Weekly Feature



July 20, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Kenmore resident volunteers in Mexico

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

While many college students fill their summer vacations with part-time jobs, internships and hanging out with their hometown friends, one Kenmore resident is spending hers abroad, giving back to children in need.  More...

CONCERT AT NIAWANDA PARK

— Assemblyman Robin Schimminger attends a recent Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra concert, which he sponsored, at Niawanda Park He is pictured with Stefan Sanders, left, who conducted the concert More...

Higgins leads effort for Erie Canal

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COMMUNITY PICNIC

— Children and adults attend the Augustana Lutheran Church Community Picnic in the Town of Tonawanda on Saturday. Those who came out enjoyed food, balloons by Mr. No and Olympic-themed games. More...

Legislature approves charter revisions

The Erie County Legislature last week approved a local law that includes more than 50 revisions to the County Charter that aim to improve how government operates.  According to a press release, the highlights include:  Provisions to make More...

Pokemon Go popular in Western New York, despite dangers

Western New Yorkers are on a quest to “catch ’em all.”  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Deadline extended for Project HOPE home makeover contest

The application deadline for the sixth annual Project HOPE home makeover contest has been extended to Wednesday, July 27, according to a press release from North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas’ office. More...

St. John’s students help those with cerebral palsy

The Student Council at St. More...

Funds to promote walkability in Kenmore

A $255,000 grant, secured by Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, will make the Village of Kenmore more walkable.  “This funding will benefit the residents of Kenmore, and all those who visit, by significantly improving the right of way along El More...

Snyder Industries to present boat racing event

Celebrating its 11th year at Gratwick Riverside Park, the Thunder on the Niagara boat racing event will be presented by Snyder Industries, according to North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas. More...

News Brief

The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas received top honors in the American Legion Band category, with a score of 93.8, at the 2016 State Convention Parade. The event was held by the American Legion Department of New York on Friday in Binghamton. More...

District attorney visits Tonawanda Senior Center

Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. More...

FBI executes search warrant in Kenmore

On Friday morning, the FBI, with assistance from the Kenmore Police Department, executed a search warrant of a home on Wabash Avenue.  According to the Kenmore Police Department, some computer equipment and other electronic equipment were seized More...

Duck race back on at Canal Fest

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc.’s annual duck race for charity will proceed this year at Canal Fest, according to a press release from his office.  More...