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December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Stop, Sip & Shop set for Thursday

Residents can enjoy holiday shopping while supporting small and local businesses in the Village of Kenmore.  The Kenmore Merchants Association will hold its sixth annual Stop, Sip & Shop the Blocks from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Editorial

Precautions keep you safe in winter weather

Although snow just began falling across the metro Buffalo area during the past week, we hope everyone in the community is prepared for the possibility of winter weather affecting road conditions and travel. More...

Spindle items

Editor

MUSIC EVENTS — Going to a show or performance in the winter can be a great way to relax before the holidays or take a break from shopping. This weekend, there will be two holiday shows at the Riviera Theatre, at 67 Webster St. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 16, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RUSIN, Chester R., of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Mr. Rusin is survived by three children, Russell, Debra Whitmer and Michele Van Dyne; seven grandchildren; and companion, Kay Bryer. More...

Michael J. O’Brien, Buffalo Public Schools administrator

Michael J. O’Brien, 66, of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.  Mr. O’Brien, ,who was born on Sept. More...

Sports

Kenmore swimming teams combine for 2017-18 season

Sports Reporter

The Kenmore East and West swim teams have combined for the 2017-18 school year. The individual programs were struggling, participation wise, the past few years. More...

St. Joe’s hockey defeats Frontier 3-0

St. Joe’s hockey continued to roll Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Frontier to move to 3-0-1 on the season.  More...

Tonawanda’s Braddell falls in Penfield Tourney final

Tonawanda wrestler Zach Braddell went 3-1 and took runner-up honors at 132 pounds at Saturday’s Penfield Tournament in Rochester.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Christmas concert slated  Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda will hold a Greccio re-enactment and Christmas concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14  Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com   More...

Santa Lucia Pageant

Celebrating the Swedish heritage of Augustana Lutheran Church in Tonawanda, Rachel Swihart shares the light as Santa Lucia with Elise Bindert and Emily Olson in a 30-minute play, which took place at More...

Money secured for Tonawanda in 2018 Erie County budget

The 2018 Erie County budget lowers the tax rate for the fourth consecutive year, according to legislators, while providing funding for critical services and investing in several community organizations and service groups. More...

Local News

Lyme Task Force seeks to develop statewide disease protocol

State Sen. More...

St. John the Baptist students create ‘Boxes of Joy’

Nearly 70 “Boxes of Joy” were assembled recently by the students and faculty at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore.  More...

Registration for kindergarten, pre-K to begin next month

Registration for kindergarten and universal pre-kindergarten in the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District will begin in January for the 2018-19 school year.  Registration for all students is by appointment only at the Central Registration of More...

Police Blotter

Woman refuses to pay for haircut

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Dec. 4   A Westgate Road resident reported that he found a syringe while raking leaves.  A caller said he found an iPhone on top of a U.S. mailbox as he was about to mail a letter.  More...

Education

CLASS RINGS

— Members of the junior class at Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda received their class rings at a special liturgy and celebration on Thursday in the school’s Per More...

Kenmore East names high honor roll

The following Kenmore East High School students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 8   More...

Mount St. Mary Academy names honor roll

The following Mount St. Mary Academy students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 9   More...

Lifestyles

Thirteen lesser-known facts about the Hanukkah holiday

Prior to this year’s celebration of Hanukkah, here are 13 lesser-known but important facts about the holiday that have been posted online by the Chabad House of Buffalo:  More...

‘Polar Express’ movie to be shown

“The Polar Express” will be shown at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Kenmore East High School, 350 Fries Road. The holiday-themed event will feature the film, among other activities. The event is open to all school district families. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch   318 Montrose Ave. 834-7657  Library hours  Fall hours are: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.   More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy awarded Top Hospital second year in a row

The Leapfrog Group recently announced its 2017 list of Top Hospitals, with Kenmore Mercy Hospital named the only Top Hospital in New York State. More...

NCCC Alumni 1960s’ Reunion set for Dec. 15

The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host the NCCC Alumni 1960s’ All-Decade Reunion for the classes of 1965-1969. There will be a holiday buffet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Free NY notary pre-licensing class scheduled

“Become a New York Notary Public” will be held at the Aloft Hotel - Buffalo Airport, 4219 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 14. More...