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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.
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.
 

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