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Yet another milestone for 'SAL'
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 01:10 pm
Dr. Donna Azam Feldman has become the first surgeon to complete 100 robotic-assisted surgical procedures at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Memorial names two to behavioral health posts
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 01:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed two new clinical managers in its inpatient behavioral health unit. The appointments were announced by Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer Joanne Krolewski, R.N., B.S.N.
Mayor Ortt to speak at Marine Appreciation Day at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
Mayor Robert G. Ortt will be the guest speaker at the Marine Appreciation Day celebration hosted by the Conrad Kania Marine Corps Detachment, Marine Corps League. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park on River Road in the City of North Tonawanda.
Kids head off to New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute's 2013 Summer Camp
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 03:00 pm
Twenty-three children from Niagara County are attending the New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute's 2013 Summer Camp. Eleven young people from Niagara County left last Sunday for the camp. A second group of 12 young campers will be heading to camp this Sunday, June 30.
Towns celebrate Independence Day with a bang
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:55 pm
Get a head start on the Fourth of July celebration with free entertainment and fireworks on Monday, July 1, at Town of Niagara's Veterans Park on Lockport Road, across from Town Hall.
Olde Sanborn Days
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:55 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central met at the Olympia Restaurant on Niagara Falls Boulevard this week to review plans for Olde Sanborn Days.
Congratulations, N-W Class of 2013
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
The list of graduated seniors from Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Baby, it's hot outside!
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
Summer has arrived in Western New York with plenty of heat and humidity.

Senior citizens should take special care this time of year as the risk for heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, increases with age, according to the National Institute on Aging.

Wheatfield discusses Article 75 hearing
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board, after a relatively quiet meeting on Monday went into executive session to discuss personnel matters involving the planned Article 75 hearing affecting its Recreation Department.
Moving ahead
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
On Friday, June 14, eighth graders at St. John Lutheran School took their last steps as middle schoolers.
Oakwood Cemetery Association announces 2013 board of directors
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 08:00 am
At a recent board of directors meeting, Whitney Mallam, president of the Oakwood Cemetery Association, announced the 2013 board of directors.
Child Advocacy Center of Niagara honors Child Abuse Intervention Project members
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 11:55 am
Five members of the Niagara County Child Abuse Intervention Project were honored recently for their hard work and dedication during a recognition luncheon at Erie Canalside Banquets in Lockport. All those honored were nominated by their peers.
Oakwood Cemetery named Outstanding Preservation Project
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 07:00 am
Oakwood Cemetery Association, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, one of the oldest cemeteries in Western New York, has announced it was recognized for its Outstanding Preservation Project by Preservation Buffalo Niagara.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office encourages readers to visit Nextdoor
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:15 pm
In an effort to help facilitate a virtual neighborhood watch program and help foster neighbor-to-neighbor communications, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Nextdoor (, the private social network for neighborhoods.
Discover Saturdays at Discovery Center
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:10 pm
In June, July, and August, The Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport, will host a series of activities for children ages 3 to 12, run by "etc. Resources."
Heroes honored in Wheatfield
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:10 pm
More than 90 employees, residents and family members from The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield recently honored 24 resident veterans who served our country with honor and pride.
Do you remember?
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:00 pm
Niagara Wheatfield classes of 1973 and 1972 will host a 40th class reunion celebration on Aug. 9 and 10, and the invitation to attend is extended to members of any and all N-W graduating classes.
Aquarium to 'Splash into Summer'
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:45 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara debuts a new summer family event, "Splash into Summer," from 3 to 7 p.m. today in its Whirlpool Street parking lot.
Niagara-Wheatfield school budget passes
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's second vote on its $62.4 million 2013-14 school budget was successful Tuesday night.
Town of Niagara supervisor calls move 'silly'
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
A contentious three-hour meeting of the Town of Niagara Town Board dragged on Tuesday with disagreements on bills, business plans and hiring, plus two executive sessions.
NCCC: Free business workshops
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center is sponsoring free workshops for local business owners to help their business succeed.
When the diagnosis is arthritis
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of five Americans report they have been diagnosed with arthritis, which means, "joint inflammation." And as the aging population rises, so will those startling statistics. The CDC also reports that people of all ages can be affected by arthritis, including children, and that nearly two-thirds of those affected are under age 65.
Niagara County Legislature: Colangelo seeks 5th district seat
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Niagara Falls High School business teacher Giulio Colangelo has announced his candidacy in the upcoming election for the 5th District of the Niagara County Legislature.
HVAC awards given out at BOCES
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Several students in Tom Destino's heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration program were recently recognized for their hard work and dedication at the end of the year ceremony at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. Kevin Dillion, Michael Greaser, Kyle Hanes and Korey Kelly were awarded scholarships.
Oishei Foundation awards challenge grant to Memorial for new cardiac/stroke care center
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 04:35 pm
A $750,000 challenge grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation to the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation has given a jump start to Memorial's $3 million campaign for a new inpatient cardiac/stroke care center. The grant is conditioned on Memorial raising a matching amount.
Niagara Falls: Project Runway announces community outreach effort
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 04:35 pm
Project Runway, a new program to prevent and reduce substance abuse among girls and women 14 to 25 years of age, has scheduled three public sessions to increase awareness and seek public input.
Memory Lane Café a treat for Alzheimer's families
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 07:00 am
According to the American Alzheimer's Association, more than 5.4 million Americans are living with the disease, including an estimated 55,000 in the Western New York region and close to 7,500 in Niagara County.
Niagara Wine Trail expansion approved by Legislature
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 04:00 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-Newfane, announced today that both chambers of the State Legislature approved legislation (S.1095-A) to expand and rename the Niagara Wine Trail system. The new configuration will extend the trail in Niagara County, Orleans County and Western Monroe County, encompassing more wineries than ever before.
Rain doesn't deter seniors from SWIP
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:45 pm
It takes more than a steady downpour of rain and gray skies to keep Niagara County's senior citizens away from the annual Senior Walk in the Park.
Wheatfield Nitro softball team does well at Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:40 pm
The Wheatfield Nitro 10U girls travel softball team came off a very strong weekend at the battle in the recent Fort Niagara Tournament.
Date change for Oakwood 'Shutterbugs'
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:35 pm
The free two-hour "Shutterbugs" workshop at historic Oakwood Cemetery in Niagara Falls has been moved to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22.
SPCA elects new board of directors and officers
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:35 pm
The Niagara County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals held the first meeting of its 2013-14 board of directors on June 5.
Town of Niagara Historical Society: One-room schoolhouse offers special exhibit
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:35 pm
The Town of Niagara Historical Society will open its 1878 one-room schoolhouse for the season on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16, with a special exhibit that focuses on men in the community.
Guard engineers working at Bond Lake
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:35 pm
New York Army National Guard combat engineers assigned to the 152nd Engineer Support Company are spending a week of their annual training period regrading drainage ditches and regarding roads at Bond Lake Park in Lewiston.
Curbing ATVs in Wheatfield
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
A wet spring hasn't slowed the complaints from Wheatfield residents about ATVs.
Could have danced all night
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Class of 2013 held its prom on June 7 at Classics V on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Prom king and queen were Anthony Cappuccilli and Kali Ryan.
Niagara-Wheatfield faces more cuts
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education at its June 5 meeting answered concerns about transportation service and its costs to the district, as well as continued to look for more ways to cut its proposed budget.
Wheatfield Lions install officers, welcome new members
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
In a ceremony at the Five Senses Nature Park, Past District Gov. Bob Shiveley installed the Wheatfield Lions Club officers for 2013-14.
Mount St. Mary's promotes artistic abilities with new collection from Opportunities Unlimited
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 12:00 pm
A collection created by Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara artists was dedicated and blessed at a reception inside Mount St. Mary's Hospital. The works were created by people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities during fine arts classes offered through "Artisans Unlimited" at three OUN locations.
Memorial, OG Cruisers hold pre-Father's Day event
Wed, Jun 12th 2013 02:50 pm
The OG Cruisers and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold a free car show and health screening event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Highland and Center avenues in Niagara Falls.

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