Weekly Feature

March 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Help ‘strike-out poverty’ on April 1

Hannah Hamner has traveled to many places, but the one place that was hard to leave was Juarez, Mexico.  There she met the children who live at the shelter called Centro Victoria.  More...

Editorial

Showing appreciation on National Doctors’ Day

We may remember the doctor who had to deal with our screaming at the sight of a needle when we were children or the doctor who helped us get through a difficult surgery as a teen or adult.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

GUITARS — This past weekend, I visited the Buffalo Museum of Science’s exhibition “Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World.”  More...

Out of the Past

24 Years Ago April 1, 1992   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I disagree with the caller who said not many people would vote for Donald Trump today. If he were to run for office today, I disagree. Mr. Trump, Mr. President, he’s working for all the people. More...

Sports

NT’s Mountain voted Boys Coach of the Year

Sports Reporter

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. 834-7657 Library hours Spring hours are as follows: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays. Library events More...

Big Wheels Bicycle Club plans open house for April 8

The Big Wheels Bicycle Club will hold an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Amherst’s Chatelle tabbed Girls Coach of the Year

Mike Chatelle has seen a lot while coaching basketball. The 26-year coaching veteran coached the Amherst boys team for 18 years before taking over the girls’ team eight years ago.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Polish Festival slated at St. Francis Assisi   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Performance

thurs. 30  La Marimba — 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com  fri. 31   More...

Young entrepreneurs

Catherine Lippert, Mount St. Mary junior and member of the school’s Essence Virtual Enterprise Team, left, helps St. More...

Town Board adopts moratorium on cell towers

As applications for communications towers are becoming more frequent in Erie County, the Tonawanda Town Board has recognized the need to update the language in its zoning law.  At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, officials adopted a More...

Local News

CAREER DAY

— Thomas Rupp, ’73, a certified prosthetist with Hanger Clinic: Prosthetics & Orthotics, shows Cardinal O’Hara High School students one of the prosthetics during a discussion of More...

Mount St. Mary Academy will host Beatles tribute concert

Mount St. Mary Academy will hold a “Beatles Spectacular Concert” at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Mr. Mustard, a Beatles tribute band based out of Rochester, has been invited to perform alongside the Mount St. More...

Presentation slated for March 30

Citizen Science Community Resources will host a meet-and-greet with Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joseph Emminger and soil study collaborators from 6:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Man reports that he no longer has cable

Village of Kenmore  Monday, March 20   A Delaware Avenue business clerk reported the shoplifting of some candy. More...

Obituaries

Col. Patrick Cunningham, executive director of Naval Park

Patrick John Cunningham, 78, of Amherst, died Friday, March 24, 2017.  Mr. Cunningham grew up in Kenmore and graduated from Canisius College with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. More...

Death Notices

FAZZALARO, Mary H. (nee Harbak), of Tonawanda, died Friday, March 24, 2017. Mrs. Fazzalaro is survived by her husband, Michael. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 3, at St. More...

Lifestyles

‘Baseball in Buffalo’

New book relives Queen City’s greatest baseball moments

The city of Buffalo has had a baseball team every year since 1859. That’s 157 straight years. More...

2017 Girls All-Bee Team

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2017 Boys All-Bee Team

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Business

Pike Company to manage construction of emergency department

Kaleida Health’s plan to enhance and upgrade its Niagara County hospital location continues to progress, according to a press release from DeGraff Memorial Hospital. More...

Hardwick supports funding for HEAP, Meals on Wheels

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick has sponsored two resolutions that call on members of Congress to maintain funding in the federal budget for the Home Energy Assistance Program and Meals on Wheels, according to a prepared statement. More...

Workshop to aid people starting a business

A full-day workshop is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, featuring Buffalo Niagara SCORE. The event will be at the North Tonawanda Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda. More...