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German Christkindl (Christmas) market in Wheatfield
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:00 am
Holy Ghost Lutheran School Parent Teacher League is sponsoring a Christkindl (Christmas) market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the school, 6630 Luther St., Wheatfield.
Niagara University to celebrate Veterans Day with unveiling of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden plaque
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:00 am
World War I concluded when an armistice went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. One year later, President Woodrow Wilson commemorated the event by declaring Nov. 11 Armistice Day, the forerunner to Veterans Day.
Meeting to be held for former and current Love Canal residents
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 07:00 am
A Love Canal community meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15. The meeting will be held at the Frontier Volunteer Fire Hall at 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. It begins at 7 p.m. Several matters will be discussed at this meeting, including next steps for those with health issues affected by Love Canal.
Memorial to present bariatric surgery seminars
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:45 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will present "Taking Control of Your Weight and Your Life" for area residents interested in learning about weight-loss surgery twice in November.
Governor Cuomo announces agreement to provide financial assistance to City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:40 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday that the New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved a plan to provide assistance to the City of Niagara Falls, which will help the city address budget issues related to an ongoing casino revenue dispute between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation of Indians.
'Feed the Falls' returns
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:35 am
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will hold its annual "Feed the Falls" initiative in Niagara Falls on Thanksgiving Day. Mission staff and volunteers from local churches and the community will prepare 1,000 turkey dinners and deliver them to the homebound, seniors and families in need.
Special salutes to vets
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
November is the time of year that veterans receive well-deserved thanks. Among local observances in honor of Veterans Day are:
Wheatfield jeweler supports lung cancer research
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and George Edwards Jewelers, located at 2131 Sawyer Drive, Wheatfield, is "Going White" for the month of November to honor friends and customers who have suffered from this devastating disease.
BOCES center plans open house, pasta dinner
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn, will hold an open house and pasta dinner on Nov. 15.
Program helps older adults stay well
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
As individuals reach the age of 60 and older, they may begin to experience changes to their mind, body and spirit. "Stay Well on Your Feet" is a free health promotion program geared toward identifying these changes and providing tips for maintaining quality living.
Grant aids traffic crackdown
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:30 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office applied for and received additional STOP DWI grant money for driving while intoxicated enforcement during specific "crackdown" periods throughout the year.
Learn about careers in law enforcement
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:30 pm
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced that a meeting for Explorers interested in law enforcement as a career will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Patrol Room of Building 1, Niagara County Sheriff's Office, 5526 Niagara St. Extension, Lockport.
Red Cross seeks blood donors
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:30 pm
Hundreds of Red Cross blood drives have been cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy, representing a loss of thousands of blood and platelet products. The Red Cross is asking people who are eligible, especially in places not affected by the storm, to schedule a time to give blood in the days and weeks to come.
Pinwheels, peaches, projects for N-W Kiwanis
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:25 pm
As the end of a perfect summer approached, the members of Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield boasted a full schedule of events related to the local community.
Town of Niagara: Budget votes anticipated
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board is expected to vote on its 2013 budget at the 7 p.m. regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Cute, but creepy, creatures visit Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:25 pm
Kids and critters make for a good time when Jeff Musial and his Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics visit the Aquarium of Niagara from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
NYSDOT completes boulevard bridge project
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:20 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald announced this week the completion of a $4.3 million project to replace the U.S. Route 62 (Niagara Falls Boulevard) bridge over Bergholz Creek.
Parade makes spirits bright
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:15 pm
The eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade honoring the Town of Niagara Bicentennial was held Saturday before a bundled-up crowd.
The voters have decided
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:15 pm
A steady stream of voters kept Town of Niagara's polling place at the Niagara Active Hose firehall hopping Tuesday as voters decided who to represent them in Washington and Albany.
Community forum to focus on health care reform's impact on individuals, businesses
Wed, Nov 7th 2012 08:10 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will present a free program to help residents and business owners understand the changes mandated by federal health care reform. The event is set for Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road.
Unofficial election results
Wed, Nov 7th 2012 07:45 am
As President Obama wins a second term nationally, both Democrat and Republican parties score big victories in Western New York.
Join Santa for a spin at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Tue, Nov 6th 2012 07:00 am
We couldn't find any reindeer, but it turns out Santa is an excellent equestrian! Join Old St. Nick in coming weeks on the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum carrousel; just make sure you're on the "nice" list.
Absentee ballots must be postmarked by today
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 11:20 am
As a reminder, all absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday, Nov. 5, in order to be counted in this election.
OUN talent show winners
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's "Opportunities Got Talent," an annual occasion featuring the aptitudes of individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through song, dance, theater and comedy in a competitive format, occurred Friday at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda.
Vote and get chicken at Active Hose
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 07:00 am
Town of Niagara Active Hose will hold a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue from noon until 7 p.m. or sold out on Election Day, Nov. 6.
Eat ham, buy gifts on Election Day
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 07:00 am
St. John Lutheran Church at Ward Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard in Wheatfield will hold an Election Day ham dinner and holiday gift boutique from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council hosts 5th annual spaghetti dinner
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 hosts its fifth annual spaghetti dinner from 4 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17. The Shrine is located at 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Crafts and more at St. Mark Lutheran Church
Fri, Nov 2nd 2012 07:00 am
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1135 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, will hold its annual Candy Cane Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
Missionary to speak at Faith Community Church in Sanborn
Fri, Nov 2nd 2012 07:00 am
The public is invited to hear Missionary Cheri Kommel speak at Faith Community Church at 7 p.m. Nov. 9.
Sandy was a miss in the towns
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 11:00 am
Aside from a lot of rain and some branches down, the Town of Niagara and Wheatfield were relatively unscathed by Hurricane Sandy.
HANCI 'prom' brings generations together
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 11:00 am
Even though, in some cases, there were 75 years and more between them, local high school students and senior citizens obviously enjoyed an afternoon of dining, dancing and chatting on Sunday at Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center in Niagara Falls.
OUN: gift-wrap volunteers needed
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its gift-wrap booth this holiday season. The booth is located inside the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls and is open Dec. 1 to 24 during all mall hours, including holiday hours.
Military Road lights up with annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
Get in the spirit for the upcoming holidays on Saturday, Nov. 3, with the eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade on Military Road.

More than 70 units have signed up to participate in the professionally judged parade honoring the town's bicentennial.

St. James Lutheran Church has BBQ benefit
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
St. James Lutheran Church invites everyone to join the fun at its annual barbecue dinner and basket/silent auction fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in its fellowship hall, 2437 Niagara Road , Bergholz.
NWAA Tomcats and Grand Island Junior Vikings to face off at NYFL Super Bowl
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Tomcats advanced to the 120-pound division Super Bowl by shutting out the Lew-Port Chargers 29-0 on Saturday, Oct. 27, continuing their undefeated record for their eighth win of the season.
Town of Niagara budget hearing delayed
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara's public hearing on its 2013 budget, originally scheduled for Tuesday, was cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m.
2012 Scarecrow Display: And the winner is ...
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
The judge's tallies are in and the winner of the 2012 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display is The Village Bake Shoppe with "Death By Chocolate."
Love Canal meeting postponed
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 09:25 pm
The community meeting for former and current residents of Love Canal that had been scheduled for Oct. 29 at the Elks Lodge in Town of Niagara was postponed this week, because several key members of the group were unable to travel due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church plans bazaar
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 09:20 pm
Zion's Bountiful Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10th Street and Michigan Avenue, Niagara Falls.

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