Kenmore highlights improved infrastructure, redevelopment

State of the Village

The Village of Kenmore is not only attracting more business but also helping bring new life to various properties through redevelopment. On Nov. 16, Kenmore Mayor Patrick Mang presented the State of the Village address at GiGi’s Cucina Povera. He discussed the growth and changes the village has made in the past year along with projections for the future. (See […]

Midnight Liquors to participate in Small Business Saturday

On Nov. 25, Midnight Liquors will be promoting local products and participating in Small Business Saturday, which encourages people to shop small. At the event, a tasting will be held between noon and 4 p.m. at 3167 Eggert Road in Tonawanda. The tasting will feature 20 to 30 bottles of various wines and local spirits. “We’re also going to be […]


‘Santa in the Village’ set for Dec. 1

A free holiday celebration, with a visit from Santa, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, on the Village Green, in front of the Municipal Building, at 2919 Delaware Ave. The event is sponsored by the Village of Kenmore and Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation, with special thanks to the Kenmore Volunteer Fire Department and Kenmore Village […]

More students enroll in East Aurora seminary seeking peace, solutions in chaotic world

After avoiding closure in 2010-11 and rebounding to welcome its largest class of seminarians in 20 years in 2014, Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora is continuing to build on its progress, with about eight new students enrolled for 2017-18. That number is up from five new seminarians last year, and only one in 2013, and the Rev. Joseph […]

Elementary students celebrate Veterans Day

Students at two Ken-Ton elementary schools recently had the opportunity to show their appreciation for the nation’s veterans and learn about patriotism, service and sacrifice from numerous current and retired members of the U.S. armed forces. At Hoover Elementary School, the annual “Read With a Hero” celebration took place on Nov. 9. This event, which began several years ago, has […]

District gets good marks in external audit

Tonawanda City schools

The Tonawanda City schools are in a good financial position, according to an audit report presented last week to the School Board. A representative from Amato, Fox and Company detailed the results of the annual external audit, which were positive. According to the presentation, six separate reports conducted by Amato, Fox and Company showed the district had a good year. […]

Housing development opens in City of Tonawanda

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the grand opening of a $10.5 million affordable housing development in the City of Tonawanda. The development, known as Highland School Apartments, is the adaptive reuse and substantial rehabilitation of a three-story, century-old former school building that provides 38 homes for low-income individuals and families. People Inc. will provide support services. “The opening of this […]


Firefighter accused of grand larceny

The former treasurer of the River Road Volunteer Fire Department in the Town of Tonawanda has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $19,000 from the fire company since January of this year. Town of Tonawanda Police criminal investigators say 35-year-old Timothy D. Kler was charged with grand larceny in the third degree, which is a class D felony in […]