Weekly Feature

September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Tonawanda HEATT employee says workers ‘are more than a number’

More than 50 members of the Hourly Employees Association of the Town of Tonawanda picketed outside Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, displaying their frustrations in not having a contract for the past six years.  More...

Editorial

West Nile virus can be prevented through caution

West Nile virus has recently been identified in a mosquito pool in Erie County, according to the state Department of Health, which regularly conducts the testing and recently identified this case.  According to a press release from the departmen More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

RAISING FUNDS — Parents and families can come out to support Holmes Elementary School next week.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 23, 1992   More...

Sports

Thunder soccer starts season 3-4

The Mount St. Mary soccer team has had some ups and downs through the early part of the season. The Thunder are working on replacing some of last year’s graduated seniors and working young players into the lineup. More...

St. Joe’s football falls in shootout against Aquinas

Derek Landri had never been involved in a game quite like it in all his years around football. More...

NT girls soccer rallies over Lew-Port for double OT win

Macey Gioeli scored twice in the second 10-minute overtime to lift the North Tonawanda girls soccer team to a 4-2 overtime road win Friday over Lewiston-Porter.  The win improved the Lady Lumberjacks to 6-1 overall and 5-1 in the Niagara Frontie More...

Business

Ken-Ton Chamber to host mixers, fall events

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

I hope everyone has enjoyed a great summer. We rounded out the summer with our annual golf tournament at the Sheridan Park Golf Course.  More...

Czarnecki named 2017 Executive of the Year

Mark J. Czarnecki, former president and chief operating officer of M&T Bank, will be posthumously honored as the 2017 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management. More...

UB RENEW Institute awards grant funding

Three research projects have been selected to receive funding from the University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute, an interdisciplinary entity dedicated to solving complex environmental problems. More...

Meetings move to Kenmore Middle

Ken-Ton School Board

The Kenmore-Tonawanda School Board will be moving its meeting location to a new community room at Kenmore Middle School next month.  The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 155 Delaware Road.  More...

‘Solarize’ campaign sets next meetings

A Solarize Tonawanda Mixer will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Local News

School monitor nominated for LifeChanger Award

Kenmore West High School monitor Teresa Crean was nominated for the 2017-18 National LifeChanger of the Year award by her operations principal, Kevin Kruger. More...

NT Cash Mob planned at Jimmy J’s

A North Tonawanda Cash Mob, presented by the Oliver Street Merchants Association, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Jimmy J’s Pub and Grub, located at 126 Wheatfield St.  More...

Meat, basket raffle slated

The Home School Association at Cardinal O’Hara High Schoolwillhostameatandbasket raffle on Friday, Sept. More...

Police Blotter

Mother reports intoxicated daughter

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Sept. 11   • A person came to the Police Department to report that she was in an argument with her boyfriend. She said he damaged her vehicle and then jumped out of the car.  More...

Lifestyles

Life of Roycroft founder on display in East Aurora

It’s been a mecca for artisans from across the globe – the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. More...

Rally for Unity and Peace planned

A Rally for Unity and Peace will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Clinton Park in Tonawanda. There will be speakers, songs and candlelight. For more information, search “Tonawanda Rally For Unity And Peace” on Facebook.   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 21  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375   More...

Special Events

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Festivals

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