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Earlier this year Brighton Pool had been considered for closure to make way for an expanded Brighton Ice Arena. But after the $8 million expansion plan hit several roadblocks, the Town of Tonawanda Recreation Department announced that Brighton Pool will be open again this summer. http://buffalonews.com/2018/03/11/town-of-tonawanda-eyes-building-new-brighton-arena-hockey…

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The Town of Tonawanda could take the first step toward replacing the Brighton Arena hockey rink with a brand-new, world-class rink when the board votes Monday night on a $400,000 proposal to hire an architectural firm to design the project. Councilman Daniel Crangle said the town's two rinks, Brighton Arena and Lincoln Arena, are each about 60 years old. He said the Depa…

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The Town of Tonawanda will hold a free 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament on March 3 at Kenmore West High School. Registration is required. The tournament is for boys and girls in grades 7 to 12 who live or attend school in the Town of Tonawanda or Village of Kenmore and is sponsored by the Town of Tonawanda Youth Board with support from the Town of Tonawanda Police Dep…

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Feeling cooped up by the cold weather? The Town of Tonawanda's Winterfest 2018 could be the answer Jan. 11-15. Included in the Winterfest are a senior center dance on Jan. 11 and a wine tasting on Jan. 12, both from 7 to 10 p.m. at the town senior center, 291 Ensminger Road. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the center or by calling 874-3266. On Jan. 13, events…

Ice skating, swimming, bowling and indoor golf are some of the amenities available as the Town of Tonawanda begins its fall recreation schedule. Information and registration are available at Youth, Parks and Recreation, 299 Decatur Road. The Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome reopens on Oct. 1 and offers both miniature golf, tee stations and putting greens, 175 Brompton Road…

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The Town of Tonawanda Youth and Recreation Department will offer a noncompetitive fall bowling league for children in kindergarten through eighth grade on Wednesdays at Classic Lanes. Bowling will be held from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m., from Sept. 27 to Nov. 29, at the bowling alley at 1840 Military Road. The registration fee is $50 and includes two games of bowling and shoe…

The Town of Tonawanda Youth Parks and Recreation Department is accepting new members for its Kids Club program, a place for children to come in the late afternoon to do homework, play games, do crafts and meet up with friends. There is also access to a computer room, playground and sports fields, as well as field trips. The program, for children ages 4-11,  meets in the…

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The annual community building campaign between local police and their neighborhoods – National Night Out – will be celebrated from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1, in Lincoln Park Arena, 1200 Parker Blvd. in the Town of Tonawanda. The Night Out event is hosted by the Town of Tonawanda Youth Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Town of Tonawanda Police Department. National…