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October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Resource Hub to open at library

A way to connect with service providers in the community will soon be available through the Town of Tonawanda Coalition Community Resource Hub.  (See editorial on page four)  The Hub’s grand opening will take place from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Editorial

Safety-Net research looks at town transportation

A new Community Resource Hub is bringing service providers to one central location next week. The Hub will open at the Kenmore Library, 160 Delaware Road, from noon to 3 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

16-HOUR FAMINE — To raise awareness of homelessness and hunger, middle and high school youth from Kenmore United Methodist Church will hold a 16-hour famine on Oct. 15 and 16.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 16, 1991   More...

Obituaries

John J. Evans, retired executive VP of Bee Newspapers

John J. Evans, 74, retired executive vice president of Bee Group Newspapers and a past president of the New York Press Association, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

TELESCO, Helen M. (nee Webster), died Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Mrs. Telesco is survived by her husband, James; four children, Paul, Judy, Patricia and James III; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Radice finds his calling in BUFFALO UKULELE CLUB

The Buffalo Ukulele Club is a group of ukulele enthusiasts who meet at 6:30 every Thursday night at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center, 3242, Main St., Buffalo. More...

World War II presentation slated

Author Donald Mang will offer reminiscences of Kenmore during World War II in a free presentation at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society Museum, located at 100 Knoche Road in the Town of Tonawanda.   More...

Meat raffle to benefit school district scholarship

For the second time in three years, Sweet Home Dollars for Scholars has been awarded a matching grant in the amount of $5,000 from Scholarship America.  According to a press release, in order to receive those funds, the chapter must raise $5,000 More...

Business

Connolly promoted at Evans Bank

Evans Bank has promoted Natalie Connolly to the role of senior fraud investigator.  According to a press release, Connolly is responsible for physical security; investigating check and debit card fraud incidents; handling identity theft cases; m More...

Gas prices rise 2.4 cents per gallon

This past week, average retail gasoline prices in Buffalo have risen 2.4 cents per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 472 gas outlets in Buffalo. More...

Urban Land Institute seeks nominees for excellence in development

Urban Land Institute New York has opened nominations for its second annual Awards for Excellence in Development, a statewide contest recognizing responsible land use and development practices, according to a press release from the institute.  More...

A lesson in fire safety

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Lou Reuter Memorial Scholarship Run slated for Oct. 16

The seventh annual Lou Reuter Memorial Scholarship Run will be held Sunday, Oct. 16. More...

Local News

Elmlawn Memorial Park to hold Family Fall Fest

Get ready for Halloween festivities at Elmlawn Memorial Park in Kenmore on Sunday, Oct. 16.  A Family Fall Fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the cemetery, 3939 Delaware Ave. More...

O’Hara to host annual meat raffle

The Home School Association at Cardinal O’Hara High School will host its annual meat raffle on Friday, Oct. 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. More...

North Tonawanda tree nursery relocated

The botanical garden tree nursery, previously located on Sweeney Street, has a new home on the grounds of the North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant.  More...

Police Blotter

Caller reports man with empty stroller

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Oct. 3  An Elmwood Avenue resident said she smells burning plastic from the people living directly across from her. She suspects drug activity.  A man called the Kenmore   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a school crossing guard in the Town of Tonawanda. I have read about the fatal accidents along Niagara Falls Boulevard where people ran across the green light. More...

Sports

Blue Devils score upset over Clarence

What a difference three weeks can make.  In mid-September, the Kenmore West football team was 1-2 with a slew of injuries. More...

MSM volleyball looking to finish season strong after rough patch

The Mount St. Mary volleyball team is certainly happy to welcome Sarah Vicari back. The sophomore setter went on the shelf with an injury after the Thunder’s 6-0 start. More...

NT football bounces back with blowout win

North Tonawanda football bounced back from a two-game losing streak in impressive fashion Friday night. The Lumberjacks defeated Amherst, 49-16, to move to 4-2 on the season.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Chesterton Academy to hold open house   More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 13  Thursday Night Thrillers — The 1980 film that started the slasher franchise, “Friday the 13th,” will be seen at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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