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NCCC student advocates for accessibility at SUNY campuses
Mon, Dec 7th 2020 01:05 pm
Collin Lacki is a sophomore at Niagara County Community College studying music in hopes of pursuing a career in music therapy one day. He decided to enroll at NCCC because of the quality education he could receive at the college, while still getting a typical on-campus experience away from his home in Brocton. As a student with a disability, a quality education for Collin also meant receiving support through the accessibility services office on campus.
Memorial Medical Center suspends patient visitation
Sat, Dec 5th 2020 01:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Saturday suspended patient visitation in order to better protect and maintain the health and safety of hospital patients and staff.
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Fri, Dec 4th 2020 06:05 pm
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Community support of Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station remains vital
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 05:20 pm
For the past 25 years, the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) and the civilian community have enjoyed a healthy relationship of mutual support. NIMAC's success and relationship with the NFARS is applauded across the USAF as an example of how a military affairs council should operate. It is what makes our community unique within the military community.
North Tonawanda bans smoking in public parks; enters into agreement on Empire State Trail Project
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 05:10 pm
Visitors to North Tonawanda parks will be able to breathe a little easier as a recent resolution has banned smoking throughout numerous city parks.
Niagara County Legislature supports PB&J drive
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 05:05 pm
Pete Robinson, founder of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive, spoke to the Niagara County Legislature on Tuesday about how this year's drive is more important than ever, with so many families struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunrise Exchange Club honors veterans
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 05:05 pm
The Erie Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club honored its members who served in the armed forces at a special Americanism program held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Tonawanda C of C lists unwrapped gifts drop-off sites
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 04:55 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas reports its unwrapped gifts for ages 0-16 drive continues to Thursday, Dec. 10, at select businesses in the Niagara-Erie counties area.
NCCC hosts second annual Day of Giving
Fri, Dec 4th 2020 01:00 pm
Niagara County Community College participated in its second annual Day of Giving on Tuesday. Thunderwolves from all over - faculty, staff, alumni, and friends - came together to give back to NCCC, raising $7,347 from 105 donors. Their donations were designated toward programs that support NCCC's students and further the college mission. Areas that were included were the NCCC annual fund, Athletic Department, honors program, horticulture program and English department.
Women United winter drive underway
Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 11:35 am
Women United of the United Way of Greater Niagara is now collecting children's gloves, scarves, mittens and hats for local agencies.
N-W Kiwanis raffle postponed
Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 11:35 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield announced its raffle, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, has been postponed until further notice.
Niagara County DOH to offer drive-thru rabies clinic in NT
Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 11:30 am
The Niagara County Department of Health announced plans for a no cost, drive-thru rabies clinic from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the North Tonawanda Department of Public Works, 758 Erie Ave. The clinic will be available by appointment only.
Ortt joins forces with S.E.R.V. Niagara for holiday program
Wed, Dec 2nd 2020 05:55 pm
On Wednesday, New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt announced he would be joining forces with S.E.R.V. Niagara this holiday season to bring dinners, gifts, Christmas decorations and care packages to military and veteran families in Niagara County.
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity receives John R. Oishei Foundation grant
Wed, Dec 2nd 2020 05:50 pm
The John R. Oishei Foundation has funded a $100,000 grant payable over three years to Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity. The grant will support the "Building Capacity to Strengthen Our Impact" initiative. It will be used to partially fund two AmeriCorps members and a part-time bookkeeper for three years.
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Fri, Nov 27th 2020 11:00 am
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Update on Lewiston Road accident
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 10:20 am
Local officials hand out free meals to Wheatfield seniors
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 07:00 am
Last Friday, officials from Niagara County and the Town of Wheatfield were on hand at the Wheatfield Senior Center to hand out over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to local seniors. The event was part of Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch's "Meals With Heart From Six Feet Apart" program that he created in March to offer affordable meals to seniors in the community amid the ongoing pandemic.
Kenan Center aims to support artists during Holiday Handmade Market
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 07:00 am
Many artisans are eager to boost their yearend sales during the holiday season after a year of canceled shows. The Kenan Center has designed a socially distanced shopping experience that meets state mandates while giving the community a chance to shop local, and handmade.
6th annual 'Art Off The Wall' is going virtual
Fri, Nov 27th 2020 06:55 am
Join the Carnegie Art Center as it celebrates the sixth annual "Art Off The Wall" exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the North Tonawanda venue.
Town of Niagara drop box available, meetings on Zoom
Tue, Nov 24th 2020 03:50 pm
Due to the current rise in COVID-19 cases, the Town of Niagara is holding board meetings via Zoom until further notice. The call-in number is 1-646-558-8656, and the meeting number 2669962599. The agenda and additional information is available online at www.townofniagara.com and on the Town of Niagara Facebook page.
Leading farm groups ask 60-hour overtime law to become permanent
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 04:45 pm
A diverse group of agricultural organizations in the state are calling on the 60-hour overtime threshold for farm laborers to remain in place as a New York State Department of Labor wage board determines its fate.
Thanksgiving donation: Tatler Historic Preservation Foundation donates canned goods to Intandem
Mon, Nov 23rd 2020 11:40 am
As part of their longstanding giving tradition during the holiday season, members of the Tatler Inc. of Niagara Falls, donated canned goods collected from the Tatler Historic Preservation Foundation to three residential homes operated by Intandem, who provides services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Full edition: The Tribune and The Sentinel for Nov. 20, 2020
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 06:25 pm
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Small Business Saturday 2020: Neat holiday shopping experience in NT
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 05:55 pm
Well, one option is found at two unique businesses located in a quiet neighborhood along the Robinson Street strip in North Tonawanda. One is known as the Old Chapel Antique and Artisan Market, and found in a neat, old-time former church complex at 172 Robinson St. The other being its cousin - The Old Greenhouse Antiques and D├ęcor - housed in long-time flower shop at 700 E. Robinson St.
NCSO: Filicetti announces promotion of Schultz to rank of chief deputy
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 05:10 pm
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael Filicetti recently announced the promotion of Capt. Aaron C. Schultz to the rank of chief deputy, effective Nov. 29.
North Tonawanda adopts 2021 budget
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 01:25 pm
On Nov. 10, the North Tonawanda Common Council voted 3-2 to adopt its revised 2021 budget, which includes a 3.75% property tax increase (equating to roughly $50 per $100,000 assessment). The figure is lower than the 6.52% increase called for in Mayor Arthur G. Pappas' initially proposed budget, which was heavily criticized by residents and some council members alike.
North Tonawanda Youth Center to remain closed
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 10:40 am
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Fri, Nov 13th 2020 05:05 pm
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PHOTOS: Town of Niagara Lions honor nation's veterans
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 04:30 pm
Veterans Day in the Town of Niagara was one of honor, appreciation and remembrance for the dedication to service of all the nation's servicemen and women.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center updates visitor policy
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 12:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has reinstated a visitation policy aimed at better protecting its patients, staff and community members in response to the increasing number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Western New York. The policy will be reviewed regularly and will remain in effect until further notice. Beginning immediately:
Niagara University's 'Transformative Visions' presidential series discusses criminal justice, policing & prisons
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 11:25 am
Niagara University will present the fourth in its "Transformative Visions" presidential speaker series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. Soffiyah Elijah, executive director of the Alliance of Families of Justice and the first Black woman to serve as executive director of the Correctional Association of New York, will address "Criminal Justice, Policing, and Prisons." The presentation will be accessible to the community through Zoom: www.niagara.edu/speakerseries111720.
Learn about potential of LinkedIn with Niagara SBDC event
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 11:25 am
The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a free webinar titled, "Stop Ignoring LinkedIn's Potential" from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. This session will be moderated by speaker Curt Anderson, B2Btail founder and ecommerce expert, and features a one-hour live program followed by a Q&A period.
Niagara County to hold mask, hand sanitizer giveaway events
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 12:10 pm
Niagara County Legislator Dave Godfrey on Thursday announced the Niagara County Department of Emergency Services will hold giveaway events in multiple locations across Niagara County next week to provide free masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer to the general public.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls 'Million Meals Challenge' drive-thru food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 10:10 am
In celebration of World Kindness Day, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, will host a drive-thru food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY on Saturday, Nov. 14. The food drive is part of the Fashion Outlets' parent company - Macerich - "Million Meals Challenge," an initiative to support local community food banks from coast-to-coast.
Pine Pharmaceuticals announces plans for expansion of operations in Riverview Solar Technology Park
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 09:30 am
Pine Pharmaceuticals, one of the nation's leading drug compounding FDA-registered 503B outsourcing facilities, recently announced the company plans to expand its operations at Riverview Solar Technology Park in Tonawanda. Since opening a new facility in 2018, Pine Pharmaceuticals has hired 52 new employees bringing the total workforce to 85 full-time employees.
Town of Niagara Active Hose virtual learning picture day
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 08:50 am
The Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Department converted its banquet facility into a virtual learning center for the children of active and social members to attend classes virtually, yet still in a routine, group setting. The fire chief and families felt it imperative that widespread contact be limited so that, in case of infection within the schools, there would be no increased risk of endangering the community or jeopardizing the firemen's ability to respond to calls.
'Shop with a Cop' returns in NT
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 08:40 am
The North Tonawanda Police Union (NTPBA) will conduct its annual "Shop with a Cop" event at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Women United winter drive
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 08:40 am
Women United of the United Way of Greater Niagara is collecting children's gloves, scarves, mittens and hats for local agencies in the Niagara Community.
Niagara County Legislature members quarantining
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 09:00 pm
Niagara County had 38 new positive coronavirus cases on Sunday, with 813 people tested (4.7%).
 

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