Weekly Feature



August 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Summer heat can kill children left in vehicles

Bee Editorial

Being a parent is no easy task. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — The last full month of summer in the Ken-Ton area is full of events for residents and visitors to participate in, so take note of the following activities, and get out in the good weather while it lasts.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 11, 1993   More...

Education

Sweet Home creates new administrative post

The Sweet Home Board of Education has authorized a new administrative position to be known as principal for pupil personnel services.  Superintendent Tony Day announced in early July that current middle school Principal Marty Pizur has been tapp More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair

celebrates 179th anniversary

During the autumn of 1868, pioneer members of the Erie County Agricultural Society held their first fair in the Town of Hamburg. More...

Library News

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

Registration open for children’s theatre workshop

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting sign-ups for its Summer Children’s Theatre Workshop, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 13, through Friday, Aug. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 2 12 Pack Jack — Part of the Bikes & Blues Night, 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464 More...

Art

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Performance

thurs. 2   Buffalo Silver Band — The group will perform as part of the 11th annual Summer Concert Series at Fox Run, with Mikey Dee’s food truck onsite, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at 1 Fox Run Lane, Orchard Park. More...

Guilty pleas accepted in $1.2M Medicaid fraud case

State Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Thursday announced guilty pleas for Wossen Ambaye, president of Tonawanda-based company 716 Transportation, and Haimid Thompson, one of the company’s drivers, for stealing more than $1.2 million in a More...

Town Board considers calling for closure of Tonawanda Coke plant

Resident and activist asks for resolution

Town officials were united during a meeting on Monday night in response to comments from Wardman Road resident and activist Jackie James-Creedon, who called for action from the Town Board against the Tonawanda Coke Corp. More...

Local News

KMH employee a finalist in food service

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Being progressive with food matters to Kathy Kubiak McAlpine, and her efforts to provide greener, healthier options at Kenmore Mercy Hospital have not gone unnoticed.  More...

Buffalo man accused of tossing teen into canal

City of Tonawanda police have charged a Buffalo man who authorities say threw a 15-year-old into the Erie Canal on July 19 during Canal Fest.  Police said a woman approached the man, Austin Terry, and said the teenager was harassing her.  More...

Tickets on sale for ‘A Christmas Carol’

Tale is coming to Riviera Theatre this winter

The Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center has announced that Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” will be coming to the theatre at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18.  More...

Police Blotter

Confused walker found on Nassau Avenue

Village of Kenmore   Monday, July 23  • A Euclid Avenue resident called police to report that landscape rocks were missing from her property. She told the responding officer she did not want to follow up on the missing rocks.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I live in the Lincoln Park area and walk it daily. During baseball and football seasons, I can’t believe how abusive people are to the lawns. More...

Sports

South records 36-0 shutout over North

Lions All-Star Classic

The South all-stars took an early 15-0 lead and never looked back in a 36-0 shutout over the North all-stars at the 43rd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, on July 25 at Williamsville South High More...

Pulera is Male Athlete of the Year

Kellen Pulera played about 50 games between the hockey and lacrosse season during his junior year at St. Joe’s. But it’s likely none will stand out more than the Monsignor Martin Championship lacrosse game.  More...

Lions Club game brings in cheerleaders for first time

Through the first 42 years of the Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic, there was something missing. Despite the success of the game and the impressive play of the guys on the field, the game never featured cheerleaders. More...

Business

Clerk’s Office receives funding for technology, seating upgrades

The Erie County Clerk’s Office will soon be receiving technological upgrades, following the County Legislature’s approval of a request for funding.  Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns’ request for funding to make the upgrades was More...

Project HOPE to restore eighth home exterior in NT

The house of one lucky resident in the City of North Tonawanda will get a fresh coat of paint and more through the eighth Project Helping Others Paint Exteriors, which is set for Saturday, Aug. More...

McGuire Group honors Amanda Dudek for years of service

Amanda Dudek is celebrating her five-year employment anniversary with the McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York.  As a member of the rehabilitation team, Dudek provides therapy to the patients and residents w More...