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Rare find deepens Buffalo Launch Club's roots
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 02:50 pm
A barn demolition has yielded a treasure trove of historical "gems" for the archives of the Buffalo Launch Club - records that go back to the club's foundation in 1903.
Roswell Pfohl: The man, the architect, the boater
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 02:50 pm
Roswell Pfohl didn't have a lot of time for leisure activities amid a busy career as an architect, according to his daughter, Peggy Bauman. But what time he did have, he loved to spend on the local waterways and at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Shoreline sweeps scheduled at Erie County Parks
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 02:15 pm
Four Erie County parks will be among the two-dozen-plus local sites selected for shoreline sweeps by Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper as part of Earth Day cleanup efforts from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 23.
Grand Island Town Board planning reassessment
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 08:00 am
Waterfront properties are seeing some of the greater changes in value leading up to the next townwide revaluation, assessors told the Grand Island Town Board Monday.
Future Transportation Facility called 'one-of-a-kind'
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 08:00 am
The district is eagerly anticipating the opening of its new transportation facility behind Sidway Elementary School.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Todd Santos to MC 50th Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:05 pm
Chief Meteorologist Todd Santos from WIVB-TV Channel 4 will be the master of ceremonies for the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce's 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards.
Gus Macker event moved to June 4-5
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:00 pm
The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament has moved up a week in the schedule to June 4-5.
Obit: George Frederick Brant
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 08:55 pm
George Frederick Brant, age 92, formerly of Grand Island and currently of Findlay, Ohio, died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at his residence.
Billoni: Corey McGowan seeks to build Island awareness as he builds career
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 03:00 pm
Born on St. Patrick's Day 1989 to John and Patricia, Corey McGowan has lived his entire life on Grand Island. A graduate of Huth Road Elementary, Grand Island High School and Buffalo State College, he left a career in business to follow his passion as a promoter and entrepreneur through Corey McGowan Productions.
Golden Age Center: Sweethearts Luncheon makes for Happy Valentine's Day
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:30 am
The Sweethearts Luncheon was a romantic way for all of Golden Age Center members to celebrate Valentines Day.
GI Relay For Life to 'Give Cancer the Boot'
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:30 am
The Grand Island Relay For Life will look to "Give Cancer the Boot" when the fundraising season kicks into high gear.
Town of Grand Island awaiting traffic speed monitor
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 10:00 am
For some time, the Traffic Safety Advisory Board has been submitting grants to obtain a traffic speed monitor. This would assist drivers to become more aware of their speed by checking their speedometers more often. It would also help them avoid going too fast, especially in populated areas, and also avoid costly tickets.
Local chefs step inside Nickel City competition
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:35 am
From Feb. 21 to March 6, chefs from all around Western New York will battle it out on Buffalo's West Side.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Fiebelkorn to chair 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:30 am
This year, the president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Eric Fiebelkorn, will chair the 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards, Thursday, April 28, to be held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa, with the support of the entire Board of Directors participating in order to make it the best year ever.
Diaper Drive ongoing
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:25 am
Rich Gurbacki of Grand Island reports the Diaper Drive he conducted at St. Stephen R.C. Church has expanded off the Island.
Conversation with the bishops
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:20 am
"Conversation with Two Bishops: A Discover Sunday Event," will be co-hosted by Bishop Richard J. Malone of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and Bishop R. William Franklin of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., in downtown Buffalo.
St. Martin's to host spaghetti fundraiser
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:20 am
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser to support the youth in the Christian education program.
Wedding: Mislin - Darin
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:15 am
Jennifer Mislin and Joseph Darin were married June 6, 2015, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at an outdoor wedding on the beautiful grounds of the Mansion of Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster overlooking Cape Cod Bay. A reception followed in the historic Carriage House.
Engagement: Zito - Hattersley
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:15 am
Cheryl and Joseph Zito of Grand Island are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki Ann, to Michael Jason Hattersley, son of Jackie and John Hattersley of Skaneateles, New York.
Engagement: Boron - Honsberger
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:15 am
Beth and Eric Boron of Grand Island proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline, to Michael Honsberger, son of Jodee and Paul Honsberger of Fairport, New York.
Obit: Kenneth R. Hoover
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:15 am
Kenneth R. Hoover entered into rest Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
Grand Island Central School District: Students learn life-saving skills
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
This February, Grand Island students in grades 9 through 12 are being trained in bystander CPR and use of automated external defibrillators through the American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR program.
Scout Sunday celebrated
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Scout Sunday (for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts) was celebrated at the 9 a.m. Mass, Feb. 7, at St. Stephen R.C. Church on Grand Island.
Grand Island Town Board: Compromise sought on trapping issue
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
A ban on trapping on public land on Grand Island doesn't have the support to pass the five-member Grand Island Town Board, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said Monday, but he added a compromise is in the works.
Grand Island Board of Education: First budget input session held
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
Board of Education trustees heard the first news on the 2016-17 budget for the Grand Island Central School District on Monday.
Board ponders public health, safety services for Gus Macker
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:15 pm
The town government met again Monday to discuss the proposal by Corey McGowan to hold the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament June 11 and 12.
Kenmore/Grand Island reaches state championship
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 08:05 pm
The Kenmore/Grand Island girls hockey team made it to the championship game of the 2016 New York State Girls Varsity Final Four in Albany last weekend.
Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, passes
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 10:30 am
Dr. James J. Mezhir, 42, of Coralville, Iowa, passed away Feb. 3, 2016, after a nearly two-year battle with gastric cancer at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic.
Erie County household hazardous waste drop-off dates
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 05:40 pm
"Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Days" will be held Saturday, May 7, at the ECC North Campus in Williamsville (enter from Wehrle Drive), and Saturday, June 18, at the ECC South Campus in Orchard Park (enter from Big Tree Road/Route 20A).
New Americans Advisory Committee holds first meeting
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 04:40 pm
The first meeting of the Erie County New Americans Advisory Committee was held this week, bringing together representatives from numerous immigrant communities, service and legal agencies working with immigrants and refugees, and various Erie County departments.
Joanna Pasceri joins DA's office as part of focus to improve public understanding of criminal justice system
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 04:40 pm
Erie County Acting District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. has appointed veteran broadcast journalist Joanna Pasceri as the office's first ever public information officer.
Lenten Luncheons to begin Feb. 17
Sat, Feb 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Ministerium will present the 2016 Lenten Luncheons each Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road. All are welcome.
First Island girls to play for state hockey championship
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 08:10 pm
In just their first year of play in the Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation, Grand Islanders will compete for a state championship this weekend.
High-flying 'Mary Poppins' musical continues Friday, Saturday
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:45 pm
No one came right out and told Jill Anderson during auditions for the Grand Island High School musical that she would be flying across the Grand Viking Theater.
Grand Island Town Board conducting advisory board interviews
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:45 pm
The Grand Island Town Board is happy with the turnout for candidates to help run its town government.
Town of Grand Island Highway Department issues winter reminders
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:45 pm
Even as mild winter weather continues, the Grand Island Highway Department is reminding property owners of the town's winter parking rules.
Grand Island's Judith Nolan Powell receives Bishop's Medal
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 07:00 am
Judith A. Nolan Powell, a retired executive from HSBC Bank and a long-time supporter of Catholic schools, received the Bishop's Medal Jan. 28 for her dedication to Catholic education.
Buffalo to host world's largest youth Gaelic Games in 2017
Thu, Feb 4th 2016 05:10 pm
Buffalo has been named the host city for the 2017 Gaelic Games Association Continental Youth Championships. A weekend tournament of Gaelic football and hurling competitions involving more than 3,000 youth athletes and up to 250 teams will take place at the West Seneca Soccer Complex July 26-31.
County leaders recognize water quality leadership of Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz
Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 01:30 pm
Local leaders have recognized Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz for his efforts to improve water quality.
 

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