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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:
Niagara University students earn top honors at inaugural Smith Travel Research competition
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 01:45 pm
Four students from Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management captured first place at Smith Travel Research's inaugural Market Study Competition.
Veterans Day observed in Lewiston with new wreath ceremony; Youngstown rededicates memorial
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 04:20 pm
American Legion C.C. Kenney Lewiston Post 1083 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Down River Post 7487 honored fallen soldiers Wednesday with an inaugural Veterans Day wreath dedication at the eternal flame in Academy Park.
Aquarium of Niagara celebrates veterans
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 03:50 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara wants to give back to Western New York heroes. Now through Nov. 17, all veterans with ID are welcome to explore the venue for just $1.
Schneiderman issues cease-and-desist letters to FanDuel, DraftKings, demanding companies stop accepting 'illegal wagers' in New York
Wed, Nov 11th 2015 07:15 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist letters to daily fantasy sports wagering sites DraftKings and FanDuel on Tuesday, ordering both companies to immediately stop accepting wagers inside New York.
20 years working hand-in-hand for children to celebrate Child Advocacy Center anniversary
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:15 pm
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara will observe its 20th anniversary at a reception Monday, Nov. 16, at the Lockport Town and Country Club.
Niagara University chosen by Military Times as a 'Best for Vets' college destination
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
Niagara University is one of the nation's top institutions when it comes to embracing America's veterans as students, according to comprehensive results released Tuesday by Military Times.
Children's Clothes donation impacts local organizations
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
More than 6,300 children's clothing items were donated to local organizations last weekend, thanks to the efforts of Greater Niagara Frontier Council's Boy Scout Troop 824 of Sanborn and Lollipop Loft Children's Consignment Store.
NU students apply classroom learning to assist children's center in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
Niagara University students have many opportunities to help the community while receiving their education. This semester, students in Professor Mitchell Alegre's management principles course (MGT271A) have been doing just that.
The Shops at HARBORCENTER to host holiday kickoff
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:05 pm
The Shops at HARBORCENTER will host "Holiday Season Kickoff at The Shops" beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13.
Town of Lewiston's 2016 budget in trouble with lack of revenue; further spending cuts, tax cap override possible
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 06:00 pm
"This is still not balancing. I am very concerned. Everybody needs to be put on the alert."
Town of Lewiston election: Janese ahead of Trane; Morreale holds on
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 05:10 pm
Following more than three hours of absentee and affidavit ballot tabulations inside the Niagara County Board of Elections Tuesday, Republican Town of Lewiston Highway Superintendent Doug Janese has taken a four-vote lead over Dave Trane. Newcomer Rob Morreale, meanwhile, has taken an eight-vote lead for the second available Town Board seat.
Modern Corporation lays off 12 in response to downturn in business
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 05:55 pm
"It's just a bump in the road; we're looking at other areas."
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. approves $5 million project to increase access and activation of harbor area
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 05:50 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met today and approved two items, including the Buffalo Outer Harbor Access & Activation Civic Project, which will consist of several capital improvements and investments to facilitate increased use and enjoyment of the Outer Harbor area.
#MorningSun: That's a wrap
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 07:55 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano, his wife, Jeanette, and the Buffalo Niagara Film Office hosted a wrap party Saturday for the cast and crew of "Morning Sun." The event was held inside the newly refurbished Lewiston Event Center, where guests bowled, played games, dined and recalled stories from the Lewiston movie sets.
Renovations completed: Lewiston Tops remodeled from front to back
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:35 am
DiMino Tops Lewiston, the Village of Lewiston's biggest store and largest employer, has been transformed.
'Morning Sun' mom Joanna Bayless gladly shares feature debut with Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:20 am
Joanna Bayless has been a successfully employed actor for more than three decades. Her work on stage has inspired and drawn praise from critics - and her co-stars.
'Morning Sun' creative team praises Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:00 am
Summer Crockett Moore and Tony Glazer arrived in Lewiston four weeks ago with high hopes. Following an initial scouting trip and conversations with the Buffalo Niagara Film Office, they thought Lewiston would make an ideal setting for their film, "Morning Sun."
Town of Lewiston looking at first town tax since 1990s
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
Lewiston property owners will likely be looking at the return of a town tax, albeit a nominal one, when all is said and done with the town's still-unfinished $15.764 million budget for 2016.
Big R honors 2015 race champions
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The 58th annual racing season at Ransomville Speedway officially came to a close Oct. 30 as some 200 guests honored Big R's 2015 champions along with many others.
New workout routine offered in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The popular fitness routine P90X is now being offered at locations in Niagara County, including Embody Health and Wellness in Youngstown.
Island to hold Watchfire event
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
Grand Island will hold its first Watchfire flag retirement ceremony on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve volunteers remind retirees of available resources, benefits
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
As Veterans Day approaches, volunteers at the Retiree Affairs Office at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls would like to remind local military retirees of the resources they have access to as a result of their service.
Bob Weaver Motorsports 4th in dealership ranking
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine Inc. has been named one of the Power 50 dealers in North America by Powersports Business, the leading trade publication for the powersports industry.
Hometown Helpers features teens helping the community
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
The North Tonawanda Youth Center will host an informational meeting for all teens interested in becoming part of the newly formed club coined "Hometown Helpers." The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 10, at the Youth Center, 35 Grant St., North Tonawanda.
Grand Island: Veterans Day service moved to DeGlopper Park
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Veterans Day services on the Island will take place at DeGlopper Park at the intersection of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Ortt, AT&T, Niagara County Veterans Service Agency partner with Cell Phones For Soldiers to provide troops with free calls home
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:15 am
State Sen. Robert Ortt, AT&T and Niagara County Veterans Service Agency have teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers asking the community to help troops call home by donating cellular phones and tablets.
'Deposits for Food' makes latest donation to area soup kitchens
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:15 am
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees' "Deposits for Food" project made its latest donation this week, providing contributions of $1,000 each to Community Missions and Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry.