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Poloncarz presents 2016 Erie County proposed budget
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz presented his fiscal year 2016 proposed Erie County budget Thursday, which, he said, maintains and strengthens Erie County's quality-of-life services and programs, funds the repair of roads and infrastructure, and provides support for multiple economic development initiatives while holding the line on taxes.
Antiques and fine arts auction to benefit Community Missions
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
Community Missions will have its annual antiques and fine arts auction Sunday, Nov. 8, at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown, 100 Church St.
3rd annual Lucy Town Half Marathon, 5K and Univera Kids 2K celebrates successful weekend
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
The National Comedy Center announced more than 700 runners participated last weekend in the third annual Lucy Town Half Marathon, 5K and Univera Kids 2K, including runners from 24 different states.
Niagara Catholic partners with Catholic Academy, St. Peter's and Stella to Celebrate Catholic Education
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
On Monday, Oct. 26, Niagara Catholic Jr. / Sr. High School will host its annual Celebrate Catholic Education in Niagara dinner. The 5:30 p.m. event will be held at Antonio's Restaurant, Conference & Banquet Center, located at 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center: New rapid response team will benefit patients dealing with chronic disease
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 03:00 pm
People with chronic conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and bacterial pneumonia now have a new care option.
Thousands unite to finish the fight against breast cancer
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:50 pm
Thousands of local breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and corporate and community members will unite Saturday to help finish the fight against breast cancer at the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" 3K walk.
Schoellkopf Health Center celebrates $1.5 million upgrade
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:05 pm
The Schoellkopf Health Center today celebrated the completion of more than $1.5 million in upgrades to the 120-bed facility.
Memorial Medical Center schedules flu shot clinics
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 05:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct flu shot clinics for adults 18 and older from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.
New life, new business highlight grand opening of North Youngmann Commerce Center
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined today by Congressman Brian Higgins, Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, state Sen. Marc Panepinto, Town of Tonawanda councilmembers Joseph Emminger and Dan Crangle, members of the Erie County Industrial Development Agency and the Town of Tonawanda Office of Community Development, and area developers and business leaders to celebrate the grand opening of the North Youngmann Commerce Center.
Lewiston volunteers keep bronze monuments looking new
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Every year, volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston wash, wax and buff Lewiston's bronze monuments to keep them looking new.
Higgins, Buffalo Passport Agency invite public to special 'Passport Day' as agency celebrates 5th anniversary
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Buffalo Passport Agency Director James Theis to announce a special "Passport Day" celebration in honor of the Buffalo Passport Agency's five-year anniversary.
MEDTECH 2015 conference comes to HARBORCENTER
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
MEDTECH 2015, the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from New York's bioscience and medical technology industries, is taking place today and tomorrow at HARBORCENTER.
Erie County recognizes October as Disability Awareness Month
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Executive Director of the Erie County Office for the Disabled Frank Cammarata have announced Erie County's recognition of October as Disability Awareness Month, reminding residents about numerous activities and events scheduled this month to help raise awareness about the disabled and the issues and challenges they face while also celebrating the many contributions people with disabilities make to this community.
First Niagara provides support for Community Missions of Niagara Frontier
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
The First Niagara Foundation has announced grant funding for Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. to provide food for local families in need through the community soup kitchen.
Panel discussion on environmental injustice in Niagara Falls coming to Niagara University
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Niagara University will host a panel discussion Oct. 15 intended to consider the legacies of environmental injustice in Niagara Falls and to determine strategies for empowering the community.
'Polka Buzz' TV taping at Gratwick's
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 02:45 pm
Chris Musial, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, is reminding readers "Polka Buzz presented by Key Liquors" is on the air every Sunday at 7 p.m.
Village of Lewiston: Developer offers new and improved plan for Fairchild property
Tue, Oct 13th 2015 05:25 pm
Jerge returned with a new idea - a plan, he said, that would benefit the Fairchild Place and Onondaga Street neighborhoods.
Youngstown Music, Art Fest carries on
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 04:05 pm
Despite some uncooperative weather, the second annual Youngstown Arts and Music Festival was deemed a success Oct. 3. Presented in part by the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, the daylong event featured artisan tables, author signings, children's activities and entertainment.
'Morning Sun' rising in Village of Lewiston; watch video of film announcement
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 02:55 pm
A major motion picture will be filmed this month in Lewiston.
Sabres Store to host Jack Kemp biography book signing
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 11:30 am
Nationally acclaimed author Mort Kondracke, writer of "Jack Kemp: The Bleeding-Heart Conservative Who Changed America," will be signing the recently published book at the Sabres Store at 2 p.m. today. Jimmy Kemp, Jack's son - and president of the Jack Kemp Foundation - will join Kondracke.
Buffalo Game Space to host Halloween fundraiser
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 11:30 am
In celebration of the upcoming spooky holiday and Buffalo Game Space's ongoing efforts to help game creators in Western New York, BGS is hosting its first Halloween "Spooktacular" on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Medical Center Auxiliary to hold coat sale
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 07:00 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will hold a sale of gently worn men's and women's coats, jackets, suits and sweaters, and gently used ladies' purses.
'The Voice': Judges big on Amy Vachal, Sydney Rhame
Mon, Oct 12th 2015 07:00 am
"You could win this whole thing," Adam Levine told singer Amy Vachal following her blind audition on "The Voice." The singer, now living in Brooklyn, was one of two standout performers earning rave reviews from all four coaches last week.
Ceretto pushes to fix foreclosure process, address 'zombie' properties
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 11:45 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto held an event Thursday on Grand Island. He was joined by Assemblyman Michael Kearns and Grand Island Town Supervisor Mary Cooke to highlight what he called the flawed foreclosure process and its impact on communities.
With Robin Lehner on injured reserve, Buffalo Sabres recall goalie Nathan Lieuwen
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 11:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Nathan Lieuwen from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Fall career fair set for Niagara County
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Workforce Development Board, Niagara's WorkSourceOne, and its partner agencies will hold the annual Niagara County Fall Career Fair Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
Colleen Robbins named Shining Star awardee
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
Complete Senior Care of Niagara Falls has announced Colleen Robbins received its Shining STAR Award.
Lions spaghetti dinner, basket raffle set
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will host a spaghetti dinner and basket raffle event Sunday, Oct. 18, at the St. Vincent De Paul Parish Center (St. Leo's), 2748 Military Road.
Greenway Trail draws concerns from Islanders
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
State officials held an informal public participation meeting Tuesday regarding a plan to build a trail along West River Parkway to connect Buckhorn Island State Park with Beaver Island State Park and beyond.
Beatty Memorial Cruise and Clambake benefits Hospice
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Jack Beatty Memorial Cruise and Clambake, held July 10 to benefit Niagara Hospice, continued its tradition of entertainment, food and leisurely sailing and power boating in the lower Niagara River. Now in its 16th year, the event raised a record amount of $41,989.34, which was presented to Niagara Hospice on Wednesday.
Fresh Start to debut, deliver bison and cheese sub
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
Fresh Start Café & Market is set to offer a unique, all-natural alternative to traditional football foods.
PINKTOBER celebrated in Niagara Falls
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 11:05 pm
At a quarter to 8 p.m. Friday, about 100 people - mostly women, and many breast cancer survivors - joined together to form a "Living Ribbon" across the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls. Participating in Hard Rock Café Niagara Falls USA's PINKTOBER celebration, these pink pashmina-clad people linked arms in the fight against breast cancer, and to show support for those fighting the loathsome disease.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2015 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 05:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday.
Trick-or-treaters be aware of NT's Haunted Harbor
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:40 pm
The North Tonawanda and Tonawanda Youth, Recreation and Parks Departments and the cities' Gateway Committee are sponsoring the annual Haunted Harbor event, set to take place from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Gateway Harbor Park in North Tonawanda.
Grand Island: Walker transporting water helps spread message of CROP Walk
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:35 pm
Marie Edonyemya walked down a boat dock and filled a large bucket with water from the Niagara River, with the help of her husband, Byaombe Shabani. In front of a large group at the start of the Oct. 4 CROP walk at Beaver Island State Park, Edonyemya wrapped her head with colorful material, then Byaombe lifted the bucket and placed it on his wife's head.
Holiday Happenings on Grand Island
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:25 pm
Fall has arrived, and it's time for flu shots, hot chili, craft events and fundraising for good causes. Find them all, and more, at Holiday Happenings to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Golden Age Center, 3278 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island.
Nussbaumer & Clarke Inc. welcomes new team member Marino
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:20 pm
Nussbaumer & Clarke Inc. of Buffalo has announced Michael T. Marino, P.E., has joined the firm as vice president, municipal engineering.
Town of Niagara: Preliminary budget distributed
Fri, Oct 9th 2015 04:00 pm
Autumn is the season for pumpkin pie, apple picking and, of course, budget talks.