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LCTV orientation session
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 12:40 pm
Lockport Community Television will hold its next orientation session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at its studio, 293 Niagara St., Lockport. Attendees can receive training using LCTV's new, high-definition portable equipment, which volunteers can use to produce their own programs.
Memorial announces 2013 board appointments
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 05:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors confirmed its 2013 slate of officers and re-elected six incumbent board members to three-year terms at its annual meeting Monday.
Raising awareness
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 09:10 am
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month - both nationally and in Niagara County. To commemorate this month, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara program participant Laura Welder and her mom, Jen, of Youngstown, accepted a proclamation from the Niagara County Legislature.
Collins joins auto industry pension task force and meets with local retirees
Sat, Mar 23rd 2013 10:45 am
Congressman Chris Collins, NY-27, has joined the auto industry pension task force for the 113th Congress. Made up of members of the House of Representatives from both political parties, the group works to bring attention to the issues related to the termination of Delphi salaried retiree pensions.
NCCC chef among four to receive Cutting Edge Award at ACF Northeast Regional Conference
Sat, Mar 23rd 2013 10:45 am
Four chefs from Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania received Cutting Edge Awards from the American Culinary Federation, the nation's premier organization of professional chefs, at the 2013 Northeast Regional Conference held at Turning Stone Resort Casino.
Aquarium of Niagara announces Penguin Days amateur photo contest winners
Sat, Mar 23rd 2013 10:40 am
The Aquarium of Niagara announced the three winners of the fifth Annual Penguin Days Amateur Photo Contest on Friday. The three winning images highlight each photographer's passion for penguins.
Congressman Collins reacts to FAA's decision to keep Niagara Falls tower open
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 04:35 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, NY-27, issued the following statement Friday regarding the FAA's decision to keep the Niagara Falls tower open:
Infectious disease specialist to join staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 04:25 pm
Rajinder Pal Singh Bajwa, M.D., is joining the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. His appointment was announced Friday by Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Vijay Bojedla, M.D.
Tri-Community celebrates service to the community
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 03:10 pm
The Tri-Community Ambulance Service held its 57th annual installation of officers and awards banquet at the Niagara Falls Events Center.
Automotive students win Ohio College scholarships
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:55 pm
Orleans-Niagara BOCES auto tech seniors Kyle Jung and Daniel Ruble know what they will be doing this fall: attending classes at Ohio Technical College.
Woman able to move back home thanks to family, Complete Senior Care
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:50 pm
Mary Pizzi, a 72-year-old Youngstown resident, spent a year in a local long-term care facility after suffering a stroke. Thanks to her dedicated family, including her husband Guy, and the additional supports provided by the Complete Senior Care program, she was able to go back to her home.
Shawnee Junior Explorer Post plans dinner, auction
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:50 pm
Shawnee Junior Explorer Post's annual spaghetti dinner and basket raffle will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at the Shawnee Firehall, 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn.
Speaker discusses veterans
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:50 pm
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will present a special program by Christopher Kreiger Sr. on "Support Our WNY Vets" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the Sanborn Volunteer Fire Co. firehall, 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
Lance sets 13-point plan for county growth
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:50 pm
The new chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature's Economic Development Committee launched into her new role Tuesday night, laying an ambitious, 13-point agenda for economic development policy in the county.
Easter wishes on Errick Road
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:45 pm
The Greinert family at 6962 Errick Road is once again wishing local residents a happy Easter, even though recent snowfall made it seem like winter instead of spring.
Meet the Easter bunny, find his Easter eggs
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:35 pm
Looking to fill up your Easter baskets with the kids this weekend? Hop on down to any of these fun-filled events to kick-off your Easter festivities.
Memorial Medical Center: Burnett named director-elect of osteopathic family practice residency program
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 07:25 am
Jeffrey O. Burnett, D.O., has been named director-elect of the osteopathic family practice residency program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Making a difference for American Lung Association
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:30 am
For the second year, Town of Niagara resident Wendi J. Koch climbed the stairs of the 38-floor One HSBC Center in Buffalo for her father.
Case against SPCA dismissed, Pom to get free surgery
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:25 am
The SPCA of Niagara held a press conference last Saturday to announce the good news - a recent lawsuit filed against the shelter in State Supreme Court was dismissed.
Kathryn Lance sets 13-point plan for county growth
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:25 am
The new chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature's Economic Development Committee launched into her new role Tuesday night, laying an ambitious, 13-point agenda for economic development policy in the county.
Niagara Hospice Alliance announces additional volunteer training sessions
Wed, Mar 20th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara Hospice Alliance has announced two additional volunteer training sessions for individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of Niagara County residents faced with end-of-life illness.
Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship available
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:15 pm
The 14th annual Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award nomination and application forms are now available for Niagara-Wheatfield seniors in the school guidance office.
Scholarships available in food service/hospitality
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:15 pm
In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Up to five scholarship winners will each receive $1,000 to be applied toward their college education.
Town of Niagara historian speaks on Falls link
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:10 pm
The Friends of Local History will present a lecture by Dorothy Rolling, Town of Niagara historian, on the beginnings of the City of Niagara Falls, which was once a part of the Town of Niagara.
Kindergarten registration set at Starpoint
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:10 pm
Kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year will be held at Fricano Primary School, Mapleton Road, on the following dates: Monday, March 18; Tuesday, March 19; Wednesday, March 20; Thursday, March 21; Friday, March 22, Monday, March 23; and Tuesday, March 24.
Talk about a German Easter
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:10 pm
"German Customs at Eastertime" will be the topic at the first evening meeting of the season of the Historical Society of North German Settlements in WNY at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Wheatfield Community Center.
N-W holding budget info sessions
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District is holding budget information sessions at district elementary schools to explain the budget process and seek input from community members.
Town of Wheatfield changes airport overlay district
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
Folks who spoke on Wheatfield's proposed airport overlay district at a recent public hearing found that their views made a difference at Monday's Town Board meeting.
WBA meets Monday
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
The next Wheatfield Business Association social will be Monday, March 18, at the Walmore Inn, Lockport and Walmore roads, Wheatfield.
N-W hockey team falls to Saratoga
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 03:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's quest to win the New York State Public High School Athletic Association ice hockey championships was stopped by Saratoga on Saturday in Utica.
914th Airlift Wing to retain nine aircraft through 2014
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 02:25 pm
The Air Force announced it will retain additional airlift aircraft through fiscal year 2014 in response to a congressional mandate to retain an inventory of 358 intra-theater airlift aircraft. Included in that figure are nine C-130 aircraft belonging to the 914th Airlift Wing, down from the current inventory of 11.
Merrell Lane honored by 107th Airlift Wing
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Merrell Lane, the chairman of the Niagara Military Affairs Council since 2005, has been awarded the New York State Conspicuous Service Medal for his service to the New York Air National Guard and the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
BOCES students prep for culinary competition
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Students from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Orleans Career and Technical Education Center and the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are sharpening their knives and skills to get ready to compete in the ninth annual ProStart Student Invitational on March 22 and 23.
Credit Unions to hold annual 'Breakfast with Bunny'
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Kids of area credit union members are in for a treat when the Easter Bunny hosts them for breakfast.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station prepares for possible civilian furloughs
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 11:40 pm
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station held a town hall style meeting Wednesday for civilian employees of the 914th Airlift Wing regarding actions to be taken in the event that sequestration-triggered Department of Defense civilian employee furloughs go into effect next month.
NCIDA elects chairman, approves applications for assistance for seven projects
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 10:55 am
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors conducted its annual reorganizational meeting on Wednesday. Scott P. Kiedrowski, the clerk and treasurer and registrar of vital statistics for the City of North Tonawanda, was elected chairman. He will have time to consider his slate of officers, as well as committee chairs and members, which will be voted on at the April 17 board of directors meeting.
Deadline extended for Easter flowers and arrangements to support people with disabilities
Mon, Mar 11th 2013 09:10 am
The pre-order deadline for Easter flowers and arrangements has been extended until Tuesday, March 12. The floral decorations are provided by the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
NCCC Spring Health Fair open to all
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 08:45 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its Spring Health Fair on Monday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main dining room on the second floor of the Student Center (G Building), on the Sanborn campus.
Memorial opens Niagara's first state-designated Health Home
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 06:40 pm
More than an office or a single site for service, the Niagara Health Home is a one-stop care management network that provides an unprecedented level of care coordination and service linkages to patients and their families.
Pictures from Aquarium of Niagara's SEAsonings 2013
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 06:00 pm
Those attending Aquarium SEAsonings 2013 on March 7 enjoyed not only the Aquarium of Niagara's usual attractions, but food and wine samplings. A variety of businesses provided tastes of everything from salads and bruschetta to salted caramels and tiramisu.

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