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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.
NFP pumpkin contest entries
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 11:25 am
Check out the entries in our pumpkin contest -- and don't forget to enter for a chance to win some great prizes.
Lockport: Panel to help area small businesses
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 07:00 am
A panel of local professionals will present ideas for local businesses on how to successfully grow their businesses while avoiding common pitfalls during a panel discussion titled, "How To Make Your Business More Successful." The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m., at the Holiday Inn on Transit Road in Lockport.
Memorial Medical Center offers volunteer opportunities
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for new volunteers.
Annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade food drive to benefit Community Missions food pantry
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 07:00 am
The annual Electric Lights Parade is Saturday, Nov. 3, on Military Road from Fourth Avenue to Packard Road (at Kmart). This year, the parade team is looking to raise more than one ton of food to assist the families and individuals in need of food for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This food drive helps feed families that cannot make ends meet for the holidays.
Niagara USA Chamber Honors seeks award nominations for 2013
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 07:00 am
Use your voice to nominate a superior business or businessperson of the year. The Niagara USA Chamber seeks entrants for its 2013 Chamber Honors award ceremony. Criteria for the award recipients as well as instructions for submission can be found online at
Hurricane Sandy: Niagara County update
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 06:00 pm
The Niagara County Public Information Office issued the following information related to county government functions and the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to hit Niagara County this evening:
Storm warning from Town of Niagara Police Department
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 02:15 pm
With the threat of power outages and/or flooding issues looming, the Town of Niagara Police Department encourages residents to plan ahead.
HANCI prom
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 01:55 pm
Hannah Olds, Lew-Port junior, dances with John Mikula, 92, of LaSalle, at Sunday's Health Association of Niagara County senior prom.
YMCA collects cans for a cause
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 07:00 am
As part of the YMCAs commitment to the community, the Y has teamed up with the Food Bank of WNY to help give back to those in need right here in Western New York. Beginning Nov. 1, all seven area YMCA Buffalo Niagara Branches and YMCA Buffalo Niagara's corporate office will begin taking donations of non-perishable items for the Food Bank of WNY.
Lewiston: Savory Sips working with spirits
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
When Rebecca Christie moved into her new Lewiston wine shop, Savory Sips, last October, she had the persistent feeling she wasn't alone, even when there were no customers in the store.
Lewiston: New location, new month for Relay For Life
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
VIDEO: Some big changes are in store for the Relay For Life of Lewiston/Niagara event in 2013.
Niagara Catholic's drama club presents comedies
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School Drama Club will present two one-act comedies: "The Mad Tea Party" and "The Oz Monologues."
Mount St. Mary's Hospital to present series of health education programs in November
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center will present a series of programs in November as part of its health education program and event series. November is Diabetes Awareness Month.
Trick-or-treat hours
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 am
Trick-or-treat hours in both Wheatfield and Town of Niagara will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Meat raffle supports Wheatfield Business Association Scholarship
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Business Association Scholarship Fund Meat Raffle will be held Saturday, Nov. 3, at the St. Johnsburg Firehall on Ward Road in Wheatfield.
Former and current Love Canal residents to meet
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 am
An important Love Canal community meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at the Elks Lodge at 1805 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Town of Niagara.