Weekly Feature



June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local couple organizes children’s fishing derby

The City of Tonawanda Parks and Recreation Department will host a free fishing derby for children at the Niawanda Park band shell on Saturday, June 17.  More...

Editorial

Stay fit this summer by attending a free class

If you are looking to lose weight or just remain active, summer can be a good time to get a head start. While there are plenty of activities to surf through around the area, some are even free of charge. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

COMMUNITY SUPPORT — Monday’s Town Board meeting was a great example of the community coming together to support something that they believe will benefit the town.   More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 10, 1992   More...

Sports

Tonawanda baseball finishes successful 2017 season

Sports Reporter

A spectacular Tonawanda baseball season came to an end in a pitcher’s duel in the Class B2 semifinals two weeks ago. The Warriors fell to Fredonia, 4-0, in a game where both offenses were stifled by the opposing pitcher. More...

Tonawanda softball finishes season in B1 semifinals

Tonawanda softball’s season came to an end with a loss to a Class B powerhouse two weeks ago. The Lady Warriors fell to Depew, 10-0, in the Class B1 semifinals. The Lady Wildcats have since moved on to the state semifinal round.  More...

SLIDE TO THE RIGHT

- Nick Alagna of Cardinal O’Hara slides into the warning track on a ball hit to the right-field fence during a May 19 loss to St. Joe’s. The Hawks ended their season with a loss to St. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Popcorn Shack to sell items at hospital The Popcorn Shack will be selling its specialty items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, at 2950 Elmwood Ave. Garden Club sets upcoming meeting More...

Entertainment

Elderwood announces summer 2017 Cruise Night series

Elderwood is gearing up for a series of Cruise Nights planned for June through September at nine Western New York Elderwood locations, according to a recent press release.  Elderwood Cruise Nights are evenings of family-friendly fun, food, live More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 8  Cupcake Sale — Featuring flavored cupcakes and sponsored by the Medical Center Auxiliary, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, June 8, by the waterfall by the gift shop at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. More...

Hockey community asks for new rink at meeting

In the Town of Tonawanda, the hockey community is prevalent. More...

Elmwood Avenue project underway

The Village of Kenmore is expected to see pedestrian and recreational bicycle access improvements along Elmwood Avenue by the end of summer. Last week, Rep. More...

Local News

Effort to bring back dispatch services continues

Members of the North Tonawanda Police Benevolent Association have begun going door to door to rally public support in their ongoing effort to improve public safety by bringing back 9-1-1 dispatch services to North Tonawanda, according to a press rele More...

Beginner summer music lessons available

Enrollment is now open for Ken-Ton School District beginner summer music lessons. The deadline to enroll is Friday, June 16.  The enrollment form can be found at www.ktufsd.org, and registration is available at www.ktufsd.org/ce_ register.  More...

KVIS sets next meeting

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society is welcoming all interested people who would like to become more involved in the Kenmore community to attend its monthly meeting, according to a press release.  The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. More...

Education

Kenmore West Prom

A group of friends gather on the dance floor during Kenmore West’s senior prom on Friday. More...

North Tonawanda Prom

Rhett Stauffer, left, Olivia Hecei, Trent Woodroe, Victoria Abousaid and Brandon Tran pose together during their senior prom at Classics V. More...

Mt. St. Mary’s Graduation

Kaitlyn Hart, left, Maeve Kearney, Madison Badgley, Paige Freer, Natalie Scrivani and Mary Grace Downey pose together at Mount St. Mary Academy’s commencement ceremony on Sunday. More...

Lifestyles

Late member’s wood carvings to be displayed at Amherst Center for Senior Services

When members of the Amherst Center for Senior Services needed to find John LaVigne, they knew where they could find him - carving into a piece of basswood or cottonwood in the art room.  “After he started wood carving, he never stopped,&rd More...

It all began in Lancaster for pro pole vaulter

Mary Saxer almost never tried pole vaulting. The former high school and NCAA All-American and current pro didn’t even pick up the sport until her junior season at Lancaster High School. More...

Niagara Falls trip, dinner celebrate 60th anniversary

Gloria and Donald Spagnola of Lockport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a Maid of the Mist tour in Niagara Falls followed by a dinner celebration at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. More...

Business

Mississippi Mudds celebrates 30th anniversary

When the sun is shining, a seat on the rooftop patio at Mississippi Mudds offers a refreshing view of the Niagara River. The family restaurant, at 313 Niagara St. More...

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE offers free workshop

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE is holding a free workshop, “Starting With the End in Mind Economic Outlook Presentation,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 12. 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...