Weekly Feature



May 22, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Professor to study street animals in Turkey

For decades, Kimberly Hart’s work as an anthropologist has taken her back and forth to Turkey to study the evolving nature of Islam within the country. This time, the Kenmore resident is returning to study an entirely new field. More...

North Tonawanda City School District receives grant to add school counselors

District to receive $1.1 million

The North Tonawanda City School District will receive a grant totaling $1.1 million, according to the office of Rep. Brian Higgins.  The grant funding is provided by the U.S. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Wednesday, June 6, 1990

Sometime this fall you will be able to put the Town of Tonawanda on a wall in your home. Well, maybe not the whole town but a fine caricature-filled poster depiction of the town. More...

News Brief

Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda is offering a five-hour pre-licensing class that is required by the state Department of Motor Vehicles for those who wish to take the road test to obtain a state driver’s license. More...

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northtowns, Town of Tonawanda receive funding

The Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns and Town of Tonawanda recently received funding through Erie County’s Primetime Program to support their summer activities, according to Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick.  With unanimous appro More...

As it closes, The Bootery is thankful for its loyal customers

After more than 52 years in business, The Bootery, a children’s footwear store at the Boulevard Mall, will be closing at the end of the month.  Owner Joe Toscano said the past couple of weeks since he and his business partner, Mark Slayton More...

‘Hooked on the Tonawandas’ slated for June 27-28

“Hooked on the Tonawandas” fishing tournament is slated to take place June 27 and 28 at Tonawanda’s Gateway Harbor during New York State’s Free Fishing Weekend event.  More...

News Brief

The Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce will hold its next free BizMix Happy Hour, hosted in conjunction with the Kenmore Merchants Association, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at GiGi’s La Cucina Povera, 981 Kenmore Ave. Register at www.ken-ton.org. More...

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

— Members of the Kenmore East High School National Honor Society recently joined together in support of a new comprehensive multiple sclerosis treatment site through the inaugural NHS “Bo More...

Kenwell residents volunteer to improve community

Residents of Kenwell, a DePaul Senior Living Community, are volunteering in their community.  Patrice Koscielny enjoyed a long career as a Spanish teacher and high school principal in Buffalo. More...

Kidney education class scheduled for May 28

A free class on kidney health is slated for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda. More...