Weekly Feature

November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Domestic violence doesn’t end with October

Bee Editorial

Video footage recently surfaced of National Football League player Ray Rice delivering a knockout punch to his fiancee. Also recently, a Buffalo man shot and killed his wife in the street before turning the gun on himself. More...

Spindle items

• AN INSIDE LOOK — Organizations always look different from the inside, and the police are no exception.  If you’re interested in getting an inside look at police operations, this opportunity may be a good fit.  The Kenmore More...

Out of the Past

Smiling faces of schoolchildren

25 Years Ago Nov. 8, 1989   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

LOWERY, Claude E., of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Mr. Lowery is survived by his wife, Carol; two sons, Stephen and Christopher; two daughters, Monica Lowery and Lisa Aitken; one grandchild; and one sister, Karen Tocado. More...

Sports

STIFF COMPETITION

Pictured is Kenmore West junior Terrell Ford stiff-arming an Orchard Park defender during Saturday’s Class AA semifinal game held at Kenmore West’s Crosby Field. More...

Marauders win playoff title in penalty kicks

Boys soccer

As an undefeated team playing against their arch rival in the Monsignor Martin League championship game, the St. Joe’s Marauders knew they had their hands full.  The Canisius Crusaders gave St. More...

Blue Devils fall just short of reaching sectional final

A couple of fourth quarter turnovers for Orchard Park almost doomed their chances at advancing into the Class AA finals that will be held at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Friday.  The Quakers had their hands full with Kenmore West on Saturday in the s More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Church to host spaghetti dinner fundraiser   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 6  HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at LaGalleria Restaurant, 3923 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park; $.  thurs. 6-sun. 9   More...

Theatre

thurs. 6   More...

Film/Video

fri. 7  Film Noir Double Feature — D.O.A. (1950), 7:30 p.m.; and Kansas City Confidential,” 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2014 7:19 AM

Board of Elections tally unofficial results

Polls have closed for the 2014 general elections, but winners of many races have yet to be determined. More...

Veterans Day ceremony slated for Tuesday

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

Tonawanda resident brings game of Bumper Ball to Western New York

Khaled Morad, a Town of Tonawanda resident, describes the game of “Bumper Ball” as a mixture of soccer and bumper cars. “But instead of sitting inside of the bumper car, you are the car,” he explained. More...

Local News

Coach accused of using derogatory language during football game

While a parent from Cardinal O’Hara High School is claiming that a St. Mary’s High School special teams football coach used derogatory language during a Saturday football game between the two schools, coaches from St. More...

Kenwell residents participate in Olympic events

Residents of Kenwell, a senior living community in Kenmore, recently competed in the eighth annual DePaul Senior Living Olympics at DePaul’s Recreation Center.  More...

HOW IT’S DONE

Travis Bennett of Kenmore, a member of the 23rd U.S. More...

Education

Mount St. Mary Academy to offer Catholic high school entrance exam

Slated for Nov. 22

Mount St. Mary Academy will offer the Catholic High School Entrance and Scholarship Exam at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the school, 3756 Delaware Ave.  More...

Ken-Ton students participate in ‘Read for the Record’ campaign

Students across grade levels at Edison Elementary School recently took part in the national Read for the Record campaign with a final count of 375 students, who were read the Rosemary Wells children’s book “Bunny Cakes.”  Read More...

Reading events promote literacy in elementary schools

Students create their own books

Susan Busch may have just retired as a reading teacher for the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District, but she is continuing to reach out to young students to inspire them to love reading through a series of reading related events.  More...

Lifestyles

Rusin lets creativity fly with projects

There’s innovation in art, and then there’s Blair Rusin, who can turn anything he sees into a canvas. More...

Chicken dinner basket raffle slated for Nov. 15

A chicken dinner theme basket raffle will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Sheridan Park Fire Hall, 738 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda. Tickets are $8.50 presale and $10 at the door. 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

Tonawanda company wins $1 million prize through global competition

ASi LLC, a company that developed a rapid metal-forming system in the Town of Tonawanda, is the winner of a $1 million prize in a global competition.  More...

Noco Express donates funds to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society total of $22,436 raised

Throughout the month of September, Noco, its customers, and employees raised a total of $22,436 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Western & Central New York Chapter.  More...

MOVING UP

Matthew J. Rizzo, a native of the Town of Tonawanda, was recently promoted to the position of divisional vice president of AXA Advisors, Buffalo Branch. Rizzo began his career at AXA’s Buffalo Branch as a financial consultant in 2008. More...