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'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.
Memory Lane Café a treat for Alzheimer's families
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 07:00 am
According to the American Alzheimer's Association, more than 5.4 million Americans are living with the disease, including an estimated 55,000 in the Western New York region and close to 7,500 in Niagara County.
Rain doesn't deter seniors from SWIP
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:45 pm
It takes more than a steady downpour of rain and gray skies to keep Niagara County's senior citizens away from the annual Senior Walk in the Park.
Wheatfield Nitro softball team does well at Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:40 pm
The Wheatfield Nitro 10U girls travel softball team came off a very strong weekend at the battle in the recent Fort Niagara Tournament.
Could have danced all night
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Class of 2013 held its prom on June 7 at Classics V on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Prom king and queen were Anthony Cappuccilli and Kali Ryan.
Wheatfield Lions install officers, welcome new members
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
In a ceremony at the Five Senses Nature Park, Past District Gov. Bob Shiveley installed the Wheatfield Lions Club officers for 2013-14.
Larson to seek seat as Wheatfield supervisor
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 03:00 pm
Tom Larson this week announced his candidacy for supervisor in the Town of Wheatfield.
WBA awards scholarships
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 02:55 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded three scholarships during its May 20 meeting at the Walmore Inn. The recipients of the 2013 scholarships are, from left, Kirsten Scherrer, Nilab Hussain and Christopher Galvano.
NWTA winners
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 02:55 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Teachers Association has announced its three scholarship winners for 2013.
'Do The Right Thing'
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 02:55 pm
All eight of the young award winners looked a bit nervous Tuesday as they were individually marched up on the vast Niagara Falls High School stage by a member of the Niagara County Sheriff's Honor Guard.

Wheatfield's Robert Dikcis wasn't that nervous when he reported the fire at West Street Elementary School last month.

22nd Annual Niagara Cup Classic benefits cardiac, stroke care at Memorial
Thu, Jun 6th 2013 10:25 am
One hundred sixty-five golfers took to the links Tuesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club for the 22nd annual Niagara Cup Classic golf tournament. The event raised $40,000, which will support health care programming at the hospital, particularly cardiac and stroke services.
NIMAC: Local officials lobby for Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Fri, May 31st 2013 07:00 am
A delegation of local officials and community leaders, organized by the Niagara Military Affairs Council, returned last week from a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., where the group met with federal elected officials and Air Force leadership.
Eye Deal Eyewear: Warehouse business now open for retail customers
Fri, May 31st 2013 07:00 am
A 4-year-old business in the Town of Niagara has become a new business by framing up some money-saving eyeglasses for local residents.
 


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