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New York Air National Guard will help NORAD track Santa Christmas Eve
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 11:05 am
New York Air National Guardsmen from the Eastern Air Defense Sector will play a key role Wednesday night as the North American Aerospace Defense Command tracks Santa Claus and his reindeer.
Tuscarora Heroes Monument: Never forget
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:10 pm
Neil Patterson Sr. from the Tuscarora Nation, members of the Historical Association of Lewiston, and local elected leaders gathered Friday morning at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument to place a wreath in remembrance of the 201st anniversary of the burning of Lewiston.
First Niagara lends a helping hand to The Foundry
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and The Foundry are working together to make improvements to The Foundry's business incubator and creative community space located at 298 Northampton St., Buffalo.
The Ice at Canalside pre-holiday activities include a visit from Santa
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
Santa Claus is coming to town. Make that coming to Canalside.
Ice boom installation underway
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:45 pm
The Army Corps of Engineers reports the annual placement of 22 spans that comprise the Lake Erie-Niagara River ice boom began Monday.
WNY Paralegal Association recognizes Niagara Hospice with award, donations
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Niagara Hospice was recently honored at the WNY Paralegal Association's holiday luncheon hosted at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery.
Old Fort Niagara: Twelfth Night Ball set for Jan. 10
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to dance back in time to the 18th century when "Twelfth Night" marked the most festive part of the holiday season.
Lewiston: George Osborne to retire as president of Artpark & Company
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 12:30 pm
George Osborne announced today he will retire as president in October of 2015.
Board of associates supports Mount St. Mary's
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
The board of associates, a men's volunteer group associated with Mount St. Mary's Hospital, recently presented a check in the amount of $23,000 to hospital President and CEO Judith Maness from events held during the past year.
First Niagara brings holiday spirit to Harvest House
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:00 pm
Volunteers from First Niagara hosted a toy and book give-away and holiday party for 85 children at the Harvest House New Hope Education Center Thursday. The event included a special visit from Santa.
USAF Thunderbirds highlight 2015 Niagara Air Show
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The 914th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is scheduled to host the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show July 18-19 featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team.
Buffalo Zoo offers updates on polar bear Luna
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The Buffalo Zoo has released new photographs of Luna the polar bear, who is recovering from an injury she sustained during a fall this summer.
Aquarium of Niagara hosts holiday fun at 'Tis the Season' breakfast event
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
The second annual "Tis the Season" weekend will be held at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.
National Grid prepared for incoming coastal storm
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:30 pm
National Grid crews across upstate New York are prepared for a winter storm bearing down on the eastern seaboard beginning today and through Wednesday morning.
Sanborn antique store plans open house
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn Old General Store, 5856 Buffalo St., will hold its 14th annual Christmas open house during store hours Dec. 13 and 14.
Christmas Walk fills Center Street with merriment
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 10:30 pm
Lewiston's Christmas Walk weekend kicked off Saturday in the village. The annual event included breakfast with Santa, Santa parading down Center Street in a holiday float, characters from Disney's "Frozen," a holiday market, a petting zoo, gingerbread house workshops, karaoke and the annual tour of homes.
Youngstown Christmas in the Village a community celebration
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 10:00 am
The fifth annual Youngstown Christmas in the Village, presented by the Village of Youngstown, the Youngstown Recreation Department and the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, takes place next from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
GNBC presents 37th annual 'Nutcracker'
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 04:30 pm
Niagara County's favorite holiday tradition is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 37th annual Christmas production is on stage at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center.
Niagara Falls beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 12:05 pm
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was joined Thursday by members of The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, local families and, of course, Santa Claus, to flip the switch and light Old Falls Street's three blocks.
2015 illumination schedule released; Mark Thomas selected chair of Niagara Falls Illumination Board
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 03:40 pm
At the most recent Niagara Falls Illumination Board meeting, members selected Mark Thomas as their newest chair.
To raise funds for mission to Haiti, UB medical students hold silent auction
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 06:30 pm
A woman who was hemorrhaging three weeks after a stillbirth was taken to a hospital to be treated. Another woman with advanced lymphoma was admitted to the hospital and treated for the first time. A teenage boy's first physical exam revealed a life-threatening heart murmur.
Niagara Catholic blood drive saves lives
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School brought in Unyts' community blood service unit Nov. 6. Student organization, TAG, or "transplant awareness group," sponsored the blood drive.
Law enforcement donates $2,000 to fight domestic violence
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
October was Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Oct. 26, the Niagara County Deputy Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association held its third annual 5K run and "Kids Fun Run" to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.
Village of Lewiston, Paladino working toward plaza compromise
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 07:15 am
Reconfiguring a potential fast food restaurant might be the key to a new plaza on Center and North Eighth streets in the Village of Lewiston.
Colonial Village School K-Kids help needy
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis K-Kids at Colonial Village Elementary School showed concern for the welfare of others this holiday season by gathering items for needy families in the area.
'Tis the season for holiday programming on ABC
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:55 pm
ABC celebrates the joy of the holidays, including the world premiere of Pixar Animation Studios' "Toy Story That Time Forgot," the return of the competition series "The Great Christmas Light Fight," special musical performances on "CMA Country Christmas," and classic, animated Christmas specials from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Peanuts," DreamWorks Animation and Dr. Seuss, among others.
'Deposits for Food' turns cans into cash for Heart & Soul, Community Missions
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:45 pm
Just in time for the holidays, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees and his "Deposits for Food" initiative presented donations totaling $3,000 to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry and Community Missions.
St. Stephen School: Mission Club giving back to 'Coats 4 Kids' drive
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
The St. Stephen School Mission Club has been busy collecting gently used and new winter coats, hats, mittens, and scarves for the "Coats 4 Kids" drive for the needy of Western New York.
Investigating pumpkins at St. Peter School
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:30 am
What vegetable plays a crucial role during the autumn months? Pumpkins, of course.
Scary good
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Frontier Publications provided free advertisement certificates to local retailers with the top Scarecrow Display Expo entries.
'Castle by Candlelight' at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 03:00 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites residents to partake in an annual holiday favorite on the fort grounds in Youngstown next month.
Artpark presents 'Peter Pan' as summer musical in Mainstage Theater
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 12:20 pm
Artpark & Company will bring the classic tale "Peter Pan" to life in the Artpark Mainstage Theater for eight performances July 30 through Aug. 7, 2015.
LPD helps in snowstorm
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 10:25 pm
Erie County Emergency Management reached out to neighboring counties for assistance with overwhelming weather-related incidents.
March of Dimes: Expectant moms and their babies to benefit from new project
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 04:05 pm
The March of Dimes announced a partnership with Catholic Health's Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and Sisters of Charity Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Kaleida Health's Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, the Erie County Department of Health, the Niagara County Department of Health and the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York to implement the "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait" program.
Niagara's Choice FCU supports Child Advocacy Center of Niagara
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:25 pm
Niagara's Choice Credit Union recently held its first annual charity golf outing. Chosen to receive the funds raised at the outing was The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
New signage in Youngstown
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:20 pm
Plans are now in the works for new signage replacements at the four entrances to the Village of Youngstown. The signs have been acquired with the help of the original signmaker's son, Nick Costrino, and the Modern sign shop.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board receives plaza update from Paladino
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:00 am
After waiting nine months for Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino to provide an update on his company's Center Street property, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board asked him Monday for time to study his proposal before voting "yes" or "no" on its conceptual merits.
Bubbly
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
More than 50 Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members participated in the organization's second annual wine tour.
Binational Mass welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of "Open My Eyes, Lord" permeating through Niagara University's Alumni Chapel.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission opens Thanksgiving dinner hotline
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission is celebrating its fourth annual "Feed the Falls" events again this Thanksgiving and Christmas. It has opened the "Turkey Hotline" for those in need to request a Thanksgiving dinner.