Weekly Feature



March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Prom dresses donated through ‘Gown Drive’

Hundreds of gowns were donated this past weekend during the first Colvin Cleaners Gowns for Prom “Gown Drive” at the three Reeds Jenss locations in the area.  The drive was held to fulfill a need for more gowns for the 13th annual Go More...

Editorial

Library programs provide engagement for children

Bee Editorial

The library not only is a haven for book lovers but also is a place where many parents take their children to participate in a variety of programs, whether it’s a craft, story time or learning experience.  More...

Spindle items

• SCHOOL SLEEP-OUT — After sleeping out in cardboard boxes in winter weather, many people in the community can smile, knowing that they have impacted the lives of others. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 7, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I Here we go again. Gov. Cuomo wants to raise taxes again. With New York State being the highest-taxed state, he wants to add a higher payroll tax for employers. In the long run, New York State would make more money by lowering taxes.   More...

Sports

Boys Coach of the Year brings winning culture to alma mater

All-Bee Basketball

Des Randall always thought it would be a “fairy-tale situation” if he got the chance to coach at his alma mater, so the 2006 West Seneca West graduate was thrilled when the head boys basketball job at West became available in August. More...

Amherst’s Chatelle repeats as Girls Coach of the Year

All-Bee Basketball

Mike Chatelle said he is fortunate to have been selected by his peers as the 2017-18 All-Bee Girls Basketball Coach of the Year, but deflects all of the credit to his team, which he felt flew under the radar this season.  More...

All-Bee Team named; selection process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team.  More...

Business

Tonawanda resident honored at KVIS meeting

Lee Ann Vogt, a Town of Tonawanda resident, was honored on March 12 for her work in welcoming Kenmore’s newest arrivals to the village. More...

Tonawanda’s Huntley Station property now on the market

CBRE|Buffalo, the Western New York affiliate of CBRE, has been retained by an affiliate of NRG Energy, Huntley Power LLC, to market the Huntley Generating Station property to prospective buyers.  The property, located at 3500 River Road and 4293 More...

Senator pushes for major regulatory reform in final budget

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Town Board identifies vacant properties

At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, the board passed a resolution to declare several properties in the town to be vacant or abandoned.  According to the town’s supervising code enforcement officer, Carl Heimiller, banks are now More...

School safety discussed in NT Schools

A presentation regarding school safety in the City of North Tonawanda School District was presented last week in a format similar to a town hall meeting. The Niagara County district attorney and North Tonawanda police chief were in attendance.  More...

Local News

HOPPIN’ INTO SPRING

— Ace Gullo, left, Brooklyn Owen, and Sophia and Ceria Gullo, pictured in the top photo, show off their baskets of eggs at the Town of Tonawanda’s Easter egg hunt, which took place at Lin More...

St. Amelia School raises funds for Catholic Charities

For the past four weeks, students at St. More...

Bridge replacement project to affect traffic

Town of Tonawanda

Construction has been scheduled on a $6.7 million project to replace the two Interstate 290 bridges over the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority corridor in the Town of Tonawanda.  The project also incorporates part of the Tonawanda Rails More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports intoxicated boyfriend

Village of Kenmore   Monday, March 19  • A Knowlton Avenue resident reported a vehicle parked across her driveway.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RIZZO, Dolores C. “Dee” (nee Greco), of Amherst, died Thursday, March 22, 2018. Mrs. Rizzo is survived by two children, Joseph Rizzo and Diane Mure; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

O’Connell & Company to celebrate marriage through ‘I Do! I Do!’

A small show with a big heart, Broadway’s “I Do! I Do!” is a musical aimed at celebrating marriage — for better and for worse. More...

Make-A-Wish dodgeball event set

A Make-A-Wish dodgeball tournament and basket raffle are scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the Tonawanda High School gym, 600 Fletcher St., Tonawanda. Admission costs $1 per person, with a family cap of $5.   More...

Library News

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

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

sat. 31   Elements Art Exhibition — On view Saturday, March 31, through Sunday, April 29, with an opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Art247, formerly Market Street Art Center, 247 Market St., Lockport; Free. More...

Holiday

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