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September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Safer Homecoming requires alcohol-free parties

Bee Editorial

Homecoming festivities are a rite of passage for many teens each fall, and the celebrations, from football games and bonfires to dances and pep rallies, can be surreptitiously alcohol-infused.  More...

Spindle items

JEDIS ON HORSEBACK — Halloween Spooktacular, the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum’s annual family-friendly Halloween party, will feature more than games, crafts and snacks this year. There could be Jedis on the carousel. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 6, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Robert S. Swift, World War II vet, retired GM employee

Robert S. Swift, 95, of Kenmore, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.  Mr. Swift was born on Aug. 18, 1923, in Manhattan. He grew up in St. Albans, New York, and moved with his family to Kenmore in 1939. More...

Sports

Tonawanda football moves to 2-2 with blowout win over Alden

Tonawanda used a stout defensive effort and a big second half Friday night to move to 2-2 with a 27-0 victory over Alden Friday night. More...

Boyes leads Ken West to blowout win over Frontier

The Kenmore West football team put forth its best effort of the season Friday night when the Blue Devils came out with a 38-13 victory over Frontier to move to 2-2 on the season.  More...

NT boys volleyball wins Kenmore West tourney

North Tonawanda’s boys volleyball team went undefeated on the day and had little trouble finding its rhythm en route to taking home the title at Saturday’s annual Kenmore West Tournament. More...

Grandson of Charles Lindbergh to visit WNY, Lindbergh Elementary

Erik Lindbergh, grandson of world-famous aviator Charles Lindbergh, will be flying in to visit students at Lindbergh Elementary, 184 Irving Terrace, Kenmore, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. More...

Towne Players to celebrate 60 years with gala, raffle

This year marks the sixth decade that the Towne Players of Ken-Ton have been in existence, and the group intends to honor the milestone with a 60th anniversary gala, which will take place beginning with a basket raffle at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Local News

Cardinal O’Hara hosting fall open house

Cardinal O’Hara High School, 39 O’Hara Road, Tonawanda, is welcoming elementary and middle school students and their families to learn more about its campus, classes and curriculum during an annual open house happening this week.  More...

Bill extends Buffalo VA Kids Korner

Legislation approved by the House of Representatives includes language that extends the Kids Korner child care program at the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center through 2019, according to Rep. Brian Higgins. More...

News Brief

Free cataract surgery will be performed next month, courtesy of the Eyes on America Foundation, for Western New York residents who are low-income, uninsured, military veterans or recent immigrants. The surgeries will be performed from 7 a.m. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The property on Niagara Falls Boulevard across from Classics V that is attempting to be a hotel has weeds growing around the fences that are outrageously tall. If we could get those cut down, it would look a little bit better.  More...

Education

Mount St. Mary's giving away $10K in annual reverse raffle

Mount St. Mary Academy will be holding its eighth annual Reverse Raffle, featuring a chance to win $10,000, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in the academy’s gymnasium, 3756 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.  More...

Sweet Home starts process for new board member

A vacancy has been created on the Sweet Home Board of Education due to the resignation of board member Michelle Mauger, which took effect Sept. More...

Sweet Home Board of Education trustee resigns

Michelle Mauger, a member of the Sweet Home Board of Education since July 2017, has submitted her resignation, effective at the Sept. 18 meeting.  More...

Lifestyles

Red carpet rolls out for Niagara Falls’ first INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Western New Yorkers and film industry professionals — including some Academy Award winners — are invited to attend the Niagara Falls International Film Festival to mingle, watch movie screenings and attend workshops Wednesday through Satu 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 servedat noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees musthave a reservation. More...

Business

Niagara Regional FCU to open second location

The Niagara Regional Federal Credit Union, located at 1285 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda, will be opening a second location in the Amherst area.  In December, the National Credit Union Administration approved the credit union’s application to More...

Chamber focused on growth, advocacy

I n our article last month, we stated that small and medium-size businesses are a huge part of the American economy, and that entrepreneurship is a key engine of economic growth.  Supporting entrepreneurship — especially entrepreneurs runn More...

Kenmore Village Improvement Society makes plans to decorate for the holidays

With work on autumn displays in the Village of Kenmore complete, volunteers from the Kenmore Village Improvement Society are planning their next round of annual decorating and they invite the public to get involved. More...