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Welcome home veterans at Buffalo Veterans Day Parade
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 06:00 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 9, veterans groups, civic groups and other veteran supporters will march in the 2013 Veterans Day Parade in Buffalo.
Take time to vote
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 06:00 pm
Election Day is Tuesday with several contested local races. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
George Edwards celebrates retirement
Tue, Oct 29th 2013 05:10 pm
George Edwards, a popular local jeweler and community advocate, is retiring after 39 years in the jewelry business.
Gift-wrap volunteers needed
Fri, Oct 25th 2013 06:10 pm
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 during all mall hours, including holiday hours.
Vets can sign up for luncheon
Fri, Oct 25th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Elks Lodge 346 holds a free luncheon each year for all local veterans and their families that includes a moving ceremony for MIA/POWs.
River Region Scarecrow Display winner revealed
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:20 pm
The judge's tallies are in, and the overall winner of the 2013 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display is the "Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter" exhibition in Youngstown. Resident Deborah Fox's block-long display won the "Best in Show" award.
Becoming sensitive to dementia
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:05 pm
We pulled on plastic gloves with the fingertips filled with corn kernels, donned glasses that distorted our vision and tried to follow and write down a series of instructions delivered only once while the room was darkened and distracting noise was broadcast.
Learning about fire safety
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
In honor of Fire Prevention Month, Wee Havens Preschool in Wheatfield had members of both the Adams and St. Johnsburg volunteer fire departments at the school to teach fire prevention and fire safety.
School supply drive
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Teachers Association sponsored a school supply drive during the month of September.
Musicians perform Oct. 30
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
Emily Belote and Jack Buddenhagen from Niagara-Wheatfield High School will be members of the 2013 National Association for Music Education All-National Honor Orchestra and All-National Honor Band, joining more than 670 musically talented high school students in the U.S. to perform at a gala concert on Oct. 30 in Nashville, Tenn.
Holy Ghost team wins league championship
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran School recently won the Lutheran soccer league championship. The team defeated St. Peter's of Lewiston in the championship game.
Alzheimer's Association needs volunteers
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 09:45 pm
Much of the outreach work performed by the Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter would not be possible without the dedication and commitment of volunteers.
Town of Niagara sets budget hearing
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 09:45 pm
The Town of Niagara's annual budget hearing will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Public comment sought on Wheatfield budget
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 09:45 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board is asking community members to bring their comments and suggestions on the town's preliminary 2014 budget to a public hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Town Hall.
Wheatfield Lions to feed pancakes to seniors
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 09:45 pm
The annual Wheatfield Lions Club's free Senior Citizen Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Henry Scibisz Five Senses Nature Park Clubhouse, located on Ward Road next to the American Legion Post 1451.
Medical Center Auxiliary to hold coat sale
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 12:35 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold a sale of gently worn men's and women's coats, jackets, suits and sweaters, and gently used ladies' purses from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.
Lockport Community Television orientation session
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 12:35 pm
Lockport Community Television will conduct its next orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 293 Niagara St., Lockport. These are the final sessions available until 2014.
Aquarium of Niagara offers safe and fun Halloween activities
Mon, Oct 21st 2013 07:00 am
Have no fear, Halloween's almost here at the Aquarium of Niagara. Keep Oct. 26 open, at least from 4 to 7 p.m., for the most Halloween fun you can have in a safe environment.
First baby delivered in new operating theater
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 09:15 pm
Women's Services Director Susan V. Martin, left, and Mitika Bailey of Niagara Falls get acquainted with Bailey's newborn daughter, Ne'vayeh Katrina Pace, at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Honoring our nation's heroes
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 08:30 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz escorted 27 local veterans to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, on his Western New York Heroes Flight. Most were World War II veterans, but a few Korean War vets also were included.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces 10 service sites for health benefit marketplace
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 04:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced this month it will operate 10 service sites across Niagara County in support of NY State of Health, the official health plan marketplace designed to help people shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage.
October is fair at Frontier
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 07:00 am
The Frontier Volunteer Fire Co.'s Ladies Auxiliary will present its October Merchant & Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Wheatfield. Admission is free.
Preserving your family papers
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 07:00 am
This year's final installment of "Carrousel Chat" the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum lecture series will be an inside look at the art and science of preserving historic documents.
Baskets at St. Johnsburg
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:50 pm
St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. at 7165 Ward Road, Wheatfield, is holding a basket raffle/bake sale from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.
Getting ready to hibernate
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:50 pm
Attend a free nature program about hibernation in the Nature Center at Bond Lake Park, 2353 Lower Mountain Road, Lewiston, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.
Town of Niagara in Halloween mood
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:50 pm
The Town of Niagara Recreation Department will hold its annual Halloween parties on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Calvin K. Richards Community Center, 7000 Lockport Road, located in Veterans Memorial Park.
Niagara Frontier Chapter, New York State Women Inc., meet to hear about DWI
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:50 pm
The Niagara Frontier Chapter, New York State Women Inc., will meet at Pane's Restaurant, 984 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, for a discussion on "Effects of Drunk Driving."
Marc Carpenter seeks re-election in Town of Niagara
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:45 pm
Marc M. Carpenter, a Town of Niagara councilman for 24 years, will seek re-election in November.
Errick Road sculpture to be unveiled
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:45 pm
On Friday, Oct. 18, at 5:45 p.m. this year's fourth grade class will unveil the first outdoor sculpture at Errick Road Elementary School.
Goal oriented
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's soccer team has one Niagara Frontier League game left before heading into the sectionals.
Town of Niagara: Board still divided on Steve Richards
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:30 pm
Controversy over whether Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards should or even can be asked to step down continued to divide the Town Board on Monday.
Zombies invade Niagara County SPCA
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 03:30 pm
In just a matter of days, zombies will invade the Niagara County SPCA!
WNY Heroes Flight takes off from Buffalo
Wed, Oct 16th 2013 01:25 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz has announced the day has finally arrived: the WNY Heroes trip flies today! Twenty-eight World War II and Korean veterans from Western New York were flown this morning to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial, Korean War Memorial and other area monuments and memorials.
Medical equipment store helps veterans visit World War II memorial
Tue, Oct 15th 2013 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, Health System Services of Wheatfield will help local veterans take part in the "WNY Heroes Flight."
Augie's Dinner celebrates anniversary with photos of LaSalle
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:20 am
To celebrate the first anniversary in its new location, Augie's Diner has partnered with LaSalle Pride Inc. on a display of historic photos of LaSalle.
Music workshops open to the public
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, the Niagara County Chapter of NYSARC Inc., is offering an "Art & Music Workshop: Whole Note Band" from 10:15-11:15 a.m. on Oct. 15 and 22 at the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda.
Town of Niagara: Steve Richards pleads not guilty in 28-count indictment
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards has vowed to clear his name in the 28-count indictment brought against him in State Supreme Court in Lockport last Friday.

A plea of not guilty was entered before Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Since then, neither Richards nor his lawyer, Rodney Personius, nor town councilmen known to have been subpoenaed to testify during the preceding grand jury investigation have been willing to comment.

Residents question Wheatfield developer
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
A Wheatfield developer seeking rezoning on a Ward Road property came under fire Monday by residents concerned that his plans would worsen drainage and traffic in the area.
WNY Heroes Flight takes vets to DC
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 06:55 am
State Sen. George Maziarz will be taking a group of veterans to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, on a WNY Heroes flight.
New season for NU Family Business Center
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 09:55 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center kicks off its 11th season with a Nov. 5 breakfast forum titled, "The Priorities of Getting it Right and Getting Along: The two priorities that bring success in business and life."