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NT Watch unveils newly renovated 'Imagination Station'
Tue, Aug 22nd 2023 12:55 pm
On Tuesday, the North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch unveiled the new and improved "Imagination Station," a community toy box where residents can stop by and take or leave toys, games or arts and crafts.
'Hannah Strong Day' in North Tonawanda
Wed, Aug 16th 2023 07:05 pm
At Tuesday's meeting, the North Tonawanda Common Council and the Niagara County Legislature declared Aug. 15 as "Hannah Strong Day" in honor of 12-year-old Hannah Koepsell.
Air base concert to celebrate Air Force Reserve's 75th year
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 11:00 am
The public is getting an opportunity to visit the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for a special evening of free entertainment. It's also a chance to see the air base itself, a key part of Western New York's ongoing history of military service.
Fashion Outlets announces free back-to-school events for educators and students
Mon, Aug 7th 2023 05:55 pm
Join the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA for back-to-school season, featuring free special events for educators and students, hosted on Thursday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 19, respectively.
8th annual Oliver Street Art Festival set for Saturday
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
The eighth annual Oliver Street Art Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, between Schenck and Robinson streets in North Tonawanda. The festival will feature more than 60 regional artists working in various media, including painting, photography, crafts and jewelry making.
A new era in law enforcement training: Officials break ground on police academy complex at NCCC
Fri, Jul 28th 2023 09:20 am
Tuesday marked an exciting beginning for the future of local law enforcement. Amid summer rain, county and state officials gathered with visitors from the law enforcement community to break ground for the new Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy training facility at Niagara County Community College.
Heart, Love & Soul to host 18th annual recognition dinner
Wed, Jul 26th 2023 07:00 am
Heart, Love & Soul (HLS) will hold its 18th annual recognition dinner at 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons at Niagara University.
Team effort revitalizes Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 05:30 pm
Teamwork brought Canal Fest of the Tonawandas from hiatus to hurrahs this past Sunday. It was opening day of the eight-day festival with a ceremony on the Renaissance Bridge between its Twin Cities hosts, Tonawanda and North Tonawanda.
Child Advocacy Center of Niagara participating in virtual 5K to support abused children
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 09:30 am
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara (CAC of Niagara), a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive, trauma-informed services to children who have been identified as victims of abuse, is participating in the OneTooMany Virtual 5K, a fundraising event organized by the New York State Children's Alliance to support Child Advocacy Centers across the state.
BOCES graduates work with Jack Black on Tenacious D project
Wed, Jul 5th 2023 08:00 pm
Recently, two alumni of Jennifer Manning's Orleans/Niagara BOCES animation, film and visual effects program, Jack Gatto (Lewiston-Porter graduate) and Geoff Roberts (Niagara Wheatfield graduate), had the amazing opportunity to work on the animated video for the song "Video Games" by actor/musician Jack Black's band, Tenacious D.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center installs state-of-the-art SteriSpace air sterilization system at Schoellkopf Health Center
Wed, Jun 28th 2023 03:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the installation of the SteriSpace air sterilization system as part of its innovative air sterilization project at the Schoellkopf Health Center.
'Interim' tag removed from Town of Niagara police chief's title, as Guiliani settles in permanently
Fri, Jun 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Following his first attempt at the New York state civil service exam for police chiefs and assistant chiefs, Craig Guiliani made a deal with the Town of Niagara's human resources director.
NCCC president announces retirement
Wed, Jun 21st 2023 09:35 am
Niagara County Community College President William Murabito announced his intent to retire next year at the college's board of trustees meeting Tuesday. Dr. Murabito, who became the institution's seventh president in 2019 after having served in an interim role for two years, will retire on June 30, 2024.
NT teacher among 15 to learn from scientists & NY Sea Grant aboard EPA Research Vessel Lake Guardian on Lake Ontario
Wed, Jun 14th 2023 07:20 pm
Melissa Elliott, a biology teacher at North Tonawanda High School, is among the 15 educators from five Great Lakes states who will become scientists during the 2023 Lake Ontario Shipboard Science Workshop aboard the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) Research Vessel Lake Guardian.
'Cruisin' the Wurlitzer': North Tonawanda event combines cars & camaraderie
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 11:00 am
Each Monday from 5-9 p.m. this summer, "Cruisin' the Wurlitzer" gears up for cars, conversation and camaraderie.
'Walls in Wheatfield' a source of community pride, identity
Fri, Jun 2nd 2023 11:00 am
Wheatfield is in the process of defining its borders, enhancing intersection safety and building community pride - all through a project dubbed "Walls in Wheatfield."
Carnegie Art Center invites members to art exhibition and appreciation event
Mon, May 29th 2023 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will present its annual members exhibition June 3-30.
Painters Plus announces 13th annual 'Project H.O.P.E.'
Tue, May 23rd 2023 03:30 pm
Painters Plus announced the start of its annual "Project H.O.P.E." ("Helping Others Paint Exteriors") application acceptance period for North Tonawanda residents.
Town of Niagara announces 'Music Mania Mondays' lineup
Wed, May 17th 2023 09:40 am
The Town of Niagara has revealed the acts headlining the 2023 "Music Mania Mondays" concert series. Events take place at Veteran's Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
More than 300 graduates participated in NCCC's 59th commencement
Tue, May 16th 2023 06:30 pm
The 59th annual commencement ceremony at Niagara County Community College took place on Saturday, May 13, at the Sanborn campus. More than 300 students crossed the stage to receive their degree.
Heart Love & Soul to celebrate 4 decades of service
Fri, May 12th 2023 11:00 am
Heart Love & Soul will celebrate a milestone in June: Four decades of providing essential services to people who need them most.
Kelynn Holenstein named grand-prizewinner of poster art contest for Taste of Buffalo presented By Tops
Thu, May 4th 2023 10:45 am
Tops Friendly Markets and the Taste of Buffalo announced Kelynn Holenstein, a talented artist from North Tonawanda, is the grand-prizewinner of the 2023 Taste of Buffalo Tops poster art contest.
Niagara USA Chamber honoring top local leaders
Mon, May 1st 2023 10:50 am
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2023 slate of awardees for the Chamber Honors Awards.
32nd annual Liberty Drive Cleanup
Fri, Apr 28th 2023 07:00 am
The 32nd anniversary of the Liberty Drive Cleanup was held Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day). Coordinated by Wheatfield Councilman Larry Helwig, this was the largest group of Scouts attending the cleanup in the history of this event. More than 40 Cub Scouts and their families from Pack 824 in Cambria and Pack 833 in Wheatfield attended the cleanup on Liberty Drive.
WNY medical scholarships help keep doctors UB trains close to home
Mon, Apr 24th 2023 01:40 pm
Even before the pandemic, the nationwide physician shortage was looming; now, it's even more pronounced.
Town of Niagara discusses solar projects, grants conditional approval to one on Niagara Falls Blvd.
Fri, Apr 21st 2023 11:00 am
A planned solar power facility in the Town of Niagara received a conditional approval to proceed Tuesday from the Niagara Town Board.
NCSO sets public alert for farmers
Tue, Apr 18th 2023 06:15 pm
Law enforcement across the region was made aware of an animal activist meeting taking place on Saturday, April 15. The meeting was advertised on social media as a forum to encourage animal rescue. It further offers instruction on stages of animal rescue, researching of facilities and winning at trial. This group is actively recruiting individuals for this purpose.
Scam and fraud prevention public seminar in NT
Thu, Apr 13th 2023 07:00 am
North Tonawanda Mayor Austin J. Tylec announced his office is teaming with the North Tonawanda Police Department to host a scam and fraud prevention seminar. The event will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the North Tonawanda Student Alumni Center, 405 Meadow Drive.
Information meeting gets word out on proposed NISE expansion at former Summit Park Mall
Fri, Apr 7th 2023 11:00 am
Town of Wheatfield Planning Board officials knew they needed to get the word out on possible changes coming to the former Summit Park Mall as soon as they could.
Higgins announces $250,000 for Niagara Falls Airport
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 11:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $250,000 in new federal funding through the "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law" for the Niagara Falls International Airport. The local airport is among just 33 projects receiving an award through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Contract Tower Competitive Grant Program.
Women United to host annual baby supply drive, membership social
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:40 pm
Women United of Greater Niagara will officially begin its annual baby supply drive on Saturday, April 1. Donations of baby bottles, bottle brushes, wipes, diapers, pacifiers, lotion, baby cereal, baby food, formula (Enfamil) and new baby clothes can be dropped off at the United Way of Greater Niagara office, located at 6420 Inducon Drive West, Suite B2, throughout the month.
Wilson & Niagara Wheatfield hold active-shooter training drills
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 02:45 pm
On the Superintendent's Conference Day on March 17, the Wilson Central School District and Niagara Wheatfield Central School District hosted emergency training and active shooter drills at Wilson Middle School/High School and the Niagara Wheatfield High School and Middle School.
Culinary arts students rise to National Guard meal challenge
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:45 pm
Chef Lisa Cook's and chef Caitlin Kucharski's culinary arts students took on a challenge issued by the National Guard.
North Tonawanda Watch: 99-year-old WWII veteran William Gosch 2023 Dyngus Day Parade grand marshal
Mon, Mar 20th 2023 09:35 am
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch announced its grand marshal for the third annual NT Dyngus Day Parade. 99-year-old WWII veteran William "Bill" Gosch will lead this year's parade, which will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, April 10.
De Dee's Dairy opens for season, serving up all your 'flavorites'
Fri, Mar 10th 2023 11:00 am
De Dee's Dairy is reopening for the season, marking the establishment's 40-year anniversary.
Wheatfield officials weigh in on proposed banishment of gas appliances
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 07:00 am
The controversial riddance of gas appliances by 2025 for newly built homes, as proposed by New York state, has reached Wheatfield Town Hall.
Niagara Wheatfield, Wilson students partner with Rotary Club to spread 'Lasagna Love'
Wed, Mar 1st 2023 08:00 am
"Lasagna Love's" mission says, "We believe that kindness, however big or small, is the key to strengthening our communities."
Niagara County Community College expands child care; opens infant room
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 08:45 am
Niagara County Community College was awarded nearly $39,000 from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to aid in the stabilization of the child care sector. The college used this grant to expand the John R. Oishei Childhood Development Center on the Sanborn campus, making room for a space dedicated to caring for infants.
Women United of Greater Niagara brings local agencies together to share the love
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 07:00 am
On Valentine's Day, Women United of Greater Niagara partnered with the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club and Health Association of Niagara County Inc. (HANCI) to share the love by bringing valentines and chocolate to seniors in Niagara Falls.
'Free Freshwater Fishing Days' in NYS
Wed, Feb 15th 2023 11:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the 2023 dates for "Free Freshwater Fishing Days" in New York. The requirement for a freshwater fishing license is waived during the following six days this year: Feb. 18-19; June 24-25; National Hunting and Fishing Day, Sept. 23; and Nov. 11.
 

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