Weekly Feature

November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Ken East High School students gobble up hunger

Contest generates donation for Food Bank of Western New York

Kenmore East High School students showed that they are in the holiday spirit of giving when they presented the Food Bank of Western New York with the largest donation it has received for the Thanksgiving season. More...

Editorial

James-Creedon offers ways to assist in pollution fight

Jackie James-Creedon of Kenmore is building a legacy of change. More...

Spindle items

HOLIDAY DECOR AUCTION — The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Foundation and Kenmore Mercy Auxiliary are hosting the second annual “Deck the Hall,” a wreath decorating contest featuring wreaths designed by the hospital’s employees and vo More...

The power of print: Union Leader endorses Gingrich

I t is unusual when a medium that writes headlines can make them as well. Such was the case Sunday when the New Hampshire Union Leader endorsed Newt Gingrich in the state’s 2012 presidential primary.  More...

Education

Trio of Kenmore East students benefit from rock star’s scholarship

Kenmore East High School music student Sam Speciale has been using a 1950s-style jazz trombone that’s much older than most of the staff at his high school.  The 17-year-old senior was in desperate need of a modern, new trombone with a symp More...

Photo

LOOKING BACK — Jim Arnold, a 1984 graduate of St. More...

Sweet Home’s ‘The Apple’ provides food for thought

When Sweet Home High School’s drama club adviser went out on maternity leave, it looked like the stage would remain dark this fall.  More...

Lifestyles

Making the cut

Kenmore resident donates holiday tree

I n 1985, William Sullivan planted a Norway spruce sapling in his backyard. Now, more than 25 years later, the tree has surpassed the height of the windows and the roof. And this holiday season, it will represent the entire Village of Kenmore.  More...

Towne Players hosting auditions for ‘Steel Magnolias’

Director Joyce Siegel is looking for six ladies to tell this story of friendship, heartache and southern living in the 1980s for the Towne Players’ upcoming performance of “Steel Magnolias.”  Auditions will be held from 7 to 9 More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Brighton Place  999 Brighton Road, 332-4375  Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday   More...

Business

Events

BNTP announces December Holiday Fundraiser   More...

Rosa brothers open new furniture store

The sons of a former Western New York furniture store owner have decided to take over the family business by opening stores in Tonawanda and Cheektowaga.  Tony, David and Paul M. More...

Sabres VP to speak at Chamber luncheon

The Buffalo Sabres hockey organization is sending one of its own — also a Tonawanda native — to be the keynote speaker at the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce’s December luncheon.  During the event, Michael Gilbert, vice president o More...

Residential invasions prompt police tips

A pair of burglaries that occurred during the weekend in the Town of Tonawanda have prompted the Police Department to remind residents to take steps that might protect them from being victimized.  More...

He’s making his list

Santa Claus greets dozens of children, including Zachary Abel, left, 2, of Kenmore, and Kaylee Panna, 5, of the Town of Tonawanda, while visiting the Ken-Ton Municipal Building on Saturday afternoon. More...

Local News

Hardwick notes free, guided walks at County parks

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that a free guided walk at Isle View Park in Tonawanda will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22. More...

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SERVING A FEAST — Marietta Lafornara, left, a past president of the Kenmore Lions, Kiana Wiles, and Tom Reinagel, a past district governor for the Lions, assemble meals for delivery at St. More...

Foundation recognizes Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s ‘angels’

During its annual Tribute to Angels event held Nov. More...

Obituaries

Milton W. Ellis, former voice of Sabres

Milton W. “Milt” Ellis, 81, of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011.  Mr. Ellis was born in Buffalo and graduated from Kensington High School in 1948 and Syracuse University in 1953.  More...

Death Notice

McNUTT, Amelia M. “Molly” (nee Schmid), of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. Mrs. More...

Sports

New faces join star Agbeko at St. Joe’s

The St. Joe’s Marauders will have a whole new look when they take the court to begin the 2011 season.  More...

Hawks have unfinished business to accomplish for 2011-12 season

The Cardinal O’Hara Hawks went on an incredible run during the 2010-11 season.  Led by standouts like Leah McDonell and Aaron Shabazz, the Hawks posted a 16-8 overall record, advanced to the quarterfinals of the Monsignor Martin Associatio More...

Blue Devils seek Class AA postseason success

Last season was the first year in a new system with a new coach for the Kenmore West Blue Devils. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On?

KVIS seeks public input at monthly meetings   More...

Entertainment

Symphonic

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Family Activities

thurs. 1   After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Performance

fri. 2   A Christmas Pie — The Freudig Singers invite you to bring your friends and your appetite as the serve up seasonal music and traditional dessert reception, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at St. More...