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Cuomo earmarks $500,000 for Niagara County SPCA
Tue, Jan 29th 2019 12:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced nearly $4.5 million was awarded to 13 animal shelters and humane societies across the state through the New York State Companion Animal Capital Fund. The funding will support construction, renovation and expansion projects that will enhance animal care and health, and help ensure adoptions for New York's dogs and cats.
Virtuoso seeking re-election in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 02:55 pm
Sylvia Virtuoso recently announced she will run for her sixth term as Town of Niagara Town Clerk.
Shrubsall taken into custody of NCSO
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 02:50 pm
After receiving several media inquiries, Sheriff James R. Voutour announced Monday that William C. Shrubsall, also known as Ethan Macleod, 47, is in the custody of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Shrubsall was taken into custody Monday with assistance from Canadian Border Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the New York State Troopers.
'Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon' reunion set for return
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 02:25 pm
All alumni of Niagara-Wheatfield High School are invited to attend the "Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon" reunion event at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Niagara Active Hose Hall, 6010 Lockport Road in the Town of Niagara.
NT MomemeNTum project discussed at Chamber of Commerce meeting
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 02:25 pm
Tuesday, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas hosted its business connections meeting featuring Laura Bernsohn and Mike Zimmerman of Lumber City Development. The duo discussed the NT MomeNTum Project, which is a revitalization strategy for a 546-acre study area in North Tonawanda. It is focused on redevelopment projects that will provide new opportunities for the community to live, work and play.
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield wraps up 2018
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis ended 2018 supporting the community in various ways.
Northgate Health Care Facility honored by ACHCA
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:35 pm
Terry Collins, RN, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, is a recipient of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators.
Allegiant announces new nonstop service to Savannah from NF Airport
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 01:25 pm
Allegiant announced Tuesday that service from Niagara Falls International Airport to Savannah, Georgia via Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport will begin June 7. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way.
Town of Niagara Lions honor winners
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 01:20 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions Club presented the winners of the annual peace poster contest with their prizes and certificates. All three winners attend Holy Ghost Lutheran School.
Volunteers/donations needed for Night to Shine Prom for people with special needs
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 12:30 pm
Calling all stylists, paparazzi, and anyone who likes to volunteer; Lumber City Church, 383 Vandervoort St., North Tonawanda, is looking for volunteers to be a part of Night to Shine. The church is in need of dozens of volunteers and monetary donations to make this prom for people with special needs a reality. The North Tonawanda church is one of nearly 500 churches around the world to host Night to Shine Friday, Feb. 8. 
Casino money for North Tonawanda History Museum
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 12:30 pm
County legislators Rich Andres and Randy Bradt initiated a resolution for the North Tonawanda History Museum to receive $4,000.
Wheatfield Town Board holds first 2019 meeting
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 12:15 am
Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board met for its first regular meeting of 2019. The meeting was rather light, but brought up some reoccurring topics from 2018, specifically a change in code with regards to Summit Mall opportunities and the town's proposed switch to LED lighting.
Pappas announces $1.47 million water infrastructure improvements grant
Thu, Jan 3rd 2019 01:10 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced recently that the city has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1.47 million from Gov. Andrew Cuomo for water infrastructure improvements in Western New York.
Stamm-Philipps sworn into office as Wheatfield town justice
Thu, Jan 3rd 2019 12:30 pm
Last Saturday, the Town of Wheatfield hosted a swearing-in ceremony for the recent town justice-elect Angela Stamm-Philipps.
Wheatfield board offers updates on LED switch
Thu, Dec 20th 2018 07:00 am
For months now, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board has discussed switching the town's light standards to LED. The effort, which has been spearheaded by Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan and Councilman Curt Doktor took a step in a positive direction Monday night.
Community comes through to meet an urgent need for Box Of Hope outreach
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:25 pm
Over $2,000 worth of cash donations were received by the end of the day Sunday and volunteers were able to put together over 100 boxes by Tuesday afternoon.
Town of Niagara holiday decorating contest winners named
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:00 pm
On Tuesday, at the Town of Niagara Town Board meeting, residential and one business winner of the 2018 holiday decorating contest throughout the town were honored and awarded their respective prizes.
Wheatfield Garden Club installs new officers
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 01:10 pm
On Nov. 28, the Wheatfield Garden Club installed its 2019 officers at its annual Christmas Party. Judy Kunkel, installation committee chairperson, swore in the new officers.
NCSO K-9 Chief to get donation of body armor
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office K-9 Chief will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K-9 Chief's vest is sponsored by Pam, Corey and Todd Harmon of Lockport and will be embroidered with the sentiment "In memory of Chief Craig C. Harmon." Delivery is expected within eight to 10 weeks.
Pappas reappoints several at council meeting
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
Tuesday night, the North Tonawanda Common Council met for its first meeting of December. At the meeting, Mayor Arthur Pappas issued several agenda items to reappoint 12 volunteers to groups within the city.
Public information session held on Walmore Road rehabilitation
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:40 pm
On Tuesday night, the Town of Wheatfield Community Center played host to a public information session on the Walmore Road rehabilitation project.
Wheatfield Town Board reignites discussion on Shawnee Road detours
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:35 pm
On Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its first meeting of December, but its second in as many weeks, which brought out a light agenda. A topic from last week's Nov. 26 meeting, though, was back in discussion.
NT hosts Lumber City Walk
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:30 pm
On Saturday, the City of North Tonawanda, as well as the Downtown Merchants and Oliver Street Merchants played host to the 2018 Lumber City Walk. The walk included over 40 family-friendly events throughout the day around Webster and Oliver streets, which helped kick the holiday season off in North Tonawanda.
Town of Wheatfield lights up holiday season
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:25 pm
On Saturday, the Town of Wheatfield held its annual Christmas tree lighting and kids party at the town's Community Center. The festivities helped bring in the 2018 version of the holiday season, as Santa Claus arrived via a St. Johnsburg Fire Co. truck and greeted children upon arrival.
Niagara University, NCCC announce partnership
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 03:10 pm
Thursday morning, officials from Niagara University and Niagara County Community College, as well as elected officials, gathered to announce a new partnership between NU and NCCC, which will improve and increase collaboration between the two colleges.
Rockin' With Santa campaign hosting party
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:35 pm
Rockin' With Santa, a yearly toy campaign to help kids in the North Tonawanda and Tonawanda area is back for the 2018 holiday season.
Holy Ghost Lutheran celebrates 175 years of grace
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:30 pm
With the theme, "Led by the spirit through grateful generations," Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School celebrated 175 years of its establishment in Bergholz. 
'Noel at Niagara' a glowing success
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:45 pm
Friday evening, the Town of Niagara held its second "Noel at Niagara" park lighting ceremony.
Town of Wheatfield, DOT discuss Shawnee Road closure
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:30 pm
Monday night, the Town of Wheatfield Town Board and the New York State Department of Transportation met to discuss the upcoming road closure of Shawnee Road.
Fashion Outlets to open early this Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA will host its annual Fashionably Late/Fashionably Early Black Friday event for shoppers looking to snag deals and extra savings. The shopping center will open from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, and again at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.
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.
4th annual Art Off The Wall
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 11:35 am
Join the Carnegie Art Center to celebrate the fourth annual Art Off The Wall exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the CAC in North Tonawanda.
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.
Pappas gives 2019 budget message
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:50 pm
On Tuesday night, City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas gave his 2019 budget message to those attending the first Common Council meeting of the month.
Local Veterans Day events
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:40 pm
The following is a list of Veterans Day ceremonies locally:
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.
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.
Wheatfield Lions, NFMMC to host free health fair
Wed, Oct 31st 2018 02:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host a health and wellness fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the clubhouse at Five Senses Nature Park, 6535 Ward Road, Wheatfield.

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