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Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 62nd class
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:25 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 62nd class during a ceremony held Friday at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
Aquarium of Niagara, Penn Dixie team up
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will team up with Penn Dixie to bring aquarium visitors a one-of-a-kind fossil dig - where participants get to dig for fossils!
Wheatfield Board disagrees with biosolid ruling
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board decided Monday it will consult the law firm Bond, Schenck & King on taking possible further action against the Department of Agriculture & Markets' June 9 ruling that the town's biosolids law is "unreasonably" restrictive.
Town of Niagara: Board schedules public hearing to rezone former Walmart site
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:30 pm
During Tuesday's Town of Niagara meeting, the board scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. July 19 to discuss rezoning of the former Walmart building from general business to light industrial.
North Tonawanda: Rotary Club says goodbye after 99 years
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
After nearly a century of service, the Rotary Club of the Tonawandas will soon be no more. But the organization is determined to make sure it will not be forgotten.
'Footprints on the Future' supports young parents in need
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 04:40 pm
Young parents in need of help, guidance and support have a place to go in Niagara Falls.
Town of Wheatfield: Ag. and Markets: biosolids law 'unreasonably' restrictive
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Wheatfield's local biosolids law has, again, been deemed "unreasonably" restrictive by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, according to a decision written by Michael Latham, director of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Oliver Street making changes in the right direction
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
Oliver Street in North Tonawanda is starting to see some positive changes, thanks to the collaborative efforts of local business owners, city officials and representatives of the Lumber City Development Corp.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum volunteers needed
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:15 pm
Fill your fun quotient while serving as a volunteer at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda. This is an opportunity for whole families to volunteer together.
Historic Riviera Theatre selects Foit-Albert Associates for theater expansion, development project
Tue, Jun 14th 2016 12:00 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center has selected award-winning Foit-Albert Associates to design the regionally significant Riviera Theatre expansion and development project, which is designed to set the stage for future generations to enjoy the venue.
North Tonawanda Common Council OKs, supports Canal Fest in July
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
Don't look now, but Canal Fest is right around the corner.
Town of Wheatfield: Task force suggests more commercial zoning along Niagara Falls Boulevard
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
The Town of Wheatfield, with suggestions from the town's comprehensive task force, may consider zoning more area commercial along Niagara Falls Boulevard.
Town of Wheatfield: Quasar appeals court ruling on town's biosolids law
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:05 am
Quasar Energy Group announced Monday it has filed an appeal of State Supreme court Justice Frank Caruso's ruling on the Town of Wheatfield's biosolids law. Last month, Caruso ruled the law, which bans the spread of human waste byproducts on town land, is legal.
Town of Niagara: 'Music Mania Mondays' return with bigger acts, more offerings
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara is about to unleash its biggest outdoor "Music Mania Mondays" concert series ever at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
N-W students raise funds for brain cancer awareness
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:35 am
Students from the Niagara-Wheatfield High School marketing classes and junior varsity softball team combined their efforts to raise over $2,200 for charity initiatives Ginny's Journey and Brundy's Brigade.
Conservation students help bring back the American chestnut tree to WNY
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:30 am
Students in Paul Dewey's and Brandon Lindke's Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conservation Program received 20 American chestnut tree seedlings, donated by the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs, to be planted at their school.
Family-owned construction company breaks ground in NT
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:25 am
Ivy Lea Construction broke ground Thursday for its new 10,000-square-foot office and warehouse facility at 765 Walck Road, North Tonawanda.
Town of Niagara eyes health care savings
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:10 am
The Town of Niagara Board agreed Tuesday to consider joining a Greater Niagara Orleans County Municipal health insurance consortium, which has a goal to reduce overall health care costs by having the two counties' 26 municipalities purchase joint insurance.
Communities to celebrate Memorial Day
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:05 am
Ceremonies and celebrations will be held throughout local communities in honor of Memorial Day this long weekend. Listed below are events scheduled for the Town of Niagara, the Town of Wheatfield and the City of North Tonawanda.
Pappas announces lineup for 2016 'North Tonawanda's Rockin' On The River'
Sat, May 21st 2016 10:15 am
The three-concert series takes place Fridays, June 24, July 1 and 8, at Gratwick Riverside Park, and features Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Rik Emmett and Three Dog Night.
Working toward betterment: Buffalo Avenue businesses look to improve the area
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
Small businesses are working together to steer Buffalo Avenue on the road to improvement, by attracting new business and customers through enhancements to the area and beautification initiatives.
Pappas holds bike path, kayak launch dedication ceremony
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:55 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, along with members of the city's Common Council, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to highlight the bike path extension and two new kayak launches in the city.
Court rules biosolids law legal
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:50 pm
Wheatfield's biosolids law to ban the spread of human waste byproducts on town land has been ruled legal by State Supreme Court Justice Frank Caruso.
Collins announces $88,858 grant for Adams Fire Co.
Wed, May 18th 2016 02:05 pm
Congressman Chris Collins today announced $88,858 in federal funding for Adams Fire Co. in Wheatfield.
Niagara County Community College receives $500,000 from The John R. Oishei Foundation
Tue, May 17th 2016 11:40 am
A major grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation will help Niagara County Community College complete improvements to the college's current library facility, transforming it into a vibrant and welcoming learning commons space.
Town of Niagara holds first farmers market
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
The Town of Niagara held its first farmers market Sunday in Veterans Memorial Community Park.
OUN to host succulent and cacti garden class
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will hold a hands-on succulent and cacti garden class at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd. (between Sy and Witmer roads), in the Town of Wheatfield.
Summit Mall sports complex: Board gives site plan a conditional OK
Fri, May 13th 2016 08:50 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Planning Board approved the site plan of the proposed Niagara International Sports and Entertainment facility, contingent on if the town's engineering requirements are met.
NT residents seek repair of potholes on city roads
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:55 pm
The potholes around North Tonawanda have long been a major nuisance in the community. Some city residents spoke up on that issue during Tuesday's Common Council meeting at City Hall.
Wheatfield residents seek answers on landfill fence
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board Monday night heard from North Tonawanda resident Cory D'Agostino, who said the fence planned to be installed around the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield "isn't going to do any good."
NIMAC has Niagara Falls base's back
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 04:45 pm
Sometime next month, when a C-130 lifts into the air above the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, it will be the final deployment from the base by the 914th Airlift Wing using the huge military transport aircraft.
JB Aaron and the Brethren takes Smokin Joe's Native Center house band title
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:45 pm
JB Aaron and the Brethren won the top prize of $750 and the right to be Smokin Joe's Native Center's house band during the "Search for the Sound of Smokin Joe's" event in downtown Niagara Falls.
Votes welcome for Dumpster mural contest
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:40 pm
Four locally based community groups each hand-painted a Dumpster to demonstrate their vision of what Earth Day means to them. This year's participants included Girl Scout Troop 70072 of Ransomville, and students of Tonawanda High School, Ken West High School and the Charter School for Applied Technologies Middle School.
'Discover Niagara Shuttle' set to launch in May
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
A new trolley system is planned to transport visitors to points of interest in communities along and around the Niagara Gorge this tourist season.
Wheatfield board discusses stay on solar panels
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:35 am
The Wheatfield Town Board voted Monday to hold a public hearing regarding the implementation of a six-month moratorium on the installation and possession of ground-mounted solar panels in the town at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, in Town Hall.
Town of Niagara Board OKs park updates, new community activities
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:35 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board approved updates to all of its parks for the coming warmer weather seasons.
Pappas: NT a 'Tree City USA' designation
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:35 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently announced the Arbor Day Foundation named the City of North Tonawanda the "2016 Tree City USA" in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
NT seeks volunteers for Canal Clean Sweep
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:55 pm
The mayor's office and the North Tonawanda Waterfront Commission are seeking volunteer cleanup groups and individuals to meet at 9 a.m. at the large pavilion at Mayor's Park on Sweeney Street. Supplies, including rakes, gloves, and trash bags, will be provided to all volunteers by the North Tonawanda Recreation and Parks Department.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper: Locals to volunteer for Spring Shoreline Sweep
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:45 pm
Sites across Western New York are filling up fast with volunteers for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper's annual Spring Shoreline Sweep, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 23.
Town of Wheatfield: Farmland protection plan passes
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The Wheatfield Town Board approved a plan Tuesday to protect and maintain the town's agricultural farmland and assist local farmers who want to continue their practice.
 

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