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Food Bank of Western New York awarded maximum 4-star rating from Charity Navigator
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 12:25 pm
The Food Bank of Western New York's sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have once again earned the organization a top four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator.
Lewiston Lions youth eye-screening a welcome event
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:50 am
The Lewiston Community Lions, with the assistance of the Town of Niagara Lions, held a successful eye-screening event on Monday, May 30, during the Memorial Day luncheon at Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co.'s firehall.
Taste of the Tonawandas returns
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:25 am
The annual Taste of the Tonawandas will take place from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5, on Sweeney Street between Main and Webster streets in North Tonawanda.
Family-owned construction company breaks ground in NT
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:25 am
Ivy Lea Construction broke ground Thursday for its new 10,000-square-foot office and warehouse facility at 765 Walck Road, North Tonawanda.
Dr. Chandra Foote named dean of education at Niagara University
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
Dr. Chandra J. Foote has been appointed dean of the College of Education at Niagara University, effective June 1.
Historic round boat highlights NY Sea Grant boating tips for 2016 season
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
Is it a spaceship? An amusement park ride? No, it is an historic 7-foot round boat, and it is the New York Sea Grant "Discover Clean and Safe Boating" educational vessel for 2016.
First Niagara, People Inc. partner to provide life-coaching mentoring program
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:35 pm
The First Niagara Foundation is providing $5,000 in grant funding for People Inc.'s "Girls Night Out Group," a unique mentoring program for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities who need assistance in developing their strengths.
UB Center for the Arts concludes most successful season in its history
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces its recently concluded 2015-16 season was the most successful in its 22-year history.
DEC: 'If You Care, Leave It There'
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:20 pm
New Yorkers should not interact with newborn fawns and other young wildlife as the peak season for animals giving birth begins, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation cautioned.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital to host free 'Mommy & Baby Expo' Saturday, June 11
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:15 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital, in partnership with its Center for Women, is hosting the second annual free "Mommy & Baby Expo" from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
Niagara Falls: So Far So Good wins Hard Rock Rising
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 02:50 pm
Wednesday night, polished pop-rock band So Far So Good took the top prize in the regional Hard Rock Rising showcase inside the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY launches 'Make Music Day' in Buffalo, Niagara Falls on June 21
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 05:05 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced Buffalo and Niagara Falls will join cities across the country and around the world in this year's "Make Music Day" on June 21.
Grand Island Boy returns from dream wish
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 05:00 pm
Grand Island's Matthew Eggers recently returned home from his dream wish: a vacation to California to meet his cousins for the first time, and explore the magical land of Disney.
M&T Bank's $500,000 gift leads new push for 'Crescendo Campaign'
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Crescendo Campaign is taking the next step to up the tempo in pushing toward the $25 million benchmark this summer.
Upstate Recording Studios, local businesses rally in support of music production tax credit in New York
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 04:45 pm
Supporters of New York is Music (NYIM), a coalition of more than 200 music-related organizations, gathered today at GCR Audio Recording Studio in Buffalo and Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester to call on the New York State Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to pass the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit (A10083A/ S7485A) and support the creation of good jobs in the music production and recording industry in New York.
Breakfast event at NU with Ortt to address first response center
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 10:10 am
New York Sen. Robert Ortt will speak about the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center during a June 4 breakfast event at Niagara University.
Niagara Frontier Golf Club invites serious golfers to 'Experience' course
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 09:50 am
A few lucky golfers and their guests will get a chance to play nine holes at Niagara Frontier Golf Club on Saturday, June 11.
Erie County agencies stand united to stop elder abuse
Tue, May 31st 2016 07:35 pm
State Sen. Patrick Gallivan, R-59th, joined Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr., Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard, Erie County Social Services Commissioner Al Dirschberger, Erie County Senior Services Commissioner Randall Hoak and Karen Nicolson of Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of WNY Tuesday in taking a stand against elder abuse.
SAL II to operate at Memorial Medical Center
Tue, May 31st 2016 07:35 pm
"SAL" the Surgical Robot is about to be supplanted by a new, improved model at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Dog walk for a cause
Tue, May 31st 2016 11:35 am
Looking for something fun to do with your dog - while raising money for a good cause? Bring your dog to Grandpaws Pet Emporium, 402 Center St., Lewiston, at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 5, for a 2-mile dog walk. All proceeds will benefit the National Canine Cancer Foundation.
Artpark, Philip Burke announce partnership for 2016 season
Tue, May 31st 2016 11:35 am
Artpark and LB Mason Fine Art LLC have announced a partnership showcasing the vibrant, unique and famous artwork of Philip Burke.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Memorial Day in Lewiston
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:20 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 hosted its almost annual Memorial Day parade, observance ceremony and community luncheon Monday.
Event to showcase Island artist's work in Cuba
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:00 am
An upcoming "Cuba Night" will celebrate the studio work and plein air paintings made in Cuba by Grand Island artist Kath Schifano.
Know the truth about your breast health
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:00 am
It is important that women are educated, supported and empowered regarding their own breast health.
John J. Welch American Legion Post 381 to hold 38th annual 'Jamboree' to benefit Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:00 am
John J. Welch American Legion Post 381 will hold its 38th annual "Jamboree" to benefit Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The fundraiser will be held from 1-9 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at John J. Welch American Legion Post 381, 923 Niagara Ave, Niagara Falls.
VFW Auxiliary celebrates membership milestone
Sat, May 28th 2016 11:00 am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary has announced it has achieved more than 100 percent in membership for the first time since 1993. More than 464,000 male and female members representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign-based auxiliaries stand united in their support of the nation's veterans, active-duty service members and their families.
ECHDC announces 2016 season, new Outer Harbor landing for Queen City Bike Ferry
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:45 am
On Friday, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the kickoff of the 2016 season for the Queen City Bike Ferry, which now has a brand-new landing site on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Trinity United Methodist Church: Multigenerational group expands Garden of Living Faith
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:00 am
On Sunday, May 22, youth and adults at Trinity United Methodist Church joined together in a multigenerational gardening project.
Memorial Tree Planting Project honors many
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:00 am
Beaver Island State Park was the site for a memorial tree planting last weekend.
Youngstown meeting focuses on safety
Sat, May 28th 2016 09:00 am
Thursday's Youngstown board meeting was dedicated to improving the quality of life for the residents of the village.
Mark Daul: Upper Niagara River bass fishing
Sat, May 28th 2016 09:00 am
Fishing season is almost here, but I've really never touched much on Upper Niagara River fishing, probably because personally I haven't fished that stretch of water in quite some time. But when I did, I learned a lot of things about it.
Grand Island: Lighthouse honors service of others
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
A Whitehaven Road homeowner is honoring those who serve as he helps light the way home for his fellow Island residents.
DeGlopper Memorial fund drive to kickoff Memorial Day
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Memorial Day will be the kickoff to a fundraising drive that will help expand and upgrade the DeGlopper Memorial.
Grand Island High School Music Dept. committed to Memorial Day performance
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at the DeGlopper Memorial will feature another contribution from the award-winning Grand Island High School Wind Ensemble.
Town of Lewiston hears more on water line replacements
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members and interested residents received an education Monday on the harsh realities of cost, limited state funding assistance options and how to pursue the town's water line replacement work, in a lengthy conversation with Town Engineer Bob Lannon of GHD.
Memorial Day observance grows in Lewiston
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 is making up for lost time.
Niagara County health officials issue advisory on ticks, Lyme disease
Fri, May 27th 2016 02:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health has issued a health advisory on tick exposure and Lyme disease risk following positive reports in eastern parts of the county.
Grand Island: New roundabout almost complete
Fri, May 27th 2016 11:00 am
New York State Department of Transportation workers are putting the finishing touches on the new look to the roundabout.
VFW Post No. 9249 to hold annual Buddy Poppy Drive
Fri, May 27th 2016 11:00 am
The weekend of May 26-28 is Buddy Poppy Days on Grand Island, a time when residents can donate cash for the honor of wearing a Buddy Poppy.
 

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