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Toys for Tots Program beneficiary of donation by Supermarket Liquors & Wines
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 04:00 pm
Chris Castellani, owner of Supermarket Liquors & Wines, and patrons of his store, located at 8438 Niagara Falls Blvd., made a major donation to the Toys for Tots Program just before the holidays.
Army and Air Guard provide military funeral services
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 03:50 pm
The New York Army and Air National Guard expected to have provided military funeral services to more than 11,560 families in 2013 by the time New Year's Eve revelers welcomed the start of 2014.
Lawmakers inaugurated around Niagara County
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:15 am
Several Niagara County lawmakers took their oaths of office Wednesday as a new Legislature with three new faces began to take place around a core of veterans, including an 11-member supermajority that will continue to lead the deliberative body after 10 years in charge.
NCCC's Marguerite Newton receives Jamieson Award
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 07:00 am
Marguerite C. Newton, design drafting technology professor at Niagara County Community College, received the Dr. Carol Jamieson Award at a ceremony held recently on the NCCC Sanborn campus.
Christmas baskets for the needy
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club and Pellicano's Meat and Produce Store are providing 16 food baskets for needy families in the Town of Wheatfield.
Town of Niagara celebrates Santa
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Cold, snowy weather didn't stop Town of Niagara youngsters from enjoying the annual Recreation Department Christmas Party.
Retzlaff's long service recognized by Town Board
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board said "so long" to one of its own as it honored Councilman Kenneth Retzlaff.
Wheatfield tradition continues
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Lighted Christmas displays are once again delighting passersby at the residence of Paul Greinert, 6962 Errick Road, Wheatfield.
Santa brings good cheer to Wheatfield
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 07:00 am
The main attraction at the annual Wheatfield Christmas party for town youngsters was, of course, the big man himself and Mrs. Claus, too.
Santa in a fire truck
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 07:00 am
The Adams Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Santa Claus Drive by visiting area neighborhoods in its fire district
Ho, ho, ho on Washington Street
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 07:00 am
Santa is coming to the front of the DePlato house at 2430 Washington St., Bergholz, from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 14 and 21.
West St. K-Kids compose letters to military personnel
Thu, Dec 5th 2013 05:45 pm
The 2013 K-Kids (Kiwanis Kids) of West Street Elementary School recently opened the first assembly at their school. As each member introduced themselves on stage they articulated the "7 Habits of Highly Effective People," a book by Stephen R. Covey, a leadership/ take responsibility outline.
Niagara County SPCA dealing with overcrowding, financial issues
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 08:30 pm
It's time for a serious message from the shelter. The Niagara County SPCA made the commitment to become a no-kill shelter in July of 2012, and we consistently work toward saving every animal that we can regardless of cost; regardless of physical space; regardless of the constraints in staffing, compensation from contracts and resources in general.

Without a doubt it has been a struggle for the shelter both financially and in terms of space.

Homeland Security urged to set up shop at NFARS
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 08:25 pm
Members of Western New York's Congressional delegation are pressing the Department of Homeland Security to establish missions at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.

In a letter to the acting secretary of DHS, Congressmen Chris Collins and Brian Higgins, joined U.S. sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer in urging the department to consider NFARS as a regional location for several DHS missions, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customers and Border Protection, and certain operations of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Benefit for Tim Hayes
Sat, Nov 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Tim and Mary Hayes, lifelong residents of Wheatfield, where they have also raised their two sons, have always been the first in line to help someone in need.
NCCC celebrates anniversary of The Gettysburg Address
Thu, Nov 21st 2013 09:45 pm
Gettysburg wasn't the only place celebrating the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's delivery of The Gettysburg Address on Tuesday.
Adell's takes first
Tue, Nov 19th 2013 10:50 pm
Adell's School of Dance took first place in the dance segment of the Niagara Electric Lights Parade, hosted by the Town of Niagara Business Association. The parade routine was presented by the studio's performance competition team, pictured, which is comprised of 70 dancers from the region.
Niagara County SPCA, local veterans join forces
Fri, Nov 15th 2013 12:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA is pairing with local veterans' groups and representatives from Niagara University to bring healing to veterans in the community and animals in the animal shelter.
Town of Niagara Lions plan annual Veterans Day ceremony
Thu, Nov 7th 2013 04:00 pm
On Monday, Nov. 11, the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs will host their annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. at Veterans Heights Park, located at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives in the Town of Niagara.
Incumbents do well in local elections
Thu, Nov 7th 2013 03:50 pm
Official election results haven't been released by the Niagara County Board of Elections yet, but unofficial results show Republicans and incumbents did well in Tuesday's races.
Niagara Electric Lights Parade winners announced
Thu, Nov 7th 2013 03:50 pm
The winners were announced for the Niagara Electric Lights Parade held along Military Road in the Town of Niagara. The parade was judged by NY-PENN Judging Association Inc.
Local Rotarians enjoy evening at cemetery
Thu, Nov 7th 2013 03:50 pm
Members of the Grand Island, Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara County and Fort Erie Rotary clubs got together on Oct. 30 for chili from Ms. Thank You at the Lewiston Moose Lodge, followed by a ghost walk by the Lewiston Council on the Arts' Marble Orchard Players.
Errick Road unveils fourth-grade sculpture
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 07:05 am
Proud fourth-graders at Errick Road Elementary recently unveiled their first outdoor sculpture titled "Vertebrate Spines."
March into the holidays
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 07:00 am
The ninth annual Electric Lights Parade will once again jump-start the holiday season, starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, along Military Road in the Town of Niagara.
West Street School celebrates Fire Prevention Week
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 06:05 pm
Students and staff at Niagara Wheatfield's West Street Elementary School had a visit from the Sanborn Volunteer Fire Department in honor of Fire Prevention Week.
Moje presented Award of Excellence
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 06:00 pm
American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger honored a 100-year-old World War II veteran during an official visit to Western New York on Oct. 25.
Gift-wrap volunteers needed
Fri, Oct 25th 2013 06:10 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at its gift-wrap booth this holiday season. The booth is located inside the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls and is open during all mall hours, including holiday hours.
Becoming sensitive to dementia
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:05 pm
We pulled on plastic gloves with the fingertips filled with corn kernels, donned glasses that distorted our vision and tried to follow and write down a series of instructions delivered only once while the room was darkened and distracting noise was broadcast.
Learning about fire safety
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
In honor of Fire Prevention Month, Wee Havens Preschool in Wheatfield had members of both the Adams and St. Johnsburg volunteer fire departments at the school to teach fire prevention and fire safety.
Goal oriented
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's soccer team has one Niagara Frontier League game left before heading into the sectionals.
Town of Niagara: Steve Richards pleads not guilty in 28-count indictment
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards has vowed to clear his name in the 28-count indictment brought against him in State Supreme Court in Lockport last Friday.

A plea of not guilty was entered before Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Since then, neither Richards nor his lawyer, Rodney Personius, nor town councilmen known to have been subpoenaed to testify during the preceding grand jury investigation have been willing to comment.

WNY Heroes Flight takes vets to DC
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 06:55 am
State Sen. George Maziarz will be taking a group of veterans to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, on a WNY Heroes flight.
Schneiderman, DiNapoli announce arrest of Town of Niagara Supervisor Steven Richards
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 03:40 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the arrest of Steven C. Richards, the Town of Niagara supervisor, for "engaging in an ongoing scheme to steal town property and use town employees and equipment for his own personal gain." The Joint Task Force on Public Integrity is a cooperative effort between Schneiderman's and DiNapoli's offices to "root out public corruption and maximize the resources of each office."
Aquarium of Niagara harbor seals take a vacation
Fri, Oct 4th 2013 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara will begin a series of capital improvements on its 30-year-old outdoor harbor seal exhibit, "Rescue Harbor." The project is budgeted at $150,000, and will include enhancements to filtration, beach space, and animal access areas.
'Les Mis' is the people's show
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 06:50 pm
The last time 12-year-old Samuel Fesmire trod the boards it was as part of the large von Trapp family at Artpark's production of "Sound of Music" this past summer.
Quiet heroes
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 06:40 pm
The Niagara Military Affairs Council held a special luncheon honoring World War II veterans at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. The guest speaker was Rita Cosby, Emmy Award winner, special correspondent for the CBS program "Special Edition," and best selling author.
Fashion Outlets expansion is a go
Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 11:55 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board on Tuesday jubilantly gave final approval for the expansion of Fashion Outlets of Niagara.
YWCA honors local women
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:50 pm
Women were in charge Tuesday evening at the Conference Center Niagara Falls, and they performed brilliantly.
SPCA animals mending
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:05 pm
Animals recovering after incidents.
'Diamonds Are Forever' at Memorial's 2014 Premier
Thu, Sep 26th 2013 11:35 am
Ask a jeweler to suggest the perfect gift for a 10th wedding anniversary and the answer you'll get is, "Diamonds are forever."