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DEC initiates landfill testing in Wheatfield
Wed, Mar 22nd 2017 06:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday it will begin "a detailed environmental study" at the former Niagara Sanitation Landfill site on Nash Road in Wheatfield.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's 107th redesignates as attack wing
Tue, Mar 21st 2017 08:15 pm
Local officials joined members of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing to acknowledge the venue's redesignation as the 107th Attack Wing. The ceremony was held Tuesday at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Safety exercise at N-W provides training to first responders and staff
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 04:10 pm
Local law enforcement officers and first responders came together Friday to enact two full-scale first response exercises within the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District. The first exercise was held at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, which was followed by a second one at Edward Town Middle School.
NT's Project Pride returns to beautify, clean up downtown
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 07:00 am
North Tonawanda's Project Pride, a volunteer community organization that promotes local beautification efforts, is making a comeback after more than a decade.
Kiwanis Club of N-W: Annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle set
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will hold its annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Wheatfield American Legion Post No. 1451, 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
North Tonawanda: Council approves school district water credit agreement
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 11:15 am
At Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting, council members voted in favor of authorizing Mayor Arthur G. Pappas to sign an agreement between the city and school district to reimburse the district for overcharged water services.
Wheatfield: Board supports DOT's safety suggestions for Shawnee Road
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 11:15 am
The Wheatfield Town Board voted in favor of supporting safety improvements suggested by the New York State Department of Transportation for Shawnee Road at Monday night's Town Board meeting.
NCSPCA 2018 calendar contest underway
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
The Niagara County SPCA is dedicating its 2018 calendar to kids and their rescue pets by holding a photo contest.
Wheatfield Town Board applies for grant to assist brewery project at Summit Mall
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board agreed to apply for a state grant to help with costs for the brewery project proposed by Big Thunder Brewing Co. at the former Summit Mall.
HS hoops: Lumberjacks roll over Grand Island
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
In front of a packed gym at Buffalo State College on Tuesday, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks defeated the Grand Island Vikings 64-34.
OUN receives NYSARC Trust Services grant
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:25 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara received a $12,500 grant from the NYSARC Trust Services Board towards recreational opportunities for more than 150 local individuals supported by the agency with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Falcons stumble late: Clarence's big fourth quarter ends Niagara-Wheatfield's season
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:15 pm
In front of the home crowd, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons 76-64 in the first round of the class AA sectional playoffs on Wednesday.
153 New York groups ask DEC for comment extension on pipeline
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:00 pm
More than 150 grassroots groups, businesses, faith communities, and organizations such as Food & Water Watch, Clean Air Coalition, NRDC and Sierra Club are requesting the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation extend the public comment period for National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 Project.
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.