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December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ADA Working Group recommends procedures to Town Board

The Town of Tonawanda is looking to update its policies and procedures in regard to Americans with Disabilities Act compliance.  At Monday’s Town Board Meeting, Timothy Callan, community development coordinator, presented recommended poli More...

Editorial

Net neutrality must be fought for

With the Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to scrap rules that placed regulations on internet service providers, the future of the single greatest technological innovation within the last century now sits inert in a cloud of u More...

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HEALTH FAIR — If you are interested in gaining answers to some health-related questions, a health fair can provide assistance. The University at Buffalo Pharmacy School will hold a health fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 23, 1992   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s hockey splits pair of games

St. Joe’s hockey split a pair of games over the past week to move to 4-1-1 on the season. Thursday, they got a 4-0 win over rival Canisius.  More...

Kenmore East girls basketball moves to 5-1 with win over Lew-Port

Kenmore East girls basketball moved to 5-1 on the season and got its first divisional win Friday with a 49-38 win over Lew-Port. The Lady Bulldogs didn’t play a perfect game, but they did come away with a win.  More...

Ken West track looking to keep up success

The Kenmore West indoor track teams are gearing up for another season. Both the boys and girls teams are returning several athletes who accomplished quite a bit last season.  More...

Presentation highlights trauma-informed district practices

The Ken-Ton School District is reshaping the way it addresses the social and emotional needs of students by becoming a trauma-informed district.  It is also one of the first districts in the region to take the lead on this, according to Susan Gr More...

Vizzi’s under new ownership in Kenmore

Sean Honan is looking to keep Joe and Mindy Vizzi’s legacy alive. More...

Local News

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Boxes of Hope to be delivered

Local organizations and churches in North Tonawanda are partnering with the North Tonawanda School District to provide groceries, gift cards and gifts to more than 200 local families.  More...

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute appoints next president

The St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute board of trustees recently announced the appointment of Christopher Fulco as the next president of the school. He will assume the role after the retirement of Robert T. Scott on June 30.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

RAIFF, Robert E., of Kenmore, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Mr. Raiff is survived by three children, Mark, Cynthia McClellen and Nancy Bloomquist; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta. More...

Education

Kenmore West names high honor roll

The following Kenmore West High School students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 8   More...

Lifestyles

Golden Gloves continues rich tradition in Western New York

For Buffalo sports fans who are facing the end of the Bills season and are disappointed by the Sabres, there is something coming up that may fill the void.  More...

Christmas Eve service scheduled at church

Kenmore Presbyterian Church will celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, at 2771 Delaware Ave. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657  Library hours  Winter 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...

Business

Recognizing ‘angels’ in the community

Have you ever had a personal encounter with an angel? I believe that I have.  More...

Free writing seminar set at NCCC

Niagara County native and award-winning retired Gannett columnist Valerie Zehl will offer her popular “Writing Your Own Life Story” seminar at Niagara County Community College during the professional development days in January. More...

WBFO begins Veterans News Desk

WBFO-FM 88.7 has established a new Veterans News Desk with funding from St. Bonaventure University. More...