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Niagara County offers free chronic disease self-management workshop series
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:35 pm
Join the Niagara County Department of Health for a free chronic disease self-management workshop series.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper wins first North American Riverprize
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:25 pm
The International RiverFoundation awarded Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper with the inaugural North American Riverprize, a prestigious global recognition for organizations demonstrating excellence and diversity in river restoration.
Daemen announces undergraduate, graduate commencement speakers
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:25 pm
For the first-time ever, Daemen College will hold separate undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies, to be held May 16 at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Therapy dogs return to UB Libraries
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:05 pm
The semester is winding down and the stress level is building. That can mean only one thing for University at Buffalo students: Therapy dogs to the rescue.
16 million watch 141st running of Kentucky Derby on NBC
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:05 pm
NBC Sports' coverage of American Pharoah's down-to-the-wire victory in Saturday's 141st Kentucky Derby averaged 16.0 million viewers - up 4 percent from last year (15.3 million for California Chrome's victory), according to final data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Psychiatrist joins behavioral health team at Niagara Falls Memorial
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:05 pm
Viktor Yatsynovich, M.D., a psychiatrist with extensive experience in both outpatient and inpatient care, has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Daemen to hold groundbreaking for Academic and Wellness Center
Tue, May 5th 2015 02:05 pm
Daemen College will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking at 3:30 p.m. Friday for its new Academic and Wellness Center at 4433 Main St., Amherst, located across the street from the college's main campus. Building tours and a reception will follow the ceremony program.
UB spinoff gets $2 million for research on cancer therapy
Tue, May 5th 2015 01:45 pm
For-Robin, a University at Buffalo spinoff company, has received a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study and develop a promising potential treatment for breast and other types of cancer, UB and U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins have announced.
Events for STEM/STEAM Day at Niagara Power Vista announced
Tue, May 5th 2015 01:30 pm
In connection with STEM/STEAM Month, the New York Power Authority and WNY STEM will hold a STEM-STEAM Career Day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Niagara Power Vista.
Collins, King and Rothfus aim to improve veteran halls with legislation
Mon, May 4th 2015 05:20 pm
Congressmen Chris Collins, Peter King (New York) and Keith Rothfus (Pennsylvania) today issued the following statement after introducing the Renovate and Enhance Veterans' Meeting Halls and Posts (REVAMP) Act.
Niagara River Greenway meetings announced
Mon, May 4th 2015 05:20 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will hold two meetings May 19 at the Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo. The executive committee will meet at 2 p.m. and the full commission will meet at 3 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.
Erie County: Poloncarz, officials promote motorcycle safety, awareness
Mon, May 4th 2015 04:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined on the steps of the Edward A. Rath county office building Saturday by Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs, Erie County Commissioner of Central Police Services John Glascott, elected officials, community members and officials from ABATE of NY Buffalo-Erie Chapter to start the motorcycle season with a call for increased safety and awareness.
Memorial's annual stroke fair to feature yoga demonstration, life coach presentation
Mon, May 4th 2015 04:55 pm
The focus will be on prevention when Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center holds "Time Lost is Brain Lost - Preventing and Treating Stroke," its sixth annual National Stroke Awareness Month health fair, from 2-5 p.m. May 14 in the Medical Center Auditorium.
Planning underway for Hospice Cruise and Clambake
Mon, May 4th 2015 07:00 am
Whether you love to sail or prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, the 16th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake has something for you. The Cruise and Clambake, held rain or shine, is scheduled for Friday, July 10, at the Youngstown Yacht Club. Registration is now open for the event.
Lewiston gets unexpected gift
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:10 am
Financials - good and not so good - were heard at the Lewiston Town Board session Monday.
DEC Siting Board hears many concerns
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
The state's Department of Environmental Conservation's Siting Board Issues Conference on the CWM Chemical Services expansion permit application came to an abrupt end Thursday in Youngstown.
Niagara River Region Chamber honors Rivershore Inc. with Chairman's Award
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
Rivershore Inc. has been chosen as the 2015 Chairman's Award recipient by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and Chairwoman Kristen Trunzo.
Youngstown Heritage walking tours announced
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
Summer is approaching and the Youngstown Heritage Tours & Tourism Committee has announced its 2015 tour schedule. All walking tours are scheduled from June through October.
Niagara Hospice to hold 15th Camp Hope
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice will hold its 15th Camp Hope for grieving children from June 26-28 at YMCA's Camp Kenan in Barker. Children ages 7 to 13 throughout Western New York who have lost a loved one through death - whether or not they ever received hospice care - are invited to enjoy this free and fun camp weekend.
Spring bird walk at Bond Lake Park
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
The Bond Lake Park Environmental and Beautification Committee invites area residents to participate in a spring bird walk from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 16, at Bond Lake Park.
Angel to Apple reopens at new location
Fri, May 1st 2015 09:00 pm
The third time will be the charm for the Village of Lewiston's popular clothing and shoe boutique, Angel to Apple.
Lawn Mower Race receives sponsorship
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
Floyd Doring, founder of the Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, Classic Car Show & Kevin Doring 5K Walk and 10K Run, receives a sponsorship donation for the event from Todd Runions, sales manager of Northtown Volvo, Porsche & Land Rover of Buffalo.
Collins Marine to hold open house
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
Anyone in the market to buy a boat is invited to Collins Marine for an open house Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3.
Lower Niagara Moose Lodge assists local family
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:45 pm
Lower Niagara Moose Lodge No. 584 of Lewiston held a steak dinner benefit April 18 to assist the family of Lewiston-Porter second-grader Analyse Gibas, who is currently battling diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare and difficult form of brain cancer.
Sanborn Mill starts outdoor flea market weekends
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:45 pm
The Sanborn Mill Co-op starts its summer-long outdoor flea market this weekend at the mill, 5890 Ward Road.
HARBORCENTER to host NYSPHSAA State Hockey Championships
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:10 pm
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association today announced HARBORCENTER will be the host of the NYSPHSAA Ice Hockey Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Buffalo Sabres will operate as the lead sponsor of the event and provide support to further its success.
Memorial to expand Wound Center of Niagara
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, a full-service, 171-bed regional medical center with extensive inpatient and outpatient services, today announced plans to expand its busy Wound Center of Niagara.
Erie County, partners kick off May with colorful rain barrel competition
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:10 pm
Winners of the 2015 "One Earth, One Chance - Save the Rain" rain barrel competition were announced Friday.
Teachers, students save at Fashion Outlets
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:50 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is hosting a unique sale event beginning this weekend.
Residents 'Re-Imagine Oliver Street'
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Breathing new life into an old neighborhood is the plan of action for North Tonawanda's Oliver Street in the coming years, at least if Lumber City Development Corporation has anything to say about it.
Bike ride for missing children scheduled for May
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
The ninth annual Ride for Missing Children, Buffalo will begin and end at the border of Wheatfield and North Tonawanda, the latter's Common Council learned at its Tuesday work session.
OUN Mother's Day sale extended
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara has extended its Mother's Day sale deadline to May 5. The sale benefits those with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who participate in the horticulture program at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
Ceretto spring cleanup
Fri, May 1st 2015 02:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto is reminding residents he will be kicking off the 2015 "Beautify Niagara" spring cleanup at 8 a.m. tomorrow. Ceretto and his team will be cleaning Gluck Park, which is located at South Avenue and 16th Street in Niagara Falls.
First Niagara: First run of the game at Bisons' home games benefits The Teacher's Desk
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:40 pm
The First Niagara Foundation will make a donation to The Teacher's Desk for the first run scored by the Buffalo Bisons in every home game of the 2015 season. The Teacher's Desk is a store where teachers shop free for students in need.
Kalos Health applies for rural expansion of services
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Kalos Health (formerly First Choice Health), a managed long-term care program providing care coordination for Medicaid recipients diagnosed with a chronic illness, has applied to the New York State Department of Health to expand services from Erie and Niagara counties to Orleans, Genesee and Chautauqua counties.
Erie County unveils 2016 cultural funding application
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has unveiled the county's 2016 cultural funding application, which must be completed by eligible organizations seeking any level of Erie County funding.
Erie County announces opening of HEAP cooling assistance program
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services has announced the opening of the Home Energy Assistance Program ("HEAP") cooling assistance program.
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Higgins announces grant opportunity for veterans' adaptive sports programs
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $8 million in grants available through the Department of Veterans' Affairs for adaptive sports programs for veterans. Adaptive sports are activities that have been modified or designed specifically for those with disabilities.
Construction underway at UB's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
The largest medical education facility under construction in the U.S. has begun to take shape in downtown Buffalo.