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NCCC: Driver's education class open to community
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 10:45 am
Niagara County Community College, in partnership with AAA of Western New York, is offering driver's education classes to young adults in the community who would like to learn to drive.
Christmas Shoppe helping those in need at Christmas
Sat, Dec 26th 2015 10:35 am
More than 100 volunteers from throughout the community assisted with this year's Christmas Shoppe of the Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center held in the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls on Dec. 19.
New Year's resolutions: Self-improve or self-delude?
Sat, Dec 26th 2015 07:00 am
Dr. Timothy Osberg of the American Psychological Association, who has done extensive research on addiction and irrational food beliefs, said, "People make resolutions because they look at important milestones, like the new year, as signals of change and a new beginning, so they see it as an opportunity for real change."
Meet Commodore Rhonda Ried: Buffalo Launch Club elects first woman to steer the ship
Sat, Dec 26th 2015 07:00 am
For the first time in its 113-year history, the Buffalo Launch Club's commodore is a woman.
Grand Island: Inauguration Day set for Jan. 1
Sat, Dec 26th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Grand Island has announced the inauguration of the newly elected officials will take place at noon Friday, Jan. 1, at the Buffalo Launch Club, 503 East River Road.
Grand Island Town Board: Montana appointed supervisor's assistant
Sat, Dec 26th 2015 07:00 am
Grand Island Town Supervisor-elect Nate McMurray announced Friday that he will appoint Cyndy Montana as the new assistant to the supervisor at Grand Island Town Hall.
Town of Niagara: Board concludes meeting with emotional goodbye
Thu, Dec 24th 2015 07:00 am
After business was discussed, the Town of Niagara Town Board said goodbye to two of its councilmen: Danny Sklarski and Robert A. Clark.
Town of Niagara focusing on future park developments
Thu, Dec 24th 2015 07:00 am
Increasing safety at Veterans Memorial Community Park was thoroughly discussed by Niagara's Town Board at its Dec. 17 meeting.
Leaving office: Town of Niagara Councilman Sklarski retires after many notable accomplishments
Thu, Dec 24th 2015 07:00 am
After a long career in local government, Town of Niagara Councilman Danny Sklarski is retiring as a public official.
Feedback from Wheatfield residents sought on possible new library
Thu, Dec 24th 2015 07:00 am
Town Center Focus Group Chairwoman Melissa A. Germann informed Wheatfield residents at Monday's Town Board meeting that a survey would be released in early January on whether or not the town should consider building its own library.
Phyllis, the 'Morning Sun' starlet, loving her new home
Thu, Dec 24th 2015 07:00 am
Phyllis, a cute Shih-Tzu mix, has been adopted into a new, loving home. This comes after the drama of being abandoned at a shelter, rescued from euthanasia, having surgery at the Lewiston Animal Hospital, and then being chosen for a role in a film.
DEC delivers response on CWM landfill
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 05:30 pm
Following months of anticipation, the community finally has a response from the state's Department of Environmental Conservation's Siting Board on CWM Chemical Services in Porter.
P3 Center brings Christmas to area families
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 05:30 pm
Donations by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center employees provided Christmas presents for 29 families served by the hospital's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids.
Santa's veterinarian clears Rudolph, reindeer for annual Christmas flight
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 02:00 pm
Following a health checkup at the North Pole, Santa's veterinarian has given the green light to Rudolph's red nose and the rest of the reindeer that will be traveling the world this Christmas Eve.
WBBZ-TV to air 'Yule Log' Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 02:00 pm
Chris Musial, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced that, for the fourth year in a row, "Your Hometown Television Station" will air a holiday "Yule Log" from 8 p.m. Christmas Eve through 6 p.m. Christmas Day.
DEC reclassifies Wheatfield landfill, raising public threat level
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 12:30 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released an inactive hazardous waste disposal site classification notice Monday regarding the landfill site on Nash Road in the Town of Wheatfield.
Hard Rock hosts JoyRyde & The Hitmen Horns on New Year's Eve
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 12:15 pm
Celebrate the start of 2016 like a true rock star! Hard Rock Niagara Falls USA will host its annual inside New Year's Eve party at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino getting ready to ring in 2016 in style with New Year's Eve Bash
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 11:50 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is getting ready to throw the party of the year.
Mount St. Mary's Foundation names officers for 2016
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 10:35 am
The Mount St. Mary's Foundation has announced its officers for the 2016.
Lewiston artist Michelle Marcotte wins grant award to paint at DiMino Tops Supermarket
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 10:10 am
The Arts Services Initiative of Western New York recently presented Lewiston artist Michelle Marcotte an individual artist grant for Niagara County in the amount of $2,500.
Ortt: North Tonawanda Police Department uses state funds to ensure public safety
Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 10:10 am
The North Tonawanda Police Department is increasing police presence during Christmas and New Year's Eve with the help of state funds secured by state Sen. Rob Ortt earlier this year.
Goldfarb Financial donates $2,500 to City of Buffalo Animal Shelter as a part of inaugural holiday giveaway
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 03:30 pm
Goldfarb Financial presented City of Buffalo Animal Shelter with a $2,500 check for winning the inaugural "Goldfarb Holiday Giveaway."
Niagara Gospel Mission opens housing program on Portage Road
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 02:00 pm
With winter cold setting in, the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission has announced the opening of its new housing program at its Niagara Falls facility (1317 Portage Road).
Village of Lewiston: Remodeled Rite-Aid plaza, new boardroom planned
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 01:45 pm
Residents in the Village of Lewiston will notice two significant changes in the new year.
PetSmart brings comfort, cheer to child trauma victims
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 01:15 pm
Team members from PetSmart's Lockport store deliver stuffed animals to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Child Advocacy Center of Niagara.
Dr. Hannah Bailey to join Memorial OB/GYN Center
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 10:45 am
The OB/GYN Center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Hannah Bailey, M.D., will be joining its staff as a full-time obstetrician/gynecologist.
Memorial, UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine to offer free baseline testing to 'Concussion' attendees
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 10:45 am
The Niagara Region's leader in sports medicine and concussion management is making a special offer to athletes to celebrate the release of the Will Smith blockbuster movie "Concussion."
Attention, industry: Got a problem? Call on UB mathematicians
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 10:45 am
University at Buffalo mathematicians have received a $600,000 National Science Foundation grant to support an innovative collaboration between their department and companies in banking, security, aerospace technology and other fields.
NU student from Germany wins photo contest for Maid of the Mist selfie
Tue, Dec 22nd 2015 10:00 am
A Niagara University graduate student from Fichtenberg, Germany, recently won a statewide photo contest for a selfie he took while riding the Maid of the Mist in August.
Higgins: Solar tax credit a big win for Western New York
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 05:20 pm
Standing outside of SolarCity's new solar panel manufacturing site currently under construction in Buffalo, Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, discussed the recently approved extension of the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the impact it will have on Western New York.
Santa to visit Niagara Jet Adventures
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 02:00 pm
Niagara Jet Adventures in Youngstown invites area families for a special time with Santa Claus this Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the NJA marina complex on 555 Water St.
Castellani Art Museum closed for Niagara University holiday recess
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 02:00 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public during Niagara University's holiday break, Wednesday, Dec. 23, through Sunday, Jan. 3. The museum reopens with regular hours Tuesday, Jan. 5.
Students learning to give back at St. Peter's R.C. School
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 02:00 pm
Education goes beyond academics at St. Peter's Roman Catholic School. Through a dress-down day where students paid $1, the school raised $200 for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Award-winning nature photographer Charlie Alsheimer returns to Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 01:00 pm
Whitetail deer guru Charlie Alsheimer returns to the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo's main stage, at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., on Jan. 23. Alsheimer, of Bath, will present a trilogy of deer and nature photography seminars.
Niagara Law Center spreads holiday cheer with United Way toy drive
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 11:30 am
A holiday toy drive coordinated by Niagara University's Continuing Legal Education program proved so successful that Carol Howaart-Diez, CEO of the United Way of Greater Niagara, had to enlist the help of Lewiston attorney Karl Frankovitch to transport a second vehicle of toys to the organization's warehouse.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service informs student loan borrowers about new repayment option
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 11:30 am
Beginning this month, student loan borrowers have a new repayment option to consider, and it could lead to significant relief for an estimated 5 million borrowers.
Niagara University: Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 60th class
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 11:30 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 60th class during a ceremony held Dec. 18 at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
UB: Is a common form of gum disease linked to breast cancer?
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 11:30 am
Women who report having periodontal disease are at greater risk for breast cancer, especially if they smoke or recently quit smoking, according to University at Buffalo research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (CEBP), a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Bonavista Foods Inc. recalls pork products produced without benefit of import inspection
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 11:30 am
Bonavista Foods Inc.'s Ovid, New York, establishment is recalling approximately 4,338 pounds of cured pork products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
Playground sign dedicated: Kaegebein facility goes from plans to reality in 5 years
Sat, Dec 19th 2015 10:45 am
Five years ago, when the Kaegebein Playground Committee formed, the idea of a playground for Kaegebein Elementary School seemed like a distant dream
 

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