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Fall Festival, Oktoberfest and Farm Market in Wheatfield
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Wheatfield's second annual Fall Festival, Oktoberfest and Farm Market, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Town Hall campus, promises to be a perfect welcome to the season.
Pasta and open house at BOCES
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center will hold its annual pasta dinner and open house Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Grass Drags at Shawnee
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club's 16th annual Snowmobile Grass Drags/ATV Races/Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet will be on Sunday, Sept. 28.
Niagara-Wheatfield High School September graduates
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School students Christopher Schimshack and Elizabeth Whittle stood proudly in front of their families, friends, school administrators and the Board of Education as they accepted their diplomas.
Year-round family fun at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2015, and the community is invited to become part of a very special experience.
Next 'Blender' at Baker's Farm Market
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:00 pm
The next Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce business "Blender" will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Baker's Farm Market & U-Pick, 2100 Youngstown-Lockport Road (Route 93) in Ransomville.
Residents encouraged to support CROP Walk
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:45 pm
Town residents were encouraged by the Town Board to fight hunger in the world by supporting the local CROP Walk.
Law Enforcement Day supports Miracle League
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:40 pm
Members of the police turned out to serve as "celebrity buddies" at a Miracle League ballgame.

The buddies help the Miracle League players at bat, on the base paths and in the field.

Zonta Club installs new members
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:35 pm
Two new members were installed at the Grand Island Zonta Club's September meeting.
Town Commons, Nike Base Park eyed for upgrades
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:35 pm
The town government has begun long-range planning to improve two of its parks: the Town Commons and Nike Base Park.
Caped Crusader's ride visits Island
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
Colleen Huff and her two sons Raistlin Huff, 10, and Perrin Huff, 8, of Cub Scout Pack 630 from Grand Island enjoy the Batmobile, which made a visit to Say Cheese Pizza Company and Comic Book Cafe on Grand Island.
Great Girl Scout Sign Up Day to be held Saturday
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York is hosting the Great Girl Scout Sign Up Day at various locations throughout Western New York, including at Nike Base Park on Grand Island, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild: 'Guys and Dolls' opens
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Guys and Dolls" at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse Sept. 26 through Oct. 12.
Can you help Elizabeth Restey?
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 02:25 pm
A benefit to assist leukemia patient Elizabeth Restey with her mounting bills will take place Sept. 28.
'Barrel through Niagara' initiative to inspire Niagara Falls-themed artwork throughout region
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 10:25 am
It's time for Niagara Falls to reinvent and promote itself, not only as a natural wonder of the world, but also an artistic and cultural mecca showcasing the Niagara region's inherent beauty and power.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital hosts Women's Health Open House Oct. 14
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 10:25 am
In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Mount St. Mary's Hospital wants to ensure women throughout the community are keeping their health in check.
Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show celebrating 31 years
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 12:00 am
Celebrate the beginning of autumn in the historic Village of Lewiston and the work of talented Western New York crafters and jewelry artists at the 31st annual Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show. The festival runs along Center Street from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, and Sunday, Sept. 28. It is free and open to the public.
Tribune editor Campbell retiring: It's time to be like Barbara Walters
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
My Aunt Ekkie always used to tell me to say "So long," not "Goodbye."
Empire pipeline changes ahead
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
Wheatfield Councilman Larry Helwig is worried that residents might not be fully informed about proposed changes in the Empire pipeline in the town.
Errick Road residents address Cobblestone Creek construction
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
Errick Road residents gathered at the Sept. 17 Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to urge the board to speak out against a subdivision planned for the area.
Wheatfield to get tentative budget Oct. 6
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe told Town Board members on Monday that they should receive the initial tentative budget for 2015 at their next meeting on Oct. 6.
Harlem Wizards coming to N-W
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Niagara-Wheatfield High School at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6.
Vanessa Ray talks 'Blue Bloods,' what's next for Eddie and Jamie
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 03:00 pm
Bicoastal actress Vanessa Ray can boast something no other thespian can: She's working on the No. 1 show for young viewers ("Pretty Little Liars"), and the No. 1 show for, say, slightly older viewers ("Blue Bloods").
Ceretto congratulates Historic Designation of Niagara Falls School District administration building
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto congratulated the Niagara Falls School District for having its administrative building, a 1928 classical revival-style building, chosen by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
HARBORCENTER, Canalside announce fall festival
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel and Global Spectrum's Ryan Coate, general manager of Canalside, have announced plans for the inaugural HARBORCENTER Fall Festival @ Canalside, Saturday, Oct. 11, through Monday, Oct. 13. The three-day festival provides family-friendly fun, with many free events for children.
Ceretto applauds local firefighters
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
The past week's combined efforts by fire companies in the City of Niagara Falls and throughout Niagara County at Norampac Industries and Greenpack Mill facilities epitomize the true heroism, collaboration and civic partnership that exemplify the best of our citizens. These are qualities we are lucky to have in such fine first responders.
Diana Krall show at Seneca Niagara Events Center cancelled due to illness
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino regrets to announce the cancellation of the Nov. 29 Diana Krall concert in the Seneca Events Center. The five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer has been forced to cancel the entire U.S. leg of her "Wallflower World Tour," which was to kick off Nov. 7.
Cuomo announces New York to honor Derek Jeter's last home game
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that, in honor of Yankees captain Derek Jeter's last home game, the Corning Tower will be lit to display his No. 2 tonight. The governor is inviting Yankees fans to the Empire State Plaza to watch the game on the big screen.
Surprise: Your pet is welcome
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
It's common knowledge pets are welcome at dog parks, most people parks, and most pet stores. Beyond that, however, the world can sometimes seem a little unfriendly to pet parents who would like to bring their furry best friends along everywhere possible. What many pet parents don't realize is that their pets are welcome in more places than they might think.
Author Catherine McClure Gildiner to make special appearance in Lewiston
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
Catherine McClure Gildiner will appear to promote her new book, "Coming Ashore," Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m., at the Historic Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St.
2014-15 duck blind drawings in state parks
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced its annual duck blind drawings for the parks including Fort Niagara, Wilson Tuscarora and Golden Hill will be held at the Fort Niagara State Park maintenance building at 6:30 p.m. sharp Oct. 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec. 23, 30; and Jan. 7
5th annual Oktoberfest held on Old Falls Street Saturday, Oct. 4
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
Live German-themed entertainment will be provided throughout the day by the Bergholz German Band, the German American Musicians, and the SGTV Edelweiss Dancers. Festival guests will also enjoy a wide variety of traditional German food, beer and wine vending, as well as other food and merchandise vendors.
Join Arbor Day Foundation in October and receive 10 free autumn classics trees
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free autumn classics trees to those joining the organization in October.
$1.4 million NIH grant to UB scientist to study effects of arsenic on cancer tumor production
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
University at Buffalo faculty member Xuefeng Ren has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the mechanisms of arsenic carcinogenesis - the process by which exposure to arsenic transforms normal cells into cancer cells.
Higgins announces $1 million-plus in federal grants for schools in Cheektowaga and Buffalo
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced more than $1 million in grant funding for the Buffalo Board of Education, the Cleveland Hill Union Free School District and the Cheektowaga Central School District.
Next three Sabres preseason games to be televised
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team's next three preseason games will be televised on MSG in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse markets
11 remaining couples compete during 'Movie Night' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Next week is "Movie Night" on "Dancing with the Stars." The 11 remaining celebrities dance to songs from their favorite movies Monday, Sept. 29 (8 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys host Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to AT&T Stadium in Arlington to take on Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys on "Sunday Night Football" this weekend. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m.
Traffic flow to Seneca Niagara Resorts & Casinos unaffected by Buffalo Avenue closure
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 10:55 am
Officials at the Seneca Niagara Resorts & Casinos assure travelers to Niagara Falls that Exit 21, which leads to the Robert Moses Parkway on-ramp, remains open to traffic. Department of Transportation signs on the northbound Interstate 190 indicate Exit 21 to Buffalo Avenue is closed; however, the exit can still be taken to enter the Robert Moses Parkway.