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Memorial awarded $684K to support new Niagara Connection Center
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 05:30 pm
The New York State Department of Health has awarded Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center a Medicaid rate add-on award worth $684,952 over three years to support the Niagara Connection Center, an innovative restructuring of Memorial's mental health services.
Carrousel Chat: 'Paperless Archives: Preserving the Past through Digital Collections'
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 04:35 pm
As part of the Society of American Archivists' 2012 American Archives Month, the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has announced its final installment of its "Carrousel Chat" lecture series for the year
Lewiston No. 2 sets Autumn Festival
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 will hold its second annual Autumn Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the firehall, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road, Lewiston.
Urban Land Institute concludes week-long analysis of reuse for balance of Rainbow Centre Mall in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 08:10 pm
The Urban Land Institute advisory panel presented a summary Friday of its conclusions and recommendations after a week-long analysis of potential reuses of the former Rainbow Centre Shopping Mall in downtown Niagara Falls.
Calamar corporate offices host movie production
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 07:00 am
Calamar's headquarters in Wheatfield was selected as one of the locations for a private and independent filmmaker working on his second feature film.
Siren sounds sour note in Bergholz
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 06:15 pm
Neighbors of the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Department returned to the Wheatfield Town Board on Monday to continue their quest to tone down or eliminate the fire siren.
New Town of Niagara cheerleaders group thriving
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 06:15 pm
Jenny Vinson, head coach for Town of Niagara Illusions Cheerleaders, recognized the challenges that would face her team as she and a group of her students left the Wheatfield Cheerleaders and formed the Town of Niagara Cheerleaders.
American Bus Association Names 'War of 1812 Encampment' a 'Top 100 Event for 2013'
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 05:30 pm
The American Bus Association has announced the "War of 1812 Encampment - the Capture of Fort Niagara," held Sept. 1 and 2, was designated as one of the "Top 100 Events in North America for 2013" by an experienced tourism industry selection committee.
Child Advocacy Center begins Domestic Violence Awareness Month with annual Family Violence Intervention Conference in Niagara Falls
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 05:00 pm
More than 200 professionals from across Western New York are expected to attend the 14th annual Family Violence Intervention Project conference "Safe at Home: Seeking Solutions for Adult and Child Victims of Family Violence" on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Great Pumpkin Farm plans World Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:45 pm
The 2012 edition of the World Pumpkin Weigh-Off begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St., in Clarence.
Limited tickets available for German dinner
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
Don Schroeder, Brigitte Shackleton and Elaine Timm will tell about the 725th birthday of Bergholz and other adventures in Germany at the annual Harvest Dinner of the Historical Society of North German Settlements in WNY.
Obit -- William F. Farnham Sr.
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
William F. Farnham Sr., of the Tuscarora Nation, passed away on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. He was a member of the Beaver Clan, born in Buffalo on Aug. 16, 1933, the son of the late Frank and Carrie (Green) Farnham.
Explore 'The Science of Sports' at Buffalo Museum of Science
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science has partnered with the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, Bisons, Bandits and New Era Cap to create an interactive exhibit that investigates the science behind Buffalo's favorite sports.

"The Science of Sports" opens Sept. 29 and runs through Jan. 6, 2013.

Aside from being competitive, sports are a complex equation of physics, math and biology. From the physical impact of collisions to the technology behind how hockey ice is created, science plays an integral role in every highlight reel and play-by-play.

DeGraff Memorial recognized by American Heart Association
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:35 pm
DeGraff Memorial Hospital has received the 2012 Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
Woodlands Senior Village resident celebrates 100th
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:30 pm
Violet (Heisterberg) Bush (pictured) celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 9. A dinner party was held in her honor with friends and family gathering Sept. 15 in the community room at the Woodlands Senior Village in Wheatfield, where Bush has lived since April 2008.
Maziarz invites Dyster to meeting with Cuomo regarding casino money
Mon, Sep 24th 2012 02:55 pm
On Friday, State Sen. George Maziarz sent a letter to City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster inviting him to a meeting with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Their topic of discussion will be the Seneca Nation.
Shawnee Sno-Chiefs have four events in one
Sat, Sep 22nd 2012 07:00 am
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club Inc. 14th annual Snowmobile Grass Drags/ATV Races/Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swapmeet will be Sept. 29.
Tuscarora beadwork classes at History Center
Sat, Sep 22nd 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara County History Center will hold a Tuscarora beadwork class this fall featuring award-winning Tuscarora beadwork artist Rosemary Hill.
Kinetic Kitchen renovates, restructures
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 07:00 am
Kinetic Kitchen and Bath is now under new ownership and management. The showroom, located at 1655 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Town of Niagara, has been newly renovated.
Auction at Niagara Presbyterian Church
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Presbyterian Church's seventh annual basket auction will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, with a basket drawing starting at 5 p.m.
Ceretto: naming of third arbiter in casino dispute significant progress
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 01:30 pm
On Thursday, Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, R-I- Lewiston, called the naming of former Court of Appeals Chief Judge Judith Kaye as the third arbiter in the dispute between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the state of New York "significant progress." The arbitration process will be settled by three arbiters, one named by the Senecas, one named by the state of New York, and the third, Kaye, agreed upon by both arbiters.
Navy Day at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 12:15 pm
It was Navy Day at the Aquarium of Niagara. Navy divers, visiting Western New York as part of Navy Week, demonstrated their skills in the main pool and even played underwater tic-tac-toe on the glass-viewing wall of the pool with the youngsters standing on the dry side.
Concert at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:15 am
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School will hold an outdoor concert featuring Lost and Found on Sunday, Sept. 23, starting at 3 p.m.
St. Peter's offers 'Saturday Night Alive' and fundraiser
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:15 am
St. Peter's Lutheran School in Sanborn will hold its annual fundraiser, live auction, basket auction and silent auction on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
Paul Smith inducted into WNY Baseball Hall of Fame
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:15 am
Paul Smith of Wheatfield was inducted into the WNY Baseball Hall of Fame on Sept. 19 at the Lake Erie Italian Club's Banquet Hall.
Praying for peace
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
The 32nd annual Rosary Crusade for World Peace will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Our Lady of Fatima Basilica, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
'Birding in Niagara'
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
A "Birding in Niagara Event" will be held at Bond Lake Park from 1 to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 23, in the Nature Center at the rear of the Warming House.
Wheatfield Farmers Market features singer
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
Singer/guitarist Cindy Ransom will perform at the Wheatfield Farmers Market on Sept. 26.
Go sunny side up with Sanborn Historical Society
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:05 am
"Farm Fresh Egg Production," a special program by Karyn Kreher, will be the focus of the regular meeting of the Sanborn Area Historical Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn.
Texting, funding, boo times occupy town meeting
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:00 am
The 2013 budget, public hearings, Halloween hours and even a warning were part of the Town of Niagara's Town Board meeting on Tuesday.
Niagara River Greenway Commission determines consistency with Wilson project
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 12:20 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission has announced the vote on project consistency as determined by the commissioners for the 29th round of projects submitted to the Greenway board.
Lockport: seventh annual Erie Canal Art Contest
Tue, Sep 18th 2012 03:35 pm
The Erie Canal Discovery Center is sponsoring the seventh annual Erie Canal Art Contest to celebrate the 187th anniversary of the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825. The poster contest is open to students residing in Niagara County and enrolled in high school.
Niagara Falls: NCCC Culinary Institute opens
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 11:30 pm
Fifty years ago, Niagara County Community College was founded and, a year later, the college opened its doors to 343 students in downtown Niagara Falls. On Sept. 4, NCCC opened doors to the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, just four blocks from the original site of NCCC.
Wheatfield Lions Club's Five Senses Nature Park dedicated to Henry Scibisz
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Lions Club's Five Senses Nature Park on Ward Road was dedicated in honor of the late Henry Scibisz of Wheatfield on Sept. 9. Scibisz was founder of the club and promoted the establishment of the park.
Cristoforo Colombo Society announces dinner honorees
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Cristoforo Colombo Society announces the honorees for the annual Columbian Award Dinner Dance to be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Society's Banquet Hall, 2223 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Goochfest provides path at SPCA
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:25 pm
Wheatfield residents Jesse Gooch and Kevin Garlock didn't have a bottle of champagne to christen the new recycled rubber path at the Niagara County SPCA on Tuesday. However, a rescued 4-month-old pit bull puppy happily did the honors.
Dance students support hurricane victims
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:15 pm
Dance students at Jaclyn Carol's Dance Academy in Wheatfield are giving a helping hand to dancers they've never met, just because they share the same passion.
Tomcats start season with a win
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:10 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Tomcats started their regular season off with a 40-0 win over the North Tonawanda 49ers.
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:05 pm
This pit bull puppy gave a slurp of approval to Niagara County SPCA employee Lauren Zaninovich after unofficially "christening" a new improvement donated to the facility. (photo by Susan Mikula Campbell)
Residents report smelly, ear-splitting problems
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:00 pm
Wheatfield residents turned out in force for the Town Board meeting Monday to ask for help dealing with skunks and the Bergholz fire siren.

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