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No bus stop for kindergartner
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
For a while it looked like Leela Wood wouldn't make it to her first day of school at West Street Elementary School, but Wednesday her great-grandfather stepped in to help.
NCCC Foundation announces board of directors
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation Inc. has elected its 2013-14 board of directors.
Senior fun
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Wheatfield Seniors held its annual luncheon last month at the Wheatfield Community Center.
St. Jude yard sale
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 07:00 am
St. Jude Shrine of Lewiston, 975 Ridge Road, will hold its "Yard Sale and Basket Auction" on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn carving tradition that brought thousands of carrousel horses to life
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 02:25 pm
Offering both beginner and intermediate/advanced carving classes, the Carrousel Museum has the perfect opportunity for both skilled carvers and those who have never touched a chisel.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions Sept. 14
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
Fresh from two successful presentations of "CoppƩlia" at Artpark, the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. is now preparing for its annual holiday production, "The Nutcracker." The family-oriented show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers under the direction of Beverley Feder.
Memorial Medical Center event to honor past director
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold its second annual "Sing Sisters Sing Celebrate Women's Health" fundraising event on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute in downtown Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield: Perfect day for a picnic
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Wheatfield's new interim recreation director, Mike Ranalli, took the opportunity to thank the members of the Wheatfield Family Picnic Committee at Monday's Town Board meeting.
BOCES offers driving class
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES will start its fall driver and traffic education course on Monday, Sept. 16. The program is being offered at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center in Sanborn and Medina High School to all students who are 16 years of age as of Sept. 16, and who possess a valid state permit and a 48-hour course to learn how to drive responsibly.
Volunteers sought for ombudsman program
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:50 pm
As volunteer resident advocates, or "ombudsmen," Wheatfield residents Shirley Walk and Dottie Deer are there for area nursing home and assisted living residents.
Tuscarora Indian School wraps summer school
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:50 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School recently finished another successful summer school program.
Town of Niagara: Touch the Truck Day
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Town of Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Company on Lockport Road held Touch the Truck Day.
Quasar to host public meeting
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Quasar Energy Group will discuss its local renewable energy plan in a public information meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
Judy Blake announces for Wheatfield Town Board
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Judy Blake has announced she is a candidate for the Wheatfield Town Board.
Joy seeks Town Board seat in Wheatfield
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Longtime Wheatfield resident Shirley Joy has announced her candidacy for Wheatfield Town Board.
NCCC Foundation to recognize Distinguished Student scholars
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
Five new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients from Niagara County Community College will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Low-cost spay-neuter clinic for cats
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Feline Friends is sponsoring a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats on Sunday, Sept. 15. The cost is $75, which includes the spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper shots.
North Tonawanda: Mayor Ortt holds groundbreaking event for Meadow Drive Extension
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:35 pm
Mayor Ortt, Congressman Brian Higgins, former Congressman Thomas Reynolds, Sen. George Maziarz, City Attorney Shawn Nickerson and other local officials participated in a groundbreaking event for the long-awaited Meadow Drive Extension.
Stanley Cup, Kane arrive at base
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:30 pm
In the cool morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 24, a crowd of men and women in military uniforms, hockey fans in jerseys and media with cameras gathered excitedly in one of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's hangars.
Niagara County: Copelin hosts veterans outreach Thursday
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara County residents that put on their nation's uniform and served will have a chance to learn about the benefits available to them at a special veterans outreach event organized by County Legislator ChereƩ Copelin, R-LaSalle, and set for Thursday night.
N.T. Meals on Wheels sells 2014 coupon books
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:05 pm
North Tonawanda Meals on Wheels is selling " Save Around Buffalo 2013" coupon books until Dec. 15.
Local couple writes authentic 'best sellers'
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
Richard and Claire Knowles, currently of Lewiston and formerly of Wheatfield, have made literary news.
Keeping kindergartners safe and secure
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
This fall, many youngsters are getting ready to embark on one of their biggest adventures: starting school.
RealtyUSA promotes N-W Falcons uniform fundraiser
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Booster Club (Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association) is presently having a fundraiser to raise approximately $10,000 to cover the cost of helmets and uniforms for the high school varsity and junior varsity football teams.
Rev it up in Wheatfield
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:40 pm
Members of the community are invited to bring their classic cars and take part in Northgate Health Care Facility's fourth annual "Car Show and 1950s Night" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 7264 Nash Road, North Wheatfield.
Celebs support OUN
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:15 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation held its 16th annual "Celebrity Bartending" fundraiser at the Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., raising more than $17,000 for people with developmental disabilities.
A veteran's service, 58 years after WWII
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:15 pm
"It was the middle of the war, and I wanted to serve my country; just like everybody else," Wayne Cooper said simply. He didn't have grand visions of being a hero or winning medals; he was just a regular guy whose father owned a sign-making company.
LCTV hosts next orientation session
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 07:00 am
Lockport Community Television will hold its fall orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 293 Niagara St., Lockport. This will be the last opportunity to attend a full workshop series this year.
New bariatric surgery support group to meet
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 07:00 am
Dr. Dang Tuan Pham and Dr. Bala Thatigotla of Niagara Metabolic & Bariatric Services will offer a monthly support group for bariatric surgery patients beginning Sept. 9.
Celebrating a century
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 12:00 am
The Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co. recently hosted a 100th birthday party in its pavilion on Lockport Road for Elmer Moje. More than 200 people attended to honor Moje, who has been a member of the fire company for more than 60 years and just reached the century mark.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces comprehensive joint replacement surgical program
Fri, Aug 23rd 2013 11:40 pm
Area residents now have an attractive new option for the alleviation of joint pain.
Terrana, DeMarco awarded Sass scholarships
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
Nicole Terrana has been awarded the 2013 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship. Erin DeMarco has been awarded the 2013 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Book Scholarship.
Memorial Medical Center completes new operating theater
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently completed construction of a $366,000 operating room in the center's Hodge Building. The new facility, located in Memorial's women's health pavilion, will increase surgical capacity.
'Dodge' high fares with Allegiant
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 07:00 am
Allegiant wants Niagara Falls travelers to "Dodge High Fares." The company, known for its travel deals and low fares, is hosting a dodgeball tournament in Niagara Falls and providing travel deals.
Keep your pets inside: USDA begins 2013 oral rabies vaccine efforts in eastern United States
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 01:20 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun its oral rabies vaccine initiative in the eastern U.S. to control rabies in wildlife.
Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. hosts 'Celebrity Bartending Night' to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 11:50 am
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. is hosting the 16th annual "Celebrity Bartending Night" to benefit the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation. The event runs from 5 until 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22.
Niagara Hospice celebrates 25 years
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 12:20 am
To celebrate its 25 years of service to Niagara County residents, and to increase awareness of hospice care, Niagara Hospice held a 25th anniversary gala, "Under the Stars," beneath the newly constructed Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion
Carrousel Chat: Immigration and Industry in late 19th century New York
Mon, Aug 19th 2013 02:30 pm
Though the Herschell Companies in North Tonawanda produced thousands of beautiful hand-carved carrousels, Allan Herschell himself was not a carver. He was, however, part of a great wave of immigration in the late 19th century, with people coming to America in search of a better life.
Memorial Medical Center announces new date for Good News Gospel Festival and Health Fair
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 06:30 pm
An outdoor gospel festival that was canceled in the wake of a devastating July thunderstorm has been rescheduled and moved to a new location.

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