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Columbia Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1 honored by FASNY
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:40 pm
Christopher Wildey, president of Columbia Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1 in North Tonawanda, in February enrolled his company in the event. In March, FASNY selected Columbia Hook and Ladder for the honor in Western New York, a region covering 10 counties. 
Town of Niagara Board, Reger agree on old Army base
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:35 pm
Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Town Board met for its monthly meeting. A topic of discussion was the former U.S. Army Reserve Base off Porter Road.
Town of Wheatfield: Resident comments on Barge Brewing
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:35 pm
Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its second regular meeting of April. To open the meeting, Dana Weber asked the Town Board what it knew regarding an article in the Tribune of Barge Brewing talking about a Bergholz location. As a resident of the hamlet of Bergholz, she was curious about the possible location.
National Grid approves grant to support City of Tonawanda streetscape improvements
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 10:35 am
National Grid has approved an economic development grant for The City of North Tonawanda, which is undertaking a major eco-friendly construction project to upgrade and beautify a streetscape that will provide pedestrian amenities along Northern Main Street.
Sirianni seeks re-election in Town of Niagara
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:15 pm
Town of Niagara Councilman Richard Sirianni recently announced his candidacy for re-election as he seeks a second term on the Town Council. Sirianni said he has been known to be the fiscal watchdog and flourishes in that role.     
North Tonawanda hosting 14th 'Canal Clean Sweep'
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:10 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently announced the city will once again participate in the annual "Canal Clean Sweep,"going into its 14th year, on Saturday, April 27.
Town of Wheatfield set to host Easter party
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:00 pm
From 10 a.m. to noon  Saturday, April 13, the Town of Wheatfield Youth Center, 2795 Church Road, in conjunction with the Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department, will host a fun-for-all Easter party. 
NT Alderman Tylec pushing for energy efficiency & renewable energy in North Tonawanda
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 01:10 pm
North Tonawanda Alderman-at-Large Austin Tylec is proposing legislation that will bring energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements to NT by establishing an Energize NY Open C-PACE financing program. 
Imagine Community Gardens presents at Lumber City Church
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 01:05 pm
Last Friday, Bob Zima of Imagine Community Gardens presented on the organization at the Lumber City Church, 383 Vandervoort St., North Tonawanda. 
Town of Niagara Farmland Conservancy organized to protect open farmland from development
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 12:50 pm
A group of Town of Niagara residents and historians have organized a Farmland Conservancy to preserve some of the remaining land in the town that has been farmland since the early 1800s. 
Town of Wheatfield hosts public hearing on FCC law
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 12:40 pm
On Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its first meeting of April. Prior to the meeting, the board held a public hearing regarding a proposed telecommunications law in the town. 
New president at Carnegie Art Center
Wed, Apr 3rd 2019 10:55 am
Kimberly Renda of North Tonawanda was elected president of the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda. She is a business office manager for Brookdale Senior Living and has BA and MPA degrees from Buffalo State College.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum opens for 2019 season
Wed, Apr 3rd 2019 10:55 am
North Tonawanda's Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, located at 180 Thompson St., will open for the 2019 season today.
Accardo announces county legislature bid
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:50 pm
Citing his extensive business experience, financial background, and community advocacy, long-time civic contributor John Accardo has announced his intention to seek the Fifth District seat in the Niagara County Legislature in this year's fall election. The legislative district includes the Town of Niagara, as well as the DeVeaux section of Niagara Falls, and portions of Hyde Park.
NASA's Bowman presents at NAM
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:25 pm
At the Niagara Aerospace Museum last Wednesday, Alice Bowman, was welcomed on behalf of the Town of Wheatfield by Town Historian and NAM member Justin Higner. Bowman is from NASA and is head of the engineering and mission operations of the New Horizons mission. 
Phelps announces candidacy for NT city clerk-treasurer
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:15 pm
Nicholas Phelps will be seeking election for city clerk-treasurer this upcoming fall. Phelps has been a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda where he and his family just purchased their first home.
Additional portable traffic control devices coming to Town of Niagara
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:05 pm
Residents of the Town of Niagara can expect more traffic control devices coming soon to their municipality. 
Witmer Road subdivision preliminary plat approved in Wheatfield
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:00 pm
Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its second meeting of the month, which resulted in the approval of a preliminary plat for the proposed Witmer Road subdivision. 
Schmigel announces bid for NT alderman spot
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 12:00 pm
On Tuesday afternoon, Robert Schmigel announced his candidacy to seek the open seat in the first ward for the North Tonawanda Common Council. Current Alderman Mark Berube has decided not to seek re-election after winning the seat vacated by the late Russ Rizzo.  
WBA installs officers
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 01:00 pm
The 2019 Wheatfield Business Association officers were recently installed at Yubb's Restaurant. The elections, along with the selection of the organization's Business Person of the Year and Business of the Year were held at the WBA's annual Christmas party.
Braun seeks re-election in NT
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:45 pm
Donna Braun, alderwoman in the 2nd Ward for the City of North Tonawanda, officially kicked off her re-election campaign with an announcement to supporters citing her accomplishments while raising the bar for what's coming next.   
MacSwan talks Niagara Sanitation Landfill results
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:30 pm
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its first meeting of March - a light one at that.
Municipalities endure windstorm
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 01:00 pm
On Sunday and parts of Monday, Western New York got hit with yet another storm this winter. No snow or ice to mention, but winds blew through the area at steady speeds in the 40 mile-per-hour range, with gusts up above 70 mph. The Tribune's local municipalities - the Town of Wheatfield, Town of Niagara and City of North Tonawanda - all endured the wind's wrath and had to deal with some damage.
Wallace seeking re-election as supervisor of the Town of Niagara
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:55 pm
Lee S. Wallace has announced he will seek re-election for the office of supervisor in the Town of Niagara. Wallace, the incumbent town supervisor, is a lifetime resident of the town and a previous town employee for more than 40 years.
Dickey announces candidacy for NT Common Council
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:20 pm
Adam Dickey, 42, recently announced his candidacy for First Ward alderman in the City of North Tonawanda. Dickey, a 20-year member of the Ironworkers Local Union No. 9 in Niagara Falls, currently holds the position of union president.
Zadzilka seeking re-election in NT
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:15 pm
Common Council President Eric Zadzilka seeked re-election from voters to allow him to continue several high-profile efforts in the city that have "made North Tonawanda an even better place to raise a family and make it their home," he announced Monday morning.
NT Council president wants a seat at the table
Thu, Feb 21st 2019 03:10 pm
As New York state moves closer to legalizing recreational marijuana use, the North Tonawanda City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution that supports Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch's formation of an ad hoc committee which would examine the effects of legalizing marijuana.
Town of Niagara gives negative declaration for part of mall development
Thu, Feb 21st 2019 02:45 pm
Tuesday night, in what Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace called record time, the Town Board held its regular meeting for the month of February. The board declared a negative declaration, which shows no harm to the environment, in accordance with the State Environmental Quality Review on part of a site plan from Mercado Development in regard to outdoor seating at a new food hall at the Fashion Outlets Mall. 
Town of Niagara Active Hose starting Drive for Alive
Thu, Feb 21st 2019 02:45 pm
The Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. is requesting assistance from its neighbors.
Northgate features employee artist at show
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:20 pm
Justin Trainor, an artist and physical therapy assistant at The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility, will be the featured artist at an art show titled Enter the Artist, running from Feb. 25 through March 11 at the facility.
Herbert launches campaign for Niagara County Legislature
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 04:10 pm
North Tonawanda police officer and Marine Corps veteran Erik A. Herbert formally announced his candidacy for 7th District Niagara County Legislature. This includes the Gratwick Park area of North Tonawanda and a large portion of the Town of Wheatfield.
Elderwood honors Morgan for Service Excellence
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:55 pm
Niagara Falls resident Donna Morgan, activities director at Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield, was one of four staff members recognized as an Elderwood 2018 Service Excellence Award winner.
Town of Wheatfield Town Board discusses possible Witmer Road subdivision
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:35 pm
Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board met for its first meeting of February. The board discussed a proposed major subdivision along town-owned property on Witmer Road.
Wegmans celebrates 20 years in Niagara Falls
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:30 pm
Thursday, as many celebrated Valentines Day or prepared a special evening for their significant other, Wegmans celebrated its 20th anniversary at its location at 1577 Military Road.
Pappas delivers State of the City address
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:50 pm
Tuesday night, City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas gave the 2019 State of the City address to a well-attended audience at the Common Council's first meeting of February.
Informational meeting on NT shoreline restoration project
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Waterkeepers recently submitted a grant application to restore a portion of the shoreline at the North Tonawanda Botanical Gardens to a more natural state in order to improve water quality, create valuable habitat, and enhance recreation access.
Pecoraro to run for alderman-at-large seat on NT Common Council
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:10 pm
Current city Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro announced Monday that he will seek his second full term on the North Tonawanda Common Council.
Pappas' hosting 9th annual Snowflake Ball
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:00 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife Linda announced the upcoming ninth annual Mayor's Charity Snowflake Ball to be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Knights of Columbus located at 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda. 
Siegmann seeking re-election for Town of Wheatfield highway superintendent
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:50 pm
Paul Siegmann is seeking the support of residents to continue as Town of Wheatfield highway superintendent for a second term. 
MacSwan responds to cut in AIM funds from governor
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:40 pm
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its second regular session of January. Valuable information was announced from the recent formation of an emergency services department, an update from Councilman Larry Helwig and Tim Zuber of Wendel Engineers regarding the Niagara River Greenway trail, and a response from Supervisor Don MacSwan to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the cuts in Aid and Incentives to Municipalities.

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