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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.
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.
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.   
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.
Wheatfield Halloween party a success
Thu, Nov 1st 2018 02:10 pm
Last Saturday, the Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department hosted its annual Halloween party for children and families alike.
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.
Girls volleyball: Falcons soar into semifinals
Fri, Oct 26th 2018 09:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team has dominated its competition this season. On Friday night, the team continued the trend with a 3-0 victory over Sweet Home in the Section VI Class A quarterfinals.
Niagara-Wheatfield wins Funke Bowl
Fri, Oct 26th 2018 01:40 am
It's been a crazy year for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team. From wins, losses, tiebreakers and a death close to the team, the team has seen a mixture of everything. On Thursday night, the team ended it's fall campaign with a fulfilling sense of closure. The Falcons defeated Williamsville East in the Class A Chuck Funke Bowl finals, 22-8.
Treichler Building dedicated
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 12:30 pm
This past Saturday, the Treichler Building at the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, was dedicated.
14th Niagara Electric Lights Parade approaching
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 12:30 pm
This year's 14th annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, along Military Road, beginning at Fourth Avenue and ending at K-Mart. 
DeWolf carries Falcons to thrilling comeback victory
Sat, Oct 20th 2018 04:05 pm
On a rainy and dreary day at Niagara-Wheatfield's Terry Harvey Field, the Falcons supplied one of the most thrilling comeback victories in some years, as Niagara-Wheatfield defeated Williamsville South, 34-33, in the semifinals of the Class A Chuck Funke Bowl.
GI alum Neutz speaks to N-W student-athletes
Fri, Oct 19th 2018 11:45 am
Wednesday night, former Grand Island High School and University at Buffalo wide receiver Alex Neutz spoke with Niagara-Wheatfield student-athletes about his mental health struggles with anxiety, depression and addiction.
Falcons Flashback: Playoffs ready to get going
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 12:45 pm
The postseason is here. As Niagara-Wheatfield fall sports teams get ready to gear up for playoff runs, here's how some teams finished up their seasons.
Niagara Academy students think pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 12:05 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy decided to raise money for a worthy cause. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To raise awareness and money, the Student Council sponsored a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
NT residents hear downtown projects
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 12:00 pm
This past Saturday, residents of North Tonawanda had the chance to look at possible downtown restoration projects. They also had the opportunity to vote on which of the seven proposed projects they felt was top priority (one through four).
Wheatfield Rec. Center hosting Halloween party
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 12:00 pm
It's that "spooktacular" time again. With Halloween a little less than two weeks away, the Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department is gearing up with a celebration that children and families will not want to miss.
Niagara-Wheatfield shutout by Grand Island
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:50 pm
It was Niagara-Wheatfield's senior day at Terry Harvey Field Saturday afternoon. The celebrations did not finish how the Falcons would've liked, though, as the team dropped its final regular season game of the year versus Grand Island, 14-0.
Falcons boys soccer defeated in NFL championship
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 08:20 pm
On a crisp and cool Thursday at Sparky Adams Field, the Kenmore East Bulldogs defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 2-1, to win the Niagara Frontier League title in the league crossover championship.
N-W soccer teams set for NFL championship
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:30 pm
The boys and girls soccer teams at Niagara-Wheatfield just recently finished up their regular season schedules.
Girls volleyball remains unbeaten, closing in on NFL title
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team continued its impressive string of victories this past week, improving its record to 14-0 in the Niagara Frontier League.
Wheatfield Lions senior pancake breakfast
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:20 pm
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club 6535 Ward Road (next to the American Legion) will host a free senior pancake breakfast to honor and recognize the senior community for all they do to contribute to the Town of Wheatfield.
Perfection: Niagara-Wheatfield golf completes undefeated season
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 07:40 pm
It's been almost four years since Niagara-Wheatfield's golf team had a number other than zero in its loss column. On Tuesday, that number stayed put at zero, as the team won the Niagara Frontier League Tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course with a combined low score of 407.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES names Employees of the Year
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:40 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently named its Employees of the Year for the 2018-19 school year. Employees are nominated by their peers and a committee decides who will be the recipient in each of the categories: Administrator, Clerical, Continuing Education, Custodial/Maintenance, Staff Specialist, Substitute, Teacher Aide and Teacher. 
Falcons golf finishes perfect regular season
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:15 pm
Over the past week, the Niagara-Wheatfield golf team complete a perfect 15-0 regular season, which extends its winning streak to 83 matches.
Andy's Barbershop a cut above in Town of Niagara
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 01:30 pm
Finding a good and reliable barber could sometimes be difficult for the average person. Some people may be searching for a certain style of cut or shave, some may search for a unique environment and some may search for who fits their schedule best. Get to know Andy Ranaletti: a barber since 2011, who has had experience with almost every hairstyle you can think of.
Homecoming delight: Stott leads Falcons to victory under the lights
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 11:40 pm
Friday night was something players on coach Russ Nixon's Falcons squad won't forget for a long time. In front of a packed crowd at Terry Harvey Field, including a loud and proud Black Hole student section, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons defeated Kenmore West for a homecoming victory, 28-21.
Falcons Flashback: Falcons athletics head into homecoming weekend
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:45 pm
It's hard to believe the Niagara-Wheatfield athletics season is already through one month. The teams have reached homecoming week, which includes themed days, the always competitive pindodge game, powder puff football and, of course, the Friday night lights football game. With that, here's how the Falcons teams are shaping up heading into homecoming on Saturday.
Niagara-Wheatfield bringing back Friday Night Lights homecoming game
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:30 pm
After playing its very first Friday night home game under the lights last year versus Williamsville North, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons will once again suit up for homecoming at 7 p.m. on Friday versus Kenmore West.
NCCC Foundation to recognize distinguished student scholars at annual gala
Mon, Sep 24th 2018 02:05 pm
Five new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
 

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