Weekly Feature



March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Narcan training set for March 24

City of Tonawanda

A free Narcan training will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the City of Tonawanda Senior Citizen’s Center, at 35 Main St.  Space is limited, and registration for the event is required. More...

Editorial

Carrousel museum in the running for workshop

Bee Editorial

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda is one of seven sites in the running for the New York State Council on the Arts /Greater Hudson Heritage Network Creativity Incubator workshop, which is scheduled to take place on May 1. More...

Spindle items

• SCHOOL MUSICAL — Fourth-grade students at Thomas Edison Elementary School, under the direction of drama teacher Dean Judy and music teacher Ron Bordinaro, will present this year’s school musical, “Raccoon Mountain Jamboree,&r More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 31, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, I cannot believe they moved from Northtown Plaza to a plaza across the street on Sheridan Drive because they had to leave the Northtown Plaza. More...

Sports

All-Bee Girls Hockey First Team features new faces

There are some fresh faces on the 2017-18 All-Bee Girls Hockey First Team. More...

FLOP’s Becker takes home All-Bee Player of the Year honors

Brooke Becker has accomplished quite a bit for someone who is just a sophomore in high school.  The Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park defenseman has already helped lead her team to two Section VI Championships, two Western New York Girls Hockey F More...

St. Joe’s announces scholar athletes

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute has announced the selection of 34 seniors as Section VI All-Western New York Scholar-Athletes for the 2017-18 winter sports season.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Grief Support meeting slated at church   A Grief Support meeting will take place at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 22-sun. 25   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 22   More...

Performance

thurs. 22   The Bobby Militello Quartet — Part of the Jazz at the CAC Series, with Bobby Jones (piano), Jim Colemon (bass) and John Bacon Jr. (drums), 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. More...

Security update provided at meeting

Ken-Ton Schools

Earlier this month, Ken-Ton School District principals and other staff met to review protocols and areas of concern regarding school safety.  Superintendent Steve Bovino then gave a PowerPoint presentation on a security update at the March 13 Ke More...

Easter egg hunts planned

Town of Tonawanda  The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation Department and Rotary Club of Kenmore are holding their 35th annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 24, inside Lincoln Arena, at 1200 Parker Blvd.  The event, for Ken More...

Local News

RECOGNITION

— This month, Assemblyman Robin Schimminger presented Kenmore East High School senior Jacob Aguglia, shown far right, with a citation honoring his accomplishments and congratulating him on his More...

Ken-Ton students participate in Walkout

On March 14, several hundred students at Kenmore West High School walked to the auditorium for a powerful presentation — organized entirely by students — to advocate for change and show their support for the victims of the Parkland, Flori More...

Kenmore woman pleads guilty in counterfeit scam

Krystal Rains, 34, of Kenmore, has pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Michael Pietruszka to six counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the first degree, one count of possession of a forged device and one count of grand lar More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports disturbing phone call

Village of Kenmore Monday, March 12 • A Nassau Avenue resident reported that there are some wires down in the driveway. More...

Obituaries

Jerome P. Scaduto, supermarket owner

Jerome P. “Jerry” Scaduto, 83, of Kenmore, died Monday, March 12, 2018.  Mr. Scaduto was born on May 21, 1934, in Buffalo. He graduated from Grover Cleveland High School before serving in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957.  More...

Gordon H. Tresch, former Town of Tonawanda clerk

Gordon H. Tresch, 96, of Kenmore, died Saturday, March 17, 2018.  Mr. Tresch graduated from East High School in 1938 as class valedictorian and was the recipient of a Jesse Ketchum Medal for academic achievement. More...

Robert J. Wood, past exalted ruler of BPO Elks

Robert “Bob” J. Wood, 93, of Kenmore, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  Mr. Wood was born on Dec. 29, 1924. He was the past exalted ruler, past state vice president and member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.  More...

Lifestyles

Singing group brings joy to seniors with monthly singalongs

Vanessa Wazny stands with 15 other members of the DOTted Notes singing group in a common room at Eden Heights of West Seneca, an assisted living facility. It’s a week before St. More...

Outreach planned at Auto Bureau

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will be holding a special Disability Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. More...

City Hall lights up blue for Brain Injury Awareness Month

Tonawanda City Hall will be lit up blue for the remainder of March in honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, according to Tonawanda City Council President Jenna Koch.  More...

Business

Chamber helps businesses grow, prosper

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce, as I remind everyone with whom I interact, is devoted to helping local businesses grow and prosper through new ideas, strategies and experiences. More...

Jacobs aims to restore payment of state’s historic, brownfield tax credits

Sen. More...

M&T Bank and Buffalo Bills kick off tenth annual Touchdown for Teachers

For 10 consecutive years, M&T Bank and the Buffalo Bills have teamed up to honor local educators for their service to their schools and communities with the annual “Touchdown for Teachers” program.  More...