Weekly Feature

July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ken-Ton Garden Tour set for July 21-23

The annual Ken-Ton Garden Tour, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary, is scheduled to take place from Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 23.  Gardens will be open for display during the following hours:  8:30 to 11 p.m. More...

Editorial

Rabies precautions necessary in warmer weather

Warmer days are here, and with everyone spending more time outdoors, there is an increased likelihood of encountering a wild animal. More...

Spindle items

Editor

LAUGHTER LIGHTENS — After learning more about the late Dr. Maurice “Maurie” Dewey’s life from his son, Reed, I began to see how his father impacted so many of his patients’ lives and those around him.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 22, 1992   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Gov. Andrew Cuomo is no better than his father, who also was governor of New York State. Andrew Cuomo is building Buffalo and the suburbs to show where the money is going with being president in mind. More...

Sports

Four-time champion Lalley named Male Athlete of the Year

Sports Reporter

Jack Lalley never forgot the feeling of losing to Canisius. The recent St. More...

Senior MOGs top Tigers for eighth straight win

Glory Days Softball League

The Senior Mostly Old Guys recently won their eighth Glory Days Softball League 60+ Division contest in a row with their 4-1 victory over the Tigers.  The Sr. MOGs put three runs up in the bottom of the first on a two-run triple by Dave Raponi. More...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Cardinal O’Hara plans O’Harafest 2017   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20  Kevin Crowley — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com   More...

Concerts

thurs. 20  Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

thurs. 27   More...

Breaking News - 10:07 AM

View drone video from Canal Fest Parade

https://youtu.be/-FF4YnSMuSg Video by Jason Agnello  More...

Concert on the Green, Taste of Kenmore planned for Friday

This weekend, residents can walk into the heart of the village to hear some live music or grab a bite to eat. The Kenmore Merchants Association will host its annual Summer Concert from 4 to 10:30 p.m. More...

Canal Fest runs till Sunday

Canal Fest activities will continue this week through Sunday, July 23. The 35th festival features live music, food, carnival rides and a variety of events. All rides and games will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; noon to 10 p.m. More...

Local News

KVIS honors veteran, retired teacher

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society has recognized World War II veteran, retired teacher and KVIS member Daniel Rydzynski for his active role in the community.  Originally from Buffalo’s East Side, Rydzynski, the 11th of 12 children, h More...

Senator to hold Lyme disease forum

State Sen. Chris Jacobs will host a Lyme disease forum next week to raise awareness of the rise of the debilitating disease across Western New York. The forum is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Riverview Solar Technology Park celebrates 10 years

State and local officials, tenants and other community partners recently joined TM Montante Development to celebrate the 10th birthday of Riverview Solar Technology Park, a 200-acre business park overlooking the Niagara River in Tonawanda.  More...

Police Blotter

Man acts strangely, showing off tattoos

Village of Kenmore  Monday, July 10   A Tremont Avenue resident said children are ringing her doorbell and then running away. More...

Education

On the Campus

Rochester Institute of Technology has named the following students to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester: Marcus D’Aguiar, Tara Malatin and Matthew Donn, all of Tonawanda, and Katharine Umphred-Wilson and Margaret Russ, both of More...

On the Campus

Oswego State College has named the following students to the president’s list for the spring 2017 semester: Julie Gagliardo, Jamie Hager and Kristina Rovison, all of Tonawanda.   More...

Tonawanda resident takes role as library branch manager

Mary Phillips plans to address the changes that have been brought on by the digital age in her new position as the Town of Tonawanda’s library branch manager.  Phillips, who began her position at the end of June, says community outreach is More...

Lifestyles

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

Presale tickets available for Saladfest

The Zonta Club of Kenmore will host its annual Saladfest fundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road. The doors open at 6 p.m. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657  Library hours  Summer 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

Chamber sets golf event, promotes businesses

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

The summer is in full swing, and the Ken-Ton Chamber invites you to practice yours at our annual Golf Classic, to be held on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Welcome Home event planned for all veterans

Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare Systems will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony for all veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. More...

Buffalo Museum starts ‘Neighbor Pass’ program

The Buffalo Museum of Science will offer $5 individual and $10 family memberships to Buffalo East Side residents who live in ZIP codes 14208, 14211 and 14212. More...