Weekly Feature

October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Smoke detectors signal danger, save lives

National Fire Prevention Week, which began on Sunday and runs through Oct. 11, focuses on the importance of how working smoke detectors can save lives. More...

Spindle items

• NEW OUT OF THE PAST — Every week in the space below, you find our popular Out of the Past entry, which comes from Ed Adamczyk, the Village of Kenmore historian and Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society board member.  More...

Someone explain to me why legalizing pot is a good idea

The determined effort to legalize “small amounts” of marijuana in New York State for recreational use should not be confused with any sort of realization that smoking pot is healthy or acceptable.  This column is not intended as a di More...

Sports

Hawks take early lead against St. Mary’s, lose in overtime

The Cardinal O’Hara boys soccer team held a 1-0 lead for the majority of Monday’s game against St. Mary’s but couldn’t convert that into a victory.  More...

Marauders shut out by Canisius

On a wet, cold and windy day, the St. Joe’s offense could not get anything going and it resulted in the Marauders losing to their arch rival Canisius 17-0 at home on Saturday. More...

Kilijanski’s Corner

This Thursday is another perfect time for the entire Ken-Ton district to support one of its athletic programs. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Garden Club to feature town supervisor   The Kenmore Garden Club will meet next at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Kenmore Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road. More...

Proposed town budget includes tax increase

After a couple of years of a tax decrease, the Town of Tonawanda’s proposed 2015 spending plan includes a slight tax increase.  Supervisor Anthony Caruana presented his annual tentative budget message at the Town Board meeting on Monday, w More...

Residents hear game plan for potential studies

Residents concerned about pollution in their community heard an update on the Tonawanda Coke appeal and a plan of action for potential pollution studies during a Citizen Science Community Resources meeting held Sept. More...

Local News

ENJOYIN’ THE SCENERY

— Tire tracks appear on the wet grass as golfers enjoy an early morning outing at Sheridan Golf Course on a recent Sunday. More...

‘Bicyclists Bring Business’ roundtable scheduled for Oct. 14

A “Bicyclists Bring Business” roundtable is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Niawanda Park Pavilion, 600 Niagara St., Tonawanda.  More...

PERUSING THE GOODS

— Diane Widelski, front, and Diane Cudeck look for treasures during the “Rummage For Rover” event held at the Zion United Church of Christ on Saturday. More...

Police Blotter

Man calls police to report burnt toast

Village of Kenmore  Friday, Sept. 26   A Hoover Avenue resident reported finding a small white dog with no collar or tags. More...

Education

Students explore careers in health and science fields

Middle school students who live in Ken-Ton and attend Health Sciences Charter School recently attended MASH Camp, an event where students explore careers.  More...

Hoover Elementary to host literary events

Hoover Elementary is hosting its annual “Pajama Reading Night” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Race for Education event slated for Oct. 10

Students at St. John the Baptist School, located at 1085 Englewood Ave. in Kenmore, will be participating in a “Race for Education” event Friday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Chair of death

From creation in Buffalo to international debate

“A cup adjusted to the head of a man bound captive in a strange-looking chair, a lever quickly swung around the arc of a semi-circle, a quick convulsion, a sudden revival of muscular action, another turn of the lever, a pause, a room filled wit More...

Theme basket raffle slated for Oct. 16

Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual theme basket raffle in the hospital’s atrium from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 14-16; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Ken-Ton Library News

Kenmore Library  160 Delaware Road, 873-2842  Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. More...

Business

Events

Consultants Network to hold meeting Oct. 13   More...

Master Chong’s students raise $65,000 for Women and Children’s Hospital

At Master Chong’s Tae Kwon Do, some of the school’s teachings pertain to physical skills, while others are intended to be greater life lessons.  More...

Advanced Technology Recycling to hold grand opening Oct. 16

Advanced Technology Recycling, a nationwide electronics processor, will hold its grand opening from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...