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Tuscarora students get a night of girl power and career advice
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 07:00 am
Pauline Ghougasian, owner of Mode Image in Lewiston, recently opened her salon to some middle school students from the Tuscarora Indian School. She talked to students about having a career as a hairstylist or cosmetologist, and what is involved in running your own business.
Convenient chicken
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 01:50 am
A Chiavetta's drive-thru chicken dinner will be held at St. James United Methodist Church, 4661 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18.
Memorial Medical Center holds free health fairs
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 01:45 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is celebrating the end of summer with free, outdoor health and wellness fairs at two of its primary care sites this month.
Bridgework detour on Robert Moses Parkway
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 01:05 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced this week that bridge maintenance has begun on the Robert Moses Parkway, in the vicinity of Four Mile Creek State Park, in the Town of Porter.
Peachy winners
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:55 am
It might have rained on the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival parade this year, but it was a good weekend for Wheatfield-area residents competing in Peach Festival contests.
Wheatfield Republicans sweep their line
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:35 am
Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe and Councilman Art Gerbec, both incumbents, and newcomer Randy Retzlaff swept the Republican primary election on Tuesday.
Town of Wheatfield: Officials to visit Quasar's Ohio facilities
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:30 am
The Ohio-based Quasar Energy Group and its energy from waste facility on Liberty Drive in Wheatfield was still making news at the Wheatfield Town Board meeting on Monday.
Be a clown
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:30 am
"So You Want to Be a Clown," a five-week, hands-on, interactive class, will begin Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Niagara Falls High School. For more information on the class, phone Niagara Clown Alley at 716-754-7112.
WBA to meet
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:30 am
The next Wheatfield Business Association social is scheduled Monday, Sept. 16, at the Walmore Inn, Lockport and Walmore roads.
Firehall chowder available
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 11:55 pm
The Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary's monthly chowder and baked goods sale begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the truck hall on Niagara Road in Bergholz.
Town of Niagara: Niagara Electric Lights Parade seeks participants
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 09:45 am
Applications to participate in the Niagara Electric Lights Parade now are available at as well as Town of Niagara Town Hall Clerk's Office.
Oakwood pays tribute to Glasgow
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 01:40 pm
The Oakwood Cemetery Association, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, will hold a gravesite ceremony honoring Capt. William Clarkson Glasgow on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. until noon.
Memorial Medical Center event 'Sing Sisters Sing' to honor Nancy Gara
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 07:00 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold its second annual "Sing Sisters Sing Celebrate Women's Health" fundraising event on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Old Glory Flag and Banner Co. reminds readers flags should be flown at half-staff Sept. 11
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 09:15 pm
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, will mark the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. The people of the U.S. are asked to solemnly observe Patriot Day and to remember the civilians and military personnel who lost their lives in the attacks.
Aquarium of Niagara fundraiser hails the grape
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:15 pm
M&T Bank will once again be the grand marquee sponsor for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual "Winds, Waves & Wines," which celebrates the area's grape harvest. "WWW XIV" will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Convention & Event Center Niagara Falls from 6 to 9 p.m.
Niagara County Department of Health, hospitals team to offer free mammograms to uninsured women ages 40-64
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 03:05 pm
During the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hospitals throughout Niagara County will be offering free breast cancer screening to uninsured women. Each hospital will provide free mammograms for women ages 40-64 who do not have health insurance.
Primary care offices to hold free health fairs
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will celebrate the end of summer with free, outdoor health and wellness fairs at two primary care sites this month.
Maziarz announces road and bridge project for Western Niagara County moving forward
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:10 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-Newfane, a member of the Senate's transportation committee, today announced a nearly $8 million investment for a key highway construction project in western Niagara County.
'Winds, Waves and Wines' returns
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:55 pm
"Winds, Waves and Wines XIV," the Aquarium of Niagara's fall fundraiser, takes place from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Conference and Event Center in Niagara Falls. This event will feature samplings of many of the regions' finest wine offerings coupled with hors d'oeuvres and desserts by selected local caterers and restaurants.
Couple volunteers to provide Hope Before Heaven
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:40 pm
All dogs go to heaven, of course. Still, it's pretty difficult to lose a loved pet, especially if there's a chance that pet might be saved by veterinary care.
St. Peter's Lutheran to host missional conference
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:35 pm
"Follow Me!: Living in the Mission of Christ," a three-day missional event will be offered Thursday, Sept. 26 to Saturday, Sept. 28, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church and School, 6168 Walmore Road, Sanborn.
Low-cost, spay-neuter clinic offered for cats
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:35 pm
Niagara Feline Friends is sponsoring a low-cost, spay-neuter clinic for cats on Sunday, Sept. 15. The cost is $75, which includes the spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper shots.
Gift of life given to Wheatfield man
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:30 pm
Tim Synor considers himself a lucky man. He is recovering from a heart transplant received at the University of Rochester Medical Center and recently returned to his wife, toddler son and infant daughter in Wheatfield.
Quasar meets with residents
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
Quasar Energy Group brought a contingent of experts to Wheatfield's American Legion Post on Aug. 29 to answer questions about its plans to create energy from organic waste in Wheatfield.
Wheatfield: Candidates consider debate
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
Primary election day is Tuesday, so odds are that Wheatfield's two supervisor candidates won't be able to face off in an election debate before then, but both agree they'd consider the matter before November's election.
No bus stop for kindergartner
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
For a while it looked like Leela Wood wouldn't make it to her first day of school at West Street Elementary School, but Wednesday her great-grandfather stepped in to help.
NCCC Foundation announces board of directors
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation Inc. has elected its 2013-14 board of directors.
Senior fun
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Wheatfield Seniors held its annual luncheon last month at the Wheatfield Community Center.
St. Jude yard sale
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 07:00 am
St. Jude Shrine of Lewiston, 975 Ridge Road, will hold its "Yard Sale and Basket Auction" on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn carving tradition that brought thousands of carrousel horses to life
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 02:25 pm
Offering both beginner and intermediate/advanced carving classes, the Carrousel Museum has the perfect opportunity for both skilled carvers and those who have never touched a chisel.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions Sept. 14
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
Fresh from two successful presentations of "Coppélia" at Artpark, the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. is now preparing for its annual holiday production, "The Nutcracker." The family-oriented show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers under the direction of Beverley Feder.
Memorial Medical Center event to honor past director
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold its second annual "Sing Sisters Sing Celebrate Women's Health" fundraising event on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute in downtown Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield: Perfect day for a picnic
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Wheatfield's new interim recreation director, Mike Ranalli, took the opportunity to thank the members of the Wheatfield Family Picnic Committee at Monday's Town Board meeting.
BOCES offers driving class
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES will start its fall driver and traffic education course on Monday, Sept. 16. The program is being offered at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center in Sanborn and Medina High School to all students who are 16 years of age as of Sept. 16, and who possess a valid state permit and a 48-hour course to learn how to drive responsibly.
Volunteers sought for ombudsman program
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:50 pm
As volunteer resident advocates, or "ombudsmen," Wheatfield residents Shirley Walk and Dottie Deer are there for area nursing home and assisted living residents.
Tuscarora Indian School wraps summer school
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:50 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School recently finished another successful summer school program.
Town of Niagara: Touch the Truck Day
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Town of Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Company on Lockport Road held Touch the Truck Day.
Quasar to host public meeting
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Quasar Energy Group will discuss its local renewable energy plan in a public information meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
Judy Blake announces for Wheatfield Town Board
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Judy Blake has announced she is a candidate for the Wheatfield Town Board.
Joy seeks Town Board seat in Wheatfield
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Longtime Wheatfield resident Shirley Joy has announced her candidacy for Wheatfield Town Board.