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Niagara University announces 2016 teaching award winners
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 03:20 pm
Niagara University's Office of Academic Affairs announced the selection of two distinguished faculty teaching award winners during an event held Sept. 8.
This weekend: Mighty Niagara Half Marathon brings global travelers to WNY
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:30 am
Each year, the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon attracts runners from around the world. Participants will travel from China, Egypt, Australia, Europe and across Canada and the U.S. for the race.
White House cites Buffalo State program in 'Computer Science for All' report
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:30 am
A program directed by Buffalo State's computer information systems department was cited by the White House for its commitment to advance President Barack Obama's "Computer Science for All" initiative.
University at Buffalo: Law school exceeds historic $30 million fundraising goal
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 11:00 am
The University at Buffalo School of Law is celebrating the success of the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the school's history, announcing that the seven-year "Campaign for UB School of Law" has reached its $30 million goal.
Canisius to host fall 2016 Fulbright conference
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:55 am
Canisius College will host the fall 2016 conference of the Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the U.S. Fulbright Association from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Science Hall located at the corner of Main Street and Jefferson Avenue.
Downtown Buffalo's premier sports and entertainment facility officially renamed KeyBank Center
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:40 am
KeyBank today officially unveiled the newly renamed home of the Buffalo Sabres, KeyBank Center. The bank acquired the naming rights to the former First Niagara Center in connection with parent company KeyCorp's acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group this year.
Niagara Falls Country Club commences renovation
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:25 am
The Niagara Falls Country Club recently broke ground on a multimillion-dollar renovation project.
Grand Island Schools: Meet your superintendent
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:05 am
Superintendent of Grand Island Schools Dr. Brian Graham enjoyed meeting the public in his first meet-and-greet as much as the public enjoyed meeting him.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Project: Deed transferred to VFW Post 9249
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:00 am
Progress continued on the expansion of the DeGlopper Memorial with a deed transfer of neighboring property to the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9249.
Grand Island Town Board for the record: West River bike path update
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
Councilman Mike Madigan said this week he anticipates a public meeting will be held soon regarding what is called option 4 of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation's West River Connector Trail project.
Town of Lewiston: Ice rink faces uncertain future
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
Funding to cover Lewiston Family Ice Rink operations for the coming holiday season now appear uncertain as winter approaches.
Open house set for Lewiston Police Explorers
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
The primary mission of the Lewiston Police Explorers program is to mentor and expose young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 to leadership, community service, and the field of law enforcement.
Ortt appointed to new task force on counterterrorism and public protection
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 05:00 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has been appointed as a member of the Senate Majority Task Force on Counterterrorism and Public Protection.
Erie County Red Jacket Riverfront Natural Habitat Park to close for restorations
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, in conjunction with the Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, has announced the Red Jacket Riverfront Natural Habitat Park in Buffalo will close to the public on Monday in order that shoreline and habitat restorations can begin.
BPO: Stefan Sanders signs three-year contract extension, gets promoted to resident conductor
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:55 pm
Stefan Sanders will be with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for another three years.
Grand Island: Roadwork slated for Whitehaven, Baseline roads
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Friday by Town of Grand Island Supervisor Nathan McMurray, members of the Erie County Department of Public Works, members of the Town of Grand Island Highway Department, and local residents to review roadwork started this week on Baseline Road, and also announce a project slated to begin Monday on Whitehaven Road.
Lew-Port Spirit Week schedule
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:50 pm
What you need to know this week to be "In the Loop."
Wheatfield: Board to submit request for traffic studies
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 10:00 am
The Wheatfield Town Board agreed Monday night to submit a request to the New York State Department of Transportation to conduct traffic studies on both Shawnee and River roads, after hearing concerns from residents that their speed limits were too high.
Oliver Street to host annual Project 308 Art Festival
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:55 am
The fourth annual Project 308 Art Festival will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on Oliver Street between Schenck and Robinson streets in North Tonawanda.
Niagara Small Business Development Center to present free business workshops
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:45 am
The Niagara Small Business Development Center, Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas and North Tonawanda Library will present the following free business workshops:
NCSO reveals Labor Day DWI crackdown enforcement
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:40 am
Ten people across Niagara County were arrested during this time frame for driving while intoxicated. These extra patrol units also had an additional 10 arrests and issued approximately198 traffic tickets.
Brianna Simmons wins HANCI Caring Counts Award
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 09:00 am
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. has announced home health care aide Brianna Simmons of Niagara Falls is the recipient of the Caring Counts Award.
Buffalo Sabres, MSG Networks announce 2016-17 telecast schedule
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and MSG Networks today announced the 2016-17 telecast schedule, with 74 games set to air exclusively on MSG, including the team's opening-night matchup against the Montreal Canadians on Thursday, Oct. 13. The remaining eight games will be broadcast on NBCSN.
Wolfgang Scholarship Award presented
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:35 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation recently presented a Scholarship for Nursing Advancement in memory of long-time community leader the late Joan Wolfgang.
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
The Niagara Frontier Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the permit lottery for the 2016 pheasant-hunting season will take place Monday, Oct. 3.
High tea event supports NT business owner
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:25 pm
More than 80 people came together at Michael's Landing in North Tonawanda on Sunday to enjoy a high tea for Webster Street business owner Michele Krienbuhl.
Niagara University set to celebrate 200th anniversary of Vincentians in America
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 03:15 pm
The first Vincentian university established in the U.S. has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Vincentians in America.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital finalizes plans for 9th annual conference on women's health care
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host the ninth annual "Conference on Healthcare for Women - Love the Skin You're In" to raise awareness among women in the local community on a wide array of issues and actions that can help improve their health.
Niagara County Historical Society sites Join Smithsonian Magazine's 12th annual 'Museum Day Live!'
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center and Erie Canal Discovery Center will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 12th annual "Museum Day Live!"
Ortt delivers funds to Community Missions, Niagara County police departments
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 05:10 pm
During a ceremonial check presentation Thursday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $30,000 in state funding to help protect members of the public and support programs and services in Niagara County.
National Grid offers tips for emergency preparedness
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
During "National Emergency Preparedness Month" in September, National Grid is encouraging customers to take action now, before severe storms or an emergency strikes, to be ready for events that can disrupt daily life or even put lives at risk.
Empower announces free theater program for children with autism spectrum disorder
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will a free, 10-week series of theater workshops for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Susan G. Komen sets goal to reduce US breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 02:55 pm
The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization announced a bold plan to reduce the nation's 40,000 breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years, by improving access to quality and timely cancer care for the underserved, and enhancing Komen's research focus on lethal breast cancers.
United Way seeks to expand donor base and opportunities for giving in 2016 campaign
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:30 pm
In keeping with its "Live United" theme, The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County kicked off its 2016 annual campaign with a focus on engaging more community members and challenging them to "Live United" as a way to reach an ambitious, "aspirational" goal of $15 million.
Fall conference will focus on sex trafficking, crimes against children with disabilities
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:25 pm
Nationally recognized experts on crime against children with disabilities and youth sex trafficking will headline a Nov. 3 conference at the Niagara Falls Conference and Event Center.
'Plunge' exposes new Niagara University students to Vincentian mission
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 01:20 pm
Days before their classmates arrived on campus, 32 Niagara University freshmen dove headfirst into exploring the institution's Catholic and Vincentian identity.
Ortt: Additional funds for Niagara County law enforcement, Veterans Court
Wed, Sep 14th 2016 12:15 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a combined $50,000 in state funding Monday to support programs, services and public safety efforts in Niagara County. The funding, secured in this year's state budget, is in addition to funds secured by the senator last year.
U.S. News: NU ranks among region's best for academics, value, veterans, international students
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara University is featured in four prominent categories by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of the magazine's annual survey of "America's Best Colleges."
Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets grand opening
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:05 pm
Niagara's Honeymoon Sweets announces the grand opening of its chocolate factory at 5540 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. The public is invited to attend an opening celebration from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood to meet & greet with fans at Grand Island NOCO Express
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 06:00 pm
Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood will make an appearance Monday at the Grand Island NOCO Express, located at 1898 Whitehaven Road, to sign autographs for fans.