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Thunder on the Niagara set for Aug. 6, 7
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 10:45 am
Thunder on the Niagara, the largest free motor sport event in the area, will return to the waters off North Tonawanda Aug. 6 and 7.
Canal Fest traditions continue on under new president
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 10:40 am
Volunteers from local organizations are gearing up to celebrate the 34th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas.
SAL II makes busy debut at Memorial
Mon, Jul 11th 2016 11:20 pm
"SAL II," the new daVinci XI Surgical System at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, kept the surgery team on its toes during a memorable debut Monday.
Feder School of Classical Ballet hosts 'Nutcracker'-themed and Cecchetti summer classes
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 05:00 pm
The Feder School of Classical Ballet will host two summer ballet classes.
Program aims to help students stay in school, graduate
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 04:50 pm
All across Western New York, high school graduates can learn to succeed in college in a new way through the College Simulation Experience.
Growing Memorial/UBMD Ortho & Sports Medicine team welcomes new surgeon to Summit Healthplex
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 04:05 pm
Matthew J. DiPaola, M.D., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
Builders Association matches scholarship fund for Lewiston resident
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:35 pm
Cullen Robert Ball of Lewiston has been chosen to receive the 2016 William Morehouse Scholarship.
NT students and staff go to bat for student with cancer
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:30 pm
When North Tonawanda student Anthony Schiavone was diagnosed with stage two lymphoma, school faculty, staff and students rallied around him by organizing a whiffle ball game.
Kan Jam tournament marks end of school year at O'Hara
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:30 pm
Winners of the recent Kan Jam tournament at Cardinal O'Hara High School show off their prizes following this year's annual end-of-the-school year event. Organized by the school's Good Samaritan Club, the funds raised will go to a local charity.
'Still at it': The Art and Schematics of Rich deCorse at Castellani Art Museum
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:30 pm
A new folk arts exhibition at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University explores the diverse works of Rich deCorse, a Lewiston-based artist who draws on his experience as a retired design engineer and his artistic background to devise and create each piece.
North Tonawanda: Resident expresses tree-trimming concerns to council
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:25 pm
Trees were among the issues brought up by the public during Tuesday's brief North Tonawanda Common Council meeting at City Hall.
NT arts wall of fame nominations accepted until July 29
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:25 pm
The nomination period for the North Tonawanda City School District's visual and performing arts wall of fame has been extended to July 26. The nomination form is available at the district website, Nominations can be submitted to the district administrative office.
'Pride in the Park' draws hundreds
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:00 pm
Shown is an aerial shot at Veterans Memorial Community Park during "Pride in the Park." (Photo by K&D Action Photo and Aerial Imaging)
Robert Steinjan Sr. Memorial Car Show will benefit new Memorial Cardiac/Stroke Care unit
Thu, Jul 7th 2016 06:55 pm
The family of a Niagara Falls man who was a patient at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is giving back in a big way by holding a benefit car show to raise money for the hospital's new cardiac and stroke care unit.
Ceretto secures extra funding for Niagara-Wheatfield School District
Thu, Jul 7th 2016 06:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, D-Lewiston, has secured an additional $100,000 in discretionary funding for the Niagara-Wheatfield School District. Ceretto presented a check Tuesday evening at a Niagara-Wheatfield School Board meeting.
Memorial, UB partner to provide dental care at Golisano Center for Community Health
Wed, Jul 6th 2016 02:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and UPD Dental Associates today announced a partnership to make dental services available to children and adults with special needs.
Olde Sanborn Days focuses on local, family-friendly experience
Mon, Jul 4th 2016 07:00 am
After nearly eight months of planning, the Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is completing final preparations for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
Planning continues for Olde Sanborn Days
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:35 pm
The 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show, hosted by the Rotary Club of Niagara County-Central, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Sanborn Fire Co. grounds.
North Tonawanda children's memorial breaks ground
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:30 pm
North Tonawanda's Children's Memorial Garden, also known as the Children's Remembrance Gardenwalk, is finally becoming a reality for parents who have lost children.
Happy Fourth of July: 'Pride in the Park' to offer Independence Day festivities
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:00 pm
A new event will blast off Sunday in the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. "Pride in the Park" will feature community activities and entertainment beginning at noon and extending throughout the day and evening.
FASNY: Leave fireworks to the professionals
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching, and with it comes the traditional displays of fireworks. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges New Yorkers to enjoy a professional fireworks display, rather than attempt to use these dangerous devices themselves.
Ortt to sponsor local blood drive to keep donations from declining during summer months
Thu, Jun 30th 2016 02:45 pm
In an effort to boost blood donations during a time when they can be low, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at Cornerstone Arena in Lockport.
With eye toward opioid epidemic, Niagara County adds pharmaceutical drop-off sites
Wed, Jun 29th 2016 02:40 pm
With the nation's attention on an epidemic of opioid abuse, New York State Sen. Robert G. Ortt announced the addition of new drop-box locations for residents throughout the county to dispose of unwanted and expired drugs. He spoke at this morning's official opening of the North Tonawanda drug collection site.
What you need to know about New York's fireworks law
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 10:45 am
New York state has a new fireworks law for the 4th of July. Here's how to follow it.
Physician assistant joins Memorial's primary care team
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 10:30 am
Colin Tedesco, P.A., has joined Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's primary care medical staff.
Niagara County: Services committee hails opening of lunch sites
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:45 pm
The Niagara County Legislature's top social services program watchdog hailed today's opening of summer lunch sites around the county, where youth will be able to obtain free breakfast and lunch meals throughout the summer.
Vendor applications available for Olde Sanborn Days
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is currently accepting applications for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
Niagara Falls traveler advisory
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 04:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin next week on Interstate 190, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Aquarium of Niagara, Penn Dixie team up
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will team up with Penn Dixie to bring aquarium visitors a one-of-a-kind fossil dig - where participants get to dig for fossils!
'Hounds & Heroes' event to benefit SPCA of Niagara
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
A local event to honor servicemen and women and first-responders is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the SPCA of Niagara hosts its annual "Hounds & Heroes" fundraiser at Reservoir State Park.
Wheatfield Board disagrees with biosolid ruling
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board decided Monday it will consult the law firm Bond, Schenck & King on taking possible further action against the Department of Agriculture & Markets' June 9 ruling that the town's biosolids law is "unreasonably" restrictive.
Town of Niagara: Board schedules public hearing to rezone former Walmart site
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:30 pm
During Tuesday's Town of Niagara meeting, the board scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. July 19 to discuss rezoning of the former Walmart building from general business to light industrial.
North Tonawanda: Rotary Club says goodbye after 99 years
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
After nearly a century of service, the Rotary Club of the Tonawandas will soon be no more. But the organization is determined to make sure it will not be forgotten.
Museum holds grand-opening for new building, exhibits
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 for its reconstructed 1840s-era einhaus (house and barn combination).
Oakwood Cemetery unveils community honorees
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:20 pm
On Saturday, June 11, the Oakwood Cemetery at 763 Portage Road unveiled the newest honorees of its Notable Persons recognition program.
Rotary Club installs new officers
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:15 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central was chartered by Rotary International on June 23, 1987. Twenty-nine years later, the club is still active in supporting the community.
Helping with Project H.O.P.E.
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:15 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced another city resident will experience an exterior paint makeover this summer.
Power Proceeds Allocation Board recommends $400,000 in funding for Niagara Falls National Heritage Area trolley service, Platters Chocolates
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 06:35 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board voted today to recommend $400,000 in funding to Niagara Falls National Heritage Area Inc. (NFNHA) trolley service and Roger L. Urban Inc. (d.b.a. Platters Chocolates) relocation and expansion.
Gary Tucker, Gary Hall, Teresa Torre honored by HANCI at annual awards luncheon
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:30 am
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. presented six awards during its annual meeting and luncheon June 15 at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Picnic in Niagara Falls to celebrate two legal milestones for citizens with disabilities
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:25 am
The Cataract City's consumer-run human service and advocacy agency for people with disabilities, Independent Living of Niagara County, will hold a "Disability Pride Niagara Olmstead Celebration" June 22 at the Centennial Shelter at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls.

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