Weekly Feature



November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day ceremony planned

A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, on the Municipal Green, directly in front of the Kenmore Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave.  More...

Editorial

Veterans Day: Honoring those with past service

A few years ago we wrote about the meaning of Memorial Day, which many observers seem to have confused with Veterans Day or Armed Forces Day. More...

Spindle items

RIGHT TO VOTE — Some of you may have attended Sunday’s 100th anniversary celebration of women getting the right to vote in New York. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1992   More...

Sports

Clarence, East Aurora land multiple players on top squad

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Clarence and East Aurora always field outstanding boys soccer teams and the trend continued this season.  Neither squad suffered a loss to a Section VI team on their way to sectional championships as Clarence won the Class AA title and East Auro More...

Five programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Girls Soccer

A vast array of talented players from five schools make up the 2017 All-Bee Girls Soccer Team.  More...

All-Bee Soccer squads’ selection process explained

Given the tremendous success of last year’s squad, The Bee’s sports staff is once again proud to recognize some of the area’s top talent with the 2017 installment of the All-Bee Soccer teams.  More...

Business

Healthier turkey on menu at Mike’s Subs

¦ Business also makes changes in pizza dough, ovens

Mike’s Subs has been a fixture in Kenmore since the 1950s, but longtime customers will notice some new features.  Owner Bob Bolt said one change is the use of antibiotic-free, hormone-free turkey in the shop’s subs.  The ingred More...

Oishei Scholarships available

The John R. Oishei Foundation has announced that full-tuition scholarships are available for incoming high school freshmen at area independent secondary schools for the fall of 2018. More...

Volunteers needed for research trials

The Alzheimer’s Association is the largest private funder of Alzheimer’s research in the country, and the TrialMatch program is one reason why. More...

Incumbents lead Town Board vote

The Democratic incumbents on the Tonawanda Town Board had a comfortable lead over their  Republican challengers two hours after the polls closed on Tuesday night. More...

Town re-imagines Huntley plant

The Town of Tonawanda is looking for potential developers to repurpose the former coal-fired NRG Huntley Power Plant into a renewable energy development, which would restore lost tax revenue and return jobs to the area. More...

Team to implement action plan on economic development

Having received unanimous approval from the Town Board in October, planning officials are busy assembling an implementation team for the Tonawanda Tomorrow initiative, to help further local economic development. More...

Local News

Guilty plea made in Lindbergh theft

A Tonawanda woman has pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth F. More...

COLLECTIBLE CANS

— Christy Fell, left, and Tim Barraclough of North Tonawanda, look over beer cans during the Brewery Collectable Show held at the Elks Lodge 860 in Tonawanda on Saturday. More...

Man seeks to quash bullying after grandson’s death

A little more than six months since cyberbullying pushed his grandson to take his own life, Joe Smajdor is organizing what he hopes will be a solution to the growing problem.  More...

Police Blotter

Phone scammer won’t let officer in on deal

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Oct. 30   On Delaware Avenue, a woman reported that her son was jumped by two male youths, approximately 16 to 17 years old, on bicycles. The victim also had items stolen from him.   More...

Obituaries

Death

GRIECO, Theresa V. (nee Sorell), of Ashburn, Virginia, formerly of Kenmore, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Mrs. Grieco is survived by two children, David and Jeffrey, and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph. More...

Lifestyles

‘Buffalo’s The Last Waltz’:

Musicians to recapture The Band’s farewell shows

For 16 years, five musicians traveled together, beginning with performances at dive bars and small clubs before taking the stage at the 1969 Woodstock concert and eventually headlining auditoriums and stadiums.  More...

Mount St. Mary Academy to perform ‘42nd Street’

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657   Library hours  Fall hours are: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.  More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are held at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...

Entertainment

Film/Video

fri. 10, sat. 11, mon. 13 & wed. 15   More...

Comedy

thurs. 9  ComedySportz Minor League provides improv training to local residents. They have been working hard with their coaches - come out and see what they’ve learned so far, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Performance

thurs. 9  The Fredtown Stompers — Playing old-school jazz charts from 1910-1930, as part of the Jazz at the Carnegie Art Center, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda; $. More...