Weekly Feature



April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Board approves 2018-19 budget

Village of Kenmore

At its April 3 meeting, the Kenmore Village Board approved a budget totaling approximately $18.5 million.  More...

Editorial

Trees, plants create vibrant communities

Bee Editorial

Many people have been dreaming about the color green, as spring has had a slow start so far. But, there are ways to get involved outside later this month when the weather hopefully brings more sun rather than showers or snow.  More...

Spindle items

• TEA TIME — Do you enjoy sipping a nice cup of tea? A Victorian Tea will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, at 180 Thompson St. in North Tonawanda. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 21, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Reginald B. Newman II, former chairman of Noco Energy Corp.

Reginald B. Newman II, 80, of Williamsville, died Saturday, April 7, 2018.  Mr. Newman was born in Buffalo and attended Kenmore and Tonawanda schools. He was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and track and field. More...

Lifestyles

THE FOUNDRY:

Empowering people through education, entrepreneurship

In spring 2013, The Foundry was incorporated at its current location, 298 Northampton St., Buffalo, with just five small businesses from Western New York. More...

Library News

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

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Literature

thurs. 12   Ben Brindise and Justin Karcher — Wordflight Series at Red Door presents poets Brindise and Karcher, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Parkside Lutheran Church’s Stowell Lounge, 2 Wallace Ave., Buffalo; $.  More...

Special Events

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Town Board presents ice arena study

The Tonawanda Town Board is keeping the discussion open about the possibility of a new ice rink at Brighton Arena along with a Lincoln Arena field house. More...

No Republican takers for student-led town hall

Democrats dominate Saturday discussion on gun violence

In an effort to continue the conversation on gun control and gun violence in schools following the Parkland, Florida, massacre, high school student activists from across Western New York held a “Town Hall for Our Lives” meeting on Saturda More...

Local News

INNER ARTIST

— St. John the Baptist School student Mary Fabiano creates a Seurat pointillism turtle. More...

Warriors Walk Wednesdays to start in May

The third annual Warriors Walk Wednesdays will kick off at 6:30 p.m. May 30 in front of the Long Homestead. More...

Concert set at Riviera Theatre

Jason Michael Carroll, with Ayla Brown will be performing Saturday, April 14, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St. in North Tonawanda.  The concert will take place at 8 p.m., with doors opening around 7 p.m. Reserved seating costs $25.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Advocates needed for legislation on Alzheimer’s

Misplaced keys or forgetting a name is not Alzheimer’s disease. It is not a normal aging issue. Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in our country. More...

Police Blotter

Driver reports vehicle following him

Village of Kenmore   Monday, April 2  • A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that her landlord is out in front of the house yelling and screaming at her.  • A person came to the Police Department to report that a dog ran More...

Education

Tonawanda High School names high honor roll

The following Tonawanda High School students have been named to the high honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 9   More...

Sports

Kenmore West softball team has talent and experience

Kenmore West softball will return almost all of its starters from a 12-6 team last season. More...

Blue Devils baseball will be led by pitching staff

The Kenmore West baseball team will bring a strong and deep pitching staff into its first season in Class A. The program moved down one class after years at the Class AA level.  More...

St. Joe’s baseball looking to continue success

The returning Georgetown Cup Champions will have quite a different look this season. The St. Joe’s baseball team graduated most of last year’s starters from their championship squad.  More...

Business

Technical assistance funding secured for small businesses

The passage of a state budget initiative and funding will provide much-needed technical assistance for small businesses in Western New York; restore the amount of state aid UB’s Centers for Excellence will receive; and benefit organizations tha More...

Northgate Health Care Facility, BOCES offer LPN program

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, located on Nash Road in North Tonawanda, has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully funded licensed practical nurse certificate program.  Participants are guaranteed a po More...

UB grant to provide fresh food to underserved communities

Rep. Brian Higgins last week announced a five-year, $3.1 million federal grant from the National Cancer Institute for a project led by Dr. More...