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PHOTOS: American Niagara Hospitality celebrates opening of The Reef Beach Club & Pool inside Sheraton At The Falls
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:35 pm
American Niagara Hospitality formally debuted The Reef Beach Club and Pool inside the Sheraton At The Falls on Tuesday.
Erie County, partners to hold orientation for seniors interested in volunteering in local classrooms
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Senior Services, and community partners including the Buffalo Public Schools, is currently seeking individuals interested in volunteering at local schools to provide one-on-one tutoring to children in the classroom.
Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER ranked No. 1 in North America
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:25 pm
The Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER has achieved the top ranking among all full-service Marriott hotels in North America, as compiled by Marriott International's customer satisfaction survey process.
Educational Media Foundation, Wycliffe to join global missional hackathon
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:25 pm
Educational Media Foundation (EMF), the parent company of two of the largest contemporary Christian media brands - K-LOVE and Air1 - and Wycliffe Bible Translators USA, an interdenominational nonprofit mission organization, announced they will be supporting the Indigitous #Hack event.
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine announces second annual 'CommunityCare' grant
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:20 pm
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has announced the second annual "CommunityCare" grant offering up to $10,000 in funding for local, nonprofit 501(c)(3) agencies in the health and wellness sector.
Higgins welcomes release of environmental assessment for Robert Moses Parkway North project
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, called the release of the Robert Moses North design report/environmental assessment a "major milestone" in removal of the elevated highway.
Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary presents gift for new cardiac/stroke unit
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:20 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently presented a check for more than $49,000 to benefit the medical center's cardiac/stroke unit campaign. The check represents the auxiliary's final payment on its $100,000 pledge to the new facility.
County leaders set fast-track rules for pistol permits
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:20 pm
Niagara County leaders have moved to implement new procedures to fast-track pistol permits for county residents with verifiable threats to their safety.
Cuomo directs New York State Parks to offer extended hours at swimming facilities during heat wave
Tue, Jul 26th 2016 06:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced he has directed the State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to offer extended hours at state swimming facilities and other state parks during the current heat wave to help New Yorkers beat the heat. The extended hours will begin today and continue through Thursday, July 28.
Lewiston Police raid 'pot' house
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 05:25 pm
The Lewiston Police Department reports executing a search warrant at 5:30 a.m. Monday, July 25, on a suspected marijuana grow house in the 4600 block of Model City Road in the Town of Lewiston.
First Niagara provides approximately $19.2 million for Evergreen Loft Apartments
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 04:20 pm
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. announced it is providing approximately $19.2 million in financing and tax credit investment for Evergreen Foundation of Western New York Inc. and Southern Tier Environments for Living Inc.'s (STEL) affordable housing project, the Evergreen Lofts.
Public comment sought on design report, environmental assessment for Robert Moses Parkway removal project
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 04:00 pm
The New York Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation has announced a hearing will be held to seek final public comment on a Design Report/Environmental Assessment (DR/EA) for the Robert Moses Parkway removal project.
30th annual UB Distinguished Speakers Series to feature James Franco, John Cleese, Eric Holder
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 03:25 pm
Award-winning actors James Franco and John Cleese, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. and astronauts Mark Kelly and Scott Kelly are among the speakers who will headline the 2016-17 Distinguished Speakers Series at the University at Buffalo.
Memorial's surgical team welcomes SAL II
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 03:10 pm
Members of the surgery department at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently celebrated the arrival of "SAL II," the medical center's new daVinci XI Robotic Surgical System.
Niagara University clinical mental health counseling program receives CACREP accreditation
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 01:50 pm
Niagara University's clinical mental health counseling program has received accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
Food Bank of WNY's 'Walk Off Hunger,' 'Summerfest' to help feed local families in need
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 01:45 pm
The 9th annual "Walk Off Hunger" and "Summerfest," presented by Uncle Bob's Self Storage, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Island Park in Williamsville. All proceeds from the family-friendly event will benefit the Food Bank of Western New York as it continues to fight hunger one day at a time.
Fatal crash in Porter
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 11:40 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office released details late Friday night and early Saturday morning on a fatal motor vehicle crash in the Town of Porter.
Islanders slam option to close West River Parkway
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 09:00 am
A strong majority of Islanders at a public meeting Wednesday opposed the state's idea to turn the West River Parkway into a bicycle and pedestrian-only path.
Despite public objection, ZBA grants 8 plaza variances
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 08:00 am
To the disappointment of a room full of residents and business owners, the Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals granted Ellicott Development eight variances Thursday, bringing a proposal to build a 4.1-acre mixed-used plaza into municipal compliance.
Community invited to motorcycle show
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Northgate Health Care Facility will hold a motorcycle show at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at its location at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda.
Stretch of Grand Island road named in honor of Bob Beach
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 07:00 am
A picnic last Friday recalled an Island man whose leadership prompted his neighbors to permanently memorialize him along the West River Parkway.
Heavy workload continues for Grand Island firefighters, medics
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 07:00 am
According to Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski, firefighters and medics have experienced a continuing upsurge in the number of motor vehicle accidents they have had to contend with.
GI benefits from corrections flower program
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 07:00 am
This spring, the Town of Grand Island was once again the recipient of flowers from the horticulture program at the Erie County Correctional Facility in Alden.
Spirit of the Eighties to welcome back The Spoons
Sat, Jul 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Spirit of the Eighties is excited to be welcoming some old friends from just across the border for the fifth annual live music event.
DA Flaherty, SPCA Serving Erie County join forces to end animal abuse
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 03:00 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. has announced recent successes from his new animal cruelty unit, where the office is aggressively prosecuting anyone accused of killing or injuring an animal in the community.
Old Falls Street's annual 'Touch-a-Truck' family event includes food drive
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 02:55 pm
It's time once again for Old Falls Street, USA's, annual "Touch-a-Truck" event. The event is set for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. It allows children and their families the opportunity to climb aboard a variety of municipal and maintenance vehicles to see how they operate.
'Invest in a Vest': Lewiston responds to attacks on police officers
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 02:25 pm
It was evident at Monday's Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees meeting, where reactions by village elected officials and residents were strong and very supportive of the Lewiston Police following comments on the issue by Chief Frank Previte.
GI man arrested after issuing threat to murder deputy
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 02:00 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard has announced the arrest of Sammy Abdellatif, 22, of Grand Island for aggravated harassment charges after he called Erie County Sheriff's Office's dispatchers and threatened to "murder" a deputy.
Best bass fishermen compete on Niagara
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 02:00 pm
The best bass fishermen in America are fishing in the Niagara River this week as part of the 2016 Bassmaster Classic Bracket.
City of North Tonawanda: Final steps underway for marina renovations
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 11:25 am
The final steps in North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park Marina renovations project are good to go.
Town of Niagara Board seeks new ambulance service
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 11:25 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board agreed to declare a public safety emergency and seek assistance from the New York State Department of Health Tuesday night after the ambulance service company Rural Metro, recently bought out by American Medical Response, terminated its contract with the town.
John DelMonte announces bid for State Supreme Court seat
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 11:20 am
Niagara Falls attorney John J. DelMonte recently announced his candidacy to run for State Supreme Court justice in the eight counties of Western New York that make up the 8th Judicial District. There are two open Supreme Court seats to be filled in the Nov. 8 election.
Deadline extended for project HOPE
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 11:20 am
The application deadline for the sixth annual Helping Others Paint Exteriors (HOPE) home makeover contest has been extended to Wednesday, July 27. The winner will be determined Friday, July 29.
Cash mob for Platter's Chocolates
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 11:05 am
The Oliver Street Merchants Association recently announced the fourth cash mob will be held from 5-10 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at Platter's Chocolates, 954 Oliver St. Featured will be $2 mini sundaes.
Town of Niagara to host senior summer picnic
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 11:05 am
The Town of Niagara senior program will hold its annual summer picnic for seniors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Town of Wheatfield Board takes further action to defend local biosolids law
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 10:45 am
The Wheatfield Town Board announced at Monday night's meeting it has written a letter to Agriculture and Markets, stating it will, stand by the town's local biosolids law, which prohibits the use of material derived from human waste on town land.
Youngstown plans for the future; two public hearings set
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 10:30 am
The Village of Youngstown board meeting on Thursday, July 14, was all about planning for the future. Few decisions were made, but many topics were covered and there was promise of many more decisions to be made at the upcoming meeting.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival revs up
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 10:30 am
Tractors are getting ready to roar at this year's 12th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival to be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at the museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Can Am Street Dance in Youngstown
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 10:10 am
In advance of the Can Am Challenge, the Youngstown Yacht Club hosted a "Village Appreciation Street Dance" on Thursday evening.
Construction work in Village of Lewiston
Fri, Jul 22nd 2016 10:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Department of Public Works spent part of the past week repairing a water main break at the corner of Center and North Ninth streets.