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Assemblyman Ceretto: Millions budgeted for area roads
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 04:10 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, D-Lewiston, today offered new details on millions of dollars in new funding for roads throughout the 145th Assembly District.
DEC announces $500,000 is now available for Sewage Pollution Right to Know grant program
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 02:25 pm
Funding is now available for projects that will assist communities with the detection, monitoring and reporting of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to enhance reporting of the Sewage Pollution Right to Know law.
Free HIV screenings now offered to UB Dental patients
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 02:00 pm
For Western New York dental patients, a routine teeth cleaning can now come with a HIV screening.
Unique community garden to address hunger, stigma of mental illness
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 02:00 pm
The Gardens of Compassion initiative at St. James United Methodist Church in Niagara Falls will celebrate its fourth year in 2016.
Higgins welcomes currency changes announced by U.S. Treasury
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 02:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, welcomed the decision by the U.S. Treasury to add Harriet Tubman to the $20 bill and keep Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill.
Grill smart: Watch what you heat
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:45 am
Planning to grill this weekend? Now that it has finally started to warm up, many New Yorkers are enjoying their barbecues and other outdoor amenities. And while gas grills, portable fire pits, and patio heaters make outdoor spaces comfortable and desirable places to gather ... it's important they are used properly.
Police and Fire Hockey Tournament comes to HARBORCENTER
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:35 am
HARBORCENTER will host the Police and Fire Hockey Tournament presented by Southern Tier Brewing Company on Friday and Saturday.
Nancy Price Celebrity Bartending event at the Stone Jug
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:35 am
The Youngstown Recreation Commission will host its fifth annual Nancy Price Celebrity Bartending fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Stone Jug in Youngstown.
Erie County Fair welcomes Bret Michaels, Lita Ford and Warrant at Rockfest concert
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:35 am
On Wednesday, Aug. 10, opening day of the Erie County Fair, Rockfest will take the stage at 7 p.m. featuring Bret Michaels with Lita Ford and Warrant.
(716) to host Buffalo Bills day 3 NFL Draft Party Saturday, April 30
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:15 am
For the very first time, the Buffalo Bills fourth and fifth round selections will be officially announced from (716). Bills Wall of Famer Steve Tasker and a group of long-time season ticket members will perform the honors.
St. Peter's Grand Gala a grand success
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:15 am
St. Peter's R.C. School's annual Grand Gala raised nearly $90,000.
Annual Poverty Conference announces Project Connect Niagara
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:05 am
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Heart, Love and Soul Inc. in Niagara Falls.
New Niagara American Grill Now open inside Days Inn At The Falls
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 08:55 am
Niagara Falls' newest restaurant, Niagara American Grill, is now open in downtown Niagara Falls. This fun, casual restaurant features craft beers and freshly made home-style meals, house specialties and classic favorites for every appetite.
Niagara Day Camp welcomes applicants
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 07:00 am
Looking for the best day camp in Western New York? Send your child(ren) to an educational day filled with fun-filled activities courtesy of Niagara Jet Adventures, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Aquarium of Niagara and Hard Rock Cafe.
YMCA celebrates exceeding $725,000 campaign goal
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:45 pm
YMCA volunteers and staff celebrated exceeding their annual campaign goal of $725,000 by raising $750,624 for the YMCA's financial assistance program.
Construction work on Robert Moses, I-190
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:45 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced construction is resuming on the project to reconstruct the interchange of the Robert Moses Parkway with John B. Daly Boulevard in the City of Niagara Falls.
DEC announces $1.8 million in conservation grants to land trusts to boost tourism, farmland protection and public access for recreation
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced $1.8 million in Conservation Partnership Program grants for 55 nonprofit land trusts across the state.
'BAND Against Bullying' music and arts competition returns to UB
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP, M&T Bank and Ingram Micro for another "BAND Against Bullying" school arts competition to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
Niagara University hosts social justice conference, announces new diversity initiatives
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice.
Erie County Fair announces two country concerts: Hunter Hayes and Lee Brice
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
The Erie County Fair announced two country concerts were added to the GUSTO Grandstand lineup as part of the National Grid Concert Series. Hunter Hayes will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. The following day, on Monday, Aug. 15, Lee Brice will perform at 7:30 p.m.
2016 'Casual Elegance' fundraiser to once again benefit youth recreation programs
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 05:25 pm
New Directions Youth and Family Services has announced its seventh annual fundraiser - "Casual Elegance" - will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Foundry Hotel & Banquet, 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
Tops Friendly Markets announces plan to move to 100 percent cage-free housing by 2025
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 10:30 pm
"While Tops has provided an option for both conventional eggs and cage free-organic eggs for numerous years, we are pleased to announce our plans to source 100 percent of our private label eggs locally from chickens in cage free housing by 2025, based upon available supply."
Village of Lewiston poised to approve budget, debuts new boardroom
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 05:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston unveiled its proposed 2016-17 budget at a public hearing and board meeting Monday. As published last week, the property tax rate ($7.38 per $1,000 of assessed valuation), water rate ($3.54 per 100 cubic feet) and sewer rate ($4.64 per 100 cubic feet) will remain the same.
NTCC introduces program to connect visitors directly with Niagara USA attractions
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 03:15 pm
The NTCC invites local attractions, wineries, tour companies and restaurants to send a representative to speak directly with visitors about their products and services as they look to plan their itineraries in Niagara USA.
Johnny Depp, Olivia Newton John, Boy George and more headed to Seneca Niagara Casino
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 02:55 pm
After their worldwide television debut on the 58th Annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, The Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Joe Perry, will stop at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 9, for a special outdoor show starting at 8 p.m.
NU grad student earns honorable mention prize from American Alliance of Museums
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 12:35 pm
Christine Bacon, a graduate student at Niagara University, has been awarded an honorable mention designation by the nation's top professional museum association, the American Alliance of Museums.
Ciminelli gift to support Hayes Hall restoration, Buffalo region
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 12:20 pm
The Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation has given $1 million to the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning to help build a brighter future for the school and its host communities.
Railroad Museum hosts Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 07:00 am
The Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier hosts a Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. (or until sold-out) Saturday, May 14.
Buffalo Zoo announces lineup of performers for 4th annual BuffaLoveFest
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the lineup for its fourth annual BuffaLoveFest, an event featuring all things "Buffalo." BuffaLoveFest will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Buffalo Zoo.
Ceretto celebrates local women's accomplishments at Women of Distinction ceremony
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 02:40 pm
Niagara Falls City Hall filled with some of the area's most influential community members on Saturday, April 16, in celebration of the Women of Distinction Awards, which were presented by Assemblyman John Ceretto.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center recognizes volunteers for contributing more than 50,000 hours of service
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
More than 200 volunteers from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center will be honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Thursday, April 21, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Niagara County Police Academy holding information session April 28
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus.
Niagara County clerk warns against pricey deed scam
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski is warning of the re-emergence of a scam designed to rip off Niagara County's homeowners, and urging county property owners to disregard the letter's pricey solicitation.
Niagara County Department of Health, Office for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health, nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Niagara County offers three free chronic disease self-management workshop series
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:20 pm
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or anxiety, join in for our free chronic disease self-management workshop series in your community.
May Day Victorian tea at Marjim Manor
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:15 pm
Celebrate spring with a Victorian tea at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Winery at Marjim Manor. The four-course meal includes traditional and modern tea courses.
Lewiston Garden Club meeting
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:15 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club will gather at 6 p.m. Monday, April 25, inside Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Christina Custode performing, filming at NCCC
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:15 pm
Christina Custode will perform acoustic arrangements of her original music and will shoot a live performance video at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, inside the Niagara County Community College Performing Arts Center auditorium.
National Grid celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:10 pm
Through wind, rain, blazing sun, sleet and snow, National Grid's lineworkers are always on the job.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue holds back-to-back adoption events
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:10 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its first adoption event in downtown Buffalo, in the lobby of the Larkin Center of Commerce, 701 Seneca St. The event is set for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, April 21.