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Ready. Set. March for Babies: March of Dimes kicks off biggest fundraiser
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
On April 26 at Canalside in Buffalo, thousands of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies - the nation's oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue hosts April volunteer meeting
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue's monthly volunteer meeting will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St.
Buffalo Unconference: Self-organizing conference turns attendees in to presenters
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Buffalo Unconference powered by AT&T is an interactive event built to bring together a diverse group of people so they may share their knowledge on topics they are passionate about through presentations, demos and open discussions.
Ceretto announces Italian-American scholarships for students
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 07:00 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will be awarding academic and athletic scholarships to current or future college students.
Higgins, ReNU Niagara invite residents to LiveNF volunteer fair
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara University's ReNU Niagara program invite Niagara Falls residents and those interested in making a difference in Niagara Falls to the 2015 LiveNF volunteer fair, an event to connect local residents interested in civic engagement with volunteer-driven organizations.
Bradt urges special meeting on buildings approval of deal by April 17
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:15 pm
Niagara County Legislator Randy R. Bradt, R-North Tonawanda, called on Niagara County Legislature Chairman William L. Ross, C-Wheatfield, today to convene a second special meeting in a month to approve the purchase of a trio of downtown Lockport buildings by the county to avoid paying several days' rent on the facilities.
2015 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the rosters for the 11th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Sunday, April 12, at First Niagara Center.
Schneiderman issues consumer alert warning New Yorkers about common tax season scams
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:05 pm
With this year's tax deadline looming and April marking Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today offered New Yorkers tips to avoid falling victim to reported tax prep scams.
Concert season is here; BBB says beware of ticket scams
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 08:05 pm
People have more options than ever for purchasing seats for concerts and events, but that also can mean more ways to get scammed.
Becky Wydysh announces bid for Niagara County Legislature seat held by Bill Ross
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 12:40 pm
Lewiston resident Becky Wydysh announced today she is formally a candidate for the Niagara County Legislature. Wydysh is seeking the Second District seat currently held by Legislator William L. Ross of Wheatfield. Ross recently announced he would not be seeking re-election this year.
Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat tour Artpark July 29
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 11:00 am
In what is sure to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer, Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat have announced plans for a North American co-headline tour. "The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour" heads to Artpark July 29.
Mark Daul: Ever see a screech owl?
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 11:40 am
Screech owls are a fascinating creature. And they are probably heard more than seen.
Lewiston's Aniko Nagy working with Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston dancer Aniko Nagy will serve as a counselor this summer at the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive CT program on the campus of Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut.
Assessors walk through Frontier House
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
The Frontier House doors opened Thursday to a pair of assessors from GAR Associates Inc. The two men spent about 30 minutes inside the building. They went floor by floor, touring each room, taking pictures and asking several questions.
NBC's 'A.D. The Bible Continues' earns high marks from Faith Driven Consumer
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Faith Driven Consumer has announced a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars for NBC's primetime miniseries "A.D. The Bible Continues," which details the events recorded in the four Gospels and the Book of Acts.
Western New York Land Conservancy seeks community's support
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy recently announced receipt of a $200,000 gift the land trust hopes will lead to the creation of the Stella Niagara Preserve.
Tasia Fitzpatrick honored as Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Tasia Fitzpatrick has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and trustees as the 2015 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Questions you should ask before hiring a tax preparer
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Are you thinking about hiring a tax preparer to complete your personal income tax return? This week, acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Nonie Manion provided consumer protection tips for taxpayers who decide to do so.
Beach House wins 3rd straight 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Beach House has won its third "Best Fish Fry" contest, presented by Niagara Frontier Publications. The eatery netted nearly 20 percent of the 269 votes cast in March.
Appointments available at free tax assistance sites in Western New York
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
With less than two weeks until the income tax deadline, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is encouraging Western New York taxpayers to visit free tax preparation sites in the area.
Taxes: Call center hours extended
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
To assist taxpayers during peak income tax season, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is extending the hours of its income tax call center through April 15.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown makes citywide Parkinson's proclamation
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 05:40 pm
On Thursday, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined with members of the National Parkinson Foundation of Western New York in proclaiming April as Parkinson's Awareness Month.
Roswell Park: New president of 117-year-old cancer center appoints new leadership team
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 05:35 pm
In an effort to better align the operational structure of the century-old cancer center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute's 15th and first female president begins her tenure by reorganizing the talent around her.
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
A vigil was held Wednesday afternoon at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road to mark the one-year anniversary of implementing a drone program at the base.
Promising start to 2015 Plentiful Partnership of Niagara gleaning season
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County would like to thank the 60-plus farmers, volunteers, food pantry managers, panelists and other supporters for attending the second annual Plentiful Partnership of Niagara workshop and farm to table dinner last Thursday.
Empire State Development names Schoepflin Western New York regional director
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Empire State Development today announced Christopher J. Schoepflin, who currently serves as president of USA Niagara Development Corp., will oversee the Western New York regional office.
Buffalo Bisons, (716) to host 'Meet the Team Night'
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Buffalo Bisons General Manager Michael Buczkowski and HARBORCENTER Vice President of Food and Beverage Dominic Verni today announced the Buffalo Bisons 2015 "Meet the Team Night" at (716) Food and Sport.
Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center celebrates Easter
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:35 pm
Children from the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center visited residents of the Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence to deliver Easter baskets and treats.
Patriots Day Weekend commences re-enactment season at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:40 am
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to Patriots Day Weekend, April 18 and 19, when its re-enactment season officially begins - with a bang!
Bill Ross will not seek 12th term
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:30 am
William L. Ross, the longest serving chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, will step down at the end of the 2015 calendar year. He has been elected chairman of the Niagara County Legislature a record 11 times.
Raise funds for WNY Ovarian Cancer Project
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 07:05 am
The WNY Ovarian Cancer Project announces the start of its third annual geranium sale.
Who to fly: Sniffing out the best airlines for pet travel
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 07:00 am
When it comes to airlines, there really is no one-size-fits-all answer to which is best for traveling with pets.
TROVE Predictive Data Science invests in Buffalo/Niagara expansion
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Empire State Development, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise and TROVE Predictive Data Science today announced a significant expansion that will result in a $3.3 million investment and creation of 36 new, high-tech, high-paying jobs.
Higgins announces deadline extension for congressional art competition
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins HAS announced an extension of the deadline for submissions to the congressional art competition. All artwork submitted from students in Higgins' district will be featured in a public gallery and available for viewing online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
Community Missions to hold Kids Café April 11
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Families of young children in the Niagara region may wonder what fun and interesting activities are available for youth on weekends. Community Missions hopes to provide an answer to this question.
Brother Emmanuel of Taizé visiting Niagara University April 9
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Brother Emmanuel, a member of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé, France, will visit classes, offer lectures during lunch and dinner, and present a three-hour retreat April 9 at Niagara University.
Raising awareness to protect women against sexual assault
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
The National Crime Prevention Council (home to McGruff the Crime Dog), Nevada first lady Kathleen Sandoval and AlertID founder Keli Wilson have teamed to raise awareness and offer resources for victims in commemoration of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April).
UB basketball sends out 'Thank you' video to fans
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
With March Madness in the rear-view mirror for the University at Buffalo men's and women's basketball teams, both squads took some time to thank a key contributor to their success this season: The fans.
Families can travel the world around Buffalo at Explore & More this spring break
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:00 pm
Beginning Friday, April 3, and running through Friday, April 10, children and families can travel the world around buffalo this spring break, visiting a different area of the globe each day at Explore & More Children's Museum.
Old county public health laboratory to see frightening new use
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 10:40 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz unveiled a new re-use project that adds a new dimension to one of Erie County's oldest facilities: the old and unused public health lab.