Weekly Feature



February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

A NEW DETECTIVE

— Officer Thomas Kitson received his gold detective shield from City of Tonawanda Police Chief William Strassburg during a ceremony on Friday. More...

Editorial

Wash winter clothes to help prevent flu, cold

Laundry may seem like a tedious chore but is also one of the simplest ways to help prevent a cold or flu this season.  More...

Spindle items

Editor

SAVE THE DATE — This month, residents can look forward to hearing the Town of Tonawanda supervisor’s annual State of the Town address.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 17, 1993   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WIGLUSZ, David, of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Mr. Wiglusz is survived by one sibling, Paul. A private funeral service will be held. Arrangements were made by the Greco Funeral Home.   More...

Sports

St. Joe’s hockey has 1-0-2 stretch

Sports Reporter

St. Joe’s hockey continued its unbeaten streak into a third week as the Marauders got two wins and a tie in a busy stretch.  More...

Mount St. Mary hoops wins five in a row

The Mount St. Mary girls’ basketball team is now 18-3 and 6-1 in league after a quartet of league wins and a loss to a difficult non-conference foe.  More...

KICK SAVE

- Ellie Simmons of the Kenmore/Grand Island girls hockey team stretches post to post on a toe save on Maddy Moran of Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew while Hannah Munley looks to clear the puck. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Basket raffle slated at O’Hara High School   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Symphonic

fri. 9  Presto Choir of ABC Bel Canto/St. Paul’s Cathedral Choirs — The two vocal groups will combine for this choral concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at St. More...

New pedestrian crosswalk in Kenmore

To increase safety in the Village of Kenmore, there is now a new pedestrian-activated crosswalk at the corner of Lincoln Boulevard and Elmwood Avenue, in front of the police station.  The crosswalk, which is solar powered, replaces the one that More...

Cassetta Agency Inc. celebrating 60 years

Cassetta Agency Inc., located at 3000 Delaware Ave., will celebrate 60 years in business this weekend.  “In today’s world, it’s such a huge milestone,” said president and owner Kathy Cassetta of being in business since 19 More...

Local News

THANK YOU CARDS

— St. More...

Kenmore Lions Club offering scholarship

The Kenmore Lions Club is hosting its annual scholarship competition, which is open to high school seniors residing in Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda.  The student can attend any high school. More...

Live Music & Live Art event set for Feb. 8

The Buffalo Society of Artists and the Carnegie Art Center will present Live Music & Live Art from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Education

O’Hara students selected for All-County Chorus

Mary Zastrow, Maeve Murphy and Ben Michlinski, freshmen at Cardinal O’Hara High School, have been accepted into the Erie County Music Educators’ Association Junior High North All-County SATB chorus.  Cardinal O’Hara chorale tea More...

Rotary members visit NCCC

Members and officers from Niagara County Central, Niagara Falls, Albion and Grand Island Rotary clubs, as well as the leadership from District 7090, recently met at Niagara County Community College to meet the new leadership of the college.  More...

Riverside FCU donates money to Ten Lives

The Riverside Federal Credit Union, at 3199 Delaware Ave. More...

Lifestyles

BUFFALO TR PIERCE-ARROW MUSEUM RECENTLY FEATURED IN ‘AMERICAN PICKERS’

Jim Sandoro and his wife, Mary Ann, have spent more than 45 years collecting memorabilia, antique vehicles and historic artifacts to visually display the rich transportation history of Western New York, according to a statement on their website. More...

Congress on Your Corner slated

Congress on Your Corner with Brian Higgins will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at North Tonawanda City Hall, 216 Payne 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

State seeks to accelerate green technologies

Gov. Andrew M. More...

Junior League to offer two scholarships

The Junior League of Buffalo will award two $2,000 scholarships to graduating female high school seniors who are outstanding leaders in the Western New York community. More...

Heroin Addiction and Recovery Forum slated

The Canisius Golden Griffin Counseling Seminar will present “Four Components of Heroin Addiction and Recover y” from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Grupp Fireside Lounge on the second floor of the Richard E. More...