Weekly Feature



September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Enjoy a Bills game, but don’t drive home drunk

Bee Editorial

The Buffalo Bills got off to an admittedly lackluster start to the season, to say the very least.  However, like so many years before, loyal Bills fans will stick around, watching every game and cheering on their team even when it’s painfu More...

Spindle items

• CALL FOR STUDENT REPS — The Tonawanda Youth Bureau Board, a group composed of students from high schools in the Town of Tonawanda as well as adults from various schools, organizations and businesses, is in need of six new student represe More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.For someone who drives Niagara Falls Boulevard regularly and also observes it from my parking lot, drivers use Niagara Falls Boulevard for a race track, especially at night. More...

Lifestyles

History comes to life through MARBLE ORCHARD GHOST WALKS

Ghosts of Lewiston’s historic past will emerge from the shadows as the Marble Orchard Ghost Walks return this weekend.  More...

Tonawanda church hosting service fair

St. Francis of Assisi Parish Outreach, a program of the St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Tonawanda, will host a service fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at 144 Broad St., Tonawanda. 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...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Performance

thurs. 20   Karuna Trio — With Hamid Drake (drumset, vocal), Adam Rudolph (hand drumset, percussion, electronics, multiphone vocal), and Ralph M. Jones (saxophones), 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Festivals

fri. 21 & sat. 22   More...

Breaking News - 9/20/2018 5:01 PM

Town and Ken-Ton School District to host forum on shared athletic complex

The Town of Tonawanda and Ken-Ton School District will be hosting an informational forum regarding a shared athletic complex at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the auditorium of Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway, Tonawanda. More...

Town Board may take $130K hit with recycling contract extension

Profiting from recycled material will be a thing of the past for the Town of Tonawanda, following Town Board approval of a five-year contract extension with Republic Services.   More...

Ken-Ton School District continues shared ice arena discussion

The discussion of constructing a shared multiuse recreational facility continued at last week’s Ken-Ton Board of Education meeting, with the board receiving vocal support from residents and Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joseph Emminger.  More...

Local News

Girl Scout troop leader honored for mentorship

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

It’s not every day you meet someone like Ann Marie Lesnewski. Her enthusiasm for empowering girls is contagious, her wisdom accessible, her energy seemingly boundless.  More...

St. John the Baptist School implements technology improvements with interactive room

The 2018-19 school year is under way at St. John the Baptist School, 1085 Englewood Ave., Kenmore, and the students have already been treated to a big surprise.  More...

Ken-Ton women’s group celebrates 60 years of playing cards, supporting each other

Back in the fall of 1957, former Tonawanda resident Eleanor Bing and seven of her homemaker friends started getting together twice per month to play pinochle, reasoning that “a night with friends was crucial to their sanity.”  More...

Sports

Young leads Kenmore East football to 38-21 victory over North Tonawanda

Neither Kenmore East nor North Tonawanda were having much success stopping each other on the ground Friday night. It was clear that whoever had more possessions or whoever had the ball last was going to win. More...

Mount St. Mary soccer building toward future

The Mount St. Mary soccer team has started the season 2-3-2, which is not a bad opening considering the Thunder is a young team under a new coach. They’re happy with how they played so far, but they are keeping an eye on the future.  More...

Finley nets hat trick in NT girls soccer’s shutout on new turf field

Isabella Finley helped christen North Tonawanda’s new turf field with a monster game.  The junior forward scored twice in the first half, added another goal in the second half, and posted one assist for a four-point night in the Lady Lumbe More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Scrubs sale coming to Kenmore Mercy   Clothing, shoes and other items used by hospital and nursing home workers will be sold from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the community room of Kenmore Mercy Hospital. More...

Business

John W. Danforth Co. names new CEO

Tonawanda-based mechanical contractor John W. Danforth Co. announced on Thursday that its president, Robert Beck, will become the company’s next CEO, the seventh person to hold the title in Danforth’s 134-year history.  More...

Trinity Medical WNY opens new practice in Kenmore

Trinity Medical WNY has opened new primary care practices in Kenmore, Amherst and Derby, welcoming several new physicians to its medical staff.  The practices are accepting new patients and referrals and offer adult internal medicine and family More...

Elderwood names new admin

Danielle Beilman of Kenmore has been named administrator of Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga.  Beilman was formerly employed at Eden Heights of West Seneca where she served as assistant administrator. More...