AG: local contractor took money, never finished work
The New York Attorney General's Office is taking action against contractors who don't deliver, including the owner of JRJ Contracting in Western New York.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Dialysis patients demand backup power
Allen F. Scioli has been getting dialysis treatments for about five years, most recently at Southtowns Dialysis in Hamburg, which does not have backup power.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Cop car collision in Town of Tonawanda
TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. The Town of Tonawanda Police are investigating an accident involving one of their own Tuesday afternoon.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kenmore man finally gets war medals
KENMORE, N.Y It's been a long time coming for Kenmore resident Carlton Small. The United States Army veteran finally received the military medals he earned seventy years ago while serving in World War II.
Meeting to focus on Erie Canal Hydrilla Control Project
The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a meeting on the Tonawanda Creek and Erie Canal Hydrilla Control Project.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Single vehicle accident claims life in Newstead
At approximately 4:30 a.m. on April 13, 2014, SP Newstead Trooper David Ziemba was flagged down by a passing motorist who reported a vehicle off the roadway on Main Road approximately a half mile west of Barnum Rd., Town of Newstead.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Wanted: Old electronics and fluorescent bulbs
Do you have old computers, calculators, televisions and telephones collecting dust around your house? If so, you may want to motor over to GM Powertrain this weekend.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Grand Island Pennysaver
NCIDA approves application for assistance for Wurlitzer Industrial Park
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors today approved an application for assistance for Wurlitzer Industrial Park Inc. The park is a multi-tenant facility on the site of the former Wurlitzer organ factory at 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Portraits Of Phil Pantano: His "American Worker" Series
The idea for Phil Pantano's photographic series, "The American Worker," walked into his office at a local steel mill in Lackawanna, New York, where Pantano holds a day job as a computer analyst.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Arduous process complete, Ken-Ton schools look ahead
The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District has finally come to a decision regarding which buildings will stay schools and which ones will close.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
State loses bid to shut down Amigone crematory
The state has apparently lost its bid to permanently shut down the controversial Amigone crematory on Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda.
The Burlington Free Press
Thousands of parents pull kids from New York tests
As most of New York's elementary students take state tests meant to show how they are faring under a heavier academic load, thousands of kids are sitting the tests out under instructions from their parents, who say the state relies so heavily on testing that it's interfering with learning.
Last two schools in village will close as a result of Ken-Ton decision
The school board of the Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District voted last night to shut three schools in 2016.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
KenTon Parents to Meet Over Consolidation
KENMORE The Kenmore Town of Tonawanda School District continues to grapple with four different consolidation plans that involve school closings, and Monday night is the last chance for parents to have a say in the future of their schools.
Sean Rhett-Burke Bearden, a UB physics and applied mathematics student from the Town of Tonawanda, and Nigel Stephen Michki, a UB computational physics student from Grand Island, are among 283 undergraduates to receive the award this year from a pool of 1,166 applicants.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Lawmakers push bill for smartphone kill switch
Town of Tonawanda, N.Y. - Elected leaders and police announced support for a federal law requiring a so-called kill switch on smartphones.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
University at Buffalo
Two UB students win highly competitive Goldwater Scholarships
"Their career goals, in wanting to make a difference in the lives of others, reflect a core value of this university."
Thu Mar 27, 2014
NY woman gets 12 years for killing boyfriend
A western New York woman who claimed she stabbed her boyfriend in self-defense has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for manslaughter.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Prospects improving for Tonawanda Street neighborhood
Amherst Street in the Black Rock-Riverside corner of Buffalo was a pretty bad place a decade ago, until turned around by residents and merchants who wanted something better.