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Veterans information event in Niagara Falls
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 06:45 pm
VA Western New York Healthcare System will be holding an information event at the VA Clinic in Niagara Falls, 2201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
Keeping seniors informed
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 06:45 pm
Rep. Kathy Hochul released the following statement last week on the start of Medicare open enrolment:
Tax cut ahead in Wheatfield budget
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 06:40 pm
Wheatfield residents dealing with continually rising costs in food, gas and other areas will have at least one spot where the cost will be down in 2013.
Wheatfield strengthens focus on economic development
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 06:40 pm
The Town of Wheatfield has announced the introduction of two new electronic tools aimed at highlighting existing town businesses, as well as attracting new economic development to the area.
Lewiston: Reservoir State Park boasts new look
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 03:00 pm
The New York Power Authority and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation on Tuesday marked the completion of a $6 million upgrade at Reservoir State Park in the Town of Lewiston and Town of Niagara at a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.
'Antler Alert': Thruway Authority, State Police remind motorists of deer season dangers
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 11:25 am
The New York State Thruway Authority and New York State Troop T are reminding motorists of the danger of deer season with their annual "Antler Alert." Most deer-vehicle collisions occur from October through December.
Memorial schedules Nov. 3 flu shot clinic
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults ages 18 and older on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic will be held in the Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St.
Free community forum will focus on health care reform's impact on individuals and businesses
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 07:00 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 on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road.
Hyde Park businesses, NFMMC team up to fight cancer
Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 06:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and the Hyde Park Business & Professional Association teamed up to turn Niagara Falls pink in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Maziarz receives high rating from New Yorkers for Better Libraries
Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 03:30 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-Newfane, has been awarded a score of "A" by New Yorkers for Better Libraries. Maziarz received a 115, constituting an "A" on the grading scale from the organization.
'Opportunities Got Talent'
Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 03:25 pm
Opportunities Unlimited invites readers to watch a competition celebrating the artistic talents of people with developmental disabilities. Cheer on your favorite performers as OUN highlights the many talents of people who participate in its programs.
Chow(der) down at St. Andrew
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 3229 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn, will hold a chowder sale on Oct. 27, beginning at 11 a.m.
Celebrating fall
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:10 pm
Whether it's scarecrows, pumpkins, corn stalks or scary figures, with Halloween coming, many individuals, community groups and businesses have decorated their homes and grounds with colorful, and sometimes haunting, fall displays.
Boot Brigade, food drive to highlight 2012 Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:00 am
The eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade honoring the Town of Niagara Bicentennial begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
'There's a Whale in the Canal' in Lockport
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:00 am
The Erie Canal Discovery Center welcomes local author Ron Mazzarella who will present a free, family-friendly program and book reading at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Material will come from his children's publication, "There's a Whale in the Canal."
Making a splash as volunteers
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:05 pm
About 30 members of the Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving team volunteered their time the morning of Sept. 22 to assist in the Hospice Dash 5K Race and the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon in Youngstown.
Promoting fire safety
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:00 am
October is Fire Prevention Month and volunteer firefighters in the Niagara-Wheatfield area have been busy, not only protecting the community, but holding open houses and special programs.
Town of Niagara: Bills, driveways, budget, bad neighbors top meeting
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:00 am
News about continuing work on the 2013 budget took a back seat at Tuesday's Town of Niagara Town Board meeting to some controversy over a change in the code for driveways and a councilman's unpaid water bill.
Project Future: Help make a difference
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:00 am
Networking works well in the business world, so the Rev. Bob Heisner, director of Project Future in Wheatfield, wants to give it a try in another area - the future of the community.
'So You Think You Can Dance' alum coming to Wheatfield
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:00 am
Ivan Koumaev of "So You Think You Can Dance" fame will bring his wealth of professional experience to Jaclyn Carol's Dance Academy in Wheatfield on Nov. 10 and 11, leading workshops with students of all ages.
Wheatfield approves 102nd, 103rd street rezoning
Wed, Oct 17th 2012 07:00 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board on Oct. 10 approved the rezoning of the areas on 102nd and 103rd Streets from C-1 to M-1.
'Stay Well on Your Feet' program offers free seminar for older adults
Wed, Oct 17th 2012 07:00 am
As individuals reach the age of 60 and older, they may begin to experience changes to their mind, body and spirit. "Stay Well on Your Feet" is a free health promotion program geared toward identifying these changes and providing tips for maintaining quality living.
DeGraff Memorial Hospital nuclear cardiology receives accreditation by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
Wed, Oct 17th 2012 07:00 am
DeGraff Memorial Hospital's nuclear cardiology program was granted a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear cardiology by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.
Tops Friendly Markets says 'thank you' to shoppers during 50th anniversary with 12-week 'Free For All' grocery giveaway
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 05:00 pm
Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, has launched Tops' "50th Anniversary Free For All Gigantic Grocery Giveaway."
Thriller continues at Ghostlight Theatre
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 03:25 pm
The classic thriller "The Spiral Staircase" continues at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda.
Niagara County Department of Mental Health recognizes volunteers
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 03:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health recently recognized three members of its community services board of directors.
Memorial nurses, Independent Health president to be honored at 2013 Premier
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 02:10 pm
Nurses from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Dr. Michael Cropp, president and CEO of Independent Health, will be honored for their dedication to improving the health of the community at The Premier 2013, Memorial's annual dinner and entertainment gala.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center publishes community service plan
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 02:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's 2011-12 community service plan update is now available for public inspection.
Health System Services helps veterans visit World War II Memorial
Fri, Oct 12th 2012 11:25 pm
On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Health System Services of Wheatfield will help local veterans take part in "Honor Flight." The program, which is co-sponsored by State Sen. George Maziarz, allows veterans to travel to Washington, D.C., and visit the World War II Memorial.
Local fire company open houses, meals
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 03:40 pm
Local fire companies welcome the community to tour firehalls and share meals this October.
Town of Niagara Bicentennial memories
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 02:05 pm
Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards and Deputy Supervisor Marc Carpenter show a hubcap painted with the town's bicentennial logo, which was sent to the town by Dottie Farrell of Niagara Falls.
Last chance
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 02:00 pm
The Wheatfield Farmers Market will celebrate its final Wednesday appearance for the season on Oct. 17 with another "Magic in the Market" event. Wheatfield magicians Rob and Carol Allen will keep youngsters entertained while parents shop for fall's bounty.
Wheatfield: Goodman's still in the family, bright with fall colors
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 02:00 pm
It started in the late 1970s in an old pickup truck parked on the side of the road. Sisters Ann and Mary Jo Goodman would drive up from their parent's farm in Wilson and sell produce roadside at the same Wheatfield location, which now houses Goodman's Farm Market.
'Big or Small Save Them All' breast cancer event
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 12:40 pm
Join the Pizazz Hair Salon in supporting the fight against breast cancer from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at 8962 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
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.