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Hospitals raise $6500 at charity hockey game
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:40 pm
The competition on the ice was intense, but in the end they all skated off as champions.
'Live From Daryl's House' earns 2nd Webby Award
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:40 pm
Born on the internet in 2007 as a "light bulb moment" for creator Daryl Hall, "Live from Daryl's House" has become a huge online hit.
Earth Day e-waste collection event draws huge turnout
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:35 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning and partners have announced a record turnout for the Earth Day electronic-waste collection event held Saturday at the GM Powertrain plant in Tonawanda.
Nine local schools to compete in 'BAND Against Bullying' competition
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:35 pm
"BAND Against Bullying," the annual competition to raise bullying awareness, will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Shea's 710 Main Theater. The event is sold out.
Morinello celebrates Ransomville church's anniversary
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:15 pm
Last weekend, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleague, Assemblyman Mike Norris, to congratulate Immaculate Conception Church on its 125 years of service to the Ransomville community.
'La La Land' comes to life: Los Angeles' Mayor Garcetti declares April 25 'La La Land Day'
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
In celebration of the City of Los Angeles' support for the arts, Mayor Eric Garcetti declared April 25 "La La Land Day" to honor director Damien Chazelle, in addition to the other "La La Land" crew in attendance, for their "extraordinary portrait of the city and its iconic locations."
Higgins marks completion of Shoreline Trail bicycle & pedestrian bridge
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, marked completion of the new Shoreline Trail bicycle and pedestrian bridge featuring a Niagara River scenic overlook and an improved Riverwalk connection along the water's edge.
Hunger relief donations at Wegmans reach nearly $1.09 million in winter 2017
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
During the winter 2017 checkout scanning campaign at 27 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations hit $1,089,769. "Check Out Hunger" allows customers to donate $2 $3, $5 or any other amount at checkout, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to each store's local food bank.
Hyde Park Golf Course to open Friday
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
The north 18 at the Hyde Park Golf Course will open for the 2017 season at 9 a.m. Friday, April 28. Passes will be sold on site. Carts will be available to golfers, weather permitting.
The Trailblazing Women Speaker Series presents 'The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond'
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
As part of the "Trailblazing Women Speaker Series," Dr. Judith Wellman will present, "The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27.
Middle & high school students invited to student open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. (BNMC) and the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (UB CBLS), in collaboration with AT&T, will host the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Niagara University holding community 'garage sale' May 17-18
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, May 18.
Ten Lives Club hosts 9th annual 'Beer for Cats' fundraiser
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
This May, Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group invites animal lovers to do something crucial to save the lives of shelter cats: drink beer.
City of Niagara Falls to kick-off Arbor Week festivities with citywide tree plantings, 'BioBlitz' events
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:20 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster will join leaders from the Niagara Falls City School District and the Department of Parks and Public Works to host a weeklong series of events marking Arbor Week and Earth Day in the City of Niagara Falls on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29.
Uber unveils ridesharing partnership with Buffalo Bills & Sabres
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:10 pm
Beginning this summer, Western New Yorkers will have reliable, affordable and safe transportation options for attending sporting events and concerts. Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Tuesday welcomed Uber as the official ridesharing partner of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bandits.
Volunteer firefighter recruitment weekend spotlights 'RecruitNY' campaign
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Monday by the Doyle Hose Co. No. 1 Chief Don Szumigala, representatives of the Erie County Emergency Services department, Firemen's Association of the State of New York President Ken Pienkowski, and volunteer firefighters from local districts at Doyle Hose Co. No. 1 on William Street in Cheektowaga to kick off the seventh annual "RecruitNY" campaign.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announces hospitality division
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment CEO Kim Pegula has announced the creation of the PSE hospitality division, a new unit of the company that will unite the management of all PSE food and beverage properties and create an organized structure to position the company to pursue additional restaurant and hospitality opportunities in Western New York and beyond.
Buffalo Zoo names Norah B. Fletchall new president/CEO
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 09:05 pm
The Zoological Society of Buffalo Inc. on Monday named Norah B. Fletchall to succeed Donna Fernandes as the Buffalo Zoo's next president and CEO. Fletchall is chief operating officer and senior vice president of the Indianapolis Zoological Society.
KRUGSPEED Racing: A team profile
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
With the Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car Championship quickly approaching, driver Dennis Hanratty Jr. has been, no so patiently, waiting to get back behind the wheel.
Boston Marathon bombing survivor runs again
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The bombs were 12 seconds and 210 yards away.
Working up a sweat can be a challenge for busy Niagara U students, but it comes with benefits
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
A student's life is often filled with late-night cram sessions and early-morning classes, but many Niagara University students make sure they fit workouts in during their busy class schedules.
One-month Summer Body
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
What comes to mind when you hear "summer body"? Most people think of a sleek, toned, healthy human being, be it male or female. It's natural to want this kind of body, not only because it is found attractive to be physically fit in modern day American culture, but also because it is healthy. Being physically fit not only increases health benefits, it also increases mood and confidence as well.
NU students experience a Florida Keys field adventure
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Those who explore the ocean to any extent are treasure hunters. The creatures that inhabit the ocean are available to those who truly look for them.
Buffalo Sabres Offseason is Full of Uncertainties, and the fans aren't happy
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
The NHL playoffs are in full swing. One team that isn't in these playoffs for the sixth consecutive season have many difficult decisions to make. Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres, has some mistakes to answer for. He recently signed a large contract extension in hopes of delivering at least a playoff appearance for the 2016-17 season, that didn't happen. The
Walk-off while traveling through Boston
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
The sound off the bat at Fenway Park was a loud crack, maybe made louder from the chill of an April Boston evening
What does it take to win National Lacrosse League Championship?
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
What the fastest game on two feet? Box lacrosse has really grown through the years.
Fatima Shrine aiming to shine for years to come
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
In 1954, The Barnabite Fathers traveled from Italy and eventually founded the Fatima Shrine located in Lewiston, New York.
Zero to Organized Hero!
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Hooray! You just graduated high school, you completed the two hour-long ceremony.
From 'Serial' to 'Up and Vanished': The Trend of Podcasting Detectives
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
It all started with an intriguing piano intro, overlaid with the sound of a female automated voice saying, "This is a Global-Tel link prepaid call from Adnan Syed, an inmate at a Maryland Correctional facility..."
The case for '13 Reasons Why'
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Hannah Baker is smart, pretty and wholesome. She is beautifully sarcastic and fierce in all that she does. Loved by both of her parents and wanting to follow them in their old school romantic ways, she is your average high school student attempting to find herself amongst her peers.
'90s Fashion Makes A Comeback
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
2017 fashion has gone back in time bringing back the 80's and 90's trends that everyone has always seemed to love. Not only are mom jeans and graphic band tees making an appearance, thrift shopping has become a larger fad that many people have taken advantage of; buying and donating clothes equally.
The Toll Dilemma
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
The Grand Island tolls have been up for decades- but lawmakers want them gone. The Grand Island bridges have been in use since 1935 and since then about 23,000 cars cross over those bridges each day.
De Dee's Dairy will be starting to serve food
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Customers think the hardest part is deciding between Superhero, Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate Chip and 47 other flavors. But if they have never been to De Dee's Dairy before, the trip usually ends in the words, "This is a small? It's huge!"
'Sesame Street's' new playmate, Julia, long-overdue, but greatly welcomed
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
A young child around the age of 5 is out playing on the playground; parents as usual swarm around keeping a tight eye on their children. A fire truck comes by with loud sirens; all the kids are interested and run to the edge of the playground to see the trucks drive by. All of the kids except for one; this kid is screaming and covering his ears.
The Facebook killer: Murder in the millennial age
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
If you were scrolling through your twitter or Facebook news feed or any other form of social media on Sunday chances are you saw the name Steve Stephens.
With Uber coming to upstate New York, citizens question whether or not they have what it takes to become a driver
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
With the recent passage of ride-hailing apps in upstate New York, Uber will potentially employ upstate citizens looking to make some extra cash. In the state of New York, Uber is only currently operating in New York City while other large cities in the state continue to rely on the taxi industry to transport individuals.
Defying the odds: Relationship advice from successful couples
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 08:40 pm
Marriage is a sacred unity between two people. A promise, a bond, and perhaps one of the world's leading goals.
President of Niagara USA Chamber to step down
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 03:15 pm
Deanna Alterio Brennen will step down from her position as president and CEO of the Niagara USA Chamber on May 12. After leading Niagara County's premier advocacy organization for the past 10 years, Brennen's new role will be the vice president of social enterprise for the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier.
3rd phase of Niagara University community program focuses on kindergarten transition
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 02:45 pm
Mounting evidence illustrates early education plays a critical role in the cognitive and social-emotional development of children.
Village of Lewiston receives Arbor Day grant
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 02:45 pm
The Village of Lewiston Beautification Committee and the Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works recently received a $1,000 Arbor Day Community grant from the New York State Urban Forestry Council.