Weekly Feature

July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Camping offers health benefits and more in summer

Many people take advantage of the summer weather by planning camping trips with their families. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

HELPING OUT — A humble act shouldn’t go unnoticed. A family from the Congo in Africa recently received some helping hands from the students, parents and faculty at St. John the Baptist   School in Kenmore.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 29, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

EVANS, David W., of Kenmore, died Monday, July 17, 2017. Mr. Evans is survived by his wife, Darlene (nee Stobie) and three children, Dawn, William and Kaitlyn. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on July 21 at St. Paul’s Church. More...

Sports

Cardinal O’Hara’s Dickson is Female Athlete of the Year

Cori Dickson did a lot of winning in high school. More...

Sweet Home grad Wasson named assistant women’s gymnastics coach at Ohio State

Lucas Wasson, a 2001 Sweet Home graduate and Town of Tonawanda native, took the next step in his coaching career when he was recently named an assistant coach for the Ohio State women’s gymnastics team.  Wasson, a former gymnast and coach More...

Senior MOGs earn ninth straight win

Glory Days Softball League

60+ Division  The Senior Mostly Old Guys finished the 2017 regular season with their ninth consecutive victory, which came at the Comfort Funeral Home Senior Cubs’ expense, 11-8.  The Cubs didn’t make things easy, however, as th More...

Business

Riviera Theatre hires executive director

The Historic Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda has hired David Fillenwarth as its executive director.  More...

Welcome Home event planned for all veterans

Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony for all veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. More...

2017 STEAM Conference slated for August

Technology and recycling, the physics of music, and how teaching the arts in classrooms helps students overcome trauma, are just a few of the topics that will be discussed at the 2017 STEAM Conference on Aug. 7 and 8. More...

Drone photography changes perspective of Canal Fest

When he was a child, Jason Agnello liked to fly toys, such as wind-up birds, Styrofoam gliders or even kites. More...

DeCecco appointed to seat on Kenmore Village Board

At the July 18 meeting of the Kenmore Village Board, Joseph M. DeCecco was appointed as a new trustee.  The seat was previously held by Trustee Timothy McCarthy, who died in November.  “Mr. More...

Local News

WALKING THROUGH GARDENS

— Gail Kedzierski, left, and Jeane Nevinger, top photo, look at the front yard garden of a Wabash Avenue home during the Ken-Ton Garden Tour on Saturday. More...

Garden Club launches ‘Tonawanda in Bloom’

The Ken-Sheriton Garden Club has started a “Tonawan- da in Bloom” program, which will take place now through Aug. More...

On the Campus

Medaille College has named the following students to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester: Julia Barber, Angela Carr, Christopher Christia Jr., Michelle Ferrini, Stephanie Oswald, Charles Panepinto, Taylor Pfonner, Autumn Phillips, Kell More...

Police Blotter

Man calls police about his insomnia

Village of Kenmore  Monday, July 17   A Stillwell Avenue resident reported that two people are hitting golf balls on the front lawn, and she’s afraid they may break a window.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When are we all going to start getting disgusted with these Republicans in Congress for allowing this country to be destroyed by this president? More...

Education

St. Joe’s names honor roll

The following St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year. More...

Lifestyles

Stop and snare

Top drum corps to perform at 20th annual Drums Along the Waterfront

Imagine a marching band combined with synchronized dance movements and the artistry of a Broadway production. That’s what an audience can expect from a drum corps performance. More...

Canal Fest 2017

An aerial shot captures boats along the Erie Canal in North Tonawanda during the Canal Fest parade, which took place on July 18. More...

Canal Fest2017

Four-year-old Savannah Aichinger pops balloons for prizes with Brittany and Gale Kandfer at Canal Fest on Sunday. More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

Old First Ward — Enjoy a walking tour of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buffalo, 6 p.m. Friday, July 28. Meet at Mutual Riverfront Park, 41 Hamburg St., Buffalo; $. 245-3032, www.explorebuffalo.org   More...

Festivals

thurs. 27-sat. 29  CMC JazzFest — The Colored Musicians Club will celebrate its 100th year of jazz at 145 Broadway, Buffalo, and this free, outdoor festival will host more than 150 performers on seven stages. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 27  Kids DJ Dance Party — 6 p.m. Thursday, July 27, as part of Music On Main, at Ed Young’s Hardware, 5641 Main St., Williamsville. shop.edyoungs.com/departments   More...