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North Tonawanda Common Council discusses Webster Street concerts
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:05 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council got a little glimpse of summer at Tuesday's work session when the organizer behind the annual Webster Street concert series stopped by to discuss this year's event.
Wheatfield moves forward with drainage study, library
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board moved ahead with two major proposals Monday: one to begin the process of obtaining a library in the town, and another to start a comprehensive drainage study.
Advanced Dental extends Operation Whiter-Brighter
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
Advanced Dental is extending its fundraising program for the Niagara Falls Air Force Reserve Station through April 1.
Scotty Bowman Showcase returns for 11th year
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the 11th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Sunday, April 12, at First Niagara Center. The 2015 Scotty Bowman Showcase consists of three all-star hockey games between players from Buffalo and their rivals from Rochester. Admission for the games is $5.
Swing dance (or learn how) at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to "Swing Into the '40s" at a new swing dance event March 28.
High school students trained in 'soft skills' during trip to NU
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:45 pm
A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called "soft skills" was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday.
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission supports the efforts of Lewiston Council on the Arts as sponsor of the Lewiston Art Festival, which draws tens of thousands of visitors to historic Lewiston each year.
Vincentian seminarian spends month at NU, serves local community
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:30 pm
If you blinked, you probably missed David Serrano. The quiet-but-affable Vincentian seminarian wrapped up a 33-day stay at Niagara University March 2.
Poloncarz introduces Dirschberger as nominee for commissioner of social services
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz introduced Al Dirschberger Ph.D., LSCW, as his nominee for Erie County commissioner of social services Wednesday.
Complete Senior Care Pace announces first 2015 shining STAR
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:00 am
Complete Senior Care of Niagara Falls has announced the recipient of its first shinning STAR Award for 2015 is MaryAnn Wise of Wilson.
In wintry Buffalo, a café is heated daily with just six logs of wood
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:00 am
In snowy Buffalo, where a new café prompts us to rethink how we heat - and use - the space we occupy in winter.
Plantasia Garden & Landscape Show at Fairgrounds Event Center
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:00 am
Plantasia Garden & Landscape Show returns to the Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg, as spring arrives - March 19-22. Plant Western New York, the organizer of the annual four-day event, has partnered with Lakeside Sod Supply of Clarence to present this year's show.
People Inc. awarded matching grant from KeyBank to help Western New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, special needs
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:40 pm
People Inc. has received a $10,000 grant from KeyBank with a one-year commitment to match donations that will further help individuals with developmental disabilities, special needs and seniors live more healthy, independent and productive lives.
Aquarium of Niagara penguins have their day(s)
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:40 pm
Celebrate with the Peruvian penguins at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21 and 22.
Lewiston Democrats seek candidates
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
The Lewiston Democratic Committee seeks potential candidates interested in running for office in the 2015 town elections.
Grant funding available to state businesses that utilize the services of UB engineering students
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
Ttarp Co.'s two-year development of a cutting press hit a snag a few months ago.
Niagara River Greenway meetings Tuesday
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will hold two meetings Tuesday, March 17, at the New York Power Authority Power Vista Community Room, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. The executive committee will meet at 2 p.m. and the full commission will meet at 3 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.
'Check Out Hunger' collects near record $759,176 for Food Bank of WNY
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
Customers of seven local retailers donated $759,176 during the 22nd annual "Check Out Hunger" drive. This year's campaign was the second largest in "Check Out Hunger" history, nearly matching the record of $760,208 set in 2014.
Keeping doctors in Western New York: New scholarship fund pays tuition for local medical students
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:00 pm
Alarmed by the steady decline in the number of physicians practicing in Western New York, local physicians and community leaders have created a new organization designed to train and keep more doctors in the area.
Schneiderman announces agreement with EmblemHealth to boost coverage for preventive services
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 11:50 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with EmblemHealth Inc., requiring Emblem to cover anesthesiology services provided in connection with an in-network preventive colonoscopy, without any cost-sharing by the member.
New York State Parks accepting applications for seasonal safety and security positions
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 11:50 am
The New York State Park Police are accepting applications for seasonal park and recreation forest ranger and park and recreation public safety ranger positions, which provide public safety and security services within the state park system.
'Wild 50s' party will benefit Buffalo Zoo
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 07:00 am
The Women's Board of the Buffalo Zoo will host a "Wild 50s" party to benefit the Buffalo Zoo. The event will take place at the Foundry Hotel from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 18.
Adell's School of Dance hosts basket auction
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 07:00 am
Adell's School of Dance will host a basket auction from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the studio, 2420 Military Road, Niagara Falls. All proceeds will benefit the ASD performance competition team.
NY fire departments gear up for 5th annual 'RecruitNY' weekend
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 07:00 am
Volunteer fire departments across New York will open their doors and fire truck bays to local residents during the weekend of Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, as part of the fifth annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment effort.
Higgins, Davis present World War II Veteran Private First Class Albin Mazur with Bronze Star
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 08:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis presented United States Army veteran Albin Mazur, a City of Tonawanda resident, with a Bronze Star and other military recognitions for his service during World War II.
Siena Research Institute poll: Cell phones used by 90 percent of New Yorkers
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 08:15 pm
With 90 percent of New Yorkers now using cell phones, more than one-fifth of New York homes, and more than one-quarter of upstate New York homes no longer have landlines, according to a Siena Research Institute poll sponsored by AT&T.
Seneca Hickory Stick honored with national awards
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 05:40 pm
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course was honored with two national customer service awards at the recent KemperSports national leadership conference.
Niagara County lawmakers pleased ATF 'blinked': Say reversal on bullet ban right move
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 05:15 pm
A pair of Niagara County legislators who, last week, won unanimous backing for condemnation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives' pursuit of a ban on a popular rifle bullet, today praised that agency's decision to back down - but questioned why federal bureaucrats ever contemplated the move in the first place.
Niagara Cup names co-chairs for 2015 tournament
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 04:55 pm
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation has named a Niagara Falls chiropractor and a local business executive chairpersons of the 24th annual Niagara Cup Classic.
The Ice at Canalside offers discounts to celebrate successful first year
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:40 pm
As Canalside's historically maligned canals are transitioned from winter's ice to water for the upcoming summer season, the venue is offering discounts to close out its inaugural winter season.
Leadership Niagara: 100 youth prepared to lead in their communities
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
Leadership Niagara will graduate 100 local students from its youth leadership development program, LYNC, at 6 p.m. tonight at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County's Training Center in Lockport.
NYPA's 'Eggstravaganza' a sure sign of spring
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
The New York Power Authority will hold its annual "Eggstravaganza" March 28 at the Power Vista, the visitors center for the Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
5th annual E-Scrap 4 Camp fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
Sunnking Inc., in partnership with Camp Good Days and Special Times, has created a program called "E-Scrap 4 Camp" that facilitates recycling old electronics from participating local businesses to generate funds for Camp Good Days.
Buffalo Sabres, First Niagara team up with Junior Achievement to teach financial literacy
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:25 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and the Buffalo Sabres teamed up with Junior Achievement of Western New York to teach local students about the responsibilities of and economic opportunities available in Western New York.
Ceretto: Comprehensive Assembly reforms package shot down by downstate lawmakers
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, expressed disappointment New York City lawmakers voted down the Assembly minority conference's package of reforms designed to increase accountability, transparency and restore public trust in government.
Ceretto meets with Renae Kimble of Cancer Services Program of Niagara County
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto and the Western New York legislative delegation met Monday with Renae Kimble, the program coordinator for the Cancer Services Program of Niagara County.
The NACC celebrates 'Niagara's narrative' with 'March Along the Portage' lecture series
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
This March, The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, in cooperation with the Niagara Falls Nation Heritage Area and The Niagara Falls Historical Preservation Society, is featuring events that celebrate Niagara's history.
Leadership Niagara to host Bill Strickland as special guest at awards luncheon
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Leadership Niagara has announced Bill Strickland will share his message of leadership, self-worth and transformation as a special guest and keynote speaker at the 2015 annual awards luncheon.
NU hosting 275 high school students for day of professional workshops
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
More than 275 local high school students will convene at Niagara University tomorrow to participate in workshops on business leadership, interpersonal skills, dining etiquette and social media propriety.
Buffalo Bills, M&T Bank to honor outstanding educators with seventh annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' contest
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank recently announced their seventh annual "Touchdown for Teachers" program, which honors local teachers for their outstanding service to their schools and communities.
 

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