Weekly Feature

November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Stay warm this season; HEAP outreach events set

As the cold weather approaches, it’s important that the members of every household are able to stay warm and afford to heat their homes. More...

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Ken-Ton Editor

MAYNARD — “Make it a challenge, not a chore,” said Maynard James Keenan during a book discussion at the University of Toronto.  This sentiment can resonate with anyone who needs to hear some motivation outside his or her own ci More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 27, 1991   More...

Lifestyles

Advent Chorale brings passion for baroque to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

In sweatshirts and jeans, sweaters and slacks, the members of the Advent Chorale of Western New York were fine-tuning their performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, preparing for two concerts More...

Environment Commission to judge holiday decorating contest

The Town of Tonawanda Environment Commission is preparing for the holiday season by kicking off the 2016 Ken-Ton Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Contest, which combines decorating ideas and holiday cheer.  To enter, contestants must create a More...

‘Santa is coming to town’ on Nov. 26

Santa will be arriving at Kenmore’s Village Green on Saturday, Nov. 26, in front of the Municipal Building, located at 2919 Delaware Ave. More...

Business

Midnight Liquors to hold tastings, Small Business Saturday

On Nov. 26, Midnight Liquors will be promoting local products during Small Business Saturday and offering discounts at the store.  At the event, a tasting will be held between noon and 4 p.m. at 3167 Eggert Road in Tonawanda.  More...

Scholarship applications sought

The Niagara Military Affairs Council has established a scholarship in honor of Merrell Lane, the longtime chairman of NIMAC. More...

Marketing execs set networking dinner

The Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives will be hosting a progressive networking dinner at Monday, Nov. 28, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga. More...

Picking apples

Charlie Morgante, right, and his wife, Jackie, of Buffalo, look at apples from George’s Produce Market of Williamsville, on Saturday morning at the Farmers Market in North Tonawanda. More...

Christmas carolers to spread holiday cheer ‘for all to hear’

A caroling group — dressed as different Christmas characters — will soon ride down North Tonawanda’s streets on a festive trailer.  The group embodies the holiday spirit by also collecting nonperishable food items and hygiene p More...

Local News

GIRL POWER

— Girl Scout Troop 30631 in Ken-Ton recently had a special guest visit from 1st Lt. Marie York from the 914th Airlift Wing. The reservist has been in the military for nine years. More...

DEC issues order to remove hazardous materials at warehouse

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a summary abatement order against Morgan Materials and its owner Donald Sadkin for what it describes as the improper and unsafe storage of chemical and hazardous waste at its warehouse in More...

Students compete in stock market challenge

Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda selected 12 students to compete in “Wall Street Comes to Buffalo,” the eighth annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge, which took place Nov. More...

Sports

Top skill players spread across First Team

All-Bee 2016 Football

Some of the top football players in Western New York history make up the 2016 All-Bee First Team Offense. Half of the recipients hold school records, and two players are ranked in the top-five all-time in Western New York at their position. More...

Cheektowaga’s Bartnik named All-Bee Offensive Player of the Year

Cheektowaga senior quarterback Eric Bartnik put up video game-like numbers in the air and on the ground on his way to earning the 2016 All-Bee Football Offensive Player of the Year, but it took a lot of hard work.  More...

NT recreation department selling golf certificates

Starting on Monday, November 28, the North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation & Parks will be selling gift certificates for Deerwood Golf Course for the 2017 season.  The gift certificates are for season passes, private cart sticker ( More...

Entertainment

Holiday

fri. 25  Thanksgiving Break at the Movies — After the turkey is gone and the shopping is done, go to the library for a movie on the big screen, 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Family Activities

fri. 25  Public Touch Tank — Learn about invertebrates and experience the two finger touch when you explore the animals in the tank, noon-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $. More...

Special Events

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