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'An Evening in Red' celebrates Go Red For Women with 'Red Dress Collection' fashion show from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will kick-off Thursday in New York City with the Go Red For Women "Red Dress Collection" fashion show. F
ECC to aid local craft beer industry with state's first brewing science and service certificate program
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
Erie Community College has prided itself for decades on its ability to craft its curriculum for career-focused students interested in entering Western New York's growing industries.
$20,000 in scholarships available from Erie County Fairgrounds
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:10 am
As part of the Erie County Fairgrounds' effort to foster education and success in students, the Erie County Agricultural Society and the Erie County Fair will award $20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors and college students.
Toast & Jam is back by popular demand
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Get ready to lose those winter blues. Toast & Jam begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at The Brickyard B.B.Q and Pub, 432 Center St., Lewiston. This jazz-jammin', blues-rockin', poetry-reading event is back by popular demand and continues till March 23.
Hewitt Award celebrates 50th year of service and recognition of scholar-athletes
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
The Hewitt Award Scholarship Program is celebrating its 50th year of providing scholarships in recognition of excellence of high school student-athletes.
Daemen students involved in life-changing medical mission to Dominican Republic
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Impoverished residents in a small Dominican Republic village received much-needed medical care from Daemen College students and faculty during a recent international mission trip, an annual college effort that's estimated to have assisted more than 7,000 individuals over the past 15 years.
New York Power Authority spurs economic development in New York from Cuomo's ReCharge NY program, other initiatives
Wed, Feb 11th 2015 10:00 am
Lower-cost electricity from the New York Power Authority served as an anchor for hundreds of key businesses and enterprises in New York in 2014, with more than 400,000 jobs and billions of dollars in capital investments directly supported by NYPA's generation and power purchases.
Ortt, GOP hold conference pushing repealing of gap elimination adjustment
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, and dozens of others in the State Senate Majority held a press conference in Albany to discuss their plan to repeal the gap elimination adjustment.
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot climbs to $485 million
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:40 pm
The jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing is now $485 million, making it the third largest Powerball jackpot in game history. New York Lottery officials estimate the cash value of the jackpot will be $327.7 million.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Eastern Hills Mall this Valentine's Day
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 14, for a Valentine's Day event at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville.
Ceretto pushes for MMA legalization during joint economic development budget hearing
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto continued his push for the legalization of professional Mixed Martial Arts in New York at today's joint legislative economic development budget hearing.
Welcoming 'Year of the Ram': Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino invites public to celebrate Chinese New Year
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 05:35 pm
As the Chinese New Year holiday approaches, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is planning a grand celebration that is not to be missed.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to honor businesses, individuals at 10th anniversary gala
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 03:45 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Erie County road report highlights completed Hamburg projects
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works Highways' Division reports both heavily traveled routes and roads with less vehicular volume in the Town of Hamburg received significant upgrades during the 2014 construction season.
Daemen bolsters efforts to address sexual assault prevention and response
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:20 pm
Amid ongoing national discussions on campus sexual assault issues, Daemen College has been taking several proactive steps aimed at bolstering its sexual misconduct policies and campus-wide prevention and response efforts, including sponsoring a week of activities specifically addressing this important issue.
New York state's largest marina set to receive transformation
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:55 am
Plans to upgrade slips, electrical and water service, lighting, dining facilities and other amenities at the marina at Buffalo Harbor State Park are one step closer as a new operator has been selected, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today.
PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter presents Dave Armon
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:30 am
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will present "Challenging the Status Quo: Why Sponsored Content Should be a Component of your Marketing Communications Program," presented by Dave Armon, president and CEO of
NBC Sports Group acquires exclusive U.S. media rights for 2017 America's Cup
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:30 am
NBC Sports Group has acquired exclusive U.S. media rights for the 2017 America's Cup Finals and America's Cup Challenger Playoffs.
Striding through a snowstorm ... in Naples
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:15 am
Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford, originally from Buffalo, strides through a snowstorm Monday at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy.
Robert Moses Parkway North public session announced
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:00 am
USA Niagara Development Corp., the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the New York State Department of Transportation and the City of Niagara Falls have announced a public information session to share details regarding the next steps in the Robert Moses Parkway North removal project.
Neurologic conditions of U.S. presidents are subject of UB grand rounds
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 08:50 am
On Feb. 12, the 206th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, Nicholas J. Silvestri, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and an avid history buff, will give grand rounds on the topic of "Neurological Ailments of the Presidents."
Sentinel survey asks for input on CWM expansion
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
CWM - the mere mention of it brings far-ranging responses from the community.
Three steps to protect your pets
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
Your pet is part of the family. So when it comes to disaster preparedness, keeping pets safe should enter into the equation.
Substance abuse topic of Feb. 10 forum
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
To increase awareness of the problems youth face, and to find strategies the community can adapt to build a healthy environment for youth, the One Island, One Team Coalition will discuss the reality of adolescent substance abuse on Grand Island and learn about the issues that were identified in the prevention needs assessment survey taken by Grand Island teens.
Memorial wears red for women's heart health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:45 pm
Team members from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and The Heart Center of Niagara gathered in the hospital's lower lobby Friday to show support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day. The annual observance is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to battle heart disease in women.
Get the most out of your tech devices
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Your tech gadgets are an investment and, with a little bit of effort, you can get even more out of them and make them last longer.
Upgrade your fireplace to improve energy efficiency
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Heating and cooling your home typically comprises nearly half of the average American's utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a portion of that expenditure is lost.
Five tips to save money, time in your small business
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
There are two things most small business owners have in common: limited time and limited finances. If you're an entrepreneur, finding ways to make the most of both is crucial for your sanity and success.
Niagara-Wheatfield plans for superintendent search
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
At a special board meeting Tuesday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education set a schedule in its search for a new superintendent to replace Lynn Marie Fusco, who recently accepted a position as superintendent of Erie-1 BOCES.
North Tonawanda history museum opens new exhibit
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The North Tonawanda History Museum completed a new exhibit on Richard Newman, who was born in North Tonawanda in 1938.
Musicians band together to 'Crush Cancer'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:35 pm
JB Aaron headlines a full day of music designed to raise funds and support for those battling a deadly disease.
Ortt appointed co-chair of joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has been appointed as one of three legislators to lead the Senate's joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction. Sens. Terrence Murphy (R-C-I-Green-Yorktown) and George Amedore Jr. (R-C-I-Rotterdam) also co-chair the task force.
Panepinto calls for complete repeal of statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-60, along with childhood sexual abuse victims Vanessa DeRosa and Tino Flores, and their attorneys, came together Friday to call for the complete repeal of New York's statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors.
Measles lessons: UB medical faculty members tweak how they teach
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
3 anti-inflammation recipes to help restore your health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
The link between chronic disease and inflammation based on a poor diet and sedentary lifestyle has been made clear by now, as outlined in an article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
'Fire & Ice' to benefit Boy Scouts' Greater Niagara Frontier Council
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
"Fire & Ice," a "culinary and visual extravaganza," takes place Thursday, March 12, at an all-new location, The Foundry at 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The annual event benefits the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boys Scouts of America and provides an evening of music, entertainment, food and premier auctions.
BPO offers romantic Valentine's Day celebration
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:20 pm
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is planning an evening of romance surrounding the return of Buffalo favorite Steve Lippia.
BBB says start with trust when looking for love online
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and more and more people are turning to their computers to find new relationships. In fact, more than 41.2 million people in the U.S. tried an online dating site in 2014. It's a $1.2 billion business.
Buffalo Zoo animal adoption package makes unique Valentine gift
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo is offering special animal adoption packages for Valentine's Day.
Zooper Saturday will feature family Valentine's activities
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo will hold a Family Valentine's Day event this weekend, as part of the Zooper Saturday series.