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High up in the sky
Tue, Jul 31st 2012 12:35 pm
Niagara County Community College celebrated its 50th anniversary last weekend. Part of the celebration was Balloons Over Niagara. Although contrary wind conditions kept the balloons grounded for most of the celebration, these visitors were thrilled to see the colorful giants rising on NCCC's Sanborn campus.
Niagara County Fair observes 75th anniversary of 4-H
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 07:00 am
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County has always worked to better the community through local environmental and health research education.
Gone fishing
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 02:40 pm
Participants caught and released 341 fish at the Town of Niagara annual Kids Fishing Derby at Veterans Memorial Park.
Former 4-Her places in cook-off
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 02:35 pm
Sean Conlin, a former Niagara County 4-Her from Lockport, recently took third place in the Chuck Wagon Challenge to benefit the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne, N.Y.
NCCC celebrates 50 years
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 02:30 pm
Niagara County Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend with plenty of balloons rising into the sky, as well as three days of activities and entertainment.

Balloons Over Niagara returns to the campus, July 27 to 29, repeating the excitement of 25 hot air balloons taking to the sky in 2008 to celebrate the county's bicentennial.

Old Glory
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 07:00 am
Jennifer and John Cooper present an American flag to Michael Beam, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. The flag, which has 15 stars, is a reproduction of the flag in use during the War of 1812.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Festival offers expanded tractor display and festivities
Sat, Jul 21st 2012 07:00 am
The eighth Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Festival, an annual festival held on Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum grounds known for its tractor shows, family festivities and rich farm history offerings, is fast approaching.
Summer fun in the park
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:45 am
Youngsters enjoyed "Tie Die Day," presented by the Town of Niagara Recreation Department, in Veterans Memorial Park on Lockport Road.
Med Fest
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:40 am
William Ross, center, chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, reads a proclamation for the eighth annual Mediterranean Festival, which took place July 13, 14 and 15 at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church on Saunders Settlement Road.
Santa to visit Wheatfield market
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:35 am
The Wheatfield Farmers' Market will celebrate its second annual "Christmas in July" from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25.
Assisted living made easy at Crestwood
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 03:00 pm
Anne Gonzalez has been a resident of the new ElderWood Assisted Living at Crestwood for about three months now, and she loves it.
BOCES Alternative Parenting Program graduates
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 12:40 pm
Four young women celebrated a milestone recently at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. All are teenage mothers and have been taking their classes at the Alternative Parenting Program taught by Peg Behnke.
Bicentennial bash
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:30 am
Even Elvis (Shawn Klush) was on hand to wish the Town of Niagara a happy birthday last weekend.
A sign for the times
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
Joe and Laurie Lettieri refer to it as "Jordan's sign."

The big yellow "Child With Autism Area" sign stands at the entrance to Lakewood Drive in the Ashwood subdivision off Schultz Road.

Church plans annual picnic
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
On behalf of the Greater Niagara Falls Church of God, Pastor Joe Whitman has invited the community to its annual church picnic, Sunday, July 1, to be held on church grounds at 2334 Lockport Road, Sanborn.
Celebrating 200 years in the Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:00 am
The highlight of the Town of Niagara's bicentennial celebration arrives this weekend with a parade on Military Road followed by two days of activities at Veterans Memorial Park on Lockport Road.
Wheatfield of the future
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Focus Group presented to a public forum ideas for the town in the future as relating to agriculture, economic development, disaster planning, town center and the veterans memorial.
200 years ago ...
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:00 pm
It was like stepping back 200 years when the U.S. Brig Niagara sailed into the Niagara River on an unexpected visit late Tuesday afternoon.
N-W grad earns ElderWood scholarship
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
Gaenhyenhawi "Hawi" Solotes of Lewiston has been awarded the ElderWood Senior Care Mary S. and Robert R. Chur Scholarship.
New budget, new interim super at N-W
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District's second attempt to get a budget passed for 2012-13 on Tuesday was a success as voters passed the revised $60.5 million budget.
Local strawberries at market
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
The Wheatfield Farmers Market now is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in the parking lot outside Town Hall.
Young reporters
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:00 pm
Edward Town Middle School students in John Mikulski's eighth grade class have been sharpening their writing skills this year by submitting school-related articles to the Tribune.
Waving the flags
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 04:50 pm
Colonial Village Elementary School in Wheatfield celebrated Flag Day in grand style.
ETMS walks for charity
Fri, Jun 15th 2012 07:00 am
Sixth-grade students at Edward Town Middle School participated in an unusual school assignment - they organized and took part in a walkathon to benefit a number of local charities.
A walk in the park
Thu, Jun 14th 2012 07:20 pm
Why are these people smiling?
Prom royalty
Thu, Jun 14th 2012 07:15 pm
Dean Venturin and Rachel Aquino were recently crowned king and queen at Niagara-Wheatfield's senior prom.
Town of Niagara History: Commerce
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 12:55 pm
Although the Town of Niagara began as a farming community, to date there are only two farms left within its borders.
New pastor serving at Faith Community
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 12:55 pm
The church family of Faith Community Church of the Nazarene, located at 3520 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn, has a new pastor: the Rev. Wayne Hokanson.
Car show honors NT's Hurtubise
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 08:35 am
The North Tonawanda History Museum's participation in New York Heritage Weekend included the Jim (Herk) Hurtubise Memorial Car Show. Hurtubise was a North Tonawanda racing legend and the museum has a permanent exhibit in his honor.
New Military Road landmark
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 08:30 am
The Town of Niagara continued its celebration of its bicentennial with the dedication of an 1812 replica cannon at the corner of Packard and Military roads.
Memorial receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently was presented with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Sending kids to camp
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:35 pm
Lauren Bonilla, fundraising coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western New York, accepts a $1,000 check from Robert Burns at his Wheatfield Tim Hortons location on Niagara Falls Boulevard.
St. John rocks
Thu, May 31st 2012 08:55 am
St. John Lutheran School performed "Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr." in two recent performances. Students in kindergarten through sixth grades sang familiar toe-tapping songs.
Bicentennial: Town of Niagara is celebrating history
Thu, May 31st 2012 08:50 am
The Town of Niagara is celebrating its bicentennial this year. Here's a look back at a bit of its history.
Northgate Health Care, Hospice join for special caring
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
A plaque on the wall to the entrance to the new wing at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield shows the face of Jeanne D'Arc Abou-Antoun.
Keeping LaSalle Waterfront Park open to the people
Thu, May 24th 2012 06:55 am
Another bit of waterfront property was kept open to the public as LaSalle Waterfront Park was officially opened Monday in Niagara Falls.
Back to drawing board for Niagara-Wheatfield budget
Thu, May 17th 2012 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District's $61.78 million budget for 2012-13 failed Tuesday by a 2,004 (no) to 1,713 (yes) vote in what was described as the largest voter turnout in recent memory.
Spacelabs donates $25,000 patient monitor to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center ICU
Tue, May 15th 2012 08:45 am
Toby White, right, of Spacelabs Healthcare Inc., demonstrates a central patient monitoring station to Yvonne DeMarco, R.N., in the Intensive Care Unit at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Town of Niagara: The beginning
Fri, May 11th 2012 05:40 pm
The Town of Niagara was formed on June 1, 1812, under the name of Schlosser. On Feb. 14, 1816, its name was officially changed to the Town of Niagara.
Ready to serve
Thu, May 10th 2012 07:30 am
Getting ready for the 29th annual Roger W. Andrews Senior Citizen Breakfast, to be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School cafeteria.