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N-W hosts first Career Fair
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
A Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior class held the school's first Career Fair Friday, Dec. 5, in the Adult Learning Center.
Town of Wheatfield: Traffic issues brought up in light of hit-and-run
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
After the death of Ryan Fischer, the 16-year-old killed in a hit-and-run on Krueger Road last month, concerned citizens addressed Wheatfield's Town Board Monday to share their fears about traffic safety issues in the town.
Santa visits Wheatfield
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
Santa will be in Bergholz from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 20, in front of the DePlato house at 2430 Washington St.
Fire co. chowder sale
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Bergholz Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary will hold its monthly chowder and baked goods sale at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the truck hall on Niagara Road.
Santa to ride with Adams Fire Co.
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Adams Volunteer Fire Co. announces Santa will ride though Wheatfield neighborhoods Saturday, Dec. 20, to share Christmas greetings with children and families. The fire truck ride begins at 3 p.m. and continues into the evening.
Sherlock investigates a Christmas case
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
As Sherlock Holmes would say, "It's elementary."
SPCA holiday party Sunday
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Niagara County SPCA invites area residents to its second annual holiday party, noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Elks Lodge, 1805 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Are you in favor of another fast food chain in Lewiston?
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
For almost two years, the Village of Lewiston has heard from developers seriously interested in bringing a McDonald's Restaurant back to Center Street. What do you think? Are you in favor of another fast food restaurant in the village?
Islanders, Jickster work to aid Food Bank of WNY
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 07:00 am
A pair of Grand Island residents assisted DJ Jickster of 97 Rock during his record-setting ninth annual "Rock Out Hunger" to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
Jim Kelly, Chris Collins lead way on legislation to enhance newborn screening
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:20 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, today released the following statement after H.R. 1281, Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act, passed the House and was sent to the president's desk to sign into law.
Public comment period opens for Greenway projects
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission announced the public comment period has opened for the 42nd round of projects, which will be considered at its meeting Jan. 20, 2015.
Higgins: $4.5 million for WNY
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced more than $4,500,000 in federal funding to support innovative projects and programs that incorporate green infrastructure in Western New York.
Final 6 contestants go on adventure of a lifetime on 'The Biggest Loser'
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
The final six players on "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" leave the ranch behind and head to the island of Kauai in two special episodes airing Thursday, Dec. 18, and Thursday, Jan. 1 (8-9 p.m. ET) on NBC.
'Daryl's Rock 'N Soul New Year's Eve Party' will ring in 2015 with live stream from new restaurant/club in Pawling, NY
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
Never mind Ryan Seacrest or the ghost of Dick Clark. Let Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Daryl Hall stand in for Guy Lombardo as you usher in 2015 with "Daryl's Rock 'N Soul New Year's Eve," available for purchase by fans on his website, www.darylshouseclub.com through innovative live streaming platform Stageit.
Niagara-Wheatfield passes Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
After a three-hour meeting that, at times, became contentious, the Niagara-Wheatfield School Board voted Wednesday night to approve the Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption at the lowest level.
Regional food enterprise center planned for Niagara County Fairgrounds
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:00 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County has announced plans to do a feasibility study for a food enterprise center to be located at the CCE Niagara grounds (also known as the Niagara County Fairgrounds) in Lockport.
First Niagara brings holiday spirit to Harvest House
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:00 pm
Volunteers from First Niagara hosted a toy and book give-away and holiday party for 85 children at the Harvest House New Hope Education Center Thursday. The event included a special visit from Santa.
Huth Road Elementary School: First Thanksgiving celebrated
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:50 am
For 14 years, the first Thanksgiving has been celebrated at Huth Road Elementary School by students in Celeste Angelo's fifth grade, together with second-graders from Frances Burczynksi's class.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Osinski returns as 2015 fire chief
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:45 am
Grand Island firefighters chose 2015 firematic and administrative officers during annual elections held Wednesday, Dec. 3, at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
Island Presbyterian Church: Community dinner draws 75 for Thanksgiving
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:35 am
Approximately 75 persons shared a Thanksgiving dinner at Island Presbyterian Church, each with a different reason to be thankful.
Grand Island High School students spend day giving back #GivingTuesday
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:35 am
Students from the Grand Island Leadership Niagara Chapter spent the day giving back at Community Missions in Niagara Falls on Dec. 2.
New home planned for Grand Island Family Practice
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:35 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has leased space at 2600 Grand Island Blvd., adjacent to Rocky's Pizzeria and next door to the KOA Campground, to serve as the new home for Grand Island Family Practice.
Grand Island Rotary Club: Grant assists with purchase of new books
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:35 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island in cooperation with Rotary International has received a grant to purchase new books at Geraldine J. Mann Elementary School.
St. Stephen School: Advent celebrated with candle-lighting
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:35 am
St. Stephen School students celebrated the Advent season with the lighting of the first of four candles on the Advent wreath.
Friends, family celebrate special 100th birthday
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
Friends and family of longtime Grand Islander Jean Wholahan helped her celebrate reaching the milestone of a 100th birthday.
Scouts aid Code Blue Relief Mission
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
Boy Scout Troop 630 is collecting items for the less fortunate as part of a Christmas community service project.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Slick roads cause chain reaction collisions
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
At 6:25 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, Thanksgiving Day, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to multiple motor vehicle accidents on the North Grand Island Bridge, northbound.
Grand Island Town Board: Opponents of Lighthouse Pointe pack Town Hall for public hearing
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:20 am
A standing-room-only crowd of residents turned out to Grand Island Town Hall Monday to voice opposition to the Lighthouse Pointe project.
DEC urges New Yorkers to recycle, not trash, electronics
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today reminded New Yorkers that, as of January 1, 2015, the state Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act prohibits certain types of electronic waste from being placed in the trash, or at the curbside for trash pickup.
Buffalo Zoo offers updates on polar bear Luna
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The Buffalo Zoo has released new photographs of Luna the polar bear, who is recovering from an injury she sustained during a fall this summer.
USAF Thunderbirds highlight 2015 Niagara Air Show
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The 914th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is scheduled to host the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show July 18-19 featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team.
Voutour offers warning, seeks information on Niagara County burglaries
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:40 am
Sheriff James R. Voutour would like to make the public aware of ongoing daylight burglaries that have been occurring in the northeast and northwest areas of Niagara County. There have been 18 daylight burglaries since mid-September.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni Wine Festival rescheduled
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association has announced the 11th annual Sabres Alumni Wine Festival will now be held from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo.
Mecum Auctions: Austin coverage begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. on NBCSN
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
NBCSN will present 10 hours of Mecum Auctions coverage this week, featuring more than 600 classic and collector cars from their Austin auction, beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Live Extra - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets - will provide streaming coverage.
Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dallas Cowboys visit Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy and Philadelphia Eagles on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" presents a battle for first place in the NFC East, when Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and the Dallas Cowboys (9-4) square off against Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles (9-4). Sunday night's coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Belter, Lewis lead Stella Niagara past St. Peter's
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
Christopher Belter had a pair of key baskets in the fourth quarter en route to a team-high nine points as Stella Niagara Education Park beat arch-rival St. Peter's (Lewiston) 30-26 in a Northtown Basketball League game played at Niagara Catholic Sunday.
Duff Goldman adds icing on the cake as host of new Food Network series 'Duff Till Dawn'
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am
When the sun sets, the ultimate underground cake competition begins on new series "Duff Till Dawn," premiering at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, on Food Network.
Niagara County adopts $336 million spending plan
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:35 pm
Niagara County lawmakers approved a $336 million spending plan Tuesday night in Lockport that marginally bumps taxes 6 cents higher - despite a $2.3 million hike in county spending on an Albany-mandated welfare program
Buffalo Sabres hosting winter clothing drive
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host a winter clothing drive at four home games during the month of December.
Riviera Theatre to be 'Frozen' this weekend
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:30 pm
The Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center will present "Disney's Frozen - Sing-a-Long Edition" this Sunday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon.