Weekly Feature



October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Band instructor semifinalist for Music Educator Award

Phil Aguglia is the band instructor at Kenmore East High School and, in September, he learned that he has been nominated as a semifinalist for the 2015 Grammy Music Educator Award through The Recording Academy and The Grammy Foundation.  Ten fin More...

Editorial

Education can help fight breast cancer

Bee Editorial

Cancer is a word most of us will come face to face with at some point in our lifetimes whether it’s directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love.  Cancer is something frightening to hear, but we can’t ignore it and hope it go More...

Spindle items

• DONATE A TURKEY OR TWO — It’s wonderful to see all the ways the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda communities help those in need.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 11, 1989

• Town officials announced Tuesday morning that Tonawanda’s planned aquatic facility on Sheridan Drive will be the site of the water polo competition for the two-week-long amateur athletic event. More...

Police Blotter

Woman lying in road just wanted a ride

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Oct. 3  • A Chapel Road resident called police, and, speaking in a whisper, she told them about people being in her hallway. More...

Education

LOVE OF BOOKS

Third-grade student Kristianna Pearson, left, and Savannah Coots, who is in the seventh grade, spend time reading together during the annual “Reading Buddy Day” held at Franklin Middle School on Friday. More...

Mount St. Mary Academy to host An ‘Evening of Words and Music’

Mount St. Mary Academy will host “An Evening of Words and Music” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the school.  More...

Lifestyles

Pumpkin patches provide fall fun

Pumpkins are plentiful this time of year, but if you want that special carving or design, here are a couple of places to find them, along with a plethora of other seasonal activities. The Great Pumpkin Farm, at 11199 Main St. More...

Fall bazaar slated for Oct. 20 at hospital

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Sewing Group, headed by Bev McHenry, will hold its annual fall bazaar, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the atrium of the hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. More...

Library News

Kenmore Library 160 Delaware Road, 873-2842  Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. More...

Business

Marketing Committee charts new course for Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce

For those of you who read this article every month, you know about the new programs we put in place throughout the year and how we have grown our efforts to support our membership. More...

Kenmore resident named chief performance office

Kenmore resident Robert M. More...

Stable electricity prices forecasted for National Grid customers

Although the fall season is just under way across upstate New York, many already are looking to forecasts for the coming winter. More...

Ken-Ton YMCA gets new addition

The Ken-Ton Family YMCA has a new Sport Court thanks to a donation from Delta Air Lines.  The court, which has been opened since July 7, was provided through a $25,000 donation from the company.  Kathy Romanowski, communications director fo More...

SPCA move to West Seneca becomes official

In a deal that has been in the works for several years, officials from the SPCA Serving Erie County confirmed this week that the shelter will be moving from its current location in the Town of Tonawanda to a site in West Seneca near the end of 2015.& More...

Local News

Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career and Technical Center graduate serves in Uganda

The orphanage in Uganda where Julie Roll works is 7,200 miles from Western New York, but location doesn’t matter, because babies need the same thing no matter where they live — love, attention and care — she said.  More...

Art competition to raise literacy awareness

For many children from low-income households in the region, the luxury of a book to call their own is often at the bottom of the family’s priority list when basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter must come first. More...

Buffalo Bills enter Pegula era

Friday marks historic day for region

Friday marked a historic day for the Buffalo Bills, as Terry and Kim Pegula were introduced as only the second owners in franchise history.  The formal introduction took place at the ADPRO Sports Training Center at One Bills Drive.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Elected officials failing our nation

Isn’t it disheartening that as the world falls apart all of our elected officials, in both parties, from the top to the bottom have nothing to worry about but getting elected or re-elected to the jobs they haven’t done in the first place? More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MONCZYNSKI, Matthew M., of Kenmore, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Mr. Monczynski is survived by one grandchild and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wives, Irene and Lorraine; and one son, Michael. More...

Sports

Thunder playing severely shorthanded

Girls soccer

The Mount St. Mary’s girls soccer team started with 23 players back in August. More...

Ken West putting together late season surge

Football

The Blue Devils have a flair for the late season surge.  Last season, Kenmore West ran off six consecutive wins en route to finishing the Class AA playoffs in the semifinals. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

A couple of Ken-Ton teams have been in the midst of domination recently.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Kidney education class scheduled for Oct. 23   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 17  Blues-infused rock and soul can be heard mid-month when Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at the Bear’s Den Showroom, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls, N.Y.; $. More...

Performance

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