Weekly Feature



May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City of Tonawanda resident receives award

From uniforms to what the position entails, a lot has changed in terms of a university police officer’s role throughout the years.  City of Tonawanda resident Donald Kreger, a retired investigator with the New York State University Police More...

Editorial

Remain vigilant about motorcycle safety

Bee Editorial

In Erie County alone, there are more than 21,000 registered motorcycle riders who use their cycles for commuting, touring and recreational activities. More...

Spindle items

• CLASS OF 2018 — This past weekend, my brother, Tyler, graduated from law school at the University of North Carolina, which is no easy feat.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 26, 1993   More...

Education

Mount St. Mary Academy names valedictorian, salutatorian

Anna Botticello, a Town of Tonawanda resident, has been named Mount St. Mary Academy’s Class of 2018 valedictorian, and Catherine Lippert of Grand Island has been named salutatorian.  Botticello and Lippert will be honored at Mount St. More...

Sports

Kenmore East softball gets rare Sheridan win over West

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Kenmore East softball team has defeated Kenmore West at Sheridan Park. The Lady Bulldogs got a 4-1 victory in the annual East/West doubleheader for the first time since 2009.  More...

Kenmore West baseball wins rivalry game over East at Sheridan Park

Kenmore West baseball will have bragging rights for another year. The Blue Devils won the second match-up of the season, 8-4, during the annual baseball-softball doubleheader at Sheridan Park Thursday to sweep the season series.  More...

Mount St. Mary track falls to St. Mary’s

Mount St. Mary outdoor track and field lost to St. Mary's of Lancaster, 55-50.  The teams were tied after the 4x400-meter relay, so it came down to the 4x100, the last event, to determine the results. St. More...

Business

Be part of a history-making aerial photograph

We are so excited to invite the entire community to participate in a really fun project. Bring your family and friends to the Community Day and Vendor Showcase that will be held at Lincoln Arena from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

NOCO Express relaunches program

NOCO Express is relaunching its “Friends & Family” program, making it easier for customers to earn additional savings and entries into monthly sweepstakes.  More...

Events

Elder Law Day will be held on June 18 More...

Breaking News - 9:52 AM

Budget, Board of Education election results

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District budget vote and Board of Education election took place on Tuesday. More...

Tonawanda discusses redesign of Parker Boulevard

In 2015, the Town of Tonawanda established a Complete Streets Committee to begin addressing challenges and opportunities for local streets.  The town Department of Planning and Development held a public meeting at the DFK Pavilion on Thursday in More...

Hourly employees union ratifies contract

Town of Tonawanda

After six-plus years, the Town of Tonawanda and the town’s Hourly Employees Association are close to reaching an agreement on a contract. More...

Local News

Monsignor gives back through his word

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Monsignor Dino Lorenzetti’s voice has been heard throughout the years within the walls of his churches. He is known for opening Mass with: “Blessings to you beautiful people of faith.”  More...

Funding to assist projects, programs

Rep. Brian Higgins recently announced more than $30.3 million in federal funding, allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, for projects and programs in Western New York.  More...

Annual Youth Board Awards recognize youth, adults

The Town of Tonawanda Youth Board recognized the accomplishments of youth and adults who work with youth from across the Ken-Ton community at its 41st annual awards dinner on Thursday.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.If anyone is wondering why gas prices are rising, it’s because the president is causing problems with Iran, and they are starting to charge more for their oil. He is costing us more money.  More...

Obituaries

H. David Myers, influential presence in Grand Island schools

Horace David Myers, 97, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Sunday, May 13, 2018.  Mr. Myers was born on Aug. 19, 1920, in Hornell, New York. More...

Death Notice

ODOJEWSKI, Stephen S., of North Tonawanda, died Saturday, May 12, 2018. Mr. Odojewski is survived by his wife, Carol; two children, Michael, and Kathryn Goller; two grandchildren; and one sibling, Rosemarie Teubner. More...

Lifestyles

Hull Family Home & Farmstead...

prepares for long-awaited reopening

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead is celebrating the completion of the stone dwelling’s most recent phase of renovations with a grand reopening gala set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster. More...

Chiavetta’s barbecue planned at Schofield

A drive-thru Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Schofield Care, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Tickets are now on sale for $10. The dinner includes chicken, potato salad, coleslaw and a roll. More...

Prom 2018

Cardinal O’Hara Friday, May 11,

Bryce McLanahan presents a corsage to Kaitlin Burnett as friend Shea Warren looks on. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 17   Blues guitarist, Mike Zito, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 17 Crash Pad — 6 p.m., The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville; Free. 626-2670, www.irishmanpub.com More...

Theatre

wed. 23   More...