Weekly Feature

March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ken-Ton Closet releases 2016 annual report

The Ken-Ton Closet has been supplying clothing and other basic needs to children since the nonprofit program was started in 2013.  (See editorial on page four)  Throughout the years, it has grown and impacted more families by helping those More...

Editorial

Ken-Ton Closet moves forward with new goals

The Ken-Ton Closet recently released its 2016 annual report, which highlights its accomplishments and growth. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

COMMUNITY HUB — If you haven’t heard of the Town of Tonawanda Coalition Community Resource Hub, you can stop by the Kenmore Library this month.  The Hub will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at 160 Delaware Road.  More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago March 11, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

SMITH, Angeline (nee Cino), of Kenmore, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Mrs. Smith is survived by three children, Richard, Robert and Sandra; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s hockey wins state title

Sports Reporter

For the fifth time in seven years, the St. Joe’s Federation hockey team (24-1-2) is the CHSAA State Champion. The Marauders defeated St. Anthony’s of Long Island Sunday at HarborCenter, 5-2, in a physical affair.  More...

North Tonawanda boys basketball upsets South in A-1, wins first section title since 1961

North Tonawanda’s boys basketball team waited 56 years to win another Section VI title. More...

O’Hara girls hoops wins fourth straight MMA Championship

When the final horn sounded on the Monsignor Martin girls basketball season Saturday, there was no wild rush onto the court. The Cardinal O’Hara celebration was somewhat understated after defeating Sacred Heart 58-35.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 9-sun. 12   More...

Live Local in WNY

fri. 10  Back To the Bars — 9 p.m., Crazy Jake’s, 26 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-9309,  www.crazyjakesnt.com   More...

Performance

thurs. 9   More...

Celebrating champions

Brandon Casterline lifts Vincent Tripi after the buzzer sounds as North Tonawanda celebrates a stunning upset of Williamsville South High School in the Class A1 Championship on Saturday at Buffalo St More...

Spring fundraiser features autographed hockey stick

Salem United Church of Christ will hold its spring fundraiser on Saturday, March 11, in its Fellowship Hall, at 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda.  More...

Local News

Hoover Middle School names honor roll

The following Hoover Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.   More...

GREEN BEER SUNDAY

— Marchers, top photo, hold a banner as they walk in the Green Beer Sunday parade, approaching the Gateway Harbor Bridge, on Sunday. More...

In the Military

Robert Burket, a Kenmore East High School graduate and Tonawanda native, is serving in the U.S. Navy with the Commander Strike Fighter Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet. More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports discolored bathtub

Village of Kenmore Monday, Feb. 27 A female said there is yelling and fighting along with a baby crying at a Euclid Avenue residence. A Delaware Road resident reported that two flat-screen TVs were taken over the weekend. Tuesday, Feb. 28 More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.With the lack of snow, why can’t the highway workers who usually plow and salt grind the tree stumps left behind from cutting down all the diseased trees last fall?  More...

Education

Student selected for Empire Girls State program

Tonawanda High School junior Hannah Strahin has been selected to participate in the 2017 American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State program in July at Brockport State College.  The school’s faculty chose nominees based on leadership, pat More...

Lifestyles

Area collectors show off their prized possessions

Collecting has been a part of society since, well, before it was really called a society, and during the past several weeks, The Bee has reached out to readers to find some of the biggest, best and quirkiest collections throughout Western New York.&n More...

Kenmore Garden Club schedules meeting

The Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Banchetti’s, 550 N. French Road, Amherst, for its installation brunch. “The Year in Review” by historian Lily Zendano will be featured.   More...

Kenmore West High School to present ‘Legally Blonde'

Elle Woods will make a personal transformation after enrolling at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend in Kenmore West High School’s production of “Legally Blonde” this weekend. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Library Board to hold meeting March 13  The City of Tonawanda Library’s board meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 13, at 333 Main St. All are welcome to discuss library issues at the meeting. More...

Business

The Towne Grill offers Towne Plate, hand-pressed burgers

The Towne Grill is bringing something new to the area: a Towne Plate, which is similar to what is known as a garbage plate.  The restaurant’s plate includes a choice of meat, macaroni salad and/or french fries topped with meat, hot sauce, More...

St. John Vianney Parish will host Sicilian Feast

St. John Vianney Parish, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, is hosting a Sicilian St. Joseph’s Feast Day Experience on Saturday, March 18. A Mass is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a blessing ceremony. More...

Junior League offering two scholarships

The Junior League of Buffalo is seeking female high school seniors to apply for its scholarship opportunity. Two $2,000 scholarships will be given to a post-high school institution to be used for tuition, books, fees or housing. More...