Weekly Feature



November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Drivers must take precautions during holiday

Bee Editorial

The turkey is brining. The bread is baking. And across the country, families are gathering over delicious food to celebrate a time of gratitude.  More...

Spindle items

• BICENTENNIAL BASH — Next month marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the First United Methodist Church of Buffalo, and the Celebration Players from Kenmore United Methodist Church plan to help its congregation celebrate the mile More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 1, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

PARK, Donald G., formerly of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Area jeweler supports Coats 4 Kids program

Reeds Jenss to host ‘Drive & Drop’ to assist Colvin Cleaners Coats 4 Kids program

Jeffrey Zimmer, owner of Reeds Jenss, said he didn’t know what to expect last year when he agreed to participate in the Colvin Cleaners Coats 4 Kids “Drive  & Drop.” However, he said the event exceeded his expectations afte 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...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours   More...

Business

Be sure to shop the blocks Nov. 24 and Dec. 13

We have officially kicked off the winter season with our first few days of snowfall, and with preparations for Thanksgiving, which will be celebrated tomorrow with family and friends. More...

Painted Love aims to bring art and wellness to Tonawanda

Tucked into a small suite at 145 Belmont Ave. in Tonawanda, Traci and Aaron Astyk’s new art and wellness studio, Painted Love, is a tiny business with big plans.  More...

Events

HOME plans training course for landlords   More...

DeGraff Memorial Hospital opens new $7.8 million emergency department

The new $7.8 million emergency department at DeGraff Memorial Hospital opened its doors to the first patient last week, according to officials from the hospital and Kaleida Health.  Last renovated in 1975, the space has more than doubled from 4, More...

KTSD will get no state support for shared rec facility

District and town officials now looking to legislators for funding

The bright prospect of a multi-use recreational facility that would be shared by the Town of Tonawanda and Ken-Ton School District could be dimming, with word that the state Education Department won’t provide any funding support. More...

Local News

Fourth ‘Art Off The Wall’ event set for Nov. 29

The fourth annual “Art Off The Wall” Exhibition and Fundraiser, the Carnegie Art Center’s first-come first-serve sale of local art, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the CAC at 240 Goundry St. More...

Everything NT Festival to raise funds for charity, build community

The first ever Everything NT Festival, a night of fun and shopping that will raise funds for two local nonprofits, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in the historic Wurlitzer Building, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.  More...

Nonprofit donates $25K to Tonawanda Public Library

Group sets record for annual giving with total of $40,000

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library donated $25,000 to the Town of Tonawanda Public Library last week, bringing its annual giving total for 2018 to $40,000 — a new record.  The sizable gift follows a $15,000 donation made More...

Police Blotter

Police respond to multiple break-ins

Village of Kenmore Monday, Nov. 12 • A resident of East Hazeltine Avenue reported that a loose dog was keeping her at bay, but she had managed to get into her car and the animal had moved on to her garage. More...

Sports

First Team honorees impressed opposing coaches

All-Bee Football — Offense

They come from different schools and different backgrounds, and they all have different strengths and abilities, but all eight players who were selected First Team all-stars for the 2018 All-Bee Football Team on the offensive side of the ball share a More...

Large group of St. Joe’s seniors sign NLIs

If early returns are any indications, the St. Joe’s class of 2019 has a big athletic future ahead of itself. The Marauders had seven athletes sign national letters of intent Wednesday at the high school during the NCAA early signing period. More...

O’Hara girls soccer falls in Monsignor Martin final

For the third consecutive year, Cardinal O’Hara and Buffalo Seminary faced off for the Monsignor Martin B Girls Soccer Championship. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 23   The Fabulous Thunderbirds will perform their hits at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Bear’s Den, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagaracasino.com  More...

Performance

fri. 23   More...

Comedy

fri. 23 & sat. 24   More...