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Chamber Gala: Glasgow honored as Citizen of the Year
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 09:30 am
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey has chosen Paulette Glasgow as the 2015 Town of Lewiston Citizen of the Year. Glasgow's long-standing involvement and volunteerism in town initiatives has led to many completed projects that have benefited residents and businesses in the Town of Lewiston.
Lewiston: Major renovation coming to Tops
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 09:25 am
DiMino Tops Lewiston is once again setting the trend for grocery retailers in Western New York. Just two years removed from reinventing how produce is maintained and displayed, storeowner Anthony DiMino is reimagining several other areas of his nearly 50,000-square-foot supermarket.
Lewiston: Brochey receives Frontier House appraisal
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 07:40 pm
GAR Associates Inc. has delivered its assessment of the historic Frontier House to Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey. The 191-year-old building and almost one acre of land were valued at $750,000.
Phase two construction underway at Black Rock Canal Park
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 05:15 pm
Erie County's Black Rock Canal Park is undergoing significant upgrades this spring.
T-Mobile joins 'text to 9-1-1' in Erie County
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 05:15 pm
The Erie County Department of Central Police Services has announced T-Mobile has joined the list of wireless carriers supporting "text to 9-1-1" in Erie County, and along with Verizon Wireless, Sprint and AT&T, is now fully involved in the new initiative announced earlier this month by Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Commissioner of Central Police Services John Glascott.
NU's 25th annual Business Banquet recognizes community leaders
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 05:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration recognized four area business leaders and alumni during its 25th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 21 at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Town of Lewiston: Steve Broderick running for supervisor
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 04:45 pm
Promising to "be a supervisor committed to all of Lewiston," town resident Steve Broderick announced his candidacy to serve as Lewiston's town supervisor.
Made in America Store grand opening April 25 at Walden Galleria Mall
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 11:15 am
The area's largest shopping mall, Walden Galleria, is adding the only store in the U.S. to sell 100-percent American-made products to its diverse retail offerings. The grand-opening celebration of the Made in America Store begins with a 1 p.m. ribbon cutting Saturday, April 25, followed by light refreshments.
Friends of the Youngstown Free Library: Book sale scheduled, membership campaign underway
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 11:15 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library, the library's volunteer-run, nonprofit group of fundraisers, is planning for its annual spring book sale and reminding the community its membership campaign is underway.
Carestream, UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine begin clinical studies on new diagnostic imaging system at Erie County Medical Center
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 11:15 am
Carestream and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine are conducting clinical studies on a new three-dimensional medical imaging system at Erie County Medical Center for use in treating orthopaedic conditions.
NU places two teams in six-team national safety technology design competition
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 06:00 pm
Two teams from Niagara University were among six student-teams nationwide chosen to participate in the North American regional competition of the Bi-Annual Student Safety Technology Design Competition.
Higgins announces legislation to protect Great Lakes, update water infrastructure
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 05:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, has announced legislation aimed to update water infrastructure essential to protecting the Great Lakes and the communities that surround them.
National Grid takes Earth Day digital with #GridGoesGreen
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 05:00 pm
Leveraging the power of social media to promote Earth Day, National Grid will launch its "Pledge to Save Energy Sweepstakes" tomorrow, challenging the nearly 7 million U.S. residents in its service areas to take a pledge to make greener choices and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, with #GridGoesGreen #Sweeps.
Leadership Niagara hosts 25th annual awards luncheon
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 05:00 pm
Leadership Niagara will honor individuals and organizations at the 25th annual Leader of the Year awards luncheon April 29 at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. More than 300 leaders from Western New York and Southern Ontario will be in attendance at the event.
Community Missions invites supporters to 'Walk for Niagara'
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 05:00 pm
With warmer temperatures upon us, many are looking for reasons to make outdoor plans. Community Missions invites those looking to stretch their legs to the "Walk for Niagara," to be held this Saturday, April 25, at Whirlpool State Park. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., and all funds raised will go to support the agency's crisis services.
St. Francis Guild's 17th annual chicken, rib & pulled pork barbecue to benefit Mount St. Mary's Hospital & Health Center
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 04:50 pm
The terrific smell of barbecue chicken, ribs and pulled pork will be in the air at Mount St. Mary's Hospital from 3-6 p.m. Friday, May 1, for the St. Francis Guild's 17th annual chicken and ribs barbecue. Krolick's will cook the food. All proceeds will benefit the hospital.
Niagara University accepting registrations for summer 2015 continuing education courses
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 04:50 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its summer schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Panepinto introduces legislation to make New York first state to adopt a living wage employer certification program
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 04:50 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto made the following comments regarding his Make a Living Wage Act (S.4160), which currently awaits review in the Senate labor committee:
(716) to host boxing and Kentucky Derby parties May 2
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 04:40 pm
On Saturday, May 2, as the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships near their culmination at HARBORCENTER, (716) Food and Sport will be celebrating one of the busiest days on the sporting calendar with special watch parties for the Kentucky Derby and Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match.
Village of Lewiston taxes going up 12 cents, but it could be worse
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 09:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston is raising the tax rate from $7.26 per $1,000 of assessed valuation to $7.38 for the next fiscal year. The 1.68 percent bump, a 12-cent increase, means a land owner with a property valued at $100,000, for example, will see a tax increase of $12 for fiscal year 2015-16.
Erie County joins statewide call for volunteer firefighter recruitment
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 02:35 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Monday by Erie County Commissioner of Emergency Services Dan Neaverth Jr., President of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York Robert McConville, and volunteer firefighters from local districts at the Erie County Training and Operations Center in Cheektowaga to kickoff the fifth annual "RecruitNY" campaign with a call for new volunteer firefighters to join the ranks of those already serving their communities.
Daemen establishes partnership with LMU to offer veterinary medicine degree
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 02:30 pm
Daemen College and Lincoln Memorial University have formed a unique educational collaboration that will pave the way for Western New York students to earn a doctor of veterinary medicine.
UPDATE: Police release names of Errick Road victims, deputy
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 12:30 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office identified the victims of Friday's shooting as Duane A. Bores, age 58, and Cynthia A. Bores, age 55, both of 6871 Errick Road.
Niagara University plans series of events to celebrate Earth Day 2015
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 12:20 pm
Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day 2015.
Ortt secures an additional $3 million for military bases
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 12:20 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced $3 million he championed to help keep military bases, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, in the forefront. The funding, included in the 2015-16 state budget, will be used for research and retention efforts of military bases statewide.
Find a safe summer camp with BBB advice
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 12:15 pm
After a harsh winter, it may be hard for some families to believe it's already time to make summer camp plans.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra names John Morris Russell as principal pops conductor
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 10:00 am
After a national search that brought many dynamic candidates to the Kleinhans stage, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has selected John Morris Russell as its new principal pops conductor.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association busy planning for 2015
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 09:00 am
Installations, planning and optimism for the upcoming summer and beyond in northern Niagara were among the newsmakers from the April 14 meeting of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association.
Lewiston Town Board hears about mounting repair work
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:25 am
Spring is well underway, and with it has come a number of projects to be addressed in the Town of Lewiston.
Local chefs, musicians participating in 'Jazz & Pasta'
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:00 am
"Jazz & Pasta," a fundraiser for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival, will take place from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St.
Hibbard's is open!
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:00 am
The surest sign winter is now in the rearview mirror: Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard is now open for the season.
NU featured in 'Princeton Review's 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges'
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara University is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features NU in the 2015 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which was released this week.
Spring training slated at Niagara Hospice
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced an opportunity to get out of the house after a long, cold winter.
Errick Road shooting update
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 09:45 pm
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour offered a small update late Friday on the Errick Road gunfight that took place earlier in the day. At the time, investigators were still casing the outside of the house where the incident occurred, 6871 Errick Road.
Errick Road shooting leaves one dead, two injured
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:55 pm
One person is dead and two more injured after shots were fired at an Errick Road residence early this afternoon, Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour announced at a press conference in Fairmount Park.
United recognizes special achievements of Cook Moving Systems Inc.
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:50 pm
Cook Moving Systems Inc., a Buffalo agent of United Van Lines, has been honored by the worldwide transportation company for exceptional professional achievement. Announcement of the recognition was conferred as part of van line's annual awards program with more than 400 United representatives in attendance.
Domestic violence rights advocate Mary Travers Murphy to receive national award for outstanding victim advocacy
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:45 pm
Erie County Family Justice Center Executive Director Mary Travers Murphy will receive a national award from the U.S. Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus at a ceremony on Capitol Hill during National Crime Victim's Rights Week (April 19-25).
Billoni's Buffalo-Niagara Views: Play ball!
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:40 pm
There is no better way to signify the start of spring in Western New York than by attending the Buffalo Bisons' home opener.
 

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