Tonawanda News


  • SUN LIFE MustacheMarch 032314jpg.jpg Mustaches for a cause

    March 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • sig - crib notes RGB Training for the future, either way

    On those days I pick Rigby up from school, he and I have a bit of a routine we fall into. I ask him how his day was. He tells me “good,” and then he retorts with “I don’t wanna tell you” when I follow up by asking what he did.

    So his variation from the script one recent afternoon was surprising enough simply for the fact he altered it. But how he changed things was more baffling than a R.A. Dickey knuckleball on a 3-2 count.

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • sig - critter companions RGB These pets are magical

    Last week I introduced the topic of pets and entertainment, specifically in magic. Rob and Carol Allen currently perform about 100 school assembly programs during the winter and spring months. During the summer, they appear at the Aquarium of Niagara in Niagara Falls, doing two shows daily for the international audiences visiting the area.

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • SUN LIFE Irish in Niagara 1 031614.jpg Irish in Niagara

    March 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • SUN LIFE The Shack 1 031614.jpg At The Shack, size matters not

    Rick Tartick believes that good things can come in small packages. So can healthy things — and tasty things. And sometimes, it’s all the same package.

    March 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • Tips for savvy shopping

    It happens to all of us. You’re at the grocery store, scanning the aisles for that perfect snack or meal idea. Before you are hundreds of choices laid out and competing for your grocery budget. This item purports to be low fat, that item claims it provides all the fiber you’ll need ... and those just plain look good. You want to make the right choice ... but just how do you do that?

    March 18, 2014

  • Kassner.JPG CRITTER COMPANIONS: The magic of animals

    When I was in high school and working at the Aquarium of Niagara, I learned that ,the following year, magicians were coming to add two complimentary shows a day, six days a week for the summer months.

    March 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • sig - crib notes RGB CRIB NOTES: Playing the hunger games at the Lane household

    March 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • sig - critter companions RGB CRITTER COMPANIONS: Embracing durable toys

    Last week, I talked about how WNY March is still quite cold, and there are limited activities our pets can safely participate in. Just like children, our critter companions can get quite bored when there are limited outdoor activities.

    My first thought was to find some foraging and more importantly, durable enrichment items to give to my critter companions.

    March 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140211 Stained Glass Home Show 1.jpg Home sweet home (show)

    It’s been a long, gloomy Western New York winter ... but inside Gleam & Glimmer Glass Studio, owner Suzanne Todaro was working on a piece of spring.

    March 3, 2014 1 Photo