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Freudig's 'Magnificent Pie' opens holiday season
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Freudig Singers of Western New York will present "Magnificent Pie," a program of traditional and contemporary choral pieces suited to the holiday season, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 73 Adam St., Tonawanda; and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at Blessed Trinity R.C. Church, 317 Leroy Ave., Buffalo.
Winkley sworn-in as supervisor in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 10:25 pm
The Town of Lewiston Town Council voted Monday to place Ron Winkley in the supervisor position until Steve Broderick takes the reins in January. The former Lewiston Police Department chief and Village of Lewiston trustee has served with this board since 2008.
Grand Island Board of Education: Teachers' union contract approved by school board
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Details are under wraps, but the Grand Island Board of Education voted 7-0 to ratify a five-year contract agreement with the Grand Island Teachers' Association.
Hospice helps patients and families focus on quality of life
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness.
Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals present annual holiday fundraiser
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals announce its 2015 annual holiday fundraiser, "The Holiday Affair," is being held at Tuesday, Dec. 1, at The Foundry, 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
First WNY Watchfire held on Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
A new Veterans Day tradition on the Island began Wednesday with more than 100 attendees witnessing hundreds of flags retired to the flames.
Expansion of DeGlopper Park unveiled
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
A recently formed committee unveiled plans on Veterans Day for a major expansion of Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park.
Niagara Falls disability advocacy organization to host town meeting on bullying awareness
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:15 pm
In an effort to raise the public's awareness of the impact bullying has on vulnerable individuals, Independent Living of Niagara County is inviting the community to a town hall meeting on bullying.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosts table games dealer job fair Nov. 19
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:10 pm
One of the most unique and exciting customer service jobs in Western New York - being a table games dealer - will be available for more than 100 people, as Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will host an upcoming table games dealer job fair.
Shoppe On Main holiday weekend Nov. 20-22
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 07:00 am
Shoppe On Main will hold its 12th annual holiday shopping weekend, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 20-22.
Lewiston group looks to reopen church
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 09:00 am
Three well-known local entrepreneurs have teamed up to resurrect a Lewiston landmark. Claudia Marasco, Linda Radford and Carol Calato intend to renovate and reopen the church at 409 Plain St.
November is American Diabetes Month
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Every 19 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association estimates that, by the year 2050, one out of every three Americans will develop Type 2 diabetes if current trends continue.
Tickets on sale for Lewiston Tour of Homes
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced tickets are on sale for the 11th annual Tour of Homes, scheduled for Dec. 5-6 in historic Lewiston.
'The Nutcracker' comes to life in annual GNBC production
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County's favorite family production is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 38th annual holiday presentation is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
Home Energy Assistance Program application process begins
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:30 pm
Erie County's Department of Social Services will begin accepting applications for Home Energy Assistance Program regular benefits next week, with county officials anticipating receiving more than 20,000 HEAP applications by the end of December.
Mount St. Mary's plans to expand women's services to Lockport area
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:30 pm
In keeping with its mission to meet the health care needs of residents throughout Niagara County, Mount St. Mary's Hospital has filed a certificate of need application with the New York State Department of Health to open a women's health center in the Lockport area.
97 Rock's Operation: Rock Out Hunger to begin 10th year
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:10 pm
In an effort to provide holiday meals to local families in need, the 10th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger, presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at the Eastern Hills Mall parking lot, 4545 Transit Road in Williamsville.
Heart, Love and Soul has needs, meets needs during holidays
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:35 pm
This holiday season, hundreds of families in the Niagara Falls area will look to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry to help make their seasonal gatherings joyous.
Children's Remembrance Gardenwalk planned at park
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
A special project is underway in the City of North Tonawanda - one that will provide a peaceful place for family members who have suffered the incredibly heartbreaking loss of a child.
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare celebrates official grand opening
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare welcomed more than 400 guests during its grand opening celebration for its new location at 6500 Porter Road in the Town of Niagara Tuesday night.
Pet food pantry seeks donations, sponsors as winter approaches
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
Year after year, as family's gather and give gifts, Mario's Pet Food Pantry founder Paulette Coty extends a helping hand to those in need of pet supplies to help take care of their companions, especially during the inevitably cold holiday season.
Booming business at Becker Farms
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 01:25 pm
On a typical Friday at Becker Farms, one would be surprised to see lots going on around them.
Niagara County Community College to host small business development seminar Wednesday
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 11:00 am
Niagara County Community College and state Sen. Rob Ortt invite members of the public to attend this year's small business development seminar from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, inside NCCC's G Building (second floor cafeteria), 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
Sabres to collect donated clothing as part of 'Stuff the Truck Day'
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 09:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres will host a recycled clothing drive before its game against the San Jose Sharks tomorrow.
The NACC: Gallery exhibit opens Dec. 5
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center will hold the ninth annual "Artists & Friends" event from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
Sabres Bowl-A-Rama set for Jan. 3
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the "Bowl-A-Rama" celebrity bowling tournament to benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation will return this season. "Bowl-A-Rama" will take place at Transit Lanes (7850 Transit Road, Williamsville) from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016.
Erie County, partners combine forces for 'America Recycles Day'
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Western New York Coalition for Donated Goods will hold a "Stuff the Truck" clothing drive Saturday, Nov. 14.
Rescue Mission to help deliver Thanksgiving meals
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:45 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will once again deliver delicious turkey dinners to those in need in the Niagara Falls area on Thanksgiving Day though its "Feed the Falls" event.
Community welcomes WWII veteran Johnnie Hodges home
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:20 pm
Members of the community gathered Friday to welcome Johnnie Hodges Sr. back to the house he has called home for more than 60 years.
(716) to host UFC viewing party Nov. 14 for Ronda Rousey-Holly Holm
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:10 pm
The (716) "Ultimate Fan Destination" series will continue Saturday, Nov. 14, with the highly anticipated UFC match between undefeated fighters Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm. Festivities will begin at 10 p.m. with the main event, and its undercard, airing on the establishment's 38-foot video screen.
Michelle's Memorial 5k race returns Nov. 21
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:00 pm
The fourth annual Michelle's Memorial 5k will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in Middleport.
Buffalo Zoo unveils plastic bag polar bear sculpture
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has installed a new feature in the Arctic Edge exhibit.
Operation Homefront, Buffalo Dollar Tree stores launch holiday toy drive collection
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 03:45 pm
Operation Homefront has joined forces with Dollar Tree to launch its annual holiday toy drive to collect gifts for military kids.
Niagara Hospice holds 'Light-a-Life' ceremony
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara Hospice will hold its annual "Light-a-Life" memorial tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, under the Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion behind Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
Niagara County Community College thanks veterans during annual ceremony
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:40 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday at the campus' Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
New 'Maid of the Mist' lecture series at Niagara University debuts Nov. 19
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:40 pm
A new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist will debut at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Castellani Art Museum.
HARBORCENTER announces partnership with New Wave Energy
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:40 pm
HARBORCENTER welcomes New Wave Energy Corp. as an advertising partner and the official title sponsor of one of The Rinks at HARBORCENTER.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara: Holiday floral sales benefit people with disabilities
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:05 pm
Add a floral arrangement, poinsettia or wreath to your holiday d├ęcor with a gift from the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
Annual OUN talent show Nov. 15
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:05 pm
Join Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara for a competition celebrating the artistic talents of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Collins announces annual 'Holiday Mail for the Troops' program
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 02:05 pm
Congressman Chris Collins issued the following statement urging local schools to participate in this year's "Holiday Mail for the Troops" program: