Weekly Feature



June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mother shares her story of loss, recovery

It was likely a football accident that sent a family into the turmoil of opiate addiction.   About a decade ago, Deanna, who declined to give her last name, said her son, Ryan, was injured while playing football. More...

Editorial

Kenmore residents can save energy by keeping cool

Kenmore residents can take advantage of a cool deal this summer that will ultimately reduce energy use and help residents not only save money during the upcoming months but also receive rewards.  This summer, National Grid is offering free devic More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SUMMER CAMP — The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier is holding a summer day camp for children called “Around the World in 45 Days.” The YWCA summer day camp runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 27 to Aug. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 5, 1991   More...

Education

Cardinal O’Hara names high honor roll

Cardinal O’Hara High School recently named students to its honor roll for the third marking period of the 2015-16 school year. More...

St. Amelia School names honor roll

St. Amelia’s School recently named students to its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 school year.  Grade Five   More...

On the Campus

Rachel Pera of Kenmore has been named to the dean’s list at Alfred University for the spring 2016 semester.  More...

Lifestyles

Author gives Letchworth visitors new perspective

When people think about Letchworth State Park, Scott  Ensminger says usually say there are they are only three waterfalls to see. There are actually more than 25 accessible waterfalls.  More...

Niagara Arts and Craft Show planned

The 19th annual Weekend on the Niagara Arts and Craft Show, held along the Niagara River in Tonawanda, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. More...

Memorial Day

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Survey seeking feedback on Complete Streets

The Town of Tonawanda is planning to develop safe, efficient, attractive and connected multiple modes of transportation that will make streets more pedestrian friendly.  A town committee that formed last year has proposed a draft of a Complete S More...

Grab a bite at the Taste of the Tonawandas

The Taste of the Tonawandas, organized by Tonawandas Gateway Harbor Inc., is scheduled to take place from noon to 7 p.m. More...

Local News

Veteran tells his story to prove life goes on

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

“The suicide rate for veterans is 22 per day around the whole country. More...

Holmes Elementary showcases school technology

All the ways in which technology is being integrated at Holmes Elementary School, including iPads equipped with the latest educational tools and applications, were showcased at the school’s recent student-led Technology Night.  The evening More...

Ivy Lea Construction breaks ground in North Tonawanda

North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, along with members of the Common Council, representatives of the Lumber City Development Corp. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports man driving golf cart

Village of Kenmore

Monday, May 23   A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that her daughter said a man with gray hair and of medium build was following her on the way home from school.  A woman reported that there is another woman on a bench in front of a De More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

CRYAN, Gayle M. (nee Ray), of Tonawanda, died Saturday, May 7, 2016. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s lacrosse wins first MMA Title

Sports Reporter

Jack Lalley caught a pass with the weight of a title-less two-decade old program on his shoulders. He pivoted, found a clear path toward the net, ripped a shot and gave St. More...

MSM lax drops title game against Mount Mercy

Mount St. More...

St. Joe’s to hold summer camps

St. Joe’s Collegiate Institute will hold a series of sports camps this summer, mostly aimed at middle school-aged boys. Aside from hockey, each camp will cost $100. Hockey will cost $175.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Sandra Lane to host educational classes   More...

News Brief

Deerhurst Presbyterian Church will host a yard sale at noon Saturday, June 11, at the church, 257 Deerhurst Park Blvd., Tonawanda. Also, a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11. More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy Hospital highlights robotic-assisted surgery

For a growing number of complex general surgery, prostate, kidney, gynecological, urological and colorectal conditions, the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System is becoming the minimally invasive surgery of choice, according to a press release from Kenmor More...

FPA to host Social Security session, lunch

The Financial Planning Association of Western New York will present an educational session at the June Lunch at noon Wednesday, June 8, at Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. More...

Networking event offered for young professionals

Emerging Business Leaders and the Amherst Chamber of Commerce will host the EBL Summer ProMix from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Marcy Casino, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo. More...