Weekly Feature



June 5, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

MOW social worker delivers more than food

Few have the opportunity to go into work every day with the knowledge that they’re making a tangibly positive impact on their community. For Karen Hacherl, that opportunity is a daily reality.  More...

NEW OFFICERS —

The Kenmore Volunteer Fire Department recently installed its officers during an annual event. More...

‘Taste of Tonawandas’ slated for June 7

The Taste of the Tonawandas, organized by Tonawandas Gateway Harbor Inc., is slated to take place from noon to 7 p.m. More...

Village Improvement Society president honored with Service to Youth Award

Melissa Foster, founder and president of the Kenmore Village Improvement Society, was recently honored with the 2015 Robert Swift Service to Youth Award. The award was presented by the Town of Tonawanda Youth Board.  More...

ENJOYING THE DAY

— Walkers cross the foot bridge at Ellicott Creek Park on a recent sunny Saturday afternoon in the Town of Tonawanda. More...

Tonawanda Sportsmen’s Club to host ATA trap shoot

The Tonawanda Sportsmen’s Club will host the next Amateur Trap Shooting Association registered trap shoot at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 28, at the club, 5657 Killian Road in Pendleton.  More...

Tonawanda woman pleads guilty to drug charges

Gail Bishop, 44, of Tonawanda, recently pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to attempting to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, according to U.S. Attorney William J. More...

Buffalo man crashes into tree, flees scene

Town of Tonawanda police have arrested a 51-year-old Buffalo man who they say crashed into a tree and fled.  Willie L. More...

Sandra Lane Senior Apartments to host speaker series

Sandra Lane Senior Apartments will host its free “Because We Care” speaker series throughout June, with all events slated to take place at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at 705 Sandra Lane in North Tonawanda. More...

Ellicott Creek Fire Company awarded grant for more than $18,000

Ellicott Creek Fire Company was recently awarded a grant totaling $18,572, according to Rep. Brian Higgins. t is a federal fire grant that has been provided through the U.S. More...

Kenmore to end electronic waste collection

The Village of Kenmore will no longer be picking up electronic waste, which includes items such as computers, laptops and televisions, according to Village Clerk Kathleen Johnson.  The reason is because of recent changes in New York State law st More...

Tonawanda resident assists with storm relief in Texas

Tonawanda resident Tom Daley recently deployed with the American Red Cross to assist with client casework in Texas.  The American Red Cross is helping people in Texas and Oklahoma, where floods and tornadoes have pounded the states.  More...

KVIS looking for Bloom scouts

The Kenmore Village Improvement Society is looking for volunteers for its annual Kenmore in Bloom campaign.  The purpose of the campaign is to promote gardening and the beautification of Kenmore by recognizing the efforts of residents, instituti More...

News Brief

Officers of the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of New York State Women Inc. were recently installed at the annual scholarship fundraiser at the Park Country Club in Williamsville. Pauline Hoffmann, dean of journalism and mass communication at St. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Wednesday, June 20, 1990

Visions of a “clean and accessible waterfront” were the key topics in a presentation of the preliminary goals of the Horizons Waterfront Commission to the Tonawanda Town Board last Thursday. More...

Grand Island woman dies after involvement in accident

Peggy D. Gaiser, 59, of Grand Island, died after involvement in a drug-related accident that occurred May 27 at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and Sheridan Drive, according to Town of Tonawanda police.  More...

The Niagara Frontier Chapter of New York State Women Inc. installs officers

The Niagara Frontier Chapter of New York State Women Inc. recently held its annual installation of officers during a dinner meeting at Pane’s Restaurant, 984 Payne Avenue.  More...

Goodwill location gets a new look

Goodwill Industries of Western New York recently completed the remodeling of its Tonawanda retail store, located at 3177 Eggert Road.  The remodeled store features a new layout with updated signage and product displays. More...

Correction

Howard Physical Therapy is located at 4721 Transit Road, Depew. An incorrect address appeared in an ad in the Leisure and Recreation special section published in the May 27 and 28 editions.   More...