April 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

KVIS to present inaugural Canine Rescue Awards

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society will hold an inaugural event titled the WNY Canine Rescue Awards. The KVIS will use this opportunity to honor rescue organizations that have helped the area’s canines. More...

Local News

IN THEIR PLACES

— Laura Rumschik, a page at the Kenmore Branch Library, returns books on a recent Saturday. More...

Students from Kenmore East High School

perform at the recent Western New York PGA Spring Meeting at Transit Valley Country Club. More...

Kenmore East High School bands to perform at UB

Kenmore East High School bands have been invited to participate in a concert at Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo’s North Campus, which will present the students an opportunity to work as a group with special guest conductors. More...

Police Blotter

Cat reportedly stuck in tree on Washington Avenue

Friday, April 17 A Washington Avenue resident reported that there was a cat stuck in the branches of a tree about three stories high. A Washington Avenue resident reported that someone had been spreading rumors about him to members of his family. More...

Sports

Kenmore East’s Williams throws no-hitter

¦ Bulldogs go 3-2 during full week of NFL baseball

It was the game of a lifetime for Kenmore East pitcher Ryan Williams. After seven innings, the sophomore right hander fanned seven North Tonawanda batters en route to a pitching his first career no-hitter. More...

Marauders lacrosse edges Bishop Timon

¦ Masters scores twice as St. Joe’s remains unblemished in MMAA

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute boys lacrosse team continued its undefeated streak in the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association Monday with a win over Bishop Timon/St. Jude. More...

Tonawanda track teams lose league opener

Tonawanda’s boys and girls outdoor track and fields teams dropped their Division V opening meet against Cleveland Hill April 21. The boys fell, 80-39, while the girls lost, 88-31. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Art to be exhibited at Schofield Residence More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

thurs. 30 Penn Dixie Exhibit — Fossil dig, programs and telescopes, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at Ellicott Elementary School, 5180 Ellicott Road, Orchard Park. More...

Special Events

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Ken-Ton School Board adopts $155 million budget

Residents will have their say on the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda’s $155.2 million spending plan for 2015-16 during a budget hearing slated for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in the east cafeteria of Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway. More...

Kenmore West raises more than $7,000 for Goin’ Bald for Bucks

With the entire Kenmore West High School student body and staff in attendance for a recent assembly emceed by a local radio station, 13 students and two staff members from Kenmore West High School had their hair cut and their heads shaved. More...

Editorial

Give back to community, join fire department

Hundreds of fire departments across New York State recently hosted open house events in an effort to boost recruitment numbers. The fifth annual RecruitNY campaign was held at various sites throughout Erie County. More...

Spindle items

WEDDING BELLS — Residents in the Town of Tonawanda who are getting married are in luck. They will have an easier way to apply for their marriage license. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Wednesday, May 9, 1990

A source at Benchmark Development Corporation said Monday that plans for a plaza in Amherst’s Willow Ridge neighborhood are not dead, despite several rumors to the contrary. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RODLER, David E., of North Tonawanda, a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general, died Thursday, April 23, 2015. He is survived by one son, David Charles; one daughter, Beth Ann Mills; two grandchildren; and one brother, John. More...

Lifestyles

St. Joe's Prom

All smiles, Kevin Zachau and his date Ali Nusall prepare to enter the dinning room at the St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute senior prom held at the Mariott Hotel Friday. More...

East Aurora prepares for Lusitania centennial

A pril holds the anniversary of arguably the most famous shipwreck — that of the RMS Titanic, which sunk after hitting an iceberg on April 15, 1912. More...

Alumnus returns to St. John’s to teach students about puppets

Puppets were presented to the students of St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore recently by puppeteer Cameron Garrity, who is a graduate of the Class of 2005. More...

Business

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Virtual Enterprises team participates in Youth Business Summit

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Virtual Enterprises team recently participated in the Youth Business Summit in New York City. More...

MJ Peterson hires Brendan Cunningham

MJ Peterson has recently hired Brendan Cunningham, a licensed associate real estate broker, as the manager of its Tonawanda Office. More...

SPCA receives distinction from Charity Navigator

The SPCA Serving Erie County has received its seventh top honor from America’s most well-respected charity evaluator, according to the SPCA. Once again, the SPCA achieved the 4-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator. More...