Weekly Feature

February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore East senior pens first book

Kenmore East High School senior Andrew Edwards believes in “writing your heart on the page.”  He began writing his manuscript for “Dream of Utopia” in 10th grade and filled two notebooks with his story, which is set in a More...

Editorial

Organizations use Twitter to engage with residents

Sometimes social media can be fun and sometimes you may feel like you need a break. When perusing, you might even stumble across a Twitter account you didn’t know existed.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

• A SPECIAL DAY — It’s always sweet to see someone or a team of people going out of their way in the community to make a resident’s day special. More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago Feb. 26, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Greco Sr., regulatory affairs official

Richard Edward Greco Sr., 87, of Clarence, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  Mr. Greco was born in Buffalo on April 19, 1929. He graduated from Grover Cleveland High School before attending the University of Buffalo. Mr. More...

Death Notice

RICE, Peter W., of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Mr. Rice is survived by two children, Brian and Scott, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. More...

Lifestyles

Accolades pour in for retired SHOPPER ASSISTANT

Dedicated to his job, occasionally to a fault, Thaddeus Skowronski of Colden has ended nearly 10 years as a shopper assistant at Tops Market in the Grey Street Shopping Plaza in East Aurora. On Friday, Jan. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours Winter hours are as follows: 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...

Gino’s NY Pizza opens University Plaza location

Last month, Gino’s NY Pizza opened its doors to customers at a new location, bringing its New York-style items to University Plaza shoppers and nearby residents. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 23-sun. 26 More...

Concerts

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Family Activities

thurs. 23  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375   More...

Protect the pipes

Kenmore/Grand Island goaltender Ellie Simmons makes a toe save on Julia Mings of Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home during a 6-5 loss in the quarter-final round of Federation Playoffs. More...

District approves recommended start, end times for next school year

At the Feb. 14 meeting of the Kenmore-Tonawanda School Board, the board unanimously approved a memorandum of agreement for the recommended start and end times for the 2017-18 school year.  More...

Local News

BRIGHTON FIRE

— Enbridge Energy and Vector Pipeline Systems recently presented the Brighton Fire District with a donation of $1,000. More...

CHAMPION OF SMALL BUSINESSES

— Mike Durant, New York State director of the National Federation of Small Business, presents Assemblyman Robin Schimminger with the Guardian Award. More...

Annual Green Beer Sunday set for March 5

Kick off the St. Patrick’s Day season with the third annual Green Beer Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Gateway Harbor, located at Sweeney and Webster streets. The parade is scheduled from 12 to 12:30 p.m. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see another person was hit by a car on Niagara Falls Boulevard because they weren’t crossing at thecrosswalk.Peoplehavetolearn they have to cross at the crosswalk, especially when it is dark.  More...

Education

Polish Arts Club seeks applicants for scholarship

The Polish Arts Club of Buffalo Scholarship Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 college or university scholarship. Applicants must be legal residents of New York state and of Polish ancestry. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s moves to Niagara Cup final

Sports Reporter

When the floodgates open, it’s nearly impossible to stop the St. Joe’s attack. St. Francis learned that the hard way Monday in the semi final round of the Niagara Cup hockey playoffs. St. More...

Mount St. Mary bowlers win All-Catholics

The Mount St. Mary bowling team had a rocky start to All-Catholic Championships, but finished strong to take home the title.  The regular-season league champions were trailing by 15 pins after the first game as nerves ran their course. More...

Lady Hawks finish undefeated in league play

Another regular season of dominance has concluded for the Cardinal O’Hara girls’ basketball program. The Lady Hawks finished out the slate 19-5 overall and 9-0 in league play. More...