Weekly Feature



January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

High Risk Team will help domestic violence victims

Although October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we should always be aware and willing to help domestic violence victims year-round. More...

Spindle items

Editor

ACCESSIBLE THEATER — I had my first experience with deaf theater in college. More...

Out of the Past

LONG AGO IMPROVEMENTS — This photo from the 1930s depicts how street repair in the Town of Tonawanda was done 80 or so years ago. More...

Education

On the Campus

Daemen College has named Tiffany Delaney, Megan Schifferli and Sara Spence, all of Tonawanda, to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.  Emma G. More...

Kenmore West Alumni Foundation elects officers

The Kenmore West Alumni Foundation held elections on Jan. 11. More...

Kenmore East High School to hold wingding classic

Kenmore East High School will celebrate hockey, winter and Western New York with the “Mid-Winter Wingding Classic” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. More...

Lifestyles

Year of the Monkey

Lunar calendar celebration begins Feb. 8

The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old festival, which marks the beginning of the Chinese lunar calendar. More...

Mount St. Mary’s to hold ‘A Night of Jazz’

Mount St. Mary Academy will host the third annual “A Night of Jazz” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at Banchetti by Rizzo’s, 550 N French Road, Amherst. The show will feature jazz ensembles from Mount St. More...

Business

Capozzi Team joins Keller Williams in Buffalo Northtowns

Tammy Capozzi and the Capozzi Team, a real estate professional team, has joined the Keller Williams Realty Team in the Buffalo Northtowns Market Center.  More...

SCORE Straight Talk program continues

SCORE Buffalo Niagara will begin an eight-week seminar series, Straight Talk 2016, starting Feb. 2 and continuing for eight consecutive Tuesday evenings. Each seminar will take place at 5:45 p.m. More...

General Motors teams up with NAWBO for event

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners has developed a new partnership with General Motors Tonawanda Engine Plant.  More...

Street parking debate continues at Town Board

Two weeks after a public hearing about street parking became a debate, residents of Brendan Avenue returned to the Town Board on Monday to voice their concerns about the ongoing process to move forward with a resolution.  More...

Students put snowflakes under microscope

The science and art of a snowflake are being investigated by the third-grade students of St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore.  More...

Local News

Computer science course on Sweet Home’s horizon

Students at Sweet Home High School may soon be doing something their parents never dreamed of doing: writing computer code.  District science faculty told members of the Board of Education at their Jan. More...

Women’s Equality Agenda goes into effect this week

Little more than a year after casting his first votes as representative of the 60th State Senate District, Sen. More...

Village fire, police chiefs report record response times

The Village of Kenmore Police Department saw a busier than average year in 2015, answering more than 2,000 calls.  Police Chief Peter Breitnauer, who gave his annual report at a Jan. More...

Police Blotter

SPCA picks up cats after they were left at KPD

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Jan. 18   A Tremont Avenue resident reported that someone stole his snowblower from the back of his pickup.  More...

Obituaries

‘Ramblin’ Lou’ Schriver, country music broadcaster

For more than 65 years, the melodious voice of Louis Albert Schriver pervaded the radio waves of Western New York and provided the area’s country music community with a distinctive haven. More...

Deaths

RINO, Teresa (nee Manzella), of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. She is survived by two daughters, Maryanne Krobe and Tina Pascaretta; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Travel baseball tryout slated

Team New Era Baseball will hold tryouts for its 8- and 9-year old rookie elite travel baseball program at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at its Depew facility located at 3950 Broadway, near Dick Road. More...

Marauders keep rolling through Fed schedule

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Federation Hockey team improved their record to 16 wins, two losses and one tie over the weekend with two impressive wins in Western New York Boy’s Ice Hockey Federation play.  More...

Blue Devils boys and girls cagers defeat Bulldogs in doubleheader

It was an all-Kenmore night on the basketball court as Kenmore West and Kenmore East played a doubleheader Jan. 23 at Kenmore East High School. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Art Society showing paintings at Schofield   More...

Entertainment

Franklin Middle set to perform ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

The Franklin Middle School production of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, and at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Franklin Middle School auditorium, located at 540 Parkhurst Blvd. More...

‘Pop-vocab’ project enhances reading and writing skills

How many kernels of popcorn does it take to earn a “pop-vocab” party? The fifth-grade students at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore can answer that question for you. More...

Family Activities

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