Weekly Feature

August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Addiction Hotline will assist with opioid crisis

Crisis Services has long been a point of contact for callers dealing with suicide and mental health issues, domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, homelessness and other issues. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

REGISTRATION OPEN — Fall registration for Ken-Ton Community Education will begin Aug. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 14, 1991 More...

Sports

Empress Lacrosse aims to change Buffalo lax culture

Sports Reporter

It’s no secret that Western New York girls lacrosse has struggled against Rochester-area competition. More...

Boyes starred on the course and court

Kris Boyes scored well on both the golf course and basketball court for the Bulldogs, earning eight varsity letters. The 2007 graduate of Kenmore East, Boyes captained two consecutive Niagara Frontier League (NFL) Championship teams in golf. More...

Senior MOGs, Tigers to play for 60+ title

The Senior Mostly Old Guys earned their seventh playoff victory in four years — and secured a coveted spot in the Glory Days Championship Game for the fourth consecutive season in the process — by taking down the Old Bats, 12-4, in a 60+ More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 11  Twelfth Night — A free, professional performance of Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Springville Youth Park on South Buffalo Street, Springville. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 11  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. 332-4375   More...

Art

ongoing: now-Aug. 12  Candy Land — A new Starlight Studio Artists exhibit will be on display now through Friday, Aug. 12, at Starlight Studio & Gallery, 340 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. More...

100-year-old piano keeps playing

When passing the gazebo near the Village Green, a passerby might notice a child — clutching a stuffed animal — pressing a finger on black and white keys or a man staring at sheet music as he plays a tune.  More...

Local News

MAMA EARTH’S KITCHEN BAND

— Susie Rozler of Mama Earth’s Kitchen Band performs, top photo, accompanied by drummer John Bacon and bass guitarist Judd Sunshine at the last concert of the Kenmore Village Improvement More...

Erie County introduces program to assist addicts

A press conference held last week by the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force unveiled three new initiatives that are now in effect.  These include an Addictions Treatment Hotline at 831-7007, a Crisis Peer Response Team and the Rapid Evaluati More...

Apparent drug lab discovered in sewer by police

Brighton firefighters assist

Amherst police are currently investigating an apparent illegal drug lab housed within a sewer line underneath a Walmart parking lot.  According to Detective Lt. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GUGLIUZZA, Seth D., of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. Mr. Gugliuzza is survived by his parents, Daniel and Diane, and one sibling, Drew. The family will be present from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. More...

Education

On the Campus

Nicole Giliforte of Tonawanda has been named to the dean’s list at D’Youville College for the spring 2016 semester.   More...

Kenmore students provide clean water to village in South Sudan

Support from Ken-Ton students and staff has led to a small village in South Sudan, Africa, having a new well to provide much-needed fresh and clean water.  More...

River Academy open for registration

Registration is now open for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s River Academy, a college-level course that provides an introduction to the Niagara River watershed.  More...

Lifestyles

BNHV to host international athletes, celebrate Scottish tradition during Highland Games

There is a Scottish legend that tells the story of an invading Norse army planning to ambush Scots while they slept. The attack required as much stealth as possible, so the invaders attacked barefoot. More...

Outdoor pools set to close

As the season comes to an end, the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department will be staggering the closing of outdoor pools.  The last day of operations for Brighton Pool, Brighton Wading Pool and Mang Wading Pool will be Sunday, 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

Clann Na Cara opens new dance studio in Kenmore

Clann Na Cara School of Irish Dance has been teaching dancers for 10 years in Western New York and will host the grand opening of its new dance studio, located at 2958 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore, on Friday.  Events will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

BNI to host speaker in weekly meeting

Buffalo Networking International “Triumph” will hold its weekly meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Northtown Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive, Williamsville. The guest speaker for the meeting will be Gary M. More...

BN360 sets kickoff party for Sept. 22

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership and Buffalo Niagara 360, a partnership of young professionals, has scheduled its kickoff party to celebrate the start of the 2016-17 season. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...