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Rescued Poms finding new homes
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 01:10 pm
Some of the 64 Pomeranians rescued from squalid conditions in Lockport over the weekend started leaving the SPCA of Niagara for new homes Wednesday.
Artpark casting for 'The Sound of Music'
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 01:00 pm
Artpark & Company Inc. announces auditions for its upcoming Mainstage production "Sound of Music," which will start rehearsals June 24 and run until July 19. Auditions will be held on Saturday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Niagara University Annex (in the Valu Home Center plaza on Porter Road, Niagara Falls).
Niagara University students, alumni score big on 'Super Sunday'
Wed, Feb 6th 2013 01:35 pm
The Baltimore Ravens weren't the only winners on Super Bowl Sunday.
2013 Buffalo Bills Boat Show at Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse
Wed, Feb 6th 2013 07:00 am
The Marine Trades Association of WNY announces the 2013 Buffalo Bills Boat Show will be held at The Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse. Buffalo's premier boat dealers will present brand-new product from cruisers and pontoon boats to wakeboarding and fishing boats, personal watercraft and much more.
Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors inaugurates 2013 president, new directors and officers
Tue, Feb 5th 2013 07:00 am
PHOTOS: Louis C. Vinci was recently named 2013 president of the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors at a ceremony held inside Salvatore's Italian Garden's.
Ceretto pledges support for region's wine industry
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 04:20 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto signed the New York State Legislative Wine Pledge Monday in support of the region's expanding wine and grape industry. The pledge requires Ceretto to serve New York state wine and grape products at events sanctioned by his legislative office or campaign organization.
Quilts on display
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 09:05 am
Throughout the month of February, Shoppe On Main will display different quilts created by quilters who got their start at "Martha's Cupboard," the original quilt store in Newfane. Martha Ferguson, along with several other area women, taught the art of hand quilting in the store.
Memorial Medical Center wears red for women's heart health
Sat, Feb 2nd 2013 07:00 am
Members of the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center team gathered at the hospital's main entrance Friday to show their support for the 10th annual National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day, an event dedicated to raising awareness and funds to battle heart disease in women.
Lewiston Council on the Arts launches 'Lewiston Discovery Series' Feb. 20
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:05 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced the "Lewiston Discovery Series," a new program for curious minds. The aim of the series is to share the "art of" an interesting mix of creative cultural topics. The series will be presented every other month beginning in February at the Historic Opera Hall, 732 Center St.

The programs will begin at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered. No advance registration is required. A suggested $5 donation will benefit the LCA and the Opera Hall restoration fund.

Slapstick laughs at Northgate Health Care Facility
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
Ever wonder what it would be like to smack somebody with a pie like in the old slapstick comedies?
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission elects officers for 2013
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
At its annual general meeting, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, the binational entity that owns and operates the Rainbow, Whirlpool Rapids and Lewiston-Queenston bridges between Canada and the U.S., elected its slate of officers for 2013.
Ceretto honors Lewiston firefighter on a job well done
Tue, Jan 29th 2013 05:00 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, Congressman Chris Collins and State Sen. George Maziarz attended the Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Co. installation dinner last weekend.
New Directions elects officers, names board members
Tue, Jan 29th 2013 02:10 pm
The New Directions Youth and Family Services board of trustees recently held its annual meeting to elect its officers for 2013.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts series of events to celebrate 'Heart Month' in February
Tue, Jan 29th 2013 07:05 am
A community education program by one of Niagara's leading cardiologists, a free community lipid panel screening, promotion of the "Go Red For Women" awareness campaign of the American Heart Association, and a hospital-wide information event are just some of the activities Mount St. Mary's Hospital is offering as part of "Heart Month" in February.
St. Stephen School Mission Club support Kairos project
Tue, Jan 29th 2013 07:00 am
Members of St. Stephen School Mission Club lovingly decorated special placemats to be given to incarcerated men and women, through the Kairos prison ministry.
Village of Lewiston: Grease traps becoming a sticky situation
Sat, Jan 26th 2013 12:00 pm
The issue of grease trap maintenance, or lack thereof, is once again rising to the surface in the Village of Lewiston.
New Chamber of Commerce sign installed
Sat, Jan 26th 2013 08:55 am
Jennifer Pauly, president of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, and chamber employees Suzanne Raby and Linda Antonucci braved the snow and cold weather Thursday to show off this brand new sign.
'Hard Rock Rising' gives Niagara Falls bands a chance at stardom through global competition
Thu, Jan 24th 2013 04:00 pm
Hard Rock International continues its commitment to emerging musicians of tomorrow with this year's "Hard Rock Rising," the most far-reaching battle of the bands competition in the world.
LaSalle Yacht Club installs officers for 2013
Mon, Jan 21st 2013 01:10 pm
A sign that spring and a new boating season is not far away is the annual installation of officers of the LaSalle Yacht Club in Niagara Falls.
'Doctors with a Heart Day' returns in February
Mon, Jan 21st 2013 07:00 am
Dr. Glenda R. Rose and Dr. Thomas G. Barba, of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston, announce they will be sponsoring the 23rd annual "Doctors with a Heart Day" on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for their patients.
Giving the gift of life
Sat, Jan 19th 2013 07:00 am
David Woodley Sr., a longtime Lewiston resident, is shown with nurse Brittany Harris donating blood this week at a Red Cross blood drive at First Presbyterian Church in the village. On Wednesday, Woodley started his 21st gallon.
Mount St. Mary's primary care sites earn designations as Patient-Centered Medical Homes
Tue, Jan 15th 2013 04:05 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has acknowledged that both its neighborhood health center and on-campus primary care medical services have earned the prestigious designation as Patient-Centered Medical Homes by the National Committee on Quality Assurance. Both facilities earned Level 3 designation, the highest level that can be achieved.
Niagara Cerebral Palsy promotes John Reardon to executive director and CEO
Mon, Jan 14th 2013 11:25 am
Niagara Cerebral Palsy, a non-profit agency providing high-quality care to children and adults with developmental disabilities, has announced that John J. M. Reardon was promoted to executive director and CEO. The agency also announced that Salvatore M. Passanese, Ph.D., has been elected president of the board of directors.
Lewiston Cocktail Festival to debut March 2
Sat, Jan 12th 2013 12:20 pm
Lewiston just can't quench its thirst for history.

The first Lewiston Cocktail Festival will take place on Saturday, March 2.

DEC extends comment period on CWM's draft permit renewal application
Sat, Jan 12th 2013 12:15 pm
New York's Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week it has extended the public comment period for a draft permit renewal application on file from CWM Chemical Services LLC to 60 days, and will now close comments on March 29.

CWM, a Waste Management company, currently owns and operates a commercial facility for the treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous and industrial non-hazardous wastes on an approximately 710-acre site on Balmer Road in the Town of Porter.

NCCC announces Tech Wars 2013 winners
Sat, Jan 12th 2013 11:35 am
Niagara County Community College hosted more than 800 students from 22 Western New York school districts at Tech Wars 2013 on Wednesday. Competitions ranged from RC Heavyweight Sumo Robotics to 3D Modeling and CO2 Car Races.
New York: Cuomo outlines bold agenda for 2013
Wed, Jan 9th 2013 11:00 pm
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivered his 2013 State of the State Address Wednesday, outlining a comprehensive agenda that builds on the progress of the past two years to attract good jobs and economic growth, create a world-class education system that prepares the next generation for the future, maintain fiscal integrity and discipline, and continue to restore New York as the progressive capital of the nation.

"New York is on its way, coming back stronger than ever before, rising to meet some of the biggest challenges in our history, remaining as a progressive beacon of light to the rest of the nation, and standing out as a model of effective government," Cuomo said.

Niagara County Industrial Development Agency approves applications for assistance from Covanta Niagara, 210 Walnut Street
Wed, Jan 9th 2013 12:20 pm
On Wednesday, the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors approved applications for assistance the agency received at its December board meeting from Covanta Niagara L.P. and 210 Walnut Street for two major economic development projects in the cities of Niagara Falls and Lockport, respectively. Both projects, combined, will result in approximately $50 million of investments in Niagara County, while creating 123 new jobs and hundreds of temporary construction jobs.
Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center receives donation
Wed, Jan 9th 2013 12:15 pm
Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center recently accepted a donation of $2,000 from BMP America Inc. of Medina. The funds will be used to assist those in need who visit the health center at 3101 Ninth St., in Niagara Falls.
Buffalo Bills: Fred Jackson and Thurman Thomas react to new coach Doug Marrone
Tue, Jan 8th 2013 03:10 pm
Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson reacted to the news that Doug Marrone was named the 16th coach of the Buffalo Bills on his WBBZ-TV show Monday night. Jackson told co-host Bob Koshinski, "It was great just how excited he is to do this. He wants to turn this thing around."
Junior Purple Eagles award Gary Hill Memorial scholarship winners
Tue, Jan 8th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship committee has announced Alexander Ahne, Dylan Gagnon, Richard Minicucci and Sarah Stanczyk as the 2012 scholarship recipients.
Collins meets with local farmers to get farm bill feedback
Mon, Jan 7th 2013 08:55 pm
On his first full week on the job, Congressman Chris Collins, NY-27, met with approximately 40 local farmers Monday afternoon to talk about what they want to see as part of a new farm bill.
Old Fort Niagara: Snowshoe patrol takes visitors back to 1757
Mon, Jan 7th 2013 10:20 am
On Saturday, Jan. 19, visitors to Old Fort Niagara will have the opportunity to snowshoe back in time and find themselves engaged in a woods battle between British and French forces.
Left of Center: Lewiston Stone House is open for business
Sat, Jan 5th 2013 07:00 am
PHOTOS: The village's newest wine bar is opening its doors to the community.

After a string of successful walk-throughs for small groups of people, the Lewiston Stone House is now ready to welcome the general public.

Senator Maziarz and Niagara Aerospace Museum representatives announce re-location of museum
Fri, Jan 4th 2013 08:30 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz was joined Friday by representatives of the Niagara Aerospace Museum and local leaders to announce the museum's re-location to the old terminal building at the Niagara Falls International Airport.
American Red Cross, Dunkin' Donuts launch annual "Give a Pint, Get a Pound" campaign
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 04:15 pm
For the sixth year in a row, Dunkin' Donuts and the American Red Cross are teaming up for the "Give a Pint, Get a Pound" campaign, which provides a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin' Donuts coffee* to all presenting donors at Red Cross blood drives in the greater Buffalo area during the month of January.
Niagara Hospice Alliance bouquets provide hints of spring
Thu, Jan 3rd 2013 04:10 pm
Staff and volunteers from the Niagara Hospice Alliance are gearing up for the 2013 spring bouquet sale. The sale will run March 4-10 with pre-sale bouquets being ordered now and throughout the month of February.
Suneel's Light Foundation hosts 'Dancing with the Stars'-inspired charity event to raise funds for a Duchenne muscular dystrophy cure
Wed, Jan 2nd 2013 04:00 pm
"Suneel's Celebrity Gala" will feature local celebrities competing against each other in various ballroom dance disciplines.
St. Francis Guild donates to Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Wed, Jan 2nd 2013 11:40 am
The St. Francis Guild, the auxiliary of Mount St. Mary's Hospital, recently presented hospital President and CEO Judith Maness, left, with a check in the amount of $60,000 from its 2012 fundraising efforts.
Sentinel 2012: The year in pictures
Sat, Dec 29th 2012 11:25 am
Well, the world didn't end.

We figured it wouldn't. Yet that didn't stop residents in the River Region from seizing each day and living life to the fullest this year.