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Case against SPCA dismissed, Pom to get free surgery
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:25 am
The SPCA of Niagara held a press conference last Saturday to announce the good news - a recent lawsuit filed against the shelter in State Supreme Court was dismissed.
Kathryn Lance sets 13-point plan for county growth
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:25 am
The new chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature's Economic Development Committee launched into her new role Tuesday night, laying an ambitious, 13-point agenda for economic development policy in the county.
Niagara Hospice Alliance announces additional volunteer training sessions
Wed, Mar 20th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara Hospice Alliance has announced two additional volunteer training sessions for individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of Niagara County residents faced with end-of-life illness.
Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship available
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:15 pm
The 14th annual Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award nomination and application forms are now available for Niagara-Wheatfield seniors in the school guidance office.
Scholarships available in food service/hospitality
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:15 pm
In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Up to five scholarship winners will each receive $1,000 to be applied toward their college education.
Town of Niagara historian speaks on Falls link
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:10 pm
The Friends of Local History will present a lecture by Dorothy Rolling, Town of Niagara historian, on the beginnings of the City of Niagara Falls, which was once a part of the Town of Niagara.
Kindergarten registration set at Starpoint
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:10 pm
Kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year will be held at Fricano Primary School, Mapleton Road, on the following dates: Monday, March 18; Tuesday, March 19; Wednesday, March 20; Thursday, March 21; Friday, March 22, Monday, March 23; and Tuesday, March 24.
Talk about a German Easter
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:10 pm
"German Customs at Eastertime" will be the topic at the first evening meeting of the season of the Historical Society of North German Settlements in WNY at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Wheatfield Community Center.
N-W holding budget info sessions
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District is holding budget information sessions at district elementary schools to explain the budget process and seek input from community members.
Town of Wheatfield changes airport overlay district
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
Folks who spoke on Wheatfield's proposed airport overlay district at a recent public hearing found that their views made a difference at Monday's Town Board meeting.
WBA meets Monday
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
The next Wheatfield Business Association social will be Monday, March 18, at the Walmore Inn, Lockport and Walmore roads, Wheatfield.
N-W hockey team falls to Saratoga
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's quest to win the New York State Public High School Athletic Association ice hockey championships was stopped by Saratoga on Saturday in Utica.
914th Airlift Wing to retain nine aircraft through 2014
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 02:25 pm
The Air Force announced it will retain additional airlift aircraft through fiscal year 2014 in response to a congressional mandate to retain an inventory of 358 intra-theater airlift aircraft. Included in that figure are nine C-130 aircraft belonging to the 914th Airlift Wing, down from the current inventory of 11.
Merrell Lane honored by 107th Airlift Wing
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Merrell Lane, the chairman of the Niagara Military Affairs Council since 2005, has been awarded the New York State Conspicuous Service Medal for his service to the New York Air National Guard and the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
BOCES students prep for culinary competition
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Students from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Orleans Career and Technical Education Center and the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are sharpening their knives and skills to get ready to compete in the ninth annual ProStart Student Invitational on March 22 and 23.
Credit Unions to hold annual 'Breakfast with Bunny'
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Kids of area credit union members are in for a treat when the Easter Bunny hosts them for breakfast.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station prepares for possible civilian furloughs
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 11:40 pm
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station held a town hall style meeting Wednesday for civilian employees of the 914th Airlift Wing regarding actions to be taken in the event that sequestration-triggered Department of Defense civilian employee furloughs go into effect next month.
NCIDA elects chairman, approves applications for assistance for seven projects
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 10:55 am
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors conducted its annual reorganizational meeting on Wednesday. Scott P. Kiedrowski, the clerk and treasurer and registrar of vital statistics for the City of North Tonawanda, was elected chairman. He will have time to consider his slate of officers, as well as committee chairs and members, which will be voted on at the April 17 board of directors meeting.
Deadline extended for Easter flowers and arrangements to support people with disabilities
Mon, Mar 11th 2013 09:10 am
The pre-order deadline for Easter flowers and arrangements has been extended until Tuesday, March 12. The floral decorations are provided by the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
NCCC Spring Health Fair open to all
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 08:45 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its Spring Health Fair on Monday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main dining room on the second floor of the Student Center (G Building), on the Sanborn campus.
Memorial opens Niagara's first state-designated Health Home
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 06:40 pm
More than an office or a single site for service, the Niagara Health Home is a one-stop care management network that provides an unprecedented level of care coordination and service linkages to patients and their families.
Pictures from Aquarium of Niagara's SEAsonings 2013
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 06:00 pm
Those attending Aquarium SEAsonings 2013 on March 7 enjoyed not only the Aquarium of Niagara's usual attractions, but food and wine samplings. A variety of businesses provided tastes of everything from salads and bruschetta to salted caramels and tiramisu.
Chris Collins meets with local farmers to shape agriculture policy
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 03:25 pm
Congressman Chris Collins met with approximately 40 local farmers in Batavia at the first meeting of his agriculture advisory board. As a member of the House agriculture committee, Collins will routinely look to the group to help shape his polices and positions on matters before the committee.
Apply for Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 07:00 am
Applications for the 2013 Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship are now available from the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls.
Happy 100th Herb Wienke
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 04:00 pm
Wheatfield resident Herb Wienke will turn 100 years old on March 8.
N-W hockey team heads to state competition
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's hockey team is heading for the state semifinals again.
Town IDA plans hearing on mall expansion tax abatement
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:10 pm
Town of Niagara residents will have a chance to comment on a possible tax abatement for a planned $71 million Fashion Outlets of Niagara expansion during a town IDA public hearing at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Town Hall.
Security system installed at SPCA; cats taken from NT residence
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:10 pm
In the past week, the SPCA of Niagara received another mass rescue of animals - cats this time - plus became the beneficiary of new security cameras to that the SPCA hopes will prevent any future vandalism at its Lockport Road site in Wheatfield.
Niagara-Wheatfield: Strong late-season run ends in finals for Falcons
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:00 pm
After knocking off two higher seeded teams in the Section VI Class AA girls basketball tournament, Niagara-Wheatfield went down to defeat to top-seeded Jamestown 97-63 in the tournament championship game Tuesday.
Ross marks 200-meeting milestone
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 01:45 pm
Proud colleagues heaped praise on Niagara County Legislature Chairman William L. Ross, C-Wheatfield, Tuesday in Lockport as the long-time government head gaveled his 200th meeting as presiding officer of the Legislature to order.
Ceretto celebrates 'Read Across America'
Mon, Mar 4th 2013 10:35 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto took part in "Read Across America" and Dr. Seuss' birthday celebration by reading to children at the North Tonawanda Library over the weekend.
Nominate someone for Niagara County Senior Citizen of the Year
Mon, Mar 4th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara County Office for the Aging is seeking nominations for Niagara County Senior Citizen of the Year. Each year the office recognizes a senior who is an integral part of the community, giving back to and serving residents of all ages.
Dates announced for poetry series at NCCC
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 07:00 am
The dates for the "On the Edge Poetry" series at Niagara County Community College have been announced for the spring semester.
Historic LaSalle's street name changes remembered
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 07:00 am
LaSalle PRIDE Inc., in conjunction with the LaSalle Library, will present a lecture by Teresa Lasher Winslow on the "Street Name Changes of Historic LaSalle" at 6 p.m., Monday, March 4, in the LaSalle Library, 8728 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Benefit for Mark W. Farrell on March 3
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:05 pm
Family and friends of Mark W. Farrell will be hosting a benefit to help out with his growing medical expenses on Sunday, March 3, from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Vincent De Paul (St. Leo site), 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls.
'Spring Clothing Exchange' organized by N-W grad
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
What started as a small, annual tradition among friends will become a community event on March 9 when Communify: Buffalo hosts a "Spring Clothing Exchange" at the Pierce Arrow Film & Arts Center, 1685 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
Smokin' on Falls Street
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
Smokin' Eagles leaders Roy "Honcho" Gregory of Wheatfield and Robert Giordano of Lewiston were a part of the Community BBQ held at the former St. George's Anglo Catholic Church at 1910 Falls St., in Niagara Falls.
Niagara University Family Business Center hosts March breakfast
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center will present a breakfast forum, "When Disaster Strikes, Are You Prepared?", for private and family owned businesses on Tuesday, March 5.
'Biggest Loser' contestant lends a hand in Wheatfield
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
Wheatfield's St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. was bustling with activity as the community responded to help one of their own.
Wheatfield joins call for SAFE Act repeal
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 12:55 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board on Monday joined the Niagara County Legislature and other municipalities across the state in calling for repeal of the NY SAFE Act.

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