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Tea party for Judi
Fri, May 10th 2013 10:15 pm
A special high tea was held at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church last Sunday to help defray medical costs for Bergholz resident Judi Jagow, who has cancer.
Niagara Falls Memorial announces plans for new wound care center
Tue, May 7th 2013 08:45 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced plans Monday to meet the area's growing need for specialized wound treatment by implementing a comprehensive wound care program on its downtown campus.
Memorial's annual stroke health fair to be held at John Duke Senior Center
Mon, May 6th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold "Time Lost is Brain Lost - Preventing and Treating Stroke," its fourth annual National Stroke Awareness Month health fair, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd.
Get tickets for Italian feast at St. Jude Shrine
Sat, May 4th 2013 07:00 am
The St. Jude Shrine, 975 Ridge Road, Lewiston will hold its annual "Pasta Italiano Dinner" from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 19.
Chamber Awards Gala: Wendt's named Business of the Year in Sanborn
Sat, May 4th 2013 07:00 am
The Sanborn Business & Professional Association has chosen Wendt's Propane & Oil as the 2013 Sanborn Business of the Year. Wendt's Propane & Oil takes immense pride in serving its community, providing outstanding customer service and creating a unique relationship with all of its customers.
Niagara Falls Relay For Life set for May 18
Sat, May 4th 2013 07:00 am
The fifth annual Niagara Falls Relay For Life, a signature fund raising event for the American Cancer Society, will take place on Saturday, May 18, from noon to midnight on Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls.
United Way of Greater Niagara elects board of directors
Fri, May 3rd 2013 01:35 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara recently elected officers and members of its board of directors for 2013 at its annual meeting.
Rummage sale at Hope United Methodist Church
Fri, May 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Hope United Methodist Church at 2914 Upper Mountain Road, Pekin, will hold its spring rummage and baked goods sale, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 4.
Seniors invited to free breakfast
Fri, May 3rd 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara County-Central Rotary Club will host the 30th annual Roger W. Andrews Senior Citizen Breakfast on Saturday, May 11, in the Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School cafeteria.
Conference focuses on elder care
Fri, May 3rd 2013 07:00 am
The Coalition of Agencies in Service to the Elderly will hold its 24th annual spring networking conference, "Navigating Transitions: Preparing for the Next Phase of Life," from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the American Legion Post 1451 at 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
N-W students check out careers
Fri, May 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School held a safety day showcasing careers in law enforcement, military branches and first responder fields.
500 kicks for a cause
Fri, May 3rd 2013 07:00 am
On the sunny Saturday last month, Project Future held its annual Kick-A-Thon Against Drugs and Violence at Niagara Catholic High School.
Pass an award winner
Thu, May 2nd 2013 05:45 pm
Lindsay Pass of Sanborn was recently awarded the Dr. Glen Jones Radiology Award for 2013 in the radiologic technology program at Niagara County Community College.
Twin City Quilters Guild on display
Thu, May 2nd 2013 05:40 pm
The Twin City Quilters Guild will present "Kaleidoscope Of Quilts - A Quilt Show" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Wheatfield Community Center 2800 Church Road.
New York State Humane Association offers reward to help SPCA find abuser
Thu, May 2nd 2013 05:40 pm
The New York State Humane Association, headquartered in Kingston, is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for discarding an 8-week-old battered puppy with a broken jaw near a garbage pick-up site in the 600 block of 30th Street in Niagara Falls.
N-W BOE pleads for voters
Thu, May 2nd 2013 12:25 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield School District voters will be presented with a balanced budget that features a $2.3 million increase and a 5.91 percent tax levy increase, but they will have full-day kindergarten, if the budget passes. The proposed budget is set at $62,753,100 for 2013-14.
Young racer follows in dad's tire tracks
Thu, May 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
This Friday will be better than Christmas for 17-year-old Zach Nash.

The Town of Niagara teenager practically hums with excitement as he talks about his debut race in his own car at Ransomville Speedway.

Fashion Outlets of Niagara expansion moves forward
Thu, May 2nd 2013 09:00 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board on Tuesday voted to take lead agency status for the expansion of Fashion Outlets of Niagara.
Dementia care conference at Memorial Medical Center
Thu, May 2nd 2013 09:00 am
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, they are not the only one with questions - family and friends also have a slew of them as well, such as what does it mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What kinds of resources are available? As the disease progresses, new questions arise, reflecting the growing need for information, programs and services.
Help support Furever Friends
Thu, May 2nd 2013 09:00 am
On Sunday, May 5, Furever Friends Dog Rescue of WNY will hold a Chinese auction fundraiser to assist its efforts to rescue and secure permanent homes for dogs in puppy mills. The event will take place from noon until 5 p.m. at the Tonawanda Sportman's Club, 5657 Killian Road, Pendleton.
OUN: Mother's Day floral sale for a great cause
Tue, Apr 30th 2013 01:35 pm
Pre-orders are due May 2 for Mother's Day flowers and arrangements shaped by members of the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara. Orders can be picked up on May 10 or 11 in Wheatfield or May 10 in Lockport.
NU's College of Education playing lead role in statewide faculty development program
Tue, Apr 30th 2013 01:35 pm
Niagara University's College of Education is playing a prominent role in a new statewide faculty development initiative affiliated with New York's Race to the Top federal program.
Wheatfield Pool & Spa making a splash in Wheatfield
Tue, Apr 30th 2013 12:25 pm
Wheatfield Pool & Spa Corp. is opening its first storefront in the town, just in time for summer.
Patricia's Back Barn to host open house
Mon, Apr 29th 2013 09:30 am
Patricia's Back Barn, a member of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, will host its second annual "Home & Garden" event on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Area police agencies to honor officers killed on duty
Mon, Apr 29th 2013 09:15 am
Police agencies from Western New York and Southern Ontario will honor the memories of law enforcement personnel who gave their lives in the line of duty during the 16th annual Niagara County Police Appreciation Day Interfaith Memorial Service on Thursday, May 16. The service will begin at 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 400 Ridge St., Lewiston.
Chamber Awards Gala organizers highlight sponsors
Sat, Apr 27th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, May 17, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Ceretto helps promote RecruitNY
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto is teaming up with the Firemen's Association of the State of New York to help promote this year's statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment drive, Recruit NY, which will take place at firehouses across the state on April 27-28.
Talk radio host Stephanie Miller is NCCC commencement speaker
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:45 pm
National talk radio host and Lockport native Stephanie Miller will deliver the keynote address at the Niagara County Community College commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in the main gym on the Sanborn campus.
NCCC hosts Clothesline Project exhibit
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:45 pm
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the nationally recognized Clothesline Project exhibit will be on display through Friday, April 26, at the Niagara County Community College, Sanborn campus, Student Center, Room G201.
Three candidates seek two seats in Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:40 pm
Three candidates submitted petitions by Monday's deadline to run for the two open seats on the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education.
Farmers Market returning to Wheatfield
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:40 pm
With spring finally seeming to warm up, plans are in the works to reopen Wheatfield's Farmers Market.

At Monday's Town Board meeting, the board approved moving the market to the front of Town Hall, instead of the rear parking area between the Community Center and Youth Center. Town Attorney Bob O'Toole said the market's vendors expressed strong preference for the new location that will be immediately visible to those approaching Town Hall at 2800 Church Road. Parking will remain in the rear of Town Hall. The change, for safety reasons, must be approved by the St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co.

O'Toole said an opening day for the market has yet to be set.

Benefit aids Judi Jagow
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:40 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church "Helping Hands" and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans are sponsoring two events to benefit Judi Jagow, a resident of Bergholz, who has cancer.
Visit a firehall this weekend
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:35 pm
The five Town of Wheatfield volunteer fire companies will open their doors to area residents this weekend as part of a statewide program called RecruitNY. Special events for kids and adults, as well as information on how to become a volunteer firefighter, will be offered.

Like most volunteer fire departments, the Town of Wheatfield fire companies need to bolster their emergency responder numbers, so they can continue to provide the optimum level of protection for their residents.

On Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, the five fire companies that serve Wheatfield will hold open houses for a unified recruitment drive, as part of National Volunteer Week 2013.

Fusco named superintendent at Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 03:35 pm
Dr. Lynn Marie Fusco will assume the duties of superintendent of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District on July 1.

Fusco is currently serving the Alden Central School District in the same capacity. She has been with Alden since 2006 and prior to that served for 10 years as the director of curriculum, instruction and personnel for the East Aurora Union Free School District.

She has also been employed as a principal at Pembroke Intermediate School and taught special education at Pembroke and at Royalton-Hartland Central School.

In Vogue
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 11:15 am
Vogue Salon & Back Bar is hosting a grand opening hair show, complete with music, lights, refreshments, models and gift bags, on Saturday, at 5 and 7 p.m., at 10158 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls (next to Como at the Airport).
Tech Night in Wheatfield
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 07:00 am
On Tuesday, April 30, the Niagara-Wheatfield Honor Society will run its third annual Technology Night from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School Room E101. Students will provide free computer instruction and assistance to senior citizens or other community members who would like to update their technology skills.
Niagara Cup names co-chairs for 2013 tournament
Mon, Apr 22nd 2013 07:00 am
A prominent cardiologist will join a local business executive in chairing the 22nd annual Niagara Cup Classic.
Basket auction at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 08:20 pm
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church will host its annual basket auction on Saturday, May 11, at 1073 Saunders Settlement Road (Route 31).
Moo-ving experience coming to West Street
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 07:00 am
The West Street Elementary School Parent Group annual basket auction and chicken barbecue last year was an "awesome" success, according to Co-President Jeff Haseley. Check out what's planned for this year's event.
N-W students and staff go Bald for Bucks
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 07:00 am
Fourteen students and several teachers from Niagara Wheatfield's Edward Town Middle School recently decided to shed their locks for Roswell Park's Bald for Bucks fundraiser.