Left: Courtesy of Tina Grato; Right: Courtesy of Kelly Frothingham

In the second story of WBFO’s new series, “The Toll: Western New York Stories of Loss & Survival in a Pandemic,” two daughters remember the veteran parents they lost earlier this year to COVID-19.

Longtime Naval Park docent dies of COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020
Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park

The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park is reporting the loss of one of its longtime docents to COVID-19.

Kenmore West HIgh School

The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District has shut down access to Kenmore West High School due to COVID-19 concerns.

Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Schools

Voters in the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District have approved a $75 million capital project to make health, safety and security improvements to all school buildings.

Mt. St. Mary's Academy

As the world is watching the bushfire crisis in Australia, one local teenager 10,000 miles away has stepped up to make a difference.

Michael Mroziak / WBFO News

Nearly 5,000 residents of Erie County took advantage of New York's new system of early voting over the weekend.

Erie County Sheriff's Department

Three people have been arrested after police say they found more than 200 marijuana plants growing in their home, plus cocaine, heroin, needles, weapons and cash.

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute has named a new president.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was among a group celebrating the centennial of New York women getting the right to vote in Kenmore Sunday.

New York City Department of Transportation

The New York State Department of Transportation has installed new traffic signals at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Kenmore Avenue on the Buffalo-Kenmore border. New traffic signals are not normally big news, but these are - as they are the only ones of their kind in Western New York.

WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority says a 26-year-old Kenmore woman suffered non-life threatening injuries Wednesday after she jumped onto Metro Rail tracks in front of an arriving train at the University station.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

For nearly seven years, a block on Allegany Avenue in Kenmore has been centered on a burned-out shell of a house. However, on Tuesday, the Buffalo Erie Niagara County Land Improvement Corporation cut the ribbon on a complete re-build of the house and prepares to put it on the market.

An Amherst woman convicted in a murder-for-hire plot has been sentenced to time served - or 21 months.

Kenmore Police are warning about a new telephone scam, with a twist.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

A Catholic all-boys high school has a established a brand new innovation center. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute in Kenmore has created an environment for high-tech learning.   

Kenmore Mercy earns Top Hospital award

Dec 8, 2016
Catholic Health System

Kenmore Mercy Hospital has earned the Leapfrog Group's Top Hospital Award and was the only hospital in New York State to make this year's list of 115.

Team USA

Could it be a preview of what is to come in Rio? The U.S. synchronized swimming duet of Kenmore native Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva found itself on the podium once again Friday - and this time it was on the top step.

Ken-Ton School District makes teacher cuts

Mar 19, 2016

Many teachers in the Kenmore- Town of Tonawanda public school district are learning they may not be returning for the 2016-2017 school year.

Screen Grab / WBFO News

A Western New York woman was killed in Florida Thursday morning.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

The National Weather Service has indicated that a band of moderate to heavy lake effect snow is shifting northward into the Metro Buffalo area.

File photo

Acting State Supreme Court Justice Russell Buscaglia says Antonio Martin-Brown was guilty of murder in the brutal stabbing death last year of Kenmore bar owner Vincent Cottone.

A Kenmore native, serving time for multiple murders, has refused to accept parole.

As a teenager in 1985, John Justice killed his parents, his brother and a neighbor. He has been serving prison time on a pair of murder counts, but was relieved of two other counts for reasons of insanity. This is the second time Justice has refused parole.

John Nuchereno, his former attorney believes Justice is looking to serve out his term and to be released in 2015 without facing the restrictions of parole.

The Village of Kenmore is offering an amnesty period to motorists who have outstanding parking tickets.

Village officials have passed a law that vehicles with at least three outstanding tickets can be towed. It is estimated that at least $500,000 in unpaid tickets have been issued since 2003.

The amnesty period will last until May 31st, and vehicle owners can learn about any unpaid citations by contacting the Kenmore Police Department.