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UB chemist discusses breakthroughs that could help treat Parkinson's
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:45 am
If you think your workspace is cramped, consider Frank Bright's for a moment.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Fiebelkorn to chair 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:30 am
This year, the president of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Eric Fiebelkorn, will chair the 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards, Thursday, April 28, to be held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa, with the support of the entire Board of Directors participating in order to make it the best year ever.
Conversation with the bishops
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 10:20 am
"Conversation with Two Bishops: A Discover Sunday Event," will be co-hosted by Bishop Richard J. Malone of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and Bishop R. William Franklin of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., in downtown Buffalo.
107th Airlift Wing receive Valentine's Day cards
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:50 am
Members of the 107th Airlift Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, were presented with Valentine's Day cards Feb. 10 as part of the Erie County Legislature's "Valentine's for Vets" initiative.
Janese calling hours Saturday
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:50 am
Douglas A. Janese Sr., 62, of Lewiston, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. Janese was serving as highway superintendent for the Town of Lewiston, a position he held for the past six years.
Quilting Club begins for Town of Niagara seniors
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:40 am
The Town of Niagara Senior Program is introducing its Quilting Club, which meets Wednesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Calvin K Richards Youth/Senior Center, 7000 Lockport Road.
Nickerson seeks City Court chief judge position
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
Acting North Tonawanda City Court Judge Shawn P. Nickerson formally announced his candidacy for chief judge of North Tonawanda City Court.
NCCC ranks second for online learning
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org, a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information, ranked Niagara County Community College second in New York state for online learning.
Rotary to host Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary will hold its 20th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Frontier Fire Hall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls.
North Tonawanda Common Council welcomes new Planning Board member
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 09:35 am
It was a quick night for the North Tonawanda Common Council, which took care of some business after the snow was cleared away Tuesday. The bimonthly meeting was held in front of a small crowd on a night that saw many residents digging out from the day's storm.
Qdoba Mexican Eats to open first WNY location in Niagara Falls
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 06:25 pm
Qdoba Mexican Eats announced it will open its first Western New York location at the LaSalle Center on Military Road in Niagara Falls on Thursday, Feb. 25. Qdoba is a Denver-based fast-casual Mexican restaurant, known for its three-cheese queso and free guacamole.
DEC announces results of study to guide buck management
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 06:20 pm
A multi-year study to guide buck management in New York found deer hunters prefer to harvest older bucks and that further expanding mandatory antler restrictions is not warranted at this time, Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Area business kicks off Developmental Disability Awareness Month with discounts, donations
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 05:45 pm
Marissa Ieraci-Tomlin, owner of Gemini's Closet Consignment Shop at 2027 Military Road, will hold a fundraising event for Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara on March 4 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and March 5 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
Hockey Weekend Across America set for Feb. 19-21
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 05:45 pm
USA Hockey will host its ninth annual Hockey Weekend Across America from Feb. 19-21. The weekend event is celebrated across the nation, and the Buffalo Sabres will participate this year by helping the officiating program coordinate a "Meet & Shadow the NHL Officials" event.
ECHDC announces release of construction manager RFP for Children's Museum at Canalside
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 05:45 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced a request for proposals was issued seeking a construction manager to oversee the design and construction of Explore & More Children's Museum.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo launches five-year, $100 million 'Upon This Rock' capital and endowment campaign
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 05:30 pm
The Diocese of Buffalo, which has served the spiritual, pastoral and educational needs of Western New York for more than 150 years, today launched "Upon This Rock," a historic initiative to reshape and strengthen the funding of key ministries and programs of the church throughout the eight-county diocese.
Best for a reason: Students, parents praise Adell's School of Dance
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 02:25 pm
In the nearly 10 years since Adell opened Adell's School of Dance, her studio has developed a reputation for seamlessly tying together hard work and fun.
Lewiston's Asklar, Conroy HARBORCENTER public art contest winners
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 11:00 am
HARBORCENTER today announced the winner of its online public art contest. Lewiston residents Thomas Paul Asklar and Matthew Sinclair Conroy have won the contest with a design that symbolizes the renaissance of Buffalo and the new beginning of the Queen City, while paying tribute to its past.
DEC: Falconry, wildlife rehabilitator and leashed tracking dog exams to be held April 8
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:50 pm
Examinations for individuals seeking a license to practice the sport of falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big game animals are scheduled for Friday, April 8, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Ekachai Jearakul brings guitar recital tour to Buffalo
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:50 pm
Another JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition finalist returns to Buffalo in 2016.
43North year two winners set up shop in Buffalo
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:45 pm
43North has announced the winning companies from the competition's second year have officially begun operating out of the 43North incubator at 640 Ellicott St., on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 43North is part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's visionary "Buffalo Billion" initiative.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:40 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Jack, Devers, Maddie and her puppies Ellie, Gidget, Haylee, Izzy and Jenny, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga.
Albany computer outage impacting local DMVs
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 10:50 am
All three of Niagara County's Department of Motor Vehicles offices have been forced to severely limit operations following a major power outage originating in Albany, according to County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski.
Independent investigation into Niagara University Title IX procedures finds no violations
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 05:10 pm
Niagara University announced today that an independent investigation into allegations of Title IX violations has concluded. The inquiry, conducted by the Buffalo law firm Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, found the university and its personnel fully complied with the law in all matters and provided support, counsel and resources where appropriate.
Family to host 'Forever Young Fundraiser' in honor of son
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:35 am
The Englert family will host the "Forever Young Fundraiser" Saturday, March 6, to benefit the National Blood Clot Alliance. The event is held in memory of their son, Paul Englert Jr., who died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism.
UB nursing students first to gain hands-on experience in delivery rooms, ICUs in Buffalo
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 11:15 am
Delivery rooms and intensive care units are now open to students seeking clinical experience within the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, the first program in Buffalo to offer the specialties to students.
Major New York state award to UB will improve Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and treatment in Western New York
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 10:55 am
Western New Yorkers with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will soon have access to improved care, thanks to a five-year, $2.35 million New York state grant to researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
Schneiderman: Agreement in place with former Shimshack's Restaurant to refund consumers for gift certificates
Tue, Feb 16th 2016 10:40 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office has entered into an agreement with the former Shimshack's Restaurant, formerly located on Upper Mountain Road in Sanborn. Shimshack's went out of business in October 2015 and consumers filed complaints with the attorney general's office over unused gift card balances that had not yet been refunded.
Girl Scouts celebrate Gold Award Centennial
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 11:10 am
Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world.
Allstate offers New Yorkers tips to prevent frozen and bursting pipes during frigid winter
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 11:10 am
Arctic air is bringing record lows and hard freezes across much of New York state, including many areas not accustomed to the winter chill. But there are things you can do to protect your home and property during cold weather.
Niagara County Central Rotary to host Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale
Mon, Feb 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary will hold its 20th annual Cabin Fever Antique Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Frontier Fire Hall.
Alzheimer's Association evening open house
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:40 am
Getting a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia usually results in a number of questions. Those concerns, as well as suggestions to plan for future needs, will be addressed during a special evening open house at the Williamsville office of the Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter.
Town of Niagara seniors to hold Sweetheart Day Dance
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Senior Program will host a Sweetheart Day Dance from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, at the Calvin K. Richards Youth/Senior Center in Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Mark Daul: A winter steelhead contest; squirrels revisited
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
You'd think to yourself, "Who in their right mind would get up and prepare to go fishing at 4:30 in the morning in the winter?"
Youngstown Village Board continues to discuss tourism traffic
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Thursday night's Youngstown Village Board meeting was short due to the absence of trustees Steven Suitor and Tim Lockhart, as well as no public participation. Upon the early dismissal of the meeting, the board entered into a work session, inviting the public to stay and listen in.
Town of Lewiston names new auditor
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Slowly but surely, new Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick is starting to make his mark on town affairs.
A family firefighting tradition continues in Youngstown
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Volunteer firefighting is an honored tradition in the Muller family of Youngstown. Currently, five members of the family are members of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co., and one is the new fire chief.
Snow, cold does not deter Village of Youngstown
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Continuing what's been a roller coaster ride of unusual weather thus far this winter, the snow and cold has returned to the northern Niagara County area.
Grand Island Central School District: Students learn life-saving skills
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
This February, Grand Island students in grades 9 through 12 are being trained in bystander CPR and use of automated external defibrillators through the American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR program.
Explore & More announces family programming lineup for break week
Sat, Feb 13th 2016 07:00 am
Beginning Monday, Feb. 15, Explore & More Children's Museum will offer drop-in, themed, family activities every day during the school break week. Activities will be free to visitors with their membership or admission thanks to the sponsorship of M&T Bank.