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Mount St. Mary's Hospital hosts Women's Health Open House Oct. 14
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 10:25 am
In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Mount St. Mary's Hospital wants to ensure women throughout the community are keeping their health in check.
Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show celebrating 31 years
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 12:00 am
Celebrate the beginning of autumn in the historic Village of Lewiston and the work of talented Western New York crafters and jewelry artists at the 31st annual Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show. The festival runs along Center Street from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, and Sunday, Sept. 28. It is free and open to the public.
Tribune editor Campbell retiring: It's time to be like Barbara Walters
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
My Aunt Ekkie always used to tell me to say "So long," not "Goodbye."
Wheatfield to get tentative budget Oct. 6
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe told Town Board members on Monday that they should receive the initial tentative budget for 2015 at their next meeting on Oct. 6.
HARBORCENTER, Canalside announce fall festival
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel and Global Spectrum's Ryan Coate, general manager of Canalside, have announced plans for the inaugural HARBORCENTER Fall Festival @ Canalside, Saturday, Oct. 11, through Monday, Oct. 13. The three-day festival provides family-friendly fun, with many free events for children.
Ceretto applauds local firefighters
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
The past week's combined efforts by fire companies in the City of Niagara Falls and throughout Niagara County at Norampac Industries and Greenpack Mill facilities epitomize the true heroism, collaboration and civic partnership that exemplify the best of our citizens. These are qualities we are lucky to have in such fine first responders.
Cuomo announces New York to honor Derek Jeter's last home game
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that, in honor of Yankees captain Derek Jeter's last home game, the Corning Tower will be lit to display his No. 2 tonight. The governor is inviting Yankees fans to the Empire State Plaza to watch the game on the big screen.
Surprise: Your pet is welcome
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
It's common knowledge pets are welcome at dog parks, most people parks, and most pet stores. Beyond that, however, the world can sometimes seem a little unfriendly to pet parents who would like to bring their furry best friends along everywhere possible. What many pet parents don't realize is that their pets are welcome in more places than they might think.
Author Catherine McClure Gildiner to make special appearance in Lewiston
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
Catherine McClure Gildiner will appear to promote her new book, "Coming Ashore," Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m., at the Historic Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St.
Join Arbor Day Foundation in October and receive 10 free autumn classics trees
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free autumn classics trees to those joining the organization in October.
$1.4 million NIH grant to UB scientist to study effects of arsenic on cancer tumor production
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
University at Buffalo faculty member Xuefeng Ren has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the mechanisms of arsenic carcinogenesis - the process by which exposure to arsenic transforms normal cells into cancer cells.
Higgins announces $1 million-plus in federal grants for schools in Cheektowaga and Buffalo
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced more than $1 million in grant funding for the Buffalo Board of Education, the Cleveland Hill Union Free School District and the Cheektowaga Central School District.
Traffic flow to Seneca Niagara Resorts & Casinos unaffected by Buffalo Avenue closure
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 10:55 am
Officials at the Seneca Niagara Resorts & Casinos assure travelers to Niagara Falls that Exit 21, which leads to the Robert Moses Parkway on-ramp, remains open to traffic. Department of Transportation signs on the northbound Interstate 190 indicate Exit 21 to Buffalo Avenue is closed; however, the exit can still be taken to enter the Robert Moses Parkway.
Wildlife Festival returns to NYPA's Niagara Power Vista
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority will host its 29th annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Power Vista, the Niagara Power Project's visitors center, located at 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston.
Cuomo announces new SolarCity GigaFactory complex at RiverBend
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new, 1 million-square-foot site for the future SolarCity GigaFactory facility, which will manufacture solar panels at the RiverBend site in South Buffalo. The governor was in Buffalo to officially break ground on the project, which will create more than 3,000 jobs in Western New York alone, and a total of nearly 5,000 jobs in the state. The SolarCity facility will be the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 1 gigawatt of annual solar capacity when it reaches full production.

"We said four years ago that we have to change the mentality of Buffalo, and every day since we have been working hard to continue this new energy and momentum in Western New York," Cuomo said.

Golisano Center nets sustainability award from Buffalo building owners association
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:30 am
Niagara University's B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences was recently presented with the 2014 Sustainability Award from the Greater Buffalo Building Owners & Managers Association.
ABC News goes pink for second consecutive year to raise awareness about breast cancer
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:30 am
Over the course of a lifetime, a woman living in the U.S. has a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the U.S. It can take 10 years for breast cancer cells to reach a size that can be felt as a lump.
Fall foliage: Chilly nights in Northeast set stage for striking display
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
AccuWeather reports, with the start of fall this week, lows across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast have plummeted into the 30s and 40s at times, providing a sufficient cold blast to encourage the emergence of vibrant colors in autumn leaves.
National Grid offers tips for emergency preparedness
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
The northeast U.S. has experienced unprecedented severe weather over the past several years and National Grid wants to remind customers to plan ahead, be prepared and stay safe in the event of an emergency.
Oktoberfest brings a touch of 'Old Bavaria' to Niagara County Oct. 18
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Niagara History Center Saturday, Oct. 18. This year, organizers are headed to Wrights Corners Fire Co., 4043 Lake Ave., Lockport. From 6-10 p.m., guests can enjoy the very best in Bavarian food and music.
Genesee Community College hosts 7th annual fall nursing fair
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
More than 20 of the area's top health care employers and four-year universities will attend Genesee Community College's seventh annual fall nursing job and transfer fair Thursday, Oct. 9, to explore career and educational opportunities.
Buffalo Sabres: Traffic reminders for First Niagara Center
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
In anticipation of the first home preseason games of the 2014-15 season, the Buffalo Sabres are reminding fans about the limited traffic patterns surrounding First Niagara Center due to the construction of HARBORCENTER.
Niagara University named to Victory Media's 2015 'Military Friendly Schools' list
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
DePaul to partner with Niagara Falls Memorial to provide supported housing to 'Health Home' clients
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
Living Opportunities of DePaul Inc. has been awarded a renewable $400,000 annual New York State Department of Health grant to provide supported housing for 40 people who receive care management services from the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center "Health Home."
Buffalo History Museum announces Tim Russert exhibit grand opening
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:45 pm
The Buffalo History Museum has announced the grand opening of "Inside Tim Russert's Office: If it's Sunday, it's 'Meet the Press' " on "M&T Third Friday," Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. Congressional correspondent for NBC News, Luke Russert, Tim's son, will be in attendance and the opening's honored guest.
Schneiderman announces arrest of two nursing home employees on charges they neglected disabled resident
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:45 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of two employees of Erie County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility (now known as Terrace View Long Term Care Facility) in Buffalo, following an investigation into their treatment of a nursing home resident.
2014 J. Warren Perry Lecture to address vaping and e-cigarettes
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:00 pm
Lynn Kozlowski, Ph.D., former dean of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, will present the school's 26th annual J. Warren Perry Distinguished Lecture Thursday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m., in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall, UB South Campus.
Niagara Power Project traveler advisory
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 11:45 am
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced the construction of the Interstate 190 southbound bridge over the Niagara Power Project, in the towns of Lewiston and Niagara, has been completed.
NYPA fishing pier, shuttle service at Niagara Power Project's Robert Moses Plant not available Friday
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:20 pm
The New York Power Authority shuttle service, free fishing pier and fish cleaning station at the base of its Niagara Power Project's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant will be unavailable Friday.
Higgins joins DeLauro to introduce bill increasing funding for National Institutes of Health
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro in introducing H.R. 5580, the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act. This legislation will incrementally increase funding for the National Institutes of Health over the next seven years. The DeLauro-Higgins bill is the House companion of S.2658 introduced by Sen. Harkin, a longstanding champion of NIH funding.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council supports new funding programs
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:10 pm
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council met today and heard presentations regarding two new programs: the Western Region Corporation Downtown Revitalization Program and WNYREDC Agriculture Development Fund. Both are now accepting applications.
Hospice Run overtakes Center Street in Lewiston
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:10 pm
More than 2,000 Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice 5K Dash/Walk participants hit the pavement in Lewiston on Saturday, creating quite a view from Artpark all the way to Porter on the Lake, where finishers vied for cash prizes and trophies.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue dogs to attend NYPA Wildlife Festival
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 12:05 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. this Saturday, and Sunday as part of the New York Power Authority Wildlife Festival. HON will be located outside on "Dog Island." Volunteers invite the public to come meet Libby, Patches, Pluto and Tulip.
Mighty Niagara winners
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:50 am
Former Youngstown resident Matthew Glynn was the overall winner with a time of 1.17.06. The first female runner, Mindie Sawtelle, of Indiana, Pennsylvania, was fourth overall with a time of 1.21.10.
Sabres season ticketholders can donate CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game tickets to nonprofits
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced plans that will allow season-ticketholders to donate their tickets for the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game to local not-for-profit organizations.
Mutua to step down as dean of the UB Law School
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:40 am
University at Buffalo Law School Dean Makau Mutua is stepping down as dean, effective Dec. 19, after a seven-year tenure in which he introduced new law school programs in response to the changing legal marketplace, hired 22 new faculty, and led the school to its most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history.
A.G. Schneiderman issues consumer alert on ticket scams ahead of Derek Jeter's final games
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:40 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued tips to help consumers avoid potential scams ahead of Derek Jeter's final Major League Baseball games.
Key unites operations across New York into single cohesive region
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:40 am
KeyBank has announced it united the operations of its Western New York region, comprised of its Buffalo and Rochester markets, and its Eastern New York region, comprised of its Central New York, Capital Region and Hudson Valley markets, to form a new, single New York region.

Gary Quenneville, the current regional sales executive for the Western New York region, will lead the newly unified New York region. The new region has more than 3,000 employees covering 40 counties across the state, 232 branches, a technology center (Albany) and a contact center (Buffalo).

Niagara Catholic High School announces new additions
Sat, Sep 20th 2014 01:05 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has announced four new additions to its staff this academic year: head boys basketball coach Giulio Colangelo, boys soccer coach Dave Socha, director of special events Kim Zenger and director of admissions and public relations Amanda Konopa.
Tickets available for 'Polar Bites,' pre-party
Sat, Sep 20th 2014 09:15 am
Tickets are now available for "Polar Bites 2015," a fundraising event benefitting the Buffalo Zoo. The popular wintertime event, presented by the Pro Zoo board, will take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Tickets also will be available for purchase at the "Polar Bites" pre-party taking place Thursday, Sept. 25.