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May you live 100 years!
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 07:00 am
A love of the ivories is Bertha Shipton's fountain of youth − from using a hand pump to play the piano at the age of 7 and playing in marching band and school functions, to teaching hundreds of children and still playing every day as a resident at Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda. Bertha recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family!
NT City Market hosts 'Dance Party'
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:35 pm
The Office of City of North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec is supporting the nonprofit Project Pride, and announcing a "Dance Party" at the NT City Market, 310 Robinson St. This event is set for 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30.
Upcoming with the TNT Chamber
Thu, Jul 21st 2022 08:30 pm
•The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas, along with Niagara River Cruises, is hosting a comedy boat ride for all members. This event is sponsored by the Tonawandas GLOW (Growing Leadership Opportunities for Women), a private networking group for members.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County joins 'Thank A Vet' program, will offer free fair admission to vets Sunday, Aug. 7
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:55 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County announced its recent enrollment in the Niagara County "Thank A Vet" program. CCE Niagara will offer free admission to the Niagara County Fair on Sunday, Aug. 7, to any current member of the military, or veteran, as part of the "Thank A Vet" program. First responders will also be admitted to the fair for free that day.
Devil's Hole State Park gateway project opens
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 05:50 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, in partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, announced work has been completed at the Devil's Hole State Park gateway.
O'Hara plans 'living logo' event
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 02:45 pm
A new piece of Cardinal O'Hara High School's history will be made on Sept. 10 when a "living logo" will be created.
Mental Health Association in Niagara County holding cornhole fundraiser
Tue, Jul 19th 2022 07:00 am
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County will host a cornhole fundraiser, "Cornhole for a Cause," from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at the Davison Road Inn, 383 Davison Road, Lockport. Proceeds from the sales will go toward programming and services for those living with a mental health diagnosis and their families in Niagara County.
Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is TNT Chamber's July Member of the Month
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 05:30 pm
Executive Director Sarah Nelson of the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas presented the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas Inc. as the July Member of the Month at grand-opening ceremonies on Sunday.
First Presbyterian church embarks on restoration project
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 12:25 pm
With the nearing of their 200th anniversary, members and friends of First Presbyterian Church in Niagara Falls have set out to restore the bell tower of their building at 311 First St., Niagara Falls.
Completion of $3.5 million supportive housing development in North Tonawanda
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 12:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a $3.5 million supportive housing project in downtown North Tonawanda. Supported through the Homeless Housing and Assistance Program, the adaptive reuse of the structure, at 49 Tremont St., created 12 units of affordable housing, including eight studio apartments with on-site supportive services to help women who have experienced homelessness and are survivors of domestic violence.
Higgins, Ortt & Morinello call for end to preclearance requirement imposed by ArriveCAN
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Senate Minority Leader Robert Ortt and New York State Assemblyman Angelo Morinello are calling on Canada to end what they call "rigorous and unnecessary" preclearance requirements on Americans crossing the northern border.
Empire State Development to hold public update on Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Initiative
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
Empire State Development (ESD), its USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) subsidiary, and the City of Niagara Falls will meet to review and discuss next steps for the new Niagara Falls Strategic Economic Development Initiative on Wednesday, July 20.
NSTA hosts electric school bus street fair in Niagara Falls on July 24
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 11:45 am
The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) will host an electric school bus street fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls (between First and Third streets, next to the Sheraton). This event is sponsored by World Resources Institute (WRI) and includes participants Blue Bird, BYD Motors, IC Bus, Lion Electric and Micro Bird.
Seventh annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 20
Thu, Jul 14th 2022 08:45 pm
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will return from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room in Niagara Falls. The event will be presented by Fidelis Care & Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union.
Palace Theatre program to feature 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West'
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 12:35 pm
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West" and his Western New York connections will be the subject of the Niagara County Historical Society's program at the Historic Palace Theatre in Lockport. The event is set for 7 p.m. Monday, July 25, at 2 East Ave. It is free and open to the public.
Niagara County Suicide Prevention Coalition announces logo design contest
Tue, Jul 12th 2022 05:15 pm
The Niagara County Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services announced a logo design contest for the Niagara County Suicide Prevention Coalition (NCSPC).
NCCC to host information nights
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 01:10 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a series of division specific informational nights this month to introduce prospective students to the programs and services available at the college. The events will consist of program presentations, classroom visits and a campus tour. Students will be able to check the status of their application, or apply if they have not yet done so.
Higgins & Tylec announce construction on project improving & expanding North Tonawanda trailways
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 10:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined City of North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec to announce construction of a project that will improve and expand trailways in North Tonawanda and better connect the Niagara Riverwalk to the Empire State Trail. (See map.)
Northwest Bank welcomes North Tonawanda community to newly renovated Payne Avenue branch
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 01:30 pm
Northwest Bank recently held a grand reopening event for its Payne Avenue office in North Tonawanda. After over a year of remodeling to improve the customer experience, Meaghan Sowinski, Payne Avenue office manager, welcomed customers, business partners and Northwest Bank colleagues to a ribbon-cutting celebration with Mayor Austin Tylec.
New jazz festival to debut in Falls
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 12:35 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective are announcing the first Niagara Falls Jazz Fest will take place from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at Beloved Community Center (lawn), 1710 Calumet Ave., Niagara Falls.
Bob Weaver technician No. 1 in the nation
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 05:10 pm
Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. recently selected its top six outstanding motorsports technicians, taken from over a hundred applicants. These individuals were chosen based on Yamaha technical training gold certification scores, and went to Atlanta to compete.
P3 Center kicks off 'Baby Bundle' initiative
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 10:25 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids has been awarded New York state grant-funding to provide "Baby Bundle" new parent kits to Niagara County families after they have given birth.
ON BOCES students bring home medals from National SkillsUSA
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 10:20 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES could not be prouder of all of their students who competed at the National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta. More than 6,500 outstanding career and technical education students - all contest winners - competed in 108 different trade, technical and leadership fields.
Structure fire in Town of Niagara
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 05:20 pm
On June 24, at 10:23 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received several 911 calls reporting a structure fire at an apartment building located at 3143 Bellreng Drive in the Town of Niagara.
Ortt announces revolving loan fund for Niagara County
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 05:20 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Monday announced that, with the help of federal representatives, Niagara County has been awarded the Revolving Loan Fund of $3.9 million. These monies will help fund the clean-up process of brownfield projects, ranging from cleaning buildings with asbestos or lead contamination, to assessing and cleaning abandoned properties.
YWCA slates 49 Tremont development opening ceremony
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 10:45 am
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will celebrate the opening of its housing development, at 49 Tremont St., with a 1 p.m. ribbon-cutting July 14 in North Tonawanda.
Niagara County Department of Health reports rabid raccoon in Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 03:50 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health confirmed a rabid raccoon on Dell Drive in the Town of Niagara on Thursday.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center presents dinner & tour in celebration of Juneteenth
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 03:20 pm
From 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, June 25, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is hosting dinner and a tour to celebrate Juneteenth.
Niagara County clerk helps vets sign up for 'Thank A Vet' program
Wed, Jun 22nd 2022 04:15 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski welcomed a group of veterans to the Niagara County Courthouse on Tuesday to sign up for the county's "Thank A Vet" program and receive their photo I.D. card. This card entitles veterans to discounts on the purchase of goods and services at more than 500 participating businesses throughout Niagara County.
Child Advocacy Center, P3 Center receive pandemic emergency assistance funding
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 12:50 pm
Women served by the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, along with clients of Memorial's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids, have received awards totaling $122,133.11 from the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund (PEAF).
Niagara County Sheriff's Office deputies now carry EpiPens
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:15 am
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti, in partnership with the Niagara County Legislature, recently announced the acquisition and deployment of epinephrine auto-injector devices, also known as EpiPen. EpiPen is a life-saving medication used when someone is experiencing a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.
Historic Palace Theatre presents '42nd Street'
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:40 pm
"42nd Street" - the big, bright tap-dancing extravaganza - is set to take Lockport by storm!
Niagara & Wyoming counties have achieved state emergency management accreditation
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced Niagara and Wyoming counties achieved accreditation through New York state's local emergency management accreditation program. Niagara County Emergency Services and the Wyoming County Office of Emergency Services are the latest emergency management organizations in New York to achieve accreditation, joining Albany, Broome, Chemung, Erie, Livingston, Madison, Montgomery, Nassau, Oneida, Saratoga, Washington and Wayne counties, as well as New York City.
NFMMC: 2022 Premier supports MRI campaign
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 03:05 pm
Premier 2022 co-chair Dr. Ravinder Devgun, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's chief of anesthesiology, recently presented a check for $120,000 to Chief of Diagnostic Imaging Dr. Mark D. Perry.
'Road Rally' to benefit Niagara County Historical Society
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 01:10 pm
The Niagara County Historical Society will hold its second annual "Road Rally" fundraising event on July 9.
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new home
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 10:45 am
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity celebrated the first Saturday in June with a groundbreaking on their newest Habitat for Humanity home in Niagara County, a four-bedroom new build on 61st Street in Niagara Falls.
Amazon clears next hurdle
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 10:40 am
Niagara Town Board members appear ready to move past a major hurdle in bringing an Amazon warehouse to Lockport Road.
Painters Plus: 11th annual Project H.O.P.E announced
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:25 pm
The owner of Painters Plus, Jesse Gooch, created Project H.O.P.E (Helping Others Paint Exteriors) in 2011 as a citywide campaign to help beautify exterior homes for people and families in need.
Niagara County: Façade program will have big impact in Niagara Falls, Town of Niagara
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:20 pm
The Niagara County façade program (NCFP) will have a significant impact in helping small businesses in Niagara Falls and the Town of Niagara, according to the four county legislators who represent the area.
Niagara County invites public participation in hazard mitigation plan
Tue, Jun 7th 2022 09:45 pm
The Niagara County Department of Emergency Services is inviting the public to take part in updating the county's hazard mitigation plan (HMP), beginning with an online plan launch meeting at 6 p.m. June 9. Those interested in participating can register at https://tinyurl.com/2aame9b7. The HMP was last updated in 2017.
 

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