Weekly Feature



October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Old and new show growth of Kenmore hospital

When visiting a hospital, one might pass old photographs on the wall. And, those faces might be part of a historical timeline that goes back years and years.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SAVE THE DATE — The North Tonawanda Youth, Recreation & Parks Department and the Tonawanda/ North Tonawanda Gateway Committee are sponsoring their annual Haunted Harbor from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 9, 1991   More...

Police Blotter

Teenager sees clown in middle of street

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Sept. 26  A Delaware Avenue resident said someone is in his parking spot.  Tuesday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FONTANE, Norma M. (nee Setter), of Kenmore, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. Mrs. Fontane is survived by three children, Carol, Lynda and Lynne; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

Restaurants prepare for 14th Dining Out for Life

Evergreen Health is collaborating with Western New York’s vibrant restaurant scene to present Dining Out for Life for the 14th year.  More...

Presentation slated at Sandra Lane

Sandra Lane Senior Apartments will host several presentations during October as part of its “Because We Care” Speaker Series. A presentation on Alzheimer’s will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Practicing the art of giving back

Ten-year-old Samuel and 7-year-old Elisa Prelewicz are learning at an early age the importance of giving back to those less fortunate.  More...

Business

Crista D Dashnaw Agency identifies insurance that ‘best fits a client’s needs’

Agency owner Crista Dashnaw and Gina Urban sparked a friendship while working together at a previous company. Now, they are a team at the Crista D Dashnaw Agency, which is located at 3062 Delaware Ave. More...

SBA seeks nominations for task force

The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking nominations from two veterans’ ser- vice or military organizations to serve on the Interagency Task Force for Veterans Small Business Development. More...

NYS Women Inc. to network, hear speaker

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women Inc. will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, for networking and dinner at The Protocol, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. The cost is $30 for members and $35 for guests. More...

Town supervisor delivers tentative budget

The Town of Tonawanda’s proposed 2017 spending plan includes a slight tax increase — the same as the last two years — with little or not cuts to services.  Supervisor Joseph Emminger presented the tentative budget at Monday&rs More...

Local News

Pedestrian killed crossing Niagara Falls Boulevard

A pedestrian who was struck last week by a vehicle while crossing Niagara Falls Boulevard has been identified as 67-year-old Paul Mroczka of Amherst. On Sept. More...

THE ANTS GO MARCHING

— Industrious ants inspired the first-graders at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore, including Emma Conrad, left, and Mary Fabiano. More...

O’Hara teacher given hope through hardship

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

You could say being diagnosed with breast cancer is a life-changing event. But Janene Scanio did everything in her power to keep her everyday life as normal as she could.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Healing Field a patriotic success

If you visited the 3,000 full-size American flags waving in the wind in perfect rows on Sept. 9, 10 or 11 at Gratwick-Riverside Park in North Tonawanda, you must feel enormous pride in our country.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I couldn’t agree more with David Sherman’s column last week about the unnecessary merits of having a hunting and fishing class in New York State schools instead of physical education. More...

Sports

Blue Devils drop Lockport, move to 3-2

Sports Reporter

The Kenmore West football team can breathe easily again after a second consecutive win. The Blue Devils moved to 2-2 in league play and 3-2 overall with a 41-28 triumph over Lockport.  More...

Tonawanda football moves to .500 in league play

Tonawanda football got back on the winning track this weekend with a riveting 22-20 victory over Lewiston Porter. The game came down to the wire, as the Warriors were trailing 20-14 in the waning minutes of the game.  More...

NT football drops heart-breaker to Starpoint

North Tonawanda football suffered another heart-breaking loss this weekend, dropping an 18-17 decision to Starpoint. The loss dropped the Lumberjacks to 3-2 on the season.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Fire Company to hold annual open house   More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

thurs. 6   More...

Special Events

fri. 7 & sat. 8  Coin & Stamp Show — Join the Buffalo Numismatic Association for its annual convention, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Festivals

fri. 7-sun. 16   More...