Weekly Feature



July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

National Night Out set for Aug. 2

The Town of Tonawanda Crime Resistance Executive Board will celebrate its 30th National Night Out from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Lincoln Arena, at the corner of Parker Boulevard and Decatur Road. More...

Editorial

Assist in ending animal abuse in the community

A new Animal Cruelty Unit is allowing the Erie County District Attorney’s Office to aggressively prosecute anyone accused of killing or injuring an animal in the community. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

TEDDY PICNIC — A Teddy Bear Picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 31, 1991 More...

Bee Heard

Be Heard

.I want to thank Town of Tonawanda Councilman Dan Crangle for a very patriotic Fourth of July celebration this year. The evening began with a recognition ceremony for town veterans with a color guard and singing of the national anthem. More...

Education

ALUMNI AT O’HARAFEST

— Graduates reconnect with their classmates at O’Harafest 2016, an all-school reunion event, which took place on July 15 at Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Kenmore West High School names honor roll

The following Kenmore West High School students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year. Grade 9 More...

News Brief

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce is seeking golfers and sponsors for its golf tournament, which is slated for Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Sheridan Park Golf Course, located at 490 E. Park Drive, in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Lifestyles

River Works Murder Mystery makes you the Detective

Teleport back to 19th-century Buffalo, where Irish grain elevator workers were on strike and the rich became richer. Buffalo History Tours holds its Grain Mill Murder Mystery” at 6 p.m. More...

News Briefs

The Kenmore Garden Club will tour the gardens and estate of the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, on Aug. 9. Lunch will follow at the Shadow Lake Golf Club followed by shopping at Sara’s Garden Center. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours Summer hours are as follows: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. More...

Business

PGM handcrafts jewelry, offers display in showroom

Phillip Michalowski, master pattern maker, works with his daughter, Britni Batch, and son Russell, at his new family-operated business in Kenmore. Specializing in custom made jewelry, PGM Jewelers, LLC is located at 2943 Delaware Ave. More...

WNYRPEA sets general meeting, luncheon

The Western New York Chapter of the Retired Public Employees Association will hold a general meeting and luncheon from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Polish Falcons Clubhouse, 445 Columbia Road, Depew. More...

SCORE to hold recruitment open house

Buffalo Niagara SCORE will hold a free volunteer recruitment open house from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the HarborCenter, 100 Washington St., Buffalo. The open house will explain the SCORE mission and what it means to be a volunteer. More...

Surcharge to be added to water, sewer bill

Village of Kenmore

Village of Kenmore homeowners will see a surcharge on their water and sewer bill due to improvements being made to village infrastructure, which is more than 100 years old. More...

Resident touts Rails to Trails, HAWK signal

At Monday’s Town Board meeting, resident Peter Stuhlmiller spoke during public expression in favor of the Tonawanda Rails to Trails path and the newly installed high-intensity activated crosswalk signal. More...

Local News

MADE IN AMERICA

— This patriotic display at the Canal Fest car show on July 20 was unintentional. Kenmore resident Lisa Cook’s red Corvette is lined up with white and blue Corvettes. More...

Yoga on the Green brings Zen to Farmers Market

On Saturday mornings, individuals can participate in a yoga class and then peruse fresh produce for healthy living at the Kenmore Farmers Market. Outdoor Community Yoga with Lauren Willett-Benson of Veda Yoga takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. More...

Tonawanda resident sentenced for drugs, possession of firearm

A federal jury has convicted Elijah Iverson, 38, of possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; maintaining a drug-involved premises; possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug More...

Police Blotter

Resident complains about loud opera music

Village of Kenmore Monday, July 18 • A Delaware Road resident reported that fireworks were being set off in a back parking lot. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

EMMINGER, Adeline J. (nee Bender), of Kenmore, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Mrs. Emminger is survived by one child, Gregory; three siblings, William, Norbert and Mary Anne; and three grandchildren. More...

Sports

Christ named Female Athlete of the Year

Marcus Garvey once said, “With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” If that’s the case, then maybe Maeve Christ wrapped up the Ken-Ton Bee Female Athlete of the Year Award before the 2015-16 school year began. More...

Sparks shock Senior Mostly Old Guys for first loss

The Senior Mostly Old Guys saw their bid for a perfect season in the 60+ Division of the Glory Days Softball League come to an end July 20, as the Sparks handed them their first loss of the season, 11-4. More...

Aquettes complete season at Junior Olympics

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes capped off another great year with numerous top finishes at the 2016 Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics. More...

Entertainment

Festivals

thurs. 28-sat. 30 More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

sat. 30 Walk Off Hunger Walk and Festival — 1.9-mile walk around Island Park, bounce houses, climbing wall, games, music and raffles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Island Park, Williamsville. www.foodbankwny.org More...