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NT: Pappas delays winter parking ban to Nov. 15
Wed, Oct 27th 2021 02:00 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas announced a delay of the city's winter parking ban until Monday, Nov. 15. The parking ban in the city typically starts Nov. 1.
Niagara SBDC adviser Deanna Brennan earns advanced business advisor certification
Fri, Oct 22nd 2021 06:15 pm
Niagara Small Business Development Center (SBDC) adviser Deanna Brennan recently achieved her advanced business adviser certification from the New York Small Business Development Center.
Electricity/electronics class helps out at Niagara Career and Technical Education Center
Fri, Oct 22nd 2021 06:15 pm
The maintenance staff at Orleans/Niagara BOCES has been so busy over the course of the school year and summer, there were a few projects they did not get to. One of them was wiring the storage building at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center with electricity.
Vietnam veterans wall, photo exhibit on display at Niagara County Courthouse
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 08:05 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski hosted a brief ceremony on Tuesday to open a display of the Niagara County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and the "Our Photo Album" exhibit featuring photos taken by Vietnam veterans during their tours of duty. The display will be open at least through Veteran's Day (Thursday, Nov. 11) at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
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.
Private military history book collection sale to support Niagara County Historical Society
Mon, Oct 18th 2021 06:25 pm
The military book collection of David Caldwell is being sold to benefit educational programming at the Niagara County Historical Society, where Caldwell served as president of the board for many years. This is a collection of more than 500 books. Hardcovers will be $5, with paperbacks selling for $2.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center partner in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Mon, Oct 18th 2021 02:45 pm
Throughout October, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The mall has teamed up with the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's breast and prostate peer education program to promote how early detection can save lives. From Monday, Oct. 18, through Friday, Oct. 22, representatives will be on-site talking with shoppers about the importance of breast health, risk factors, and signs and symptoms.
Hochul announces groundbreaking for $46 million welcome center at Niagara Falls State Park
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the beginning of construction for a new, $46 million state-of-the-art visitor center in Niagara Falls State Park. The new facility, her team said, "will be a gateway to adventure along the Niagara River Corridor, greatly improving the visitor experience, complementing nature, and increasing the length of visits within the park in all four seasons. The newly built center will welcome new and returning sightseers, enhancing awareness of regional recreational and cultural offerings."
Niagara County responds to new census numbers
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 10:25 pm
Redistricting is underway in Niagara County.
Wheatfield: Another slight tax increase in 2022 tentative budget to cover rising garbage costs
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 10:20 pm
During Monday's Town Board meeting, Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan announced the 2022 tentative budget is set to feature a slight tax increase primarily meant to cover rising costs related to garbage and recycling services. The town had also approved a similar increase last year.
Roll for initiative: New tabletop gaming store rolls into Town of Niagara
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 10:20 pm
Whether a would-be adventurer is looking to delve the deepest dungeons of the mythical Land of Faerûn or traverse the Outer Rim evading Darth Vader and the Galactic Empire, one thing is for certain: They'll need to stock up on good equipment, supplies - and lots and lots of dice.
NCCC Child Development Center receives grant to offer subsidized child care to community
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 09:45 pm
Niagara County Community College was recently announced as a recipient of a funding award under the competitive U.S. Department of Education Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program.
Memorial welcomes back Premier gala
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 09:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will welcome back its signature black tie gala, The Premier, after pausing the event in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Phone calls to change: NCSO reminds residents of new 10-digit dialing transition
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 11:20 am
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti, along with the Niagara County Police Chiefs, remind residents the 10-digit dialing transition is approaching.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Fall Expo returns
Thu, Oct 7th 2021 12:45 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas' Fall Expo will return to the Gratwick Hose Co., 110 Ward Road, on Saturday, Oct. 16.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas announces award winners
Thu, Oct 7th 2021 12:45 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas will celebrate the achievements of local difference-makers at its annual dinner and installation of officers on Nov. 4 at Events at The Wurlitzer, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA welcomes Ardene
Tue, Oct 5th 2021 05:35 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has announced plans to open multiple new stores this fall - starting as soon as Oct. 8 with the grand opening of Ardene, a Canadian-based clothing store. Ardene, which touts an offering of comfy basics to the latest trends, specializes in apparel, accessories and footwear for women and girls - with a growing selection of Ardene men's clothing options in select stores.
American Legion Band of the Tonawandas to appear at Cardinal O'Hara High School Performing Arts Center
Mon, Oct 4th 2021 04:05 pm
The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas will present a Veterans Day concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at the Cardinal O'Hara High School Performing Arts Center, 39 O'Hara Road, Tonawanda.
United Way of Niagara annual campaign kickoff honors community members
Fri, Oct 1st 2021 10:00 am
The United Way of Greater Niagara held its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff - for the first time in two years - on Friday, Sept. 24, at the Niagara Riverside Resort in Niagara Falls.
Home haunt in North Tonawanda opens
Thu, Sep 30th 2021 10:35 pm
For the third year in a row, local construction company WNY Property Kings will host a house haunt at 870 Lee Ave., North Tonawanda. The event opens Friday, Oct. 1, and will benefit the Ten Lives Club and the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo.
Memorial to hold vaccine booster clinics
Wed, Sep 29th 2021 02:35 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will begin holding weekly community COVID-19 vaccine booster shot clinics this week.
NCCC 60th anniversary logo design contest
Tue, Sep 28th 2021 11:10 am
In the fall of 2022, Niagara County Community College will begin a yearlong celebration to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its founding. The theme of the event will be "Honoring the Past and Reimagining the Future," and will include various activities to bring the campus and community together.
NCCC signs agreements with Keuka College
Sat, Sep 25th 2021 10:40 am
Niagara County Community College President William J. Murabito, Ph.D., and Keuka College President Amy Storey signed articulation agreements on Friday that will facilitate seamless transfer pathways for students enrolled in the human services A.A. program at NCCC to a social work B.S. program at Keuka College, as well as the NCCC health studies A.S. program to a community health and wellness B.S. program at Keuka College.
'Thursdays on the Water' raises $7,000 for Veterans One Stop
Fri, Sep 24th 2021 07:00 am
The 2021 "Thursdays on the Water Concert Series" officially wrapped up a historic season at the end of August and, like any great show, it saved perhaps its best part for last.
Henderson named director of NCCC Small Business Development Center
Wed, Sep 22nd 2021 01:05 pm
Maureen Henderson was named director of the Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center. She replaces previous director Lynn Oswald, who retired Sept. 1 after 12 years in the role.
Niagara County Community College announces foundation scholarship virtual celebration
Wed, Sep 22nd 2021 01:05 pm
Niagara County Community College announced, "COVID-19 has once again impacted in-person events. Unfortunately, the 2021 NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala has been canceled. Instead, guests are invited to join virtually throughout the entire month of October to celebrate and invest in NCCC's student scholarships and success!"
NCCC to partner with Keuka College
Tue, Sep 21st 2021 07:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will announce an upcoming partnership with Keuka College. President William J. Murabito, Ph.D., and Keuka College President Amy Storey will sign articulation agreements on Friday that will facilitate seamless transfer pathways for students enrolled in the human services A.A. program at NCCC to a social work B.S. program at Keuka College, as well as the NCCC health studies A.S. program to a community health and wellness B.S. program at Keuka College.
Gooch asks Hochul to intervene on Shawnee Road speed limit
Fri, Sep 17th 2021 10:40 am
Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch on Thursday sent a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul asking her to intervene in efforts to lower the speed limit on Shawnee Road in the Town of Wheatfield. Residents have been seeking a speed limit reduction for years, but the state Department of Transportation has refused the request.
Ascension Industries named Member of the Month
Thu, Sep 16th 2021 10:05 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas named Ascension Industries its Member of the Month.
Wheatfield Lions 'End of Summer Fest'
Thu, Sep 16th 2021 09:25 am
The Wheatfield Lions Club will host its "End of Summer Fest" on Saturday, Sept. 18, at American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
DEC proposes regulation allowing counties to opt out of holiday deer hunt
Thu, Sep 16th 2021 09:25 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the release of a proposed regulation that, if adopted, would allow counties to opt out of the recently established end-of-year deer hunt, slated to occur annually between Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. The "holiday hunt" is an extension of the late bow and muzzleloader deer season in New York's southern zone.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA & Sunnking to host free e-recycling drive-thru event
Mon, Sep 13th 2021 01:50 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with Sunnking to host its annual electronic recycling event from 8:30 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Sept. 18, at the shopping center, 1900 Military Road, Niagara Falls. Attendees will be able to visit to drop off their electronics from the convenience of their vehicle.
NCSO utilizing new tech
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 12:45 pm
Sheriff Michael Filicetti announced the implementation of a new tool to assist the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in handling mental health calls. In partnership with Niagara County Mental Health, and through the benefit of a grant received by the New York State Office of Mental Health, the NCSO will be deploying iPads to deputies. The tech will be utilized to connect persons in crisis directly with mental health clinicians.
NW Board of Education to meet
Fri, Sep 10th 2021 12:35 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. The public session is expected to begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the High School Adult Learning Center, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Wheatfield adopts solar law changes; pledges support for Hunt Street bridge reopening
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 10:45 am
On Monday, the Town of Wheatfield voted to adopt a number of revisions to its solar law, largely pertaining to utility-scale solar farms and energy systems. The amendments are aimed at addressing public concerns surrounding such facilities that were raised after a 6.3-megawatt project by Borrego Solar Systems at 2469 Lockport Road was approved and completed following the initial solar law's passing in 2017. The move comes as a town-imposed six month moratorium on new solar projects expired this month.
Niagara County issues roadwork update
Fri, Sep 3rd 2021 10:45 am
Niagara County Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal on Thursday provided updates on two road construction projects in Niagara County: Bear Ridge Road and Lockport Road.
Wegmans ranked No. 1 on PEOPLE's 'Companies That Care' list
Thu, Sep 2nd 2021 10:25 am
Wegmans has ranked No. 1 on PEOPLE's 2021 list of "Companies That Care." The list highlights companies that have demonstrated respect, care and concern for their employees, their communities, and the environment. Wegmans has been included on the list for five consecutive years.
All-new event coming to historic Ghostlight Theatre just in time for Halloween
Thu, Sep 2nd 2021 10:25 am
Experience the Ghostlight Theatre as you've never seen it before when its resident ghosts finally come out from the shadows to tell their own stories live (or rather ... dead) on stage.
Niagara County Central Rotary installs officers
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 06:55 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central was chartered by Rotary International on June 23, 1987. Thirty-four years later, the club is still active and supportive in the community.
Household hazardous waste collection at Wheatfield Town Hall
Mon, Aug 30th 2021 11:30 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh, legislators David Godfrey and Jesse Gooch, and Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan invite the local community to a household hazardous waste collection Saturday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Wheatfield Town Hall. The event is open to Niagara County residents. An appointment is required. Register online at www.rethinkyourwaste.com.
 

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