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Memorial appoints Salada to materials management post
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 09:40 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Christopher M. Salada director of its materials management department.
Errick Road shooting update
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 09:45 pm
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour offered a small update late Friday on the Errick Road gunfight that took place earlier in the day. At the time, investigators were still casing the outside of the house where the incident occurred, 6871 Errick Road.
Lions Club to hold 'Bowling for Sight' event
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 02:25 pm
On Saturday, April 18, the Town of Niagara Lions Club will host a "Bowling For Sight" fundraiser at Bowl-A-Drome Lanes.
FASNY meeting highlights firefighters' concerns
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Achieving standards for volunteers already granted to career firefighters was the focus of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York legislative outreach program in Cambria on Saturday.
PACE participants give back to Niagara County
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Falls' own Complete Senior Care PACE program takes suggestions from its participants on how to make the Niagara County community a better place.
Impossible? It's possible! N-W to perform 'Cinderella'
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School is dusting off the glass slippers and ball gowns for a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's take on the classic tale of "Cinderella." Students will perform for five shows between April 23 and April 26.
West Street prepares for BBQ, basket raffle
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 08:00 pm
The West Street School Parent Group in Niagara-Wheatfield will hold a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue and basket raffle from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the West Street Elementary gym and cafeteria.
Ortt, NCCC announce $12.5 million for NCCC
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 06:40 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt today announced $12.5 million has been secured to create a Learning Commons center at Niagara County Community College. The money, included in the 2015-16 state budget, will be used to renovate and upgrade the college's library, Child Development Center and Faculty Resource Center.
NT takes action against unpaid traffic tickets
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:50 pm
North Tonawanda is making a move to solve the issue of unpaid parking tickets following Tuesday's Common Council work session.
Niagara Arts Guild holds annual spring show at Niagara History Center
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:15 pm
It's art show time once again at the Niagara History Center. The Niagara Arts Guild Spring Show begins Saturday, April 25, with a 2 p.m. reception open to the public. The juried exhibit will run through Tuesday, May 19.
N-W faces another budget deficit
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 09:15 pm
Despite an increased state education budget, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will need to seek out additional money to fully fund its 2015-16 budget.
Adopt an SPCA dog at Grandpaws
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 02:50 pm
The Niagara County SPCA will be at Grandpaws Pet Emporium from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 18.
NT residents honored
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council meeting Tuesday began with the recognition of several citizens who have made contributions to the city over the years.
Boulevard improvements
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
Both residents and councilmen voiced concerns over the continuation of road work on Niagara Falls Boulevard at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting Monday.
NT prepares for annual 'Canal Clean Sweep'
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas has announced that the City of North Tonawanda will once again be participating in the 10th annual Canal Clean Sweep Saturday, April 18.
Dyngus Day enjoyed by young and not so old
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
After participating in the annual Buffalo Dyngus Day parade, a busload of people from The Polish Nook in Niagara Falls stopped at Dom Polski, 576 Oliver St., in North Tonawanda, for festivities.
NT named 'Tree City USA'
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced the Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of North Tonawanda "2014 Tree City USA" in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Bradt urges meeting on buildings
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
On Monday, Niagara County Legislator Randy R. Bradt of North Tonawanda called on Legislature Chairman William L. Ross of Wheatfield to convene a second special meeting in a month to approve the purchase of a trio of downtown Lockport buildings by the county to avoid paying several days' rent on the facilities.
OLC students recognized for fundraising
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
The Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, provided his second report on the progress of the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appeal last week, revealing $8,546,086 has been raised to date, as Catholic Charities officials marked the close of Appeal Week 2015.
ReNU Niagara kicks off National Volunteer Month with LiveNF
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:00 am
People from Niagara Falls and surrounding areas gathered at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Tuesday evening for one purpose: to make a difference.
NCCC Alumni Association 5K Run Friday, May 1
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host the annual NCCC Alumni 5K Run/Walk Friday, May 1. The course is USA Track and Field certified and features a fast, flat route around the scenic campus in Sanborn.
Memorial Medical Center welcomes physicians to women's services team
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 01:25 pm
Three experienced obstetrician/gynecologists have joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
'Propagation and Protection of Eastern Monarch Butterflies' program
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 12:50 pm
From 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, David and Alexis O'Donnell from the Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm will be guest speakers at Bond Lake Park.
Wild Kritters hosts 9th annual basket raffle
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 11:00 am
It's not every day one can meet an owl, hawk or falcon - and help a worthwhile organization, too.
Opportunities Unlimited golf raffle fundraiser features trip to California
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 03:45 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 16th annual golf raffle is taking place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. The event offers golf enthusiasts the chance to win more than $20,000 in men's and women's golf-related equipment and trips.
Becky Wydysh announces bid for Niagara County Legislature seat held by Bill Ross
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 12:40 pm
Lewiston resident Becky Wydysh announced today she is formally a candidate for the Niagara County Legislature. Wydysh is seeking the Second District seat currently held by Legislator William L. Ross of Wheatfield. Ross recently announced he would not be seeking re-election this year.
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
A vigil was held Wednesday afternoon at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road to mark the one-year anniversary of implementing a drone program at the base.
Bergholz: Rose Court residents defend ditch filling
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Following the public hearing regarding a filled-in ditch on Rose Court in Bergholz at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting last week, one of the property owners has spoken out to defend the actions she and her husband took.
State education budget garners mixed reactions
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
After much worry in school districts throughout the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released a state budget with large increases in education funding. However, the news has been met with mixed reactions.
Bill Ross will not seek 12th term
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:30 am
William L. Ross, the longest serving chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, will step down at the end of the 2015 calendar year. He has been elected chairman of the Niagara County Legislature a record 11 times.
Eggcellent: Making pysanky, traditional Easter eggs
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 am
Easter is right around the corner and with it comes the time-honored tradition of egg-decorating.
End in sight for flooded-out Bergholz residents
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 am
Residents of Luther Street in Bergholz have faced flooding issues for years, but a solution may finally be in sight after a public hearing at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting Monday.
Gateway Market, 'Rockin' the River' return
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 am
Two more summer events were added to North Tonawanda's calendar at its Common Council work session Tuesday.
Diabetes advocate urges Congress to take steps to stop diabetes
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 am
Nearly 200 American Diabetes Association volunteer advocates from across the nation joined together in Washington, D.C., in March for the association's premier national advocacy event, Call to Congress.
N-W student advocates against Common Core
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 am
Amidst tense budget discussions, a Niagara-Wheatfield student approached the district's Board of Education to discuss another controversial topic: the Common Core.
St. Joe's principal to return to Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:00 pm
St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute principal Jeffery Hazel has been named director of instructional technology and learning for the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District. The district's Board of Education approved his hiring at its regular meeting March 16.
Niagara-Wheatfield principal named Elementary Principal of the Year
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:00 pm
Charles Smilinich, principal at Colonial Village Elementary School in the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District, was selected as the 2015 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State and the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Niagara Falls Memorial, Mount St. Mary's take to the ice for annual charity hockey game
Wed, Mar 25th 2015 09:35 pm
Doctors, nurses and staff members from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center took to the ice Friday evening for their second annual charity hockey game.
Raising awareness: OUN celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:10 pm
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. It's a time to educate the community about the issues facing people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and advocate for those individuals in Albany.
Girl Scouts earn Silver Award
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
NICOWE Girl Scout Cadette Troop 258 earned its Silver Award by assisting the Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry in Niagara Falls. Heart, Love and Soul offers many services to those in need, including a food pantry, dining hall, health services and day camps for children.