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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.
NCCC horticulture earns best in show at Plantasia
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 06:00 pm
The Niagara County Community College horticulture program, in partnership with the McKinley High School and Adult Continuing Education horticulture programs, earned the Overall Best in Show award at Plantasia.
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.
Ceretto welcomes Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour to Albany
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 03:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto welcomed Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour to Albany to discuss initiatives state and local governments can partner in to help keep Niagara County residents safe.
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.
Students run the show in NT
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
The City of North Tonawanda and North Tonawanda High School teamed up Tuesday to celebrate Student Government Day, an opportunity for high school students to shadow government officials for a day and learn about how a city is run.
Dead geese found on Liberty Drive
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 11:00 am
An investigation has begun following the discovery of a seven dead geese dumped on the side of the road on Liberty Drive in Wheatfield.
Diesel students grateful to Milton CAT for donation
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:20 am
The heavy equipment/diesel/ag mechanics students at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are getting a chance to work with a brand-new engine courtesy of Milton CAT of Batavia.
Niagara-Wheatfield takes section VI Championship
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 12:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield claimed the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Section VI Championship for large schools for the third straight year, and fifth in seven seasons as a varsity sport.
Red Brick Bench Press honors fallen soldiers
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 07:00 am
It was a day for celebrating life and remembering the fallen Saturday at the 12th annual Red Brick Bench Press powerlifting competition, held at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour elected president of New York State Sheriffs' Association
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association held elections of its board of directors at the 81st annual Winter Training Conference Tuesday at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Das Haus named Heritage Group of the Year
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:05 am
The German Citizen, an online publication for German-Americans in New York, recently named Das Haus und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz Heritage Group of the Year for 2014.
Four area Scouts achieve rank of Eagle Scout
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:05 am
Boy Scout Troop 824 announced that four members of their Troop recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.
Calamar holds groundbreaking for MAP site
Sat, Feb 21st 2015 02:00 am
Calamar Construction held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 22,000-square-foot medical facility owned by Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 6500 Porter Road in the Town of Niagara.
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.
Bob Weaver Motorsports wins 2014 Battle of the Bolts
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 12:20 pm
Bob Weaver Motorsports of Niagara Falls Boulevard in Wheatfield has won the 2014 "Battle of the Bolts" contest, winning out over 39 entries entered in this year's contest.
Slips and falls are a winter hazard
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
This time of year, black ice and ice hidden under snow can cause accidents not just in vehicles, but also if you're on foot - and usually when you least expect it.
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.
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.
Town of Niagara: Lee Wallace begins term as supervisor
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:00 am
Prior to Wednesday's Town of Niagara's work session, Lee Wallace was sworn in as the new supervisor, to finish out the term started by Steve Richards, who resigned last spring. (photo by Rob Clark)
Quasar, New York and Ohio
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 01:15 pm
For more than a year now, grassroots activists in Wheatfield have fought against Ohio-based Quasar Energy Group, a company that creates alternative energy from wastewater and uses the byproduct as fertilizer.
Wheatfield board delays SCOPE, discusses flooding
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 01:15 pm
As Wheatfield's Town Board delayed approval of the final SCOPE for the Environmental Impact Statement for Cobblestone Creek, residents from the surrounding area continued to present the board with evidence of drainage issues on and around their properties.
Niagara University hockey hands out teddy bears to children at Roswell Park
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The Niagara men's hockey team spent an afternoon in December handing out teddy bears to the children at Carly's Club at Roswell Park in downtown Buffalo.
Town of Niagara closes year with short meeting
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board closed out its last meeting of the year in what Councilman Danny Sklarski jokingly called "record time."
Charity Giveaway at Fashion Outlets mall
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
Since 1999, as part of a host community agreement, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls has contributed $50,000 annually to the Town of Niagara.
Errick Road helps area refugees
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
Errick Road Elementary School teachers Beatrice Arnone, Mary Ann Brier, Lori Godell, Nicole Pasceri and Lori Pruyn teach a unit on the holidays every year and ask the students if they want to help out less fortunate people in the area.
Veterans visit Edward Town Middle School
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:00 am
For Veterans Day, students at the Edward Town Middle School in Niagara-Wheatfield decided to give thanks to area veterans for their service in defending our country.
Santa Claus is coming to town
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:40 pm
It was a very merry night in Bergholz Saturday when Santa Claus paid a visit to the DePlato home to meet local parents and their children.
Errick Road K-Kids volunteer around community
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
The K-Kids of Errick Road Elementary recently initiated a service program for the benefit of Joyful Rescue, a nonprofit pet rescue organization serving the Western New York region, with the motto, "Saving adoptable pets and bringing love to your home, one tail at a time."
N-W hosts first Career Fair
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
A Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior class held the school's first Career Fair Friday, Dec. 5, in the Adult Learning Center.
Records broken at Wheatfield's first powerlifting competition
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 07:00 am
Wheatfield's first ever powerlifting competition probably won't be its last, judging by the warm reception at last month's championship.
SkillsUSA students hold food drive for local pantry
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 07:00 am
For the month of November, the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center SkillsUSA students sponsored a food drive to benefit the Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry in Niagara Falls.
'Black Friday' draws crowds to Fashion Outlets
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 04:00 pm
While national analyses report "Black Friday" shopping decreased by 11 percent this year, the Fashion Outlets mall in the Town of Niagara said it was happy with the turnout it saw last weekend.
VOZ CYCLE City holds toy drive
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 02:55 pm
VOZ CYCLE City is holding a bicycle/toy drive for WNY Heroes. Customers drop off toys and local businesses donate bicycles. So far, 22 bicycles and four tricycles have been collected.
Colonial Village School K-Kids help needy
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis K-Kids at Colonial Village Elementary School showed concern for the welfare of others this holiday season by gathering items for needy families in the area.
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare break ground in Town of Niagara
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:00 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare broke ground on a third location Saturday. The comprehensive eye care practice is set to open a Town of Niagara office next spring. It will be located at Porter and Military roads, near the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.
Jacolatte Fine Confections: Local chocolate shop receives warm welcome
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 09:00 am
Local chocolate lovers gathered at an otherwise quiet business plaza to celebrate the opening of Jacolatte Fine Confections from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2131 Sawyer Drive, across from the former Summit Mall in Wheatfield.
Town of Niagara gathers for Veterans Day ceremony in Veterans Heights Park
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:55 pm
The Town of Niagara community gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Veterans Heights Park, located at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives. The event was organized by the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs.
NCCC ceremony honors nation's veterans
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony Monday at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park on its Sanborn campus.