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First Niagara, Baird Foundation partner to support Baker Victory Services
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:10 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and the Baird Foundation are providing the funding for a new van for Baker Victory Services' "Work Appreciation for Youth" program.
AAA holding job fair for emergency roadside service drivers
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 pm
AAA Western and Central New York is holding a job fair for candidates interested in joining the club's emergency roadside service team. The event will take place from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at AAA Western and Central New York Headquarters, 100 International Drive (at Sheridan Drive), Williamsville.
Study supports early intervention for prostate cancer patients who experience significant emotional distress
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 pm
A study led by the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute has identified beliefs and personality traits that are associated with higher levels of distress in newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients.
Explore & More announces its summer schedule for Canalside and Old Falls Street
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 pm
Explore & More Children's Museum returned for an eighth season at Canalside last week. Free family outdoor fun continues from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 4.
Niagara County Department of Health, Office for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops in Youngstown
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 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.
6th annual River Region Chamber Golf Classic to take place June 22
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 11:30 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold its sixth annual River Region Golf Classic at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course Monday, June 22. Registration begins at 11 a.m., followed by lunch, a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and dinner following.
Northeast Kidney Foundation of Greater Buffalo holds 2015 Walk/Skate for Kidneys/Tim Oehmler Memorial 5K Run
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 11:30 am
Two special young women will have important reasons to walk when The Northeast Kidney Foundation of Greater Buffalo holds the 2015 Walk/Skate for Kidneys/Tim Oehmler Memorial 5K Run Sunday, June 21, at Delaware Park in Buffalo.
Lewiston Arts Café poetry and music series returns Tuesday
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 11:30 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center will present another program in the second season of the Lewiston Arts Café. Poets Lynn Ciesielski and Randy Rumley, and musician Davey O will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at the Historic Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St.
Empire State Development offers technical assistance in preparation for next round of Better Buffalo Fund Main Street program
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 11:30 am
Empire State Development, in collaboration with NYS Homes and Community Renewal and University at Buffalo Regional Institute, will offer technical assistance to prepare organizations interested in developing a Main Street program in their communities for the next Better Buffalo Fund round (projected for fall 2015).
Chef's Restaurant Motorcycle Poker Run and Charity Raffle raises $25,000 for Billittier Foundation
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 10:55 am
Saturday's Louis J. Billittier Foundation Motorcycle Poker Run and Charity Raffle raised $25,000 for the namesake and Western New York charities including the Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center.
Fans flock to Niagara Falls Comic Con
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 08:00 am
Tens of thousands of sci-fi, fantasy, cosplay, comic book and wrestling fans are descending upon the Scotiabank Convention Center in Ontario this weekend for the fifth annual Niagara Falls Comic Con. More than 200,000 square feet has been filled with rows of merchandise, props, movie and television replicas.
Higgins announces introduction of TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 06:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is an original cosponsor of the TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act (HR 2495), introduced by Rep. Maxine Waters late last week. The legislation would make $7.5 billion in federal funding available for transportation infrastructure projects between 2016 and 2021.
DiPofi elected to three-year term on Memorial Medical Center board
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 06:00 am
Daniel J. DiPofi, former executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Buffalo Sabres, has been elected to a three-year term on the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors.
Andrews says Frontier House bones 'way better' than public perception
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 06:00 am
When community members, elected and business leaders strategize what to do with the 10-years-dormant Frontier House, the conversations tend to suggest the 191-year-old building is dilapidated, falling apart and structurally suspect. Broker Bruce Andrews doesn't use those words. Instead, he calls the Center Street landmark amazing and uses descriptions like character, craftsmanship and skill.
Village of Lewiston honors Gittermann
Sat, Jun 6th 2015 05:00 am
Friday night, the Red Brick Municipal Building was jam-packed with people paying tribute to recently retired Village of Lewiston Recreation Director Marianne Gittermann.
How to put the brakes on pet carsickness
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 12:35 pm
With summer travel right around the corner, many of us plan on hitting the road with our pooches for a little summer fun. However, for some four-legged family members, road trips can mean upset tummies.
Empire State Development offers technical assistance in preparation for next round of Better Buffalo Fund Main Street funding
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 10:55 am
Empire State Development, in collaboration with NYS Homes and Community Renewal and University at Buffalo Regional Institute, will offer technical assistance to prepare organizations interested in developing a Main Street program in their communities for the next Better Buffalo Fund round (projected for fall 2015).
Household hazardous waste collection event comes to ECC South
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 10:55 am
The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, in cooperation with Erie Community College and Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management, reminds residents a "Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day" will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the ECC South Campus.
Panepinto hosts free electronics-recycling event
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 10:55 am
This Saturday, June 6, State Sen. Marc Panepinto will host a free electronics-recycling event in partnership with Time Warner Cable and Sunnking Recycling. Dispose of unwanted and unused electronic items and avoid fines and unnecessary harm to the environment.
Ortt's green development tax exemption bill passes in Senate
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 10:55 am
State Sen. Rob Ortt's green development neighborhood tax exemption bill (S5013) unanimously passed in the Senate Wednesday with overwhelming support. This tax incentive is meant to encourage more homeowners to build "green" homes.
Renowned developmental medicine expert to address conference at Niagara Falls Memorial
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 10:55 am
A Kentucky physician renowned for his work in caring for adults with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders will be the keynote speaker Tuesday when Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center hosts a regional symposium on best practices in developmental medicine.
Daemen to hold program on caring for individuals with developmental disabilities
Fri, Jun 5th 2015 10:55 am
A one-day education program on caring for individuals who are medically fragile/frail with developmental disabilities will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, in the Daemen College Wick Campus Center Social Room.
Artist painting Chuck Tingley large-scale mural at Artpark
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 10:55 pm
Western New York artist Chuck Tingley is creating a permanent mural at Artpark on the art gallery's north exterior wall. He is using spray paint, acrylic, markers and stencils to create the images pictured.
Bills-Browns agree to join training camp practice sessions
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 09:00 pm
The Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns have agreed to hold joint practice sessions at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford prior to the Bills-Browns game in Cleveland Thursday, Aug. 20.
Geiben running for Lewiston Town Board
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 08:55 pm
After taking a break from government service for five years, William E. Geiben has announced his intention to seek a Lewiston Town Council seat. He will look to secure the Republican, Conservative and Independent party lines.
Businessman, longtime Lewiston resident Morreale seeks seat on Town Board
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 06:20 pm
Robin "Rob" Morreale, a 25-year Lewiston resident, has announced his candidacy for the Lewiston Town Board.
DelMonte running for Lewiston Town Board
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 06:15 pm
Town of Lewiston resident and former state Assemblywoman Francine DelMonte has announced her candidacy for town council.
Stella Niagara Preserve forever protected thanks to successful multimillion-dollar fundraising effort
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 05:50 pm
The Western New York Land Conservancy and the Friends of the Stella Niagara Preserve announced Thursday the Land Conservancy is now the proud owner of the 29-acre Stella Niagara Preserve on the Niagara River in the Town of Lewiston.
Julie Gilbert named to TTRA board
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:50 pm
Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. Director of Marketing and Communications Julie Gilbert has been elected to serve on the international travel and tourism board of Travel & Tourism Research Association.
Clifford the Big Red Dog to appear at Niagara Falls events
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:50 pm
Through the years, children throughout the world have enjoyed the popular book and television character Clifford the Big Red Dog. Next weekend, the children of Niagara Falls have an opportunity to meet Clifford in person as he makes appearances at events in the city.
Making a difference in Lewiston
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:40 pm
Employees of Lewiston's KeyBank branch recently participated in the "Neighbors Make a Difference Day."
NYPA to hold safety fair at Power Vista Saturday
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:40 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold a family safety fair Saturday, June 6, at the Niagara Power Vista at the Niagara Power Project.
Ortt announces action to be taken on bills to fight New York's heroin crisis
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:40 pm
New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction Co-Chair Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has announced the Senate will soon be acting on several bills to help decrease heroin deaths and put more drug dealers behind bars for selling dangerous opioids.
Fondo a gran success
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:40 pm
The Hospice Gran Fondo, presented by M&T Bank, brought its "party on wheels" to Niagara County May 16 for its second annual ride to benefit Niagara Hospice. More than 600 cyclists gathered at Krull Park in Olcott and set out on three scenic routes throughout the Niagara Wine Trail.
Community garage sale tops $5,000 in support of Campus Ministry
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 04:40 pm
Niagara University's end-of-year community garage sale has now raised more than $5,000 in support of its office of campus ministry and the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Lewiston Lions Club celebrates members
Thu, Jun 4th 2015 11:55 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club installed its officers for the next year at a dinner meeting Tuesday. Then, to the audience's surprise, awards were presented to each Lion. President Regina Cecconi said the club is making a difference in the community and assisting those in need thanks to everyone's respective contribution.
Rainforest Cafe Niagara Falls USA grand opening
Wed, Jun 3rd 2015 06:35 pm
NFNY Hotel Management LLC has announced the opening of Rainforest Cafe, the newest attraction in Niagara Falls USA. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon. The restaurant opened to the public at 6:30 p.m.
Advance sale Erie County Fair vouchers available at Tops Friendly Markets
Wed, Jun 3rd 2015 02:00 pm
The Erie County Fair, recently ranked the 10th largest fair in North America, offers guests 12 days of agriculture, entertainment, rides, food and excitement. Beyond bringing fun to Western New York, the fair has committed itself to seeking out ways to ensure guests are able to spend time at the event without breaking the bank.
More than 100 officers to participate in Trooper Kevin P. Dobson Memorial Torch Run leg
Wed, Jun 3rd 2015 01:35 pm
For the 29th year in New York, law enforcement officers will carry the Special Olympics Torch throughout various communities leading up to opening ceremonies at the State Summer Games. The cauldron will be lit June 5 in Brockport, signifying the opening of the 2015 Games.