Weekly Feature

August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Learn what can and can’t be recycled

While recycling totes continue to be delivered to Town of Tonawanda residents through the first week of September, residents may be wondering what materials they can put in their new 65-gallon tote.  More...

Spindle items

Editor

POOL CLOSINGS — Summer is flying by, and it’s almost that time again when the outdoor pools will close for the season.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 19, 1992   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Each week I look at the employment want ads in The Bee. There are always listings from nursing homes for nurses, aides and such. You see the same places over and over again, which tells me they can’t keep their workers. More...

Sports

Tonawanda native Schaab trades DC job for career in coaching

¦ Kenmore West graduate leaves U.S. Treasury to coach college baseball

Geoff Schaab was on a career track many would envy. After graduating from college in 2003, the Tonawanda native went to Washington, D.C., to begin a career working for the U.S. government. More...

Dockstader made waves at Kenmore West

Alexandra Dockstader not only contributed to the lengthy legacy of swimmers at Kenmore West High School, she etched out her own place in the Athletic Hall of Fame. More...

Travel softball squads seeks additional players

A pair of Clarence-based travel softball teams are looking for a few extra players to fill out their rosters for the 2018 season.  The 12U Clarence Red Devils White softball team remains in need of both a pitcher and a positional player, while t More...

Business

Chamber to hold networking events, luncheons

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

The Chamber’s annual Golf Classic, with an after-party at the Noco Pavilion, is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 30. The event is open to anyone or any business wanting to experience the beautiful Sheridan Park Golf Course,  More...

Alzheimer’s chapter offers new program

The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter is offering a program for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment or another related dementia.  More...

Frank Budwey handpicks successor for North Tonawanda store

Grocer Frank Budwey is handing off his family business, Budwey’s Supermarket, to the Kusmierski family, according to a press release.  Frank Budwey’s grandmother, Saltonia Budwey, opened the original store on Oliver Street in North More...

Town of Tonawanda residents to receive recycling totes

The Town of Tonawanda started to roll out recycling totes to residents last week and will continue through the first week of September.  More...

‘Complete Street’ demo to kick off next week

A temporary demonstration of a “complete street” will take place on Parker Boulevard, between Berkley Street and Darlington Drive near Lincoln Arena, from Tuesday, Aug. 22, to Thursday, Aug. 24. More...

State funds awarded to Evergreen will aid addiction recovery

The state will award $25,000 to Evergreen Health Services to support addiction recovery services, according to state Sen. Chris Jacobs, co-chairman of the Senate Task Force on Heroin and Addiction.  More...

Local News

Kenmore native writes, directs horror film

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Imagine being able to speak to a loved one again. More...

Registration open for bowling league

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department and Classic Lanes will be offering their noncompetitive bowling league again this fall.  The program will take place from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 27 through Nov. More...

Man charged under Leandra’s Law

Town of Tonawanda police arrested a Pennsylvania man early Sunday for allegedly driving while intoxicated with four children in his car.   Officer Timothy Partyka stopped Hassan Musa, 41, at 2:39 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Dolores E. Lane, volunteer, social activist

Dolores “Lori” Ellen Lane (nee Sullivan), 82, of Grand Island, died Saturday, July 15, 2017.  Mrs. Lane was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 14, 1935. She attended Mt. St. More...

Lifestyles

Going Green by Living in Less

Woman builds tiny house to embrace more sustainable lifestyle

Michelle Bernas grew up in a duplex with her grandparents, two aunts, parents and older brother in North Tonawanda. She shared a 9-foot by 10-foot room with her brother until she was 12 years old. More...

Congress on Your Corner to be held

Congress on Your Corner with Brian Higgins will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at North Tonawanda City Hall, 216 Payne Ave. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

The Lego Batman Movie — Chris McKay’s animated film featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Ralph Fiennes, Rosario Dawson and Zach Galifianakis, as part of Flicks on Old Falls at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug.  More...

Theatre Dance

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Special Events

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