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Artpark & Company recaps 2016 season, board names new chair
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 12:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting, held at the Niagara Falls Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 12, celebrated the 2016 season, which was filled with new and expanded programs.
Industry leaders unite to establish food marketing program at Niagara University
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:50 am
In what would appear to be an unlikely alliance, John Persons and Michael Keating are seated at a boardroom table inside Niagara University's Bisgrove Hall, strategizing toward a common goal.
Physician's lecture at Niagara University to address 'Underserved Medicine'
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:20 am
In March of 1966, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and most inhumane."
Best local apples for bushels and baking
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 08:55 am
When October rolls into Western New York, it brings with it warm sunrays, crisp air and a bountiful harvest. There is a sense of nostalgia, getting back to routines and comfort that only a knit sweater and nature's sweet bounty can bring.
Cuomo announces $55 million in funding at New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:55 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo hosted the New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit, where leaders in the tourism and craft beverage industries met with state officials to explore new industry opportunities.
New look at St. Peter's - and more to come
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:45 pm
When students returned to St. Peter R.C. School in September, they experienced some big changes.
LCA presents 'A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald'
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:40 pm
The legend lives on. At 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, the Lewiston Council on the Arts will present "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston.
Matt Ellis joins Academy of Hockey coaching staff
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
The Academy of Hockey welcomes former Buffalo Sabre Matt Ellis to its coaching staff, along with Amherst native and Rochester Americans alumnus Nick Tuzzolino, and Tristan Musser.
Last call for millennial-focused nonprofits to compete for grants totaling $10,000
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
Next Generation United, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, is seeking proposals from local nonprofit organizations to participate in "Pitch 10," a competition-style event where 10 chosen organizations will have a chance to "pitch" their project or idea to the public for a chance to win a grant of up to $5,000 to advance work.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts 'Taking Charge of Your Diabetes' class
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
As part of its initiative to bring awareness to diabetes, Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host a "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes" class from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25-27. Diabetes educator Megan Kosmoski, R.N, will conduct the three-day course.
Construction begins on new cardiac catheterization lab at Heart Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
Construction is under way on the new cardiac catheterization laboratory in The Heart Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
New date set for Ellicott plaza SEQR vote; public hearing still TBD
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 05:35 pm
For the second time this fall, it appears the Ellicott Development plaza proposal is nearing a final vote.
Fastest firefighter
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 02:20 pm
Firefighter Joe Casullo, left in the video, and Lt. Nick Egloff of the Grand Island Fire Co. hold a race to see who can put his turnout gear on the fastest, as children from Sidway Elementary School cheer them on.
Grand Island Town Board discussed West River at May work session
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 01:50 pm
The May 2, 2016, work session of the Grand Island Town Board included the first discussion of the proposed West River Connector Trail. The nearly three-hour meeting included a 25-minute discussion among Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray and council members Beverly Kinney, Chris Aronica, Mike Madigan and Ray Billica.
Iacovitti awarded Junior Volunteer Scholarship
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 12:55 pm
Anneliese Iacovitti of Niagara Falls has been awarded Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's 2016 Junior Volunteer Scholarship.
Lewiston Council on the Arts, Corey McGowan to relaunch Taste of Lewiston
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:05 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and a rising Western New York event planner are reviving a popular, summertime Center Street event.
Annual Niagara County career fair on Wednesday
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 07:00 am
Donald Jablonski has announced Niagara County's annual fall career fair - a county-run tool designed to help pair local jobseekers with employers looking for quality workers - will be held Wednesday.
NCCC Foundation recognizes distinguished student scholars at annual Scholarship Gala
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 05:00 pm
The 26th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala took place Saturday at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
Buffalo Sabres Foundation, partners celebrate grand opening of Patriot Heights
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation, in conjunction with Saving Grace Ministries Inc. and True Community Development Corp., celebrated the grand opening Monday of the Patriot Heights Apartments Project. The establishment will provide affordable housing for single mothers who are military veterans.
Lewiston Post Office investigation complete, leak was accidental
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 03:25 pm
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has finished its investigation into the pepper spray spill that sent seven Lewiston Post Office employees to Mount St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday.
World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship, pig racing & funny face pumpkin drawing contest at The Great Pumpkin Farm
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 02:05 pm
How many pieces of pumpkin pie can a professional eater - or food warrior - consume in a short amount of time? Find out this weekend at the Great Pumpkin Farm's Fall Festival.
Simonson to present Sanborn Area Historical Society program
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:10 pm
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will host a program titled, "6 Times the World Was Saved From Nuclear Armageddon (That You Never Knew About)," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Sanborn firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429), Sanborn.
Poloncarz hosts 'presidential' guest
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz recently enjoyed a visit with "Harry Truman," the nation's 33rd president, as portrayed by Buffalo actor David Lundy.
Niagara University honors Russell Salvatore, Huynh Trung Nam
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Niagara University recognized the contributions of two national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry during a special convocation on Thursday, Oct. 13.
'Sister We Win' gala to support breast cancer patients
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
Out-of-pocket expenses can pile up quickly for patients dealing with breast cancer. While insurance can help, there are still lengthy co-pays to cover, over-the-counter medications to purchase, and other costs that aren't covered by insurance plans.
Niagara Falls State Park seeks partner for theater operation
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced a request for proposals has been released for Niagara Falls State Park. The RFP seeks to identify a qualified private sector partner to continue operation of the Niagara Adventure Theater in the Orin Lehman Visitor Center, as well as to continue the targeted marketing and sale of the Niagara USA Discovery Pass to out-of-market tours and groups.
Wheatfield Lions to host meat raffle
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host its annual meat raffle at 6 p.m. Nov. 5, at the American Legion Post 1451, next to the Wheatfield Lions Club at 6525 Ward Road.
Niagara County Central Rotary to host Apple Tree Antique Show
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary Club will host the 11th Apple Tree Antique Show from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the American Legion Post No. 1451 at 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
Election Day spaghetti in Ransomville
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
An Election Day spaghetti dinner will be offered from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Ransomville Baptist Church, Youngstown-Lockport Road and Academy Street.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls heads into playoffs strong after defeating Orchard Park
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 11:35 pm
In front of a packed house celebrating Senior Day at Niagara Falls High School, the Wolverines defeated the Orchard Park Quakers, 26-23, on Saturday.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce develops new breakfast seminar series 'Nourish & Knowledge'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of a new speaker series, "Nourish & Knowledge."
Learn how to make a cobweb chaser
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of autumn, residents are invited to discover the interesting background behind a cobweb chaser.
Plaza public hearing postponed
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is not ready to vote on the Ellicott Development plaza proposal, and probably will take additional time to review the project's State Environmental Quality Review application. As such, the public hearing originally eyed for this Monday's monthly meeting is postponed.
Lewiston: ZBA OKs Fairchild variances
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals approved six variances for Orchard Park developer James Jerge's 765 Fairchild Place development proposal. ZBA members offered little commentary on the plan, which they've seen in various incarnations this year.
Family-owned farm provides local autumn attraction
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:05 pm
Families from all over Western New York are coming together to celebrate autumn at the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm at 6920 Nash Road.
Halloween events popping up on Webster Street
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:00 pm
Halloween is fast approaching and, to help celebrate and support charitable initiatives, a group of business owners on Webster Street are coming together to host two new events.
NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala slated for Saturday
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:35 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its 26th annual Foundation Scholarship Gala on Oct. 15 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. The evening will open with a recognition ceremony for distinguished student scholarship honorees.
Supporting the community
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:30 pm
In February of 2015, Coldwell Banker Integrity Real Estate introduced a campaign to assist local charities that real estate agents hold close to their hearts, and felt deserved a helping hand - organizations that are instrumental in aiding the community. The campaign was titled the "Coldwell Banker Cares Program."
Senior housing proposed for Military Road School
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
The old Military Road School building, which has been empty for decades, may soon have a significant purpose.