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Liberty Drive cleanup marks 30th anniversary
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:00 am
The 30th anniversary of the Liberty Drive cleanup was held Saturday, May 7, coordinated by Town of Wheatfield Councilman Larry Helwig.
'Music Mania Mondays' returns June 27
Fri, May 6th 2022 10:05 am
The Town of Niagara announced that its popular "Music Mania Monday" concert series begins its eighth season Monday, June 27, at the Veterans Memorial Community Park on Lockport Road.
Andres says warehouse proposal should be approved
Tue, May 3rd 2022 12:35 pm
Niagara County Legislator Rich Andres, chairman of the county's Economic Development Committee, on Tuesday said the proposed site for the new warehouse project (of which Amazon is the potential tenant) was deemed shovel-ready by Empire State Development a decade ago and, as such, the project absolutely needs to be approved if the county wants to maintain credibility with national and international site selectors.
Niagara Falls USA showcases world-class fishing
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 08:45 am
Destination Niagara USA is set to host a group of top outdoor media professionals for the Greater Niagara Spring Outdoor Media event, May 1-6. This popular event has been held for more than two decades, and highlights the fisheries of Lake Erie, the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Anglers will target species including smallmouth bass, walleye, trout and salmon using a variety of fishing methods.
Lumber City celebrates Arbor Day
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 10:40 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Austin J. Tylec announced the annual Arbor Day celebration will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, within Pine Woods Park.
Traveler advisory: Niagara Falls Boulevard at Erie & Shawnee in North Tonawanda
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
The New York State Department of Transportation advised motorists the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (U.S. Route 62) at Erie Avenue and Shawnee Road (State Route 425) in the City of North Tonawanda will be closed to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, May 9. The closure is necessary to facilitate repairs to the railroad crossing by CSX, and is expected to last three days - weather permitting.
Traffic remains hot topic as Town of Niagara leaders continue Amazon facility discussion
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
Progress continues regarding plans to bring an Amazon shipping and warehouse facility to the Town of Niagara.
Veteran-owned businesses can benefit from Niagara SBDC's free entrepreneurship classes
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 04:35 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes for veterans and their family members. These courses enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business.
Great Place to Work names Wegmans a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking No. 3
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 01:10 pm
Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Wegmans as one of this year's 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans has been on the list every year, and this year ranks No. 3. Earning a spot means that Wegmans is one of the best companies to work for in the country.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2022 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
United Way of Greater Niagara & Leadership Niagara announce partnership
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:10 am
On Thursday, United Way of Greater Niagara and Leadership Niagara announced both agencies will partner through Leadership Niagara's Leadership for the Youth of Niagara Communities program - LYNC - in order to reaffirm both agencies' commitment to Niagara County's youth. The event was held at Platter's Chocolates in North Tonawanda.
NT Neighborhood Watch announces David 'Bozo' Matecki as 2022 Dyngus Day Parade grand marshal
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 10:05 am
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch announced this year's Dyngus Day parade will be led by grand marshal David "Bozo" Matecki. While discussing potential candidates, the committee said it was important to "find an individual who truly encapsulates the spirit of Dyngus Day. After a great deal of deliberation, there was really only one person who fit the bill, and his name is 'Bozo.' "
Niagara County deemed 'StormReady' by National Weather Service
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 10:30 am
Niagara County has been deemed "StormReady" by the National Weather Service, according to Jonathan Schultz, Niagara County's emergency services director. NWS officials came to the county's public safety building on Tuesday to present the "StormReady" designation.
Niagara County announces façade grant program for businesses
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The Niagara County Center for Economic Development announced the launch of the new Niagara County Façade Program (NCFP). The NCFP will provide matching grants up to $50,000 for eligible businesses in order to rejuvenate their properties to help bring vibrancy to the central business districts in communities across the county. The county has allocated $3 million for the program through the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas welcomes new executive director
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 09:30 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas board of directors welcomes Sarah Nelson as the new executive director.
Morinello: Economic development is a team sport
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 01:10 pm
One of the top agenda items for anyone in elected office is promoting economic development. After all, every community wants the investment, tax revenue and jobs that come from new projects. The question is, what can elected officials actually do to impact economic development?
North Tonawanda: Mayor Tylec establishes financial advisory committee
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 07:00 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Austin Tylec has created a financial advisory committee intended to improve the city's budget process, support its accounting department, facilitate communication and work between elected leaders, and to serve as a resource for the community.
Memorial sets date for 2022 Niagara Cup Classic
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 02:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's 2022 Niagara Cup Classic golf tournament has been set for Monday, Aug. 15, at both the Niagara Falls Country Club and Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course. Memorial welcomes back Michael Cardamone, D.C., left, of Cardamone Chiropractic and David DeMizio of Copier Fax Business Technologies as co-chairs of this year's tournament.
United Way thanks sponsors
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
The United Way of Greater Niagara, in a press release said, thanked Denise Abbott, left, of DeGraff Memorial Medical Park CWA Local 1168, and Nicolas Maniccia of KeyBank for chairing 2021's campaign, "and for their commitment to the United Way.
TNT Chamber Member of the Month
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 01:00 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas announced Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77 as its February Member of the Month.
AARP tax prep services in Niagara Falls
Mon, Feb 7th 2022 02:10 pm
During the tax season, AARP will provide income tax preparation services for those individuals 55 years of age and older.
Niagara-Wheatfield Community Education opens Feb. 9
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 12:15 pm
The concept of schools as the center of community life goes back a century in the United States. Progressive educators of the time, including John Dewey, Jane Addams and urban planner Clarence Perry first envisioned the model of schools that serve as the center of neighborhood social life and the agent of neighborhood-based social services, while also educating children.
The Hastings Duo named Members of the Month
Wed, Jan 26th 2022 08:15 pm
The Hastings Duo was named Member of the Month by the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
DEC brownfield cleanup program marks successful year in 2021
Thu, Jan 20th 2022 09:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos celebrated another year of successful environmental cleanups this week as part of the state's brownfield cleanup programs. Included are a number of sites in Buffalo-Niagara.
Town of Niagara plans ahead for 2022
Fri, Jan 14th 2022 11:00 am
The Town of Niagara opened 2022 with its organizational session earlier this month. There, a number of procedural matters, including meeting schedules, town designations, members and personnel appointments, were approved for the year ahead.
Wheatfield takes stand on cannabis law
Fri, Dec 24th 2021 07:00 am
On Monday, the Wheatfield Town board announced that, although the municipality elected not to opt out of New York State Cannabis Law Section 131 - which would have flatly prevented marijuana retail sales and on-site consumption establishments from operating - due to a lack of specifics from the state. It will go forward with its own regulations regarding where and how such establishments could operate.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas has active fall
Fri, Dec 17th 2021 07:00 am
•The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas recently held its annual holiday mixer party at Webster's Bistro and Bar. Chamber members from all over Western New York attended and generously brought an unwrapped present for the annual "Rockin With Santa."
Town of Wheatfield provides update on recent water line break
Fri, Dec 10th 2021 11:00 am
Monday's Wheatfield Town Board meeting began with updates regarding a burst water line that occurred last week on the corner of Sy Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard.
Town of Niagara, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls join to give back to Niagara community
Fri, Dec 10th 2021 07:00 am
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with the Town of Niagara to continue a holiday tradition that started more than 20 years ago: donating more than $50,000 to various organizations that benefit the residents of the Town of Niagara and its neighboring communities.
NFMMC unveils new mobile care van
Tue, Dec 7th 2021 03:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday unveiled its new mobile health care van. The 26-foot mobile unit, which is fully equipped with an exam room, intake room, and is ADA-compliant wheelchair-accessible, will provide essential health care services to vulnerable populations in the City of Niagara Falls.
New directors at the helm of GNBC's 'The Nutcracker'
Fri, Nov 26th 2021 09:00 am
When the Greater Niagara Ballet Company stages "The Nutcracker" for a 54th year, it will be without founder, artistic director and show choreographer Beverley Feder. A cultural icon and Fellow of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Feder said she hopes to return in the future.
Bear Bottom Wholesale taking over Scott's Furniture
Fri, Nov 26th 2021 07:00 am
Scott's Furniture, located at 4419 Military Road, has been purchased by Larry Bryer, owner of Bear Bottom Wholesale of Lockport. Bryer said he has been keeping an eye out for a second location and, when he came across Scott Furniture, it was just what he was looking for.
Participate in #GivingTuesday: Join Community Missions as it celebrates global day of giving on Nov. 30
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 10:00 am
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means it is officially the giving season. Community Missions of Niagara Frontier is welcoming donations and volunteers as it prepares for its annual celebration of #GivingTuesday.
Season set to sparkle with 'Buffalo/Niagara Holiday Light Show'
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 05:30 pm
Everyone loves the lights of the holidays, and this year's "Buffalo/Niagara Holiday Light Show" at the Niagara County Fairgrounds is set to deliver fun for the entire family. Construction of dozens of towering displays with hundreds of colored lights is well underway. The show opens Nov. 19 with what organizers called "a safe, secure, drive-thru experience synchronized to holiday music through your car radio."
'Share the Bounty' on the Niagara Wine Trail
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 03:40 pm
On Nov. 13-14, the Niagara Wine Trail will host its annual "Share the Bounty" event. Each participating winery has selected a different charity. They will collection donation of items or donate the tasting fees to that charity. There is no ticket for this event, but people are encouraged to visit as many wineries as they wish.
North Tonawanda unveils historical marker on Teddy Roosevelt's 163rd birthday
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 10:55 am
On Wednesday, City of North Tonawanda officials unveiled a new historical marker downtown on the anniversary of Teddy Roosevelt's birthday.
TNT celebrates Fall Expo, new business
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 08:40 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas held its Fall Expo with member Gratwick Hose Co. on Saturday. This year's event featured vendors that cover everything from home improvement, health and wellness, beauty and fashion, to education, to a variety of personal, home, finance and novelty gifts. Admission was free to the public.
Vietnam veterans wall, photo exhibit on display at Niagara County Courthouse
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 08:05 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski hosted a brief ceremony on Tuesday to open a display of the Niagara County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and the "Our Photo Album" exhibit featuring photos taken by Vietnam veterans during their tours of duty. The display will be open at least through Veteran's Day (Thursday, Nov. 11) at the Niagara County Courthouse in Lockport.
Niagara County Community College announces new Veterans Memorial Park campaign
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will be relocating and expanding its existing Veterans Memorial Park to honor the Niagara County veteran community. This park will not only represent those who served in the armed forces, but will also offer community programming to celebrate a proud heritage of military service.
Memorial welcomes back Premier gala
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 09:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will welcome back its signature black tie gala, The Premier, after pausing the event in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

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