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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.
Town of Lewiston: Budget talks begin Monday
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
Financial issues occupied portions of Thursday's Lewiston Town Board work session, as budget season begins.
Perinatal bereavement ceremony at Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:00 pm
Associates and members of the community gathered at Mount St. Mary's on Friday for a special perinatal bereavement ceremony. October is Perinatal Bereavement Month.
The Healthy Scratch opens Monday at HarborCenter
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 04:55 pm
Jessie and Kelly Pegula today announced The Healthy Scratch will fully open on Monday morning in The Shops at HarborCenter. The Healthy scratch will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
'Bari-ed treasure' revealed at Memorial
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 04:55 pm
Celebrate the life-changing transformation experienced by people who have undergone bariatric weight loss surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. They will be the stars of a fashion show at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.
M&T Bank presented with Community Pillar Award
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:55 am
José R. González, president and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, announced the bank has recognized its member, M&T Bank, with the Community Pillar Award, which recognizes the institution's ongoing dedication to creating affordable housing opportunities in the communities it serves.
DiNapoli: Organic farms growing in New York
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:55 am
Sales of organic farm products rose 56 percent statewide from 2008-14 with $164 million in sales that year, as New York ranked third nationwide in the number of certified organic farms, according to a report released by Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. In 2015, New York's organic sales rose another 35 percent.
Buffalo Zoo: Indian rhino Monica moving to San Diego
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:50 am
The Buffalo Zoo announced Monica, the Indian rhinoceros, will be moving to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park by the end of October.
Cuomo announces finals award judges for 43North competition
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the panel of finals award judges who will evaluate the 43North competition's top 10 finalists on Oct. 27 at Shea's Performing Arts Center. The judges will determine which startups will receive 43North's $1 million grand prize, $600,000 runner-up award or one of six $500,000 prizes.
Hunters advised: Low water levels could impact waterfowl hunting in Western New York
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 05:25 pm
October marks the start of waterfowl hunting, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is reminding waterfowl hunters in Western New York that extreme drought conditions have dropped water levels in most wetlands and dried some completely.
Kim Pegula announces One Buffalo Community Award
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 05:20 pm
Kim Pegula announced the creation of the One Buffalo Community Award, presented by New Era Cap Co. Each month, Pegula, Pegula Sports and Entertainment, the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres will highlight the work of one exceptional member of the Western New York community and make a donation to a nonprofit organization of the winner's choice.
Natural gas, electricity prices expected to be below average this winter
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 05:20 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission today announced the price of natural gas and electricity this winter is expected to be lower than the five-year historical average.
Lewiston Post Office 'fully safe' and 'back to normal'
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 04:35 pm
The Lewiston Post Office reopened Thursday, less than 24 hours after hazardous materials crews combed the building for what was then an unknown smell. The irritant caused seven employees to temporarily have a sore throat and watery eyes.
Traveler advisory for I-190 and Niagara Scenic Parkway
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 07:20 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced a ramp closure is scheduled to occur on Interstate 190 in the City of Niagara Falls, as a part of a project to perform highway and drainage repairs.
Cuomo announces $1.2 million to house historic carousel on Buffalo's waterfront
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 07:15 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $1.2 million state challenge grant Wednesday to construct a building to house the nearly century-old DeAngelis Carousel at Canalside in Buffalo.
Lewiston Post Office reopens
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 08:15 pm
On Wednesday night, the police barricades outside of the Lewiston Post Office were removed, people were using the external mailboxes, and the doors to the outer lobby were open.
AAA Western & Central New York, CSAA Insurance Group launch fire safety campaign with American Red Cross
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 06:00 pm
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, and AAA Western and Central New York have partnered to support the American Red Cross to promote fire safety and enhance disaster preparedness.
My One Buffalo now live on Sabres mobile app
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
The features of My One Buffalo are now available on the Buffalo Sabres mobile app. App users can immediately receive access to all My One Buffalo features, including ticket management and status benefits, by downloading the app update.
Fall foliage photo contest returns to Erie County parks
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry has announced the return of the popular "Fall for Erie County Parks" photo contest, which is open to Erie County residents and offers amateur photographers an opportunity to focus on the beauty of Erie County's 10,000-acre parks system and snap their way to prizes.
Kim Heffler earns outstanding employee award at Niagara University
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
Kim Heffler, administrative assistant in Niagara University's Office of Human Resources, was presented with NU's outstanding employee award Wednesday by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president.
New York State Office for the Aging urges older New Yorkers to get flu shot as soon as possible
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen reminds older New Yorkers about the importance of getting their flu vaccination as soon as possible. "Flu season" in the U.S. can begin as early as October and last as late as May.
Duck blind drawings announced for state parks
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the annual duck blind drawings for Fort Niagara, Joseph Davis, Wilson Tuscarora and Golden Hill state parks will take place at 6:30 p.m. sharp in the Fort Niagara Park maintenance building on the following days:
Lewiston Post Office: Aerosol irritant source of smell, worker symptoms
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 02:30 pm
Just before 2 p.m., Lewiston Police Department Chief Frank Previte revealed the mystery smell inside the Lewiston Post Office was not life-threatening, nor likely the result of foul play.
Officials investigating mysterious smell at Lewiston Post Office
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 10:50 am
First responders are investigating a mysterious smell that caused seven Village of Lewiston Post Office workers to require medical assistance this morning.
Buffalo Sabres sign Rasmus Ristolainen to 6-year deal
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 03:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to a six-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $5.4 million.
Buffalo-based writer launches literary travel series
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:55 am
"Pearls, Plates & Planes," the travel and lifestyle blog of Full Plate Publicity, will house "Forty Before 40" and "Page to Pantry," two new series that will be published on a regular basis.
YMCA Turkey Trot early bird rate set to expire Oct. 14
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:45 am
Early bird pricing for the 121st annual YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot is set to expire Friday, Oct. 14. Starting Saturday, the registration fee moves to $40 per entry and will remain at this rate until the race sells out, or until Nov. 17.
Allstate helps New Yorkers prevent fires before they happen during Fire Prevention Week
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:45 am
For most, fire safety was a subject they learned about in grade school, but, somewhere along the way, the knowledge gets pushed aside.
Schneiderman announces nearly $13 million in awards for cities to combat vacant and zombie homes
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:45 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced grant awards totaling $12.6 million to help 76 cities, towns, and villages across the state address the problem of vacant properties and so-called "zombie homes" - vacant and abandoned homes that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding.
ECHDC approves contract for Canalside wayfinding and interpretive signage project
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:45 am
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. met Tuesday and approved a contract with Entro Communications Inc. for design, fabrication and installation services of ECHDC's Canalside wayfinding and interpretive signage project.
Sabres Green Team working with Buffalo Audubon Society to preserve North Tonawanda wetlands
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the Sabres Green Team will partner with the Buffalo Audubon Society from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in an effort to help clean up the North Tonawanda Audubon Preserve.
Symposium seeks to build community networks to address violence against women
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The University at Buffalo's Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender, in conjunction with the Coalition for the Advancement of Moslem Women, the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, and other Western New York organizations, will present a symposium to address issues, responses and solutions to violence against women from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in 120 Clemens Hall on the university's north campus.
Niagara Falls Community Development Department announces 2017 action plan schedule
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department is announcing the 2017 action plan schedule, including an expanded public participation process for local residents.
Local foundation protects 3,500 WNY homes from carbon monoxide
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The first few weeks of autumn often bring to mind scarves, warm cider, colorful leaves and hearty soups. But they also mean something else. When the chill returns to the air, people turn on their furnaces for the first time, and with that comes an increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Going pink for breast cancer awareness
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:35 am
Staff members from the Imaging Center at Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently gathered on "Go Pink Day" at the hospital in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Go Pink Day" was just one activity held at the hospital this month to promote awareness.
UB Food Lab, UN FAO to lead training session at United Nations conference in Ecuador
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:15 am
The University at Buffalo Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab (Food Lab) has partnered with a United Nations agency to lead a training session on food systems planning and policy as part of an upcoming UN conference that happens once every 20 years.
BNSME donates $9,500 to Junior Achievement
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:10 am
Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executive has announced the proceeds from its 21st annual golf tournament, $9,500, was donated to Junior Achievement of WNY. That agency's mission is to support financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness education for students from kindergarten through high school.
Schneiderman offers tips for charitable donations in light of Hurricane Matthew
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:10 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is encouraging New Yorkers to assist relief efforts, and released important information for New Yorkers planning to donate to organizations that are helping victims of Hurricane Matthew.
Buffalo Zoo hosts otter keepers
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:05 am
The Buffalo Zoo recently hosted otter keepers from the U.S., Canada and Colombia this past week for the biannual Otter Keeper Workshop, a comprehensive, four-day workshop covering the care and management of otters in human care.

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