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Buffalo leads all local markets for NHL coverage on NBC/NBCSN
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 06:00 pm
Led by strong "Wednesday Night Rivalry" and "Sunday Night Hockey" viewership, the 2015-16 NHL regular season on NBCSN averaged 378,000 viewers to rank as the most-watched full regular season in network history, and the most-watched on cable since the 1993-94 season, according to data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Ceretto: Assembly passes pay equity legislation ahead of National Equal Pay Day
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 02:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto (D-Lewiston) supported a package of legislation Monday to help close the wage gap in New York. The passage coincides with National Equal Pay Day (April 12). The date symbolizes how far into the current year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.
Poloncarz points out continuing issue of pay equity on National Equal Pay Day
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 02:40 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Beth Curtis, chairwoman of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, to draw attention to the issue of income inequality between genders and stridently call for the end of such discrimination.
Job fair at Water Street Landing
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 07:00 am
Water Street Landing is gearing up for the summer serving season. The Lewiston restaurant will hold a job fair from 2-4 p.m. Saturdays, April 16 and 30, at 115 S. Water St. Positions are available for the restaurant, marketing and construction.
Village of Lewiston hosts annual spring cleanup
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 07:00 am
Save the date: On Saturday, April 23, the Village of Lewiston will hold its annual spring cleanup.
Heart of Niagara adoption event at East Amherst Pet Supplies Plus
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Sugar and Tillie from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Pet Supplies Plus.
Canisius ROTC commemorates 100 years with 5k run
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 03:55 pm
Canisius College will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps with a 5k run on Saturday, April 23.
Olive Garden, NFHS Network partner to celebrate team moms and high school athletes
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 03:10 pm
Olive Garden and the NFHS Network, the nation's leading high school sports media company, are teaming up to recognize team moms and the high school athletes they support. This partnership includes the launch of GoTeamMoms.com, which will serve as a resource and destination to recognize team moms.
Mental health subject of May 11 conference
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 03:05 pm
The Coalition of Agencies in Service to the Elderly (CASE) will hold its 27th annual spring professional networking conference, "Shining the Light on Mental Health," from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.
Erie County, partners observe Earth Month with sale on rain barrels, compost bins
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 12:10 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning and the Western New York Stormwater Coalition are collaborating to promote water conservation and composting by making compost units and rain barrels available to local residents, helping to reduce stormwater runoff and promote home composting for more nutrient-rich soils.
FASNY: More than 500 fire departments have signed up for RecruitNY
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 12:10 pm
With just under two weeks to go, more than 500 fire departments across New York have now signed up to participate in RecruitNY, which will take place on the weekend of April 23-24. RecruitNY is a major initiative designed to increase membership in volunteer fire departments across the state.
Erie County preliminarily closes 2015 with balancing amendments, funding designations
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 10:25 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced Monday Erie County anticipates ending 2015 with a positive budget variance of more than $18 million, which he said is the result of prudent budgeting, savings from cost containment, reductions in spending, and favorable results such as lower Medicaid costs stemming from provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
Dolly Parton opens Artpark season in special outdoor concert event Sunday, June 12
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark welcomes country music legend and pop culture icon Dolly Parton in a special amphitheater concert event at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12 (gates at 5:30 p.m.). Tickets ($77-$22) go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 15.
Domestic violence grant awarded to district attorney's office during National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 09:45 am
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. announced his office will continue to be a leading resource for victims of domestic violence and their children after receiving funding for another year through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and the federally funded Violence Prevention Services Act.
Local public libraries evolving to meet the needs of their communities
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 09:05 am
This week, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System joins public libraries in communities nationwide to celebrate dynamic changes that are happening in today's libraries. April 10-16 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the significant and changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers.
HART of gold
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:10 pm
Local celebrities pitched in Saturday at the Home Assistance Referral Team benefit inside the Lewiston Event Center. The HART fundraiser featured live music and food, bowling and games for those in attendance.
Ceretto announces anti-poverty initiative for City of Niagara Falls
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 09:10 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced he supported a robust anti-poverty initiative for Niagara Falls in the 2016-17 state budget.
Wild Kritters hosts 10th annual basket raffle
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 09:00 am
Wild Kritters of Niagara County welcomes readers to its 10th annual basket raffle, to be held from noon until 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the 3F Conservation Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown.
Grand Island Town Board: Amended law if passed would restrict recreational trapping
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The latest version of a proposed amendment to town code would essentially ban sport trapping of wildlife on town-owned land, prompting supporters of recreational trapping to complain the Grand Island Town Board had caved in to trapping opponents.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Mallwitz's Island Lanes, Kud, Islettes' Elite Majorettes to receive Citizen of the Year awards
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce will honor seven individuals, organizations and businesses as the recipients of the Citizen of the Year Awards.
National Pay Equity Day features 'unhappy hour' event
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women will present an "unhappy hour" in honor of Pay Equity Day at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at Big Ditch Brewing Co.
Lewiston Spring Fling celebration returns April 24
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
Spring has arrived in Lewiston and, with it, the 21st annual Lewiston Family Spring Fling. The celebration of winter's end - a time to renew old friendships and make new ones - is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
'Dessert and Wine in the Stacks' to benefit Youngstown Free Library
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host the seventh annual "Dessert and Wine in the Stacks" bake sale fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Youngstown Free Library, 240 Lockport St.
Lew-Port to present budget Tuesday
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education continued budget development discussions this past Tuesday, reaching consensus on appropriations and revenues. The board will meet again on Tuesday, April 12, to present this year's plan to the public and adopt the final budget.
Village of Lewiston set to debut new boardroom
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston are anticipating holding April's monthly meeting inside a new Red Brick Municipal Building boardroom. Work is finishing up inside the former office of attorney Paul Grenga, just across the hall from the clerk's office.
Fall in love (with jazz!): Tickets available for annual Lewiston Jazz Festival fundraiser
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The festival fundraiser is set for Sunday, April 24, at Water Street Landing in Lewiston.
End hunger ... one step at a time: Community Missions to host 'Walk for Niagara'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:00 pm
Community Missions will host its annual "Walk for Niagara" on Saturday, April 30, at Whirlpool State Park.
Kindness matters at Lockport CARES homeless shelter
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:55 pm
6-year-old Violet, the granddaughter of one of the Lockport CARES volunteers, wanted to help the children at the shelter.
Oakwood Cemetery announces 2016 board of directors
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:50 pm
On March 9, the Oakwood Cemetery Association held its annual membership meeting and board of directors election.
'Search for the Sound of Smokin Joe's' April 22 at Native Center in Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 08:45 pm
Smokin Joe's Native Center in downtown Niagara Falls is searching for a talented "house band" with a rockin' country flavor.
3 extra days to file your taxes: Standard April 15 deadline extended
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 02:00 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers they can take three extra days to file both their federal and state income tax returns this year. The deadline is extended to Monday, April 18, because Washington, D.C., will celebrate Emancipation Day on Friday, April 15.
Art auction to benefit NACC
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:40 pm
The popular event will take place with live bidding at 6 p.m. Sunday at Wine on Third in Niagara Falls.
Donation drive for Mario's Pet Food Pantry
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 01:20 pm
Girl Scout Troop No. 70145 reminds residents it will sponsor a donation drive from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, to benefit Mario's Pet Food Pantry. This event will be held at Grandpaws Pet Emporium at 402 Center St., Lewiston.
Buffalo Sabres to host 2016 NHL Coaches Association clinic June 23
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 11:45 am
The Buffalo Sabres, in collaboration with the NHL Coaches Association and the Academy of Hockey, will host the official 2016 NHL Coaches Association Coaches' Clinic on Thursday, June 23, at the Adams Mark Hotel.
Courtney Corbetta joins WKBW-TV
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:25 am
Former Niagara Frontier Publications intern Courtney Corbetta recently joined WKBW Channel 7 as a part-time feature reporter for "AM Buffalo" and host/reporter of "Your Home, Your Way."
Relay For Life fundraiser set for April 30
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
Relay For Life will hold its Mother's Day craft and vendor show fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Brighton Community Church, 1225 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. The event will also feature a basket raffle, 50/50 split and food from Lloyd Taco Truck.
Town of Wheatfield: Farmland protection plan passes
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The Wheatfield Town Board approved a plan Tuesday to protect and maintain the town's agricultural farmland and assist local farmers who want to continue their practice.
New on the job: NT Common Council welcomes new fire chief, assistant to mayor
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The City of North Tonawanda Common Council appointed Joseph Sikora as the new fire chief of the North Tonawanda Fire Department Tuesday.
Wheatfield American Legion Post antique show, sale set for April 10
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Wheatfield American Legion Post No. 1451 will hold an antique show and sale, and basket raffle from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and from 10 a.m.-4p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the post, 6525 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
North Tonawanda Public to hold 'Cashing in on Clutter' event
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The North Tonawanda Public Library will host professional organizer Jamie Shaner of Home Solutions of WNY for a organizing and de-clutter presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the library, 505 Meadow Drive.