Weekly Feature



May 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Posters of Buffalo reveal city in new light

After discovering that the popular poster “Just Another Day in Paradise” didn’t actually feature the city of Buffalo, Alex Miller linked up with photographer Mark Brice to capture an accurate image of Buffalo’s winter. More...

Editorial

Memorial Day: It’s not for the living

Memorial Day is meant to remember those who died while serving in our nation’s military. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

WALK THROUGH HISTORY — As summer events begin to fill your calendar, you may be interested in taking a walking tour. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 29, 1991 More...

Sports

Kenmore East baseball pulls upset

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Kenmore East baseball is making a habit of pulling off upsets in the Class A playoffs. A year after shocking Williamsville South en route to a sectional final appearance , the Bulldogs upset Starpoint 7-1. More...

NT softball falls in Class A playoffs

The 2016 season was one of growth and learning for the North Tonawanda softball program. The team finished 8-11, the highest win total in coach Samantha Rajski’s four years at the helm. More...

Fall baseball team to hold tryouts

Current summer baseball players ages 9-14 can extend their seasons through the fall with Team New Era Fall Elite travel teams, which will be holding tryouts in June and July. More...

Budget passes, three elected to BOE

Voters have approved the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District’s 2016-17 budget of $157.1 million and elected incumbent Christopher Pashler and newcomers Thomas Reigstad and Chris Cavarello to the five-member Board of Education. More...

Memorial Day events set

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 30. More...

Local News

Mount St. Mary Jazz Ensemble wins Grand Championship

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Jazz Ensemble took home its 11th straight Grand Championship after winning the competition at the Darien Lake Music Festival this month. More...

EAGLE RANK

— Robert Marcotte, assistant scoutmaster, left, and Mark Oetinger, scoutmaster, stand with Troop 286 member Paul Schmidt, who received the rank of Eagle Scout during a recent ceremony held at t More...

Schratz to campaign for Congress

Shelly Schratz said on Tuesday that she will be campaigning for the 26th Congressional District seat now held by Rep. Brian Higgins. A former member of the Amherst Town Board, Schratz will be running as a Conservative. More...

Letters to the Editor

Remember fallen service members

It is so easy to take for granted how significant our freedoms are and how full our lives feel when we overlook the true significance of Memorial Day. More...

Police Blotter

Rat reported in grill manages to escape

Village of Kenmore Monday, May 16 A Wabash Avenue resident said people are smoking marijuana in a gray vehicle. A Stillwell Avenue resident said someone broke the window on his 2012 Honda, which was parked on the street overnight. Tuesday, May 17 More...

Lifestyles

Improv, Stand-Up, Producing: Nora Hurley Does it All

Sixty seconds, 30 seconds, 10, five, then one. Performing the same scene in decreasing time intervals could seem daunting for those unfamiliar with improv, but for More...

Mount St. Mary Prom

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Graduation

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Business

Apex Parks Group acquires Martin’s Fantasy Island

California-based Apex Parks Group has acquired Martin’s Fantasy Island Theme Park in Grand Island. More...

Child & Family Services hires Tonawanda resident

Tonawanda resident Amy Cortese has been hired as the director of human resources at Child & Family Services, 330 Delaware Ave. She graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts degree communication. More...

Cassetta Agency Inc. to relocate

Cassetta Agency Inc. will be relocating from its current location at 810 Kenmore Ave. to 3000 Delaware Ave., formerly the Dengler Funeral Home, on May 27. More...