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Niagara-Wheatfield board prepares for 2015-16 school year
Fri, Jul 10th 2015 03:25 pm
With one major exception - the swearing-in of a new superintendent - business went pretty much as usual at the annual reorganization meeting of the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education.
NCCC only state college to have 100 percent pass rate on PTA exam
Thu, Jul 9th 2015 12:40 pm
The 2015 graduates of the Niagara County Community College physical therapy assistant program earned a 100 percent pass rate on the national physical therapy assistant examination. NCCC is the only college in New York with 100 percent pass rate on the national exam.
Celebrating 65 years of love and friendship
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 09:30 am
It was a day 65 years in the making for Tom and Rose Giangreco, residents of the Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda.
New gazebo at Sanborn museum is a labor of love
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
As the wooden framework of a new gazebo rises near the buildings of the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum on Saunders Settlement Road, it's more than just a possible bandstand, or a place to sit in the shade.
Olde Sanborn Days is a team effort
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Over two days in July, about 2,500 to 3,000 people flock to the grounds of Sanborn Fire Co. on Ward Road (Route 429) to partake of the annual Olde Sanborn Days and all its activities.
Pieces of the Past: Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Like many local history museums, the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum has artifacts from the large (farm equipment, an entire storefront) to the tiny fragments of life that might otherwise be overlooked.
A fundraiser for the felines
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
In the kitten area at Precious Paws Rescue in North Tonawanda, five kittens romped and played during a recent summer afternoon. But at the tip-top of a small climbing tree, sisters Narcissa and Nutella napped the hours away.
NT library director chosen for leadership program
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
In August, 40 librarians from throughout the United States will gather for an immersive leadership development program for future library leaders -- and one of them will be from North Tonawanda.
Contestants sought for Canal Fest pageants
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
The various Canal Fest pageants have been taking place for most of the festival's 26 years -- but the allure of that once-prized crown and sash might be slipping.
Niagara County offers health workshops
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
Niagara County Office for the Aging and the Niagara County Department of Health are sponsoring several local, free health workshops in July.
Pappas asks voters to support him as mayor
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 09:15 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced Friday he will run for election this November.
Sirianni announces candidacy for Niagara Town Board
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 08:45 pm
Richard Sirianni, a local organized labor leader and Niagara-Wheatfield School Board trustee, formally announced his candidacy for the Niagara Town Board on Monday, saying that the town needs "hard-working leaders committed to fixing what's broken."
Sanborn Old General Store celebrates anniversary
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 08:45 pm
The Sanborn Old General Store, 5856 Buffalo St. (Ward Road/Route 429), Sanborn, is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this month.
Wheatfield seeks comment on possible zoning changes
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 08:40 pm
Possible zoning changes are coming up along Niagara Falls Boulevard in the Town of Wheatfield - and town officials want to know what the public thinks of them.
Erie Canal Fishing Derby marks 25 years
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 08:40 pm
The 25th annual Erie Canal Fishing Derby will kick off July 1 and run through July 12 along the 50 miles of the canal, from North Tonawanda to Albion.
Hounds for Heroes
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 11:25 am
Niagara County will soon be able to claim the distinction of being the first of its kind to nominate a canine chief of staff, host a red, white and blue pet parade and decide, once and for all, just whose furry (or feathery, or scaly) companion is the most patriotic, thanks to the SPCA of Niagara County.
Tonawandas offer a gateway to summer
Thu, Jun 25th 2015 08:00 am
With all the artisans, musicians and food vendors present for the T-NT Gateway Market last Thursday, the biggest crowd congregated around Lloyd III, the third incarnation of the popular Buffalo-based food truck.
Memorial announces Niagara Cup Classic winners
Tue, Jun 23rd 2015 07:00 am
The 24th annual Niagara Cup Classic was held June 9 at the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick golf courses.
'Grand Gardens of the Niagara Portage' to be showcased at July 18 event
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 05:15 pm
Parks and gardens along the historic Niagara Portage will be the featured destinations Saturday, July 18, as four city institutions present a series of outdoor activities for people of all ages.
Pappas, Higgins, Ortt, Schimminger rededicate Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 05:15 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, Congressman Brian Higgins, State Sen. Rob Ortt and Assemblyman Robin Schimminger joined other local officials and members of the community for a ceremony Monday rededicating the Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge, which is the only access to Tonawanda Island from River Road in the City of North Tonawanda.
Niagara County seniors urged to take needs survey
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 11:55 am
Members of Niagara County's senior population and their caregivers have a chance to weigh in on government services for the aging in a new online survey currently being conducted by the Niagara County Office for the Aging.
Rededication of Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge
Sat, Jun 20th 2015 04:25 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, Congressman Brian Higgins, State Sen. Robert Ortt, Assembly members John Ceretto and Robin Schimminger and other local officials are scheduled to rededicate the Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge, which spans over the Little River from River Road to Tonawanda Island.
A new role for a lifelong Western New Yorker
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:10 pm
Hi. I'm Jill Keppeler, and I'm the new editor of the Niagara-Wheatfield/North Tonawanda Tribune.
Town of Niagara: Board OKs tobacco-free policy
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:00 pm
The Town of Niagara board voted unanimously Tuesday night to establish a policy banning smoking and tobacco use in town public recreation areas such as playgrounds, playing fields and parks.
Kids Fishing Derby marks 20th year
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:00 pm
As their 20th year as the organizers of the Kids Fishing Derby in Tonawanda approaches, John and Kate White still have the same goal they did back when it all started.
Replica ships sail into Western New York
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:00 pm
Two pieces of history are docked at the Erie Basin Marina, 329 Erie St., Buffalo through early June 24.
Haseley Family Chiropractic opens new site
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 12:40 pm
Haseley Family Chiropractic celebrated a grand opening and ribbon-cutting Thursday with family, friends, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce and Niagara County Legislator Chairman William Ross.
Niagara Falls Memorial receives children's health home designation
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 12:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been designated as a children's health home by the New York State Department of Health. This designation permits Niagara Falls Memorial to provide care management services to eligible children throughout Niagara County.
Niagara Falls Memorial launches new P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a four-year, $1.15 million state grant to launch a new service to holistically address the health and social needs of women and their families.
Mini-Maker Faire offers business opportunity
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
Students from Cardinal O'Hara High School recently participated in the Mini Maker Faire, sponsored by the Oishei Foundation at the Buffalo Museum of Science.
Artistic talents of students, staff, local artist add sculpture to Errick Road Elementary
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
The students and staff at Errick Road Elementary School in Niagara-Wheatfield have added a new work of art to their courtyard.
Pecoraro announces candidacy in NT
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Current city Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro announced June 5 he will seek his first full term on the North Tonawanda Common Council. Pecoraro was named to the council in February, after Malcolm Needler resigned to become the part-time Niagara County personnel officer.
Quinn seeks bid for North Tonawanda clerk/treasurer
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
North Tonawanda Clerk/Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn announced Tuesday he will seek a full term for the office in this year's upcoming election, vowing a renewed emphasis on streamlining delivery of services to city residents as the centerpiece of his bid for office.
WBA names scholarship recipients
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded its 2015 scholarships to local students at the association's May 11 meeting. The recipients and their families were invited to attend the Monday evening meeting and scholarship dinner held at Yubb's Restaurant.
Alzheimer's caregivers find support, advice in group
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 07:00 pm
Sadness, depression, fear, loneliness, isolation, confusion, anger ... people who are the prime caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's can experience any of these feelings ... and more.
Tuscarora School celebrates culture, traditions of community
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Culture Night has been a longstanding tradition at Niagara-Wheatfield's Tuscarora Native American School. It was started by the late Marge Printup, who taught the Tuscarora language at the school.
NT clerk announces July 4 writing contest
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
North Tonawanda City Clerk/Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn would like to extend the opportunity for North Tonawanda children in grades K-6 to participate in a Fourth of July writing contest.
McDermott to run for Town of Niagara Board
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Robert J. McDermott, a Democrat endorsed by the Niagara County Democratic Committee and Town of Niagara Democratic Committee, has announced he will be running for the position of town councilman this year on the Town of Niagara Board.
TNBPA celebrates two decades of service in Town of Niagara
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Every winter, Town of Niagara residents ring in the holidays with the colorful and lively Niagara Electric Lights Parade. At the start of every year, an awards dinner celebrates businesses and citizens in the town. And at the end of every summer is the annual Steak Out.
Lighting a 'Spark'
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 06:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's Fine Arts Program was recently honored as the "DEC Program of the Year" at the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York annual "Spark" Cultural Awards during a ceremony at the Hotel @ The Lafayette in Buffalo.
 

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