Weekly Feature



April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ARRIVING IN STYLE —

Jared DiNicolantonio helps his date, Morgan Potempa, from the limousine as they arrive at the St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute senior prom held Friday evening. More...

Editorial

Answering foster care, adoption need brings rewards

Children in the foster care system face many difficult challenges. Often they do not have consistency, which can be so important to a child’s mental wellbeing and development. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

WAKE UP, ROSES — The rose bush in front of my apartment is slowly coming back to life. The green buds are filling out the branches among the clawlike thorns. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 8, 1991 More...

Sports

MSM lax looking to improve amid 7-2 start

Sports Reporter

For a program with the standards of Mt. St. Mary lacrosse, even a seemingly impressive start isn’t good enough. More...

Chemistry fuels NT softball’s hot start

North Tonawanda softball team is hoping chemistry can help the program improve on a difficult 2015 season. More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Kenmore East Baseball: lost to Lew-Port 5-2; lost to Niagara Falls 8-4 Softball: lost to Lew-Port 9-3; lost to City Honors 6-5 (10) Boys tennis: beat Lockport 3-2 Boys track: defeated Grand Island 74-69; finished 17th in the Niagara Falls I More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Church schedules rummage, bag sale The Women’s Fellowship of Kenmore United Church of Christ will hold its spring rummage sale from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the church hall, 295 Delaware Road, Kenmore. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 28 Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 28, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375 fri. 29 More...

Special Events

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Performance

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Kenmore West’s Top 15 percent get their seats back

A decision regarding whether the top 15 percent of Kenmore West High School’s graduating class should be allowed to sit on stage during commencement has been reversed. More...

Schimminger honors veterans at Crestmount Apartments

On Monday, Assemblyman Robin Schimminger recognized 22 veterans — who served Korea, World War II and Vietnam — at Crestmount Senior Apartments in Tonawanda. More...

Local News

HALL OF FAME

— Cardinal O’Hara High School Principal Mary Holzerland congratulates Daniel McDermott following his induction into the O’Hara Hall of Fame at a banquet held at Banchetti by Rizzo&r More...

North Tonawanda plans waste drop-off

The City of North Tonawanda will hold a Waste Drop-off Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Department of Public Works facility, 758 Erie Ave. More...

Aquatic and Fitness Center’s 5K run slated for May 6

The Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center will once again host its annual 5K run at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 6. The cost for registration is $25 from now until May 6. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports possible meth lab

Village of Kenmore Monday, April 18 • A Warren Avenue resident reported that her car, parked in the driveway, was entered overnight. Some change was taken. Tuesday, April 19 More...

Education

Area students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

A total of 152 students representing 19 local school districts have been inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. More...

Open houses planned for new consolidation schools

For Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda students who will change schools for the 2016-17 school year, visitation and open house opportunities have been organized to welcome students, along with families, to their new buildings. More...

St. John the Baptist School posts honor roll

St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore recently named students to its honor roll for the second trimester marking period of the 2015-16 school year. Grade Five More...

Lifestyles

Finding hope in the midst of hurt: WNY faces Huntington’s disease

If you met 40-year-old Jed O’Malley on a given day, you might not know that underneath his positive outlook and beaming smile he carries a gene mutation in chromosome 4. More...

Alzheimer’s program slated for May 4

“Know the 10 Warning Signs: Early Alzheimer’s Detection Matters” will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 4, at Bishop Gibbons Apartments, 1110 Payne Ave., in North Tonawanda. More...

Kenmore West High School to present ‘Letters to Sala’

Sala Kirschner’s story and the re-emergence of 350-plus letters she wrote, documenting her time in the Nazi labor camps, will be brought to life in Kenmore West High School’s upcoming production of “Letters to Sala.” More...

Business

Laughing, drumming to reap benefits

Nancy Weil is in the business of helping people feel good. By laughter and by drum, she hopes to raise people’s spirits, even at, oddly enough, the cemetery. More...

Performing arts scholarship available

The Polish Arts Club of Buffalo Scholarship Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 college or university scholarship. Applicants must be legal residents of New York State and of Polish ancestry. More...

‘Building Stories’ to be held by architect group

“Building Stories,” a multimedia personal history project documenting and sharing individual experiences with architecture, construction, landscape and planning throughout Western New York, will be held at 6 p.m. More...