Weekly Feature



May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Garden Tour accepting applications

The Ken-Ton Garden Tour is now accepting applications for this year’s tour. Residents of the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore may visit www.kentongardentour.com to register their garden in the tour and receive more information.  More...

Editorial

Be vigilant in preventing motorcycle accidents

I n Erie County alone, there are more than 22,000 registered motorcycle riders who use their cycles for commuting, touring and recreational activities, according to the office of Chris Jacobs, Erie County clerk.  May is Motorcycle Safety and Awa More...

Spindle items

RED, WHITE AND BLUE The Buffalo Philharmonic will honor the military not only onstage, but also at the box office this year during its annual “Patriotic Pops” concerts. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Wednesday, May 16, 1990 •

Most high school students have never even been in an airplane, but one Kenmore East senior is getting ready for her first solo flight. Tracy Ann Weiss knew she wanted to be a pilot since she was 9 years old. More...

Police Blotter

Bicyclist reportedly drunk, falls, then attempts to get back on bike

Village of Kenmore

A Delaware Avenue resident reported finding a bag of bullet casings in a nearby parking lot. Patrol reported that gutters were hanging down over the sidewalk on a Wabash Avenue property. More...

Obituaries

Lori E. Gibson, former assistant director of judicial affairs

Lori Elizabeth Gibson, formerly of Williamsville, died Sunday, April 12, 2015. She was 56.  Ms. Gibson graduated from Williamsville North in 1976. More...

Thomas J. Giambra, small-business owner

Thomas J. Giambra, formerly of Kenmore, died Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was 70 years old.  Born on Feb. 17, 1945, Mr. More...

Death Notices

HUGHES, Wayne D., of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; one daughter, Melissa Schifferle; one son, Sean; and one brother, Warren. Funeral services were held on May 4 at the Lombardo Funeral Home.  More...

Lifestyles

Ecology Club makes presentation to Rev. Michael Parker

The Rev. Michael Parker was recently presented with a special water bottle by the Ecology Club at St. More...

Mount St. Mary's Prom

Prom-goers fill the Statler Golden Ballroom at the Mount St. Mary prom on Friday. More...

Dragon Boat Festival empowers breast cancer survivors

n June, a fleet of dragon boats will move across the water as teams comprising paddlers, a drummer and a steerer synchronize for a worthy cause. More...

Business

Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School

First Robotics Team Coordinator Mucahit Polat, left, is pictured with BASCS students Errica Richardson, Fardin Khan and Mohammed Siddique at GM Tonawanda Engine Plant during its recent STEM event. More...

Events

Sales seminar to be presented by BNSME   More...

GM Tonawanda Engine hosts STEM event

GM Tonawanda Engine recently hosted an inaugural event titled “STEM-Wise 2015,” a communitywide event highlighting the opportunities for children studying science, technology, engineering and math.  Many parents from the City of Buff More...

Residents ask Town Board to intervene on hotel’s height

Residents from the Parkview neighborhood came to the Town Board meeting on Monday as a last ditch effort to try and stop the construction of a 50-foot-tall Holiday Inn Express from going up behind their homes.  More...

GETTING READY —

Kenmore residents Jim Cichocki and Kim Hoyt get their bicycles ready for the first ride of the season on a beautiful Sunday afternoon along the Two Mile Creek bike path located off of Two Mile Creek More...

Local News

North Tonawanda Anniversaries abound at History Museum

Several community anniversaries are being observed this year, and residents have several ways to celebrate.  The North Tonawanda History Museum is at the center of the excitement. More...

Ken-Ton Closet looking for vounteers to help move

The Ken-Ton Closet is looking for volunteers to assist May 15 and 16 as it moves supplies from its location inside the Sheridan Parkside community building, 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive, to Franklin Middle/Elementary School, 540 Parkhurst Blvd.  More...

ENJOYING THE SUNSHINE —

Tom Mahl takes a ride along the Two Mile Creek bike path on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. More...

Letters to the Editor

Information needed on sex offender

Earlier this week, Ken-Ton residents came home to find a letter in their mailboxes from the Town of Tonawanda Police Department and the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District, regarding the release of a sex offender into our neighborhood.  More...

Correction

Incorrect names were included in a caption published on the front page of the April 29 edition. The correct names are Martha Wiltberger, Bonnie Levalley and Julie Winegarden.   More...

Habitat event coming to Buffalo

In the Wednesday, April 15, article “Biking on Different Routes,” the Bike and Build Ride across the country was featured. Bike and Build will be in Buffalo on June 25 and 26 building with Habitat for Humanity Buffalo.  More...

Education

Kenmore West posts third quarter honor roll

Kenmore West High School recently named students to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year.  Grade Nine   More...

Hoover Middle School names students to honor roll

Hoover Middle School recently named students to its honor roll for the third marking period of the 2014-15 school year.  Grade six   More...

Cardinal O’Hara High School names students to honor roll

Cardinal O’Hara High School recently named students to its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. They reside within the Town of Tonawanda and Kenmore.  More...

Sports

RIVALRY SHOWDOWN

North Tonawanda's Savannah Haner (8) applies a tag to Tonawanda's Ashley Adams (7) during Friday’s T-NT softball game at T.K Murphy stadium in North Tonawanda. More...

NT boys lax wins Canal Cup meeting

Victory has been tough to come by for North Tonawanda’s boys lacrosse team this season, which is why Friday’s Canal Cup clash with Lockport took on even greater importance.  More...

Lady Warriors edge North Tonawanda

¦ T-NT rivalry renewed under the lights of Murphy Stadium

Of all the non-league games, this T-NT game always has extra baggage added.  On each side of the canal, a team wants nothing more than to prove which team is the best of the twin cities.  Thursday at T.K. More...

What's Going On

Bee What’s Going On

Art to be exhibited at Schofield Residence   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Theatre PREVIEW

Theatre of Youth presents ‘Winnie the Pooh – The House at Pooh Corner’   More...