Weekly Feature



October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Knowledge is sprouting at Edison Elementary

The students at Edison Elementary School are getting to know nature a little bit better by growing their own plants and harvesting crops in a children’s garden and outdoor science area.  Along with a peace garden and butterfly garden, the More...

Editorial

Helpful tips for coping after a tragic event

Whether you are at home, work or running errands when you find out about a recent tragedy, it can hit hard. It’s difficult to not get wrapped up in the news or videos that replay on the television or that are posted online.  More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

SAVE THE DATE — Fall is here.  The season will bring colorful leaves and activities, such as apple picking and fun events that lead up to Halloween.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1992   More...

Lifestyles

Chews to help

Donate your appetite on Oct. 10 to fight HIV/AIDS

Restaurant-goers across Western New York will help those affected by HIV and AIDS on Tuesday, Oct. 10, as part of the annual fundraiser Dining Out for Life. More...

Takeout chicken barbecue scheduled

A Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier, 111 Oliver St. in North Tonawanda. The cost is $10, and the dinners are available takeout only. More...

Ken-Ton CROP Hunger Walk set for Sunday

To help provide food to those in need, church and community members will lace up their sneakers for the Ken-Ton CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Oct. 8. Participants will gather at 1 p.m. More...

Town supervisor delivers tentative budget

The Town of Tonawanda’s proposed 2018 spending plan includes a slight tax increase — similar to last year — with little or no cuts to services.  For the first time in three years, Town of Tonawanda businesses could also see an More...

Local News

Representation sought for strategic planning process

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District strategic planning process will be guided by a core team of district stakeholder representatives.  The core team will include parent representatives from elementary, middle and high school levels; on More...

St. Joe’s names new board members

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News Brief

The Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road. The meeting is open to the public.   More...

Sports

Blue Devils suffer another tough loss

Sports Reporter

Kenmore West football suffered another difficult loss Thursday, falling to Williamsville South 20-16. The loss dropped the Blue Devils to 1-4 on the season.  More...

North Tonawanda boys volleyball team rallies to sweep Vikings

North Tonawanda gave the best possible demonstration of what it means to be all in where the concept of being a team is concerned Friday night at Grand Island, as the Lumberjacks’ boys volleyball squad showcased its grit and refuse-to-lose ment More...

Close loss drops NT football to 1-4

Williamsville East’s defense has been making plays all season and that was once again on display in the Flames’ home game Thursday night against North Tonawanda.  More...

Business

Food Bank names new president, CEO

Michael J. Prendergast, chairman of the Food Bank of WNY’s Board of Directors, recently announced that the board has selected Tara A. More...

BBB’s Secure Your ID Day is Saturday, Oct 7

To help combat ID theft and educate the public on best practices to secure personal information, Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York will host “Se- cure Your ID Day” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 7. More...

Kenmore resident takes home trophy at Groom Expo

Macie Pisa, a Kenmore resident, garnered the second place trophy in the Rescue Round-Up competition at this year’s Groom Expo.  As a second-generation groomer, Pisa has been immersed in the dog world her entire life. More...