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WNY firefighters join FASNY as RecruitNY campaign returns for 13th year
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
On Tuesday, the Wendelville Fire Department hosted the kick-off event for the annual RecruitNY campaign in Western New York. Members from the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY), along with fire service officials from Niagara County and county legislators highlighted the weekend in which volunteer fire departments across New York state open their doors to residents with the goal to increase membership.
Traveler advisory: Niagara Falls Boulevard at Erie & Shawnee in North Tonawanda
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
The New York State Department of Transportation advised motorists the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (U.S. Route 62) at Erie Avenue and Shawnee Road (State Route 425) in the City of North Tonawanda will be closed to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9. The closure is necessary to facilitate repairs to the railroad crossing by CSX, and is expected to last three days - weather permitting.
Web development and game design students 'breakout'
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Students in Michelle LeFauve's web development and game design program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently completed a fun project. In order to prepare for their final project of the year - building a breakout game/escape rooms - they tried their hands at solving a breakout game.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarship
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has awarded its Esther Werner & Helene Barter Scholarship to Jaedyn Hoyt, payroll coordinator at the Schoellkopf Health Center.
Niagara County clerk: Schedule your registration appointments for boats, motorcycles now
Mon, Apr 18th 2022 02:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski encourages residents to schedule their appointments with the Department of Motor Vehicles soon for those who need to get their boats, motorcycles and other recreational vehicles registered for summer.
NACC names new executive director
Sat, Apr 16th 2022 01:30 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center's board of directors announced the appointment of Brian Fuss, Ph.D., as the new executive director. He began on April 4.
Domestic incident-barricaded subject in Wheatfield
Sat, Apr 16th 2022 01:30 pm
At 12:42 a.m. Saturday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications division received a 9-1-1 call reporting a domestic incident on Washington Street in the Town of Wheatfield, Hamlet of Bergholz. Upon arrival, the male subject allegedly barricaded himself within the caller's residence while refusing to comply with deputies' requests to speak with him and exit the residence.
Traffic remains hot topic as Town of Niagara leaders continue Amazon facility discussion
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
Progress continues regarding plans to bring an Amazon shipping and warehouse facility to the Town of Niagara.
Wheatfield Business Association meeting
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Business Association will meet Monday, April 18, at the American Legion annex room, 6525 Ward Road. Officers and board members will gather at 6:15 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m., with the meeting to follow.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 15, 2022
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 10:45 pm
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 15, 2022
Easter Bunny meet-and-greet in NT
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:20 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas and North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch have partnered up to offer a special meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny. This pre-Easter happening event will take place from 4-6 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the chamber office, 254 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Wegmans to eliminate plastic bags companywide by end of 2022
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:10 pm
Wegmans announced it will eliminate plastic bags companywide by the end of 2022. With this decision, the company's goal is to shift all customers to reusable bags, what it called "the best option to solve the environmental challenge of single-use grocery bags."
New York Times bestselling author visiting NFPL to speak on book about Love Canal
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Public Library will welcome New York Times bestselling author Keith O'Brien to discuss his book, "Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe." The novel recounts the Love Canal era in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Public Library selected for competitive federal humanities grant
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Public Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide for the American Library Association's American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity, an emergency relief program to assist libraries that have been adversely affected by the pandemic.
NCCC hosts student showcase during spring open house
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 07:45 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a student showcase from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21. This event gives students an opportunity to display and explain a project connected to a classroom experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students present their work as either a poster project, table project, art exhibition, or performance.
Update to fatal MVA in Wheatfield
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 07:45 pm
On Wednesday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office responded to a car vs. motorcycle accident in front of 2546 Niagara Falls Blvd., in the Town of Wheatfield. Upon arrival of deputies, it was observed the motorcycle was laying in the street behind a white SUV. The operator of the motorcycle was laying nearby. Both vehicles were in the northbound left lane.
NCSO responds to fatal accident in Wheatfield
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 05:15 pm
On Tuesday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office responded to a car vs. motorcycle accident in front of 2546 Niagara Falls Blvd., in the Town of Wheatfield. Upon arrival of deputies, it was observed the motorcycle was laying in the street behind a white SUV. The operator of the motorcycle was laying nearby. Both vehicles were in the northbound left lane.
Wegmans now accepts EBT SNAP payments for same-day delivery & pickup via Instacart
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 01:10 pm
Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America, and Wegmans Food Markets announced they will accept Electronic Benefits Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (EBT SNAP) payments across 106 stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina. EBT SNAP will be available for purchases made at Wegmans via the Instacart website and mobile app.
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute hosts culinary competition to honor Monte Dolce
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 05:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will host the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Monte Dolce Spring Classic Competition from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24. While most competitors are from NFCI, there are also participants from California, the Patterson Club in Connecticut, the Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh, and one competitor from Guatemala.
Child Abuse Prevention Month recognized at NFMMC
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 05:05 pm
In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, along with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center staff, wore blue on Tuesday to show support for the essential work needed to ensure a safe future for all children.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to plan construction on main gate
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 04:50 pm
The 914th Air Refueling Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS), is currently planning construction on the main gate, located on Lockport Road and Entrance Avenue.
Niagara County legislators looking to enact gas sales tax reprieve
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 12:05 pm
Following the passage of a New York state budget that included a 16-cent reduction per gallon in state gas taxes beginning June 1, several Niagara County legislators are looking to provide additional relief to motorists from the county sales tax.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center receives Perinatal, Infant Community Health Grant
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:25 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center was awarded a Perinatal and Infant Community Health Collaborative annual grant of $392,840 for the anticipated contract period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2027, a full contracted award amount of $1.9 million.
Wheatfield Business Association announces 2022 scholarship
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:25 am
Wheatfield Business Association scholarship committee chairman Daniel Maerten announced the WBA has resumed its scholarship program after a two-year hiatus.
Niagara Pride hosting first WNY LGBTQ+ Youth Vocational Conference
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:25 am
Niagara Pride will host the first WNY LGBTQ+ Youth Vocational Conference for LGBTQ+ youth ages 15 to 25 residing in Western New York.
Veteran-owned businesses can benefit from Niagara SBDC's free entrepreneurship classes
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 04:35 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes for veterans and their family members. These courses enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business.
National Fuel reminds public to 'Call Before You Dig'
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:55 pm
April is Safe Digging Month. In recognition, National Fuel is reminding homeowners and professional contractors to "Call Before You Dig."
Catholic Health explores 'A Joint Effort: How Surgery & Therapy Shape Recovery'
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:45 pm
Catholic Health is hosting a special Facebook Live "Way to Wellness" event on knee pain, "A Joint Effort: How Surgery & Therapy Shape Recovery." The event will take place from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, and feature Dr. John Karpie from Trinity Medical Orthopaedics, Dr. Michael Ostempowski from Excelsior Orthopaedics, and Diane Brennan, senior physical therapist from the Sisters Metabolic Center for Wellness.
Niagara County recognizes National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:10 pm
Niagara County Legislator Mike Hill, chairman of the Community Safety & Security Committee, presented a proclamation to Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti, Undersheriff Michael Dunn and Director of Emergency Communications Marc Kasprzak, in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, celebrated April 10-16.
Niagara Falls Police launch targeted hot-spot enforcement
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 01:30 pm
On Friday, April 8, the Niagara Falls Police Department executed an eight-hour targeted hot spot enforcement detail with the assistance of numerous local and federal law enforcement partners.
Niagara Falls Public Library receives federal grant to 'provide residents with secure, confidential access to telehealth'
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 01:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Public Library has received a federal grant that will give residents the opportunity to utilize telehealth services.
Great Place to Work names Wegmans a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking No. 3
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 01:10 pm
Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Wegmans as one of this year's 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans has been on the list every year, and this year ranks No. 3. Earning a spot means that Wegmans is one of the best companies to work for in the country.
'Other Voices' program to highlight Lockport's hospital and nursing
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 11:05 am
The Niagara County Historical Society will present the next installment in its "Other Voices" program at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23. The free program, open to the public, will feature a talk on the history of Lockport's hospital and the changing role of its nurses.
DEC announces April 26 angler outreach meeting
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 04:25 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting the public to learn more about the status of Lake Erie and Upper Niagara River fisheries at a public meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at Woodlawn Beach State Park's lodge.
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 8, 2022
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:25 am
Full edition: The Tribune-Sentinel for April 8, 2022
Niagara County Central Rotary 38th annual Roger W. Andrews Memorial Senior Citizen Breakfast canceled
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Given the restrictions of current COVID-19 guidance, the 38th annual Roger W. Andrews Memorial Senior Citizen Breakfast scheduled for May has been canceled. Organizers said, "It is our ultimate goal to protect the health and safety of our community."
Tops helps JDRF in 52nd anniversary year with annual campaign
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
Tops Friendly Markets is once again partnering with JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) as it embarks on a 52nd year to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D).
American Red Cross: Give blood during National Minority Health Month
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
April is National Minority Health Month - a time to raise awareness about health disparities that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority populations. The American Red Cross is reminding blood and platelet donors it's critically important to maintain a stable blood supply this spring to support those with chronic illnesses and other blood needs in the U.S.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2022 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
Tuscarora Nation closes borders to cannabis customers
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
Cannabis dispensaries are not allowed on the Tuscarora Nation territory based on traditional protocols of the clans of the Tuscarora Nation.
 

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