Weekly Feature



October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

HIDDEN SWEETS

— Colette Szematowicz, 2, left; Anna Chirico, 2; and Cece Engel, 3, search for candy hidden in straw on Saturday during the annual Haunted Harbor at Gateway Harbor Park, located at Sweeney and More...

Editorial

National Red Ribbon Week to be observed

This year’s National Red Ribbon Week Theme is: “YOLO. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

MOTHER, DAUGHTER DUO — Later this month, the Schofield Residence will exhibit artwork that features the creativity of a mother and daughter.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 23, 1991   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I, too, have witnessed people trying to cross Niagara Falls Boulevard when the light is green. I see them running in between cars to cross because they are too lazy to wait for the light to turn red. More...

Sports

Jacks get 16th consecutive TNT win

Sports Reporter

North Tonawanda sweated out its 16th consecutive TNT game victory over Tonawanda Friday night. More...

Kenmore West tops East 41-6 in rivalry game

Kenmore West scored a huge win and another year of bragging rights with a 41-6 win over cross-town rival Kenmore East Saturday.  More...

St. Joe’s soccer prepares for playoffs

The St. Joe’s soccer team is in the midst of an unusually long period of rest. The Marauders finished their regular season Thursday and will not play again until the Monsignor Martin semifinal round on Oct. 29.  More...

School Board re-looks at artificial turf concerns

As Crosby Field will soon convert to artificial turf with what is known as “crumb rubber,” Ken-Ton School Board members are raising concerns about the materials in terms of health safety.  Crumb rubber is a recycled rubber produced f More...

Kenmore resident runs pumpkin patch at church

During the month of October, rows of different-sized pumpkins sit out front of the Church of the Nativity awaiting the smiling faces of children who get to pick one out. More...

Local News

Town of Tonawanda receives $250,000 to combat ‘zombie’ homes

Grant awards totaling $12.6 million were announced by Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman last week to help 76 cities, towns and villages across the state address the problem of vacant properties and “zombie” homes.  More...

FIRE OPEN HOUSE

— Peter Breitnauer, second assistant chief, center, talks to the Haynes family, comprising Corey; Ava, 2, left; Aubrey, 4; Liam, 3; and wife Stacey, as they sit in the cab of Engine 2 during th More...

New bridges open in Town of Tonawanda

Gov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Teaching hunting in gym classes an outrageous idea

Teach hunting and fishing in school gym classes? That’s outrageous. What a shame that a legislator sponsored such a bill and senators voted for it. The hunting fraternity appears desperate to recruit new hunters. More...

Police Blotter

Woman sees face in bathroom window

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Oct. 10   • A Hoover Avenue resident came to the Kenmore Police Department regarding her neighbor, who she says is harassing her over her barking dog.  Tuesday, Oct. 11   More...

Education

Meet the Mount Night planned at school

Mount St. Mary Academy invites girls in grades five through eight to have “An Enchanted Evening” at Meet the Mount Night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. More...

Kenmore East High School Homecoming Activities

Students Sammy Gentile, left, Brianna White and Lehla Fisher display their blue and gold beads during their Homecoming tailgate party. More...

Lifestyles

TOY to hold a ‘spirited’fundraiser

Special Sections Editor

Chilling stories of ghostly encounters will be told when the Theatre of Youth hosts Ghosts @ The Allendale Theatre at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 203 Allen St., Buffalo. More...

Ladies Auxiliary plans spaghetti dinner

The Brighton Ladies Auxiliary is holding its annual spaghetti dinner and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Brighton Fire Hall, 50 Jamaica Road, Tonawanda. 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

Focus on fiscal fitness and fantastic food this fall

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Open enrollment will soon be upon us. Businesses and their employees can still obtain health insurance policies through the Ken-Ton Chamber by contacting 874-1202.  More...

Committee on aging to host annual conference

The Network in Aging committee will host its 36th annual meeting and conference from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Grapevine Banquet Facility, 333 Dick Road, Depew. There will be three featured speakers, including Dr. More...

CI Filing Systems to expand in Tonawanda

CI Filing Systems, a manufacturer and wholesale distributor of custom-made index tabs, file folders, file backs and legal dividers, will expand its manufacturing operations and create 80 new jobs in Erie County, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.   More...