Weekly Feature



March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Make-A-Wish event helps teach kids empathy

Bee Editorial

Many people in the community have probably heard of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which brings smiles to faces of children in the midst of their struggle. More...

Spindle items

• SCHOOL OBSERVANCE — Last week, a letter was sent home to Ken-Ton School District families about the nationwide observances that will show support for those directly affected by the tragedy that unfolded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High S More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 24, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think it’s a great idea to turn the clocks ahead and leave them that way forever. No more turning the clocks back or ahead. If New York State doesn’t do it, why can’t Mark Poloncarz do it in Erie County?  More...

Sports

Five schools represented on First Team

All-Bee Boys Hockey

The collection of talent comprising the First Team of all-stars on the 2017-18 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team — representing all three divisions within the Western New York Varsity Hockey Federation — comes from a variety of schools, all of whi More...

North forward Sardina voted Player of the Year

Anyone who has watched the three-year varsity career of Williamsville North senior forward Brett Sardina could plainly see that he was a special talent with a knack for scoring goals.  More...

All-Bee selection process explained

Being selected for an All-Bee Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — which is why The Bee has More...

Hockey rink plans rejected

Town of Tonawanda

More than 50 people — including families with children wearing hockey jerseys — walked out of the council chambers after a first-step resolution toward a new ice rink was rejected at Monday night’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting.  More...

NT students charged with making terrorist threats

After a two-day investigation, three City of North Tonawanda students were charged with making terrorist threats — a class D felony.  The male students, ages 16, 15 and 14, were allegedly discussing how they would carry out an attack on th More...

Local News

Clann Na Cara participates in Community Day

Clann Na Cara Irish Dance, which is located in Kenmore, participated in its annual Community Day earlier this month. More...

Disability Awareness Outreach planned

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will be holding a special Disability Awareness Outreach Day from 9 a.m. More...

Make-A-Wish dodgeball tournament set for March 28

A child at Mullen Elementary brought Tooth Fairy money to school for a particular reason: to help grant the wish of another. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports food on her engine

Village of Kenmore  Monday, March 5  • A Tremaine Avenue resident reported a dark-colored car that has been in the area for approximately 30 minutes with the lights on, which seem to be getting dimmer.  More...

Education

Kenmore East High School names high honors

The following Kenmore East High School students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 8   More...

Lifestyles

Underground Railroad Heritage Center

Opening in May... to share lost history

On May 4, Niagara Falls will officially become home to a new Underground Railroad Heritage Center, a facility that will tell stories of freedom seekers and abolitionists that have “been unknown for a very long time,” according to Ally Spo More...

Congress on Your Corner slated

Congress on Your Corner with Brian Higgins will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 23, at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road. 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...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Grief Support meeting slated at church   A Grief Support meeting will take place at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. More...

Business

Town of Tonawanda’s Viatran to expand, create more jobs

Viatran, a worldwide manufacturer of industrial measuring instruments, will create 72 new jobs and retain 55 full-time positions as part of its $1.5 million facility expansion in Erie County, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. More...

Jacobs, Gallivan push for increase in child care program

State Sens. Chris Jacobs and Pat Gallivan are attempting to secure $2 million in the fiscal year 2019 state budget for a child care program that would help low-income working parents.  More...

Conservation district sets 17th annual Envirothon

The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District will host the 17th annual Erie County Envirothon on Thursday, March 29, and Thursday, April 26, at Village Green Park in Elma.  Coordinated by the District, the Envirothon is an outdoor-orient More...