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WNY Paralegal Association recognizes Niagara Hospice with award, donations
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Niagara Hospice was recently honored at the WNY Paralegal Association's holiday luncheon hosted at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery.
No go: New York State Department of Health completes review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 03:00 pm
The state Department of Health has completed its public health review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Acting DOH Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker recommended high-volume hydraulic fracturing should not move forward in New York. Zucker announced his findings and recommendations today at a cabinet meeting in Albany.
Old Fort Niagara: Twelfth Night Ball set for Jan. 10
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to dance back in time to the 18th century when "Twelfth Night" marked the most festive part of the holiday season.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce tree and window display decorating contest winners
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual window and Christmas tree decorating contest for businesses in the Village of Lewiston.
Buffalo Zoo says goodbye to oldest living spectacled bear
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is saddened by the loss of its spectacled bear, Diana, who was humanely euthanized Tuesday due to declining health. At 35 years old, Diana was the oldest spectacled bear in the world at the time of her death.
ECC community rallies together for annual holiday drive
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The holiday season is a time for communities to come together. For Erie Community College's community, it's a time to lift up fellow students pursuing a better future one class at a time.
Niagara Catholic's music department celebrates Christmas
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School's music department celebrated the Christmas spirit Wednesday, Dec. 10. Its Christmas cantata and concert, titled "Season of Wonders," was performed at Prince of Peace Church.
AAA: 98.6 million Americans traveling this holiday season
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 07:00 am
AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season, an increase of 4 percent from the 94.8 million people who traveled last year.
Driver ed. classes begin Jan. 6
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:50 pm
Winter driver's education through Community Education and AAA begins Jan. 6 and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 5 at Grand Island High School, 1100 Ransom Road.
Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island: A unique, lasting, Island institution
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:50 pm
It was the fall of 1973 when the secretary to an Island company manager came to her boss in tears.
Niagara Falls Teachers Local 801 donates turkeys to Community Missions
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Teachers Local 801 dropped off its donation of more than 50 turkeys Tuesday afternoon for distribution during Community Missions' Christmas program.
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY serves as trusted source with looming ACA deadline
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:25 pm
Only four days remain for individuals to enroll through the New York State of Health Marketplace to have coverage beginning Jan. 1. As the deadline nears, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is offering individuals' assistance with the enrollment process.
New York achieves 5-year carbon monoxide protection milestone
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:20 pm
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the signing of "Amanda's Law," which mandated carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in residential properties, as well other forms of temporary housing such as hotels, dormitories and nursing homes, throughout New York.
Update on fatal hit-and-run
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:20 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is now offering a reward of up to $6,000 in connection to its ongoing investigation concerning the fatal hit-and-run on Krueger Road last month.
Navy Chief Odachowski retires after 22 years of Naval service
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:15 pm
Buffalo native Chief Christopher Odachowski recently retired after 22 years of active Naval service.
Cuomo announces latest round of ReCharge NY power allocations
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees approved another round of low-cost power allocations under his statewide ReCharge NY program.
Making cancer cells more sensitive is goal of UB study
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:15 pm
What makes cancer cells sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy?
Lewiston: George Osborne to retire as president of Artpark & Company
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 12:30 pm
George Osborne announced today he will retire as president in October of 2015.
10 tips to survive holidays in the office - and maintain your waistline
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 09:45 am
The holidays are here, which means magical elves will bring goodies and unhealthy treats to the office. Cookies, candy, fresh-baked goods, chocolate, candy canes and everything in-between. How do you resist temptation and not eat what you see in the break room when it's there every day from now until New Year's Eve?
Niagara Catholic teacher and student win awards in youth ministry
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 07:10 pm
Two members of the Niagara Catholic Family received awards for their service in youth ministry.
Leadership Niagara announces new class for 2015
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 05:30 pm
Leadership Niagara has selected 41 regional leaders across all industries to participate in its 12-month leadership development program, which begins in January.
Daemen awarded highest national recognition in community service
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Daemen College has, for the seventh consecutive year, been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service learning and civic engagement.
SPCA holds holiday party
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 01:15 pm
Dogs were barking up the right tree at the Niagara County SPCA's fourth annual holiday party, held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Elk's Lodge in the Town of Niagara.
Your holiday safety list: Have you checked it twice?
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The holiday season is in full swing, and people are celebrating by putting up Christmas trees, hanging lights, lighting candles and preparing special meals.
Health System Services forms a home modification division
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The home modification division will focus on helping the aging population remain independent longer.
Meet Sampson: Buffalo Zoo announces name of baby giraffe
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the name of a baby giraffe who was born in October. His name is Sampson.
Castellani Art Museum 'TopSpin' series offers 'High Strangeness'
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
Buffalo artist Gary Sczerbaniewicz's exhibition, "High Strangeness," features a series of seven small architectural vignettes housed within scorched periscope forms and a central terminal from, which the vignettes emanate. T
Niagara University again named to president's honor roll for community service
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement - again.
Board of associates supports Mount St. Mary's
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
The board of associates, a men's volunteer group associated with Mount St. Mary's Hospital, recently presented a check in the amount of $23,000 to hospital President and CEO Judith Maness from events held during the past year.
St. Peter's kindergarten teacher Calandrelli receives Buffalo Diocese award created by Tim Russert
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 09:00 am
Linda Calandrelli is the 2015 recipient of the Sister Lucille Socciarelli-Father Joe Sturm Award, also known as the "Making a Difference Award."
Getting to know Jane's Café Express
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 08:00 am
Lewiston residents have quietly, and steadfastly, made Jane's Café Express a rousing success.
'Dance Away Winter'
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield is encourages the public to "Dance Away Winter."
Kyle's Guarding Warriors holds S.E.R.V. fundraiser
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Kyle's Guarding Warriors will hold a fundraiser to benefit S.E.R.V. Niagara from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road.
Christmas masses planned for diocesan cemeteries
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
The Diocese of Buffalo has announced Christmas masses will be celebrated at four Catholic cemeteries, continuing a tradition dating back three decades.
Lew-Port seeks host families
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Senior High School's International Student diploma program is now underway.
Lewiston closes Joe Davis Park access road for winter
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
A sure sign of winter appeared before the latest snow falls this week, as Town of Lewiston officials again moved Monday to shut down the popular Joseph Davis Park access road between Pletcher Road and River Road.
Fidelis Care launches fitness program
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
For the next six months, every step taken by Fidelis Care's NY State of Health metal-level members could help feed the hungry in New York.
Higgins: $2 million-plus for Niagara County Head Start
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the award of more than $2.12 million in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for Niagara County Head Start Inc.
Leadership Niagara honors first binational class
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
Leadership Niagara recognized 38 regional leaders at a graduation ceremony at the Historic Riviera Theatre. Graduates successfully completed the organization's 12-month leadership development program.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council awarded $58.6 million for 69 projects
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
As part of Round Four of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Council initiative, the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council was awarded $58.6 million for 69 projects that build on the region's assets to invest in the future.