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Thursdays on the Water kicks off in grand fashion
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 12:05 pm
Gratwick Park, along the Niagara River, was rocking in North Tonawanda Thursday night. The Thursdays on the Water concert series began at the NT park and debuted with the A-List Band.
Town of Niagara Planning Board hears from Bri Estates applicant
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Planning Board held an informational workshop to hear waiver and variance requests from Sean Hopkins, who represents Bri Estates developer George Churakos.
North Tonawanda announces second annual Thursdays on the Water
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 01:20 pm
On Thursday, Mayor Arthur Pappas announced that the Thursdays on the Water concert series at Gratwick Riverside Park would return for a second year.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES all-female CSI team to compete at national level
Fri, Jun 1st 2018 07:00 am
Three young ladies from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are getting ready to compete at the SkillsUSA National Competition in Louisville on June 25-28. The competition is a showcase for career and technical education students from all around the country.
Niagara Falls Air Base holds accident response simulation
Thu, May 24th 2018 05:00 pm
On a rainy Saturday morning, the Niagara Falls Air Base hosted a mass accident response exercise to prepare for any possible crash in the future. With the Thunder of Niagara Air Show set to take place on June 9 and 10, the setting of the simulation was for preparation in the event of an air show crash.
Events at Wurlitzer looks to become premier event venue
Thu, May 17th 2018 05:00 pm
The Wurlitzer Building along Niagara Falls Boulevard has provided a setting of history and elegance since its construction in 1892. Over 125 years later, that same history and elegance can be seen in the new Events at the Wurlitzer complex.
Niagara County Central Rotary donates to Empower
Mon, May 14th 2018 02:10 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary recently presented a $1,500 donation to Jeff Paterson, CEO of Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy.
Thunder of Niagara Air Show set for 2018 return
Thu, May 10th 2018 07:00 am
We're just about a month away from the exhilarating action of the Thunder of Niagara Air Show and get ready - it's back and better than ever in 2018.
Wayside Landscaping & Nursery celebrating 50 years of service
Thu, May 3rd 2018 12:30 pm
For any small business, staying open for a few years is tough work, especially with surrounding competition. For the Rotella family at Wayside Landscaping & Nursery, they've made it look easy, as they will celebrate 50 years of service throughout 2018.
Streaming freely in Niagara Falls: Complimentary wireless internet access goes live downtown
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 05:00 pm
Until recently, visitors to the American side of Niagara Falls had to utilize their own cellular data - sometimes while roaming - when determining where to eat, shop and enjoy themselves.
Wheatfield honors volunteers
Fri, Apr 27th 2018 07:00 am
As part of volunteer appreciation week, the Town of Wheatfield held its first volunteer recognition and training dinner for the Comprehensive Planning Implementation Task Force, numbering 30 volunteers, on Wednesday, April 18.
Town of Niagara 2018 'Music Mania Mondays' concert schedule released
Mon, Apr 16th 2018 12:15 pm
Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee Wallace has released the full schedule for the 2018 "Music Mania Mondays" free concert events.
Wheatfield Business Association inducts 2018 officers
Fri, Apr 13th 2018 03:20 pm
The Hon. Gary Strenkoski, Wheatfield town justice, swore in the Wheatfield Business Association's 2018 officers and board members at the group's monthly meeting at Yubb's Restaurant. Sworn in were Rob Allen as president, Jim Candella as vice president, Gilles Dube as treasurer and Danny Maerten as secretary.
Willow Senior Living commemorates 10-year residents
Fri, Apr 6th 2018 04:20 pm
On Tuesday afternoon, the Willow Senior Living apartments, a People Inc. living center, honored its residents who have lived at the complex since its beginning 10 years ago.
Celebrating volunteerism: Bergholz Fire Co. turns 100
Fri, Mar 30th 2018 02:55 pm
On March 20, 1918, a group of Wheatfield residents met and formed the First Volunteer Chemical Fire Co. of Bergholz. 100 years later, first Chief Julius Stoelting and first President Henry Voelker's volunteer company is still running strong along Niagara Road.
Niagara Yoga Co-op raises money for Community Missions
Sun, Mar 18th 2018 07:45 pm
Early Saturday morning, before people began the St. Patrick's Day festivities, around 35 people came to Reebok in the Fashion Outlets for some beneficial yoga instructed by Brian Ball of Niagara Yoga Co-op.
Boy Scout accepting American flags for Scout project
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:45 pm
Old, tattered, faded or worn American flags? Do you know how to dispose of an American Flag when it is no longer in proper condition to fly? Not many people do.
Wheatfield residents see alternatives for river trail
Fri, Mar 9th 2018 05:55 pm
Last Wednesday, Town of Wheatfield residents gathered to view five alternatives for the Niagara River multiuse trail that would extend from the City of North Tonawanda line to the City of Niagara Falls line along River Road.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS holds basketball game for Bald for Bucks
Tue, Mar 6th 2018 11:30 pm
Tuesday night a couple thousand people gathered at the Niagara-Wheatfield gym for a basketball game between the Niagara-Wheatfield faculty and the Buffalo Sabres Alumni. The evening was more than a fun pickup game, though, as proceeds from the game benefitted the Bald for Bucks association in honor of the late James Campbell, who passed away in August due to cancer.
Town of Niagara Board presented plans for WNY First Response & Preparedness Center
Fri, Mar 2nd 2018 06:30 pm
On Tuesday evening, the Town of Niagara Town Board welcomed LaBella Associates and the Niagara County Center for Economic Development for a special Town Board meeting, in regard to the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center at the old U.S. Army Reserve Base off of Porter Road.
Community leaders attend NCCC breakfast
Mon, Feb 26th 2018 12:40 pm
More than 60 community representatives from business, education, religious, nonprofit and legislative leaders attended a breakfast at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute to hear presentations on Niagara County Community College and its plans for the future.
Section VI hockey holds annual presser at KeyBank Center
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 02:00 pm
On Friday morning, eight Section VI hockey teams came together for an annual press conference. The conference was held to present the eight teams playing in the girls, small schools, large schools and private schools championships.
Wheatfield Winterfest shines bright in year 3
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 06:40 pm
Last Saturday, Wheatfield families gathered in the town's Youth Center for the third annual Wheatfield Winterfest.
North Tonawanda: Pappas gives State of City at Common Council meeting
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 08:45 pm
At Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting, Mayor Arthur Pappas gave his 2018 State of the City address, which reviewed the accomplishments of the city in 2017, as well as future goals for 2018.
Wheatfield Winterfest back for year 3
Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 02:35 pm
For two years now, the Wheatfield Winterfest has brought winter fun to the table for kids and families of the town. On Saturday, Feb. 10, the fun is back for its third straight year at the Wheatfield Youth Center, 2795 Church Road.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas names January member of month
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 07:00 am
Recently, the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas named Twin City Ambulance its January member of the month.
Edward Town students in 'High School Musical Jr.'
Fri, Jan 19th 2018 03:35 pm
Edward Town Middle School's production of Disney's "High School Musical Jr." is playing at Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School, Jan. 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. The cast of approximately 70 students is directed by Ken Fick and Andrea Letcher.
Vogue Salon & Back Bar marks 5 years; Conte continues to find success in salon business
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:45 am
"Impressive" was the word used in a 2006 Sentinel article to describe Christine Conte who, at 22 - just six months out of Mar Jon School of Beauty Culture - was the owner/operator of her very own Village of Lewiston salon business.
Voz Cycle City holds toy fund for WNY Heroes
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:10 pm
For years, Terry Vosburgh, CEO of Voz Cycle City, has been giving back to the local community with toy funds that help children and families have an enjoyable holiday season. In 2017, Vosburgh, with the help of local organizations and businesses, raised over $10,000 that went to purchasing toys and bicycles for local families with veterans through WNY Heroes.
DeLabio begins tenure as Niagara County Family Court judge
Thu, Jan 4th 2018 05:30 pm
Niagara County's newest judge began the week in Albany, attending specialized training, while her staff settled in at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
North Tonawanda School District: Boxes of Hope to families in need
Fri, Dec 29th 2017 10:00 pm
Staff and students at the North Tonawanda City School District recently worked with several community churches to make the holidays nicer for around 200 local families.
Cliffe and Gerbec bid farewell at final board meeting of 2017
Fri, Dec 22nd 2017 07:00 am
As the calendar begins to change to 2018 and the season begins to turn to winter, things will also be changing in the Town of Wheatfield.
Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club K-Kids complete seasonal projects
Fri, Dec 15th 2017 09:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield's Student Leadership Program clubs have been busy with different projects serving and aiding their community during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. The Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis sponsors four individual SLP's within the Niagara-Wheatfield school district; K-Kids at West Street, Colonial Village and Errick Road elementary schools and a Builder's Club at Edward Town Middle School.
Aquarium of Niagara's gray seal, Medusa, has cataract removal surgery
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 09:40 am
Medusa, the Aquarium of Niagara's 2-year-old gray seal, has received successful cataract removal surgery.
Fashion Outlets, Town of Niagara continue giving tradition
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 02:50 pm
As the holiday season approaches, many know it's called the season of giving. Around Niagara County, there are a great deal of organizations that focus on giving back to others. On Tuesday night, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA once again partnered up with the Town of Niagara in their annual "Giving Fashionably" event that donates to organizations who have had a meaningful impact to the Town of Niagara and community at large.
Veteran's Memorial Park lights up in Town of Niagara
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:15 am
The Town of Niagara held its first "Noel at Niagara" park lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 24, at Veterans Memorial Community Park, Lockport Road. "We are very excited to launch our first "Noel at Niagara" event at Veteran's Memorial Community Park," said Town Supervisor Lee Wallace.
Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis celebrates 10th anniversary
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Last Thursday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club met at Jacks, 6935 Ward Road, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Several members of the Niagara Frontier North Division of Kiwanis were in attendance, including the Amherst, Clarence, Ken-Ton, Lewiston and Tonawanda Kiwanis Clubs.
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.
 

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