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November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Green site for Veterans Day ceremony

A ceremony to honor Ken-Ton area veterans and active military members will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Editorial

Grandparents group teaches how to parent again

Bee Editorial

When parents are unable to raise their children, grandparents are likely the ones who take over this responsibility, and with that obligation comes many challenges that no grandparent should face alone.  More...

Spindle items

• FAREWELL — My desk looked liked a portion of a room out of the show “Hoarders.” In addition, I had accumulated at least 100 saved emails, and my phone had roughly 100 voice mails kept on it. More...

Out of the Past

Recalling the race track

A float in a 1930s parade honors the Kenilworth Race Track, a Kenmore horse racing track that came and went in the early 1900s.  Do you have a memory of the Ken-Ton area you would like to share with Bee readers? More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CASCIO, Mary A. (nee Rizzo), of Kenmore died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Mrs. Cascio is survived by three sons, David, Joseph and Robert; one daughter, Nicole Cirocco; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s blanked by Canisius in rivalry game

The 82nd meeting between St. More...

Strong run for Kenmore field hockey ends in semifinals

The past two seasons, the combined Kenmore field hockey team has a record of 30-4-2, but their dominant run ended last Friday with a 3-1 loss to Clarence in the Class A semifinals.  Kenmore was able to score within the first 10 minutes of the ga More...

Blue Devils football playoff run ends at Jamestown

After six straight victories, Kenmore West had its strong playoff push stopped by a dominant Jamestown team by a score of 69-14 last Friday.  The Blue Devils had not lost a game since September 14, when once again Jamestown proved to be too stro More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Parkinson’s support group meeting at church   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7  HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — Silent and voice auctions, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Romanello’s South Restaurant, 5793 South Park Ave., Hamburg; $. 627-4560, www.penndixie.org   More...

Film/Video

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Breaking News - 11/6/2013 12:37 PM

Incumbents victorious in town, county

Voters have  retained the current elected representatives at both the town and county levels, according to unofficial election results reported by the  Erie County Board of Elections. Incumbents Joseph Emminger Sr. More...

Kenmore resident wins $1 million on chance lottery ticket

Sometimes luck strikes when you least expect it.  For special education teacher Margaret Dolan of Kenmore, a normal everyday stop at the pharmacy would be life-changing.  After picking up a prescription and a greeting card, she said she ran More...

Local News

Two town homes, four cars damaged in windstorm

Two Town of Tonawanda homes, four vehicles and 10 trees fell victim to the high winds that blew through Western New York on Thursday.  More...

Support group created for grandparents rearing grandchildren

According to the 2010 census, there are more than 5,000 grandparents in the state who are raising their grandchildren.  That statistic isn’t surprising to Sister Joan Sherry who facilitates a support group for grandparents who are raising More...

Kenmore West brings the 1920s to the stage in ‘Gatsby’

Kenmore West Senior High School will bring F. More...

Letters to the Editor

Curriculum needs to be questioned

Common Core curriculum is now being used in 45 states including New York. More...

Education

Interactive whiteboards added to St. John’s classrooms

Providing state-of-the-art technology upgrades in the classrooms has been the focus of St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore.  St. More...

Middle school students, UB athletes pen letters through new program

A new program at Cheektowaga Central Middle School will bring eighth-grade students and college athletes together through written letters.  More...

Students eligible for statewide poster contest

Fifth-grade students in the area are eligible to submit poster designs to the state Department of Environmental Conservation to increase public awareness as a part of the Arbor Day Poster Contest.  More...

Lifestyles

Toastmasters delivers skills to public speakers

Heart racing, hands sweating, fear taking over. More...

St. Andrew’s Parish hosting craft show

St. Andrew’s Parish and School, 1545 Sheridan Drive, Kenmore will host their annual Craft Show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. The event will feature a variety of artisans and vendors. 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

Four town residents starring in Niagara Regional Theatre Guild’s performance of Little Women

Four Tonawanda residents will star in the Niagara Regional Theatre Guild’s upcoming performance of “Little Women.”  Ashley Fratello will portray Jo March; Cassandra Grizanti will star as Beth March; Scott Mackmin is cast as The More...

Restaurant providing hotcakes to military vets on Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, Bob Evans Farms salutes service to country with a hearty plate of hotcakes.  The company reported that veterans and active military personnel will receive free all-you-can-eat hotcakes at its restaurants on Veterans Day, Monda More...

Organizations hosting career advancement event for veterans

Employment challenges face the nation’s nearly 2.6 million post-9/11 combat veterans and their families with many residing here in Western New York.  More...