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November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore East to present 'Crazytown'

Kenmore East High School will  present the comedy “Crazytown” at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, Nov. 8, and Thursday, Nov. 9,  in the Front Porch area at Kenmore East High School, 350 Fries Road, Tonawanda. More...

Election set for Nov. 7

¦ Town, county offices on ballot

Residents will head to the polls on Election Day, slated for Tuesday, Nov. 7, to choose their representatives at both the local and county levels.  Polls will be open from 6 a.m. More...

Tonawanda native named anchor of ‘CBS Evening News’

Jeff Glor, who was born in the Town of Tonawanda, is making a name in the news broadcast field.  The Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent was recently named anchor of the “CBS Evening News,” the network’s flagship evening news b More...

Editorial

If it’s fall, it’s time for your flu shot

We’ve all heard it before: “I’m afraid the flu shot will give me the flu.” Health professionals say that’s the biggest misconception about the influenza vaccine — as well as one of the most dangerous as we head int More...

Spindle items

Editor

SAVE THE DATE — An event this month will honor the veterans who’ve made sacrifices for our country. A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 4, 1992   More...

Education

Kenton Career & Technical Center expands welding program

The welding program at Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center has expanded after a significant capital project.  The expansion consisted of adding seven new welding booths, updating one booth, upgrading ventilation and electrical syst More...

Hoover Middle students participate in Career Day

Hoover Middle School’s Counseling Department held its seventh annual Career Day program for seventh grade students last week.  Local professionals from more than 40 career areas were on hand to share their expertise with students.  More...

DRESSED IN BLUE

— Students, dressed in blue, stand together in the hall at Cardinal O’Hara High School last week for a Dress Down for Blue Day. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

fri. 3  Meat Raffle — Features special meat raffles and prize raffles, to benefit Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School, and sponsored by the BTSJ Parent Guild, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at BTSJ High School, 5601 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo; $. More...

Family Activities

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Business

Wall of Fame

In more than 35 years of work, Paul S. Bluestein, D.C., Class of 1972, has treated more than 150,000 chiropractic patients throughout the Buffalo and Western New York area. More...

Noco gifts support Leukemia, Lymphoma Society

Noco customers and employees have donated $19,456 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Western & Central New York Chapter.   More...

MEMBER OF THE MONTH

— Sports Physical Therapy of New York, which has been serving the Kenmore and Tonawanda community for more than 20 years, has been named the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas’ Novembe More...

Hochul to speak at Kenmore suffrage event

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Buffalo State College President Katherine Conway Turner will be among the speakers at the celebration this Sunday, Nov. 5, of the 100th anniversary of the right to vote for women in New York.  More...

Woman, daughter subjects of police search

Town of Tonawanda police are seeking public assistance in attempting to locate Cynthia Kawaya   and her 7-year-old daughter after receiving reports from a family member that they were concerned for their welfare.  Kawaya is believed to More...

Flu Clinic set for Nov. 6

 The Kenmore Flu Clinic is scheduled for 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at the Kenmore Community Center, 135 Wilber, in Mang Park off  Elmwood Ave. Flu shots will be administered to anyone over 18 years old. More...

Celebration to honor anniversary of women’s right to vote

With Election Day approaching, it’s difficult to imagine a time when women weren’t allowed to go to the polls and cast their vote. More...

Local News

PAINTING PUMPKINS

— Olivia Fieramusca, foreground, and Lily Cook decorate small pumpkins during the “spook- tacular” Halloween event held Saturday at St. John the Baptist School in Kenmore. More...

Mt. St. Mary Academy honors alumnae

Kenmore resident Ann Marie Luhr, Class of 1980, received the 2017 Mount St. Mary Academy Alumna of the Year Award, which honors an alumna for her service to the school and the community.  The award was presented as part of Mount St. More...

Performance set at St. Joe’s

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Visual and Performing Arts Department will present the production of “Arsenic and Old Lace,” written by Joseph Kesselring, this weekend.  The performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Man fears sinkhole on Palmer Avenue  Village of Kenmore  Monday, Oct. 23   On Hamilton Boulevard, a man complained that a former friend refuses to give him a hoodie and sweat pants that belong to him. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a senior who has lived in Tonawanda for more than 35 years. I’m very disappointed in the gardens going up and down Sheridan Drive. They’ve eliminated about 10 of the gardens, and the flowers just aren’t as nice. More...

Sports

Kenmore West soccer falls to Grand Island in A1 Final

A stellar playoff run came to a difficult end for Kenmore West boy’s soccer Thursday. The Blue Devils fell to Grand Island 7-1 in the Class A-1 sectional final.  More...

O’Hara boys soccer falls to St. Mary’s in B Final

St. Mary’s poured it on early and never looked back. That formula led the Lancers to a second-straight Monsignor Martin B Division Title, with a 6-1 win over Cardinal O’Hara.  More...

St. Joe’s closes regular season with shootout win

St. Joe’s football moved its win streak to three games and closed out the regular season with a strong offensive performance Saturday, defeating McDowell 46-40. More...

Lifestyles

Amherst resident aims to bring hope, freedom through new poetry collection

Local poet “Mother” Minnie Thedford Johnson loves nature. When she sees the leaves turning in fall or budding in spring, she’s inspired to write. 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...

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are held at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...