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USDA reminds Americans to avoid foodborne bacteria on Fourth of July
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:55 pm
Whether you're enjoying a barbecue in the great outdoors, traveling to see family or friends, or spending time at home, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food safety and inspection service (FSIS) is urging everyone to take extra food safety precautions when planning their menu.
Niagara County: Services committee hails opening of lunch sites
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:45 pm
The Niagara County Legislature's top social services program watchdog hailed today's opening of summer lunch sites around the county, where youth will be able to obtain free breakfast and lunch meals throughout the summer.
Celebrate Independence Day at Old Falls Street's '4th of July Carnival'
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:35 pm
Old Falls Street USA is partnering with Hammerl Amusements to present its first "4th of July Carnival" this three-day weekend (noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 2, through Monday, July 4).
Road closure on William Street starting Tuesday
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:15 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning division of sewerage management has announced William Street in the Town of Lancaster will be closed between Transit Road and Penora Street starting on Tuesday. The road is expected to be re-opened Friday evening.
Buffalo Sabres select nine players on day 2 of NHL Draft, including Rasmus Asplund, Cliff Pu, Austin Osmanski
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres selected nine players on Saturday, the second day of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center.
Chris Jacobs brings 'Thank-A-Vet' to Grand Island
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 pm
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs will bring a "Thank-A-Vet" outreach event to the Nike Base Community Center, located at 3278 Grand Island Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, to issue discount cards to honorably discharged veterans who file their original DD-214 (discharge papers) with the clerk's office.
Village of Lewiston taking different route to speed limit reduction
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:15 am
Members of the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees said they're hopeful the third time will be the charm in requesting a lowering of Center Street's speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.
Grand Island Board of Education: SRPs picket and voice displeasure at lack of contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
School district employees picketed on the sidewalk of Ransom Road prior to Monday's Board of Education meeting.
Leaders discuss Lewiston Police Department contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
Lewiston Police Department contract issues occupied significant discussion at Monday's joint session of the Lewiston Town Board and the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees, held at the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Volunteers clean up Staley Road
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:50 am
A volunteer group from Thermo Fisher Scientific cleaned up Staley Road as part of a newly created Adopt-A-Highway program with the Town of Grand Island.
Vendor applications available for Olde Sanborn Days
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is currently accepting applications for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
Greenway signage offers history lesson
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis hosted an unveiling ceremony of the Niagara River/Erie Canal Signage Expansion Project, Erie County-Tonawanda section, on May 11 in the Niawanda Park Pavilion.
Lewiston Moose Lodge donates to anglers
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
Members of the Lower Niagara Moose Lodge 584 board of officers recently presented a $500 donation to the Niagara River Anglers Association - proceeds from the lodge's participation in the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival.
Buffalo Sabres select Alexander Nylander 8th overall, trade for Dmitry Kulikov
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 11:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres selected forward Alexander Nylander (Mississauga - OHL) with the eighth overall pick of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center.
Assemblyman Ceretto announces grant for Lewiston Public Library
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:40 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto announced the Lewiston Pubic Library has been awarded a $120,000 construction grant, which he helped secure in last year's state budget. The funding will be used to upgrade the library roof.
Only on Old Falls Street
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:30 pm
Old Falls Street kicked-off the first "Legends Live" concert of the 2016 season on Friday.
Adventure Room Niagara opens in Lewiston
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 06:15 pm
Adventure Room Niagara officially opens to the public Saturday. It's located in the Cayuga Street mini-plaza behind Tin Pan Alley. For more information, call 716-713-9066 or visit www.adventureroomsniagarany.com.
Niagara Falls traveler advisory
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 04:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin next week on Interstate 190, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Aquarium of Niagara, Penn Dixie team up
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will team up with Penn Dixie to bring aquarium visitors a one-of-a-kind fossil dig - where participants get to dig for fossils!
Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers!
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Saturday was perfect weather to get out and mow the lawn or watch the greatest spectacle in lawn mowing: the Grand Island Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, held on West River Parkway between Long Road and Sunset Drive.
Ruocco, Bolger united in marriage
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Dr. Kevin Patrick Bolger and Dr. Meaghan Allyce Ruocco were married at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, in St. Michael's Church in Buffalo.
'Hounds & Heroes' event to benefit SPCA of Niagara
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
A local event to honor servicemen and women and first-responders is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the SPCA of Niagara hosts its annual "Hounds & Heroes" fundraiser at Reservoir State Park.
Wheatfield Board disagrees with biosolid ruling
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board decided Monday it will consult the law firm Bond, Schenck & King on taking possible further action against the Department of Agriculture & Markets' June 9 ruling that the town's biosolids law is "unreasonably" restrictive.
Town of Niagara: Board schedules public hearing to rezone former Walmart site
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:30 pm
During Tuesday's Town of Niagara meeting, the board scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. July 19 to discuss rezoning of the former Walmart building from general business to light industrial.
North Tonawanda: Rotary Club says goodbye after 99 years
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
After nearly a century of service, the Rotary Club of the Tonawandas will soon be no more. But the organization is determined to make sure it will not be forgotten.
Museum holds grand-opening for new building, exhibits
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 for its reconstructed 1840s-era einhaus (house and barn combination).
Oakwood Cemetery unveils community honorees
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:20 pm
On Saturday, June 11, the Oakwood Cemetery at 763 Portage Road unveiled the newest honorees of its Notable Persons recognition program.
Rotary Club installs new officers
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:15 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central was chartered by Rotary International on June 23, 1987. Twenty-nine years later, the club is still active in supporting the community.
Helping with Project H.O.P.E.
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:15 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced another city resident will experience an exterior paint makeover this summer.
Billoni: Women's Porter Cup champion Josee Doyon embraces life en route to turning pro
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:55 pm
Josee Doyon, a 23-years-young native of St. Georges, Quebec, who plays left-handed because she grew up shooting left as a young hockey player, was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women's golf for Kent State.
'Maker' movement begins a growing community of inventors to WNY
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:30 pm
Whether it's medicine, innovative artists or manufacturers, the left side of the state is home to lots of talented folks who are making what they love - and some are changing lives.
Wegmans customers 'Fill the BackPack' with 150,570 pounds of food to fight hunger
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 12:25 pm
In Western New York, thousands of elementary school children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches may not have enough nutritious food to eat at home over the weekend.
Project Connect Niagara offers 'one-stop' for those in need
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 11:55 am
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Heart, Love, and Soul Inc. in Niagara Falls.
Erie County DA: History-making first assistant wins award
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
There weren't many women working at the Erie County District Attorney's Office when First Assistant Donna Milling arrived, but she wasn't deterred. Her hard work and determination helped her rise to the top and, after 29 years, she is being honored with yet another award.
Mount St. Mary's recognizes board presidents
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
The Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently recognized its past presidents for the last three years at a dinner at Casa Antica in the Village of Lewiston.
Poloncarz appoints Michel commissioner of Erie County Central Police Services
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced his appointment of James Michel Jr. to the position of Erie County commissioner of Central Police Services.
June household hazardous waste collection event serves over 1,000 households
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning announced 1,097 households participated in the June 18 household hazardous waste collection event at Erie Community College South Campus - the second such collection event held this year.
Theatre in the Mist presents awards in honor of Lisa Gravel
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:45 am
Theatre in the Mist, a local community theater group, recently presented the Lisa Gravel Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship to two students.
Lewiston Lions award scholarship to Breen
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:30 am
Congratulations to Lewiston-Porter senior Grace Breen on receiving the 2016 Lewiston Community Lions Club scholarship.
 

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