Weekly Feature

September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore veteran receives Bronze Star

Seven decades after serving in the U.S. More...

Editorial

Town should limit time for public comment

Bee Editorial

A fter Monday’s fiasco at the Town Board meeting during which a town resident used his time at the podium — at least 20 minutes — to make accusations against the town’s police department and grandstand about other issues, we t More...

Spindle items

• FULL CIRCLE — As I was looking for students who would be available to The Bee for photos as they prepared to start school, it dawned on me a day before classes were to begin that one of my high school teachers, Marcie Mcdougal-Domroes, l More...

Out of the Past

On the radio

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...

Police Blotter

Dog feces pile up warrants, call for action

Town of Tonawanda   Monday, Sept. 2  • There was a report that two rifles were stolen from a town home. The complainant believes two friends may have stolen the weapons.  Tuesday, Sept. 3  More...

Education

BACK TO SCHOOL

Shawn Domroes helps his son Shawn put on his backpack while his daughter Isabelle waits nearby to go into Edison Elementary on the first day of school, Sept. 5. More...

Kenton Center & Technical Center offering AM preschool

Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center has openings in the preschool program for children ages 3 to 4 years old. The Kenton Preschool Program is free and is held from 7:45 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. More...

Daemen set to inaugurate its sixth president

Daemen College will inaugurate Gary A. Olson as its sixth president during a formal ceremony Friday, Sept. 20. Olson began his term Feb. 1.  More...

Lifestyles

Women’s Group fosters friendships for 30 years

When the Women’s Group formed in 1983, its membership included only a handful of women. They would meet, have lunch or dinner, and swap stories and advice. More...

Discussion to focus on kidney disease

There will be a kidney disease education course provided by expert educators at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., 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...

Business

Door-to-door sales scams target homeowners

Recently, the Better Business Bureau has received calls from consumers indicating that door-to-door sales for a variety of services and products are increasing.  While some of these salespersons are legitimate, the BBB receives thousands of com More...

Bon-Ton stores selling coupon books for community fundraiser

Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates Bon-Ton department stores, will hold its Community Days fundraising event Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16 by honoring coupons in savings booklets.  More...

YWCA Tonawandas celebrating centennial with wine tour event

As part of its 100 year anniversary celebration, the YWCA has planned a wine tour event for Saturday, Oct. 26.  The itinerary for that day is as follows:  10 a.m. — Depart from YWCA, 49 Tremont St. North Tonawanda  More...

Breaking News - 9/10/2013 11:10 PM

Women are leading the polls in primary race

As the results for the Tonawanda of Tonawanda Town Board race for the Independence Party line are being reported by the Erie County Board of Elections, three women have taken the lead. More...

Benefit set for resident with kidney disease

For nearly two decades, Kenmore native Denise Lauria Dolce has been dealing with the complications of polycystic kidney disease, a disorder in which clusters of cysts develop primarily within the kidneys.  She’s now in need of continuous m More...

Local News

Photos

The Ken-Ton YMCA, 535 Belmont Ave., Kenmore, was able to get its playground resurfaced using a donation from Delta Air Lines. Shown above are the before and after photos of the playground. More...

Guided waling tours at county parks set

A free guided tour of Ellicott Creek Park in Tonawanda will be held on Saturday, Sept. More...

Great Girl Scout Sign-up Day set at churches for Sept. 21

Girls and young women throughout Western New York will have the opportunity to experience some Girl Scout activities at the Great Girl Scout Sign-up Day.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Decade-old idea keeps history alive

We won’t have a formal celebration. Perhaps no one but me will recognize the day. But Tuesday, Sept. 10, was an anniversary for us. It was 10 years ago that state Sen. George D. More...

Baseball memories resonate in column

I recently read David Sherman’s column about A-Rod and his fond feelings for Rocky Colavito turning 80.  I subscribe to XM Radio every year just for baseball season, cancel in fall and renew in spring. More...

Obituaries

Arthur C. Schaeffer, producer-director WGR-TV

Arthur C. Schaeffer, 85, of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.  Mr. Schaeffer was born in Buffalo and graduated from Kenmore High School in 1944, when he enlisted in the Marines during World War II. More...

Death Notices

COLLANA, Michael Sr., of Kenmore, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Mr. Collana is survived by one daughter, Joanne Bufalino; two sons, Charles and Michael Jr.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Maria Paci. More...

Sports

Blue Devils strive to get better in competitive NFL

Fall Sports Previews:Boys Soccer

Longtime Kenmore West High School boys varsity soccer coach Todd Marquardt is hoping that two straight wins have his team on the right track to start the fall season.  Following two shutout losses, the Blue Devils (2-0 Niagara Frontier League, 2 More...

Thunder seek repeat in MMA South

Fall Sports Previews: Girls Volleyball

The Mount St. More...

Ken West comes up short in opener

Football Roundup

The Kenmore West High School football team opened up its season with a 22-7 defeat at the hands of Lancaster in a Class AA tilt.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

YWCA tailgate includes cooking with chef   YWCA Tonawandas, 49 Tremont St, North Tonawanda.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 13  Paul Fracassi will bring his performance tribute to Frankie Valli at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, to the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org.   More...

Festivals

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