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Youngstown planning for upcoming tourist season
Sat, Mar 21st 2015 09:00 am
Gearing up for the summer tourist season, the Village of Youngstown is taking steps to address an expected increase in visitors from such attractions as Niagara Jet Adventures and Old Fort Niagara.
Raising awareness: OUN celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:10 pm
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. It's a time to educate the community about the issues facing people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and advocate for those individuals in Albany.
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' to film in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:10 pm
Empire State Development today announced Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" has chosen to film in New York state - in New York City and Buffalo.
Erie County: Poloncarz unveils 'Initiatives for a Stronger Community'
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:05 pm
Administration's health and human services includes numerous county departments, community-based human services agencies
UB President Tripathi praises men's basketball players, coaches for inspiring and historic season
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:05 pm
University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi released the following statement on the men's basketball team's first-ever game in the NCAA Tournament:
Chamber Gala: 'Stone Jug' honored as Youngstown Business of the Year
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 09:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced The Ontario House, aka "Stone Jug," is the recipient of the Youngstown Business of the Year Award.
Before the Bridges: Down on the farm and racing on the river
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:50 pm
Bob DeGlopper was born in 1936, a year after the first set of Grand Island bridges were built.
Students run the show in NT
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
The City of North Tonawanda and North Tonawanda High School teamed up Tuesday to celebrate Student Government Day, an opportunity for high school students to shadow government officials for a day and learn about how a city is run.
Town of Niagara modifies sex offender restrictions
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 08:40 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board followed Erie County's example nine years ago in limiting where sex offenders could live. On Tuesday, the board lessened the restriction based on a state court decision.
Niagara River Greenway Commission determines consistency
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 12:35 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission has announced the results of its 42nd round of projects.
'International Bites and Delites' fundraiser set for April 9
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 11:50 am
The annual fundraiser for Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management -"International Bites and Delites" - is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew.
'Spring It On' reaches its goal of $150,000 for Western New York nonprofits
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 11:15 am
Western New Yorkers celebrated spring this week by contributing $150,210 to "Spring It On," a 24-hour online fundraising event benefiting a diverse group of nearly 200 nonprofit organizations.
Canisius College Regents Scholarship Ball set for May 9
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:00 am
The 49th annual Canisius College Regents Scholarship Ball will be held Saturday, May 9, at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
AAA Western and Central New York hosting job fair March 24
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 07:00 am
AAA Western and Central New York is holding a job fair for positions in several of the club's departments from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at AAA Amherst Travel and Insurance Center (lower level), 100 International Drive, Williamsville.
Higgins announces application period for five Department of Agriculture grants
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the opening of the application period for five U.S. Department of Agriculture grants on Tuesday, National Agriculture Day.
Higgins announces bill to prohibit border fee
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the introduction of the Promoting Border Commerce and Travel Act.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter best in nation for sixth straight year
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
The Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America has been named the best in the nation for a sixth consecutive year. The announcement was made during the 88th World Conference on Club Management, held March 9 in San Antonio.
New York Lottery: Winning TAKE 5 ticket sold in Depew
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 06:25 pm
The New York Lottery has announced a top prize winning ticket for the March 18 TAKE 5 drawing was sold at the Wegmans at 4960 Transit Road, Depew.
Niagara University concert at Rapids Theatre features All-American Rejects with special guest MKTO
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 05:05 pm
The Niagara University Student Government Association and the Campus Programming Board have booked The All-American Rejects with special guest MKTO for an April 26 performance at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls.
(716) announces basketball viewing parties at HARBORCENTER
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 03:00 pm
HARBORCENTER Vice President and Director of Food and Beverage Dominic Verni announced plans for Friday's Buffalo Bulls "watch party," and the college basketball national championship party Monday, April 6.
YMCA celebrates exceeding $707,000 campaign goal
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 01:30 pm
YMCA staff and volunteers are celebrating exceeding their annual campaign goal of $707,000 by raising $716,433 for YMCA financial assistance.
Catholic Charities collaborates with local businesses for Appeal events and fundraisers
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 07:00 am
Catholic Charities' collaborations with local businesses in support of its annual Appeal continue to grow in an effort to expand its donor base, reach a younger demographic and raise awareness about the organization's mission and services.
'M&T Third Fridays' presents 10th annual 'Party on the Portico' series
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo History Museum will dance into its 10th annual "Party on the Portico" summer happy hour series from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 19. This year's lineup of bands is especially selected with the emphasis on "party."
Buffalo Bills officially sign Percy Harvin
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Bills today announced the team signed free agent wide receiver Percy Harvin. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
'Watch parties' link Bulls fans across town and across the country
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 02:50 pm
There will be one heck of a party in the student union Friday as University at Buffalo faculty, staff and those students who stayed on campus over spring break gather to watch their Bulls take on West Virginia in the "Big Dance."
Collins, Esty introduce legislation to expand manufacturing
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 02:50 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, issued the following statement after joining Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut and others in introducing the bipartisan Manufacturing Universities Act:
President Obama picks UB to win against West Virginia
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 02:50 pm
Well, the University at Buffalo men's basketball team has one fan pulling for them Friday - and it just so happens to be the president of the United States.
Lewiston Republicans seek candidates
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:40 am
The Lewiston Republican Committee is seeking potential candidates interested in running for office in the 2015 Town of Lewiston elections.
Mayor Brown, Buffalo City Mission announce a boost in 'Code Blue' funding
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:35 am
On the heels of a record-breaking winter, City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, together with the Buffalo City Mission, today announced an $18,000 increase in funding for the agency's "Code Blue" initiative.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos hosts spring career fair March 26
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:05 am
Seneca Resorts & Casinos will host its ninth annual spring career fair from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Seneca Niagara Events Center in Niagara Falls.
Sabres alumni breast cancer awareness pink ribbon jerseys up for auction
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:05 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will hold an online auction of the breast cancer awareness Sabres jerseys that were worn and autographed by Sabres alumni during the annual Sabres Alumni Fall Wine Festival, which took place at First Niagara Center March 12.
Ceretto to hold Facebook town hall
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto will hold a Facebook town hall meeting at 6 p.m. this Monday, March 23.
Museum of disABILITY History participating in United Way's 'Spring It On' campaign
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:00 am
The Museum of disABILITY History is happy to announce the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's "Spring It On" campaign. "Spring It On" is an online fundraising event designed to raise awareness and funds for not-for profit organizations throughout Western New York with a unique one-day focus.
Niagara University Family Business Center hosts breakfast forum
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:00 am
"Identity Theft - How to Reduce Your Personal and Business Risk" will be the topic of the Niagara University Family Business Center's next breakfast meeting at Giancarlo's, 5110 Main St., Williamsville.
Specialty retail store Red Siren to open in HARBORCENTER
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:00 am
HARBORCENTER, the hockey and entertainment complex at Canalside in downtown Buffalo, will include a specialty retail store opening in early summer called Red Siren.
WNY Safety Conference at Seneca Niagara Events Center
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 11:00 am
The Western New York Safety Conference, a nonprofit organization that promotes safety in the workplace, is holding its annual conference at the Seneca Niagara Casino Event Center in Niagara Falls today and tomorrow.
Niagara County: Medical marijuana wins unanimous backing
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 07:40 am
Medical marijuana production is welcome in Niagara County, county lawmakers unanimously declared Tuesday night after a Lewiston-based company announced plans to produce a pharmaceutical-grade strain of the plant under rules set forth in New York's Compassionate Care Act.
National Healthcare Decisions Day set for April 16
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 07:00 am
April 16 is National Health Care Decisions Day, and when Niagara Hospice will provide information and tools to talk about health care wishes with family, friends and health care providers.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Pet Supplies Plus this Saturday
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Pet Supplies Plus, 2952 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Photos and information on these and all of the rescue's adoptable animals are available on the HON website,
Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic Health offer free program on women's heart and vascular health
Wed, Mar 18th 2015 07:00 am
Heart and vascular disease is the No. 1 health risk women face. If you or a woman you love has heart disease, has suffered a cardiac event, or is at risk for one, join the medical experts from Catholic Health and Mount St. Mary's Hospital for a free dinner program titled, "Ask Up Anything About Women's Heart & Vascular Health."