Weekly Feature



November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Closing CPC harms children’s mental health

Hope is not tangible. It is not bought or sold. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

HOLIDAY MUSIC — The Bel Canto Choirs, which include students from Western New York, as well as Ken-Ton, will present two concerts this holiday season.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 4, 1991   More...

Sports

O’Hara girls basketball loading up on non-conference schedule

Sports Reporter

The Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball team has been one of the most dominant programs in Western New York over the past few seasons. More...

Thunder basketball team looking to continue success

The Mount St. Mary basketball team has some high expectations for itself heading into the 2016-17 season. The Thunder are coming off one of the best seasons in program history. The team’s 15 wins are believed to be a school record. More...

Former college volleyball coach fills NT girls hoops opening

Cathy Hummel might not be too well known in local basketball circles, but by no means is she completely unknown to those who follow Western New York athletics.  More...

Business

Scholarship applications sought

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

Pharmacies participate in pilot program

It’s estimated that 50 to 75 percent of patients don’t take their prescription medications as directed by their doctor, according to a press release from Independent Health. More...

Salon 716 NY to open in Kenmore on Dec. 2

Salon 716 NY will officially open for business with a ribbon cutting and open house at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2.  The salon is located at 2908 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore.  More...

Parker Boulevard Complete Streets design in the works

Town of Tonawanda

A “pilot project” is underway as the Town of Tonawanda will take its first look at how to design a more pedestrian friendly roadway, which would include bike lanes and handicapped-accessible sidewalks.  More...

Local News

CRAFT SHOW

— Cardinal O’Hara High School seniors Adriana Syracuse, left, Michael Secchiaroli and Young-Ha Jeon look at the list of crafters and vendors who will be on hand at the Holiday Craft and V More...

American Legion Band to perform concert

A Christmas concert will be presented by the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas Post 264 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the historic Riviera Theatre, located at 67 Webster St. in North Tonawanda. More...

News Briefs

The firefighters from the Kenilworth Fire Department will go door-to-door collecting nonperishable food donations within the Kenilworth Fire District, beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s amazing that, with all the pedestrians being killed on Niagara Falls Boulevard jaywalking, people still jaywalk and walk in the streets when there are sidewalks. More...

Obituaries

Marcia L. LaMorte, administrator and counselor

Marcia L. LaMorte (nee Meyers), 91, of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016.  More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fairgrounds celebrates 12th annual Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg has become a holiday tradition for many in Western New York. The 17-night festival kicked off on Thanksgiving weekend — Friday through Sunday. More...

HOLIDAY PLANNING —

Briana DeGlopper, a fourth-grade student at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore, learns how to plan a dinner party for the upcoming holidays. More...

St. Nick Nite to be held Dec. 3

St. Nick Nite will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 263 Claremont Ave., Tonawanda. Attendees can make a donation of $25 for a chance at $10,000 in cash prizes. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

fri. 2  The Scintas — The group will bring their much-loved Christmas show to local fans at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at The Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org   More...

Special Events

fri. 2  Meat Raffle — Along with basket raffles and special meat raffles, presented by the Parent Guild of Timon, 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School, 601 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo; $.  sat. 3   More...

Theatre

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