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Youth Centers to be locations for two new Big Brothers & Big Sisters programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County will open two new site-based mentoring programs in the Kenmore and Sheridan youth centers in an extension of the organization’s partnership with the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Departmen More...

Local News

Sweet Home options include closing a school

Two forums designed to allow the public to comment on options for Sweet Home Central School District elementary school configuration drafted by the Western New York Educational Service Council have been canceled. More...

Niagara Regional Theatre Guild to begin 93rd season

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, a nonprofit community theatre group, recently announced which shows it will be producing for its 93rd season. All shows will be presented at the Theatre Guild’s home, the Ellicott Creek Playhouse. More...

Mount St. Mary Summer Music Festival slated for Aug. 28-30

Mount St. Mary Academy will hold its annual Summer Music Festival Aug. 28-30 on the grounds of the school, located at 3756 Delaware Ave. More...

Obituaries

George A. Jackman, Metal Locking Service Inc. owner

George A. Jackman, of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. He was 83. Born in 1931 in Weston, Ontario, Mr. Jackman graduated from the Business School at the University at Buffalo. After serving in the U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Rare Book Colection Full of Hidden Treasures

Bound in a hunter green spine, encased in glass under a spotlight in a climate-controlled room sits the complete original, handwritten manuscript of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. More...

Chamber of Commerce networking event slated

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce will hold its next free networking event, the BizMix Happy Hour, at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, on the patio of the newly opened North End Bar & Grill, located at 2692 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore. More...

Ken-Ton district gets music education award

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District has again received a Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation in recognition of its outstanding K-12 music programs. More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Healing Mass to take place Sept. 2 at church More...

Business

Medical director details CCS Oncology’s philosophy, expansion

CCS Oncology provides cancer services using state-of-the-art technology and individualized treatment options for all stages and types of cancer. More...

NAWBO monthly meeting set for Sept. 2 at Brioso

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association for Women Business Owners will hold its kickoff dinner event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Brioso by Butterwood in the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 5195 Main St., Williamsville. More...

NYS Women Inc. schedules dinner meeting

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women, Inc. will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Protocol, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. More...

‘Big Book Sale’ slated for Sept. 9-12

The Friends of the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Library will hold its biggest fundraising event of the year — its annual Big Book Sale — beginning Wednesday, Sept. 9. More...

Candidates to be interviewed for Ken-Ton School Board seat

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School Board was scheduled to hold a special public meeting on Tuesday to interview five candidates for the vacant seat on the board. More...

Editorial

Open communication important for residents

It’s important for residents to attend governmental meetings whether it’s for a town, village or school board. They are open to the public, and residents should be aware of what’s going on in their community. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

BEACH TIME — My summer vacations are nearly always spent at a lake in a forest, but this year I headed to a beach by the ocean. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 12, 1990 More...

Sports

Meet the Kenmore West Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Scott Moser Class of 2007 More...

Lady Blue Devils look to make statement in Niagara Frontier

Ferguson to lead Kenmore West

The Kenmore West Lady Blue Devils varsity girls soccer team took a big hit by losing nine seniors to graduation. This year, the squad looks to revamp with youth. Once again at the helm of the team is head coach Clarence Boatman. More...

Wilkes takes over North Tonawanda soccer squad

Rookie head coach looks to improve program

Last year’s Lumberjacks didn’t play to anyone’s expectations. The team won only two games all season in a year that served as a learning curve. More...

Entertainment

Kenilworth Library to hold computer training sessions

The Kenilworth Branch Library, located at 319 Montrose Ave., will host one-on-one computer training sessions Tuesday, Sept. 15. Three 45-minute slots will be available between 1 and 4 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

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