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Pet Connection Needs Your Support!

Tickets are now available for a Holiday Concert/Dinner Dance featuring Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band that will take place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Proceeds from the event will benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla. Please purchase a ticket and help us keep our doors open to future animal rescues!

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Local Law to Create Erie County Silver Alert System approved

The creation of a new local law, entitled, “Erie County Silver Alert System” was unanimously approved by the Erie County Legislature during its Nov. 4 session. Sponsored by Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Williamsville, the law creates a plan to expedite search efforts for missing Alzheimer’s patients or individuals with other dementia related illnesses.

Following the vote Legislator Rath was joined by officials and community members to announce the creation of the local law.

NT Elementary School Closed for Power Outage

NORTH TONAWANDA, NY - Ohio Elementary School in North Tonawanda is closed Thursday because of a power outage.

School officials are telling parents to not send their children to school today, while they work on restoring the power.

St. John the Baptist School's Shopping Party!

There is a shopping party at St. John the Baptist School this Sunday, November 7th from 9am-3pm.  Along with shopping, there will be a Chinese Auction and food and beverages.  Money raised will help local businesses and St. John the Baptist School.  The event takes place at 1085 Englewood Avenue in Kenmore.

 

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Children's Author Visits St. John’s School

St. John the Baptist School's students were treated to two lively and informative presentations by children's author, Susan Wojciechowski.  She told the children in order to become an author, it's best to write "what you know about" - everyday events and people you care about. 

Susan's favorite book, other than her Beany series, is The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, which receieved an ALA Notable Book of the Year award and was made into a major motion picture!

The event concluded with a luncheon including two students from each grade level.  Susan enjoyed their questions and comments.

Driving while drowsy, what's the harm?

A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety showed that drowsy driving is responsible for about one in eight deadly crashes, one in ten crashes resulting in occupant hospitalization, and one in twenty crashes in which a vehicle was towed. During Drowsy Driving Prevention Week– November 8-14, Catholic Health’s SleepCare Sleep Centers remind you of the dangers of sleep impaired driving. 

Hoover Middle School Football Team Has Undefeated Season

The Hoover Middle School football team went an impressive 6-0 this season, won their Niagara Frontier League Division, and its first-defensive team was so strong they did not allow any of their offensive opponents to score all season long. 

“We are very proud of the effort our players gave throughout this record-breaking season.  They are a great group of kids who I enjoyed coaching,” said Hoover Middle School Football team Co-Coach Kevin Moyer, who works the sidelines with fellow Co-Coach Brian Hillman.  The Team Manager is Dalton Gaughan. 

Most impressive about the 6-0, undefeated record, is the fact that two seasons ago the Hoover Middle School football team posted a 1-5 record.  Last season the team finished one win shy of going undefeated with a strong 5-1 record.  This year the team capped off a perfect season with six wins and no losses.

Among the statistical highlights for their perfect season: