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Community Mission's Giving Tuesday heads to area eateries to raise funds for less-fortunate
Thu, Nov 23rd 2017 07:00 am
As the holiday season approaches, Community Missions of Niagara Frontier is preparing for its Nov. 28 Giving Tuesday event, and is reaching out to the Niagara community in an effort to collect donations for those in need.
'Gingerbread Wonderland' to open this weekend at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 11:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will open its life-size gingerbread village on Saturday, Nov. 25, at 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Notaro Chiropractic donates to Community Missions
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:30 pm
Monday in Niagara Falls, representatives of Notaro Chiropractic presented two turkeys to Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. for Thanksgiving meals.
Rockin' With Santa campaign essential to T-NT kids' Christmas
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:30 pm
For around 20 years, John White's Rockin' With Santa campaign has helped kids in need around the Tonawanda and North Tonawanda area have a good Christmas.
Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis celebrates 10th anniversary
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Last Thursday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club met at Jacks, 6935 Ward Road, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Several members of the Niagara Frontier North Division of Kiwanis were in attendance, including the Amherst, Clarence, Ken-Ton, Lewiston and Tonawanda Kiwanis Clubs.
Notaro Chiropractic expands Niagara Falls location
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Since 1998, Dr. Thomas Notaro has been practicing chiropractic medicine in this area. On Thursday, he and his wife and office manager Jodi Notaro cut the ribbon to a new 1,200-square-foot expansion at his Niagara Falls location.
Wheatfield Wheatfield Town Board: Rezoning of Forest Parkway development topic of discussion
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:20 pm
On Monday night at the Wheatfield Town Hall, the Town Board held its regular board meeting, but prior to that, it held a public hearing to discuss rezoning of a development around Forest Parkway, on the east side of Shawnee Road.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls ready to welcome holiday shoppers
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:00 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, will host its annual Fashionably Late/Fashionably Early Black Friday event for shoppers looking to snag remarkable deals and extra savings. Fashion Outlets will be open from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving night and again beginning at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.
Niagara University announces collaborative plan to revitalize Niagara Falls' south end
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:00 pm
A brighter future is ahead for the south end of Niagara Falls, according to revitalization plans announced Thursday by Niagara University, the City of Niagara Falls and several community partners.
Christmas activities coming to Town of Niagara
Sat, Nov 11th 2017 07:00 am
On Friday, Nov. 24, the Town of Niagara will host "Noel at Niagara" in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road. The holiday festival, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., will include musical entertainment featuring Bob Volkman, fireworks and the official flipping of the switch on the holiday light display in the park.
ESW: Falls wrestler to fight former WWE star in Wheatfield at 'Wrestlebash'
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:40 pm
Some people may not know what Empire State Wrestling is, but to Niagara Falls native Vince Mease, it's all he knows. Mease, known as "Invincible" Vince Valor in the ring, will return to his hometown for ESW's "Wrestlebash" at Frontier Firehall on Saturday, Nov. 25.
Town of Niagara Lions & Lioness Clubs Veterans Day ceremony
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:35 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will honor the nation's veterans Saturday, Nov. 11, with a special ceremony at the new memorial in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road in the Town of Niagara. The ceremony was previously held at Veterans Park at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives, but has been moved to the new location on Lockport Road.
Town of Wheatfield Board approves preliminary budget
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:30 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Town Board approved its $13,127,159 budget, with modifications to the general fund, decreasing total budget appropriations and estimated revenues by $21,210.
Girls volleyball falls in finals, future still bright
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:30 pm
The 2017 Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball season was one that many will remember throughout the Falcons program. Coach Brandi Cochran's team won the Niagara Frontier League championship, lost two matches all season and reached the program's first ever Section VI championship.
Wheatfield historian presents Edmund Fitzgerald piece at tribute
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:30 pm
On Saturday, Wheatfield Town Historian Justin Higner presented a model sculpture of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald at a Tribute for Edmund Fitzgerald at Water Street Landing in Lewiston.
Carpenter, Teixeira re-elected to Town of Niagara board; MacSwan new supervisor in Wheatfield
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:25 pm
In the lone race in the Town of Niagara, councilmen Marc Carpenter and Charles Teixeira were re-elected to the Town Board by the citizens on Tuesday. Carpenter, Teixeira and Donald Schildhauer ran for the two seats on the board, with Carpenter netting the most votes at 1,015 (45 percent). Teixeira racked up 764 votes (34 percent), while Schildhauer finished third with 501 votes (22 percent).
Pappas to stay on as mayor in NT
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:25 pm
Chants of "four more years" reigned down at Canal Club 62 Tuesday night, as it was announced that Arthur G. Pappas was re-elected as Mayor of North Tonawanda.
Electric Lights Parade draws sizable crowd in year 13
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:20 pm
On Saturday, thousands of people filled the sidewalks of Military Road for the 13th annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara. The holiday kickoff parade drew people and organizations from around surrounding counties of Western New York.
Shelter in place lifted in Town of Niagara
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 06:30 pm
Earlier Thursday afternoon, citizens in the Town of Niagara on Grauer Road were asked by police to shelter in place due to a police incident. The first word is the incident ended with an arrest. Also, nobody was hurt in the incident. According to nyalert.gov, the shelter in place was cancelled at 1:31 p.m. and citizens were able to resume normal activities.
Lumber City Winter Walk on Webster and Oliver streets
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 03:55 pm
The Downtown Merchants and the Oliver Street Merchants have announced the Lumber City Winter Walk will take place at various local businesses and community centers in North Tonawanda from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
Marsha McWilson Christmas show at NC
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 12:35 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will present a special evening of musical entertainment as Marsha McWilson performs a Christmas concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in the school gymnasium, 520 66th St.
Heart of Niagara holding spaghetti dinner fundraiser
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 12:35 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its fall spaghetti fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 19, at The Rapids Volunteer Fire Co., 7195 Plank Road, Lockport. Dinner will be served from 2:30-6 p.m. with take-out available.
3rd annual 'Art Off the Wall' fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Art Center
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:00 am
The third annual "Art Off the Wall" exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda Friday, Dec. 1. The event will give visitors a unique opportunity to purchase original 5-inch-by-7-inch artwork generously donated by local artists supporting the Carnegie Art Center. All items are priced at $20.
OUN: Volunteers needed to wrap gifts to support people with disabilities
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 pm
Do you enjoy wrapping gifts? If so, OUN has a volunteer opportunity for you! Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is looking for people who enjoy gift wrapping to staff its gift wrap booth located inside the Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA mall during this holiday season. Volunteers are needed during mall hours beginning Black Friday, Nov. 24, through Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24.
Canalside Wine and Spirits opens in NT
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:35 pm
Last Friday, Canalside Wine and Spirits cut the ribbon to the new facility at 14 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
GNBC's 50th family-fun 'Nutcracker' comes to life
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
Some of the Greater Niagara Ballet Company cast members, artistic director Beverley Feder and Assistant Director Julie Traver recently took advantage of some beautiful weather to take a photo for the upcoming 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker."
Wheatfield Garden Club celebrates 35 years
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
In October 1982, several women residing in Wheatfield had an idea to start a gardening club. Thirty-five years later, the Wheatfield Garden Club is still going strong.
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One donates
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One recently donated a check to the Carolyn House. The Carolyn House is a transitional program for women and children located in the City of Niagara Falls. The donation will be used for renovating children's bedrooms.
NCCC to hold Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, on the Sanborn campus at the Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The event is free and open to the public.
Town of Niagara: Board meets to discuss 2018 budget
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:15 pm
On Monday night, Town of Niagara Town Board members, Charles Teixeira, Rich Sirianni, Marc Carpenter and Samuel Gatto met to discuss and look over the 2018 budget handed to them. The meeting was held to discuss differences that each board member may have with what was proposed.
Free informational seminar at Niagara Falls Wegmans
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:15 pm
Wegmans Pharmacy, 1577 Military Road, Niagara Falls, is offering free informational seminar on Medicare Part D at 9:30 a.m. Fridays, and 10, in the cafe. The pharmacy's plan comparison tool will help people pick the most cost effective play for themselves or loved ones.
Groundbreaking for River's Edge waterfront residential development
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 10:05 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas joined New York State Sen. Robert Ortt, Niagara County legislators Randy Bradt and Rich Andres, North Tonawanda Common Council President Eric Zadzilka, Alderman-at-Large Jeffrey Glatz, Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro, Alderwoman Donna Braun, Alderman Mark Berube, City Clerk/ Treasurer Dan Quinn and City Attorney Luke Brown, as well as officials from Visoneco Site Development, for a groundbreaking event Friday at 600 River Road.
Electric Lights Parade ready to roll for 13th time
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 05:10 pm
For 12 years, the Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara has helped reel in the start of the holiday season. Last year's festivities brought out several thousand citizens and hundreds of participants in the parade itself to get everyone in the festive spirit. The same can be expected for year 13.
'Lunch and Learn' with NFP
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Last week, Niagara Frontier Publications CEO and Publisher Skip Mazenauer, Sales Representative Jeff Calarco and Tribune Editor David Yarger presented in front of several not-for-profit organizations and the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
Helping first responders
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Niagara County Legislator Kathryn Lance, a county representative for the Town of Wheatfield and North Tonawanda, delivered a check to St. Johnsburg Fire Hall. Lance said the check is intended to help the esteemed fire hall defray the cost of a new roof.
Teixeira announces re-election bid
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Town of Niagara Democrat Incumbent Charles F. Teixeira announced he will be seeking re-election for councilman on the Town of Niagara Town Board.
Glazed gift: West Street Elementary donates to hurricane victims
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:35 pm
On Oct. 19, the school held a doughnut sale and donated all proceeds from the fundraiser to hurricane victims. In all, the school sold all 408 doughnuts in 30 minutes, and, including donations, raised $450.
Tanker crash at Wegmans closes Military Road
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 01:25 pm
On Monday night a tanker truck carrying refrigerated hydrogen crashed in the parking lot of the Wegmans on Military Road in the Town of Niagara. The tanker began to leak the hydrogen and first responders ended up blocking off every entrance onto Military Road from Niagara Falls Boulevard to Fashion Outlets Boulevard and Third Avenue. Refrigerated hydrogen is very dangerous, as it is flammable and can cause instant and severe frostbite.
NCDOH to offer diabetes workshops
Sat, Oct 21st 2017 07:10 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free diabetes self-management workshop. The six-week workshop series begins Friday, Oct. 27, and runs from 9-11 a.m. at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
 

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