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Youngstown buddy poppies
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 01:00 pm
Youngstown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 313 will distribute buddy poppies from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this weekend at Melloni's Marketplace, 200 Lockport St.
Ceretto announces NYSDOT funding
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:25 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, member of the New York State Assembly Transportation Committee, has announced the New York State Department of Transportation has released grant funding for the New York State Parks Transportation Alternatives Program.
Niagara Catholic High School announces new additions
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:25 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has added two new coaches to its athletic staff this academic year: head boys basketball coach Giulio Colangelo and boys soccer coach Dave Socha.
Yoko Ono Lennon joins Hard Rock, WhyHunger to 'Imagine' a world without hunger
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:25 am
In his iconic song "Imagine," John Lennon asked us all to picture a world free from hunger. In support of that mission, Yoko Ono Lennon has joined Hard Rock International and WhyHunger for the seventh year of the "Imagine There's No Hunger" campaign, which aims to turn John's dream into our future.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY releases 'Economic Impact of Western New York's Not-for-Profit Cultural Industry' report
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:20 am
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has announced the release of the "Economic Impact of Western New York's Not-for-Profit Cultural Industry" report.
State association commends Memorial Medical Center athletic trainer for his role in saving student's life
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:20 am
The New York State Athletic Trainers Association has commended Jeff Green, MS, ATC, for his role in saving the life of a Grand Island middle school student after she collapsed and went into cardiac arrest during a Sept. 24 physical education class.
Higgins presents military medals to Private Indiana Hunt-Martin
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:20 am
Earlier this week, Congressman Brian Higgins presented Private Indiana Hunt-Martin with the Women's Army Corps Service Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Honorable Service Lapel Button for her service during World War II - just days before the 69-year anniversary of her honorable discharge.
Sabres host Military Appreciation Night
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:20 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team will hold its annual "Military Appreciation Night" tonight during their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at First Niagara Center.
Are you compulsive about texting and driving? Survey says you could be
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:00 am
If the ring, beep or buzz of your cell phone triggers an intense urge to respond, and you find yourself reaching for the phone - even when you're driving - you're not alone.
World's largest Christmas project to open collection sites in Western New York
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 07:05 am
Right now, churches, businesses, warehouses and homes across Western New York are being transformed into collection spots for Operation Christmas Child. Local collection sites hope to collect 21,000 gift-filled shoeboxes from individuals, families and groups for needy kids during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov. 17-24.
Washington Generals look for landmark victory over Harlem Globetrotters in Buffalo
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 07:00 am
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to the First Niagara Center in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, during the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 "Washington Generals' Revenge Tour."
PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter's 2014 annual meeting to feature 43North
Fri, Nov 7th 2014 07:00 am
As part of its 2014 annual meeting, The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will present "Eyes on the Million Dollar Prize: Bringing 43North & Buffalo to the World."
Wheatfield passes budget
Fri, Nov 7th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield adopted its 2015 preliminary budget at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Centuries-old Sanborn American Legion Building moves to a new home
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 06:35 pm
The Sanborn American Legion Building has almost two centuries of history behind it. Most recently, the 189-year-old building was the 60-year home of the Sanborn American Legion Post 969, prior to their gifting to the Sanborn Area Historical Society in 2012.
Third annual Music 4 Missions concert Saturday
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 06:35 pm
The third annual Music 4 Missions concert will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Forestview Church of God, 1250 Saunders Settlement Road, Niagara Falls.
Artpark announces on-school-time children's theater musical production 'Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale'
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:55 pm
"Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale" will be presented as Artpark & Company's annual springtime on-school-time children's theater offering. Casa Manana Theatre of Fort Worth, Texas, will present two Mainstage Theater performances May 5, 2015 (10 a.m. and noon).
Hockey Fights Cancer night in Buffalo slated for Nov. 7
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again take part in the NHL Hockey Fights Cancer program during the team's home game, presented by ECMC, Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. against the Edmonton Oilers.
Lucky NYer wins Mega Millions
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 01:15 pm
The New York Lottery today confirmed a jackpot-winning ticket for the Nov. 4 Mega Millions drawing was purchased at the Valero gas station at 2580 Route 302 in Middletown.
Whalen bringing disability awareness training to first responders in Arkansas, New Jersey
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 09:05 am
Arkansas will soon join New York as the only states in the country to provide comprehensive disability awareness training to its first responders.
Election: Panepinto tops Stocker, Grisanti
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 08:40 am
Unofficial election results in the 60th Senate District show Democrat Marc Panepinto the top vote-getter with 17,491 votes. Republican Kevin Stocker, who defeated incumbent Mark Grisanti in the primary, finished second with 15,431 votes. Grisanti tallied 14,835 votes. Conservative Tim Gallagher took 4,310 votes.
Election: Ortt to replace Maziarz
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 08:30 am
Republican City of North Tonawanda Mayor Robert Ortt has defeated Niagara Falls Democrat Johnny Destino to lay claim to George Maziarz's State Senate seat. Unofficial election results show Ortt claiming 45,485 votes to top Destino's 20,564 votes.
Niagara County Department of Health, Department for the Aging to offer free diabetes self-management workshops
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
National Grid to implement additional measures to help stabilize electricity bills
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 07:00 am
National Grid has received approval to implement a number of changes to help mitigate the effect of dramatic swings in monthly electricity supply prices for its upstate New York customers if there is a repeat of last season's wild weather.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria this weekend
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present at Walden Galleria Mall, lower level, with its adoptable dogs this Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days).
Election: Ortt claims victory
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 10:40 pm
Republican City of North Tonawanda Mayor Robert Ortt has proclaimed himself the winner of the 62nd District State Senate seat soon to be vacated by longtime incumbent George Maziarz.
Election: Wallace edges Schildhauer in Town of Niagara
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 10:05 pm
Unofficial Election Day results show Democrat Lee Wallace narrowly defeating Republican Donald E. Schildhauer by a little less than 100 votes (948-851) in the Town of Niagara supervisor race.
Election: GOP victorious in Lewiston
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 10:00 pm
Unofficial Election Day results in the Town of Lewiston show Republican Beth Ceretto defeating Democrat David Sanchez by a more than 400 votes (2,485-2,039). Ceretto, wife of re-elected Assemblyman John Ceretto, who ran unopposed, will serve a three-year term.
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour kicks off in Niagara Falls Dec. 27
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Starting this December, "Dancing with the Stars," ABC's top-rated entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production throughout North America.
Lighthouse Café welcomes Keri Cardinale
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Keri Cardinale returns to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. She is a talented Christian vocalist who has appeared throughout Western New York.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to headline Memorial's Premier
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's marquee event, the 11th annual Premier, will swing, jive and hop to the music of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
OUN fine art reception
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
A reception and exhibition celebrating the grant-funded "Expanding the Scope of Fine Arts Programming Through Visual, Music & Theater Arts" workshops and activities created through the fine arts program at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will be held Thursday, Nov. 13.
AAA offers tips for drivers to avoid animal-related crashes
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
When it comes to destruction, don't ignore the ability of animals to put a serious dent in your vehicle, if not destroy it completely. The Insurance Information Institute reports animals (primarily deer) caused more than 1.2 million collisions with vehicles between July 2012 and June 2013.
Celebrating Catholic education
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
The Catholic Schools of Niagara County celebrated Catholic education Monday, Oct. 27.
It's a parade of reptiles at Aquarium of Niagara for annual 'Reptile Experience'
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
It's not all creepy crawlies when Jeff Musial of Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics makes his annual appearance at the Aquarium of Niagara.
Artpark & Company reviews 2014 season and elects new directors
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:35 pm
Artpark & Company held its annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Niagara Falls Country Club to confirm the re-election of officers and directors and welcome three new directors.
88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marks start of holiday season with nation's most beloved spectacle
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
As the nation gathers to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends, the biggest spectacle of the holiday season returns to entertain millions, as the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns to NBC Thursday, Nov. 27.
Chris Klug Foundation announces winners of Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 04:35 pm
The Chris Klug Foundation has announced the winners of the first Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas. The award recognizes two transplant recipients who exhibit a great quality of life.
Give thanks at 8th annual 'Barksgiving'
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
On Saturday, from noon until 5 p.m., join Educate A Bull and members of the community as they celebrate the 8th annual "Barksgiving" at Chestnut Ridge Park.
Aquarium of Niagara: Meet harbor seal Cruz
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 1, the Aquarium of Niagara revealed the official name of "Pup2014," its newest harbor seal: "Cruz."
Hospice Cruise and Clambake raises $40,000
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
The annual Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise and Clambake held in July continued its tradition of great entertainment, delicious food and leisurely sailing and power boating up the Niagara River, all to benefit patients and families served by Niagara Hospice. The event, now in its 15th year, raised a record $40,000.