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Niagara Falls: So Far So Good wins Hard Rock Rising
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 02:50 pm
Wednesday night, polished pop-rock band So Far So Good took the top prize in the regional Hard Rock Rising showcase inside the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY launches 'Make Music Day' in Buffalo, Niagara Falls on June 21
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 05:05 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced Buffalo and Niagara Falls will join cities across the country and around the world in this year's "Make Music Day" on June 21.
Grand Island Boy returns from dream wish
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 05:00 pm
Grand Island's Matthew Eggers recently returned home from his dream wish: a vacation to California to meet his cousins for the first time, and explore the magical land of Disney.
M&T Bank's $500,000 gift leads new push for 'Crescendo Campaign'
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Crescendo Campaign is taking the next step to up the tempo in pushing toward the $25 million benchmark this summer.
Upstate Recording Studios, local businesses rally in support of music production tax credit in New York
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 04:45 pm
Supporters of New York is Music (NYIM), a coalition of more than 200 music-related organizations, gathered today at GCR Audio Recording Studio in Buffalo and Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester to call on the New York State Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to pass the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit (A10083A/ S7485A) and support the creation of good jobs in the music production and recording industry in New York.
Breakfast event at NU with Ortt to address first response center
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 10:10 am
New York Sen. Robert Ortt will speak about the proposed Western New York First Response and Preparedness Center during a June 4 breakfast event at Niagara University.
Niagara Frontier Golf Club invites serious golfers to 'Experience' course
Wed, Jun 1st 2016 09:50 am
A few lucky golfers and their guests will get a chance to play nine holes at Niagara Frontier Golf Club on Saturday, June 11.
Erie County agencies stand united to stop elder abuse
Tue, May 31st 2016 07:35 pm
State Sen. Patrick Gallivan, R-59th, joined Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr., Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard, Erie County Social Services Commissioner Al Dirschberger, Erie County Senior Services Commissioner Randall Hoak and Karen Nicolson of Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of WNY Tuesday in taking a stand against elder abuse.
SAL II to operate at Memorial Medical Center
Tue, May 31st 2016 07:35 pm
"SAL" the Surgical Robot is about to be supplanted by a new, improved model at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Dog walk for a cause
Tue, May 31st 2016 11:35 am
Looking for something fun to do with your dog - while raising money for a good cause? Bring your dog to Grandpaws Pet Emporium, 402 Center St., Lewiston, at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 5, for a 2-mile dog walk. All proceeds will benefit the National Canine Cancer Foundation.
Artpark, Philip Burke announce partnership for 2016 season
Tue, May 31st 2016 11:35 am
Artpark and LB Mason Fine Art LLC have announced a partnership showcasing the vibrant, unique and famous artwork of Philip Burke.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Memorial Day in Lewiston
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:20 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 hosted its almost annual Memorial Day parade, observance ceremony and community luncheon Monday.
Event to showcase Island artist's work in Cuba
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:00 am
An upcoming "Cuba Night" will celebrate the studio work and plein air paintings made in Cuba by Grand Island artist Kath Schifano.
Know the truth about your breast health
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:00 am
It is important that women are educated, supported and empowered regarding their own breast health.
John J. Welch American Legion Post 381 to hold 38th annual 'Jamboree' to benefit Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Mon, May 30th 2016 07:00 am
John J. Welch American Legion Post 381 will hold its 38th annual "Jamboree" to benefit Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The fundraiser will be held from 1-9 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at John J. Welch American Legion Post 381, 923 Niagara Ave, Niagara Falls.
VFW Auxiliary celebrates membership milestone
Sat, May 28th 2016 11:00 am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary has announced it has achieved more than 100 percent in membership for the first time since 1993. More than 464,000 male and female members representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign-based auxiliaries stand united in their support of the nation's veterans, active-duty service members and their families.
ECHDC announces 2016 season, new Outer Harbor landing for Queen City Bike Ferry
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:45 am
On Friday, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the kickoff of the 2016 season for the Queen City Bike Ferry, which now has a brand-new landing site on Buffalo's Outer Harbor.
Trinity United Methodist Church: Multigenerational group expands Garden of Living Faith
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:00 am
On Sunday, May 22, youth and adults at Trinity United Methodist Church joined together in a multigenerational gardening project.
Memorial Tree Planting Project honors many
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:00 am
Beaver Island State Park was the site for a memorial tree planting last weekend.
Youngstown meeting focuses on safety
Sat, May 28th 2016 09:00 am
Thursday's Youngstown board meeting was dedicated to improving the quality of life for the residents of the village.
Mark Daul: Upper Niagara River bass fishing
Sat, May 28th 2016 09:00 am
Fishing season is almost here, but I've really never touched much on Upper Niagara River fishing, probably because personally I haven't fished that stretch of water in quite some time. But when I did, I learned a lot of things about it.
Grand Island: Lighthouse honors service of others
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
A Whitehaven Road homeowner is honoring those who serve as he helps light the way home for his fellow Island residents.
DeGlopper Memorial fund drive to kickoff Memorial Day
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Memorial Day will be the kickoff to a fundraising drive that will help expand and upgrade the DeGlopper Memorial.
Grand Island High School Music Dept. committed to Memorial Day performance
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at the DeGlopper Memorial will feature another contribution from the award-winning Grand Island High School Wind Ensemble.
Town of Lewiston hears more on water line replacements
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members and interested residents received an education Monday on the harsh realities of cost, limited state funding assistance options and how to pursue the town's water line replacement work, in a lengthy conversation with Town Engineer Bob Lannon of GHD.
Memorial Day observance grows in Lewiston
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 is making up for lost time.
Niagara County health officials issue advisory on ticks, Lyme disease
Fri, May 27th 2016 02:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health has issued a health advisory on tick exposure and Lyme disease risk following positive reports in eastern parts of the county.
Grand Island: New roundabout almost complete
Fri, May 27th 2016 11:00 am
New York State Department of Transportation workers are putting the finishing touches on the new look to the roundabout.
VFW Post No. 9249 to hold annual Buddy Poppy Drive
Fri, May 27th 2016 11:00 am
The weekend of May 26-28 is Buddy Poppy Days on Grand Island, a time when residents can donate cash for the honor of wearing a Buddy Poppy.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Reverse-911 system explained
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:45 am
The Grand Island Fire Co. reports Monday, May 23, the Erie County Sheriff's Office with assistance of the Niagara Falls Police Department were actively perusing a possibly armed suspect involved in a violent crime.
Town of Niagara eyes health care savings
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:10 am
The Town of Niagara Board agreed Tuesday to consider joining a Greater Niagara Orleans County Municipal health insurance consortium, which has a goal to reduce overall health care costs by having the two counties' 26 municipalities purchase joint insurance.
Buffalo State offering two new scholarships rewarding community service
Fri, May 27th 2016 09:45 am
Frederick Howe, professor emeritus of educational foundations and creator of Buffalo State's Community Service Day, and his wife, retired educator Marilyn Howe, have established two four-year scholarships at Buffalo State College for full-time incoming freshmen.
UB researcher receives $7 million award to study telemedicine as a way to treat HCV-infected drug users
Fri, May 27th 2016 07:00 am
Andrew H. Talal, M.D., professor of medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, will receive a major, $7 million award to address a casualty of the national opioid epidemic: the spread of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among drug users who share needles.
NU professor earns award from Canadian Educational Researchers' Association
Thu, May 26th 2016 07:30 pm
Dr. Kathleen Wong, an adjunct faculty member of Niagara University's College of Education in Ontario, has been selected by the Canadian Educational Researchers' Association (CERA) to receive the 2016 R.W.B. Jackson Award.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY presents 'Spark' Cultural Awards for organization, artist of the year
Thu, May 26th 2016 07:25 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced Just Buffalo Literary Center as Cultural Organization of the Year, and Adam Zyglis as Individual Artist of the Year at the third annual "Spark" Cultural Awards on Wednesday.
Homemade food, original artwork - and Duke - at Scott's Corner
Thu, May 26th 2016 04:45 pm
Scott Struzik and John Caldwell's foray into the food business began with a bulldog from Tennessee.
Final concert of BPO season pairs large orchestra with stunning visuals for a tribute to music and nature
Thu, May 26th 2016 11:35 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 M&T Bank Classics season closes on the first weekend of June with a concert that showcases the internationally renowned acoustics of Kleinhans Music Hall, conducted by BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta.
Tour of Kitchens returns for 8th year
Thu, May 26th 2016 11:35 am
The food. ... The kitchens and homes. ... The tablescapes. ... Don't miss the eighth annual Lewiston Region Tour of Kitchens, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4 and 5 in Lewiston and Youngstown.
Remembrance ceremony for Doug Janese
Thu, May 26th 2016 11:30 am
Lewiston Town Supervisor Stephen Broderick announced there will be a remembrance ceremony for former Highway Superintendent Doug Janese, who past away in January. An oak tree will be planted in his honor at the highway garage on Swan Road.
 

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