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More than 300 participate in 3rd annual Walk/Run/Roll in Lauren's Shoes
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 11:25 am
More than 300 people ran, walked, rolled or just had fun at the third annual Walk/Run/Roll in Lauren's Shoes 5K and family fun-raising event held Saturday at Woodlawn Beach Grove.
GI Garden Walk to take place July 10
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 07:00 am
July 10 marks the day for the first free Grand Island Garden Walk. Plans have been underway for months by a committee of 10 dedicated gardeners.
Help Niagara County Peach Queen 'kiss cancer goodbye'
Mon, Jun 20th 2016 07:00 am
Every year the Niagara County Peach Queen, sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, chooses an organization that has a very special meaning to her and organizes a fundraiser where all of the proceeds go to that organization.
PHOTOS: Fairies take flight at Artpark
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:00 pm
Fairies flew high above the state park Saturday as costumed characters performed sketches and took pictures with winged youngsters. Audiences were spellbound with visual, whimsical and just plain unusual performances from The Lost Wheels of Time (Israel), Circus Orange (Canada) and Giraffe Royal (Estonia).
Ortt announces end-of-session legislative victories
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:30 am
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, announced agreements including ethics reform, fantasy sports and zombie properties.
Cuomo, legislative leaders announce agreement on end-of-session issues
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:25 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein announced an agreement on a number of end-of-session issues.
Picnic in Niagara Falls to celebrate two legal milestones for citizens with disabilities
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:25 am
The Cataract City's consumer-run human service and advocacy agency for people with disabilities, Independent Living of Niagara County, will hold a "Disability Pride Niagara Olmstead Celebration" June 22 at the Centennial Shelter at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls.
New York holds consumer forums to inform Medicaid recipients about new behavioral health care benefits
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:25 am
New York State announced a series of upcoming consumer forums throughout New York to inform Medicaid recipients about new behavioral health and substance use benefits that are now available through Medicaid managed care plans.
Town of Lewiston approves River Walk final plat
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 09:00 am
Issues involving the River Walk subdivision and the new French Landing housing development again occupied significant discussion at a Lewiston Town Board work session.
Niagara Falls: Hard Rock celebrates 20 years of rock 'n' roll, loving and serving all
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:05 am
Just because Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, is a chain, doesn't mean it's like other restaurants.
Independent Health, YMCA Buffalo Niagara present 'Fitness in the Parks' for 5th consecutive year
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara are teaming up for the fifth consecutive year to offer "Fitness in the Parks," free outdoor community exercise classes. In Lewiston, classes will be held at Artpark.
DeGlopper Memorial groundbreaking held
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
On the anniversary of Charles DeGlopper's death in combat during the D-Day invasion, Islanders joined in the heart of town to break ground on expansion of a memorial in his name.
KidBiz set for June 25
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
The 20th annual KidBiz Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Grand Island Town Commons.
Village of Lewiston: Talarico presents condo concept plan
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Well-known Lewiston real estate broker Samuel Talarico presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Board with a concept plan Monday for the construction of eight condominium units at 10/20 Tuscarora Street (corner of South First Street).
Town of Porter: McCabe property issue not on agenda
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Town Board held a work session prior to its monthly meeting on Monday. The public comments section was moved to the end of the open meeting, similar to last month, and most of the scheduled agenda items were covered quickly.
Village of Youngstown: Proposed vehicle law fails
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Following a public hearing addressing property maintenance, traffic issues, traffic control on Water Street and parking in Youngstown, a motion to approve Chapter 232 Article X did not pass.
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping celebrating 50 years
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping in Ransomville is a little business that grew from primarily mowing lawns and tending existing yards to a place where many local residents and businesses rely on for decorating outdoor spaces.
Lewiston: Embody Health and Wellness Studio opens at Red Brick
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Holistic health and fitness coach Ami Patrick recently opened Embody Health and Wellness Studio on the third floor of the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Raising a pint for the Falls
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:50 pm
Pints for Progress staged perhaps its biggest event yet last Thursday.
First Philip Burke Artpark painting unveiled
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:40 pm
This summer at Artpark, Philip Burke, a Buffalo-born artist whose work has adorned the pages of Vanity Fair, Vogue, Time and Rolling Stone, is painting outdoor headliners.
George Augstell's dream comes true
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
George Augstell's dream has come true! George, left, a former Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center volunteer who has Down syndrome, is now the proud owner/operator of Uncle Bill's Coffee Shop at the Golisano Center for Community Health.
Niagara EDGE 5K Run/Walk attracts 175 participants
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
The first Niagara EDGE 5K Run/Walk, which was recently held at the Summit Healthplex in Wheatfield, attracted 175 runners and walkers, according to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Sports Medicine Director Tony Surace.
DEC: Black bass season opens in New York
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the regular harvest season for black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) will open this Saturday, June 18.
African lion cub debuts at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced Tobias, the 3-month-old African lion cub, will make his official public debut this Sunday.
Buffalo Sabres Development Camp slated for July 6-12
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will hold its annual summer development camp from July 6-12. The camp will be held entirely at HARBORCENTER for the first time this year.
'Footprints on the Future' supports young parents in need
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 04:40 pm
Young parents in need of help, guidance and support have a place to go in Niagara Falls.
Town of Wheatfield: Ag. and Markets: biosolids law 'unreasonably' restrictive
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Wheatfield's local biosolids law has, again, been deemed "unreasonably" restrictive by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, according to a decision written by Michael Latham, director of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Oliver Street making changes in the right direction
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
Oliver Street in North Tonawanda is starting to see some positive changes, thanks to the collaborative efforts of local business owners, city officials and representatives of the Lumber City Development Corp.
Tonawanda traveler advisory
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:10 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced a new high-intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal is scheduled to be activated on Route 324 (Sheridan Drive) in the Town of Tonawanda.
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes arctic fox
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:10 am
The Buffalo Zoo announces the addition of an arctic fox.
'Fun, Food & Folk' concert, BBQ
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:05 am
Join in for good times, food and a free concert at "Fun, Food & Folk," from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport.
Dining with your dog: The dos and the don'ts at pet-friendly restaurants
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 10:30 am
Pets are family and when we venture out, they should be able to join us! That includes bringing them to pet-friendly restaurants.
Ceretto authors legislation to support state troopers
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 10:30 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, D-Lewiston, announced legislation he authored to increase salaries and continue benefits for members of the New York State Police passed the New York State Assembly (A.10682).
'Deposits for Food' makes latest donation to area soup kitchens
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:35 pm
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees (left) presents a check to Community Missions Associate Director Joe Sbarbati, while Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry Executive Director Sister Beth Brosmer receives a check from Modern Corporation Vice President of Community Relations Fran Giles.
Here comes the sun: More solar power projects connecting to grid
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:30 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission received a Department of Public Service staff report that the four-year boom in solar power development is continuing in New York - and growing even larger and faster, with applications increasing from 1,200 in 2010 to more than 11,000 last year.
Niagara Greenway projects, meetings announced
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:20 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, July 19, to determine the consistency of the 51st round of projects.
Collins introduces resolution commemorating 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts of America federal charter
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:20 pm
Congressman Chris Collins released the following statement after introducing a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the day the Boy Scouts of America was granted its federal charter.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum volunteers needed
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:15 pm
Fill your fun quotient while serving as a volunteer at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda. This is an opportunity for whole families to volunteer together.
Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents free children's theater at NU, Artpark
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:10 pm
This summer, the Niagara University Theatre Department's 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its Niagara University Repertory Theatre storytelling troupe continues.
HARBORCENTER introduces NYS high school alumni championships
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:05 pm
The Rinks at HARBORCENTER officially announced the creation of the New York State High School Hockey Alumni Championships. The two-day event will give graduates of New York high schools a chance to once again join with old friends and teammates to play for their alma maters in a fun competition on Aug. 6-7.