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Opportunities Unlimited celebrates greenhouse grand opening
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 04:45 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, the Niagara County Chapter of NYSARC Inc., celebrated the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the Covanta Energy Greenhouse on Monday, at the agency's location in Wheatfield.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center: New rapid response team will benefit patients dealing with chronic disease
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 03:00 pm
People with chronic conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and bacterial pneumonia now have a new care option.
Schoellkopf Health Center celebrates $1.5 million upgrade
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:05 pm
The Schoellkopf Health Center today celebrated the completion of more than $1.5 million in upgrades to the 120-bed facility.
NT teachers seek long-awaited contract
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 11:00 pm
On the evening of Oct. 7, more than 150 North Tonawanda teachers gathered outside a school board meeting, signs in hand, expressing their unified message: After waiting more than four years, they want a contract that can give them more than what they've been dealt.
'Polka Buzz' TV taping at Gratwick's
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Chris Musial, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, is reminding readers "Polka Buzz presented by Key Liquors" is on the air every Sunday at 7 p.m.
Medical Center Auxiliary to hold coat sale
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 07:00 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold a sale of gently worn men's and women's coats, jackets, suits and sweaters, and gently used ladies' purses.
Fall career fair set for Niagara County
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Workforce Development Board, Niagara's WorkSourceOne, and its partner agencies will hold the annual Niagara County Fall Career Fair Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
Colleen Robbins named Shining Star awardee
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
Complete Senior Care of Niagara Falls has announced Colleen Robbins received its Shining STAR Award.
Vople named to post at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic has named a new director of advancement/alumni relations.
Lions spaghetti dinner, basket raffle set
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will host a spaghetti dinner and basket raffle event Sunday, Oct. 18, at the St. Vincent De Paul Parish Center (St. Leo's), 2748 Military Road.
Nussbaumer & Clarke Inc. welcomes new team member Marino
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:20 pm
Nussbaumer & Clarke Inc. of Buffalo has announced Michael T. Marino, P.E., has joined the firm as vice president, municipal engineering.
Town of Niagara: Preliminary budget distributed
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:00 pm
Autumn is the season for pumpkin pie, apple picking and, of course, budget talks.
Tonawandas Chamber celebrates new chapter
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:00 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Inc. held its official ribbon-cutting Sept. 24 for its new location, 254 Sweeny St., North Tonawanda.
Memorial surgeons perform 650th robotic procedure
Wed, Oct 7th 2015 03:40 pm
The surgical team at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is celebrating another milestone: the successful completion of its 650th robotic-assisted surgery.
Support group gala to benefit breast cancer patients
Wed, Oct 7th 2015 03:00 pm
Out-of-pocket expenses can pile up quickly for patients dealing with breast cancer. While insurance can help, there are still co-pays to cover, over-the-counter medications to purchase and other costs that aren't covered by insurance plans.
Political drama: Lawmakers boost NT community theater with casino funds
Wed, Oct 7th 2015 03:00 pm
The Ghostlight Theatre Inc. recently welcomed county lawmakers from North Tonawanda to show them accessibility upgrades that had been made to their theater facility thanks to an infusion of county casino funds.
107th Airlift Wing aircrews complete first solo MQ-9 operational mission
Tue, Oct 6th 2015 06:00 pm
Members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing completed their first MQ-9 operational mission overseas, remotely piloting combat air patrols without the assistance of other Air Force or Air Guard units for the first time last month during a deployment to Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota.
Mother of abducted son to keynote Falls conference
Tue, Oct 6th 2015 05:15 pm
Patty Wetterling, a child welfare advocate whose 11-year-old son was abducted in 1989 by a masked gunman, will keynote the Family Violence Intervention Project's 17th annual "Safe at Home" conference Oct. 22 at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Twenty years of friends & food: Sandi's in Wheatfield celebrates landmark anniversary
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 05:25 am
Sandi's Family Restaurant at the corner of River and Williams roads in Wheatfield will celebrate its 20th anniversary Oct. 7.
New faces, new places on Webster Street
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
Michele Krienbuhl's little boutique has a big history to live up to, but she's up for the challenge.
'Thursday Night Thrillers' haunt The Riv
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 04:00 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center and M&T Bank will present "Thursday Night Thrillers" at The Riv at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, Webster Street, North Tonawanda.
2016 Premier to honor Tom Golisano, Dr. Mark D. Perry
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
The founder of one of the largest private foundations in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to helping people with intellectual disabilities, and a prominent hospital board member and radiologist will be honored at The 2016 Premier, Memorial's annual dinner gala.
60 years ... and counting: Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara marks decades of dedication
Mon, Sep 28th 2015 01:15 pm
Sixty years ago, a newspaper article was the start of something that's made a profound difference in the lives of hundreds of Niagara County families.
McCormick running for Wheatfield supervisor
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
Gerald McCormick is pleased to announce his candidacy for Wheatfield town supervisor.
Iconic Falls sign turns 60
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
Six decades ago, a Niagara Falls icon was born.
Fricano Primary School cited for 'exemplary reading program'
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
The staff and students of the Fricano Primary School in the Starpoint Central School District have received the International Literacy Association's Exemplary Reading Program Award.
Filling the boot
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
On Sept. 18, members North Tonawanda Fire Department Local No. 1333 took to the intersection of Payne Avenue and Walck Road, boots in hand, to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Extension to offer backyard chicken classes
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
With the growing popularity of local food, people are becoming increasingly interested in raising their own chickens for eggs and meat. As fall and winter are the best times to prepare for new chickens, which are widely available in the spring, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County will offer a series of two classes on raising backyard chickens.
NCCC recognizes Distinguished Student Scholars
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
Six new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Oct. 17 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Castellani gives back
Thu, Sep 24th 2015 04:40 pm
On Wednesday, the Father Joe Moreno Memorial Foundation proudly presented SuperMarket Liquors & Wines owner Christopher Castellani with an award for his dedication and generosity as a sponsor of the foundation's annual Walk to Remember.
Health care decision-making subject of Oct. 15 program
Wed, Sep 23rd 2015 03:50 pm
Do you know who will make health care decisions for you if you can't? It may not be who you think or would want to be making those decisions.
Niagara Falls Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians mark 40 years
Wed, Sep 23rd 2015 11:55 am
Niagara Falls Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians are pleased to celebrate 40 years of friendship, unity and Christian charity Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning with a 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Mary of the Cataract Church, 259 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. A dinner celebration will follow at the Niagara Falls Quality Hotel & Suites, 240 First St.
Pieces of the Past: Cambria Historical Museum
Mon, Sep 21st 2015 12:10 pm
For those focusing on local history in the Town of Cambria, there's an awful lot of ground (and years) to cover.
Flu, pneumonia shot clinic set
Sat, Sep 19th 2015 07:00 am
The Visiting Nurses Association will be at the North Tonawanda Senior Center, 110 Goundry St., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30 for a flu and pneumonia shot clinic.
Basket auction
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 03:00 pm
The Summit View Residents Association will present its annual basket auction from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in the Community Room at Summit View Apartments, 7210 Williams Road.
College fair set at NCCC
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 03:00 pm
Niagara County Community College and the Niagara Orleans Counselors Association will host the 21st annual college fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at NCCC's Building G, second floor cafeteria. There will be more than 75 two- and four-year colleges and universities in attendance.
Pieces of the Past: Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:45 am
Over the course of its time in North Tonawanda, more than 3,000 carousels pranced out of the Allan Herschell Co. factory to homes around the world. However, not a single one stayed in the city that produced so many of the attractions -- until 1983, when the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum was born.
Another year of art on Oliver
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:40 am
When she opened Project 308 Art Gallery in North Tonawanda in 2012, Natalie Brown wanted to bring art to a neglected portion of the city where she'd grown up.
Bicycle racks installed in Falls area
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 10:20 am
On Sept. 8, the Niagara Falls Department of Public Works installed bicycle racks funded by the Creating Healthy Places program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County.