Weekly Feature



April 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Staff variety show returns after nine years

Teachers, administrators and staff across the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District will present “Viva Las Kenton,” a variety show with a vaudeville flavor, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Decorum at public meetings is necessary

Bee Editorial

While we admire the passion of residents at area town and school board meetings, we believe it is important for the public to understand the etiquette in speaking at government meetings.  We want to make the community aware of some of these rule More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — Keeping our planet clean is so important. This month, we celebrate Earth Day, and there are many ways the community can get involved.   More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 14, 1993   More...

Lifestyles

Prospects and promotions highlight Bisons outlook

A reclusive James Earl Jones character in the movie “Field of Dreams” once called baseball “America’s constant.”  He posited that no matter how much America had changed, there was always baseball and always would be More...

Spaghetti dinner set for April 7

The Sheridan Drive Lions Club will hold its annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at St. Edmund’s Campus, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda. Adults pay $8, and children 12 and younger, $5.   More...

Student-built bungalows to be auctioned

Two fully furnished backyard bungalows, constructed by students in Erie 1 BOCES’ building trades program, will be auctioned to the highest bidder at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Cash Auctions, 210 Sawyer Ave., Tonawanda. More...

Business

Dance tour to make stop in Tonawanda

Coast 2 Coast will be kicking off its last national dance tour from 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Funding to help foster economic development

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger has recently announced that three initiatives that will benefit the Western New York economy — focusing on entrepreneurship and professional development, global trade and export assistance, and logistics and shippi More...

NT resident honored by Roycroft Campus

On March 10, Maureen Quale of North Tonawanda was granted “juried artist” status in the Arts & Craftsmen Guild on the Roycroft Campus for her work with bamboo reed. More...

Farmers Market to open in May

City of Tonawanda

City of Tonawanda residents can look forward to picking up fresh fruits and vegetables, meats and other seasonal items at a new Farmers/Community Market.  Beginning May 6, the market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Comedian to visit Tonawanda

Comedian Kristen Becker will be making a stop at the Raintree Bar and Grill with Tyrone Maclin on Thursday, April 12, at 2970 Colvin Blvd. More...

Local News

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Spring open house set at Cardinal O’Hara

Cardinal O’Hara High School is rolling out its spring open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the co-educational school, 39 O’Hara Road in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

NT to receive funding through Restore New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that nearly $8.8 million has been awarded to seven Western New York municipalities through Round 5 of the Restore New York Communities Initiative.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports wild turkey in road

Village of Kenmore   Monday, March 26  • A woman came to the Police Department in regard to unwanted text and phone messages from her landlord.  • An Elmwood Avenue resident reported that a woman walked into the apartment bu More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I don’t understand the closing of Young Street in the City of Tonawanda. It’s not bringing in any new business; it’s only residents creating the additional traffic because they are forced to go down Main Street. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s lax has eyes on a state title

A lot has changed in the past two years for the St. Joe’s lacrosse program, and this year’s expectations reflect that. More...

Former NT girls lacrosse player takes over team from old coach

First-year North Tonawanda girls lacrosse coach Lauren Prims is eager to put her own personal touches on the program after sharing those duties with Brandon Schmitt for the past two years, but at the same time acknowledges that she “won’t More...

Aquettes have success at recent syncho meet

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes recently had success at a dual synchronized swimming meet that they recently hosted at Sweet Home High School.  The meet combined the Junior/Senior Championships and a separate invitational event. More...