2022-06-15

2022-06-15 E-Edition

Town of Tonawanda Aquatic & Fitness Center gears up for phase two renovations


Town of Tonawanda Aquatic & Fitness Center plans to enter phase two of renovations next month. The center currently boasts an indoor Olympic size swimming pool, fitness center, a new cedar wood sauna and steam room, along with a lounge area with glass windows with swimming pool view and a pavilion. Previous projects completed in phase one included the cedar […]

Kenmore announces plans for KPD building expansion


The Village of Kenmore Board announced its plans for an expansion of the Kenmore Police Department Building at their Board meeting last week. Part of the expansion will require acquisition of the property next door, and the village held a public hearing to pursue the acquisition. The public hearing was pursuant to Sections 201-203 of the state Eminent Domain Procedure […]

Kenmore Days this weekend

Kenmore Days, a longstanding tradition since the 1970s, will be held Friday, June 17, through Sunday, June 19. Kenmore Days is the longest running community event in Kenmore, featuring entertainment, exhibits, demonstrations and carnival festivities — rides, games, food trucks and vendors. The carnival will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday […]

West Fest held at Kenmore West


Kenmore West High School held its second West Fest event on June 10. The first event was held in 2019 and, due to the pandemic, the second fest was held off until this past week. Charles Panepinto, an English teacher at Ken West, and April Owczarczak, a special education teacher, conceptualized, arranged and organized the fest in 2019 and 2022. […]

Cardinal O’Hara student’s artwork to be featured at the U.S. Capitol

A Cardinal O’Hara student has won the top prize and two other local students earned high awards in the annual Congressional Art Competition, Rep. Brian Higgins has announced. Hannah Siegel of Cardinal O’Hara High School, the overall winner of this year’s competition, will have her piece, “Owl,” displayed in the halls of the Capitol Building. She will also receive two […]

Erie County American Legion recognizes TOT police officer

The Erie County American Legion 103rd Convention was held at the Niagara Frontier American Legion Post #1041 on Saturday June 4. During this year’s convention The Erie County American Legion selected Milton J. Brounshidle Post 205 recommendation and has recognized Town of Tonawanda Police Officer Zachariah Fierle as 2022 Erie County American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for […]

Cardinal O’Hara sets driver ed program

The summer driver education program offered by Cardinal O’Hara High School has some openings. Session I will be offered from June 27 to July 19 (no class July 4th) and Session II from July 20 to Aug. 10. For additional information and registration forms, call Cardinal O’Hara High School at 716-695-2600 ext. 309 or visit www.cardinalohara.com (click Driver Education). The […]

NTHS holds annual reunion

After two years of a pandemic delay, there will be a reunion for the graduates of North Tonawanda High School who graduated 50 or more years ago. It will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 17 on the grounds of Gratwick Hose Firehall. Those who have not received an invitation can email Angie Bernas at angieb239@aol.com or […]

Giving children options at the Ken-Ton Closet

As the Ken-Ton Closet prepares to celebrate our 10th anniversary next year, we can’t help appreciate the collaborative relationships that have made our organization a success. Our 100% volunteer run organization improves the quality of life for residents from birth to 18 years of age living in the Village of Kenmore or Town of Tonawanda by providing free clothing, school […]