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Niagara-Wheatfield golf looking to continue success
Fri, Aug 17th 2018 11:00 am
Year in and year out, the Niagara-Wheatfield High School golf team always seems to find themselves at the top of the Niagara Frontier League standings. Although, Coach Tim Codd lost four key seniors - Nick Peters, Nick Clouden, Jacob Sillett and Peter Buffone - he still has talent at the top in 2018.
'Music Mania Mondays' gets the Floyd Concept
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 05:10 pm
On Monday, the Town of Niagara held its second-to-last Music Mania Monday's concert in Veterans Memorial Community Park.
One in a million: Life, death, football and Jordan Parks
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 12:15 pm
For some athletes, football is a way of life. Some players relish the opportunity of being between the lines, from goal post to goal post. For Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior quarterback Jordan Parks, his true love is the game of football. This past winter, though, that love was almost taken from him.
Oliver Street Art Fest a hit
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:35 pm
On Saturday, residents from all around the area visited Oliver Street in North Tonawanda for the fifth annual Oliver Street Art Fest.
3 from N-WHS being inducted into Section VI HOF
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:25 pm
Recently, former administrator Fred Barone (posthumously) and Falcons coaches Richard Bartha and Armand "Ace" Cacciatore were named to the Section VI Hall of Fame.
Town of Wheatfield Town Board hears 2017 audit results
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:15 pm
On Monday night, before the Town of Wheatfield's regular Town Board meeting, the board heard from Carl Widmer of Drescher & Malecki, who presented the results of the 2017 audit.
PHOTOS: Thunder on the Niagara entertains
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:00 pm
This past weekend, hydroplanes showed off their skills on the Niagara River in the 13th annual Thunder on the Niagara boat racing series.
Ortt, local officials host community forum on opioid epidemic
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 01:00 pm
Monday night, Republican New York Sen. Rob Ortt was joined by local officials to discuss what steps the state and local leaders are taking to address the opioid epidemic that has impacted communities across New York.
Starpoint artist shows why she is the mother of dragons
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 02:00 pm
Starpoint 11th grader, Sara Danwin's fascination for dragons has proven to be very lucrative for her. Using an oven bake polymer clay called Sculpey, the 15-year-old artist has been sculpting the mythical creatures and selling them at local craft fairs. At this year's annual Starpoint Art and Craft Fair alone, she made over $500. 
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Fest provides fun to all
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:45 pm
On Saturday and Sunday, locals from all over Niagara County visited the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, for the 14th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Festival.
Peach Queen fundraiser a success
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:30 pm
Tuesday night, the 2017-18 Niagara County Peach Queen Jamie Hagerty held a Paint Night fundraiser to raise money for Hillside Family of Agencies.
BankOnBuffalo opens first branch in Niagara County
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:00 pm
BankOnBuffalo, which has been highly successful with its personalized banking approach since launching almost two years ago, opened its fourth branch location Wednesday, and its first in Niagara County at 6947 Williams Road in the Town of Wheatfield.
Morris leads Cayuga to Mayor's Cup title
Mon, Jul 30th 2018 10:15 pm
As a kid, nothing feels better than hoisting a championship title. On Monday, the Cayuga Little League Cubs experienced that feeling, defeating the Whirlpool Little League Blue Jays in the 2018 Niagara Falls Mayor's Cup, 13-0.
Niagara County Legislature awarded first Taylor Award from SPCA
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 09:20 pm
On Thursday evening, the Niagara SPCA held a "Cocktail Pawty," and at the event they awarded the Niagara County Legislature with the first-ever Taylor Award.
Niagara SPCA announces new executive director
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 08:45 pm
On Thursday evening, in the lobby of the DoubleTree by Hilton lobby, Niagara SPCA President Bob Richardson announced that Tim Brennan, a North Tonawanda resident, would be the incoming executive director.
Town of Niagara: Planning Board recommends Bri Estates development to Town Board
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 02:00 pm
As rain wreaked havoc outside of Town of Niagara Town Hall Tuesday night, residents of the town, as well as the Town of Lewiston, did much of the same during the Planning Board's monthly meeting on the Bri Estates development.
Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. celebrates 100th anniversary
Sun, Jul 22nd 2018 03:05 pm
This weekend, Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. rang in their 100th anniversary with a two-day spectacular. After a 15-year absence, the firehall decided to bring back field days - and entertaining venue with food trucks, bands, a parade, beer tent and more.
PHOTOS: Canal Fest Parade runs through T-NT
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 12:00 pm
On Tuesday night, in the cities of North Tonawanda and Tonawanda, the annual Canal Fest parade ran through the streets in front of a well-attended crowd.
Canal Fest to return to T-NT
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:00 pm
Running from this Sunday, July 15, to Sunday, July 22, the 36th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is a free event that will take place at Niawanda Park, Route 266 on River Road. The eight-day event will feature live music, carnival games and rides, food, competitions and several other activities.
Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company hosting 100th anniversary field days
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 04:50 pm
In 2018, the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company rang in its 100th anniversary. The celebration continues Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the firehall, 2470 Niagara Road, with the return of field days.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper acquires Weber Property in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 01:50 pm
Thursday morning, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Executive Director Jill Jedlicka and Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace announced the acquisition and restoration of 30 acres along Cayuga Creek in the town.
Thunder on the Niagara to return to NT for 13th year
Mon, Jul 9th 2018 06:00 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas couldn't believe it had been a year since announcing the last Thunder on the Niagara boat races, but on Monday afternoon, Pappas revealed the family-fun show would make it's return to Gratwick Riverside Park Saturday, Aug. 4- Sunday, Aug. 5.
NIMAC awards Merrell Lane Scholarship, talks Thunder of Niagara Air Show
Thu, Jul 5th 2018 05:00 pm
Last Thursday, the Niagara Military Affairs Council held their annual members meeting at the Niagara Aerospace Museum.
Pappas announces 2018 Thunder on the Niagara event at Gratwick Park
Thu, Jul 5th 2018 04:30 pm
Mayor Arthur G. Pappas will announce the 2018 Thunder on the Niagara boat-racing event during a press conference that will take place at Gratwick Riverside Park at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 9.
6 students honored with TNBPA scholarships
Thu, Jun 28th 2018 05:00 pm
On Monday night at the "Music Mania Mondays" concert series in the Town of Niagara, six students were awarded scholarships by the Town of Niagara Business & Professional Association.
Bruce in the USA brings 'Glory Days' to 'Music Mania Mondays'
Thu, Jun 28th 2018 05:00 pm
On Monday night, This Vehicle and Bruce in the USA brought their talents to the stage at "Music Mania Mondays" in the Town of Niagara.
PHOTOS: Niagara-Wheatfield HS graduates Class of 2018
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 09:10 pm
Thursday night, Niagara-Wheatfield High School graduated its class of 2018 at Artpark in Lewiston. Below is a list of this year's senior class.
Town of Niagara: Fisher Associates displays Fourth Avenue pathway
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
On Tuesday evening, Dennis Judson, client service manager at Fisher Associates, was available for discussion on the proposed pathway along the north side of Fourth Avenue. Judson explained the details behind the design phase and the three scenarios initiated for the approximately 2,400-foot pathway.
Belter and Zayatz win scholarship in honor of Michael Ziegler
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 01:15 pm
This past spring, the Niagara-Wheatfield High School community endured a heartbreaking loss. Michael Ziegler - son, student, athlete and friend -- tragically passed away in March. To honor Ziegler, a member of the football, wrestling and lacrosse teams, a scholarships were put in place by donations from the Ziegler family and friends, as well as the Niagara-Wheatfield Sports Alliance, to carry on Ziegler's passion for athletics.
Thursdays on the Water kicks off in grand fashion
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 12:05 pm
Gratwick Park, along the Niagara River, was rocking in North Tonawanda Thursday night. The Thursdays on the Water concert series began at the NT park and debuted with the A-List Band.
Sanborn Old General Store serving Sanborn for 18 years (and counting)
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
Out in the hamlet of Sanborn, there is a small shop that sells antique products. So small, in fact, you might miss it if you're not looking closely.
PHOTOS: Thunder of Niagara Air Show delights spectators
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:00 pm
This past weekend, fighter jets filled the sky as the 2018 Thunder of Niagara Air Show flew through the skies of Niagara County.
Falcons Flashback Awards 2017-18
Tue, Jun 12th 2018 03:35 pm
Phew. What a year it's been. Five teams won Niagara Frontier League championships, some teams and athletes reached the state finals; nevertheless, Falcons athletics gave this writer a lot to report on this year. Without further ado, here is the first ever Falcons Flashback Awards for the 2017-18 school year. The Falcons Flashback Awards will pick a most valuable player from each team during the past year, as well as a Best Team Award.
Fashion Outlets security team honored for heroics
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
Recently, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, security team was honored for their hard work on keeping shoppers safe when an emergency health situation arose with a shopper and the security team stepped in to help save a life.
North Tonawanda announces second annual Thursdays on the Water
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 01:20 pm
On Thursday, Mayor Arthur Pappas announced that the Thursdays on the Water concert series at Gratwick Riverside Park would return for a second year.
Niagara-Wheatfield softball halted in sectional final
Tue, May 29th 2018 10:20 pm
On Tuesday evening, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons strolled into Williamsville East High School with one thing on their mind: winning a Class AA Section VI title. Unfortunately, the Falcons were halted by No. 5 Lancaster, as the Legends defeated N-W, 7-5.
Belter brothers making name for themselves at Niagara-Wheatfield
Fri, May 25th 2018 01:30 pm
Brothers - they fight together, cry together, live together and have each other's backs. For Zack, Tyler and Evan Belter, they do all of that and keep each other on the correct path while playing hockey and lacrosse for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons.
Niagara Falls Air Base holds accident response simulation
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
On a rainy Saturday morning, the Niagara Falls Air Base hosted a mass accident response exercise to prepare for any possible crash in the future. With the Thunder of Niagara Air Show set to take place on June 9 and 10, the setting of the simulation was for preparation in the event of an air show crash.
North Tonawanda cuts ribbon to band shell
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
On Saturday afternoon, the City of North Tonawanda avoided the rain and cut the ribbon to its new band shell at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park, 700 River Road.
Wheatfield grad Vendetti serving on one of first U.S. Navy stealth ships
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
A class of 1998 Niagara-Wheatfield High School graduate and Niagara Falls, New York, native is serving as part of the Pre-Commissioning Unit for the future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116). Chief Petty Officer David Vendetti is a fire controlman assigned to DDG 116 in Bath, Maine. As a fire controlman, Vendetti is responsible for training and the professional development of junior sailors.