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Original teen idol and 'Teen Angel' Frankie Avalon to perform at Riviera
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:35 am
It's unlikely the current crop of "stars" will attain the level of success Frankie Avalon has had over the past eight - count them, eight - decades as a singer and actor.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC celebrate Bloneva Bond
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College and Niagara Falls City Schools were part of the statewide "Women's Empowerment Draft" throughout the month of March. The two schools joined 24 other colleges and 30 grade schools to collectively celebrate Women's History Month. The program, created by Alfred University's Art Force 5, uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons.
North Tonawanda Mayor Tylec announces April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:15 am
The Erie/Niagara Sunrise Exchange Club, in collaboration with Mayor Austin Tylec, are recognizing the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month with the lighting of City Hall in blue for the entire month. They are encouraging all individuals and organizations to play a role in making the Tonawanda's a better place for children and families.
United Way of Greater Niagara & Leadership Niagara announce partnership
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:10 am
On Thursday, United Way of Greater Niagara and Leadership Niagara announced both agencies will partner through Leadership Niagara's Leadership for the Youth of Niagara Communities program - LYNC - in order to reaffirm both agencies' commitment to Niagara County's youth. The event was held at Platter's Chocolates in North Tonawanda.
NIMAC at 'Coffee with Chris'
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:05 am
Niagara Military Affairs Council (NIMAC) Executive Director Holly Curcione will join Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio at "Coffee with Chris" at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 9.
NYS DOS: 2022 Economic & Infrastructure Development Grants available for northern border communities
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:05 am
The New York State Department of State recently announced the availability of more than $5 million in federal grant funding for economic and community development within New York's northern border region. Competitive grant funding is available for qualified projects within New York's 28 federally designated Northern Border Regional Commission counties.
Memorial recognizes Black Maternal Health Week
Wed, Mar 30th 2022 12:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center for Teens, Moms & Kids will host a day of awareness and advocacy in recognition of Black Maternal Health Week on Wednesday, April 13.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces 2022 board appointments
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 02:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors confirmed its 2022 slate of officers, and reelected three incumbent members to the board at its annual meeting on Monday.
NT Neighborhood Watch announces David 'Bozo' Matecki as 2022 Dyngus Day Parade grand marshal
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 10:05 am
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch announced this year's Dyngus Day parade will be led by grand marshal David "Bozo" Matecki. While discussing potential candidates, the committee said it was important to "find an individual who truly encapsulates the spirit of Dyngus Day. After a great deal of deliberation, there was really only one person who fit the bill, and his name is 'Bozo.' "
NYSDOT: Start of construction on $2.8 million highway improvement project on Hyde Park Blvd.
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 01:35 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez announced the start of construction on a $2.8 million highway improvement project on State Route 61, Hyde Park Boulevard, from Lockport Road to State Route 104 in the City of Niagara Falls and the towns of Niagara and Lewiston.
Niagara County Legislature recognizes March as Agriculture Month
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
Niagara County Legislator Mike Hill presented a proclamation at Tuesday night's legislature meeting to Niagara County Farm Bureau President John King and Farm Bureau Vice President Jeannette Miller, owner of The Eclectic Farmstead in Newfane. This was done in celebration of March as National Agriculture Month.
NYSDOT announces start of $2.9 million project to upgrade culverts in Western New York
Wed, Mar 23rd 2022 04:30 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez on Wednesday announced work has begun on a $2.9 million project that will repair or replace 12 culverts in Erie and Niagara counties, "enhancing safety and reducing the risk of flooding along several important roadways for the movement of people and commerce in Western New York."
Residential fire in Wheatfield
Wed, Mar 23rd 2022 09:50 am
On March 22 at 2:52 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received notification of a fire alarm activation at the apartment building located at 6824 Plaza Drive in the Town of Wheatfield. A second call received a short time later reported smoke showing on the first floor of the three-floor structure.
'Nurturing in the Neighborhood' programs offered for children living in Falls' south end
Tue, Mar 22nd 2022 03:55 pm
Niagara University and the Niagara Falls Housing Authority are bringing free children and parenting activities to residents of Niagara Falls' south end throughout the end of March.
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.
Memorial to offer free community event with surgeons Kappus, Muscarella
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a free community event at noon Wednesday, March 23, to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness and National GI Nurses & Associates Week.
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.
Memorial Medical Center to begin ramp renovation
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 04:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will begin renovations to its 10th Street parking garage on Monday, March 21.
Niagara County announces façade grant program for businesses
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The Niagara County Center for Economic Development announced the launch of the new Niagara County Façade Program (NCFP). The NCFP will provide matching grants up to $50,000 for eligible businesses in order to rejuvenate their properties to help bring vibrancy to the central business districts in communities across the county. The county has allocated $3 million for the program through the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Niagara County now accepting applications for seasonal help
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The Niagara County Department of Public Works is now accepting applications for seasonal help for the 2022 season. Positions are currently open at the five county parks, the Niagara County Golf Course, and the highway department. Seasonally employees earn $14.20 per hour.
Traveler advisory for City of Niagara Falls
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced construction work is set to begin on New York Route 384 (Niagara Street) in the City of Niagara Falls. As a result, lane reductions will occur.
NCHS to present program on Niagara County's historic international bridges
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Historical Society will present "International Bridges of Niagara," a free public program covering the history of the bridges, at Lockport's Historic Palace Theatre at 7 p.m. Monday, March 21.
NFMMC winter market raises $15,000 for women's services
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 12:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation presents a check for $15,000 to Dr. Renee Baughman, nurse practitioner Erin DiMarco and registered nurse Kathy Kendzierski.
Lt. Col. Andrew J. Carlson takes command of NY Air Guard's 107th Attack Wing
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
Lt. Col. Andrew J. Carlson will take command of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Attack Wing from Col. Gary R. Charlton II during a ceremony at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday. Charlton has assumed command of the 105th Airlift Wing at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh.
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.
Tylec lifts parking ban in NT
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 03:55 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec announced the parking ban on municipal streets will be lifted effective at 12:01 a.m. March 9. The ban was slated to run from Nov. 15, 2021, through April 1, 2022.
Memorial now offering in-house dialysis to patients
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 03:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is now offering in-house dialysis service to medical center patients. Inpatient dialysis treatment will now be administered by Memorial staff throughout the medical center's campus, eliminating the need for an outside renal contractor.
NCCC Film & Animation Festival returns to campus
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 10:35 am
Niagara County Community College's 2022 Film & Animation Festival will take place in-person from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the school's Sanborn campus, located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road. The festival, which features a number of fun and informative activities, is open to the public. Admission is free.
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.
Niagara Arts Guild March meeting
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 04:20 pm
The Niagara Arts Guild presents art quilter Carol Miller of Lockport talking about "How Quilters Choose Color" at its March meeting.
NCCC updates campus mask mandate
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 05:35 pm
Effective Monday, Feb. 28, Niagara County Community College is removing the mandatory masking requirement on campus for those fully compliant with the coronavirus vaccine mandate as defined by the Centers for Disease Control, New York state, the State University of New York and the Niagara County Department of Health. While masks will no longer be required, it is encouraged that individuals wear them when in close proximity to others.
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.
Security & law enforcement teacher celebrates successful grads
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
Many teachers in the career and technical education programs at Orleans/Niagara BOCES fondly look back at the students who have graced their classrooms and gone on to be success stories.
Niagara County Community College announces fall 2022 scholarships
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall 2022 semester.
Can You Help? Friends seek community's help for cancer victim
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 07:00 am
Lewiston resident Michelle Hosie recently reached out to Niagara Frontier Publications, requesting assistance from the community to help out a resident who is now battling cancer.
Niagara SBDC offers free entrepreneurship classes
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:55 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes aimed at those looking to enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business. The series will run Thursdays, from 6-8 p.m., starting March 24 and ending May 12.
Niagara County drops below CDC COVID threshold tor 'high transmission'
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:30 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health today released its weekly COVID-19 update.
Late-night vehicle pursuit crosses counties
Mon, Feb 21st 2022 12:00 pm
At 2:47 a.m. Monday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications center was notified of a vehicle pursuit entering Niagara County from the Town of Amherst. It was reported that a silver Cadillac sedan was fleeing Amherst PD after the occupants were found stealing from cars in a local neighborhood.
NCCC Workforce trains National Guard members to be EMTs
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:50 pm
The New York State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services requested Niagara County Community College (NCCC) Workforce Development conduct a pilot educational program to help train part of the 500-600 new emergency medical technicians in order to help relieve the current burden on health care facilities across the state.
 

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