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Online registration to open for Turkey Trot
Sat, Aug 1st 2015 07:00 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara has announced it will open online registration for the 120th annual YMCA Turkey Trot at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.
A family af-fair: The Niagara County Fair opens Aug. 5
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:40 pm
Starting Aug. 5, hundreds of people will flock to the Niagara County Fair in Lockport to sample the food, visit the animals and exhibits, watch the shows and ride the rides -- and many county residents will be there, behind the scenes, caring for the exhibits, working concessions and otherwise helping to make sure things run smoothly.
Albert Lewis III receives Lewiston Lions Scholarship Award
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 01:55 pm
Albert Lewis III, a recently graduated Niagara-Wheatfield High School student, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Lewiston Community Lions Club. Lions John and Theresa Tourbin were present at the awards luncheon to present Lewis with his check.
Halgash named principal at Colonial Elementary
Thu, Jul 30th 2015 11:25 pm
Kami Halgash was named the new principal of Colonial Village Elementary School at a special meeting Thursday of the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education.
O'Neill charged in Wheatfield blast
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 11:15 am
The Wheatfield man involved in an explosion Tuesday on Walmore Road now faces charges after investigators found seven improvised explosive devises in the garage where the blast took place.
A lot of work goes into that Polish platter
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:30 am
For visitors to the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas, the most strenuous part of getting that Polish platter at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish tent is waiting in the inevitable line of hungry festivalgoers.
St. Mary, St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church host annual festival
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 04:25 pm
St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church of the Greater Buffalo area has announced its seventh annual festival will take place Aug. 21-23 on the church premises, 350 Wheatfield St., North Tonawanda.
Thunder in the sky
Mon, Jul 20th 2015 04:30 pm
The Thunder of Niagara air show at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station offered tens of thousands of onlookers two days of airborne performers and ground displays this past weekend. The event returned after a four-year hiatus.
Healing Field planned for Gratwick Riverside Park
Sat, Jul 18th 2015 10:50 am
Western New York's first planned Healing Field is set for Sept. 9 to 11, 2016, at the park as part of a combined project of the Sunrise Exchange Club and the Exchange Club of the Tonawandas.
Living a legacy: New director of the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas has Twin Cities roots
Sat, Jul 18th 2015 10:50 am
Angela Johnson-Renda has worked in many different roles over the course of her life to date, but they've all brought her here — to the Chamber of the Commerce of the Tonawandas' new office on Sweeney Street in North Tonawanda.
USAF Thunderbirds and U.S. Army Golden Knights visit local community
Thu, Jul 16th 2015 05:25 pm
In advance of the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show, featured performers from the U.S Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Army Golden Knights are visiting the community.
Niagara County Fair begins with Farm-City Breakfast
Thu, Jul 16th 2015 11:45 am
The 2015 Niagara County Fair will kick-off at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, with the popular Farm-City Breakfast, sponsored again this year by the Niagara County Community College.
Bills coach Rex Ryan to jump with U.S. Army Parachute Demonstration Team
Tue, Jul 14th 2015 01:35 pm
The 2015 Thunder of Niagara Airshow will feature The United States Army "Golden Knights" Parachute Team. This elite team will be performing in front of an anticipated record-breaking crowd. As part of the performance, Rex Ryan, the head coach of the Buffalo Bills, will participate in a tandem jump with the team at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Friday, July 17.
SPCA seeks suspect in turtle torture
Fri, Jul 10th 2015 03:55 pm
The Niagara County SPCA is seeking those responsible for the brutal beating of a snapping turtle July 6 in Wolcottsville.
Ljiljanich steps in as Niagara-Wheatfield leader
Fri, Jul 10th 2015 03:25 pm
Daniel Ljiljanich wanted to be a teacher ever since the 10th grade.
Niagara-Wheatfield board prepares for 2015-16 school year
Fri, Jul 10th 2015 03:25 pm
With one major exception - the swearing-in of a new superintendent - business went pretty much as usual at the annual reorganization meeting of the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education.
NCCC only state college to have 100 percent pass rate on PTA exam
Thu, Jul 9th 2015 12:40 pm
The 2015 graduates of the Niagara County Community College physical therapy assistant program earned a 100 percent pass rate on the national physical therapy assistant examination. NCCC is the only college in New York with 100 percent pass rate on the national exam.
New gazebo at Sanborn museum is a labor of love
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
As the wooden framework of a new gazebo rises near the buildings of the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum on Saunders Settlement Road, it's more than just a possible bandstand, or a place to sit in the shade.
Pieces of the Past: Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum
Fri, Jul 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Like many local history museums, the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum has artifacts from the large (farm equipment, an entire storefront) to the tiny fragments of life that might otherwise be overlooked.
NT library director chosen for leadership program
Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 06:00 pm
In August, 40 librarians from throughout the United States will gather for an immersive leadership development program for future library leaders -- and one of them will be from North Tonawanda.
Wheatfield seeks comment on possible zoning changes
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 08:40 pm
Possible zoning changes are coming up along Niagara Falls Boulevard in the Town of Wheatfield - and town officials want to know what the public thinks of them.
Erie Canal Fishing Derby marks 25 years
Fri, Jun 26th 2015 08:40 pm
The 25th annual Erie Canal Fishing Derby will kick off July 1 and run through July 12 along the 50 miles of the canal, from North Tonawanda to Albion.
Memorial announces Niagara Cup Classic winners
Tue, Jun 23rd 2015 07:00 am
The 24th annual Niagara Cup Classic was held June 9 at the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick golf courses.
Niagara County seniors urged to take needs survey
Mon, Jun 22nd 2015 11:55 am
Members of Niagara County's senior population and their caregivers have a chance to weigh in on government services for the aging in a new online survey currently being conducted by the Niagara County Office for the Aging.
A new role for a lifelong Western New Yorker
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:10 pm
Hi. I'm Jill Keppeler, and I'm the new editor of the Niagara-Wheatfield/North Tonawanda Tribune.
Town of Niagara: Board OKs tobacco-free policy
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:00 pm
The Town of Niagara board voted unanimously Tuesday night to establish a policy banning smoking and tobacco use in town public recreation areas such as playgrounds, playing fields and parks.
Replica ships sail into Western New York
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 05:00 pm
Two pieces of history are docked at the Erie Basin Marina, 329 Erie St., Buffalo through early June 24.
Niagara Falls Memorial receives children's health home designation
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 12:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been designated as a children's health home by the New York State Department of Health. This designation permits Niagara Falls Memorial to provide care management services to eligible children throughout Niagara County.
Niagara Falls Memorial launches new P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a four-year, $1.15 million state grant to launch a new service to holistically address the health and social needs of women and their families.
Mini-Maker Faire offers business opportunity
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:35 am
Students from Cardinal O'Hara High School recently participated in the Mini Maker Faire, sponsored by the Oishei Foundation at the Buffalo Museum of Science.
Pecoraro announces candidacy in NT
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Current city Alderman-at-Large Robert Pecoraro announced June 5 he will seek his first full term on the North Tonawanda Common Council. Pecoraro was named to the council in February, after Malcolm Needler resigned to become the part-time Niagara County personnel officer.
Quinn seeks bid for North Tonawanda clerk/treasurer
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
North Tonawanda Clerk/Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn announced Tuesday he will seek a full term for the office in this year's upcoming election, vowing a renewed emphasis on streamlining delivery of services to city residents as the centerpiece of his bid for office.
WBA names scholarship recipients
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded its 2015 scholarships to local students at the association's May 11 meeting. The recipients and their families were invited to attend the Monday evening meeting and scholarship dinner held at Yubb's Restaurant.
NT clerk announces July 4 writing contest
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
North Tonawanda City Clerk/Treasurer Daniel R. Quinn would like to extend the opportunity for North Tonawanda children in grades K-6 to participate in a Fourth of July writing contest.
McDermott to run for Town of Niagara Board
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Robert J. McDermott, a Democrat endorsed by the Niagara County Democratic Committee and Town of Niagara Democratic Committee, has announced he will be running for the position of town councilman this year on the Town of Niagara Board.
TNBPA celebrates two decades of service in Town of Niagara
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Every winter, Town of Niagara residents ring in the holidays with the colorful and lively Niagara Electric Lights Parade. At the start of every year, an awards dinner celebrates businesses and citizens in the town. And at the end of every summer is the annual Steak Out.
Lighting a 'Spark'
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 06:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's Fine Arts Program was recently honored as the "DEC Program of the Year" at the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York annual "Spark" Cultural Awards during a ceremony at the Hotel @ The Lafayette in Buffalo.
DiPofi elected to three-year term on Memorial Medical Center board
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 06:00 am
Daniel J. DiPofi, former executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Buffalo Sabres, has been elected to a three-year term on the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors.
Memorial Medical Center appoints new vice president
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 03:20 pm
Jane Armbruster, MPH, CFRE, has been appointed vice president, foundation and community relations, at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Niagara County nets $400,000 EPA brownfields grant
Mon, Jun 1st 2015 01:10 pm
Niagara County officials pointed to hard work by economic development staff as the reason Niagara County was the sole county in New York to receive an award for brownfields assessment from the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
 

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