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NYPA hosts annual 'Halloween Spooktacular' at Power Vista
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:50 pm
Children can get a running start on Halloween at the New York Power Authority's annual "Halloween Spooktacular" Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Power Vista, the visitors center for NYPA's Niagara Power Project in Lewiston.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Becker Farms
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 11:00 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue returns to Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Becker Farms is located at 3760 Quaker Road in Gasport. Heart of Niagara's adoptable dogs Sassy, Snoopy, Gina, Bandit and Rocky will be there to meet and greet the public.
Calling all mini rock stars: Hard Rock Cafe hosts 'Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?' contest
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 02:45 pm
Hard Rock is rolling out the red carpet for its youngest rock stars to show off their best impressions. To launch the Hard Rock "Roxtars" program, Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, will host the "Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?" contest Saturday, Nov. 1.
College hockey: Notre Dame vs. Niagara Friday and Saturday on NBC Sports Live Extra and NBCSN
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 01:20 pm
NBCSN's coverage of the 2014-15 college hockey season continues with a two-game series this weekend featuring the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Niagara Purple Eagles.
Empire State Development awarded USEPA grant funding for Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 01:20 pm
Empire State Development and Erie County today announced that, through the award of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to ESD, the county and state will work together to assist the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable to create a more sustainable and resilient region.
Scarecrow Display winner announced
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:30 pm
The scores are in and, based on creativity, construction and uniqueness, the overall winner of the 2014 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display is "Bum Jovi" by Melloni's Market Place in Youngstown. The creative and humorous display is located in front of the popular Youngstown grocery store at 200 Lockport St.
Cuomo announces state's first energy management network operations center
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the launch of the state's first energy management network operations center, which will provide public facilities across New York with real-time data on their energy use, allowing them to improve building energy performance and lower the state's utility bills.
Higgins presents Insalaco family with Bronze Star Medal
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins presented military medals and honors, including the Bronze Star, to the family of World War II Veteran Private First Class Samuel J. Insalaco.
NYPA trustees approve economic development measures to create more than 150 jobs in Western New York
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved new allocations of low-cost hydropower to two firms in Western New York and nearly $600,000 in Western New York Power Proceeds awards for three other firms in the region.
Buffalo Sabres to retire Dominik Hasek's jersey Jan. 13
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center.
Fallsview Casino Resort & Casino Niagara nets multiple industry awards for leadership and innovation
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Though Canada's Thanksgiving is past, Niagara Casinos is still reflecting on how much it has to be thankful for this year.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue receives $5,000 ASPCA grant
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:20 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA and Subaru Rescue Ride that will assist the agency's shelter partners and transport partners, with monetary support to enable the transport of dogs sitting in overcrowded shelters awaiting their forever homes.
Sanborn Historical Society presents '8 Miracles That Saved America'
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 07:00 am
The British set fire to the White House 200 years ago during the War of 1812. Some people think what happened next could be considered a miracle. This topic, along with several other improbable events that saved this country, will be discussed by local author Lee Simonson at the Sanborn Historical Society meeting.
Support Community Missions at Pizza Hut fundraiser
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:20 pm
Pizza Hut, 7721 Niagara Falls Blvd., will hold a fundraiser for Community Missions beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21. Present the ticket below (also available at www.communitymissions.org/pizza-hut) and 20 percent of pre-taxed sales will be donated to youth services at Community Missions.
Ebola message from Niagara County public health director
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
As the Ebola situation evolves, the Niagara County Department of Health continues to work collaboratively with Niagara County hospitals, the Niagara County Department of Emergency Management, first responder agencies, the New York State Department of Health, Customs and Border Protection and many other local, state and federal partners.
Cornerstone celebrates International Credit Union Day with random acts of kindness throughout Niagara County
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
To celebrate International Credit Union Day Oct. 16, Cornerstone CFCU staff participated in several random acts of kindness throughout the Niagara County area.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:55 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate's and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center.
Low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara Feline Friends is sponsoring a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats Sunday, Nov. 2. The cost is $75, which includes the spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper shots.
Ceretto seeks Tesla site in Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-C-Lewiston, ranking member on the Assembly's parks, recreation and tourism committee, is working with local officials, area historical groups and concerned citizens to create a comprehensive Tesla historic site in Niagara Falls.
Daemen to screen 'All Quiet on the Western Front'
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
"All Quiet on the Western Front," the epic 1930 war film considered one of the most realistic accounts of warfare, will be presented in the next Daemen College Film Series event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.
EntrepreNU competition exceeds 100 participants and 30 teams
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University students care about the challenges related to food, hunger and nutrition faced by so many residents of the City of Niagara Falls. They have responded in almost overwhelming numbers to the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to aid these residents.
Light Up the Boulevard set of for third edition Nov. 22
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 07:00 am
The third annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Light Parade and Festivities, a joint venture between the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Grand Island, especially the Recreation Department, will take place Saturday, Nov. 22.
Buffalo History Museum's 16th annual 'Paint the Town' art auction is nigh
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 07:00 am
For the 16th year, the social celebration of art, history and community will take place at The Buffalo History Museum. The annual "Paint the Town" fundraiser will feature both live and silent auctions, and will include a wide range of artworks by more than 50 artists with strong ties to the Buffalo region.
Lew-Port Alumni Association inducts three into Hall of Fame
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 08:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association held its sixth annual induction ceremony Thursday at the Lewiston-Porter High School auditorium, honoring Distinguished Alumni for 2014.
DelMonte nominated for State Supreme Court
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Falls attorney John J. DelMonte has received the nomination of the 8th Judicial District for State Supreme Court, according to a campaign announcement earlier this month.
Pink Elephant Auction
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The annual Pink Elephant Chinese Auction and Luncheon will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Niagara Arts Guild announces show winners
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Winners of The Niagara Arts Guild Fall Art Show were announced at the Lockside Art Center at the show's recent opening reception.
Pet etiquette for hotel stays: Preparing for holiday travel
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
With the holiday season fast approaching, many families are planning their travels ... and bringing along Fido and Fluffy to stay with them at pet-friendly hotels! Be sure to plan ahead and take all the necessary precautions to ensure your pets' travels during the holidays are happy and safe.
Up to $10 million for Robert Moses Parkway South
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:55 pm
The Empire State Development board of directors met in New York City and approved $19 million in funding for nine projects that are spurring economic growth and opportunity in New York.
NYPA awards contracts to two Amherst firms for engineering services
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved competitive contract awards Wednesday to two Erie County businesses for upgrades to the safety systems at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project, in Massena, and an assessment of the control room equipment of the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
Niagara Falls travel advisory
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to occur on Saturday on Interstate 190 in the City of Niagara Falls.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2014 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9.
Memorial Medical Center to join area churches in Pink Ribbon Sunday observance
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be preaching the gospel of breast cancer awareness Sunday as 12 area churches participate in the annual "Pink Ribbon Sunday" observance.
NCCC, SUNY Empire State announce partnership
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:40 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek and SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock announced Wednesday the two schools are partnering to offer students at NCCC's Niagara Falls Culinary Institute a pathway to earn a Bachelor of Science in business, management and economics, with a concentration in culinary management, from Empire State College beginning this fall.
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:30 pm
Nearly half a million children living in the U.S. have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DEC extends CWM public comments period
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:30 pm
The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week that, responding to requests from the community, it has again extended the public commentary period for CWM's application to construct and operate a new hazardous landfill at the company's Balmer Road facility.
BPO salutes veterans at Historic North Park Theatre
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Two of Buffalo's cultural icons are joining forces to celebrate those who have served this country.
'Navigators' to host Nov. 1 health insurance fairs
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
If you purchased your current health insurance through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace, or if you plan such a purchase for 2015, this announcement's for you.
Wheatfield highway superintendent to retire
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Art Kroening, the Town of Wheatfield Highway Department superintendent for almost 15 years, will retire at the end of the month.
Bashing bullies
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara Falls will host the "Harvest Halloween Bash Against the Cyber Bullies from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Frontier Volunteer Firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive in Niagara Falls.