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Aquarium of Niagara toasts summer's end with 'Winds, Waves & Wines 15'
Mon, Sep 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara announces "Winds, Waves & Wines 15" will toast summer's end on Thursday, Sept. 11. M&T Bank will once again serve as grand marque sponsor for this annual event, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls.
Free diabetes workshops
Mon, Sep 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops.
Public information forum hosted by the Erie County Local Planning Committee
Mon, Sep 1st 2014 07:00 am
President Obama has designated the month of September as National Preparedness Month. As part of this recognition, the Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee is hosting a public information forum.
Mount St. Mary's to host community health needs forum
Mon, Sep 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center at 3101 Ninth St., Niagara Falls, will be the location for a forum on identifying community health needs.
Grandpaws Café for Good opens in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 06:50 pm
Grandpaws Pet Emporium has opened a Village of Lewiston café that benefits your sweet tooth and someone's future furry best friend.
Village of Lewiston reconsidering acquisition of Frontier House
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 11:00 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano's Frontier House citizens committee met this week and is working on a plan to save the historic Center Street building.

He called the private meeting "informative," and said, "I think we're making some progress."

Residents question Upper Mountain tower
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 10:00 am
According an earlier announcement by Bill Ross, chairman of the Niagara County Legislature who serves as 2nd District legislator for Lewiston and Wheatfield, construction of the tower was done as a result of a federal radio narrow banding mandate.
Traditional wooden dugout canoe launched at Fort Niagara State Park
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 10:00 am
During this past summer, visitors to Old Fort Niagara were able to see firsthand how the Native people of this region created wooden dugout canoes in the late 1700s.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Aug. 30, 2014
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 10:00 am
The following activity occurred Monday, Aug. 18 to Sunday, Aug. 24, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 122 response calls during this period.
'Frozen' fun at Artpark
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club presented Artpark's seventh annual Free Family Movie Night Monday. Disney's "Frozen" was presented to hundreds of families at the outdoor amphitheater. "Frozen" movie friends Olaf, Elsa and Anna were on hand to greet the children. The Peach Queen contestants also made a special appearance at the event.
Lew-Port readies for school year
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Porter Board of Education held two consecutive public hearings on student conduct Tuesday evening, Aug. 26, with no residents attending.
Health & Fitness: Expiration dates can impact health and wallets
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 07:00 am
Expiration date labeling on food products is a source of confusion for consumers according to a recent survey from NSF International, a global public health and safety organization.
Niagara USA on 'Let's Make a Deal'
Sat, Aug 30th 2014 07:00 am
One lucky "Let's Make a Deal" contestant could walk away with a grand prize trip to Niagara USA next week. Niagara will be featured Tuesday, Sept. 2. "Let's Make a Deal" airs locally at 10 a.m. on CBS (WIVB-TV).
Kelly Clarkson to perform rescheduled concert at Shea's Performing Arts Center in celebration of Walden Galleria's Microsoft retail store
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:45 pm
In celebration of the opening of Microsoft's retail store at Walden Galleria last November, Microsoft is sponsoring a special rescheduled performance by Kelly Clarkson on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the customers that attended the grand opening on Nov. 16, 2013.
AAA urges drivers to stay alert and distraction free as kids return to school
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:45 pm
AAA is kicking off its annual "School's Open - Drive Carefully" campaign as back-to-school season is about to be in full swing. The campaign, launched nationwide in 1946, reminds drivers to engage in safe behavior in school zones and residential neighborhoods in an effort to help reduce the number of school-related pedestrian injuries and fatalities.
2014 Verizon IndyCar Championship to be awarded on NBCSN this Saturday night in primetime
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
Team Penske teammates Will Power and Helio Castroneves lead a group of championship hopefuls this weekend aiming for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series title at the MAVTV 500 IndyCar World Championships, the final race of the 2014 season, on Saturday at 9 p.m. on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group surrounds week 1 of 2014 NFL season with 'NFL Kickoff 2014,' 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
In a season that will see NBC broadcast Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, NBC Sports Group surrounds the 2014 NFL season with robust multiplatform coverage across its portfolio of assets.
On the season finale of 'So You Think You Can Dance' ...
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda, the top four on "So You Think You Can Dance," brought the competition to a new level as they each performed three routines plus a solo number in the hope of walking away with the coveted title of America's favorite dancer.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael" enters its 27th season in national syndication Sept. 1
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" heads into its 27th season on Monday, kicking off a month filled with top-notch guests and great music.
Niagara University names 2014 teaching award winners
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award.
Destino's offers great food specials this weekend to celebrate 10 years of business
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 03:30 pm
Destino's Pizza & Pasta is observing its 10-year anniversary at 3909 Creek Road, next to the Lewiston-Porter campus. Frank Destino, the owner, credits his family: wife, Francine; daughters, Jamah and Dana; and stepson, Anthony; with helping make the restaurant a success.
Higgins, City of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls School District mark opening of new Gill Creek playground
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 08:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Cynthia Bianco and other community partners gathered to officially celebrate the opening of a new playground at Gill Creek Park.
State Department of Health awards county cancer services program to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 08:20 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program.
Wheatfield Family Picnic memories
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Family Picnic on Sunday started out with a few tears.

After the flag-raising ceremony, the signs that will be placed at the Niagara Falls Boulevard and Lockport Road ends of Walmore Road naming that section of the road the Spec. Alan N. Dikcis Memorial Highway were unveiled.

Dollar day at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo will hold a special dollar day for Labor Day.
St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church plans festival
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church of the Greater Buffalo area will hold its sixth annual festival Sept. 5 to 7 at the church, 350 Wheatfield St., North Tonawanda.
Dog Days at SPCA
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
People who love their dogs found plenty of kindred spirits at the Niagara County SPCA's annual Dog Days of Summer event last weekend.
Be dramatic at Ghostlight
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
The Ghostlight Theatre Drama Club for youngsters ages 7 to 13 and teens will launch Sept. 20, meeting for 10 consecutive Saturday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m.
NWAA Wildcats win Lew-Port tourney
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Athletic Association Wildcats celebrated a win over the Wilson Jr. Lakeman, 17-0, at the annual Lew-Port Classic Tournament held Sunday, Aug. 24.
N-W administrators get shooter training
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:50 pm
School districts are not only responsible for the education of their students, but their safety, too. The school staff not only needs to know what to do in the cases of fire or severe weather, but how to handle suspicious packages, bomb threats, hazardous accidents and shooting incidents.
NU, Bonnies hoops contest this November
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:50 pm
The Niagara University men's basketball team will play the St. Bonaventure Bonnies at the First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo Saturday, Nov. 29, as part of the "Big 4 Classic" doubleheader with the University at Buffalo Bulls and Canisius Golden Griffins.
Residents protest Cobblestone Creek development
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:45 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board, already besieged by Quasar opponents, faced a new group in Town Hall on Monday as residents who live near the proposed Cobblestone Creek development came to voice their flooding concerns.
Applications available for Niagara Electric Lights Parade
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:40 pm
The Niagara Electric Lights Parade committee is seeking bands, civic groups, businesses, schools, elected officials, candidates, first responders, churches, etc., to participate in this year's 10th annual parade on Military Road in the Town of Niagara.
Veterans' tax exemption discussed at school board meeting
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:40 pm
A Wheatfield veteran promoted the Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption at the Aug. 20 Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting at Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Locals win at Niagara County Fair
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:40 pm
Several local riders were winners at the 2014 Niagara County Fair Horse Show.
WBA awards scholarships
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:30 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded four scholarships during its May meeting at Westbys Pub & Grille. The 2014 scholarships were presented to Emily Belote, Joel Congi, Hannah Carrier and Jillian Wagner.
Grisanti names Jason Jaskula 'Veteran of the Month'
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 01:30 pm
New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti recently named Jason Jaskula as "Veteran of the Month."

A resident of the Town of Hamburg who served in the Army with the 165th MP Company and later with Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Knox, Jaskula is the eighth recipient of the monthly honor presented by Grisanti.

"I am pleased to recognize Sgt. Maj. Jaskula for his passion not only for serving our country, but for supporting other military veterans," said Grisanti, a member of the State Senate's veterans, homeland security and military affairs committees. "His tour and military career is filled with various awards and honors, and his work with the Buffalo City Court veterans program and the Department of Veterans Affairs location in Buffalo is to be commended."

Eternal Brothers Motorcycle Club supports Niagara Hospice
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 01:30 pm
The Eternal Brothers Motorcycle Club stopped by Niagara Hospice recently to donate proceeds from its recent motorcycle run and basket auction to benefit Niagara Hospice patients and their families.
Carl Paladino of Ellicott Development to serve as guest speaker
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 01:30 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce and the Lewiston-Porter Academy of International Business & Finance board of advisors will host a business "Blender" networking event Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
HARBORCENTER unveils retail plan
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 01:30 pm
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel unveiled the project's retail plan, which will create upward of 10,000 square feet of new space by the end of the calendar year, and as much as 20,000 square feet of additional retail opportunity in the adjacent First Niagara Center over the next several years.
 


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