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The redesign of Parker Boulevard will be the subject of a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in DFK Pavilion in Lincoln Park on Parker Boulevard. Putting in a roundabout is part of the discussion, but not a done deal, said Town Supervisor Joseph Emminger. "There's no decision on the final design," he said. A temporary mini-roundabout, set up in August, was calle…

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A girl on a bicycle struck by an SUV on Tuesday afternoon suffered broken bones and remains hospitalized, Town of Tonawanda police said Wednesday. The juvenile, whose age was not released, was hit at about 3:50 p.m. near the intersection of Delaware Road and Highland Parkway. She suffered a broken right ankle, a broken right clavicle and other injuries and was being tre…

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A youth riding a bicycle was taken to Oishei Children's Hospital Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a car, according to Town of Tonawanda Police. The accident occurred at about 3:50 p.m. at Delaware Road and Highland Avenue in the town. The bicyclist suffered possible leg and chest injuries. Police said the driver of the vehicle showed no sign of intoxication or…

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After six years of name calling, billboards and picketing outside of Town Board meetings, the Town of Tonawanda and the Hourly Employees Association of the Town of Tonawanda, the town's largest union, appear to be close to a settlement. Councilman John A. Bargnesi Jr. said prior to the board meeting on Monday that both sides settled on a proposed agreement after a marat…

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A Town of Tonawanda couple told Northeast District police that their car was riddled with gunfire as it was stopped at an East Side intersection about 2 p.m. Saturday. The man and woman said they were not hurt, although seven or eight rounds were fired into their Nissan Altima at Bennett Village Terrace and Hill Street. They told police they had stopped at the inters…

A new principal will start working at Frontier Central High School starting in June. Daniel A. Charland, the assistant principal at Kenmore West High School, will join the Frontier district and provide some stability to the principal's office after the year saw the appointment of three acting or interim principals. Jeffrey Sortisio, who had been principal for nine ye…

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Beautiful tree-lined streets are no accident in the Town of Tonawanda, which has been certified as a Tree City USA for more than 20 years. The Kenmore Garden Club, the Ken-Ton Garden Club, Praxair and the Town of Tonawanda Commission for Conservation of the Environment will celebrate its recertification with a tree dedication ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday at Kenney Field. T…

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A public hearing Tuesday on a comprehensive plan for the community's future did not elicit any comments, but city officials are still looking for feedback. The comprehensive is available online and in the City of Tonawanda Public Library. "These are ideas from residents that were put together in a document that people that long after us are going to be following," Mayor…

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You thought the winter was long. It was. But before we could catch our breath, we charged right into construction season, where getting from here to there like usual may take a little longer. Southtowns residents learned that the hard way Tuesday morning, when their trip into Buffalo slowed to a crawl on Route 5 in Buffalo because of rehabilitation of the Skyway. …

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John Pawlowski still eats the same sub, from the same deli, and on sunny days once a week he still parks under same shady tree on the same Town of Tonawanda street for his lunch break. One year later, the country's most famous sub eater remains a creature of habit. "I don't have another good spot," Pawlowski said. http://buffalonews.com/2017/05/16/tonawanda-sub-ea…

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CCS Oncology saw its revenue decline by 38 percent in 2017, the first year after Independent Health dropped the practice from its network. That was a $10.6 million drop in gross revenue for CCS Oncology, once one of the area's largest private cancer practices, according to documents filed recently in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Buffalo. In fact, when counting CCS Medica…

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The adult-film actress who claims to have had a sexual encounter with President Trump in 2006 is coming to Buffalo. Stormy Daniels will perform Aug. 10 and 11 at Scores in the Town of Tonawanda, according to Daniels' Instagram account and David B. Scrivani, whose son runs the club. "It's going to be a hell of a show," Scrivani said. Scores has two locations, inclu…

Former Assistant U.S. attorney George C. Burgasser spent Sunday evening on his son's boat docked at Smith Boys marina in North Tonawanda. Then he disappeared. Police said his son, who was below deck, heard a sound. He came up to the deck, saw his dad was missing and went into a panic, police said. Another son, who came to help in the search, later found Burgasser'…

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It will be a family reunion of sorts when CBS News anchor Jeff Glor, '93, and his brothers, David, '99, and Richard, '94, join an impressive list of Kenmore East Alumni Association Hall of Distinction inductees. Jeff Glor has been a Buffalo-area booster at CBS, where he took the top national anchor spot in November. David Glor is an entrepreneur and brewmeister. Dr. Ric…