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Ceretto: Lehigh holds potential for regional transportation, job growth
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 04:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced the formation of the Lehigh Valley Rail Yard Stakeholders Group to develop the long vacant Lehigh Valley Rail Yard in the City of Niagara Falls.
LCA announces new changes at the OH! Gallery in Lewiston
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 11:15 am
Starting April 3, there will be some exciting new changes at the OH! Gallery in Lewiston. The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced that "Tuscarora and Friends" plans to expand its presence at the OH! Gallery.
'The Advantage Co's Guide to Living (really) Green' electronics recycling event With Sunnking
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 11:20 am
Old, used, broken, or unwanted electronics gathering dust in your basement or attic? Recycle them the responsible way with The Stereo Advantage and Sunnking Electronics Recycling.
Bad news for Falls base
Wed, Mar 7th 2012 08:40 pm
The news out of Washington Tuesday wasn't good for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and members of the 107th Air National Guard.
Maid of the Mist will operate boat tours in 2012
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 02:25 pm
Maid officials complete discussions with Niagara Parks Commission.
Jewelry makers invited to 'Innovative Bead Expo'
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 07:00 am
Crafters and jewelry makers are invited to attend the "Innovative Bead Expo," held at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., on Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo is open to the public. General admission is $4.
PubFest seeks to raise $50,000 for Variety Kids, first responders
Mon, Mar 5th 2012 07:35 pm
Raising $50,000 at this summer's PubFest will be a tall order.

Fortunately, organizer Ken Scibetta is larger than life.

Memorial Medical Center to host robotic surgery open house, demo
Mon, Mar 5th 2012 06:55 am
NFMMC will celebrate the delivery of the latest in surgical technology to Niagara County during an open house and hands-on demonstration of the da Vinci Si Surgical System on Tuesday.
Niagara University student gets life lesson in Uganda
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
While most college students went home to their families for winter break, one local student saw this time off as an opportunity to embark on a selfless venture. Alyssa Miller spent her holiday season on a volunteer mission to Uganda.
Getting a good night's rest
Fri, Mar 2nd 2012 07:00 am
More than 70 people braved snow, sleet and slick roads to visit Health System Services on Williams Road in Wheatfield for Sleep Apnea Education Day.
Holiday Inn GI platinum sponsor of Citizen of the Year awards
Fri, Mar 2nd 2012 04:25 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Holiday Inn Grand Island will once again show its community support by being a platinum sponsor for the 46th annual Citizen of the Year awards.
Artpark introduces summer art workshops for adults
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 02:05 pm
It's never too late to learn a new craft.
N-W wrestling fans aid food banks, City Mission
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 10:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Youth Wrestling Club helped out some area food banks and the City Mission by holding a canned food drive at a recent tournament at the high school.
19th annual Baskets O'Plenty Auction to benefit people with developmental disabilities
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 07:00 am
The Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 19th annual Baskets O'Plenty Auction is set for Thursday, March 8, at BPO Elks Lodge No. 346.
Legislature renews commitment to Niagara Falls air base
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 09:55 pm
$40K NIMAC contribution funds efforts to protect 3,500 jobs at major regional employer
Members of NU Class of 1980 establish scholarship for military veterans
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 06:05 pm
With the advent of the post-9/11 G.I. Bill and recent drawdown of forces deployed overseas, the number of veterans choosing to pursue degrees at Niagara University has more than doubled over the past two years.
Niagara USA Chamber Honors photo gallery
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 06:00 pm
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce held its annual Chamber Honors Awards Gala on Saturday at the Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel Event Center. The 2012 Business of the Year and Business Person of the Year were among the many achievements celebrated during dinner.
Oscar raises its 'Voice'
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 12:00 am
Click below for the complete list of Academy Award winners; see photos from the big event.
Sacred Heart Villa School hosts basket auction
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:00 am
Sacred Heart Villa School of Lewiston is hosting its annual luncheon and basket auction on Saturday, March 10, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Winter's last gasp?
Fri, Feb 24th 2012 08:50 am
Wednesday night's snow coated the trees white, as shown above at Woods Creek near Buckhorn State Park on Grand Island.
First Niagara Bank, KeyBank take gold sponsorships
Fri, Feb 24th 2012 08:45 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year awards banquet is April 26.
Highway Department keeping busy this winter
Thu, Feb 23rd 2012 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Highway Department is busy enhancing its safety equipment to perform better on the roads.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to honor businesses and individuals at awards gala
Wed, Feb 22nd 2012 10:55 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor nine businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, June 8, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Niagara Falls Memorial Primary Care Center celebrates anniversary, first 1,500 patients
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 11:00 pm
On Monday, staff members at the Niagara Falls Memorial Primary Care Center celebrated the one-year anniversary of the center's opening in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Memorial to offer robotic surgery
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 01:05 pm
Medical Center welcomes the arrival of its da Vinci Si surgical system
Leadership Niagara Leader of the Year luncheon
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 12:00 pm
Join Leadership Niagara for its 2012 Leader of the Year luncheon. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.

Register now at $40 per seat, $50 for a patron seat, which gives you recognition at the event, or reserve a table of 10 for $500. To register, contact Tracy Fletcher at 716-998-0351.

Brighton Collectibles donates to Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 04:20 pm
Thanks to a special promotion conducted by the Brighton Collectibles store in the Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls, a donation of more than $600 was made to the Breast Care Center at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
VFW donates to Red Brick Bench Press Championship 9
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:30 pm
VFW Post 7487 recently presented Dennis Brochey of Dennis Brochey's Automotive with a check for $1,000.
Wallenda will walk
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:00 pm
The eyes of the world will be on Niagara Falls this year as Nik Wallenda steps out onto a tightrope to walk between Goat Island in the U.S. and Table Rock in Canada.
Making reading fun
Thu, Feb 16th 2012 07:00 am
Colonial Village Elementary School's recent family reading night featured the Mike Randall & Friends "Reading is Magic!" show.
State representatives hail decision by Canadian officials to allow Wallenda walk across Niagara Falls
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 11:35 am
Today, State Sen. George D. Maziarz and assemblymen John D. Ceretto and Dennis H. Gabryszak praised the Canadian Niagara Parks Commission for its decision to grant permission to Nik Wallenda to traverse the Niagara Gorge on a high wire. The parties will now enter into negotiations to address safety measures, financial issues and logistics of the walk.

Today's approval by the NPC sets the stage for an event that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to the region in 2012.

Digital mammography debuts at Summit Healthplex
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 07:00 am
Technologists Debbie Perkins (left) and Cori Cosgrove prepare a new digital mammography system for use at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Summit Healthplex outpatient facility in Wheatfield.
Artpark: New Celtic music camp added to summer camp lineup
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 08:55 am
Registration is now under way for the popular summer camps for children and teens offered each summer by Artpark & Company.
Ceretto makes Valentine's Day memorable for area seniors
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 08:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto is teaming up with local schools to help make this Valentine's Day a memorable one for area seniors.
Health care reform subject of NU Family Business Center breakfast
Mon, Feb 13th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara University Family Business Center hosted "Health Care Reform - Regulatory Timeline" as part of its monthly breakfast forum. The next breakfast meeting is set for 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club names Kiwanian of the Year
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 05:30 pm
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club named its annual Kiwanian of the Year at the organization's Valentine's Day dinner on Wednesday at the Como.
1840s carriage house finds new Island home
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 09:00 am
A small piece of the 19th century has found a new home on Baseline Road, thanks to a two-year effort by an Island family.
Local leaders briefed on governor's spending plan
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 02:40 pm
Top government officials from Niagara County, Lockport and surrounding communities were on hand Wednesday at Lockport City Hall to receive a briefing on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's 2012-13 executive budget from one of the state's top economic development officials.
NU applies for tax-exempt bonds for new science building
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 01:50 pm
The Niagara Area Development Corporation board of directors today received an application for assistance for consideration from Niagara University to refinance $24.5 million of existing tax exempt bonds and for $23.5 million of new tax exempt bonds to build a state-of-the-art science building on the Lewiston campus.

"This is an exciting project for Niagara County and Niagara University, and we will do all we can to assist in ensuring the new science building is constructed," said Henry M. Sloma, chairman of the Niagara Area Development Corporation. "Niagara University is one of the treasures of Niagara County, and we are thrilled to work with the school (to) build a new science building that will help train our future workforce in the latest sciences - a much needed trade for this region."

Legislators hail county's bold economic agenda efforts leading to job growth, retention
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 08:30 am
Niagara County lawmakers received the first segment of a two-part annual briefing on the state of the county's economy and economic development efforts.
 


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