Weekly Feature



May 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Tonawanda Tomorrow to move ahead in summer

Tonawanda Tomorrow, a community-driven effort to create an economic action plan that is grounded in data and shaped by residents and businesses, is moving forward. More...

Editorial

Ticks present public health risk in summer months

After another mild Western New York winter, the number of ticks in Erie County may be increased compared to previous years. More ticks could lead to more people exposed to tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, which is widespread in Erie County. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SAVE THE DATE — There are many upcoming events next month that are great outings to take with family or friends.  The Kenmore Village Improvement Society will host its annual Northtown Subaru Dog Days of Kenmore event from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 3, 1992   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s lacrosse wins MMA Title in dominant fashion

Sports Reporter

It wasn’t nearly as dramatic, but St. Joe’s second-consecutive Monsignor Martin Lacrosse Title was just as satisfying. More...

Mount St. Mary lax comes back to win Monsignor Martin Championship

Maeve Kearney was not expecting to be the hero. The Mount St. Mary lacrosse roster features multiple All-Catholic selections and two 100-goal scorers. More...

Kenmore West baseball falls to Clarence in Class AA semifinals

A memorable Kenmore West baseball season came to an unceremonious end in the Class AA semifinals Thursday when the Blue Devils lost to Clarence 9-2. There were chances to score and take the lead early on, but that never came to fruition.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 2  Queen City Roller Girls — Come watch the Queen City Roller Girls Cup Championship, 7 p.m. Friday, June 2, at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets   More...

Art

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Taste of Tonawandas planned for Sunday

The Taste of the Tonawandas will return to Sweeney Street from noon to 7 p.m. More...

Garden Tour applications due June 9

Gardeners who look forward to participating in the Ken-Ton Garden Tour can fill out an application to participate in this year’s tour.  “I think it’s a great community event. More...

Local News

SPREADING WINGS —

Members of Hoover Elementary School teacher Lisa Chiavaroli’s class hold paper butterflies created by students from various schools in several states who participated in an exchange. More...

Funding to support summer activities

A package approved at last Thursday’s session of the Erie County Legislature will provide funding for the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns and the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department through the county’s Primetim More...

Concerts scheduled at Gateway Harbor Park

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Police Blotter

Caller asks about car registration price

Village of Kenmore  Monday, May 22   A Hamilton Boulevard resident reported a suspicious white van going in and out of driveways.  More...

Lifestyles

Eighth-graders visit Buffalo State through College Readiness Program

Amanda Plumtey, an eighth-grader at John F. Kennedy Middle School, took her first steps on a college campus a few weeks ago through the College Readiness Program. More...

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...

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...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Lions Club organizes hot dog sale  The Tonawandas Erie Canal Gateway Lions Club is sponsoring a Sahlen’s hot dog sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Valu Home Centers, 4264 Delaware Ave. in the Delton Plaza in Tonawanda. More...

Business

KVIS seeks Scout volunteers for Kenmore in Bloom

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society is looking for Scout volunteers to participate in its annual Kenmore in Bloom campaign.  According to a press release, volunteers don’t need green thumbs to help promote beautiful flowers and greener More...

Invest Buffalo Niagara adds to regional staff

Invest Buffalo Niagara, a nonprofit, privately funded economic development organization, has promoted Jenna Kavanaugh to chief operating officer and also hired a graphic designer and content and digital marketing associate.  More...

Avalon CEO to run WNY-EO Chapter

JP Midgley, chief executive officer of Avalon Document Services, will take the reins of the Western New York Chapter of the Ent repreneurs’ Organiza- tion when he is installed as president on Saturday, July 1. More...