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Wheatfield Lions to distribute Christmas gift cards to those in need
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:30 pm
The Wheatfield Lions Club will distribute Christmas gift cards to Wheatfield families who are possibly in need of a little extra during this holiday season.
Community comes through to meet an urgent need for Box Of Hope outreach
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:25 pm
Over $2,000 worth of cash donations were received by the end of the day Sunday and volunteers were able to put together over 100 boxes by Tuesday afternoon.
Joey Brochey Memorial Hockey Game back for year 2
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:00 pm
Last year, Jordan Fox, a graduate of North Tonawanda High School, went above and beyond to set up a fundraiser and hockey game in the memory of Joey Brochey. Fox recently announced the game will make a return for year two from 3-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Hockey Outlet, 3385 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Town of Niagara holiday decorating contest winners named
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:00 pm
On Tuesday, at the Town of Niagara Town Board meeting, residential and one business winner of the 2018 holiday decorating contest throughout the town were honored and awarded their respective prizes.
Mercado Place food hall to open at Fashion Outlets
Mon, Dec 17th 2018 02:45 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, and Mercado Development have announced plans to develop a "chef inspired" food hall at the Fashion Outlets. The food hall, named Mercado Place, is expected to open in the spring of 2019.
Quick thinking students and staff at NCCC save life
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 03:10 pm
On the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 8, Niagara County Community College Public Safety received a radio transmission regarding a male down in one of the academic buildings on campus.  Upon responding to the call, campus security officers Linda Haner-Mele and Ryan Newton discovered multiple people already on scene assisting with the unresponsive individual. 
Wheatfield Garden Club installs new officers
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 01:10 pm
On Nov. 28, the Wheatfield Garden Club installed its 2019 officers at its annual Christmas Party. Judy Kunkel, installation committee chairperson, swore in the new officers.
Holy Ghost hosts Mess Fest
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 12:45 pm
More than 60 students from Holy Ghost Lutheran School's pre-K and kindergarten classes recently attended the school's first ever Mess Fest.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm museum hosts Christmas event
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 12:45 pm
This past weekend, the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, hosted Christmas at the Farm.
N-W boys basketball gets first NFL win
Wed, Dec 12th 2018 11:15 am
On Tuesday night, the Falcons used every second to close out its first NFL win versus Kenmore West. N-W defeated the Blue Devils, 61-59, after being down by 7 points at halftime.
N-W football hosts annual banquet
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
On Sunday afternoon, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team celebrated its season at the Four Points Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., for the team's end of the year banquet.
NT hosts Lumber City Walk
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:30 pm
On Saturday, the City of North Tonawanda, as well as the Downtown Merchants and Oliver Street Merchants played host to the 2018 Lumber City Walk. The walk included over 40 family-friendly events throughout the day around Webster and Oliver streets, which helped kick the holiday season off in North Tonawanda.
Town of Wheatfield lights up holiday season
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:25 pm
On Saturday, the Town of Wheatfield held its annual Christmas tree lighting and kids party at the town's Community Center. The festivities helped bring in the 2018 version of the holiday season, as Santa Claus arrived via a St. Johnsburg Fire Co. truck and greeted children upon arrival.
Town of Niagara, Fashion Outlets 'Give Fashionably'
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:05 pm
There is a countless number of local groups and organizations that donate their time to help residents in the Town of Niagara and neighboring communities. On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara and the Fashion Outlets Mall gave back to those who are always searching to better the lives of local residents.
Niagara University, NCCC announce partnership
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 03:10 pm
Thursday morning, officials from Niagara University and Niagara County Community College, as well as elected officials, gathered to announce a new partnership between NU and NCCC, which will improve and increase collaboration between the two colleges.
Holy Ghost Lutheran celebrates 175 years of grace
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:30 pm
With the theme, "Led by the spirit through grateful generations," Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School celebrated 175 years of its establishment in Bergholz. 
Lumber City Winter Walk returns to NT
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:05 pm
The Downtown Merchants and the Oliver Street Merchants recently announced the Lumber City Winter Walk will take place at various local businesses and community centers in North Tonawanda from 10-5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.
'Noel at Niagara' a glowing success
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:45 pm
Friday evening, the Town of Niagara held its second "Noel at Niagara" park lighting ceremony.
Town of Wheatfield, DOT discuss Shawnee Road closure
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:30 pm
Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board and the New York State Department of Transportation met to discuss the upcoming road closure of Shawnee Road.
MacSwan meets with Summit Mall reps
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 05:30 pm
Monday night at the Town of Wheatfield Town Board meeting, Supervisor Don MacSwan and councilman Curt Doktor announced that the two had met with Summit Park Mall owner Zoran Cocov to discuss the future of the vacant property.
Falcons hockey nets first win of season
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 12:55 am
After a tough 7-1 loss versus Canisius to begin the regular season, the Falcons bounced back with a 3-1 victory over the Lancaster Legends.
Gingerbread Wonderland at NF Culinary Institute
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will open its doors to a world of sweet holiday wonder this weekend.  Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, the public is invited to view the life-sized gingerbread village created by baking and pastry arts students and chefs of the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Charlton takes command of 107th Attack Wing at NFARS
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
New York Air National Guard Col. Gary Charlton II, a Skaneateles resident, took command of the 107th Attack Wing during a ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday, Nov. 17.
Niagara-Wheatfield downed in state finals
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 01:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Lady Falcons have had success all season. From unbeaten in the regular season to Niagara Frontier League champions to Section VI champions - nothing could go wrong for the team. On Sunday, at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls, the girls looked to add to their season resume: New York state champions. With all good things, though, they come to an end. The Lady Falcons' historic season struck midnight Sunday, as the team was defeated 3-2 by Wantagh.
Lady Falcons volleyball to play in state finals
Sun, Nov 18th 2018 12:25 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons girls volleyball team etched another first into its season Saturday. The Niagara Frontier League and Section VI Class A champions will play for their first state title Sunday, after finishing second place in pool play of the New York State Class A girls volleyball championships.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS hosts send off for girls volleyball team
Fri, Nov 16th 2018 11:10 am
The fall athletics season has been one to remember for the Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team. The team won its first Section VI title and followed it with a win in the Far West Regional to clinch the first state tournament appearance in program history. On Friday morning, the team was scheduled to hit the road for states in Glens Falls. Prior to them loading up the bus and taking off, though, the team was given an outstanding send off from their fellow classmates.
Falls wrestler to face former WWE tag team champions in Wheatfield
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 11:40 am
The folks of Wheatfield got a little taste of what Empire State Wrestling is all about last year, when Vince Mease - known as Vince Valor in the ring - came back home to wrestle in his hometown. Local wrestling fans will be excited to hear that ESW will make its return to the Town of Wheatfield and pack an even greater punch.
'Noel at Niagara' returning to Town of Niagara
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 11:05 am
On Tuesday afternoon, Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace announced that "Noel at Niagara" will make its return to Veterans Memorial Community Park for the upcoming holiday season.
PHOTOS: Veterans honored in Town of Niagara
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 11:00 am
Monday morning, the Town of Niagara Lions Club, local elected officials, and town residents gathered at Veterans Memorial Community Park to remember and honor the veterans who served the country in all wars and conflicts.
DeGraff cuts ribbon to new emergency department
Tue, Nov 13th 2018 12:50 pm
Tuesday morning, DeGraff Memorial Hospital and Kaleida Health staff, along with local elected officials and more helped cut the ribbon to the new $7.8 million emergency department.
Three cheers for senior Olympians at Wheatfield Commons
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 01:05 pm
Residents of Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda, competed in the 11th annual DePaul Senior Olympics on Friday, Oct. 19 at DePaul's Recreation Center located at 1931 Buffalo Road, Rochester.  
Achtziger-Hughes finishes strong season for NW XC
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 01:00 pm
Week in and week out, those who read the Falcons Flashback report in the Tribune sports section will likely find a familiar name when it comes to Niagara-Wheatfield girls cross country: Victoria Achtziger-Hughes.
Local Veterans Day events
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:40 pm
The following is a list of Veterans Day ceremonies locally:
PHOTOS: Niagara-Wheatfield inducts Class of 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame & Falcon Wall of Fame
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:35 pm
Saturday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District welcomed 10 new members to its Falcon Wall of Fame, as well as five new inductees into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony also unveiled the new home for the Athletic Hall of Fame along the windows of the cafeteria hallway.
Town of Wheatfield: Town Board approves 2019 budget
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:10 pm
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield held a public hearing on and approved its $13,791,040 budget for 2019.
St. Martin Lutheran to celebrate 175th anniversary
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:00 pm
The St. Martin Lutheran Church will celebrate its 175th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 11. A service will begin at the church, 322 Old Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, and will be followed by a catered banquet at Adams Fire Hall, 7113 Nash Road, at 12:30 p.m. Adult admission is $20; children 6-18 years of age: $10; and children under 5 years enter free.   
Electric Lights Parade fun for all
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:00 pm
On Saturday, the Town of Niagara played host to the 14th Niagara Electric Lights Parade along Military Road to help kick off the holiday season.
Falcons girls volleyball wins first sectional championship
Sun, Nov 4th 2018 12:45 am
"Phew." That was the first gasp out of Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball coach Brandi Cochran after her team defeated Williamsville South in the Class A Sectional Finals, 3-2.
NY Small Business Development Center adviser wins 2018 State Star Award
Thu, Nov 1st 2018 02:35 pm
The New York Small Business Development Center recently announced Dinene Zaleski, business adviser with the Niagara County Community College SBDC, has been awarded the 2018 State Star for New York.
Pappas holds dedication ceremony for Children's Memorial Garden
Thu, Nov 1st 2018 02:10 pm
Last week, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, accompanied by his wife Linda, was joined by members of the Common Council, city officials, Children's Memorial committee members, as well as State Sen. Rob Ortt and a message from State Assemblyman Robin Schimminger in their participation in a dedication ceremony for the Children's Memorial Garden, which took place at Brauer Park, adjacent to City Hall at 216 Payne Ave.
 

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