Weekly Feature

November 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pair arrested in town drug bust

A male and female, both from Buffalo, were arrested on drug charges Oct. More...

Editorial

Honor past during Native American Heritage Month

Bee Editorial

Tonawanda has strong ties to its German and Irish ancestry, but this is the perfect time to recognize a heritage written into the very name of the town and largely forgotten: Native American.  More...

Spindle items

A HUMBLE DEPARTURE — I spent nearly two hours interviewing Kenmore Police Chief Carl La- Corte about his 44-year career with the police department, and there isn’t enough space available in this column to tell you how much his time on the More...

Out of the Past

Building Huntley

(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...

Police Blotter

Trick-or-treater has issues with photo being taken

Saturday, Oct. 27  A Delaware Road female resident reported that her boyfriend was disoriented. She said he threw all of her soup in the bathtub. The complainant said she wasn’t sure if he had taken drugs or consumed alcohol.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Congratulations to the Sweet Home Transportation Department for taking a look at their busing and saving all kinds of money on the middle school and high school. More...

Education

School Board member invited to Regents roundtable

Diane Benczkowski said she is looking forward to hearing input from the state regarding several issues facing school districts in Western New York.  On Nov. More...

Legislator Marinelli celebrates community college’s pool project

County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Erie County Legislator Lynn M. More...

MSM performing 1920’s play

Mount St. Mary Academy student actors and musicians will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie” as this year’s Fall Musical on Nov. 16, 17 and 18.  More...

Lifestyles

Veterans' Voices:

Stories from the Second World War

I magine wondering every time a plane flew over if it belonged to enemy forces and feeling relieved every time you woke up to see another day.  Imagine living in the midst of World War II.  Orchard Park resident Ray Fabiniak enlisted at the More...

Craft show and basket auction set for Nov. 10

Kenmore Baptist Church, 10 Wardman Road, will host a craft show and basket auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Admission is $1.   More...

Couple hold reception at Buffalo Launch Club

Jessica Marie Hughes married Christopher Michael Henel during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at St. Benedict Church. The Rev. Joseph D. Porpiglia officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Mary Ellen and Dennis A. Hughes Sr. More...

Amigone withdraws relocation proposal

Crematory controversy

Residents living on Two Mile Creek Road don’t want a crematorium near their community and apparently the company that operates it doesn’t want it in that area either.  More...

Kenmore police chief retiring with decades of memories

After more than four decades of protecting and serving the Village of Kenmore, Chief Carl LaCorte is ready for a break.  The 66-year-old Williamsville resident has announced his retirement after six years in his current position and 44 with the More...

Election results

The Bee has results from Tuesday’s general election posted on its website, www.kentonbee.com. There will also be an article in the Nov. 14 edition that introduces the newly elected officials.   More...

Local News

Halloween fun at a fire hall

HOLIDAY TREATS — Chelsea Barraclough, 8, left; her sister Cacey, 7 and Casey Olszewski, 7, help themselves to donut holes during the Ellwood Fire Department Halloween Party held Oct. 30. More...

Art and quilt raffles to benefit Schofield

The Kenmore Art Society recently donated five paintings that are being raffled to benefit the Schofield Foundation, which supports quality of life programs for Schofield’s Nursing Facility residents, Home Health Care patients and participants i More...

Community brief

Hearts and Hands, a local not-for-profit organization which pairs care receivers with trained volunteers for basic transportation and non-medical care needs, has received the New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition “Hero Award” fo More...

Letters to the Editor

Romney stance hollow, shrill

In the Oct. 24 and 25 editions of The Bee, I read with interest of the managing editor’s endorsement of Mitt Romney for president.  What I expected next was a full-throated argument to convince me why Romney is the right choice. More...

Reviewing the laws would have helped

In response to the article “Tonawanda failed to collect sales tax for decades,” as a financial professional and a Ken-Ton resident, I am shocked at the lack of professionalism displayed by our elected officials.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HAGEN, Mary C. (nee Hiller), of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Mrs. More...

Sports

Marauders win, march on to MMA semifinals

Football

The story of the 2012 Monsignor Martin Association playoffs will be all about revenge for the St. Joe’s Marauders.  More...

Kenmore East advances to Class B final at Lake Shore

Boys Volleyball

The Kenmore East Bulldogs continue to refuse to lose.  The Bulldogs hot streak has them rolling into the Section VI Class B finals on Wednesday as they will face third-seeded Lake Shore High School at 6 p.m. at Lake Shore.  More...

Sweet Home football dominates WSE in title game

¦ Panthers win sixth consecutive Class A crown

There was a lot of hype going into the Section VI Class A title football game Friday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Could West Seneca East, making its first section final appearance in 25 years, dethrone Sweet Home, winner of the past five Clas More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Baptist church hosting Christmas Bazaar   St. John the Baptist Ukranian Catholic Church, 3275 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, will host a Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.  Craft show and basket auction set for Nov. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theater

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Special Events

fri. 9  A Musical Feast — “Child’s Play for Adults,” music, dance, verse and song with Julia Bentley and Kuang-Hao Huang, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Business

Boulevard Federal Credit Union offers multiple financial services, savings

For those who live, work or worship in the Amherst area, there is a place you can go on Niagara Falls Boulevard that provides its customers with many financial services and savings, but it’s not a bank.  More...

Ford dealers offer free wheels to nonprofits

The Ford Dealers of Western New York are continuing their annual tradition of providing new wheels to local nonprofit organizations in need of transportation.  The group is now accepting applications for the 2013 Ford Friendship Express program More...

Self-advocacy mentor wins Advisor of the Year Award

Janice Hamner-Baines, a self-advocacy mentor with Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled, has received the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State’s Self-Advocacy Group Advisor of the Year award for 2012.  Hamner-Baines wa More...