But that wasn’t the case during Candidates Hour held Friday at Southeast Works in Depew.  More...

Town owes sales tax for past 40 years

Since the town started operating concession stands in the 1960s, it’s been doing so tax free.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

Kenmore resident earns spot in Music Hall of Fame

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Kenmore resident Mark Hunt, instructor of the Erie 1 BOCES TV and Sound Production program at the Harkness Career & Technical Center in Cheektowaga, has proved that he’s got talent outside the educational realm. More...

Town receives nearly $80K grant for water supply alternative study

As part of state grant funding awarded to municipalities this week, the Town of Tonawanda will receive $79,830 to complete a public water supply alternatives evaluation study.  More...

Former St. Joe’s student indicted on bomb-making charge

Duncan Badding, 25, who attended high school at St. More...

Police Blotter

Teen girl steals mother’s vehicle, returns unharmed

Saturday, Oct. 6  A group of young adults came to police headquarters to report that an older youth was bullying them by throwing dog feces at them and knocking over garbage cans on Mang Avenue. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BLECKINGER, Eileen C. (nee Drozdz), of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Mrs. Bleckinger is survived by two daughters, Patricia Kozak and Christina Bleckinger; two grandchildren; one brother, Frank Drozdz; and one sister, Florence Zielezinski. More...

Stephen M. Godfrey, veteran, educator

Stephen M. Godfrey, 89, of Kenmore, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012.  Mr. Godfrey was born in Buffalo and graduated from Kenmore High School. More...

Sports

Price carted off as West extends win streak over East

Football

Kenmore West won its fifth straight game over its rivals from Kenmore East with a 13-10 victory at Sparky Adams Field Saturday afternoon in front of a packed house for homecoming and rivalry weekend at Kenmore East.  More...

St. Joe’s suffers first loss of season at Bishop Timon

The scoreboard and the time of possession both got away from the St. Joe’s Marauders in South Buffalo on Friday night. As a result, the Marauders went down to defeat for the first time this season.  More...

CHAMPIONS

— The West Seneca Wings AAA Squirt Minor team went 5-0-1 in the recently-held Rochester 2003 AAA Invitational tournament, winning the White Bracket championship with their 3-0 victory over the More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Service offers healing, hope for cancer patients   More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 18  Russell Banks — The American fiction and poetry author is the first writer in the Babel 2012/2013 series, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. More...

Special Events

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Symphonic

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