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November 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Collections of books to help create libraries in Africa

Sharon Allen always knew she wanted to go to Africa.  It was four years ago that she had the chance to visit with a group of teachers and decided that she wanted to see books in the hands of the country’s children.  More...

Editorial

Attend budget hearing, State of Village this month

This month, the Town of Tonawanda will prepare to adopt its 2016 budget. A hearing to consider the preliminary budget is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SAVE THE DATE — Get your running shoes ready. 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...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 6, 1991   More...

Sports

NT football season ends in Class A semifinals

Sports Reporter

North Tonawanda’s football season came to an end Friday night in the semi-final round of the Class A playoffs. The Lumberjacks fell to Bennett, 44-23, in a game that was closer than the final score would indicate.  More...

Kenmore West boys soccer falls in semifinals

The Kenmore West boys’ soccer season came to an end last week, but not before a significant upset. The seventh seeded Blue Devils took down the two-seed Williamsville North, 3-1, in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA playoffs. More...

Thunder volleyball rolls to semifinals

The Mount St. Mary volleyball team once again moves onto the semifinal round of the Monsignor Martin playoffs. The Thunder beat Nichols in three sets, 25-14, 25-11, 25-12, in the quarterfinal round to earn the right to move on.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 3 Around the World — Indulge your taste buds and senses, purchase treasures from around the globe, and enjoy a showcase of cultural entertainment, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Family Activities

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Art

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Elections slated for county, state, federal offices

County, state and federal offices will be on the ballot when residents head to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.  Polls will be open from 6 a.m. More...

New basketball court open at Drake Elementary

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Local News

ARTISTIC TALENT

— Ten students and their teachers representing elementary, middle and high schools in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District were honored at the annual Student Artist Reception last week More...

Opera house director finds local support key

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Local theater is thriving, thanks to organizations like the Lancaster Opera House.  David Bondrow has been artistic director since 2012, and starting this season, he has also assumed the responsibility of executive director. More...

Assembly secures state funding for Albright-Knox

Assemblyman Robin Schimminger joined Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and colleagues Crystal Peoples Stokes and Sean Ryan recently to announce that the Assembly would be committing $5 million in state funding for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s AK More...

Police Blotter

Man in Bills hat stumbles down street

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Oct. 24  A Euclid Avenue resident called the Kenmore Police Department to speak to an officer in regards to someone he thinks tried to break into his apartment.  Tuesday, Oct. 25   More...

Lifestyles

Students create international club, welcome all

It all started with a place to watch futbol. Yes futbol, not football. Sweet Home High School is home to students from many different countries. In the International Student Alliance club, there are 20 cultures represented. More...

‘Cinderella’ to enchant audiences at Mount St. Mary

Mount St. Mary Academy will present “Cinderella” as the school’s fall musical on Nov. More...

Library News

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What's Going On

Whats Going On

St. John the Baptist sets Christmas bazaar   More...

Business

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper creates new partnership

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper and the East Hill Foundation have forged a new partnership to offer environmental education programs in Niagara County, based out of the East Hill Foundation’s lighthouse facility, according to a press release.  More...

Free caregiver workshops set for Nov. 5

The WNY Alzheimer’s Caregivers Partnership and Erie County Caregiver Coalition are sponsoring “Caregivers: This Day is for You,” a free day of workshops in Cheektowaga. The workshops will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Oliver Street banners installed in North Tonawanda

City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas, along with members of the Common Council and Oliver Street Merchants Association, recently gathered at the Project 308 Art Gallery to celebrate the installation of the new “Welcome to Oliver Street&r More...