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Niagara County deemed 'StormReady' by National Weather Service
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 10:30 am
Niagara County has been deemed "StormReady" by the National Weather Service, according to Jonathan Schultz, Niagara County's emergency services director. NWS officials came to the county's public safety building on Tuesday to present the "StormReady" designation.
North Tonawanda: Tylec swears in new chief of police
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:25 pm
Mayor Austin Tylec said he was "honored" to issue the oath of office to newly appointed Chief of Police Keith T. Glass on Friday morning.
Ortt calls on Hochul and legislative leaders to prioritize base retention funds in final state budget
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Friday stood at the Niagara Falls Airfield with local leaders to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders to "restore vital funding" for military base retention in this year's state budget.
Developers bring new life to old Kmart site in Niagara
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 10:00 am
After several years of dormancy, the former site of Kmart on Military and Packard roads in the Town of Niagara is seeing activity.
Sheriff's deputies help early childhood education students learn role of law enforcement
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 04:35 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's school resource officer, deputy Michelle Ohar, made a guest appearance in the early childhood education class.
Community celebrates as Ghada Have It! returns to town
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 09:25 am
In July of 2021, Bashar Srouji was in the midst of realizing his lifelong dream. His Mediterranean restaurant/pizzeria, Ghada Have It!, was six months into a successful first year of operation. But on July 20, a historic rainstorm in the Town of Niagara nearly washed those dreams away completely.
North Tonawanda: Mayor Tylec establishes financial advisory committee
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 07:00 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec has created a financial advisory committee intended to improve the city's budget process, support its accounting department, facilitate communication and work between elected leaders, and to serve as a resource for the community.
Memorial sets date for 2022 Niagara Cup Classic
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 02:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's 2022 Niagara Cup Classic golf tournament has been set for Monday, Aug. 15, at both the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course. Memorial welcomes back Michael Cardamone, D.C., left, of Cardamone Chiropractic and David DeMizio of Copier Fax Business Technologies as co-chairs of this year's tournament.
United Way thanks sponsors
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara, in a press release said, thanked Denise Abbott, left, of DeGraff Memorial Medical Park CWA Local 1168, and Nicolas Maniccia of KeyBank for chairing 2021's campaign, "and for their commitment to the United Way.
Simiele & Yager receive SUNY Chancellor's Award
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:40 pm
A virtual recognition ceremony was held to honor faculty and staff at Niagara County Community College (NCCC) on Thursday, Feb. 3.
Town of Wheatfield looking to create one ZIP code
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 11:20 am
The Town of Wheatfield is once again requesting one ZIP code for its municipal boundaries, and is looking for residents to provide their own stories of how the ZIP code confusion has negatively impacted their lives.
TNT Chamber Member of the Month
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas announced Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77 as its February Member of the Month.
Niagara-Wheatfield Community Education opens Feb. 9
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
The concept of schools as the center of community life goes back a century in the United States. Progressive educators of the time, including John Dewey, Jane Addams and urban planner Clarence Perry first envisioned the model of schools that serve as the center of neighborhood social life and the agent of neighborhood-based social services, while also educating children.
NT Neighborhood Watch announces 2022 Dyngus Day Parade
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch announced its second annual Dyngus Day Parade will be held Monday, April 18. Commencing at 5 p.m. the route will go down Oliver Street starting at 10th Avenue and ending at Thompson Street.
The Hastings Duo named Members of the Month
Wed, Jan 26th 2022 08:15 pm
The Hastings Duo was named Member of the Month by the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
All-new adaption of Robert Louis Stevenson classic coming to North Tonawanda
Tue, Jan 25th 2022 05:50 pm
For the first time ever, the Ghostlight Theatre is putting on a production adapted and written by a company member.
Ortt & Morinello recognize Frenchy's Pizzeria
Fri, Jan 21st 2022 05:20 pm
On Friday, New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Assemblyman Angelo Morinello recognized Frenchy's Pizzeria as the "Small Business of the Month" for December.
DEC brownfield cleanup program marks successful year in 2021
Thu, Jan 20th 2022 09:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos celebrated another year of successful environmental cleanups this week as part of the state's brownfield cleanup programs. Included are a number of sites in Buffalo-Niagara.
Town of Niagara plans ahead for 2022
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara opened 2022 with its organizational session earlier this month. There, a number of procedural matters, including meeting schedules, town designations, members and personnel appointments, were approved for the year ahead.
Wheatfield takes stand on cannabis law
Fri, Dec 24th 2021 07:00 am
On Monday, the Wheatfield Town board announced that, although the municipality elected not to opt out of New York State Cannabis Law Section 131 - which would have flatly prevented marijuana retail sales and on-site consumption establishments from operating - due to a lack of specifics from the state. It will go forward with its own regulations regarding where and how such establishments could operate.
Ortt & Morinello recognize Voz Cycle City
Mon, Dec 20th 2021 11:20 am
Over the weekend, New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and Assemblyman Angelo Morinello recognized Voz Cycle City as the "Small Business of the Month" for December.
2022 Historic LaSalle Calendar now available
Fri, Dec 17th 2021 03:25 pm
The 2022 Historic LaSalle Photo Calendar has been released. Terry Lasher Winslow has again put together the calendar, which features historical photographs of the Village of LaSalle.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas has active fall
Fri, Dec 17th 2021 07:00 am
•The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas recently held its annual holiday mixer party at Webster's Bistro and Bar. Chamber members from all over Western New York attended and generously brought an unwrapped present for the annual "Rockin With Santa."
NCCC increases online learning options
Thu, Dec 16th 2021 08:55 pm
Niagara County Community College is responding to the growing need for flexible learning options through online degree and certificate programs, as well as HyFlex classes. It stated, "The trend to move toward remote learning options accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and remains a strong solution for students who are unable to adhere to a traditional in-person class schedule."
Town of Wheatfield provides update on recent water line break
Fri, Dec 10th 2021 11:00 am
Monday's Wheatfield Town Board meeting began with updates regarding a burst water line that occurred last week on the corner of Sy Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard.
Town of Niagara, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls join to give back to Niagara community
Fri, Dec 10th 2021 07:00 am
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with the Town of Niagara to continue a holiday tradition that started more than 20 years ago: donating more than $50,000 to various organizations that benefit the residents of the Town of Niagara and its neighboring communities.
Buffalo & North Tonawanda receiving $10 million as winners of fifth-round Downtown Revitalization Initiative
Mon, Nov 29th 2021 04:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood and the City of North Tonawanda will receive $10 million each in funding as the Western New York region winners of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. As part of DRI round 5, each of the state's 10 regional economic development regions are being awarded $20 million, to make for a total state commitment of $200 million in funding and investments to help communities boost their post COVID-19 economies by transforming downtowns into vibrant neighborhoods.
Bear Bottom Wholesale taking over Scott's Furniture
Fri, Nov 26th 2021 07:00 am
Scott's Furniture, located at 4419 Military Road, has been purchased by Larry Bryer, owner of Bear Bottom Wholesale of Lockport. Bryer said he has been keeping an eye out for a second location and, when he came across Scott Furniture, it was just what he was looking for.
Participate in #GivingTuesday: Join Community Missions as it celebrates global day of giving on Nov. 30
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 10:00 am
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means it is officially the giving season. Community Missions of Niagara Frontier is welcoming donations and volunteers as it prepares for its annual celebration of #GivingTuesday.
Small Business Saturday: Over a century, Wagner's Farm brings more than apples to market
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 08:00 am
It began as a stop at the side of the road. A stand, like so many others seen on countless country roads, that sells homegrown produce. That was over 100 years ago. And as things change, so they stay the same.
Niagara County records 400th COVID-related death
Wed, Nov 10th 2021 12:35 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health on Wednesday issued the following weekly update on positive COVID-19 cases from Nov. 4-10.
NCCC holds annual Veterans Day celebration
Tue, Nov 9th 2021 04:20 pm
The 2021 Veterans Day ceremony at Niagara County Community College will return to its prepandemic format. The event will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Empire State Wrestling returns to Niagara Falls with 'Wrestlebash'
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 09:20 pm
Empire State Wrestling comes back to its old stomping grounds in Niagara County - and brings back its traditional Thanksgiving Weekend super event with "Wrestlebash" on Saturday, Nov. 27 at the Frontier Fire Hall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. This is the first Empire State Wrestling event in Niagara County in two years, and the first ESW event at the Frontier Fire Hall in three years.
Season set to sparkle with 'Buffalo/Niagara Holiday Light Show'
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 05:30 pm
Everyone loves the lights of the holidays, and this year's "Buffalo/Niagara Holiday Light Show" at the Niagara County Fairgrounds is set to deliver fun for the entire family. Construction of dozens of towering displays with hundreds of colored lights is well underway. The show opens Nov. 19 with what organizers called "a safe, secure, drive-thru experience synchronized to holiday music through your car radio."
Niagara Pride holding holiday shopping online auction to fund 2022 programming
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 01:35 pm
Niagara Pride is asking Western New Yorkers and local businesses to help with its 2021 holiday shopping online auction by donating items or services to be part of the event. The auction will start on Black Friday, Nov. 26, and run through Saturday, Dec. 4. All items need to be donated by Nov. 20.
'Share the Bounty' on the Niagara Wine Trail
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 03:40 pm
On Nov. 13-14, the Niagara Wine Trail will host its annual "Share the Bounty" event. Each participating winery has selected a different charity. They will collection donation of items or donate the tasting fees to that charity. There is no ticket for this event, but people are encouraged to visit as many wineries as they wish.
Former Niagara Catholic site getting makeover by The Chapel
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 08:15 am
The former Niagara Catholic High School building, at 520 66th St., has sort of resembled Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory since it closed in the summer of 2018. Tremendous work has taken place inside - out of view from the general public - with great expectations in place for what might be when The Chapel reopens the site in the near future.
North Tonawanda unveils historical marker on Teddy Roosevelt's 163rd birthday
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 10:55 am
On Wednesday, City of North Tonawanda officials unveiled a new historical marker downtown on the anniversary of Teddy Roosevelt's birthday.
TNT celebrates Fall Expo, new business
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 08:40 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas held its Fall Expo with member Gratwick Hose Co. on Saturday. This year's event featured vendors that cover everything from home improvement, health and wellness, beauty and fashion, to education, to a variety of personal, home, finance and novelty gifts. Admission was free to the public.
Rob Ortt recognizes Painters Plus
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 06:20 pm
On Tuesday, New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt recognized Painter Plus Home Decorating as the "Small Business of the Month" for October.
 

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