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February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

KYC Summer Camp registration to open

Registration for the Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp will open March 2.  The camp will be taking place from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 26 to Aug. 25, at the Kenmore Community Center, 135 Wilber Ave. in Mang Park.  More...

Jacobs to serve as co-chairman of addiction task force

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Tonawanda City School District superintendent to retire

James Newton has announced his intention to retire as superintendent of Tonawanda City Schools, effective July 1, according to the School District.  The district’s Board of Education has asked Lynn M. More...

Jacobs votes to strip pensions from public officials convicted of felonies

State Sen. Chris Jacobs recently voted for a constitutional amendment that would strip taxpayer-funded state pensions from public officials who have been convicted of a felony. More...

Funds to improve rail access to Sumitomo Rubber

Grants totaling $25 million will fund rail and port improvement projects across New York, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  More...

News Brief

The Town of Tonawanda State of the Town address will be delivered by Supervisor Joseph Emminger at a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 10, at Classics V Restaurant, located at 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Amherst. More...

Riviera to host Throwback Thursday Movies

The Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, at 67 Webster St., will be holding “Throwback Thursday Movies 2017,” presented by M&T Bank and built by Ivy Lea Construction. The Throwback Thursday Movies will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Boy Scouts, brothers receive Eagle Scout honor

Family members and friends recently shared a significant event together: receiving the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program.  Two brothers were presented with their Eagle Scout award on Tuesday. More...

Pickleball fanatics share their love of the sport

If you take a pinch of tennis, a smidge of racquetball and a dash of badminton, you’ll eventually end up with pickleball. The sport is making a comeback in Western New York because of its popularity with seniors and year-round versatility. More...

Jacobs supports cashless tolling at Grand Island bridges

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Polling sites to become ADA compliant

Erie County will receive federal grant funds through the Help America Vote Act to bring a polling site in the City of Tonawanda into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick.  More...

Erie County officials seeking faster internet speeds for all residents

There are few things more infuriating than a slow internet connection. This is especially true in Erie County, where a large swath of the population does not have access to the fastest broadband speeds. More...