Weekly Feature

October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Halloween must be fun — and safe

Halloween is nearly upon us again. While for the most part it’s a fun holiday when we dress up, give out and receive candy, and maybe spend the evening with some close friends, there also can be a dark side to the activities.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

THOSE IN NEED — It’s easy to take for granted a warm place to live and food to eat. Yet many people in our own community do not enjoy these things.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 31, 1990   More...

Sports

Blue Devils advance to Class AA semifinals

Once again, the Kenmore West Blue Devils will be playing for a spot to play in the Section VI Class AA football finals at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  The Blue Devils dismantled Hutchinson Technical in the quarterfinals, defeating the Engineers 49-20. More...

Kenmore East advances to A-1 boys soccer finals

It was an upset that shocked the Western New York soccer community.  Starpoint had been considered one of the top teams in the area for the past few years with this year being another quality chance to take home the Section VI A-2 boys soccer t More...

Kenmore concludes girls field hockey season with strong effort

It was a long year for the Kenmore Devil Dogs field hockey team. The team, playing in a tough league in an area with strong field hockey players all around, played with a top effort but couldn’t find the answer in many games.  More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Kenmore merchants to offer ghostly treats  “Trick or Treat on Delaware” is slated to take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct 31. Merchants along Delaware Avenue will have treats for children. More...

Entertainment

Niagara Regional Theatre Guild to present ‘Camelot’ in November

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present the Broadway musical “Camelot” throughout November at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, located at 530 Ellicott Creek Road.  The music is by Frederick Loewe, and the lyrics and book is by A More...

Halloween Events

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Special Events

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Local, county elections slated to take place

Residents will head to the polls on Election Day, slated for Tuesday, Nov. 3, to choose their representatives at the local and county levels.  Polls will be open from 6 a.m. More...

Village, fire companies to host Halloween

As the leaves begin to fall and the temperature drops, another fall season rife with cider, doughnuts and costumes rears its head.  More...

Parking ordinance to go into effect Nov. 1

The overnight parking restriction between the hours of 2 and 6 a.m. will go into effect for the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore streets starting Sunday, Nov. 1, according to both municipalities’ police departments.  More...

Local News

Ken-Ton teacher remembered through fundraising event

It was nine years ago that Camille Carrato, a longtime teacher in the Ken-Ton School District, died from breast cancer, yet thanks to some impressive fundraising and organizational efforts, her memory is anything but forgotten.  More...

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

— Members of the Kenmore East High School National Honor Society help a Habitat for Humanity crew readying a new house on Niagara Street in Buffalo. More...

Good2Go nonprofit organizes Veterans Day runs at Niawanda Park

Project Good2Go, a nonprofit based in Tonawanda, will host a Veterans Day run and remembrance event of the soldiers who have served and fallen for the United States.  The event will take place Saturday, Nov. More...

Education

Edison Elementary students learn about sustainability, agriculture

With the help of a betta fish named Eddie, teachers and food service staff at Edison Elementary School are teaming up to provide an educational experience that introduces students to subjects such as sustainability, agriculture, aquaculture and hydro More...

County officials, ECC reveal plans for new building

County officials and representatives of Erie County Community College have revealed the designs for the North Campus’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building.  More...

Sweet Home to adopt veterans tax exemption

The Sweet Home Central School Board was scheduled to adopt an alternative veterans property tax exemption at last night’s meeting.   Public hearings were held on the proposal on April 28 and Oct. 13. More...

Lifestyles

Ghosts Ships

Is the Buffalo Military and Naval Park occupied by more than just WNY history enthusiasts?

On Nov. 13, 1942, the USS Juneau, carrying five brothers from Waterloo, Iowa, began sailing to Espiritu Santo to seek repairs amidst the naval Battle of Guadalcanal. The ship never reached its destination. More...

Kenmore East planning craft and vendor fair

Kenmore East High School will host a craft and vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the school, 350 Fries Road. There will be more than 70 crafters and vendors and a basket raffle. The event will benefit the 2016 post-prom party. More...

Business

Chamber of Commerce now offers more health insurance plans

Ken-Ton Chamber Board of Directors

Contrary to rumor, Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce members can still offer group health, dental and other ancillary insurance plans to their members. More...

Business First sets date for 40 Under 40 event

Buffalo Business First will celebrate 40 of Buffalo’s promising professional leaders at the 23rd annual 40 Under 40 event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Grapevine Banquets, 333 Dick Road, Depew. More...

Partnership now accepting Athena nominations

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Athena Awards, which recognize contributions made by individuals to advance the status of women in the Buffalo Niagara region. More...