Weekly Feature



December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Tonawanda native pens ‘World War II Buffalo’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gretchen Knapp’s novel, titled “World War II Buffalo,” takes the reader back to the time when the area’s workers were manufacturing aircraft for the Allies. Published by Arcadia Publishing, her book was released on Nov. 27. More...

AROUND AND AROUND, WE GO

— Enzo Glogoza, in the top photo, rides the carousel at the Herschell Carrousel Christmas party. The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is located at 180 Thompson St. in North Tonawanda. More...

Tonawanda man sentenced for manslaughter

Jon Herrle, 55, of the Town of Tonawanda, has pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. More...

‘The Polar Express’ to be shown at Kenmore East

“The Polar Express” is coming to Kenmore East High School on Friday, Dec. 15. 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...

News Briefs

The Town of Tonawanda Public Library Board will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road.  More...

Tonawanda communities to celebrate Community Resource Hub Week

The Town of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda face various challenges, such as service connectivity, geographic barriers, poverty and lack of access to basic human needs-based services, according to the Mobile Safety Net Team.  More...

Nominations being accepted for Hall of Distinction

Kenmore East High School and the Kenmore East High School Alumni Association recently announced that nominations are now being accepted for the seventh annual Hall of Distinction induction.  Past inductees have exhibited contributions in their More...

Veto override last hope of Children’s Psychiatric Center

¦ Lawmakers push for special session to stop merger with Buffalo Psychiatric Center

A bill to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center as a standalone facility, stopping its merger with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, was vetoed last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

News Brief

Citizen Science Community Resources will hold its First Anniversary: Volunteer and Community Appreciation Party from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the River Road Fire Hall, 39 Kaufman Ave., Tonawanda. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. More...

Senior News

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...