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July 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore launches next step in Get Fit program

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society reports that the next event in its Sheridan Medical Group/PT MOG Get Fit Kenmore initiative will get people dancing about fitness, literally.  Between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Crematory: New location just shifts the problem

Bee Editorial

A migone Funeral Home on Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda wants to relocate the Sheridan Park Crematory to a new location, but we don’t think that it will be far enough away to prevent further complaints.  More...

Spindle items

• ON WITH SOME OTHER SHOWS — If you haven’t had the opportunity to catch any of the performances held throughout the area this summer, don’t fret.  The Kenmore Merchants Association has a couple of performers lined up to w More...

Out of the Past

Traveling entertainment

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

Death Notice

PAINTER, Lloyd W., of Tonawanda, died Sunday, July 14, 2013. Mr. More...

Sports

Season to remember for teams and athletes

Year in Review (Spring 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...

Marauders were cream of the crop in New York

Team of the Year: St. Joe’s boys ice hockey

Winning a New York State Catholic High School championship is among the greatest feats a team from the Monsignor Martin Association can accomplish.  In some sports, the title game concludes a season with the players never really knowing if they More...

Medaille offers hoops camp

Medaille College head basketball coach and assistant athletic director Mike MacDonald, along with many of his players, will once again host a week of instruction with the summer basketball camp at the newly renovated Sullivan Center on the Medaille C 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 through Aug. 8 at 49 Tremont St. North Tonawanda. More...

Hearing set to discuss crematory relocation

A Sheridan Drive funeral home in Tonawanda has requested that the Erie County Legislature host a public hearing to discuss the relocation of its crematory operations.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Kenmore Mercy to dedicate new Emergency Department

Kenmore Mercy Hospital will unveil Catholic Health’s newest Emergency Department during a dedication and blessing ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 25, during which guests can get the first look at the new facility.  More...

Local News

Breitnauer receives official nod as chief

Peter Breitnauer, a lifelong resident, finally achieved one of his longtime goals last week when he became the official police chief of the Village of Kenmore Police Department.  At its July 16 meeting, the Village Board unanimously approved the More...

Police Club hosting 25th scholarship picnic

The Town of Tonawanda Police Club will host its 25th annual scholarship picnic next week.  The picnic is a fundraiser so that the club can provide scholarships to high school seniors each year, said Bob Getz, one of the event’s organizers. More...

ECC South hosts active shooter training, prepares local first responders

Having developed as a result of the Columbine High School shooting and in the wake of the active shooter attack at Sandy Hook Elementary, police attention has turned once again to the need for local first responder training.  A group of almost 3 More...

Police Blotter

Bat found, contained at Kenmore Farmers Market

Friday, July 12  • An officer checked on a man who was pushing a motorcycle on Elmwood Avenue. The man said the battery on the motorcycle died. More...

Education

On the Campus

Taylor Santomauro was a recipient of the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the 2013 spring term at Colgate University. Santomauro is a graduate of Kenmore West High School and lives in Kenmore.   More...

Sweet Home Middle School posts fourth quarter honor students

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

Kenmore Middle names honor roll students for 4th quarter

The following students earned honor roll status at Kenmore Middle School for the last marking period of the 2012-13 year:  Grade 6  More...

Lifestyles

Perry’s Ice Cream churns 95 years of frozen delights

The cutout of a brown sugar cone topped with a dollop of white ice cream, dotted with cherries, is an iconic symbol of summertime. Once the cone is spotted, a hankering for Perry’s Ice Cream usually ensues. 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, or visit www.marillaautoshow.com for more information. 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...

Business

Dash’s celebrates 90 years, adds to scholarship program

Dash’s Market has been a staple in Western New York since Joseph and Mary Dash opened the first location on Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo in 1923.  More...

Ad Club of Buffalo names new BOD members

A leader among Western New York’s professional organizations, the Advertising Club of Buffalo recently announced its 2013–2014 Board of Directors at its annual meeting held July 11.  More...

BBB warning: Phone scam aimed at hotel guests

Many people will be traveling during the summer months and scammers will be waiting for you trying to trick you into divulging your credit card information by posing as hotel employees.  BBB of Upstate New York has heard from several recent trav More...