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Falcons girls lax setting high goals in '19
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:25 pm
After falling last season in the Section VI Class B semifinals to rival Hamburg and losing top scorer Erin Wegrzyn, some wondered what expectations the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons girls lacrosse team would have in 2019.
N-WHS hosting 'Race for Hope' track meet
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:20 pm
The Falcons track team, along with the squad from Kenmore West, will host a "Race for Hope" track meet at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at Terry Harvey Field on the N-WHS campus. 
North Tonawanda: Pappas announces 'Tree City USA' designation
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:10 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently announced the Arbor Day Foundation has once again named the City of North Tonawanda "2018 Tree City USA" in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and National Association of State Foresters. 
N-WHS National Honor Society event for Niagara Hospice
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:00 pm
The tradition of giving back at Niagara-Wheatfield High School continues on a daily basis. Come Saturday, the Falcons and the National Honor Society will host a basket auction and vendor sale to raise money for Niagara Hospice. 
NT hosts 'Canal Clean Sweep'
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:00 pm
Last Saturday, the City of North Tonawanda participated in the 14th "Canal Clean Sweep."
'Music Mania Mondays' makes 2019 return
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:00 pm
The Town of Niagara announced its summer "Music Mania Mondays" concert series schedule on  Wednesday. The series runs each Monday night throughout the summer from June 10 through Aug. 19. 
BankOnBuffalo breaks ground on permanent Niagara Falls branch
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 05:05 pm
On Tuesday, BankOnBuffalo representatives, along with a group of locals, gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at its new, permanent branch located at 7121 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Longball guides Falcons softball to victory
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 08:25 pm
On a typical Western New York bitter "spring" day, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball bats stayed hot in a 14-6 victory at Niagara Falls High School.
Keynote speakers announced for NCCC's 55th annual commencement ceremonies
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 12:30 pm
Niagara County Community College Interim President William J. Murabito announced last Thursday that Phyllis Floro, New York State Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello and Anne E. McCaffrey will deliver the keynote addresses at the college's 55th annual commencement ceremonies. 
Starpoint middle schoolers get plastic straws banned
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 12:10 pm
A group of students, along with Starpoint Middle School teacher Jessica Smith, have launched a crusade to get rid of plastic straws in the Starpoint School District. 
NT Council dives into Memorial Pool plans
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 12:05 am
Tuesday night, the City of North Tonawanda Common Council held a workshop to discuss future proposals and agenda items. The Memorial Pool in the Payne Avenue Park was a major topic of discussion.
Town of Wheatfield hosts Easter party
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:35 pm
Last Saturday, the Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department hosted its annual Easter party at the Youth Center, 2795 Church Road. Children and families alike were treated to games, crafts, refreshments and snacks, a few hours out of the house and, of course, visits with the Easter Bunny. 
Calamar donates canned goods to Wheatfield seniors
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:25 pm
On Tuesday, Calamar, 3949 Forest Parkway, presented the Town of Wheatfield seniors with a donation of canned goods following its canned food sculpture contest. 
Niagara County clerk announces shared services initiative in NT
Tue, Apr 16th 2019 01:45 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski announced the start of the "shared services initiative," which now allows the county to expand its services to the City of North Tonawanda.
Trio of captains leading Falcons softball for '19 season
Mon, Apr 15th 2019 04:40 pm
16 combined years. That is how much varsity softball experience the trio of Maddie Evarts, Mackenzie Franks and Mackenzie Quider possess on the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team.
N-W baseball: Guthrie ready for big senior year
Mon, Apr 15th 2019 02:35 pm
An overlooked position in baseball sometimes is that of the catcher. Every game, the catcher is seeing a new style of pitcher, calling pitches from start to finish, helping guide the defense, throw base stealers out - oh, and they get to hit, too. As the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons baseball team comes into a 2019 season with high expectations, it is fortunate enough to have a backstop who has done all of that for quite some time: Ethan Guthrie.
N-W softball defeats Lew-Port in extra innings thriller
Fri, Apr 12th 2019 09:15 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons walked it off in nine innings versus the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 5-4.
Local Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect wins professional design awards
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:45 pm
At the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects' annual awards celebration held on Friday, March 15, at the Corning Museum of Glass, Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect in North Tonawanda was presented three Merit Awards recognizing professional work of significant quality, innovation or professional impact. 
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Member of the Month
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:45 pm
Recently, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas named Cipriano Realtors Inc. as its April Member of the Month. 
Barge Brewing talking Bergholz location
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:00 pm
The Town of Wheatfield could see a new addition with WNY favorites in the near future, as Barge Brewing has discussed a possible location in the hamlet of Bergholz with the Wheatfield Local Development Corp.
Town of Wheatfield set to host Easter party
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:00 pm
From 10 a.m. to noon  Saturday, April 13, the Town of Wheatfield Youth Center, 2795 Church Road, in conjunction with the Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department, will host a fun-for-all Easter party. 
Falcons outlast Lumberjacks for first win
Tue, Apr 9th 2019 10:25 pm
Spring sports in Western New York are played in some of the most brutal weather conditions. Tuesday, the offenses looked past the bitter cold, as the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons defeated the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks in eight innings, 12-7.
Falcons baseball expecting big season
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 01:20 pm
Last spring, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons baseball team strolled into the Section VI Class AA final winners of nine consecutive games before their fall versus Williamsville North, 3-2.  During the streak, the bats and pitching arms of the Falcons were as hot as could be.  For the 2019 season, the team will return a bulk of the talent that led them on the streak. 
Imagine Community Gardens presents at Lumber City Church
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 01:05 pm
Last Friday, Bob Zima of Imagine Community Gardens presented on the organization at the Lumber City Church, 383 Vandervoort St., North Tonawanda. 
DEC presents Niagara Sanitation Landfill results
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 12:50 pm
Residents of North Tonawanda and Wheatfield showed up in full force Saturday at the Wheatfield Community Center. On hand was the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to present the results of the comprehensive environmental investigation for the Niagara Sanitation Landfill.
Falcons softball bringing talent, experience to table in '19
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:00 pm
Last spring, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team was close to winning its first Section VI title since 2011. The team fell short versus Lancaster but, for the 2019 spring season, the Falcons return a majority of the 2018 roster that guided the team to the finals.
Young N-W boys lax team looking for rebound year
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:35 pm
Over the years, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys lacrosse team has made deep postseason runs and been in the running for Section VI titles. 
Spruce Elementary sensory room funded by Remember Ryan grant
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:10 pm
North Tonawanda's kindergarten-grade three elementary school, Spruce Elementary, received funding from the Remember Ryan Foundation to create a sensory room.
Empire Emergency Apparatus breaks ground on expansion
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:05 pm
Wednesday morning, local officials and first responders gathered at Empire Emergency Apparatus, 3995 Lockport Road, to break ground on a new 10,000-square-foot expansion in the Town of Niagara. 
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield annual pancake breakfast, basket raffle
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:45 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will host its annual Pancake Breakfast and Basket Raffle on Sunday, March 24, at the American Legion Post, 6525 Ward Road, Town of Wheatfield. This is in conjunction with New York State Maple Weekend, www.mapleweekend.com.   
N-W hoops hosts end-of-the-year banquet
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:30 pm
After compiling one of the best seasons in over 10 years, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys basketball team gathered for one final hoorah. 
Phelps announces candidacy for NT city clerk-treasurer
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:15 pm
Nicholas Phelps will be seeking election for city clerk-treasurer this upcoming fall. Phelps has been a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda where he and his family just purchased their first home.
Niagara-Wheatfield hosts active-shooter training drill
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:05 pm
Last Friday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District hosted a full-scale emergency training and active shooter drill at West Street Elementary School.
NCTEC scholarship winners
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 10:00 am
Congratulations were extended to Jake DuMond and Colton Whitlock in the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's auto technology program.
WBA installs officers
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 01:00 pm
The 2019 Wheatfield Business Association officers were recently installed at Yubb's Restaurant. The elections, along with the selection of the organization's Business Person of the Year and Business of the Year were held at the WBA's annual Christmas party.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas March member of month
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:50 pm
Recent, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas announced Billygan's Café, 38 Niagara St., Tonawanda, as its March member of the month.
'Sister Act' at N-WHS
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:40 pm
Coming to the Niagara-Wheatfield High School Auditorium, the theater arts students will present "Sister Act," based on the 1992 film, which starred Whoopi Goldberg.
Wellness event at Fashion Outlets draws significant crowd
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:15 pm
Last Saturday, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, held its annual wellness event, "Fashionably Fit."
Niagara-Wheatfield dropped in Class A1 semis
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 11:10 pm
Everything was looking grand for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys basketball team. Last Saturday, the team upset rival North Tonawanda, clinching a berth to play in the semifinals at Buffalo State for the first time in 14 years. The team rode an emotional high heading into the Section VI Class A1 semifinal matchup versus Williamsville East Thursday night, but the Flames knocked the Falcons back down to earth, as N-W was defeated, 66-43.
Wallace seeking re-election as supervisor of the Town of Niagara
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:55 pm
Lee S. Wallace has announced he will seek re-election for the office of supervisor in the Town of Niagara. Wallace, the incumbent town supervisor, is a lifetime resident of the town and a previous town employee for more than 40 years.
 

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