Weekly Feature

December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rockin’ with Santa set to conclude toy drive

The spirit of giving is usually alive and well once the calendar flips to December, and there is certainly no shortage of it in the Twin Cities.  On Saturday, Rockin’ with Santa will mark the end of the 15th annual toy drive organized by h More...

Editorial

Frequent thefts from cars are easily preventable

Without a doubt, theft from cars is the most popular item in the police blotter these past few weeks. More...

Spindle items

Editor

SEASON OF GIVING — The holidays always seem to ignite a spark in the air, motivating people to give a little more than they necessarily would any other time of year.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 12, 1990   More...

Education

Ken-Ton sets dates for 2016 UPK, kindergarten, registration

Registration for kindergarten and Universal Prekindergarten in the Ken-Ton School District will begin in January.  Registration for all students is by appointment only at the central registration office, 1500 Colvin Blvd., Tonawanda. More...

BEST OF THE BEST

— Kenmore East High School has announced the top 10 students of the Class of 2016. More...

Give for Greatness recognizes Parkinson’s dance instructor

Teaching artist Cynthia Pegado has been awarded a grant through the Give for Greatness campaign to expand her work with the area’s Parkinson’s community, according to the National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York.  More...

Lifestyles

Cookie party passes test of time

Reporter

If you drive down Bank Street in Clarence on a certain Friday in early December, you will inevitably see women of all ages leaving their homes with arms full of cookies. More...

Towne Players to present annual Christmas show

The Towne Players Annual Christmas Show will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at the Sheridan-Parkside Community CenterTheatre,169Sheridan-ParksideDrive,Tonawanda. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch  318 Montrose Ave. 834-7657  Library hours   More...

Business

Paisley Peacock connects local artisans with Kenmore community

The symbolic significance of the peacock differs across cultures and civilizations. In ancient Greece, the peacock was a symbol of immortality. In early Christianity, the bird came to represent eternal life in heaven.  More...

TipClub Inc. to host free networking event

TipClub Inc., an online to offline business networking organization, is sponsoring a free networking event on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. and last until 9 a.m. More...

ABWA sets date for 2016 kickoff event

Western New York’s charter chapter of the American Business Women’s Association has scheduled its first professional development meeting for Wednesday, Jan. 20. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Village passes partial tax exemption for businesses

The Kenmore Village Board has taken steps to follow those of the Ken-Ton Board of Education to potentially ease the transition of two soon-to-be closed school buildings.  At its Dec. More...

Town Board gives update on Huntley plant, recycling totes

Monday night’s Town Board meeting saw three public hearings lead to unanimously approved resolutions on various topics in addition to an update on the potential future of the Huntley plant.  More...

Local News

BACK IN TIME —

Pat Lehner, a fifth-grade teacher, left; her husband, Ken; and Connie Hepper Thompson, a sixth-grade teacher, look at George Washington Elementary School faculty photos from the 1982 time capsule during an exhibition at the Kenmore Library on Saturda More...

Police release details of Key Bank armed robbery

An armed robbery occurred at the Key Bank branch at 4248 Delaware Ave., Tuesday morning at about 11:40, according to a release from Town of Tonawanda police. The location is in the Del-Ton Plaza just north of Interstate 290.  More...

News Brief

The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District will host two erosion and sediment control training workshops for construction site contractors and developers to meet training requirements of the NYS Stormwater Construction General Permit GP-0-1 More...

Obituaries

Deaths

DECKER, John F., of Kenmore, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. He is survived by two daughters, Michele Barnes and Deborah Valente; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Thelma and Jackie, and one brother, Robert. More...

Sports

Marauders hockey out to return to top of Monsignor Martin

The Marauders of St. More...

Grand Island bolsters strong Kenmore girls hockey lineup

After four years at the top of the league, Kenmore appears to be in a rebuilding year.  More...

Kenmore East boys look to return to finals

The Kenmore East boys Federation hockey team enters the 2015-16 campaign with a talented and experienced lineup that should allow the team to challenge for a Section VI championship.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus to perform  The Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus will perform a Christmas concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at the Riviera Theater, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 10  Santa Claus Conquers the Martians — The 1964 movie features then child actor Pia Zadora, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...

Family Activities

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Art

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