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5th annual E-Scrap 4 Camp fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:30 pm
Sunnking Inc., in partnership with Camp Good Days and Special Times, has created a program called "E-Scrap 4 Camp" that facilitates recycling old electronics from participating local businesses to generate funds for Camp Good Days.
Buffalo Sabres, First Niagara team up with Junior Achievement to teach financial literacy
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:25 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and the Buffalo Sabres teamed up with Junior Achievement of Western New York to teach local students about the responsibilities of and economic opportunities available in Western New York.
Ceretto: Comprehensive Assembly reforms package shot down by downstate lawmakers
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, expressed disappointment New York City lawmakers voted down the Assembly minority conference's package of reforms designed to increase accountability, transparency and restore public trust in government.
Ceretto meets with Renae Kimble of Cancer Services Program of Niagara County
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto and the Western New York legislative delegation met Monday with Renae Kimble, the program coordinator for the Cancer Services Program of Niagara County.
The NACC celebrates 'Niagara's narrative' with 'March Along the Portage' lecture series
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
This March, The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, in cooperation with the Niagara Falls Nation Heritage Area and The Niagara Falls Historical Preservation Society, is featuring events that celebrate Niagara's history.
Leadership Niagara to host Bill Strickland as special guest at awards luncheon
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
Leadership Niagara has announced Bill Strickland will share his message of leadership, self-worth and transformation as a special guest and keynote speaker at the 2015 annual awards luncheon.
NU hosting 275 high school students for day of professional workshops
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:15 pm
More than 275 local high school students will convene at Niagara University tomorrow to participate in workshops on business leadership, interpersonal skills, dining etiquette and social media propriety.
Buffalo Bills, M&T Bank to honor outstanding educators with seventh annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' contest
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank recently announced their seventh annual "Touchdown for Teachers" program, which honors local teachers for their outstanding service to their schools and communities.
Panepinto's bill combatting gang-related activities upon religious property passes Senate
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 03:10 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto released the following statement on the passage of his cosponsored bill, S.849:
Gliding Stars on ice
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 10:00 am
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will host their 11th annual ice show, titled "Family Game Night on Ice," at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, and 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Northtown Center in Amherst (formerly the Pepsi Center).
Higgins, ReNU Niagara announce LiveNF volunteer fair
Tue, Mar 10th 2015 10:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University's ReNU Niagara program announced the 2015 LiveNF volunteer fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations doing good work in the Niagara Falls community.
Daemen College: Hochul reviews state's campus sexual assault policy with community
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 01:15 pm
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul discussed a new Cuomo administration effort related to campus sexual assault prevention and policies at New York state's private colleges at a meeting last week with members of the Daemen College community.
Conflict arises between Smelt Festival organizers
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:30 pm
What is traditionally a simple request turned into an investigation Monday at the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees meeting.
Spring rummage sale
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
St. Vincent de Paul Parish hosts its spring rummage sale at the Catholic Academy elementary site.
Plans taking shape for final Civil War encampment
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
Organizers of the fourth and final Civil War encampment, put on by Genesee Community College to mark the 150th anniversary of the war that defined this nation, said it promises to be one of the most interesting to date.
Daemen program to focus on starting a small business
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
A free weekly program on starting a small business will be offered by the Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement starting March 17. It's slated for 6 to 8 p.m. in the Matt Urban Hope Center, 385 Paderewski Drive.
Erie County organization receives nearly $3 million to provide care for young children
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 12:20 pm
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families has announced the award of an Early Head Start-Child Care partnership grant to Community Action Organization of Erie County Inc.
Torn ACL doesn't tear NU junior from biking cross-country for cancer
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:20 am
Jake Pandolfi is rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament by riding a bicycle 4,000 miles across the U.S.
Memorial staffers 'Go Blue' for colorectal cancer awareness
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:05 am
Staff members and volunteers at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center dressed in blue Friday to support "Go Blue," a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Chamber Awards Gala: Knead the Dough honored as Ransomville Business of the Year
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 11:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced Knead the Dough as the recipient of the Ransomville Business of the Year Award.
Let the St. Paddy's Day festivities begin
Mon, Mar 9th 2015 10:55 am
With feet of snow still on the ground it certainly may not seem like it, but the winter of 2014-15 is on the way out. And what a better way to rid one's mindset of the winter of misery than to think spring?
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue hosts March volunteer meeting
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's monthly volunteer meeting will take place this Wednesday, from 6:30-8 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St.
Senior shutterbugs wanted
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Council for Older Adults announced its annual photo contest is now underway. Applicants can submit up to five photographs for consideration under the following categories: "Nature's Moods" (scenic) and "Celebrations of Life" (people and/or animals).
Mount St. Mary's Foundation prepares for 'Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt'
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Mount St. Mary's Foundation has announced it will hold the second annual "Amazing Grace Scavenger Hunt" Saturday, May 9. Area residents Kate Cumbo and Allison Violante are the co-chairs for the event, which will be held throughout the Village of Lewiston.
Survey numbers find local opposition to CWM
Sat, Mar 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Sentinel has released the results of its online CWM survey, which was announced Feb. 7 and ran throughout the month.
Village of Lewiston once again discussing pop-up parking lots
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 09:50 pm
Village of Lewiston trustees struggled with pop-up parking lots popping up along south streets on Artpark & Company concert nights last summer. In July, the board voted to get rid of such entities, only to reverse course one month later upon complaints from residents.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' commemorates 25 years
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 06:35 pm
On Saturday, Feb. 14, Dr. Glenda Rose, Dr. Tom Barba and the staff of Lewiston's Rose Chiropractic, P.C., held their 25th annual "Doctors with a Heart Day."
Erie County Office for the Disabled helps 'Spread the Word to End the Word'
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 06:00 pm
The Erie County Office for the Disabled was joined by more than 15 human service agencies from around Erie County at the Central Library in downtown Buffalo Friday as part of an annual national effort to "Spread the Word to End the Word."
Higgins, Williamsville Mayor Kulpa present family with two Bronze Stars, Purple Heart to honor World War II veterans
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 06:00 pm
At a special presentation on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the day Charles J. Dolan was killed in action by enemy forces during World War II, Congressman Brian Higgins and Village of Williamsville Mayor Brian Kulpa presented the Dolan family with the Purple Heart and Bronze Star in recognition of his sacrifices.
Parents, teachers, students rally against Cuomo's education budget
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 05:35 pm
Much has been said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding the state education budget "hostage" in an attempt to enact his education reform. Now, Niagara and Erie counties have responded.
Canisius, HARBORCENTER announce playoff plans
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 05:15 pm
Canisius College director of athletics Bill Maher and HARBORCENTER president John Koelmel have announced plans for the Golden Griffins' Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series at HARBORCENTER.
Ceretto discusses importance of infrastructure investment in Western New York
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 05:10 pm
Republican Assemblyman John Ceretto rallied alongside infrastructure advocates to educate the public on the importance of maintaining a high-quality infrastructure.
6th annual Women's History Month kickoff celebrates women's achievements
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 04:55 pm
A community-wide celebration is underway in Erie County following the sixth annual kickoff event for Women's History Month, held Thursday at the downtown branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library.
Town of Niagara: Proietti named senior citizens services director
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 04:55 pm
The Town of Niagara has appointed Joseph Proietti as its new senior citizens services director. Proietti began work Feb. 2. His goal is to increase participation at the center and to expand the programs and activities offered at the center.
Newfane and Olcott Beach Tourism to host third annual 'Wine Night'
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 04:55 pm
The winter of 2015 has been brutally cold. But, now that March is here, it's time to start thinking spring and sunny skies. Newfane and Olcott Beach Tourism believe this is cause for a celebration.
Buffalo Museum of Science prepares for first 'MessFest'
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 07:45 am
The Buffalo Museum of Science will hold its first "MessFest" event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo. MessFest invites families to explore science through messy experiments and demonstrations, including homemade slime, shaving cream, liquid nitrogen and erupting volcanoes.
Family performance at Gliding Stars Ice Show
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 07:45 am
Wheatfield and Lewiston natives Mitchell, Jen and Holly Martin will perform as a trio at the upcoming Gliding Stars annual Ice Show March 20 and 21.
North Tonawanda History museum to receive original Wurlitzer
Fri, Mar 6th 2015 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda History Museum has learned that it will be receiving a Wurlitzer grand piano, circa 1930s, in coming weeks. The instrument and its relationship to the now 11-year old History Museum are interesting.
Interview: Garth Brooks picks Buffalo
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 07:30 pm
Garth Brooks handpicked Buffalo for his first tour in more than a decade.
Niagara County Legislature puts sparkler law on hold
Thu, Mar 5th 2015 12:45 pm
The Niagara County Legislature removed a proposal to legalize sparklers and other novelty fireworks from its agenda Tuesday night.
 

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