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Niagara County SPCA debuts Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA will hold its first Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball from 5:30-8 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
Driver fined after fatal crash in Wheatfield
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 05:45 pm
Twenty-year-old Carly Marrs of North Tonawanda, whose vehicle struck and killed two teenagers last summer, was sentenced Feb. 8 to pay a $243 fine for imprudent speed. She was also convicted of unlawful possession of marijuana. However, she was found not guilty for reckless driving, a misdemeanor; and an unspecified violation.
St. Johnsburg holds installation of officers
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 05:40 pm
The St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Co. and its Ladies Auxiliary recently held the annual installation of officers at the St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road.
Plans underway for new veterans memorial at Fairmount Park
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:50 am
Local volunteers are planning the construction of a veterans memorial for Wheatfield's Fairmount Park where community members can honor those who have served.
NT Common Council welcomes new members
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
After a productive year in 2016, North Tonawanda residents should expect even more from the city this year, according to Mayor Arthur J. Pappas.
Wheatfield designates funds for landfill fence
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
The Town of Wheatfield is proceeding with plans to install a fence around the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill, which the state Department of Environmental Conservation found contains hazardous chemicals.
Adell's School of Dance takes center stage at Harlem Globetrotters show
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 12:45 pm
Adell's School of Dance performed with the Harlem Globetrotters at the KeyBank Center on Friday, Feb. 3. Dancers performed during the Globetrotters' halftime performance.
Wheatfield firefighters deliver new hope with old gear
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 11:15 am
After an eye-opening visit to rural Tennessee, a group of Wheatfield volunteer firefighters are spreading the word on how local companies can put their retired equipment toward a good cause.
National Fuel's Northern Access Pipeline Project delayed until 2018
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 11:15 am
National Fuel announced its anticipated in-service date of its proposed Northern Access Pipeline Project, which would transfer gas from Pennsylvania into Canada, has been delayed from November of this year to sometime by the end of March 2018.
Wheatfield Winterfest provides family-friendly activities to residents
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 11:10 am
Despite warmer-than usual weather last Saturday, Town of Wheatfield Recreation Director said the second Wheatfield Winterfest was a big hit among residents.
Niagara Falls: 914th Airlift Wing welcomes first KC-135 for its new mission
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 06:10 pm
Elected officials and community leaders gathered at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Thursday morning to help celebrate the arrival of the first KC-135 Stratotanker to the 914th Airlift Wing.
Ortt introduces legislation to ban wind turbines from Niagara Falls Air Base
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:35 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt has introduced legislation that would make it illegal to erect wind turbines within 40 miles of military installations, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
$200,000 in grants available for business growth in NT
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:20 pm
Lumber City Development Corp. has partnered with the City of North Tonawanda to administer the Community Development Block Grant Microenterprise program, which includes dispersing $200,000 in funds toward small business growth in the city.
Residents threaten Wheatfield with lawsuits
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 04:10 pm
More than 20 notices of claim have been filed by North Tonawanda residents against the Town of Wheatfield, each for $60 million, accusing the town of neglecting to remove toxic waste from the Niagara Sanitation Landfill site.
Town of Niagara: Board appoints consultant for townwide comprehensive plan
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
The town board voted in favor of appointed Steinmetz Planning Group as the lead consultant in the development of a townwide comprehensive plan Tuesday night.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas: Cooper Sign Co. January's 'Member of the Month'
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
Cooper Sign Co. of 7350 Porter Road is the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas' "Member of the Month."
NT: Brown takes on city attorney position
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:05 am
North Tonawanda officially has a new city attorney.
Cordish Companies donate 333 Prospect Street to Niagara County Community College Foundation
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:30 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek on Tuesday announced the Cordish Companies donated the land at 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls, to the NCCC Foundation.
Martino & Bradberry lead Wheatfield comeback over Lewiston-Porter
Sat, Jan 14th 2017 12:40 pm
In front of a packed house at Lewiston-Porter High School on Friday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons defeated the Lew-Port Lancers by a score of 65-62.
Cut-N-Shop donates to Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 05:50 pm
Cut-N-Shop Family Haircare owners David and Lindsey D'Avolio, along with stylist Nicole Syposs, hand over a check to Lisa LaTrovato of Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo during their annual holiday "Cuts for a Cause" fundraiser.
Schwandt to resign from North Tonawanda post
Thu, Jan 12th 2017 02:40 pm
North Tonawanda Alderwoman-at-Large Catherine Schwandt announced she will be resigning from her elected position with the city to pursue a full-time opportunity with the New York Power Authority. Schwandt's resignation will be effective Feb. 1.
Virtuoso reappointed to NCCC board of trustees
Mon, Jan 9th 2017 02:20 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently reappointed Gina I. Virtuoso of Niagara Falls to a seat on the Niagara County Community College board of trustees. Virtuoso was initially appointed in 2009 and completed her first term in June 2016.
Ortt secures $150K to help retain Niagara Falls Air Base
Mon, Jan 9th 2017 11:40 am
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, a member of the Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, on Monday announced he secured $150,000 as part of the 2016-17 state budget to assist with retention efforts at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS).
Business and citizen leaders to be honored at TNBPA annual awards dinner
Fri, Jan 6th 2017 11:00 am
Local businesses and community members will be honored at the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association's annual dinner and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the LaSalle Yacht Club, 73 S. 68th St., Niagara Falls. Admission is $40.
Spreading joy year-round
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Carol Miranda poses for a photo by the tree she decorated at People Inc. Willow Senior Living.
NCCC scores high in Military Times' rankings
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 02:45 pm
Military Times has named Niagara County Community College as a top school in "Best for Vets: Colleges 2017" rankings. The eighth annual rankings designation comes from Military Times' school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement.
Wheatfield postpones solar law approval
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Wheatfield extended its solar power moratorium by three months on Monday after residents and local officials heard from planning consultant Andrew C. Reilly, who suggested fewer restrictions to a recently proposed solar panel law for the town.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas holds annual 'Holiday Mixer'
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas hosted its annual "Holiday Mixer" at Pane's Restaurant Dec. 8. The event was attended by new and prior members and their families, who generously donated nearly 100 toys toward the "Rockin' with Santa" toy drive.
Town of Niagara discusses tax breaks for seniors
Fri, Dec 16th 2016 11:00 am
More Town of Niagara seniors may soon be eligible for a tax exemption. Officials discussed a revision in the town code that determines a tax exemption for seniors based on income level at a work session on Dec. 7 at Town Hall. The plan is to make the Town of Niagara's tax exemption codes consistent with those of Niagara County.
Wheatfield woman celebrates 100th birthday
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 12:00 pm
Evelyn Perkins recently celebrated her 100th birthday, with over 50 family members and friends, at Canterbury Gardens.
Wheatfield considers adoption of solar panel law
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 11:55 am
A public hearing on a proposed law to regulate the location and features of solar-energy systems within the Town of Wheatfield was held Monday night at Town Hall.
'Tis the season: 'Give Fashionably' benefits community organizations
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 11:55 am
Donations were presented Tuesday to more than 40 community and charitable organizations at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA for the annual "Give Fashionably" program, sponsored by the Town of Niagara and the mall.
NT: Terrace parking discussed
Fri, Dec 2nd 2016 07:55 pm
Terrace parking is a hot topic in North Tonawanda as winter parking bans go into effect. Residents of homes with multiple vehicles are looking for answers - and officials are, as well.
Gateway Cities Winter Walk offers family fun, shopping specials
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 09:40 pm
North Tonawanda's Webster Street will become home to a host of holiday festivities as local businesses and organizations come together to offer the annual Gateway Cities Winter Walk beginning Friday, Dec. 2, and running until Sunday, Dec. 4.
Elderwood at Wheatfield welcomes new executive director
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 03:55 pm
Shannon Cayea has been named executive director of Elderwood at Wheatfield. The senior living campus consists of a nursing and assisted living community at 2600 Niagara Falls Blvd., and an independent living apartment and patio home community at 100 Crestwood Court.
Niagara County Central Rotary, NCCC Rotaract clean up Route 31
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 03:50 pm
Members of the Niagara County Central Rotary and the Niagara County Community College Rotaract Club (sponsored by the Niagara County Central Rotary) recently came together to clean up the roadside of state Route 31 from Townline Road to Shawnee Road.
North Tonawanda Common Council OKs '17 budget
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 03:50 pm
North Tonawanda has officially adopted its 2017 budget. In a special session before Tuesday's regular meeting at City Hall, the Common Council unanimously approved the $36,424,619 general fund budget.
Hymn festival to kick off Reformation celebrations
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 11:15 am
Under the leadership of David Werth, music director of Holy Ghost Lutheran Church in Wheatfield, representatives of seven local Lutheran churches have planned a year-long series of public events ending in October 2017, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Wheatfield adopts 2017 budget
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 11:10 am
The Wheatfield Town Board adopted the town's 2017 budget on Monday. It provides a minimal tax cut to a typical homeowner.
Frosty's in town
Fri, Nov 11th 2016 11:05 am
Drivers passing the corner of Military and Packard roads have likely noticed a new man in town.