Weekly Feature



July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Town of Tonawanda aims to save energy costs

Through its Solarize campaign, the Town of Tonawanda hopes to increase its number of solar rooftops, which can have a positive effect on the environment.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 15, 1992   More...

NEW OFFICERS

— The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central recently elected officers for 2017-18. More...

Reflecting on Dillon’s Rule in relation to local government

Erie County Legislature

It’s known as Dillon’s Rule and is named after John Forrest Dillon, who was appointed a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals judge by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1869. More...

As school year closes, programs to boost academics

Sweet Home Superintendent

The Sweet Home School District closed out the 2016-17 school year with a wonderful celebration in the form of commencement exercises at the University at Buffalo’s Center for the Arts. Graduation is always a highlight. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

LAVENDER FEST — In Skaneateles, New York, Lockwood Lavender Farm holds a lavender festival where attendees have the chance to stroll through the fragrant fields and pick their own lavender, whether it’s for culinary purposes or making a b More...

What do deflated footballs have to do with election hacking?

Managing Editor

Imagine if the ownership and coaching staffs of the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots were to discuss a joint venture to prevent teams from tampering with game balls in an effort to keep competition fair. More...

On the Campus

Lea Stachura of Tonawanda has been named to the dean’s list at Cazenovia College for the spring 2017 semester.   More...

Trip to Washington covers people’s business

Erie County Executive

I recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts from across the country for a special meeting of the County Executives of America Association, a nonpartisan organization that includes elected officials from more than 700 counties nat More...

Drug boxes available for disposals

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick is reminding residents that the Sheriff’s Office maintains a drug and syringe drop box at the Town of Tonawanda Police Department, at 1835 Sheridan Drive, and at the Grand Island Town Hall, at 2255 Baseline More...