Weekly Feature



August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Infrastructure repairs must come before arena

Bee Editorial

Now roughly 20 months old, the discussion to build an ice arena at Brighton Park is far from fresh, and residents and officials in the Town of Tonawanda are still divided on the topic.  More...

Spindle items

• NEW EXHIBIT — If you’re interested in learning more about the history of American amusements, you might want to check out “Celebrating the Creativity of the Spillman Engineering   Corporation Workers,” a new exhibi More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 1, 1993   More...

Education

THS posts high honor roll

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

THS posts honor roll

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

Lifestyles

Higher Ground New York prepares for first ‘Paddle For The Troops’

A s summer starts to wind down, people in and around Western New York will certainly cherish the weekends and search for outdoor activities to do. More...

Library News

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

Popcorn sale coming to Kenmore Mercy

Specialty items in a wide variety of flavors from Amherst-based business That Popcorn Shack will be sold from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the atrium of Kenmore Mercy Hospital. More...

Entertainment

Art

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Special Events

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Family Activities

thurs. 23   Goofy Kooky Magic & Music Show — Magician Cris Johnson presents an all-ages magic show themed around different aspects of magic, a music race and more, 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Ken-Ton School Board considers multi-use facility, receives security update

Following up on a meeting with Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz concerning sharing services with other municipalities, the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Board of Education last week discussed helping fund construction of a multi-use recreational faci More...

Town residents argue against ice arena idea, call for infrastructure repairs

Residents attending the Town of Tonawanda Board’s latest meeting were less than supportive of the municipality’s idea to build an ice arena at Brighton Park.  (See editorial on page four)  For some, the issue was financial.  More...

Local News

New rec super bringing business savvy to town

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Mark Campanella, the new superintendent of the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department, describes himself as “just a regular guy who has some business acumen.” The longtime town resident, who has lived in Tonawanda for 25 More...

Fleetwood Mac guitarist coming to Riviera Theatre

Lindsey Buckingham, best known as the producer, guitarist, vocalist and chief songwriter for Fleetwood Mac, will be performing at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27.  More...

100-year-old GM retiree recalls Tonawanda Engine plant career

Plant celebrates 80 years in 2018

George Nash remembers many things, and stepping into the General Motors plant for the first time 80 years ago is one of them.  Nash, now 100 years old, grew up in the Illinois countryside, where he met his late wife, Mary Nash. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.One solution to cut down on the number of people getting hit on Niagara Falls Boulevard would be to lower the speed limit to 20 mph from Sheridan to Creekside Drive. More...

Sports

Massop takes decades of experience into Mount St. Mary soccer job

Anthony Massop has no shortage of coaching experience. The new Mount St. Mary coach has been leading teams for more than two decades. More...

Young St. Joe’s soccer team not lowering expectations

St. Joe’s soccer will be without almost all of last year’s top players. The Marauders were Monsignor Martin champions last season, but they graduated 16 guys in the offseason. However, the goals have not changed. More...

Kenmore West girls volleyball team moves into new era

The Kenmore West girls volleyball program is moving into a new era. Brittany Lis is taking over the varsity team after six years as JV coach. She’ll take over for Kelly Strong, who led the Lady Blue Devils for nearly two decades.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

NT church holding yearly festival Aug. 26   More...

Business

Old Editions Book Shop set for big move from city to suburbs

Ron Cozzi cannot take three steps in his 35,000-square-foot bookstore without stopping to pick up a book or look up at a piece of art adorning one of the store’s walls, and almost without exception, he remembers the story of how each piece came More...

Kenmore and Tonawanda residents promoted at Quinlan

Buffalo-based advertising agency Quinlan has announced that Kenmore resident Jessica Bielmann and Tonawanda resident Frank Conjerti were promoted to new roles that expand their responsibilities within the company, including their roles in operations More...

Local EXIT Realty affiliate hires Tonawanda and NT residents

EXIT Turning Key Realty, located at 4784 North French Road in East Amherst, recently announced that Tonawanda resident Victoria Hardick and North Tonawanda resident Heather Baker have joined its team of real estate sales professionals.  More...