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Town of Niagara Recreation Department staffing battle lines drawn
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 10:25 am
Town of Niagara officials are debating how much to pay Recreation Department staff for the upcoming summer season.
Election 2023: Spurback announces run for Town of Niagara Town Board
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 10:20 am
Roger Spurback of Colonial Drive in Niagara Falls has announced his candidacy for the Town of Niagara Town Board. A former Niagara Falls Block Club chairman, Spurback is seeking the endorsement of the Democratic, Republican, Working Families and Conservative party lines.
Niagara County summer youth employment program now accepting applications
Wed, Feb 8th 2023 08:20 pm
Niagara County Employment & Training is now accepting applications for the department's summer youth employment program (SYEP).
KeyBank & Parachute credit counseling to offer free tax preparation services in Niagara County
Wed, Feb 8th 2023 08:15 pm
KeyBank is partnering with Parachute Credit Counseling (formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo) to provide free tax preparation services in Niagara County, helping low- to moderate-income individuals and families determine their eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
NFMMC's black-tie gala, The Premier, returns
Wed, Feb 8th 2023 09:10 am
For the 18th time, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) will host its signature black-tie gala, The Premier, on April 29 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The annual event, which traditionally attracts over 900 guests from Western New York, raises funds for NFMMC and its services.
Election 2023: Parks announces candidacy for Town of Niagara Town Board
Tue, Feb 7th 2023 03:10 pm
Recently, Johnny C. Parks, resident of the Town of Niagara, announced his candidacy for the Town of Niagara Town Board. Parks is seeking endorsement from the Democratic, Conservative and Working Families parties.
United Way of Greater Niagara continues community survey
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 05:30 pm
United Way of Greater Niagara is still looking for community input.
Niagara County Department of Health offers a free diabetes self-management workshop
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 02:25 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 is scheduled on Thursdays, March 30 through May 4, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the North Tonawanda Public Library.
Niagara Pride announces return of four major WNY LGBTQ+ events in 2023
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:40 am
Niagara Pride announced the return of four LGBTQ+ events in WNY for 2023, with a focus on LGBTQ+ health, businesses, inclusion and community.
NCSO: Multiple stolen vehicles, vehicle pursuit
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:35 am
On Saturday at 3:56 p.m., Deputy Battaglia located two vehicles operating on Deborah Lane in the Town of Wheatfield with no lights on. As he attempted to investigate the suspicious activity, both vehicles fled from him. The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer
Mental Health Association in Niagara County holding meat raffle fundraising event
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County will host a meat raffle fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. Proceeds from the sales will go toward programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis in Niagara County.
12th annual Artists of Color Exhibition on view at Niagara Arts & Cultural Center
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center has announced the 12th annual Artists of Color Exhibition. This exhibit is curated by Ray Robertson, co-director of galleries.
Higgins & Laurrie announce nearly $3.5 million in mental health funding for Niagara Falls City School District
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 03:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Mark Laurrie on Friday to announce a five-year grant totaling close to $3.5 million. Awarded by the U.S. Department of Education and funded by the School-Based Mental Health Services program, the grant will be used to support school and community mental health programs while creating opportunities for local graduate students.
NW Hall of Fame seeking nominations
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 03:20 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Hall of Fame board of directors is seeking nominations for the following:
Save A Lot provides VIP Rewards
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 01:00 pm
Save A Lot, located on Military Road in Niagara Falls, recently held a drawing for one of its customers to win a $500 gift card from the VIP Rewards program.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 3, 2023
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 09:15 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Feb. 3, 2023
Free tax filing at NCCC
Thu, Feb 2nd 2023 08:55 am
Tax season is here and Niagara County Community College (NCCC) is ready to assist people with their annual filings.
Electric vehicle charging stations available at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 10:45 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has added ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging capacity through a collaboration with Electrify America that will enable drivers of capable vehicles to fully charge their battery in as little as 20 minutes.
Niagara University receives grants totaling $500,000 from Mother Cabrini Foundation
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 10:40 pm
Niagara University has received a $300,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to continue and enhance work done by its College of Nursing to foster nurse resilience, effectively bridge the transition from student to health care professional, address a critical shortage in the nursing workforce, increase awareness of health inequities, and develop effective approaches to care in complex environments across Western New York, with an emphasis on Niagara County.
Niagara County clerk 'clears up confusion' on notary renewals
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 10:00 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski today sought to clear up confusion for any person looking to renew their notary commission. Jastrzemski said notaries should continue to renew through their local county clerk's office.
Niagara Falls police seek missing teen
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 08:40 am
The Niagara Falls Police Department is searching for 15-year-old Lorelai R. Russell, who was reported missing on Tuesday. Lorelai was last seen wearing a gray hoodie with anime characters, and sweatpants. She is 5 feet, 2 inches tall; approximately 80 pounds; and possibly traveling out of state and considered vulnerable.
Niagara Arts Guild meeting
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 05:50 pm
Lockport artist Peggy Taylor will show Japanese low relief wood carving at a meeting of the Niagara Arts Guild on Friday, Feb. 10. The event is at 7 p.m. at the Dale Association, 33 Church St., Lockport.
Higgins: $450,000 for NFTA regional safety action plan
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 04:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) has been awarded a $450,000 federal grant. The funding, made possible through the "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law," supports NFTA's development of a regional safety action plan for Erie and Niagara counties.
Free tax prep for Niagara County residents
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 04:40 pm
Parachute Credit Counseling - formerly known as Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo (CCCS) - announced it is launching the ninth year of its "Niagara County Free Tax Preparation Program" on Jan. 31. Parachute will use a "drop-off" process, with sites in Niagara Falls at Pinnacle Community Services, 1522 Main St.; and in Lockport, at the Lockport Library, 23 East Ave.
Destination Niagara: A year in review for Niagara Falls Convention Center
Tue, Jan 31st 2023 04:35 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp., an arm of Empire State Development, approved a five-year contract with Destination Niagara USA to manage the Niagara Falls Convention Center, which started in January of 2022. As the lead tourism promotion agency for Niagara County, Destination Niagara USA seized the opportunity to increase sales and leverage existing strengths with their team and community partners.
State Agriculture Department seeking program administrators to manage two new grant funds
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 03:55 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is now accepting proposals for program administrators for the $1 million Beginning Farmers Grant Program and for the $4 million Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Farmers Grant Program.
Empower announces annual campaign
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 03:30 pm
On Feb. 20, Empower (United Cerebral Palsy Association of Niagara County Inc.) will be launching its annual giving campaign.
Town of Wheatfield Republican Committee looks for candidates
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 03:30 pm
The Town of Niagara Republican Committee is looking for candidates interested in the following positions: town supervisor, town clerk, town justice, town councilman, superintendent of highway.
Structure fire in Newfane
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 02:35 pm
On Jan. 30, at approximately 11:27 a.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications center received a telephone call reporting a structure fire at 6452 Hatter Road in Newfane. The fire was reported to be in a detached garage/barn approximately 25 feet away from the house.
Higgins introduces bill to allow for virtual NEXUS interviews
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 01:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, has introduced the "Make NEXUS Work Act" legislation to make video conferencing available to new and renewing NEXUS applicants.
Niagara Falls State Park announces handicraft lottery
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 01:40 pm
Applications for the 2023 Native American handicraft sales permits are now available for the upcoming summer season at Niagara Falls State Park.
SkillsUSA students help out shelter dogs for community service project
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 10:15 am
Three SkillsUSA members, who also happen to be in the animal science program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, chose to do a thoughtful community service project for our furry friends.
Town of Wheatfield Democratic Committee looks for candidates
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 10:10 am
The Town of Wheatfield Democratic Committee is seeking candidates to run for various local offices. The offices of town supervisor, councilmen (two), town clerk, highway superintendent and county legislators are up for election this year.
Catholic Charities: Providing HOPE for 100 years
Mon, Jan 30th 2023 07:00 am
Over the past several months, the Western New York community has been reeling with losses and tragedies, each one reminding us how fragile life is. But in spite of, or because of, these adversities, signs of hope, strength and unity have continued to emerge rather quickly.
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 27, 2023
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 11:30 am
Full free edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for Jan. 27, 2023
Town of Wheatfield: Volunteers set to get 10% property tax break pending legislation
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 11:00 am
A long-standing $500 pittance given to emergency responders as compared to the ever-rising cost of property taxes in Niagara County, first responders could see a noticeable tax break very soon.
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee cancels meeting
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 10:35 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee has canceled its next standing committee meeting due to lack of business. The meeting was scheduled for Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.
LaSalle Senior center closed for repairs
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 10:35 am
The LaSalle Senior Center will be closed for the next two weeks for repairs. The County Office of the Aging will be transporting effected seniors to the John Duke Center for the next two weeks for the senior lunch program.
Community remembers Jerry Wolfgang
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 09:05 am
Long-time Lewiston resident Jerald I. Wolfgang, age 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at his Lewiston home. He was a prominent face in education, economic development, political and community affairs in Niagara County over past decades.
Historic blizzard raises questions about NYS Climate Leadership & Community Protection Act scoping plan
Fri, Jan 27th 2023 09:00 am
Following any major storm event like the blizzard we all experienced one month ago, those in positions of leadership often do a post-event analysis to review our overall efforts. We come together to have an open dialogue about what we learned, what we did well in storm response, and what needs improvement. For policy-makers, it is often a time to consider (or reconsider) certain policy decisions and assumptions, and see if they still hold up.

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