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YMCA celebrates exceeding $725,000 campaign goal
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:45 pm
YMCA volunteers and staff celebrated exceeding their annual campaign goal of $725,000 by raising $750,624 for the YMCA's financial assistance program.
Construction work on Robert Moses, I-190
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:45 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced construction is resuming on the project to reconstruct the interchange of the Robert Moses Parkway with John B. Daly Boulevard in the City of Niagara Falls.
DEC announces $1.8 million in conservation grants to land trusts to boost tourism, farmland protection and public access for recreation
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced $1.8 million in Conservation Partnership Program grants for 55 nonprofit land trusts across the state.
'BAND Against Bullying' music and arts competition returns to UB
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo will again join forces with Hodgson Russ LLP, M&T Bank and Ingram Micro for another "BAND Against Bullying" school arts competition to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
Niagara University hosts social justice conference, announces new diversity initiatives
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice.
Erie County Fair announces two country concerts: Hunter Hayes and Lee Brice
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 06:30 pm
The Erie County Fair announced two country concerts were added to the GUSTO Grandstand lineup as part of the National Grid Concert Series. Hunter Hayes will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. The following day, on Monday, Aug. 15, Lee Brice will perform at 7:30 p.m.
2016 'Casual Elegance' fundraiser to once again benefit youth recreation programs
Wed, Apr 20th 2016 05:25 pm
New Directions Youth and Family Services has announced its seventh annual fundraiser - "Casual Elegance" - will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Foundry Hotel & Banquet, 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
Tops Friendly Markets announces plan to move to 100 percent cage-free housing by 2025
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 10:30 pm
"While Tops has provided an option for both conventional eggs and cage free-organic eggs for numerous years, we are pleased to announce our plans to source 100 percent of our private label eggs locally from chickens in cage free housing by 2025, based upon available supply."
Village of Lewiston poised to approve budget, debuts new boardroom
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 05:30 pm
The Village of Lewiston unveiled its proposed 2016-17 budget at a public hearing and board meeting Monday. As published last week, the property tax rate ($7.38 per $1,000 of assessed valuation), water rate ($3.54 per 100 cubic feet) and sewer rate ($4.64 per 100 cubic feet) will remain the same.
NTCC introduces program to connect visitors directly with Niagara USA attractions
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 03:15 pm
The NTCC invites local attractions, wineries, tour companies and restaurants to send a representative to speak directly with visitors about their products and services as they look to plan their itineraries in Niagara USA.
Johnny Depp, Olivia Newton John, Boy George and more headed to Seneca Niagara Casino
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 02:55 pm
After their worldwide television debut on the 58th Annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, The Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Joe Perry, will stop at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 9, for a special outdoor show starting at 8 p.m.
NU grad student earns honorable mention prize from American Alliance of Museums
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 12:35 pm
Christine Bacon, a graduate student at Niagara University, has been awarded an honorable mention designation by the nation's top professional museum association, the American Alliance of Museums.
Ciminelli gift to support Hayes Hall restoration, Buffalo region
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 12:20 pm
The Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation has given $1 million to the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning to help build a brighter future for the school and its host communities.
Railroad Museum hosts Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 07:00 am
The Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier hosts a Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. (or until sold-out) Saturday, May 14.
Buffalo Zoo announces lineup of performers for 4th annual BuffaLoveFest
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the lineup for its fourth annual BuffaLoveFest, an event featuring all things "Buffalo." BuffaLoveFest will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Buffalo Zoo.
Ceretto celebrates local women's accomplishments at Women of Distinction ceremony
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 02:40 pm
Niagara Falls City Hall filled with some of the area's most influential community members on Saturday, April 16, in celebration of the Women of Distinction Awards, which were presented by Assemblyman John Ceretto.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center recognizes volunteers for contributing more than 50,000 hours of service
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
More than 200 volunteers from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center will be honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Thursday, April 21, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Niagara County Police Academy holding information session April 28
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus.
Niagara County clerk warns against pricey deed scam
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 01:10 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski is warning of the re-emergence of a scam designed to rip off Niagara County's homeowners, and urging county property owners to disregard the letter's pricey solicitation.
Niagara County Department of Health, Office for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health, nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Niagara County offers three free chronic disease self-management workshop series
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:20 pm
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or anxiety, join in for our free chronic disease self-management workshop series in your community.
May Day Victorian tea at Marjim Manor
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:15 pm
Celebrate spring with a Victorian tea at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Winery at Marjim Manor. The four-course meal includes traditional and modern tea courses.
Lewiston Garden Club meeting
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:15 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club will gather at 6 p.m. Monday, April 25, inside Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Christina Custode performing, filming at NCCC
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:15 pm
Christina Custode will perform acoustic arrangements of her original music and will shoot a live performance video at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, inside the Niagara County Community College Performing Arts Center auditorium.
National Grid celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:10 pm
Through wind, rain, blazing sun, sleet and snow, National Grid's lineworkers are always on the job.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue holds back-to-back adoption events
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 12:10 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its first adoption event in downtown Buffalo, in the lobby of the Larkin Center of Commerce, 701 Seneca St. The event is set for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, April 21.
Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake returns
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 07:00 am
Whether you love to sail or prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, the 17th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake has something for everyone. The rain-or-shine event is scheduled for Friday, July 15, at the Youngstown Yacht Club.
Woman's Business Center at Canisius to host 'Engaging Niagara' meeting
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 07:00 am
The Woman's Business Center at Canisius College will host its second "E Network: Engaging Niagara" meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St.
Buffalo Jr. Sabres announce 2016 golf tournament
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 07:00 am
The Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization will host its third annual golf tournament on Monday, July 25, at Lancaster Country Club.
UPDATED: Artpark receives Greenway funding
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 10:35 am
Artpark & Company was awarded $100,000 by the Host Communities Standing Committee at a re-vote Friday afternoon. The Town of Lewiston sponsored the funding request. Money will help offset costs associated with Artpark & Company's interactive children's and family festivals and programming.
Youngstown Lions Club inducts new members
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Ernie Lavigueur, president of the Youngstown Lions Club, reports five new members were inducted at the April 5 meeting.
Youngstown: Multipurpose theater to be considered
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Youngstown resident David Graf attended the Village Board meeting Thursday night with a replica of the Cold Storage unit in tow. Graf held a 30-minute presentation during the public portion of the meeting, explaining his desire to turn the facility on Third Street into a multipurpose theater and, ultimately, a performing arts academy.
Can You Help: Support for Brian Lee
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, just four days after he turned 41 years old, Brian Lee suffered a heart attack, the after-effects of which continue to pose problems for him. He was in the hospital for a month and had to undergo dialysis for kidneys that weren't functioning fully. During the hospital stay, he lost feeling in his legs and couldn't walk.
Mark Daul asks are skunks friend or foe?
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Have you sprayed or rubbed skunk oil musk on yourself lately? I'll bet you have and didn't even know it.
Chamber Gala: Supermarket Liquors and Wines is River Region Partnership awardee
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Supermarket Liquors and Wines was chosen as the 2016 River Region Partnership Award recipient.
Lewiston Town Board hears water line woes
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Money issues, including water line replacements in the town and Power Authority hydropower rebates to residents, were among the notable discussion items at Monday's Lewiston Town Board work session.
Town of Porter: Discussion on rescinding Law 2014-71 continues
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Porter Town Board Monday took up the matter of rescinding Local Law 2014-71, covering permitted sales and service of farm and garden equipment in a home occupation environment.
Public hearing held for Gun Creek project
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Developers are hoping to start work this year on a decade-old housing project.
Gus Macker: Grand Island Day planned at hoops tourney
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
During a meeting with the Chamber of Commerce Monday, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray called last year's Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament "a great success" despite initial opposition, and plans are to add a Grand Island Night to the 2016 tourney schedule.
McMurray discusses first 100 days of administration
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray told the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce that he hopes to develop Grand Island's front door, back door, and central business district to grow the town's economy.
 

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