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Village of Lewiston to hold public hearing, likely vote on 'Paladino Plaza' on Nov. 21
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 01:55 pm
Four years after purchasing 4.1 acres of land in the Village of Lewiston, Ellicott Development seemingly has no more hoops to jump through, studies to produce, or speakers to present before receiving a final vote on plans to build a mixed-use plaza.
Poloncarz directs flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Capt. Andrew D. Byers
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 04:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has directed flags on county government buildings be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in honor of Capt. Andrew D. Byers, a native of the Town of Clarence, who died in Afghanistan on Thursday, Nov. 3.
Erie County: Burstein statement on recall of MAD300 mucosal atomization device for naloxone kit
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:20 pm
Teleflex Medical, the manufacturer of the MAD300 mucosal atomization device used as part of the naloxone (e.g., "narcan") delivery system by opioid overdose prevention programs across New York, including the Erie County Department of Health and its community partners, has issued a recall notification.
Legionellosis investigation ongoing in Niagara County
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:40 am
In October, the Niagara County Department of Health received notification from Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport that a cooling tower tested positive for Legionella bacteria exceeding 1000 CFU/mL (colony-forming units per milliliter).
Kelly Bourque, Dave Rheam perform at the Lighthouse
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
Kelly Bourque, along with special guest Dave Rheam, returns to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Kelly is a singer-songwriter who has performed at numerous events throughout WNY.
Niagara County Community College to hold Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Niagara County Department of Health offering free diabetes programs
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine hosts annual spaghetti dinner
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:20 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will hold its ninth annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Shrine dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Porter Historical Society to meet
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at the Youngstown Red Brick Village Center, 240 Lockport St. The event is open to the public.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Bennett ruins Starpoint's undefeated record to claim Section VI A title
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
Inside a stadium built to hold more than 70,000 people, the Bennett Tigers defeated the Starpoint Spartans, 28-13, in front of a much smaller crowd at New Era Field, home of the Buffalo Bills.
Volunteers clean and wax Lewiston monuments
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
The village's two large-scale bronze monuments underwent their annual maintenance recently, when volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston cleaned and waxed the renowned sculptures.
Care coordination training grant awarded to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:25 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a $40,157 care coordination training grant from the New York State Department of Health.
Dressing room renovations at Historic Palace Theatre
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:20 am
Lockport's Historic Palace Theatre has recently undergone major renovations to its dressing room space in order to provide a safe and professional space for performers to prepare prior to a production.
Preparing for Small Business Saturday
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 08:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is once again participating in Small Business Saturday, and encouraging retailers in Lewiston, Youngstown, Porter, Ransomville and Sanborn to take advantage of the national promotion.
Grand Island: Whitehaven Road striping update
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island Highway Superintendent reminded that Whitehaven and Baseline roads are owned by the county and maintained by the Erie County Department of Public Works. The town has no input as to what the county does or their time line in doing it, Jim Tomkins said.
Share the Road plan touted for West River
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
An Island resident is touting another alternative for the West River Connector Trail.
Lewiston: Keeping the ice rink open
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
As discussions wound up at Town Hall this week on Lewiston's $16.820 million 2017 tentative spending plan, town officials reported steps are now being taken to resurrect the Lewiston Family Ice Rink for the upcoming Lewiston Christmas Walk and holiday season.
Ransomville: Festival of Wreaths to feature new happenings
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
The annual Ransomville Festival of Wreaths is taking place all day Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 26 and 27, in the hamlet of Ransomville.
Village Bake Shoppe offering cookies & discounts as part of customer appreciation day
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
To mark five fabulous years dishing out delicious desserts, the world-famous Village Bake Shoppe is holding a customer appreciation day on Nov. 12.
FASNY reminds New Yorkers to check smoke & CO alarms when changing clocks
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 04:15 pm
As Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this weekend, the Firemen's Association of the State of New York urges all New Yorkers to check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure they are functioning properly.
Town of Niagara approves budget proposal
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 02:25 pm
In a very brief public hearing and special Town Board meeting for the 2017 budget, held Wednesday at Town Hall, the Town of Niagara officially approved the 2017 budget proposal originally revealed by Supervisor Lee Wallace early last month.
A.G. Schneiderman announces Election Day hotline to ensure access for voters during general election
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 01:55 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office has created a hotline to help troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues and barriers encountered by voters at the polls for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Hardwick announces ag district hearing
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 12:05 pm
The Erie County Legislature will hold a public hearing to gather public input on proposed inclusions of land into existing agricultural districts.
Jacobs reminds snowmobilers to register sleds in Erie County
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 12:05 pm
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs reminded snowmobilers to register their sleds "locally" and avoid the registration rush by mailing in their snowmobile registrations, using the signature green "Renew Local" envelope or doing so at any Erie County Auto Bureau.
Ransomville Speedway - a look back at 2016
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:45 am
The biggest news of the 2016 season at Ransomville Speedway was the purchase of the racing facility made by the Atwal family, who became the third owner in the history of the speedway.
Oliver Street Merchants Association installs new banners
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:45 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, along with members of the Common Council and the Oliver Street Merchants Association, gathered at 308 Oliver St. in North Tonawanda at the Project 308 Art Gallery Oct. 25 to celebrate the installation of the new Oliver Street welcome banners.
North Tonawanda tourism continues to increase
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:40 am
Tourism continues to be on the rise in North Tonawanda.
Ross receives award for service to NCCC
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:40 am
William L. Ross received the New York Community College Trustees Marvin A. Rapp Award for distinguished trustee service last week in Cooperstown. The honor was given based on dedicated and outstanding service to Niagara County Community College.
NCCC to host Financial Aid Day
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:40 am
Niagara County Community College will host its SUNY Financial Aid Day from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Niagara Community Center opens, begins to serve area youth
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:35 am
The new Niagara Community Center is now up and running, providing a new place for youth to thrive and learn through sporting and educational activities.
Lewiston Community Lions, Deal Realty team for peanut butter & jelly drive
Thu, Nov 3rd 2016 06:15 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions were able to contribute 90 items to help local food pantries restock their shelves.
National Hospice & Palliative Care Month celebrated throughout November
Thu, Nov 3rd 2016 06:10 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness.
Niagara Hospice to hold 'Light-a-Life' celebration
Thu, Nov 3rd 2016 06:10 pm
Niagara Hospice will hold its annual "Light-a-Life" memorial tree lighting celebration at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, under the Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion behind Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
Niagara County: Collins to helm coroner replacement
Thu, Nov 3rd 2016 06:05 pm
With Monday's resignation of District 3 Coroner Kenneth V. Lederhouse, county lawmakers will start the process of identifying a successor to the long-time public official, Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, announced Thursday morning.
Niagara Frontier Publications reveals pumpkin contest winners
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 06:00 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications recently held a pumpkin-carving/decorating contest for Halloween. The first-place winners, Michael and Cindy Kline of Grand Island, carve numerous pumpkins every year and decided to put one in the NFP contest.
Erie County, towns reach new snowplowing agreement
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 05:55 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works' Highways Division has announced a new snowplowing agreement has been reached between Erie County and the association representing over 30 municipalities that contract with the county for snowplowing.
Salvation Army kicks off kettle drive at KeyBank Center
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 05:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced The Salvation Army will launch its annual holiday kettle drive on Thursday, Nov. 3, at KeyBank Center before the Sabres' 7 p.m. game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Military Times ranks UB among 'Best for Vets'
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 05:50 pm
Military Times, for the second consecutive year, has ranked the University at Buffalo as one of the nation's best universities for military veterans.
Helping others in Ukraine
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 05:50 pm
Thanks to the initiative of cardiologist Dr. Zina Hajduczok, of Lewiston Cardiology (pictured at left with perioperative business/systems supervisor Becky Shively), and the cooperation of central services and surgery, Mount St. Mary's Hospital has put together a shipment of medical supplies bound for the Ukraine.
World-famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade celebrates 90 years
Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 05:45 pm
This November, America's favorite holiday tradition will mark a milestone anniversary, once again kicking off the holidays with its signature brand of magical entertainment. On Thursday, Nov. 24 (9 a.m.-noon in all time zones), the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will march down the streets of New York.