Weekly Feature



November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Town's preliminary budget set for public hearing on Nov. 8

The Town of Tonawanda has posted its preliminary budget for 2019, with a public hearing scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. More...

Innovation Contest finalists present proposals for KTSD

A group of five finalists presented their plans to improve the Ken-Ton School District to a seven-member panel of stakeholders last week, the culmination of the district’s first Innovation Contest.   More...

Editorial

Locking car doors should be second nature

Bee Editorial

It’s no secret that many who move to the suburbs do so to gain a semblance of tranquility and the peace of mind associated with being away from the crowded, congested streets of the city. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — The weather might be turning colder, but there is still a lot of community activity in Ken-Ton this November. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 17, 1993   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s cross-country team narrowly wins All-Catholic title

The St. Joe’s cross-country team is back on top. More...

St. Joe’s soccer team repeats as Monsignor Martin Champions

St. Joe’s soccer won its second-straight Monsignor Martin Championship Friday in nearly identical fashion to last year.  More...

Marauders volleyball falls in Monsignor Martin final

St. Joe’s had Canisius on the ropes in the second set of the Monsignor Martin boys volleyball championship Thursday. They led 20-15, just five points away from tying the 18-time champions at one set apiece.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Kenmore Garden Club to meet Nov. 13 The Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Kenmore. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 8   More...

Performance

thurs. 8   Miller & The Other Sinners — “Sinfully Re-imagining The Music Of Skynyrd,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Theatre

wed. 14   More...

Breaking News - 5:12 PM

Eastbound I-290 bridge near Colvin reopening

Work on westbound bridge starting in spring

Work on the Interstate 290 eastbound bridge between Delaware Avenue and Colvin Boulevard has been completed, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lane and ramp restrictions were scheduled to be removed Saturday.  More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2018 12:49 AM

Incumbents regain posts on Election Day 2018

Incumbents running in races that impact residents in the Ken-Ton area are expected to retake their seats at the county, state and federal levels, with most winning handily on Election Day. More...

Trick or treat parade

Above, families march up Delaware Road in the Village of Kenmore’s annual Halloween Parade on Oct. 31, bound for a monster party at the Kenmore Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Local News

Tonawanda High School a repeat finalist for Kenny Awards

For the second consecutive year, Tonawanda High School has been nominated as one of 10 finalists for the Kenny Awards, this year for its upcoming production of “Mamma Mia!”  More...

NT church collecting gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child

This month, the Pendleton Center United Methodist Church, 6864 Campbell Blvd., North Tonawanda, will be one of 5,000 U.S. More...

Old Editions Book Shop & Gallery holds opening ceremony in North Tonawanda

Old Editions Book Shop & Gallery has officially moved to its new location in North Tonawanda. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think Tops CEOs are just greedy. It’s not right they are receiving million dollar bonuses when the corporation goes bankrupt.  More...

Obituaries

Richard A. Stachnik, rehabilitation counselor

Richard “Dickie” A. Stachnik, 72, of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.  Mr. Stachnik was a rehabilitation counselor for Venture Forthe and helped people with traumatic brain injuries. More...

Death Notice

AGUGLIA, Frank P., of West Seneca, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Mr. Aguglia is survived by his wife, Betty; two children, Donna and Kathie; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

YMCA encourages Turkey Trot participants to donate canned goods

Nonperishables to help families in need

For the seventh consecutive year, the YMCA and the Food Bank of Western New York are teaming up to bring meals to families in need as people participate and cheer at the 123rd annual Turkey Trot.  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

Colvin Cleaners calling for more coat donations

Coats 4 Kids campaign sets one-day distribution record

Colvin Cleaners is looking for more coats for kids, among other winter items, after the first of its three free distribution events for this year’s Coats 4 Kids campaign brought in nearly 6,500 coats, gloves, scarves and hats.  More...

KeyBank, local public servant to receive chamber honors

KeyBank and local public servant Jean Harmon have been selected as the Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year, respectively, by the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.  Both will receive awards during the chamber’s annual dinner, More...

Events

RPEA holiday party set for Dec. 5 More...