Weekly Feature



July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Stay safe in sweltering summer heat

Bee Editorial

With the recent spate of hot weather and high humidity, and with Canal Fest on the horizon, it’s important to remember how to stay safe outdoors when the mercury climbs.  After all, extreme heat is the cause of more than 600 deaths each ye More...

Spindle items

• MORAL SUPPORT — Last Monday, when I came home after finishing my first paper, I was unexpectedly welcomed with applause and congratulations by my fiancee’s uncles and significant others.   More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 21, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Albert E. Zuber, retired ECC professor

Albert E. Zuber, 73, of West Seneca and formerly of North Tonawanda and Elma, died Sunday, July 1, 2018.  Mr. Zuber served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968. More...

Death Notices

MARACLE, Gretchen (nee Hoffman), of Tonawanda, died on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Golf tournament to benefit first responders and families

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, should have been one of fun and enjoyment for New York City firefighter Stephen Siller. Siller, a member of Brooklyn’s Squad 1, had finished his shift for the day and was heading to play golf with his brothers. More...

On the Campus

Jenna Horwitz of Kenmore has been named to the dean’s list at Erie Community College for the spring of 2018 semester.  Mohammed Alhuraibi of Tonawanda has been named to the dean’s list at SUNY Buffalo State for the spring of 2018 sem More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are served at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...

Business

Northtowns Auto Bureau to begin Saturday service

The Northtowns Auto Bureau will be offering additional weekend hours beginning July 28, according to Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns’ office.  The expansion of weekend hours for auto bureau service comes after the Erie County Legislature a More...

M&T Bank launches 49th season of lunchtime concerts

M&T Bank recently announced the 49th anniversary season of its Plaza Event Series.  The 11-week concert series is the longest-running free concert series of its kind in the United States.  More...

Tickets on sale for Ken-Ton Chamber raffle

Tickets are now on sale for the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce’s “Year of Dining Raffle,” with a chance to win 12 $50 gift certificates to local restaurants.  More...

EPA completes cleanup of Morgan site

Removing a significant threat to public health and safety, the U.S. More...

Canal Fest returns for 36th year this weekend

Aiming to bring peace, friendship and harmony, Canal Fest of the Tonawandas will be back for a 36th year starting this Sunday and running through Sunday, July 22.  The popular festival features live music, food and beer, carnival rides, and a ho More...

Local News

Project 308 Gallery presents NARTCAN exhibition

The Project 308 Gallery, 308 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, introduced NARTCAN — a group exhibition and play on addiction — during a reception on Friday.  The exhibition, which features work created by artists who have a connection to More...

Town man killed by train

A Tonawanda man was struck and killed by a northbound Amtrak train at approximately 8:30 p.m. on July 3, on railroad tracks in the vicinity of Sheridan Drive and Military Road.  Town of Tonawanda Police identified the man as Eric C. More...

Greenleaf residents air grievances about new neighbor

Residents of Greenleaf Avenue and Fries Road pressed the Tonawanda Town Board on Monday to take action against a new property owner in their neighborhood, who they said is planning to split his large corner lot and build a second home, a prospect the More...

Police Blotter

Man in cargo shorts demands shirt

Village of Kenmore  Monday, July 2  • Police responded to Warren Avenue looking for a Hispanic man in dark clothing who was reportedly walking the street and photographing houses. Officers were unable to locate the subject.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I used to really like the City of Tonawanda mayor, but now I’m having second thoughts. Closing Young Street was a horrible thing to do.  More...

Sports

KEEP ON ROLLIN’

- The Kolacz sisters, pictured above, will represent Rainbow Skating Club in North Tonawanda at the 2018 National Roller Skating Championship in Lincoln, Nebraska. More...

St. Joe’s lax named Team of the Year

The 2016 season was the year St. Joe’s lacrosse finally broke through and won a Monsignor Martin Championship. The 2017 season proved that wasn’t a fluke and established the Marauders as the class of Monsignor Martin.  More...

SPEEDSTERS

- The fourth-annual Black and Gold Run the Hawk 5K Run/Walk was held on June 21 at Cardinal O’Hara High School, attracting nearly 125 runners. Prizes were also awarded to Kim Vona, top female runner and Tyler Schering, top male runner. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Adult ESL class set at Kenmore Middle   More...