Weekly Feature



December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Ken-Ton Closet, Brighton Place to receive funding

When people hear “county budget,” they might picture a bunch of numbers or a daunting document. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

IT’S PHYSICS — Congratulations to students from the Ken-Ton School District who performed at the 13th annual Physics Olympics at Buffalo State College on Dec. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 18, 1991   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s hockey starts season with tournament win

The St. Joe’s Federation team traveled to Saratoga Springs this past weekend and captured the Championship of the 16th Annual Don Kauth Memorial Invitational Tournament.  More...

Tonawanda wrestling’s Braddell wins at Penfield Tourney

Tonawanda sophomore Zach Braddell was the best wrestler at 120 pounds at the Penfield Hunter Holiday Tournament Saturday in Penfield.  More...

Lady Lumberjacks win one of first two hoops games

North Tonawanda’s girls basketball team bounced back from a tough season-opening loss to quickly even its record out at 1-1 overall following Friday’s 33-21 conquest of Niagara Falls.  More...

What's Going On

Whats Going On

Historians to host Christmas party  An informal holiday party will be held by the Tonawanda Kenmore Historical Society at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the museum, 100 Knoche Road, Town of Tonawanda. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 15   More...

Concerts

thurs. 15  WKSE Kiss 98.5 annual Kissmass Bash featuring The Chainsmokers, DNCE, Jake Miller, Daya, Jon Bellion, JoJo and Jacob Whitesides, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at the KeyBank Center, 1 Seymour H. Knox III Plaza, Buffalo; $. More...

Performance

thurs. 15  Kathy and Zach Carr — Local entertainers will perform in a fun, informal setting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda; Donation. 692-3429, www.salemchurchtonawanda.org   More...

Air quality improves in Tonawanda; studies to continue

Tonawanda residents are breathing cleaner air due to the efforts of the community.  According to state environmental officials, air quality in Tonawanda has greatly improved during the last eight years as levels of certain pollutants continue to More...

Collins to retire at Kenmore East after 37 years

Barbara Collins has been a familiar face in the hallways at Kenmore East High School. More...

Local News

HOLIDAY VISIT

— Tara Hudson, class of ’96, left, and her husband, Daniel, right, stand with their children, Dylan and Hazel, who tell Santa their wishes at the Cardinal O’Hara High School’s More...

JOHN GLENN AT UB —

Former astronaut and senator John Glenn spoke at the Amherst Campus of the University at Buffalo on Oct. 11, 2000, as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series. More...

Tonawanda councilman attends White House summit

Town of Tonawanda Councilman William Conrad was one of 190 invited attendees from across the United States who participated in a recent White House summit for state and local government leaders concerning ways to improve communities.  More...

Police Blotter

Worker claims resident flashed him, employees

Village of Kenmore •  Monday, Dec. 5   A Tremaine Avenue resident said a van pulled into his driveway and is just sitting there with the lights on.  More...

Education

St. Joe’s teacher honored as distinguished educator

Anthony Shilen has been named the 2016 Distinguished Lasallian Educator by the District of Eastern North America, according to St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute.  Shilen, a science instructor at St. More...

Environmental Health Education Center to promote community engagement

Based on the identified needs of the community, services and programs will be provided at the Environmental Health Education Center, which will operate throughout the 10-year duration of the health study.  The center, now open and in its plannin More...

St. Amelia School names honor roll

The following St. Amelia School students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.  Grade 4   More...

Lifestyles

Bikers give holiday gift of bicycles to 40 boys and girls

For a second year running, the members of the Buffalo/Erie chapter of American Bikers Aimed Toward Education are giving the gift of bicycles to needy kids through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, hoping to liberate them from their devices and s More...

Food donation drive planned at post

The Disabled American Veterans Roll of Honor Chapter 120 will be sponsoring a food drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Brounshidle Post, 3354 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. 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

500 Fitness Inc. allows members to be their ‘best version’

At 500 Fitness Inc., identifying the purpose of the individual and providing him or her with the path is a main focus, according to President Joe Hanula. More...

Scholarship applications sought

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

Canisius to offer study abroad in China

Canisius College has announced a partnership with the University of Dayton China Institute. The college will offer students a study abroad experience in China beginning with the fall 2017 semester. More...