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Miracle League receives 'Key' support
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:15 pm
KeyBank Foundation, and KeyBank of Grand Island presented the Miracle League of Grand Island and Western New York $10,000.
People in the News
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 05:10 pm
The Kaegebein PTA recently recognized two of its members with the PTA Honorary Lifetime Membership award, Mary Haggerty and Tracy Melisz. In addition, Kathy Chadwick, pictured, was the recipient of the PTA Distinguished Service Award.
'Miles for Smiles' wine tasting event scheduled
Mon, Jun 18th 2012 07:00 am
"Miles for Smiles' " ninth annual wine tasting event is slated for Monday, July 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rich's Atrium in Buffalo.
Father's Day with the lawn mowers
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 02:05 am
It's Father's Day on Sunday. Celebrate! Don't mow the lawn, instead rev that motor over to West River Parkway, between Long Road and Sunset Drive, for the Grand Island Lawn Mower Races and Classic Car Show.
Beaver Island cleanup
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 02:00 am
Viridian and the Alliance for the Great Lakes are working to clean Beaver Island State Park.
GI Parks, Recreation sponsoring fishing contest
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:55 am
Grand Island Parks and Recreation Department announces its sponsorship of a fishing contest, open to the public taking place Saturday, June 23, at Fisherman's Landing.
Above and Beyond: Island home destroyed despite major firefighting effort
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:50 am
At 6:16 p.m. on Monday, June 11, Grand Island firefighters responded to a reported structure fire at the home of Jeremy and Elizabeth Lange, after multiple calls for GIFC assistance.

Fire Chief Kevin Koch reported that the fire spread so quickly that the entire unattached garage was totally engulfed in flames when the first engine arrived on location within three minutes. Engines, Nos. 3, 4, and 5 and Ladder Truck No. 6 commenced a sustained interior and exterior attack on the house, but fire suppression crews encountered difficulty in keeping pace with the fire, which had penetrated the attic loft area directly beneath the roof of the house.

Wing Fest to benefit Relay For Life
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 01:50 am
As tabulations continue to come in from last weekend's Grand Island Relay For Life, organizers report that Islanders with a taste for wings have yet another opportunity to help out.
Wallenda wins
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 12:55 am
Friday night, with the eyes of the world watching, daredevil Nik Wallenda successfully walked a high wire across Niagara Falls. Wallenda began his trek from Niagara Falls, N.Y., at about 10:15 p.m., and finished about 10:45 p.m. in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Grisanti bill provides green development home tax credit exemption
Wed, Jun 13th 2012 08:55 am
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-60th, announced Tuesday the Senate has passed bill S.6664, which authorizes a real property tax exemption of 35 percent for a period of no longer than 20 years for homes that are certified green by either being LEED-ND certified or by the National Association of Home Builders.
Alternatives to Grand Island EZPass Walk-In Center closing
Tue, Jun 12th 2012 09:00 am
In the aftermath of the Grand Island EZPass Walk-In Center closing on June 8, Grand Island residents, who need to utilize cash to make payments on their EZPass accounts, have the option of physically going to the New York State Thruway Authority office.
GI Professional Women to install officers
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 07:00 am
Officers for 2012-13 for Grand Island Professional Women's Chapter, New York State Women Inc., will be installed at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 21, in Four Points by Sheraton, Buffalo Avenue in Niagara Falls. Susan Mager, resident of New York State Women, will install chapter officers.
Catch David Nolf Band at Rapids Theatre
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 07:00 am
The David Nolf Band opens for The Audition and Marianas Trench on Wednesday, June 13, at The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 7 p.m. event.
Children helping children at Huth Road
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 02:55 pm
Mrs. Percival's third grade class at Huth Road Elementary School recently created nine fleece blankets for Project Linus as an end of the year community service project.
GI Relay For Life hopes to hit $1 million mark this weekend
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 07:00 am
Relay For Life of Grand Island is set to take place this weekend at Grand Island High School. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 8, and continue through the night until 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9.

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the Grand Island Relay For Life. The theme of the 2012 Relay For Life is "A Million Steps of Hope" with Relay organizers aiming to hit the one million dollar mark this year, which will be quite the accomplishment.

Cooke, officials criticize pending Island EZPass center closing
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 07:00 am
Grand Island Supervisor Mary Cooke, Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs and Assemblyman John Ceretto met this past week to urge the New York State Thruway Authority to postpone its plan to close the Grand Island EZPass Walk-In Center on Grand island Boulevard until an alternative solution can be found to address the region's unique transportation needs.
Erie SPCA seeking feline foster care families
Fri, Jun 8th 2012 07:00 am
The SPCA Serving Erie County is seeking individuals and families to become foster care "parents" for cats and kittens, along with other animals requiring temporary homes when shelter cages are full.
Interact flag football tourney raises money for Neighbors Foundation
Thu, Jun 7th 2012 12:45 pm
On May 26, at Veterans Park, Grand Island High School's Interact Club, with the help of the Grand Island Rotary Club, organized the Grand Island Flag Football Tournament to raise money for charity.
Gentle Dentistry honors National Cancer Survivor's Week with free oral cancer screenings
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 07:00 am
Gentle Dentistry of Lancaster is giving free oral cancer screenings during the week of June 11 to 17. This will be done in honor of National Cancer Survivor's Week to celebrate loved ones who have survived the ravages of cancer, to honor those who did not make it, and to prevent this disease from spreading unnecessarily.
New EP marks 'beginning' of Scibilia's career
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 07:00 am
Though he's performed professionally for more than a decade, and shared stages with some of the music industry's top acts, Marc Scibilia says his career is now finally beginning.
John's Pizza & Subs celebrates 30th birthday
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:40 pm
What started as "a little shoebox store" is celebrating 30 years in business this month.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Student injured in Huth Road bus accident
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:30 pm
At 4:25 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a collision involving a school bus and passenger vehicle in the driveway at Huth Road Elementary School, 1773 Huth Road.
Zonta installs new officers
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:30 pm
The Zonta Club of Grand Island installed officers and new members at its annual installation dinner at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Islanders respond for Red Cross
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 06:30 pm
The American Red Cross, Serving Erie & Niagara Counties responded to seven separate fires in the City of Buffalo over the recently completed Memorial Day weekend.
GICSD: Music program earns national recognition
Thu, May 31st 2012 01:00 pm
The Grand Island Central School District's music program recently accepted a national award that notes its status as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America."
Town government opposes EZPass center closure
Thu, May 31st 2012 01:00 pm
Town of Grand Island government is looking for a local solution to the loss of the EZPass Walk-In Center on Grand Island Boulevard.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: 16th annual KidBiz is June 23
Thu, May 31st 2012 01:00 pm
The 16th annual KidBiz Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Grand Island.
Grisanti bill defines illegal scrap metal and deters sale with increased penalties
Fri, May 25th 2012 05:35 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-I-60, has announced that his bill S.3497A has passed the Senate prohibiting the sale or purchase of scrap metal items bearing markings of a government entity, utility company, cemetery or railroad unless offered by an authorized employee.
Islander kicks off run for Congress
Fri, May 25th 2012 04:45 pm
Mike Madigan of Grand Island officially announced his candidacy for Congress in the 26th District Sunday at his campaign headquarters on Buffalo's East Side.
Watch Stacy Clark's new video
Thu, May 24th 2012 01:20 pm
Grand Island native Stacy Clark, a national recording artist, is back with a brand new music video.
Adi's Closet fills an Island niche
Thu, May 24th 2012 12:45 pm
Name-brand fashions have arrived on the Island courtesy of a new business.
Long road leads to ribbon-cutting for new Dino-Mart
Thu, May 24th 2012 12:45 pm
Grand Island is home to a new gasoline convenience store brand with the opening of the long-awaited Dino-Mart at the corner of Ransom and Stony Point roads.
McGowan honored on opening day
Thu, May 24th 2012 12:45 pm
Grand Island baseball honored one of the Grand Island Little League's founders by dedicating a field at Veterans Park in his honor.
Fisherman's Landing site of ribbon-cutting
Thu, May 24th 2012 12:30 pm
Grand Island opened a new "gateway" at a ribbon-cutting for the new Fisherman's Landing on East River Road.
GICSD: Budget passes by nearly 2-1
Thu, May 24th 2012 12:30 pm
Residents passed the Grand Island Central School District's 2012-13 budget proposal Tuesday, May 15, by nearly 2-to-1.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper announces new executive director
Thu, May 24th 2012 11:00 am
The board of directors of Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper has announced that, effective immediately, Jill Spisiak Jedlicka takes the lead as the new executive director of the environmental non-profit organization.
Play ball
Tue, May 22nd 2012 09:15 am
Joey Bonora recently joined Sabretooth for opening day of the Miracle League on Grand Island.
Senate passes Grisanti bill that requires certification and education for central service technicians in hospitals
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:55 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-60th, has announced that the State Senate has voted to pass bill S.5155B, which he said will improve the quality control procedures in hospitals throughout New York.