Weekly Feature



September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Community can raise funds for hurricane relief

As Hurricane Irma’s path made its way through Florida this past weekend after hitting the Caribbean, our thoughts and prayers have been with those who reside on the islands and in the “Sunshine State.” More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

LIVE MUSIC — If you like discovering new music, you might want to check out Boston’s Griffin Robillard.  The musician will be touring in support of his debut record and making a stop in the area. He will be performing at 7 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 16, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Alan L. McCarthy, former Ken-Ton elementary principal

Alan L. McCarthy, 90, a former elementary principal in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

RYAN, Catherine M. (nee D’Ambrosia), of Kenmore, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. Mrs. Ryan is survived by her husband, Sean, and two children, Mary Margaret and Thomas. She was preceded in death by one child, Eileen. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo prepares for 19th annual ‘Light The Night Walk’

Even with the extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

‘Solarize’ workshop planned for Sept. 13

Residents can learn more about “Solarize Tonawanda” and connect with local solar panel installers at a workshop scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Philip Sheridan Building, 3200 Elmwood Ave. More...

Theatre Preview

Irish Classical Theatre Company presents ‘Design For Living’   More...

Business

Kenmore Animal Hospital donates preventive veterinary care

Kenmore Animal Hospital recently launched PAWS for a Cause, a program dedicated to providing consistent, proactive health care throughout a pet’s life stage, while also giving back to the pets of the community. More...

UB RENEW Institute awards grant funding

Three research projects have been selected to receive funding from the University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute, an interdisciplinary institute dedicated to solving complex environmental problems. More...

Wildroot Building subject of discussion

Preservation Buffalo Niagara, Buffalo’s Young Preservationists, and the Preservation League of New York State will host a public meeting to discuss the historic Wildroot Building at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, on the site, 1740 Bailey Ave. More...

Local News

BACK TO SCHOOL —

The Student Council at Cardinal O’Hara High School continues a tradition by presenting a “welcome back to school” gift on the first day of school to the faculty and staff. More...

Tonawanda resident to be ordained

Six men will receive the sacrament of holy orders on Saturday, Sept. 16, when Bishop Richard J. Malone ordains the men to the holy order of deacon, according to a press release from the Diocese of Buffalo.  More...

Sunday Jazz set at Carnegie Art Center

The Carnegie Art Center will host six weeks of jazz concerts, beginning Thursday, Sept. 14, at 240 Goundry St. in North Tonawanda.  Bobby Militello, an American jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist, will kick off the series. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports man bothering his dogs

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Sept. 4   A Tremaine Avenue resident said her vehicle was broken into overnight.  An Argonne Drive resident reported returning home and noticing a TV missing from an upstairs bedroom.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I attended a meeting about the roundabout. I was there for the two days walking and driving. They claim they are not taking away any corner property, but that means it’s too narrow for buses, trucks, etc. More...

Sports

Kenmore East boys soccer starts 4-0-1

A potent and disciplined offense has led Kenmore East to a solid start to the season. The Bulldogs are 4-0-1 through five games, with some impressive wins in league play. The offense has been a major key to the early success.  More...

St. Joe’s tops Cardinal O’Hara 41-14

St. Joe’s rolled to a league win over crosstown rival Cardinal O’Hara, defeating the Hawks 41-14 Friday.  Roland McCarley got things started early with an 85-yard kickoff return for a score. More...

NT boys soccer remains unbeaten through six

The strong start to the 2017 season continued for the North Tonawanda boys soccer team with wins over Kenmore West, 4-3, at home Sept. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 14   More...

Performance

thurs. 14  The Bobby Militello Quartet — Part of the Jazz at the Carnegie Art Center, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14  Jam — Jam with a musical guest to be announced, 7 p.m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com   More...