News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories


Article Title: 

Viewing articles 841 to 880 of 12143 total.
<< Prev<<
>>Next >>
Ortt, Kearns join forces to fight New York's synthetic drug crisis
Thu, Jun 18th 2015 06:15 pm
New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction Co-Chair Sen. Rob Ortt and his Senate colleagues passed a bill Wednesday that would help put more drug dealers behind bars for selling dangerous synthetic drugs.
Ceretto helps pass legislation protecting college students
Thu, Jun 18th 2015 06:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto joined a bipartisan effort to pass legislation that would better protect college students from sexual assault by implementing stricter procedures and policies at every college and university in New York.
Buffalo Philharmonic seeks to raise $75,000 in 75 days
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:40 pm
When JoAnn Falletta renewed her contract as Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra music director, it inspired one board member to issue a challenge to the community.
Niagara County building renamed for Ross
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:35 pm
A unanimous Niagara County Legislature chose to honor its longest-serving chairman by naming a newly acquired county building after him the day after he leaves office, with a top county lawmaker hailing the departing presiding officer as "a great leader ... and a friend."
Niagara Falls Memorial launches new P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:30 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a four-year, $1.15 million state grant to launch a new service to holistically address the health and social needs of women and their families.
Poloncarz declares June 'Elder Abuse Awareness Month' in Erie County
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has declared June as "Elder Abuse Awareness Month" in Erie County. He joined with various community partners to draw attention to a serious social issue that includes an increase in the number of cases involving financial abuse of local senior citizens.
Ceretto helps pass pet-friendly legislation
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, continues to advocate for pets in New York, and helped pass legislation that would allow restaurant owners to permit dogs to join their owners at outdoor dining areas.
Black Willow Wines continues to bring home medals
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 04:25 pm
Four of Black Willow Winery wines continued their winning streak this year at the 2015 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition, the 2015 Los Angeles International Wine Competition and Beverage World's 6th annual BevStar Awards.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2015 preseason schedule
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's 2015 preseason schedule. The Sabres will play seven games, including three home games at First Niagara Center. Ticket information and pricing will be announced at a later date.
NTCC unveils economic impact figures as part of annual report
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:10 pm
The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. today unveiled its 2014 annual report to its stakeholders and local government partners, including Niagara County and the cities of Lockport and Niagara Falls. The report highlighted the economic impacts of the 2014 tourism season.
Buffalo Sabres Foundation, partners announce affordable housing project
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation, in conjunction with Saving Grace Ministries Inc. and True Community Development Corp., today announced the Patriot Heights Apartments Project, which will provide affordable housing for single mothers who are military veterans.
Ortt puts a dent in scrap metal theft
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:10 pm
The New York State Senate late last night passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, aimed at preventing scrap metal theft. The bill (S.4882) prohibits the sale or purchase of certain items as scrap by creating a scrap processor registration system. Ortt said he believes the measures will help curtail copper theft.
Golf tournament supports services at OUN
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:00 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara hosted its 31st annual Niagara Open Golf Tournament Monday, June 8, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club. Proceeds from the event benefit the 600-plus individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities supported by the agency.
Crosby's, MDA join forces to help send kids with muscle disease to summer camp
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:00 pm
Nearly 50 Crosby's Convenience Store locations in the Western New York area will raise money to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of kids fighting muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases that limit muscle strength and mobility by participating in the MDA summer camp mobile program.
Buffalo viewership soars for deciding Stanley Cup Finals game
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 10:55 am
Monday night's Stanley Cup Final series-clinching Game 6 on NBC delivered at 5.6 metered market rating, the third-best for a Game 6 on record (since 1995) and NBC's fourth-best NHL overnight ever, according to The Nielsen Company.
Chicago Blackhawks win 2015 Stanley Cup Final on NBC
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 09:25 am
The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 2-0 Monday in Game 6 on NBC to win the 2015 Stanley Cup Final. It was Chicago's third Stanley Cup title in six seasons.
Niagara County employees advised of asbestos at site
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 09:25 am
Niagara County Manager Jeffrey M. Glatz issued a memorandum Monday to county employees working at a county site, which preliminary tests indicate may have non-airborne, non-particulate asbestos, to ensure employees are informed and included in the investigation process.
Amanda Lynn's Law passes in Senate and Assembly
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 08:45 pm
Both the New York State Senate and the Assembly have now passed Amanda Lynn's Law, ending a five-year impasse between both houses of the Legislature.
Thunder of Niagara Air Show releases digital version of 2015 poster
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 08:45 pm
Dominic Curcione, a senior at Wilson Senior High School, designed the poster for the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show. It was designed in Lynn Schuler-Bewley's advanced media arts class.
Grandpaws active at GardenFest
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 03:00 pm
Grandpaws Pet Emporium is welcoming different groups to the corner of North Fourth and Center streets this weekend during the 10th annual Lewiston GardenFest.
Niagara University joins SALT to help students and alumni tackle debt head on
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 02:30 pm
Niagara University has teamed up with SALT, a financial education resource created by the nonprofit American Student Assistance.
Pull up a chair for some 'Burgers, Brew & 'Que' as Michael Symon enjoys the tastes of summer on Food Network
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 02:30 pm
Michael Symon is taking a summer road trip to taste the best of American classics in "Burgers, Brew & 'Que," premiering Friday, July 17 (10:30 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Higgins announces Niagara Falls tourism initiatives
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 11:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced several new tourism initiatives Monday in conjunction with the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster.
UB's Research Institute on Addictions receives $3 million to study tailored alcohol treatment methods
Mon, Jun 15th 2015 11:55 am
A "one-size-fits-all" approach to alcohol treatment is not the best strategy, according to University at Buffalo addiction experts, who have received a $3 million grant to explore whether treatments tailored to a person's behavior before seeking help will result in better treatment outcomes.
New owners, same Apple Granny
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 09:10 am
The new owners of Apple Granny Restaurant have grand plans to change ... well, nothing.
Town of Lewiston moves on proposed Lower River Road subdivision
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 09:10 am
Lewiston Town Board members moved on a few items Monday with Town Supervisor Dennis Brochey absent due to illness.
Aquarium of Niagara celebrates 50 years of achievement, science and entertainment in Western New York
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:15 am
The Aquarium of Niagara celebrated 50 years of achievements Friday and presented concrete plans to broaden the public's awareness of aquatic ecosystems through innovative and stimulating exhibits, displays and educational and recreational programs that promote conservation and support research.
National Grid ranked top green utility in the world
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
Earlier this week, National Grid PLC landed the No. 1 spot as a utility on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World 2015, ranking 29th overall.
Space Bulls place third at NASA Mars rover contest
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
The Space Bulls placed third - their best finish yet - at the RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition June 4-5.
Higgins, Lance introduce Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:05 am
U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (New Jersey) and Brian Higgins introduced the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act, legislation that would require health insurance plans that cover traditional chemotherapy to provide equally favorable coverage for orally administered anticancer medications.
Pictures: Artpark begins with Fairy House Festival, Lindsey Stirling
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Artpark & Company kicked off its 2015 summer season with the Fairy House Festival on Sunday, and Electric dance music violinist and performer Lindsey Stirling Wednesday.
Red Brick Bench Press Championship benefits military and families
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
In addition to his duties as Lewiston town supervisor, Dennis Brochey also serves as founder and director of a yearly fundraiser known as the Red Brick Bench Press Championship.
Buffalo Philharmonic's 'Soundwave' brings The Albrights, reunited Babik to Kleinhans
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Buffalo Philharmonic will present "Soundwave," featuring Buffalo bands The Albrights and Babik, and works by contemporary rock-inspired composers and songwriters Mason Bates, Adam Schoenberg and Sufjan Stevens.
Chris Collins helps secure $233,905 grant for Olcott Fire Company
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins has announced $233,905 in federal funding for the Olcott Fire Co.
Cuomo announces 26 properties nominated to state and national registers of historic places
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 26 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Ceretto continues push for legalization of MMA
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, renewed his call for the legalization of mixed martial arts in New York at a press conference Friday at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Parking patterns change for Artpark's 'Tuesday in the Park'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
The Village of Lewiston, its Department of Public Works, the Lewiston Police Department and Artpark & Company have teamed up to establish a new parking pattern for "Tuesday in the Park" concert nights.
Alzheimer's caregivers find support, advice in group
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 07:00 pm
Sadness, depression, fear, loneliness, isolation, confusion, anger ... people who are the prime caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's can experience any of these feelings ... and more.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter applauded by Cuomo
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
New York's top governmental office has taken notice of the Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, which has been named the best in the nation for six years running.
NCP golf tournament to honor Ulatowski
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy is holding its 23rd annual Matthew J. Murphy Jr. Golf Tournament June 12 at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston.