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March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State of the Town Address highlights ‘new chapter’ after Huntley’s closure

“Creativity is thinking up new things. More...

Editorial

Tonawanda’s paramedic unit is one of a kind

While some municipalities require paramedics to be either firefighters or police officers, the Town of Tonawanda uses a system that is staffed by career paramedics.  At the State of the Town Address, Tonawanda Supervisor Joseph Emminger couldn&r More...

Spindle items

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ST. JOSEPH’s TABLE — Pasta con sarde. Dandelion greens. Smelt. Marinated eggplant.  These are just a few dishes that were served as part of Tappo Restaurant’s Feast of St. Joseph this past weekend.   More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 20, 1991 More...

Education

Students team up with Kenmore Rotary to raise money for polio vaccines

Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda elementary and high school students, in partnership with the Kenmore Rotary, have raised funds for an estimated 10,000 children worldwide to be vaccinated against polio through the recent “Purple Pinkie” Project. More...

Presenter talks STEAM at Mount St. Mary Academy

As part of Mount St. Mary Academy and Nardin Academy’s collaborative STEAM speaker series, Donna Fernandes, president and CEO of the Buffalo Zoo, spoke to students about her career path.  More...

O’Hara students represented at conference

On March 15, student delegates from Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda attended the Model UN Conference, which was held at the University at Buffalo.  According to a prepared statement, 29 schools sent more than 630 stude More...

Lifestyles

Maple Weekend taps into sweetest elements of nature

According to NYSmaple.com, the production of pure maple syrup is the oldest agricultural enterprise in the United States. More...

Brunch, basket raffle to benefit program

A brunch and basket raffle, to support the Augustana Lutheran Church Refugee and Immigrant Driving Program, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 3, at the church, 3143 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. The brunch will follow a 9:30 a.m. worship service. More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are held at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...

Business

New SPCA executive director excited about future

At a recent press conference, Gary Willoughby II spoke about his new role as executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County.  More...

SCORE volunteer recruitment to hold open house

SCORE will hold a free volunteer recruitment open house from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at the Wyndham Hotel in Brioso by Butterwood Restaurant, 5195 Main St., Williamsville. More...

ECC campuses to host April career, job fair

Erie Community College’s Career Resource Center will host its Spring 2016 Career and Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

Ready, set, mustache

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Panepinto will not seek re-election for 60th Senate District

During a press conference held last week, Sen. Marc Panepinto, who represents Orchard Park and Tonawanda, announced he will not seek re-election for the 60th Senate District.  More...

Local News

FINDING EGGS —

Five-year-old Addison Corigliane discovers an egg at the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation Department and Rotary Club of Kenmore’s 33rd annual Easter egg hunt, which took place at More...

Hardwick recommends motorists ‘renew local’

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick is reminding motorists to “renew local” when their automobile registration arrives in the mail. Motorists can do this by using a green envelope from Erie County. More...

News Brief

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce will hold its next free BizMix Happy Hour at 5 p.m. Thursday,   March 31, at Shannon Pub, 2250 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. Register at www.ken-ton.org.   More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Heffern, teacher, volunteer

Robert J. Heffern, 75, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Born in Buffalo, Mr. Heffern graduated from St. More...

Deaths

POLLINO, Robert J., of Tonawanda died Thursday, March 10, 2016. More...

Sports

Bulldog’s Pray tabbed as Player of the Year

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No New York State Federation Hockey player performed better than Kenmore East winger Trevor Pray in the playoffs.  After a 20-goal, 17-assist regular season, Pray exploded in the playoffs, scoring 17 goals and seven assists in the final six game More...

Will North’s Rosen, Kenmore East’s Pray named top coaches

Being in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament shows that your team is well coached.  More...

Junior Sabres 18u hockey team wins state title

The Buffalo Jr. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Dizziness Support Group schedules next meeting   More...