Tonawanda News


  • 110623 Taste of Buffalo 2.jpg A behind-the-scenes 'Taste'

    For Louie’s, the Taste of Buffalo has become almost entangled with the history of the restaurant; but for another Tonawanda-area restaurant, The Grill at the Dome, it has perhaps helped put them on the map.

    July 3, 2011 5 Photos

  • HAYNES: Time for a quick howdy

    Sometimes a change of scenery will do you good.

    November 13, 2010

  • 101019 NETCRACKERS1.jpg Aged hands, curious minds

    It happens all the time on television. Newspapers are guilty as well. Viewers and readers who want more information about any topic are told to go online. That’s great for people who keep a laptop nearby but for senior citizens without computers all this web/Internet talk can make them feel completely out of the cultural loop.

    November 11, 2010 3 Photos

  • Lane, Paul.jpg Family ties come in time

    When it comes to genealogy, all you need to do sometimes is catch a break.

    October 21, 2010 1 Photo

  • new.double.trouble.jpg Imagination is a wonderful — and scary — thing

    Tiger, squirrel, what's the difference when you're 2?

    October 20, 2010 1 Photo

  • new.double.trouble.jpg The law of conservation of energy — with kids

    Watching the thundering herd pass us, the father shook his head ... and called to the children:
    “How can you have so much energy when I’m so tired?”
    We looked at each other and laughed, each then, perhaps, seeing our future in the tired parents. To this day, eight years later, there are still moments when we look at our kids, then each other, and repeat those words.

    October 20, 2010 1 Photo

  • 100813 Stanley Cup 3.jpg Albany man visits WNY-based hockey legend

    An Albany-area man was the guest of hockey legend Scotty Bowman when the Stanley Cup made what seems like its nearly annual trek to Bowman’s Amherst home.

    October 19, 2010 1 Photo

  • 100930 CANCER WELLNESS1.jpg NT-based service offers support, counseling to cancer patients

    There used to be a time when the word “cancer” wasn’t even in most people’s vocabularies.
    Rather than utter the disease’s name, according to Hillary Ruchlin, people would use the term “the big C” to denote what illness they were talking about.
    Times have changed for the better, said Ruchlin, executive director of the Cancer Wellness Center in North Tonawanda. People now know that there is hope.

    October 17, 2010 1 Photo

  • Daddy's Crib Notes 2010 Parenting can be easy to say but hard to do

    The parental saying is so commonly used that it’s almost become cliché: “I would do anything for my children.”
    But what they don’t tell you is that, some days, it’s harder than others to fulfill that mantra.

    October 13, 2010 1 Photo

  • green-day.jpg Green Day is Rock Hall shoo-in

    Green Day will one day see the inside of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — and I don't mean merely as a visitor.

    October 12, 2010 1 Photo