Weekly Feature



May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SPRUCING UP

— Members of the Kenmore boys rugby team clean up along Delaware Avenue during the Kenmore Village Improvement Society’s seventh annual Big Kenmore Cleanup on Saturday morning. More...

Editorial

Music education remains strong in School District

This is the seventh consecutive year that the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District has been among a small fraction of districts nationwide to receive the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Mer More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SAVE THE DATE — Get your running shoes ready. Registration is now open for the fifth annual Brian Dugan Memorial Scholarship 5K Road Race, Kids’ Run & 1-Mile Walk, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 19. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 6, 1992   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Wondering if someone from the school board or town can answer a few questions. I went by Crosby Field; I see it is being redone. More...

Education

Franklin Middle names honor roll

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

O’Hara seniors honored

Seven college-bound high school seniors were awarded grants at the 2017 Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Shining Stars Dinner on April 26.  Four of the seven honored students are seniors at Cardinal O’Hara High School: Dean Adams, Grace Muscarella More...

Kenmore Baptist names interim pastor

The Rev. James Walton has begun his role as Kenmore Baptist Church’s interim pastor and will conduct the worship service at 11 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

Run for Kindness

Uniting WNY in honor of Maksym Sugorovskiy

Ordained by God. More...

Girl Scout to receive Gold Award in June

Girl Scout Siana Jacobs, of North Tonawanda, is a 2017 Gold Award recipient, according to Girl Scouts of Western New York.  The honor is the highest in Girl Scouts, and recipients must complete a Gold Award project.  Jacobs’ project More...

MUSIC MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND

— Christina DeRosa, a sophomore at Kenmore East High School, stands beside her painting, “Without Music the World Would Be Flat.” She won the national second-place award in the age More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy Hospital earns recognition for nursing excellence

Kenmore Mercy Hospital has received national recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. More...

LinkedIn will host free workshop event

A free, LinkedIn workshop will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Microsoft store in the Galleria Mall, 1 Walden Galleria, Suite L108. More...

WNY RPEA plans 20th annual meeting

The Western New York Chapter of the Retired Public Employees Association will hold its 20th annual chapter meeting. This general meeting and luncheon will last from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Kenmore to start collecting recyclables

The Village of Kenmore will begin collecting recycables on May 8, and residents are reminded to use their new 65-gallon recycle tote, which has a green lid marked “recycle only.”  All residential properties have received a new tote w More...

Big Picture Program provides students with room to grow

Sometimes a student just needs the right environment to flourish. More...

Local News

Tonawanda resident to receive faculty award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Thomas M. More...

Jacobs votes for term limits for positions in Senate, Assembly

State Sen. Chris Jacobs recently voted for a government reform bill that would put into law eight-year term limits for leadership positions in the Senate and Assembly. More...

Man accused of violating Leandra’s Law

Town of Tonawanda police arrested Michael Batt, 36, of Williamsville, last week for allegedly violating Leandra’s Law.  Batt was observed on Kenmore Avenue near Starin Avenue at approximately 12:30 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

First 100 days have been great

I beg to differ with David Sherman about President Trump’s first 100 days in office.  I remember being a new mom and it taking almost 100 days to get the baby to sleep through the night. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports stolen flowerpots

Village of Kenmore  Monday, April 24   A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle sometime overnight. Change was missing, and items were tossed around.  More...

Obituaries

Florence E. Peck, former Tonawanda resident

Florence Elizabeth “Betty” Peck nee Dalton), 89, of Charlottesville, Virginia, formerly of Tonawanda, died Thursday, April 27, 2017.  Mrs. Peck was born on Oct. 6, 1927, in Bristol, Virginia, to the late Charles H. More...

Sports

North Tonawanda girls lax drops a close one to Niagara Falls

Sports Reporter

North Tonawanda’s girls lacrosse team put together its best effort of the young season in its first game back from spring break, ending a nearly three-week hiatus from game action by rallying in the second half of its contest with Niagara Falls More...

Mount St. Mary softball opens league play with big win

The Mount St. Mary softball team opened league play this season by accomplishing a feat that hadn’t been done in a decade. The Thunder defeated Nardin for the first time in 10 years, coming away with a 7-3 victory. More...

Ken East baseball off to hot start

Pitching and defense have Kenmore East baseball off to a much-improved start to this season. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Concert in church planned for May 6  St. Francis of Assisi Church, 150 Broad St., Tonawanda, will present its next concert, featuring the Buffalo Master Chorale, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6. More...