Weekly Feature



June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County Legislature requesting soil study in Tonawanda

Spearheaded by a resolution presented recently by Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, the Legislature is calling on state and federal agencies to conduct soil sampling near the Tonawanda Coke plant.  More...

Editorial

Dog licensing is important part of pet ownership

Bee Editorial

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department is going to be conducting its annual canine census soon so it’s best to make sure that your dog is properly licensed.  The purpose of the census is to track the number of dogs in the municipality, bu More...

Spindle items

• MAKE THE DISCOVERY — Living in the area, you probably travel along Delaware Avenue daily if not weekly, but have you ever visited some of the mom and pop shops located along the stretch in the Village of Kenmore?  More...

Out of the Past

Gone fishin’

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

Female loses keys in elevator shaft

Friday, June 14  • There was a report that youths were hanging out the back windows of a Kinsey Avenue home. More...

Education

Photo

Sweet Home High School senior Joe Fumerelle was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the The Lake Erie Italian Club. More...

St. John’s alumni committee planning 50th reunion

Plans are under way for the 50th reunion for the Class of 1963 from St. More...

Kenmore East and West Class of 2013

Richard Peresie gets his picture taken by his mom Sandy Peresia before Kenmore East High School’s commencement ceremony held Saturday at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo. More...

Lifestyles

ComedySportz gives 'em the one-two laugh

Buffalo to host world championship

From humble beginnings to world championship host, Buffalo ComedySportz, known as “Western New York’s longest-running comedy show,” is dynamite, and it’s exploding.  According to jersey number 38, Dale “Superfly&rdq More...

Ideal Weight classes scheduled weekly

Ida Shapiro will hold fitness classes at 6:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Zion United Church of Christ, at Parker Boulevard and Koenig Circle, Tonawanda. The classes feature visualizations, guest speakers and group support. To register, call 636-3698. More...

Hummingbirds — invite them in

So often you hear gardeners complain about the local critters that enjoy their gardens a little too much. More...

Business

Collins gives tips for small businesses

During a roundtable discussion at the Clarence Public Library on Friday, Rep. More...

People and Places offer plethora of vacation opportunities

Taking in a Cubs game in Chicago, swimming with dolphins in the Florida Keys and grooving to the music on a cruise featuring Elvis tribute artists are just a few of the vacations one can enjoy through People and Places.  The not-for-profit organ More...

Mighty Taco opens Kenmore Avenue location

It’s been a busy year for one restaurant chain.  Mighty Taco opened their 21st location on Kenmore Avenue, at Englewood Avenue, on June 17.  The new Mighty Taco features a large customer seating capacity, drive thru service, and ample More...

Students sought to assist with soil sampling

The Tonawanda Community Fund is recruiting high school students to assist with an environmental project.  More...

Reptile show added to Kenmore Days

Kenmore Days — June 26-29 — which has traditionally featured carnival-style rides and food, is adding a new element to the festivities: reptiles.  At 11 a.m. More...

Local News

District studying capital project

Sweet Home

A broad capital improvement project and three separate proposals for upgrades to the high school outdoor athletic complex are being weighed by members of the Sweet Home Central School District Board of Education.  Robert McDow, director of finan More...

All Ken-Ton fire units respond to multi-dwelling blaze

House burns undetected for hours

All Town of Tonawanda fire departments and two from Amherst were on hand Sunday afternoon to assist members of the Kenilworth Fire Company in extinguishing a fire that had been burning for a while before it was detected.  Kenilworth Chief Thomas More...

Voters choose pollution prevention as top project

As residents await a U.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Renew awareness of motorcycles

June is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. Warmer weather and nicer days mean many more motorcycles sharing the road. Let’s renew our awareness and refresh our attention to sharing the road with motorcycles. More...

Village payment methods out of date

As a Kenmore resident for seven years, I love almost everything about the area. I love the prompt plow crews on snowy days, the charming shops on Delaware and even the man who walks around with his little cart picking up litter. More...

Obituaries

Mark L. Kaiser, former elementary school teacher, principal

Mark Louis Kaiser, an acclaimed Western New York educator, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at the GreenFields nursing facility in Lancaster. He was 63.  More...

Sports

Versatile group of players named to First Team

2013 All-Bee Softball

It was another solid spring for softball in Western New York, with programs reaching milestones and players bolstering their resumes for prospective colleges in a quest to continue their athletic careers at the next level.  More...

Lancaster’s Ambrose tabbed Coach of Year

Time and time again in the world of high school sports, the best coaches often graduated from the institution where they work, as they bring a special passion to the job that began during their days as a student.  More...

Clarence’s Harris named Player of Year

Plenty of good hitters have come through the Clarence High School softball program through the years. Talk to varsity coach Todd Banaszak, who has been at the helm since 1993, and he’ll put Moriah Harris right up there with any of them.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Scooter Club revises weekly schedule   The Niagara River Scooter Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Tim Hortons, 2760 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. More...

Entertainment

Independence Day

sat. 29  Town of Clarence Fireworks — The Town of Clarence will hold its Fourth of July fireworks display at dusk Saturday, June 29, as part of the Day in the Park event, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. 3   More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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