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Child Advocacy Center of Niagara earns national reaccreditation
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:50 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara has been awarded a five-year reaccreditation by the National Children's Alliance, an association and accrediting body for children's advocacy centers (CACs) across the country.
For Our Veterans: Town of Niagara's first Veterans Appreciation Dinner a success
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:25 pm
The Town of Niagara hosted its first Veterans Appreciation Dinner Nov. 13 at the Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. Inc., 6010 Lockport Road.
Local law enforcement cracks down on DWI
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:25 pm
Seven people across Niagara County were arrested during this time for driving while intoxicated. These extra patrol units also had an additional 17 arrests and issued approximately 181 traffic tickets.
N-W helps out those in need with coat drive
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:25 pm
The gift of giving is in the air at the Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School. Students, faculty and staff are participating in "Warmth of Veterans" that serves the Homeless Veterans Center of WNY. Donations of children's coats will be presented to "Coats for Kids" in conjunction with Capitol Cleaners.
N-WHS to host fundraising event for music program
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:25 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield High School Music Parents Club is holding a basket auction fundraising event from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at Niagara Wheatfield High School, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Wheatfield Board addresses inquiries on future projects
Fri, Nov 20th 2015 02:20 pm
The Niagara River Waterfront Multi-Use Trail project was discussed at Monday's Town of Wheatfield board meeting. A motion to approve supplement one for the project for a lump sum of $178,800 was considered, but not made.
Town of Niagara board honors serviceman
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 02:30 pm
The Niagara Town Board took some time to honor a local man on his way to serve the country. William Jasper III, a volunteer firefighter for the town, will soon be headed to the United States Air Force - and his hometown was on hand to say "thank you."
'The Nutcracker' comes to life in annual GNBC production
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County's favorite family production is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 38th annual holiday presentation is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
Open for business
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:25 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Maurices to the LaSalle Plaza on Nov. 6, as the business celebrated a grand opening at 1520 Military Road.
All lit up: Electric Lights Parade a big success
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
The Town of Niagara lit up Military Road on Saturday with its 11th annual Electric Lights Parade.
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare celebrates official grand opening
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare welcomed more than 400 guests during its grand opening celebration for its new location at 6500 Porter Road in the Town of Niagara Tuesday night.
Pet food pantry seeks donations, sponsors as winter approaches
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
Year after year, as family's gather and give gifts, Mario's Pet Food Pantry founder Paulette Coty extends a helping hand to those in need of pet supplies to help take care of their companions, especially during the inevitably cold holiday season.
Town of Niagara: Sirianni takes second councilman seat on board
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 pm
Absentee ballots have been counted, revealing the second of the two new councilmen for the Town of Niagara: Richard Sirianni.
Niagara County Community College thanks veterans during annual ceremony
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday at the campus' Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara: Holiday floral sales benefit people with disabilities
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:05 pm
Add a floral arrangement, poinsettia or wreath to your holiday d├ęcor with a gift from the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
Annual OUN talent show Nov. 15
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:05 pm
Join Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara for a competition celebrating the artistic talents of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve volunteers remind retirees of available resources, benefits
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
As Veterans Day approaches, volunteers at the Retiree Affairs Office at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls would like to remind local military retirees of the resources they have access to as a result of their service.
Hometown Helpers features teens helping the community
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
The North Tonawanda Youth Center will host an informational meeting for all teens interested in becoming part of the newly formed club coined "Hometown Helpers." The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 10, at the Youth Center, 35 Grant St., North Tonawanda.
Cliffe to take on 4th term as Wheatfield supervisor
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:25 am
Republican Robert B. Cliffe is set to begin his fourth term as Town of Wheatfield supervisor after winning the election against Democrat Gerald J. McCormick and Independent Thomas J. Larson, representing the No Bio-Sludge party.
Town of Niagara honors vets with new appreciation dinner
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:00 am
The Town of Niagara will host its first Veterans Appreciation Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. Inc., 6010 Lockport Road.
Annual Veterans Day ceremony in Town of Niagara
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will once again honor this nation's veterans with a ceremony at Veterans Heights Park in the Town of Niagara (at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives).
Future plans aspire for Fairmount Park
Sat, Oct 31st 2015 12:40 pm
Town of Wheatfield officials broke ground Monday on phase one of the Fairmount Park improvement project, one that will include a new handicapped-accessible bathroom facility and a trail system that will connect sites within the park.
Town of Niagara Board adopts 2016 budget
Sat, Oct 31st 2015 12:40 pm
The Town of Niagara board held a public hearing on Oct. 27, where the 2016 $8.49 million budget and plans for local updates and improvements were highlighted.
North Tonawanda purchases new fire truck
Sat, Oct 31st 2015 12:40 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced that a new fire truck has been purchased by the city and is currently being constructed at the Sutphen plant in Amlin, Ohio.
Lockport CARES receives donation from Bryant and Stratton College
Tue, Oct 27th 2015 04:40 pm
Lockport CARES Vice President Toby Mansfield was recently presented with a check for $380 from students of Phi Beta Lambda on the Amherst campus of Bryant and Stratton. Bryant and Stratton students collected the money last semester for the Lockport CARES emergency shelter on Genesee Street.
Gift wrap volunteers needed
Mon, Oct 26th 2015 12:35 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its Gift Wrap Booth this holiday season.
Tonawandas Chamber to install officers
Sat, Oct 24th 2015 07:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas has announced its upcoming annual dinner and installation of officers.
Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Although trick-or-treaters are gearing up for Halloween night, residents and officials of the Town of Niagara have already begun preparing for the upcoming winter holidays.
Town of Wheatfield Town Board sets budget hearing, discusses compressor station
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Amendments to the initial tentative budget were revealed Oct.19, at the Town of Wheatfield's board meeting; however, taxpayers may now rest easy, as the minimum tax levy remains the same.
Webster's Kitchen preps new ways to serve community
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Webster's Bistro is cooking up something big for local residents and it's not just their flavorful French cuisine.
DAVIDsTEA and Mountain Warehouse to join Fashion Outlets
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will welcome two additional new retailers to its growing selection of top outlet brands this fall - Mountain Warehouse, opening on Oct. 17, and DAVIDsTEA.
New webcam at Gateway Harbor Park
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced that a new webcam was purchased by the city and installed at Gateway Harbor Park.
Wound Center of Niagara expansion to begin
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
The Wound Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will soon undergo an expansion that will see it double in size.
Memorial Medical Center sets date for women's services open house
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a Women's Services Open House from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, on the third floor of its Mary C. Dyster Women's Pavilion, 621 10th St.
Veterans Day breakfast in North Tonawanda
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the North Tonawanda Senior Center, 110 Goundry St. The event is sponsored by the North Tonawanda mayor's office and the Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks and is part of a morning of events for area veterans.
'A Christmas Story' stars coming to Riviera Theatre
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
Carousel Promotions LLC will present "A Christmas Story Event," 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center.
Generations gather at Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:30 am
It's that time of year again: Families are making a trip to the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm to partake in seasonal hayrides, pumpkin picking and much more.
Obit: Judith F. Ponzi
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Judith F. (Jehrio) Ponzi, of the Town of Wheatfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. She was 74.
Northgate to host dizziness and balance seminar
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, will host a free seminar on Dizziness and Balance Disorders Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m.

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