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People Inc. Willow Senior Living hosts open house and yard sale
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 09:40 am
If your mom or dad is looking for affordable housing, or if you are a senior looking to move, consider People Inc.'s Willow Senior Living. People Inc. Willow Senior Living will host an open house and multi-family yard sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 13, at 3990 Forest Parkway in Wheatfield to showcase its living options.
Cart system gets thumbs down at Wheatfield Town Board meeting
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 09:25 am
The key issue at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting on Tuesday was a motion set for bid to agree to a proposal by Modern Disposal. The proposal would change Wheatfield's trash disposal process to a cart-based system.
Magicians do 1,000th show at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 08:50 am
If you're into numbers, here's one for you: 1,000.

That's how many magic shows Rob and Carol Allen, Wheatfield residents, have performed at the Aquarium of Niagara since they first brought their summer show to the Niagara Falls attraction nine years ago.

Have a funny, zany or unbelievable pet video? Enter NFP's new Web contest and win
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 08:55 am
From squirrels on Jet Skis to talking dogs and playful cats, we all love watching our pets perform for the camera. And now, your best video snapshots can win you a $25 gift certificate to Furry Friends Too Pet Foods & Supplies.
Niagara River Lodge hosts safety ID event
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 07:00 am
Once again, Niagara River Lodge No. 785 of F. & A. Masons is sponsoring a safety identification booth at the firehouse during Old Sanborn Days. The booth will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, and on Sunday, July 15, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Self-defense class at Faith Community
Fri, Jul 6th 2012 07:00 am
Qualified trainers will provide the information on how to be prepared, to have a plan, and how to defend yourself and your family from common dangers at a self-defense class from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at Faith Community Church.
Town of Niagara History: Cemeteries are part of town history
Fri, Jul 6th 2012 07:00 am
Early Town of Niagara burials were in Oakwood Cemetery, which is now part of the City of Niagara Falls.
Olde Sanborn Days offers summer fun
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 12:45 pm
Enjoy an old-fashioned country fair and craft show at the 22nd Olde Sanborn Days next weekend.
BOCES Alternative Parenting Program graduates
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 12:40 pm
Four young women celebrated a milestone recently at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. All are teenage mothers and have been taking their classes at the Alternative Parenting Program taught by Peg Behnke.
Tuscarora Nation celebrates tradition
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 12:35 pm
The 167th Tuscarora Field Day and Picnic, Niagara County's oldest annual field day and picnic, will take place on Friday, July 13, from 5 p.m. until late evening, and Saturday, July 14, from 7:30 a.m. until nightfall.
Low-cost spay/neuter clinics
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:35 am
Niagara Feline Friends runs low-cost spay/neuter clinics for cats. These clinics are open to anyone, regardless of income. The $75 cost also includes distemper and rabies shots. To sign up, call 716-754-2050.
Bicentennial bash
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:30 am
Even Elvis (Shawn Klush) was on hand to wish the Town of Niagara a happy birthday last weekend.
Gerald L. Miller tribute July 11 at NCCC
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:30 am
A celebration of the life and legacy of former Niagara County Community College President Gerald L. Miller will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the NCCC Arts & Media Theatre.
A festive Fourth in Niagara County
Sat, Jun 30th 2012 07:05 am
Niagara County residents can anticipate celebrating the Fourth of July week with a bang! Many special events in the region will honor Independence Day.
Cuomo: Air conditioners available for low-income New Yorkers with serious medical conditions
Sat, Jun 30th 2012 07:00 am
Annual cooling initiative, directed by homes and community renewal, offers relief for vulnerable new yorkers during heat wave.
Allegiant celebrates inaugural flight between Niagara Falls and southwest Florida coast
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 11:55 pm
On Friday, Allegiant inaugurated low-cost, nonstop flights between Niagara Falls and the southwest Florida coast, via Punta Gorda Airport (PGD).
A sign for the times
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
Joe and Laurie Lettieri refer to it as "Jordan's sign."

The big yellow "Child With Autism Area" sign stands at the entrance to Lakewood Drive in the Ashwood subdivision off Schultz Road.

Church plans annual picnic
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
On behalf of the Greater Niagara Falls Church of God, Pastor Joe Whitman has invited the community to its annual church picnic, Sunday, July 1, to be held on church grounds at 2334 Lockport Road, Sanborn.
Celebrating 200 years in the Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
The highlight of the Town of Niagara's bicentennial celebration arrives this weekend with a parade on Military Road followed by two days of activities at Veterans Memorial Park on Lockport Road.
Enjoy the Fourth at Oppenheim
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield isn't celebrating a bicentennial this year, and it has no special history of the British invading and burning homes during the War of 1812, but it will be celebrating July 4, 2012, with a bang this year.
Ceretto: low-cost power helps energize local economy
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 03:10 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, R-I-Lewiston, announced Wednesday that several local businesses were selected to receive low-cost power under the second round of allocations through the new ReCharge NY Program.
Memory Care Support Group not held in July
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 03:05 pm
The monthly support group, hosted by The McGuire Group and the Alzheimer's Association of WNY on the first Wednesday of the month, will not be held in July due to the July 4th holiday.
St. Peter's Lutheran to host 'Saturday Night Alive'
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 03:05 pm
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 6167 Walmore Road in Sanborn, will host its monthly contemporary worship gathering, "Saturday Night Alive," starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30.
N-W alumnus leads event at church
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 03:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield graduate Steve Lucas, Class of 1977, is returning to the Niagara Falls area July 8 to 11, leading a group of 30 men and women from the Edmond, Okla., area to conduct a series of special nightly sessions at the LaSalle Church of Christ, 1121 N. Military Road.
N-W hires new interim superintendent
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education named James Knowles as interim superintendent last week, replacing current Interim Superintendent Kerin Dumphrey.
'Stripe of Hope' to raise funds for research
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:50 pm
Laura Fantrazo, owner stylist of Cut & Clips Salon at 2028 Lockport Road, Wheatfield, believes it's time to give something back.
Lewis to continue to lead SPCA of Niagara
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:45 pm
Amy Lewis, who became interim executive director of the SPCA of Niagara in February, has accepted a one-year contract from the agency's new board of directors to serve as executive director.
Wheatfield of the future
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Focus Group presented to a public forum ideas for the town in the future as relating to agriculture, economic development, disaster planning, town center and the veterans memorial.
200 years ago ...
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:00 pm
It was like stepping back 200 years when the U.S. Brig Niagara sailed into the Niagara River on an unexpected visit late Tuesday afternoon.
Freshman legislator secures funding for Wheatfield summer events
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 04:25 pm
A freshman lawmaker has secured key funding for events in her hometown this summer - including a popular farmers market that will bring fresh produce and baked goods to local residents on a weekly basis.
N-W grad earns ElderWood scholarship
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
Gaenhyenhawi "Hawi" Solotes of Lewiston has been awarded the ElderWood Senior Care Mary S. and Robert R. Chur Scholarship.
Students explore career options with local roofer
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
Jeff Valone, owner of Try-Lock Roofing in North Tonawanda recently spent some time with the Building Trades Program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.
Week at the museum: A new all-day art camp for teens at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is offering a brand new art camp for teens ages 12-15 during the week of July 16 to 20.
Office for the Aging helps seniors' four-legged friends
Mon, Jun 25th 2012 11:50 pm
The four-legged friends of Niagara County's older adults have a lot to wag about thanks to a new program being administered by the county's Office for the Aging.
Destino to speak to Patriots
Mon, Jun 25th 2012 05:35 pm
The Niagara County Patriots' last meeting until September will be at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road.
NF Unitarian Church coffee house reunion planned
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:05 pm
Coffee House at the Unitarian Church in Niagara Falls was a major teen hangout and folk music spot during the Vietnam War years. "Peace, love and music" relives those days with a reunion of former local flower children at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 639 Main St., Niagara Falls.
Event to benefit Historic Holy Trinity
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:05 pm
An antique/collectibles show and flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, on the grounds of Historic Holy Trinity Church at 1419 Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Town looks at emergency demolition code
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
The condition of abandoned trailers in Sabre Park has prompted the Town of Niagara Town Board to update town code for emergency demolition procedures.
New budget, new interim super at N-W
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District's second attempt to get a budget passed for 2012-13 on Tuesday was a success as voters passed the revised $60.5 million budget.
Town of Niagara History: Airport, airbase important to town
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
In 1928, the City of Niagara Falls invested $70,000 to establish the Niagara Falls International Airport. Its 150 acres was used for private, single-engine planes.

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