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Town of Wheatfield Town Board sets budget hearing, discusses compressor station
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Amendments to the initial tentative budget were revealed Oct.19, at the Town of Wheatfield's board meeting; however, taxpayers may now rest easy, as the minimum tax levy remains the same.
Webster's Kitchen preps new ways to serve community
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Webster's Bistro is cooking up something big for local residents and it's not just their flavorful French cuisine.
DAVIDsTEA and Mountain Warehouse to join Fashion Outlets
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will welcome two additional new retailers to its growing selection of top outlet brands this fall - Mountain Warehouse, opening on Oct. 17, and DAVIDsTEA.
New webcam at Gateway Harbor Park
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas announced that a new webcam was purchased by the city and installed at Gateway Harbor Park.
UPDATE: Fatal accident in Cambria
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:40 am
At 7:07 p.m. Thursday, a Niagara County Sheriff's Patrol vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the corner of North Ridge and Ridge Road in the Town of Cambria.
Complete Senior Care (PACE) participants 'Making Strides' against breast cancer
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:35 am
Kimberly Williamson, a medical records specialist at Complete Senior Care PACE, and a breast cancer survivor, proudly delivered a $550 check to the American Cancer Society "Making Strides of Buffalo" walk last Saturday.
Buffalo Sabres: Ullmark recalled, Lieuwen assigned to Rochester
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia visits Niagara University
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
Niagara University was pleased to welcome New York State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to campus on Wednesday.
Cuomo announces finalists for 43North, world's largest business idea competition
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:20 am
On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 11 finalists for 43North, the world's largest business idea competition.
Robert Moses Parkway traveler advisory
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 07:20 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced highway paving work is scheduled to occur next week on the Robert Moses State Parkway, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Erie County: Tower Foundation grant to fight opioid epidemic
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 06:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced the receipt of a $64,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation. The funds will be used to develop four proactive programs to target the increase in the number of Erie County residents addicted to heroin and other opioid-based drugs.
Countywide government efficiency plan OK'd by New York
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 05:50 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced the New York State Division of Budget has approved the countywide government efficiency plan, ensuring property tax rebates checks will be issued to homeowners next year as part of the New York State Property Tax Freeze Credit Program.
Village of Lewiston looking into waterfront improvements
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 04:05 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted Monday to give Clerk/Treasurer Amy Salada permission to contact Munistat Services Inc. for guidance on taking a bond anticipation note in the amount of $355,000 to cover construction costs related to the southern portion of Lewiston Landing (behind Water Street Landing).
Artpark announces new exec. director, wraps season with news of $11.5 mil economic impact to community
Thu, Oct 22nd 2015 11:10 am
Artpark & Company paid tribute to its famed outgoing president, formally introduced a new leader, and reported on the performing arts venue's economic impact at its recent annual meeting.
Niagara Falls bartenders battle for a chance to become Hard Rock's 2015 global BARocker champion
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 04:50 pm
Hard Rock International is shining the spotlight on the brand's talented bartenders for Hard Rock's third annual global BARocker competition. The battle will call on Hard Rock bartenders from around the world to showcase their top-notch bartending skills for the chance to be named Hard Rock's best BARocker of 2015.
Niagara University to honor four, raise scholarship dollars at President's Dinner
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 01:10 pm
Niagara University's annual economic impact on the Western New York region is estimated to exceed $227 million. The Catholic and Vincentian institution is among Niagara County's largest employers and graduates nearly 1,000 well-qualified individuals into the workforce each spring.
'Halloween Happenings' ushers in season at Aquarium of Niagara
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 01:10 pm
On Oct. 24, the Aquarium of Niagara will open its doors to bring in the fun and wonder of the season with its annual "Halloween Happenings."
Special Olympics to host 9th annual 'Polar Plunge' this December
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 07:00 am
Over the past nine years, participants have raised over $1.3 million for the local athletes of Special Olympics New York. On Dec. 5, thousands of participants will come together to celebrate the ninth annual "Polar Plunge" to benefit Special Olympics at Woodlawn Beach State Park.
Judith Nolan Powell appointed to Memorial Medical Center Foundation post
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 05:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has tapped Judith A. Nolan Powell to become its vice president of foundation and community relations.
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue inducted into TripAdvisor Hall of Fame
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:45 pm
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue (MoDA), an award-winning hotel located in Buffalo, was recently recognized as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame inductee.
Niagara University unveils nursing simulation center
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:45 pm
Niagara University formally unveiled its new nursing simulation center during a blessing and dedication ceremony that was held Saturday, Oct. 10.
Vietnam vet Bob Wieland to speak at Niagara University on Veterans Day
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara University will celebrate Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, through a series of activities, punctuated by a keynote address from Vietnam War veteran Bob "Mr. Inspiration" Wieland.
Wound Center of Niagara expansion to begin
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
The Wound Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will soon undergo an expansion that will see it double in size.
Niagara Falls singer to sing at breast cancer awareness event this Friday
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
Singer Marsha McWilson will appear at the breast cancer awareness event this Friday, Oct. 23, at the Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 9th St., in Niagara Falls.
Memorial Medical Center sets date for women's services open house
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a Women's Services Open House from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, on the third floor of its Mary C. Dyster Women's Pavilion, 621 10th St.
Suneel's Light Foundation announces return of 'Dancing with the Stars'-inspired charity event to help raise monies for a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:20 pm
The Suneel's Light Foundation has announced the third annual Suneel's Celebrity Gala will be held from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the Statler City grand ballroom.
Reimbursement checks presented to local fire departments for efforts during last year's historic November snowstorm
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 03:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Erie County Commissioner of Emergency Services Daniel Neaverth presented reimbursement checks to 19 local fire departments - funding that will help the various fire companies from the region fully recover from the excessive use of equipment and manpower needed to penetrate select areas of Western New York that were buried with several feet of snow last winter.
Cuomo: State park campgrounds set all-time attendance record with over 2 million visitors
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 03:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced more than 2 million people camped at New York's 66 state park campgrounds this year, surpassing the previous record set in 2014.
Schneiderman, Dyster, Niagara Falls officials join forces to fight synthetic marijuana, other designer drugs
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 01:50 pm
Building on his office's cutting edge work to stop the sale of so-called designer drugs, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman convened a roundtable meeting Monday with Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Niagara Falls Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto and local health professionals to tackle the growing scourge of designer drugs.
Higgins joins The Service Collaborative of WNY to swear-in 76 new AmeriCorps members
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 01:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined The Service Collaborative of WNY Monday for a special swearing-in ceremony for 76 new members committing to serve the Western New York community.
Hockey Fights Cancer Night in Buffalo slated for Oct. 24
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 04:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again take part in the NHL Hockey Fights Cancer program, presented by Roswell Park Cancer Institute, during the team's home game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, against the New Jersey Devils.
Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard set for Nov. 21
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
The fourth annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Light Parade and Festivities, a joint venture between the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Grand Island, especially the Recreation Department, will take place Saturday, Nov. 21.
Veterans Day breakfast in North Tonawanda
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the North Tonawanda Senior Center, 110 Goundry St. The event is sponsored by the North Tonawanda mayor's office and the Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks and is part of a morning of events for area veterans.
'A Christmas Story' stars coming to Riviera Theatre
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
Carousel Promotions LLC will present "A Christmas Story Event," 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center.
GI's 4th annual Haunted Weekend Oct. 24, 25
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
The Grand Island High School Art Club and the Grand Island Recreation Department will once again work together to put on a weekend of Halloween activities.
Pardon our dust: Aquarium readies for multimillion-dollar renovation
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating its 50th birthday by doing what so many other 50-year-olds have done: It's getting a face-lift.
24 Below is a unique experience
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 03:00 pm
Third Street in Niagara Falls continues to transform - with new businesses, improved housing and ambitious plans for the future. One new face is the 24 Below Gallery and Café, which opened its doors at 435 Third St. last May.
Generations gather at Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:30 am
It's that time of year again: Families are making a trip to the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm to partake in seasonal hayrides, pumpkin picking and much more.
Grand Island Rotary Club: Art auction Oct. 24
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:30 am
The GI Rotary will hold an Art Auction at Byblos Niagara on Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 6 p.m. to raise proceeds for the GI Students Scholarship fund. The preview starts at 6 and the auction begins at 7 p.m.