Weekly Feature



September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Small, Jacobs win primaries for state Senate seat

Flynn tops Flaherty in DA race, will face Treanor in November

Voters in the 60th State Senate District have chosen the Democratic and Republican nominees for the seat of Sen. Marc Panepinto in the Sept. 13 primary election. More...

Editorial

St. Joe’s Bob Ivory Run has new distance, course

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Alumni Association’s 38th annual St. Joe’s Bob Ivory ’47 8K Run will take place on Sunday, Nov. 6. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SUCCEEDING SENIORS — Congratulations to high school seniors Philip Davis, who attends Kenmore West High School, and Max Dudek, who attends St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. More...

Out of the Past

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

Sports

NT football moves to 3-0 with blowout win over Sweet Home

Sports Reporter

North Tonawanda football got a big win Friday night in more ways than one. The Jacks moved to 3-0 on the season with a 46-14 win over Sweet Home, getting their first victory over the Panthers in 20 years. More...

NT girls volleyball team working through injuries

North Tonawanda girls volleyball coach Jessica Anderson has had to shuffle her lineup in a bid to keep the Lady Lumberjacks competitive after a pair of key starters recently suffered injuries that are poised to keep them off the court for the foresee More...

Ken West football falls to 1-2 with loss to Niagara Falls

Saturday’s game was something out of a nightmare for Kenmore West. The Blue Devils lost to league opponent Niagara Falls, 41-15, while a slew of players were lost to injuries. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Support Group scheduled to meet The Dizziness and Balance Support Group of Western New York will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road in Kenmore. Salvatore Gruttadauria will be the featured speaker. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 23 Autumn Tour of Homes: Central Park Neighborhood — Join Explore Buffalo as they tour the interiors of 10 homes on Depew, Morris and Woodbridge avenues in the Central Park area of Buffalo, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

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Bovino to retire; transportation being worked out

Stephen Bovino was recognized at the Kenmore-Tonawanda School Board meeting on Sept. 13. Bovino, who joined the district as the assistant superintendent for human resources in 2007, is retiring. More...

Tonawanda Town Board prepares for budget season

At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, Supervisor Joseph Emminger noted that it’s budget season for the town. The town’s special districts budget was filed on Sept. 15, and the town budget as a whole has to be filed by Sept. More...

PROJECT 308 ART FESTIVAL

— Chet Okonczak and his wife, Pat, of Cheektowaga, attend the fourth annual Project 308 Art Festival on Oliver Street in North Tonawanda on Saturday. More...

Local News

O’Hara boosters mark 44 years of bingo

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Booster Club at Cardinal O’Hara High School is celebrating 44 years of weekly bingo, which is the school’s biggest and longest-running fundraiser. More...

Upcoming programs set at North Tonawanda Senior Center

The following events will take place at the North Tonawanda Senior Center: 46th Anniversary Dinner Dance The North Tonawanda Senior Center will be hosting its 46th Anniversary Dinner Dance on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 110 Goundry St. More...

Assemblyman secures funding for City of Tonawanda schools

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger has secured $150,000 in additional state funding for the City of Tonawanda School District in the state’s 2016-17 enacted budget, according to a press release from the assemblyman’s office. More...

Police Blotter

Jogger punches woman’s vehicle

Village of Kenmore Monday, Sept. 12 A Parkwood Avenue resident reported that her son and his former friend were just in a verbal altercation. A neighbor reported an open side door at a Shepard Avenue residence. More...

Obituaries

Stanley C. Lenkiewicz, pharmaceutical sales manager

Stanley C. Lenkiewicz, 82, of Tonawanda, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Mr. Lenkiewicz was born on Dec. 10, 1933, in Syracuse and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Niagara University in 1955. He later served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Braille Group of Buffalo... Celebrating 60 years of service

This past week, the Braille Group of Buffalo celebrated 60 years of service to Western New York with a luncheon at the Protocol Restaurant in Williamsville. More...

Hospital Auxiliary organizes scrubs sale

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will hold a scrubs sale of clothing, shoes and other items used by the hospital and nursing workers from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in the Community Room, 2950 Elmwood Ave. More...

MANDATORY RECESS

— Elinor Donahue, left, and Kathryn Sarkisian along with third-grade classmates take part in mandatory recess, which has been included in the daily programs at St. More...

Business

Chamber, social media are key business tools

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have become an important part of our culture, like it or not. Many small businesses have embraced the technology and have integrated these tools into their marketing plans. More...

EPIC offers group training workshop

Every Person Influences Children Inc. will offer a one-day facilitator training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at its facility located at 1000 Main St., Buffalo. More...

SCORE to test business ideas at workshop

“Simple Steps for Starting Your Business,” a workshop focused on the basics of testing a business idea and identifying key factors that influence start-up success, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...