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NCCC to host 'Santa's Workshop' at Culinary Institute
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 11:00 am
Niagara County Community College, in conjunction with the College Association of NCCC, will host "Santa's Workshop" weekends at the college's new Niagara Falls Culinary Institute through Dec. 24.
Heart & Soul serves
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Sister Beth Brosmer of the Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls has announced the following Christmas food and toy sign-up schedules for clients. Times are: Dec. 3 to 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Dec. 7, 2 to 4 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to noon.
Niagara Presbyterian set for Christmas
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 07:00 am
There is just something about babies and Christmas. And why not? After all, the story in Scripture tells us not just about the infant Jesus, but also his infant cousin John.
Leave the baking to the deacons
Sat, Dec 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Presbyterian Church deacons are hosting a Christmas cookie walk from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the church, 3712 Military Road, Town of Niagara.
Local Lions assist Canadian group
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 08:05 pm
Members of the Town of Niagara Lions Club participated in the Garden City Lions Club (Canada) bowling fundraiser on Nov. 17 for the purpose of raising money to assist Emily, a visually impaired young lady with a guide dog.
North Tonawanda firm expands
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 08:00 pm
Designer Sportswear, located at 80 Webster St., in North Tonawanda, recently expanded their inventory after the completion of renovating their storefront. The store is now carrying Lindsay Phillips, Switchflops and Snap Shoes in addition to their other products and services.
Ceretto: Military grants will boost local economy
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 06:10 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto applauded the announcement Friday from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station will receive $425,000 from two state grants. These grants will help the Niagara County Center for Economic Development promote the importance of the 914th and 107th Airlift Wings and support the development of local jobs in conjunction with these two units' missions.
Upcoming holiday events in Sanborn
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will host its Holiday Open House at the Schoolhouse Museum on Niagara Street from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.
Missing child recovered unharmed on Thanksgiving
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 12:00 pm
At approximately 9:20 a.m. Nov. 22, Town of Niagara Police officers were dispatched for a report of a missing 8-year-old male from B Street in Cayuga Village. The parents reported that the juvenile male "went missing" from the residence after last being seen on the front porch.
Santa to visit Wheatfield Saturday
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 12:00 pm
Wheatfield's annual tree lighting ceremony and holiday party at the town's Community Center will begin at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, with the arrival of Santa aboard a St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. fire truck.
LaSalle calendar available
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 11:00 am
LaSalle Pride Inc. for the second year is selling a LaSalle Legacy Calendar, featuring historical photographs of the Village of LaSalle.
Free puppet show at Carnegie Art Center
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 11:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center will present the puppet show, "Star Mother's Youngest Child," by theatreFigüren, at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda.
Tuscarora K-Kids wrap up 11th annual Canned Food Drive
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 10:55 am
The Tuscarora Indian School K-Kids recently concluded its 11th annual Canned Food Drive. Club adviser Paul Beatty reports the event encourages students in pre-K through sixth grade to collect non-perishable food items that are donated to families in need during the holiday season.
Robert Moses Parkway south project final design report ready for review
Wed, Nov 28th 2012 09:30 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the final design report and environmental study for the "Riverway" project will be available for public review beginning on Dec. 13 with a public open house, which will take place from 3 until 8 p.m. at the Art Gallery inside the Conference Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
OUN: 2013 'Daily Drawing' calendar features 365 chances to win more than $20,000 in prizes
Wed, Nov 28th 2012 07:00 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation has 2013 "Daily Drawing" calendars are available for $30 each. There are 365 chances to win more than $20,000 in prizes while supporting people with developmental disabilities in Niagara County.
Niagara County Legislature Majority 'spreads' the love
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 08:05 am
For Rick Updegrove, leader of the Niagara County Legislature's Republican Majority, convincing his caucus to support the third annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive may have been the easiest thing he's done all year.

It's also the most rewarding.

All faiths welcome at Fatima display
Fri, Nov 23rd 2012 07:00 am
PHOTOS: Anyone who ends up sick of turkey and Black Friday sales this week can find a little oasis of peace and beauty, complete with a camel, at Lewiston's Our Lady of Fatima Shrine.
Northgate employees pucker up
Fri, Nov 23rd 2012 07:00 am
A number of employees who work at The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield recently puckered up to kiss Lucy the llama from Spirit Wind Farms for a worthy cause.
Tatler Club Inc. provides holiday meals to Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara families
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 pm
The Tatler Club Inc. and a community friend made donations to Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, providing complete holiday meals for seven individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families.
'Tis the season: Holiday schedule
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The holidays are arriving. Take advantage of some of these holiday happenings and requests for assistance:
BOCES culinary arts students help Salvation Army
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Culinary Arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center have been putting their skills to use to help out the Salvation Army in Lockport.
2013 Buffalo Zoo calendar available
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Women's Board of the Buffalo Zoo is offering a 2013 Buffalo Zoo Calendar, featuring photos of some of the zoo's animal residents obtained from the annual photo contest.
NCTEC inducts 15 into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently honored 15 students who were accepted into the National Technical Honor Society. The National Technical Honor Society is the highest award that can be given for excellence in career and technical education.
Students learn about careers in construction
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Recently several classes from the BOCES Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education Centers took part in Construction Career Days in Lakeview, N.Y., which exposed high school students and adults to diverse careers in the industry.
State Police captain is 'Unsung Hero'
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Capt. Steve Nigrelli of the New York State Police recently was awarded the 2012 John Carion "Unsung Hero" award at the International Law Enforcement Torch Run Conference in Indianapolis.
'Movies and Popcorn' in Lockport
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 07:00 am
The Erie Canal Discovery Center has announced a new series of weekly documentary movies, "Movies & Popcorn," to be shown every Saturday this winter at 11 a.m., beginning Saturday, Dec. 15.
Wellness coalition announces new community-based breast cancer support group
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 07:00 am
A coalition of organizations with an interest in health and wellness announced the formation Monday of a new breast cancer support group during a news conference at the Doris Jones Family Resource Building.
Snowmobile safety course
Mon, Nov 19th 2012 07:00 am
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club, in cooperation with the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., will hold a New York State Snowmobile Safety Course on Saturday, Dec. 8. This course is open to anyone age 10 and above.
We have a winner
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 06:45 pm
Congratulations to the Harley Davidson pumpkin, which took first place in Niagara Frontier Publications' recent carving/decorating contest. The big pumpkin eating the small pumpkin finished in second place, while the green witch pumpkin ended up in third.
OUN holiday flower sale
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 06:25 pm
It is not too late to order your holiday flowers from the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, where people with developmental disabilities have been nurturing junipers, cacti and other plants all year or prepping pinecones for fresh and artificial wreaths since the summer.
Hospice honors volunteers during National Hospice Month
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 07:00 am
November is designated as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, providing opportunities for Americans to learn about end-of-life care choices available to them. In 2011, an estimated 1.65 million patients received hospice services. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization estimates that, for 2011, approximately 44.6 percent of all deaths in the U.S. were under the care of a hospice program.
Recipes: Got Girl Scout cookies?
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:05 am
Here are some yummy treats featuring Girl Scout cookies to take to holiday parties:
Pizazz donates to Komen
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
Pizazz recently hosted a "Big or Small Save Them All" basket and wine auction event to raise money for cancer awareness. The staff also sold ribbon suckers, cookies and purses.
'Saturday Night Alive' at St. Peter's
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 6167 Walmore Road in Sanborn, will host its monthly contemporary worship gathering, "Saturday Night Alive," on Saturday, Nov. 24, starting at 5:30 p.m. The gathering will include worship, a Bible study, and prayer.
Sweet treats: Girl Scouts host annual cookie sale
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
It's Girl Scout cookie time again. Enthusiastic hordes of young saleswomen began the time-honored tradition of knocking on doors last month and now are taking advantage of the holiday season by enticing shoppers at stores around the area.
Lockport: Christmas Event at Col. Wm. Bond House
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
Get the whole family in the mood for the holidays at an annual holiday event. "A Winter's Fest Eve" will be held at the Col. Wm. Bond-Jesse Hawley House, 143 Ontario St., Lockport, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.
Ceretto thanks community for 'massive outpouring of support' for victims of 'Superstorm' Sandy
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto thanked members of the community Thursday who donated supplies to victims of "Superstorm" Sandy. Ceretto's office received a massive amount of supplies, which will be shipped downstate to communities devastated by the October storm.
St. John celebrates Dr. Seuss
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 01:15 pm
The kindergarten class at St. John Lutheran School recently celebrated the colors of black and white by having a Dr. Seuss day.
Wheatfield approves budget
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 10:15 am
The Wheatfield Town Board approved its $12.05 million budget for 2013 as expected on Nov. 7.
Tax rates down in Town of Niagara
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 10:10 am
A last minute move on Tuesday saved Town of Niagara taxpayers some money, but caused some dissention on the Town Board.

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