Weekly Feature



September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Strategic planning surveys available

Ken-Ton School District

All stakeholders of the Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District, including parents and guardians, business owners and residents without school-age children, are invited and encouraged to take part in a survey to help chart the future course of the More...

Editorial

Community can learn more about carrousel history

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is one of the last existing complexes in the United States that housed the production of wooden carousels. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

VISIONING TOURS — There will be a couple of walking tours happening in the City of Tonawanda this week.  The City of Tonawanda and the Comprehensive Plan Consultant   Team, led by Clark Patterson Lee, have identified potential opportu More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 30, 1992   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s time for New York State to remove the Statue of Liberty; it should be replaced with Grover Cleveland. The man was president, Erie County sheriff, Erie County executive, mayor of Buffalo, governor of New York State. More...

Sports

Tonawanda girls soccer splits games against league’s top foes

Tonawanda’s girls soccer team earned a split against the top teams in ECIC Division IV, falling at home to Holland, 7-2, Thursday, and winning at Alden, 1-0, Friday. Tonawanda also won at Eden, 3-1, Sept. More...

North Tonawanda football defeats Kenmore West 42-26

Kenmore West football started out hot Friday night, but a major North Tonawanda run left the Blue Devils 1-3 on the season. More...

Young Ken East swim team showing promise

The Kenmore East girls swimming team is young but has shown plenty of fight through the first three meets of the season. The team is 1-2 thus far and has been working hard in each meet.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

School district to hold flu clinic on Sept. 27 More...

Business

Kenmore Mercy Hospital awarded certification

Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Catholic Health’s Orthopedic Campus of Excellence, has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement.  According to Kenmore Mercy, it’s the only hospital in More...

VFW scholarship contests due Oct. 25

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary have announced two scholarship contests, with submissions due by Wednesday, Oct. 25. “Patriots Pen” is an essay contest for students in grades six through eight. More...

Annual ‘Pub with a Purpose’ set for October

Lutheran Charities of Western New York will offer an afternoon of food, fun and fellowship from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2.  More...

Rivalry game

Gracie Meciszewski of Kenmore West gets the ball first on a clean slide tackle down the sideline on Lauren Reinhart of Kenmore East. More...

Carrousel Museum receives funding for programs

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda will be able to expand its educational programming because of funding that was allocated through the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America discretionary grant pro More...

Local News

Ken-Ton District collecting items for Texas school

Kenmore West High School alumna Brittany Schamerhorn teaches second grade at Maurice Wolfe Elementary School, which was directly in the path of Hurricane Harvey when it made landfall on Aug. 26, according to the Ken-Ton School District.  More...

‘Community Walks’ campaign to expand at Sweet Home

The “Community Walks” program initiated last month by administrators and teachers in the Sweet Home School District will be expanded during the first week of October.  The door-to-door campaign was the brainchild of James Ryan, instr More...

Ken-Ton School District wins public relations awards

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District won high honors in three different categories as part of the New York School Public Relations Association 2017 Communications Awards.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports hopping parakeet

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Sept. 18   A lieutenant reported advising picketers to stay on the sidewalk. More...

Education

Cardinal O’Hara High School to host open house

“Envision, Explore, Experience” is the theme of Cardinal O’Hara High School’s annual open house — for sixth- through eighth-grade students and their families — from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, and from 10 a.m. More...

News Brief

The Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road. More...

Lifestyles

BPO Nation...... Bringing affordable acts to WNY

Mike Montoro has been in the business of promoting concerts for more than 40 years. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours   Fall hours are: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 28   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 28  Preschool Story Time — Children 3 to 5 years old are welcome to come enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, crafts and more, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Festivals

sat. 30 Veteran’s Park Fall Festival — 21st annual Fall Festival includes a basket raffle, chowder, homemade pies, a pumpkin patch, youth games, special activities, free events and an arts and More...