Weekly Feature



October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Historian to recount how Grand Island almost became site of UN headquarters

In October 1945, following World War II, an international coalition established an intercontinental organization whose primary objective would be to maintain global peace and security, and prevent another worldwide conflict.  In the late 1940s, More...

Editorial

Desperate to survive, L.A. Times commits a mortal sin

Managing Editor

Newspaper editors and designers have labored for centuries to come up with a mixture of words, illustrations and white space to provide readers with valuable information on their front pages.  Earlier this week, the staff at the Los Angeles Time More...

Economic growth in Tonawanda the result of years of work

Town of Tonawanda Supervisor

On a recent ride through the Town of Tonawanda, I was pleased to notice all the positive growth the town is undergoing. More...

Fall in Kenmore includes a new water main on McKinley Avenue

Village of Kenmore Mayor

With all of the changes in climate, water main breaks are part of life in Western New York. Last winter, the Department of Public Works repaired 35 breaks and put in nearly 4,000 hours of overtime, just between December and February.  More...

Sports

O’Hara football goes 4-1 for first time since 2010

For the first time since 2010, the Cardinal O’Hara football team is 4-1.  The Hawks improved their record Saturday with a non-league win over University Prep out of Rochester.  Charles DeBose kept up his strong pace as a running back, More...

Kenmore field hockey defeats Medina for first league win

The Kenmore DevilDogs finally saw their hard work pay off Sept. More...

North Tonawanda edges Nia.-Wheatfield in closing minutes

After suffering their first loss of 2015, the Lumberjacks of the North Tonawanda Varsity Football Team were able to overcome a tough Niagara-Wheatfield team, defeating the Falcons 15-14 Saturday afternoon.  The Lumberjacks were coming off a loss More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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Business

Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home opens at 3070 Delaware Ave.

Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home, a longtime Village of Kenmore business, is moving from its former location at 3000 Delaware Ave. into a new location about two blocks away at 3070 Delaware Ave.  More...

Partnership will host fall open house Oct. 14

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership will hold its fall open house from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 665 Main St., Suite 200, Buffalo. Network with members of the partnership staff to see how they can help grow a business. More...

NAWBO to hold Mix, Mingle, Match event

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will host “#OwningIt: Mix, Mingle and Match” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Town unveils 2016 budget

Town of Tonawanda residents got their first look at the town’s proposed 2016 budget on Monday evening, a spending plan that includes a tax increase.  This will be the second year residents would see a “slight increase” in their More...

Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce to host Meet the Candidates night

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce will hold a Meet the Candidates night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Local News

CELEBRATING THE HARVEST

— Ebie Blow and Nancy Young serve up some delicious food during the First United Methodist Church harvest dinner on Saturday at the church, located at 65 Main St. in North Tonawanda. More...

Kenmore resident to hold book signing at Talking Leaves

Kenmore author and creative writing teacher Mary Mullett-Flynn will have a book signing for her novella “Cherry Blossom Diaries – Buffalo to Washington – 1942 to 1945” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Budwey’s to host animal adoption event

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present at Budwey’s Supermarkets, 535 Division St. in North Tonawanda, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Nonprofit mirrors pope’s message

Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States allowed our nation to connect with one of the most progressive and vibrant personalities on the world stage.  His visit provided numerous opportunities for Americans to experience those issue More...

Police Blotter

Suspicious woman reportedly sticks feet into street

Village of Kenmore Friday, Sept. 25 Patrol reported being flagged down by a passerby on Keller Avenue who reported that there was a loose dog running in the street that was almost hit by a vehicle. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

GERACI, Teresa (nee Territo), of Kenmore, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. More...

Lifestyles

Community Music School encourages all students

Reporter

The Community Music School was established in Buffalo in 1924 as an alternative to expensive private lessons, mostly for the children and families of immigrants. More...

Chiavetta’s chicken BBQ slated for Oct. 10

The Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier will host a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., or until sold out, Saturday, Oct. 10, at the museum, 111 Oliver St. It will be takeout only, with drive-through service. More...

Cardinal O'Hara Homecoming 2015

Hawks cheerleaders at the Cardinal O'Hara homecoming parade around the football field on Saturday. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

thurs. 8-mon. 12  FinnFest USA — Finnish influence on literature, architecture, design and education to be featured at Kleinhans Music Hall, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Theatre

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