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Pigeons: Things you didn't know about
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 07:00 am
When you were young, sometimes the things you remembered were scary and daunting.
Former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo passes away
Thu, Jan 1st 2015 11:00 pm
The family of former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo announced he passed away from natural causes due to heart failure this evening at home with his loving family at his side. He was 82 years of age.
Kaleida Health, Buffalo Sabres to welcome first babies of 2015
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:05 pm
Kaleida Health is making sure all babies born at its two birthing hospitals are sent home with information and a product to ensure safe sleep.
Niagara University hockey hands out teddy bears to children at Roswell Park
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The Niagara men's hockey team spent an afternoon in December handing out teddy bears to the children at Carly's Club at Roswell Park in downtown Buffalo.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named to 2014 super lawyers
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP announced Niagara County resident Diane M. Perri Roberts was named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Edition.
Prestigious wrestling tournament at NCCC
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:55 pm
The 34th annual Niagara Frontier Officials High School Wrestling Tournament will be held at Niagara Community College Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, featuring some of the top wrestlers from the Western New York and Rochester area teams.
New electronics recycling law in effect Jan. 1
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 02:30 pm
The new year is here and with it comes new resolutions and changes. One change to keep in mind is the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act.
WBBZ to air 'Giants of Buffalo: Journalism' special featuring reporters Dan Herbeck and Lou Michel
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 12:00 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced the first airings of the "Giants of Buffalo: Journalism" special, featuring Buffalo News reporters Dan Herbeck and Lou Michel, will take place at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Resolution not revolution
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 07:00 am
It's that time of the year again. As individuals tear down decorations and finish the last remains of the holiday ham, many will shift their focus to New Year's resolutions. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is providing five simple tips to help this year's resolutions stick.
Lewiston Lions to host Lexi's Place
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:30 am
The Lewiston Community Lions will host Bret Biro of Lexi's Place at its next meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 6. The event will run from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q., 432 Center St., Lewiston.
ESD: $2 million for Rich Products
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 11:25 am
The Empire State Development board of directors has approved nearly $9 million to fund nine projects generating economic growth and opportunity across New York.
Historic Riviera Theatre celebrates 88th anniversary
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center today marks the 88th anniversary of opening day, Thursday, Dec. 30, 1926.
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks in NHL Winter Classic New Year's Day on NBC
Tue, Dec 30th 2014 10:35 am
NBC presents one of the most iconic events in sport New Year's Day in the nation's capital when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.
JCOPE announces settlements with 17 state officers and employees for failing to file annual financial disclosure statements
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 04:00 pm
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced settlements today with 17 state officers and employees from various state agencies and entities for failing to file required annual financial disclosure statements.
Dr. Brenda Perez selected to attend National Conference on Constituency Leadership
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Dr. Brenda Perez, a board-certified primary care physician at the Mount St. Mary's Primary Care Center, has been selected to attend the National Conference of Constituency Leadership in Kansas City in April.
Free family portraits at Community Missions give the gift of memories
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Through the generosity of Bob and Jan Inwards, Community Missions again provided family and individual portraits during the Christmas season.
WGRZ: Buffalo Bills QB Kyle Orton announces retirement
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
WGRZ Channel 2 has reported Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton unexpectedly announced his retirement Monday.
Health System Services hires general manager for new home modification division
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Health System Services, a Niagara Falls-based company that provides home medical and respiratory equipment, announced the hiring of Michael Strong to lead the new home modification division.
New York National Guard provides military funeral honors for 11,300 families in 2014
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
New York Army and Air National Guard soldiers and airmen expect to provide military funeral honors for about 11,300 New York families before 2014 comes to an end.
ECC celebrates continued success through state's FASNY tuition reimbursement program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Back in the spring of 2012, Erie County's community college students couldn't take advantage of a New York grant program that allows volunteer firefighters to receive tuition reimbursement in exchange for first responder service.
Tips for ringing in new year
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
The new year inspires people to make life changes.
Town of Lewiston Board receives update on Stella Niagara Preserve
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Monday's regular meeting of the Lewiston Town Board opened with a public hearing where comments were sought on a special use permit to allow for a bed and breakfast on Ridge Road, proposed by area pro-golfer Frank Garcia.
Sentinel poll: 71 percent not in favor of McDonald's in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Ten years ago this month, McDonald's Restaurant ceased operations inside the historic Frontier House. Readers participating in a Sentinel/wnypapers.com poll do not favor a return of the fast-food franchise.
Gospel Mission 'Angels' deliver Christmas meals
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:40 pm
On Christmas Day, the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission and an army of volunteer "angels" continued their "Feed the Falls" tradition, delivering more than 800 meals to needy area residents who might not otherwise have received a hot meal, a compassionate and warm smile, or any good news at all Christmas Day.
Old Falls Street hosts New Year's Eve 'Kids' Club' activities to compliment Hard Rock 'Guitar Drop'
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
For the second year in a row, Old Falls Street, USA, is inviting families to ring in the new year with a host of "Kids' Club" activities inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
New year brings volunteer opportunities at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
If one of your new year's resolutions is to help improve the life of another or to do more good, Niagara Hospice has a volunteer position for you. Niagara Hospice will hold a new volunteer training from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Higgins presents family of Army veteran Norman Blatner with Bronze Star and rare POW Medal
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
United States Army Corp. Norman T. Blatner was captured during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest and held as a prisoner of war during World War II.
Memorial employees bring Christmas to area children
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:30 am
Donations by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center employees ensured 25 area families served by its Community Health Worker Program had Christmas presents under the tree this year.
Local boy raises funds for S.E.R.V. Niagara
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Saturday was a big day for 8-year-old Kyle Stoddard. With the help of his mother, Jen, and other family and friends, Kyle successfully held a fundraiser and toy drive for S.E.R.V. Niagara, an organization dedicated to helping veterans.
Town of Wheatfield prepares final draft of Cobblestone declaration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board once again addressed Cobblestone Creek on Monday, at a second session to decide what potential environmental impacts should be studied following the board's positive SEQR declaration.
Niagara County SPCA opens isolation room to treat sick cats
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA celebrated a new step in its "no-kill" mission with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new isolation room Thursday, Dec. 18.
YMCA opens early camp registration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Even though the weather outside is frightful, it's never too early to start dreaming of those warm summer days ahead. The Y is already planning for summer 2015, when children can discover new friendships, skill sets, the great outdoors and more.
Lew-Port Turkey Trot raises $1,000 for Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 08:55 am
You are never too young to start making a difference in your community. That is the lesson Lewiston-Porter students learned this Thanksgiving.
Free chronic disease self-management workshop series in Niagara County
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or arthritis, join a free chronic disease self-management workshop series.
Niagara County Department of Health, Department for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and John Anderson, Olympian John Saber to host 126th Tournament of Roses Parade New Years Day
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
The 126th Tournament of Roses Parade will air live from Pasadena, California, Thursday, Jan. 1 (11 a.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Peanuts gang rings in new year with Charles Schulz' 'Happy New Year, Charlie Brown'
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
The ABC Television Network and the Peanuts gang will ring in 2015 with the animated Peanuts special, "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown," created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, along with "She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown," Monday, Dec. 29 (8 p.m. ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Grand Island Memorial Library Graham Cracker House Program a hit
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Grand Island Memorial Library held its Graham Cracker House Program, presented by Explore & More, Saturday, Dec. 6, at the library, located at 1715 Bedell Road.
Judges and police hold annual Christmas celebration
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 09:00 am
In keeping with tradition, the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County held its annual Christmas celebration at the Como Restaurant. The event was well attended by members as food was enjoyed by all.
'First Day Hikes' come to Buffalo Harbor, Niagara Falls and Fort Niagara
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is announces the lineup for the annual "First Day Hikes" to be held Thursday, Jan. 1. The free hikes will be held at the region's newest state park, Buffalo Harbor, as well as Niagara Falls State Park and Fort Niagara State Park.
 

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