Weekly Feature



November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Santa in the Village’ set for Dec. 1

A free holiday celebration, with a visit from Santa, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Editorial

Village of Kenmore continues to grow

Kenmore Mayor Patrick Mang recently presented the State of the Village address, which allowed community members to learn more about completed projects and what the village has planned for the future.  This annual report is always a great way for More...

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Editor

GIVING BACK — As the holiday season approaches, there are many ways to help others who may be less fortunate.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 25, 1992   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The defeat of the three Republican candidates for the Town of Tonawanda board is a referendum against President Trump. The town Republican Party is moribund. It fuels candidates that are dull, colorless and uninspiring. More...

Education

EXAM PREP —

St. John the Baptist School eighth-grade students PJ Gottler and Erin Tracey prepare to sit for the upcoming Catholic High School entrance exams. More...

Lifestyles

What’s Going On

Brookdale Community to host open house   More...

Presenting holiday glass workshops for young artists

Carnegie Art Center...

Want a shiny new ornament made by your son or daughter to hang on your  Christmas tree this year?  The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda can help make that holiday wish come true, through glass workshops being offered next month.  More...

Popcorn Shack to be at Kenmore Mercy

The Popcorn Shack will be selling its specialty flavored products from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the atrium of Kenmore Mercy Hospital, at 2950 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore. The sale is sponsored by the Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary.   More...

Business

GM Tonawanda Engine Plant manager to retire

Steve Finch, plant manager at the Tonawanda Engine Facility, has elected to retire after 41 years of service, ending his career on Dec. More...

LLS launches new fundraising competition

The Western & Central New York Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is seeking high school students who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach and leadership for a new fundraising competition called Studen More...

Marketing execs set networking dinner, program

The Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives will be hosting a progressive networking dinner starting at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. More...

Midnight Liquors to participate in Small Business Saturday

On Nov. 25, Midnight Liquors will be promoting local products and participating in Small Business Saturday, which encourages people to shop small.  At the event, a tasting will be held between noon and 4 p.m. at 3167 Eggert Road in Tonawanda. More...

Heartbreak

St. Joe's running back Jaden Lofton breaks free for a 22-yard touchdown to give the Marauders an early lead in the Monsignor Martin Championship game at New Era Field on Saturday. More...

Local News

More students enroll in East Aurora seminary seeking peace, solutions in chaotic world

After avoiding closure in 2010-11 and rebounding to welcome its largest class of seminarians in 20 years in 2014, Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora is continuing to build on its progress, with about eight new students enrolled for 2017-18.  More...

Elementary students celebrate Veterans Day

Students at two Ken-Ton elementary schools recently had the opportunity to show their appreciation for the nation’s veterans and learn about patriotism, service and sacrifice from numerous current and retired members of the U.S. More...

District gets good marks in external audit

Tonawanda City schools

The Tonawanda City schools are in a good financial position, according to an audit report presented last week to the School Board.  A representative from Amato, Fox and Company detailed the results of the annual external audit, which were positi More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports loud laughing

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Nov. 13   A Victoria Boulevard resident said her neighbor is playing loud music to upset her purposely.  An individual reported a shoplifter who stole two Red Bulls from a Delaware Avenue store.  More...

Obituaries

Mary C. Tubridy, NY Telephone worker, avid bowler

Mary C. Tubridy (nee Quinn), of Kenmore, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.  Mrs. Tubridy was born Jan. 31, 1926, in South Buffalo. She was a graduate of Holy Family Parochial School and Our Lady of Victory High School, where she studied business. More...

Sports

Regional champions dominate First Team

All-Bee Football — Offense

The 2017 season has featured historic dominance for Section VI football, particularly teams in Bee coverage areas. More...

West Seneca West’s Myers earns Player of the Year honors

It’s been a whirlwind five months for West Seneca West quarterback Matt Myers.  More...

St. Joe’s football falls just short in Monsignor Martin Final

Just 11 yards stood between St. Joe’s and potentially sending the Monsignor Martin Championship game to overtime. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 30   More...

Family Activities

fri. 24   More...

Film/Video

fri. 24  The Tragically Hip: Long Time Running — Documentary follows the  2016 tour of The Tragically Hip as the band makes its way across Canada one last time after lead singer Gord   More...