Weekly Feature



July 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Opt for Retrovaille to work out marital issues

Bee Editorial

One of the best things to have in a healthy marriage is communication. Lack of such an important element can destroy a marriage since one or both individuals may be holding back their thoughts and feelings on the relationship. More...

Spindle items

• MUSIC FOR THE KIDDIES— The fifth anniversary season of Kenmore’s Children’s Concert Series will kick off at 6:15 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

The last night at Pat’s

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

St. Joe’s names first honors students

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute reported that the Ken-Ton area students listed below have been named to the honor roll at the school for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 9  More...

On the Campus

Andrew John Mical of Kenmore earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2013 semester at Eastern Kentucky University Mical is a Occupational Safety major.  More...

Ken-Ton School District boasts success of Career Academies first year

The Career Academies program in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda schools is celebrating the successful completion of its first year, according to information from the district.  Four academies were implemented in September as part of the district&r More...

Lifestyles

Rowing club makes centennial splash with invitational regatta

After 100 years, spectators can still see shells slicing through the water of the Black Rock Channel.  From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

VFW post site for benefit featuring comedians

McCauley Hall Productions & Legacy Survival will present Brain Bash, a brain cancer benefit for the Telesco family, from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 12 at VFW Post 7545, 110 Elgin St., Tonawanda. More...

Library News

Brighton Place 999 Brighton Road, 332-4375 Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Hall of Fame golf tourney set for July 24   More...

Business

Any Time Fitness makes gains with weight-loss challenge

Creating its own twist on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” Any Time Fitness waged its own weight-loss challenge for members. More...

NOCO Express celebrating 80th year with in-store Scratch & Win contest

To thank its customers for their patronage during the past 80 years, NOCO, a family-owned and locally operated energy company based out of the Town of Tonawanda, is celebrating its anniversary through an in-store contest.  On Monday, July 15, N More...

Events

BNI Buffalo Chapter hosting golf tournament   More...

Retired paramedic finds new ways to save lives

Even though Robert Lutz said farewell to his career as a Town of Tonawanda paramedic a couple of weeks ago, he still devotes much of his time to life-saving in some capacity. More...

Two injured in collision involving officer’s patrol car

A Town of Tonawanda police officer and a woman reported receiving injuries on Saturday afternoon after being involved in an accident while the patrolman was responding to an emergency call.  Police Lt. More...

Local News

NYC children arrive for ‘Fresh Air’ fun in WNY

Imagine a child climbing the steps of a chartered bus perched on the hot July cement in New York City and embarking, alone, on an adventure to experience nature in the country.  That child will, however, be among 4,000 others between the ages of More...

Kenilworth location having troubles?

Library branch reports circulation, foot traffic decline

In recent years, both the Town of Tonawanda Library Board and area residents have fought to keep its remaining two branches open, but one of them is showing a decline in usage while the other is showing a steady increase.  More...

Kelso works on concussion prevention

Former Bills player wore protective helmet during career

Concussions were becoming a regular occurrence in the football life of Mark Kelso in 1989.  After suffering his fourth in two years, the then-Buffalo Bills player met with a neurologist to get clearance for a return to the field.  More...

Police Blotter

Grenade discovery prompts visit from bomb squad

Friday, June 28  • A man came to police headquarters to report that he saw another man with a white beard sleeping on a stoop at a Delaware Avenue home. More...

Obituaries

Conrad P. Dougherty, Prudential insurance agent, manager

Conrad P. Dougherty, 80, of Kenmore, died Monday, June 3, 2013.  Mr. Dougherty grew up in the Bronx where he attended St. Nicholas of Tolentine High School.  More...

Robert W. Humphrey, Buffalo machinist

Robert W. Humphrey, 89, of Kenmore, died Thursday, July 4, 2013.  Mr. Humphrey grew up in Hanover, N.H. He was a machinist’s mate third class in the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater from 1943 to 1946.  More...

Death Notices

BARRY, Sharon H. (nee Hirtle), of North Tonawanda, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Mrs. Barry is survived by her husband, Thomas; four children, Senta Siuda, Joan, Alex and Juliet; one sister, Lyn Szerlag; and four grandchildren. More...

Sports

Kelso discusses concussions in football

Bee Group Newspapers Special Report: Heads Up! Head-related Injuries in Sports

When fans think back to the glory days of the Buffalo Bills in the late 1980s and early 1990s, many images come to mind.  Down 32 points, the Bills pull off a comeback with a miraculous 41-38 overtime win over the Houston Oilers in 1993. More...

Senior Tennis League enjoys another season

Tennis

When Stan Kent began the Senior Tennis League in 1969, he was a young man instructing older players on the finer aspects of the game.  Kent, 75, now counts himself among the senior citizens and serves as the league’s president.  More...

Memorable season for individuals and teams

Year In Review (Fall 2012)

Each high school sports year is filled with its own unique storylines. While some of the athletes and coaches may have appeared in the headlines before, there are always enough newcomers to ensure the action never gets too predictable.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 11  The Thursday at Canalside Concert Series continues with G. Love and Special Sauce, with special guests the Joy Formidable, at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf, Buffalo; Free. More...

Art

thurs. 11  Hallwalls 2013 Members Exhibition Opening Reception — 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org  fri. 12   More...