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NCCC announces fall 2021 plans
Sat, May 8th 2021 11:10 am
Niagara County Community College has announced its academic and extracurricular plans for the fall 2021 semester, with intentions to increase its face-to-face capacity in both areas.
Town of Wheatfield Lions Club announces new officers
Sat, May 8th 2021 11:10 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club has completed elections for the year 2021-22 on Thursday. This includes a first female president.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 7, 2021
Fri, May 7th 2021 05:10 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for May 7, 2021
'Pup Cups' at De Dee's Dairy to benefit WNY Heroes dog program
Fri, May 7th 2021 04:00 pm
The famous "Pup Cups" are back at De Dee's Dairy - and this year they will benefit the dogs of the WNY Heroes "Pawsitive for Heroes" program.
Cardinal O'Hara celebrates teachers
Fri, May 7th 2021 03:55 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda decided to show its appreciation of its teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week with thank you sign put up at the entry to the school on Monday. The tribute was put up to show teachers how much they mean to the students and to honor all the hard work they accomplished in the pandemic.
NCCC has virtual 57th annual commencement
Fri, May 7th 2021 03:55 pm
Niagara County Community College's 57th annual commencement will use a virtual format at 7 p.m. tonight. The ceremony will stream on the college's website, https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/commencement. Graduates, along with their family and friends, are welcome to join the online celebration from the safety of their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
NWHS reunion canceled
Fri, May 7th 2021 03:00 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield High School Alumni Committee announced the multiclass reunion previously scheduled for August has been canceled due to the pandemic. Plans are being made for a reunion to be held Aug. 21, 2022.
Rustic Buffalo Outdoor Artisan Market opens in North Tonawanda
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:35 am
While many of the region's annual festivals, fairs and events are in limbo for the season, folks can still get their fix of local summer fun at the newly expanded Rustic Buffalo Artisan Market in North Tonawanda.
DEC to rescind negative declaration for asphalt plant
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:35 am
Amid public backlash from residents and neighboring communities, as well as some newly raised issues, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is preparing to rescind its environmental OK for a planned asphalt plant in the Town of Niagara.
NT: Community Development director leaving for new job
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:30 am
Earlier this week, Michael Zimmerman announced his resignation as director of community development, effective May 14.
NTPD warns violators solid waste code will be enforced
Fri, May 7th 2021 11:30 am
The North Tonawanda Police Department issued a public information announcement via its Facebook page regarding recent amendments to the city's solid waste code. On April 20, the North Tonawanda City Council approved an amendment to Chapter 45 of the City Code regarding solid waste, which imposed stricter penalties for violating new bulk pickup rules.
During Tourism Week, WNY leaders highlight importance of welcoming back Canadian visitor
Fri, May 7th 2021 09:15 am
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Thursday by Visit Buffalo Niagara members and other community partners to observe National Travel & Tourism Week, which runs May 2-8. He highlighted the importance of safely reopening the border between the U.S. and Canada to support tourism jobs and economic growth.
NCSO joins with Neighbors from Ring
Wed, May 5th 2021 05:05 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has joined Neighbors, which is Ring's app-based neighborhood watch program. The Neighbors app has the ability to alert users to crime and safety events within a radius of up to 5 miles of their home, and allows them to share videos or information about crime and safety events in their neighborhood anonymously.
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Catholic Charities' WIC to offer free tote, diapers & wipes to community
Wed, May 5th 2021 09:10 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) federal nutrition program is teaming up with BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York to offer a "Diaper Days" event on Thursday, May 6, in Niagara County.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarships
Wed, May 5th 2021 08:45 am
Three employees of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center who are furthering their education in health care fields are this year's recipients of Esther L. Werner & Helene Barter Scholarships. Brittany LaVerdi, Andrea Galyn and Mikayla Scott received the stipends at a meeting of the Medical Center Auxiliary board of directors.
Niagara Falls Police Department executes impact patrol operation
Tue, May 4th 2021 01:55 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara Falls Police Department, in collaboration with several other law enforcement agencies, executed a joint impact patrol operation to focus on crime in the City of Niagara Falls.
Niagara County clerk offers updates on several DMV issues
Mon, May 3rd 2021 04:55 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski on Monday provided an update on a couple of Department of Motor Vehicle issues, as the state and federal governments continue to reevaluate COVID-19 pandemic guidelines.
Niagara Falls shines red for 'Power of Travel'
Mon, May 3rd 2021 01:45 pm
Niagara Falls will be illuminated red in support of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW, May 2-8). Display hours are 9:15, 10:15 and 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 4.
Carnegie Art Center to host monthly 'Makers Market' on its lawn space
Mon, May 3rd 2021 01:40 pm
The Carnegie Art Center presents a monthly "Makers Market" that will take place outside on its lawn every second Saturday of the month starting in May and going into September. This monthly event will feature up to 35 vendors selling handcrafted goods, vintage items and/or refreshments at 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda.
North Tonawanda: Mayor announces charter revision committee
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
Earlier this week, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas released a statement announcing the formation of a charter revision committee - an independent body set up to review the city's aging charter for outdated or redundant codes.
Stavatti Aerospace plans get OK from Town of Niagara, Niagara County planning boards
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
A site plan from Stavatti Aerospace Ltd. to begin initial construction and repairs at the former Army Reserve base located in the municipality was approved by both the Town of Niagara and Niagara County planning boards last week. The approved plans allow Stavatti to begin remediation efforts to bring building No. 4, a 37,500-square-foot hangar, up to code.
NCCC ahead of the curve amidst budding cannabis industry
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 11:00 am
On March 31, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing adult use of cannabis throughout New York. During the announcement, Cuomo said the development of an adult-use cannabis industry in New York has, "The potential to create significant economic opportunities for New Yorkers and the state." Its estimated the industry could bring in $350 million in tax revenue each year and potentially create 30,000 to 60,000 jobs.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 30, 2021
Fri, Apr 30th 2021 09:05 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 30, 2021
Town of Wheatfield Lions Club 'LEGO's for Roswell'
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 12:25 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club recently learned LEGOs can help kids pass time during their cancer clinic visits, and are seeking donations as part of a "LEGO's for Roswell Kids" donation drive.
Sanborn Area Historical Society Farm Museum reopening
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 12:25 pm
The Sanborn Historical Society will reopen the Sanborn Farm Museum for small tours of 10 or less people. It will open from 2-4 p.m. May 16 (third Sunday of May), June 20 and July 18. Masks and social distancing are required.
Solidays hosts monthlong fundraiser for Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 12:25 pm
For all of May, Solidays Restaurant and Bar will donate 10% of total sales to the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas. Make sure to mention the chamber while ordering. Not sure what to order? The chamber recommends Solidays "amazing" chicken potpie.
Niagara County Veterans Service Agency to resume appointments in Niagara Falls
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 12:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski announced the Veterans Service Agency would begin in-person office hours at the Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls beginning next week. The office has been closed during the pandemic and all appointments since then have been conducted in the Lockport office.
NC Department of Health offering several free COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Niagara County
Thu, Apr 29th 2021 11:40 am
The Niagara County Department of Health will hold several free COVID-19 vaccination clinics across Niagara County throughout the month of May.
Memorial Medical Center honors staff for heroic efforts
Wed, Apr 28th 2021 09:40 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center joined together Tuesday to celebrate and recognize staff for what it called their "heroic efforts set forth throughout the pandemic, including the important role in Niagara County's mass-vaccination effort."
Carnegie Art Center to host art exhibition featuring WNY-Urban Arts Collective
Mon, Apr 26th 2021 04:05 pm
The Carnegie Art Center will host a new exhibition in its historical building that will be on view during the month of May and will showcase the WNY-Urban Arts Collective in both galleries.
Tops reminds community of pharmaceutical drop-off locations during 20th annual National Drug Take Back Day
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 01:30 pm
Saturday, April 24, marks the 20th annual National Drug Take Back Day, hosted by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
NCCC workforce development to offer songwriting workshop
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 01:20 pm
Niagara County Community College's Workforce Development department has announced a songwriting workshop for those who want to write music for video games, television and movies. The class is also ideal for music enthusiasts who practice songwriting as a hobby or who want to begin a songwriting pastime.
NU attorneys request DEC to suspend asphalt plant permit review
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 11:00 am
While there was virtually no discussion of the highly contested asphalt facility planned for 4660 Witmer Road during Wednesday night's Town of Niagara Board meeting, it was very much still being discussed elsewhere.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 23, 2021
Fri, Apr 23rd 2021 07:00 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 16, 2021
NT: Tylec Initiates Climate Smart Community Task Force
Thu, Apr 22nd 2021 05:15 pm
After weeks of deliberation, the North Tonawanda Common Council passed a resolution proposed by Alderman-at-Large Austin Tylec to take the Climate Smart Communities (CSC) pledge and create a Climate Smart Task Force.
Police searching for 12-year-old Owen Warner
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 08:35 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding 12-year-old Owen Warner.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 16, 2021
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 05:00 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 16, 2021
Nonprofits invited to apply for grants benefiting Niagara County
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 01:55 pm
The Verizon Media Community Benefit Fund for Lockport and the Verizon Media Community Benefit Fund for Niagara County - Empire State Development, two grant funds administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, are now accepting applications from nonprofits serving Niagara County. Qualifying nonprofits are welcome to apply for both grant funds.
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield to host basket raffle, announces scholarships awards
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 01:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club will host its May Day basket raffle from 1-3 p.m. May 1. The event will be outside at the Lions 5 Senses Park located at 6535 Ward Road, in the Town of Wheatfield. Attendees can purchase a sheet of 25 tickets for $5. The winning names will begin to be drawn at 3 p.m. Winners need not be in attendance.
AG James, DEC Commissioner Seggos secure $4 million to resolve hazardous waste, oil spill contamination in Tonawanda
Tue, Apr 20th 2021 01:30 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced a $4 million agreement they said "resolves years of hazardous waste disposal and oil spill contamination at the former Tonawanda Forge site in Tonawanda, New York." The agreement stipulates that American Axle & Manufacturing agrees to compensate the state of New York for costs associated with the state's cleanup of contamination at the site.
 

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