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Kenton Closet receives $5000 from State Farm agent


Kenton Closet received a $5000 grant on Friday, Aug. 5, from Kathleen Clouden who is a State Farm agent in Kenmore. Clouden has been with State Farm for 40 years and has been in Kenmore for 25 years. The grant is an award that Clouden received as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of State Farm. As part of the […]

TTPD engaged with local community during National Night Out


The National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign on the first Tuesday of August, where the local law enforcement agencies can interact with their local communities under positive circumstances. The idea behind it is to help promote safer neighborhoods while bringing back a true sense of community. The Town of Tonawanda Police Department was part of the Aug. 2 […]

Town receives $2 million for Brighton splash park


State Assemblyman William Conrad had a bit of a surprise for Supervisor Joseph Emminger and the residents of the Town of Tonawanda. Instead of receiving $1 million from the state as originally anticipated, the Town of Tonawanda will receive $2 million for a handicapped accessible splash park, as well as shade structure and picnic grove as part of a larger […]

Work commences on Parker Boulevard Complete Streets Project

Construction has started on the Town of Tonawanda’s Parker Boulevard Complete Streets Project, which is designed to improve safety and mobility for all users along Parker, from Englewood Ave. on the south to Sheridan Dr. on the north. General work zone restrictions are anticipated to be in place through Oct. 14. Work zone restrictions will initially impact the Parker Boulevard […]

Two local organizations host fall themed shopping event


The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is teaming up with Rustic Buffalo Artisan Market for a Fall Harvest Sip & Shop Extravaganza. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at the newly renovated Knights of Columbus Madonna Banquet Facility, located at 755 Erie […]

CROSSTOWN RIVALS NO MORE

Kenmore East graduate Emily Rothenbueger, left, and Kenmore West graduate Alanah Myszka fire up the crowd as part of the North cheerleading squad’s halftime performance in Friday’s 46th Kensington Lions Club All- Star High School Football Classic, played this year at Buffalo State College. Oops! A Free Account is required to view this content. Please Login below or Create A Free […]

NT Community Hub links services to residents in need


The North Tonawanda Community Hub, in partnership with the Mobile Safety Net Team, Niagara Community Action Program, Catholic Charities of Buffalo and other organizations, offers a variety of services to residents in need. “We offer services such as housing, health care, transportation, legal counsel, jobs, tax preparation and more to vulnerable groups like single parents and seniors. Workforce training programs […]

Kenmore looks to expand services at senior center


Though the renovation at the Kenmore Senior Center has been completed for about three years now, Mayor Patrick Mang said that they are slowly bringing the facility up to speed. The $1.1 million project was funded through a $500,000 grant obtained through former State Assemblyman Robin Schimminger’s office as well as with bonds the village had purchased. The work at […]

NTHPC seeks historic landmark designation for Bintz Pool


On April 14, 2022, the North Tonawanda Historic Preservation Commission filed an application with the Common Council of the City of North Tonawanda to designate the Wesley Bintz Pool on Payne Avenue as a historic landmark. The pool, built in 1948, is one of only 17 original Bintz pools left in the country and also serves as a living memorial […]

Pre-trial conference set for Aug. 26 for murder of Tonawanda woman

Two North Tonawanda residents, Ernest B. Green Jr. and Daniel Rodriguez, were indicted on Nov. 13, 2020, on one count of murder in the second degree, a Class A-1 felony, and two counts of attempted murder in the second degree, Class B violent felonies. Their accomplice, Sharee Bailey of Buffalo, was indicted on one count of murder in the second […]


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