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Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board recommends funding for Niagara University, NFIA Stakeholders Group
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 04:50 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board voted to recommend $590,000 in funding to Niagara University and NFIA Stakeholders Group Inc.
Brady 'all but done' from a legal perspective, UB sports law expert says
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 04:40 pm
It might have taken awhile, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday reinstated the suspension of Tom Brady, and it is highly likely this decision will stick, said Nellie Drew, University at Buffalo sports law expert.
'Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' attracts hundreds of students, families
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:15 pm
Hundreds of middle and high school students and their parents took part in the second annual "Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Powered by AT&T" event Saturday.
Shedding light on the poor state of American Indian health
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:15 pm
The epidemic of health problems facing the nation's American Indian population is largely unknown.
Traveler advisory for Niagara Falls State Park
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 09:15 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced construction is resuming on the project to reconstruct the interchange of the Robert Moses Parkway with John B. Daly Boulevard in the City of Niagara Falls.
Ceretto: Global NY Fund offers local businesses expanded opportunities
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 09:15 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto is encouraging local businesses and nonprofits to attend the Global NY Fund informational meeting from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper event engages 1,500 volunteers with more than 10 tons of litter removed from local shorelines, parks
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 09:15 am
More than 1,500 Western New Yorkers cleaned shorelines and picked up a winter's debris across the region Saturday for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper's annual Spring Shoreline Sweep. The event targeted shoreline sites in need of stewardship and litter removal throughout Erie and Niagara counties.
Presentation set to discuss emerald ash borer
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
The emerald ash borer now has a very strong hold in Western New York, said Sharon Bachman of the Erie County Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Erie County Emerald Ash Borer Task Force.
Tire Rack Street Survival class coming
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
Car crashes are the leading killer of American teens from ages 15 to 20, with more than 5,000 teens involved in a fatal crash each year, nearly 2,000 teen drivers killed and an additional 180,000 teens injured.
'Lewiston never Smelt so good': Smelt Festival returns to village Friday, May 6
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
Plans are moving along nicely for a rite of spring on the lower river - the 2016 edition of the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival, Friday, May 6, on the waterfront in the Village of Lewiston.
Headliners Johnson, Stigers announced for 2016 Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:45 pm
The headlining acts slated to take the main stage at this year's Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival were announced Sunday at "Jazz & Pasta," the festival's annual fundraising event.
Niagara University's Clet Dining Hall undergoing multimillion-dollar expansion
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University has recently begun work on an $8 million expansion and renovation of Clet Dining Hall, the main dining hall for students on campus.
'Discover Niagara Shuttle' set to launch in May
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
A new trolley system is planned to transport visitors to points of interest in communities along and around the Niagara Gorge this tourist season.
Welcome summer: The Silo is back in business
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
It's cruel and unusual having to go an entire winter without a "Haystack."
Niagara County Central Rotary Club to host senior citizen breakfast
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The 33rd annual Roger W. Andrews Senior Citizen breakfast, hosted by Niagara County Central Rotary Club, will be held in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School cafeteria 8:30 a.m., Saturday, May 7.
Citizen of the Year Awards: Chamber thanks Thermo Fisher
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 50th annual Citizen of the Year Awards dinner April 28 at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa.
Island of Hope: Painting the Town Purple
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Committee members for the 2016 Relay For Life will bring the Town Commons alive with purple April 30 in preparation for the annual Paint the Town Purple event, which takes place nationally May 1.
Youngstown Library Friends' schedule spring book sale
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host a spring book sale from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon, April 28-30, at the Red Brick School Village Center gym, 240 Lockport St.
Chamber Gala: Chairman's Award goes to Modern Corp.
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Modern Corporation has been chosen as the 2016 Chairman's Award recipient by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and Chairwoman Kristen Trunzo.
Pints for Progress has focus on community improvement
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Pints for Progress, a grassroots community happening spotlighting up-and-coming groups and attractions in the City of Niagara Falls, staged yet another successful event earlier this month at the Niagara Falls Arts and Cultural Center.
Frontier House parking lot closed - here's why
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Center Street passersby noticed the historic Frontier House parking lot is once again closed to the public.
DEC issues guidance to homeowners to avoid problems with bears
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 04:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued guidance on how to prevent negative encounters with black bears.
How does your garden grow?
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 03:40 pm
I used to be a serial plant murderer.
YBPA marks 40th anniversary
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 03:35 pm
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association marked a special milestone at its April 12 meeting as the association celebrated the 40th anniversary of its founding.
Niagara County Health Dept. issues statement on Zika case
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 01:00 pm
Niagara County Public Health Director Director Stapleton issued the following statement today in response to media inquiries:
Hardwick announces Grand Island roadways to be repaired
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:30 am
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick has announced Whitehaven Road and Baseline Road on Grand Island will both be repaved this year. The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved more than $26 million in roadwork funding, including these two projects.
Grand Island Board of Education trustees adopt $61M budget
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:20 am
Board of Education trustees in the Grand Island Central School District Tuesday passed a nearly $61 million budget plan for 2016-17.
Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council hosts bingo, blood drive
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:20 am
The Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752 holds bingo every Tuesday at its hall, 1841 Whitehaven Road.
Actors turned singers: Kiefer Sutherland, Johnny Depp among those performing locally this summer
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:00 am
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, "24" star Kiefer Sutherland said he rolls his eyes when he hears of actors turning into singers. But that didn't stop him from adding his name to that list.
Town of Niagara Lions to host 'Bowling for Sight' event
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Lions Club will host its annual "Bowling for Sight" event Saturday, April 30, at the Bowl-O-Drome Lanes at 2712 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield board discusses stay on solar panels
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:35 am
The Wheatfield Town Board voted Monday to hold a public hearing regarding the implementation of a six-month moratorium on the installation and possession of ground-mounted solar panels in the town at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, in Town Hall.
Town of Niagara Board OKs park updates, new community activities
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:35 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board approved updates to all of its parks for the coming warmer weather seasons.
Pappas: NT a 'Tree City USA' designation
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:35 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas recently announced the Arbor Day Foundation named the City of North Tonawanda the "2016 Tree City USA" in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Empties for Empower
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:30 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 15 for Empties for Empower, its newly opened bottle and can redemption center at 4701 Military Road.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital: For the children
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:25 am
Ohana100, a private foundation that promotes literacy throughout local communities, is assisting with the 2016 Mount St. Mary's Hospital "Mommy & Baby Expo." The foundation's "GO! READ Project" includes reading to children and giving them free new books, which are theirs to keep.
Higgins part of bipartisan task force outlining agenda to address opioid epidemic
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 09:50 am
On Thursday, the congressional bipartisan task force to combat the heroin epidemic, of which Congressman Brian Higgins is a member, released a legislative agenda aimed at addressing the opioid crisis.
Public Service Commission: Municipalities can now join together to purchase more affordable, cleaner power for residents, small businesses
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 06:55 pm
Cities, towns and villages in New York can now join together to form community choice aggregations (CCAs) to collectively provide electricity for their residents and small businesses, enabling greater energy savings and consumer choice.
Mount St. Mary's volunteers honored
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 04:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a recognition luncheon for its more than 200 volunteers on Thursday at the Niagara Falls Country Club. One group recognized was a group of "Special Seniors" who are either 90 years of age or celebrating their 90th birthday this year.
Village of Lewiston: Notice of change in Democratic Party caucus
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 04:15 pm
The Lewiston Democratic Committee announces a change in date and location for the Democratic Caucus for the nomination of candidates to run for two open trustee positions in the Village of Lewiston.
Assemblyman Ceretto: Millions budgeted for area roads
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 04:10 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, D-Lewiston, today offered new details on millions of dollars in new funding for roads throughout the 145th Assembly District.
 

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