Weekly Feature



August 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Board denies plan for dentist office

At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, the board unanimously denied a special-use permit for a resident professional office at 1615 Sheridan Drive. More...

Editorial

Town proclaims Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, the board approved a proclamation to declare September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month 2016. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SAVE THE DATE — The eighth annual Classics on the Niagara car show and craft/vendor show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at Niawanda Park in the City of Tonawanda. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 4, 1991 More...

Police Blotter

Intoxicated man takes roommate’s belongings

Village of Kenmore Monday, Aug. 22 A Mang Avenue resident reported that someone took her vehicle, which was parked in the driveway, sometime last night. More...

Education

Cardinal O’Hara names honor roll

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

Lifestyles

MusicalFare Theatre’s 27th season includes regional premieres, classic hits

Reporter

The intimate space occupied by MusicalFare Theatre will soon be filled with the dynamic sights and sounds of its 27th season, beginning Sept. 7. Attendees of the season’s performance of “Gypsy,” which will run Sept. 7 through Oct. More...

Kenmore Garden Club sets next meeting

The Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road. The program, “Here comes the Judge,” will be presented by Terry Skura, a former flower show judge. More...

North Tonawanda Senior Center to hold fundraiser

The North Tonawanda Senior Center, located at 110 Goundry St., will be hosting its annual theme basket fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 10. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and drawings begin at 2:15 p.m. More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Lions Club schedules hot dog sale The Tonawanda Erie Canal Gateway Lions Club will be holding a hot dog sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Sept. 3, at the Valu Home Center, 4264 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda. More...

Business

DeGraff Memorial Hospital to expand emergency department

Kaleida Health has announced plans to modernize and double the size of De- Graff Memorial Hospital’s emergency department. The hospital is located at 445 Tremont St. in North Tonawanda. More...

KID TO KID OPENS

— Chris and Michelle Talley, owners of Kid to Kid Tonawanda, and staff celebrate the grand opening of the store, which is now located at Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

SCORE to host startup seminar through October

Buffalo Niagara SCORE will hold a session workshop series called “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for five successive Saturdays in October. More...

Ken-Ton District enters consolidation year

Operating nine schools, the Kenmore Tonawanda School District will be kicking off its consolidation year by opening buildings with grade levels K-4 for elementary schools, 5-7 for middle schools and 8-12 for high schools. More...

Flipping pages: ‘Big Book Sale’ set at Lincoln Arena

A large amount of donations — almost 20,000 items in total — has propelled the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Friends of the Library to add a day to their annual “Big Book Sale.” More...

Local News

YWCA of the Niagara Frontier Inc. awarded funds

YWCA of the Niagara Frontier Inc. is a recipient of the Yahoo Community Fund for Niagara County, according to a press release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. More...

St. John’s names new director of religious education

Kaitlin Garrity is the new director of Youth and High School Religious Education at St. John the Baptist Parish in Kenmore. Garrity was introduced at weekend Masses to explain her role within the parish. More...

Kenmore seniors granted wishes

Two Kenmore residents recently had wishes granted by Senior Wishes, a local nonprofit that seeks to fulfill a lifelong dream, reconnect a senior with a distant loved one, re-engage someone in a passion from long ago, or provide a simple need to Weste More...

Letters to the Editor

UB expansion questions linger

Reading David Sherman’s column last week, revisiting the controversy over the location of the university campus of decades ago, was interesting if not totally enlightening. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CAPORUSSO, Nancy Ann (nee Marchant), of Kenmore, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Mrs. Caporusso is survived by two children, Joseph and Amy; two grandchildren; and two stepchildren, Deborah and Nancy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas. More...

Sports

NT football uses size to get ahead

Sports Reporter

North Tonawanda is hoping size and strength can lead it to another successful season on the football field. Second year coach Henry Fumerelle got his team to buy into an offseason program, hoping to reap the reward of postseason success in 2016. More...

Tonawanda girls soccer shut out in tourney final

Tonawanda’s girls soccer team ran into a buzzsaw in the finals of the annual Dan Durick Memorial Tournament Saturday at Clint Small Stadium. More...

Haynes steps into head role for Ken West football

There are a lot of new faces around the Kenmore West football program. Long-time assistant John Haynes has taken over coaching a team that lost 21 players to graduation last year. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

sat. 3 . Cobb 45 Loop and Boyce Hill State Forest — This 6.3-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 8:45 m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Meet at Park & Ride off of Route 219 South. 675-3989 More...

Special Events

sat. 3 Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market — Summer market features vendors and music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...