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June 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Janeen Kelly Memorial Run to honor late Kenmore resident

The Janeen Kelly Memorial 5K Run/Walk for the Troops will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 9, beginning and ending at Mang Park in Kenmore. The run was started by Kelly’s younger brother, Jack, as a way to honor his sister’s memory. More...

Editorial

Common sense needed when enjoying pools

Summer pools are now open in the Town of Tonawanda and there’s plently of pools to take advantage of along with lessons. More...

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Ken-Ton Editor

CHAPTERS CLOSE — As the school year ends, so does the chapter for some teachers and staff members in the Ken-Ton community. Teachers make an impact throughout their career and are not forgotten by many of the students they teach.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 1, 1992   More...

Sports

Seniors dominate All-Bee First Team

The 2017 baseball season was not played under ideal conditions. Consistent and seemingly unceasing rain forced many teams to scramble to make up games where they could. More...

11-day hockey fundraising event aims to fight cancer

Hockey is a tough sport to play, even when confined to its normal one-hour time frame. Playing for 11 straight days is downright absurd. But it’s nothing compared to the difficulty of fighting cancer. More...

RUN THE HAWK

- The weather may have been dreary, but one could not tell from the enthusiasm and energy of 132 runners who took part in the third annual Run the Hawk 5K Race at Cardinal O’Hara High School Ju More...

Breaking News - 6/28/2017 8:36 AM

Charges against Sen. Rob Ortt dismissed

New York Attroney General Eric Schneiderman’s indictments against New York State Sen. More...

Kenney Field Independence Day celebration set for July 3

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department will host a concert and fireworks display at Kenney Field to celebrate Independence Day on Monday, July 3.  More...

Tonawanda Tomorrow releases action plan

Since the fall, the Town of Tonawanda — along with a variety of public, private and nonprofit sector partners — has been brainstorming ideas for the future of Tonawanda’s economy.  The initiative aims to create good-paying jobs More...

Local News

New sign dedicated at Gratwick Riverside Park

North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas, along with city officials and several members of the Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club, as well as the Exchange Club of the Tonawandas, were on hand in North Tonawanda’s Gratwick Riverside Park last week fo More...

Tonawanda man sentenced for murder

John Avent, 50, of the Town of Tonawanda, has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth F. Case for killing his girlfriend, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. More...

On the Campus

Sandra Waring of Tonawanda has been named to the president’s list at Genesee Community College for the spring 2017 semester.  More...

Police Blotter

Customer throws Slurpee at employee

Village of Kenmore  Monday, June 19   A Tremont Avenue resident said three of the vehicles in his driveway were ransacked overnight. More...

Education

On the Campus

Alexander Collesano of Tonawanda has been named to the dean’s list at Baldwin Wallace University for the spring 2017 semester.  Joshua Mileham of Tonawanda has been named to the president’s list at Canton State College for the spring More...

Kenmore resident receives grant for Writers Series

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded Mick Cochrane, professor and chairman of English at Canisius College, a $10,000 grant for the Contemporary Writers Series. Cochrane is a resident of Kenmore.  More...

North Tonawanda Graduation 2017

Stephanie Fritzke, left, Emily Jenkins and Emily Kaczor are shown in their caps and gowns during North Tonawanda High School’s graduation ceremony on Sunday. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Bookfest

highlights printing, book arts Intern Reporter

The Western New York Book Arts Center will host its sixth annual Buffalo Bookfest from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8.  More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657  Library hours Summer 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

Tonawanda resident receives public relations award

Earlier this month, Matthew Biddle, a Tonawanda resident, was honored with the Ann R. More...

Brighton Optical serves community for 50 years

Brighton Optical, an independent optical retail store, has been at the same corner at Brighton and Eggert roads in Tonawanda, for 50 years.  Licensed optician and contact lens practitioner Dave Schmidt Jr. More...

NYSSCPA elects Buffalo Chapter president

James E. Gramkee, a certified public accountant and owner of Gramkee Financial Consulting, has been selected president of the Buffalo Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. More...