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Above and Beyond: Island firefighters install 2012 officers
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:50 pm
New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan administered the oaths of office to newly elected Grand Island Fire Co. officers at fire headquarters.
LeNails Boutique has new owner, new look inside
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:50 pm
Jenny Tran has chosen the Island for her new enterprise.
Thank you!
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 09:15 am
The new Niagara Frontier Publications website,, posted its 5,000th article this morning!
18 rescued basset hounds staying the night at Camp Bow Wow
Sat, Jan 21st 2012 09:30 pm
Tonawanda shelter expects dogs to be adopted soon. Click the link for more information and a video of the basset hounds.
Newspaper Club begins work
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:35 pm
Approximately 20 students at Huth Road Elementary School have begun work on the next installment of the school's newspaper.
Island singer bound for Carnegie Hall
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:35 pm
A Grand Island singer will perform in February in New York City with the best voices in America.
GI Chamber accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:35 pm
It's nomination time for the 46th annual Citizen of the Year dinner.
Chamber installs leadership
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:30 pm
On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce held swearing-in ceremonies for members of its executive board, president, directors and newly elected directors.
Highway Department states its policies for winter
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:25 pm
The Grand Island Highway Department has released its winter policies on mailbox replacement, plowing and parking.
GI Relay For Life prepares for 'Million Steps of Hope'
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:25 pm
The Grand Island Relay For Life is on the cusp of shattering the $1 million mark in funds raised this year.
Island demands its Dunkin' Donuts
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:20 pm
Dunkin' Donuts restaurant owner and manager Paul Orsino didn't need fancy market research to tell him that opening a restaurant on Grand Island would work.
Electronic waste recycling begins
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:20 pm
There's good news for the residents of Grand Island, who all have to comply with the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, which went into effect on Jan. 1.
Grand Island Town Board: Aronica chosen to fill council vacancy
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:00 pm
Chris Aronica will fill the vacant Grand Island Town Board seat after his appointment Tuesday.
All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 09:00 am
The Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249 Ladies Auxiliary will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island.
Grand Island Board of Education: Another tough budget year expected
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 06:00 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education considered a varied agenda Monday evening in the Veronica Connor Middle School Little Theater. Longer and more detailed meetings and public information forums will begin in earnest now that the 2012-13 budget process is under way.
Grand Island High School: Vikings conquer Tech Wars again
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 05:55 pm
Grand Island High School completed a three-peat of the Tech Wars competition Wednesday, winning for the third year in a row in the battle of school technology programs held at Niagara County Community College.
Ryan officially introduced as member of Assembly
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 05:55 pm
Monday, Jan. 9, began the formal start of legislative work in Albany, and marked the introduction of one of Grand Island's representatives.
'Les Mis' comes to the GIHS stage
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 05:50 pm
Grand Island students are preparing to bring the international musical sensation "Les Misérables" (school edition) to life on the Grand Island stage.
Hardwick to continue serving on Finance & Management Committee
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 05:50 pm
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick will once again serve on the Finance and Management Committee and oversee the administration of the county's $1 billion budget.
GI School District begins next steps in capital project
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 05:45 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education held a meeting with Cannon Design and Campus Construction Management on Saturday to begin the next phase of work on its recently passed $51 million capital project.
Grisanti is first Western New York lawmaker to co-sponsor and support cyber-bullying bill
Tue, Jan 10th 2012 12:40 am
New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti is the first Western New York lawmaker to co-sponsor and support Sen. Jeffery Klein and his fellow members of the Independent Democrats Conference on legislation to crack down on cyber-bulling in New York state.
Golden Age volunteers lend a hand to town
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 12:20 pm
Volunteers from the Golden Age Center spent Thursday at work in a service that has saved their fellow town taxpayers thousands of dollars.
Rossi Law Firm moves to Buffalo offices
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 12:20 pm
The Rossi Law Firm has announced that effective Jan. 1 its law offices relocated to 68 Niagara St., Buffalo.
Not the first time for stalemate on council appointment
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 12:15 pm
Nearly 20 years ago to the day, the Grand Island Town Board faced an impasse on whom to appoint to a vacant council seat similar to the one experienced Monday night.
Town government installs 5 officials, stalls on council vacancy
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 12:15 pm
One Town Board seat remains vacant after the sitting four councilmembers deadlocked on appointing a fifth at Monday's reorganization meeting.
Grisanti named 2012 William B. Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award winner
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 09:05 am
New York State Sen. Grisanti was named the winner of the 2012 William B. Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award for his work on behalf of conservation and the environment.
Erie County Farm Bureau wins awards
Tue, Jan 3rd 2012 11:50 am
Recently, six members of the Erie County Farm Bureau joined hundreds of other farm bureau members from across the Empire State in Binghamton for the New York Farm Bureau's State Annual Meeting. The event marks the time when policies are debated and voted upon by county appointed delegates. These discussions determine the agricultural policy issues to be adopted by the organization for 2012.
'Soup Night' at VFW
Mon, Jan 2nd 2012 07:00 am
Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249, 2121 Grand Island Blvd., will host an all-you-can-eat "Soup Night."
2011 Grand Island Town Board memorial adjournments
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:35 am
The Grand Island Town Board held memorial adjournments at its regular monthly meetings for the following Islanders during 2011:
Zonta helps Neighbors
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:35 am
Linda Isenhart and the Zonta Club of Grand Island presented a check for $1,500 to Ann Dahl of the Grand Island Neighbors Foundation to help needy families in the town.
Red Cross holds Communities that Care drive
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:30 am
Grand Island was a participating town in the Communities that Care blood drive for the American Red Cross on Dec. 27.
Reality Café celebrates holiday
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:30 am
Reality Café is giving a big thanks to Jason Kopenski's family for donating a Christmas tree so the middle-schoolers at the café could decorate it on Thursday, Dec. 22.
Move Over Law expanded to include tow trucks, maintenance vehicles
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:25 am
The extension of the current Move Over Law to include tow trucks and other maintenance vehicles is welcome news to those who job it is to help stranded motorists.
Inauguration day Jan. 1 at Buffalo Launch Club
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 09:25 am
The inauguration of newly elected town officials will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, at the Buffalo Launch Club, 503 E. River Road.
Yes, Grand Island, there is a Santa Claus
Sun, Dec 25th 2011 07:00 am
This Christmas marks 20 years that Norm Cerrillo of Grand Island (Santa at Kelly's Country Store) has been making glad the heart of childhood.
Capital project proposals both pass easily
Fri, Dec 23rd 2011 07:00 am
Passage of two capital project propositions by voters Tuesday indicates renewed trust in the school district, Board of Education members said.

The capital project, totaling $51 million, passed by wide margins. A $46.8 million proposal passed with 1,610 yes votes and 292 no votes, an 84.6 percent approval. Proposition 2, a $4.6 million project for work on the Grand Island High School auditorium and athletic fields, passed 1,361 to 516, or 72.5 percent in favor.

"I think it's a resounding demonstration that the board put together a good package, two good propositions, and I think we're starting to build back the trust that the community expects of the board," said School Board President David Goris, after the vote totals were announced in the high school Viking Mall by Superintendent of Schools Robert Christmann.

Islanders increase support for Neighbors Foundation this holiday
Fri, Dec 23rd 2011 06:55 am
Grand Island Neighbors Foundation: need to assist Islanders down on their luck this holiday greater than last year; donations have risen even faster.
Grisanti urges Cuomo to restore NFTA funding
Thu, Dec 22nd 2011 12:00 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo today asking him to restore funding to the NFTA.
Christmas Coloring Contest winners receive prizes
Wed, Dec 21st 2011 05:35 pm
Congratulations to all of this year's winners in the annual Niagara Frontier Publications Christmas Coloring Contest.

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