2021-05-12 E-Edition

Schimminger honored by Erie County Legislature, Brounshidle Post following retirement

Retired state Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, who closed out a 44-year career in the New York State Assembly at the end of 2020, was recently honored for his public service by members of the Erie County Legislature and the American Legion. Erie County legislators Kevin Hardwick and Lisa Chimera recently presented Schimminger with a proclamation honoring his long career in Erie […]

Ryan, Conrad sponsor bill to clear legal path to move Amigone crematory

State Sen. Sean Ryan and state Assemblymember Bill Conrad have introduced legislation at the state level to allow any crematory or crematorium operated by a funeral home to be relocated pending the approval of local authorities, paving the way for relocation of Amigone Funeral Home’s crematory operation on Sheridan Drive. According to the proposed law, crematory operations may be relocated […]

Two candidates vying for one seat on Ken-Ton Board of Education

One former trustee and one newcomer are competing for a single open seat on the Ken-Ton School District’s Board of Education, a contest that will be decided during a school board election and budget vote to be held Tuesday, May 18. The open seat is for a three-year term, which will begin July 1, 2021, and end June 30, 2024. […]

Cardinal O’Hara thanks teachers for dedication during pandemic

Cardinal O’Hara High School decided to publicly show its gratitude to teachers for their dedicated work during the pandemic, setting up a thank you sign at the school’s entrance during teacher appreciation week. School officials said the tribute, which was put up on May 3, was created to show teachers how much they mean to students, and all the hard […]

Town of Tonawanda receives Urban and Community Forestry grant from DEC

State Sen. Sean Ryan announced last week that the Town of Tonawanda will receive $74,719 in Urban and Community Forestry grant funding from the state Department of Environmental Conservation, which will be used for tree planting. The funding award is part of the second phase of grants being distributed through the DEC’s Division of Lands and Forests’ Urban and Community […]

New ConnectLife blood donation center to open at KTEC

On Thursday, ConnectLife will hold a ribbon-cutting and blood drive to officially open a new blood donation center at the Ken-Ton Elmwood Commons, 3200 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Made possible with the cooperation of John Duerr, project manager and director of development for KTEC, the center will help ConnectLife meet the critical need for donated blood in Western New York. “One […]

NOCO promotes Kenmore resident

Kenmore resident Mike Jasinowski is among seven NOCO employees who were recently promoted to leadership positions in the company’s business services operations, according to a recent announcement. Jasinowski was promoted to the position of senior analyst, information technology. He is now responsible for software system implementation through defining and analyzing system requirements and issues, and developing cross company business intelligence […]

Catholic Charities, BCBS move May 13 Diaper Days event to Kenmore

Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s Women, Infants and Children federal nutrition program, and BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, have moved their May 13 Diaper Days event to Kenmore, which will be held at Catholic Charities’ Kenmore office, 3370 Delaware Ave. Scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the event will allow community members to drive through to […]

Northmore Nursery School moves into Jefferson building

Northmore Nursery School, which has been located at Kenmore Presbyterian Church since the late 1960s, has moved into the Jefferson Elementary School building at 250 Athens Blvd., Tonawanda, and is enrolling students for the 2021-22 school year. The nonprofit said it offers a dynamic program for 3- and 4-year-olds, as well as “+4-year-olds,” which is non-sectarian and includes free play, […]