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Niagara University announces collaborative plan to revitalize Niagara Falls' south end
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 09:00 pm
A brighter future is ahead for the south end of Niagara Falls, according to revitalization plans announced Thursday by Niagara University, the City of Niagara Falls and several community partners.
Electric Lights Parade draws sizable crowd in year 13
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 02:20 pm
On Saturday, thousands of people filled the sidewalks of Military Road for the 13th annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara. The holiday kickoff parade drew people and organizations from around surrounding counties of Western New York.
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One donates
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One recently donated a check to the Carolyn House. The Carolyn House is a transitional program for women and children located in the City of Niagara Falls. The donation will be used for renovating children's bedrooms.
Electric Lights Parade ready to roll for 13th time
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 05:10 pm
For 12 years, the Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara has helped reel in the start of the holiday season. Last year's festivities brought out several thousand citizens and hundreds of participants in the parade itself to get everyone in the festive spirit. The same can be expected for year 13.
HS Sports: Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball captures gold
Fri, Oct 20th 2017 10:40 pm
In 13 seasons as head coach of the Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team, Brandi Cochran hoped that one day her team would raise a Niagara Frontier League title. The dream became reality on Friday night, as the Falcons' defeated Grand Island, 3-0, in the NFL Championship game.  
Empower names building after longtime CEO Joseph O. Mineo
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 05:10 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, honored former CEO Joseph O. Mineo by renaming its day habilitation building as the Joseph O. Mineo Day Center.
Play ball: Niagara University bringing baseball back to Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 05:40 pm
The Niagara Power collegiate baseball team entertained kids, families and fans at Sal Maglie Stadium from 2007 to 2015. After two whole summers removed from the New York Collegiate Baseball League, the Power have come back home to Niagara Falls. On Monday afternoon, representatives from Niagara University and the Niagara Power came together to announce the return of the Power.
Niagara Rises to hold fundraiser for Dog Tags of NY
Sat, Sep 30th 2017 07:00 am
Veterans Memorial Park, 7000 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara, will play host to an event that fits the park's "veteran" name. Niagara Rises is having a fundraiser to benefit the group Dog Tags of New York, from noon-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Wheatfield girls tennis unstoppable to start season
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 12:40 pm
At the end of the 2016 tennis season, the Niagara-Wheatfield girls tennis team found themselves in second place, finishing 12-2 and one match behind Niagara Frontier League champion, Lockport. This season, the Falcons have used that finish as fuel to their fire. The Falcons have been nothing short of dominant in their first eight matches of the year, as they are 8-0 and 40-0 in sets.
Electric Lights Parade nears
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 01:55 pm
Participants still have time to register for Niagara Electric Lights Parade. The deadline for entries is Oct. 27. Applications are online at TNBPA.com, and in person at the Town of Niagara town clerk's office.
Wheatfield football fights back, but falls late
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 11:50 am
In the preseason, Niagara-Wheatfield coach Russ Nixon said his team would fight until the final horn. Friday night against Orchard Park, they proved that, although in a losing effort.
LPN students perform blood pressure screens on mallgoers
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:55 pm
Licensed practical nursing students at Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently spent a day performing blood pressure screens for members of the community at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.
Pro Training Basketball opens to the public
Sun, Sep 3rd 2017 11:20 am
Pro Training Basketball cut the ribbon to open its facility on Saturday. In front of Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Robert Cliffe, and numerous parents and kids, Tony Watson II and partner Rod Middleton opened up to show the public what was inside.
Niagara-Wheatfield football ready to compete in 2017
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 04:35 pm
Every year in high school football, teams must adjust to losing graduating seniors. For the 2017 season, Niagara-Wheatfield coach Russell Nixon said he believes his returning players have made the transition go smoothly.
Town of Niagara: Parks dedicated to individuals who positively impacted town
Fri, Aug 25th 2017 04:00 pm
Sunshine set the scene Monday night for a ceremony honoring individuals who significantly contributed to the Town of Niagara.
Precious Plate & Precision Process company family picnic raises $4,000 for WNY Heroes
Wed, Aug 23rd 2017 07:10 pm
This summer has been unpredictable in terms of weather. However, on Aug. 13, the weather could not have been any more perfect. It was a fun-filled, successful day, too, as the Precious Plate and Precision Process annual company family picnic raised funds for WNY Heroes.
Make new friends at Wheatfield Family Picnic
Fri, Aug 11th 2017 02:20 pm
The 39th annual Wheatfield Family Picnic will provide free entertainment, activities and affordable food for the whole family to enjoy on Sunday, Aug. 27, at Fairmount Park, 3185 Steig Road.
Thunder on the Niagara roars along NT shore
Tue, Aug 8th 2017 04:50 pm
Despite poor weather conditions, hydroplanes raced over the Niagara River's turbulent waters last weekend at Thunder on the Niagara.
Wheatfield Lions hold annual installation of officers, picnic
Fri, Jul 28th 2017 12:10 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club recently held its annual installation of officers and picnic.
LakeFest celebrated in Town of Niagara
Mon, Jul 24th 2017 07:35 pm
Mercy Flight of Western New York's annual LakeFest event too place last Saturday at Veterans Memorial Community Park in the Town of Niagara. Proceeds generated from the event will benefit Mercy Flight.
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield awards scholarships
Thu, Jul 20th 2017 12:00 pm
Two Niagara-Wheatfield graduating seniors are the recipients of scholarships awarded by the Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield. Both Madison Klondonas and Perya Bhagchandani earned a $1,000 award from the organization.
Canal Fest returns
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:15 pm
The 35th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is set to take place from this Sunday, July 16, to Sunday, July 23. The eight-day event will feature live music, carnival games and rides, food, competitions and several other activities.
Niagara Cup raises $68K for women's health services
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:45 pm
Niagara Cup Classic co-chairs Dr. Michael Cardamone, left, of Cardamone Chiropractic, and Doug Mooradian, right, of Pine Pharmaceuticals, present a check for $68,000 to Laura DeBacco Malysza, PA-C, of the OB/GYN Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Town of Niagara: New splash pad opening
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:10 pm
A few lucky children had a chance to try out the new splash pad Monday afternoon at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. But first, local elected officials and dignitaries cut the ribbon marking the project's completion.
NF Boulevard proposed zoning changes topic of public hearing
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 03:15 pm
Wheatfield residents and town officials met last week to discuss proposed changes to the zoning along Niagara Falls Boulevard, a project spearheaded by the town's Comprehensive Planning Task Force.
Niagara University art project brings 'shadow selfies' to vacant Niagara Falls storefronts
Wed, Jun 14th 2017 04:05 pm
Life-sized paper silhouettes of Niagara University students, faculty and staff now adorn the windows of vacant buildings in downtown Niagara Falls, thanks to a partnership between NU and the city's department of community development.
'Neaten Up Niagara'
Fri, Jun 9th 2017 03:10 pm
Dozens of volunteers grabbed gloves, trash bags, bug repellent and poker sticks to tackle trash in the Town of Niagara on Saturday, June 3. Highway Superintendent Bob Herman thanked the group who gathered at the Community Center for the start of Neaten Up Niagara.
'Music Mania Mondays' complete concert schedule released
Mon, Jun 5th 2017 02:35 pm
Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace has released the full schedule for the 2017 "Music Mania Mondays" free concert events.
The Book Corner celebrates 90th anniversary
Tue, May 30th 2017 10:30 am
The Book Corner, one of Niagara Falls' oldest and most beloved businesses, reaches a brilliant milestone in 2017.
Local ceremonies and events scheduled for Memorial Day
Fri, May 26th 2017 04:30 pm
This Memorial Day weekend, community members will come together across the U.S. to honor those who gave their lives for their country. Listed below are local events scheduled for the Town of Niagara, the Town of Wheatfield and the City of North Tonawanda.
Hospice House celebrates 10 years of service
Mon, May 22nd 2017 12:45 pm
Niagara Hospice House, Niagara County's only residential hospice house and in-patient facility, is marking a milestone. On June 5, Niagara Hospice will celebrate 10 years of comfort and care provided at Niagara Hospice House.
Nonprofits, businesses join in 'NT Second Thursday'
Fri, May 19th 2017 04:25 pm
Owners and staff of North Tonawanda's local businesses and galleries are coming together to host a new monthly tradition in their community known as "NT Second Thursday."
German Heritage Museum opens for season
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Das Haus, Einhaus und Der Stall German Heritage Museum campus at 2549 Niagara Road in Bergholz Village recently held its opening day's events. Community members gathered at the museum, as well as three visitors from Pennsylvania.
NT receives Tree City USA designation
Fri, May 5th 2017 04:50 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently announced the Arbor Day Foundation has again named the City of North Tonawanda "2017 Tree City USA" in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and National Association of State Foresters.
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare's '20-Year Club' honors employees
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:50 pm
In 1985, young ophthalmologist Claus M. Fichte, M.D., opened his solo practice at 2400 Pine Ave in Niagara Falls.
Memorial Million Hearts Project to hold public kickoff event
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 02:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a Healthy Heart Fair to showcase its new Million Hearts Project at a celebration to be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the John Duke Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield Lions Club to host pancake breakfast
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will hold its annual spring pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at its clubhouse located at the Five Senses Park, 6535 Ward Road (next to the American Legion Post No. 1451).
NT bandshell to offer waterfront backdrop
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:30 am
North Tonawanda will soon be home to a new bandshell that is planned to host various forms of entertainment along the water at River Road's Raymond Klimek Veterans Park.
 

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