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Niagara University offering children's summer STEM camps
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Niagara University's College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering and math education for children - especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Mojawalla and McGowan chosen Citizens of the Year
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce will honor six individuals, organizations and businesses as the recipients of the Citizen of the Year Awards.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce looking for Youth Ambassadors
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce is seeking Youth Ambassadors to promote interaction and goodwill between the business community and students, and to bring them to an awareness of the economic development of Grand Island.
Grand Island Garden Walk planned for 2016
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island is one of the few remaining nearby towns without an established yearly garden walk.
Town of Lewiston Town Board moves on public comments issue
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
It's a matter of minutes. So said the Lewiston Town Board, with regard to the time frame allotted to public comments.
Lewiston Dems to honor Rob Morreale
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Democratic Committee has announced its selection of Lewiston Town Board member Rob Morreale as the 2016 "Democrat of the Year." The annual award recognizes individuals for service and contributions to the Lewiston community.
Chamber Gala: Hon. Truesdale is Town of Porter Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Town of Porter Justice David Truesdale has been chosen by Supervisor Merton Wiepert and the Town Council as the 2016 Town of Porter Citizen of the Year.
Niagara County Department of Health offers free diabetes prevention program workshops
Sat, Apr 2nd 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free diabetes prevention program scheduled to begin Friday, April 15, at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Sessions run from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
United States and Canada to face off in Pan Pacific gold medal final at HARBORCENTER
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 10:25 pm
The United States National Sled Hockey Team will face off against Team Canada at 5 p.m. Saturday (April 2) in the gold medal final of the 2016 Ice Sledge Hockey Pan Pacific Championships.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board finalizes project variances
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 07:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission/Planning Board met Thursday with Department of Public Works Superintendent Terry Brolinski, Engineer Mike Marino, Building Inspector Ken Candella and Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. director Barry Beebe to confirm the required variances for Ellicott Development's Center/North Eighth/Onondaga streets plaza proposal and James Jerge's Onondaga Street apartment complex/Fairchild Place lots.
Can You Help: Benefit fundraiser for the Summit Center
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:45 pm
Denise Plennert and Debbie Wilson, parents of two autistic children, have announced plans for a basket auction fundraiser to benefit the Summit Center in Getzville.
Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show set for April 2-3
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:40 pm
The Buffalo Geological Society will host its 48th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show on April 2-3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Teresa Lawrence recognized for impact on community
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:40 pm
Teresa Lawrence, Ph.D., superintendent of the Grand Island Central School District, has been selected to receive the 2016 Graduate School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award.
Tax preparer arrests prompt state to issue alert
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:25 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the Division of Consumer Protection issued a consumer warning to the 7 million taxpayers who have yet to file income tax returns.
Family and friends celebrate Dyngus Day tradition in NT
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:20 pm
Generations of Polish families and friends and Polish "wannabes" celebrated Dyngus Day Monday evening at North Tonawanda's Dom Polski social club, 576 Oliver St.
Wheatfield Lions honored at March meeting
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:20 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club honored two of its members at its meeting on March 3.
Mayor's annual Snowflake Ball benefits Nor-Ton Jacket Club
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:20 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas and his wife, Linda, hosted the Mayor's annual Snowflake Ball on Feb. 20 at the Knights of Columbus at 755 Erie Ave.
NCCC Alumni Association 5K run/walk
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 06:20 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host its annual NCCC Alumni 5K Run/Walk on Friday, May 6, on the NCCC campus in Sanborn.
Applications available for Ruth and William O. Sass nursing scholarship
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 04:10 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Maid of the Mist ready for earliest launch in history
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 04:05 pm
Thanks to a milder than usual winter, Maid of the Mist will launch its boats at 9 a.m. tomorrow from its Niagara Falls landing, the earliest start to the season in Maid of the Mist history. The season runs through Nov. 6.
Nurse practitioner Cristina Virtuoso to join Memorial's primary care team
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:55 pm
Cristina E. Virtuoso, F.N.P., will join the clinical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial's Summit Family Health Center and Lewiston Primary Care Center effective April 12.
Red Nose Day, national fundraising movement and live NBC broadcast, returns for 2016
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:55 pm
Red Nose Day announced the return of its second annual campaign, inviting the American public to come together on May 26 to have fun and make a difference for kids who need our help the most - those at home and around the world.
Ortt's amended casino funding formula included in state budget
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:45 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced lawmakers agreed to include a portion of his proposal to alter and extend the 99-h law outlining slot profits for the Seneca Niagara Casino in the final 2016-17 state budget.
Higgins, ReNU Niagara invite public to visit volunteer fair, stay for progress
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University's ReNU Niagara invite the public to a unique dual event evening at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center featuring information and opportunities to engage in important programs and projects making a difference in the City of Niagara Falls.
UB projects aim to help refugees locally and globally
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:35 pm
Ghalia Ajouz and her classmates don't see an abandoned silk mill on Buffalo's East Side.
Spirit of the Eighties: '80s Dance Party set for April 2
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 03:25 pm
Some of us on the Spirit of the Eighties planning committee decided that we couldn't wait until August to get into the groove.
ESL camp coming to Niagara University this summer
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 12:05 pm
Niagara University's College of Education is offering a summer camp designed to teach non-English-speaking children in grades K-5 the fundamentals of writing and speaking the language.
YWCA cash raffle dinner fundraiser set
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 11:45 am
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will host its ninth annual cash raffle dinner and fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Cambria Volunteer Fire Co., 4631 Cambria Wilson Road, Lockport. This year's event will be sports-themed and casual.
NIOGA Library System launching campaign aimed at engaging young adults
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 01:50 pm
NIOGA, a nonprofit cooperative library system, is launching a new campaign aimed at young adults in Niagara, Orleans and Genesee counties to call their attention to the vast resources available at their local library, including free Wi-Fi, video games, music and video streaming, and eBook downloads.
Erie County Fair announces 'Happy Together' Tour
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 12:10 pm
The Erie County Fair has announced the "Happy Together" Tour will perform inside the GUSTO Grandstand as part of the National Grid Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.
Researchers to study link between gastric bypass and alcohol abuse
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 12:05 pm
A new collaborative study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) and the Penn State College of Medicine will investigate why a significant percentage of people who undergo gastric bypass surgery develop alcohol abuse problems.
Furever Friends event in NT
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 07:00 am
Furever Friends Dog Rescue of WNY hosts a basket raffle, 50/50 split draw, bake sale and live music from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at American Legion Stephen Sikora Post 1322.
Buffalo Sabres: Robin Lehner undergoes season-ending surgery
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 05:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced goaltender Robin Lehner has undergone successful surgery on his right ankle and will be unavailable for the remainder of the team's games this season.
Buffalo Zoo to announce baby gorilla name at 'APE-ril' event this weekend
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 04:30 pm
The Buffalo Zoo will announce the winning name for the new baby gorilla during an "APE-ril" event this Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the gorilla exhibit.
'Golden Jubilee' gala to commemorate 50 years of Canisius College Regents Scholarship Ball
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 04:20 pm
The Canisius College Board of Regents will commemorate 50 years of the Regents Scholarship Ball when it hosts a "Golden Jubilee" gala on Saturday, May 7, at Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY announces 3rd annual 'Spark' Cultural Awards
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 03:25 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has announced details of its third annual "Spark" Cultural Awards, presented by M&T Bank.
DEC: Zero hunting fatalities in 2015 season
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 03:00 pm
The 2015 New York hunting season proved to be one of the safest on record and yielded the first year without a hunting-related shooting fatality since the 1950s, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Heart of Niagara Adoption event at Tractor Supply Lockport
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 02:55 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Corey, Maddie, Mollie, Sugar, Tillie and Zandie from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Tractor Supply, 6015 S. Transit Road in Lockport (next to Lockport Athletic & Fitness and Flips Gymnastics).
UB Alumni Association to honor university alumni and friends at awards ceremony
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 02:50 pm
Frank Clement (BS, 1966) hasn't let a distance of 2,600 miles keep him from remaining close to the University at Buffalo.
Special Alzheimer's program
Wed, Mar 30th 2016 02:45 pm
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is life-changing and leads to many questions.
 

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