Weekly Feature

July 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Head injury prevention must start at youth level

Those of us who played youth football, even if only 20 or 25 years ago, know that there was nowhere near the focus on concussions and head injuries that there is today.  We are certain, of course, that most of our coaches back then would not hav More...

Spindle items

• CELEBRATE AT A PARK — I was at Ellicott Creek Park this weekend to celebrate the upcoming birth of another nephew who is expected at the end of August. I believe this will be nephew number three for our family. More...

Out of the Past

Ready to roll

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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.So now that all the school district budgets have passed, one has to question why in the Sweet Home District, where there is conversation about possibly closing Heritage Heights Elementary next year, would they be making capital improvements to that More...

Education

Sweet Home High School names honor roll recipients

The following Sweet Home High School students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 academic year:  Grade 12  More...

Lifestyles

A chart is worth a thousand words

Astrology offers solace, understanding in stars

Most of us have casually eyeballed the horoscope section of a magazine or newspaper.  Often condensed to a blurb, our personal horoscope claims to offer an interpretive forecast of what might be happening in our lives based on the signs of the z More...

Annual car show benefits Mercy Flight

The 10th Annual Marilla Car, Truck & Cycle Show to Benefit Mercy Flight will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Precious People Daycare, 12001 Broadway, Alden. Call 445-4108.   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, July 18  Table Tennis, 9 a.m.  More...

Garden tour set for this weekend

Highland Avenue couple showcases ‘simple garden’

What started out as a blank slate 14 years ago has blossomed into a garden of leafy greens, say Bob and Kristine Morris, adding that their outdoor living space is a real crowd pleaser as one of the returning entries in this weekend’s Ken-Ton Ga More...

Flight 3407 families welcome stricter pilot standards

New rules regulating pilot flight experience for U.S. More...

Local News

Resident creates plaques for ‘Run for Rover’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

While athletes pound the pavement and pets cavort in silly costumes during the “Run for Rover” event on July 21 in LaSalle Park, a retired art teacher from the Town of Tonawanda will be competing in a race of her own making.  More...

Photo

County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, right, R-Tonawanda, presents a proclamation to representatives from Buffalo ComedySportz in recognition of the organization’s 20th anniversary. More...

Medical research incomplete on concussions

With the number of reported concussion cases at an all-time high, the medical world is trying to catch up. More...

Letters to the Editor

Library is seeing return of patrons

The members of the Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board would like to take this opportunity to address the recent article written by Darlene Donohue about the statistics for Kenilworth Library.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

MALIK, Edward J., of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Mr. Malik is survived by his wife, Mary A. (nee Lynch); two sons, Paul E. and Edward P.; three daughters, Rose Mary, Dorothy A. More...

Sports

Following concussion management protocol essential to health of athletes

In her position as the sports outreach manager for Catholic Health, Kelly Finkowski often finds herself clearing up confusion among parents, athletic trainers, coaches and athletes regarding proper concussion management protocol.  “Concuss More...

Many individuals and teams came up with big performances

Year In Review (Winter 2012-2013)

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...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 38th annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

YWCA offering summer enrichment program   The YWCA of the Tonawandas will be offering a youth summer enrichment program from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from July 8 through Aug. 8 at 49 Tremont St. North Tonawanda. More...

Business

Former gymnasts urged to mark Buffalo Turners’ 160th anniversary

Buffalo Turners Gymnastics in the Town of Tonawanda is seeking former gymnasts to help the organization celebrate its 160 years of existence.  Turners will host a party from noon to 6 p.m. More...

Kenmore Mercy receives honors for leadership in heart failure care

Kenmore Mercy Hospital, a Catholic Health System facility, has received the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.  More...

Bob White Insurance Agency provides clients with 24/7 access

After 29 years, Bob White decided it was time for a change.  He recently parted with Allstate Insurance and opened Bob White Insurance Agency at 602 Grover Cleveland Highway near Eggert Road.  “I decided to become independent to offer More...