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Courtney Corbetta joins WKBW-TV
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:25 am
Former Niagara Frontier Publications intern Courtney Corbetta recently joined WKBW Channel 7 as a part-time feature reporter for "AM Buffalo" and host/reporter of "Your Home, Your Way."
Relay For Life fundraiser set for April 30
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
Relay For Life will hold its Mother's Day craft and vendor show fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Brighton Community Church, 1225 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. The event will also feature a basket raffle, 50/50 split and food from Lloyd Taco Truck.
Town of Wheatfield: Farmland protection plan passes
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The Wheatfield Town Board approved a plan Tuesday to protect and maintain the town's agricultural farmland and assist local farmers who want to continue their practice.
New on the job: NT Common Council welcomes new fire chief, assistant to mayor
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:20 am
The City of North Tonawanda Common Council appointed Joseph Sikora as the new fire chief of the North Tonawanda Fire Department Tuesday.
Wheatfield American Legion Post antique show, sale set for April 10
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Wheatfield American Legion Post No. 1451 will hold an antique show and sale, and basket raffle from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and from 10 a.m.-4p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the post, 6525 Ward Road, Wheatfield.
North Tonawanda Public to hold 'Cashing in on Clutter' event
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The North Tonawanda Public Library will host professional organizer Jamie Shaner of Home Solutions of WNY for a organizing and de-clutter presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the library, 505 Meadow Drive.
Niagara County Builders Association to hold estate presentation
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
The Niagara County Builders Association will hold a networking event and seminar Wednesday, April 13, at the Hideaway Grille, 399 Division St., North Tonawanda.
Bill Ross honored by New York Administrators Association
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:15 am
Bill Ross, former longtime Niagara County legislator, received the honor of being selected by the board of directors of New York State Administrators Association Hall of Fame Committee as a member of the third induction class.
Spring training slated at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 10:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced an opportunity for readers to get out of the house after a long winter.
April is Safe Digging Month
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:40 am
The New York State Public Service Commission announced it is participating in the nationwide effort to recognize April 2016 as "Safe Digging Month" as a way to remind excavators and contractors state law requires them to call one of the state's toll-free one-call centers before starting any excavation or digging project.
NU biology major wins Outstanding Research Presentation at National Conference
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Niagara University senior biology major Sonja Opper won the Outstanding Research Presentation award at the 70th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference, which was held April 2 at Western New England University.
2016 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the rosters for the 12th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Sunday, April 10, at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
Aspiring entrepreneurs enter final round of UB competition
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Five teams will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the final round of the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) on April 13 at UB's Center for the Arts.
More Niagara County practices join HEALTHeLINK, Western New York's clinical information exchange
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:30 pm
HEALTHeLINK today announced several Niagara County practices and health care organizations as the newest participants in Western New York's clinical information exchange.
Food Bank of Western New York promotes Kelly O'Neil to marketing & development manager
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:30 pm
Marylou Borowiak, president and CEO of the Food Bank of Western New York, recently announced the promotion of Kelly O'Neil to marketing and development manager. O'Neil previously served as communications and donor relations supervisor for the Food Bank.
Missing person alert
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 04:15 pm
The Lockport Police Department is looking for help in locating a missing person from the City of Lockport. The missing person is 25-year-old Heather Grimmer. She is approximately 5'2" tall, 120 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair and tattoos on her wrist (black ropes).
Schneiderman kicks off National Financial Literacy Month with consumer alert about common tax season scams
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 04:55 pm
With this year's tax deadline looming and April marking National Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman offered New Yorkers tips to avoid falling victim to reported tax season scams.
914th Airlift Wing commander talks NFARS on Capitol Hill
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 04:50 pm
Col. Brian S. Bowman, commander of the Air Force Reserve's 914th Airlift Wing, met with members of Capitol Hill in March.
Niagara County leads by example on organ donor registry: Jastrzemski, Updegrove, gov't leaders sign up to donate
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 02:10 pm
Surrounded by roughly two-dozen county leaders who agreed to be organ donors, Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski added his name to the New York State Donate Life Registry at the Lockport Department of Motor Vehicles Tuesday.
'SAL' the Surgical Robot celebrates another milestone
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:25 pm
"SAL" the Surgical Robot recently completed its 750th surgical procedure at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Poloncarz in Washington for meeting of opioid crisis task force
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz will be in Washington, D.C., this week to join colleagues from across the country to begin serving on the opioid crisis task force, composed of members from the National Association of Counties and National League of Cities.
(716) to host 'Masters Brunch' Sunday
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:20 pm
(716) Food and Sport will continue the "Ultimate Fan Destination Series" on Sunday with the "Masters Brunch." The second annual event begins at 11 a.m. and will be highlighted by a premium brunch buffet while the tournament's final round plays on (716)'s 38-foot video screen.
German hospitality expert to speak at NU about sustainability in tourism industry
Wed, Apr 6th 2016 01:15 pm
Willy Legrand, Ph.D., a professor of hospitality management at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef, Germany, will keynote an April 26 event at Niagara University that is focused on climate adaptive innovations for the international hospital industry.
David Whalen named Advocate of the Year by Deaf Access Services
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 03:50 pm
David Whalen, director of Niagara University's First Responders Disability Awareness Training program, has been named Advocate of the Year for 2016 by Deaf Access Services of Buffalo.
Higgins announces fire prevention and safety grants available
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 02:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced applications are now being accepted for the Fire Prevention and Safety grant program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. Friday, May 6.
Hard Rock's 'Sing For Your Supper' is America's anthem on Tax Day
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 12:25 pm
On Monday, April 18, Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, guests who channel their inner artist and sing a song on the cafe stage will receive a free Legendary Burger.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces 2016 board appointments
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:55 am
The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center board of directors confirmed its 2016 slate of officers and re-elected five incumbent board members to three-year terms at its annual meeting on April 4.
Sister Bernadette Miller appointed to help Niagara University's service programs
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 11:50 am
Sister Bernadette Miller, D.C., an alumna of Niagara University, will work closely with the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement to develop and implement educational pathways to reduce the achievement gap.
Hospice Gran Fondo bicycle ride rolls on May 14
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Hospice Gran Fondo to benefit Niagara Hospice is back for another spin, bringing its "party on wheels" to Niagara County. The ride has grown in popularity among riders of all abilities.
Old Fort Niagara's Patriots Day re-enactment commemorates America's fight for independence
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara will host its first re-enactment of the season, Patriots Day Weekend, on April 16-17, to commemorate the start of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775.
Collins to host art competition reception, awards ceremony
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:00 am
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins will host the 2016 Congressional Art Competition Reception and Awards Ceremony at Genesee Community College at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9. Collins will meet with all of the participating NY-27 students and their families before selecting this year's winner.
'Thumbs Up for Sexual Assault Awareness': Village of Lewiston supports It Happened to Alexa Foundation
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 07:35 pm
Village of Lewiston leaders had a thumb (or two) painted teal during Monday's work session as a sign of support for the It Happened to Alexa Foundation.
UB: One Region Forward receives national planning award
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 12:35 pm
The One Region Forward plan for sustainable development of the Buffalo-Niagara region has been recognized by a national planning organization.
OUN: Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Raffle fundraiser features trip to California
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:55 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 17th annual Joe Cecconi Sr. Golf Raffle is taking place from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at the Sanborn Fire Co. Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St.
Talk early, talk often: Parents can make a difference in teen alcohol use
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:30 am
Alcohol-Free Weekend, traditionally observed during The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. Alcohol Awareness Month, was scheduled April 1-3. However, Grand Island is promoting an alcohol-free weekend this week (April 8-10).
Health Care Proxy focus of April 12 program
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:15 am
The public is invited at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, to the Niagara Hospice Administrative Building at 4675 Sunset Drive in Lockport for a program that is free and open to the community.
Welcome to Lewiston, Sweet Peach Baby Boutique
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:05 am
Sweet Peach Baby Boutique, a children's clothing and accessories store - and a member of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce - held its ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, April 1.
New at The Lighthouse
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:00 am
AJ Jabaji and Kelly Bourque will debut at The Lighthouse Cafe, 555 Davison Road, Lockport at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16.
Niagara River Greenway projects, meetings announced
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will meet Tuesday, May 17, to determine the consistency of the 50th round of projects.
Changes in U.S.-Cuba relations prompt Niagara University students to explore Havana
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 11:00 am
A new course on Cuban politics and society at Niagara University includes an intensive two-week research program in Havana and its surrounding areas.
 

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