Weekly Feature



November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Planning Board tables special use permit for 716 Motorsports

Residents living near business complain about excessive noise

The Town of Tonawanda Planning Board has decided to table action on a special use permit for local business 716 Motorsports, after residents from Northwood Drive complained during a meeting last week about excessive motorcycle noise.  More...

Editorial

Gratitude for veterans should go beyond Nov. 11

Bee Editorial

Every year on Nov. 11, towns, villages, veterans organizations and other groups hold ceremonies to honor members of the military who have fought to preserve our freedoms. More...

Spindle items

EARTH FRIENDLY HOLIDAY CHEER — This year, the Town of Tonawanda’s Ken-Ton Holiday Decorating Contest will have a new name, an environmental focus, and the goal of combining efficient decorating ideas with good old-fashioned holiday cheer. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 24, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

SEARS, Rita (nee LaBianca), of Kenmore, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Mrs. Sears is survived by four children, Charles Jr., Paul, Mary Wilson and Kathleen Gumkowski; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Salvatore pledges $50,000 toward restoring veterans’ posts

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, left; Russell Salvatore; and Gierlach Post commander Gary Oakes are shown before a crowd of local veterans on Nov. 1. 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...

Business

People Inc. purchase of Grant Street Elementary School finalized

People Inc. More...

Kitchen 32 brings meal prep services to Tonawanda

Kitchen 32’s third location is open at 735 Delaware Road in Tonawanda. More...

Westermeier Martin offering dental makeovers for local veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, and for an eighth consecutive year, Westermeier Martin Dental Care is offering local veterans a new reason to smile.  From now through Wednesday, Nov. More...

Town Board adopts 2019 budget

The Tonawanda Town Board unanimously adopted its 2019 budget Thursday night, following a public hearing that drew no comment. More...

Incumbents retain posts on Election Day 2018

Incumbents running in races that impact residents in the Ken-Ton area will retake their seats at the county, state and federal levels, with most winning handily on Election Day, according to unofficial results posted by the Erie County Board of Elect More...

Local News

Boys & Girls Clubs induct four into hall of fame

To commemorate its growth in the last 19 years and to honor those who have made it possible, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns have inducted four local leaders into the organization’s hall of fame for 2018.  More...

Ken-Ton School District Innovation Contest winner announced

The Ken-Ton School District has a winner for its first Innovation Contest, which wrapped up Nov. 1 with presentations from five finalists.  More...

St. Joe’s eliminates Regents curriculum

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute recently announced that it will no longer use the Regents curriculum as a foundation for the school’s academic program. More...

Sports

First team features experience, postseason success

All-Bee Girls Soccer

The 2018 All-Bee Girls Soccer First Team honorees succeeded not just as individuals, but led their respective teams to deep postseason runs for the most part. More...

O’Hara football wins first title since 2010

The Cardinal O’Hara football team knew coming into the 2018 season that it had a better chance of winning a championship than it had in nearly a decade.  More...

St. Joe’s soccer suffers overtime loss in state playoffs

The St. Joe’s soccer team suffered a heart-breaking defeat in the NYSCHSAA Tournament Friday night, falling to Regis High School 2-1 in overtime.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Grief support meeting set for Nov. 14 First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, will hold a grief support meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 15   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15   Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. More...

Special Events

thurs. 15  Blacklight Thursday — With black light body painting and dance music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Stamps Bar, 98 Main St., Tonawanda; $. 694-3475, www.stampsthebar.com  fri. 16   More...