Weekly Feature



April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Attitude toward addiction, Narcan must change

The residents of Erie County and beyond can no longer afford to pretend the problem doesn’t exist. They can no longer afford to ignore what’s going on in the homes, parks, sidewalks and streets in their neighborhoods. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

A GOOD CAUSE — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Sheridan Park Volunteer Fire Company is raising funds through its annual theme basket and dinner, which is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 17, 1991   More...

Sports

Tonawanda softball beginning rebuild

There will be a lot of fresh faces around the Tonawanda softball diamond in 2016. More...

Kenmore East looking to finish the job

Coach Les Simon is hoping a strong second-half finish in 2015 will carry over into the 2016 season for the Kenmore East baseball team.  The team struggled early on in 2015, but finished with a run that landed them in the sectional finals against More...

Warriors baseball ready to reload

Coming off a division title in 2015, Tonawanda baseball has some question marks heading into the 2016 season.  While the team is returning nine players, most of the pitching staff from last season is gone.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 14  TOY Brew Bash — Join the folks of Theatre of Youth for their fundraiser featuring drinks, food, auctions, raffles and more, 5:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Resurgence Brewing Company, 1250 Niagara St., Buffalo; $. More...

Concerts

thurs. 14  The Soul Superstars show, featuring The Drifters and The Contours, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org   More...

Sanders rally at UB draws thousands

Inside the University at Buffalo’s Alumni Arena on Monday night was an incessant chant that was audibly clear.  “This is what democracy looks like!” yelled an estimated 8,300 attendees in unison, simultaneously stomping their f More...

Funding to help stabilize losses after Huntley’s closure

Last week, public officials and community leaders came together to discuss the impact of a $30 million fund in the final 2016-17 state budget that will help stabilize the community in the wake of the Huntley closure. More...

Local News

G.A. Family Services looks to community to foster children

The process of becoming a foster parent, or looking to adopt through the foster care system, can seem intimidating at the outset, and there is misinformation and myths which float around, but G.A. More...

DON’T MIND THE RAIN

— Cardinal O’Hara High School Art Club members, from left, Haley Isla, Vince De Catto, Bryce McLanahan and Capriana Romanini, stand with a rain barrel designed for the 2016 Earth Day Rain More...

Pre-K slots available

Open slots are still available for the Tonawanda City School District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten program.  The free program offers both morning and afternoon sessions five days per week at Mullen Elementary School, 130 Syracuse St.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports indecent Google alert

Village of Kenmore  Monday, April 4   A Tremaine Avenue resident reported that someone took loose change and a pair of gloves from her unlocked vehicle.  More...

Education

Kenmore schools plan end-of-year celebrations

To celebrate their legacies, Kenmore Middle School, Roosevelt Elementary School and Hamilton Elementary School are planning end-of-year celebrations to bring together the community, students and alumni.  These three schools will close at the end More...

Lifestyles

Spruce Meadow Farm offers saving grace to animals

For most people, a hobby, regardless of how intense or passionate their devotion to it may be, remains a leisurely hobby.  For Karla and Alan Deacon, their hobby didn’t just turn into a deeply rooted infatuation — it transformed thei More...

Atomic energy history to be presented

A monthly meeting of the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society will take place at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at 113 Main St., Tonawanda. The topic of the meeting will be the history of Tonawanda’s Linde Air Products. The program is free. More...

St. Amelia’s to present ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ at Riviera Theatre

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” is playing at the historic Riviera Theatre at 4 and 7 p.m. More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

St. Andrew’s to host Middle School Dance More...

Business

Taoist Tai Chi Society makes practice available to all

Grasp Bird’s Tail. Wave Hands Like Clouds. Single Whip.  These are just some of the 108 movements that are part of the Taoist tai chi practice, which helps the body develop balance and leg strength.  More...

Dance studio chosen for ‘best business’ award

Tonawanda Dance Arts, located at 368 Hinds St., has been selected for the 2015 Best Businesses of Tonawanda Award in the dance schools category by the Best Businesses of Tonawanda Award Program.  More...

BARQAR announces free webinar series

BARQAR marketing firm has announced a free series of educational webinars that will provide advice to businesses looking to improve the results they see from their online marketing efforts. More...