Weekly Feature



October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Ghoulishly good safety tips for Halloween

It’s that time of year again, when all the ghouls, goblins, and an array of paw patrol characters emerge into the night to knock on decorated doors in the hopes of receiving a tasty treat. More...

Spindle items

Editor

OCTOBER GLOW — Readers may notice something different about my byline while scrolling through the paper.  This past weekend, I married Anthony   DeRosa, my best friend and partner, on Sweetest Day. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 28, 1992   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

ALEVRAS, John S., of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Buffalo, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Mr. Alevras is survived by three children, Steve, Kathryn Nardini and Elizabeth O’Donnell; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Open house slated at McAuley Residence   More...

Breaking News - 10/25/2017 11:24 AM

Sweet Home officials, police identify callers in phone threat

Sweet Home Central School officials on Wednesday morning said they have identified two individuals they believe made threatening phone calls to the Middle Sch More...

Halloween activities set

In addition to trick-or-treating, which will take place between 6 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore have planned their annual Halloween parties.  More...

Peace Corps volunteer starts project to help build classrooms in Africa

Kenmore West High School alumnus Troy Caruana is hoping to promote gender equality throughout Benin, Africa, and expand educational opportunities for children in the village of Ouèssè. More...

Local News

Coats 4 Kids program collecting winter gear

Colvin Cleaners is asking Western New Yorkers to go through their closets and donate gently used or new winter coats, jackets, gloves, hats and scarves for toddlers to young adults in need this winter season.  More...

Donations collected for Texas elementary school

Through a staff-led effort, 1,868 pounds — just shy of whole ton — of donations is on its way to a school district outside Houston that was devastated by Hurricane Harvey.   More...

Forum with School Board set for Saturday

Members of the Ken-Ton School District community are invited to attend a forum with members of the Board of Education and Superintendent Stephen Bovino from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports that his ear hurts

Village of Kenmore •  Monday, Oct. 16   A passerby reported a man and woman talking in front of a Delaware Avenue business and seeing a child walking around without a jacket. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.For Halloween, please remind children and parents not to go to homes with no lights on. It can be difficult for older people to keep running to the door.  More...

Sports

Kenmore West football explodes for 60 points in win over Hamburg

Sports Reporter

The Kenmore West offense exploded for 60 points in a 60-39 win over Hamburg in a week eight exhibition game. The Blue Devils rolled up 545 total yards en route to victory. More...

Mount St. Mary soccer to take on St. Mary’s in playoffs

It’s playoff time for Mount St. Mary soccer. The Thunder finished the regular season 7-7-3, finishing as the low seed in the Monsignor Martin A Division. They’ll face off against Monsignor Martin B Division champion St. More...

St. Joe’s soccer to face Nichols in the MMA playoffs

St. Joe’s soccer is hoping a loaded regular-season schedule will help the team be prepared for a long playoff run. More...

Business

Tops Markets to donate turkeys to food drive

A “Helping Our Neighbors Food Drive,” to benefit the Vietnam Veterans of America and the St. Francis Food Pantry during the holiday season, will run through Nov. More...

CFGB’s Ralph Wilson Jr. grant available

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is accepting applications for the 2018 Ralph Wilson Jr. Legacy Funds competitive grant process. Grants will support the following areas: caregivers, community assets, design and access, and youth sports. More...

Community solar project completed in Western New York

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and Montante Solar recently announced the completion of one of the first community solar projects in Western New York.  More...