Weekly Feature

August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Uber Zone will aid stadium attendees

Two preseason games are in the books for the Buffalo Bills, and while the results, might have not been ideal for Bills fans, there was one group that won big: Uber.  Before the game, the ride-sharing service and official partner of the Bills ope More...

Spindle items

Editor

MEALS ON WHEELS — Serving Ken-Ton since 1977, Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It’s nice to recognize those who’ve been a part of making the community a better place. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 26, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

FLANAGAN, Marjorie H. (nee Hasselbeck), of Tonawanda, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Mrs. Flanagan is survived by two children, Katherine Ring and Sheila Flanagan and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, John. More...

Sports

Mount St. Mary volleyball hoping to compete with top teams

Sports Reporter

Playing girls volleyball in the Monsignor Martin League is a challenge. St. Mary’s is among the best programs in the area and is seemingly always a contender for a state title. Sacred Heart is no slouch either. More...

Tocke returns to lead Kenmore East volleyball

Gary Tocke is no stranger to Kenmore East volleyball. In fact, he founded the boys program back in 1968 and coached the team for 41 years before handing off the reins in 2009. The district was having trouble finding a coach for the upcoming season. More...

Tonawanda boys soccer to field younger lineup

Gary Tocke is no stranger to Kenmore East volleyball. In fact, he founded the boys program back in 1968 and coached the team for 41 years before handing off the reins in 2009. The district was having trouble finding a coach for the upcoming season. More...

Mount St. Mary to host summer festival

Mount St. Mary Academy will hold its annual summer festival, featuring a Super Cruise Car Show and Food Truck Rally, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at 3756 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore.  More...

Installers designated for ‘Solarize’ campaign

At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, Solar Liberty Energy Systems Inc. and Solar by CIR/CIR Electrical Construction Corp. More...

Pulp 716 Coffee & Comics opens in NT

Many comic book characters have an origin story. More...

Local News

DAY CAMP

— Giada, Olivia and Sam Fieramusca grill marshmallows during day camp at at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore. More...

Kids Club program accepting new members

The Kenmore Youth Center is now accepting new members into its Kids Club program.  “Kids Club is a place for the children in our community to come during the late afternoon to work on homework, play and make friends,” said Dan Crang More...

Buffalo armed robber pleads guilty to gas station heists

A Buffalo man is facing prison time after admitting to holding up three Erie County gas stations.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports finding alcohol in home

Village of Kenmore Monday, Aug. 14 A Colvin Boulevard resident reported that he found a cell phone on his lawn. A Wabash Avenue resident said her neighbor has a decaying roof and parts of it keep falling on her car. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Frank Budwey sold his store to his employees two years ago, and he now sold his store to someone else, so the employees don’t own the store and don’t have any stock. More...

Education

On the Campus

Kyle Patterson of Tonawanda has received an Award of Excellence for a research paper in genetics/ molecular biology at the 71st annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference held at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. More...

Lifestyles

Tour celebrates Erie Canal bicentennial

In celebration of the Erie Canal’s bicentennial — and more specifically, the beginning of its construction — the Heartland Passage Tour will travel the state next month, bringing award-winning musicians, storytellers and a special d More...

Tree planting program set

The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation & Parks will begin accepting orders for its fall street tree planting program on Monday, Sept. 11. Orders can be placed through Friday, Oct. 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...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Lions Club schedules chicken barbecue  The Kenmore Lions Club will be sponsoring a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue, take-out only, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Brounschidle Post, 3354 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. More...

Business

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County holds 100th anniversary celebration

More than 3,600 volunteers gathered on Aug. More...

NT Primary Care Center to open on Aug. 28

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Monday that it will move its River Road Primary Care Center to new offices at 1089 Kinkead Ave., Suite 111, in North Tonawanda.  The practice will be renamed the North Tonawanda Primary Care Center More...

Alzheimer’s chapter offer new program

The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter is offering a program for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment or another related dementia.  More...