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November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Education is first line of defense against addiction

Heroin is a terrifying drug with the power to take hold of a person’s life and ultimately end it. It can be mixed with other, even more deadly substances, without users even knowing before it is already in their bloodstream. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

FROM THE INSIDE OUT — It’s like a whole other world. I knew it existed, but I didn’t know too much about it. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 7, 1990 More...

Sports

Kenmore West advances to Class AA finals

For the first time since 1996, the Kenmore West varsity football team will be playing at Ralph Wilson Stadium for a chance at the Section VI Class AA championship.  The Blue Devils won the Class AA North this season, going 6-1 on the regular se More...

Kenmore East falls in A-2 soccer finals to Iroquois

Sports Reporter

It was a historic season for Kenmore East as they made the A-2 finals in boys soccer for the first time since 2008.  Kenmore East upset the top-seeded Starpoint to earn a spot in the final game against Class A powerhouse Iroquois.  The Bull More...

Tonawanda falls to Wilson in B finals

Lady Warriors defeat Roy-Hart to earn trip to finals

It was a strong year for the Tonawanda Lady Warriors under second-year head coach Angela Nicholas.  The varsity girls soccer team, led by sophomore forward Hope Balling, was able to win the Class B-1 championship with a big win over 16 seeded Ro More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Workshops to educate caretakers of seniors   More...

Entertainment

Emmy-award winning electric violinist performs at Franklin Middle

Mark Wood, an Emmy-award winning electric violinist and composer and former member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, recently performed a concert at Franklin Middle School as part of the “Electrify Your Strings” educational concert and wor More...

News Brief

Towne Players will hold auditions for the Michael Cooney farce “Cash on Delivery” from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, and Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Sheridan Parkside Community Center Theatre, 169 Sheridan-Parkside Drive, Town of Tonawanda. More...

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Veterans Day ceremony slated at Village Green

Veterans will be honored during the annual Veterans Day ceremony slated to take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Town budget hearing slated for Nov. 5 at Municipal Building

The Town Board will hold its budget hearing for the 2016 budget at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.  More...

BPO to perform free concert at Riviera Theatre

The Buffalo Philharmonic is collaborating with the City of North Tonawanda to provide a Veterans Day celebration worthy of remembrance.  More...

Local News

Open house slated for incoming Kenmore East students

Students in grades seven and eight who will be transitioning from middle school to high school will have the opportunity to learn about the programs offered at Kenmore East High School at a “Grade 7-8 Open House & New Student Orientation&rd More...

Kenilworth Fire Company among those reimbursed for helping with snowstorm

Kenilworth Fire Department is among the fire departments in Erie County that was reimbursed for helping with last year’s snowstorm, according to Erie County.  More...

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Obituaries

Death Notices

SINCLAIR, Mary Ellen (nee Seifert), of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. More...

Education

St. Amelia School to take part in STREAM initiative

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LOVE FOR ANIMALS

— Kindergarten students recently participated in a special blessing of their furry friends at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore. In honor of the feast day of St. More...

Holmes Elementary faculty joins breast cancer fight

Holmes Elementary School faculty and staff recently cooperated in a variety of ways to raise awareness for breast cancer and money for treatment and research.  Teachers and staff members dyed their hair pink to show unity as a building and raise More...

Lifestyles

Poets nurture creative process, share thoughts on writing

Just Buffalo Writing Center is contradicting the notion that poetry is dormant.  It’s reinforcing that it’s all around us.  “Poetry could be a broken street sign,” said Noah Falck, the center’s education direct More...

1940s-themed ball to take place Nov. 8

Project Good2Go, a nonprofit based in Tonawanda, will be hosting a “Heroes Ball,” with a 1940s theme, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St., Tonawanda. More...

Couple united in July wedding at The Chapel at CrossPoint

Rachel DeJac married Richard Benny during a mid-afternoon ceremony on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in the Andrews Chapel at The Chapel at CrossPoint in Getzville. More...

Business

Noco customers, employees raise $25,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Noco customers and employees came together to raise $25,015 throughout August and September to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Western & Central New York Chapter.  More...

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled opens new site in North Tonawanda

The Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled recently celebrated the opening of its new site at 175 Humphrey St. in North Tonawanda.  Officials were joined by supporters that included U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, state Sen. Robert G. More...

Business First to host Health Care Summit

Business First will host a Health Care Summit from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Salvat ore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. A panel of experts will discuss rising consumerism and its effect on the health care industry. More...