Weekly Feature



May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Board approves agreement with HEATT

The Hourly Employees Association of the Town of Tonawanda now has a contract with the Town of Tonawanda that will expire in 2024. The association has been without a contract since 2011 and ratified a tentative agreement earlier this month. More...

Editorial

Hoover Middle School students ‘speak truth’

Bee Editorial

Some students believe one person can make a difference and make it a reality in their own life. There are many ways to fight for change or spread awareness of global justice through either action or creative expression.  More...

Spindle items

• CARE WALK — Tonawanda is on the list for a Care Walk — a series of walks that take place around the nation. The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation will hold a Care Walk walk-a-thon from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 2, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why would anyone pay the high cost of having their name put on their license plate? Why pay the state all that extra money when no one really cares what’s on their license plate?  More...

Education

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Graduation

Class of 2018

St. Joe’s graduate John Kwarciak gets help with his cap from his mom, Patricia, and his dad, John. More...

Lifestyles

Carnegie Art Center exhibition explores building blocks of life, cities

While it may look merely like an interesting collection of shapes and lines, or perhaps synapses, Joshua Nickerson’s art has a grander concept, which often incorporates the tiny structures of which we are made: atoms and cells. 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 held 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

Land Improvement Corp. helps support municipal revitalization

A vacant property in the Town of Tonawanda is seeing new life due to the work of the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Improvement Corporation. The new build, located at 286 Pilgrim Road, presents a new home ownership opportunity.  More...

WNY American Planning Association announces 2018 awards

The Western New York Section of the American Planning Association recently announced its awards at the group’s annual reception night. More...

Western New York teacher residency program established at Canisius College

The Canisius College Center for Urban Education announced the establishment of the Western New York Teacher Residency. More...

Budget passes, Gianni re-elected to BOE

Voters have approved the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District’s 2018-19 budget of approximately $164 million and have re-elected current Board of Education Vice President Andrew Gianni to the five-member board. More...

Memorial Day events planned

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with American Legion Post 205, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2472 and the Village of Kenmore, will hold the annual Memorial Day Parade at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28.  More...

Local News

Exchange Club presents funds to nonprofit agencies

The Erie-Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club presented nearly $10,000 to 16 nonprofit outreach programs and agencies in the Tonawanda-Buffalo area earlier this month at a donation distribution event at Salem Church in Tonawanda.  Donations to the age More...

Kenmore Village Improvement Society awards scholarships

During its May 14 meeting, the Kenmore Village Improvement Society awarded the Christopher and Frederick Sachs Scholarship and the Northtown Subaru Dog Days of Kenmore Scholarship.  The 2018 Christopher and Frederick Sachs Scholarship was awarde More...

Tonawanda junior’s dedication to theater earns her Kenny Award

Emily Kuhn took home the award for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role at the Western New York Kenny Awards’ landmark 25th anniversary, which was held at Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo this month.  The junior from the Ton More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports man in her bedroom

Village of Kenmore  Monday, May 14   • A Colvin Boulevard store manager reported that a man is loitering in front of the store and he has been told numerous times not to do that.  • A Tremont Avenue resident reported that a m More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CORBETTA, John P., of Tonawanda, died Saturday, May 19, 2018. Mr. Corbetta is survived by two children, Jason Corbetta and Juliann Corbetta Allen; two grandchildren; and two siblings, Richard Corbetta and Lee Corbetta-Hamm. More...

Sports

Kenmore West seniors sign to continue athletic careers with colleges

Nine Kenmore West seniors signed their national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers into college last Wednesday. The impressive group of athletes has a long list of accomplishments to be proud of. More...

Kenmore East baseball season comes to an end

The Kenmore East baseball team didn’t have an ideal season, but the Bulldogs did have a memorable performance before the season ended. The team faced off against Sweet Home Friday in the pre-quarterfinal round of the Class A1 playoffs. More...

Kenmore East softball falls in sectional quarters

The first season under new coach Bob O’Connor came to an end last week, when the Kenmore East softball team lost to North Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Art

thurs. 24   Joshua Nickerson: All The Cities We Have Been - New Works — With an opening reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, and continues through Saturday, June 23, at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. More...

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

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