2010-09-15

Established eye care facility hires new doctor




Kenmore Eye Care, which has been providing services for more than 25 years, has added a new member to its staff. Dr. Sandra Segerson, who grew up in Kenmore and graduated from Nardin Academy in Buffalo, was recently hired to join owner Dr. David Burstein, of Amherst, as the second optometrist to work at company’s two facilities. After graduating from […]

Dentist to offer free services for one day




Robert J. LaCarrubba, DDS and Associates are ready to perform free dental procedures for more than 500 individuals on Saturday, Sept. 18, at three locations near the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda area. LaCarrubba and his staff have joined Dentistry From the Heart to help provide free dental work to those who need it. Free services — provided courtesy of the program […]

Ranzenhofer named Guardian of Small Business



The National Federation of Independent Business has named Sen. Mike Ranzenhofer a 2010 Guardian of Small Business for his consistent support on issues that affect small businesses. Ranzenhofer has proved himself to be a staunch defender of small business, free enterprise and taxpayers during his first term in the State Senate, according to Mike Elmendorf, NFIB/New York State director. “He […]

Labor Department warns New Yorkers about online employment scams



The State Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner on Sunday alerted all New Yorkers on the growing number of online employment scams that promise high salaries for very little work. These solicitations are appearing on social media pages like Facebook and e-mail in boxes designed to lure desperate job seekers. The Labor Department was notified of this scam by several job […]

Wegmans, United Way implement fundraising campaign



Wegmans and the United Way are teaming up to raise funds for health and human services. Through Saturday, Oct. 2, Wegmans shoppers will be able to make a donation to their local United Way through the store’s checkout campaign. As customers pay for their groceries, they may tell their cashier if they wish to donate $2, $3, $5 or another […]

Business brief



Gregory Edwards, candidate for New York State Lieutenant Governor, will be the guest speaker at the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon being held at noon Friday, Sept. 17, at Classics V Restaurant, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Amherst.

Events



Financial experts to speak on money laundering Financial experts Robert L. Goecks and Thomas P. Mullen will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Management on anti-money laundering initiatives and mergers and acquisition, respectively. The lectures will be held at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in the Center for Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus. Reservations are required […]

Bee Editorial

Keep Vegas-style signs in Sin City

It’s hard to miss the Las Vegas Strip while traveling through southwestern Nevada. Why? Because the bright, twinkling signs that line the Strip draw your attention to the area. These Vegas-style billboards are slowly making their way into other cities and the suburbs, including the Town of Tonawanda. Take a trip down Niagara Falls Boulevard. Both the Tonawanda and Amherst […]

Spindle items




• BILLS AUTOGRAPHS — For those who were unable to nab autographs from the the Buffalo Bills before they stepped onto the field for Sunday’s season opener against the Miami Dolphins, there is a chance for you to meet some of the Buffalo Bills players up close and personal at an autograph session scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the […]

Out of the Past

On sacred ground

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, N.Y. 14221.