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'New sheriff in town': A sit down with Wheatfield's new supervisor, Don MacSwan
Fri, Jan 12th 2018 03:30 pm
This past summer, former Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe announced he wouldn't be running for re-election. This decision opened up a seat as the town's supervisor. As with any government job, the supervisor's job is difficult and can be strenuous. People wondered who would step into Cliffe's spot. In comes Don MacSwan.
North Tonawanda dedicates section of Vandervoort Street as 'Hope Way'
Fri, Jan 12th 2018 03:30 pm
On what could end up being the coldest day of 2018, North Tonawanda citizens and leaders packed into Lumber City Church in the lower level of the Hope Center, 383 Vandervoort St., for the Hope Way dedication.
Voz Cycle City holds toy fund for WNY Heroes
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
For years, Terry Vosburgh, CEO of Voz Cycle City, has been giving back to the local community with toy funds that help children and families have an enjoyable holiday season. In 2017, Vosburgh, with the help of local organizations and businesses, raised over $10,000 that went to purchasing toys and bicycles for local families with veterans through WNY Heroes.
North Tonawanda elected officials sworn in on New Year's
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
As the clock turned to 2018, North Tonawanda rang in the New Year by swearing in elected candidates from November.
Strenkoski sworn in as town justice in Wheatfield
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
On New Year's Day, Gary Strenkoski was sworn in as the Town of Wheatfield's town justice.
Wheatfield Lions recognized at club Christmas party
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
On Dec. 7, as guests of the Wheatfield Lions Club annual Christmas party, the club had the privilege of having the 20 N. District Gov. Lion Sharon Battaglia who, along with addressing Lions concerns, gave an informative and heartfelt presentation on domestic violence awareness, and other senior Lion officials.
DeLabio begins tenure as Niagara County Family Court judge
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 05:30 pm
Niagara County's newest judge began the week in Albany, attending specialized training, while her staff settled in at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
No more pouts about the drought: Bills are in playoffs
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 12:15 pm
Waking up on New Year's Day was different this year. It wasn't that dates changed to 2018, or drastic cold weather, it was being able to say six words that had been absent from a Western New Yorker's vocabulary for what seemed like an eternity: "The Bills are in the playoffs."
Tribune's year in high school sports
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 10:00 pm
Over the past year, Niagara-Wheatfield and North Tonawanda High School have been battling on the field, with student-athletes showing pride for their respective schools. The two schools accomplished a few feats that made hometown residents proud to call the area home. With that, here is a recap of some of those accomplishments from the past year.
North Tonawanda School District: Boxes of Hope to families in need
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 10:00 pm
Staff and students at the North Tonawanda City School District recently worked with several community churches to make the holidays nicer for around 200 local families.
Cliffe and Gerbec bid farewell at final board meeting of 2017
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 07:00 am
As the calendar begins to change to 2018 and the season begins to turn to winter, things will also be changing in the Town of Wheatfield.
Niagara University student wins free Lasik surgery from Fichte, Endl & Elmer
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 07:00 am
As the holiday season gets closer and closer, the doctors and staff at Fichte, Endl and Elmer Eyecare decided to fit the holiday theme of giving back.
Town of Niagara officials honored for supporting vets
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 07:00 am
On Dec. 11, Lake Ontario Post 313 Veterans of Foreign Wars presented recognition plaques and proclamations to Town of Niagara officials for their support of local veterans.
Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club K-Kids complete seasonal projects
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield's Student Leadership Program clubs have been busy with different projects serving and aiding their community during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. The Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis sponsors four individual SLP's within the Niagara-Wheatfield school district; K-Kids at West Street, Colonial Village and Errick Road elementary schools and a Builder's Club at Edward Town Middle School.
Barefoot Christian Community's Christmas outreach
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 02:55 pm
Members of the Barefoot Christian Community gathered on Dec. 3 for its monthly Serve Sunday. After singing, reading scripture, and having a brief advent devotional, members worked together on Christmas outreach projects for the local community.
Fashion Outlets, Town of Niagara continue giving tradition
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 02:50 pm
As the holiday season approaches, many know it's called the season of giving. Around Niagara County, there are a great deal of organizations that focus on giving back to others. On Tuesday night, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA once again partnered up with the Town of Niagara in their annual "Giving Fashionably" event that donates to organizations who have had a meaningful impact to the Town of Niagara and community at large.
Veteran's Memorial Park lights up in Town of Niagara
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:15 am
The Town of Niagara held its first "Noel at Niagara" park lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 24, at Veterans Memorial Community Park, Lockport Road. "We are very excited to launch our first "Noel at Niagara" event at Veteran's Memorial Community Park," said Town Supervisor Lee Wallace.
Rockin' With Santa campaign essential to T-NT kids' Christmas
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:30 pm
For around 20 years, John White's Rockin' With Santa campaign has helped kids in need around the Tonawanda and North Tonawanda area have a good Christmas.
Notaro Chiropractic expands Niagara Falls location
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Since 1998, Dr. Thomas Notaro has been practicing chiropractic medicine in this area. On Thursday, he and his wife and office manager Jodi Notaro cut the ribbon to a new 1,200-square-foot expansion at his Niagara Falls location.
Wheatfield historian presents Edmund Fitzgerald piece at tribute
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:30 pm
On Saturday, Wheatfield Town Historian Justin Higner presented a model sculpture of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald at a Tribute for Edmund Fitzgerald at Water Street Landing in Lewiston.
Electric Lights Parade draws sizable crowd in year 13
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:20 pm
On Saturday, thousands of people filled the sidewalks of Military Road for the 13th annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara. The holiday kickoff parade drew people and organizations from around surrounding counties of Western New York.
Wheatfield Garden Club celebrates 35 years
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
In October 1982, several women residing in Wheatfield had an idea to start a gardening club. Thirty-five years later, the Wheatfield Garden Club is still going strong.
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One donates
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One recently donated a check to the Carolyn House. The Carolyn House is a transitional program for women and children located in the City of Niagara Falls. The donation will be used for renovating children's bedrooms.
Electric Lights Parade ready to roll for 13th time
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 05:10 pm
For 12 years, the Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara has helped reel in the start of the holiday season. Last year's festivities brought out several thousand citizens and hundreds of participants in the parade itself to get everyone in the festive spirit. The same can be expected for year 13.
'Lunch and Learn' with NFP
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Last week, Niagara Frontier Publications CEO and Publisher Skip Mazenauer, Sales Representative Jeff Calarco and Tribune Editor David Yarger presented in front of several not-for-profit organizations and the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
HS Sports: Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball captures gold
Fri, Oct 20th 2017 10:40 pm
In 13 seasons as head coach of the Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team, Brandi Cochran hoped that one day her team would raise a Niagara Frontier League title. The dream became reality on Friday night, as the Falcons' defeated Grand Island, 3-0, in the NFL Championship game.  
Buffalo Bills linebacker, Niagara-Wheatfield alum work to get night football in Wheatfield
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:00 am
On Friday night, Buffalo Bills linebacker Preston Brown and Niagara-Wheatfield grad, Justin Gilmore were in attendance at the Falcons' football game in Clarence. The two have helped impact Niagara-Wheatfield football in a positive way this season, collaborating with the school district and booster club to put on N-W's first-ever Friday night football game.
DeGraff emergency department project breaks ground
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 07:05 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, representatives from New York state came to DeGraff Memorial Hospital to break ground on a nearly $8 million project, which calls for 17 treatment bays, including a trauma room, dedicated bariatric room and an airborne isolation room.
Cuomo announces winners of Western New York Smart Growth Community Fund
Wed, Oct 4th 2017 10:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced four Western New York communities have been selected to receive up to $10 million in funding from the Buffalo Billion II initiative. The City of Dunkirk, City of North Tonawanda, City of Lackawanna and Village of Gowanda are recipients of Smart Growth Community Funds for projects that utilize existing infrastructure to support placemaking, walkable communities and sustainable development.
Niagara Rises to hold fundraiser for Dog Tags of NY
Sat, Sep 30th 2017 07:00 am
Veterans Memorial Park, 7000 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara, will play host to an event that fits the park's "veteran" name. Niagara Rises is having a fundraiser to benefit the group Dog Tags of New York, from noon-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Electric Lights Parade nears
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:55 pm
Participants still have time to register for Niagara Electric Lights Parade. The deadline for entries is Oct. 27. Applications are online at TNBPA.com, and in person at the Town of Niagara town clerk's office.
Kidz 'n' Kites flies on for 20th year
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:50 pm
On Saturday, kids and families stormed into the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Park for the 20th annual Kidz 'n' Kites festival.
NT groundbreaking ceremony for new Raymond Klimek Veterans Park bandshell
Fri, Sep 15th 2017 05:40 pm
Mayor Arthur G. Pappas joined Niagara County Legislator Rich Andres, North Tonawanda Director of Parks and Recreation Patty Brosius, as well as additional city and county officials for a groundbreaking ceremony in dedication of a new open-air bandshell in Raymond Klimek Veterans Park. The bandshell will replace the aging event stage purchased in 2003.
The Maize opens 2017 with a giving theme
Fri, Sep 15th 2017 04:00 pm
When The Maize, 3901 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, opens in the fall, weather permitting each year, there is always a certain theme that the maze wants to promote. In certain years its promoted Buffalo, with the maze being designed in a Sabres logo or Bandits logo and more. In 2017, the maze has been designed to the theme "Hometown Heroes."
Niagara County: Col. Mark S. Larson takes command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 10:25 pm
Col. Mark S. Larson took command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman on Sunday during a change of command ceremony at the Niagara Falls air reserve station.
'Kidz 'n' Kites' ready to fly for 20th straight year
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:05 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Veterans Memorial Park will host the 20th annual "Kidz 'n' Kites" celebration. Kids and families from all around are welcome to come out and enjoy a free event in the town.
LPN students perform blood pressure screens on mallgoers
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:55 pm
Licensed practical nursing students at Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently spent a day performing blood pressure screens for members of the community at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.
 

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