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Town of Niagara gives negative declaration for part of mall development
Thu, Feb 21st 2019 02:45 pm
Tuesday night, in what Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace called record time, the Town Board held its regular meeting for the month of February. The board declared a negative declaration, which shows no harm to the environment, in accordance with the State Environmental Quality Review on part of a site plan from Mercado Development in regard to outdoor seating at a new food hall at the Fashion Outlets Mall. 
Town of Niagara Active Hose starting Drive for Alive
Thu, Feb 21st 2019 02:45 pm
The Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. is requesting assistance from its neighbors.
Niagara County Legislature: Ad hoc committee appointed to examine local impact, review county options on state's impending marijuana legalization
Wed, Feb 20th 2019 08:10 pm
An ad hoc committee was officially appointed by the chairman of Niagara County Legislature, Keith McNall, in order to examine the local impact of the impending marijuana legalization in New York.
Niagara County Central Rotary scholarships to be awarded
Mon, Feb 18th 2019 11:45 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary Club will award a total of three $1,000 scholarships to students in the Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint and Wilson school districts.
'North Tonawanda School District Student Spotlight Exhibition' at Carnegie Art Center
Mon, Feb 18th 2019 11:35 am
The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will host the 2019 "North Tonawanda School District Student Spotlight Exhibition" from Feb. 23 through March 22, with an opening reception at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28. The venue will also host a family night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. That night, art teachers from the North Tonawanda public schools will show attendees how to create art.
Niagara County officially declared a 'Purple Heart County'
Fri, Feb 15th 2019 05:15 pm
The Niagara County Legislature has designated Niagara County as a "Purple Heart County," through a resolution that recognizes and honors those who have received the Purple Heart Medal as a result of being wounded or killed in combat.
TNBPA announces award winners
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:25 pm
Recently, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association honored winners at its annual awards dinner, Jan. 30.
Pappas announces ribbon-cutting for consumer debt defense legal clinic
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:20 pm
The Western New York Law Center is expanding its Niagara County consumer debt defense legal clinic to include sessions held in North Tonawanda. 
NTHS student wins art scholarship
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:15 pm
The North Tonawanda High School Fine Arts Department recently announced that senior Samuel Fesmire was recognized for his outstanding work of art on display at Daemen College's 50th annual All-High Exhibition, which is shown through Feb. 22 in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Gallery.
Herbert launches campaign for Niagara County Legislature
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:10 pm
North Tonawanda police officer and Marine Corps veteran Erik A. Herbert formally announced his candidacy for 7th District Niagara County Legislature. This includes the Gratwick Park area of North Tonawanda and a large portion of the Town of Wheatfield.
N-W BOE to meet
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:10 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on Feb. 27, will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session.
Elderwood honors Morgan for Service Excellence
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:55 pm
Niagara Falls resident Donna Morgan, activities director at Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield, was one of four staff members recognized as an Elderwood 2018 Service Excellence Award winner.
N-WHS hosting Pink Out Day
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:50 pm
On Friday, Feb. 15, Niagara-Wheatfield High School, 2292 Saunders Settlement, will once again do its due diligence for those in need in the community.
Wheatfield Winterfest an indoor success
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department and Lions Club participated in the annual Winterfest at the Youth Center near Town Hall on Saturday, Feb. 9.
N-WHS partners with Empower, ACCES-VR
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:40 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School has partnered with Empower and ACCES-VR in developing a Steps to Work program. This year is the second year of the program.
Town of Wheatfield Town Board discusses possible Witmer Road subdivision
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:35 pm
Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board met for its first meeting of February. The board discussed a proposed major subdivision along town-owned property on Witmer Road.
Wegmans celebrates 20 years in Niagara Falls
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:30 pm
Thursday, as many celebrated Valentines Day or prepared a special evening for their significant other, Wegmans celebrated its 20th anniversary at its location at 1577 Military Road.
Smith's double-double leads Falcons to season-ending victory
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 12:45 am
On Dec. 21, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys basketball team sat with a record of 2-5. Since then, the Falcons proceeded to go 9-4 and finish with an 11-9 record - the program's best, according to coach Erik O'Bryan, in around 14 years.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation to honor locals at 'Heroes of Niagara' awards dinner
Fri, Feb 8th 2019 03:20 pm
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation will honor local community heroes who generously invest in the community inspiring others to make Western New York a better place in which to live.
Clark announces candidacy for Town of Niagara Board
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 03:10 pm
Recently, Robert Clark officially announced he made a decision to run for a seat on the Town of Niagara Town Board.
Herman seeking re-election in Town of Niagara
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 03:05 pm
Town of Niagara Highway Superintendent Robert E. Herman Sr. recently announced he seeks the support of residents to be re-elected for his third term.
North Tonawanda Council holds appointees accountable
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:35 pm
Tuesday night, North Tonawanda Common Council members took aim at a controversial agenda item over the last month and passed a resolution creating a strict attendance policy for appointed members who sit on city boards.
Jack the Ripper play on stage at Ghostlight Theatre
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:20 pm
The world premiere play "The Lodger," based on the Jack the Ripper murders by Marie Belloc Lowndes, will be presented at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., at 7 p.m. Feb. 14.
Informational meeting on NT shoreline restoration project
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Waterkeepers recently submitted a grant application to restore a portion of the shoreline at the North Tonawanda Botanical Gardens to a more natural state in order to improve water quality, create valuable habitat, and enhance recreation access.
Mount Calvary Cemetery Group announces employee awards
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:10 pm
Mount Calvary Cemetery Group recently presented its 2018 Employee Awards. These include Outstanding Performance, Idea of the Year, Safety, and Customer Service, along with one Longevity Award. 
NT outlasts Wheatfield in NFL action
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 01:50 pm
In basketball, teams "live and die by the three." Wednesday night, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks lived on it. North Tonawanda defeated Niagara-Wheatfield on the Falcons' senior night, 68-60.
New Niagara Hospice ambulette branded by Streamline Designs
Tue, Feb 5th 2019 03:10 pm
Niagara Hospice unveiled its branded ambulette on Tuesday after it was wrapped with the organization's logo and colors by Streamline Designs, a vehicle wrap and vinyl graphics installation company in North Tonawanda. The new ambulette was purchased and put into service last month thanks to more than $34,000 raised by the 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Cruise & Clambake held last July.
Niagara Wine Trail hosts annual Valentine's event
Mon, Feb 4th 2019 09:35 am
Grab your guy, gal, or best friends and head out to the Niagara Wine Trail USA for the annual "Be Mine with Wine" event, Feb. 9-10 and 16-17.
Belter named St. Bonaventure lacrosse captain
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 12:05 pm
Last week, the St. Bonaventure mens lacrosse team named its six captains. One of the six is freshman and Niagara-Wheatfield High School alumnus Zack Belter.
NIMAC seeking applicants for Merrell Lane Scholarship
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:25 pm
The Niagara Military Affairs Council has established a scholarship named in honor of Merrell Lane, long-time chairman and co-founder of NIMAC. The annual scholarship will be awarded to enlisted members assigned to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station who are in pursuit of an aviation-related career. 
Intandem hosting open interviews across Niagara County
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:20 pm
Intandem will hold open interviews to educate potential employees of available job opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities at locations throughout Niagara County.
BOCES students help NT Middle School students explore careers
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:30 pm
North Tonawanda Middle School Principal Greg Burgess said he is pleased how the Career Fair at the school went on Jan. 24.
O/N BOCES students shine at Auto Collision Competition
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:25 pm
Students in Paul Magyar's auto body program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center had a chance to show off their skills at the third annual Western New York Auto Collision Competition. 
Strong elected to NYS AHPERD Board of Directors
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:15 pm
The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance has announced the election of Niagara County Community College instructor John Strong as the Executive Council secretary for 2019-20. 
Pecoraro to run for alderman-at-large seat on NT Common Council
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:10 pm
Current city Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro announced Monday that he will seek his second full term on the North Tonawanda Common Council.
Pappas' hosting 9th annual Snowflake Ball
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:00 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife Linda announced the upcoming ninth annual Mayor's Charity Snowflake Ball to be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Knights of Columbus located at 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda. 
College Information Night at N-WHS
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:55 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint and Lewiston-Porter schools are hosting a College Information Night for college-bound sophomores and juniors from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School auditorium.
Siegmann seeking re-election for Town of Wheatfield highway superintendent
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:50 pm
Paul Siegmann is seeking the support of residents to continue as Town of Wheatfield highway superintendent for a second term. 
MacSwan responds to cut in AIM funds from governor
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:40 pm
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its second regular session of January. Valuable information was announced from the recent formation of an emergency services department, an update from Councilman Larry Helwig and Tim Zuber of Wendel Engineers regarding the Niagara River Greenway trail, and a response from Supervisor Don MacSwan to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the cuts in Aid and Incentives to Municipalities.
DEC releases New York state hunting safety statistics for 2018
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:25 pm
The 2018 hunting seasons in New York tallied the lowest number of recorded hunting-related shooting incidents (HRSIs) - and tied the 2016 mark (13) as the safest on record, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.

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