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'Improving Communication for Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer's and Dementia' presentation at People Inc. Seniors Unlimited
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:00 pm
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias gradually diminish a person's ability to communicate, which is devastating for the individual and their family. The Alzheimer's Association states communication with a person who has Alzheimer's and dementia requires patience, understanding and good listening skills.
LCTV hosts orientation session
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
Lockport Community Television will hold its next orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at its studio, 293 Niagara St., Lockport.
Up to 2,000 engineers expected in Buffalo for summer conference
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
As many as 2,000 engineers will visit Western New York in August to participate in a four-day conference in downtown Buffalo focusing on advanced manufacturing and design.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra shatters subscription sales record
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic announced Monday it has surpassed its subscription sales record, in both dollars and in the number of subscribers.
Northeast, Midwest face midweek winter storm
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
Despite a spring-like start to the week, AccuWeather.com reports winter and substantial snow will make a comeback across the Midwest and Northeast at midweek.
Tickets available for second annual 'BuffaLoveFest'
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
Tickets are now on sale for the second annual "BuffaLoveFest," an event featuring all things "Buffalo." "BuffaLoveFest" will take place Friday, May 30, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Buffalo Zoo.
'Roaring 20s' party to benefit Buffalo Zoo
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 07:00 am
The women's board of the Buffalo Zoo will host a "Roaring 20s" party to benefit the Buffalo Zoo. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at the Lafayette Hotel.
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross to give benefit concert
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 07:00 am
On Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m., Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross will present a Celtic concert for the whole family at Wilson High School Auditorium. This event will feature Wilson High School student Evan Keefer, "The Bagpiper Of Wilson."
Cheers to you
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 09:35 pm
Lewiston kicked its winter blues this weekend with the second annual Lewiston Cocktail Festival. Large groups of village visitors lined the sidewalks, as more than 1,000 people patronized 10 participating eateries Friday and Saturday.
DiMino Tops celebrates 50th anniversary in Lewiston
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 02:00 pm
Lewiston residents can debate which pizzeria is best, where they'd rather grab a drink after work or hang out on weekends. Where time and money are spent will vary depending on the person. One unquestioned, undeniable certainty is that almost every one of them will set foot inside DiMino Tops Lewiston to grocery shop.
Artpark's first announced acts are OMG-worthy
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 02:00 pm
Across Facebook, Artpark patrons are frantically searching for an emoticon to represent a jaw dropping to the floor.
Live broadcast brings the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Western New York classrooms
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
On March 12, students across Western New York will be able to experience a Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra "Music For Youth" concert from the comfort of their own classrooms.
6th annual 'Penguin Days' amateur photo contest
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating the 23rd annual "Penguin Days" March with a penguin photography contest. This year one top winner will be chosen from all entries. In addition, a first- and second-place winner will be selected in two age categories: adult: (12 and older) and child (11 and under).
Annual basket raffle at Catholic Academy
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls is hosting its annual basket raffle on Saturday, March 8, at the school, 1055 Military Road. Doors open at 10 a.m. and drawings for the baskets begin at 7 p.m.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
The 2013-14 winter to forget is finally starting to exit and become forgotten. With warming temperatures at hand, there's even a few tinges 'o green slowly starting to appear.
Skip Mazenauer, Niagara Frontier Publications celebrate 70 years
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 09:00 pm
Sometimes it takes a bit of vision to get a good idea off the ground.

Skip Mazenauer purchased the Grand Island Dispatch, believing he could make the publication a success and wanting to make sure his hometown wasn't left without local news from its own newspaper.

Lewiston Dems to honor Brochey
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:55 pm
The Lewiston Democratic Committee has announced it will be honoring Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey as its Lewiston Democrat of the Year for 2014 at a brunch on Sunday, April 6, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
An evening of 'SEAsonings'
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:55 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara held its annual fundraising event "SEAsonings - The Original Taste of Niagara" on Thursday. Featured were samplings of food and beverages, as well as the premier of a new sea lion show.
Catholic Cemeteries join Niagara County 'Thank a Vet' program
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:50 pm
Honorably discharged veterans living in Niagara County are now eligible for discounts at the Catholic Cemeteries of Buffalo.

Veterans who enroll in the program through the Niagara County Clerk's office are eligible for a 20 percent discount on all services at any of the Catholic cemeteries, including Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Lewiston and Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Lockport.

"By participating in this worthwhile program, we are able to honor the selfless service of these brave men and women," said Carmen Colao, diocesan director of Catholic Cemeteries. "We are proud to recognize the countless sacrifices they have made on behalf of freedom."

'Bowling for Books' fundraiser
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:45 pm
Volunteers from the board of the Friends of the Youngstown Free Library announce a fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 29, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St.
Celebrate Irish heritage
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians will celebrate Irish Heritage on Sunday, March 9, with a traditional Irish breakfast at St. Raphael Parish, (formerly St. Teresa's), 1018 College Ave., Niagara Falls, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary commits $100,000 to Cardiac/Stroke Care Center campaign
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary President Jane Grenke, right, and Vice President for Operations Patricia Berggren, center, presented a $100,000 auxiliary gift to medical center Vice President for Foundation and Community Relations Ann Marie Tucker.
Grisanti recognizes MS Awareness Week
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:15 pm
New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti today recognized MS Awareness Week as it is continues to be celebrated in New York until Sunday, March 9.
Make a penguin with the Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:15 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is hosting its first penguin sculpture contest. Artists of all ages and skills are welcome to participate.
Schneiderman releases top 10 consumer frauds of 2013
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:10 pm
Marking National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the list of the top 10 consumer fraud complaints received by his in 2013. In addition to highlighting the scams most reported by New Yorkers, the attorney general offered tips on how to avoid them in the future.
Buffalo Sabres 'Power Play Luncheon' continues March 28
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the final installment of the team's fourth-annual "Power Play Luncheon" series will take place at noon Friday, March 28.
WYRK presents Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station at Artpark in Lewiston
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:10 pm
Western New York country music station WYRK presents a double-headline bill featuring Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station Saturday, June 7, at Artpark in Lewiston (450 S. Fourth St.).
Dominik Hasek named to Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 02:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame selection committee today announced the induction of Dominik Hasek into the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame. Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, will be officially inducted as the 42nd member of the Sabres Hall of Fame in a ceremony on March 29, prior to the team's home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at First Niagara Center.

Hasek, who was originally acquired by the Sabres from the Chicago Blackhawks on Aug. 7, 1992, remains one of the most decorated goaltenders in team and league history.

Scotty Bowman Showcase returns for 10th year
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 02:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the 10th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 9, at First Niagara Center. The 2014 Scotty Bowman Showcase consists of three all-star hockey games between players from Buffalo and their rivals from Rochester.

Admission for the games is $5.

The first game will begin at 6 p.m., with high school juniors from the two cities facing off against one another for the Tim Horton Memorial Cup.

Parks seek partners: State Parks seeks private sector partners
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has extended the deadline to March 14 for those interested in responding to a request for proposals for a camp store operator at Four Mile Creek State Park in Youngstown, and for a food and beverage concession at Wilson-Tuscarora in Wilson.
Grisanti sponsors and passes Amanda Lynn's Law in New York State Senate
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-I-60, has announced the New York State Senate passed Senate Bill S.1590. The legislation would makes it a crime to conceal a death by knowingly moving or otherwise hiding a human corpse so that discovery of the death would be hindered.
Ceretto, Maziarz to rally support for restoring education cuts
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-I-Newfane, and the Partnership for Smarter Schools are holding a rally at Niagara Square in Buffalo Friday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. The rally is in support of the restoration of education funding that was eliminated by cuts in 2011. Ceretto and Maziarz will also support a two-year moratorium on Common Core exams.
Ceretto, Maziarz fight for voting rights in Niagara Falls
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, and State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-I-Newfane, are calling on the Niagara Falls School Board to improve voting access for Niagara Falls residents by restoring polling sites in the city.
Ceretto votes to roll back Common Core
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, voted Wednesday to roll back several parts of the Common Core standards he said have detrimental effects in New York classrooms.
World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is March 24
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
World Tuberculosis Day is March 24. It is a time to promote awareness about the disease. Tuberculosis (TB) is spread through the air by people who are sick with TB disease. Each year, about 9 million people become sick with TB disease and more than 1 million die from it. TB continues to present challenges.
Heart of Niagara receives Petco grant
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 09:40 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue has been awarded an $899 grant from the Petco Foundation to be used for rescue dogs and foster behavioral training. The grant will enable the organization to obtain behavior and obedience training, which ultimately helps in the adoption process.
Higgins, Collins oppose TSA proposal to pull Buffalo-Niagara International Airport status as a hub
Wed, Mar 5th 2014 03:45 pm
Western New York congressmen Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, and Chris Collins, R-NY-27, are calling for a reversal on a plan by the Transportation Security Administration to remove Buffalo-Niagara International Airport's status as a hub airport.
Niagara County Genealogical Society March programs
Wed, Mar 5th 2014 03:25 pm
The Niagara County Genealogical Society will host two free programs on March 15 at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
FASNY reminds New Yorkers: Spring into safety at home and at work
Wed, Mar 5th 2014 03:15 pm
With daylight savings time beginning on Sunday, March 9, at 2 a.m., New Yorkers move their clocks forward one hour (to 3 a.m. local daylight time). It is the ideal time to safeguard the home and workplace from preventable tragedy, says the Firemen's Association of the State of New York.
National Grid offers upstate New York customers tips to manage energy usage and winter bills
Wed, Mar 5th 2014 03:15 pm
One of the coldest winters on record continues its grip across New York, and this has had a direct impact on energy bills. National Grid wants to do everything it can to help upstate New York customers through this tough winter.
 


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