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Heritage Christian Services celebrates 'Homes with Heart' campaign achievements with ribbon cutting
Wed, Jun 12th 2024 08:25 pm
The Heritage Christian Services Homes with Heart campaign has received tremendous support from the community since going public last year, and for its overall goal of $9.1 million. A ribbon-cutting event took place Wednesday at the home on Hoover Road in celebration of the campaign's progress of purchasing or rebuilding existing homes to support people in all phases of their lives.
Wegmans: Help close the summer hunger gap
Wed, Jun 5th 2024 08:15 pm
Wegmans Food Markets has kicked off its companywide "Fill the Bus/Fill the Backpack" scan campaign to help ensure school-aged children continue to have access to adequate food during the summer months when they lose access to free and reduced-price school lunches.
Cody recognized for service to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Mon, Jun 3rd 2024 04:55 pm
Dawn Cody of Wheatfield was honored with Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper's Volunteer of the Year Award at BNW's "Emerald Evening 35th Anniversary Gala" held May 21.
Lumberjack's Patio Grill opens for summer season in NT
Fri, May 31st 2024 11:00 am
You know that cheeseburger and fries combo you've been dreaming about at night? It's served at Lumberjack's Patio Grill.
Wegmans celebrates 40th anniversary of employee scholarship program
Wed, May 29th 2024 07:10 pm
Wegmans is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its employee scholarship program. Since it began in 1984, more than 46,500 Wegmans employees have been awarded scholarships totaling $145 million. This year, approximately 1,500 new recipients were awarded scholarships. The company expects to pay out more than $6.5 million in tuition assistance to both new and returning scholarship recipients during the 2024-25 school year.
Air Base reopens main gate following 18-month reconstruction project
Wed, May 29th 2024 07:10 pm
A ceremony was held Wednesday reopening the main Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station gate on Lockport Road following an 18-month reconstruction period. This $10.6 million project is designed to increase the safety of more than 3,000 base personnel and the security of over $1 billion in assigned federal assets.
SUNY Niagara surgical technology program earns 100% on national certification exam
Tue, May 28th 2024 07:00 am
SUNY Niagara is celebrating a historic achievement for its surgical technology program. The graduating Class of 2024 marks a first in the program's history, with all 15 students earning a passing grade on the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certified surgical technologist (CST) exam, giving the cohort a 100% pass rate.
Niagara County Legislature funds USA 250th committee
Fri, May 24th 2024 09:25 am
The Niagara USA 250th committee, created to coordinate local celebrations, to garner interest in Niagara County's rich history, and to strengthen Niagara County's status as a heritage tourism destination for our nation's 250th birthday in 2026, has received $7,500 from the Niagara County Legislature to fund initial planning activities.
Empire State Development announces opening of new Niagara County Quicklee's Travel Center
Fri, May 17th 2024 02:25 pm
Empire State Development today announced the new Quicklee's Travel Center has officially opened in the Town of Niagara. The facility, at 6021 Porter Road, offers a convenience store, Tim Hortons restaurant, laser vehicle wash, and other amenities for tour bus drivers, travelers and the trucking community.
Memorial Day ceremony in Town of Niagara
Fri, May 17th 2024 11:50 am
On Monday, May 27, the Town of Niagara Lions and Helping Hands clubs will host their annual Memorial Day ceremony at the newly constructed site in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.
Virtuoso provides update on what's happening in Town of Niagara
Wed, May 15th 2024 02:25 pm
First four months complete. It's been very busy; although I was familiar with everything and everyone, the job is different and needed some getting used to. Developers, employees, residents, business owners - all want to see what's next or share concerns they have had. All the curiosity seems to have calmed down and real business has begun.
Building maintenance and management program auctions off sheds they built
Mon, May 13th 2024 04:05 pm
Building maintenance and management program teacher Mike Carney started his students off this year with the basics of hand and power tools. The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center students focused heavily on safety and proper use.
Courage and tradition: Through the eyes of the firefighters
Fri, May 10th 2024 11:00 am
The Tribune/Sentinel had the opportunity to talk with several longtime firefighters and three women firefighters who are taking leadership roles in the Adams Fire Co. of Wheatfield. The occasion was the fire company's 100th anniversary installation dinner on April 20.
Hochul celebrates groundbreaking for IMA Life North America's $30 million expansion project in Tonawanda
Thu, May 9th 2024 02:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced manufacturing company IMA Life North America will build a $30 million, 80,000-square-foot facility in Tonawanda to increase its production of freeze-drying equipment for the pharmaceutical industry.
PHOTOS: Upward Niagara Chamber & Fashion Outlets welcome Cinnabon
Fri, May 3rd 2024 03:25 pm
The Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce and Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA teamed Friday to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming the newest member of the mall's food court: Cinnabon.
Adams Fire Co. marks 100 years
Fri, Apr 26th 2024 11:00 am
"Happy birthday!" Adams Fire Co. President James Mihalko said as he welcomed the members and guests to the 100th annual installation dinner.
Record number of participants at Liberty Drive Cleanup
Fri, Apr 26th 2024 07:00 am
The 33rd anniversary of the Liberty Drive Cleanup was highlighted with a campout on Friday evening with the cleanup on Saturday (Earth Day) coordinated by Wheatfield Councilman Larry Helwig.
SUNY Niagara names new vice president
Tue, Apr 23rd 2024 04:10 pm
SUNY Niagara has appointed Alissa Shugats Cummings vice president of student services. Cummings had served as an interim in that post since July 2023.
Officials offer look at new Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy
Fri, Apr 19th 2024 07:00 am
Niagara County officials provided a construction update this week on the nearly 15,000-square-foot Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy that's set to open this June on the SUNY Niagara campus in Sanborn.
Eclipse: Adams Fire Co. boosted by Weaver's support
Sat, Apr 13th 2024 07:00 am
Adams Fire Co. got a big boost for its eclipse planning and logistics from Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine Inc. this past week.
The Gene Simmons Band fundraiser concert to benefit West Herr Riviera Theatre expansion project
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 12:50 pm
The West Herr Riviera Theatre proudly announces The Gene Simmons Band will perform live at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, as a fundraiser event to benefit the West Herr Riviera Theatre's new lobby expansion project.
De Dee's Dairy continues tradition of 'fast, friendly service, generous portions at a fair price, and a lot of flavors'
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 10:45 am
Long before supermarkets were invented, there were more than 30 dairies in Niagara Falls. They all delivered milk and other dairy products to stores, restaurants and homes.
New Quicklee's plaza sign installed
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 07:00 am
Motorists on the thruway passing by the Porter-Packard exit will now see a large pole sign for the new Quicklee's travel center plaza. The marker, which denotes a Tim Hortons and a truck and bus wash, was installed on Thursday.
Fortune Media & Great Place To Work name Wegmans to '100 Best Companies to Work For' in 2024
Thu, Apr 4th 2024 06:20 pm
Great Place To Work and Fortune magazine have recognized Wegmans Food Markets as one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2024.
McKimmie presents AED funds to St. John de LaSalle
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
The Niagara County Legislature has assisted in protecting health and safety for the community of St. John de LaSalle, a part of the Niagara Falls Roman Catholic Family of Parishes.
Sunnking, Goodwill of WNY, Fashion Outlets teaming for 'Ultimate Spring Cleaning Event'
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 11:00 am
For the first time, residents can recycle their electronics and donate clothing and household items at the same drive-thru collection.
NCSO announces Town of Wheatfield substation
Thu, Mar 21st 2024 08:20 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced a new partnership with the Town of Wheatfield.
Getting to the 'meat' of the matter
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 10:55 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES science teacher Seth Muck recently spent time with the culinary arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. Much, who is also a dairy farmer, gave a lesson in meat.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA to host blood drive & CPR trainings with American Red Cross
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 10:00 am
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will partner with the American Red Cross of Western New York to host a blood drive and complementary Hands-Only CPR sessions, on Tuesday, March 26, at the mall, 1900 Military Road.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center brings first 3T MRI unit to Niagara County
Tue, Mar 12th 2024 01:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) announced the opening of its MRI Imaging Center of Niagara, a landmark development in Niagara County's medical diagnostic capabilities.
Niagara Aerospace Museum: Lindsey Lauren Visser new executive director
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 04:15 pm
The Niagara Aerospace Museum (NiAM) announces the appointment of Lindsey Lauren Visser as the organization's new executive director.
Empower holds grand-opening for new facility
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 01:40 pm
Empower, a nonprofit human services agency supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held a grand opening ceremony Friday for its new day habilitation, job placement and workforce development facility at 7500 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
NT Watch announces Polish businesswoman Ania Duchon as 2024 NT Dyngus Day Parade grand marshal
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 12:20 pm
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch's Dyngus Day committee announces the selection of Ania Duchon as the grand marshal for the fourth annual North Tonawanda Dyngus Day Parade.
92-year-old man from Wheatfield turns 23 on leap day
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 01:35 pm
Fred Stoelzle, a long-term resident of Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield, turned 92 on Feb. 29 - though technically he's only had 23 birthdays!
Mr. Ventry's Pizza on the Boulevard takes WNY's Best Wings title
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 10:30 am
You can often tell how popular a restaurant is by the number of cars in its parking lot. A recent mid-afternoon weekday visit to Mr. Ventry's Pizza on the Boulevard was a testament to its reputation.
David's 716 Bar & Grill named WNY's Best Place to Watch a Game
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 10:30 am
What you first notice when you walk into David's 716 Bar & Grill in Niagara Falls are the huge flat-screen televisions that cover the walls. They're in the bar. They're in the dining area. It seems like they're everywhere.
GNBC staging spring show featuring classic, new ballet
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 10:00 am
For the Greater Niagara Ballet Company, everything old is new again.
Registration open for 5th annual Niagara County Agribusiness Outreach Forum
Tue, Feb 27th 2024 12:05 pm
The Niagara County Center for Economic Development announced it will host the 2024 Agribusiness Outreach Forum from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Training Center.
Lights out! Seneca Resorts & Casinos to celebrate total solar eclipse on April 8
Mon, Feb 26th 2024 11:15 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will be the place to be on Monday, April 8, when Western New York is in the direct path of a rare total solar eclipse, a celestial event that hasn't occurred in the area in close to a century and will not happen again for another 120 years.
Special solar eclipse event for families offered by Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare
Fri, Feb 23rd 2024 11:00 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare will host a "Total Eclipse Party" from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 8, at its office at 6500 Porter Road.

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