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Scientists and artists say: Bring on the noise!
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 07:00 am
Scientists and artists are ready to make, analyze, debate and celebrate noise at "Signal:Noise," Buffalo's next Science & Art Cabaret.
Chamber Gala 2016: Porter Empty Return Center is Ransomville Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Porter Empty Return Center as recipient of the Ransomville Business of the Year Award.
Deaf Access Services receives First Niagara Foundation grant to teach American Sign Language to deaf children
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:40 pm
Deaf Access Services has received a $2,500 "Quality of Life" grant from the First Niagara Foundation.
State to help fund Wheatfield landfill site fence
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:10 pm
Sen. Rob Ortt spoke at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting Monday after he secured $75,000 in state capital funds to help construct a fence around the Niagara Sanitation Landfill site off Nash Road.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Todd Santos to MC 50th Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:05 pm
Chief Meteorologist Todd Santos from WIVB-TV Channel 4 will be the master of ceremonies for the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce's 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards.
Veterans Memorial Park projects plans progress
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:05 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board is working toward obtaining funds for a memorial in Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Summit mall sports dome public session set
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:05 pm
Residents will have a chance to voice their questions, comments and concerns on the proposed 138,600-square-foot sports dome structure set to be built on the backside of The Summit mall. The Wheatfield Planning Board has scheduled a public information session for 7 p.m. March 2, at Town Hall, 2800 Church Road.
Gus Macker event moved to June 4-5
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:00 pm
The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament has moved up a week in the schedule to June 4-5.
Jastrzemski makes Niagara County's history a priority
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 08:35 pm
Niagara County's newly elected county clerk, whose job includes overseeing the county's efforts at preserving key historical records, recently paid a visit to the county historian's office to explore new policies aimed at making the agency more accessible to the public.
Obit: Hon. John F. 'Jake' Halpin
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 08:25 pm
Retired Niagara County Family Court Judge Hon. John F. "Jake" Halpin, of Lewiston entered into rest Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport. He was born in Philadelphia on Dec. 9, 1930, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Ryan) Halpin.
AlertID shares warning signs, tips and resources for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:20 pm
According to the National Domestic Abuse Hotline, each year 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner. Only one-third of those victims seek help.
BNSME announces 2015 Elite Sales and Marketing Award winners
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:15 pm
Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives announces the 2015 Elite Sales & Marketing Award Winners:
Ortt Honors Orleans/Niagara BOCES with legislative resolution
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:15 pm
The New York State Senate honored Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Thursday for 60 years of academic excellence with a resolution put forth by Sen. Rob Ortt.
Niagara County aims to bolster businesses
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:15 pm
Working closely with pro-business partners including the Niagara USA Chamber and the Greater Lockport Development Corp., the Niagara County Center for Economic Development will host a business workshop Wednesday at Lockport City Hall.
Lt. Gov. Hochul, McCaffrey to speak at ACE event at NCCC
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:15 pm
New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffrey will be the guest speakers at the American Council on Education Network for Women in Higher Education spring event.
FASNY: Volunteer fire service leaders and elected officials call for presumptive cancer coverage
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:10 pm
In a powerful display of unity, leaders representing the Firemen's Association of the State of New York, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York joined together with members of the New York State Senate and Assembly in an effort to extend a helping hand to volunteer firefighters facing a daunting challenge: beating cancer.
'Jesus Christ Superstar' on stage in Youngstown
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 07:10 pm
"Jesus Christ Superstar" will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 10-12, at First Presbyterian of Youngstown, 100 Church St.
Billoni: Corey McGowan seeks to build Island awareness as he builds career
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 03:00 pm
Born on St. Patrick's Day 1989 to John and Patricia, Corey McGowan has lived his entire life on Grand Island. A graduate of Huth Road Elementary, Grand Island High School and Buffalo State College, he left a career in business to follow his passion as a promoter and entrepreneur through Corey McGowan Productions.
'Frozen falls' climber Will Gadd returns to Niagara
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 02:50 pm
Nearly 13 months after he successfully climbed a frozen Niagara Falls, internationally renowned climber Will Gadd returned Thursday to find somewhat different conditions.
Erie County, Town of Cheektowaga 'chip' in for savings
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 04:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, in collaboration with the Town of Cheektowaga Highway Department, has announced the cleanup of winter debris and tree limbs at Como Lake Park is being aided through the use of a town-owned wood chipper, resulting in savings of approximately $9,000 to the county.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY announces professional development sessions focused on marketing for cultural organizations, individual artists
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 04:20 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has announced the next sessions in its professional development series:
Ethan Moreau joins Academy of Hockey
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 04:15 pm
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of the Academy of Hockey Kevyn Adams announced the addition of Ethan Moreau to the academy coaching staff. Moreau brings 16 years and 928 games of NHL experience to the academy offerings.
On Great Lakes Day, Higgins fights for Great Lakes funding on House Floor
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 04:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, spoke on the House Floor during Great Lakes Day to demonstrate the importance of fully funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and other Great Lakes programs in Congress' proposed budget for fiscal year 2017.
Super Monday Championships scheduled for Feb. 29
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 04:05 pm
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the Super Monday High School Federation Hockey Championships, scheduled to occur on Monday, Feb. 29, at First Niagara Center.
Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale, largest fundraiser for Hospice Buffalo, March 2-5
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 03:55 pm
Bring spring inside your home or office with a bouquet of fresh flowers March 2-5, and support Hospice Buffalo's 30th anniversary Spring Bouquet Sale.
UB architect builds weather station on two wheels
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 03:45 pm
It's a bizarre scene: A man on a cargo bike tricked out with lots of strange-looking equipment labors up and down the streets of Cleveland and surrounding suburbs.
Statement from Panepinto on extension of Lauren's Law
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 05:40 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-Buffalo, announced the passage of his co-sponsored legislation, known as Lauren's Law (S.6228) in a unanimous vote.
AAA Western and Central New York recognizes 'Top Shops,' Weibert's Auto Place, Brownie's included
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 03:30 pm
AAA Western and Central New York recently recognized more than 100 approved auto repair facilities earning customer satisfaction scores of 90 percent or better in 2015. The annual "Top Shop" Award program distinguishes local, professional facilities that have met AAA's stringent customer service guidelines.
Oscar Wilde-themed symposium, theater production, art exhibit coming to NU
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 03:10 pm
April 2 will be a "Wilde" day, so to speak, at Niagara University.
UB grad aces physics subject test of GRE
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 02:35 pm
University at Buffalo graduate Geoffrey Fatin has achieved something that his UB faculty mentors say they've never seen before: He scored a maximum 990 points on the physics subject test of the Graduate Record Examination.
NU's Family Literacy Center presenting free children's book club
Wed, Feb 24th 2016 11:10 am
The Family Literacy Center at Niagara University is presenting an enrichment book club for children in grades 2-8. It begins March 17.
Sabres acquire third-round pick for Mike Weber
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 07:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team acquired a third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Mike Weber.
Ortt introduces legislation to renew and amend casino funding formula
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:15 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has introduced legislation that would change the state's funding formula for the Seneca Niagara Casino and allow the host city, the City of Niagara Falls, to keep a greater percentage of the net drop from slot machine revenue.
Smile Education Day to reach more than 15,000 WNY kids
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:10 pm
Before lunchtime on Wednesday, University at Buffalo dental faculty and students will visit nearly 15,000 children in more than 100 schools across Western New York as part of the 23rd annual Smile Education Day.
Jeannine Suk named director of counseling services at Niagara University
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:05 pm
Jeannine D. Suk has been appointed as Niagara University's new director of counseling services. She joins NU on Feb. 29.
Greenway: State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:05 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee (State Parks Standing Committee) will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, March 7, to vote on funding for a project being proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks.
Higgins announces application period for SAFER federal fire grants
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the application window for grants provided through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Services (SAFER) program is now open.
New York awarded nearly $1 million to support community mental health, substance use disorder programs
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 03:00 pm
The New York State Office of Mental Health and Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services announced today that New York has been awarded a federal planning grant of $982,373 to strengthen its community-based mental health care and substance use disorder programs through the development of new certified community behavioral health clinics (CCBHC) in pilot sites across the state.
ECHDC announces construction start for new Queen City Bike Ferry landing on Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 02:55 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced construction has started on the new Queen City Bike Ferry landing on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.