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NT: Pappas hosts 8th annual Snowflake Ball
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 06:00 pm
On Saturday, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas and his wife, Linda, hosted the eighth annual Snowflake Ball at Gratwick Banquet Hall.
Niagara SPCA executive director leaving
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 04:20 pm
The Niagara SPCA announced Thursday that Amy Lewis, executive director, will be leaving her position as of Aug. 31.
Town of Niagara board sets special meeting date
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 03:00 pm
On Tuesday, the Town of Niagara Town Board held its monthly meeting at the Town of Niagara Town Hall. The meeting was quick, as public input was heard from two residents and agenda items were gone through quite smoothly.
N-WCSD announces return of Community Education Program
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 03:00 pm
On Tuesday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District announced its Community Education Program would return for the first time since 2012.
Bald for Bucks: Niagara-Wheatfield vs. Sabres Alumni in charity hoops
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
It began as a way to honor the life of Jim Campbell, the assistant principal who was dedicated to Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Celebrate Winter Olympics at Feb. 20 Family Night
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
Celebrate the Winter Olympics at the History Center's February Family Night, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Town of Niagara Lions scholarship award up for grabs
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions Club Inc., beginning its 65th year of service to the community, has announced the Lee Corra Scholarship Award for the 2018 school year is up for grabs. Application forms can be picked up from counseling offices at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, Niagara Catholic High School or for Town of Niagara residents attending a different high school, or by contacting Chairman Theresa White on the Town of Niagara Facebook page.
Collins applauds funding for Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station fitness center
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 02:15 pm
Congressman Chris Collins applauded President Donald Trump's budget proposal, which includes funding for a state-of-the-art fitness facility at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. Last year, Collins corresponded with the Air Force to request funding for this facility be expedited to be included in the fiscal year 2019 budget instead of the original proposal for FY21.
Town of Wheatfield: Board applies for $15,000 grant for farmland reviews
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 08:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Town Board met for the second time in 2018 Monday night. The meeting was didn't last very long, but several items were approved, all with relevance to town residents.
Summit Mall project estimated to finish in late 2018
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 08:40 pm
For years now, other than a few surviving stores, the Summit Park Mall complex along Williams Road has been a ghost town. As 2018 progresses, the light is seeming to shine brighter for the complex.
Community Collaboration: County Rotary clubs meet with NCCC interim president
Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 02:40 pm
On Jan. 24, members and officers from Niagara County Central, Niagara Falls USA, Albion, and Grand Island Rotary clubs, as well as the leadership from District 7090 gathered at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn. The groups wanted to meet the new leadership of the college and give them a welcome to Niagara County.
Newly opened NT redemption center gives workers with disabilities paid job training
Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 02:40 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, has opened a second bottle and can redemption center, called Empties for Empower, at 3571 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Public invited to comment on Brownfield Cleanup Program application
Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 02:40 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Enterprise Lumber & Silo LLC for a site known as 211 Main St., site ID No. C932171. This site is located in the City of North Tonawanda.
Town of Wheatfield: MacSwan, Doktor participate in first regular board meeting
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 07:00 am
As the clock struck 7:30 p.m. Monday night, Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan called the regular Town Board meeting to order by banging his grandfather's gavel on the desk, something that meant a lot to MacSwan.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office canine dog dies
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 07:00 am
With great sadness, Sheriff James R. Voutour announced Saturday the sudden passing of Niagara County Sheriff's Office canine EJ, handled by his partner Deputy Richard Bull. On Jan. 19, Bull, his handler, discovered EJ unresponsive inside his kennel.
Niagara Small Business Development Center to host free entrepreneurial workshop
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 04:15 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with Niagara County Community College, is hosting a free workshop called "Start-Up Café" on Saturday, Jan. 27.
Global fashion retailer H&M expands, to open new location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 04:35 pm
H & M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., one of the world's largest fashion retailers, has announced a new location in Niagara Falls. Measuring approximately 21,000 square feet, the new location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is set to open this summer. H&M officials said they have experienced a warm welcome from customers and fans in New York and are happy to continue to expand store and employee counts in the state.
North Tonawanda Mayor Pappas & wife, Linda, to host 8th annual Snowflake Ball to benefit Boys & Girls Club
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 05:05 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife, Linda, announce the eighth annual Mayor's Charity Snowflake Ball will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at Gratwick Banquet Hall, 110 Ward Road, North Tonawanda.
Town of Niagara Board approves several motions in light meeting; citizens speak more on Bri Estates
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 03:30 pm
On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Town Board had a fairly quick meeting, but ultimately accomplished a bit to help improve the town.
Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce names executive director
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 03:30 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas has appointed Cathy A. Oddo as executive director. She will lead the Chamber of Commerce and concentrate on membership and events.
North Tonawanda Common Council gathers for first meeting of 2018
Fri, Jan 12th 2018 03:30 pm
Last Wednesday, the North Tonawanda Common Council met for their first meeting of 2018. In front of a light crowd on a cold, snowy night, the meeting was brief and covered a few topics.
'New sheriff in town': A sit down with Wheatfield's new supervisor, Don MacSwan
Fri, Jan 12th 2018 03:30 pm
This past summer, former Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe announced he wouldn't be running for re-election. This decision opened up a seat as the town's supervisor. As with any government job, the supervisor's job is difficult and can be strenuous. People wondered who would step into Cliffe's spot. In comes Don MacSwan.
North Tonawanda dedicates section of Vandervoort Street as 'Hope Way'
Fri, Jan 12th 2018 03:30 pm
On what could end up being the coldest day of 2018, North Tonawanda citizens and leaders packed into Lumber City Church in the lower level of the Hope Center, 383 Vandervoort St., for the Hope Way dedication.
New era begins in Wheatfield
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
When the New Years Eve ball dropped to signify the start of 2018, it also signified change. As people began setting New Years resolutions to change lifestyles, the Town of Wheatfield also adjusted to change.
North Tonawanda elected officials sworn in on New Year's
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
As the clock turned to 2018, North Tonawanda rang in the New Year by swearing in elected candidates from November.
2017: Tribune Year in Review
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 10:05 pm
As 2017 comes closer to an end, it's time to turn focus toward 2018: a clean slate.
Tribune's year in high school sports
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 10:00 pm
Over the past year, Niagara-Wheatfield and North Tonawanda High School have been battling on the field, with student-athletes showing pride for their respective schools. The two schools accomplished a few feats that made hometown residents proud to call the area home. With that, here is a recap of some of those accomplishments from the past year.
Rockin' With Santa campaign a success
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 09:55 pm
John White, Rockin' With Santa creator, believes the holidays are a time to give back to others. Over the last month, White, alongside volunteers, did that and then some this winter.
American Legion holding New Years Eve party
Tue, Dec 26th 2017 07:00 am
The American Legion Wheatfield Post 1451 will celebrate New Year's Eve on Sunday, Dec. 31, in its lounge at 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
Final Town of Niagara board meeting honors locals for their efforts
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 07:05 am
On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Town Board held its final meeting of 2017. The meeting was relatively quick, but the end of the meeting held something new for Supervisor Lee Wallace.
Town of Niagara officials honored for supporting vets
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 07:00 am
On Dec. 11, Lake Ontario Post 313 Veterans of Foreign Wars presented recognition plaques and proclamations to Town of Niagara officials for their support of local veterans.
North Tonawanda: Hometown Heroes banners presented
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:10 pm
On Tuesday night, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas announced the next round of Hometown Heroes banners to be revealed in the city. The banners are now open to all veterans and not just active duty members. This year the American Legion Sikora Post 1322 recognized MM2 Stephen Sikora, U.S. Navy; Sgt. John Lukasik, U.S. Army Corps; and PFC Stanley Maziarz, U.S. Army.
Christmas week in Town of Niagara
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:05 pm
On Dec. 19, 20 and 21, the Town of Niagara Recreation Department will host Christmas week at the Calvin K. Richards Senior/Youth Activity Center, 7000 Lockport Road. The three days of events will include Christmas activities for children and families to enjoy.
Hockey game to raise funds for scholarship
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:00 pm
Setting up a fundraiser for a cause is no easy task. To Jordan Fox, 18, setting up a scholarship in Joey Brochey's name was an absolute must. With the hard work of Fox, there will be a memorial hockey game from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion.
Lineup revealed for 2018 Thunder of Niagara Air Show
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 03:55 pm
The Thunder of Niagara Air Show has announced its 2018 lineup of the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbird Demonstration Team.
NCCC: Top gingerbread houses
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 03:50 pm
On Monday night at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls, there was a live auction for winning gingerbread houses judged. There were five categories of gingerbread houses: amateur division, children's division, college division, high school division and professional division.
Caroling at the Farm in Sanborn
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 02:55 pm
The Sanborn Historical Society is hosting "Caroling At The Farm" on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the farm museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Town of Wheatfield: Town Board addresses multiple items with lasting implications
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 02:50 pm
On Monday night the Town of Wheatfield Town Board held its regular meeting at Town Hall. The meeting was rather brief, but accomplished a few things that could have future effects on the town.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas hosting holiday mixer
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:20 am
On Thursday, Dec. 7, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas will host its holiday mixer at Lumber City Pizza Company, 1269 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda, from 5-8 p.m.
North Tonawanda citizens raise concerns to Common Council
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:00 am
At last Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting, the meeting moved along rather quick, but a majority of the meeting was conducted by citizens during public input. Many of the topics discussed involved issues citizens were having in the area and felt the city should take some accountability to fix them.