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First Niagara-KeyBank conversion information
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 04:50 pm
First Niagara branches are about to officially transition to become KeyBank.
Town of Niagara 2017 tentative budget with slight raise in property taxes
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee S. Wallace announced Wednesday the town's overall tentative budget is $8,746,981, of which the total amount to be raised by taxes is $1,940,816.
Longest-running Niagara Hospice fundraiser celebrates 26 years
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Niagara Hospice will celebrate the 26th anniversary of its longest-running fundraiser, "Cocktails and CA$H," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The event will be held at the Cambria Volunteer Fire Co., 4631 Cambria Wilson Road, Lockport. It is presented by the Niagara Hospice board of directors.
Public comment period for proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations extended
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the time period that DEC will accept comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations has been extended. Comments will now be accepted through Nov. 11.
Tower Foundation supports Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center's behavioral health screening program
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation has been selected to receive a $190,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to support behavioral health screening services for pediatric and OB/GYN patients at the Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center in the City of Niagara Falls.
UB sports law expert: Supreme Court's O'Bannon ruling another step toward changing how college athletes are compensated
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals in the O'Bannon v. NCAA case concerning the treatment of college athletes is another sign the NCAA must abide by federal antitrust laws when implementing rules about the ability of athletes to earn compensation, a University at Buffalo School of Law expert said Thursday.
Take advantage of free paper shredding at BBB's annual 'Secure Your ID Day'
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
In 2015, 13.1 million Americans reported they were victim of identity fraud.
Look Good Feel Better program helps women overcome side effects of cancer treatment
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
Look Good Feel Better, a free national public service program for women who are undergoing cancer treatment, will be offered to female cancer patients on Monday, Oct. 17, from 6 -8 p.m. in the HSBC Community Room at The Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St.
Erie County senior services schedules two hearings on plans for aging services
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Erie County Department of Senior Services has announced it will hold two public hearings to provide residents with an opportunity to comment on needs and concerns of Erie County's older adults and their caregivers.
Ortt delivers a total of $80,000 to area BOCES & Cornell Cooperative
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 05:35 pm
During a ceremonial check presentation on Wednesday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $80,000 in state funding to support educational programs, services and projects throughout Niagara, Orleans and Monroe counties.
Traveler advisory: LaSalle Expressway
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 05:25 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced a ramp closure is scheduled to occur on the LaSalle Expressway in the City of Niagara Falls as a part of the project to re-pave a portion of the LaSalle Expressway.
Next presidential debate to air live on big screen at Regal Cinemas
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:55 pm
Don't debate at home - watch the presidential debate at one of 206 select Regal Cinemas locations.
The Niagara Area Foundation now accepting grant applications
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:35 pm
The Niagara Area Foundation, a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2016 grant cycle.
Bills, Sabres join UB to celebrate 'One Buffalo Day'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 04:15 pm
The State University of New York at Buffalo, in partnership with Pegula Sports and Entertainment, will celebrate "One Buffalo Day" on Saturday, Oct. 8, when the UB Bulls host Kent State at 3:30 p.m. at UB Stadium.
Community advocate, Lewiston champion Mamie Simonson passes away
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 12:30 pm
Mamie C. (Maroon) Simonson, age 87, of Lewiston, passed away at home on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016.
Elderwood becomes presenting sponsor of BPO's 'Coffee Concert Series'
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:40 am
Another Western New York company has joined forces with the Buffalo Philharmonic to provide support for music in the community.
Deadlines approach for Arts Services Initiative of WNY grants
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:35 am
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced a "last call" for several of its grant programs.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council submits 2016 progress report
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:35 am
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has submitted its 2016 progress report - titled "A Strategy for Prosperity" - to New York state.
Grand Island gym to host health fair Oct. 7
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 09:30 am
The Grand Island Medically Oriented Gym (MOG) is inviting Western New Yorkers to its first health fair, from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.
AAF Buffalo names new executive committee; announces 2016-17 board of directors
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:55 pm
AAF Buffalo, the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation, has announced its 2016-17 board of directors, including a new executive committee.
DA Flaherty has Erie County Hall lit in purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:55 pm
Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. announced Erie County Hall will be illuminated in the color purple to "Shine the Light on Domestic Violence" throughout the month of October.
16 finalists will pitch live in Buffalo for shot at $1 million grand prize
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:50 pm
On Monday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the 16 finalists for 43North - a $5 million competition designed to encourage entrepreneurs with high growth potential to compete for enterprise funding in Western New York.
Buffalo Sabres recall 5 from Rochester
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 06:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Justin Bailey, Daniel Catenacci, Jean Dupuy and Cole Schneider, and defenseman Brady Austin from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
'Paladino Plaza' SEQR: Lewiston tables declaration in order to review BCP, fire company comments
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 03:20 pm
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano said Monday there's no point in rushing, and he and the Board of Trustees tabled a vote on the State Environmental Quality Review of Ellicott Development's proposed plaza.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital board of associates hosts annual pancake breakfast
Tue, Oct 4th 2016 07:00 am
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
St. Francis Guild's 36th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction set for Oct. 22
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 03:00 pm
The St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital will hold its 36th annual Pink Elephant Luncheon and Auction Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.
Higgins announces plans for Buffalo Lighthouse Park
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 02:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced plans for a phased approach to improvements in and around the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Buffalo station to allow for the creation of Buffalo Lighthouse Park.
Niagara Falls church to celebrate
Mon, Oct 3rd 2016 07:00 am
All are welcome to join the Walnut Avenue Christian Church, at 601 28th St., Niagara Falls, as it hosts a 100th anniversary celebration from Oct. 7-9.
Maid of the Mist goes pink
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:50 pm
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, guests who board the world-famous Maid of the Mist during the month of October will be given pink ponchos.
Residents rally in Wheatfield, voice concerns over National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:20 pm
Residents of Wheatfield and surrounding communities rallied Friday afternoon in opposition to National Fuel's Northern Access 2016 pipeline project. With signs in hand, protesters gathered on Liberty Drive where National Fuel has proposed a natural gas dehydration facility to be constructed as part of the general project.
Buffalo Sabres trim camp roster to 33
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team released 17 players from its training camp roster.
Town of Lewiston to debut 2017 budget on Monday
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:15 pm
With budget season at hand, and rumors of a town tax already circulating, the Town of Lewiston announced this week it will debut its preliminary 2017 budget at a 5 p.m. session Monday, Oct. 3, at Town Hall.
Ford Driving Skills for Life visits Darien Lake Theme Park
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
Ford Driving Skills for Life, a free hands-on training program for newly permitted and licensed drivers, is taking place at Darien Lake Theme Park this weekend.
Lighthouse welcomes Keri Cardinale & Nick Kish
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:05 pm
Keri Cardinale and Nick Kish return to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. They've both appeared at numerous events and are well known throughout WNY.
'Spooktacular' returns
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will host its annual Halloween "Spooktacular" party from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at 180 Thompson Road, North Tonawanda.
Nathan McMurray: I will fight for 'Enhanced Option 3' for West River Parkway
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
I have a plan for West River. Some people have claimed I have had a plan all along - a devious plan. Alternatively, they have said I'm a pawn in the state's plan. Or were they a pawn in my plan?
2016 fire prevention theme stresses smoke alarm replacement
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The National Fire Protection Association notes that most American homes have at least one smoke detector that can provide occupants with sufficient warning to escape life-threatening consequences during a fire emergency.
Above and Beyond: Extra special duty for Island firefighters
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Fire Co. was proud to act as honor guard in presenting the American flag at the Buffalo Bills-Arizona Cardinals football game at New Era Stadium Sunday, Sept. 25.
Mother Nature shines at annual Taste of Grand Island
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Warm weather greeted the fifth annual Taste of Grand Island Fall Festival.
Youngstown Haunting Walk set for Oct. 8
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Heritage Tours and Tourism Committee announces the final village walk for 2016 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8.