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Ceretto meets with advocates for biosolids home rule legislation
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 02:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, met with Julie Otto and Monica Daigler in Albany (pictured).
Niagara University seeking youth camp counselors
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara University is looking for motivated, dynamic individuals to help with its summer youth camps, held June 29-Aug. 14.
Wendt Foundation awards $150,000 to NU nursing simulation center
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara University has received a $150,000 grant from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation to assist in funding construction of a nursing simulation center on its campus.
Higgins announces application period for federal fire prevention and safety grants
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 02:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 assistance to firefighters grant program fire prevention and safety grants.
US, Canada sign preclearance agreement
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 01:35 pm
Consistent with the initiatives outlined in the 2011 Beyond the Border Action Plan, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Canadian Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney signed the "Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada" Monday.
AAA reveals top spring travel destinations
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 07:00 am
As snow continues in many parts of the country, travelers are ready to escape to warmer weather and sunny destinations, according to AAA.
T-NT Expo set for March 28-29
Tue, Mar 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas will present the 2015 T-NT Expo March 28 and 29 at the North Tonawanda Student Alumni Center, 405 Meadow Drive.
Women's Equality Act: Ceretto passes anti-sex trafficking bill
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 05:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, today passed legislation he co-sponsored that establishes greater protections for women who become sex trafficking victims.
Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee to meet March 24
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 04:45 pm
The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be held at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the Electric Tower Building, 535 Washington St. (second-floor glass conference room), Buffalo. The meeting is open to the public.
Ortt: New York now America's heroin capital
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 04:45 pm
The office of the special narcotics prosecutor for the City of New York gave testimony this week that New York has become the nation's No. 1 heroin-trafficking hub.
UB president congratulates Bulls on NCAA Tournament appearance
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 03:15 pm
University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi has released the following statement Sunday on the University at Buffalo men's basketball team's first-ever invitation into the NCAA Tournament:
Sabres to wear Saint Patrick's Day-themed warm-up jerseys
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:55 am
Prior to the team's game against the Washington Capitals tonight, the Buffalo Sabres will wear green St. Patrick's Day-themed jerseys. The shirts will then be auctioned off on www.NHL.com from 9 p.m. tonight until 9 p.m. Sunday, March 22.
Lighthouse Café welcomes Jim Drew
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:55 am
Jim Drew returns to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21.
Lindsey Stirling set to kick off 'Wednesdays' concert series at Artpark June 10
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:30 am
Dancing dubstep violinist Lindsey Stirling will open the "Coors Light Wednesday" concert series at the Artpark amphitheater June 10. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28 (fan club presale begins tomorrow).
Third annual 'Spring It On' fundraising event expected to showcase 200 WNY nonprofits
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:25 am
On Thursday, 200 nonprofit organizations will welcome spring by participating in the third annual "Spring It On" campaign, the region's only 24-hour online fundraising event.
Niagara University students win marketing association competition
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:20 am
A team of Niagara University students won the top prize in a case study competition held by the Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Artpark welcomes David Gray and Amos Lee June 20
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 11:00 am
Multiplatinum-selling singer-songwriter David Gray and Billboard chart-topper Amos Lee have announced a co-headlining summer tour. The nearly 20-city run kicks off June 16 and will hit major U.S. cities across the nation. The two are scheduled to perform at some of the country's most prestigious concert venues, including Artpark's Mainstage Theater.
Billoni congratulates Buffalo Bills back Fred Jackson
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 09:20 am
Congratulations Fred Jackson, co-captain of the Buffalo Bills, who received the prestigious 2015 Jefferson Foundation's award for the Greatest Public Service by an Athlete during an amazing evening Wednesday, March 4, at Gotham Hall in New York City.
Think spring: Lewiston GardenFest now accepting applications for vendors, open gardens
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 07:00 am
The thermometer may still be stuck below freezing, but preparations are heating up for this year's Lewiston GardenFest.
Chamber Awards Gala: KeyBank honored as Sanborn Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 11:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will host its annual awards gala honoring 10 area individuals and businesses Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Dead geese found on Liberty Drive
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 11:00 am
An investigation has begun following the discovery of a seven dead geese dumped on the side of the road on Liberty Drive in Wheatfield.
Niagara County Legislature: Leaders roll out air base marketing effort
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 10:50 am
Niagara County economic development leaders and the leadership of the Niagara County Legislature helped roll out new marketing materials designed to protect the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and its 3,000 jobs as the federal government ramps up to consider further base closures.
Ortt: Senate budget supports critical infrastructure
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 10:50 am
As part of the New York State Senate's "Brighter Future" budget plan, Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, announced his district could soon see significant investments in infrastructure.
Panepinto stands with education leaders, teachers; calls for Albany to put children first during budget negotiations
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 10:50 am
On Friday, State Sen. Marc Panepinto stood alongside teachers, administrators, school board members and superintendents from Orchard Park, Hamburg, Ken-Ton and Lake Shore school districts in a push for public education.
Village of Lewiston: Simon, Planning Board talk fast-food restaurant
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 10:00 am
A national fast-food restaurant in the Village of Lewiston now seems like an inevitability.
Lewiston, NYPA reach new 'Ultimate Users' agreement
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 09:00 am
Following months of negotiations, the Town of Lewiston finalized a new "Ultimate Users" agreement with the New York Power Authority Monday.
Youngstown boy is celebrity child for Variety Kids Telethon
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 09:00 am
Gregory Allen Quarantillo Jr. is proud to accept the honor of being selected the celebrity child for the 53rd annual Variety Kids Telethon.
Thruway to begin deck replacement at southbound North Grand Island Bridge
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 07:00 am
The New York State Thruway Authority recently announced that, weather permitting, it would begin replacement of the southbound deck on the North Grand Island Bridge to Grand Island Monday, March 15. The project, expected to continue to September, is part of the Thruway Authority's $55 million bridge rehabilitation project.
Pothole repairs underway
Sat, Mar 14th 2015 07:00 am
A sure sign of spring is the return of potholes on area streets and roadways.
Donate blood
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 05:45 pm
Area residents are invited to participate in the Michele Breier Memorial Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, in the aerobics room at Freedom Place, 1801 Grand Island Blvd.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Kevin Sylvester to emcee Citizen of the Year awards
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 04:50 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year awards committee has announced the master of ceremonies for the 49th annual event Thursday, April 23, will be Kevin Sylvester.
AAA Insurance offers top 5 tips for winter weather warm-up
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
AAA Insurance is encouraging homeowners to take precautions now as the winter snow begins to melt.
Registration open for fifth annual 'Garlic Mustard Challenge'
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
Scout groups, civic organizations, families and individuals are invited to participate in the "Garlic Mustard Challenge," a friendly competition to remove a harmful plant from Western New York.
47th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show set
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
The Buffalo Geological Society, an affiliate of the Buffalo Museum of Science, announced its 47th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show will take place at the Grange Market Buildings on the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg.
Ortt: Senate budget a huge boost to WNY schools
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:40 pm
Republican State Sen. Rob Ortt announced Thursday the passage of the State Senate's "Brighter Future" budget plan, and laid out the benefits for Western New York schools and families.
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster announces re-election bid
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:45 am
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster announced his intention to seek re-election to a third term as mayor of the Cataract City Thursday.
Northgate Health Care: A birthday celebration that was twice as nice
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:20 am
It was a special day at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield as resident Tom Burock of Wheatfield and his wife, Dorothy, both celebrated their 80th birthdays with family and friends.
Diesel students grateful to Milton CAT for donation
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:20 am
The heavy equipment/diesel/ag mechanics students at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are getting a chance to work with a brand-new engine courtesy of Milton CAT of Batavia.
BOCES culinary students take gold at Taste of Education
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:15 am
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES ProStart Culinary team cooked their way into first place at the 2015 Taste of Education at Salvatore's Italian Garden Restaurant
Aquarium of Niagara begins Seafood Watch partnership
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:05 am
A new program at the Aquarium of Niagara will help shoppers and businesses make environmentally friendly seafood choices.
 

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