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Erie County Sheriff's Office: Island residents alerted about car break-ins
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 01:20 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard has announced a special alert for the residents of Grand Island following a recent string of vehicle break-ins.
Obit: Gary D. Link
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 01:20 pm
Gary D. Link, 63, of Grand Island, entered eternal rest Aug. 21, 2015, at Waterfront Center in Buffalo.
Grand Island: Gus Macker hoops tourney this weekend
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 01:15 pm
Corey McGowan is encouraging all Islanders, especially anyone who has opposed this weekend's Gus Macker Tournament, to come out and see what the fun-filled, family-oriented event is all about.
Next stop: St. Stephen School!
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:15 pm
St. Stephen School will debut its first school bus, which officials say will allow the school to enhance both curriculum and enrollment.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital medical staff announces scholarship recipients
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 07:00 am
The medical staff of Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced the recipients of three scholarships presented to local high school students and one to a hospital associate advancing her education.
Grand Island: Conservatives announce slate of candidates
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 11:00 am
The Conservative Committee of Grand Island has announced its endorsed slate of candidates for town government.
Grand Island Memorial Library: Books to Bike winners announced
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 11:00 am
The Grand Island Memorial Library has announced the winners of its Books to Bike contest.
Grand Island: 260 teams signed up for Gus Macker
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 11:00 am
The hoops for the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament have arrived on the Island in advance of the event, which will take place on Grand Island Boulevard. The baskets were delivered Sunday night after their use in the Gus Macker 3-on-3 tournament in Olean last weekend.
White Cane Drive
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:10 am
The Grand Island Lions Club held its White Cane Drive on Aug. 14 and 15. Money raised helps the Lions help the blind.
Grand Island residents blast proposed local law at hearing
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:10 am
A draft local law on amending R-2 zoning district regulations, inspired by the opposition to Lighthouse Pointe project, was lambasted by residents at a public hearing Monday during a Grand Island Town Board meeting.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Multiple emergencies occur during power outage
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:05 am
Fire Chief Matt Osinski reported that Grand Island Fire Co. firefighters and medics handled several emergency incidents during a major power outage affecting approximately 3,858 National Grid customers Tuesday, Aug. 18.
Obit: Marilyn J. Mesmer
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:00 am
Grand Island resident Marilyn J. (née Flessel) Mesmer entered into rest Aug. 15, 2015.
Obit: Shirley J. Runions
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:00 am
Shirley J. Runions, a former longtime Grand Island resident, passed away Aug. 14, 2015.
RealtyUSA partners with Pajama Program
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 07:00 am
Personnel at the Grand Island offices of RealtyUSA are working to gather items for the Pajama Program, Buffalo chapter, which provides new pajamas and books to children in need, many of whom are waiting to be adopted.
St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church: Legacy Project dedication ceremony planned for Aug. 30
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:50 am
The congregation of St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a dedication ceremony Sunday, Aug. 30, for the Child Care Ministry Expansion Legacy Project.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild announces 93rd season lineup
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:35 am
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild has announced its 93rd season of community theater on the Niagara Frontier will feature five shows.
Jacobs urges motorists to upgrade to enhanced license
Sat, Aug 15th 2015 09:30 am
Over the next few years, most Erie County drivers will need to renew their New York state driver's licenses.
Roller coaster fans bring national conference to New York
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 09:35 am
Hundreds of roller coaster enthusiasts are preparing to visit Grand Island as part of the American Coaster Enthusiasts national conference.
Shedding light on a mystery: Answers sought on origin of Buffalo Launch Club beacon
Mon, Aug 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Launch Club lighthouse, an iconic and much-admired landmark along the East River, has become a history mystery.
Trinity United Methodist Church flock welcomes new shepherd
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 02:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church has welcomed a new pastor this summer whose spiritual travels have taken him from across the globe to the Island, and from the laboratory to the pulpit.
Helping hands for McMahon's
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
It's the small white diner at 1849 Grand Island Blvd., the one with the lighthouse out front.
Island Ship Center earns UPS designation
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
Fahim Mojawalla firmly believes in the four "P"s: passion, patience, persistence and politeness.
GI Rotary Club serving locally, regionally, internationally
Sat, Aug 8th 2015 09:00 am
On the Island, across the river and around the world, the success of the Rotary Club is due to cooperative action among local members and between clubs in the region and abroad.
Grand Island: Kinney to run for Town Council
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
Longtime Grand Island resident Beverly A. Kinney has announced her candidacy for Grand Island Town Council.
Grand Island: Cyndy Montana a Town Council candidate
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
Cyndy Montana has announced her candidacy for Grand Island Town Council. Montana is endorsed by the Democrat Party and Working Families Party and is in the Independence Party primary.
McMurray to run for Grand Island town supervisor
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
Nathan McMurray ("Nate") is an experienced attorney, businessperson and proud citizen of Grand Island. He has used his talents to help build and defend some of the world's most successful companies. Now he wants to use those same skills to serve you as your new town supervisor.
Grand Island: Madigan announces candidacy for council
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 02:00 pm
I am excited and proud to throw my hat in the ring and officially announce my candidacy for Grand Island Town Council.
'The fastest show on water': Thunder on the Niagara boat races mark 10th year at Gratwick Riverside Park
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 10:50 am
They're loud. They're fast. And they're returning to the Niagara River and North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park for the 10th year on Aug. 15 and 16.
'Nunsense' to open at Ghostlight
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:30 pm
"Nunsense: the Mega Musical!" will open Aug. 6 at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda, presented by Starry Night Theatre Inc.
TCC donating backpacks full of school supplies Aug. 1
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:25 pm
Residents in Grand Island are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign.
National Night Out Aug. 4
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:25 pm
When Grand Island celebrates National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4 in the Marion Klingel Town Commons, Islanders will have a chance to meet and greet their neighbors, but also mingle with members of the town's Traffic Safety Advisory Board.
Safe boating emphasized at 'Paddles Up'
Fri, Jul 31st 2015 05:25 pm
Exploring the water safely was a main theme at "Paddles Up," which was held July 25 at Beaver Island State Park.
State announces $7 million in funding to help disabled obtain federal benefits
Mon, Jul 27th 2015 11:05 am
The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has announced more than $7 million has been awarded to help provide legal assistance to people who have been denied federal disability benefits.
Adrian's cruise fundraiser supports CCFA
Sat, Jul 25th 2015 11:00 am
Adrian's Custard & Beef is the Island hub for fundraising to battle Crohn's disease and colitis.
Two injured in collision at W. River Road, Sunset Drive
Sat, Jul 25th 2015 11:00 am
Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident just before 4 p.m. July 21 at the corner of West River Road and Sunset Drive.
Gus Macker tournament reaffirmed despite negative feedback from critics
Sat, Jul 25th 2015 10:55 am
Gus Macker basketball tournament organizer Corey McGowan received approval for his event from the Grand Island Town Board on Monday, but not without some anxious moments.
'Paddles Up' for a river adventure
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 12:00 pm
The annual "Paddles Up" event was the one of the first things Amy Smith and her family participated in after moving to Grand Island four years ago in July.
Obit: Theodore S. Golda
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 11:05 am
Longtime Grand Island resident Theodore S. Golda entered into rest July 14, 2015.
Obit: R. Bruce MacGregor
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 11:05 am
R. Bruce MacGregor, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida, father of Grand Island resident Mary Jane Fonte, died peacefully July 18, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice House.
Helping the Earth: Compost bins and rain barrels available from Erie County
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 07:00 am
If you have a garden, you can help your plants thrive by purchasing a rain barrel and a compost bin.