Weekly Feature



January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Coalition seeks funds for Huntley transition

With plans set for NRG Energy to close the Huntley Station power plant in March, a community coalition is striving to ease the transition with financial help from the state.  Before the end of the 2015 legislative session, the Legislature alloca More...

Editorial

Appeals Court rightly upholds Tonawanda Coke case

Jan. 11 marked another day of justice for the residents of Tonawanda, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit upheld the criminal convictions against Tonawanda Coke.  More...

Spindle items

Editor

JOIN THE ACADEMY — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2016 Spring Citizens’ Academy. The spring session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 8, and last through the middle of May.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 23, 1991   More...

Obituaries

Leo J. Chambers, engineer, U.S. Navy veteran

Leo J. Chambers, of Tonawanda, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. He was 89.  Born in Buffalo in 1926, Mr. Chambers was radioman second class in the U. Navy, serving from 1944 1946. More...

Death Notices

KOVATS, Elizabeth C. (nee Cardas), of Tonawanda, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2015. She is survived by three daughters, Paula Sommer, Marti Marrano and Kimberly Kovats Ibrahim; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

O’Hara girls sweep season series with Bishop Kearney

Despite being down two starters, the Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball team continues to be a dominant force in Western New York basketball.  The Hawks completed an impressive sweep on Friday, defeating top-ranked Rochester team Bishop Kear More...

Marauders hockey earns ninth straight victory

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Harrison sets Lady Warrior cagers’ single-season three-point mark in win

Dahnea Harrison locked up her second school record of the year Friday when her four three-point baskets gave her a single-season record 52 trifectas — and counting — during the Tonawanda girls basketball team’s 46-26 conquest of Joh More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Francis of Assisi to host spaghetti dinner   More...

Business

Brighton elects officers, seeks volunteers

The Brighton Fire District No. 5 Board of Commissioners recently held the organizational meeting for 2016.  More...

Chambers of Commerce play important role

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Happy New Year! More...

BNSME slates Jan. 25 dinner meeting

The Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives’ January dinner meeting will feature a panel discussion led by local real estate developers. “Building Buffalo: Hotbed of Commercial Real Estate” will take place at 5:15 p.m. More...

Appeals Court stands by Tonawanda Coke decision

Nearly two years after a federal judge ordered Tonawanda Coke to pay fines totaling $25 million for violating federal pollution laws, the Court of Appeals upheld the conviction on Jan. 11.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Home of the Brave

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department hockey team prepares to take on the team from Ellwood Volunteer Fire Department at Lincoln Arena during the Winterfest activities Jen. 16. More...

Art projects explore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s tremendous impact is the focus of fourth-grade students at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore, according to a release from the school.  More...

Local News

New Augustana pastor once a businessman

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Frederick Kopp joined Augustana  Church on Jan. 3 as the assistant pastor churchwide vote.  Rev. More...

News Briefs

Kenmore West High School seniors are now eligible for scholarships through the Kenmore West Alumni Foundation. More...

Mirand says consolidation transition continues to run smoothly

As promised, Ken-Ton Superintendent Dawn Mirand delivered an update on the district’s consolidation and transition efforts at the Jan. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports being taped, yelled at while shoveling snow

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Jan. 11   A caller reported seeing two black males wearing dark clothing walking toward Colvin Avenue on opposite sides of the street and looking at each other, which the caller thought was suspicious. More...

Education

Videography technology allows students to explore human body

Creative videography proves learning can be fun at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore. More...

Students, staff to join together for 29th annual Jerry Starr SleepOut

The 29th annual Jerry Starr Ken-Ton Schools’ SleepOut will take place beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. More...

St. John’s names first trimester honor roll

The following St. John the Baptist School students have been named to the honor roll for the first trimester of the 2015-16 school year.  Grade Five   More...

Lifestyles

Radiating "BuffaLove"

Young preservationist protects, sustains historic neighborhoods on West Side

hen Bernice Radle considers the past decade of her life, the only constant has been surges of change and self-perpetuated advancement in the field of preservation, energy efficiency and real estate on Buffalo’s West Side. More...

Art Society showing paintings at Schofield

The monthly art show at Schofield Residence, which continues to showcase the work of local artists from the Kenmore Art Society, is featuring a variety of colorful acrylic paintings by Susan Hohl. More...

Former patient leaves $2.3 million to Kenmore Mercy Hospital

The Kenmore Mercy Foundation received a gift this Christmas from a grateful patient who has left a lasting legacy to Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Resident John M. Repetski left a $2.3 million bequest to benefit the hospital. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 21  Winter History Course Session 1 — 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo, 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 245-3032  fri. 22-sun. 31   More...

Theatre

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Family Activities

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