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Kenworth lends truck to BOCES class
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:05 pm
Kenworth Truck Co. of Buffalo recently loaned a truck for students in Westin Blidy's heavy equipment/diesel mechanics program to work with at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.
Mmmm ... spaghetti
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:05 pm
On Sunday, Oct. 19, the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will sponsor a spaghetti dinner and basket raffle.
Traveler advisory for Lewiston, Town of Niagara
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 04:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced work is continuing on the project to reconstruct the Interstate 190 bridges over the Niagara Power Project in the towns of Niagara and Lewiston.
Summit Life Outreach Center hosting fall open house
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 03:35 pm
Summit Life Outreach Center, located at 1622 Pine Ave., in the heart of Niagara Falls, is opening its doors to the community and its supporters from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.
OUN holds open interviews
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will hold open interviews to educate potential employees about available job opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities at locations throughout Niagara County.
NYSETA fall conference hosted by NCCC
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
On Thursday, Oct. 16, Niagara County Community College will host the New York State Engineering Technology Association conference at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute on Old Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls.
Aquarium of Niagara introduces rescued Pacific harbor seal pup
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara this week announced the addition of "Pup 2014" to its collection.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Corrections Division honored for reaccreditation from NYS Sheriff's Association
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:25 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Department was honored at the Sept. 16 Niagara County Legislature's meeting for completing reaccreditation of its corrections division.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative budget released
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Town of Wheatfield 2015 tentative budget was announced at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Progress made on Summit Mall project
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
A Canadian developer addressed the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors Wednesday morning to request assistance in the revitalization and repurposing of the former Summit Park Mall.
Boy Scouts clean up Witmer Cemetery
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
Witmer Cemetery in the Town of Niagara was the site of a cleanup project by a North Tonawanda Boy Scout troop and the Town of Niagara Highway Department Saturday.
Terry Harvey honored at N-W
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association presented the family of former Falcon Terry Harvey and Niagara-Wheatfield High School with framed jerseys Saturday, Sept. 27, during the rededication of the school's football field.
2015 Premier to honor Seneca President Snyder, Dr. Ko
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:35 pm
The president of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the medical director for adult behavioral health services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be honored at The 2015 Premier, Memorial's annual dinner gala.
Greater Niagara FCU donates $1,000 to Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union President and CEO Carolyn DuBois, right, presented a check for $1,000 to Laura Kelemen, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara.
United Way of Greater Niagara announces 'Zero donation' campaign goal
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
With a renewed community impact strategy in place, United Way of Greater Niagara announced its "Zero donation" campaign goal for the 2014 community care campaign. Instead, leaders announced an "investment" campaign goal of $1.275 million, the organization's largest fundraising effort.
NCIDA to vote on application for assistance for former Summit Park Mall
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors will vote on an application for assistance from the Summit Outlets LP at its 9 a.m. board meeting Wednesday.
Jacobs awarded Sass Scholarship
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Taraneh Jacobs was awarded the 2014 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship.
Warm up with chowder, get a flu shot
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
St. Paul's United Church of Christ-Shawnee, 3921 Mapleton Road, Wheatfield, will host its annual chowder sale and flu shot clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.
Leaf pickup begins in Town of Niagara
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
The Town of Niagara will begin its first annual leaf pickup for the residential neighborhoods on Monday, Oct. 20.
German dinner
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
The annual German Harvest Dinner, hosted by the Historical Society of North German Settlements of WNY, will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the St. James Fellowship Hall, located behind the church at Rohr and Niagara Streets in Bergholz.
Gemini's Closet: Consignment store opens on Military
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
Across from the Fashion Outlet Mall on Military Road sits an unassuming little shop. Inside, it doesn't look quite so little, covered wall-to-wall in clothes in different styles, designer and vintage; casual and formal.
Wheatfield resident remembered as organ donation hero
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
The late Joseph G. Marks Jr. of Wheatfield is being honored by Unyts as the organ donation hero of the month for October 2014.
Heppner joins Wheatfield Family Dentistry
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
Dr. Heather Heppner has joined the Wheatfield Family Dentistry practice.
TV raffle benefits WNY Heroes
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
Every year for the past four years, Terry and Carol Vosburgh (pictured) from VOZ Cycle City, 3287 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Wheatfield, purchase a flat screen TV to raffle with the proceeds used to purchase bicycles and toys for Western New York Heroes.
Town of Niagara: Tentative budget released
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:40 pm
The Town of Niagara distributed its $8.2 million tentative budget for 2015 Wednesday night at Town Hall. It announced a 41-cent per $1,000 of assessed valuation tax increase for homesteads, and a 55-cent per $1,000 of assessed valuation increase for non-homestead properties.
107th Airlift Wing takes final flight
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:40 pm
Airmen from the New York Air National Guard's 107th Wing took their final fight in a C-130 Hercules last Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station before making the transition to operating remotely-piloted aircraft.
There's no place like home: Introducing new Tribune editor
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:40 pm
Hello, Wheatfield, Town of Niagara and Sanborn! As I'm sure you noticed last week, Sue Campbell has retired as Tribune editor, and I'll be taking over from here on out.
Arrest made in 2 Wheatfield armed robberies
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:40 pm
On Thursday, Sept. 25, about 20 minutes past midnight, Niagara County Communications received a 911 call from the clerk at 7-11, 6880 Plaza Drive, Wheatfield, reporting that she had just been robbed by a white male wearing a red sweatshirt that was turned inside out. He also displayed a knife.
Fire engine rides, coloring contest highlight Upper Mountain open house
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:40 pm
Fire engine rides, a live burn demonstration and hands-on challenges for attendees will join fire safety education and blood pressure checks on what promises to be an entertaining day Saturday, Oct. 4, when the Upper Mountain Fire Co. holds its annual Community Open House.
Operation Christmas Child recipient to share story this weekend in WNY
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 01:25 pm
In 1999, Livia Satterfield, now 27 and living in Georgia, received a package from Operation Christmas Child. She was an orphan living in a world that was dark, dreary and lonely.
Memorial schedules flu shot clinics
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 06:00 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct flu shot clinics for adults 18 and older from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 25.
Niagara County Community College announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni awardee
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Patrick J. Sorge, Class of 1985, at the 24th annual NCCC Foundation Inc. Scholarship Gala Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Niagara-Wheatfield reinstates extracurriculars
Wed, Oct 1st 2014 10:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School Board voted Wednesday to reinstate the athletic, music, theater and other extracurricular activities that were cut from the 2014-15 budget earlier this year. The sudden vote was the result of a report provided by Superintendent Lynn Marie Fusco, which revealed an unanticipated source of funding available to support the programs.

Fusco said that, as a result of 11 retirements and resignations processed after the budget was put into place, the district had in excess of $158,000, originally slated for those employees' salaries, available for use. Fusco said reinstating the extracurriculars would cost about $111,000, leaving just under $50,000 available for reserve.

NCSO sets 'First Nighter' program
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff Office will hold a "First Nighter" program at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, for young adults interested in joining its Law Enforcement Explorers Post. The meeting will take place in the Patrol Room at the sheriff's office located at 5526 Niagara St. Ext., Lockport.
Fall Festival, Oktoberfest and Farm Market in Wheatfield
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Wheatfield's second annual Fall Festival, Oktoberfest and Farm Market, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Town Hall campus, promises to be a perfect welcome to the season.
Pasta and open house at BOCES
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center will hold its annual pasta dinner and open house Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Grass Drags at Shawnee
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club's 16th annual Snowmobile Grass Drags/ATV Races/Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet will be on Sunday, Sept. 28.
Niagara-Wheatfield High School September graduates
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School students Christopher Schimshack and Elizabeth Whittle stood proudly in front of their families, friends, school administrators and the Board of Education as they accepted their diplomas.
Year-round family fun at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2015, and the community is invited to become part of a very special experience.