Weekly Feature



February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Group’s longevity proof that theater is needed

Even though community theater seems to be alive and well, you’d be hard-pressed to find a community theater group in this state that has been around for more than 90 years. More...

Spindle items

JOINING A DIFFERENT TEAM — Being a former sports reporter, I can appreciate anyone who has dedicated any amount of time to standing along the sidelines reporting on a football game in bitterly cold temperatures, having to endure the smell of sw More...

Out of the Past

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(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

Thomas N. Schwob, esteemed principal, Navy captain

Thomas N. Schwob, 83, of North Tonawanda, died Thursday, Jan. More...

Donald E. Mitchell, music teacher

Donald Edward Mitchell, 85, of Tonawanda, died  Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.  More...

Death Notices

BAUER, Anne P. (nee Flynn), of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Mrs. Bauer is survived by three sons, David E., William and Timothy J.; two daughters, Barbara J. Glassman and Mary M. Paeplow; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Marauders stay hot near close of regular season

Boys Hockey

The St. Joe’s Federation hockey team improved its record to 19-2-1 (14-0-1 in the Federation) with two victories over the weekend. The Marauders have now won 12-straight games.  More...

Ken-Ton, Joe’s wrestlers win tournament titles

Wrestling

St. Joe’s run of four consecutive Monsignor Martin Association All-Catholic tournament championships came to an end on Sunday as St. Francis captured the team title with 261 points. St. More...

RUNNING ALONG

— St. Joe’s Anthony Belfatto runs the 3,200 during a meet at Lancaster High School on Saturday. More...

Students sleep out to benefit agencies for the homeless

The temperature neared single digits Friday night, but that didn’t stop area youths and their parents from participating in the 26th annual Jerry Starr Ken-Ton School’s Sleepout.  More...

Hip procedure added to hospital’s services

Kenmore Mercy Hospital will be offering a new service to its patients who are in need of hip care.  The facility will provide hip arthroscopy, one of the newest procedures for treating hip pain. More...

Local News

Town teen’s trip raises political knowledge

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Corey Pray is in pursuit of a political career.  The Town of Tonawanda teen said he hones his public speaking and leadership skills by participating in debates and mock trials through his schooling at St. More...

Kenmore Mercy hospital’s Auxiliary needs sale items

Kenmore Hospital’s Auxiliary is seeking help in gathering sale items for one of its upcoming events.  The group is asking individuals to donate their unwanted, gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and children’s books for the Ke More...

Photo

John Becker, right, tries to stop Mitchell Racz from getting to the ball while goalie Mike Daven tries to pole check the ball away in a game during Kenmore East High School’s annual Wing-Ding s More...

Letters to the Editor

National gun laws unconstitutional

It is my opinion (that restrictions on) pistol permits are unconstitutional because we as law abiding citizens should be able to carry our guns throughout the United States of America.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident disapproves of youth playing Can Jam in street

Friday, Jan. 25  A Knowlton Avenue resident reported that a male was removing the screen on the front door of his neighbor’s house. More...

Education

Ken East Alumni Association accepting nominations for Hall of Distinction

Kenmore East High School and the Kenmore East Alumni Association are accepting nominations for its Hall of Distinction.  Nomination forms can be found at www.kealumni.org or by calling the school at 874-8402.  Induction ceremonies will take More...

World’s premier touring guitar festival making stop at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute

Only two weeks remain before the International Guitar Night, the world’s premier touring guitar festival, arrives in Buffalo for the first time.  More...

MSM students prepare Valentines for veterans

Mount St. Mary Academy students are sending Valentines to current and former members of the nation’s armed services.  Hundreds of hand-made Valentines were presented to Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, R-Tonawanda, and U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Ringing in the Year of the Snake

For centuries, the Chinese New Year has been celebrated with customary traditions such as family meals and fireworks. More...

World traveler, journalist to speak at club meeting

The Kenmore Garden Club will feature Dr. Bonnie Flickinger, world traveler and journalist, who will give a presentation on the gardens of Ireland. The meeting begins at 10 a.m., Feb. 12, at the United Methodist Church 32 Landers Road, Kenmore.   More...

Bee Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center   The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announced that the following events will take place at the center:  Thursday, Feb. 7  Table Tennis, 9 a.m. in Rooms 1 and 3.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

World traveler, journalist to speak at club meeting   The Kenmore Garden Club will feature Dr. Bonnie Flickinger, world traveler and journalist, who will give a presentation on the gardens of Ireland. The meeting begins at 10 a.m., Feb. More...

Business

Niagara Regional Theatre Guild marks 90 years

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, which a couple of years ago moved its shows to a Town of Tonawanda playhouse, is celebrating a milestone that many of the state’s community theater groups will take a long time to reach: its 90th anniversary. More...

H&M, additional retailers coming to mall

International fashion retailer H&M will open a store this summer in the Boulevard Mall, 730 Alberta Drive near Niagara Falls Boulevard, Amherst.  Established in Sweden in 1947, H&M opened its first U.S. More...

Buffalo Auto Show features cars, celebrities

The 2013 Buffalo Auto Show will be held Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. More...