Weekly Feature



February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Kenmore West students to perform ‘Les Misérables’

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Kenmore West High School will present the sung-through musical “Les Misérables” March 8-10.  Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the performances will take place at 7:30 p.m at 33 Highl More...

Editorial

Help children make healthy internet choices

No parent relishes the idea of having “the talk” with his or her children, and the feeling is usually mutual. More...

Spindle items

Editor

LIFTED BANS — Due to warmer weather, the Town of Tonawanda overnight parking ban has been lifted until March 8.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 10, 1993   More...

Education

Franklin Middle names high honor roll

The following Franklin Middle School students have been named to the high honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Five   More...

Cardinal O’Hara High School posts honor roll

The following Cardinal O’Hara High School students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 9   More...

Lifestyles

Girl Scouts of WNY Launches New Summer Camp Activities

In an effort to help girls develop a greater appreciation for the outdoors and interest in science, technology, engineering and math, the Girl Scouts of Western New York has launched a series of new summer camp activities. More...

Harzfest to be held at bicycle club

Harzfest will be held from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Eldredge Bicycle Club, 17 Broad St., Tonawanda. The event will feature food, live music and raffles. More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals are held at noon daily for a $3 voluntary donation. Attendees must have a reservation. More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 1  Art Inventory for Artists with Jayne Hughes — 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, EDU Room 506 of Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $45. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org   More...

Family Activities

sat. 3  Woods Walk: Food For Wildlife — Join a guided nature walk to search for things that wild animals eat in the woods, 11 a.m. More...

Art

thurs. 1  West Seneca Art Society Live Demonstration — The West Seneca Art Society will present “Demo by Mari, Abstract, Contemporary and Modern Artist,” 7 p.m. More...

Upset on ice

St. Joe’s Patrick Gilbert looks to put a move on a St. Mary’s defenseman. More...

Town Board recognizes Meals on Wheels

At Monday’s Tonawanda Town Board meeting, Supervisor Joseph Emminger presented a proclamation honoring Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels to Dan Wiles, executive director of the organization.  More...

Local News

VISITING VETERANS

— As part of the Veterans Affairs WNY Health Care System’s Valentine’s “National Salute to Veteran Patients” annual event, representatives of Erie County recently visite More...

Railroad investigation dropped by Tonawanda police

After sending a letter of complaint to the Federal Railroad Administration this month, the Town of Tonawanda Police Department has closed a matter involving a railroad incident that inconvenienced area drivers.  More...

Women’s Expo slated for March 10

The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is holding a Women’s Expo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports loud neighbors

Village of Kenmore  Monday, Feb. 19  A Victoria Boulevard resident reported a couple of people arguing on a front lawn.  Tuesday, Feb. 20   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding necessary changes of gun control laws, require politicians to attend funerals of mass killings, such as schools. That should get their real attention.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FRAGALE, Risa R. (nee Rechter), of Bluffton, South Carolina, formerly of Kenmore, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Mrs. More...

Sports

Book leads North Tonawanda hoops to playoff win over Trojans

Sports Reporter

When things got tight, a veteran scorer came through for North Tonawanda. Friday night in the quarterfinal round of the Class A1 sectional playoffs, the reigning champion Lumberjacks were reeling. More...

St. Mary’s upsets St. Joe’s in hockey final

The St. Joe’s hockey team suffered a stunning upset loss Monday night, dropping the Niagara Cup Final to upstart St. Mary’s, 3-2. The Marauders had won the previous two Niagara Cups and CHSAA State Championships.  More...

Tonawanda’s Braddell places third at state wrestling meet

Zach Braddell’s goal was simple heading into this past weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships at the Times Union Center in Albany: win a state title.  Unfortunately, the Tonawanda jun More...

Business

Coronado Salon has new location in Kenmore

Previously located on Elmwood Avenue, Coronado Salon has moved to a new home in the Village of Kenmore, at 2830 Delaware Ave.  “Even though it’s around the corner from the other one, it’s so different,” said salon owner A More...

60 internships available at Univera

Univera Healthcare has 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations across upstate New York. More...

NCCC Alumni Association to host trivia night

The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host a trivia night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Hard Rock Cafe, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls. More...