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October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Payne Avenue Christian Church calls new pastor

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The Rev. Robert Fleming, the new full-time pastor at the Payne Avenue Christian Church in North Tonawanda, is no stranger to the congregation. He was the church’s supply pastor for a few months before taking the full-time position on Sept. More...

City of Tonawanda selected as one of four winners of WNY Smart Growth funding

The City of Tonawanda has been selected as one of four communities in Western New York to receive money through the state Smart Growth Community Fund, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.  More...

Town police taking part in national drug drop-off event

As part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Health and Wellness challenge to begin Oct. 22

Western New Yorkers are encouraged to get up, get moving and start living more healthfully by taking part in this fall’s Independent Health and Buffalo Bills Health & Wellness Challenge.  The ninth round of this six-week fitness and nu More...

Ken-Ton School District pre-engineering academy named model program

The Ken-Ton School District’s pre-engineering academy has been named a New York State Career and Technical Education Model Program by the Career and Technical Education Technical Assistance Center of NY, according to the school district.  More...

Buffalo gallery hosting release party for ‘Snakeland’ novel

Just prior to Halloween weekend, Hertel’s Revolution Gallery will be hosting a book-signing and release party for the new graphic novel “Return to Snakeland,” which focuses on dark legends from an abandoned grain elevator on the edg More...

Man to serve jail time for Town of Tonawanda hit-and-run

Mark Hicks, 34, of Amherst, has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to one year in jail, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn.  More...

North Tonawanda diabetes group donates canned goods to charity

Members of a free diabetes self-management program that meets at the North Tonawanda Public Library recently donated approximately 140 pounds of canned goods last month to the North Tonawanda Food Pantry, the same amount of weight collectively lost b More...

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Robert Schober, center, past chief of the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Company, was honored recently for reaching an historic milestone of 60 Years of service. Schober joined the company on Oct. More...