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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.
Schoellkopf war vets commemorate Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 11th 2014 09:30 pm
Four members of the "Greatest Generation" who now live at Schoellkopf Health Center traveled to Hyde Park today to attend Veterans Day ceremonies at the Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial. All four served in the U.S. armed forces in World War II.
Roger Hodgson lives up to legendary billing
Sun, Nov 9th 2014 08:30 pm
On Friday, Roger Hodgson, the legendary Supertramp singer, treated those lucky enough to be in the Seneca Niagara Event Center audience to a spectacular show.
Village of Youngstown observes Veterans Day with updated memorial
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 02:10 pm
When the annual VFW Veterans Day ceremony is held at Youngstown's Veterans Park at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, participants will notice some improvements at the veterans monument.
Higgins presents military medals to Private Indiana Hunt-Martin
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 09:20 am
Earlier this week, Congressman Brian Higgins presented Private Indiana Hunt-Martin with the Women's Army Corps Service Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Honorable Service Lapel Button for her service during World War II - just days before the 69-year anniversary of her honorable discharge.
World's largest Christmas project to open collection sites in Western New York
Sat, Nov 8th 2014 07:05 am
Right now, churches, businesses, warehouses and homes across Western New York are being transformed into collection spots for Operation Christmas Child. Local collection sites hope to collect 21,000 gift-filled shoeboxes from individuals, families and groups for needy kids during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov. 17-24.
Centuries-old Sanborn American Legion Building moves to a new home
Thu, Nov 6th 2014 06:35 pm
The Sanborn American Legion Building has almost two centuries of history behind it. Most recently, the 189-year-old building was the 60-year home of the Sanborn American Legion Post 969, prior to their gifting to the Sanborn Area Historical Society in 2012.
Artpark announces on-school-time children's theater musical production 'Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale'
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:55 pm
"Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale" will be presented as Artpark & Company's annual springtime on-school-time children's theater offering. Casa Manana Theatre of Fort Worth, Texas, will present two Mainstage Theater performances May 5, 2015 (10 a.m. and noon).
'Dancing with the Stars: Live!' tour kicks off in Niagara Falls Dec. 27
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Starting this December, "Dancing with the Stars," ABC's top-rated entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production throughout North America.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to headline Memorial's Premier
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's marquee event, the 11th annual Premier, will swing, jive and hop to the music of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
Celebrating Catholic education
Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:40 pm
The Catholic Schools of Niagara County celebrated Catholic education Monday, Oct. 27.
Photos: Nik Wallenda successfully crosses 'Windy City' of Chicago live on Discovery
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 12:25 pm
Nik Wallenda, "The King of the Highwire," made history Sunday after successfully crossing the "Windy City" of Chicago on a tightrope without a net or tether.
New ambulance celebrated in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:05 am
Anyone who's ever wondered how donations to the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are spent or where money raised at the annual Field Days goes should take the time to stop at the firehall Sunday, Nov. 2.
Powerlifting competition headed to Bergholz
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:15 pm
Bergholz will soon be home to the Town of Wheatfield's first ever powerlifting competition, thanks to the efforts of a local athlete.
Local labor groups give back to community with 6th annual 'Labor's Night at the Races'
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
The Niagara/Orleans Labor Councils executive board recently made a check presentation to the United Way of Greater Niagara's board of directors.
Depew Allstate agency volunteers for 'Rummage for Rover' for Erie County SPCA
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
Employees of the Lemke Advisory Allstate Insurance Agency, located at 2304 George Urban Blvd., Depew, participated in the fourth annual "Rummage for Rover" event this month. More than $10,000 was raised to benefit the Erie County SPCA.
Niagara Hospice: 'Viva Las Vegas' for volunteers
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:50 pm
Niagara Hospice recently pulled out the red carpet for a "Viva Las Vegas" celebration of the organization's greatest resource: volunteers.
Leadership Niagara establishing offices at NU
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Leadership Niagara's executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday.
'Spreading the love': Niagara County lawmakers donate 11-dozen jars to 'PB&J Drive'
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 08:30 am
Legislator Rick Updegrove and Legislator Wm. Keith McNall welcomed the volunteers at the core of the "Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive" Tuesday night, presenting them with a proclamation declaring November "Peanut Butter & Jelly Month" in Niagara County.
Car crash simulation illustrates consequences of driving while impaired
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:50 pm
Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration.
Aquarium of Niagara to announce seal pup's official name at 'Reveal the Seal Day'
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 02:15 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will celebrate "Reveal the Seal" day by revealing the chosen name for "Pup2014."
In Hungary, Maher presents Caritas Medal, establishes alumni chapter
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 03:20 pm
As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar.
NCSO Honor Guard presents colors at Bills game
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:35 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard was selected to present the colors for the Buffalo Bills-New England Patriots game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Oct. 12, the historic first game under the ownership of the Pegulas.
GNBC presents 'Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy'
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:30 pm
Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center will be transformed into a magical wonderland Saturday, Nov. 8, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. once again presents its annual "Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy."
NYPA to acquire two new tugboats
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 06:05 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has taken action for the acquisition of two new tugboats to support the operation of the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.