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Carnegie Art Center: 'The World Of Comic Book Art: A Visual Exploration'
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will host a monthlong exhibition of original book art and comic memorabilia. "The World Of Comic Book Art: A Visual Exploration" exhibition is part of the collection of the late Dr. Maurie Dewey, and members of his family who share his passion for comic strips and comic books.
Culinary arts students help fund scholarships
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 05:00 pm
The generous culinary arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently donated $500 to the Niagara PAL (Police Athletic League) Association. 
Four CTE students bring home Superintendent Scholarships
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 05:00 pm
Every year Dr. Clark Godshall, Orleans/Niagara BOCES District superintendent, awards four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from the Career and Technical Education Centers.
Niagara County Central Rotary 2018 scholarship recipients
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary annually awards scholarships to students at Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint, and Wilson high schools.
Pappas announces new NTFD light rescue vehicle
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Last Friday, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas joined Sen. Robert Ortt, city officials and the North Tonawanda Fire Department as they revealed the station's new light rescue vehicle.
Errick Road Elementary School Falcon Force has soaring year
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary School began the 2017-18 school year by implementing a new school-wide framework for developing positive behavior called PBIS. PBIS stands for positive behavior interventions and support. PBIS is a statewide-recognized system geared toward teaching students proper behavior, and then rewards students and classes that demonstrate those desired behaviors.
BOCES celebrates practical nursing graduates
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Recently, 16 students who graduated from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES practical nursing program were honored. Successful completion of the program entitles the graduates to apply to take the New York State Licensing Exam. 
Edward Town student helping those in need
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Mariah Rice, a seventh-grader at Edward Town Middle School, has grown up being a helping hand to those in need. Along with her family, Rice has helped plant vegetables for a community garden and has participated in multiple holiday food drives and school supply drives. It doesn't end there. She also helped with an oil change event to provide free oil changes to those in need.
Music Mania Mondays rocks on in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
The 2018 summer edition of Music Mania Mondays kicked off this week, as Seventh Sign and Fleetwood Mania rocked out at Veterans Memorial Community Park. The two bands drew a great crowd and provided entertaining music for all to enjoy.
Town of Niagara Planning Board hears from Bri Estates applicant
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Planning Board held an informational workshop to hear waiver and variance requests from Sean Hopkins, who represents Bri Estates developer George Churakos.
Second annual "Trash to Treasure" in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
Treasures await you in the Town of Niagara. This Saturday, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. the Town of Niagara is encouraging residents to participate in the Town of Niagara "Trash to Treasure" event.
Town of Niagara Lions Hopeful Ways Eye Care Brigade goes to Nicaragua
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
Where there is a need, there is a Lion. Lions from local Lions Clubs lead a team to Nicaragua to help the poor as part of the Hopeful Ways Eye Care Brigade.
PHOTOS: Thunder of Niagara Air Show delights spectators
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:00 pm
This past weekend, fighter jets filled the sky as the 2018 Thunder of Niagara Air Show flew through the skies of Niagara County.
Frascatore named dean of Niagara University's College of Business Administration
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 10:40 am
Dr. Mark Frascatore has been named dean of Niagara University's College of Business Administration, effective June 4.
Old Navy to open this weekend at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA
Wed, Jun 13th 2018 01:20 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA announced that Old Navy will open its doors to shoppers this weekend. The grand opening will be held on Saturday, June 16.
3rd annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 25
Wed, Jun 13th 2018 12:05 pm
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls.
Falcons Flashback Awards 2017-18
Tue, Jun 12th 2018 03:35 pm
Phew. What a year it's been. Five teams won Niagara Frontier League championships, some teams and athletes reached the state finals; nevertheless, Falcons athletics gave this writer a lot to report on this year. Without further ado, here is the first ever Falcons Flashback Awards for the 2017-18 school year. The Falcons Flashback Awards will pick a most valuable player from each team during the past year, as well as a Best Team Award.
Town of Niagara announces 2018 'Music Mania Mondays' sponsors
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace has announced the 2018 sponsorship list for the "Music Mania Mondays" concert season, which begins June 11.
Town of Wheatfield to allow dogs in all parks
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Town Board held its regular meeting on Monday. During that time, a motion was approved to allow dogs in all the parks within the town.
Wheatfield senior trips approaching
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
Recently, trips for Wheatfield seniors were announced. The trips are as follows:
Best of SUNY includes NCCC Graduate
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
This year's Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition featured a piece, "Untitled" by Niagara County Community College graduate, Danielle Dirks. The art exhibition showcases work by student artists from across the 64 State University of New York campuses, allowing for a year-round display to be seen by wider audiences at the State University Plaza in Albany, the SUNY Global Center in New York City, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office in Washington, D.C. Danielle's piece was selected to receive an honorable mention award and a prize of $500. 
Girl Scouts of WNY announces Shavon Scive as 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced Shavon Scive of North Tonawanda, as a 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout. Scive's project was titled Spreading Awareness Of Childhood Anxiety Disorders and Selective Mutism. Selective mutism is the inability for a child to communicate in social or school settings due to anxiety, but are able to speak where they feel comfortable.
North Tonawanda announces second annual Thursdays on the Water
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 01:20 pm
On Thursday, Mayor Arthur Pappas announced that the Thursdays on the Water concert series at Gratwick Riverside Park would return for a second year.
Revitalized Niagara Power get first home win
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 05:20 pm
After a two-year hiatus, the Niagara Power pulled off an 8-3 win against the Genesee Rapids at their home opener on Saturday, June 2. Starting pitcher Conrad Voss had seven strikeouts during the game, which remained tied 1-1 from the top of the third inning until the bottom of the sixth. That's when the Power scored five runs and finished off the victory.
18th annual Niagara County Senior Walk in the Park is Thursday
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 11:10 am
Volunteers from various agencies in service to the older adult population from across Niagara County have once again spent the year organizing, soliciting donations and planning a fun-filled, free day for Niagara County residents 55 and up.
Niagara Power to face off against Genesee Rapids in first home game
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 03:15 pm
At 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, the Niagara Power will face off against the Genesee Rapids at Sal Maglie Stadium in Hyde Park, Niagara Falls.
Moog: NYPA board approves funding in support of 150 jobs in Western New York
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 12:05 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved $1.6 million in funding to Moog, one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision control components and systems with locations in Wheatfield and Elma in Western New York. The funding supports the company's creation of 100 jobs and the retention of 50 jobs in Niagara and Erie counties, and is directly tied to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's May 2017 announcement that the firm would be expanding in Western New York.
Community rallies together for Gilmore family
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 07:00 am
When tragedy strikes, it's nice to know people have your back. In Niagara-Wheatfield, Anthony Gilmore can know members of the "Falcons Family" have his back when adversity strikes.
Pappas announces revealing of NT Hometown Heroes Veteran Banner Program
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 07:00 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas has announced the revealing of the Veteran Hometown Hero Banner Program.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES all-female CSI team to compete at national level
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 07:00 am
Three young ladies from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are getting ready to compete at the SkillsUSA National Competition in Louisville on June 25-28. The competition is a showcase for career and technical education students from all around the country.
Niagara-Wheatfield softball halted in sectional final
Tue, May 29th 2018 10:20 pm
On Tuesday evening, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons strolled into Williamsville East High School with one thing on their mind: winning a Class AA Section VI title. Unfortunately, the Falcons were halted by No. 5 Lancaster, as the Legends defeated N-W, 7-5.
Wheatfield Town Board hears estimated 2019 budget
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
On Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its last regular board meeting for the month of May, but before the meeting took place, the board heard from Budget Director Edward Mongold on the 2019 estimated budget.
Town of Niagara Lions, Lioness clubs holding Memorial Day ceremony
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
On Monday, May 28, the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will host their annual Memorial Day ceremony at the newly constructed memorial in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara.
USDA surveying Niagara County for European cherry fruit fly
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is now surveying for the European cherry fruit fly in Niagara County.
Pappas Announces 'Service at Sea' ceremony and Twin Cities Memorial Day Parade
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, along with members of the United Veterans Council of the Tonawandas, invites the public in an annual Memorial Day of events.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum Kiddieland opening
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
This weekend, the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum's Kiddieland Testing Park will open for the season from noon to 4 p.m., starting Saturday and finishing Monday. Spring hours will be in effect until June 13 - noon - 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Following June 13, summer hours will be in effect - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday; and noon - 4 p.m., Sundays.
Architectural and Engineering Academy students present ideas for Play Everywhere Challenge
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
Students in North Tonawanda High School's Architectural and Engineering Academy recently had an opportunity to present their designs and ideas for play spaces to a panel made up of North Tonawanda city officials and the Lumber City Development Group. 
Wheatfield CSD budget passes
Thu, May 17th 2018 05:00 pm
On Tuesday, residents of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District voted on the $72,179,915 budget for 2018-19. The vote was approved with 547 "yes" votes to 212 "no" votes.
Town of Niagara board hears from residents; talks Fourth Ave. pathway, Porter right-of-way
Thu, May 17th 2018 05:00 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board held its regular meeting Tuesday night and majority of the time was taken up by residents voicing their opinions on certain subjects.
Ribbon-cutting set for new Raymond Klimek Veterans Park bandshell
Thu, May 17th 2018 05:00 pm
The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks in conjunction with the mayor's office, Niagara County Legislature, Niagara River Greenway Committee, and Community Development Office, announced Monday there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new bandshell at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park. This unveiling will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the park, 700 River Road, North Tonawanda.
 

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