Weekly Feature



July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifth Oliver Street Art Fest to emphasize growing community

The Oliver Street Art Festival, a one-day celebration of local art, music and food presented by the Project 308 Gallery, will return to North Tonawanda next weekend for a fifth year.  More...

Editorial

Green space deserves to have future in Kenmore

Bee Editorial

Green space is important to every community and takes myriad forms, from public parks, to stately trees planted on a main street, to small barrier plantings of shrubs put in by businesses near property lines. More...

Spindle items

• SCENIC PADDLE — If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the region’s natural scenery from the water this week, the 13th annual Paddles Up Niagara might just be your jam. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 4, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Usually when someone is convicted of a crime, they are led in handcuffs after the verdict to wait for sentencing. Why are Ciminelli and clan allowed to roam free? More...

Lifestyles

Drums Along the Waterfront:

not your average marching bands

The top 10 drum and bugle corps in the world will compete at Drums Along the Waterfront, Tour of Champions on Aug. 5 at New Era Field. Ten schools in Western New York will host the teams as they prepare to battle it out for the top spot. More...

Barbershop quartet to sing at NT Library

The HyNotes Barbershop Quartet will perform at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, at the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. The quartet will present songs of yesteryear to young and old. The free performance is open to the public. 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

DEC issues cease and desist against Tonawanda Coke

The state Department of Environmental sent a cease and desist order on Friday to the Tonawanda Coke Corp., demanding that the company immediately halt ongoing violations of environmental conservation law and associated regulations, according to a let More...

Howard Hanna names manager of Grand Island, Tonawanda offices

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has made two changes to its management team: Shelia Ferrentino is now manager of the Grand Island and Tonawanda offices, and Charlene Zoratti is now the manager of the Williamsville office.  More...

Servpro Tonawanda location receives Millionaire’s Gold Award

Servpro of Buffalo/Tonawanda received the Millionaire’s Gold Award for revenue performance at a recent Servpro convention, which was held at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.  More...

Kenmore allows officials to waive landscaping requirements for businesses

Mayor, residents at odds concerning green space

Village of Kenmore residents love their green space, the growth of which could be limited by a new amendment to the municipality’s law that governs landscaping and buffering regulations in business districts.  (See editorial on page four)& More...

St. Joe’s star running back facing felony robbery, assault charges

Jaden Lofton, who has been a star running back at St. More...

Local News

Tommy James and The Shondells to play The Riviera

Rock-and-roll greats Tommy James and The Shondells, authors of hits such as “Crystal Blue Persuasion,” “Mony Mony” and “Crimson and Clover,” will be performing this weekend at The Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., N More...

Kenmore West alumna honored with BOCES award

Kenmore West High School alumna Cara Giglia has been recognized by Erie 1 BOCES for her professional success after graduation.  More...

Visit by Corning’s GlassBarge sparks creation of Twin Cities Music and Arts Fest

From July 31 to Aug. 4, the Twin Cities will be hosting the first-ever Music and Arts Festival of the Tonawandas, a five-day event highlighting the history and arts communities of the City of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda.  More...

Police Blotter

Clerk at 7-Eleven reports mayo robbery

Village of Kenmore  Monday, July 16  • A Mang Avenue resident reported that a woman was banging on his door, which resulted in a broken window, and had slashed the seats and tires of his car. More...

Sports

Garlow’s high-scoring hoops and lax seasons earn her honor

Female Athlete of the Year

Fran Snyder knew how talented Lois Garlow was right away. The junior transfer showed up at the first Mount St. Mary basketball practice of the season and immediately stood out. More...

West Herr’s win breaks second-place tie

Glory Days Softball

The West Herr Automotive Group Knights defeated the Americans, 6-5, to help break up a three-way tie for second place during recent 50+ Division play in the Glory Days Softball League.  More...

Junior Thunderwolves to hold baseball tryouts

The Niagara Junior Thunderwolves baseball program will be holding tryouts for its 2019 season throughout August. More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 26   Alex Rene Big Band — Part of the Summer Concert Series at Brighton Park Arena, Tonawanda (Brompton Road), 7 p.m. Thursday, July 26; Free.  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 26   Full ‘Buck’ Moon Walk — Enjoy a walk during the full moon as you look for deer, 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. More...

Festivals

thurs. 26-sun. 5   Buffalo infringement Festival — The 15th annual running of this celebration of local visual, performing and media artists. More than 300 shows in 80 venues across the city. More...