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Collins promotes REVAMP Act
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 03:50 pm
Congressman Chris Collins held a press conference Tuesday at Hamburg Lakeshore Overseas Veterans Post 1419 to promote H.R. 2218, the REVAMP Act. Introduced by Collins, the REVAMP Act would grant veteran organizations access to federal funding for vital maintenance and needed improvements to veteran halls and posts.
First Niagara Center welcomes Paul McCartney
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 01:30 pm
Legendary rock 'n' roll icon Sir Paul McCartney has announced five new North American arena dates on the critically acclaimed "Out There" tour, including one in Buffalo. McCartney will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 22.
'Teal Niagara Falls - Teal the World': 3rd annual fundraiser supports local women with ovarian cancer
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 07:00 am
On Friday, Sept. 11, the WNY Ovarian Cancer Project is hosting its third annual fundraising event, "Teal Niagara Falls - Teal the World," at the Niagara Culinary Institute in Niagara Falls.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital medical staff announces scholarship recipients
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 07:00 am
The medical staff of Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced the recipients of three scholarships presented to local high school students and one to a hospital associate advancing her education.
Plumbers and steamfitters recruit apprentices
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 05:10 pm
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Plumbers & Steamfitters, Local Union 22, will conduct recruitment from Sept. 1 through Aug. 2, 2016, for three plumber apprentices and three steamfitter apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.
Memorial announces Premier 2016 co-chairs
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 03:55 pm
Drs. Amarpreet Grewal Bath and Shelley Bath and Janet and Dan DiPofi have been named co-chairs of The 2016 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black tie dinner and entertainment gala.
Lloyd's Taco Truck donates full lunch service to Buffalo City Mission
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 03:45 pm
Buffalo City Mission's Men's Community Center received a full lunch service Monday, courtesy of one of Western New York's most popular eateries: Lloyd's Taco Truck.
Two Daemen programs rank in top 50 for 'Best Value' in nation
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:50 pm
Daemen College is the only institution in New York to be selected as one of the top "50 Best Value Small Colleges" in the U.S. for both business administration and biology degrees by Best Value Schools, an online guide to the best values in college education across the country.
Lighthouse Café returns
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:50 pm
The Lighthouse Café kicks off its new fall season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, with a performance by Greg Lee. He has appeared at numerous musical events throughout Western New York.
Buffalo City Mission raises $30,000 through its 9th annual Ride for the Homeless
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:45 pm
Buffalo City Mission raised $30,000 over the weekend at its ninth Ride for the Homeless, an annual motorcycle run to benefit the afterschool program at Cornerstone Manor, the agency's shelter for women and children.
DEC launches pilot project to improve collection of public input about deer populations
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:45 pm
There will be an increased opportunity for public input in deer management decision-making under a pilot project launched by the state's Department of Environmental Conservation. This new project will incorporate modern technology and gather input directly from a broader cross-section of New Yorkers.
Erie County Fair welcomes 1,000,000-plus
Mon, Aug 24th 2015 12:45 pm
The Erie County Fair concluded its 12-day run in Hamburg Sunday. Officials announce the final attendance was 1,172,635. This just falls shy of the record set in 2014 of 1,220,101 guests.
Cote Memorial Ride benefits WNY Heroes
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 12:05 pm
Nearly 200 participated in the seventh annual Jonathon Cote Memorial Motorcycle Ride & Fundraiser, held in Erie and Niagara counties Aug. 2. It is presented each year in memory of Cote, a U.S. Army veteran. He served in Middle East conflicts in the early 2000s and returned as a contractor to Iraq only to be held captive and later killed in 2008.
'The Biggest Loser' RunWalk returns to Buffalo
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 12:00 pm
Thousands of runners and walkers will lace up their shoes on Sunday, Sept. 6, for "The Biggest Loser" RunWalk Buffalo Half-Marathon/5K.
Buffalo Zoo opens nature playground
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has opened a new nature playground area for visitors.
Grand Island: 260 teams signed up for Gus Macker
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 11:00 am
The hoops for the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament have arrived on the Island in advance of the event, which will take place on Grand Island Boulevard. The baskets were delivered Sunday night after their use in the Gus Macker 3-on-3 tournament in Olean last weekend.
Silver Comet: A shining star to roller coaster enthusiasts
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 11:00 am
Martin's Fantasy Island received a big "Fun? Wow!" from a large group of roller coaster aficionados last weekend.
Offices of Collins and Gillibrand to host assistance to firefighters grant workshops
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 07:00 am
The offices of Congressman Chris Collins and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will host two informational workshops where staff members with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide an overview of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.
'Jazz Mass' at St. Peter's
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 07:00 am
For the first time, the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is partnering with St. Peter's R.C. Church to incorporate a "Jazz Mass" and concert in conjunction with the festival. The Rev. Msgr. David LiPuma has embraced the opportunity to partner with community events like this one.
Reminder: Jazz Festival street closing
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 07:00 am
In order to accommodate the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival vendors and musicians - not to mention the event's patrons - a portion of Center Street will be closed next weekend.
Ransomville Speedway: Alex Friesen Summer Nationals rescheduled
Sat, Aug 22nd 2015 07:00 am
Ransomville Speedway management has announced the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series, rained out Aug. 4, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Lewiston: Amidst complaints, jet boat companies look to appease residents
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:00 pm
Village of Lewiston waterfront residents filled the Red Brick Municipal Building boardroom Monday, asking trustees to enact a speed limit curtailing wake left by passing jet boats.
Cuomo: New York state campgrounds on track for record-high attendance
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:20 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced attendance at New York State Parks campgrounds is on pace for another record-setting year, and reminded New Yorkers that many of the state's finest camping facilities are open for fall camping well into the autumn months.
First Chestnut Ridge Tennis Tournament still accepting registration for inaugural summer event
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:20 pm
Entries are still being accepted for the first Chestnut Ridge Summer Classic Tennis Tournament, set to take place later this month at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park.
Poloncarz, Hoak honor Norman and Nancy Taylor as August Seniors of the Month
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:15 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Commissioner of Senior Services Randy Hoak and enthusiastic seniors at the Alden Senior Center to honor Mr. and Mrs. Norman and Nancy Taylor as "Seniors of the Month" for August.
Ad Club's 'Big Tip-Off' raises a record $6,000-plus
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:15 pm
The Advertising Club of Buffalo is proud to announce more than $6,000 was raised for student scholarships at yesterday's fifth annual "Big Tip-Off" event.
Art auction to benefit Community Missions
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 02:15 pm
Community Missions will hold its 2015 art auction Friday, Sept. 18, at the Sheraton at the Falls. This biannual event aims to raise awareness and funds for the agency programs and the marginalized population it serves. The event continues Community Missions' yearlong celebration of its 90th anniversary.
Niagara County clinical practices join HEALTHeLINK
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:25 am
HEALTHeLINK today announced the Niagara County Department of Mental Health in Lockport, Schoellkopf Health Center in Niagara Falls, Tuscarora Health Center in Lewiston, YJH Medical in Niagara Falls and Yong B. Chi in Newfane are among the newest organizations to participate in Western New York's clinical information exchange.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Multiple emergencies occur during power outage
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:05 am
Fire Chief Matt Osinski reported that Grand Island Fire Co. firefighters and medics handled several emergency incidents during a major power outage affecting approximately 3,858 National Grid customers Tuesday, Aug. 18.
Pieces of the Past: Porter Historical Society Museum
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society Museum is just four rooms (and their connected hallways), but there's a lot of history packed into those walls.
Town of Niagara: Residents air development concerns
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
The possibility of new neighbors in the Town of Niagara has some nearby residents concerns. Several Sweet Home Road residents spoke up at Tuesday's Town Board meeting about worries ranging from water to noise to taxes to traffic and even asbestos.
Helping with H.O.P.E.
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
Michael O'Connor is a survivor.
'Hands On' to clean up a city street
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
North Tonawanda's Oliver Street has a wealth of history as a business district, a melting pot and a home to many of the city's notable organizations.
Coptic Orthodox Church opens doors
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
It started as a way to welcome the surrounding community and educate the public on the history and traditions of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Wheatfield: O'Neill pleads not guilty
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
Michael O'Neill, the Wheatfield man charged in a blast that injured him July 21, made his first appearance Wednesday in federal court.
Moving in to a dorm or apartment this month? BBB has tips for a seamless move
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 07:00 am
It's getting to be that time of summer where college students across the country prepare to head back for another school year and move into their new apartments for fall semester.
Canalside caps off summer concert series with R&B group En Vogue
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 03:05 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced its successful Thursday night concert series will culminate with tonight's performance from R&B trio En Vogue.
New York state's unemployment rate drops to 5.4 percent
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 02:50 pm
In July, New York state's private-sector job count climbed by 19,300, or 0.2 percent, to 7,831,700, a new record high, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the New York State Department of Labor.
Schneiderman announces targeted advertising campaign to help Buffalo-area homeowners avoid foreclosure rescue scams
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 02:05 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a targeted advertising campaign and consumer education initiative to help Buffalo homeowners spot, avoid and report mortgage rescue scams.
Town of Niagara to host candidates' forum
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:50 pm
A new citizens' group called Town Citizen and Residents for Good Government will host a candidates' forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Calvin Richards Community Center, Veterans Park, Lockport Road, Niagara Falls.