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Get a sneak peek of summer at YMCA 'Passport to Summer' camp event
Wed, May 30th 2012 09:55 am
With the school year winding down, it's time to start securing your child's plans for summer. Join the YMCA on Saturday, June 2, for its "Passport to Summer" event and get a sneak peak of all that the YMCA has to offer this summer at camp.
Destino to challenge Maziarz
Tue, May 29th 2012 03:55 pm
Tuesday, Niagara Falls School Board member and local attorney Johnny G. Destino announced his candidacy for New York State Senate. Destino will challenge long-time incumbent George Maziarz in the Sept. 13 Republican primary to represent voters in the newly configured 62nd District, which now includes the City of Niagara Falls.
Memorial Day tribute to honor fallen LaSalle Vietnam vet
Mon, May 28th 2012 07:00 am
The History Committee of LaSalle PRIDE Inc., the Friends of Local History and the Niagara Falls Public Library have announced they will pay tribute to the late U.S. Air Force Capt. Dennis E. Morgan, formerly of LaSalle, and his family on Wednesday, May 30.
Strawberries & Antiques Festival returns to Lockport
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:50 pm
Niagara County History Center is hosting its annual spring festival titled "Strawberries & Antiques," on the grounds of the History Center at 215 Niagara St., Lockport. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2.
St. Peter's to host 'Saturday Night Alive'
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:25 pm
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 6168 Walmore Road in Sanborn, will host its monthly contemporary worship gathering, "Saturday Night Alive," on Saturday, May 26, starting at 5:30 p.m.
Cancer Services Program presents awards
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:20 pm
The Cancer Services Program of Niagara County, a program providing free breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening to individuals 40-64 without health insurance, recently held its annual awards breakfast.
What happens when a Christian prays?
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:15 pm
A dramatic illustrated sermon will be presented at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, May 27, at Wheatfield Community Church to show a "behind the scenes" look at what happens when a Christian prays.
War of 1812 walk
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:15 pm
Walking enthusiasts of all ages can enjoy learning about America's War of 1812 history on Great Lakes Seaway Trail VolksWalks taking place in Lewiston, Youngstown, Buffalo and other communities daily, from dawn to dusk.
Slaughter's antibioticresistance work part of Redbook article
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:15 pm
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter of Rochester received a mention in June's edition of Redbook in an article on antibiotic resistance.
Memorial offers program at Crestwood
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will present a luncheon presentation, "The Importance of Well Visits and Annual Physicals," with Dr. Diana Kanaan, at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 29, at Crestwood Commons Patio Homes and Apartments Community Center, 2600 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield.
Memorial Day: Time to remember
Fri, May 25th 2012 07:00 am
Like other communities in Niagara County and across the nation, the Town of Niagara and Wheatfield on Memorial Day will honor soldiers who died defending the United States.
American Legion Riders celebrate Armed Forces Day with Hospice
Fri, May 25th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice's Sunset Drive campus was beautifully decorated in red, white and blue as staff, volunteers and patients welcomed motorcyclists from Wheatfield Post No. 1451 American Legion Riders who rode in for an Armed Forces Day commemoration.
Memorial Medical Center, BMIWLSS team up to form Niagara Metabolic & Bariatric Services
Thu, May 24th 2012 03:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has entered into an agreement with Buffalo Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgical Solutions to form Niagara Metabolic & Bariatric Services, a joint practice to provide weight-loss services including bariatric surgery at the hospital's downtown campus.
Union members ratify new labor agreement terms at Schoellkopf Health Center
Thu, May 24th 2012 11:00 am
Employees at the Schoellkopf Health Center have approved a two-year wage and benefit agreement covering licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, unit clerks and laundry aides.
Voters to get new school budget
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education is working on a new budget to present to voters after the defeat of the $61.79 million budget presented earlier this month.
Possible cuts considered for school district
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield Interim Superintendent Kerin Dumphrey was planning to present about $1.6 million in suggested cuts and changes at Wednesday evenings school board meeting to help meet the goal of keeping the tax levy increase for the 2012-13 budget under 5 percent.
Northgate Health Care, Hospice join for special caring
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
A plaque on the wall to the entrance to the new wing at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield shows the face of Jeanne D'Arc Abou-Antoun.
Wheatfield adds to zoning code
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
With no speakers at a public hearing prior to Monday's Wheatfield Town Board meeting, the board decided to add new definitions to the zoning chapter of the town code.
Moms get royal treatment
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
Students in Cathy Bonaccorso's, Anne Carnahan's and Pauline Szathmary's cosmetology classes at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently spent a day pampering their moms in honor of Mother's Day.
Keeping LaSalle Waterfront Park open to the people
Thu, May 24th 2012 06:55 am
Another bit of waterfront property was kept open to the public as LaSalle Waterfront Park was officially opened Monday in Niagara Falls.
Grisanti nominates Matthew Mondeoux to Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:55 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti has announced his nomination of Niagara Falls resident Matthew Mondeoux to the New York Senate's Veterans' Hall of Fame.
Buffalo-Niagara sites featured in 2012 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:50 pm
Looking for travel tips for the 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway along the freshwater shoreline of New York and Pennsylvania?
Meet Aquarium of Niagara's newest resident
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:25 pm
Zoey's found a home for life - and it's here at the Aquarium of Niagara's Rescue Cove, the outdoor harbor seal exhibit just inside the front gate of the Niagara Falls facility.
Carol Houwaart-Diez recognized as 'Woman of Distinction'
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:00 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz has announced that Carol Houwaart-Diez of Ransomville was recognized as a 2012 New York State "Woman of Distinction."
Area resident to play 'Taps' at Arlington
Fri, May 18th 2012 07:00 am
This Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery, buglers and trumpeters from across the nation will gather en masse to play "Taps," celebrating the 150th anniversary of the nation's song of remembrance.
Take a hike
Fri, May 18th 2012 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy is hosting a Wildflower Hike from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Frank L. and Julia Dersham Young Niagara Escarpment Preserve on Leete Road in Lockport.
WBA to meet
Fri, May 18th 2012 07:00 am
The next Wheatfield Business Association social is scheduled for Monday, May 21, at the Wheatfield Lions clubhouse, 6525 Ward Road.
Wheatfield American Legion Riders honor vets
Thu, May 17th 2012 01:25 pm
The Wheatfield American Legion Riders of Post 1451 will be riding this Saturday, May 19, Armed Forces Day, to benefit Niagara Hospice's "We Honor Veterans" initiative.
Town of Niagara's community center plans put on hold
Thu, May 17th 2012 01:20 pm
The Town of Niagara's plans for a final phase of construction at Veterans Memorial Park were put on indefinite hold Tuesday as the Town Board rejected a second round of bids on the project.
Back to drawing board for Niagara-Wheatfield budget
Thu, May 17th 2012 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District's $61.78 million budget for 2012-13 failed Tuesday by a 2,004 (no) to 1,713 (yes) vote in what was described as the largest voter turnout in recent memory.
Grisanti praises confirmation of Howard Zemsky as chairman of NFTA board of commissioners
Tue, May 15th 2012 05:20 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-I-Buffalo, applauded the confirmation of Western New York businessman and philanthropist Howard A. Zemsky to the position of chairman of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority by the State Senate Tuesday.
Spacelabs donates $25,000 patient monitor to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center ICU
Tue, May 15th 2012 08:45 am
Toby White, right, of Spacelabs Healthcare Inc., demonstrates a central patient monitoring station to Yvonne DeMarco, R.N., in the Intensive Care Unit at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Chamber Gala sponsors assemble
Fri, May 11th 2012 06:00 pm
Sponsors of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce annual Awards Gala, gathered for a photo at the Niagara Falls Country Club in preparation for the June 8 event.
Gleason's level 5 team wins in Spring Graffiti
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:50 pm
The Niagara team from Gleason's School of Gymnastics, level 5, took home first place in the Spring Graffiti in Hamburg on April 21.
Company considering plant in Wheatfield
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:40 pm
Quasar Energy Facility, a company interested in building a bio-mass energy plant on Liberty Drive in Wheatfield gave a presentation to the Wheatfield Town Board on Monday.
Town of Niagara: The beginning
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:40 pm
The Town of Niagara was formed on June 1, 1812, under the name of Schlosser. On Feb. 14, 1816, its name was officially changed to the Town of Niagara.
Voters to determine N-W budget on Tuesday
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:35 pm
Voters in the Niagara-Wheatfield School District will be asked on Tuesday, May 15, to approve a $61.78 million budget for 2012-13 that will lead to a 9.9 percent increase in the tax levy.
Three candidates, two seats in N-W board election
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:35 pm
Voters will choose from among three candidates for two three-year terms on the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education on Tuesday, May 15.
Ceretto announces highway funds
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:00 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-Lewiston, announced Friday the latest Consolidated Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funding to local municipalities. The funds are part of the 2012-13 state budget that Ceretto helped to enact. Niagara County and its local governments are set to receive more than $5 million in CHIPS funding.
Heritage Weekend events scheduled in Bergholz, NT
Fri, May 11th 2012 07:00 am
A special exhibit about Germany and the collection of scrapbooks received from the Roland Camann estate will be highlighted at Das Haus Heritage Museum in Bergholz during special open hours for New York Heritage Weekend, May 19 and 20.

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