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Great Pumpkin Farm plans World Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:45 pm
The 2012 edition of the World Pumpkin Weigh-Off begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St., in Clarence.
Limited tickets available for German dinner
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
Don Schroeder, Brigitte Shackleton and Elaine Timm will tell about the 725th birthday of Bergholz and other adventures in Germany at the annual Harvest Dinner of the Historical Society of North German Settlements in WNY.
Obit -- William F. Farnham Sr.
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
William F. Farnham Sr., of the Tuscarora Nation, passed away on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. He was a member of the Beaver Clan, born in Buffalo on Aug. 16, 1933, the son of the late Frank and Carrie (Green) Farnham.
Explore 'The Science of Sports' at Buffalo Museum of Science
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science has partnered with the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, Bisons, Bandits and New Era Cap to create an interactive exhibit that investigates the science behind Buffalo's favorite sports.

"The Science of Sports" opens Sept. 29 and runs through Jan. 6, 2013.

Aside from being competitive, sports are a complex equation of physics, math and biology. From the physical impact of collisions to the technology behind how hockey ice is created, science plays an integral role in every highlight reel and play-by-play.

DeGraff Memorial recognized by American Heart Association
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:35 pm
DeGraff Memorial Hospital has received the 2012 Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
Woodlands Senior Village resident celebrates 100th
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:30 pm
Violet (Heisterberg) Bush (pictured) celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 9. A dinner party was held in her honor with friends and family gathering Sept. 15 in the community room at the Woodlands Senior Village in Wheatfield, where Bush has lived since April 2008.
Maziarz invites Dyster to meeting with Cuomo regarding casino money
Mon, Sep 24th 2012 02:55 pm
On Friday, State Sen. George Maziarz sent a letter to City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster inviting him to a meeting with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Their topic of discussion will be the Seneca Nation.
Shawnee Sno-Chiefs have four events in one
Sat, Sep 22nd 2012 07:00 am
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club Inc. 14th annual Snowmobile Grass Drags/ATV Races/Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swapmeet will be Sept. 29.
Tuscarora beadwork classes at History Center
Sat, Sep 22nd 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara County History Center will hold a Tuscarora beadwork class this fall featuring award-winning Tuscarora beadwork artist Rosemary Hill.
Kinetic Kitchen renovates, restructures
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 07:00 am
Kinetic Kitchen and Bath is now under new ownership and management. The showroom, located at 1655 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Town of Niagara, has been newly renovated.
Auction at Niagara Presbyterian Church
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Presbyterian Church's seventh annual basket auction will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, with a basket drawing starting at 5 p.m.
Ceretto: naming of third arbiter in casino dispute significant progress
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 01:30 pm
On Thursday, Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, R-I- Lewiston, called the naming of former Court of Appeals Chief Judge Judith Kaye as the third arbiter in the dispute between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the state of New York "significant progress." The arbitration process will be settled by three arbiters, one named by the Senecas, one named by the state of New York, and the third, Kaye, agreed upon by both arbiters.
Navy Day at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 12:15 pm
It was Navy Day at the Aquarium of Niagara. Navy divers, visiting Western New York as part of Navy Week, demonstrated their skills in the main pool and even played underwater tic-tac-toe on the glass-viewing wall of the pool with the youngsters standing on the dry side.
Concert at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:15 am
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School will hold an outdoor concert featuring Lost and Found on Sunday, Sept. 23, starting at 3 p.m.
St. Peter's offers 'Saturday Night Alive' and fundraiser
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:15 am
St. Peter's Lutheran School in Sanborn will hold its annual fundraiser, live auction, basket auction and silent auction on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
Paul Smith inducted into WNY Baseball Hall of Fame
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:15 am
Paul Smith of Wheatfield was inducted into the WNY Baseball Hall of Fame on Sept. 19 at the Lake Erie Italian Club's Banquet Hall.
Praying for peace
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
The 32nd annual Rosary Crusade for World Peace will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Our Lady of Fatima Basilica, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
'Birding in Niagara'
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
A "Birding in Niagara Event" will be held at Bond Lake Park from 1 to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 23, in the Nature Center at the rear of the Warming House.
Wheatfield Farmers Market features singer
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
Singer/guitarist Cindy Ransom will perform at the Wheatfield Farmers Market on Sept. 26.
Go sunny side up with Sanborn Historical Society
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
"Farm Fresh Egg Production," a special program by Karyn Kreher, will be the focus of the regular meeting of the Sanborn Area Historical Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
Texting, funding, boo times occupy town meeting
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:00 am
The 2013 budget, public hearings, Halloween hours and even a warning were part of the Town of Niagara's Town Board meeting on Tuesday.
Niagara River Greenway Commission determines consistency with Wilson project
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 12:20 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission has announced the vote on project consistency as determined by the commissioners for the 29th round of projects submitted to the Greenway board.
Lockport: seventh annual Erie Canal Art Contest
Tue, Sep 18th 2012 03:35 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center is sponsoring the seventh annual Erie Canal Art Contest to celebrate the 187th anniversary of the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825. The poster contest is open to students residing in Niagara County and enrolled in high school.
Niagara Falls: NCCC Culinary Institute opens
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 11:30 pm
Fifty years ago, Niagara County Community College was founded and, a year later, the college opened its doors to 343 students in downtown Niagara Falls. On Sept. 4, NCCC opened doors to the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, just four blocks from the original site of NCCC.
Wheatfield Lions Club's Five Senses Nature Park dedicated to Henry Scibisz
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Lions Club's Five Senses Nature Park on Ward Road was dedicated in honor of the late Henry Scibisz of Wheatfield on Sept. 9. Scibisz was founder of the club and promoted the establishment of the park.
Cristoforo Colombo Society announces dinner honorees
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Cristoforo Colombo Society announces the honorees for the annual Columbian Award Dinner Dance to be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Society's Banquet Hall, 2223 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Goochfest provides path at SPCA
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:25 pm
Wheatfield residents Jesse Gooch and Kevin Garlock didn't have a bottle of champagne to christen the new recycled rubber path at the Niagara County SPCA on Tuesday. However, a rescued 4-month-old pit bull puppy happily did the honors.
Dance students support hurricane victims
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:15 pm
Dance students at Jaclyn Carol's Dance Academy in Wheatfield are giving a helping hand to dancers they've never met, just because they share the same passion.
Tomcats start season with a win
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:10 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Tomcats started their regular season off with a 40-0 win over the North Tonawanda 49ers.
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:05 pm
This pit bull puppy gave a slurp of approval to Niagara County SPCA employee Lauren Zaninovich after unofficially "christening" a new improvement donated to the facility. (photo by Susan Mikula Campbell)
Residents report smelly, ear-splitting problems
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:00 pm
Wheatfield residents turned out in force for the Town Board meeting Monday to ask for help dealing with skunks and the Bergholz fire siren.
Niagara County Industrial Development Agency approves application for assistance for new renewable energy facility
Wed, Sep 12th 2012 01:35 pm
On Wednesday, the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency approved an application for assistance submitted at its August board meeting by Sustainable BioElectric LLC. The company plans to build a renewable energy facility in the Summit Business Park in the Town of Wheatfield. The NCIDA board also accepted an application for assistance for consideration from JSK International Corp. The company will restore the historic Niagara Hotel in Niagara Falls.
Ceretto endorsed by Conservative Party of New York
Wed, Sep 12th 2012 01:30 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto has announced the Conservative Party of New York endorsed him. This gives Ceretto the backing of the Republican, Independence and Conservative parties.
National Federation of Independent Business endorses Maziarz for re-election
Tue, Sep 11th 2012 04:00 pm
New York's leading small business association, the National Federation of Independent Business, has endorsed State Sen. George Maziarz for re-election in the 62nd Senate district.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Tue, Sep 11th 2012 07:00 am
The start of the school year marks the beginning of rehearsals for the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's presentation of "The Nutcracker." The family-oriented holiday production showcases dancers and character performers under the direction of artistic director Beverley Feder, FISTD.
'Pathways to Excellence,' Rivershore's annual gala, takes place Wednesday at NFCC
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 07:00 am
The Rivershore Foundation presents Rivershore's third annual gala dinner, "Pathways to Excellence," on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive.
Business Council releases 2012 Voters' Guide
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 07:00 am
The Business Council of New York State Inc. has released its 2012 Voters' Guide, which measures New York State legislators' commitment to promoting fiscal reform and improving the state's economic climate by scoring their votes on key legislation during the 2012 session.
NYSDOT slates meeting on rehab plan for three bridges over New York Power Authority reservoir
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:25 am
The New York State Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, to discuss the proposed rehabilitation of three bridges over the New York Power Authority Reservoir spanning the towns of Niagara and Lewiston.
OUN receives grant
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:15 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is the proud recipient of a $2,000 Guillemont Memorial Grant from the Niagara Falls Episcopal Urban Ministry. The funds will be used to purchase vital stand-up lifts that are critical to many of the 700 people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities served by the agency.
Two Niagara County credit unions plan merger
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:45 am
The boards of directors of two Niagara-area credit unions have announced that Niagara County's Federal Credit Union will merge with Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union, effective Dec. 1.

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