Weekly Feature



September 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Meeting will teach ways to advocate for reform

Bee Editorial

There is likely no greater cause to fight for than securing quality education for our youth and future generations.  More...

Spindle items

• MATH NIGHT— It’s not a subject that everyone enjoys, but knowing how to do any type of math, from addition to calculus, is beneficial for academic success and career advancement. More...

Out of the Past

Ground-breaking development

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...

Education

Kenmore East High School Homecoming 2013

Saturday, September 21

  Students dance at the Kenmore East High School homecoming dance held at the school Friday evening. More...

Sports

Marauder gridders use big plays to thwart Hawks

St. Joe’s football team was able to break free for six different touchdowns of at least 25 yards when it took on crosstown Monsignor Martin Association rival O’Hara Saturday, which helped the Marauders blast by the Hawks, 53-16.  More...

Travel softball tryouts slated

The Mel Ott 10U Hurricanes travel softball team will be holding tryouts for its 2014 season at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, and 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Thunder harriers strive to repeat as MMA champs

The 2012 version of the Mount St. Mary Academy cross country team set some pretty high standards last fall.  This year’s edition is hoping to replicate the success with a solid campaign.  More...

Special meeting set to discuss Improvement Plan, amend consolidation scenarios

Ken-Ton Schools

A special Board of Education meeting for the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District, during which two major developments will be discussed, will be held next week.  More...

Author reads to, sings with young children

Courtney Zach recently published her first full-length children’s book, titled “The Terrible Tune That Came To The Zoo” and children at EduKids in Lancaster got to hear the young author read her work.  More...

Local News

Sweet Home District dealing with Common Core results

Dirk Rabenold summed up the thoughts of many parents regarding the new Common Core student assessments during the Sept. 17 meeting of the Sweet Home Central School District Board of Education.  “Is the state crazy?” he asked.  More...

Tax aid program seeks volunteers

The Kenmore Tonawanda AARP/IRS Tax-Aide Program is seeking volunteer tax preparers for the 2013 tax season.  Last year, tax aides working at the Kenmore Library, 160 Delaware Road in Kenmore, and the Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, More...

County, towns agree on snow removal contract

Town officials across Erie County breathed a collective sigh of relief last week as an agreement was reached regarding compensation for snow removal and salting of county roads, following a brief stand-off.  More...

Police Blotter

Drunk male found sleeping in Mang Park

Village of Kenmore   Friday, Sept 13  • There was a report that a male fell off a bicycle, injuring his leg while traveling on Military Road. The male was transported to Kenmore Mercy Hospital.  More...

Obituaries

Harold J. Baumann, Buffalo school teacher

Harold J. Baumann, 75, of Kenmore, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  He was the first student from Regis High School in New York City to attend Canisius College.  Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Isle View Park site for bike-a-thon

 The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, along with other Western New York domestic violence agencies, has announced that the fourth annual “Break the Cycle Bike-A-Thon and Walk” will be held Saturday, Sept. More...

Line dancing isn’t just for cowboys

While country music does play a part in Western line dance culture, it’s a common misconception that cowboy boots and 10-gallon hats are a necessity on the dance floor.  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...

Business

Product, atmosphere a priority for The Vapor Chamber

Tim Sheehan, owner of The Vapor Chamber in Kenmore, quit smoking cigarettes six years ago — long before the electronic cigarette became a popular commodity. More...

Rince na Tiarna dancers prepare to compete against the world’s best

After 27 years of jigs and hornpipes, of ghillies and wigs, of hard work and love, Rince na Tiarna school of Irish dance is still dancing to new heights.  Recently, Mary Kay Heneghan, founder of the school, took a brood of her students to the No More...

Ken-Ton Rotary offering to shred documents

The Kenmore Rotary is hosting an event for those interested in disposing of their personal and business documents in a safe and secure manner.  The community group is hosting its biannual “Shred-It” event from noon to 4 p.m. More...