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September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

First responders blocked from investigating fire at Tonawanda Coke plant

Corporation argues fire was business as usual

When fire broke out bright enough at the Tonawanda Coke plant Sept. 3 to be seen from Grand Island, several residents called local fire companies, seeking to address what they believed was a large structure fire.  More...

Editorial

Innovation Contest a chance to change the future

Bee Editorial

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District has announced that proposals are being accepted for its first Innovation Contest, which can be submitted by any member of the school district community, including parents, teachers, staff, students, resid More...

Spindle items

• HOST FAMILY NEEDED — To all warm and generous souls in the Twin Cities area, there is a girl in need of your help and hospitality. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 22, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the article in The Bee about Tonawanda Coke again. I understand all the complaints. I can understand all the residents in that area. More...

Sports

Young Marauders soccer squad leans on defense to start 5-1

Youth and a lack of experience have not at all slowed down the St. More...

Kenmore East football showing improvement

The Kenmore East football team is making progress.  More...

North Tonawanda gets dramatic win over Sweet Home

The North Tonawanda football team got its first win of the second Eric Jantzi era in dramatic fashion Friday night. More...

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum awarded $190K to create STEM camp

North Tonawanda’s Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is among 17 organizations that have been chosen to participate in STEM 2035, a $5.5 million initiative created by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. More...

KTSD Innovation Contest deadlines set

Proposals are now being accepted for the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District’s first Innovation Contest.  Any member of the district community with an idea for an innovative new program to implement is invited to submit an abstract d More...

Local News

American Repertory Theater presenting musical dealing with teen violence

Taking place this week and running through Sept. More...

Carousel Society elects officers for 2018-19, reappoints trustees

During its August board meeting, the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier Board of Trustees elected its 2018-19 slate of officers, according to the society.  The board chose Rae Proefrock as president; Jay Wilcox as vice president; Rob Letes More...

Local advocacy group plans kite festival for mental health

Mental Health Peer Connection, a local advocacy organization that facilitates self-directed growth, wellness and choice through peer mentoring, will be holding a “Kite Festival Celebrating Mental Health” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Wing Fest, Buffalo praised by British entry

Hi, David [Sherman]. I read your column about judging Buffalo wings. I enjoyed the read.  I wanted to say thank you to you and all the other judges at Wing Fest. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

KIRKWOOD, Joan Marie (nee Lavin), of Kenmore, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

‘Light the Night Walk’

celebrates 20-year anniversary

Even with extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. 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...

Library News

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

Business

Tonawanda Dance Arts graduates to new space on Military Road

Surrounded by her instructors, students and their families, Tonawanda Dance Arts owner and director Melanie Boniszewski was full of gratitude Friday, as she officially opened the 21-year-old dance studio’s new space at 2311 Military Road. More...

$100,000 earmarked for job training program for at-risk youth

State Sen. Chris Jacobs recently secured $100,000 in state education monies in the current state budget to support The Service Collaborative of Western New York’s WNY YouthBuild program.  More...

Skimmer scam affects multiple gas stations

Giraldo Cardenas, 36, of Homestead, Florida, has pleaded guilty before in State Supreme Court to one count of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree and one count of scheme to defraud in the first degree, according to the off More...