Weekly Feature



January 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Soil sample study needs agencies’ attention

Bee Editorial

Jackie James Creedon recently conducted a soil sample study in the Town of Tonawanda, and the state Department of Environmental Conservation, state Department of Health and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should take note of her findings. More...

Spindle items

POST-PARTY FUNDRAISER — I’m sure many of us can recall the fun we had at our senior prom, but in recent years, post-prom celebrations seem to be gaining attendance and serving as a memory-maker, as well.  Kenmore East  More...

Out of the Past

Multiuse house

(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

All that jazz

Michaela Scozzaro, left, and Danny Bub, rest as Tom Andolsek — all members of the Kenmore East Honors Jazz Band — plays a saxophone solo to the music of "Twinkle Toes" during the Jazz Fes More...

Elementary students paint pinkies to help overseas children get vaccine

world who will be free from the disease. Students raised approximately $594, which means 594 children will receive a polio vaccination.  More...

Kenmore East names high honors students

Grade 12  More...

Lifestyles

Super Bowl veteran reflects on past, looks to future

Jim Kelly led the Buffalo Bills during the most successful years in franchise history. More...

Blessed Sacrament offering chili at church

Blessed Sacrament Church’s Parish Center, 263 Claremont Ave., will be the site for Luke’s Mission of Mercy’s Soup-er Chili Nites from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Newlyweds honeymoon in Ellicottville

Vanessa Wells married Keaton De- Priest during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Calvary Episcopal Church in Williamsville. The Rev. Ethan J. Cole officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Wanda and Eric Wells of Albion. More...

Newlyweds competing in race around world

Town of Tonawanda native Max Bichler and his wife, Katie (Kaczor), of Orchard Park, are putting their wedding vows to the test.  Just four weeks after saying “I do,” the newlyweds decided to compete in the CBS TV reality game show &l More...

Village Groundhog Day celebration set for Saturday

This weekend, the Kenmore Village Improvement Society will sponsor a special event for residents who want to know what the weather will be like for the next six weeks of winter. More...

Local News

Kenilworth Fire hall site for HEAP session

A Home Energy Assistance Program session will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Kenilworth Fire Hall, 54 Hawthorne Avenue, Tonawanda.  More...

Community briefs

Jacob R. McCormick and Alyxander E. Pasquale were granted permanent employment status as Town of Tonawanda police officers, effective Feb. 7, during Monday’s Town Board meeting.  More...

Town names new director, discuss water main issues

The search for a new Youth, Parks and Recreation director for the Town of Tonawanda is over.  At Monday’s meeting, the Town Board reported that the department’s assistant director, Jeff Ehlers, would accept the position. More...

Letters to the Editor

State wage increase will hurt businesses

So, Gov. Cuomo wants to raise the minimum wages for employees — who are mostly high school and college students — by 20 percent.  That’s very nice for them, but now we all have to pay for it. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

PRIMIANO, Anthony J., of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Mr. Primiano is survived by his wife, Dorothy (nee Kacalski); two sons, John and Anthony; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Blue Devils host Ken-Ton Tourney, place second

Wrestling

Kenmore West hosted the Ken-Ton Varsity Wrestling Tournament this past weekend and had a strong showing with 130 overall points, as five of its wrestlers competed in the championship round. The Blue Devils finished second overall as a team.  More...

Marauders clinch second straight regular season title

Boys Hockey

The St. Joe’s Federation hockey team improved its record to 16-2-1 (11-0-1 in the Federation) this season with two impressive wins over the weekend. More...

Lady Hawks remain unbeaten with win at Lancaster

Girls Basketball

The winning ways continue for the Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball team.  The Lady Hawks improved to 16-0 on the 2012-13 season with a 56-46 road victory at Lancaster on Monday night. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Blessed Sacrament offering chili at church   More...

Business

New facility mixes dance with fitness

A new business on Elmwood Avenue will offer its clients the opportunity to get a full body workout while learning dance moves.  As of Jan. 5, Nickel City Dance and Fitness, 2454 Elmwood Ave. More...

Chamber, Merchants honoring businesses, board of directors

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce and Kenmore Merchants Association will be hosting an event to honor community members and its new board of directors.  An installation, cocktail party will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Keenan Communications Group marks one-year anniversary

A Town of Tonawanda resident is celebrating his business’s first year.  “Our first year was very productive,” said Kevin A. More...