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Ceretto shows appreciation for seniors with fourth annual 'Valentines for Seniors' program
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 01:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto recently continued his "Valentines for Seniors" program for the fourth straight year.
Sanborn Mill is anything but run of the mill
Sat, Feb 14th 2015 07:00 am
The Sanborn Mill Co-op is the sort of store where a customer can walk in with no expectations and somehow still leave with the last thing they expected, be it an old stepladder, a Ziploc bag of wine corks or a bottle of homemade skin cream.
Girl Scouts cookie sale begins
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:05 am
It's cookie time! The Girl Scout troops of the NICOWE service unit, located in the towns of Wheatfield and Niagara, have started their annual cookie sale.
Wheatfield seeks home rule legislation
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield will reach out to local politicians in the interest of enacting a home rule law to ban the use of biosolids, the Town Board decided Monday night.
Town of Niagara to benefit from Seneca Niagara Casino funds
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County Legislator Jason Zona addressed the Town of Niagara Town Board Tuesday to announce an update on the distribution of money received from Seneca Nation casinos.
Wheatfield: Stevenson to run for Town Board
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Wheatfield resident Tom Stevenson announced he will run for a seat on the Town Board in November, when both councilmen Larry Helwig's and Gil Doucet's seats will be up for election.
Northgate recognizes employee excellence
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Residents from The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield recently joined with administration to recognize 60 employees for their conscientious commitment to perfect and near-perfect attendance during 2014.
BOCES cosmetology students give lifeskill students a day of pampering
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Nothing quite shakes off the winter doldrums than getting a makeover. So Kristina Miles, an Orleans/Niagara BOCES lifeskills teacher at North Tonawanda High School, asked Pauline Carney if her cosmetology class at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center would be willing to help her students out with some new looks.
Tonawanda Dance Arts director receives award
Fri, Feb 13th 2015 07:00 am
Tonawanda Dance Arts announced Director Melanie Boniszewski received the More Than Just Great Dancing Positive Action Award.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to honor businesses, individuals at 10th anniversary gala
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 03:45 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Elderwood nurse completes assisted living leadership program
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:50 pm
The New York State Center for Assisted Living announced 12 nurses from Western New York-area assisted living facilities completed the Foundation for Quality Care's first-ever assisted living nurse leadership program.
Niagara-Wheatfield plans for superintendent search
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
At a special board meeting Tuesday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education set a schedule in its search for a new superintendent to replace Lynn Marie Fusco, who recently accepted a position as superintendent of Erie-1 BOCES.
Buffalo Bandits visit Tuscarora School
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School gymnasium was filled with excitement as Buffalo Bandits players Ryan Benesch, Dhane Smith and Mark Steenhuis and team mascot Rax entered the room.
Music has the power at Complete Senior Care PACE
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The ancient Greek philosopher Plato once said, "Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." Over 2,000 years later, we are learning how right he was.
Sabretooth recognizes good character at Errick Road
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres mascot Sabretooth recently paid a to Niagara-Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary School.
North Tonawanda history museum opens new exhibit
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The North Tonawanda History Museum completed a new exhibit on Richard Newman, who was born in North Tonawanda in 1938.
Niagara Hospice bouquet sale invites help from area businesses
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 03:35 pm
Staff and volunteers from the Niagara Hospice Alliance are kicking the snow off their boots and gearing up for the 2015 spring bouquet sale, which will run March 2-8 with pre-sale bouquets throughout the month of February.
Award-winning novelist Joyce Carol Oates to deliver keynote address at NCCC commencement
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Acclaimed bestselling author and Lockport native Joyce Carol Oates will deliver the keynote address at the Niagara County Community College commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, at the Seneca Niagara Events Center, NCCC President James P. Klyczek announced.
DiNapoli report finds Niagara-Wheatfield, Lew-Port remain in 'fiscal distress'
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 07:55 pm
Ninety school districts statewide, including two in Niagara County, have been designated as fiscally stressed under New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's Fiscal Stress Monitoring System.
Niagara-Wheatfield students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
Members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's music program again pleaded their case before the school board last Wednesday in the hopes of having cut programs restored this budget season.
Niagara-Wheatfield seeks new superintendent
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:40 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District began its search for a new superintendent Tuesday night at a special board meeting.
Lewiston Lions to host Past District Gov. Tom Reinagel
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 10:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club presents Past District Gov. Tom Reinagel as its featured dinner meeting speaker Tuesday, Feb. 3, at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q, 432 Center St., Lewiston. The event runs from 6-7:30 p.m.
Niagara Falls International Airport has record year
Tue, Jan 27th 2015 04:30 pm
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced the Niagara Falls International Airport serviced a record number of passengers in 2014.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls stage Icebreaker debut at Buffalo RiverWorks
Tue, Jan 27th 2015 04:15 pm
On Fridays, Feb. 6 and 13, the Queen City Roller Girls, Western New York's premier women's flat track roller derby league, will make its debut within Buffalo city limits, as skaters stage their 2015 "icebreaker" games - previews of the upcoming home season at a new home venue, the Buffalo RiverWorks entertainment and event center located on the shore of the Buffalo River.
Share something sweet with Niagara Wine Trail this Valentine's Day
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
Treat your sweetheart to local wines paired with chocolate during the Niagara Wine Trail's "Be Mine with Wine" event, Valentine's Day weekend (Feb. 13-15).
Memorial Medical Center names Wilson director of reimbursement, revenue cycle management
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Nicolette M. Wilson, MBA, as director of reimbursement and revenue cycle management.
Queen City Roller Girls prepare for ninth season at new venue
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:10 am
Roller derby: It's kind of like a hard-core sorority.
Music students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:20 pm
Members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's music program again pleaded their case before the school board last Wednesday, in the hopes of having cut programs restored this budget season.
Town of Niagara: Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare holds site-naming contest
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare recently ran an internal contest open to its employees only. Doctors and staff were encouraged to submit proposed names for its new medical site in the Town of Niagara, which will be home to the new offices of Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare.
Niagara Active Hose celebrates 75 years
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. was commended for 75 years of service at Wednesday's Town of Niagara Town Board meeting.
Citizen Soldier from Niagara Falls extends service to state
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Maj. Gen. Patrick A. Murphy, the adjutant general, announces the recent re-enlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office police academy, DWI enforcement
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced the free Sheriff's Community Police Academy will take place on Thursdays, from Feb. 26 to May 28, at the Niagara County Public Safety Building, 5574 Niagara St. Extension, Lockport.
Ceretto comments on 2015 State of the State/executive budget proposal
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 01:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, observed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2015 State of the State/executive budget proposal, which outlined the governor's agenda for this upcoming session.
Lions host eye screening
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 02:10 pm
The Lewiston and Town of Niagara Lions combined efforts during the "Worldwide Week of Service." On Jan. 10, the two groups joined at the Lewiston Public Library for story time and eye screening.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Greater Niagara to hold kickoff Saturday
Mon, Jan 19th 2015 09:30 pm
Organizers of the American Cancer Society's all-new Relay For Life of Greater Niagara will hold a kickoff event Saturday to announce this year's event. It will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 at the Niagara Power Vista's Community Room, 5777 Lewiston Road.
NCCC holds 18th annual Tech Wars
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 07:15 pm
Niagara County Community College held its 18th annual Tech Wars competition for middle and high school students Wednesday at the college, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
Belden Center repairs on the way
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
Drainage and road repair work at the Belden Center in the Town of Niagara could happen much sooner and quicker than expected, according to information shared at the Jan. 7 Town Board work session.
Cobblestone scope passed
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
Wheatfield's Town Board passed a final scope for the Cobblestone Creek subdivision's draft Environmental Impact Statement at a special meeting held Monday, attended by residents of Errick and Lemke roads, as well as a representative of developer Gary DiMatteo of Rosal Homes.
Outstanding and voided checks questioned at school board meeting
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield School Board's first meeting of the new year Jan. 7 ended quickly, with all agenda items passed in just under 20 minutes after an extended executive session.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office updates software
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
New World Systems is helping the Niagara County Sheriff's Office increase its information sharing and intelligence-led policing (ILP) efforts to better serve communities.