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Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA holds 3rd annual Dumpster Mural Contest
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 04:05 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA recently held its third annual Earth Day Dumpster Mural contest, in partnership with Guard Contracting Corp. The contest featured artwork from two local schools demonstrating their vision of Earth Day. Students created murals on Dumpsters in the Military Road parking lot.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes volunteers
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 04:00 pm
More than 160 volunteers from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center were honored at the annual volunteer recognition luncheon on Thursday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
City of Niagara Falls to mark 50th anniversary of commissioning of USS Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 04:00 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster will welcome more than 100 servicemen and women and their families to the Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial (Robbins Drive, Hyde Park) at noon on Saturday, April 29, for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Niagara Falls.
New York celebrates Arbor Day
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 04:00 pm
As part of a weeklong Earth Week tribute to New York's accomplishments and commitment to protecting the environment, the New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation, Office of General Services, Agriculture and Markets, and the State Arbor Day Committee joined state and local officials for an Arbor Day tree-planting event at the Empire State Plaza in Albany.
Adult education teacher Rachael Rossi writes article for textbook
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:55 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES adult education teacher Rachael Rossi, Ph.D., recently contributed to the textbook, "Confronting Oppressive Assessments."
Erie County announces household hazardous waste drop dates
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, in cooperation with Erie Community College and the Northwest and Northeast Southtowns ("NEST") Solid Waste Management Boards, has announced "Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Days" will be held on Saturday, June 3, at the ECC South Campus in Orchard Park; and Saturday, Aug. 5, at the ECC North Campus in Williamsville.
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare's '20-Year Club' honors employees
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:50 pm
In 1985, young ophthalmologist Claus M. Fichte, M.D., opened his solo practice at 2400 Pine Ave in Niagara Falls.
Ribbon cut at NU's Clet Hall dining facility
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:50 pm
Niagara University cut the ribbon Thursday on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall.
Volunteers to take on Liberty Drive Cleanup tradition
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:45 pm
On Saturday morning, volunteers from Cub Scout Pack 833 (out of Adams Fire Co.) and Town of Wheatfield officials will take part in the Liberty Drive Cleanup, a tradition going on its 26th year.
Town of Niagara to debut 'Trash to Treasure' event May 28
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:45 pm
The Town of Niagara will hold a new "Trash to Treasure" event from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Veteran's Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Ortt announces new funding to expand, continue Dwyer program for veterans
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:30 pm
In a joint effort to further improve mental health and well-being among veterans, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt on Thursday joined local veterans, veterans service representatives and Niagara County officials to announce he secured $185,000 in support of the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Program in Niagara County. The program offers support to veterans.
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:20 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
DEC celebrates Earth Day with opening of solar-powered electric car-charging station at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:15 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and partners celebrated Earth Day with the opening of a new solar-powered electric car-charging station at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve in Depew.
Cornerstone CFCU celebrates 60 years of 'helping people achieve their financial dreams'
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:15 pm
In February 1957, seven employees of the Harrison Radiator Division of General Motors deposited $5 each along with a signed a letter creating Unit #1 Federal Credit Union. They had a simple mission: help people achieve their financial dreams.
NCCC to find new president
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:10 pm
The Niagara County Community College Board of Trustees is looking for a new leader after former president James P. Klyczek resigned on Wednesday.
Niagara EDGE Run/Walk to award two scholarships
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 07:55 am
A unique running event that offers scholarship assistance to two graduating high school seniors is now accepting registrations from runners and walkers of all ages.
'Paints Uncorked' to conclude in May
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 05:15 pm
The final two "Paints Uncorked" nights will take place in May in Lockport. Guests can create their own masterpiece under the guidance of artist instructor Cassandra McFeely, while enjoying wines from the Niagara Wine Trail wineries.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership announces strategic agreement with Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 05:15 pm
On Thursday, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Western New York's regional chamber of commerce and privately funded economic development organization, announced strategic agreements with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce at CanAm Now - the cross-border business development and current affairs forum.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation names officers for 2017
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
The Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation has announced its officers for the 2017.
Morinello supports New York's volunteer firefighters
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
This weekend, the spotlight will be on volunteer fire services across New York, as residents celebrate Recruit NY, and recognize the enormous importance of volunteer firefighters to the communities they service.
Memorial Medical Center receives national recognition for excellence in financial interactions with patients
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has achieved recognition as an adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association's Patient Financial Communications Best Practices.
Marylou Borowiak announces plans to step down at Food Bank of WNY
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 04:45 pm
Marylou Borowiak, who has been affiliated with the Food Bank of WNY for over 20 years, has announced plans to step down from the role of president and CEO later this year. Borowiak, 57, said in a statement that she felt the timing made sense both personally and professionally.
Buffalo: PSE, Labatt USA announce partnership in Cobblestone District
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 10:00 am
Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Wednesday joined Labatt USA to announce development plans for 79 Perry, which was purchased by PSE earlier this year. The more than 70,000-square-foot building, constructed in 1919 as a manufacturing plant, will be redeveloped into a mixed-use facility that includes retail, commercial and residential space.
Hospitals raise $6500 at charity hockey game
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:40 pm
The competition on the ice was intense, but in the end they all skated off as champions.
Nine local schools to compete in 'BAND Against Bullying' competition
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:35 pm
"BAND Against Bullying," the annual competition to raise bullying awareness, will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Shea's 710 Main Theater. The event is sold out.
Earth Day e-waste collection event draws huge turnout
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:35 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning and partners have announced a record turnout for the Earth Day electronic-waste collection event held Saturday at the GM Powertrain plant in Tonawanda.
Morinello celebrates Ransomville church's anniversary
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:15 pm
Last weekend, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleague, Assemblyman Mike Norris, to congratulate Immaculate Conception Church on its 125 years of service to the Ransomville community.
The Trailblazing Women Speaker Series presents 'The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond'
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
As part of the "Trailblazing Women Speaker Series," Dr. Judith Wellman will present, "The Extraordinary Harriet Tubman: From Slavery to Freedom and Beyond" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27.
Hyde Park Golf Course to open Friday
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
The north 18 at the Hyde Park Golf Course will open for the 2017 season at 9 a.m. Friday, April 28. Passes will be sold on site. Carts will be available to golfers, weather permitting.
Hunger relief donations at Wegmans reach nearly $1.09 million in winter 2017
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
During the winter 2017 checkout scanning campaign at 27 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations hit $1,089,769. "Check Out Hunger" allows customers to donate $2 $3, $5 or any other amount at checkout, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to each store's local food bank.
Higgins marks completion of Shoreline Trail bicycle & pedestrian bridge
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 05:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, marked completion of the new Shoreline Trail bicycle and pedestrian bridge featuring a Niagara River scenic overlook and an improved Riverwalk connection along the water's edge.
Ten Lives Club hosts 9th annual 'Beer for Cats' fundraiser
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
This May, Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group invites animal lovers to do something crucial to save the lives of shelter cats: drink beer.
Niagara University holding community 'garage sale' May 17-18
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, May 18.
Middle & high school students invited to student open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. (BNMC) and the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (UB CBLS), in collaboration with AT&T, will host the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
City of Niagara Falls to kick-off Arbor Week festivities with citywide tree plantings, 'BioBlitz' events
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:20 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster will join leaders from the Niagara Falls City School District and the Department of Parks and Public Works to host a weeklong series of events marking Arbor Week and Earth Day in the City of Niagara Falls on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29.
Uber unveils ridesharing partnership with Buffalo Bills & Sabres
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:10 pm
Beginning this summer, Western New Yorkers will have reliable, affordable and safe transportation options for attending sporting events and concerts. Pegula Sports and Entertainment on Tuesday welcomed Uber as the official ridesharing partner of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bandits.
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announces hospitality division
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment CEO Kim Pegula has announced the creation of the PSE hospitality division, a new unit of the company that will unite the management of all PSE food and beverage properties and create an organized structure to position the company to pursue additional restaurant and hospitality opportunities in Western New York and beyond.
Volunteer firefighter recruitment weekend spotlights 'RecruitNY' campaign
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Monday by the Doyle Hose Co. No. 1 Chief Don Szumigala, representatives of the Erie County Emergency Services department, Firemen's Association of the State of New York President Ken Pienkowski, and volunteer firefighters from local districts at Doyle Hose Co. No. 1 on William Street in Cheektowaga to kick off the seventh annual "RecruitNY" campaign.
Buffalo Zoo names Norah B. Fletchall new president/CEO
Mon, Apr 24th 2017 09:05 pm
The Zoological Society of Buffalo Inc. on Monday named Norah B. Fletchall to succeed Donna Fernandes as the Buffalo Zoo's next president and CEO. Fletchall is chief operating officer and senior vice president of the Indianapolis Zoological Society.