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Hounds for Heroes
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 11:25 am
Niagara County will soon be able to claim the distinction of being the first of its kind to nominate a canine chief of staff, host a red, white and blue pet parade and decide, once and for all, just whose furry (or feathery, or scaly) companion is the most patriotic, thanks to the SPCA of Niagara County.
Tonawandas offer a gateway to summer
Thu, Jun 25th 2015 08:00 am
With all the artisans, musicians and food vendors present for the T-NT Gateway Market last Thursday, the biggest crowd congregated around Lloyd III, the third incarnation of the popular Buffalo-based food truck.
Pappas, Higgins, Ortt, Schimminger rededicate Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 05:15 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, Congressman Brian Higgins, State Sen. Rob Ortt and Assemblyman Robin Schimminger joined other local officials and members of the community for a ceremony Monday rededicating the Frederick B. Durkee Memorial Bridge, which is the only access to Tonawanda Island from River Road in the City of North Tonawanda.
Replica ships sail into Western New York
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:00 pm
Two pieces of history are docked at the Erie Basin Marina, 329 Erie St., Buffalo through early June 24.
Artistic talents of students, staff, local artist add sculpture to Errick Road Elementary
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
The students and staff at Errick Road Elementary School in Niagara-Wheatfield have added a new work of art to their courtyard.
Project Future presents Kick-A-Thon
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Niagara Catholic High School was the place to be on Saturday, April 18, to watch the students of Project Future Center preform their annual Kick-A-Thon.
Alzheimer's caregivers find support, advice in group
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 07:00 pm
Sadness, depression, fear, loneliness, isolation, confusion, anger ... people who are the prime caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's can experience any of these feelings ... and more.
Tuscarora School celebrates culture, traditions of community
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Culture Night has been a longstanding tradition at Niagara-Wheatfield's Tuscarora Native American School. It was started by the late Marge Printup, who taught the Tuscarora language at the school.
Dog meets world: Niagara SPCA finds new ways to introduce adoptable dogs to potential 'forever homes'
Fri, May 29th 2015 06:05 pm
Walking down the halls of an animal shelter filled with dog kennels can be a little intimidating. Stuck in a small space with enough room to move around, but not to run and surrounded by strangers, a dog in a kennel can get pretty excited when it sees a new face walking by.
Town of Niagara Business and Professional Organization, Town of Niagara Beautification Committee awarded grant
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
On May 5, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Organization and Town of Niagara Beautification Committee were awarded $2,500 through the Niagara County Legislature's William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
Welcome to Niagara's newest café
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
Hungry Town of Niagara residents have a new option when it comes to finding an affordable local restaurant for breakfast or lunch, thanks to Shannon Briggs' Toast & Roast Café.
'Vines & Wines' returns
Wed, May 20th 2015 06:55 pm
The second annual Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara "Vines & Wines" event will held Thursday to benefit the horticulture program and its participants with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
North Tonawanda cleans up Heritage Park
Fri, May 15th 2015 07:00 am
A group of about a dozen volunteers, led by Alderwoman Donna Braun, met to clean up Heritage Park in North Tonawanda Saturday.
Niagara-Wheatfield honors effective teachers
Fri, May 15th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education gathered last week in a meeting that started an hour late after an extended executive session - a fact that did not go unnoticed by the residents in attendance.
James H. Cummings Foundation to underwrite rehab facility at Memorial's new Cardiac/Stroke Care Center
Thu, May 14th 2015 04:05 pm
The James H. Cummings Foundation has announced a $100,000 grant to underwrite an onsite rehabilitation therapy facility at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Scouts, students clean up
Fri, May 8th 2015 07:00 pm
Boy Scout Troop 833 and members of New York Adventures in Homeschooling participated in two cleanups in Wheatfield Saturday.
North Tonawanda names May Meals on Wheels Month
Fri, May 8th 2015 07:00 pm
Mayor Art Pappas declared May Meals on Wheels Month in the City of North Tonawanda Tuesday during a proclamation to the organization, praising it for its service to residents.
NT Council President Rizzo announces retirement
Fri, May 8th 2015 06:55 pm
North Tonawanda Common Council President Phillip "Russ" Rizzo issued the following statement Thursday:
Painters Plus Home Decorating Inc., city officials team up for fifth annual Project HOPE
Fri, May 8th 2015 06:55 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced another city resident will experience an exterior paint makeover this summer.
Niagara County SPCA: 25 small breed dogs, puppies seized in Niagara Falls
Thu, May 7th 2015 04:30 pm
The Niagara County SPCA has received 25 small breed dogs ranging from 2 weeks of age to a couple of years old from a seizure on 10th Street in Niagara Falls.
Residents 'Re-Imagine Oliver Street'
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Breathing new life into an old neighborhood is the plan of action for North Tonawanda's Oliver Street in the coming years, at least if Lumber City Development Corporation has anything to say about it.
Boulevard reconstruction to continue next spring
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Wheatfield's community center on Church Street saw a steady influx of people Tuesday as NYSDOT held an open house and public meeting detailing the planned reconstruction of Niagara Falls Boulevard from Sy Road to Bergholtz Creek.
Deputy in Errick Road shooting will not be charged
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 10:55 pm
The deputy who responded to a 911 hang-up call that later turned into a gunfight on Errick Road last week will not be charged, Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour announced Friday.
Canal Clean Sweep a success
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 10:30 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council praised city residents for their efforts in the 10th annual statewide Canal Clean Sweep Saturday. Volunteers throughout the city gathered to clean the parks and greenway surrounding the Erie Canal.
FASNY meeting highlights firefighters' concerns
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Achieving standards for volunteers already granted to career firefighters was the focus of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York legislative outreach program in Cambria on Saturday.
Impossible? It's possible! N-W to perform 'Cinderella'
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School is dusting off the glass slippers and ball gowns for a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's take on the classic tale of "Cinderella." Students will perform for five shows between April 23 and April 26.
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church basket auction
Thu, Apr 16th 2015 05:20 pm
On April 25, the Women's Club of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church will hold its annual basket auction and raffle event.
NT residents honored
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council meeting Tuesday began with the recognition of several citizens who have made contributions to the city over the years.
Boulevard improvements
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
Both residents and councilmen voiced concerns over the continuation of road work on Niagara Falls Boulevard at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting Monday.
OLC students recognized for fundraising
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
The Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, provided his second report on the progress of the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appeal last week, revealing $8,546,086 has been raised to date, as Catholic Charities officials marked the close of Appeal Week 2015.
ReNU Niagara kicks off National Volunteer Month with LiveNF
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:00 am
People from Niagara Falls and surrounding areas gathered at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Tuesday evening for one purpose: to make a difference.
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
A vigil was held Wednesday afternoon at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road to mark the one-year anniversary of implementing a drone program at the base.
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.