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Hands Healing Heroes salutes veterans
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:45 pm
The sixth annual Veterans Appreciation Day presented by Hands Healing Heroes is coming back, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Town of Niagara Board has busy night
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 12:35 pm
The Town Board of Niagara convened on Tuesday for a mere 30 minutes. During that time, the board resolved to grant Randal Sinatra a mixed-families residence zoning for his property on Laur Road, create a local law that paves the way for a possible recycling plant within the town, schedule a public hearing for the destruction of a zombie home and, of course, answer questions from citizens.
Wheatfield meeting hits bumpy roads
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:35 pm
Al D'Angelo of the subdivision, Country Meadows, in the Town of Wheatfield made a plea to the Town Board to repave his street. The long-time resident who said that he was asked to represent his neighbors, noted he has been lobbying for years, but keeps getting the same answer from Highway Superintendent Paul Siegmann: "There's no money in the budget."
Support local art at 'Uncorked for Creativity' in NT
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:35 pm
The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will be celebrating the beginning of fall with its event called "Uncorked for Creativity" in the outdoors right outside the building on the art center's lawn.
Gooch delivers concert funds to Veterans One-stop
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 10:00 am
At the final "Thursdays on the Water" concert of 2019, Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch presented a donation of $5,228.71 to the Veterans One-stop Center of Western New York.
Project H.O.P.E. helps another resident
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 03:25 pm
Painters Plus unveiled their ninth winner of Project H.O.P.E., Helping Others Paint Exteriors, late last week. Once the word got out, it was already certain that they'd come. Volunteers.
Kidz 'N' Kites come to Town of Niagara
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 03:20 pm
The 22nd annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" celebration promises to be a winner when it takes flight Saturday, Sept. 14, in Veterans Memorial Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
North Tonawanda project comes under budget
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 03:20 pm
City of North Tonawanda Engineer Dale Marshall was heard at the Common Council Meeting commenting on changing the price tag of the Sweeney Canal Dock Extension to approximately $14,000 less than was originally predicted.
Service clubs sound off at Wheatfield Lions' 5th annual event
Fri, Aug 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Lions Club invited their counterparts, the St. David Lions Club from Canada; as well as area service and business groups to a steak dinner at Five Senses Nature Park for their fifth annual Service Club Steak Night. Clubs included the Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis, Wheatfield Business Association, Town of Niagara Lions, and the Niagara County Central Rotary Club.
Niagara-Wheatfield ready to start up new school year
Fri, Aug 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will be opening to students on Tuesday, Sept. 3, but for Superintendent Daniel Ljiljanich, the journey has already begun.
'H.O.P.E.' springs eternal in Tonawandas
Fri, Aug 30th 2019 07:00 am
It started nine years ago when Jesse Gooch, owner of Painters Plus and a Niagara County legislator, decided to use his business to do some good for the community. Gooch noticed there were several houses in the community that needed an exterior paint job. Painters Plus handled jobs on similar houses and it was like a lightbulb went on. Gooch's business had all the supplies and the know-how to paint any of these houses.
Multi-decade rock 'n' roll player Carl Dixon plays 'Thursdays on the Water'
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 03:15 pm
Carl Dixon, born and raised in Canada answered an ad for a band called Coney Hatch in 1979. He went on to tour around the world, rocked long hair and a killer voice, wrote hits like "Devil's Deck," "Hey Operator" and became the lead singer for the rock legend The Guess Who in 1997.
Bri Estates: Citizens speak on impact to environment
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 03:15 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board listened to the objections of several residents from the towns of Niagara and Lewiston on the subject of Bri Estates, a proposed development north of Colonial Drive in the Town of Niagara, at a scoping meeting held during the board's regular monthly meeting on Tuesday.
Town of Niagara: Public meeting on Bri Estates development
Fri, Aug 16th 2019 03:10 pm
News came out on Aug. 8 that Double C Realty Inc., owner of property north of Colonial Drive in the Town of Niagara, had submitted a draft scoping document to the Town of Niagara Town Board. In response, the board has scheduled a public scoping meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, to gather public input.
Mayor's Park Playground, kid-designed, volunteer-built
Fri, Aug 16th 2019 03:10 pm
A new addition for the community surrounding Mayor's Park in North Tonawanda, which all kids and families will want to utilize, is now complete and open for kids of all ages and abilities.
Adams firefighters do good deed on vacation
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:15 pm
From Aug. 1-4 a group of Adams Fire Co. firemen went to Watkins Glen International to enjoy a weekend of NASCAR racing. 
Wheatfield constables performing house checks
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:50 pm
Ever go on vacation and the one thing on your mind is "What's going on at my house?" If you are like many who are curious about that status of your home when you're gone, the Wheatfield Constable Department has you covered. 
Wheatfield board rezones property on corner of Ward & Lockport roads
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:45 pm
Monday night, at the Wheatfield Town Board's regular session for August, the council held a public hearing to rezone property at 2872 Lockport Road. 
Grawe retires as town assessor
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:40 pm
At Monday night's Town of Wheatfield Town Board meeting, Assessor Brigette Grawe called it a career.
Wheatfield Town Board hears positive audit results
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:35 pm
The Town of Wheatfield received a boost of financial confidence at the Town Board's regular meeting Monday night. 
'A Quiet Place 2' to be filmed in NT
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:35 pm
It's going to be lights, camera, action in North Tonawanda soon. Tuesday night, the North Tonawanda Common Council approved a location agreement with Paramount Pictures Corp. for the production of "A Quiet Place 2."
Thunder on the Niagara roars on the river
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:30 pm
This past weekend, thousands of people stormed to Gratwick Riverside Park in North Tonawanda to see and hear the roars of the Thunder on the Niagara. 
Former WWE star Gangrel coming to Empire State Wrestling
Thu, Aug 1st 2019 07:30 am
Empire State Wrestling returns to the St. Johnsburg fire hall, 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda, on Saturday, Aug. 17, for "Hit Me With Your Best Shot." Pre-sale general admission tickets are $15. Tickets increase $5 the day of event. Front and second row tickets are sold out. Doors open at 5 p.m. with bell-time at 6 p.m. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" will be recorded for ESW's streaming service partners. 
Edward Town Middle School student wins national pageant
Thu, Aug 1st 2019 07:00 am
Alyssa Strangio, 11, is a sixth-grader at Edward Town Middle School and a Wheatfield resident. Alyssa's first pageant was when she was 5 years old, where she won the Peach Blossom in 2014 at the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival. 
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls opens Vans store
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 08:00 pm
Vans, the iconic action sports footwear and lifestyle brand, is making its debut at Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA with a grand opening on Thursday, Aug. 1 - just in time for back-to-school shopping.
Niagara SPCA presented check from Release the Kraken Bench and Deadlift Meet
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 06:15 pm
Thursday evening, co-promoters of the 2019 Release the Kraken Bench and Deadlift Meet, Tom Stevenson and Mark Becht, handed the Niagara SPCA, 2100 Lockport Road, a check for $640.
41st Wheatfield Family Picnic nearing
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:00 am
The 41st annual picnic will be held at Fairmount Park, Nash and Stieg roads, on Sunday, Aug. 18. The picnic starts at 10:45 a.m.
Start Me Up: U.S. Stones roll at 'Music Mania Mondays'
Wed, Jul 24th 2019 08:00 pm
Monday night, the "Music Mania Mondays" concert series in the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park continued to rock. 
Town of Wheatfield annual Service Club Steak Night upcoming
Wed, Jul 24th 2019 07:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host its fifth Service Club Steak Night at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Club's Five Senses Park, 6535 Ward Road, near the American Legion Post.
Unyts & Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co. hosting Brandon Kupiec Memorial Blood Drive
Wed, Jul 24th 2019 07:00 pm
Members of the Kupiec family, along with Unyts and the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., are hosting a community blood drive honoring the memory of North Tonawanda native Brandon Kupiec from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1. Kupiec died unexpectedly in 2013 at the age of 20. His family holds this yearly event in his honor. Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co. will host the event at the firehall, 3747 Lockport Road.
North Tonawanda: Thunder on the Niagara boat races returning for year 14
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 06:00 pm
Although water levels have been high around Western New York - leading to the cancellation of several water-related happenings - locals can look forward to a community favorite off the shores of the Niagara River. Coming Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4, Gratwick Riverside Park in North Tonawanda will host the 14th Thunder on the Niagara boat racing event.
Solidays opens for business in Wheatfield
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 01:40 pm
Some have known the location at 6935 Ward Road as JT Wheatfields or Jack Devine's - amongst the many names. Well, get used to a new name for this one: Solidays.
Wheatfield Lions host picnic for the blind
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 08:15 am
Recently, the Wheatfield Lions Club hosted a picnic for the blind at the Five Senses Park on Ward Road. The picnic brought visually impaired from across Niagara County for a day of fun. 
Wheatfield Family Dentistry makes donation to Make-A-Wish
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:30 am
Recently, Wheatfield Family Dentistry held an open house fundraiser for Make-A-Wish of Western New York. The firm offered free sandwiches and ice cream from an Anderson's food truck. Other events included free pony rides from Blaze's Pony Express and a jumbo inflatable slide donated by Entercom Communications from Pig Belly Entertainment. 
SRO returning to NT School District for 2019-20
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:00 am
It was a light and brief meeting for the North Tonawanda Common Council, but security in schools was an important item put forth to the agenda.  The council entered into an agreement Tuesday with the North Tonawanda City School District to assign a North Tonawanda police officer as school resource officer at the middle and high schools. 
Can you help? 2nd annual Smiles for Owen
Wed, Jul 17th 2019 08:00 pm
From 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, the second Smiles for Owen fundraiser will be held. All proceeds from the event will benefit the SUDC Foundation to further support their mission to promote awareness, advocate for research, and support those affected by sudden unexpected or unexplained death in childhood.
Calspan 5K Race returns to main runway at Niagara Falls International Airport
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:05 pm
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced Tuesday that the Niagara Falls International Airport, 2035 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls, will, once again, host a unique 5K race using its main runway at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18. 
FASNY Scholarship awarded to Sanborn student and EMS volunteer
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 03:55 pm
The Firemen's Association of the State of New York has awarded the 2019 FASNY Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship to Megan Amacher of Sanborn. Amacher received a certificate and scholarship of $1,500 for her volunteer service in the community from Andrew Pilecki, member of the FASNY board of directors.
That's all folks: Four Seasons Cinema set to close doors in Niagara Falls
Wed, Jul 10th 2019 05:25 pm
Drop down the final credits, that's (unfortunately) a wrap.  Recently, the Tribune was informed that Four Seasons Cinema, located off Military Road and 4th Avenue, will be closing within the next month, around the first week of August or sooner. 
North Tonawanda: Ribbon-cutting held for 600 River Road Apartments
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 04:05 pm
Those who have driven down River Road of late may have seen a massive complex being constructed across from Recreational Warehouse. That massive complex - 600 River Road Apartments - was welcomed to the North Tonawanda community Tuesday at a ribbon-cutting held at the facility.
 

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