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'Kidz 'N' Kites' takes off in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:35 am
The 19th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" took place last Saturday in Veterans Memorial Community Park. Despite a rainy forecast, the event attracted roughly 1,300 people with approximately 500 youth included.
Retiree Appreciation Day held at Niagara Falls air base
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:20 am
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station held a Retiree Appreciation Day on Saturday.
Welcome home: Final C-130 deployment for 914th Airlift Wing returns
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:00 am
After a 40-year legacy, the C-130 Hercules aircraft made their final return to the 914th Airlift Wing on Sunday.
Hot dogs; get your hot dogs here
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 10:05 am
On Tuesday, Louie's Texas Red Hots owner Louie Galanes celebrated the grand opening of a new location at 18 Webster St., North Tonawanda. He was joined by family, friends and city officials.
High tea event supports NT business owner
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
More than 80 people came together at Michael's Landing in North Tonawanda on Sunday to enjoy a high tea for Webster Street business owner Michele Krienbuhl.
NT 'Healing Field' honors those who have served, victims and first responders of 9/11
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:25 pm
To mark the 15th anniversary of the tragedy that shook the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of people paid their respects to victims and first responders, as well other servicemen and women, during North Tonawanda's first "Healing Field" event at Gratwick Riverside Park.
'The Maize' returns to Wheatfield
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 12:40 am
"The Maize" attraction at 3901 Niagara Falls Blvd., in the Town of Wheatfield, has been around since 2001, with its last season ending in 2012 after the owner was in the process of selling the land.
Ortt delivers a total of $35,000 to help victims of domestic violence
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 06:25 pm
As part of this year's state budget, Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, secured a total of $35,000 to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Niagara County.
Pay it forward to veterans: Submasters, customers donate meals to military members
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Thomas Daniels, owner of Submasters at 105 Main St., North Tonawanda, is encouraging his customers to treat veterans to lunch through his annual "Pay It Forward to Veterans" program.
Taste of Niagara Falls to dish up more options
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:10 pm
Locals and visitors alike can add some flavor to their Labor Day weekend by visiting the second annual Taste of Niagara Falls, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, on Old Falls Street.
KC-135 simulator facility unveiled
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:30 pm
Elected officials and civic leaders gathered Tuesday morning at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to cut the ribbon for a new KC-135 flight simulator facility.
Mercy Flight Western New York officially active in Town of Niagara
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 03:15 pm
Officials from the Town of Niagara, Mercy Flight Western New York and Niagara County gathered for a press conference Monday morning to discuss the new, five-year ambulance services contract between the town and the company.
'American Graffiti Classic Car Show' draws hundreds
Fri, Aug 12th 2016 11:20 am
Mike DiFilippo stands beside his 1959 Cadillac convertible, which won first place in the 1950-59 category at the 2016 "American Graffiti Classic Car Show" held Aug. 8 at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Community to come together for Wheatfield Family Picnic
Fri, Aug 12th 2016 11:15 am
The 38th annual Wheatfield Family Picnic is around the corner, offering eventgoers various activities, entertainment and food.
PHOTOS: Hydroplanes soar at Thunder on the Niagara
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 03:15 pm
Crowds gathered at North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park this past weekend to check out the hydroplane races on Niagara River during the 11th annual Thunder on the Niagara.
Town of Niagara: Master developer sought for former U.S. Army Reserve site
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 10:15 am
The Town of Niagara is looking for a master developer to operate and maintain the former Niagara Falls United States Army Reserve site at 9400 Porter Road.
Niagara County Central Rotary welcomes new members
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 10:10 am
Rotary International chartered the Rotary Club of Niagara County Central on June 23, 1987. Twenty-nine years later, the club is still active and supportive in the community.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival revs up
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 10:30 am
Tractors are getting ready to roar at this year's 12th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival to be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at the museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Fairmount Park path leads to access for all
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 10:45 am
The Town of Wheatfield's Fairmount Park now features over 6,000 feet of new, handicapped-accessible pathways as part of the Fairmount Improvements Project, which broke ground last fall.
Thunder on the Niagara set for Aug. 6, 7
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 10:45 am
Thunder on the Niagara, the largest free motor sport event in the area, will return to the waters off North Tonawanda Aug. 6 and 7.
Canal Fest traditions continue on under new president
Fri, Jul 15th 2016 10:40 am
Volunteers from local organizations are gearing up to celebrate the 34th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas.
Program aims to help students stay in school, graduate
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 04:50 pm
All across Western New York, high school graduates can learn to succeed in college in a new way through the College Simulation Experience.
'Pride in the Park' draws hundreds
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:00 pm
Shown is an aerial shot at Veterans Memorial Community Park during "Pride in the Park." (Photo by K&D Action Photo and Aerial Imaging)
Happy Fourth of July: 'Pride in the Park' to offer Independence Day festivities
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:00 pm
A new event will blast off Sunday in the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. "Pride in the Park" will feature community activities and entertainment beginning at noon and extending throughout the day and evening.
Museum holds grand-opening for new building, exhibits
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 for its reconstructed 1840s-era einhaus (house and barn combination).
Music Mania Monday begins with successful turnout
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Niagara kicked off its Music Mania Monday concert series Monday at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Town of Niagara: 'Music Mania Mondays' return with bigger acts, more offerings
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara is about to unleash its biggest outdoor "Music Mania Mondays" concert series ever at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Seniors get active at 16th annual Niagara County Senior Walk
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 04:10 pm
Roughly 350 seniors from across Niagara County took part in the 16th annual Niagara County Senior Walk in the Park Thursday at Veterans Memorial Community Park in the Town of Niagara. The free event offered seniors, 55 and up, a choice of four walking courses, each of them a different distance.
N-W students raise funds for brain cancer awareness
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:35 am
Students from the Niagara-Wheatfield High School marketing classes and junior varsity softball team combined their efforts to raise over $2,200 for charity initiatives Ginny's Journey and Brundy's Brigade.
Family-owned construction company breaks ground in NT
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:25 am
Ivy Lea Construction broke ground Thursday for its new 10,000-square-foot office and warehouse facility at 765 Walck Road, North Tonawanda.
Security, law enforcement students recognized for leadership
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:10 am
Two students in the Security and Law Enforcement Program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center were recently recognized as youth leaders in the community.
Wheatfield: Town OKs stay on ground-mounted solar panels, solar farms
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:55 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board voted to approve a six-month moratorium Monday on the installation of ground-mounted solar panels and solar farms in the town.
Look twice: Jastrzemski makes motorcycle safety a priority
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
As roughly 30 representatives of area motorcycle clubs riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles surrounded his podium, Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski vowed Friday to bolster motorcycle safety outreach at Niagara County's three Department of Motor Vehicles sites.
Town of Niagara holds first farmers market
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
The Town of Niagara held its first farmers market Sunday in Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Finger Food Products to expand in Niagara County
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:20 pm
Finger Food Products Inc., a family-owned business, is embarking on a multimillion-dollar relocation and expansion in the Town of Wheatfield. The company held its ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday at its new location in the Vantage International Point industrial park.
Home stretch in sight: Herschell Carrousel campaign surpasses halfway mark
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:55 pm
North Tonawanda's Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has officially raised more than $20,000, which is half the funding needed to repair and reassemble its main attraction - its 100-year-old carousel.
NIMAC has Niagara Falls base's back
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 04:45 pm
Sometime next month, when a C-130 lifts into the air above the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, it will be the final deployment from the base by the 914th Airlift Wing using the huge military transport aircraft.
JB Aaron and the Brethren takes Smokin Joe's Native Center house band title
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:45 pm
JB Aaron and the Brethren won the top prize of $750 and the right to be Smokin Joe's Native Center's house band during the "Search for the Sound of Smokin Joe's" event in downtown Niagara Falls.
Town of Niagara Farmers market to debut Mother's Day
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:45 pm
Looking to wind down your weekends with a new Sunday tradition? On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, the Town of Niagara will launch its first farmers market at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Votes welcome for Dumpster mural contest
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:40 pm
Four locally based community groups each hand-painted a Dumpster to demonstrate their vision of what Earth Day means to them. This year's participants included Girl Scout Troop 70072 of Ransomville, and students of Tonawanda High School, Ken West High School and the Charter School for Applied Technologies Middle School.