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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…

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Like most schools districts, Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda has put in place a variety of devices and procedures to try and ensure student and staff safety. But in the wake of last month's deadly attack on a school in Florida, officials want to do more. "Obviously this is a topic of great concern," School Superintendent Stephen Bovino said last week as he presented a buil…

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2016-17 underclassmen Section VI champions 200 individual medley – Michael Maurer (Hamburg), 100 butterfly – Michael Clough (Williamsville East), 500 freestyle – Liam O’Connell (Hamburg), 100 backstroke – Maurer (Hamburg). 2016-17 Section VI team champions Class A – Orchard Park, Class B – East Aurora, Class C – Panama. Key dates Section VI Class Championshi…

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Defending state Division I champion Williamsville North obviously knows what it feels like to be truly No. 1. That's why being ranked first in the state in January means little to the Spartans and longtime coach Bob Rosen, who has guided the program to five state championships since its inception in 1990. There are still plenty of games on the docket, including those ev…

Erie County

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…

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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Eight of the high school football season, the first week of the postseason in Section VI. Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. https://buffalonews.com/2017/10/22/news-football-polls-week-eight/ Monsignor Martin Canisius 38, St. Fra…

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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Seven of the high school football season, the last week of the regular season for Section VI Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. https://buffalonews.com/2017/10/15/news-football-polls-week-seven/ https://buffalonews.com/2017/10/16/se…

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Don't look at the record, but it's officially a good season for Kenmore West. That's what happens when a struggling outfit wins its rivalry game. Ken West rallied and held on for a 21-18 victory over Kenmore East at Crosby Field on Saturday afternoon in the two Ken-Ton Schools' annual grudge match before more than 3,000 fans. Junior Joseph Stewart's 24-yard touchd…

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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Five of the high school football season. Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. https://buffalonews.com/2017/10/01/news-football-polls-week-five/ Monsignor Martin Canisius 35, Cardinal O’Hara 14 Class AA Bennett 14, Clarenc…

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Week Three of the high school football season pretty much had it all. There were upsets, a school-record scoring output and game-winning drives, including one capped off by a Hail Mary. But what's the use of telling you when we can show you? Below is a roundup of available video highlights from Week Three. Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a me…

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The Prep Talk Football Player of the Week is D'Jae Perry of St. Mary's of Lancaster. The running back/linebacker had a big day during the Lancers' 27-7 triumph over reigning Section V Class C champion Bishop Kearney. He rushed 10 times for 243 yards and four touchdowns and on defense made eight tackles. In order to be considered for the honor, candidates must be amon…

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Lions, Tigers and a few Bulldogs: Oh, my Scrimmage Saturday is around the corner for Western New York's scholastic football teams. The scrimmage extravagana begins at several sites at 9 a.m., as it's a chance for teams to hit players not on their own squad for the first time since practices began Aug. 14 throughout the state. Teams' playbooks will be scaled down, but…

Kenmore East High School will present its spring musical, "Once On This Island," at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 30-April 1, at the school, 350 Fries Road. The acclaimed Broadway musical was the winner of the 1995 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical and is based on the book "My Love, My Love," also known as "The Peasant Girl," by Rosa Guy. Inspi…