Weekly Feature

June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

App should be useful for all NFTA transport users

Bee Editorial

During the June 6 Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority event to unveil the new See Say App, officials geared their presentation toward the frequent users of the system, but they should really be pushing to get those who don’t typically use More...

Spindle items

• THE PLOT THICKENS — After receiving the news from the Kenmore Police Department about the arrest of Antonio Martin Brown in connection with the murder of Vincent James Cottone, I decided to do a Google search of the subject.  More...

Out of the Past

Real estate boom

(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

Man jumps from vehicle, reunited with wife

Friday, May 31  • A Delaware Avenue apartment resident reported that she “needs to get out of here” to dispatchers. She added that she didn’t fall nor was she injured or ill. More...

Education

TOP SKILLS

Ken-Ton Kiwanis Club Secretary Dan Wiles, center, presented scholarships to Jim Sorrentino, left, Erin Lexner, Bailey Valint and Lindsay Andrews during a ceremony held Thursday at the Paddock Golf Do More...

On the Campus

The State University of New York at Geneseo reported that the following Ken-Ton area residents have earned dean’s list status for the spring semester 2013: Mia Ferraina, Paige Kelschenbach, Jeffrey Boeck, Anthony Di- Natale and Kyle Hagner.&nbs More...

Lifestyles

KENMORE EAST & WEST Prom 2013

  Ari Nagelhaut,left, Rhett Boswell and Barry Jacobs show off their dance moves during Kenmore East High School’s senior prom held Friday at Kotecki’s Grandview Grove in West Seneca. More...

SWEETHOME HIGH SCHOOL Prom 2013

Lauren Rao, left, Emily Heim, Julia Stoll and Kayla Plotner take a moment to pose together before the start of the prom. More...

The apple doesn’t fall far from the sport

Fathers’ devotion to athletics influences children, community

There’s something sacred about the time a father devotes to helping his children grow as athletes and individuals.  More...

Business

Kenmore East High School grads launch custom menswear line

Kenmore East High School graduates Adam March and Dan Valentine for years found themselves traveling the world for custom fashions that suited their business savvy lifestyles, but now the pair, along with their friend Jason Blood, have brought a comp More...

Kenmore real estate company adds to executive staff

Sinatra & Company Real Estate in Kenmore recently added two new members to its executive staff.  John Zeman was hired as senior property manager, and Francis Keyes as vice president of finance.  “John and Francis are hires that l More...

Business briefs

Frank Azzarelli of Kenmore was appointed chairperson for the Safety Net Association of Primary Care Affiliated Provides. He is the association vice president of Elmwood Health Center for People Inc.  More...

Tonawanda resident captures ‘The American Worker’ in photo exhibit

Phil Pantano, an amateur photographer from the Town of Tonawanda, will show the world how he envisions those working toward the American dream. More...

Buffalo teen charged in Malone’s Bar & Grill owner’s murder case

A Buffalo teen has been charged in connection with the May 19 murder of a popular Delaware Avenue tavern owner.  More...

Local News

‘Pastor Dan’ retiring from Church of the Nativity

A longtime pastor will give his final sermon on Sunday.  The Rev. Daniel J. More...

5K Celebrity Run/Walk sets 500 runners goal

Since its inception four years ago, the Buffalo Broadcasters 5K Celebrity Run has been gaining attendance, this year hoping to break the 500-participant mark.  “Runners are telling us they put this on their calendar as soon as possible,&rd More...

Tonawanda resident being ordained as deacon

Francis J. Lagona of Tonawanda will be ordained a permanent deacon at a 10 a.m. Mass Saturday, June 15, at St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St. in the City of Buffalo, by Bishop Richard J. Malone.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Let’s act, not talk, on women’s rights

Fifty years after the height of the women’s movement, we are still talking about women’s rights because of the gross inequities that still exist in our society. More...

Fair Election Act should get approval

I believe government should be controlled by citizens — not big money interests who can write huge campaign checks. Albany’s ongoing corruption crisis won’t end until we limit the influence of big money in politics. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CLARK - Virginia Rose (nee Cassidy), 87, of Tonawanda, died Thursday, June 6, 2013. She is survived by three daughters, Susan Carberry, Karen Clarke and Janet McArthur; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. More...

Joseph R. Francescone, retired Buffalo firefighter

Joseph R. “Drake” Francescone, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, a day after his 95th birthday, in Kenmore Mercy Hospital.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. More...

Sports

Empire REVS WNY soccer helps fill void

Premier League features Mount St. Mary Academy graduate

Peter Crofut noticed there were not a lot of opportunities for girls after age 16 to play soccer in Western New York.  So a year ago, he presented plans to the Empire United Soccer Academy for creating a team in the Women’s Premier Soccer More...

Section VI competes at states

Outdoor Track and Field

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association outdoor track and field championships were held Saturday at Middletown High School.  The event was originally scheduled to begin on Friday, but all the action had to be moved due to bad More...

BEST IN THE ‘BURGH

The Niagara Frontier Volleyball Club’s “13-1’s” team recently won its division at the East Coast Championships “Beast of the East” Tournament in Pittsburgh, which More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Power of subconscious explored at Lifetree Café   More...