Weekly Feature



November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two women charged in separate child endangerment incidents

Police say youngsters left unattended in vehicles

Women from Cheektowaga and Tonawanda have been arrested for allegedly leaving their children unattended in vehicles to go tanning at a West Seneca salon.  West Seneca police have responded to two calls in the past two weeks regarding a child lef More...

Editorial

Family Promise offers refuge for those in need

Bee Editorial

A s temperatures begin to drop, most people can take comfort that they have a warm home to stay in; however there are many people who do not.  More...

Spindle items

• HELPING THOSE IN NEED — Those in the Ken-Ton community help one another in so many different ways, and I’m lucky as a community newspaper editor that I get to hear about these things on a daily basis.  More...

Out of the Past

Ready to the rescue

It’s the award-winning Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department first aid team, in a photo from the late 1960s. Front row: R. Fadel, J. Grisante. Back row: R. Schober, F. Jelonek, G. Walsh, H. Harris.   More...

Education

New advocacy group forms for Ken-Ton School District

A new advocacy group recently formed in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District.  The new group — titled “Ken-Ton Advocates for Student-Centered Education” — would like to create a more student-centered learning env More...

Tonawanda Dance Arts raises funds for Dancers Give Back

Group raises close to $1,000

The students at Tonawanda Dance Arts started raising funds for Dancers Give Back, a nonprofit organization, during the summer.  Taking the lead from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, they held a studio Ice Bucket Challenge and challenged other dance More...

Students at St. John the Baptist School celebrate ‘Red Ribbon Week’

Students at St. John the Baptist School, located at 1085 Englewood Ave. More...

Lifestyles

Handwritten letters: travelling through time and thought

A penned letter can resemble the gentle eyes of a friend. The flowing cursive or authentic scribble on the page pairs with its sender like an irrefutable match in a memory game. It’s completely their own. More...

Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary to hold sale Nov. 13

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will be holding a sale of “scrape-a-rounds” — a tool used for snow and ice removal — from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 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...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

fri. 14  Shawn Duchscherer and The Other Band — 8 p.m., The Angry Buffalo @ The Rose Garden, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. 632-9871  Darrell Porter — 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Symphonic

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Elementary school supplies candy for troops

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Panepinto beats Grisanti for State Senate

Newcomer Marc Panepinto ousted incumbent Mark Grisanti in the Nov. More...

Local News

Family Promise to address homelessness at open house event

Family Promise of Western New York will be giving community members the chance to learn more about its services and tour its Family Resource Center at its open house event.  (See editorial on page four)  The event will be held at 5 p.m. More...

Events intended to raise awareness of healthy habits

Family-friendly events intended to promote healthy habits and wellness will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Sheridan Parkside Youth Center, 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive, and at the same time Tuesday, Nov. More...

STARTING LINE

Runners take off at the start of the Bob Ivory 5K Run on Kenmore Avenue in front of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute on a recent Sunday morning.   More...

Police Blotter

Middle-schooler reportedly drops pants, begins dancing

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Oct. 31  • An Allegany Avenue resident reported that her mother-in-law keeps calling her and was drunk on the phone. Police spoke with the woman and advised her not to call anymore.  More...

Obituaries

John T. Murphy, police officer

John T. Murphy, 68, of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.  Mr. Murphy worked security at Kenmore Mercy Hospital for 25 years. More...

Darlene Jussila, musician

Darlene Jussila (nee Reynard), 82, formerly of Kenmore and Holland, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.  Mrs. Jussila was born in Issaquah, Washington. More...

Sports

Questionable goal stands, Marauders sent home

Boys soccer

A ball that hit the crossbar and came straight down was called a goal against the St. More...

Lady Blue Devils set personal bests at sectional swimming meet

In the last and most important meet of the season, the Lady Blue Devil swimmers posted several personal best times at the Section VI Championships.  The meet was held on Friday and Saturday at the ECC Burt Flickinger Center, which was pushed bac More...

Marauders can’t stop streak of Canisius titles

Boys volleyball

St. Joe’s had the home crowd for the Monsignor Martin League championship match on Nov. 5 and treated them to a first set win. The Marauders beat Canisius in the first game 25-21, but then dropped the next three sets in succession. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kidney education class set to take place Nov. 20   More...

Business

Tonawanda woman receives award from Network in Aging

Tonawanda resident Bonnie McMorrow, director of social work for Meals on Wheels for Western New York, recently received the “Dr. Evan Calkins Meritorious Service Award” from the Network in Aging. More...

Dash’s encourages shoppers to support Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York will once again be encouraging WNY shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” at Dash’s Markets in support of Meals on Wheels’ mission.  More...

Town Clerk’s Office now offering online payment option

Residents may now use credit and debit cards to pay dog license renewal fees online or in the Clerk’s Office at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave., according to Marguerite Greco, Town of Tonawanda clerk.  More...