Weekly Feature



March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

NT students to bring musical numbers to life in living color

For 23 years, students at North Tonawanda High School have been serving up tasty treats with more than just a side of musical entertainment at the school’s annual cabaret performance. More...

Editorial

Safety, change are concerns after school shooting

Bee Editorial

The tragedy surrounding the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, is being felt across the country.  More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — This month, there are many events to look forward to, including the Town of Tonawanda’s annual Easter egg hunt.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 17, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Charles R. Gregoire, art director

Charles R. Gregoire, 88, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Friday, March 2, 2018.  Mr. Gregoire was born in Buffalo and grew up in Kenmore, where he graduated from Kenmore High School in 1947. More...

Ruth M. Weaver, senior histology technician

Ruth M. Weaver, 88, of Clarence, formerly of Kenmore, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018.  Ms. Weaver grew up in Kenmore and attended Kenmore High School. She continued her studies at the New York State Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences.  More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival set for March 9-15

The 33rd annual Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival — the third-longest-running festival of its kind in North America — will take place from Friday, March 9, through Thursday, March 15, at the Amherst Dipson Theatre, 3500 Main St.& More...

Women’s Expo slated at Tonawanda Castle

The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is holding a Women’s Expo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St. Admission is $5 per person, and individuals younger than 16 are admitted at no charge. More...

Library News

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

Business

Niagara University sees rise in international student population

As assistant director of international student services at Niagara University’s Edward A. More...

Carrousel Museum seeking volunteers, docents

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is seeking volunteers for its 2018 season. The museum is looking for operators to run its 1916 Number One Special Carrousel and Kiddie Carrousel during museum hours and special events. More...

Events

‘Health System of the Future’ panel slated   More...

Tonawanda police provide active-shooter training

Ken-Ton schools

In the wake of the recent Florida shooting, school safety and preparedness are at the forefront of conversation.  While people don’t like to imagine a tragic event happening in their community, being prepared could help save more lives, a More...

Tonawanda High aims for 2018 Kenny Award

Tonawanda High School has been announced as one of the 10 finalists for the 25th annual Kenny Award.  The award, to be presented on Saturday, May 12, is given to one Western New York high school along with a $5,000 grant from the Lipke Foundatio More...

Local News

American Legion Band to present Pops Concert

The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas Post 264 will present its Riviera Spring Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. More...

O’Hara offers driver’s ed

Places are still available for a spring driver education program, sponsored by Cardinal O’Hara High School, from March 12 to May 18. More...

NRTG to perform ‘Present Laughter’

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will perform the Broadway classic of American literature “Present Laughter” this month at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, located at 530 Ellicott Creek Road.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think the City of Tonawanda workers do an excellent job in our city. During snowstorms, our streets at consistently plowed, and roads are right to the pavement. Potholes are taken care of as soon as possible. More...

Sports

O’Hara lady cagers win fifth-straight MMAA title over Sacred Heart

For a few minutes, it looked like Sacred Heart had them. More...

O’Hara boys hoops falls in Manhattan Cup final

The Cardinal O’Hara boys basketball team fell just short in its pursuit of a Class B Manhattan Cup Championship last Tuesday, losing to Niagara Catholic, 73-65. More...

Simon steps down from St. Joe’s hoops position after 18 years

Mark Simon has been involved in high school basketball in some fashion every season for the past 44 years. But next year will be different. The longtime St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Garden Club to hold installation luncheon   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 8   More...

Special Events

fri. 9   Art of Beer — This 12th annual event will have more than 20 vendors and more than 75 menu items, and will feature beer, cider, wine and food tasting, 6-9 p.m. More...

Art

thurs. 8   More...