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Niagara County Legislature declares 'Lloyd Day' in honor of Lloyd the Pittie from Niagara SPCA
Fri, Aug 5th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara County Legislature declared Wednesday, Aug. 3, as "Lloyd Day" in honor of Lloyd the Pittie, a dog that came to the Niagara SPCA as a stray last month and has become a bit of a local celebrity.
Merrell Lane Aviation Scholarship benefits NFARS, Air Force industry
Fri, Jul 29th 2022 11:00 am
To honor one of its founders and longtime chairman, the Niagara Military Affairs Council (NIMAC) established the Merrell Lane Aviation Scholarship. At that time, in 2015, the United States Air Force was experiencing a pilot shortage and the scholarship was NIMAC's way of helping fill that gap in any way that we could.
Wheatfield: May you live to 100 years!
Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 09:20 am
A love of the ivories is Bertha Shipton's fountain of youth − from using a hand pump to play the piano at the age of 7 and playing in marching band and school functions, to teaching hundreds of children and still playing every day as a resident at Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda. Bertha recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family!
$5 million in funding to support launch of new & existing cannabis accreditation programs - including at NCCC
Mon, Jul 18th 2022 05:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced SUNY and CUNY community colleges will receive $5 million in funding to support the creation or enhancement of short-term credential programs or course offerings that provide pathways to employment in the cannabis industry.
Amazon looking for NCIDA PILOT; improvements to Town of Niagara possible
Fri, Jul 15th 2022 06:55 am
What once looked like a long and arduous process bringing an Amazon warehouse to the Town of Niagara is now down to only a few remaining steps.
TNT Chamber food drive
Fri, Jul 8th 2022 12:25 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is hosting a food drive to help support member food banks. Hours for nonperishable donations are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, at 254 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Banners installed for Town of Niagara 'Hometown Heroes'
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 11:00 am
With summer now underway, the Town of Niagara announced its annual "Hometown Heroes" project is in full swing, with banners installed on street poles and expected to remain to Veterans Day.
'I don't feel safe anymore': Niagara residents, leaders continue battles over Amazon warehouse proposal
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 10:25 am
Traffic concerns continued to dominate the conversation Tuesday, as residents and Town of Niagara elected officials butted heads over the proposed Amazon warehouse that could be a financial windfall for the town.
TNT Chamber Member of the Month
Tue, Jun 21st 2022 04:05 pm
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Executive Director Sarah Nelson awarded Apex Leadership Co. Greater Buffalo the June Member of the Month recognition.
'Thursdays on the Water' announces 2022 summer concert lineup
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:05 am
"Thursdays on the Water" returns to North Tonawanda with eight weeks of outdoor concerts starting July 7. Series President Jesse Gooch held a press conference Wednesday at the venue to announce this year's musical acts.
North Tonawanda waterfront venue Harbor House a hub for events serviced by local businesses
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:10 am
Since opening in April, entrepreneur Megan Leith has already brought bustling new business to her waterfront venue, Harbor House, formerly known as Michael's Landing, at 369 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Relay For Life of Greater Niagara opens; 'Party in the Park' next Saturday
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:25 am
The annual Relay For Life of Greater Niagara returns for 2022 with a Luminaria ceremony from 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Lewiston-Porter High School. It continues Saturday, June 11, with all-day events at Reservoir State Park on Witmer Road in the Town of Niagara.
Special veteran guests at North Tonawanda History Museum
Fri, May 27th 2022 10:30 am
On Tuesday, May 24, the North Tonawanda History Museum welcomed as special guests two outstanding World War II veterans for a public discussion and Q&A: Richard Keil of the Army Air Corp. (later to split off as the U.S. Air Force) and Bill Gosch of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Morinello announces Assembly reelection bid
Mon, May 23rd 2022 07:30 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello, R-C-I-Niagara Falls, announced he is seeking reelection to the Assembly. Morinello has served the 145th District in the Assembly since 2016 and previously served as Niagara Falls City Court Judge from 2001-15.
Mooradian to challenge for New York State Assembly seat in 145th District
Fri, May 20th 2022 10:10 am
For the first time since 2016, residents of the 145th District will have a choice when they go to vote in November for New York State Assembly, as Doug Mooradian announced he will run on the Democratic ballot.
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.
 

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