Weekly Feature



June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Highway superintendents receive increase in infrastructure funding

Local municipalities have received significant increases in funding for paving and other road repairs.  According to state Sen. Chris Jacobs, $29 billion in total infrastructure spending was secured in the 2017-18 state budget. More...

Editorial

Help is needed for seniors in New York

June 15 marks National Elder Abuse Awareness Day. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are around 383,000 people age 60 and older living in Erie County. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

BPO CONCERT — Listening to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra perform against the backdrop of the Niagara River is a highlight of the summer.  Assemblyman Robin Schimminger is sponsoring a free concert that will take place at 7 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 17, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MANLEY, Marilyn A. (nee Kelly), of Tonawanda, died Thursday, June 8, 2017. Mrs. Manley is survived by two children, James and Rochelle Manley, and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard. More...

Sports

Section champ Orchard Park dominates First Team lineup

Sports Reporter

Orchard Park once again cemented its status as one of the top boys lacrosse teams in Western New York when it beat Lancaster 15-13 to win its sixth consecutive Section VI Class A championship. More...

Lancaster goalie Ben Mazur named Boys Player of the Year

Playing as a lacrosse goalie can be tough, but Lancaster junior goalie Ben Mazur makes it look easy. More...

Mazur repeats as Boys Coach of the Year

Dave Mazur coached Lancaster to a 16-2 record and a second straight appearance in the Section VI Class A final, but there was a time before the season started when the 2017 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse Coach of the Year wasn’t sure he was going to be More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

ongoing: now-June 18   More...

Theatre

thurs. 22  The Merry Wives of Windsor — Shakespeare in Delaware Park begins it season with “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” directed by Eileen Dugan and featuring an all female cast, 7:30 p.m.   More...

Dog days of summer

Douglas Beeman and his Great Dane, Ray, make friends with Mckenna Lucas, age 7, of Tonawanda, during the Northtown Subaru Dog Days of Kenmore, which was held at Mang Park on Sunday. More...

Kenmore Days set for June 21-24

The Village of Kenmore will hold its annual Kenmore Days event — featuring family friendly activities such as a carnival, food trucks, live music and fireworks show — Wednesday, June 21, through Saturday, June 24. More...

Local News

GREAT SCULPTORS

— Winners of the 19th annual Clay Olympics, hosted by the Buffalo State College Ceramics Program, stand together from Kenmore East High School art teacher Matthew Sagurney’s class. More...

‘Easy Listening’ concerts begin Thursday

The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks’ annual summer tradition of “Easy Listening” concerts will return to Raymond Klimek Veterans Park this week.  More...

NT summer school registration available

Summer school registration will be held at North Tonawanda High School from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 23; and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports stolen athletic bag

Village of Kenmore  Monday, June 5   • A caller said her 18-year-old daughter gave her friend a lot of her clothes. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see Kelly Ripa took her show to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. I think that is outrageous. Why couldn’t she have done her show in Niagara Falls, New York?   More...

Education

Seniors honored at Maryvale High during joint BOCES awards ceremony

Assembling for the first time in one venue, Erie 1 Board of Cooperative Educational Services officials and instructors from the Harkness, Kenton, and Potter career and technical centers presented awards to approximately 70 students, recognizing them More...

Kenmore West Alumni Foundation awards scholarships

The Kenmore West Alumni Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $34,000 to nine students, according to the foundation.  Many of the students were in Advanced Placement courses and/or the International Baccalaureate program, an advanced cour More...

Students participate in cupcake war

Kenmore East Middle School and Erie 1 BOCES joined forces in an effort to spark student interest in technical careers.  More...

Lifestyles

Homegrown

Farmers markets offer new twists for 2017 season

Under way for another year of fresh, local food and products — and quality community interaction — farmers markets throughout the region are showcasing their wares for the buying public. 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...

Public Notices

— LEGAL NOTICE —  BP Tent Company, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/1/17. Cty: Genesee. SSNY desig. More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy appoints business adviser

Kenmore Mercy Hospital has named Kyle Donovan as its new business adviser.  More...

Discover Kenmore planned for June 17

The Kenmore Merchants Association is hosting its annual “Discover Kenmore” event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE offers all-day workshop

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE is holding a workshop, “Starting and Managing Your Own Business,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the Orchard Park Public Library, 4570 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park. More...