Weekly Feature



September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Higgins tells DEC and DOJ to show Tonawanda Coke ‘no leniency’

In a message released last week, Rep. More...

Editorial

Overturning newsprint tariffs a welcome decision

Bee Editorial

At a time in which the news industry is financially squeezed like never before, it enjoyed a reprieve from the print apocalypse last week when the International Trade Commission struck down the notion of tariffs on newsprint. More...

Spindle items

• BOOK BARGAINS — If you’re into buying books by the bagful, next week’s semiannual book sale at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda, might be worth a look.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 15, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why can’t the government make companies stop putting foods in plastic containers? Also, why can’t the government restrict companies from using Styrofoam in its packaging? It’s polluting our waterways.  More...

Sports

Blue Devils football drops opener to Clarence, 42-14

A big second-half from Clarence spoiled the Kenmore West football season opener as the Blue Devils fell to the Red Devils 42-14. More...

Kenmore East swim team doubles in size

Bus rides to away meets will certainly be a little more crowded for the Kenmore East girls swimming and diving team this year. More...

Marauders suffocate Bennett attack in season-opening win

St. Joe’s football opened the 2018 in ideal fashion, with a big win over a tough non-league foe. The Marauders defeated Bennett 29-14 at All-High Stadium Friday night. The defense and running game came up big in the victory.  More...

Ken-Ton School District makes security a priority as school starts

As classes for the 2018-19 academic year get underway, the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District is making a handful of changes that families should be aware of, some of which are security updates meant to safeguard students following the Parklan More...

North Tonawanda man pleads guilty to hit-and-run charge

A North Tonawanda resident has pleaded guilty to one count of leaving the scene of a serious physical injury incident without reporting, a class E felony, after authorities say he struck a man in a motorized wheelchair with his truck.  More...

Local News

Death From Above to play Rapids Theatre

Canadian disco rock duo Death From Above, composed of vocalist and drummer Sebastien Grainger and bassist and keyboardist Jesse Keeler, will play the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls late this fall.  More...

Gen. Pulaski Assn will honor Tonawanda resident at banquet

The General Pulaski Association will honor Tonawanda resident Joseph Macielag, along with other male Polish leaders from Western New York, during a banquet scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Band of the Tonawandas wins national championship

The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas is a national champion once again after taking top honors at the American Legion National Concert Band Contest, which was held on Aug. 25, in Minneapolis.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

AHRENS, Audrey J. (nee Marcus), of Kenmore, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Mrs. Ahrens is survived by two children, Nancy Fromm and Susan Spindler; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John. More...

Lifestyles

MusicalFare showcases musical variety in 29th season

The 136-seat theatre awaits patrons to occupy the space as MusicalFare begins its 29th season this week with the musical “Pump Boys and Dinettes.” MusicalFare, located on the 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...

Kenmore Garden Club to meet Sept. 11

The Kenmore Garden Club will meet next at 10 a.m. Sept. 11, in Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Kenmore. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Augustana Lutheran holding Bible study   More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy adds doctor to intensive care team

Dr. Samad Rasul, a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been hired by Kenmore Mercy Hospital to serve on its medical intensivist team.  More...

Dunn Tire recognized by tire publication

Dunn Tire, which has a location at 3045 Sheridan Drive, just over the Town of Tonawanda line in Amherst, has been recognized as one of the top independent tire dealers in the country by Modern Tire Dealer magazine.  More...

Bobblehead signifying end of Bills’ playoff drought available

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled an officially licensed, limited-edition bobblehead commemorating the Buffalo Bills’ playoff drought coming to an end in 2017.  The Bills previously had the longest active playoff More...