Weekly Feature



October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Safety plans help prepare for an emergency

Since October is Fire Safety Month, it’s important for homeowners to review safety tips with their families so they will be prepared in the event of a fire emergency. More...

Spindle items

Ken-Ton Editor

FESTIVE FALL — If you look around the Village of Kenmore, you will probably notice the cornstalks, scarecrows, lights, straw, leaves and ribbons.  Each season, the Kenmore   Village Improvement Society decorates the village to add vis More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1992   More...

Education

Tonawanda City schools earn Distinguished Mention

A focus on hands-on learning, student collaboration and “make-your-own” lessons have earned the Tonawanda City School District an honorable designation by the Western New York STEM Hub.  The hub has recognized the school district wit More...

Preparation course available at O’Hara

Cardinal O’Hara High School is offering class options for its scholarship and entrance exam preparation course.  The preparation course is designed to help a student raise his or her score on the Nov. More...

Cardinal O’Hara High School HOMECOMING 2017

Jackson Bright, left, Tori Lakeman, Katie Dunn, Taylor Arrana, Gabbi LaBarber and Kiara Johnson enjoy one another’s company at the dance. More...

Business

On the Rox Liquors carries organic, low-sulfite wines

The consumer-driven shift toward fresher, cleaner foods isn’t a fad. It’s a movement; Tom and Joe Zoratti, owners of On the Rox Liquors, strive to provide many options for their consumers living healthy lifestyles. More...

Medaille College to lead talk on health care

Medaille College, at 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, will host a look at Western New York’s changing health care landscape and what it means for business owners. More...

Family Promise of WNY to host ‘Choc-toberfest’

Family Promise of WNY, a community organization providing temporary shelter and support to families experiencing homelessness in Western New York, will host its third annual “Choc-tober- fest” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Safety concerns to be addressed at meeting

Colvin Boulevard and Brighton Road intersection

Residents will have an opportunity this week to hear objectives of a safety improvement project involving vehicular safety concerns at the Colvin Boulevard and Brighton Road intersection.  More...

Upgrades progress at DeGraff Memorial Hospital

A plan to relocate and expand the emergency department at DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda is underway. More...

Mount St. Mary plans reverse raffle

Mount St. Mary Academy will host its eighth annual reverse raffle, with more than $11,000 in prizes. The grand-prize winner, the last raffle ticket drawn, will be awarded $10,000.  More...

Local News

North Tonawanda to receive Buffalo Billion funding

Four Western New York communities, including North Tonawanda, have been selected to receive up to $10 million in funding from the Buffalo Billion II initiative, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  More...

Lou Reuter Memorial Scholarship Run set for Oct. 15

The eighth annual Lou Reuter Memorial Scholarship Run will take place Sunday, Oct. More...

HUNGER WALK

— Walkers leave the Church of the Nativity United Church of Christ to begin the Ken-Ton CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday. More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports suspicious dollar bill

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Oct. 2   A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that someone took an air conditioner from his back window and took items from inside also.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding what your managing editor wrote about the Constitutional Convention which will be on the ballot in November, after reading the entire column, I totally agree with him. More...

Sports

Kenmore West wins ‘Kills for a Cure’ match against Mount St. Mary

Sports Reporter

The Kenmore West girls volleyball win over Mount St. Mary Friday night was about more than local bragging rights or a cross-town rivalry game. More...

Tonawanda boys soccer finishes regular season 10-5-1

NT posts wins

Tonawanda’s boys soccer team wrapped up its 2017 regular season by recording two of three ECIC Division IV victories, beating Depew, 2-1, at home Oct. 2 and blanking Holland, 2-0, on the road Thursday. More...

NT football topples Kenmore East, 35-22

The North Tonawanda football team was able to get its second win of the season on Friday night when they edged out Kenmore East on the road, 35-22.  More...

Lifestyles

Enjoy the fall at Great Valley’s PUMPKINVILLE

Every year, the oldest, continuously working pumpkin farm in New York State opens for a six-week period to kick off the fall season. That tradition is called Pumpkinville, which this year is being held from Sept. 16 through Oct. More...

Blessed Sacrament to hold craft fair

A craft fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Blessed Sacrament Church, in the Parish Center, 263 Claremont Ave. in the Town of Tonawanda. For more information, email crimmendavid@gmail.com.   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...