Weekly Feature



August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Paths, Peaks & Paddles teaches kayaking

Get out on the water

For some, kayaking can seem like a daunting adventure. More...

Editorial

Soil sample collection a necessary effort

Many residents have been concerned about the pollutants that can be caused by industry in the Town of Tonawanda and surrounding areas. One in particular has been the environmental impacts of the Tonawanda Coke Corp.  More...

Spindle items

Editor

SAVE THE DATE — Car enthusiasts can come out and enjoy a classic car show, sponsored by Paddock Chevrolet, on Sunday, Aug. 6. The show will take place along Delaware Avenue, between North End and Girard avenues.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 5, 1992   More...

Sports

South breaks three-game losing skid against North

Lions All-Star Classic

The 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic had all of the makings of a big win for the South all-stars.  More...

All-Star Classic dedicated to Sweet Home’s Faller

John Faller closed the book on a legendary coaching career after serving as offensive coordinator for the North all-stars at the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic July 26 at Depew High School.  The game was dedic More...

1967 Kenmore West football squad to be honored

After 50 years, the 1967 version of Blue Devil football joins its’ brother, the 1969 team, in the Kenmore West Athletic Hall of Fame. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

sat. 5  Rock the Block Vendor & Craft Show — Featuring live music, hot food, cold drinks, basket raffles, the Lakeview Animal Sanctuary, Rodzina Polish Dancers and garden tours, 10 m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at 927 Grant St., Buffalo. More...

Garden Tours

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Soil Study releases results of first samples

At a recent meeting, the results of 30 soil samples that were tested as part of a Tonawanda Coke Pilot Soil Study were presented to a group of community members.  (See editorial on page four)  The meeting included representatives of the Ci More...

Town plans Complete Streets Demonstration

Residents will be able to experience a temporary demonstration of a “complete street” on Parker Boulevard from Tuesday, Aug. 22, to Thursday, Aug. More...

Local News

Tonawanda resident takes top rifle honors

Tonawanda native Michael Kapela wants to teach young soldiers what he’s learned during 16 years in the New York State Army National Guard. That will certainly include Kapela’s expertise with firearms.  More...

Paddock Chevrolet car show set for Aug. 6

A classic car show, sponsored by Paddock Chevrolet, will take place Sunday, Aug. 6, along Delaware Avenue, between North End and Girard avenues.  The cars will begin to arrive for placement around 9:30 a.m., and the show runs from 10 a.m. More...

Buffalo man sentenced for assault

Marcel Brooks, 26, of Buffalo, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller to 15 years in prison and five years post-release supervision, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman reports stolen stainless steel pan Village of Kenmore •

Monday, July 24   A Knowlton Avenue resident said he and his wife heard someone banging up against their home and then saw two or more subjects run through the yard.  A Wardman Road resident reported that a man is going in and out of a hous More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BOECK, Marian J. (nee Ricotta), of Kenmore, died Sunday, July 23, 2017. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair celebrates 178th anniversary

Food and agriculture take center stage as the new commodities for the 178th Erie County Fair.  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...

Business

Amberleigh collecting school supplies

The Amberleigh Retirement Community, located at 2330 Maple Road, Williamsville, will be collecting new school supplies at its reception desk for The Teacher’s Desk, a school supply pantry located on North Hampton Street in Buffalo. More...

AAA now provides bicycle towing

AAA Western and Central New York bicycle towing benefits were initiated as of last month.  According to a press release, the benefit has been added to all AAA WCNY memberships at no additional cost.   More...

Kenmore Mercy names ‘Doctor of Distinction’

Kristin Matteson was recently announced as Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s Doctor of Distinction for 2017.  More...