Weekly Feature

June 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CROWNED

— Prom king Richard Deiboldt enjoys a moment with prom queen Sydney Blatner at the Kenmore West High School’s senior prom, held on Friday evening at Samuel's Grande Manor. More...

Editorial

Don’t challenge the hot weather

t’s finally hot outside in Western New York, but that doesn’t mean that taking in as much sun and warmth as possible is a good idea.  While this reminder may seem common knowledge, we were surprised at the number of people who were o More...

Spindle items

TIME TO SWIM — It’s an exciting time in Buffalo when it’s warm enough to swim. We just recently opened the pool at my home, and I’m looking forward to finally getting to take a dip. More...

Newseum asks what we would do #WithoutNews

The title of “journalist” has numerous definitions. More...

Education

“Evening to remember”

Kenmore West High School Friday, June 5th, 2015 Samuel's Grande Manor

Angelica Whitehorne and Nicholas Atallah look stunning in front of the fire pit at the Kenmore West senior prom held at Samuel's Grande Manor on Friday. More...

Cardinal O'Hara High School Class of 2015

Katie Czerwinski, left, Mitchell DePaolo and Gina Draksic enjoy a moment together during the Cardinal O'Hara High School graduation on Friday. More...

Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department honors award winners

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department recently recognized the service and excellence of community members at its 38th annual award and recognition dinner.  More...

Lifestyles

Nature provides perfect setting for summer Yoga

Now that warm temperatures are becoming the norm, the weather is ideal for fitness enthusiasts to take their favorite activities outside. Canalside in downtown Buffalo provides a scenic backdrop for many of the activities, including yoga. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lutheran Church to host play group on Fridays   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 11   More...

Festivals

sat. 13   Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival — Fourth annual race and festival, along with vendors, concessions, raffles, refreshments and children’s activities, races begin at 9 a.m. More...

Theatre

thurs. 18   More...

Town Board approves sharing road-milling machine

The Tonawanda Town Board on Monday evening approved a shared services agreement with the City of Tonawanda, allowing the town Highway Department’s road-milling machine to help in milling certain city streets.  More...

Kids Fishing Derby reels in participants

John White of Tonawanda doesn’t need any fish tales when he speaks of the success of the city’s annual Kids Fishing Derby. More...

Local News

Amherst woman accused of stealing jewelry in Town of Tonawanda

Town of Tonawanda police recently arrested a house cleaner who advertised her service on Craigslist after she allegedly stole thousands of dollars from a client in the Town of Tonawanda.  More...

Resident charged with harboring unlicensed dogs, unsanitary conditions, improper kenneling

Town of Tonawanda police recently assisted the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in removing a number of animals at 868 Delaware Road and charging their owner.  Bruno I. More...

Superheroes Summer Day Camp slated

The YWCA of the Tonawandas Community Superheroes Summer Day Camp runs from June 29 to Sept. 3 at 49 Tremont St. More...

Police Blotter

Hornets reportedly chasing boy on East Girard Boulevard

Village of Kenmore

Friday, May 29   Patrol reported hearing what sounded like fireworks in the area on Courier Boulevard. Nearby residents also reported hearing it. More...

Obituaries

Betty Dolan-Mauro, school librarian

Betty Dolan-Mauro, of Amherst, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015. She was 82. Mrs. Dolan-Mauro raised five children with her husband, Ralph Mauro, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. More...

Death Notices

DEVINE, Kathleen R. (nee Augustine), of Tonawanda, died Monday, June 1, 2015. More...

Sports

Kenmore West’s DeAngelo Walker,

middle, hustles down the runway alongside heat winner Lavette Warren of Lockport, left, and Lancaster’s Steve George during Friday’s preliminary Division I 100-meter dash at Niagara -Wheatfield High School during the Section VI state trac More...

Kenmore East, West compete in Section VI state track qualifier

The Blue Devils and Bulldogs were well represented during last weekend’s Section VI New York State track qualifying meet at Niagara-Wheatfield High School.  Terrell Ford was one of the Ken-Ton district’s top finishers, finishing thir More...

Ken-Ton alumni to face off in inaugural East-West showcase

Many former student athletes long for the days they were able to play against their most bitter rivals.  Like that Springsteen classic, most people want to go back and relive their glory days.  Some people relive their sporting days through More...

Business

Nature calls from Paths, Peaks & Paddles

by ETHAN POWERS  Reporter   More...

Ken-Ton Chamber lunch to feature Panepinto

Sen. Marc Panepinto will be the featured speaker at a Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce luncheon at noon Friday, June 26. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Buffalo Amherst Hotel, located at 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Amherst.  More...

Events

SBA and SCORE to team up for workshop   More...