Weekly Feature



September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

The Kenmore Library, located at 160 Delaware Road, will be hosting Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m. Thursday mornings from Sept. 24 through Nov. 19, with no session on Oct. 22. The activity is for children ages 3 to 5 years. More...

Editorial

Make safety, well-being of youth a priority

Streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks.  As school resumes, we should take it upon ourselves as responsible parents and citizens to be more mindful of the physical sa More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

IN THE COMMUNITY — I spent Saturday morning at Mount St. Mary Academy, where I manned the Bee Newspapers’ vendor booth.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 19, 1990   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s looks to climb back atop MMAA

The Marauders of St. More...

Coach Fumerelle takes over young NT football squad

There will be a new face on the sideline for the North Tonawanda Football team.  Henry Fumerelle, who was with the Williamsville East program for 13 years, takes over the helm for the Lumberjacks, bringing in a new regime of coaches all througho More...

Senior Ford leads Blue Devils’ explosive rushing attack

The Kenmore West Blue Devils have a lot to be excited about in 2015.  After winning the Class AA North last season, the Blue Devils varsity football squad was one game away from playing at Ralph Wilson Stadium for the Section VI, Class AA title. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 4  .  Evening Riverwalk — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Art

fri. 4  Constructivist: Works by Douglas Bauer — Part of First Friday, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, and continues through Sept. 27, at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112, www.464gallery.com  sat. 5   More...

Special Events

thurs. 3-mon. 7   More...

School Board appoints new member

Change came to the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Board of Education Tuesday evening with the appointment of the board’s newest member, Christopher Pashler, a lawyer who lives in Kenmore.  More...

Ken-Ton District prepares for first day of school

Students in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District will notice some changes this year as they head back to their schools on Sept. More...

Huntley Station power plant looks to close

It appears to be the end of an era for the Huntley Station power plant located on River Road in the Town of Tonawanda.  NRG Energy, the company that owns the coal-powered plant, recently announced plans for its closure in early 2016.  The n More...

Local News

Chocolate and Wine Fest expects big turnout

The North Tonawanda Parks & Recreation Department and the Tonawanda Gateway Harbor Corporation will try to alleviate the stresses of summer’s waning sunlight through the delectable combination of chocolate and wine.  The sixth annual N More...

‘Rails to Trails’ project to connect communities

Government officials recently met to review the Tonawanda Rails to Trails project, a four-mile-long connecting trail that runs from Kenmore Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda to State Street in the City of Tonawanda.  More...

Primary election slated for Sept. 10

Residents will cast their votes during the primary election on Thursday, Sept. 10, to decide which name will be on the ballot in November.  Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident gets stuck between bed, wall, calls police

Village of Kenmore •  Monday, Aug. 24  A Tremont Avenue resident reported that a neighbor was playing music in the garage at an excessive volume.  Tuesday, Aug. 25   More...

Education

Turf field work continues at Sweet Home High

The 2015-16 year in the Sweet Home School District will see ongoing improvements, primarily around the high school.  District officials reported at the Aug. More...

Ken-Ton School District sees administrative changes for 2015-16 school year

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District has undergone several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year.  David King, former principal of Edison Elementary, has been appointed director of technology, according to a release from th More...

On the Campus

Lindsay Andrews, a graduate of Kenmore East High School, was recently named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Baldwin Wallace University. She is majoring in theatre with a focus on acting and directing and music.   More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Zoo Snooze

Experience wildlife before shuteye

Imagine waking up to the roar of lions and tigers. The sound is not coming from a recorded alarm — it’s the real deal.   Groups of 20 or more can sign up for an educational program at the Buffalo Zoo, called Zoo Snooze.  More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Healing Mass to take place Sept. 2 at church   More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy adds bariatric room

Kenmore Mercy Hospital recently added a bariatric room, a room specializing in the treatment of obesity, to accommodate inpatients weighing 300 pounds or more.  The room was able to be made in part because of $50,000 in funding that was made ava More...

Business First will hold ‘Medicaid Reform’ breakfast

Buffalo Business First will hold a Medicaid Reform Power Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Salvat ore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew.  More...

BNSME season kickoff party slated for Sept. 14

The Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will hold its season kickoff cocktail party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, at Flying Bison Brewing Company, 840 Seneca St., Buffalo. More...