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  • Feb. 18th, 2020 12:45 pm
    Students interested in pursuing a career in sport and recreation management, tourism or a related field are invited to learn more about this industry at the Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management's Sport, Recreation and Tourism Summit.
  • Feb. 18th, 2020 12:35 pm
    The Niagara County Legislature is expected to take up four resolutions tonight directed squarely at New York's Article 10 law, which involves the siting of electric generating facilities in this state. The law, which legislators said took away local control over siting decision and instead gave control to the Board of Electric Generation Siting and the Environment, has become a source of controversy as large wind and solar developers have descended on Niagara County to site their facilities.
  • Feb. 18th, 2020 7:00 am
    Niagara County Community College welcomes the public to the annual Career and Transfer Fair on from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Banquet Hall on the Sanborn campus. Representatives from dozens of SUNY and private colleges will be in attendance in addition to area employers looking for interns and paid employees.
  • Feb. 18th, 2020 7:00 am
    Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2020 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 2-8 with pre-sale bouquets being ordered throughout the month of February.
  • Feb. 18th, 2020 7:00 am
    How do you personally feel about squirrels? Some people hate these little rodents for robbing their bird feeders. Others love the crazy antics squirrels go to, to get some nibbles from wild bird feeders.
  • Feb. 18th, 2020 7:00 am
    As part of the "Faculty Keynote Series" at Niagara County Community College, Dr. Matthew Clarcq will present a lecture, "To the Moon and Back Again: The Space Race, Buffalo-Niagara and the Impossible Task." The event will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Room E-140 on the Sanborn campus, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
  • Feb. 17th, 2020 12:20 pm
    Acting Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti recently reminded businesses and organizations who utilize a multiline telephone service (MLTS) that, as of Feb. 16, new requirements have been enacted by the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Feb. 17th, 2020 12:05 pm
    The Sanborn Fire Co. Band will hold its open rehearsal from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 9. The event will be held at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429). All musicians 14 years of age and up are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following.
  • Feb. 17th, 2020 12:05 pm
    The Historic Riviera Theatre and TCM Entertainment presents "Sal Valentinetti: Christmas Comes to Town" at the North Tonawanda venue on Thursday, Dec. 10 (7:30 p.m.).
  • Feb. 17th, 2020 12:05 pm
    On Oct. 3, the Niagara County Walk to End Alzheimer's will bring more than 700 people to Lewiston - people who have been touched in some way by dementia. Leading the effort will be an executive with DePaul Senior Living in Wheatfield.
  • Feb. 15th, 2020 7:00 am
    U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-1 will offer its "About Boating Safety" one-day class this spring and early summer in the River Region. Classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 29, March 28, April (TBA), May 16 and June 20, at the Officers Club, Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown. An additional class will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lewiston Fire Co. No. 2, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road.
  • Feb. 14th, 2020 3:55 pm
    This Valentine's Day weekend, Niagara SPCA would like to let everyone know there's nothing wrong with being single. That's why it's running a "Single & Lovin' It" adoption promotion today and tomorrow to waive adoption fees for dogs who prefer to be the only pet in the home.
  • Feb. 14th, 2020 3:55 pm
    A quick Google search will show the word "empower" means to give someone the authority or power to do something; or make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights. Similar words of both definition, from that same search include: authorize, emancipate, unshackle and permit. Bearing this in mind might explain why United Cerebral Palsy Association of Niagara County Inc. took it on as its nomenclature and became Empower in 2015.
  • Feb. 14th, 2020 3:55 pm
    Pre-K is starting up for Niagara-Wheatfield School District. To be held at the Bunny Bunch Day Care, the classes have already filled 120 spaces in nine classes, but there are 21 slots remaining for parents to register their children. Best of all, the classes are free.
  • Feb. 14th, 2020 3:55 pm
    This past Monday, the manager of the Wheatfield Gardens greenhouses, Paal Eflstrum, came in front of the Town Board of Wheatfield to update the board members on some of the changes he had made on the border - as documented in a letter to the town - with the Timberlakes subdivision, and asked the board for further instructions on how to be "good neighbors."
  • Feb. 14th, 2020 3:55 pm
    For the second time in two years, NCCC will be hosting SUNY's "Got Your Back" comfort bag preparation volunteer event for those fleeing from violence and trauma.
  • Feb. 14th, 2020 3:55 pm
    The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute is a well-known spot for budding chefs to hone their culinary skills, and community education classes offer opportunities for even the youngest of kitchen connoisseurs. In addition to traditional degree and certificate programs, NFCI offers a healthy list of one-time classes for the public to enjoy.
  • Feb. 10th, 2020 4:30 pm
    From 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6630 Luther St., students in grades five through eight will travel around the world without leaving Holy Ghost Lutheran School.
  • Feb. 7th, 2020 3:30 pm
    The Ghostlight Theater will present "Nosferatu: The Legend of Dracula" at a variety of showtimes from Feb. 13-23 at 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda.
  • Feb. 7th, 2020 3:25 pm
    North Tonawanda's Common Council Meeting began with the "State of the City" address by Mayor Arthur Pappas. The subjects of focus for the address included development, jobs, highway and water projects, as well as the bail and discovery/speedy trial reform laws enacted at the beginning of the year by the state.
  • Feb. 7th, 2020 3:25 pm
    Sara Capen works as the executive director of the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area. In that role, she leads a small team on tourist-related projects such as the Discover Niagara Shuttle, the Niagara Falls Underground Heritage Center and the Heritage Arts Mural Project, just to name a few.
  • Feb. 4th, 2020 11:50 am
    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.
  • Feb. 3rd, 2020 3:10 pm
    Animal rabies continues to be a serious public health concern in Niagara County.
  • Feb. 3rd, 2020 2:00 pm
    At Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour's "walk-out" on Dec. 30, 2019 - his last day as a county law enforcement officer - he walked outside to find two long lines of sheriff's deputies in formal dress uniforms wishing him well in the next phase of his life.
  • Jan. 31st, 2020 7:00 am
    In last year's elections, Lee Wallace ran for his second term as supervisor in the Town of Niagara unopposed by any candidates for the position. The hometown politician, who said he never wanted to be a politician, is now in his fifth year of working for the town as its head.
  • Jan. 31st, 2020 7:00 am
    The Town of Wheatfield Town Board meeting opened Monday with a presentation by builder Fred Mallone and Barton & Loguidice engineer Matt Zarbo, on a development Mallone has invested himself to build in Wheatfield.
  • Jan. 31st, 2020 7:00 am
    Nine banners have been put up along Niagara Falls Boulevard in the Town of Wheatfield, and one more at the Town Hall campus to welcome visitors, residents and commuters to the town. The idea is to make citizens proud to be a part of the town, and put an earworm into everyone else's brain about this place.
  • Jan. 30th, 2020 4:00 pm
    The Niagara County Workforce Investment Board today named Bonnie Rice as its new executive director.
  • Jan. 30th, 2020 3:30 pm
    Assemblyman Angelo Morinello joined third-graders from Niagara Street Elementary School to kick of his second annual "Valentines for Seniors." This year's program already features over 10 local public and private elementary schools in the assemblyman's district making valentines for seniors in the community who are in assisted living facilities, senior center participants or Meals on Wheels clients.
  • Jan. 29th, 2020 8:55 pm
    Acting Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.
  • Jan. 29th, 2020 5:05 pm
    The Castellani Art Museum announces new hours. The art museum on the Niagara University campus will now be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and closed on Sunday and Monday. For up-to-date information on all exhibitions, programs and events, visit www.castellaniartmuseum.org. For additional details, call 716-286-8200.
  • Jan. 29th, 2020 4:55 pm
    Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski said Niagara County will once again honor Purple Heart veterans by adding their name to county's Book of Honor at a ceremony to be held this August.
  • Jan. 28th, 2020 7:00 am
    The entire Niagara County Legislature will be honored by the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs with the John Daly Memorial Award for the governing body's unanimous, bipartisan support of gun owners' rights.
  • Jan. 27th, 2020 12:05 pm
    Sanborn Area Historical Society will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. A special program, "Niagara's International Bridges," will be presented by Niagara History Museum's Ray Wigle.
  • Jan. 24th, 2020 7:00 am
    The 23rd annual Sweetheart Dinner is trudging through each snowy day of the winter calendar to wow the community by showing them an enjoyable evening at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Sheraton Niagara Falls.
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