Weekly Feature

August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Sweet Home’s tablet proposal deemed beneficial

Bee Editorial

The Sweet Home School District’s proposal to provide tablets, mobile devices that operate similar to a laptop, to its staff and students could provide multiple benefits for the district.  More...

Spindle items

• BACK TO SCHOOL — The Bee is looking for individuals who would like to have their child featured in a back to school photo for the Sept. 4 edition.  More...

Out of the Past

Heavy lifting

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

Pasquale V. Bucci, Pine Avenue business leader

Pasquale V. Bucci, 79, of Niagara Falls, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.  Mr. Bucci was born May 20, 1934 in Gagliano, Aterno, Abruzzi, Italy to Pietro and Margarita “Lena” (nee DeRobes) Bucci. More...

Death Notices

GILL, Janice D. (nee Baran), of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Ms. Gill is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Hobson and Joanne Yost; one son, Jonathan; 10 grandchildren; her mother, Ruth Baran; and two brothers, Skip and David Baran. More...

Lifestyles

Geocaching: a digital treasure hunt

A t the park where you walk your dog, at national monuments and even behind local supermarkets may lie “treasures” placed by participants of a global scavenger hunt. More...

Photo presentation part of history talk

Kenmore Village Historian Ed Adamczyk will talk on “Photographic Treasures from Ken-Ton’s Fast and Funny Past”, a free and photo-filled presentation Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. More...

Marriage licenses

The Town of Tonawanda recently issued marriage licenses to the following couples:  William M. Garrison of Tonawanda and Nicole M. Intrabartolo of Lockport on July 2.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Photo presentation part of history talk   Kenmore Village Historian Ed Adamczyk will talk on “Photographic Treasures from Ken-Ton’s Fast and Funny Past”, a free and photo-filled presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Business

Statue dedicated to law enforcement, military

Invoking the spirit of St. Michael the Archangel to watch over and protect the region’s police and military personnel, Russell Salvatore unveiled a 17-foot statue of the Biblical hero during a ceremony on Aug. More...

NU’s College of Education offering master’s in developmental disabilities

Niagara University’s College of Education has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a Master of Arts in developmental disabilities.  Applications are being accepted for the fall of 2013.  More...

ANOTHER TERM

Kenneth A. Manning of Kenmore, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, was re-elected Vice President of Suneel’s Light Foundation Board of Directors. More...

Amigone wants to move forward

Funeral home seeks approval to relocate crematory to corner lot

A funeral home hopes to resume crematory services at a different location on its property in the Town of Tonawanda.  Amigone Funeral Home stopped providing cremation services nearly a year ago at 2600 Sheridan Drive because of a recommendation m More...

Obama: Through the eyes of a journalist

One woman’s take on presidential visit

Energy pulsates through the arena as thousands of people anticipate the president’s arrival. Any minute now.  Writing about the president isn’t something I’ve ever done. More...

Local News

Sweet Home to vote on capital project at Oct. 22 meeting

Two buildings and facilities improvement projects will be voted upon by residents of the Sweet Home Central School District on Oct. More...

News brief

The Erie County Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will host a free rabies vaccine clinic from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Textbooks, printed materials on way out at Sweet Home

An aggressive change in the way Sweet Home Central School District students learn was unveiled at the Aug. More...

Police Blotter

Tremont Avenue resident paints the wrong fence

Friday, Aug. 16  • There was a report that an intoxicated 17-year-old female was screaming while walking along West Hazeltine Avenue. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the Ken-Ton Superintendent not permitting the Buffalo students coming to our schools, yea! Thank goodness. I think that’s a wonderful decision. More...

Education

Mount St. Mary student covers president’s arrival

Mount St. Mary Academy sophomore and aspiring journalist Rebecca Brandel enjoyed the experience of her young life on Thursday. More...

Sports

Mallory was three-sport star for Blue Devils

Ken West Hall of Fame

James Mallory, Kenmore West High School Class of 2005, was one of the most prolific football players ever to grace Crosby Field.  The three-sport athlete owns every major rushing record for the football program and his skills led him to a storie More...

Stanley Cup champion Kane celebrated by thousands

Thousands of people gathered at the West Seneca Ice Rink Saturday afternoon to catch a glimpse of Patrick Kane, a former West Seneca Wing who is now a two-time Stanley Cup winner with the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks.  More...

Alvarez competes with National Junior team in Puerto Rico

Synchronized Swimming

Anita Alvarez, who will be a junior at Kenmore West High School this fall, was recently chosen to swim with the United States Junior National Synchronized Swim Team.  Alvarez was selected after competing against the 50 top-ranked synchronized sw More...