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Lewiston Tour of Homes sponsors announced
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:55 pm
More than 60 local businesses and individuals have stepped forward to sponsor the 2014 Historical Association of Lewiston's Tour of Homes. Topping the list is Chris Castellani of Supermarket Liquors and Wines.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board receives plaza update from Paladino
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:00 am
After waiting nine months for Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino to provide an update on his company's Center Street property, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board asked him Monday for time to study his proposal before voting "yes" or "no" on its conceptual merits.
Town of Lewiston finalizes budget
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
Discussions continued, agreements were ultimately reached, and the Lewiston Town Board at last reached consensus Monday on finalizing its 2015 $16.037 million budget.
'Shop Small': Village of Lewiston stores offering 'Black Friday,' 'Small Business Saturday' deals
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
For the third year in a row, local merchants are opening early and offering deep discounts to shoppers leery of long lines, and the "Black Friday" pushing and shoving often shown on TV newscasts. Village vendors promise patrons they'll find a better buying experience in Lewiston.
Town of Lewiston building ice rink, seeking sponsors
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink will return for its third year of operation next month in Academy Park.
Buffalo Philharmonic to present $15,000 to John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present a $15,000 check to the campaign for the new Oishei Children's Hospital at 9 a.m. Monday at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The donation reflects proceeds from ticket sales to the July 19 Doctors of the World performance at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Village of Lewiston selects new deputy treasurer
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 06:35 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees has chosen South Fourth Street resident Edward Walker to serve as deputy treasurer. He replaces Amy Salada, who was appointed clerk/treasurer last month, and Karen Goodman, who retired in June after serving for 31 years.
Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month recognizes caregivers
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month, a time to support the more than 5 million Americans who have it, as well as the many more millions of people who care for those with the disease.
Starpoint to vote on $15 million capital project
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Residents of the Starpoint Central School District will soon vote on $15.4 million worth of improvements to the district under its Student Health, Safety and Technology Capital Project.
Connor O'Keefe benefit at Lewiston Event Center
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Friends and family of Connor O'Keefe, pictured, have announced plans for a fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St.
NCIDA approves tax exemptions for Summit Outlets LP
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:00 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors approved an application for assistance from The Summit Outlets LP and developer Zoran Cocov at its board meeting Wednesday.
Town of Niagara gathers for Veterans Day ceremony in Veterans Heights Park
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:55 pm
The Town of Niagara community gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Veterans Heights Park, located at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives. The event was organized by the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs.
'Krafts with Kelly' at Marjim Manor
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The Winery at Marjim Manor is hosting its next "Krafts with Kelly" session at noon and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. This project is a fabric wreath. Guests can choose between a fall, holiday or specific color theme. The $20 cost includes all supplies and refreshments.
Higgins opposes reduced USPS service standards
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, took to the House of Representatives Floor in opposition to plans by the U.S. postmaster general and board of governors to reduce service standards and consolidate mail-processing facilities nationwide.
Bubbly
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
More than 50 Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members participated in the organization's second annual wine tour.
NCP, Aspire to get 'Merry and Bright' at NCCC Culinary Institute
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY will kick off the holiday season with a unique culinary and gift gathering event, "Merry and Bright," from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Sabres to collect donated clothing as part of 'WNY Wear It Forward' Nov. 15
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will host a recycled clothing drive before their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital acquires new vans for courtesy transportation service
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Thanks to the generosity of the Maid of the Mist Corp., Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently acquired two new Chrysler Town & Country vans to continue their courtesy transportation service known as VanGo.
Schneiderman offers assistance to local governments in drafting rules to curb animal abuse at puppy mills and protect consumers
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
As part of his animal protection initiative, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his office is offering guidance to local governments interested in drafting enforceable laws that will help curb animal abuse by so-called "puppy mills" and pet retail stores, and, ultimately, expand the standards for animal welfare in New York.
Niagara Catholic needs your help to make a difference
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is working hard to increase enrollment both locally and internationally. Three international students have been accepted into the 10th grade and will begin in January.
Binational Mass welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of "Open My Eyes, Lord" permeating through Niagara University's Alumni Chapel.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission opens Thanksgiving dinner hotline
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission is celebrating its fourth annual "Feed the Falls" events again this Thanksgiving and Christmas. It has opened the "Turkey Hotline" for those in need to request a Thanksgiving dinner.
Higgins announces Nov. 14 deadline for service academy nomination applications
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is reminding local high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. service academies that the last day to submit a request for a nomination is Friday. Service academy appointments are made by the president of the United States based on congressional and/or military nominations.
Dr. Daniel Burns now delivering at Mount St. Mary's
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Dr. Daniel Burns, OB/GYN, has announced he is now delivering babies exclusively at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
There's a fresh new look at Niagara Falls Burger King
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Carrols Corp., operator of more than 900 Burger King restaurants in several states, announced the re-opening of its restaurant located at 7403 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Summit View hosts basket auction
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
The Summit View Residents Association will present its annual basket auction in the Community Room at Summit View Apartments, 7210 Williams Road. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Dec. 6.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria this Saturday
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walden Galleria Mall. Volunteers will be on the lower level in front of Famous Footwear, which is located between Lord and Taylor and Macy's.
Ceretto announces HEAP aid for people struggling to heat homes
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today announced federal funding is being made available through New York's Home Energy Assistance Program to help families in need heat their homes during the cold winter season.
Niagara University receives $100,000 grant from Alden Trust for nursing simulation center
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:50 pm
Plans to construct a state-of-the-art nursing simulation center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the support of the George I. Alden Trust.
Niagara University alumnus elected NYSSCPA president
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:10 am
Joseph M. Falbo Jr., a 1991 graduate of Niagara University, was recently elected president of the 28,000-member New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He becomes the first NU alumnus - and only the second member from the Buffalo chapter - to chair the association since it was incorporated in 1897.
Annual spaghetti dinner, Festival of Lights opening at Fatima Shrine
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 07:00 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 hosts its seventh annual spaghetti dinner from 3 until 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, in the shrine's dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Love Canal activist Lois Gibbs to speak at UB School of Management
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:55 pm
Lois Gibbs, the nationally recognized environmental activist who exposed and pushed for changes at the Love Canal toxic waste site, will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Management Nov. 21.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital celebrates Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
More than 70 residents, patients and volunteers of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence were honored today as part of the organization's Veterans Day tribute luncheon.
Schoellkopf war vets commemorate Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Four members of the "Greatest Generation" who now live at Schoellkopf Health Center traveled to Hyde Park today to attend Veterans Day ceremonies at the Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial. All four served in the U.S. armed forces in World War II.
Ceretto announces online virtual tours of New York state parks
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 04:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, in his role as the ranking member of the Assembly's Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development Committee, announced virtual tours of all of New York's state parks are being made available online at http://www.nystateparkstours.com/.
Ceretto: New online hiring resource for veterans
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 04:25 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the release of a new online resource that will connect out-of-work veterans to temporary state employment opportunities.
Veterans treatment courts offer veterans a second chance, says New York State Bar Association president
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
The New York State Bar Association has called on state leaders to expand the availability of veterans treatment courts throughout New York.
Traveler advisory: Robert Moses Parkway
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced travel restrictions are scheduled to begin Thursday on the Robert Moses State Parkway in the vicinity of Niagara Falls State Park, in the City of Niagara Falls.
UB to hold Veterans Day celebration
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
The University at Buffalo will honor its veteran and military service members at the university's fifth annual Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11 on the North Campus.
Dunkin' Donuts supports Western New York animals with special treat
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, every-day stop for coffee and baked goods, will offer Western New York residents a reward for good behavior when they show support for the second-oldest humane society in the country.