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Aquarium of Niagara, Penn Dixie team up
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will team up with Penn Dixie to bring aquarium visitors a one-of-a-kind fossil dig - where participants get to dig for fossils!
Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers!
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Saturday was perfect weather to get out and mow the lawn or watch the greatest spectacle in lawn mowing: the Grand Island Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, held on West River Parkway between Long Road and Sunset Drive.
Ruocco, Bolger united in marriage
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Dr. Kevin Patrick Bolger and Dr. Meaghan Allyce Ruocco were married at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, in St. Michael's Church in Buffalo.
'Hounds & Heroes' event to benefit SPCA of Niagara
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
A local event to honor servicemen and women and first-responders is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the SPCA of Niagara hosts its annual "Hounds & Heroes" fundraiser at Reservoir State Park.
Wheatfield Board disagrees with biosolid ruling
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board decided Monday it will consult the law firm Bond, Schenck & King on taking possible further action against the Department of Agriculture & Markets' June 9 ruling that the town's biosolids law is "unreasonably" restrictive.
Town of Niagara: Board schedules public hearing to rezone former Walmart site
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:30 pm
During Tuesday's Town of Niagara meeting, the board scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. July 19 to discuss rezoning of the former Walmart building from general business to light industrial.
North Tonawanda: Rotary Club says goodbye after 99 years
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
After nearly a century of service, the Rotary Club of the Tonawandas will soon be no more. But the organization is determined to make sure it will not be forgotten.
Museum holds grand-opening for new building, exhibits
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 for its reconstructed 1840s-era einhaus (house and barn combination).
Oakwood Cemetery unveils community honorees
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:20 pm
On Saturday, June 11, the Oakwood Cemetery at 763 Portage Road unveiled the newest honorees of its Notable Persons recognition program.
Rotary Club installs new officers
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:15 pm
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central was chartered by Rotary International on June 23, 1987. Twenty-nine years later, the club is still active in supporting the community.
Helping with Project H.O.P.E.
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:15 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced another city resident will experience an exterior paint makeover this summer.
Billoni: Women's Porter Cup champion Josee Doyon embraces life en route to turning pro
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:55 pm
Josee Doyon, a 23-years-young native of St. Georges, Quebec, who plays left-handed because she grew up shooting left as a young hockey player, was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women's golf for Kent State.
'Maker' movement begins a growing community of inventors to WNY
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:30 pm
Whether it's medicine, innovative artists or manufacturers, the left side of the state is home to lots of talented folks who are making what they love - and some are changing lives.
Wegmans customers 'Fill the BackPack' with 150,570 pounds of food to fight hunger
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 12:25 pm
In Western New York, thousands of elementary school children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches may not have enough nutritious food to eat at home over the weekend.
Project Connect Niagara offers 'one-stop' for those in need
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 11:55 am
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Heart, Love, and Soul Inc. in Niagara Falls.
Erie County DA: History-making first assistant wins award
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
There weren't many women working at the Erie County District Attorney's Office when First Assistant Donna Milling arrived, but she wasn't deterred. Her hard work and determination helped her rise to the top and, after 29 years, she is being honored with yet another award.
Mount St. Mary's recognizes board presidents
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
The Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently recognized its past presidents for the last three years at a dinner at Casa Antica in the Village of Lewiston.
Poloncarz appoints Michel commissioner of Erie County Central Police Services
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced his appointment of James Michel Jr. to the position of Erie County commissioner of Central Police Services.
June household hazardous waste collection event serves over 1,000 households
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:50 am
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning announced 1,097 households participated in the June 18 household hazardous waste collection event at Erie Community College South Campus - the second such collection event held this year.
Theatre in the Mist presents awards in honor of Lisa Gravel
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 10:45 am
Theatre in the Mist, a local community theater group, recently presented the Lisa Gravel Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship to two students.
Lewiston Lions award scholarship to Breen
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:30 am
Congratulations to Lewiston-Porter senior Grace Breen on receiving the 2016 Lewiston Community Lions Club scholarship.
Olcott Beach OK
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:15 am
Niagara County Department of Health has rescinded a beach advisory at Olcott Beach. Water quality is once again suitable for recreational swimming.
Buffalo Sabres add Bob Woods to coaching staff
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 06:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team hired Bob Woods to join the coaching staff as an assistant coach.
Announcing 'BPO Rocks' series
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 06:30 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic rocks in the 2016-17 season, celebrating the music of five highly regarded rock visionaries, each of whom had a profound effect on the musical landscape. Electric guitars blend with strings, woodwinds and horns as rock musicians join forces with the BPO.
DEC, DOH announce initiative to improve New Yorkers ability to dispose of unwanted medication
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 06:25 pm
New Yorkers now have more options to safely dispose unused, unwanted and expired drugs, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos and Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker announced today.
Peace poem included in Lewiston garden
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 05:00 pm
The Lewiston International Peace Garden received a new addition this past week: "The Peace Garden," a poem dedicated to the garden and written by local poet Robert M. Giannetti.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2016 schedule of events
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 02:55 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has released its 2016 schedule of events and activities.
Brittany Mezhir receives Lewiston Lions scholarship award
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:40 am
Brittany Mehzir, a Lewiston-Porter High School graduating senior, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Lewiston Community Lions Club on Tuesday. Lion Sheila Zuhlke was present at the awards luncheon to present Brittany with the well-deserved check.
Canalside, Cricket Wireless looking for Western New York's most 'FANtastic' couch photos
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:40 am
Every Thursday evening during this summer's Canalside free concert series, two lucky people will get a once-in-a-lifetime entertainment experience and be able to sit on stage in the Cricket Wireless Lounge to view the main act and get a chance to meet the artists. All it takes is a bit of creativity, a friend and a couch.
NHL announces 2015-16 All-Rookie Team; Eichel selected
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:35 am
The National Hockey League announced the 2015-16 NHL All-Rookie Team Wednesday, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League's top rookie.
UB to celebrate summer with 10th season of 'UB on the Green'
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:35 am
"UB on the Green," the University at Buffalo's free outdoor performance series, is back for a 10th season to celebrate summer in the South Campus neighborhood.
BBB reminds fans to check before buying tickets on secondary market for this weekend's NHL Draft
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:35 am
With the National Hockey League draft in Buffalo this weekend, hockey fans from all over are in town, hoping to see their favorite team draft the next NHL superstar. Tickets to the first round sold out quickly. Many fans are now turning to other sources and the secondary market to be able to attend.
The next Peach Queen could be you!
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:30 am
Applications are available online at www.lewistonpeachfestival.org for the Niagara County Peach Queen program.
July 4th not so pet-friendly
Thu, Jun 23rd 2016 11:25 am
The Fourth of July is one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of the year for pets. While you and your family, friends and neighbors are celebrating the holiday with fireworks, pets are finding these festive activities anything but celebratory.
Niagara Falls top view now ADA-accessible
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 08:00 pm
Terrapin Point at Niagara Falls State Park reopened Wednesday. The area boasting the best view of the Horseshoe Falls, part of Niagara Falls, had been closed since the end of the 2015 summer season in order to accommodate renovations. The main upgrade is Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant pathways.
PHOTOS: Blude Rodeo and Basia Bulat at Artpark
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 06:05 pm
Blue Rodeo and Basia Bulat performed June 21 as part of "Tuesday in the Park" at Artpark.
Artpark announces family and visual arts programming slate
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 05:25 pm
Artpark, a top destination for performing and visual arts for more than 42 years, has announced new works and additional programming for families and daily visitors of all ages:
Register now for Artpark summer camps
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 04:25 pm
Artpark's annual summer Art Camp and new Rock Workshop are just around the corner. Experienced artists will guide children and teens through various workshops to help students explore and develop their inner artist.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital accepts, disposes of personal household sharps at no charge
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 04:10 pm
Individuals who are managing health conditions at home, such as diabetes, can dispose of their personal syringes and sharps at no charge at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
'Still at it': The Art and Schematics of Rich deCorse at Castellani Art Museum
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016 04:05 pm
A new folk arts exhibition at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University explores the diverse works of Rich deCorse, a Lewiston-based artist who draws on his experience as a retired design engineer and his artistic background to devise and create each piece.
 

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