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Higgins vows to fight closing of Amherst Social Security office
Thu, Jan 16th 2014 02:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is pledging to fight a plan by the Social Security Administration to close its field office in Amherst.
Bishop Malone announces revitalization of Catholic elementary schools
Thu, Jan 16th 2014 02:15 pm
Three years of exhaustive research, collaboration and consultation culminated Wednesday with the announcement by the Diocese of Buffalo of the implementation of "Faith in Tomorrow," the strategic vision for Catholic elementary schools.

The Very Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, said the diocese and The BISON Fund are collaborating on a plan to fund new scholarships for students who have applied to transfer out of low-performing Buffalo elementary schools.

"We are involved in preliminary discussions with the BISON Children's Scholarship Fund regarding a scholarship program, which could potentially increase Catholic school enrollment and positively affect the future of our elementary schools," Malone said.

'Coffee & Conversation Night' at Niagara Catholic
Thu, Jan 16th 2014 02:15 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host a "Coffee & Conversation Night" Thursday, Jan. 23, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the school cafeteria.
NU men's hockey team to honor namesake of Suneel's Light Foundation for his courageous battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Thu, Jan 16th 2014 02:15 pm
Suneel Ram, a sophomore at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute, and the inspiration and namesake of Suneel's Light Foundation, will be honored by the Niagara University men's hockey team before their game Sunday. As part of a special on-ice ceremony, Suneel will be recognized for his extreme courage and strength fighting Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Guest speakers, community service activities highlight MLK celebration at NU
Thu, Jan 16th 2014 02:15 pm
Niagara University will present a full slate of service and awareness activities beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
86th Oscars: Academy Award nominations announced
Thu, Jan 16th 2014 11:55 am
And the nominees are ...
Sabres to sell 'Ott's Otters' to benefit Buffalo Zoo
Wed, Jan 15th 2014 01:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will sell a limited number of special edition stuffed otters, known as "Ott's Otters," with an autograph from Sabres forward Steve Ott. The stuffed otters, each one wearing an Ott jersey, come with a card autographed by the Sabres captain. All proceeds will directly benefit the Buffalo Zoo.
BBB warns job seekers of LinkedIn posers and red flags
Wed, Jan 15th 2014 01:35 pm
Looking for a new job? Many people use the start of a new year as motivation to secure their dream position. Are you one of them? If the answer is yes, BBB serving upstate New York has some job-seeking advice.

One way to learn about new job opportunities and develop relationships with potential employers is through the social media channel LinkedIn. This is a very useful tool for job searching, but with many job seekers using LinkedIn to market themselves to potential employers, scammers also are finding ways to exploit the site by posing as recruiters.

Niagara University outreach office sets town hall meetings to gather community input
Wed, Jan 15th 2014 01:35 pm
ReNU Niagara, a community outreach arm of Niagara University, seeks resident input to identify priorities that will help shape the future of the program.
'A Taste of the Niagara Region' at Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's annual 'Heart To Heart' fundraiser
Wed, Jan 15th 2014 01:30 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's second annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, "A Taste of The Niagara Region," will take place Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church social hall, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston.
Sabres Steve Ott reminds shoppers not to text and drive during 'It Can Wait' event
Wed, Jan 15th 2014 01:00 pm
Buffalo Sabres captain Steve Ott will make a special visit to the AT&T retail store in the Walden Galleria Sunday to sign autographs and, more importantly, spread the message about the dangers of texting and driving.
Niagara County Health Department, Department for the Aging collaborate to offer free chronic disease self-management workshops
Wed, Jan 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, will offer free chronic disease self-management workshops throughout the county.
City of North Tonawanda to receive 2013 Construction/Repair Project of the Year from American Public Works Association - Western Branch
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:10 pm
ity of North Tonawanda Mayor Robert G. Ortt has announced the city will be awarded the 2013 Construction/Repair Project of the Year by the Western New York Branch of the American Public Works Association. The award is for the renovation project of the Gratwick Riverside Park Marina, which began in 2012. Phase one of the project was completed in 2013.

Michael Marino, PE, of CRA Infrastructure and Engineering Inc., was the design engineer for this initiative, and submitted the project for consideration by the awards committee.

Higgins announces $165.7 million in federal budget bill for border agents
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the federal budget bill, released late last night, includes an increase of $220.4 million in funding for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Higgins urges support for Veterans' Records Reconstruction Act
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 3397, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Lois Capps, which would create guidelines for authenticating a veteran's record through unofficial sources.
Heart, Jay Leno, Kevin Costner among star-studded entertainment this spring at Seneca Casinos
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:00 pm
During a mere 17-day span this spring, the two Seneca Casino resorts will be home to one of the world's premier classic rock bands, a leading country singer-songwriter, one of the most successful comedians in history, one of the most powerful rock voices from the 1980s, and an accomplished actor/director who leads a side band.
Niagara Catholic students compete on 'It's Academic'
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School Senior students Danielle Rosini, Lauren Preti and Maria Sciarrino, pictured from left, recently represented the high school on the television show "It's Academic."
Sweethearts celebrate along Niagara Wine Trail
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:00 pm
Treat your sweetheart to local wines and chocolate during the Niagara Wine Trail's "Be Mine with Wine" event Feb. 14-16.
WNED ǀ WBFO seeking nominations to honor WNY's unsung heroes
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 08:00 pm
WNED ǀ WBFO Buffalo-Toronto has launched a new multimedia initiative that recognizes area citizens who are contributing to the betterment of the community.
DiNapoli: Buffalo's financial condition improves
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 09:40 pm
The City of Buffalo's finances have stabilized in recent years because of careful budget planning, the oversight of a fiscal control board and increased state aid, according to a report issued today by Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The report is part of a series of fiscal profiles on municipalities across the state.
Schneiderman encourages New Yorkers to take advantage of credit protection for Target shoppers
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 09:40 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of the free credit monitoring and identity theft protections now available in the wake of the Target security breach.
BPO musicians participate in benefit for children of Syria at Carnegie Hall
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 09:35 pm
Nine months after their triumphant performance at "Spring For Music," several members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will return to the Carnegie Hall stage in "Shostakovich for the Children of Syria," presented by Music for Life International at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Castellani: 'Bethany Krull: Where are the Wild Things?' examines relationship of humans with natural world
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 09:35 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University announces the next exhibition in the TopSpin Series. "Bethany Krull: Where are the Wild Things?" opens with a reception Sunday, Jan. 26, from 2-4 p.m. The exhibition runs through May 4.
U.S. News and World Report ranks UB's Graduate School of Education online programs among country's 25 best
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 01:55 pm
The University at Buffalo's Graduate School of Education online programs earned a dramatic increase in national ranking compiled by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report, climbing from 61 to 25 among 238 higher education institutions.
Niagara University's volunteer income tax assistance program returns for 2014
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 01:50 pm
If being taxed is one of life's only certainties, receiving free tax preparation assistance from Niagara University isn't far behind.
New York physicians ask State Legislature to fix New York ACA implementation issues
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 01:50 pm
Westchester County plastic surgeon and MSSNY President-Elect Dr. Andrew Kleinman and New York City ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia McLaughlin today urged lawmakers to take steps to assure health insurance plans sold through New York's Exchange truly offer comprehensive physician networks.
ECHDC announces selection of Global Spectrum to manage Canalside
Mon, Jan 13th 2014 11:45 am
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors voted to enter into a contract with Global Spectrum, one of the world's largest and most respected venue management companies, for public space management at Canalside in Buffalo. Global Spectrum was selected based on its extensive knowledge of how to successfully manage and operate destinations and venues, its experience with similar projects, and its ability to leverage existing national relationships and affiliates to market Canalside and generate revenue.
'Celebrating the Winter Olympics' at History Center of Niagara County
Sat, Jan 11th 2014 07:00 am
Children ages 7-12 are invited to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the History Center of Niagara County from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20. The program will celebrate the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in early February.
Advertising Club of Buffalo to host fifth 'Uber Bowl' Super Bowl commercial review
Sat, Jan 11th 2014 07:00 am
Let's be honest, since the beloved Buffalo Bills haven't made it to the "big game" since Clinton was president, for many, the Super Bowl commercials have long garnered more interest than the teams battling on the gridiron.
Sno-Chiefs set state snowmobile safety course
Sat, Jan 11th 2014 07:00 am
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club, in cooperation with the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., will hold a New York state snowmobile safety course this month. Course dates are Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 20 and 21, at the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn. Times are 4:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, and 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
NU to honor Scaffidi with bobblehead day
Sat, Jan 11th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara University will recognize NU Hall of Famer Phil Scaffidi with a bobblehead day when the men's basketball team hosts Rider at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12. The first 1,200 fans in attendance will receive a Scaffidi bobblehead.
Grisanti announces $700,000-plus for City of Buffalo pre-K programs
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 09:55 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti today announced the City of Buffalo has been awarded $741,220 through a competitive grant to expand the available number of slots for full-day pre-kindergarten programs.
Maziarz applauds legislation cracking down on puppy mills
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 09:55 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz is pleased to announce Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that will allow municipalities to regulate pet dealers so long as the local policies adopted are not less stringent than state law.
After demanding answers, Collins says volunteer fire depts. not subject to ObamaCare
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 09:55 pm
After pressing for answers for months, Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, said the IRS will not force volunteer fire departments to comply with ObamaCare's employer mandate.
Gov. Cuomo signs legislation to strengthen oversight of pet dealers in New York state
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 09:50 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation to help protect the health and safety of dogs and cats across New York state by authorizing local municipalities to adopt more stringent laws to regulate pet dealers.

"The legislation announced today is a win for those individuals and communities across the state that have fought for the health and safety of animals under the care of pet dealers," Cuomo said. "While existing state law will be upheld, today's legislation will give support to the many local municipalities that want to ensure stronger safeguards are in place to protect the animals in their communities."

Weather doesn't stop Wheatfield meeting
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 09:00 pm
Falling temperatures, wind, snow and ice brought many cancellations Monday evening, but the Wheatfield Town Board persevered, holding its annual reorganization meeting and a short regular meeting.
Center for the Arts receives $83,200 grant from Roswell Park Alliance Foundation
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 08:50 pm
The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo has received a grant of $83,200 from Roswell Park Alliance Foundation quality of life committee. The funds will provide four artist stipends in the center's Arts in Healthcare Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, now in its sixth year.

The program includes six professional artists in residence, who bring their specialized art forms and skills to patients at Roswell Park.

Keeping the homeless warm
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 08:50 pm
The second annual Operation Warmth took place on Saturday, Jan. 4, with a total of 434 items including coats (212), hats and gloves distributed. The distribution targeted homeless veterans and those in need in the City of Niagara Falls.
Higgins announces partial refunds for customers affected by Direct Air bankruptcy
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 08:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal bankruptcy judge approved a settlement that would reimburse approximately 26 percent of each Direct Air claimant's entitlement. Checks will be distributed over the next several weeks.
Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo: Additional speakers and activities announced
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 08:40 pm
The Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, to be held Jan. 24-26 inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., is providing attendees the opportunity to learn from the pros as Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek, co-founders of Bass University, head two panel discussions throughout the weekend.
 


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