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GNBC scores with 'Nutcracker'
Mon, Dec 10th 2018 11:15 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company staged another successful production of "The Nutcracker" - the company's 51st and counting - on Friday and Saturday. Once again, talented and spirited youth from Niagara County, Western New York and Southern Ontario teamed to bring to life Clara, Uncle Drosselmier, the Mouse King, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Nutcracker Prince, family, friends and foes.
NFFD hosts annual toy fund telethon at NFHS
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:35 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara Falls Fire Department continued one of its most favorite traditions: the annual toy fund telethon at Niagara Falls High School.
Deerwood gift certificates available
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:30 pm
Though Deerwood Golf Course is now closed for the 2018 season, the North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation & Parks Office will continue to sell gift certificates for Deerwood Golf Course valid for the 2019 golfing season. 
Wheatfield Garden Club participates in NYPA Festival of Trees
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:05 pm
Wheatfield Garden Club members, from left, Pat Kennedy, Carlene Wolf, Norma McDermott, Sandy Gangloff, Barb Bieber and Pat Anderson used their decorating talents to adorn one of the many trees that will be on display at the New York Power Authority during its Festival of Trees from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1-31.
Town of Niagara holiday decorating contest
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:05 pm
The Town of Niagara Police Club, Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association, and the Town of Niagara Beautification Committee are sponsoring a Christmas decorating contest. Residences and businesses are encouraged to decorate for the season.
Give the gift of warmth at Northgate Health Care Facility
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:05 pm
The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda recently announced a partnership with M&T Bank and the Salvation Army to participate in the annual Gift of Warmth Drive.
Orrange represents NT at All State Music Festival
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:00 pm
North Tonawanda High School senior Paul Orrange was selected to sing with the All State Mixed Chorus and perform at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester.
N-W football hosts annual banquet
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
On Sunday afternoon, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team celebrated its season at the Four Points Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., for the team's end of the year banquet.
Falcons wrestling soars at season-opening tournament
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
After starting off the season with a 76-12 win over North Tonawanda, the Niagara-Wheatfield wrestling team traveled to Webster for the Matthew Marino Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The team traveled looking to see how well they would place and ended up winning the whole tournament.
Pappas reappoints several at council meeting
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
Tuesday night, the North Tonawanda Common Council met for its first meeting of December. At the meeting, Mayor Arthur Pappas issued several agenda items to reappoint 12 volunteers to groups within the city.
Falcons Flashback: Winter sports a go at Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:50 pm
Christmas break may be lurking around the corner, but for now, Niagara-Wheatfield winter athletics is up and in full swing.
Diesel technology program visits ethanol plant
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:45 pm
The Diesel Technology students in Wes Blidy's class recently toured the Western New York Energy facility in Medina. The facility is the first ethanol plant in the northeast United States. They are a locally owned company with a mission of developing the full potential of Western New York's renewable energy resources.
Intermediate school starts new technology program
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:45 pm
This is the first year that technology teacher Jennifer Rhoads has taught at North Tonawanda, and so far she and her students are having a great time. Not only are they getting to problem-solve with ozobots and drones, it is helping them to bring real world problem-solving challenges to life with engineering solutions.  They also learn about collaboration while encouraging them to be creative. 
Public information session held on Walmore Road rehabilitation
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:40 pm
On Tuesday night, the Town of Wheatfield Community Center played host to a public information session on the Walmore Road rehabilitation project.
NCCC Alumni Association hit the ice at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:40 pm
Lace up those skates, grab your family and friends, and join the Niagara County Community College Alumni Association for ice skating at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion in Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield Town Board reignites discussion on Shawnee Road detours
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:35 pm
On Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its first meeting of December, but its second in as many weeks, which brought out a light agenda. A topic from last week's Nov. 26 meeting, though, was back in discussion.
Town of Niagara, Fashion Outlets 'Give Fashionably'
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:05 pm
There is a countless number of local groups and organizations that donate their time to help residents in the Town of Niagara and neighboring communities. On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara and the Fashion Outlets Mall gave back to those who are always searching to better the lives of local residents.
Christmas craft workshop at St. Paul's
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:45 pm
St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 3921 Mapleton Road, will host a Christmas craft workshop from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2.
Wheatfield holding annual Christmas party
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:40 pm
At 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, the Town of Wheatfield will host its annual Christmas tree lighting and party at the Community Center, 2795 Church Road.
Old Editions Book Shop sale
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:40 pm
The Old Editions Book Shop, 954 Oliver St., has extended its 30 percent moving sale. The shop is stretching the sale as it moves into its new location in North Tonawanda.
Rockin' With Santa campaign hosting party
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:35 pm
Rockin' With Santa, a yearly toy campaign to help kids in the North Tonawanda and Tonawanda area is back for the 2018 holiday season.
St. John Lutheran School gives back
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:30 pm
The students at St. John Lutheran School had the opportunity to reach out to needy children around the world.
Lions Clubs assist each other to help those in need
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:30 pm
Wheatfield Lions Mike and Joyce Aiken assisted the Olcott Lion's Club (site of the famous annual Polar Bear Swim) in their annual dice run. As a result of their participation, the Wheatfield Lions Club received a portion of the proceeds to be used to alleviate hunger in Niagara County.
Falcons hockey looking to get back on top after historic season
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:15 pm
The 2017-18 Niagara-Wheatfield hockey season can really be summed up in one word - historic. The Falcons finished the season 19-3-3-1, won the program's sixth Section VI title, and reached the team's first-ever state title game. Coming into the 2018-19 season, the team has some holes to fill after losing key scorers such as Nick Peters, Chace Woods, Michael Lotempio, Chris Tobey and Dom Pulli, as well as top defensemen Zack Belter and Nick Breier.
Local gymnasts place well in Rochester
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:15 pm
The Niagara Gymnastics level 10 team opened their 2018-19 competitive season on Friday, Nov. 16, at The Judges Cup hosted by Victors Gymnastics in Rochester.
Lumber City Winter Walk returns to NT
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:05 pm
The Downtown Merchants and the Oliver Street Merchants recently announced the Lumber City Winter Walk will take place at various local businesses and community centers in North Tonawanda from 10-5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Town of Niagara comprehensive plan amongst discussion
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:50 pm
Last Tuesday, the Town of Niagara Town Board held its regular monthly meeting. Despite a light agenda, public comments brought out a discussion about the town's drafting of a comprehensive plan.
Veterans 'Stand Down' - Resources for all vets in Niagara County
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:50 pm
Reminiscent of safe-havens for soldiers in the Vietnam War, a Veterans "Stand Down" will be held in Niagara County from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Frederick F. Cadille Post 1664, 752 E. Market St., Niagara Falls.
Lynch named interim VP of operations at NCCC
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:50 pm
Niagara County Community College has hired Wayne Lynch of Lewiston as interim vice president for operations.
Quinn collecting perishable and nonperishable goods
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
With Thanksgiving here, and Christmas right around the corner, North Tonawanda City Clerk-Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn is offering his office as a drop-off location for people wishing to donate perishable and nonperishable items to the North Tonawanda Food Pantry.
Holiday decorating contest in NT
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
The North Tonawanda mayor's office, in conjunction with the North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks reported that entries are being accepted for the city's Decorate For The Holidays contest.
N-W BOE to meet
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on Nov. 28, will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. The public meeting is expected to begin at 7 p.m. The meeting is held in the High School Adult Learning Center, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Small Business Saturday - shop local in Sanborn
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:30 pm
Small Business Saturday will be celebrated in Sanborn on Nov. 24, with many of the stores offering promotions on Sunday as well.
N-W boys basketball fresh for 2018-19
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:25 pm
Last season, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys basketball team struggled after a 3-0 start to the season. Throw in the fact the team lost six seniors, including team captains Anthony Ruffino, who was the team's leading scorer, and Ben DeVantier, it made some people question how successful the 2018-19 season will turn out.
Carlson finishes strong swim season
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving team has been on top of the Niagara Frontier League for four straight years. In that string of success, a fair share of swimmers have left their mark on Falcons swimming and diving. One of those girls is junior Danielle Carlson.
NT High School students learn about self-defense
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:15 pm
The freshman and sophomore classes at the North Tonawanda High School recently completed some training how to defend themselves.  The juniors and seniors will be getting training in the near future. 
Culinary arts students help Salvation Army with Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:15 pm
Students in the classes of Bob Ihle and Caitlin Kucharski are continuing a great Thanksgiving tradition at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. 
Wilsey elected president of SUNY Two Year Engineering Science Association
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:40 pm
Jillian Wilsey, instructor of engineering science and engineering studies program coordinator at Niagara County Community College has been elected as the president of the SUNY Two Year Engineering Science Association.
25 Niagara Career and Tech Ed students inducted into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:35 pm
Congratulations were extended to 25 students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center who were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. 
Fashion Outlets to open early this Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA will host its annual Fashionably Late/Fashionably Early Black Friday event for shoppers looking to snag deals and extra savings. The shopping center will open from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, and again at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.

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