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Niagara University students earn top honors at inaugural Smith Travel Research competition
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 01:45 pm
Four students from Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management captured first place at Smith Travel Research's inaugural Market Study Competition.
Veterans Day observed in Lewiston with new wreath ceremony; Youngstown rededicates memorial
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 04:20 pm
American Legion C.C. Kenney Lewiston Post 1083 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Down River Post 7487 honored fallen soldiers Wednesday with an inaugural Veterans Day wreath dedication at the eternal flame in Academy Park.
Aquarium of Niagara celebrates veterans
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 03:50 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara wants to give back to Western New York heroes. Now through Nov. 17, all veterans with ID are welcome to explore the venue for just $1.
Schneiderman issues cease-and-desist letters to FanDuel, DraftKings, demanding companies stop accepting 'illegal wagers' in New York
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 07:15 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist letters to daily fantasy sports wagering sites DraftKings and FanDuel on Tuesday, ordering both companies to immediately stop accepting wagers inside New York.
20 years working hand-in-hand for children to celebrate Child Advocacy Center anniversary
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:15 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara will observe its 20th anniversary at a reception Monday, Nov. 16, at the Lockport Town and Country Club.
Niagara University chosen by Military Times as a 'Best for Vets' college destination
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
Niagara University is one of the nation's top institutions when it comes to embracing America's veterans as students, according to comprehensive results released Tuesday by Military Times.
Children's Clothes donation impacts local organizations
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
More than 6,300 children's clothing items were donated to local organizations last weekend, thanks to the efforts of Greater Niagara Frontier Council's Boy Scout Troop 824 of Sanborn and Lollipop Loft Children's Consignment Store.
NU students apply classroom learning to assist children's center in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
Niagara University students have many opportunities to help the community while receiving their education. This semester, students in Professor Mitchell Alegre's management principles course (MGT271A) have been doing just that.
The Shops at HARBORCENTER to host holiday kickoff
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
The Shops at HARBORCENTER will host "Holiday Season Kickoff at The Shops" beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13.
Town of Lewiston's 2016 budget in trouble with lack of revenue; further spending cuts, tax cap override possible
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:00 pm
"This is still not balancing. I am very concerned. Everybody needs to be put on the alert."
Town of Lewiston election: Janese ahead of Trane; Morreale holds on
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 05:10 pm
Following more than three hours of absentee and affidavit ballot tabulations inside the Niagara County Board of Elections Tuesday, Republican Town of Lewiston Highway Superintendent Doug Janese has taken a four-vote lead over Dave Trane. Newcomer Rob Morreale, meanwhile, has taken an eight-vote lead for the second available Town Board seat.
Modern Corporation lays off 12 in response to downturn in business
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 05:55 pm
"It's just a bump in the road; we're looking at other areas."
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. approves $5 million project to increase access and activation of harbor area
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 05:50 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met today and approved two items, including the Buffalo Outer Harbor Access & Activation Civic Project, which will consist of several capital improvements and investments to facilitate increased use and enjoyment of the Outer Harbor area.
#MorningSun: That's a wrap
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 07:55 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano, his wife, Jeanette, and the Buffalo Niagara Film Office hosted a wrap party Saturday for the cast and crew of "Morning Sun." The event was held inside the newly refurbished Lewiston Event Center, where guests bowled, played games, dined and recalled stories from the Lewiston movie sets.
Renovations completed: Lewiston Tops remodeled from front to back
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:35 am
DiMino Tops Lewiston, the Village of Lewiston's biggest store and largest employer, has been transformed.
'Morning Sun' mom Joanna Bayless gladly shares feature debut with Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:20 am
Joanna Bayless has been a successfully employed actor for more than three decades. Her work on stage has inspired and drawn praise from critics - and her co-stars.
'Morning Sun' creative team praises Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:00 am
Summer Crockett Moore and Tony Glazer arrived in Lewiston four weeks ago with high hopes. Following an initial scouting trip and conversations with the Buffalo Niagara Film Office, they thought Lewiston would make an ideal setting for their film, "Morning Sun."
Town of Lewiston looking at first town tax since 1990s
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
Lewiston property owners will likely be looking at the return of a town tax, albeit a nominal one, when all is said and done with the town's still-unfinished $15.764 million budget for 2016.
Big R honors 2015 race champions
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The 58th annual racing season at Ransomville Speedway officially came to a close Oct. 30 as some 200 guests honored Big R's 2015 champions along with many others.
New workout routine offered in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The popular fitness routine P90X is now being offered at locations in Niagara County, including Embody Health and Wellness in Youngstown.
Island to hold Watchfire event
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
Grand Island will hold its first Watchfire flag retirement ceremony on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve volunteers remind retirees of available resources, benefits
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
As Veterans Day approaches, volunteers at the Retiree Affairs Office at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls would like to remind local military retirees of the resources they have access to as a result of their service.
Bob Weaver Motorsports 4th in dealership ranking
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine Inc. has been named one of the Power 50 dealers in North America by Powersports Business, the leading trade publication for the powersports industry.
Hometown Helpers features teens helping the community
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
The North Tonawanda Youth Center will host an informational meeting for all teens interested in becoming part of the newly formed club coined "Hometown Helpers." The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 10, at the Youth Center, 35 Grant St., North Tonawanda.
Grand Island: Veterans Day service moved to DeGlopper Park
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Veterans Day services on the Island will take place at DeGlopper Park at the intersection of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Ortt, AT&T, Niagara County Veterans Service Agency partner with Cell Phones For Soldiers to provide troops with free calls home
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:15 am
State Sen. Robert Ortt, AT&T and Niagara County Veterans Service Agency have teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers asking the community to help troops call home by donating cellular phones and tablets.
'Deposits for Food' makes latest donation to area soup kitchens
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:15 am
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees' "Deposits for Food" project made its latest donation this week, providing contributions of $1,000 each to Community Missions and Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry.
Town of Niagara honors vets with new appreciation dinner
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:00 am
The Town of Niagara will host its first Veterans Appreciation Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. Inc., 6010 Lockport Road.
Wilson Foundation makes $4 million gift to UB sports medicine
Fri, Nov 6th 2015 11:45 am
University at Buffalo wrestler Corey Hollister thought nothing of getting his head hit during a wrestling practice last spring.
Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority approves proposed 2016 Erie County budget, four-year financial plan
Fri, Nov 6th 2015 11:30 am
On Monday, the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority voted unanimously to approve the proposed 2016 Erie County budget and four-year financial plan, calling both reasonable and balanced.
Panepinto, developer Mark Croce outline UB Law master campus plan, launch petition
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto once again called on the University at Buffalo to relocate its law school to the former Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse, launching an online petition for residents to show their support.
Heart of Niagara event at My Garden of Healing highlights 'Adopt A Senior Pet Month'
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Devers, Hope and Tillie from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 8, at My Garden of Healing, 2770 Main St. Newfane (across from True Value Hardware). The rescue was invited to help highlight "Adopt A Senior Pet Month."
YWCA of the Niagara Frontier marks 100th anniversary with merger, new website and Niagara Awards
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier has had a busy year in 2015 with a merger, 100th anniversary, awards ceremony and launch of its new website.
Morris the Cat celebrates birthday
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
As the world's original "celebricat," U.S. feline presidential candidate, and star of 50-plus 9Lives cat food commercials, Morris the Cat is taking a day to celebrate a lifetime of living well.
Great Clips gives America a way to thank veterans
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 02:05 pm
Across the nation, Great Clips salons and their customers are showing their appreciation to veterans and members of the military with the "You Can Thank a Veteran" promotion.
Buffalo Sabres announce Military Appreciation Game
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will hold its annual Military Appreciation Game Nov. 7 during their 1 p.m. game against the Vancouver Canucks at First Niagara Center. The annual event will be dedicated to honoring both current and former members of this nation's armed forces and will feature several tributes throughout the night.
Election 2015: Broderick, Geiben win in Lewiston; Morreale, DelMonte and Conrad, Trane and Janese too close to call
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 12:00 am
Half of Lewiston's candidates for elected office went to bed Tuesday unsure if they'll serve the people come January.
Election 2015: Broderick, Cliffe, Dyster, Pappas, Poloncarz win
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 11:20 pm
It was a good Election Day night for the incumbents across NFP's coverage area, as Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe, North Tonawanda Mayor Art Pappas and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz each handily won re-election.
First Niagara partners with Canisius to support women entrepreneurs
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 03:00 pm
The Women's Business Center at Canisius College received a $26,300 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to fund programs in its Forum Series, which supports women entrepreneurs through the steps of new business establishment and expansion.
New York's first report on e-cigarettes show young adult use nearly double that of adults
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
Data from New York's 2014 youth and adult tobacco surveys shows 10.5 percent of high school students and 12.7 percent of young adults ages 18-24 use electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) - almost double the 6.5 percent rate of e-cigarette use among adults 25 years and older, Tobacco-Free Erie-Niagara (TFEN) announced.