Weekly Feature



July 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Joe’s capital campaign surpasses initial goal

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute President Robert T. Scott recently announced that the school has raised more than $20 million in a five-year capital campaign.  More...

Editorial

This July 4, exercise caution while celebrating

Bee Editorial

For every American — and every Western New Yorker — the Fourth of July is an occasion to celebrate the birth of our nation, wave the red white and blue, and remember what our troops have fought and died for: our freedom.  More...

Spindle items

• MOVING UP — Each new spring brings with it a new crop of graduates from local high schools, colleges and other institutions of learning. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 14, 1993   More...

Sports

Champions fill majority of First Team lineup

All-Bee Baseball

Some of the top players who earned championships in the Bee’s coverage area comprise the 2018 All-Bee Baseball First Team.  ECIC Division I and Section VI Class AA champion Lancaster has a trio of representatives.  ECIC Division II, More...

Maryvale’s Mohr earns Coach of the Year honor

Maryvale’s Ryan Mohr is honored to have been chosen as the 2018 All-Bee Baseball Coach of the Year, but he also knows that other area coaches work just as hard as he does to put a winning program on the diamond.  More...

All-Bee Baseball Teams named; selection process explained

The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best baseball players with the seventh annual installment of the All-Bee Baseball Team.  Being selected for the team is an honor that the recipients are proud to r More...

Buffalo Diocese cuts subsidies for six Catholic high schools

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Mortgage Tax revenue down for most towns in Erie County, but not Tonawanda

While it was mostly bad news for local municipalities, revenue results from Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw’s office were positive for the Town of Tonawanda — roughly $220,000 in the black — as well as for the towns of Clar More...

Local News

Enrollment begins for study on health impact of Tonawanda Coke emissions

A study to ascertain the impacts of Tonawanda Coke Corp. emissions on the health of communities in Grand Island, the City of Tonawanda and Town of Tonawanda will get underway soon, and residents and workers in these areas are invited to enroll. More...

Town dog census planned

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department will be conducting a dog census throughout the town and the Village of Kenmore beginning July 5.  All dogs identified during the census will be checked for a valid town/village dog license. More...

Schimminger-sponsored Toll Payers Protection Act on way to governor

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger recently announced that legislation he is co-sponsoring to establish a toll payers’ bill of rights has been passed by both the state Assembly and Senate.  More...

Police Blotter

Complaint of yelling just ‘loud discussion’

Village of Kenmore  Monday, June 25  • A female driver called police to report another driver was “all over the road,” and harassing her. More...

Obituaries

Thomas F. Higgins, former Erie County sheriff

Thomas F. Higgins, 88, of South Buffalo, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018.  At a young age, he worked a factory job at Donner Hanna Coke Corp. before joining the Marine Corps at the outbreak of the Korean War. More...

Lifestyles

Walk Off Hunger

Walkathon to help feed families nutritious meals

According to the Food Bank of Western New York, one in five children in WNY is food insecure, meaning their families don’t have enough money to feed them nutritious food. More...

Library News

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

News Brief

A summer picnic in support of Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Elma Village Green Park, 3007 Bowen Road, Elma. More...

Business

Gander Outdoors holds grand opening

Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, is officially open in Tonawanda.  According to a release from the company, a special grand opening event was held on Saturday at 880 Young St., off exit 2 on I-290.  The 70,000-square-foo More...

2018 Catholic Charities Appeal reaches $11 million goal

Nearly six months of fundraising efforts by hundreds of volunteers throughout the Diocese of Buffalo and a late rally by the Western New York community have helped the 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities surpass its $11 million goal.  More...

Events

EC Fair names preferred vendor for competition More...