Weekly Feature



March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bronze sculpture of Charles R. Huntley seeks new home

On the wall of the Huntley Power Plant’s turbine floor, there is a bronze bust of the man the station was renamed after in 1926: Charles R. Huntley. More...

Editorial

Women’s health a matter that needs discussion

Women’s health can be a complicated matter on a good day. More...

Spindle items

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TAKE A WALK — Composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, author Charles Dickens and many other great thinkers and artists share something in common: They took walks, both short or long.  I’ve recently had a conversation with more than one of my More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 3, 1991   More...

Obituaries

Donna Jeanne Zellner, museum founding director, trustee

Donna Jeanne Zellner, 76, of the City of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016.  Born in the City of Tonawanda, Mrs. More...

Death Notices

JERRIS, Madalyn J. (nee Orcutt), of Tonawanda, died Sunday, March 13, 2016. She is survived by two sons, Ronald and Jack, and one daughter, Cheryl Lesch. A Mass of Christian Burial was held March 17 at St. Amelia Church. More...

Lifestyles

11th Annual Evening to Remember: to Celebrate Every Life

For the 11th year, the Western New York Perinatal Bereavement  Network Inc. will host its annual “Evening to Remember” at St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 5271 Clinton St., Elma.  More...

April sale to feature Swarovski crystal

Swarovski crystal jewelry will be featured in a sale hosted by the Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6, in the atrium of the hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave.   More...

SIDEWALK ART —

Sofia Burns, left, and Sammie DeSantis use sidewalk chalk to decorate the grounds at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore. More...

Business

Mixed-use building to feature new Sinatra’s Restaurant, apartments

Sinatra’s, a family-operated restaurant serving southern Italian fare at 938 Kenmore Ave., will be moving to a new mixed-use building in the Town of Tonawanda.  More...

M&T Bank promotes Fusco

Gary J. Fusco, a Tonawanda resident, has been promoted to group vice president within the technology division at M&T Bank.  He has been with M&T for 25 years, having most recently served as administrative vice president.  More...

‘The best choice of my entire career’

Elaine Panzica joins OBGYN Associates of WNY

Elaine Panzica, a women’s health nurse practitioner and resident of Lancaster, joined the team at OBGYN Associates of Western New York three months ago and has felt more than confident about her choice each day since.  “It is the bes More...

State of Schools report signals substantial losses

Ranging from $14.9 million in small, rural districts like North Collins, to more than $100 million in larger districts such as Kenmore Tonawanda and West Seneca, more than $1 billion in state aid funding has been lost by Erie County schools since 200 More...

Film festival to shine at Tonawanda Castle

Film aficionados can anticipate the return of the Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival next month with events taking place at the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa in Lewiston and the Tonawanda Castle.  More...

Local News

LiveNF Volunteer Fair slated for April 7

The second annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

SWIMMIN’ TO THE TOP

— Tonawanda Aquettes Alexandra McGee, a senior at Kenmore East High School, competes in USA Synchro’s East Zone Championships at Buffalo State College. Teams from throughout the U.S. More...

Kenilworth Library offers e-filing tax assistance

A free e-filing tax assistance site is available at the Kenilworth Library, at 318 Montrose Ave., Tonawanda. Individuals and families earning $62,000 or less are able to e-file both their federal and state returns at no charge.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Tax plastic bags for cleaner streets

This is in response to David Sherman’s column published March 16 and 17.  I believe taxing disposable plastic bags will provide an incentive for consumers to use non-disposable bags.  Two key steps are defining a non-disposable bag an More...

Police Blotter

Hamster breaks free in car, gets stuck in dashboard

Village of Kenmore  Monday, March 21  A Hoover Avenue resident reported a woman crawling through a side window. The woman was taking care of the apartment owner’s cat, and the key didn’t work.  Tuesday, March 22   More...

Education

St. Andrew’s Country Day School names honor roll

The following St. Andrew’s Country Day School students have been named to the honor roll for the second trimester of the 2015-16 school year. More...

Sports

2016 Boys All-Bee Team

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2016 Girls All-Bee Team

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Aquettes shine at East Zone Championships

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes top squad competed in the East Zone Junior/ Senior synchronized swimming championships, March 11 through March 13.  More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Willow Ridge Garden Club sets next meeting   More...