Weekly Feature



March 5, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Freelance writer finds niche with business blog

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Rebecca Poynton, a Town of Tonawanda resident, describes herself as a “typical Gemini.” She’s fascinated by everything. More...

Fire breaks out in Brighton Road home Saturday

A fire broke out Saturday afternoon at 1014 Brighton Road at the corner of Woodstock Avenue, across from Kenmore East High School, causing an estimated $175,000 in damage.  More...

Tonawanda man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Dennis Henneman, 74, of Tonawanda, has pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie G. Foschio to possession of child pornography. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both.  Assistant U.S. More...

Taste of Buffalo accepting scholarship applications

Materials due to organization by March 28

The Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, is accepting applications for its annual scholarship program. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to area high school seniors pursuing a higher education in food service or hospitality. More...

Boys Scouts Fire and Ice event set for March 27

The Greater Niagara Frontier Council Boy Scouts of America will look to continue its traditions of community service and leadership with one of its biggest fundraisers of the year.  The Scouts’ annual Fire and Ice event will be held from 6 More...

Kenmore resident named ‘Veteran of the Month’

Kenmore resident Jack O’Connor recently received the “Veter- ans of the Month” honor from state Sen. Mark Grisanti’s office in recognition of his service to the country and work with Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court.  More...

LATE NIGHT REPAIRS

Employees of the Town of Tonawanda Highway Department repair a water light last Tuesday evening on Irene Street in Tonawanda. Police dispatch reported it as a water main break.   More...

Police report Valentina Kolock in Town of Marlborough when found

Valentina Kolock, 15, was found in the Town of Marlborough, located downstate in Ulster County, about five hours from Buffalo, according to Town of Tonawanda police, who revealed details Monday in the ongoing investigation into her disappearance.&nbs More...

Neighborhood Watch groups to meet in March

Neighborhood Watch groups throughout the Town of Tonawanda have scheduled their March meetings.  The Brighton group will meet at 7 p.m. More...

GIFTING VALENTINES

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick recently held his annual Valentines for Veterans Program. Through it, thousands of cards for local veterans and active servicemen and women were distributed. More...