July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Noted NASCAR driver visits Tonawanda GM plant

Workers at the General Motors Tonawanda Engine Plant had a special guest viewing the inner workings of the operation last week. Team Hendricks Chevy NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne paid a visit to the plant for the first time in his career. More...

Local News

Heritage Discovery Center cherishes WNY’s past

At 100 Lee St. in Buffalo, visitors will find a link to the area’s past in the Heritage Discovery Center, which displays artifacts honoring the industrial history of Western New York. More...

All about flowers

Mariynn Alliger of Tonawanda, looks at the first prize winner entered by Lynne Manning of Kenmore of a Ruby Slipper arrangemnt during the “OZ Standard Flower Show” presented by the Kenmore Garden Club held at the Kenmore United Methodist More...

National Night Out slated for Aug. 6

The Town of Tonawanda Crime Resistance Executive Board will hold its 29th “National Night Out” event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Lincoln Arena, 1200 Parker Blvd. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I volunteered for the National Gold Bowling Tournament that went on in six local bowling establishments from Kenmore to Lancaster. I called three of the major TV stations and not one of them picked up any part of it. More...

Education

On the Campus

Olivia DiGesare of Kenmore recently received the $2,500 Foundation Scholar Award at the State University of New York at Fredonia. She is a 2014 graduate of Kenmore West High School and the daughter of Douglas and Kimberly DiGesare. More...

Kenmore West posts fourth quarter honor roll

Kenmore West High School recently named students to its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Grade nine More...

Lifestyles

River tour shows off Buffalo’s historic side

A cross from the popular Canalside venue in downtown Buffalo stands a gold mine of local history. More...

Bowling fundraiser scheduled for Aug. 3

The Children’s Growth Foundation will hold a bowling fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Tonawanda Bowling Center, 574 Young St. Tickets are $25 presale and $30 at the door. More...

Golf tournament reaches 10th anniversary, seeks to find a cure

Nicholas Dusenberry lost his battle to melanoma a decade ago, but his mother, Ninnette, has continued fighting to find a cure. More...

Business

‘Fun run’ organizers canceling races; runners left without refunds

Back in May, the Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York reminded consumers to do their homework before participating in any 5K race or other event. More...

Grisanti seeks amendments to medical marijuana law

Letter to Cuomo follows OP girl’s death

State Sen. Mark Grisanti and two other state lawmakers are urging Gov. Cuomo to make amendments to the medical marijuana law as soon as possible. More...

Events

Daniels Restaurant opens under new owner More...

Town approves traffic changes

The Town Board on Monday made changes to its traffic regulations to improve safety for motorists. More...

Brighton Road to see reconstruction mid-August

Brighton Road will be reconstructed this summer, with work slated to begin mid-August. It is a project that will cost an estimated $2.65 million. The project was approved at a recent session of the Erie County Legislature. More...

Editorial

KVIS improves residents’ quality of life

Bee Editorial

This past Saturday, the inaugural “Gigantic Kenmore Garage Sale” took place throughout Kenmore. More...

Spindle items

• SOMEONE WE SHOULD KNOW? More...

Out of the Past

New highway

From left to right is the Youngmann Highway in the Town of Tonawanda as it looked soon after its 1959 opening. The street bending below it, from center left to the bottom of the photograph, is Knoche Road. More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports filming ‘fire dance’ in backyard

Village of Kenmore

Friday, July 18 • A Nassau Avenue resident reported that her ex-boyfriend was sending offensive and threatening text messages and pictures to her and her son. • A Kinsey Avenue resident reported a syringe was found on the ground. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

DAIGLE, Linda L. (nee Mongold), of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Ms. Daigle is survived by two daughters, Shauna Belavek and Bethany Daigle; one son, Jeffrey; two grandchildren; and one sister, Joanne Siepel. More...

Sports

Bulldogs baseball rally capped historic come from behind victory

2013-14 Game of the Year

There were many great sports moments from the 2013-14 Ken-Ton school year, but one game was scripted like a movie. More...

New Era Baseball tryouts set

Team New Era Baseball will be holding tryouts for its summer 2015 Elite Travel Team, for players ages 9 through 17, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the New Era Park facilities. More...

Kilijanski's Corner

You can never go wrong listening to Cal Ripken Jr. and his brother Bill Ripken talk about baseball fundamentals, or as they call it, the “Ripken Way” to play. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Jazz concert slated for Aug. 2 at church More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

thurs. 31 LehrerDance — Part of the M&T Bank 45th annual Plaza Event Series, noon Thursday, July 31, on Main Street, downtown Buffalo. www.mtb.com/plazaeventseries fri. 1 More...

Festivals

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