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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.
BOCES students, staff help stock food pantry
Thu, Jan 10th 2013 12:30 pm
Students and staff at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center decided to make the holidays brighter for those who are less fortunate.
Finnegan finds a home: An SPCA love story
Sat, Jan 5th 2013 07:00 am
His eyes wide with panic, he darted from person to person in the room trying to find someone, anyone, who could take him away from this scary, noisy place. His raggedy, overgrown black coat was dull, and he obviously hadn't been eating - his frame was little more than skin and bone.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2013
Fri, Jan 4th 2013 08:00 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2013 at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, when Kelly Freiermuth, right, of Niagara Falls gave birth to daughter Brystol Lynn Freiermuth.
Niagara Hospice Alliance bouquets provide hints of spring
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 04:10 pm
Staff and volunteers from the Niagara Hospice Alliance are gearing up for the 2013 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 4-10 with pre-sale bouquets being ordered now and throughout the month of February.
NCCC to expand partnerships with $2.1M in grant funding
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 09:55 am
Niagara County Community College is the recipient of four grants that will aid it in expanding community-based partnerships and programming, according to President James P. Klyczek. The grants will help NCCC develop community, school-based or professional development programs in suicide prevention, working with at-risk youth, Landmarks in American History and career and technical education.

"This series of grants will to greatly enhance NCCC's connection to the community and our outreach to schoolchildren, young adults and educators alike," said Klyczek.

Tips for preventing skin cancer and keeping skin healthy
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 09:50 am
Adopting healthy skin habits in 2013 could save your life. Thousands of people in the United States die each year from skin cancer, a highly preventable and treatable disease. Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age or skin color, which is why making skin health a priority should be on everyone's list of New Year's resolutions.

With an easy to remember acronym, S.K.I.N., The Skin Cancer Foundation is proposing four simple steps for keeping skin cancer prevention and skin health top of mind in 2013 and beyond: Skip the tanning bed, keep up with skin exams, ignore the myths, and never skimp on sun protection.

Wheatfield's code enforcement officer responds to Sandy
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 09:40 am
When you hear the words "first responder," you probably think of someone like a firefighter, police officer or an EMT, or even the Red Cross. But there is another type of first responder who helps people affected by disaster try to put their lives back together.
2012: Tribune Year in Review
Fri, Dec 28th 2012 07:00 am
Local government and education leaders in the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune circulation area were contacted to find out their opinions on happenings, both good and bad, in their areas for 2012 and what is ahead for 2013.
Niagara-Wheatfield athletes sign with colleges
Thu, Dec 27th 2012 04:55 pm
Two Niagara-Wheatfield athletes recently signed letters of intent for colleges.
Memorial Medial Center: Premier chairs prepare for silent auction
Thu, Dec 27th 2012 12:15 pm
Anne and Dr. Richard Sawicki organize items for a silent auction that will be held at the 2013 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black tie dinner and entertainment gala.
N-W board honors athletes, discusses Sandy Hook tragedy
Thu, Dec 27th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education recognized outstanding student athletes from the fall sports program at its Dec. 19 meeting.
Coloring contest winners
Thu, Dec 27th 2012 07:00 am
Winners of the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune's Christmas Coloring Contest gathered Saturday at Kinetic Kitchen and BathPlanet, 1655 Fashion Outlet Blvd., the company that sponsored the contest this year.
Supporting the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum
Wed, Dec 26th 2012 06:00 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Reiter, second from left, presented a $16,000 check to Linda Jackson, curator of the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum of the Sanborn Area Historical Society, at the society's election meeting.
Lighting the holidays: Dinosaur becomes family tradition
Fri, Dec 21st 2012 07:00 am
This time of year, it's not unusual to see lighted Santas, reindeer and snowmen decorating people's yards.

Danny Maerten's house on Niagara Road in Bergholz has a dinosaur.

Adams Volunteer Fire Co. plans 'Santa Claus Drive'
Fri, Dec 14th 2012 07:00 am
As part of yearly tradition, Adams Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its "Santa Claus Drive" by visiting neighborhoods of its fire district.
Celebrate the holidays with Adell's School of Dance
Fri, Dec 14th 2012 07:00 am
If there's one studio that can turn a holiday show into an "Xtravaganza," it's Adell's School of Dance.
Wheatfield seniors merry at Christmas dance
Thu, Dec 13th 2012 08:30 am
PHOTOS: The annual Christmas Senior Dance at the Wheatfield Community Center last Saturday drew a large crowd for a turkey dinner, dancing and prize drawings.
'A Christmas Carol' delivered by 'Theatre in the Mist'
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
If you're the type of person whose Christmas spirit doesn't start to glow until the Grinch fibs to Cindy Lou Who, Charlie Brown props up his scraggly tree, Ralphie gets warned about shooting his eye out, or the bell rings on George Bailey's tree, Theatre in the Mist has just the ticket for you.
Santa sets up visits at Bergholz home
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 06:55 am
Paul and Jan DePlato of Bergholz once again are offering a chance to see one of the area's largest Christmas displays, with an added bonus: a visit with Santa.
Smiles, Niagara Falls Air Base families to have holidays brightened by Advanced Dental
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 06:55 am
Dr. Stuart Weinstein is again offering the community an opportunity to brighten their holiday smiles and, at the same time, the financial outlook of families with members serving in the military.
Kim's International Café opens at Niagara Falls Air Base
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 03:00 pm
Kim's International Café is serving up "from scratch" cuisine from American classics to Italian and traditional Asian dishes.
National Grid offers energy saving tips for safe and festive holiday lighting
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 01:45 pm
With the holiday season officially upon us, it's important to make time to celebrate with family and friends - and holiday lighting is a key part of those festivities. By following a few simple tips, customers can benefit from a more environmentally friendly, safe and cost-effective way to light up the holiday season.
Local Lions assist Canadian group
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 08:05 pm
Members of the Town of Niagara Lions Club participated in the Garden City Lions Club (Canada) bowling fundraiser on Nov. 17 for the purpose of raising money to assist Emily, a visually impaired young lady with a guide dog.
Tuscarora K-Kids wrap up 11th annual Canned Food Drive
Thu, Nov 29th 2012 10:55 am
The Tuscarora Indian School K-Kids recently concluded its 11th annual Canned Food Drive. Club adviser Paul Beatty reports the event encourages students in pre-K through sixth grade to collect non-perishable food items that are donated to families in need during the holiday season.
Niagara County Legislature Majority 'spreads' the love
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 08:05 am
For Rick Updegrove, leader of the Niagara County Legislature's Republican Majority, convincing his caucus to support the third annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive may have been the easiest thing he's done all year.

It's also the most rewarding.

NCTEC inducts 15 into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently honored 15 students who were accepted into the National Technical Honor Society. The National Technical Honor Society is the highest award that can be given for excellence in career and technical education.
Students learn about careers in construction
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Recently several classes from the BOCES Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education Centers took part in Construction Career Days in Lakeview, N.Y., which exposed high school students and adults to diverse careers in the industry.
Sweet treats: Girl Scouts host annual cookie sale
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
It's Girl Scout cookie time again. Enthusiastic hordes of young saleswomen began the time-honored tradition of knocking on doors last month and now are taking advantage of the holiday season by enticing shoppers at stores around the area.
Pizazz donates to Komen
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
Pizazz recently hosted a "Big or Small Save Them All" basket and wine auction event to raise money for cancer awareness. The staff also sold ribbon suckers, cookies and purses.
St. John celebrates Dr. Seuss
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 01:15 pm
The kindergarten class at St. John Lutheran School recently celebrated the colors of black and white by having a Dr. Seuss day.
Special salutes to vets
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
November is the time of year that veterans receive well-deserved thanks. Among local observances in honor of Veterans Day are:
BOCES center plans open house, pasta dinner
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn, will hold an open house and pasta dinner on Nov. 15.
Pinwheels, peaches, projects for N-W Kiwanis
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:25 pm
As the end of a perfect summer approached, the members of Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield boasted a full schedule of events related to the local community.
Parade makes spirits bright
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:15 pm
The eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade honoring the Town of Niagara Bicentennial was held Saturday before a bundled-up crowd.
The voters have decided
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:15 pm
A steady stream of voters kept Town of Niagara's polling place at the Niagara Active Hose firehall hopping Tuesday as voters decided who to represent them in Washington and Albany.
OUN talent show winners
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's "Opportunities Got Talent," an annual occasion featuring the aptitudes of individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through song, dance, theater and comedy in a competitive format, occurred Friday at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda.
 


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