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March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

American Legion Band to present Pops Concert

The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas Post 264 will present its Riviera Spring Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. More...

NRTG to perform ‘Present Laughter’

The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will perform the Broadway classic of American literature “Present Laughter” this month at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse, located at 530 Ellicott Creek Road.  More...

Community Hub, tax assistance planned at NT church

The North Tonawanda Community Resource Hub and a free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Tax Preparation Site will be available on Wednesday, March 21, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 265 Falconer St. in North Tonawanda The Hub will run from 10 a.m. More...

NT man accused of burglarizing church

Forty-year-old Robert Wasyl of North Tonawanda has been arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio on an indictment charging him with burglary in the second degree, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn.  More...

A CELEBRATORY MASS

— St. John the Baptist School students Liam McDermott, left, Gabriella Boyle and Jaybir Singh stand with Bishop Richard J. Malone, who holds a gift, at a recent Mass. More...

St. Joe’s announces new principal

James Spillman will assume the role of principal at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, effective July 1.  Spillman — an alumnus of St. Joe’s — earned a bachelor’s and two master’s degrees from Boston College. More...

Debut book by OP native highlights Pan Am Exposition and ‘Cinderella’ stamps

With a collection that numbers in the thousands, Orchard Park native Rick Barrett knows a thing or two about souvenir stamps from the 1901 Pan American Exposition. More...

O’Hara offers driver’s ed

Places are still available for a spring driver education program, sponsored by Cardinal O’Hara High School, from March 12 to May 18. More...

Town of Tonawanda receives ‘SolSmart Silver’ Award

The U.S. Department of Energy through its The SunShot Initiative, known as SolSmart, has awarded a silver designation to the Town of Tonawanda for its substantial work to promote solar power. More...

Legislation would prevent DMV from selling driver data

State Sen. Chris Jacobs is pushing for approval of legislation he sponsored that will force the state Department of Motor Vehicles to comply with regulations that enable drivers to protect the confidentiality of their personal information.  More...

On the Campus

The Rochester Institute of Technology has named the following students to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester: Mikaela Kaufman of Kenmore, and Sara Taylor, David Smith and Amber Palka, all of Tonawanda  More...

Rewards to be offered for tips yielding opiate-related charges

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn and Kevin Hoffman, chairman of Crime Stoppers Buffalo, said Monday that there will be rewards of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of opiate dealers.  More...

Diocese of Buffalo creates compensation program for victims of sexual abuse by clergy

Bishop Richard Malone has recently announced the establishment of a voluntary Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program for those who have made claims that they were sexually abused as a child by a member of the clergy in the Diocese of Buf More...

St. Joe’s to present 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'

Buffalo State’s Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center will be transformed into scenes from 1482 Paris for St. Joe’s production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” More...