Weekly Feature



July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Make the most of summer, but drive responsibly

Bee Editorial

There’s a lot of summer left to enjoy, and many Western New Yorkers celebrate the season both locally and by traveling to destinations across the state and beyond by car, truck and SUV.  But driving is full of hazards, and residents should More...

Spindle items

• AVIAN ADMIRATION —When I visited my brother this weekend in Brooklyn, he asked if we could go birding and look specifically for the monk parakeet, a nonmigratory species of parrot native to Argentina.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 28, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Peter E. Tuyn, former funeral director at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home Inc.

Peter E. Tuyn, of Williamsville, died Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Mr. Tuyn joined his father, Edward “Ted” Tuyn, at Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home in 1963. More...

Death Notice

EAGAN, John T. “Jack,” of Kenmore, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

'Photography Caravan'...

uniting Jewish community’s photographers

The Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Center Holland Family Building will host an exhibit titled “Photography Caravan-Images of Jewish Buffalo” beginning Wednesday, Aug. 15. The exhibit, which will run until Oct. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours   More...

On the Campus

Alyssa Donn of Tonawanda has been named to the dean’s list at John Carroll University for the spring 2018 semester.  Elizabeth Forsyth of Tonawanda has been named to the dean’s list at John Carroll University for the spring 2018 seme More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

thurs. 19   NOBO Fest — Buffalo-themed event including fresh produce, crafts, food vendors, food trucks, artisans and more, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at North Park Community School, 780 Parkside Ave., Buffalo. 816-3440  thurs. More...

Special Events

thurs. 19   Botanics and Brews — While enjoying some craft beers, attendees can also enjoy tidbits from Oliver’s Catering, 6-9 p.m. More...

Ken-Ton Garden Tour returns for 16th year

Village of Kenmore and Town of Tonawanda residents who love to show off their gardens will get their time in the limelight this weekend, during the 16th annual Ken-Ton Garden Tour. More...

Kenmore’s Summer Concert, Taste to showcase local flavor

Local music and food will be on display once again as the Summer Concert on the Green and Taste of Kenmore return to the village, featuring popular local bands and a host of food vendors.  Organized by the Kenmore Business Association, the conc More...

Local News

Pension Rehabilitation Administration proposed to secure multi-employer pension plans

Rep. Brian Higgins spoke from the floor of the House of Representatives to advocate for passage of H.R.4444, commonly known as the Butch Lewis Act. More...

SS. Peter and Paul to award scholarships

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Immigration policy derails Holy Protection souvlaki at Canal Fest

This year, Holy Protection Orthodox Church was unable to provide what many consider to be “the best souvlaki in town” at the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas, due to the recently enforced zero-tolerance immigration regulations at the U.S. More...

Police Blotter

Metal collector too noisy for neighbor

Village of Kenmore  Monday, July 9   • A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that a suspicious man was at her neighbor’s home. Her neighbor told responding officers that the man was a home inspector.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I voted for Rick Davis, mayor of the City of Tonawanda, but now I’m having second thoughts. I won’t be voting for him next time because he just wants to close city streets.  More...

Education

Ken-Ton School District registration still open for all children

Any parents or guardians living in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District who have not registered their children for school are encouraged to contact the district’s central registration office as soon as possible to schedule an appointme More...

Cardinal O’Hara posts honor roll

The following Cardinal O’Hara High School students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 9   More...

Sports

NATIONAL CHAMPION

— James Bassett, a Getzville native and 2014 St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute graduate, recently helped the Merrimack College men’s lacrosse team defeat St. More...

O’Hara’s O’Neill named 2017-18 Coach of the Year

Cardinal O’Hara coach Nick O’Neill has changed the landscape of Western New York girls basketball for the better.  More...

The 40th Annual Bob Ivory Run moves to August

The 2018 Bob Ivory ’47 Run, sponsored by the St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Alumni Association, will take place on Aug. 10. The USA Track & Field-sanctioned 5K race will begin at St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Kenmore Mercy hosting book sale   Books are Fun will be in the atrium of Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. More...

Business

Rapid Refill opens in Colvin Plaza

Rapid Refill, a local inkjet and laser printer supply and services company, held its official grand opening July 10, in the Colvin Plaza at 1858 Colvin Blvd., Tonawanda, according to the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Chamber events, new services on tap

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce has many events coming up in the next month, as well as new services for members and the community to enjoy. The following is a list to explore:  More...

PSE announces naming rights partners for New Era Field clubs

When the Buffalo Bills begin the 2018 schedule with the Aug. More...