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Earth Voices celebrates Native American culture
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 am
Earth Voices of the Great Spirit will be held in conjunction with the Lewiston Harvest Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston.
Wheatfield Republicans sweep their line
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:35 am
Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe and Councilman Art Gerbec, both incumbents, and newcomer Randy Retzlaff swept the Republican primary election on Tuesday.
Be a clown
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 12:30 am
"So You Want to Be a Clown," a five-week, hands-on, interactive class, will begin Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Niagara Falls High School. For more information on the class, phone Niagara Clown Alley at 716-754-7112.
Town of Niagara: Niagara Electric Lights Parade seeks participants
Fri, Sep 13th 2013 09:45 am
Applications to participate in the Niagara Electric Lights Parade now are available at www.tnbpa.com as well as Town of Niagara Town Hall Clerk's Office.
Senior fun
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Wheatfield Seniors held its annual luncheon last month at the Wheatfield Community Center.
Wheatfield: Perfect day for a picnic
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Wheatfield's new interim recreation director, Mike Ranalli, took the opportunity to thank the members of the Wheatfield Family Picnic Committee at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Tuscarora Indian School wraps summer school
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:50 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School recently finished another successful summer school program.
Town of Niagara: Touch the Truck Day
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:45 pm
Town of Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Company on Lockport Road held Touch the Truck Day.
N.T. Meals on Wheels sells 2014 coupon books
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:05 pm
North Tonawanda Meals on Wheels is selling " Save Around Buffalo 2013" coupon books until Dec. 15.
Local couple writes authentic 'best sellers'
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
Richard and Claire Knowles, currently of Lewiston and formerly of Wheatfield, have made literary news.
Celebrating a century
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 12:00 am
The Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co. recently hosted a 100th birthday party in its pavilion on Lockport Road for Elmer Moje. More than 200 people attended to honor Moje, who has been a member of the fire company for more than 60 years and just reached the century mark.
Memorial Medical Center completes new operating theater
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently completed construction of a $366,000 operating room in the center's Hodge Building. The new facility, located in Memorial's women's health pavilion, will increase surgical capacity.
'I do' with fireworks
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 03:40 pm
Fireworks helped bring Felicia Ewert and Steven Heinz together, and fireworks will play a part in their wedding this weekend.
Wheatfield Republicans hold picnic
Thu, Aug 15th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Republican Club will hold its 43rd annual family picnic from 1: 30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Wheatfield Lions Club picnic pavilion on Ward Road next to the Wheatfield American Legion.
NT: Ortt announces 'bigger, better' 'Thunder on the Niagara' at Gratwick Riverside Park
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 11:05 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Robert G. Ortt announced during a press conference today that the "Thunder on the Niagara" boat racing event at Gratwick Riverside Park will be "bigger and better" than the past seven years.
Niagara Hospice celebrates 25 years as only hospice provider in Niagara County
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 03:25 pm
To celebrate 25 years of service and to increase awareness of hospice care, Niagara Hospice will host a 25th anniversary gala, "Under the Stars," on Friday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. beneath the newly constructed Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion on Niagara Hospice's Sunset Drive Campus in the Town of Lockport.
Say FAREwell to food allergies
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 06:25 pm
With all the things that can cause parents gray hairs these days, you would think something as innocent as a birthday cupcake or the childhood staple of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches wouldn't be on the list.
Santa makes summer stop at Wheatfield market
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 06:25 pm
The Wheatfield Farmer's Market welcomed a special visitor.
Summer heat can be hard on the heart
Sat, Jul 27th 2013 07:00 am
Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the weather, but be sure to protect your heart in the heat.

With temperatures hitting the 90s, it's important to know that extreme heat can be hard on the heart.

As the temperature rises, so can your risk for suffering health issues like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors recommend using good judgment when it comes to activities outside in the heat, and that you stay hydrated.

Bridge Commission celebrates anniversaries
Fri, Jul 26th 2013 08:05 pm
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission is planning a series of commemorative activities in honor of its 75th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge.

"To properly acknowledge and pay tribute to 75 years of effective, binational service to the Western New York and Southern Ontario regions, the commission has a series of exciting events and activities planned for the second-half of 2013," said NFBC Chairperson Thomas G. Pryce.

Residents mop up after windy, wet and wild storm
Fri, Jul 26th 2013 08:00 pm
Some Wheatfield and Town of Niagara residents are still mopping up after last Friday evening's major thunderstorms that took down tree branches, and flooded basements and roads in scattered areas of the towns. Making matters worse, power outages lasting as long as 18 hours shut down basement sump pumps.
Back to the Marble Orchard
Mon, Jul 22nd 2013 11:25 am
Pleasant weather greeted the folks who came to Hennepin Park in Lewiston Sunday afternoon for the Marble Orchard Players production, "The Spirits of 1813."
Good 'Olde' times in Sanborn
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:35 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary Club presented Olde Sanborn Days last weekend on the Sanborn Volunteer Fire Co. grounds.
Niagara County nets $350k brownfields rehab grant
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 05:30 pm
Following the successful launch of a brownfield rehabilitation effort in North Tonawanda last week, county officials were notified Wednesday that the county has been awarded an additional $350,000 in cleanup money.
FedEx to donate shipping for local Peace Corp volunteer
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 05:30 pm
State Sen. George D. Maziarz has announced that, thanks to the donation of FedEx, local Peace Corps volunteer Luis Rivera is able to ship equipment to Botswana for a team he started during his service in that country.
NIMAC board of directors elects John A. Cooper Sr. as new chairman
Mon, Jul 15th 2013 03:50 pm
The Niagara Military Affairs Council, the nonprofit organization that works to support the growth and prosperity of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and its personnel, elected John A. Cooper Sr. as the organization's new chairman.
This year's Goochfest returns home for a dear friend
Fri, Jul 12th 2013 04:50 pm
Jesse Gooch first hosted Goochfest in 1995 as a neighborhood attraction with live music and a comfortable party atmosphere among friends and neighbors.

Since 2006, the party's attendance has expanded into an annual charity event. Each year, Gooch has selected a charity to which he donates ticket sales and other proceeds.

Eventually, Goochfest's attendance and popularity grew to such an extent that Gooch's Wheatfield back yard simply couldn't hold all in attendance, and so the decision was made to relocate the party to the Lions Club.

Making a difference
Fri, Jul 12th 2013 04:45 pm
Members of Crafting for a Cause at Crestwood Commons in Wheatfield sell a variety of handmade items they make during meetings and in their spare time.
Happy Fourth of July
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:55 pm
The Town of Niagara started the holiday week Monday evening with a bang-up affair in Veterans Park.
Gurnett brothers earn Scouting deuce
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:30 pm
Only two kids out of every 100 who go into Scouting win its highest honor, Eagle Scout.

The Gurnett brothers of Wheatfield have both collected the award.

Niagara Academy graduates 51 students
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:25 pm
Fifty-one students from various school districts in the area proudly walked through the gymnasium to cheers and smiles from their loved ones and the staff at Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy.
Wheatfield: Kislack announces candidacy
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:15 pm
Michael Kislack has announced his candidacy for councilman in the Town of Wheatfield.
Election year
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:15 pm
Shown is the Wheatfield Republican Club float, which took part in the Shawnee Field Days parade on Saturday. "The Republican and Democrat clubs generally put on a good show during local election years like this," said Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe.
Olde Sanborn Days
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:55 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central met at the Olympia Restaurant on Niagara Falls Boulevard this week to review plans for Olde Sanborn Days.
Congratulations, N-W Class of 2013
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
The list of graduated seniors from Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Baby, it's hot outside!
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
Summer has arrived in Western New York with plenty of heat and humidity.

Senior citizens should take special care this time of year as the risk for heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, increases with age, according to the National Institute on Aging.

Moving ahead
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
On Friday, June 14, eighth graders at St. John Lutheran School took their last steps as middle schoolers.
Oakwood Cemetery named Outstanding Preservation Project
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 07:00 am
Oakwood Cemetery Association, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, one of the oldest cemeteries in Western New York, has announced it was recognized for its Outstanding Preservation Project by Preservation Buffalo Niagara.
Heroes honored in Wheatfield
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:10 pm
More than 90 employees, residents and family members from The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield recently honored 24 resident veterans who served our country with honor and pride.
HVAC awards given out at BOCES
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Several students in Tom Destino's heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration program were recently recognized for their hard work and dedication at the end of the year ceremony at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. Kevin Dillion, Michael Greaser, Kyle Hanes and Korey Kelly were awarded scholarships.