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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.
Village of Lewiston donates painting to Mount St. Mary's in honor of Marnie Eydt
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees presented a framed copy of Capt. James Van Cleve's portrait of Lewiston to Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
NU students making cross-country bike ride to support cancer patients
Mon, Feb 6th 2012 11:40 am
Although the spring semester began just weeks ago, Vince Schiano and Chris Zukas are already making ambitious summer plans.
Memorial staff wears read for women's heart health
Sat, Feb 4th 2012 09:50 am
Members of the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center family gathered at the waterfall by the gift shop Friday to show their support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day.
SPCA hires former Lewiston vet
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 07:45 am
Dr. Grant Hobika to "evaluate all animals and oversee their care, as well as assist in the development of animal handling protocols," according to SPCA press release.
Militello leaves N-W
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 05:40 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield Superintendent Carl Militello, beset by angry union members, budget shortfalls and a disgruntled school board, on Wednesday retired from the school district.
6 Northgate residents celebrate 100s
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 07:50 am
Residents from The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield sure had something to sing about as they helped six fellow residents celebrate their "2012 Century Birthdays" recently.
Students learn first-hand about government
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 07:00 am
As a part of their social studies unit, fifth-graders at Colonial Village Elementary ran for election as class governor.
William Gacioch and family make $2 million gift to Niagara University
Wed, Feb 1st 2012 11:40 am
Niagara University has received a $2 million gift from William Gacioch, Class of 1961, and his family for the renovation of Meade Hall, which will be renamed the Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center.
Wallenda wants to establish permanent entertainment home in Niagara Falls
Tue, Jan 31st 2012 04:45 pm
Daredevil Nik Wallenda wants to establish a permanent theatre in Niagara Falls where he and members of his family can put on tightrope or aerial shows and other forms of circus entertainment.

"I've always said I want to make Niagara Falls my second home," the Florida-based Wallenda told Bullet News on Monday. "Why wouldn't I? Look at the crowds that come through Niagara Falls. I wouldn't be a very good businessman if I didn't consider something like that."

Wallenda, 32, is part of the famed circus family the Flying Wallendas.

NRTG presents 'Ladies First Jazz Big Band Valentine's Day Concert'
Tue, Jan 31st 2012 12:05 pm
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, Western New York's oldest theater group (since 1923), presents "Ladies First Jazz Big Band Valentine's Day Concert."
It's alive: 'Frankenstein' at Ghostlight Theatre
Mon, Jan 30th 2012 09:45 am
Daniel Arrasjid stars as The Creature and Camryn Porter as Mary Frankenstein in the upcoming production of "Frankenstein" at the Ghostlight Theatre.
NIMAC awaiting word
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 03:15 pm
The Niagara Military Affairs Council is wasting no time in the wake of a Jan. 26 announcement by U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta that could again put the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in danger of closing.
Leadership Niagara presents: 'Breakfast for the Breakthrough Leader'
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 01:25 pm
Get a taste of what it means to go "Back to Zero" when Leadership Niagara hosts its "Breakfast for the Breakthrough Leader" from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Vantage Center, 6311 Inducon Corporate Drive, Sanborn.
Artpark brings magic to the stage with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella'
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 04:00 pm
Artpark presents "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" for eight enchanting performances Aug. 9-17.
Students raise funds for Save-A-Pet
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 12:40 pm
The Alternative Parenting Program students at Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently put together a fundraiser to help support Save-A-Pet of Niagara County, a non-profit animal rescue organization.
Airport parking fee doubled
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:05 am
Beginning April 1, parking fees at Niagara Falls International Airport will double to a maximum daily rate of $10 and a weekly rate of $50.
Artpark inviting schools, Scouts, groups to create fairy houses
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 12:00 pm
The second annual "Fairy House Festival" extends to two days in June.
LCA's 'Toast & Jam' is back by popular demand
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 07:00 am
Get ready to lose those winter blues! "Toast & Jam," now in its 13th year, begins on Monday, Feb. 13.

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