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Fire companies visit St. John
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 12:30 pm
St. Johnsburg and Adam's volunteer fire companies visited St. John Lutheran School recently to promote Fire Safety Month. Students were reminded of some key fire safety tips such as stop, drop and roll, practicing home fire drills, and to never hide when there is a fire.
N-W BOE recognizes students
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 08:55 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education recognized a number of students at its Oct. 3 meeting. Among them was Zora Raglow-DeFranco who has been named as a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Going orange
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 08:50 am
October means pumpkins, and there's plenty of local spots to pick out the perfect specimen for carving or decorating.
Aquarium of Niagara sea lion supports breast cancer awareness
Tue, Oct 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara's oldest sea lion, "Diamond," shows her support for breast cancer awareness.
SEIU endorses Restaino
Mon, Oct 8th 2012 04:25 pm
New York State Assembly candidate Robert M. Restaino has announced that he was endorsed by the executive board of Service Employees International Union Local 200 United in the race for the 145th Assembly District.
Prayer service calls for understanding
Sat, Oct 6th 2012 07:00 am
Community Missions will hold an ecumenical community prayer service on Wednesday, Oct. 10, as part of The National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding.
Savor the sips at annual Sanborn Winetique Festival
Sat, Oct 6th 2012 12:30 am
Come sip the wine (and eat the chowder). The annual Winetique Festival, presented by the Sanborn Business & Professional Association, will be held Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Sanborn Firehall, located at 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
All-you-can-eat roast pork dinner in Cambria
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 11:40 pm
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church - North Ridge will offer an all-you-can-eat roast pork dinner, Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon to 2 p.m. at the church, 4169 Church Road, Town of Cambria. Dinners are $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and children ages 5 and under eat free.
Niagara Cerebral Palsy recognizes Lockport Scout
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 11:00 pm
Boy Scout Connor Wells of Lockport recently completed his community project to achieve the Eagle Scout rank by constructing and donating 10 custom-made, wheelchair accessible picnic tables for the residents at many of the group homes operated by Niagara Cerebral Palsy.
Visit St. Johnsburg's Fire Co. firehall
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 07:00 am
St. Johnsburg Fire Co. Inc. will host its Fire Prevention Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Oct. 13, at its firehall, 7165 Ward Road (corner of Krueger Road) in Wheatfield.
'Wine, Chocolate & Cheese' event in Cambria
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 07:00 am
"Wine, Chocolate & Cheese" will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Cambria Volunteer Fire Co., 4631 Cambria-Wilson Road.
Niagara County Central Rotary offers fun with trivia
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary will present "Trivia Night" on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Frontier Volunteer Fire Co., 2176 Liberty Drive, Wheatfield.
Barbecue benefits Holy Ghost Lutheran School
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 07:00 am
Holy Ghost Lutheran School will host a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue on Sunday, Oct. 14, starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Bergholz Firehall, 2470 Niagara Road, Wheatfield.
Andrew Barron to speak at St. John Lutheran Church
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 07:00 am
Andrew Barron of Jews for Jesus will speak at St. John Lutheran Church, 6950 Ward Road, Wheatfield, at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.
Recycling day held for 'Warriors on the Waterfront'
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:35 pm
Veterans and the public are encouraged to drop off items for recycling from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the parking lot of VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo.
Muzzleloader course to be given in Wheatfield
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:30 pm
Hunting season is almost here, and the Firearms Permit Review Board of Wheatfield will hold its annual muzzleloader course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Community Center located behind the Wheatfield Town Hall.
Zora Raglow-DeFranco named Commended Student
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior Zora Raglow-DeFranco has been named as a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Elections voter registration info
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:30 pm
Niagara County Board of Elections reports that the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election is Friday, Oct. 12.
Can You Help?: Fundraiser for children of Loretta Jo Gates
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:25 pm
•A benefit for the children of Loretta Jo Gates will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Sheraton at the Falls, 300 Third St., Niagara Falls.
Enter to win NFP's pumpkin-carving contest
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:20 pm
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or craziest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
'Like' us on Facebook and you can win a $50 gift certificate to Casa Antica
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:20 pm
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SPCA of Niagara: Change continues
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:15 pm
"He's the boss," said Andrew Bell, indicating the black and white cat sprawled on the desk at the SPCA of Niagara.

As Bell sat behind his new desk, Sam the cat regally accepted a scratch behind the ears and spread out bonelessly claiming more territory. Sam, after all, came to the SPCA first. Bell just started his new job as executive director on Oct. 1.

Meet Sarge
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:15 pm
Bring the family and meet Sarge, the Niagara County Sheriff's K-9, at the Sears' Community Safety Day on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 6929 Williams Road, Wheatfield, in the former Summit Mall.
Memorial awarded $684K to support new Niagara Connection Center
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 05:30 pm
The New York State Department of Health has awarded Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center a Medicaid rate add-on award worth $684,952 over three years to support the Niagara Connection Center, an innovative restructuring of Memorial's mental health services.
Carrousel Chat: 'Paperless Archives: Preserving the Past through Digital Collections'
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 04:35 pm
As part of the Society of American Archivists' 2012 American Archives Month, the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has announced its final installment of its "Carrousel Chat" lecture series for the year
Lewiston No. 2 sets Autumn Festival
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 will hold its second annual Autumn Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the firehall, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road, Lewiston.
Urban Land Institute concludes week-long analysis of reuse for balance of Rainbow Centre Mall in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 08:10 pm
The Urban Land Institute advisory panel presented a summary Friday of its conclusions and recommendations after a week-long analysis of potential reuses of the former Rainbow Centre Shopping Mall in downtown Niagara Falls.
Calamar corporate offices host movie production
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 07:00 am
Calamar's headquarters in Wheatfield was selected as one of the locations for a private and independent filmmaker working on his second feature film.
Siren sounds sour note in Bergholz
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 06:15 pm
Neighbors of the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Department returned to the Wheatfield Town Board on Monday to continue their quest to tone down or eliminate the fire siren.
New Town of Niagara cheerleaders group thriving
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 06:15 pm
Jenny Vinson, head coach for Town of Niagara Illusions Cheerleaders, recognized the challenges that would face her team as she and a group of her students left the Wheatfield Cheerleaders and formed the Town of Niagara Cheerleaders.
American Bus Association Names 'War of 1812 Encampment' a 'Top 100 Event for 2013'
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 05:30 pm
The American Bus Association has announced the "War of 1812 Encampment - the Capture of Fort Niagara," held Sept. 1 and 2, was designated as one of the "Top 100 Events in North America for 2013" by an experienced tourism industry selection committee.
Child Advocacy Center begins Domestic Violence Awareness Month with annual Family Violence Intervention Conference in Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 05:00 pm
More than 200 professionals from across Western New York are expected to attend the 14th annual Family Violence Intervention Project conference "Safe at Home: Seeking Solutions for Adult and Child Victims of Family Violence" on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
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.
 


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