Weekly Feature

October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Before voting, learn about each candidate

Of the 218,959,000 Americans eligible to vote in the 2012 presidential election, 146,311,000 were registered and only 126,144,000 actually voted, according to the U.S. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

FALL BACK — Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Residents are reminded to turn their clocks back one hour before retiring for the evening on Saturday. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 30, 1991   More...

Sports

Kenmore West football falls to Lancaster in quarterfinals

The first season of the John Haynes era at Kenmore West came to an end Friday. The Blue Devils dropped a quarterfinal match-up to the top-seeded Lancaster Legends, 27-6.  More...

North Tonawanda tops Iroquois in quarterfinals

Sports Reporter

No one on the North Tonawanda football team had experienced a sectional playoff win. Not before Friday night, when the Jacks topped Iroquois, 20-16, in a tightly-contested quarterfinal match-up. More...

Mount St. Mary soccer finishes season strong

The Mount St. Mary soccer team accomplished everything it set out to do in the 2016 season.  The Thunder finished with the best record among the Monsignor Martin small schools, allowing them to play in the “A” division playoffs. More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Garden Club plans upcoming meeting  The Willow Ridge Garden Club will welcome Carole Melnik from “A Snails Place,” to help members get ready for the holiday season with 10 “Easy Floral and Fruit Designs,” at 7 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 27  Fright Night — Tom Holland’s 1985 horror film starring Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall and Amanda Bearse, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Dipson Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Amherst; $. More...

Walking Tours

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Theatre

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60th District Senate seat candidates take podium

This month’s Ken-Ton Chamber luncheon featured candidates running for the 60th District Senate seat: Democratic nominee Amber Small and Republican nominee Chris Jacobs.  The candidates spoke to the group about their positions and strategi More...

Halloween activities set

In addition to trick-or-treating, which will take place between 6 and 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, the Village of Kenmore has planned Halloween themed activities for children and families.  More...

Survey results lean toward pedestrian-friendly initiatives

Town of Tonawanda

Community members have responded to a Complete Streets Public Survey indicating their support for developing safe, efficient, attractive and connected modes of transportation in the Town of Tonawanda.  More...

Local News

Gala to raise funds for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The fourth annual Suneel’s Celebrity Gala will be held from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Upcoming auction benefits reading for the blind

The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service is hosting its annual Ticket Drop Super Auction for the Blind from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

St. Joe’s Bob Ivory slated for Nov. 6

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Alumni Association will host the 38th annual St. Joe’s Bob Ivory ’47 8K Run starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at St. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see that the school board wants to do a study before the new football field goes over to Kenmore West. Two years ago, I approached the board with my feelings of the current one at Kenmore East, which has still not opened. More...

Obituaries

Brittany Lyn Kerr, school counselor

Brittany Lyn Kerr, 26, of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Ms. Kerr was born on Nov. 29, 1989, in Amherst and was a lifelong resident of Western New York.  More...

Rose G. Janish, ECC librarian, volunteer

Rose G. Janish (nee Giglia), 86, of Amherst, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Mrs. Janish was born in Buffalo on April 18, 1930, and lived her entire life in Western New York.  More...

Mary Ann Koehler, Windermere teacher

Mary Ann Koehler (nee Cooke), 80, of Amherst, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.  Mrs. Koehler was born in Rochester on Oct. 31, 1935, and grew up in Kenmore. She was a resident of Amherst until recently.  Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Habitat Buffalo...

Working on new builds, helping refugees

Habitat for Humanity’s Buffalo branch is much more than a volunteer organization. The group is currently working on the Bailey Green project, which is a plan to revitalize the area near Bailey Avenue and Genesee Street.  More...

Fall concert set at Mount St. Mary

The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas will combine with Mount St. Mary Academy’s all-girl band for a fall concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in the school’s auditorium, 3756 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. Tickets cost $8 at the door. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657  Library hours   More...

Business

Law enforcement agencies to receive funding for video recording equipment

Twenty law enforcement agencies will receive a total of $508,492 to purchase equipment enabling them to video record criminal interrogations, according to a press release from Gov. More...

Youth Center to offer babysitting training course

The North Tonawanda Youth Center is offering a babysitting training course for youth ages 11 to 15 on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the North Tonawanda Youth Center, 35 Grant St.  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...