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February 5, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Ken-West senior receives piano performance degree

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Ben Havey, a senior at Kenmore West High School, was presented with his Associate of The Royal Conservatory diploma for piano performance at The Royal Conservatory of Music Toronto’s convocation on Jan. 12. More...

WINTER WONDERLAND

Tonawanda residents Richard and Sally Brewer take a walk along the Niagara River at Niawanda Park as the temperature rose a little on Saturday.   More...

Explosion reported at Tonawanda Coke

An explosion just before noon Friday at Tonawanda Coke was loud enough to disturb residents in the surrounding area, many of whom called Town of Tonawanda police, according to department spokesperson Capt. Joseph Carosi.  More...

SUSPECT

Around 1:35 p.m. Thursday, the KeyBank at 4248 Delaware Ave. in the Town of Tonawanda was robbed, according to Town of Tonawanda police. The suspect, pictured, is described as a white male with light hair wearing a dark hoodie. More...

Roswell Park seeking volunteers for study

Two members of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute staff are leading an ongoing study in conjunction with researchers at the University of Illinois and Vanderbilt University to compare how men respond to two different forms of selenium.  The study More...

Sweet Home meeting to address possible building closure

The Sweet Home Central School District will hold a meeting this week concerning a recent proposal to close Heritage Heights Elementary School, located at 2545 Sweet Home Road, Amherst.  More...

Watch groups slated to meet

Neighborhood Watch groups are scheduled to meet throughout Tonawanda during February.  The Brighton group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Trump slams SAFE Act, says energy key to WNY revitalization

Donald Trump’s visit to Depew on Friday night did not shed any significant new light on his political ambitions concerning a potential run for governor.  As in recent interactions with the media, Trump told the sizable crowd that he would More...

Police investigate robbery at Tops gas station

A man brandishing a knife reportedly robbed the gas kiosk at the Tops Friendly Markets at 1740 Sheridan Drive around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, according to Town of Tonawanda police.  More...

News Brief

Susan Hohl, a member of the Kenmore Art Society, is showing her artwork at the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave. in the Town of Tonawanda, through March 1. More...

Conservation tree and shrub seedlings available

Order forms for the 2014 conservation tree and shrub seedling sale are now available from The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.  The district is offering many varieties of conservation trees, shrubs, wildflower seed mixes and see More...

News Briefs

The Erie County Department of Social Services’ Home Energy Assistance Program will continue to accept applications for regular benefits for the 2013-14 heating season. More...