Weekly Feature



December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

BOCES honors resident for 25 years of teaching

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

It takes a specific type of person to teach special education. Just ask Elizabeth A. Schreiber.   The Kenmore resident has spent the last 25 years working with students who learn on a different curve than the “average” student. More...

Post office ready for holiday rush

The billions of letters, cards and packages people will mail during the holiday season shall be shipped quickly, efficiently and with the utmost care, according to the U.S. Postal Service. More...

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HAPPY TO SERVE YOU — Kiana Wiles, left, a Kenmore East High School student, and Marietta Lafornara, president of the Kenmore Lions Club, help prepare food for the needy during Thursday’s T More...

Red Cross offers winter safety tips

W ith the advent of winter comes the potential for sudden severe snowstorms and other emergencies. It is important for people to be properly equipped to deal with such situations. More...

Kenmore East High School named International Baccalaureate candidate school

Kenmore East High School is one step closer to officially offering students a chance to enroll in the prestigious and academically challenging International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. More...

Ken East food drive supports Food Bank of WNY

Students collect 22,000-plus food items

When representatives of the Food Bank of Western New York pulled up to Kenmore East High School and saw the amount of food collected by students and staff during a three-week drive, the organization’s public relations director made a passionate More...

NRTG to present “You Can’t Take It With You”

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present a production of “You Can’t Take It With You” at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse this weekend. More...

Pair arrested following drug sale

Two people were arrested by Kenmore police on the evening of Nov. 22 after a resident reported a possible drug transaction on Kinsey Avenue near the horse path. More...

Town approves sick day donation

During the Tonawanda Town Council’s Nov. 22 meeting, the board approved a resolution giving the town’s Hourly Employees Association the ability to transfer time off to an employee in need.   More...

St. Joe’s collecting food for Warming House

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute kicked off its 40th annual Food Basket Drive on Nov. 22 and will collect nonperishable food items through Thursday, Dec. 16.   More...

Hospital associates ‘deck the halls’

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Foundation and Kenmore Mercy Auxiliary are hosting “Deck the Halls,” a wreath decorating contest featuring wreaths designed by the hospital’s employees and volunteers.   More...

Buffalo Bills owner donates $1M to Kaleida Health

The Kaleida Health Foundation on Monday received a $1 million donation from Ralph and Mary Wilson through the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation to support adult day care and home care in Western New York.   More...

Fashion students design, create wedding dress

Students enrolled at the Potter Career and Technical Center in West Seneca recently combined efforts to bring a modern-day wedding dress to life, with the gown soon to be auctioned at the Festival of Trees fundraiser for Women & Children’s Hos More...

New Buffalo Impact offers Free comprehensive energy audits

New Buffalo Impact, Inc., a Tonawanda-based home energy performance contractor, is now offering free comprehensive residential energy audits in conjunction with the Green Jobs-Green New York Program.   More...