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Mount View offers seniors a new lease on life
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
At Mount View Assisted Living in Lockport, seniors aren't considered "old people." They're not forced into stereotypical hobbies or limited on what they can or can't do. In fact, they're encouraged to think past limitations - age, sickness, injury or anything else that would slow a person down.
Village of Lewiston: Memorial Day parade, ceremony back on
Sat, Jan 30th 2016 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 Cmdr. Bill Justyk and Adjutant Norm Machelor officially announced Thursday the Village of Lewiston Memorial Day ceremony is coming back after a year off.
State plans Niagara Falls dewatering, bridge replacements
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 07:00 pm
In coming years, area residents and visitors to Niagara Falls will be able experience a truly unique event - if plans announced this week hold true.
Simple steps for propane tank safety during winter storms
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:45 pm
The New York Propane Gas Association is asking consumers to take simple steps to aid in keeping propane tanks filled and keep families safe during and after winter storms.
Memorial Medical Center receives national recognition
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's innovative Get Well/Stay Well program, which provides holistic care to older adults at the Summit Family Care Center in Wheatfield, has won a prestigious national award.
Higgins supports Buffalo's application for 'SMART Cities' challenge
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is backing a federal grant application submitted by the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition (NITTEC), in partnership with the City of Buffalo, Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC) and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority for the U.S. Department of Transportation's "Beyond Traffic: The SMART City Challenge."
Empower announces staff and leadership appointments
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:25 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, has announced several leadership appointments:
Acting Erie County DA Flaherty announces new community outreach initiative
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:15 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. was joined Thursday by leading members of Erie County in a community forum to announce a brand-new community outreach initiative of the office of the Erie County district attorney (ECDA).
'Operation Whiter-Brighter' to support Niagara Air Base for 10th straight year
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:15 pm
Western New Yorkers can have smiles as white as snow and support a good cause - just in time for spring.
Village of Youngstown receives unexpected donations for Veteran's Memorial security system
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:15 pm
Thursday's Village of Youngstown Board meeting began with a pleasant surprise. The Vietnam Veterans of America Niagara County Chapter 268 presented donations to the village in honor of Francis Daniel Zuhlke, a veteran and active community member who passed away in October.
Community Missions: 19th annual 'Sweetheart Dinner' benefits Niagara County's neediest
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 05:15 pm
Community Missions Inc. will hold its 19th annual "Sweetheart Dinner" on Friday, Feb. 5, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls to raise awareness and funds for the agency's crisis services programs.
Meetings for dementia caregiver support groups in Niagara County
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 11:40 am
Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be stressful and isolating, but support groups can provide coping tools and a welcoming embrace from others in the same position.
New storage facility opens in Town of Niagara
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 11:40 am
Sandro Viola, a Town of Niagara resident for 35 years, has opened Towne Centre Storage, a storage facility, at 8605 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
DEC looks to secure funds for landfill remediation
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 11:00 am
Last month, the Department of Environmental Conservation recategorized the Niagara Sanitation site off Nash Road from a class 3 site, which is described as offering no hazard to the public, to a class 2 site, indicating there is a potential hazard to the public.
WNED | WBFO's 2016 special, 'Making a Difference,' recognizes WNY citizens committed to making a positive community impact
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:45 am
WNED-TV has completed production on a new "Making a Difference" television special. This year's program features nine exemplary individuals who work year-round to create change and make a positive impact in their communities.
Food Bank: Community's help needed to 'Check Out Hunger'
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:45 am
Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed hungry families in the community while shopping for groceries throughout the month of February.
Hospice volunteers gear up for spring bouquet sale
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:35 am
Staff and volunteers from Niagara Hospice are gearing up for the 2016 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 7-13 with presale bouquets being ordered throughout the month of February.
Conservation tree and shrub seedlings now available
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:35 am
Order forms for the 2016 conservation tree and shrub seedling sale are now available from Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.
DEC accepting applications for annual Environmental Excellence Awards
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:35 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting applications for the 2016 Environmental Excellence Awards program, Acting DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Free tax prep available through EOC
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 10:25 am
The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center is again offering free tax preparation for individuals and families meeting economic and income guidelines, the latest installment of a quickly expanding program.
Niagara USA Chamber announces Chamber Honors awardees
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 09:35 am
The Niagara USA Chamber will hold its annual Chamber Honors Gala Friday, March 18, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center. This annual dinner recognizes the businesses and business leaders that have made a positive impact in the Niagara region.
New gray seal, Della, arrives at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 09:35 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is proud to welcome Della, a 25-year-old gray seal from the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
A B.A.S.I.C. winter recess at NU: Serving those in need
Fri, Jan 29th 2016 09:35 am
When college students travel during the winter semester break, it's rare they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless - unless said college students attend Niagara University.
Ortt welcomes Croci to tour Niagara Falls Air Base
Thu, Jan 28th 2016 02:40 pm
State Sens. Rob Ortt and Patrick Gallivan welcomed Sen. Tom Croci of Sayville to their districts Wednesday during a tour of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park and the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Wednesday. The visit to the naval park and air base was a fist for Croci.
Buffalo Philharmonic to celebrate genius of David Bowie with March 30 show
Thu, Jan 28th 2016 02:40 pm
Western New York fans of David Bowie will have a chance to come together and celebrate his towering musical legacy at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30.
'The Great Assist' brings Harlem Globetrotters Smile Patrol to visit kids at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Wed, Jan 27th 2016 02:40 pm
Celebrating 90 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, today, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters brought their Smile Patrol to Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, regional presenting partner of the Harlem Globetrotters' upcoming show in Buffalo on Feb 5.
Billoni: Impressed with US Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Wed, Jan 27th 2016 01:10 pm
As the secretary of the board of the directors of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park at Canalside on Buffalo's beautiful waterfront, the overnight stay-encampment program offered for youth groups during the spring and fall each season has always impressed me.
Dewatering the falls: Public hearing set on historic Niagara Falls bridges
Wed, Jan 27th 2016 10:30 am
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and The New York State Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed rehabilitation/replacement of the American Falls Bridges, which connect Niagara Falls, Green Island and Goat Island within Niagara Falls State Park in the City of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls singer to offer Valentine's Day tribute to Etta James
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 04:05 pm
Singer Marsha McWilson will perform her tribute to Etta James this Valentine's Day, Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Hard Rock Cafe, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls. The event starts at 6 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m. There's no cover charge and all ages are welcome. Call ahead (716-282-0007) to reserve a table.
Buffalo Zoo will offer admission discount during February
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has partnered with First Niagara Bank to offer a reduced admission rate during the month of February.
'Toast & Jam' returns to Lewiston
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
The ever-popular "Toast & Jam" returns to the Village of Lewiston on Monday, Feb. 15. Singer-songwriter Dale Campbell hosts the six-week series of open mic nights, which take place from 7-10 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
JDRF's 'Cheer for the Cure' springs into Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls Feb. 6
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
Get your megaphones ready for the annual "Cheer For the Cure," a U.S. Cheerleading final qualifying competition to benefit JDRF. The annual event is open to spectators with a $10 entry fee. It begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St.
11 Niagara University students score 'Super Sunday' experience
Tue, Jan 26th 2016 03:50 pm
The stage is set for Super Bowl 50 - and 11 Niagara University students will be working behind the scenes as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in the National Football League's showcase event.
Memorial offers safe disposal for hypodermic needles
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 04:20 pm
Area residents who use needles, syringes or lancets in their homes can dispose of them safely at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Niagara University establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 04:10 pm
Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community.
Niagara County offers free chronic disease self-management workshops in Niagara Falls
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:50 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 chronic anxiety, join in for a free chronic disease self-management workshop series, beginning on Friday, Jan. 29.
Memorial's Joseph Ruffolo to be honored by National Federation for Just Communities
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo will receive a 2016 Community Leader Award from the National Federation for Just Communities during an awards luncheon Wednesday at the Buffalo Convention Center.
Therapy that uses storytelling may be key to fighting trauma from bullying, family violence among teenagers
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:25 pm
For teenagers from low-income households, trauma from bullying, parental abuse and dating violence often goes untreated, since many families can't afford traditional therapy.
Food Bank of WNY awarded BJ's Charitable Foundation grant
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:20 pm
The Food Bank of Western New York was awarded a $23,500 grant from BJ's Charitable Foundation to support agency capacity building by purchasing new refrigerators and freezers for nine food pantries throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.
Ortt secures state funding for Niagara Falls water line project
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:15 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt today announced he secured $250,000 in state funds to help offset costs for the water line project in the City of Niagara Falls.