Weekly Feature

January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

CAR CATCHES FIRE

— A Town of Tonawanda police cruiser caught fire on Delaware Avenue on Thursday. According to Town of Tonawanda police, officer Adam Cavarello was on patrol at around 1:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

It’s time for America to unite

A new administration will take over the reins of American government this Friday afternoon, and after years of bickering and hostile debate, we feel it is time for the country to unite in order to gain a positive outcome.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

COMMUNITY DIRECTORY — In April, Ken-Ton’s Community Directory will go to press. More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago Jan. 22, 1992   More...

Sports

Cardinal O’Hara boys basketball riding four-game win streak

No one expected the last possession to be as meaningful as it was. Cardinal O’Hara had trailed East 73-64 with just 1:32 left in the game. Yet, with time running down, the Hawks had the ball and trailed just 73-72. More...

Tonawanda wrestling defeats NT in ‘Battle for the Belt’

The Tonawanda-North Tonawanda non-league wrestling match on Jan. More...

NT boys hoops focusing on the present

The North Tonawanda boys basketball team has set itself up well. The Lumberjacks are 9-2 overall on the season and lead the Niagara Frontier League with a 6-1 record. More...

Business

Chamber welcomes new members, programs

The Chamber is starting off 2017 with a healthy influx of new members, as well as ideas for new events and programs geared to bring business right to our members’ front door.  In early spring, we will be announcing the details of our &ldqu More...

Applications being accepted for scholarships

The Polish American Journal Foundation announces the establishment of annual scholarships to be given to college students of Polish or Polish-American descent.  More...

Kenmore resident elected as association officer

The Buffalo Broadcasters Association has elected its annual slate of officers for the organization.  Elected to the executive committee were Steve Reszka of Reszka & Associates as president; Katie Morse of WKBW-TV as vice president; and Kenm More...

Winterfest chili tasting

Stephanie Hurley, kitchen manager at Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels, left, serves up chili to Marty Heavey and his wife, Kathy, at the chili tasting in the DFK Pavilion during Winterfest activities on Satur More...

Callan takes position in community development

Timothy Callan has taken a new role in the Town of Tonawanda where he will be community development coordinator.  He has worked as Erie County’s deputy director of Budget and Management since 2012.  Callan noted that all people in th More...

Local News

Mats for a Mission, comfort for the homeless

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gail Potter recently spoke to members of the Erie-Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club at a breakfast meeting at the Olympic Restaurant in Kenmore.  Potter, who resides in Cheektowaga, is the project coordinator for Mats for a Mission, a volunteer grou More...

Free rabies clinic set for Jan. 25

Residents can take advantage of an upcoming Erie County Department of Health 2017 Free Rabies Clinic from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road, off Colvin Boulevard, south of Kenmore Avenue.  More...

Jacobs co-sponsors legislation in support of ride-sharing

Sen. Chris Jacobs has co-sponsored legislation that provides for the regulation of transportation network company services and establishes the New York State TNC Accessibility Task Force. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am disappointed that newly elected state Sen. Chris Jacobs has decided to locate his district office out of the Ken-Ton district. It is clear that he is more concerned with his own convenience instead of the convenience of his constituents.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Great Directions’

The New Direction Band releases third polka CD

Four musicians left their former band in efforts to take their music in a new direction. More...

Grief Support Group sets next meeting

A Grief Support Group meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. The topic of the meeting is “How was it? More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Fundraiser, blood drive set at Fire Hall   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 19   More...

Special Events

fri. 20 Queen City Roller Girls Season — Come watch the Devil Dollies vs. the Alley Kats, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets fri. 20-sun. 22 More...

Theatre

fri. 20-sun. 22   More...