2021-08-04

2021-08-04 E-Edition

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St. Joe’s graduate Jack Carey celebrates scoring the North squad’s first touchdown of the game during his team’s 29- 10 triumph in the 45th Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, held July 28 at Williamsville South.

Don’t miss the gardens in the City of Tonawanda


Gardens are in full bloom within the City of Good Neighbors and surrounding suburbs, including the City of Tonawanda. The City of Tonawanda Garden Walk will feature unique takes on traditional flower and vegetable/fruit gardens with the addition of water, rock and koi pond gardens. Gardeners will open their backyards with illuminated displays from 8:30 to 11 p.m. Friday. Aug. […]

County mulls joining state hunting program

Would allow firearm use for young deer hunters

Soon young hunters in Erie County might have more opportunities to get into the woods, as the Erie County Legislature is mulling whether to sign onto a state pilot program that would allow 12- and 13-year-olds to hunt deer with firearms. Currently, 12- and 13-year-old hunters can hunt big game with bows but not firearms or crossbows. Young hunters can […]

Drummers join together to benefit the Ted Reinhardt & Bruce Brucato Scholarship Fund

The Ted Reinhardt Western New York Drumming Festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, at Old Man River, 375 Niagara St., Tonawanda. This event is free and open to all ages and levels of musical experience. This is an outdoor event, rain or shine. The charity event benefits the Ted Reinhardt and Bruce Brucato Memorial […]

Man calls police over incorrect delivery

Monday, July 26 • The staff at a Delaware Avenue restaurant was receiving prank phone calls. An officer advised the owner that the calls are coming from a private number and that he can contact his phone carrier to see if they can block the number. • A man stated that he went to do some shopping at a convenience […]

Tonawanda CSD breaks ground for Fletcher School renovations

Shovels have officially been put in the ground for the Tonawanda City School District’s TONA2020 Elementary School Improvement & Consolidation Project. With construction vehicles revving in the distance, district officials and capital project architects gathered with local and state representatives to hold a groundbreaking ceremony in front of Fletcher Elementary School. Now that construction has started, work has begun to […]

News Briefs

New York State is holding its annual survey of wild turkeys. The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation has held this survey yearly since 1996 to track wild turkey populations and estimate the number of wild turkey young-of-the-year per hen statewide, gauging reproductive success and predicting fall harvest potential. During August, survey participants record the sex and age composition of all […]

Don’t get fleeced; be prepared for door-to-door sales pitches

Bee Editorial

As the pandemic wanes and the state returns to normal, many types of professionals are returning to their old routines, including door-to-door salespeople. While many are legitimate, others may just be looking to make a sale and move on, and the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is warning residents to be wary and have a plan in place […]

Spindle Items



..HELPING CHILDBIRTH – The Zonta Clubs of Kenmore, Grand Island and Niagara Falls will gather to assemble 500 birthing kits at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Church of the Advent, 54 Delaware Road in Kenmore. Birthing kits have been assembled by these Zonta Clubs several times and have been distributed to various countries. This time they will be […]