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Lew-Port seeks winter garments
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:05 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District's collection of winter garments to aid the needy is underway. Area residents are asked to bring coats, jackets, hats, gloves, and scarves to one of the Lewiston-Porter school buildings and place them in the donation boxes set up by the Key Club, Builders Club, IEC Multi-Age and PEC.
Kloosterman reviews 2015 budget: No town tax, but cut to Artpark possible
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
So summarized Town of Lewiston Director of Finance Paul Kloosterman Monday as he presented the tentative 2015 Town of Lewiston budget to Supervisor Dennis Brochey and Town Board members for their initial discussion and review.
Farm to table dinner meeting
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension-Niagara County is holding a farm to table event as part of its annual meeting and dinner.
Is your boat protected for winter?
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
Fall is an important time for boat owners to knock out some annual maintenance on their boats before they put them away for winter months. Allstate wants New York boat owners to know it's also a great time for an insurance coverage check-up with an agent to ensure they are maintaining appropriate coverage during the off-season.
Pumpkin-carving contest
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 07:30 pm
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or kookiest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
Ceretto: Independent Health expanding into Niagara County
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced Independent Health is expanding Child Health Plus coverage into Niagara County.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital goes pink for breast health
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:30 pm
Part of the staff of the diagnostic imaging department at Mount St. Mary's Hospital dressed in pink Friday to bring awareness to breast health as part of October's recognition of Breast Health Awareness Month.
NTCC awards Vespa
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Members of Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. presented the organization's "90 Days of Summer" contest winner with a to a brand new Vespa GTS 300 at Buffalo Scooter Co.
Old Falls Street hosts 'Monster Mash Breakfast'
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:05 pm
"Vampires and witches and ghosts, oh my!"
Aquarium of Niagara introduces rescued Pacific harbor seal pup
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara this week announced the addition of "Pup 2014" to its collection.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: 30 Days of Giveaways underway
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:55 pm
The Grand Island Chamber's second annual 30 Days of Giveaways online contest began Oct. 1 at midnight.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo on the following dates and times:
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Corrections Division honored for reaccreditation from NYS Sheriff's Association
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:25 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Department was honored at the Sept. 16 Niagara County Legislature's meeting for completing reaccreditation of its corrections division.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative budget released
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Town of Wheatfield 2015 tentative budget was announced at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Progress made on Summit Mall project
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
A Canadian developer addressed the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors Wednesday morning to request assistance in the revitalization and repurposing of the former Summit Park Mall.
Boy Scouts clean up Witmer Cemetery
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
Witmer Cemetery in the Town of Niagara was the site of a cleanup project by a North Tonawanda Boy Scout troop and the Town of Niagara Highway Department Saturday.
Terry Harvey honored at N-W
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association presented the family of former Falcon Terry Harvey and Niagara-Wheatfield High School with framed jerseys Saturday, Sept. 27, during the rededication of the school's football field.
2015 Premier to honor Seneca President Snyder, Dr. Ko
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:35 pm
The president of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the medical director for adult behavioral health services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be honored at The 2015 Premier, Memorial's annual dinner gala.
Kaleida Health breaks ground on new children's hospital on Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:35 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday Kaleida Health broke ground on the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Local hero added to Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Albany
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced today local hero Thomas J. Burley was added to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Albany by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Burley was a firefighter with the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. who passed away while performing his duties.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino goes pink for breast cancer awareness campaign
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and Seneca Resorts & Casinos is proud to announce it has joined the fight against breast cancer.
First Niagara partners with the Massachusetts Avenue Project's 'Growing Green' youth program
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:50 am
The First Niagara Foundation and the Massachusetts Avenue Project Inc. are partnering to provide the "Growing Green" youth development and urban agriculture program designed to increase access to healthy foods in Buffalo.
Learn and Serve Niagara celebrates 20 years of service learning
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:50 am
Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University's flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday in the Castellani Art Museum.
Heart of Niagara at Boulevard Mall with Buffy, Butch and Violet
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:45 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sears courtyard inside the Boulevard Mall, corner Niagara Falls Boulevard and Maple Road, Amherst.
Old Fort Niagara: 'Haunted Fortress' brings ghost stories to life
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
What's the most famous ghost story in Western New York? It's a tough question in a region that is rich in supernatural lore. Among the best-known stories is certainly the tale of the headless ghost who reputedly haunts Old Fort Niagara's French Castle.
'Madd Hatter Murder Mystery' on Niagara Wine Trail
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
The Niagara Wine Trail is looking for sleuths to solve a murder mystery. Celebrate Halloween with the trail's annual "Hallowine Murder Mystery" weekend. This year's event, "Madd Hatter Murder Mystery," will be held Oct. 17-19.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital plans for 7th annual Conference on Healthcare for Women
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host the seventh annual "Conference on Healthcare for Women - For All Generations" to raise awareness among women in the local community on a wide array of issues and actions that can help improve their health.
Community Missions: It's auction time
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
Community Missions will hold its annual Antiques and Fine Arts Auction Nov. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Viewing will begin at 12:15 p.m., with the auction starting at 1 p.m. There also will be an international sampling of luncheon hors d'oeuvres.
Enter to win our pumpkin-carving contest
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 10:35 am
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or kookiest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
'Like' us on Facebook, enter to win a $50 gift certificate
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 10:35 am
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NFL owners approve Buffalo Bills sale to Pegulas
Wed, Oct 8th 2014 08:50 am
All 32 NFL owners approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills from the family of the late Ralph C. Wilson to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Phallen investigation continues
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 05:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston Police Department and the New York State Police continue to investigate the case against Iver Jay Phallen.
Greater Niagara FCU donates $1,000 to Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union President and CEO Carolyn DuBois, right, presented a check for $1,000 to Laura Kelemen, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara.
United Way of Greater Niagara announces 'Zero donation' campaign goal
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:55 pm
With a renewed community impact strategy in place, United Way of Greater Niagara announced its "Zero donation" campaign goal for the 2014 community care campaign. Instead, leaders announced an "investment" campaign goal of $1.275 million, the organization's largest fundraising effort.
FASNY reminds New Yorkers of Fire Prevention Week
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 04:00 pm
In observance of both National Fire Prevention Month and National Fire Prevention Week, the Firemen's Association of the State of New York is asking New Yorkers to remember and re-learn basic fire safety rules that can help save lives.
NCIDA to vote on application for assistance for former Summit Park Mall
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors will vote on an application for assistance from the Summit Outlets LP at its 9 a.m. board meeting Wednesday.
Tragically Hip headed to Buffalo
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:30 pm
Western New York's favorite band is returning next spring.
Village of Lewiston appoints new clerk
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 11:05 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees appointed a new clerk/treasurer Monday following an executive session to discuss the open position.
New look to NFP website
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 04:40 pm
Thanks for your patience as we transition into our new look! As we complete the switch, feel free to read our news stories and look at our photo galleries.
GCC supports domestic violence awareness
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 11:15 am
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on Wednesday, Oct. 15, all seven campus locations of Genesee Community College are taking part in a one-day project to shine the light on domestic violence through a number of purple-themed initiatives.