Weekly Feature



January 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

APPRECIATION DAY

— City of Tonawanda Council President Jenna Koch presents cards on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns - Newman Family Club to Officer Adam Cruz, left, and Lt. More...

Editorial

Students can showcase talents with theater

Extracurricular activities can help students find a hobby or even a prospective career that they’re passionate about, ranging from a sport to art, music or something science-related.  At many high schools, students look forward to performi More...

Spindle items

Editor

STORY TIME — In the wintertime, parents can take advantage of story times at local libraries, including the Kenmore, City of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda branches.  The story times are for different ages and may include songs, crafts or o More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 27, 1993   More...

Sports

Book becomes fifth NT player to reach 1,000 points

Sports Reporter

Ryan Mountain tried to keep it a secret. The North Tonawanda coach didn’t tell his team that its top scorer was nearing 1,000 career points. More...

St. Joe’s hockey drops one game, ties another

It was not a banner week for St. Joe’s hockey. The Marauders lost one game and tied another in a difficult stretch against fellow Monsignor Martin teams.  More...

Lady Hawks take on difficult non-league schedule

The Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball program has long played the area’s most difficult non-league schedule. Long weekend trips to play some of the best teams from New York and elsewhere are not uncommon for the Lady Hawks.  More...

Business

Ken-Ton Chamber to host more events in 2018

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

You may not be aware of all the ways the chamber supports our local community, as we are involved in some way, either directly or indirectly, with so much of what is happening in the Ken-Ton community.  Throughout the past month, the Chamber Bo More...

Straight Talk Conference will be held Jan. 20

The U.S. Small Business Administration Buffalo District Office and the SCORE Buffalo Niagara Chapter will host the 2018 Straight Talk seminar. It will take place on Saturday, Jan. More...

Explore Buffalo Winter Gala is set for Jan. 27

Hotel at the Lafayette, 391 Washington St., Buffalo, will host Explore Buffalo’s 2018 Winter Gala, set to take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. More...

iFitness helps students reach goals at Hoover

At the Jan. 9 Kenmore Tonawanda School Board meeting, Hoover Elementary School faculty and students presented information about iFitness, which uses technology in physical education to create dynamic classes for all fitness levels.  More...

Salem Theatre holding auditions for ‘The Wizard of Oz’

A new production company will transform Salem Church into the wonderful world of Oz this spring.  (See editorial on page four)  “We’ve been wanting to do something like that at Salem for a while. More...

Local News

CREATING MODELS

— Jed Likos’ fourth-grade students at St. Amelia School display their diorama models that show the inside of a longhouse. More...

‘A Night of Jazz’ planned for Jan. 27

Mount St. Mary Academy will host its fourth annual “A Night of Jazz” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

City of Tonawanda to receive Block Grant award

Thirteen municipal projects have been selected for inclusion in the Erie County Consortium 2018 Community Development Block Grant application, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports snow on ‘expensive fence’

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Jan. 8   A Kenmore Avenue resident reported that the rear windshield of her 2016 Chevrolet Malibu spontaneously broke.  A Parkwood Avenue resident reported a large amount of water in her basement.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Alfred University has named the following students to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester: Anna Gray and Rachel Pera, both Kenmore West High School graduates and residents of Buffalo.   More...

Lifestyles

Moving Miracles offers training program for individuals with disabilities

For 20 years, Moving Miracles Dance Studio in West Seneca has served thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities.  More...

Fundraiser scheduled at St. Amelia School

A fundraiser for St. Amelia School will take place from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at St. Amelia School, in Don Miller Hall, 2999 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. Some of the activities will include blackjack and a money wheel. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Grief Support meeting set for Jan. 17  A Grief Support Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at First Trinity Lutheran Church, at 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd. in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 18   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18 Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com More...

Performance

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