Weekly Feature



October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore police chief arrested on federal drug charge

Kenmore Police Chief Peter Breitnauer has been arrested on a federal drug charge for possession of hydrocodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, the U.S. More...

Editorial

Combating bullying during ‘National Bullying Prevention Month’

Bee Editorial

On Oct. 4, the Erie County Legislature made a proclamation to recognize October as “National Bullying Prevention Month” in Erie County.  More...

Spindle items

• COMMUNITY INPUT — To make sure residents have a voice in its MomeNTum Downtown Placemaking Plan, the City of North Tonawanda has scheduled a series of public workshops and walking tours of the city’s downtown.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 20, 1993   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s Broad wins All-Catholic Individual Golf Title

Coming into Monday’s All-Catholic Individual Golf Championship, St. Joe’s coach Dan Misko was confident his top senior could come out on top if he played his best. More...

Cardinal O’Hara grad returns to coach against alma mater

This year’s Cardinal O’Hara football homecoming game will have a dual meaning. Nick Bach has coached football all over the country at the high school and college level. But it all started at Cardinal O’Hara. More...

O’Hara clinches championship appearance with win over Timon

The Cardinal O’Hara football team checked off one of its goals Friday when the Hawks clinched a berth in the Monsignor Martin small schools championship game with a 35-8 victory over Bishop Timon at New Era Field. More...

Business

Anderson’s is ‘shaking it up’ for breast cancer awareness

Encouraging hope and support, Anderson’s “Shake it Up for Breast Cancer” event is taking place now through Oct. 16 at all six Western New York locations. More...

Beechwood names new director of spiritual care

Tonawanda resident Ken Keenan, a former chaplain at Hospice Buffalo, has been selected to become the new director of spiritual care for Getzville-based nonprofit Beechwood Continuing Care.  More...

New banking scam involves text messages

The Better Business Bureau is cautioning people to watch out for phony text messages that look like alerts from a bank.  According to information released by the bureau, the text messages appear to be about your password or account status, but f More...

Breaking News - 11:01 PM

Tonawanda Coke plant closing due to financial straits

DEC to oversee shutdown and assist workers

Unable to meet the financial obligations of operating its Tonawanda plant in accordance with the law, the Tonawanda Coke Corporation is pursuing a shutdown, according the state Department of Environmental Conservation. More...

Breaking News - 10/10/2018 1:24 PM

Tonawanda Coke’s DEC hearing delayed 48 hours

Attorneys on both sides agree to reconvene on conference call

The state Department of Environmental Conservation hearing requested by the Tonawanda Coke Corporation concerning environmental violations, scheduled for 10 a.m. More...

Jacobs secures $300K for Kenmore sewer upgrades

Making much-needed repairs to aging sewer lines just got less expensive for the Village of Kenmore, which received $300,000 in state funds to fix leaks, courtesy of state Sen. Chris Jacobs.  More...

SPAR Self Defense launches anti-bullying project

Law enforcement officials, educators, sponsors and politicians were at SPAR Self Defense in Tonawanda Friday morning for the launch of the WNY Anti Bully Project, a region-wide effort aimed at preventing all forms of bullying through education and sh More...

Local News

Fowler’s Chocolates factory tours benefit local Boys & Girls Club

Fowler’s Chocolates invited the public to tour its factory in the City of Buffalo on Saturday and Monday for $6 a head, an annual fundraiser for charity that allows visitors to watch sponge candy and other treats being made, and meet costumed s More...

City art show to benefit two local charities

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Ken-Ton, Tonawanda City educators named master teachers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the selection of 275 educators from across the state to join the New York State Master Teacher Program, including three from districts in the Ken-Ton area.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Spectrum and Verizon need to drop McKean and Potter counties in Pennsylvania from their viewing area and transfer them to other northern Pennsylvania media markets. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BYERS, Robert J., of Tonawanda, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Mr. Byers is survived by three siblings, David Jr., Thomas and Barbara Byers. Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

The Great Pumpkin Farm provides fun for all ages

Pumpkin pie eating contests, pig races and more

The giant pyramid of pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Farm is hard to miss when driving down Main Street in Clarence. The farm has been around for more than two decades and has become part of traditions for many families. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657Library 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...

Entertainment

Halloween Happenings

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Performance

thurs. 11   Big Martha — Allman Brothers tribute band, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Festivals

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