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New owners, same Apple Granny
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 09:10 am
The new owners of Apple Granny Restaurant have grand plans to change ... well, nothing.
Town of Lewiston moves on proposed Lower River Road subdivision
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 09:10 am
Lewiston Town Board members moved on a few items Monday with Town Supervisor Dennis Brochey absent due to illness.
Aquarium of Niagara celebrates 50 years of achievement, science and entertainment in Western New York
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:15 am
The Aquarium of Niagara celebrated 50 years of achievements Friday and presented concrete plans to broaden the public's awareness of aquatic ecosystems through innovative and stimulating exhibits, displays and educational and recreational programs that promote conservation and support research.
National Grid ranked top green utility in the world
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
Earlier this week, National Grid PLC landed the No. 1 spot as a utility on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World 2015, ranking 29th overall.
Space Bulls place third at NASA Mars rover contest
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:10 am
The Space Bulls placed third - their best finish yet - at the RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition June 4-5.
Higgins, Lance introduce Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 08:05 am
U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (New Jersey) and Brian Higgins introduced the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act, legislation that would require health insurance plans that cover traditional chemotherapy to provide equally favorable coverage for orally administered anticancer medications.
Pictures: Artpark begins with Fairy House Festival, Lindsey Stirling
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:25 am
Artpark & Company kicked off its 2015 summer season with the Fairy House Festival on Sunday, and Electric dance music violinist and performer Lindsey Stirling Wednesday.
Red Brick Bench Press Championship benefits military and families
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:10 am
In addition to his duties as Lewiston town supervisor, Dennis Brochey also serves as founder and director of a yearly fundraiser known as the Red Brick Bench Press Championship.
Buffalo Philharmonic's 'Soundwave' brings The Albrights, reunited Babik to Kleinhans
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Buffalo Philharmonic will present "Soundwave," featuring Buffalo bands The Albrights and Babik, and works by contemporary rock-inspired composers and songwriters Mason Bates, Adam Schoenberg and Sufjan Stevens.
Chris Collins helps secure $233,905 grant for Olcott Fire Company
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins has announced $233,905 in federal funding for the Olcott Fire Co.
Cuomo announces 26 properties nominated to state and national registers of historic places
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 26 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Ceretto continues push for legalization of MMA
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, renewed his call for the legalization of mixed martial arts in New York at a press conference Friday at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Parking patterns change for Artpark's 'Tuesday in the Park'
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 06:00 am
The Village of Lewiston, its Department of Public Works, the Lewiston Police Department and Artpark & Company have teamed up to establish a new parking pattern for "Tuesday in the Park" concert nights.
Alzheimer's caregivers find support, advice in group
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 07:00 pm
Sadness, depression, fear, loneliness, isolation, confusion, anger ... people who are the prime caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's can experience any of these feelings ... and more.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter applauded by Cuomo
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
New York's top governmental office has taken notice of the Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, which has been named the best in the nation for six years running.
NCP golf tournament to honor Ulatowski
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy is holding its 23rd annual Matthew J. Murphy Jr. Golf Tournament June 12 at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston.
Seventy-three employers to participate in National Guard veterans job fair June 18
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
The New York National Guard will host a United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation "Hiring Our Heroes" veterans job fair at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo Thursday, June 18.
ECHDC announces success of summer concerts will bring updates to Canalside
Thu, Jun 11th 2015 06:00 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today highlighted the success of the recent concerts held at Canalside. Last week's first free Thursday night concert attracted nearly 15,000 people. The dance-pop duo Matt and Kim drew an enthusiastic crowd.
Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman, Jeff Dye take journey of a lifetime with NBC's 'Better Late Than Never'
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:15 pm
Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman and Jeff Dye will embark on the ultimate international excursion with no assistants, no limousines and no lattes, in search of an intimate, life-changing experience.
Get 'Charmed' with ALEX AND ANI, give to cancer research
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:15 pm
The WNY Ovarian Cancer Project will be the beneficiary of a "Charmed by Charity" soiree at ALEX AND ANI. The public is invited to the store to sip refreshments, snack on small bites and shop with others who share a passion for giving back to the community.
Niagara County Peach Queen applications available; new scholarship amount
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:00 pm
The Niagara County Peach Queen Program is looking forward to Sept. 13, when the 2015-16 Peach Queen will be crowned and will receive a generous $4,000 scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston. The amount has nearly doubled from the scholarship amount last year's recipient won.
Shakespeare in ... Hennepin Park
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 04:00 pm
Hear ye, hear ye ... one and all! Come hither and hasten to the Hennepin Park Gazebo at the corner of Center and South Fourth streets at 7 p.m. Monday, June 29, to view Shakespearian actors strut and fret their hour upon the stage and then be heard from no more.
Assembly passes legislation to provide quicker access to medical marijuana
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, working alongside fellow lawmakers and dozens of Compassionate Care NY supporters, continued his efforts to expedite the process for critically ill patients to receive medical marijuana in New York state.
Providers hear from nationally renowned developmental medicine leader at Niagara Falls conference
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Western New York providers and client advocates heard Tuesday from a nationally renowned leader in developmental medicine and other health care providers about models of care that may well impact the future of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the country.
Higgins invites students to participate in the Congressional Award program
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting young people across the district to participate in the Congressional Award program. Those who qualify have an opportunity to receive honors for dedicating time and effort to public service, personal development, physical fitness and exploration.
NU students fundraise for Peruvian orphanage while studying abroad
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:20 pm
Niagara University students are committed to making a difference in the lives of others, whenever and - the operative term here - wherever they are needed.
Ortt, State Senate pass bills to combat state heroin crisis and enhance treatment options for opioid abuse
Wed, Jun 10th 2015 02:00 pm
New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction Co-Chair Sen. Rob Ortt, R, C, I, North Tonawanda, and his Senate colleagues passed a package of bills Tuesday to help decrease heroin deaths and put more drug dealers behind bars for selling dangerous opioids.
Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 05:20 pm
Drivers will start their engines Saturday, June 20, for the greatest spectacle in lawnmowing.
U.S. Veterans Magazine salutes NU's commitment to service members
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
Niagara University's commitment to embracing America's military service members as students has been recognized once again, this time via inclusion on U.S. Veterans Magazine's list of "Top Veteran-Friendly Schools."
Visit Grandpaws, help animal organizations at 10 Mile Garage Sale
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
Grandpaws Pet Emporium will host the SPCA of Niagara and Hope Before Heaven from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday as part of the 10 Mile Garage Sale.
'Badges on the Border' International Torch Run event Wednesday
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
U.S. and Canadian law enforcement officers will join together Wednesday on the Rainbow Bridge carrying the Flame of Hope for Special Olympics New York.
Ceretto announces free consumer scam prevention seminar
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, alongside New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, recently announced he will host a free consumer scam prevention seminar at 11 a.m. Friday, June 12, at the LaSalle Library, 8728 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
'Paddles Up': Registration open for 10th annual Grand Island event
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission and the Town of Grand Island have announced registration is now open for the 10th annual "Paddles Up" non-competitive 4.8-mile paddle event around Beaver Island State Park. The event will be held Saturday, July 25.
Buffalo Sabres: NHL Draft party planned for June 26
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced plans to host an NHL Draft party presented by First Niagara Friday, June 26, at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo. Doors for the free event will open at 6 p.m. and draft coverage begins at 7 p.m.
Bennett Beach ready for summer fun
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 04:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry has announced hours of operation and expectations for visitors to Bennett Beach, the only swimming beach operated by Erie County and a popular spot for summertime fun.
Ortt, Panepinto pass SAFE Act reforms
Tue, Jun 9th 2015 03:00 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, joined his Senate Republican colleagues in successfully passing a series of reforms (S5837) to the controversial NY-SAFE Act Monday. State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-Buffalo, also cosponsored pieces of SAFE Act reform legislation.
First Niagara, Baird Foundation partner to support Baker Victory Services
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:10 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and the Baird Foundation are providing the funding for a new van for Baker Victory Services' "Work Appreciation for Youth" program.
AAA holding job fair for emergency roadside service drivers
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 pm
AAA Western and Central New York is holding a job fair for candidates interested in joining the club's emergency roadside service team. The event will take place from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at AAA Western and Central New York Headquarters, 100 International Drive (at Sheridan Drive), Williamsville.
Study supports early intervention for prostate cancer patients who experience significant emotional distress
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 pm
A study led by the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute has identified beliefs and personality traits that are associated with higher levels of distress in newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients.
Explore & More announces its summer schedule for Canalside and Old Falls Street
Mon, Jun 8th 2015 05:05 pm
Explore & More Children's Museum returned for an eighth season at Canalside last week. Free family outdoor fun continues from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 4.