Weekly Feature

April 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Traffic patterns slated to change with bridge replacements

Significant changes to traffic patterns are scheduled to occur on Interstate 290 and Delaware Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda as part of the reconstruction of the bridges over Delaware Avenue and Military Road, according to the state Department of Tr More...

Editorial

Take control with smart decisions, responsibility

We see billboards, commercials and bumper stickers promoting positive decision making in regard to drinking and driving, texting while driving and substance abuse. We see the photos of those killed. More...

Spindle items

COOKING FOR BOOKS — A fun event is coming up that combines two wonderful things: food and books. You may want to mark your calendar. “Cooks for Books,” a fundraiser benefiting Brighton Place Library, will take place at 6 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Wednesday, May 2, 1990

The Town of Tonawanda’s new Aquatic Facility is winning awards already and construction has barely begun. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BLEYLE, Earl W., of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Mildred; three sons, James, Ronald and Scott; one daughter, Betsy Mills; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Lifestyles

Lincoln funeral car hopes to make stop in Buffalo

Lincoln funeral car hopes to make stop in Buffalo O n April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was scheduled to see his personal, presidential passenger-train car for the first time. More...

Erie County Fair seeks musicians for Pepsi-Cola Marching Band

Every summer, the Erie County Fair searches Western New York for the most talented high school students to participate in the Pepsi Cola Marching Band.  More...

INTO THE PAST —

Lindbergh Elementary School students Luci Cryan, left, Clare Ring and Morgan Nagel show off their Colonial attire during a recent end-of-unit, Colonial-themed celebration. More...

Business

Events

AARP NY will host financial workshop   More...

Kenmore Family Medicine physician appointed to Independent Health board

Dr. Lisa Mendonza   Independent Health recently named Dr. Lisa Mendonza to its board of directors.  Mendonza, family practitioner at Kenmore Family Medicine, was appointed April 1 to serve a three-year term.  More...

St. Joe’s recognizes Daniel J. Dirrigl as its Man of the Year

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Alumni Association recently named Daniel J. Dirrigl, Class of 1978, as its 2015 Man of the Year in recognition of his service to the school.  Dirrigl was honored during the recent St. More...

For a good cause

Improvement Society is gearing up for the fifth annual Big Kenmore Clean Up event on April 25.  More...

Big Kenmore Clean Up event enters its fifth year MILESTONE

For the fifth consecutive year, one group in Kenmore will be dedicating a Saturday to picking up trash in an effort to make the village that much cleaner for the summer months.  The Kenmore Village   More...

Local News

‘Operation Safe Stop’ comes to Ken-Ton

The law enforcement community recently teamed up with the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District as part of “Operation Safe Stop,” a statewide effort to promote safe driving around school buses and protect children as they are getting More...

North Tonawanda Waste Drop-Off Day slated for April 25

The City of North Tonawanda will hold a Special Waste Drop-Off Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Department of Public Works facility, 758 Erie Ave.  More...

News Brief

The Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center will again host a 5K run at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, starting at 1 Pool Plaza. Registration costs $20 in April and $25 in May. More...

Letters to the Editor

LGBT lifestyle often a health risk

I was very disturbed by your editorial in the April 8-9 Bee. You gave no recognition to the fact that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lifestyle is often a health risk to participants, both physically and emotionally. More...

Police Blotter

Friend allegedly stealing clothing, selling to Plato’s Closet

Village of Kenmore

Friday, April 10   A Myron Avenue resident reported that loud music was coming from a nearby residence and that it was shaking her windows. She said it was a nightly occurrence. More...

Sports

Thunder LAX off to undefeated MMAA start

¦ Kreuz, MacDonald lead Mount St. Mary Academy with 5-goal performances

The Mount St. More...

St. Joe’s outduels Clarence in non-league baseball contest

¦ Marauders fall to McQuaid then cruise to two victories over CCA

The Monsignor Martin Athletic Association is off and running with the Marauders of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute taking two blowout wins over Christian Central Academy.  St. More...

Marauders LAX holds off rival Canisius

For the St. More...

What's Going On

Bee What’s Going On

Art to be exhibited at Schofield Residence   More...