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Niagara County cracking down on DWI
Mon, Aug 13th 2018 05:05 pm
Sheriff James R. Voutour announced Niagara County law enforcement agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.
Farewell, Niagara Catholic
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 06:45 pm
On Thursday, former Niagara Catholic students, teachers, administrators, board members, friends and family gathered at Antonio's to reminisce and say farewell to the high school, which is now closed. Those in attendance shared stories, laughs, and even some sad moments as they dined together in the Falls.
Niagara County: Oral rabies vaccine distribution project slated to begin Aug. 15
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 04:25 pm
The field test will include aerial and hand distribution of rabies vaccine-containing baits (ONRAB brand). Hand baiting may begin after Aug. 13 through the end of month. Fixed wing aircraft distribution will occur Aug. 15 (for two or three days) and helicopter distribution will occur Aug. 23 (four to five days), all weather dependent.
Starpoint HS holds active shooter drill
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:50 pm
Last Wednesday, Starpoint High School held an active shooter training drill.
DeGraff & Millard Fillmore introduce online ER check-in
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:45 pm
Tired of spending hours in a stuffy, overcrowded emergency department waiting room? Kaleida Health has the solution - online emergency department check-in, and it's reinventing the way to access ER care.
Schimminger announces grants for Kenmore, NT libraries
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:40 pm
Assemblyman Robin Schimminger recently announced that two libraries in the 140th Assembly District have been awarded state grants for needed capital improvements. The Kenmore branch of the Town of Tonawanda Public Library, located at 160 Delaware Road in the village, will be receiving a grant of $20,991, while the North Tonawanda Public Library, located at 505 Meadow Drive, will receive $12,373.
NT Chamber names Member of the Month for August
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:35 pm
Recently, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas named William C. Rott and Sons its August Member of the Month.
N-W CO '78 member looking to change sport cleat industry
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:25 pm
James Portese's experiences as a professional athlete gave him the knowledge for his next endeavor - a cleat to reduce injuries of young and professional athletes alike.
3rd annual Senior Fishing Derby in Town of Niagara
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:20 pm
From 12:30-2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, the Town of Niagara Senior Citizen Program will hold its third annual Senior Fishing Derby at Elmer's Pond, Veterans Memorial Park, 7000 Joe Rotella Way.
WLDC meets for annual meeting
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:15 pm
The Wheatfield Local Development Corporation met for their annual meeting Tuesday night. At the meeting, the corporation re-elected members and looked back at progress made in 2017.
Town of Wheatfield Town Board hears 2017 audit results
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:15 pm
On Monday night, before the Town of Wheatfield's regular Town Board meeting, the board heard from Carl Widmer of Drescher & Malecki, who presented the results of the 2017 audit.
Town of Wheatfield: Town Board hears from residents on biosolid lawsuit loss; talk Greenway trail
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:00 pm
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board met for their regular monthly meeting of August. The board heard from two residents to begin the meeting about a recent lawsuit loss the town suffered in regards to the use of biosolids on agricultural land.
Ortt, local officials host community forum on opioid epidemic
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 01:00 pm
Monday night, Republican New York Sen. Rob Ortt was joined by local officials to discuss what steps the state and local leaders are taking to address the opioid epidemic that has impacted communities across New York.
OUN: Annual Brickyard bartending event scheduled
Tue, Aug 7th 2018 04:40 pm
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. will be the site of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's annual "Celebrity Bartending - Battle of the Businesses" event on Thursday, Aug. 16. The event runs from 5:30-9 p.m. and will benefit the more than 600 individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities the agency supports.
Can You Help: Eric's Angels benefit is Sept. 1 at 3F Club
Fri, Aug 3rd 2018 03:50 pm
On Friday evening, July 27, Town of Porter resident Eric Olds-Reid, 37, was the victim of a tragic ATV accident on Youngstown Wilson Road. He was taken via Mercy Flight to ECMC in Buffalo, where he succumbed to his injuries the following morning.
Open house for NCCC Future Leaders Liberty Partnerships Program
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 02:30 pm
Niagara County Community College sponsored a new initiative this summer to empower girls as part of the Future Leaders Liberty Partnerships Program. Becoming Wonder Woman focuses on supporting students with life and social skills, mentoring, leadership, service learning, community service, wellness, and social and emotional development.
N-W volleyball player finishes top 10 at national event
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 02:00 pm
Kelsey Tylec, 14, and a freshman at Niagara-Wheatfield High School; and Cassie Thayse, 14, freshman at Penfield High School, participated in the 14 and under division of the USAV Junior Beach Volleyball National Championships in Siesta Key, Florida, from July 24-26.
NT Library events
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 01:15 pm
The following is a list of events from the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, DeGraff to host first annual Rockin' on the River charity event
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 01:00 pm
Join the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas and DeGraff Memorial Hospital from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Shores Waterfront Restaurant located at 2 Detroit St., North Tonawanda, for their first "Rockin' on the River" summer charity event.
McGuire Group honors Amanda Dudek for years of service
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 01:00 pm
The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, announced that Amanda Dudek of Hamburg celebrated her five-year employment anniversary with the company.
Strictly Hip rock Gratwick Park
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:45 pm
Last Thursday, the Strictly Hip jammed out at Gratwick Riverside Park. The show was the fifth of the Thursdays on the Water concert series in North Tonawanda.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Fest provides fun to all
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:45 pm
On Saturday and Sunday, locals from all over Niagara County visited the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, for the 14th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Festival.
Peach Queen fundraiser a success
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:30 pm
Tuesday night, the 2017-18 Niagara County Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty held a Paint Night fundraiser to raise money for Hillside Family of Agencies.
BankOnBuffalo opens first branch in Niagara County
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:00 pm
BankOnBuffalo, which has been highly successful with its personalized banking approach since launching almost two years ago, opened its fourth branch location Wednesday, and its first in Niagara County at 6947 Williams Road in the Town of Wheatfield.
BankOnBuffalo to open first branch in Niagara County
Tue, Jul 31st 2018 12:25 pm
BankOnBuffalo, which has been successful with its personalized banking approach since launching almost two years ago, will open its fourth branch location overall and first in Niagara County. The grand-opening ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at 6947 Williams Road, Niagara Falls.
Pet blessing in Sanborn
Mon, Jul 30th 2018 11:30 am
Faith Community Church will hold its annual pet blessing from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8, at 3520 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn (between Shawnee and Baer roads).
Carly Presti wins world championship event in Las Vegas
Mon, Jul 30th 2018 11:30 am
On July 14 at the United Fighting Arts Federation tournament at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa in Las Vegas, Carly Presti, 17, took first place in the international training conference and championships weapons kata. Carly has been training for 12 years and is a third-degree black belt under her father, Master John Presti, owner of Presti Karate Centers.
N-W BOE to meet
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:45 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on Aug. 15 will begin at 6 p.m.
H&M to open new location in Niagara Falls
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:45 pm
H&M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., one of the world's largest fashion retailers, announced a new location in Niagara Falls. Measuring approximately 21,000-square-feet, the new location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls will join the 37 popular H&M destinations in the state at noon on Aug. 2. 
People Inc. Willow Senior Living to host open house, yard sale
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:45 pm
If your parent is looking for affordable housing or if you are a senior looking to downsize, consider People Inc. Willow Senior Living. To showcase its apartment building, an open house and multi-family yard sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 27, at 3990 Forest Parkway in Wheatfield (between Shawnee and Townline Road, off Niagara Falls Boulevard).
Memorial blood drive & basket raffle in honor of Brandon Kupiec
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:30 pm
The Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, will play host to a memorial blood drive and basket raffle in honor of the late Brandon Kupiec from 1-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2.
Security and law enforcement student receives scholarships to pursue career
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:30 pm
Claudia Wrate, a student in the security and law enforcement program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center received a scholarship at closing ceremonies recently
Culinary arts student receives ServSafe Certification
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:30 pm
Reanna Hewitt, a recent Niagara-Wheatfield graduate, completed the culinary arts program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. 
NT man arrested, caught with 30 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a car
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:00 pm
U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Monday that Edgar Joel Jimenez-Rodriguez, 38, of North Tonawanda, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine.
Northgate honors employee for years of service
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:00 pm
The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda announced that Rukhsana Mahmood of North Tonawanda is being recognized for five years of service with the company.
Champions: Nitro win West Seneca softball tourney
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:00 pm
On July 1, the Wheatfield Nitro 16-and-under softball team defeated the WNY Sting to win the West Seneca Magic tournament. The team recorded a 7-1 record throughout the tournament, which included 16 different teams.
NCCC appoints Hesch as soccer coach
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:00 pm
David Hesch has been appointed interim, part-time head coach of both the mens and womens soccer programs at Niagara County Community College for the 2018 season.
NCSO announces new mobile app
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 04:30 pm
Sheriff James R. Voutour recently announced the release of the Niagara County Sheriffs Office mobile app.
Wheatfield Family Picnic back for 2018
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 04:00 pm
Chairman of the Wheatfield Family Picnic Committeee Mike Zarbo recently announced the 40th annual Wheatfield Family Picnic will return to Fairmount Park.
Peach Queen hosting Paint Night fundraiser
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 02:30 pm
As the 2017/18 Niagara County Peach Queen - and an overall genuine person - Jamie Hagerty is always looking to give back to good causes. On Tuesday, July 31 Hagerty is hosting a Paint Night fundraiser at the Town of Niagara Community Center, located inside Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Joe Rotella Way.

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