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AZA & BBG Alumni Reunion Set For Fall 2018

January 12, 2018 by Larry Oskin (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

For 1965 to 1972 Kenmore West & East Graduates

All former 1965 to 1972 AZA, BBG & BBYO members are being invited to a October 5 to 7, 2018 Reunion in Buffalo, New York over Columbus Day Weekend. This special 50+ year reunion will be your opportunity to reconnect with old Jewish friends and to explore the 'new' Buffalo. For more information, to get registered for free on the AZA-BBG Alumni Directory, contact Larry Oskin at (703) 508-XXXX or email your information to ***** Visit: http://www.*****/****Find Us On Facebook! https://http://www.*****/****


December 8, 2017 by Bill Devasher (Register to contact)

50 years of friendship with Joyce Deluca


October 19, 2017 by Kathy Pender Breuer (Register to contact)

If you get this, please send me a message that you received it......we are trying to figure out who is active on this site.....if you have

Classmates....please message me if you receive this...trying to figure out what sites of social media people wish to be contacted on....IF you have facebook, please friend us on Kenmore West Class of '68 (not 1968) I am currently posting the names of missing classmates there Thanks Kathy Pender Breuer

Coach David Fleischman

February 19, 2017 by William Tepas (Register to contact)

Coach Fleischman has been nominated for the years 2017 Hall of Fame Class. This is of course well deserved. Congratulations to Coach Fleischman

Looking for more classmates

February 16, 2017 by Kathy Pender Breuer (Register to contact)

Please contact me if you have any information on the location of the following:
Gail M. Dahlman
Sue A. Dauscher
Mark I Davis
Joyce A. DeLuca Horey
William DePriest
Sharon A. Derry
Sharon A DeSimone
Linda M. DeSio Childress
Richard E Dimmitt
Robert Dobson
Margaret J. Dorey
Diane K. Duttweiler LaPierre
Kathleen M. Dziura
Mary C. Elkin
Richard E. Dimmitt
Pamela C. Evans Borowski
Grant Fuller
Timothy G. Feeney
Julia O. Felt
Ronald C. Evans
Pamela Fruehauf Hiltsley
Patti Gertis
Donald J. Gambino
Marjie Gelman Gilbert
George E. Garvey
Carol A. Geroux Childress
Deborah S. Glaser Hockman
Jane Y. Granite
Karen M. Grant
Kenneth L. Griffin
Diane S. Gross
John Guzenski

Looking for Classmates

February 11, 2017 by Kathy Pender Breuer (Register to contact)

Daniel G. Cable, Mary C. Camilleri, George W. Carrigan, Moira A. Carroll O'Connell, Dennis W. Carter, Michael J. Carter, Deborah L Cassell, James G. Chapman, Midhael L. Chilelli, Deborah J. Clock, Brian L. Cook, Michael J. Cohn, Sharon C. Cough, Edward W. Crispell, Carol A. Croshaw Green, Maargaret A. Czapla Richard W. Dahlke, Gail M. Dahlman, Sue A Dauscher, Marc I. Davis, William A. Depriest, Sharon A. Derry, Sharon A. Desimone, Richard E. Dimmitt, Cyntia L. Diederich, Robert M. Dobson, Margaret J. Dorey Lattimer, John C. Dragich, Charles S. Dunn, Diane K. Dutweiler LaPierre, Kathleen M. Dziura ANY LEADS APPRECIATED BY THE LOST AND FOUND COMMITTEE!!!

Need to find these classmates

February 8, 2017 by Kathy Pender Breuer (Register to contact)

Richard Benner
Bonita Bernhard Hirsch
Wayne Berry
Jerry Bertram
Pamela Bickel
Kenneth Boisvert

Cynthia Bostwick....mailing info
Terrance Brooks
Michael Brunner
Denise Bruso Connelly
Donald Burnett


February 5, 2017 by Kathy Pender Breuer (Register to contact)

We will not be making a different website. Please register here and on FB to keep up with the news.

Missing Classmates--need contact information

February 2, 2017 by Kathy Pender Breuer (Register to contact)

Need to Find Our Classmates! Contact Kathy Pender Breuer
Richard Albrecht
Jean Allen Brown
Dale V. Anderson Kasper Beiser
Gerald R Anderson
Gloria Anderson
Susan G. Anthony
Lawrence W. Arnold
Richard Backer
Douglas A. Baker
Barbara A. Balcom
Robert F. Baldwin
William A. Banks
Donna Becker Castellano
Jennifer Belcher Giambrone
Alex E. Benedek

Kenmore West High School News From Around The Web

Police: Threats against Kenmore West High School determined to not be credible - News 4

Police performed an investigation, and they say the threats were not credible.

Spindle items  kentonbee

RARE HONORS — The Ken-Ton Bee would like to congratulate Kenmore West High School students Scott Arseno and Devontae Halter, who were presented ...

Joseph P. Starck, 74, patriarch of a sailing family  Buffalo News

Jan. 25, 1944 – Nov. 21, 2018 Joseph P. Starck not only came from a sailing family, but also passed his enthusiasm for the sport along to his children and gr…

WNY's Great Kids: Buffalo Envy Cheerleading's Team Extraordinary

Among the hundreds of athletes at Buffalo Envy Cheerleading in Lackawanna, is a special squad for adaptive cheerleaders called Team Extraordinary.

Michael Moran, 84, lifelong social worker and children's advocate, known for his wit  Buffalo News

May 3, 1934 — Nov. 30, 2018 Michael Madison Moran spent the last week of his life in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, trading quips with the staff and fam…

Retired Ken-Ton teacher, wife dead in Florida murder-suicide  Buffalo News

A husband and wife from Western New York died in a murder-suicide in Florida last week. Joseph C. Sutton Jr., 74, and Karen L. Sutton, 73, were found dead ...

Electrician killed while working at Kenmore West High School  Buffalo News

A subcontractor working in an electrical closet at Kenmore West High School died in an accident early Wednesday morning, a school district official said. The…

Former Ken-Ton teacher and wife die in apparent murder-suicide in Florida - News 4

Joseph Sutton, 74, graduated in the 1960s and later taught and coached in the Ken-Ton School District.

Top 15% at Kenmore West High School want to sit on stage  WKBW-TV

Ten weeks before graduation at Kenmore West High School in Tonawanda, administrators announced that a decades old tradition would be ending.

New details in apparent murder-suicide in Florida involving former WNY residents - News 4

(WIVB) - Authorities in Florida are still investigating what happened after two Western New York residents were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Sun ...

Tonawanda may team up with Ken-Ton district on proposed ice arena  Buffalo News

A partnership with the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District could let state aid cover a portion of a proposed ice arena.

Kenmore West grad, Marine without a place to live after fire rips through home

Fire tore through the North Carolina home of U.S. Marine Sgt. Jeremy Leatherbarrow, who is originally from Kenmore.

Kenmore West High School accepting Hall of Fame nominations  WKBW-TV

The Kenmore West High School Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee is accepting nominations for the Induction Class of 2015. Individuals may be ...

Death prompts family to fight bullying  WKBW-TV

The family of a local teen who took his own life, is now working to honor his legacy by helping others recognize and cope with bullying.

FBI to students: think before you post  WIVB-TV News 4

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - "At my own school there have been threats of shooting up the school and it's scary," said Megan Stanley, Grand Island high school ...

Family shares painful story in effort to end bullying  WGRZ-TV

A Tonawanda grandfather is making his way around parts of Western New York trying to pitch an educational program to help kids deal with bullies.

Frontier Central School Board names new high school principal  Buffalo News

A new principal will start working at Frontier Central High School starting in June. Daniel A. Charland, the assistant principal at Kenmore West High School,…

Surgeon's family roots in Poland come with a twist  Buffalo News

He was just a baby when his father left his family behind to move to the U.S. Now an orthopedic surgeon in Buffalo, Dr. Adam Burzynski talks about his roots ...

Ken-Ton moves to earlier school day for students  WKBW-TV

The school board approved a start time of 7:45am for high school students, 8:14am for middle school students and 9:05am for elementary school students.

Buffalo's Best High School Rivalry: Tonawanda vs. North Tonawanda - News 4

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The winner of Buffalo's best high school rivalry is Tonawanda vs. North Tonawanda! The rivalry dates back to 109 years ago.

Firefighters mourn loss of chief  WKBW-TV

The Sheridan Park Volunteer Fire Company in the Town of Tonawanda is mourning the loss of its leader.

Contractor dies following accident at school  WKBW-TV

An electrical sub-contractor passed away Wednesday after an accident at a Ken-Ton district building.

GoFundMe page up for electrical worker's family  WKBW-TV

Family and friends of the subcontractor who passed away Wednesday working at Kenmore West High School have started a GoFundMe page.

Susan M. Zebro, fundraiser and advocate for Roswell Park and its art  Buffalo News

July 8, 1950 — July 8, 2018 A talented painter, gardener and decorator, a devoted mother and friend to many, Susan M. Zebro is best known as a tireless ...

Benefit set for Ken West grad diagnosed at 19 with ALS  Buffalo News

Friends and family will hold a benefit for Ben Cambria, a recent Kenmore West High School graduate who was diagnosed last year with amyotrophic lateral ...

Rock 'n' roll Mayor Dan Delano and the fine art of multitasking  Buffalo News

I met Dan DeLano in the early 90s, at the Delaware Inn, a Kenmore tavern he owned that was directly across the street from Absolute Storage, a facility that re…

Kenmore West wins 'BAND Against Bullying'

Students from Kenmore West High School won the third annual 'BAND Against Bullying' event at UB. More than 200 students participated in the competition.

Flag football league teaches kids about the game  WKBW-TV

The Under the Lights Under Armour flag football league is in its first year of existence in Western New York and is sending two teams to Nationals this Fall.

Price was right in Fredonia victory over Newfane  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

BUFFALO — Thursday's storm came early and it came with a fury — and we're not talking about the weather.

What’s better than once in a lifetime? Twice in a lifetime.  Buffalo Rising

Author: Dave Levinthal. As a teenager, I kicked a football 100,000 times, maybe twice that. I don't really know. But I've long been at peace with the final time I ...

Kenan Center presents awards to student photographers  Niagara Frontier Publications

On Sunday, the Kenan Center in Lockport presented 38 awards to student photographers whose work is currently on exhibit in the Storrs All High Photo Show in ...

Schools spending big to compete for best field, not just on field  Buffalo News

Out are grass fields that need mowing and that get muddy in the spring. In is synthetic turf. Out are Saturday afternoon games. In are Friday nights under th…

Castelli, who made her mark on women's basketball, joins '18 Hall of Fame class  Buffalo News

Gina Castelli and 14 others were officially announced as the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The group will formally be inducted in October.

Louise M. Versch  The Daily News Online

CORFU — Louise Marie Buddell Versch, 84, of Corfu, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the Weinburg Campus in Getzville, surrounded by her family.

A local legend steps down | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

One of the most heralded coaches in Western New York high school sports has decided to step back from the varsity bench this winter. After four Section VI ...

Police called to South Park High School for report of student with stun gun - News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police were called to South Park High School in Buffalo on Tuesday for a report of a student with a stun gun, a district spokesperson ...

West Seneca East, Cleveland Hill Football Advance to Final Four - News 4

Both Section 6 teams advanced to the State Final Four Friday with wins over Rochester's Section 5.

NFHS boys basketball cruises past Ken West | Sports  Niagara Gazette

KENMORE — The Niagara Falls boys basketball team is back.

The accidental mayor of Williamsville talks about his new role in politics  Buffalo News

Dan DeLano doesnt look like your run-of-the-mill politician, and he doesnt have the typical background, either. The new 51-year-old mayor of Williamsville …

Bak USA, Buffalo electronics manufacturer, to close immediately, lay off 77 employees - News 4

“I am saddened to learn of the closure of Bak USA. I had spoken to JP Bak multiple times recently as he fought to keep his company open, including just this ...

Fired Dollar General Manager shares his side of the story  WIVB-TV News 4

Ken Dudek says his family has been threatened the wake of the release of a now viral video showing a confrontation between him and a Dollar General ...

Kenmore West teen admits to running down classmate  WBFO

A Kenmore West High School teenager has now admitted she ran over her classmate last April with her car.

No devices found after bomb threat made against Lockport High School - News 4

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police say Lockport High School was evacuated on Wednesday morning. Through digital media, a bomb threat had been made ...

ATF special agent talks to Victor students about 2nd Amendment

VICTOR — Sean Martineck is a Blue Devil through and through. They seem to follow him everywhere. The Buffalo native went to Kenmore West High School, ...

Former Syracuse football quarterback Rob Sutton dead at 64

Former Syracuse football quarterback Rob Sutton passed away March 17 at his Buffalo home after an illness, the Buffalo News previously reported.

Dana named head varsity football coach | April 26, 2018 |  Bee

One of the most successful football programs in Western New York is under new leadership. Longtime assistant Craig Dana will take over the head varsity spot, ...

Dunkirk, Fredonia girls teams advance | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

BUFFALO — The No. 11 seed Dunkirk Lady Marauders pulled another upset in the Section 6 Class B1 high school girls basketball playoffs Thursday, beating ...

Buffalo Diocese releases new list of 36 priests with abuse allegations - News 4

The Buffalo Diocese released a new list of priests with "substantiated claims" of sexual abuse of a minor.

Buffalo Police on scene of officer-involved shooting at McKinley Parkway and Como Avenue  WIVB-TV News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo Police officer shot an armed suspect outside of a McKinley Parkway home Friday afternoon, Buffalo Police have confirmed.

Erie County Holding Center inmate charged with lunging at, injuring two deputies - News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - An Erie County Holding Center inmate has been accused of lunging at two deputies who were escorting him back to his cell, causing ...

Lakewomen earn spot in yet another Section VI final  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

KENMORE — Coach Brian Baker said his Lakewomen never fail to amaze him.

Lady Marauders blast Medina to grab Class B1 title game slot | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

KENMORE — The No. 11 seeded Dunkirk Lady Marauders defeated No. 10 seed Medina, 51-25, in the Class B1 semifinals on Thursday at Kenmore West High ...

Kenmore Rotary to hold 'Shred-It' event  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Rotary Club of Kenmore will hold its semi-annual "Shred-It" event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the parking lot of Kenmore West High School, ...

High School Football’s Friday Night Bloat  New York Times

High school football playoff season has begun across the country, and continues nearly till Christmas. The result will be not 50 titlists but at least 425 state high ...

Northland Workforce Training Center a step closer to opening

A building that has been vacant for decades on Buffalo's east side is seeing new life.

More than 6,000 signatures collected to remove statue from MLK Jr. Park - News 4

A Buffalo activist is collecting thousands of signatures to try to remove the current Martin Luther King Jr. statue at MLK Park.

Town of Tonawanda  Bills Blitz - The Buffalo News

Dec. 7, 1928 – Dec. 9, 2018 Gloria D. McDonald, the first woman to serve on the Town of Tonawanda Town Board, died Sunday in Schofield Residence Nursing ...

Good Neighbors: NFJC Works to Improve Race Relations

Some good neighbors in Buffalo continue to work to improve race relations as they prepare for the "Dash for Diversity" this weekend.

179th Erie County Fair: Hours, Admissions, Directions, Deals, Schedule  WIVB-TV News 4

The 179th Erie County Fair takes place over 12 days from August 8-19 at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

Two innovative high schools open in Buffalo's Bennett HS building

The two new innovative high schools are among several program options the district has rolled out to provide more opportunities for specialty tracks for college ...

"Grease Lightning", actress who played Frenchie roll into Buffalo for "Grease Gala" - News 4

"Grease Lightning" from the 1977 film Grease cruised into the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center with one of the "Pink Ladies" inside.

Tickets for Hamilton at Shea's available online on October 5 - News 4

Theater fans in Western New York are getting a chance to score some Hamilton tickets.

NY man arrested for trying to bring marijuana across Peace Bridge - News 4

A downstate New York man has been arrested trying to smuggle marijuana across the Peace Bridge into the United States.

Vehicle strikes Picasso's Pizza in West Seneca, two taken to ECMC - News 4

The customer, a 51-year-old man, suffered back and leg injuries. It's unknown how serious the injuries are.

WATCH: Why the sky looks purple in Niagara County - News 4

Many people, especially in eastern Niagara County, have noticed the sky looking purple at times.

Veteran using service dog denied service at local restaurant - News 4

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) -- - A veteran with PTSD says the Duff's in Orchard Park denied him *service* because of his *service* dog. It is against the law to ...

Girl with autism who mistook bride for Cinderella could meet all the Disney princesses - News 4

Community members, touched by the now-viral post about a little girl who thought a bride at Akron Falls park was Cinderella, have started a GoFundMe ...

Rep. Chris Collins' Campaign unleashes attack ad on McMurray - News 4

A few days after Congressman Chris Collins announced he would actively run for re-election, his campaign is on the air with the first attack ad against ...

Delta Sonic employee pleads guilty to lying to state DEC technician about oil spill in Cayuga Creek

Michael Yount, 46, of Lancaster, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to making a materially false statement.

Tonawanda Coke's president lays out what led to the company's demise - News 4

Tonawanda Coke's president said the demands placed on them after its 2013 criminal conviction for violating environmental laws led to its demise. Michael K.

Orchard Park restaurant closes  WIVB-TV News 4

The Zebb's Deluxe Grill and Bar in Orchard Park has closed.

Students make a difference in Ghana | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Most people take trips to warmer climates to relax. Several students from Lockport High School and other local schools recently traveled to the country of Ghana ...

Police investigating brawl inside WNY Chuck E.Cheese

A brawl breaks out at Chuck E. Cheese on Amherst and it's all caught on video. Now some parents say they want answers.

A look inside new methadone clinic in Amherst  WIVB-TV News 4

A new methadone clinic has finally opened its doors in Amherst, a year after controversy over its location.

NYS Thruway Authority offering $10 incentive for new EZ pass customers

As part of the new incentive program, motorists who who purchase a Thruway E-ZPass On-The-Go tag register it from Thursday, Feb. 1 through Monday, Feb.

Erie County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam involving sheriff's office impersonator  WIVB-TV News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Erie County Sheriff's Office is warning of a scam involving a person calling individuals about an "ongoing civil matter", pretending to ...

NYSP investigating suspicious deaths in Schoharie County - News 4

Police say they were called to the scene on Rossman Valley Road on Tuesday. An investigation found Christina Arvidson, in her 30s, and Dustin McMahon, ...

'Big 3' dominate the boards as Lady Lions improve to 2-0  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It wasn't the most satisfying win in Lockport's long and proud girls basketball history, but it's still two up and two down for the blue and gold, who are off.

Cascades of Fire international fireworks competition begins Friday over Niagara Falls - News 4

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO (WIVB) - Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather on both the American and Canadian sides of Niagara Falls this ...

Brighter Days Ahead | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

Sometimes, the best way to measure the success of a season isn't necessarily in wins and losses. Last spring, the Jamestown Community College baseball ...

Body of missing mother found; Amber Alert issued for son  WIVB-TV News 4

After nearly a week of searching, the body of 18-year-old Selena Hidalgo-Calderon has been found. Her son, 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo Calderon is still ...

Papa John's restaurants in Buffalo, Rochester areas suddenly close

All of the Papa John's locations in the Rochester area have closed.

Allegany-Limestone Superintendent Geelan stepping down to accept another post  Olean Times Herald

ALLEGANY — Administrators at the Allegany-Limestone Central School District announced Wednesday that Superintendent Dr. Karen Geelan is stepping down ...

New York State Police looking for man who confused Lockport Five Guys cashier, left with $150 - News 4

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - New York State Police are looking for a man they say entered a Lockport restaurant, confused the cashier and left the business with ...

Amherst Police make arrest in bank robbery - News 4

A North Tonawanda man has been arrested after a attempted bank robbery earlier this week at the Citizens Bank at 3180 Sheridan Drive in Amherst.

Buffalo's first Cat Cafe: the 'Purrfect' spot for cat lovers  WIVB-TV News 4

If you love cats you don't need to be purr-suaded to check out this one of a kind cat-fe on Hertel Avenue.

Woman, 19, charged with murder in fatal stabbing at Buffalo house party  WIVB-TV News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 19-year-old Buffalo woman has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of another woman during a fight Friday night on ...

Photographer finds couple in Yosemite wedding proposal picture - News 4

(KRON-TV) - The mystery couple has been found! The Michigan photographer has been searching for the couple that he caught on camera while sharing the ...

AMC theater in downtown Buffalo approved to serve alcohol  WIVB-TV News 4

The AMC Market Arcade 8 received approval on Wednesday.

Don Postles' exclusive interview with Bishop Richard Malone - News 4

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - There have been calls for a change in leadership for the Buffalo Diocese over the past several months. It began over the summer, ...

Buffalo couple found dead in Georgia  WIVB-TV News 4

ATLANTA, GA (WIVB)- - Deborah Jenkins Hubbard and Harry Hubbard, both born and raised in Buffalo, were found dead inside their northwest Atlanta home ...

Now that Grand Island tolls are cashless, paying can be a chore

When the Grand Island tolls switch from toll plazas to the new cashless automated toll takers, drivers need to know paying up will be slightly more complicated.

Second Chick-fil-A restaurant planned for Cheektowaga  WIVB-TV News 4

The first one has not yet opened, but plans are already in the works for a second Chick-fil-A in Cheektowaga.

Obit: Mary Lorraine 'Lorry' Kehoe  Niagara Frontier Publications

Aug. 31, 1928 - Jan. 22, 2016. Mary Lorraine "Lorry" Kehoe passed away Jan. 22, 2016. Lorry had been a Grand Island resident since 1960. She was a ...

Upstate connection brought new AD Wildhack back to SU  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

ESPN executive is a Buffalo native, 1980 Syracuse grad and his family summers at Sodus Bay.

Blizzard of '77: Frozen in memory  Niagara Gazette

They would eventually call it the winter storm of the century.

Buffalo man receives 35 year sentence for Zoe restaurant shooting, other crimes  WIVB-TV News 4

Christopher Boyd, 37, will spend the next 35 years in prison for a string of crimes, including the 2016 robbery and shooting at Zoe restaurant in Clarence.

New AMC theater on Main St. to open Thursday  WIVB-TV News 4

Features will include reserved seating and ticketless entry.

SCAM ALERT: Buffalo police warn of robberies linked to smartphone scam - News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- - Buffalo Police say people are being robbed at gun point while trying to buy or sell smartphones. It's a scam that's popping up in ...

Plans for second Chick-Fil-A location in Cheektowaga stirring concerns  WIVB-TV News 4

The fast food chain wants to build a new restaurant in front of Wegmans on Transit Road.

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