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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.
UAW Local 686 presents check to United Way
Wed, Feb 21st 2024 06:55 pm
Through employee raffles at General Motors Lockport Operations plant, members of United Auto Workers Local 686 have raised $4,930 in support of United Way of Greater Niagara.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum director Ian K. Seppala joins board of Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Mon, Feb 19th 2024 12:10 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum announced Executive Director Ian K. Seppala has joined the board of directors of Canal Fest of the Tonawandas.
Parks, Tri-District Student Leadership Conference shine spotlight on hate crimes
Fri, Feb 16th 2024 12:20 pm
Niagara Wheatfield resident and Town of Niagara Councilman Johnny Parks recently stood in front of student representatives from Niagara Falls, Niagara Wheatfield and North Tonawanda and their district leaders.
Fashion Outlets teams with Town of Niagara to support community groups
Fri, Feb 16th 2024 10:30 am
At a special ceremony Tuesday, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, in partnership with the Town of Niagara, donated $50,000 to various charitable groups and organizations that benefit residents and neighboring communities.
Women United, local agencies share the love this Valentine's Day
Wed, Feb 14th 2024 10:30 am
To celebrate Valentine's Day, Women United of Greater Niagara members are sharing the love by continuing their annual trend of distributing handmade valentines and chocolate bars to those in need.
Mental Health Association in Niagara County holding meat raffle fundraising event
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 04:00 pm
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County will host a meat raffle fundraiser on Saturday, March 23, at the St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., with the first round starting at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the sales will go toward programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis in Niagara County.
Shamus hosts 'History Center Night'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 03:00 pm
The Shamus Restaurant in Lockport will host "History Center Night" - to benefit the Niagara County Historical Society - on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center achieves milestone with crane lift of county's first 3T MRI unit
Mon, Jan 29th 2024 12:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the crane lift of its 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit, supplied by GE Healthcare, into the newly constructed MRI suite located in the Heart Center of Niagara.

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