Weekly Feature



June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Big Picture Program to add grade level

The Ken-Ton Big Picture Program is adding eighth-grade students in the 2018-19 school year. The Big Picture Program is an international learning network that meets a student’s individual needs in terms of how the student learns. More...

Editorial

Tonawanda looking to control feral cat population

Bee Editorial

The Town of Tonawanda is looking to implement a program to help deal with feral cats called Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return, or TNVR. The topic was discussed at Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting. More...

Spindle items

• GO FOR A RUN — The fourth annual Black and Gold Run the Hawk 5K Run/Walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 30, 1993   More...

Lifestyles

Two great races bring antique autos, history home to Buffalo

On Saturday, the Queen City and the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum will become a nexus of antique automobile racing, bringing two events home to a region that holds a shining distinction in racing history. More...

Library News

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

O’Hara to offer driver education course

Places are still available for the summer driver education program sponsored by Cardinal O’Hara High School.  Participants can choose from Section 1, which will run from June 21 to July 13, with no class on July 4, and Section 2, which wil More...

Entertainment

Art

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Walking Tours

thurs. 21   Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel hike. Call 548-1401. More...

Festivals

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Explore the art of comic books at the Carnegie

Superhero characters — such as Wonder Woman, Batman and the Fantastic Four — emerged during a time of war to offer comfort and entertainment. More...

Safety improvements planned

Niagara Falls Boulevard

Enhanced pavement markings will be installed this year at signalized intersections along U.S. Route 62 — Niagara Falls Boulevard — between Tonawanda Creek Road in the Town of Amherst and Kenmore Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Local News

Theater director brightens the stage

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

An audience’s applause for his theater students makes Philip Jarosz feel just as proud as if he were performing onstage with them. More...

Dog show set for June 29

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility will host its ninth annual Dog Show at 2 p.m. Friday, June 29, at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda. More...

St. Amelia School students place in essay contest

This spring, fifth- and sixth-grade students in both public and private schools in Erie County had an opportunity to enter an essay contest sponsored by the American Legion.  St. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports movement in garage

Village of Kenmore   Monday, June 11  • A Westgate Road resident said her son is being harassed and threatened by unknown people over social media.  More...

Sports

First Teamers all made deep playoff runs

2018 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

As is usually the case, the players earning First Team status for the 2018 installment of the All-Bee Boys Lacrosse all-star team have something in common: a championship pedigree. More...

All-Bee Lacrosse Team named; selection process explained

Given the success of last spring’s All-Bee Boys Lacrosse Team, The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best players with 2018’s entry in the annual recognition program.  More...

Mount St. Mary hires new soccer and cross-country coaches

Mount St. Mary Academy recently announced the appointments of new soccer and cross-country coaches. Anthony Massop will coach soccer and Joe Catalano will lead the cross-country program.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Car seat check set for June 30   A child care seat check will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 30, in the Kenmore Presbyterian Church parking lot, located at 2771 Delaware Ave. More...

Business

Community Days draws crowd at Lincoln Arena

Thanks to the huge community spirit that filled the field next to Lincoln Arena, we created a historic aerial people photograph, taken by Patty Watson from Patty’s People Pictures in the shape of a heart on Sunday, June 17.  More...

ECIDA tax incentives help Unifrax expand Tonawanda operations

Erie County Industrial Development Agency President and CEO Steve Weathers recently moderated a panel of National Grid and Unifrax leaders at Unifrax’s Firetower plant, as they discussed the completion of a $67 million expansion of Unifrax&rsqu More...

Assembly passes bill to increase amount businesses can borrow via loan program

The state Assembly has passed Assemblyman Robin Schimminger’s legislation to increase the lifetime cap on the amount a company may borrow through the state’s Excelsior Linked Deposit Program. More...