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Ken-Ton Music Camp Wraps Up With Big Concert

BUFFALO, NY--  For the past five weeks, more than 400 students from 29 schools in Western New York participated in the Ken-Ton Summer Music Camp at Kenmore East.

They wrapped up the camp with a big concert in the auditorium on Thursday in front of families and friends.

Both students and teachers found the experience very rewarding.

"The jazz improv class was great. Being able to perform a solo in the concert in front of my family and friends is icing on the cake,' said 14-year-old Kenmore East Freshman Danny Bub.

My Fair Lady

July 7th - August 7th, 2010

My Fair Lady! An all-new 10 person, 2 piano version of this beloved classic! Featuring all of its classic songs such as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "On the Street Where You Live," and "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face," this production promises to make MY FAIR LADY seem fresh and new all over again.  Click Here to purchase tickets or call the box office at

Shop for the Animals at the Buffalo Zoo

BUFFALO, NY-The Buffalo Zoo needs you to help make sure they have enough to stock their pantries throughout the upcoming fall and winter seasons.

"Shop for the Animals" will take place at participating Tops locations on Saturday, August 21st.

Here's how it works-a copy of the Zoo's grocery "wish list" will be provided at the store and you're asked to pick up an item or two on the list while doing your own shopping. Shoppers will be albe to leave their gift with a Zoo volunteer in the store lobby.

All of the donations will be used as special treats to promote the animals' natural behaviors and to stimulate them both mentally and physically.

Some of the items on the list include: Kellogg's Apple Jacks and Fruit Loops, all sizes of dog biscuits, extracts and spices, peanut butter and rawhide chews.

The following Tops Friendly Markets are taking part:

-2101 Elmwood at Hinman in Buffalo

-Sheridan Drive at Delaware Road in Tonawanda

I-290 Lane Restrictions Wednesday and Thursday

TONAWANDA-There will be lane restrictions on the I-290 East and Westbound on Wednesday, August 4 and Thursday, August 5.

They'll take place between Exit 2 (Colvin Boulevard) and the I-190 in the Town of Tonawanda from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

According to NITTEC, traffic impact will be minimal.

Niagara Falls Blvd Access Ramp Closed Aug 5

The access ramp from southbound US Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard) to eastbound Interstate 290, will be closed to all traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, and reopen at 7 a.m. the following morning.

Traffic will be directed to follow a posted detour on Niagara Falls Boulevard to Sheridan Drive, then proceed east on Sheridan Drive towards Millersport Highway.

The ramp is being closed to repair a bridge on the 290. The project is expected to be completed by the end of the week.


Ken-Ton Summer Music Concert

TONAWANDA, NY-Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a free concert Thursday by the 400 students who took part in the  Ken-Ton School district's Summer Music Camp. 

The concert will take place on the lawn of Kenmore East High School on Fries Road on Thursday, August 5th at 6 PM. Over the course of the past weeks, the students have taken part in three different summer sections: band, orchestra, and choral programs.

If the weather doesn't cooperate, the event will be moved indoors.


Brighton Field Days Kick Off This Week

Featuring rides, games and refreshments, the Brighton Field Days will return this year on Aug. 5, 6 and 7.

The Brighton Fire Company is trying to bring back "the good old days" with rides, games and refreshments, along with many other special events.

Local restaurants LaHacienda, Mineo and Sapio, and Captain Mike's will provide food, including pizza, Italian sausage and seafood, as well as Krowlick's chicken barbecue.

The event will feature live entertainment from the Frank Grizanti Band on Thursday night, Hit-n-Run on Friday, and the Todd Eberwine Band on Saturday.

A firefighter's parade will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, beginning at Hamilton Elementary School, 44 Westfall Drive, and dispersing at the Brighton Fire Company on Jamaica Road.

For more information, contact Chairman Wally Byers at 818-7068.