Weekly Feature

January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction set for spring for Lincoln Park Green Initiative

A project underway in the Town of Tonawanda will address stormwater management issues in Lincoln Park.  The Tonawanda Town Board approved a resolution for bids for the Lincoln Park Green Initiative at Monday’s meeting.  More...

Editorial

Veterans tax exemption seems like ‘small price’

The Alternative Veterans Exemption has been a topic discussed not only by veterans but other members of the community, too. It has also been a frequent conversation at the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School Board meetings.  More...

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Ken-Ton Editor

HEAP OUTREACH — Home Energy Assistance Program outreaches will be held throughout the county this year to assist residents in need, according to a press release from the Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago Jan. 29, 1992   More...

Education

On the Campus

Alfred University has named the following students to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester: Rachel Pera of Kenmore; Katherine Schibler of Tonawanda; and Anna Gray of Buffalo, a Kenmore West High School graduate.  More...

Franklin Middle names honor roll

The following Franklin Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.   More...

Hoover Middle School to bring world of Dr. Seuss to life

Hoover Middle School will present the musical “Seussical Jr.” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, and Friday, Feb. 3, in the school auditorium, 249 Thorncliff Road.  More...

Lifestyles

Blizzard of ’77 40 years after, strength of WNY community remains strong

Of all the things he knows about the Blizzard of ’77, East Aurora native and blizzard survivor Timothy Kneeland counts community solidarity among the most significant. More...

Spaghetti Night scheduled for Jan. 26

A Spaghetti Night will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Tonawanda Senior Center, 35 Main St. The event is presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77, and tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for children. More...

‘Peter Pan Jr.’ to sweep audiences off their feet

Franklin Middle School Theater Troupe will present Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” next month.  Performances will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at 540 Parkhurst Blvd. More...

Business

Brighton Chiropractic now offers Graston technique

Brighton Chiropractic and Nutritional Health now offers a procedure that is used for those with soft-tissue problems: the Graston technique. More...

BN Partnership to hold Jan. 26 open house

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership will hold an open house from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at 257 W. Genesee St., Suite 600, Buffalo. More...

United Way to host millennial mixer

Next Generation United, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, will host a millennial mixer from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Ru’s Pierogi, 294 Niagara St., Buffalo. Admission is free. More...

Reptile at the library

Buffalo Zoo docent Susan Gingrich, right, shows a rainbow boa snake to Adam Anthun, left; Monica Ferreri and her son, Matthew; and Lacey Williams, during a visit from the Buffalo Zoomobile at the Bri More...

State of the Town planned for Feb. 10

The Town of Tonawanda State of the Town address will be delivered by Supervisor Joseph Emminger at a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 10, at Classics V Restaurant, located at 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd. More...

Local News

SUITCASE DONATION

— Fifty-two suitcases filled with personal care items and a “Care Bear” were presented to Niagara County Social Services in Niagara Falls on Thursday. More...

Family Valentine’s Dance slated for Feb. 11

The Town of Tonawanda will host its annual Family Valentine’s Dance at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Town of Tonawanda seeks CERT volunteers

The Town of Tonawanda is planning to hold its next Community Emergency Response Team Training class in March.  CERT Training is a free community preparedness course that includes both academic and hands-on instruction.  According to a prepa More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.If you drive along Ellicott Creek Road, parallel to Ellicott Creek Park off Niagara Falls Boulevard in Tonawanda, there are numerous huge trees that have fallen in the creek. More...

Sports

Lady Hawks now 14-2 after big week

Cardinal O’Hara’s wildly impressive girls basketball season jumped up a level this week. More...

Blue Devils hoopsters have won four of five

The Kenmore West boys basketball team is getting hot at exactly the right time. More...

Trio leading Kenmore East lady hoopsters

For Kenmore East girls basketball, a trio of stars has led to a season of success.  The Lady Bulldogs are 9-0 in Niagara Frontier League play and 11-2 overall. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Mount St. Mary plans ‘A Night of Jazz’   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 26  Lumagination — A captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination, Thursday, Jan. 26-28, Feb. More...