Weekly Feature



November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

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SMASHING PUMPKINS — Thatcher Stevens, 7, appears to be preparing to kick a pumpkin but it was actually a rubber ball that resembled a pumpkin. More...

Female driver strikes Tim Hortons

Town of Tonawanda police reported that a female driver struck a Military Road coffee shop on Sunday afternoon.  Jean M. More...

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DECORATIONS — Justin Hutcheson, left, 7, looks on while his sisters, Jude, 5 and Reid, 3, place lights on the bushes in front of their Wardman Avenue home Sunday. More...

Town leaf clean up continues

Town of Tonawanda Highway Superintendent Bill Swanson reminds residents to get their leaves to the curb.  He said leaf collection will continue until the first snow fall.  Leaves are collected the day after sanitary pickup, but residents ha More...

Out of the Past

Gobble, gobble

(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, NY 14221-5410).   More...

Thruway preparing for busy days

Thanksgiving time means family gatherings and fun festivities. It also means a dramatic increase in traffic.  With that in mind the New York State Thruway Authority is preparing for the millions of Americans who will travel by car this week. More...

Police anticipate little action on Black Friday

Despite having Niagara Falls Boulevard — a mecca for shoppers — bordering the eastern portion of the Town of Tonawanda, the Police Department doesn’t anticipate any major problems in regard to the nation’s biggest shopping day More...

Town woman pleads guilty to fraudulent refunds

A Town of Tonawanda woman pleaded guilty in State Supreme Court on Friday to a larceny involving Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, according to a release from Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita III.  More...

Slaughter requests further action regarding justice’s financial disclosure

Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Tonawanda, the ranking member of the House Rules Committee, sent a follow-up letter on Friday to the U.S. More...

Hardwick seeks participants for roundtable discussion

Two roundtable discussions have been scheduled by Legislator Kevin Hardwick, R-Tonawanda, to gather the opinions of Tonawanda, Kenmore and Grand Island residents pertaining to the proposed 2012 Erie County budget.  The discussion groups are ope More...

YMCA offering Zumba at Buffalo Rehap

The Ken-Ton YMCA will be offering a Zumba class at Buffalo Rehab Group located at 350 Greenhaven Terrace in Tonawanda.  This free event will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 9.  More...

Community brief

Santa Claus will visit the North Tonawanda History Museum at 54 Webster St. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 17. More...

Marriage licenses

The following couples were issued marriage licenses in the Town of Tonawanda:  Leonard Stubbe of Buffalo and Nicole Jean Pidanick of Tonawanda on Nov. 2.  More...