Weekly Feature



August 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

All of Ken-Ton must call for plant shutdown

Bee Editorial

With recent claims that two employees of Tonawanda Coke Corp. More...

Spindle items

• STROKE SUPPORT — To help local stroke patients live better, Catholic Health offers quarterly stroke support group meetings at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 8, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WILLIAMS, Terrance M., of Kenmore, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Mr. Williams is survived by two children, Beverly and Patrick, and two siblings, Marilyn Holland and Ronald. He was preceded in death by his former wife, JoAnne (nee Zandrowicz). More...

Sports

Kenmore East football taking things one play at a time

The Kenmore East football team is focusing on the short term. The Bulldogs are trying to take things one play at a time in an effort to start to string together some wins. More...

Blue Devils football looking to build off strong finish

Kenmore West football is looking to pick up where it left off last season.  The Blue Devils won their final three games of the season, scoring 100 points over the final two to finish with a 4-5 record. More...

Jantzi returns to lead North Tonawanda

Eric Jantzi missed coaching at North Tonawanda. The veteran coach led the program for 11 years; the highlight undoubtedly was winning the Class AA New York State Championship in 2009. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 31   Pin-Up Party — Come and join Monroe’s Place and The Hell’s Harlots burlesque as they send Monroe off to her retirement from retail, with drag performances and music, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Mohawk Place, 47 E. More...

Art

sat. 1   Abstract Exhibition — With an opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 30, at Art247, formerly Market Street Art Center, 247 Market St., Lockport; Free. 478-0239  thurs. More...

Lorraine Goddard Dance dedicates renovated studio to late founder

If she had lived to see it, Lorraine Goddard would likely have loved last week’s dedication of the newly renovated dance studio on Eggert Road that bears her name. More...

Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company expanding operations to NT’s Wurlitzer Building

The City of North Tonawanda will receive $516,000 in grant funding that will allow Woodcock Brothers Brewing Co. to expand its operations to the Wurlitzer Building, according to Gov. More...

Local News

Carousel Society names new executive director

Megan Hahin, education director for North Tonawanda’s Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, has been chosen to serve as the next executive director of the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier, according to the society’s board of trustee More...

Tickets on sale for Postmodern Jukebox show

Collective is coming to Riviera Theatre this winter

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, a self-described “rotating collective of musical outcasts” based in New York City, will be performing at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19.  More...

‘Unleashing Human Energy’ provides advice for struggling businesses

Longtime Orchard Park resident Don Rust worked for General Motors at the Tonawanda engine plant for roughly 20 years before retiring in 1996.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Please tell me, what has happened to the Town of Tonawanda that they cannot afford or care to repair or replenish our very old sewer lines? More...

Education

Tonawanda Middle posts honor roll

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

Lifestyles

Initiative aims to encourage girls to consider politics

While women make up half of the population, they hold only 28 percent of the seats in the state Legislature and only 20 percent in Congress, according to state Assemblywoman Monica Wallace, who noted in a recent Bee column that one of the reasons for More...

Library News

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

Carmarie’s Dance Studio gets set for fall schedule

Carmarie’s Dance Studio, at 1000 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda, has been in business for more than 39 years. More...

Ponds Unlimited marks 25 years of creating aquatic designs

About 25 years ago, Keith Onofrio heard from a neighbor and plant nursery employee in Amherst that ponds were becoming popular in Western New York. More...

Events

Mental Health Association to change name More...