Weekly Feature

March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Social media campaign supports ride-sharing efforts

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Editorial

Poverty workshop puts participants in ‘new shoes’

In the Ken-Ton School District, 13.4 percent of children live in poverty. Although this number may seem small, it affects many families on a daily basis. More...

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Ken-Ton Editor

FREE TEST — Students can get ready for the SAT and/or ACT exam by taking a free, simulated test. Testing is held on the first Saturday of each month and is open to all high school students across Western New York. More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago March 25, 1992   More...

Education

Kenmore West senior presented with President’s Volunteer Service Award

Kenmore West High School senior Rachel Janish, a member of the school’s Challenge/ Interact Club and Link Crew, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.  More...

Kenmore students visit Buffalo Manufacturing Works

Students from Mike Sierzchula’s Project Lead the Way Engineering Design & Development class in Kenmore traveled to Buffalo Manufacturing Works in Buffalo recently for an inside look at state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and to get fe More...

Lifestyles

School D Readers, Leadersistricts' Partnership Producing Better Student

When it comes to helping students excel, reading, writing and leadership are priorities for educators in the Sweet Home and Cheektowaga-Sloan school districts, who have recently found that comparing notes on programs and visiting each other’s s More...

Jewelry sale planned at Kenmore Mercy

Swarovski-style jewelry will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, and Wednesday, March 29, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. The sale is sponsored by the Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary.   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...

Business

Check Out Hunger campaigns greatly benefiting Food Bank’s needs

The Western New York community will help provide more than 4.5 million meals as a result of the Food Bank of WNY’s annual Check Out Hunger campaign.  According to a press release, customers of seven local retailers donated more than $757,0 More...

Professional development series continues

Art Services Initiative of Western New York has announced the next sessions in its professional development series for cultural organizations and artists. The first session is called “CharitySTRONG,” and the event will be at 4 p.m. More...

Career Expo set for March 30 at university

Niagara University is hosting a Career Expo on Thursday, March 30, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Center gym, 5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara Falls. More...

Breaking News - 3:07 PM

NorthTowns Academy in lockdown

Town of Tonawanda police are currently on location at NorthTowns Academy, at 333 Dexter Terrace, according to police. Police are  investigating an unconfirmed report of an armed student in the building. More...

Land Bank rehabs Allegany Avenue home

For years, the property at 22 Allegany Ave. in Kenmore was seen as an “eyesore” by neighbors. Now, it’s a newly rehabilitated home.  In 2015, the property was donated to the Land Bank by JPMorgan Chase. More...

Twin Cities Expo set for Saturday, Sunday

The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas will host a two-day event featuring vendors from a variety of local and national businesses, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25, and noon to 4 p.m. More...

Local News

STUDENT AWARDS

— The Erie-Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club honors a senior from Kenmore East and a senior from Kenmore West as Youth of the Year at a breakfast meeting, which was held this month at the Olympic R More...

ADVOCATES IN ALBANY

— Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, center, stands in Albany with members of the Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center, a coalition dedicated to keeping the center, which s More...

Tonawanda man faces murder charge

A jury has found 50-year-old John Avent of the Town of Tonawanda guilty of murder in the second degree before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth F. Case, according to a press release from Erie County District Attorney John J. More...

Police Blotter

Man yells at neighbor for ‘stealing shovel’

Village of Kenmore  Monday, March 13   A Kenmore Avenue resident said he sold his car to a friend of his a week ago and the friend has not paid him for the vehicle. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.If the election was to be held today, I wonder how many of those Trump supporters would actually vote for him again.  More...

Sports

Elite talent highlights First Team

The 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team is not short on elite talent.  This year’s squad includes a pair of forwards who led their divisions in scoring, a forward and a defenseman who won a state championship, a defenseman who had a plus/minu More...

St. Joe’s Lalley tabbed Player of the Year

Rich Crozier has coached some elite hockey players in his nine years at St. Joe’s, and senior defenseman Jack Lalley ranks right at the top of the list.  More...

Ken West’s Roszak voted Coach of the Year

When Rob Roszak saw the other nominees for 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Coach of the Year, he thought there was no way he was going to win.  But Roszak, in his second year as Kenmore West head coach, should give himself a little more credit, as h More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

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Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 23  Spaghetti Dinner — Benefiting Westen’s Warriors and Honor Flight and featuring basket raffle, and take-out is available, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at West Seneca Middle School, 395 Center Road, West Seneca; $. More...

Family Activities

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