Weekly Feature



November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

New helicopters signal ‘tremendous step forward’ for Mercy Flight

Mercy Flight of Western New York is acquiring three new helicopters for $23 million, in a move officials say will increase the emergency management organization’s response times, safety and overall operational abilities.  More...

Kenmore seniors named Commended Students

Sarah Coupal, David McGonagle and Christopher Orrange, all seniors at Kenmore West High School, have been named Commended Students as part of the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.  More...

Democratic incumbents re-elected to Town Board

The three Democrats on the Tonawanda Town Board will retain their seats, as they defeated the three Republican challengers in last week’s election, according to unofficial results from the Erie County Board of Elections.  More...

County seeks vendor to operate golf course restaurant

Niagara County’s Purchasing Division is issuing a Request for Proposals for a vendor to take over the operations of the Niagara County golf course’s clubhouse restaurant, according to Commissioner of Public Works Garret A. Meal.  More...

Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels thanks volunteers

Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels recently acknowledged the many volunteers who donated their time so those in need in the Village of Kenmore and Town of Tonawanda can receive a home-delivered meal on Thanksgiving.  More...

Library News

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

Resident singing role in ‘The Magic Flute’

Sarah Blewett, a resident of Tonawanda, will sing the role of Papagena in the Buffalo Opera Unlimited production of “The Magic Flute,” to be presented Dec. 1 and 3 on the Buffalo State campus.  More...

LINDSAY’S RUN —

Runners take off at the corner of Clinton and Morgan streets for the 13th annual Lindsay’s Legacy 5K Run through the City of Tonawanda on Saturday. More...

Winter parking bans delayed in village, town

The Village of Kenmore is delaying the start of the winter on-street parking ban until Dec. More...

News Brief

The Popcorn Shack will be selling its specialty flavored products from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the atrium of Kenmore Mercy Hospital, at 2950 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore. The sale is sponsored by the Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary.   More...

Hot dog, burger restaurant to open next year

Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs owners Frank and Paul Tripi have purchased space on the corner of Kenmore and Starin avenues in the Town of Tonawanda with plans to open a hot dog and burger restaurant in 2018.  According to Paul Tripi, the restaurant wil More...

Triad adds second wind turbine

Triad Recycling and Energy, at 3725 River Road, Tonawanda, recently expanded its business to include a second wind turbine.  The company, which is part of Northern Power, showed off its twin NPS100s at an Open Turbine Day this month.  More...

‘It’s a Wonderful Night’ planned

Tonawanda Main Street and the City of Tonawanda will hold “It’s a Wonderful Night” from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are held at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...

‘Praise-A-Peel’ music event planned

St. Martin of Tours Church will host a free “Praise-A-Peel” music event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 1140 Abbott Road in Buffalo.  The event will feature the music of the Rev. More...

Couple wed at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City

Courtney L. McEachon married Thomas Z. Horton during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. The Rev. Roger J. More...