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Empower to honor 5 at annual luncheon
Tue, Oct 15th 2019 10:05 am
Empower, a not-for-profit organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will hold its fourth annual "Living the Values" Awards Luncheon at noon on Friday, Oct. 25, at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave. Tickets are $35, and may be reserved at 716-297-0798, ext. 120, or [email protected]
Out of Darkness works to end stigma, encourage communication
Fri, Oct 11th 2019 05:05 pm
The Out of Darkness Walk in Lockport will start with registration at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Walkers start at 1:30 p.m. and will journey one of two paths: one path on the south side following the Erie Canal for one mile and back, and the other on the north side following the canal for two miles and back. Participants will meet at the Lockport Locks Pavilion.
Sharks & rays coming to Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Oct 4th 2019 03:35 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has been ramping up its own piece of property to properly serve both locals and visitors alike. For the past few years, the aquarium has made big changes such as "Penguin Coast" in 2018 and "Aliens of the Sea" in 2019. On Sept. 27, it announced even more construction to create a new - interactive - habitat for some of nature's misunderstood children in the sea. It's called the "M&T Bank Shark & Ray Bay"
Classes offered at Kin Loch Farmstead
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 08:55 pm
Kin Loch Farmstead is a sprawling, 37-acre plot on which Alex and Ryan Plante cultivated 2,000 lavender plants in 2018 and traded some growing space to Fran DePalma of Heirloom Soul Flowers. Since that time, the farm has outperformed expectations, receiving over 1,000 visitors during the summer who picked the freshly blooming lavender plants, take classes and experience country life.
Gerald Tidd: Local vet keeps giving back
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:40 pm
The term "goodness" is a term that can make plenty of us uncomfortable. In short, we don't all do right, at least not all the time. No matter how hard we try, it's difficult to say, honestly, that we live up to that ideal.
Niagara SPCA to link business heads with big hearts
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 04:30 pm
The Niagara SPCA has a new program aimed at emptying its facilities. It seeks help from the community. Understandably, a lot of people can't help by adopting an animal, but the SPCA is hoping that community businesses and individuals would like to be the second best thing: the force behind finding each of these pets a home. It's called "Sponsor a Cage."
Fun, food & peace at Sunflowers of Sanborn
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 03:25 pm
Sunflowers, corn mazes, food trucks, and picnicking under apple trees. Sunflowers of Sanborn had all these things on Saturday during its Labor Day weekend event.
Elderwood supports LCA 'Blue Monday' series
Tue, Aug 27th 2019 03:15 pm
Lewiston Council on the Arts staffers Eva Nicklas and Tim Henderson recently presented Elderwood at Wheatfield Community Relations Coordinator Stacey Zahno and Elderwood Residencies Property Manager Tammy Ooft with an appreciation plaque for their generous sponsorship of the 2019 "Blue Monday" concert series.
Summer ends as festivals play to last note
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 03:15 pm
Summer means a lot of things to a lot of different people, but traditionally it has always been a season to get out of the house and attend local events with the rest of the community. Nobody knows this more than right here in Niagara County, where municipalities often end up competing with one another to draw in curious visitors and longtime residents alike for their own take of summer fun.
Yellow Jack: Historically inspired music playing Oliver Street Art Festival
Fri, Aug 16th 2019 03:10 pm
For art and music lovers, Yellow Jack, a folk and Americana band, will be sharing the stage, playing the 3-3:45 p.m. slot for the Oliver Street Arts Festival running noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, on Oliver Street between Robinson and Schenck streets in North Tonawanda.
Gooch presents donation to Gold Star Moms
Mon, Aug 12th 2019 09:35 am
On Thursday evening, Niagara County Legislator Jesse Gooch of Wheatfield presented a donation to a veterans military families support organization.
Thank you, readers
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:55 pm
It's with a bit of sadness, I am reporting to you that I will no longer be the Tribune editor as of Friday. Sometimes in life, big opportunities come your way, and, although you might not want to leave something you've built, you must take leaps of faith. And that's what I'm doing. 
Niagara Power wins NYCBL championship
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 07:30 pm
The Niagara Power, of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, defeated the Cortland Crush, 12-6, in the second game of a three-game series to take home the league title. 
Town of Niagara Board discusses Military Road School fire
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:00 am
It was a sad day Friday for those who might have attended the old Military Road School. A fire inside the building brought an eventual end to its presence in the Town of Niagara. 
15th Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival fast approaching
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 08:00 am
Summer is in full gear, and with that means it's almost time for the 15th Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival.
Canal Fest Parade rolls through T-NT
Wed, Jul 17th 2019 07:30 pm
The 2019 Canal Fest Parade strolled through Tonawanda and into North Tonawanda on Tuesday. 
37th annual Canal Fest kicks off Sunday in Tonawanda, North Tonawanda
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:10 pm
Things are heating up in the Twin Cities this weekend, as Canal Fest, one of Western New York's largest and most popular outdoor summer events, is set to return for its 37th year.
NIMAC awards Merrell Lane Scholarship
Thu, Jul 4th 2019 07:00 am
Last Wednesday, the Niagara Military Affairs Council met at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Heritage Center to celebrate longtime volunteers, as well as award the annual Merrell Lane Memorial Aviation Scholarship.
Smiles at 'Music Mania Mondays' debut
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 07:00 pm
The sun finally decided to shine on a Monday at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park, setting the stage for a perfect and calm environment for the debut of "Music Mania Mondays." 
First Bergholz 5K runs forward successfully
Thu, Jun 13th 2019 07:00 am
On Saturday morning, runners and walkers gathered at Holy Ghost Lutheran School for the first Bergholz 5K. 
'Thursdays on the Water' making summer return to NT
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 01:40 pm
The weather is finally beginning to make a turn for the best, and with that means another season of "Thursdays on the Water" in North Tonawanda.
Carere receives BPO Award for Excellence in Music Education
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
A big congratulations was extended to April Carere, who was recently honored by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director and Conductor JoAnn Falletta at the Celebration of Music Education Awards in May. 
Wheatfield Town Board issues proclamation to Muscatello
Thu, May 23rd 2019 11:30 am
There's a lot of familiar faces around the Town of Wheatfield that people know of and see from time to time. One of those faces is Richard Muscatello.  Monday night, at the Town of Wheatfield Town Board meeting, Supervisor Don MacSwan issued a proclamation to Muscatello for all his years of service to the municipality. 
'Lax for Love' at N-WHS scores big
Thu, May 16th 2019 01:05 pm
Last Friday, Niagara-Wheatfield continued its giving tradition, as the Falcons girls lacrosse team hosted "Lax for Love."
PHOTOS: 'Race for Hope' draws large audience
Thu, May 9th 2019 01:30 pm
Tuesday evening, Niagara-Wheatfield High School hosted the "Race for Hope" during its track meet versus Kenmore West.
'Music Mania Mondays' makes 2019 return
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:00 pm
The Town of Niagara announced its summer "Music Mania Mondays" concert series schedule on  Wednesday. The series runs each Monday night throughout the summer from June 10 through Aug. 19. 
NT Council dives into Memorial Pool plans
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 12:05 am
Tuesday night, the City of North Tonawanda Common Council held a workshop to discuss future proposals and agenda items. The Memorial Pool in the Payne Avenue Park was a major topic of discussion.
Calamar donates canned goods to Wheatfield seniors
Thu, Apr 18th 2019 12:25 pm
On Tuesday, Calamar, 3949 Forest Parkway, presented the Town of Wheatfield seniors with a donation of canned goods following its canned food sculpture contest. 
Barge Brewing talking Bergholz location
Thu, Apr 11th 2019 12:00 pm
The Town of Wheatfield could see a new addition with WNY favorites in the near future, as Barge Brewing has discussed a possible location in the hamlet of Bergholz with the Wheatfield Local Development Corp.
DEC presents Niagara Sanitation Landfill results
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 12:50 pm
Residents of North Tonawanda and Wheatfield showed up in full force Saturday at the Wheatfield Community Center. On hand was the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to present the results of the comprehensive environmental investigation for the Niagara Sanitation Landfill.
Empire Emergency Apparatus breaks ground on expansion
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:05 pm
Wednesday morning, local officials and first responders gathered at Empire Emergency Apparatus, 3995 Lockport Road, to break ground on a new 10,000-square-foot expansion in the Town of Niagara. 
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield annual pancake breakfast, basket raffle
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:45 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will host its annual Pancake Breakfast and Basket Raffle on Sunday, March 24, at the American Legion Post, 6525 Ward Road, Town of Wheatfield. This is in conjunction with New York State Maple Weekend, www.mapleweekend.com.   
Niagara Military Affairs Council honors Legislator David Godfrey
Tue, Mar 19th 2019 03:05 pm
Legislator David Godfrey, R-Wilson, was recognized by the Niagara Military Affairs Council (NIMAC) at the Niagara Aerospace Museum last week. Godfrey was presented an award for his years of service on the NIMAC board of directors, a position he has held for nearly a decade.
Wellness event at Fashion Outlets draws significant crowd
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:15 pm
Last Saturday, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, held its annual wellness event, "Fashionably Fit."
Niagara-Wheatfield falls in Section VI hockey final
Tue, Feb 26th 2019 01:00 am
In the 2019 Section VI hockey postseason, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons proved doubters wrong by making the large schools final. On Monday night, though, the Falcons were halted at the hands of the Orchard Park Quakers, 4-0.
Wheatfield Winterfest an indoor success
Thu, Feb 14th 2019 03:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Recreation Department and Lions Club participated in the annual Winterfest at the Youth Center near Town Hall on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Wheatfield Family Dentistry gets involved for Children's Dental Health Month
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 03:00 pm
In recognition of National Children's Dental Health Month, Wheatfield Family Dentistry hygienist Mariah Maund is taking time throughout February to visit local elementary schools to teach children about their pearly whites.
NT Common Council gives proclamation to NICAP
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 02:30 pm
Tuesday night, North Tonawanda Alderman Robert Pecoraro and Mayor Arthur Pappas issued a proclamation to the Niagara Community Action Program Inc.
Falcons wrestling honors seniors
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:10 pm
Last Wednesday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons wrestling team honored its nine seniors prior to its match versus Ken-Ton.
'Art on Oliver Street' public art initiative to debut
Wed, Jan 23rd 2019 05:40 pm
The Oliver Street corridor, located within the City of North Tonawanda, will soon become home to a public art initiative known as "Art on Oliver Street." The initiative will consist of various public art installations in hopes of re-activating the streetscape.
 

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