Weekly Feature



September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Candy distributor planning move to new commerce center

There is a deal in the works for the first tenant in the North Youngmann Commerce Center in the Town of Tonawanda to be a major candy and confections distributing company, town government officials reported on Thursday.  More...

Editorial

Closet donations show community’s character

Bee Editorial

Buffalo characterizes itself as the City of Good Neighbors. That slogan extends to the wider area. Its meaning became evident when the Ken-Ton Closet saw an outpouring of community donations after last week’s criminal incident.  More...

Spindle items

• WHERE’S THAT NEEDLE GOING? More...

Out of the Past

Creating a Playboy

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

.I’m very pleased to see that the suburban school principals are not going to allow the City of Buffalo to ship their students who are not doing well into the suburbs. We pay high taxes in the suburbs. More...

Education

Catholic school launches new special education program

St. Amelia School in the Town of Tonawanda is changing its special education program in hopes of providing a more effective and cost-efficient program for its students.  More...

O’Hara hosting college fair

Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda will be hosting a College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 18.  More...

Academy campers honor first responders

Summer Campers at Mount St. Mary Academy took time from their usual activities for a moment to honor the region’s first responders. More than 75 middle school students who attended Summer Sessions day camp at Mount St. More...

Lifestyles

Vietnam Veterans of America seeks redress on Agent Orange

Organization links succeeding generations to chemical exposure

It’s enough that many veterans of war are forced to live with the traumatic memories of deployments past, but it’s a whole different issue when their families — spouses and generations of children — are forced to deal with res More...

Ukrainian Festival set for Sept. 8

A Ukrainian Festival will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday Sept. 8 at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 3275 Elmwood Ave., Tonawanda. 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:  FALL SCHEDULE  More...

Business

Darlene Ceglia Dance Project starts season with new location

After conducting business for 21 years on Elmwood Avenue in the Village of Kenmore, Darlene Ceglia Dance Project has moved to Amherst.  Owner Darlene Ceglia said that although she loved her former location — the landlord who owned that pla More...

Realty USA manager suggests stay-at-home types take interest in real estate agent possibilities

Many people overlook the option of real estate sales when considering a job. Two groups that may want to take a closer look at the profession include the parents of young schoolchildren and also retirees.  More...

Laborers recruiting apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee of the Educational and Training Fund of Laborers, Local Union 91, will conduct a recruitment from through Aug. More...

Breaking News - 9/5/2013 10:07 AM

Public hearing for Amigone cancelled

The public hearing set for Monday, Sept. 7, during which Amigone Funeral Home was going to present its case to the Erie County Legislature to relocate its crematory, has been cancelled. More...

Six seeking Independence line in Town Board race

When Independence Party voters in the Kenmore Tonawanda area go to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, Sept. More...

FOOTBALL IS BACK

St. Joe's Marauder Nigel Davis makes a move past a defender as St. Joe's hosted Kenmore West in a varsity football scrimmage on Aug. 31. More...

Local News

Longtime paramedic supervisor retiring

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Town of Tonawanda Paramedics Unit will say farewell to its leader at the end of this month.  During the Dec. More...

Town, county completing Highland roadwork project

The Erie County Highway Department, along with Town of Tonawanda highway workers, will be paving Highland Parkway between Delaware Road and Colvin Boulevard using a town-owned milling machine and paver, while Erie County provides the trucks, rollers More...

Bee readers can win with new football contest

Participants will vie for weekly prizes

A good number of football fans glean extra enjoyment from the sport through participation in squares pools. Now, readers of The Bee will have an extra opportunity to join in on that fun. More...

Obituaries

Death notice

LENNON, Betty H. (nee Hochheimer), of Tonawanda, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Mrs. Lennon is survived by one daughter, Susan Ware; two sons, Christopher and Jeffrey; five grandchildren; and one sister, Jean Ebner. More...

Sports

Bulldogs strive to continue upward climb

High School Fall Sports Previews: Football

Walk into the Kenmore East High School football locker room and you’ll see signs with messages everywhere.  As the players change they can read the acrostic Purpose Attitude Tenacious Humility Trust Obedience Valor Intentness Compete Toget More...

Speedy Marauders will be right in MMA mix

If the St. More...

Sweet Home football seeks to extend streak

State finalist riding 60 straight wins in Section VI

If there is a formula to winning a varsity football game, Sweet Home knows the ingredients.  The Panthers have not lost to a Section VI opponent since Iroquois in the 2006 final — a span of 60 games — and won six consecutive section More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Flu shots available at Brighton Church   More...