Weekly Feature



May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Pedal Party to roll through Ken-Ton

On June 1, bikers of all ability levels can gear up for the Ken-Ton Friday Night Pedal Party, a community spirited event and evening ride through different neighborhoods.  More...

Editorial

Use common sense to protect yourself from ticks

Ticks may seem small and inconsequential, but it’s important to stay cautious and follow certain tips to avoid a tick-borne disease or have a pet affected by a bite. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — In June, there’s always a plethora of events that residents can look forward to.  The Kenmore Village Improvement Society will host its annual Northtown Subaru Dog Days of Kenmore event from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 9, 1993   More...

Education

Cardinal O’Hara High School names valedictorian, salutatorian

Kevin Kovach has been named valedictorian of the 2018 class at Cardinal O’Hara High School, and Jacob Neumeister has been named salutatorian.  Kovach has earned Regents with Advanced Designation with honors, mastery in mathematics and scie More...

Lifestyles

Tune in or turn up...

for international guitar concerto competition

Eight classical guitarists from around the world will compete in the JoAnn  Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition next week for a rare opportunity to perform a concerto with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.  The competition More...

Community picnic slated for June 9

Augustana Lutheran Church will host its fourth annual community picnic from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at 3143 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. More...

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. • 834-7657 Library hours   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Student loan workshop slated   High school students and families are invited to attend a student loan workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, in the Kenmore West High School auditorium, 33 Highland Parkway. More...

Business

Speaker discusses how to deal with crisis with chamber members

Any organization can face a crisis at any time, and how to control a crisis — instead of it controlling you — was the topic of communications expert Kevin Keenan’s recent presentation before members of the Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerc More...

OtherWisz Creative relocates to larger space

Tonawanda native Mark Wisz is a co-owner with his wife, Jill, of Other- Wisz Creative, a creative studio that recently announced its relocation.  The new location is a 4,000-square-foot space on the fourth floor of the Gutman Building, 19 Elm St More...

Bills support veteran education, healthcare, employment

The House of Representatives has approved a number of bills that include measures aimed at supporting veterans, according to Rep. Brian Higgins.  More...

Garden Tour applications due June 8

In July, there will be a celebration of color as residents will have the opportunity to stroll through neighborhoods and view gardens during the Ken-Ton Garden Tour.  Residents who spend a lot of time in their backyards tending to a garden and w More...

Taste of the Tonawandas set for Sunday

This weekend, individuals can bring their appetite to the Taste of the Tonawandas, which will take place from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 3, in North Tonawanda’s Gateway Harbor Park, on Sweeney Street, between Main and Webster streets. More...

Local News

Ken East, Ken West top three students recognized

The top three students at Kenmore East High School and Kenmore West High School were honored at the annual Erie-Niagara School Superintendents Association Scholastic Achievement Recognition Dinner on May 17.  From Kenmore East High School, the s More...

Concerts scheduled at Gateway Harbor Park

Gateway Harbor Inc. More...

On the Campus

Raechel Campisi of Tonawanda and Haley Schoelerman of Tonawanda were named to the dean’s list at Nazareth College for the spring 2018 semester.   More...

Police Blotter

Resident reports woman in his driveway

Village of Kenmore   Monday, May 21  • A Lasalle Avenue resident reported that her neighbor was calling her names.  • A Mang Avenue resident said that someone is playing basketball and it is keeping her awake.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I agree about not closing off Young Street. There’s nothing downtown to direct traffic to. What they need to do downtown is encourage people to open little boutiques and such, since there really is nothing down there. More...

Sports

SAVING THE PLANET

— Vinny McMindes, left, Cole Miller, Jessica Evans and Samantha Costello display the homemade reusable bags that they created. More...

Pulera leads St. Joe’s lacrosse to third-straight Monsignor Martin title

Kellen Pulera knew he was going to have a big game as soon as he woke up Wednesday. The St. More...

Sacred Heart lacrosse upsets Mount St. Mary in Monsignor Martin Final, 4-3

The Sacred Heart lacrosse team knew it was capable of slowing down Mount St. Mary. The Sharks knew that putting pressure on the Thunder’s two biggest scorers was going to be the key to victory.  More...