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May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore native pens techy-thriller, ‘The Takedown’

What if technology turned against you? More...

Editorial

Rain barrels available for purchase through county

If you would like to collect rainwater to use during the drier months, a rain barrel can do just that. This is a traditional and ancient practice that has been used in Thailand and other areas throughout the world. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

DECORATIONS — With the Memorial Day parade coming up, members of the community will prepare to honor those who have given their lives in service to the country.  This weekend, the Kenmore Village Improvement Society will be sponsoring patr More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 20, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CASH, John R., of Kenmore, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Mr. Cash is survived by his wife, Marilyn (nee Martineck); three children, John, David, and Susan Tzetzo; and four grandchildren. A private funeral service will be held at a later date. More...

Sports

Kenmore West baseball wins first league title since 1993

Sports Reporter

For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, the Kenmore West baseball team has won the NFL Title. The Blue Devils clinched their first regular season league title since 1993 with a 7-2 win over Grand Island Saturday.  More...

Tonawanda baseball clinches division title

Tonawanda baseball has not let disadvantages deter it from achieving goals. The Warriors have only 11 players on the roster, but rode that squad to the ECIC IV Title. The team is 13-2 overall and 10-1 in league play. More...

Thunder finish up with solid offensive showing

Mount St. Mary softball has certainly had a nice week at the plate. The Thunder scored 53 runs while winning three of four games last week.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Spring plant sale set for May 18 The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will hold its spring plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 18, in the front lobby, at 2950 Elmwood Ave. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

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Dance

sat. 20  Queen City Contra Dancers — Contra dance taught and called by David Smuckler, and music by Knives & Forks, basics at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. More...

Breaking News - 5/17/2017 8:10 AM

Budget, Board of Education election results

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District budget vote and Board of Education election took place on Tuesday. More...

School Board holds budget hearing

A hearing on the 2017-18 Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Board of Education budget was held at the board’s May 9 meeting. “The district has come a long way in the last 10 years. More...

Chamber to launch KenTonOpoly game

Residents will soon be able to participate in the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce’s interactive game called KenTonOpoly.  Individuals can obtain game pieces by making a purchase at member businesses that can be redeemed for prizes, discounts a More...

Local News

Lomeo to deliver St. Joe’s commencement speech

On Thursday, Kaleida Health President and CEO Jody Lomeo will address the graduates of St. More...

Healing garden dedicated at Kenmore Mercy

Colorful flowers and plants now greet arriving patients, visitors and associates at Kenmore Mercy Hospital thanks to a donation made to the Kenmore Mercy Foundation by the late John M. More...

Brian Dugan Road Race set for May 19

Community members will come together to celebrate Brian Dugan’s life and legacy at the annual Brian Dugan Memorial Scholarship Road Race on Friday, May 19.  The late Dugan was a father, husband, son, friend, coach and teacher. More...

Police Blotter

Man reports mean girlfriend

Village of Kenmore •  Monday, May 8   A West Girard Avenue resident reported that someone went through her vehicle sometime overnight. Her registration and insurance card were taken.  More...

Education

AAUW to hold annual scholarship book sale

The Buffalo Branch of the American Association of University Women will open its 63rd scholarship book sale Wednesday, May 31, in the Burlington Plaza, 1551 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst.  More than 150,000 books, DVDs, CDs, games and puzzles wil More...

O’Hara schedules Fine Arts Night

Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda will hold Fine Arts Night, highlighting the school’s music, art and dance departments, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at 39 O’Hara Road.  More...

St. Joe’s to offer new summer camp

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute is offering a new summer camp for boys entering grades seven and eight. Innovation Camp will explore different technologies each day inside the school’s Innovation Center adjacent to the main campus. More...

Lifestyles

Preparing for retirement, Quinn reflects on career in education, government

All good things must come to an end, and for Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr., that is occurring this week, as he steps down from the post following Wednesday’s commencement ceremony. More...

Cardinal O'Hara Prom

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Library News

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.   More...

Business

Chamber starts KenTonOpoly, seeks golfers

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

KenTonOpoly is underway. The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the launch of its first interactive KenTonOpoly game.  More...

Lake Shore Savings starts mobile banking

Lake Shore Savings Bank has officially launched LS Business, which allows business customers to manage their finances from their mobile devices. More...

3M Plant to expand, create jobs in Tonawanda

The 3M plant in Tonawanda, the world’s largest sponge-making facility, will invest $34.5 million in the 275,000-square-foot facility at 305 Sawyer Ave., retaining 308 jobs and creating 39 new positions, according to Gov. More...