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Public hearing held for Gun Creek project
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Developers are hoping to start work this year on a decade-old housing project.
Gus Macker: Grand Island Day planned at hoops tourney
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
During a meeting with the Chamber of Commerce Monday, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray called last year's Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament "a great success" despite initial opposition, and plans are to add a Grand Island Night to the 2016 tourney schedule.
McMurray discusses first 100 days of administration
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray told the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce that he hopes to develop Grand Island's front door, back door, and central business district to grow the town's economy.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Kennedy, LDC Construction to receive Citizen of the Year awards
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce will honor seven individuals, organizations and businesses as the recipients of the Citizen of the Year Awards.
Historic Holy Trinity to celebrate thrift store's 5th anniversary
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Community Thrift Store and Donation Center at Historic Holy Trinity, 1419 Falls St., Niagara Falls, is celebrating its fifth anniversary of giving back to the community.
Angel to Apple closing: Popular proprietor to focus on new endeavors
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Jamie Symmonds is not dying, nor is she ill. She didn't win the lotto, nor settle any lawsuits, for that matter.
Obit: Catherine Berry Miklitsch
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 06:55 am
Catherine Berry Miklitsch of Lewiston passed away at her home on Sunday, April 10, 2016, under the care of her family and Niagara Hospice.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosts 25-year Desert Storm reunion
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 09:15 pm
Members of the 914th Airlift Wing hosted a reunion April 9 for the 25th anniversary of the unit's return from Operation Desert Storm. The event took place at the Fuzzy Bison Lounge on the base.
NT seeks volunteers for Canal Clean Sweep
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:55 pm
The mayor's office and the North Tonawanda Waterfront Commission are seeking volunteer cleanup groups and individuals to meet at 9 a.m. at the large pavilion at Mayor's Park on Sweeney Street. Supplies, including rakes, gloves, and trash bags, will be provided to all volunteers by the North Tonawanda Recreation and Parks Department.
Something for Her: Women's Expo & Boutique showcases businesses, organizations
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:50 pm
Approximately 700 eventgoers from all over Western New York gathered at the Tonawanda Castle on April 9 for the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Women's Expo & Boutique.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper: Locals to volunteer for Spring Shoreline Sweep
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:45 pm
Sites across Western New York are filling up fast with volunteers for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper's annual Spring Shoreline Sweep, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 23.
Lew-Port Board OKs budget plan
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:35 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education approved the 2016-17 $43.091 million budget on Tuesday, before a short (but lively!) work session focused on policy review.
Village of Lewiston: No increase in taxes; Planning Board sends variances to ZBA
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:30 pm
Following a half-dozen work sessions, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is poised to present to the public a 2016-17 budget with no tax increase. The tax rate is set to remain at $7.38 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The sewer rate ($4.64 per 100 cubic feet) and the water rate ($3.54 per 100 cubic feet) also are expected to remain the same.
Penguin Days April 23-24 at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:25 pm
One of the most popular happenings in Western New York - Penguin Days - is at the Aquarium of Niagara April 23-24. This two-day event adds penguin encounters, crafts and science experiments to the aquarium's everyday events - and it's all free with general admission.
DEC's Angler Achievement Awards program begins another season
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:15 pm
The Department of Environmental Conservation's annual Angler Achievement Awards program that recognizes anglers who make exceptional catches begins its 27th season, DEC Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Buffalo Bills announce 2016 schedule
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
Buffalo will open its 2016 regular season schedule on the road when the Bills travel to Baltimore to square off with the Ravens.
Memorial Medical Center to hold free stroke awareness event
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
Stroke strikes someone in the U.S. every 40 seconds. On May 4, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will make a major effort to keep area residents from inflating that statistic.
Heart of Niagara 'Yappy Hour' at Buffalo Wild Wings Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue invites the public to attend a "Yappy Hour" at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1594 Military Road, Niagara Falls, from 3-8 p.m. Friday, April 22.
Eligibility expanded for water infrastructure grants with $175 million now available in round 2
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
The Environmental Facilities Corp. today announced that, with the enacted state budget providing an additional $100 million this year in grants, it can now broaden eligibility for wastewater projects and provide a total of $175 million in grants through round two of the NYS Water Grants program.
Historic cardiology project receives state approval
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 10:30 am
Four Western New York health systems were granted state approval Thursday to implement an unprecedented collaboration that will make lifesaving cardiac care readily accessible to residents in Niagara County.
Cuomo signs legislation legalizing mixed martial arts in New York
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 10:15 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation Thursday authorizing competitive mixed martial arts in New York.
Hibbard's Custard is open!
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 05:15 pm
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the season earlier this week. Lewiston's landmark sweet-treatery is open from noon until 9 p.m. daily. Hours will expand as the weather warms.
Poloncarz, Sirén announce free admission week at Albright-Knox
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined Albright-Knox Art Gallery Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director Janne Sirén and art enthusiasts at the gallery to announce the return of free admission week for all Erie County residents.
Stop, shop and swing: 'Springtime Swing Dance' at Elks Lodge in Tonawanda
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:20 pm
Swiftwater Business Association and Cats Like Us present a free dance event, "Springtime Swing Dance," from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at The Elks Lodge, 55 Main St., Tonawanda.
Erie County: Poloncarz signs proclamation honoring military veterans
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Ret.) Bill Callahan, public affairs officer for the Western New York Armed Forces Committee, in order to affix his signature to a proclamation prepared in advance of Armed Forces Week. The proclamation honors all U.S. veterans.
Camp Hope helps heal through fun
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:15 pm
Camp Hope, Niagara Hospice's free bereavement camp, helps children cope with grief.
Lewiston Council on the Arts: Elderwood sponsors free Monday concerts
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:05 pm
Elderwood at Wheatfield and Elderwood at Grand Island are supporting the efforts of the Lewiston Council on the Arts as sponsors of "Blue Mondays" and "Bluegrass Mondays" this summer.
UB architecture faculty projects win national awards
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:00 pm
A pair of projects designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors both received jury honors in an international awards competition that "honors the best of architecture worldwide."
Hospitals team for charity hockey game
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 01:50 pm
Teams from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center played their third annual charity hockey game Friday, April 8, at a packed Hyde Park Ice Pavilion.
Doctor to discuss diabetes drug discovery during fifth annual Chu Lecture
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 01:45 pm
Snakes, lizards and Gila monsters play an important role in this year's David Chu Lecture presented by the University at Buffalo department of pharmaceutical sciences.
NYS Tax Department offers last-minute tips as April 18 deadline nears
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 12:05 pm
With the clock ticking down to the April 18 deadline, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today offered tips to the 2.5 million taxpayers who haven't yet filed their returns.
1199SEIU, Memorial approve collective bargaining agreement
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 10:50 am
Members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East approved a three-and-a-half-year collective bargaining agreement with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in balloting held Tuesday at the medical center.
Aquarium of Niagara: 'Au-Some Aquarium' program offers sensory-friendly fun for children with autism
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 10:50 am
The Aquarium of Niagara has launched its "Au-Some Aquarium" program, developed in partnership with Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo and occupational therapy students at D'Youville College.
HAL offers program on aviation, aircraft
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 10:30 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's April program is "Aviation History on the Niagara Frontier - The Bell Aircraft Corp." John Percy will present a program on Larry Bell's aircraft challenges and accomplishments.
University Express brings learning, fun together for spring 2016 semester
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 10:30 am
The Erie County Department of Senior Services' Retired & Senior Volunteer Program ("RSVP") has announced the spring 2016 University Express lifelong learning program is now accepting registrations from seniors interested in taking one or more of the classes being offered.
Town of Niagara Lions Club offers free breakfast for seniors
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 10:20 am
Attention all senior citizens: The Town of Niagara Lions Club is hosting a free pancake breakfast for all seniors on Saturday, April 23.
UB is ready to tell its story worldwide, with Buffalo at the heart of it
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 10:15 am
The University at Buffalo will begin telling its story worldwide in a more compelling and cohesive way with the launch Tuesday of a new identity and brand strategy for the institution.
Empire State Development announces next step toward establishing Western New York Workforce Training Center
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 09:30 pm
Empire State Development today announced the next step toward establishing the Western New York Workforce Training Center, a new hub that will focus primarily on training for careers in the advanced manufacturing and energy sectors.
Ortt, Senate pass bill expanding critical health benefits for volunteer firefighters
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 09:15 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced the New York State Senate passed legislation on Monday that would provide volunteer firefighters with more health benefits as they continue to put their lives on the line to protect others.
Buffalo leads all local markets for NHL coverage on NBC/NBCSN
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 06:00 pm
Led by strong "Wednesday Night Rivalry" and "Sunday Night Hockey" viewership, the 2015-16 NHL regular season on NBCSN averaged 378,000 viewers to rank as the most-watched full regular season in network history, and the most-watched on cable since the 1993-94 season, according to data provided by The Nielsen Company.
 

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