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June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CLOSING A CHAPTER

— Meaghan Curtin casts a smile during Kenmore West High School’s commencement ceremony, which was held at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo on Sunday. More...

Editorial

Patrolling of private lots necessary for safety

It’s no secret that behavioral incidents at Ralph Wilson Stadium are in the public eye more than ever due to social media. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

MR. STING — Diving into the ocean’s big waves as an adult still brings laughter and an uncanny trust of the water’s strength. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 3, 1991 More...

Sports

Lancaster’s Leugim Castillo selected as All-Bee Player of the Year

Leugim Castillo’s long-term goal is to play professional baseball. If he continues playing at a high level, perhaps he’ll get a chance at playing in the major leagues. More...

WS West’s Max Zimmerman named Coach of the Year

The West Seneca West baseball team has made major strides since Max Zimmerman was named coach four years ago. The Indians finished 7-7 in ECIC I and 10-10 overall, their best record since 1985. West went 4-14 in 2013, 3-12 in 2014 and 7-11 in 2015. More...

OP’s Ben Wereski tabbed All-Bee Pitcher of Year

Ben Wereski delivered in pressure situations on the mound as a sophomore and junior for the Orchard Park baseball team, but he took his game to an entirely different level this spring. More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

BizMix Happy Hour scheduled for June 30 More...

Entertainment

Applications available for craft show

Applications are now available for the 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show. More...

Couple celebrate 30 years together

Debbie and Frank Caruana of Cheektowaga will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on the Fourth of July with friends and a family picnic at their campsite at Rushford Lake. Fireworks will follow the picnic. 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. Library events More...

Ceremony to honor veterans on July 3

A dedication ceremony honoring Tonawanda and Kenmore veterans of Afghanistan, Iraq and the Gulf War will take place Sunday, July 3, at the Veterans Memorial at Kenney Field, located at the intersection of Colvin Boulevard and Brighton Road. More...

Memorial Garden to bloom in Brauer Park

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Children’s Memorial Garden took place on Friday, June 24, at Brauer Park on Payne Avenue in North Tonawanda. More...

Local News

Health commissioner warns against summer skin damage

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein. More...

Master Gardener Program selects scholarship winners

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County Master Gardener Program Scholarship Committee has selected the winners of its inaugural college scholarship. More...

Kenilworth Library offers children’s reading club

The Kenilworth Library is offering a summer reading club for children ages 12 and younger during the months of July and August. Children will be able to win weekly prizes based on their summer reading, according to a press release. More...

Police Blotter

Man goes shopping with liquor in hand

Village of Kenmore Monday, June 20 A man stated that a person in their 20s was highly intoxicated and kept falling while attempting to walk. More...

Education

Ken-Ton School Board members receive recognition

Two Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Board of Education members were among award winners distinguished by the Erie County Association of School Boards for their service through the “Shine On” award series. More...

Project SEARCH provides a future to students

‘A program with a promise’

Three years ago, Beechwood Continuing Care partnered with Erie 1 BOCES, Aspire of WNY and The Summit Center educational services to become the first host in Western New York for Project SEARCH, an international school-to-work program. More...

On the Campus

Buffalo State College has named the following students to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester: Vanessa Walters, Rachel Terhart, Rachel Ouimet, Alexander Nikolai, Laura Casadiego, David Georgeson, Erin Griffin, Rachel Robinson, Samantha More...

Lifestyles

The Buffalo Central Terminal and the journey to Buffalo’s restoration

Positioned two and a quarter miles outside of downtown Buffalo, strategically placed between Chicago and New York City, the Buffalo Central Terminal sits atop a hill on Memorial Drive, once a hub of traffic and trade. More...

Golf tournament planned in July

The 21st annual Ken-Ton Schools Athletic Hall of Fame golf tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, July 20, at the Sheridan Golf Course. Spots are limited and fill quickly. More...

Kenmore East High School Class of 2016

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Business

Hospital wants community input to decide contest winner

Kenmore Mercy Hospital is sponsoring a “Name the Robot” contest. More...

Events

‘Christmas in July’ to benefit B-Team BN360 will host Christmas in July, a happy hour for a cause, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at the New York Beer Project, 6933 S. Transit Road, Lockport. More...

BNI to meet at temporary new location

Business Networking International will hold its weekly ‘Triumph’ meet- ing from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Courtyard Marriott in Amherst, 4100 Sheridan Drive. More...