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Illusions cheer at nationals
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:15 pm
The 2013 Town of Niagara Illusions Cheerleaders went to national competition in Erie, Pa., and took first place in their team category and the national championship award for the recreation division.
NCCC horticulture program wins three awards at Plantasia
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:10 pm
The Niagara County Community College horticulture program received three awards at the Western New York State Nursery & Landscape Association annual garden and landscape show, Plantasia.
'Barks and Bunnies'
Fri, Mar 29th 2013 04:20 pm
Kelly Stephens of Wheatfield, center, organized a successful fundraiser Sunday at St. James Lutheran Church in Bergholz to benefit Akron Canine Rescued Angels.
Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education honors Fick; facing hard times
Fri, Mar 29th 2013 04:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education passed a resolution at its meeting last week to raise the tax levy on district residents 5.91 percent.
Hoppin' down the Bunny trail
Fri, Mar 29th 2013 04:15 pm
PHOTOS: The Easter Bunny was busy last weekend with egg hunts and special events in Wheatfield and the Town of Niagara.
Automotive students win Ohio College scholarships
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:55 pm
Orleans-Niagara BOCES auto tech seniors Kyle Jung and Daniel Ruble know what they will be doing this fall: attending classes at Ohio Technical College.
Easter wishes on Errick Road
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:45 pm
The Greinert family at 6962 Errick Road is once again wishing local residents a happy Easter, even though recent snowfall made it seem like winter instead of spring.
Meet the Easter bunny, find his Easter eggs
Fri, Mar 22nd 2013 02:35 pm
Looking to fill up your Easter baskets with the kids this weekend? Hop on down to any of these fun-filled events to kick-off your Easter festivities.
Making a difference for American Lung Association
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 08:30 am
For the second year, Town of Niagara resident Wendi J. Koch climbed the stairs of the 38-floor One HSBC Center in Buffalo for her father.
Merrell Lane honored by 107th Airlift Wing
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Merrell Lane, the chairman of the Niagara Military Affairs Council since 2005, has been awarded the New York State Conspicuous Service Medal for his service to the New York Air National Guard and the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
BOCES students prep for culinary competition
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 07:00 am
Students from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Orleans Career and Technical Education Center and the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are sharpening their knives and skills to get ready to compete in the ninth annual ProStart Student Invitational on March 22 and 23.
Pictures from Aquarium of Niagara's SEAsonings 2013
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 06:00 pm
Those attending Aquarium SEAsonings 2013 on March 7 enjoyed not only the Aquarium of Niagara's usual attractions, but food and wine samplings. A variety of businesses provided tastes of everything from salads and bruschetta to salted caramels and tiramisu.
Chris Collins meets with local farmers to shape agriculture policy
Fri, Mar 8th 2013 03:25 pm
Congressman Chris Collins met with approximately 40 local farmers in Batavia at the first meeting of his agriculture advisory board. As a member of the House agriculture committee, Collins will routinely look to the group to help shape his polices and positions on matters before the committee.
N-W hockey team heads to state competition
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's hockey team is heading for the state semifinals again.
Niagara-Wheatfield: Strong late-season run ends in finals for Falcons
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:00 pm
After knocking off two higher seeded teams in the Section VI Class AA girls basketball tournament, Niagara-Wheatfield went down to defeat to top-seeded Jamestown 97-63 in the tournament championship game Tuesday.
Ceretto celebrates 'Read Across America'
Mon, Mar 4th 2013 10:35 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto took part in "Read Across America" and Dr. Seuss' birthday celebration by reading to children at the North Tonawanda Library over the weekend.
Smokin' on Falls Street
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
Smokin' Eagles leaders Roy "Honcho" Gregory of Wheatfield and Robert Giordano of Lewiston were a part of the Community BBQ held at the former St. George's Anglo Catholic Church at 1910 Falls St., in Niagara Falls.
'Biggest Loser' contestant lends a hand in Wheatfield
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 01:00 pm
Wheatfield's St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. was bustling with activity as the community responded to help one of their own.
Lions celebrate 60 years of service
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 12:50 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions Club celebrated its 60th anniversary at Antonio's Banquet Hall in Niagara Falls.
Mongolian visitors in Town of Niagara
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 03:15 pm
Travelers from Mongolia visited the Town of Niagara Town Hall last week. From left are Mongolian Olympic champions Naidan Tuvshinbayar (judo) and Munkhsailhan Usukhbayar (wrestling) Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards; and Pagva Bira, Ph.D., chairman of the National Authority Police Force (Khuch) Bayanzurkh District, Mongolia.
Weightlifters are champs for military families
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 03:15 pm
The 10th annual USPA Red Brick Bench Press Championship drew 135 weightlifters to Buffalo's Connecticut Street Armory last Saturday, Feb. 16, to raise funds for the Friends and Family of Western New York Military.
'American Idol' winner Scotty McCreery visits with Aquarium of Niagara stars
Mon, Feb 18th 2013 10:30 am
Country music singer Scotty McCreery got up close and personal with some of the Aquarium of Niagara's biggest stars on Friday, Feb. 15. McCreery was in town for a performance at the Rapids Theater, which marked the second stop on his Weekend Road Trip tour.
Bingo and M&Ms
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 08:10 am
What do bingo, candy and a pharmacy have in common?

Not much, unless they are in the hands of Christopher Sauls, pharmacist at Summit Park Pharmacy in Wheatfield, as he works his audience of senior citizens.

Pizazz celebrates 25th anniversary
Tue, Feb 12th 2013 02:30 pm
Pizazz recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. The salon is located at 8962 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Sanborn resident studies abroad in Cuba
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 10:05 am
Sanborn resident Stephanie E. Petrie was among a contingent of Canisius students who did something that very few Americans are permitted to do legally: She spent five weeks living and learning in the Republic of Cuba.
Wheatfield Family Dentistry celebrates grand opening
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 10:00 am
Hon. Michael Tucker, mayor of Lockport and acting chairman of the NCIDA, and Niagara County Legislator Kathryn Vance present a proclamation from the Niagara County Legislature to Dr. Kathy Casacci (center) to celebrate the grand opening on Feb. 1 of Wheatfield Family Dentistry.
Niagara USA Chamber announces 2013 Gala honorees; Nik Wallenda to headline annual event
Fri, Feb 8th 2013 09:55 pm
On Friday, the Niagara USA Chamber announced its award winners for the Chamber Honors Gala on March 22. Honorees include Nik Wallenda, the Rev. Joseph Levesque, Dr. James Klyczek, Certo Brothers and Timothy Mulvey of Mulvey Construction. Wallenda will also serve as keynote speaker for the event.
Rescued Poms finding new homes
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 01:10 pm
Some of the 64 Pomeranians rescued from squalid conditions in Lockport over the weekend started leaving the SPCA of Niagara for new homes Wednesday.
Wheatfield couple celebrates 71 years
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 07:00 am
John Jr. and Frances Herstek are still each other's valentines.

While celebrity marriages today sometimes can be measured in days and weeks, the Wheatfield couple will celebrate 71 years together on Feb. 7.

Wheatfield businessman assists wounded veteran
Sat, Feb 2nd 2013 07:00 am
While on his second deployment in Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Cpl. Paul Schaus was left a double amputee after stepping on a landmine during a firefight with insurgents in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on June 5, 2009.
Niagara-Wheatfield swimmers tops for third year
Sat, Feb 2nd 2013 07:00 am
Congratulations to the Niagara-Wheatfield boys varsity swimming and diving team on its third consecutive Niagara Frontier League Championship.
Slapstick laughs at Northgate Health Care Facility
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
Ever wonder what it would be like to smack somebody with a pie like in the old slapstick comedies?
Niagara-Wheatfield basketball: Raising awareness and funds
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Varsity and JV girls' basketball teams held a fundraiser basketball game on Jan. 25 to support the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. The girls sold donation cards, wristbands and collected donations and raised a total of $1,600.
Town of Wheatfield: Closed portion of The Summit mall floods
Thu, Jan 31st 2013 06:00 pm
An open roof hatch and freezing weather combined last weekend to burst water valves and flood the old Summit Park Mall. A Niagara County Sheriff's Office patrol doing an area check at the mall early Sunday noticed water coming from the old Steve & Jerry's location.

Anthony, CEO of a commercial real estate agency in Raleigh, N.C., also noted that he currently is negotiating with two parties on the possible sale of the mall, which closed in 2009 except for exterior stores.

Mall owner Jim Anthony said Tuesday that damage estimates are still being completed, but will be considerably less than originally reported.

Town of Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Co.: Serving the community
Sat, Jan 26th 2013 08:20 am
The Town of Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Co. held its annual installation meeting on Jan. 19.
BOCES students shine at auto competition
Fri, Jan 25th 2013 07:00 am
Kyle Jung, a senior at Niagara-Wheatfield and Dan Ruble, a senior from Wilson, took first place at the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers' AutoTech Competition on Jan. 19 at Erie Community College.
Niagara County Legislature: Syracuse will chair consolidation & shared services committee
Wed, Jan 16th 2013 12:00 pm
Niagara County lawmakers are tasking a new government panel with devising shared services and consolidation agreements between the county and municipal governments with an eye toward cutting costs and red tape.
Niagara Cerebral Palsy promotes John Reardon to executive director and CEO
Mon, Jan 14th 2013 11:25 am
Niagara Cerebral Palsy, a non-profit agency providing high-quality care to children and adults with developmental disabilities, has announced that John J. M. Reardon was promoted to executive director and CEO. The agency also announced that Salvatore M. Passanese, Ph.D., has been elected president of the board of directors.
Old terminal provides new home for Aerospace Museum
Thu, Jan 10th 2013 01:00 pm
The Niagara Aerospace Museum has hit some turbulence in recent years, bouncing to several different locations as it attempted to showcase some 100 years of local aviation history.
West Street K-Kids aid Christmas Fund
Thu, Jan 10th 2013 12:45 pm
The K-Kids (Kiwanis Kids) of West Street Elementary School is a group of 15 fifth-graders who are taking on the responsibility and leadership of running their club as they plan and participate in community/school service projects.
 


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