Weekly Feature



October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Proper etiquette in public forums is a must

It is important for the public to understand the proper etiquette in speaking at government meetings. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY TIME — Do you have some spare peanut butter and jelly? The Ken-Ton Family Support Center could use it.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 24, 1990   More...

Sports

Cardinal O’Hara falls to Bishop Timon

NT, Tonawanda, Kenmore East all drop week six games

After a historic start, the Cardinal O’Hara Hawks were humbled on the gridiron by Monsignor Martin Athletic Association power Bishop Timon/St. More...

Marauders fall to Canisius in annual rivalry matchup

Every year, Western New York looks forward to one rivalry clash on the gridiron. For decades, the Marauders of St. More...

Lady Jacks defeat Ken East, Niagara Falls in soccer

The Lady Lumberjacks improved their record to 7-4-3 on the season after two big wins over Niagara Frontier League opponents.  North Tonawanda opened the week with a 4-0 rout of Niagara Falls.  Samantha Hanes was able to get the first goal 2 More...

Lifestyles

Steel Crazy Iron Art......

Handcrafting interior, exterior products that reflect meaning

Steel is commonly used in the construction of roads, railways and other infrastructure, but Ed and Brian Hogle saw its potential to become a piece of art. More...

Brighton Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary to hold event

The Brighton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a spaghetti dinner and silent auction Saturday, Oct. 17, at 50 Jamaica Road. The dinner starts at 5 p.m., and the auction will be at 6:30 p.m. More...

Business

Girls on the Run teams establish four Little Free Libraries

During the last two seasons, the students of Holmes Elementary School’s Girls on the Run teams established four Little Free Libraries to increase access to children’s books in the school community.  More...

Employment seminar slated for Oct. 21

Jaeckle Fleischmann and Mugel, LLP, will hold its annual labor and employment seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 370 Pennsylvania St., Buffalo. Registration begins at 8 a.m.  More...

Erie County unemployment rate declines

The New York State Department of Labor today released the August 2015 unemployment report for counties across the state, revealing that the unemployment rate in the Buffalo-Niagara region had fallen to 5.2 percent while the unemployment rate in Erie More...

Ken-Ton schools implement new technology changes

It is out with the old and in with the new within the Ken-Ton School District.  The district will implement several changes intended to allow both parents and students to use technology and mobile devices in order to stay current with district u More...

Local News

‘St. Joe’s Sports Night’ to take place Oct. 16

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute will hold its annual “St. Joe’s Sports’ Night” on Friday, Oct. 16, at the school, located at 845 Kenmore Ave.  More...

BEST FRIEND

— Gaia Godinho, 9, and sister Aja Wittemann, 7, read to Rufus, a therapy dog. The sisters were taking part in “Books and Barks” event Saturday at the Kenmore Branch Library. More...

‘Thank-a-Vet’ program slated at Brighton Community Church

A “Thank-A-Vet” outreach program, organized by Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs’ Office, is slated to take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at Brighton Community Church, 1225 Brighton Road.  More...

Police Blotter

Man runs across lawns, jumps over bushes

Village of Kenmore  Friday, Oct. 2   A Colvin Boulevard resident reported that some Halloween decorations on the lawn were damaged.  A Tremont Avenue resident reported finding a stolen phone in a truck.  More...

Education

Sculptor works with Kenmore West High School students

The world is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” and a nationally known artist, sculptor and author is bringing local students and artists into the celebration with her work on a bronze sculpt More...

Class of 1965 celebrates 50-year reunion

The Class of 1965 celebrated its 50-year elementary school reunion recently at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore.  Classmates from as far as Ohio traveled to reunite and reconnect. More...

Volunteers needed for Turkey Trot

The YMCA Buffalo Niagara is currently seeking individuals to fill a variety of volunteer roles associated with the 120th annual YMCA Turkey Trot.  Various pre-race and race day tasks needing support include the following: race packet stuffing an More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Ghostlight Theatre to host fall shows   More...

Entertainment

St. John’s annual golf tournament attracts crowd

A record-breaking number of attendees assembled for the recent Scramble Golf Tournament and Scholarship Dinner at St. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 15  Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus — See inside some of the new research facilities and watch the construction cranes at work, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, meet at Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott St., Buffalo; $. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 15   More...