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NT girl to sing at Carnegie Hall
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
Alyssa Marella has been singing since she was old enough to talk. Come December, the North Tonawanda girl will perform in one of the country's most prestigious venues: New York City's Carnegie Hall.
Wheatfield board rezones two properties
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
After two public hearings, the Wheatfield Town Board voted Aug. 10 to proceed with rezoning two Niagara Falls Boulevard properties as all commercial.
Shoes, cake, scholarships, books and coffee - Kiwanis is common denominator
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield witnessed a very busy summer and is about to reach an apex at The Wheatfield Family Picnic to be held Aug. 23 at Fairmount Park.
Wheatfield GOP to host annual family picnic
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:20 am
The Town of Wheatfield Republican Club will hold its 45th annual family picnic from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Wheatfield Lions Club Pavilion on Ward Road next to the American Legion Post.
Wheatfield Family Picnic returns - with a fine, feathered guest
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:00 am
A decades-long tradition will continue Aug. 23, when the Wheatfield Family Picnic takes place at Fairmount Park on Nash Road.
Collins: $107,762 grant for Adams Fire Co.
Thu, Aug 13th 2015 04:30 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $107,762 in federal funding for Adams Fire Co. located in Wheatfield.
'Frankie Avalon - Christmas Show' headlines upcoming events at Riviera Theatre
Wed, Aug 12th 2015 04:40 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center announces the following events:
Fair days: Young Niagara County Fair exhibitors take pride in their animals, projects
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 07:15 pm
It was a calm, sunny morning Friday at the Niagara County Fairgrounds - except in the Coliseum, where a flurry of activity was underway.
Rainbow Garden inspires students at Errick Road School
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 03:15 pm
More than 100 fourth-grade students from four classrooms at Errick Road Elementary worked together this year to plant an organic vegetable garden that they dubbed "The Rainbow Garden."
Pieces of the Past: Niagara School No. 2 Museum
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
For 78 years, children in the Town of Niagara trotted dutifully (or not so dutifully) off to class at the little one-room schoolhouse at the corner of Lockport and Tuscarora roads.
Town of Niagara board sets hearing on 'sewer improvement area'
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
Step by step, the Belden Center area of the Town of Niagara gets closer to repairs for the sewer and drainage issues that have plagued the area for decades.
O'Neill in federal custody
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
Michael O'Neill, the Wheatfield man involved in an explosion July 21 at a Walmore Road garage, was remanded to federal custody during a detention hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court.
More traffic changes for Route 31
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 11:00 am
Access to Shenk Road from Route 31 near Niagara County Community College in Sanborn will be closed to traffic for several weeks.
Filling in Wheatfield's 'missing link'
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 10:55 am
Those who pick up a brochure for the Niagara River Greenway Trails will see a map from Buffalo all the way up to Lewiston and Porter, with multicolored lines marking pathways and bike routes that wind along the river shoreline.
'The fastest show on water': Thunder on the Niagara boat races mark 10th year at Gratwick Riverside Park
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 10:50 am
They're loud. They're fast. And they're returning to the Niagara River and North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park for the 10th year on Aug. 15 and 16.
Memorial to expand primary care services, open new medical office on Military Road
Wed, Aug 5th 2015 03:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has set Monday, Aug. 10, for the opening of Lewiston Primary Care, its sixth family medicine site serving Niagara and northern Erie counties.
Murray R. Hewitt elected to Memorial Medical Center board
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 03:55 pm
Murray R. Hewitt, general manager of Greenpac Mill LLC, has been elected to a three-year term on the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors.
Hospice Pharm.D. earns certified pain educator status
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 03:55 pm
Niagara Hospice Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services Robert G. Wahler, Pharm.D., CPE, recently became a certified pain educator by the American Society of Pain Educators. Wahler is a University at Buffalo clinical assistant professor of pharmacy.
Classic car show at Niagara County Fair
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 12:25 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County presents the 17th annual classic car show, on Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Niagara County Fair. Niagara's Choice Credit Union sponsors this event.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas to host Charity Clambake
Sat, Aug 1st 2015 02:05 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas will host its 18th annual Charity Clambake from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at The Shores Waterfront Restaurant.
A family af-fair: The Niagara County Fair opens Aug. 5
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:40 pm
Starting Aug. 5, hundreds of people will flock to the Niagara County Fair in Lockport to sample the food, visit the animals and exhibits, watch the shows and ride the rides -- and many county residents will be there, behind the scenes, caring for the exhibits, working concessions and otherwise helping to make sure things run smoothly.
'Nunsense' to open at Ghostlight
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:30 pm
"Nunsense: the Mega Musical!" will open Aug. 6 at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda, presented by Starry Night Theatre Inc.
Explorers in NT: Nonprofit offers history tours of North Tonawanda during Canal Fest
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:25 pm
Some of them had never set foot in the city before; some of them grew up there. But the participants in a recent tour all had one thing in common: They wanted to learn more about North Tonawanda.
Albert Lewis III receives Lewiston Lions Scholarship Award
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 01:55 pm
Albert Lewis III, a recently graduated Niagara-Wheatfield High School student, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Lewiston Community Lions Club. Lions John and Theresa Tourbin were present at the awards luncheon to present Lewis with his check.
Halgash named principal at Colonial Elementary
Thu, Jul 30th 2015 11:25 pm
Kami Halgash was named the new principal of Colonial Village Elementary School at a special meeting Thursday of the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education.
Hanavan joins Summit sports medicine team
Wed, Jul 29th 2015 04:45 pm
Family nurse practitioner John Hanavan has joined the Memorial Medical Center/UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine team at the Summit Healthplex in Wheatfield.
North Tonawanda: Ortt presents $15,000 check to Carrousel Factory Museum
Wed, Jul 29th 2015 03:40 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt today delivered a $15,000 check to the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier. Ortt secured the funding for the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda to help support the educational, cultural and recreational programming the roughly 15,000 visitors experience every year.
Grati awarded Sass Scholarship
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 07:25 pm
Andrei Grati, R.N., has been awarded the 2015 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship.
O'Neill charged in Wheatfield blast
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 11:15 am
The Wheatfield man involved in an explosion Tuesday on Walmore Road now faces charges after investigators found seven improvised explosive devises in the garage where the blast took place.
A lot of work goes into that Polish platter
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:30 am
For visitors to the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas, the most strenuous part of getting that Polish platter at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish tent is waiting in the inevitable line of hungry festivalgoers.
Part of their world: In Good Company brings theater experience to WNY kids
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:20 am
On a recent summer evening at North Tonawanda's Fishermen's Park, there were no fishermen in sight - but there were many "fish."
Pieces of the Past: North Tonawanda History Museum
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:15 am
When new visitors arrive at the North Tonawanda History Museum, executive director Donna Zellner Neal warns them that they will almost certainly need more time than they've planned.
Five charged in turtle beating
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:05 am
All five of those believed to be involved in the brutal beating of a snapping turtle at a party in Wolcottsville have been located and face charges for their actions, according to the SPCA of Niagara County.
Smokin' Joe's cited for tobacco violation
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:05 am
Smokin' Joe's Cigar Shop, 240 First St., Niagara Falls, was recently penalized for tobacco products sold to a minor at some point from Jan. 1 to June 30.
Royalty crowned at Canal Fest pageants
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:05 am
Cara Porto of North Tonawanda is the new Canal Fest queen.
St. Mary, St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church host annual festival
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 04:25 pm
St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church of the Greater Buffalo area has announced its seventh annual festival will take place Aug. 21-23 on the church premises, 350 Wheatfield St., North Tonawanda.
One man injured in Wheatfield explosion
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 02:45 pm
A 44-year-old man suffered a "catastrophic" injury to his foot in an explosion early Tuesday morning in the Town of Wheatfield, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Bomb-making materials were found at the site.
Thunder in the sky
Mon, Jul 20th 2015 04:30 pm
The Thunder of Niagara air show at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station offered tens of thousands of onlookers two days of airborne performers and ground displays this past weekend. The event returned after a four-year hiatus.
Pieces of the Past: Benjamin Long Homestead
Sat, Jul 18th 2015 05:00 pm
Many years ago, a family of seven, traveling in a covered wagon, made the long trek from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to their new home - a point where two creeks met, in a place called Tonawanda.
Celebrating Hounds & Heroes
Sat, Jul 18th 2015 04:00 pm
On July 11, the Niagara County SPCA held its first Hounds & Heroes celebration at the shelter grounds, 2100 Lockport Road. Participants took part in many activities, including a parade, demonstrations, a pie contest and more.