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Erie County Fair ranks as 10th largest
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
A ranking of top fairs and exhibitions has named the Erie County Fair the 10th largest fair in North America in 2014.
Season finale of 'The Fred Jackson Show' airs tonight on WBBZ
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Buffalo Bills star running back Fred Jackson and co-host Bob Koshinski welcome Buffalo News sports writer Vic Carucci on the season finale of "The Fred Jackson Show" tonight at 7 p.m. on WBBZ-TV.
Memorial's Competitive EDGE Sports Performance program to hold Thursday open house
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
The Competitive EDGE Sports Performance Program will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at its new location in the Niagara Falls High School Field House.
Artpark hosts 'Peter Pan' auditions
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Artpark & Company has announce auditions for its upcoming Mainstage production of "Peter Pan" will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Niagara University Annex, (located in the Valu Home Center Plaza), 6001 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Influenza on the rise in Niagara County
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:20 pm
"Influenza disease has been widespread in New York state and rapidly escalating in Niagara County," Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton said late last week. To date, one pediatric death has been reported in New York City. Fortunately, no children have died from influenza in Niagara County.
John Ceretto sworn in
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, was sworn in to his third term in the New York State Assembly Sunday.
Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2015
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 08:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2015 at 2:03 p.m. Friday when Marissa Gillingham of Niagara Falls gave birth to a son, Brendan Alexander Mangel.
Winners of annual DiMino Tops Christmas coloring contest announced
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 09:00 am
The winners of the annual DiMino's Lewiston Tops-Lewiston-Porter Sentinel Christmas coloring contest were introduced Dec. 20, with prizes awarded in the foyer of the Center Street store.
Veterans Memorial vandalized in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigations into a act of vandalism this week that defaced the recently updated Veterans Memorial at Youngstown's Veterans Park.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association active in 2014
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Wrapping up 2014, Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. President Cheryl Butera displays with pride a check for $2,225, awarded from the William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
Millard Fillmore's Buffalo legacy to be recognized at commemoration
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
If Millard Fillmore, the much-maligned 13th president of the United States, were alive today, he might tell you he has a lot to be proud of.
Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls announce 2015 season schedule at Buffalo RiverWorks
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
You've seen them hit, juke, fall and fly ... but they've never moved like this before. Roller derby hits the city starting in February at Buffalo RiverWorks.
Heart of Niagara's 'A Taste of The Niagara Region' to feature 30-plus restaurants, caterers and bakeries
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's third annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," continues to gain momentum and support from Western New York's restaurant and culinary community.
HARBORCENTER, ECHDC announce Winter Festival
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:30 pm
HARBORCENTER President John Koelmel and Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. President Tom Dee today announced plans for the 2015 HARBORCENTER Winterfest at Canalside, a three-day event that takes place Jan. 9-11 in the Canalside district, concurrent with the medal round of the IIHF Women's Under-18 World Championship at HARBORCENTER.
Ann Marie Linnabery's History Center program revisits existing Niagara County homes from 1878 guide, past residents
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:25 pm
Ann Marie Linnabery, assistant director of the Niagara History Center, will revisit the homes and residents described in "The 1878 History of Niagara County" in her program "Home Sweet Home" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
Holiday cheer at Northgate
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 10:00 am
Residents and employees at The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda couldn't help ending the year with some of the season's best activities. An ugly sweater contest and a visit from Santa Claus made the Christmas holiday special.
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union supports Sister Mary Loretto Soup Kitchen with holiday tradition
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 09:40 am
Cornerstone CFCU held its second annual ugly sweater contest Dec. 17 to celebrate the season and help a worthy cause. Each year, employees donate $5 to wear a holiday sweater before Christmas and help the community in the process.
Pigeons: Things you didn't know about
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 07:00 am
When you were young, sometimes the things you remembered were scary and daunting.
Former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo passes away
Thu, Jan 1st 2015 11:00 pm
The family of former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo announced he passed away from natural causes due to heart failure this evening at home with his loving family at his side. He was 82 years of age.
Kaleida Health, Buffalo Sabres to welcome first babies of 2015
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:05 pm
Kaleida Health is making sure all babies born at its two birthing hospitals are sent home with information and a product to ensure safe sleep.
Niagara University hockey hands out teddy bears to children at Roswell Park
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The Niagara men's hockey team spent an afternoon in December handing out teddy bears to the children at Carly's Club at Roswell Park in downtown Buffalo.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named to 2014 super lawyers
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP announced Niagara County resident Diane M. Perri Roberts was named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Edition.
Prestigious wrestling tournament at NCCC
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:55 pm
The 34th annual Niagara Frontier Officials High School Wrestling Tournament will be held at Niagara Community College Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, featuring some of the top wrestlers from the Western New York and Rochester area teams.
New electronics recycling law in effect Jan. 1
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
The new year is here and with it comes new resolutions and changes. One change to keep in mind is the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act.
WBBZ to air 'Giants of Buffalo: Journalism' special featuring reporters Dan Herbeck and Lou Michel
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 12:00 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced the first airings of the "Giants of Buffalo: Journalism" special, featuring Buffalo News reporters Dan Herbeck and Lou Michel, will take place at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Resolution not revolution
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 07:00 am
It's that time of the year again. As individuals tear down decorations and finish the last remains of the holiday ham, many will shift their focus to New Year's resolutions. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is providing five simple tips to help this year's resolutions stick.
Lewiston Lions to host Lexi's Place
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:30 am
The Lewiston Community Lions will host Bret Biro of Lexi's Place at its next meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 6. The event will run from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
ESD: $2 million for Rich Products
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:25 am
The Empire State Development board of directors has approved nearly $9 million to fund nine projects generating economic growth and opportunity across New York.
Historic Riviera Theatre celebrates 88th anniversary
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center today marks the 88th anniversary of opening day, Thursday, Dec. 30, 1926.
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks in NHL Winter Classic New Year's Day on NBC
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
NBC presents one of the most iconic events in sport New Year's Day in the nation's capital when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.
JCOPE announces settlements with 17 state officers and employees for failing to file annual financial disclosure statements
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced settlements today with 17 state officers and employees from various state agencies and entities for failing to file required annual financial disclosure statements.
Dr. Brenda Perez selected to attend National Conference on Constituency Leadership
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Dr. Brenda Perez, a board-certified primary care physician at the Mount St. Mary's Primary Care Center, has been selected to attend the National Conference of Constituency Leadership in Kansas City in April.
Free family portraits at Community Missions give the gift of memories
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Through the generosity of Bob and Jan Inwards, Community Missions again provided family and individual portraits during the Christmas season.
WGRZ: Buffalo Bills QB Kyle Orton announces retirement
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
WGRZ Channel 2 has reported Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton unexpectedly announced his retirement Monday.
Health System Services hires general manager for new home modification division
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Health System Services, a Niagara Falls-based company that provides home medical and respiratory equipment, announced the hiring of Michael Strong to lead the new home modification division.
New York National Guard provides military funeral honors for 11,300 families in 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
New York Army and Air National Guard soldiers and airmen expect to provide military funeral honors for about 11,300 New York families before 2014 comes to an end.
ECC celebrates continued success through state's FASNY tuition reimbursement program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Back in the spring of 2012, Erie County's community college students couldn't take advantage of a New York grant program that allows volunteer firefighters to receive tuition reimbursement in exchange for first responder service.
Tips for ringing in new year
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The new year inspires people to make life changes.
Town of Lewiston Board receives update on Stella Niagara Preserve
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Monday's regular meeting of the Lewiston Town Board opened with a public hearing where comments were sought on a special use permit to allow for a bed and breakfast on Ridge Road, proposed by area pro-golfer Frank Garcia.
Sentinel poll: 71 percent not in favor of McDonald's in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Ten years ago this month, McDonald's Restaurant ceased operations inside the historic Frontier House. Readers participating in a Sentinel/wnypapers.com poll do not favor a return of the fast-food franchise.
 

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