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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 "CoppƩlia" 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.
NCCC Foundation to recognize Distinguished Student scholars
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
Five new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients from Niagara County Community College will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Low-cost spay-neuter clinic for cats
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
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.
North Tonawanda: Mayor Ortt holds groundbreaking event for Meadow Drive Extension
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:35 pm
Mayor Ortt, Congressman Brian Higgins, former Congressman Thomas Reynolds, Sen. George Maziarz, City Attorney Shawn Nickerson and other local officials participated in a groundbreaking event for the long-awaited Meadow Drive Extension.
Stanley Cup, Kane arrive at base
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:30 pm
In the cool morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 24, a crowd of men and women in military uniforms, hockey fans in jerseys and media with cameras gathered excitedly in one of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's hangars.
Niagara County: Copelin hosts veterans outreach Thursday
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara County residents that put on their nation's uniform and served will have a chance to learn about the benefits available to them at a special veterans outreach event organized by County Legislator ChereƩ Copelin, R-LaSalle, and set for Thursday night.
N.T. Meals on Wheels sells 2014 coupon books
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:05 pm
North Tonawanda Meals on Wheels is selling " Save Around Buffalo 2013" coupon books until Dec. 15.
Local couple writes authentic 'best sellers'
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
Richard and Claire Knowles, currently of Lewiston and formerly of Wheatfield, have made literary news.
Keeping kindergartners safe and secure
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
This fall, many youngsters are getting ready to embark on one of their biggest adventures: starting school.
RealtyUSA promotes N-W Falcons uniform fundraiser
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Booster Club (Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association) is presently having a fundraiser to raise approximately $10,000 to cover the cost of helmets and uniforms for the high school varsity and junior varsity football teams.
Rev it up in Wheatfield
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:40 pm
Members of the community are invited to bring their classic cars and take part in Northgate Health Care Facility's fourth annual "Car Show and 1950s Night" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 7264 Nash Road, North Wheatfield.
Celebs support OUN
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:15 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation held its 16th annual "Celebrity Bartending" fundraiser at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., raising more than $17,000 for people with developmental disabilities.