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BBB warning: Child predator email scam preys on concerned parents
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest methods scammers are using to steal personal information, warns the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York.
UB team partners with NASA to design, implement, evaluate global obesity prevention programs
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:10 am
A University at Buffalo obesity prevention research team headed by epidemiologist and childhood obesity expert Dr. Youfa Wang is working with NASA as an official collaborative partner in its global "Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut" program.
NU ramps up volunteer income tax assistance program for 2015
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
For a 34th year, students from NU's College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file state and federal income taxes this spring.
'A Taste of The Niagara Region' is this weekend
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is putting final plans in place for "A Taste of The Niagara Region," its fundraiser taking place this Saturday, Jan. 31. The event will run from noon until 3 p.m. at The Conference & Event Center, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Mount St. Mary's hosts day of 'Celebrating Excellence'
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital is holding a day of "Celebrating Excellence" on Tuesday.
Memorial Medical Center names Wilson director of reimbursement, revenue cycle management
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Nicolette M. Wilson, MBA, as director of reimbursement and revenue cycle management.
Water Street Landing hosts disco fundraiser for Lexi's Place
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:40 pm
Water Street Landing hosts its seventh annual disco, this time featuring tunes from Déja Groove Band. The free admission event begins at 8 p.m. and features prizes for best threads and shagadelic moves. Proceeds will benefit Lexi's Place.
Barker Lions Recognize Roger Harrison with Uplinger Award
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:30 pm
At the Jan. 21 meeting of the Barker Lions, District Gov. Mike Lawkowski presented member Roger Harrison with the Robert J. Uplinger Award.
Islander part of 'Survivor' cast
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 10:25 am
Kelly Remington, a four-year resident of Grand Island, is among the castaways introduced Wednesday for the CBS reality television show "Survivor."
Queen City Roller Girls prepare for ninth season at new venue
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:10 am
Roller derby: It's kind of like a hard-core sorority.
Rose Chiropractic hosts 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:05 am
Area residents are invited to again be a part of "Doctors with a Heart Day."
Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch appointed to Planning Board
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Following an executive session Tuesday night, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Anne Welch to the Planning Board/Historic Preservation Commission.
WM donates blankets to Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Waste Management, parent company of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, recently delivered blankets to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
Music students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:20 pm
Members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's music program again pleaded their case before the school board last Wednesday, in the hopes of having cut programs restored this budget season.
Kleinhans Music Hall announces grants for revitalization campaign
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:05 pm
This summer, after the close of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's season and the last of the high school graduations, the well-worn, circa-1968 seats in Kleinhans Music Hall's main auditorium will be replaced, thanks to the generosity of local foundations, announced Christopher N. Brown, chairman of the board of directors of Kleinhans Management Music Hall Inc.
Niagara County SPCA hires new staff
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Amy Lewis, executive director of the Niagara County SPCA, announced the hiring of Polla Milligan as director of development. For the past nine years, Milligan has been the grant writer and development coordinator at the Food Bank of Western New York in Buffalo.
Division director joins HANCI
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Health Association of Niagara County President/CEO John Kinner announced that Lori Roche, MSN, RN, MBA/HC has agreed to lead the HANCI Home Care division as its new director.
Welcome to Lewiston, 700 Center St.
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Barbara Crouthamel and her three units at 700 Center St.: Lovin' My Bags, Naturally Organics and the Juice Bistro and Café.
People Inc. sharpens its focus on health care with new executive-level appointment
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:55 pm
People Inc. recently expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Bonnie R. Sloma as senior vice president.
AAA receives four travel industry honors
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
AAA Western and Central New York recently received Disney Destinations' "Club of the Year Award," the "Best of the Best Award" from Travel Impressions, Sandals Resorts STAR Awards and Holland America Lines' "Centurion Award."
Buffalo Heart Group Ultrasound Department receives vascular testing accreditation by IAC
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S.
UB's award-winning The Buffalo Chips to hold 20th anniversary concert on Valentine's Day
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:40 pm
Local award-winning college a-cappella group "The Buffalo Chips" will celebrate their 20th anniversary at their annual Valentine's Day concert this year.
Higgins sounds alarm on bill he said would cripple northern border and kill jobs
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, joined the committee on homeland security to debate the Secure our Borders First Act, partisan legislation that proposes what he called unrealistic requirements regarding border security as an excuse to forgo comprehensive immigration reform.
Packard Road traveler advisory
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin Tuesday on Packard Road, in the vicinity of Interstate 190 (Exit 23), in the Town of Niagara.
Town of Lewiston: Brochey seeks replacement for Kloosterman
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:00 pm
The Town of Lewiston has a new position to fill following last week's unexpected announcement by Finance Officer Paul Kloosterman that he intended to leave that position, effective Jan. 31.
Comedy Night to support Grand Island Alumni Association
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Alumni Association will join with Aceti's Wine & Spirit to present Comedy Night Saturday, Jan. 24.
Island of Hope: Luke Gworek named honorary survivor of GI Relay
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The 2015 Grand Island Relay For Life held its annual kickoff ceremony with the theme "One World, One Hope ... Imagine Our World with a Cure."
Town of Niagara: Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare holds site-naming contest
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare recently ran an internal contest open to its employees only. Doctors and staff were encouraged to submit proposed names for its new medical site in the Town of Niagara, which will be home to the new offices of Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare.
Niagara Active Hose celebrates 75 years
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. was commended for 75 years of service at Wednesday's Town of Niagara Town Board meeting.
Citizen Soldier from Niagara Falls extends service to state
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Maj. Gen. Patrick A. Murphy, the adjutant general, announces the recent re-enlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office police academy, DWI enforcement
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced the free Sheriff's Community Police Academy will take place on Thursdays, from Feb. 26 to May 28, at the Niagara County Public Safety Building, 5574 Niagara St. Extension, Lockport.
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring continuing education courses
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 07:00 am
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2015 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
WNY Assembly members to jointly call on Silver to resign
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 05:45 pm
Elected officials will call on their colleagues in the Assembly Democrat conference to finally break ties and take a stance against Sheldon Silver by calling for his resignation and electing new Assembly leadership.
'I Love New York' announces launch of mobile app, TV ad promoting New York tourism
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 04:25 pm
Empire State Development's Division of Tourism today announced the launch of a new, free "I Love New York" mobile app to promote New York tourism.
NCCC, Hotel Niagara enter 5-year agreement to provide housing for Culinary Institute students
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 02:05 pm
Representatives of Niagara County Community College and the owner of the historic Hotel Niagara have executed a five-year lease to allow students to occupy three floors of hotel rooms at Hotel Niagara starting in January 2016 for a period of five years.
Higgins advocates for increased infrastructure funding
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 02:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of increased funding for infrastructure. He said infrastructure investments within the U.S. are vital to continue to provide safe and efficient means for travel and commerce.
Ceretto comments on 2015 State of the State/executive budget proposal
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 01:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, observed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2015 State of the State/executive budget proposal, which outlined the governor's agenda for this upcoming session.
Red Cross calls for blood donors as unique as the patients they help
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 01:55 pm
In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.
Ndaba Mandela visits NU to reflect on grandfather's legacy
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 01:55 pm
A standing-room-only crowd welcomed the grandson of Nelson Mandela to Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum Tuesday.