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Pasta Sauce-Off returns
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:35 pm
Two 13-year-old girls from St. Stephen School on Grand Island have, once again, set out to make a difference in their community.
Niagara County Builders Association provides networking opportunity
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Members of the Niagara County Builders Association enjoyed dinner and conversation with local elected officials Feb. 10 at the Como Restaurant in Niagara Falls.
Locals, tourists, enjoy first weekend of 'Be Mine with Wine'
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:40 am
Couples, friends and families sipped local wines while sampling sweet desserts during the Niagara Wine Trail's first weekend of "Be Mine with Wine."
Quilting Club begins for Town of Niagara seniors
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:40 am
The Town of Niagara Senior Program is introducing its Quilting Club, which meets Wednesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Calvin K Richards Youth/Senior Center, 7000 Lockport Road.
New Meadow Elementary sensory room dedicated to former student
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:40 am
Ryan Bertini was an 8-year-old student at Ohio School, when he passed away in 2005 from several medical conditions he bravely fought throughout his life. In his honor, the Remember Ryan Foundation was created. It provides grant money in support the visual and performing arts in schools.
Nickerson seeks City Court chief judge position
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
Acting North Tonawanda City Court Judge Shawn P. Nickerson formally announced his candidacy for chief judge of North Tonawanda City Court.
NCCC ranks second for online learning
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am, a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information, ranked Niagara County Community College second in New York state for online learning.
Rotary to host Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary will hold its 20th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Frontier Fire Hall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls.
North Tonawanda Common Council welcomes new Planning Board member
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
It was a quick night for the North Tonawanda Common Council, which took care of some business after the snow was cleared away Tuesday. The bimonthly meeting was held in front of a small crowd on a night that saw many residents digging out from the day's storm.
Best for a reason: Students, parents praise Adell's School of Dance
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 02:25 pm
In the nearly 10 years since Adell opened Adell's School of Dance, her studio has developed a reputation for seamlessly tying together hard work and fun.
Just announced: 'An Evening with Todd Rundgren' at Riviera Theatre
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:25 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces "An Evening with Todd Rundgren" at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19.
Town of Niagara seniors to hold Sweetheart Day Dance
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Senior Program will host a Sweetheart Day Dance from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, at the Calvin K. Richards Youth/Senior Center in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Setting the stage for bigger acts: Riviera Theatre plans for expansion project
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:25 pm
While driving down Webster Street in North Tonawanda, you may be surprised by some famous acts flashing on the Riviera Theatre's marquee - acts unlike what the venue has booked in past years.
Wheatfield Business Association installs officers
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:50 am
The Wheatfield Business Association's newly elected officers and board members where installed during the association's Jan. 26 meeting and dinner.
Bowman takes command of Air Reserve Station
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:50 am
Col. Brian S. Bowman assumed command of the 914th Airlift Wing from Col. Daniel Sarachene on Saturday, Feb. 6, before the entire unit in formation at the base.
Wheatfield: Dehydrator project postponed
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:45 am
National Fuel's plans for Wheatfield's dehydrator are on hold due to company cutbacks from low natural gas prices, but residents are not backing down.
Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, passes
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:30 am
Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, of Coralville, Iowa, passed away Feb. 3, 2016, after a nearly two-year battle with gastric cancer at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic.
OUN's 'Baskets O'Plenty' auction day nears
Thu, Feb 11th 2016 02:45 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's 23rd annual "Baskets O'Plenty" auction is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, at BPO Elks Lodge No. 346, 1805 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Town of Niagara. All proceeds from the event will benefit the more than 600 individuals with disabilities supported by OUN.
Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship applications available
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Nomination/application forms for the Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award are now available for Niagara-Wheatfield High School seniors.
NCCC to offer free financial aid seminar
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
Do you have questions about applying for financial aid for college? Niagara County Community College will offer a free financial aid seminar for current and prospective students from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the State University of New York Statewide Student Financial Aid Day.
Fashion Outlets celebrating Lunar New Year 2016
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:10 pm
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is celebrating the Lunar New Year of 2016 with a variety of special promotions, offers and events now until Feb. 14.
New TNBPA president Restaino takes the helm
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:50 pm
Anthony L. Restaino, a 31-year-old attorney and partner at the law office of Restaino Reddien LLP on Military Road, was sworn in as the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association's new president Jan. 27.
Pappas delivers State of the City address
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:50 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas views North Tonawanda as a city on the rise and he expects that trend to continue.
Memorial wears red for women's heart health
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:20 pm
Team members from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and The Heart Center of Niagara gathered in the hospital's lower lobby Friday to show support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day. The annual observance is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to battle heart disease in women.
Buffalo Promise Neighborhood board member to keynote Memorial's Black History Celebration
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:15 pm
A leader in efforts to strengthen developmental and educational outcomes for children in the Buffalo area will be the keynote speaker Feb. 19 at the ninth annual Black History Celebration at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 Tenth St.
'Conservation Saturdays' at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:10 pm
On Saturdays, Feb. 13 and 27, the Aquarium of Niagara will features two full days dedicated to conservation issues (and making lessons fun for children of all ages).
DiPaola to join medical staff at Falls Memorial, UBMD Ortho & Sports Medicine
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:40 pm
Matthew J. DiPaola, M.D., will join the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine effective July 1.
Collins, Higgins announce expanded mission for Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 04:20 pm
U.S. Reps. Chris Collins, R-NY-27, and Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, today released the following comments after receiving news eight KC-135 refueling tankers will be arriving at Niagara Air Falls Reserve Station to replace the base's aging fleet of cargo planes. The news will be made official in President Barack Obama's budget, which will be released on Tuesday.
Former Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Terry W. Kuehn dies
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 02:20 pm
Terry W. Kuehn, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness.
NFP's annual fish fry contest is now open
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 12:25 pm
Vote for your favorite fish fry as part of Niagara Frontier Publications' annual "Best Fish Fry" contest. The place with the most votes will receive a full write-up in the Tribune, Dispatch and Sentinel, plus additional photos and a video online at
Assemblyman Ceretto announces new traffic light for Niagara residents
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 10:45 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced the state's Department of Transportation will install a traffic light at the intersection of I-190 southbound and Packard Road in Niagara.
Memorial Medical Center receives national recognition
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's innovative Get Well/Stay Well program, which provides holistic care to older adults at the Summit Family Care Center in Wheatfield, has won a prestigious national award.
'Operation Whiter-Brighter' to support Niagara Air Base for 10th straight year
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:15 pm
Western New Yorkers can have smiles as white as snow and support a good cause - just in time for spring.
Meetings for dementia caregiver support groups in Niagara County
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 11:40 am
Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be stressful and isolating, but support groups can provide coping tools and a welcoming embrace from others in the same position.
New storage facility opens in Town of Niagara
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 11:40 am
Sandro Viola, a Town of Niagara resident for 35 years, has opened Towne Centre Storage, a storage facility, at 8605 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
DEC looks to secure funds for landfill remediation
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 11:00 am
Last month, the Department of Environmental Conservation recategorized the Niagara Sanitation site off Nash Road from a class 3 site, which is described as offering no hazard to the public, to a class 2 site, indicating there is a potential hazard to the public.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:35 am
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2016 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 7-13 with presale bouquets being ordered throughout the month of February.
Ortt welcomes Croci to tour Niagara Falls Air Base
Thu, Jan 28th 2016 02:40 pm
State Sens. Rob Ortt and Patrick Gallivan welcomed Sen. Tom Croci of Sayville to their districts Wednesday during a tour of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park and the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Wednesday. The visit to the naval park and air base was a fist for Croci.
Memorial offers safe disposal for hypodermic needles
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 04:20 pm
Area residents who use needles, syringes or lancets in their homes can dispose of them safely at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Memorial's Joseph Ruffolo to be honored by National Federation for Just Communities
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo will receive a 2016 Community Leader Award from the National Federation for Just Communities during an awards luncheon Wednesday at the Buffalo Convention Center.

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