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Hastings camp: HPC acted inappropriately in Frontier House procedures
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
On Tuesday, having replayed the Historic Preservation Meeting again in her mind, Hastings Lewiston Inc. business consultant Stacey Sheehan said, "It was a very strange, runaway situation."
Creating a divide: HPC tables Frontier House property subdivision request
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 07:00 am
Much to the surprise of Frontier House President Alan Hastings and business consultant Stacey Sheehan, the Village of Lewiston's Historic Preservation Commission tabled an application to subdivide the property at 460 Center St., and declined to offer a necessary certificate of appropriateness.
Empower to host first 'Living the Values' awards luncheon
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 06:05 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will hold its first "Living the Values" luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave.
Higgins, Collins, Slaughter & Reed lead coalition pressing FAA to reject attempts to scale back co-pilot training requirement
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:50 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins, Chris Collins, Louise Slaughter and Tom Reed led a bipartisan letter signed by 22 members of the House of Representatives urging the Federal Aviation Administration to reject proposals to scale back co-pilot training requirements.
Ortt delivers a total of $55,000 to Niagara County museums
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:45 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $55,000 in ceremonial checks to several museum organizations throughout Niagara County. He secured the funding as part of the 2016-17 state budget, in addition to funding secured last year for museums in his district.
Buffalo Philharmonic to donate 5 percent of 'U2 Symphony Experience' ticket sales to Red Cross
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:40 pm
The spirit of Bono will be felt strongly at Kleinhans on Oct. 21.
Poloncarz, legislature leaders announce agreement on county charter, ethics law revisions
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo (10th district) and Minority Leader Thomas Loughran (5th District) to announce an agreement on revisions to the Erie County charter, along with the creation of a new Erie County ethics law.
5 honored during Niagara University's 2016 Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Five individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Thursday.
Higgins announces extension of child care program at Buffalo VA
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced President Barack Obama signed legislation approved by the House of Representatives and Senate that will allow for the Kids Korner program at the Buffalo VA Medical Center to remain open.
Rivershore Foundation's annual gala to benefit individuals living with disabilities
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
The Rivershore Foundation will host its annual gala dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.
Canisius receives $1 million NSF grant
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
Canisius College is the recipient of a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Diane M. Perri Roberts named to 2016 Super Lawyers, 2016 Legal Elite
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP has announced Diane M. Perri Roberts was distinguished by the legal community in two prominent peer recognition publications for 2016.
Town of Niagara Lions Club: A bicycle made for two
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:55 am
The Town of Niagara Lions Club presented a specialized bicycle to a visually impaired Niagara Falls resident, Mikayla Forsey, on Sept. 14.
Barefoot Christian Community to launch
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:50 am
Barefoot Christian Community, a new congregation in the Town of Niagara, will be launching weekly worship gatherings at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Town of Niagara Community Center, 7000 Lockport Road.
Railroad Museum receives new sign
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
The Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier, located at 111 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, has recently installed a new sign on its grounds.
Kaleida names new president of DeGraff
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
Kaleida Health recently named Darcy Craven president of DeGraff Memorial and Millard Fillmore Suburban hospitals. Craven was recruited from the Carolinas Hospital System where he has served as CEO since 2012.
Fall Career Fair slated for Oct. 19
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
The annual Niagara County Fall Career Fair will take place from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Four Points by Sheraton, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Approximately 60 local businesses will attend to seek new employees to fill job openings.
Town of Niagara awards volunteers for help with summer endeavors
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented summer volunteers with awards at Tuesday night's board meeting at Town Hall.
NU launches 'Powerful' new branding campaign
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
A powerful new brand message has been unveiled by Niagara University.
Hundreds expected to join Lewiston Walk to End Alzheimer's
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
The annual Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Morinello endorsed by New York's small-business owners
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
Angelo Morinello, candidate for the 145th Assembly District, said he is proud to have received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business.
Ortt, Griffo tour Niagara Power Project
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:05 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt recently hosted Sen. Joe Griffo for a series of meetings across the region. The trip included a tour of the Niagara Power Project.
Ortt secures state funding in support of Niagara Falls methadone clinic
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced he has secured $150,000 in state funding to assist with an expansion project to keep Northpointe Council's methadone clinic at its current location at the Niagara County Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center schedules flu shot clinic
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Susan G. Komen to honor Lewiston resident Colleen Nossavage
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
Susan G. Komen Western New York will honor the winners of its annual HOPE, FAITH and LOVE Awards on Saturday, Oct. 8, including Colleen Nossavage of Lewiston, who will be named the winner of Komen's LOVE Award.
Lewiston Lions host bowling event
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently hosted a bowling event at the Lewiston Event Center for the Niagara Falls High School special needs students. The teens were able to take a field trip from school, and meet the Lewiston Lions for an afternoon of bowling, pizza, pop and laughter.
VIDEO: Aquarium of Niagara asks community to 'Save our Penguins'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara hosted a press conference Wednesday morning to update the public on final-phase fundraising efforts related to the creation of a $3.2-million, 3,500-square-foot Humboldt penguin exhibit.
$3.2 million NIH grant to help women with alcoholic partners
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:40 pm
Nearly one in 20 adult women in the U.S. are married to or living with a partner with an alcohol use disorder. A $3.2 million grant to the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will develop and evaluate an online program specifically designed to help them.
Higgins continues push to commence process of building a new Buffalo train station
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:40 pm
Earlier this week, Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, sent a letter to the New York State Department of Transportation commissioner calling for a portion of the $25 million allocated for the Buffalo train station in 2019-20 to be released this year, so planning can begin now on a new station in Buffalo.
State Parks announce island waterfowl blind drawings
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced lottery drawings for the first half of waterfowl hunting season have been scheduled at Beaver Island State Park.
National Grid donates $12,500 toward hunger relief efforts throughout Western New York
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
To help in the fight against hunger this Hunger Action Month, National Grid announced $12,500 in donations to 10 food banks and hunger relief organizations throughout the eight counties of Western New York.
Alberti Center's annual conference to address bullying and persons with disabilities
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
UB's acclaimed Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention takes on the challenges of bullying abuse and people with disabilities, as well as the opportunities for education and awareness, at its annual daylong conference on Thursday, Sept. 29.
Erie County, NYSERDA announce sustainability plan for county buildings
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
Erie County and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority have announced the development of a climate action and sustainability plan for internal county operations.
DA's office makes history by adopting Buffalo Alternative High School
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:10 pm
Inside the Buffalo Alternative High School, the tiled walls are dated, but spotless. The floors are gleaming. It's one of the first signs of hope in the building, where the Buffalo School District's most challenging students are sent to learn.
Carnegie Art Center presents 'Sunday Jazz at the CAC'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:05 pm
The Carnegie Art Center will host a different jazz performance from 3-5 p.m. every Sunday from Oct. 2 to Nov. 20. Admission to each Sunday performance is $10. Tickets can be found on the CAC website or at the door the day of the event.
Ellicott Development files brownfield cleanup program application for proposed plaza site
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 04:50 pm
Ellicott Development has submitted a brownfield cleanup program application and draft remedial investigation/interim remedial measures work plan to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its Village of Lewiston property.
Buffalo Sabres return six to junior clubs
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team returned forwards Vasily Glotov, Brandon Hagel and Cliff Pu, as well as defensemen Vojtech Budik, Austin Osmanski and Devante Stephens, to their respective junior clubs.
Castellani Art Museum's 14th annual gala set for Oct. 22 at Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 03:55 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's 14th annual gala, "Art Moves," will take place at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls on Saturday, Oct. 22. Carla Castellani and Don McLean are serving as this year's honorary chairs.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center transforms into world-class health care practice
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center used to be a little community hospital with a busy emergency department and a big heart. Today, it is much, much more.
Community Missions, NFMMC announce 6th annual community prayer service for mental illness recovery & understanding
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 03:25 pm
A pair of prominent mental health service providers is again joining to support a day of recovery and understanding with an interfaith community prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5.