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Easter egg hunt for dogs at Fort Niagara
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 11:00 am
Looking for something fun to do with your dog, while raising money for a good cause? Bring your dog to Fort Niagara State Park (River Road entrance) Saturday, March 26, at 1 p.m. for a dog Easter egg hunt.
Higgins, Ryan call for expanded ferry service between Canalside and Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 11:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan are calling for additional ferry service this season to meet the demand for more efficient connections between the Buffalo inner and outer harbors.
Delaware North holds chef certification at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 10:55 am
Delaware North conducted one of two American Culinary Federation chef certifications in the at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute last week.
Families can travel the world at Explore & More Children's Museum this spring break
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 10:55 am
Beginning today and running through Monday, March 28, children and families can "Travel the World Around Buffalo" this spring break, visiting a different area of the globe each day with fun, immersive activities at Explore & More Children's Museum.
Niagara Catholic: Skyping with Salva
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 10:50 am
On March 17, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to Skype with Salva from South Sudan, Africa.
Poloncarz: Sugar shack tours available through April 10
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 10:50 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commissioner Daniel J. Rizzo reminded residents, schools, civic organizations and other community groups that anyone interested in taking a free tour of the county's sugar shack can do so over the next few weekends.
Park cleanup by volunteer Tuscarora landscape committee
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 02:45 pm
More than a dozen volunteers were hard at work last Saturday cleaning up the Tuscarora Heroes pocket park at Portage Road and Center Street in Lewiston to make way for over 1,000 daffodils that will begin to bloom in the next couple of weeks.
Geoffrey Zakarian, Lewiston's favorite celebrity chef, dishes on success, new show
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 08:10 am
When interviewing celebrities, many times one has to say, "I'm from Niagara Falls," or "I'm from Buffalo," because, despite Lewiston's rising status nationwide, some people still aren't familiar with the village. Geoffrey Zakarian is not one of those people.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year Award winners announced
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:05 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced six individuals, organizations and businesses are the recipients of the Citizen of the Year Awards.
Island couple rides off into sunset with Cheap Farewell
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:05 am
Friends, family and fans of Doug and Polly Smith said goodbye to the longtime Islanders Saturday at with an event dubbed the Cheap Farewell.
Mark Daul: Meet the 'Three Musketeers'
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Last Sunday, my wife and I were passing by the Wilson State Park launch ramp, and we saw a small boat coming into the ramp. We stopped and watched. When it got closer, we could see it was all equipped with some extravagant fishing equipment, and three young men, whom we called the "Three Musketeers."
Grand Island Board of Education: Phase 3 of school district's capital project moving forward
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
With two phases of the $58 million capital project nearing completion, the Grand Island Central School District is embarking on another round of improvements to the district.
Grand Island: Drug overdoses on the rise
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
A heroin overdose Wednesday evening brought to four the number of such incidents so far this month the Grand Island Fire Co. has already responded to.
Celebrity fun at Lewiston Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Celebrity bartenders, live music, virtual golf and bowling will highlight a fundraiser for HART Interfaith Inc. Saturday, April 9, at the Lewiston Event Center.
Chamber Gala: Timothy Henderson is Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Timothy Henderson has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and the Board of Trustees as the 2016 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Town of Lewiston Board addresses River Walk drainage
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board heard a plan and gave its approval Monday to address drainage concerns in the northwestern part of the town near the wastewater treatment plant and the River Walk subdivision.
Buffalo Zoo gift shop partners with Women & Children's Hospital
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:35 pm
The Buffalo Zoo's gift shop, Zootique, has partnered with Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo to bring cheer to its patients.
Second 2016 animal rabies case identified in Niagara County
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:30 pm
Niagara County Department of Health Division of Environmental Health Environmental Health Director Paul Dicky has announced a raccoon submitted for rabies testing from Lockport Street in the Village of Youngstown was confirmed positive for rabies.
Gorges Classic returns to Niagara Falls in May
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:10 pm
The Gorges Classic Soccer Tournament, a men's open, with brackets for ages 30, 40 and over 50, is returning to the Niagara Falls area, Friday through Sunday, May 6-8, with games at Fort Niagara and at Lewiston-Porter High School in Youngstown.
Artpark denied Greenway funding ... for now
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 07:05 pm
The Host Communities Standing Committee could not reach consensus Wednesday on the Town of Lewiston's request for $165,000 to help fund Artpark & Company's interactive children and family festivals and programming. The New York Power Authority cast the lone "No" vote, thus making the required unanimous approval impossible.
'Music Mania Mondays' concert schedule released
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:45 pm
The Town of Niagara Recreation Department released the lineup for its summer concert series, "Music Mania Mondays."
Town of Niagara Board provides updates on landfill, park upgrades
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:40 pm
A resident at Tuesday's Town of Niagara board meeting expressed concerns about a strong smell coming from the Republic Services - Allied Waste Industries of Niagara Falls landfill.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve receives popcorn donations from Boy Scouts
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:40 pm
Members of the Boy Scouts of America from the Greater Niagara Frontier Council pose with members of the 914th Niagara Falls Airlift Wing at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.
HANCI seeking senior volunteers
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 06:35 pm
•The Volunteer Center at the Health Association of Niagara County's RSVP program is seeking volunteers in Niagara County who are willing to assist with meal delivery. For more information, contact Priscilla Dolling at 716-285-8224, ext. 216.
HEAP outreach extended in Erie County until April 8
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 01:45 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services' Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP, will continue to accept applications for regular benefits for the 2015-16 heating season after the New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance authorized an extension of regular HEAP benefits for New York residents who qualify.
Time for some 'Jazz & Pasta': Tickets available now for annual Lewiston Jazz Festival fundraiser
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:15 am
This summer marks a special anniversary for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. The 15th annual installment of the popular village event will take place Aug. 26-27.
Higgins asks feds to keep highly enriched uranium shipments out of Western New York
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:05 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is asking the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to take its shipments of highly enriched uranium elsewhere.
Niagara University offering lifeguard certification course
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:05 am
Niagara University's Kiernan Recreation Center is offering an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification class April 23-24.
Outlets give back to Niagara County Auxiliary Police Force
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 10:50 am
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA recognized the Niagara County Auxiliary Police Force by presenting it with a grant of $2,500.
Erie County emergency services, partners host emergency manager training sessions
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 10:45 am
The Erie County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the state departments of homeland security and emergency services, recently conducted two sessions of tier III emergency managers' certification trainings at the Erie County Fire Training Academy in Cheektowaga.
Town of Niagara: Donations dispersed to local organizations at 'Give Fashionably' ceremony
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 04:40 pm
More than 40 local charitable organizations were presented with donations at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA Wednesday during the "Give Fashionably" ceremony sponsored by the Town of Niagara and the mall.
Memorial Medical Center dedicates expanded Wound Center of Niagara
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wound Center of Niagara - the area's only multispecialty comprehensive care center for chronic and non-healing wounds - didn't skip a beat Thursday as Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center officials celebrated the completion of a $588,000 expansion that doubled the facility's size.
Cultural Alliance of Niagara meets
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:30 pm
Leaders from Niagara County cultural organizations met at the Giacomo Hotel on Friday, March 11, to discuss priorities and goals for the Cultural Alliance of Niagara.
Collins recognizes office's first Veteran of the Month
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:30 pm
Congressman Chris Collins is recognizing U.S. Navy veteran Ernie Reitzel as New York 27th Congressional District's first Veteran of the Month. This new program was established by Collins' office to recognize the dedication and service of NY-27's veterans.
New spring camp for kids at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:30 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is debuting a brand-new spring camp for kids 8-12 March 21-24.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni breast cancer awareness pink ribbon jerseys up for auction
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team would hold an online auction of the breast cancer awareness jerseys that were worn and autographed by Sabres alumni during the annual Sabres Alumni Fall Wine Festival, which took place at First Niagara Center on March 10.
Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly to address hundreds of campus dining professionals at UB 'leadership' food service conference
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 03:25 pm
Culinary professionals from more than 100 colleges and universities will come to Buffalo for a four-day University at Buffalo food services conference featuring a keynote speech by Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly.
43North winner Plum, Performance Management Partners announce partnership to advance next generation talent management
Wed, Mar 16th 2016 04:55 pm
2015 43North Winner Plum and talent management and human resource consulting firm Performance Management Partners Inc. have announced a partnership to help employers enter the next generation of talent management.
Niagara University spring undergraduate open house set for April 23
Wed, Mar 16th 2016 04:25 pm
Niagara University will open its doors to prospective undergraduate students on April 23.
Lewiston Choraleers present Easter cantata at four area churches
Wed, Mar 16th 2016 04:20 pm
The Lewiston Choraleers will present an Easter cantata, "Come Walk With Me: Through the Passion and Resurrection of Christ," by Pepper Choplin at four area churches March 19, 20, 25 and 26.