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Ahoy! Black Pearl sailing season starts May 26 in Lewiston
Wed, Apr 18th 2012 11:20 am
The Black Pearl begins her third great season at noon on Saturday, May 26. The Memorial Day weekend will be busy, so it's time to call in reservations. Cruises will be available on Tuesday and Friday evenings, and all weekend.
Ready for spring
Tue, Apr 17th 2012 08:50 am
The Lewiston Dance Centers' newly formed Family Booster Club and the Lewiston Dance Ensemble -- the studio's dance team -- are holding a fundraiser called "The Spring Fling."
'An Evening with Dream Theater' June 17 at Artpark
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 04:35 pm
103.3 The Edge, 97 Rock and the Rapids Theatre present "An Evening with Dream Theater" on Sunday, June 17, at Artpark.
Niagara River Anglers lure crowds to annual Smelt Festival in Lewiston
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Village of Lewiston and The Silo Restaurant, in cooperation with the Niagara River Anglers, will celebrate one of the region's most famous natural resources as they host the Lewiston Smelt Festival.
Maziarz, Ceretto, local leaders open new eWaste collection site
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 09:05 am
Local elected leaders joined Niagara County Refuse Disposal District Director Richard P. Pope and Sunnking President and CEO Duane Beckett at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new eWaste collection site.
2012 Chamber Gala: Ashker's Café and Ice Cream Shop is family-oriented and family-friendly
Sat, Apr 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business & Professional Association has chosen Ashker's Café and Ice Cream Shop as the 2012 Youngstown Business of the Year.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club donates to Niagara Cerebral Palsy
Sat, Apr 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston donated $450 to Niagara Cerebral Palsy to support the non-profit agency's services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Fish fry contest winners
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 08:20 pm
Congratulations goes out to Sanborn's Roger Drake, who won the recent www.wnypapers.com "Best Fish Fry" contest and received a $25 gift certificate to an area restaurant. He entered by voting for the restaurant he considered "king of the sea-food."
New Directions set to uncork 3rd annual Wines of Distinction
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 07:00 am
New Directions Youth and Family Services, a leading provider of services for at-risk children and families, invites the community to its annual Wines of Distinction fundraiser.
Memorial celebrates Summit Healthplex upgrades, women's services enhancements
Thu, Apr 12th 2012 04:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting today to celebrate the completion of a half-million dollars in building renovations and technology and women's services upgrades at the Summit Healthplex.
Connelly, Daggett leave Kinetic to create Buffalo Cabinetry and Bath Creations
Wed, Apr 11th 2012 02:45 pm
Christopher Connelly has left Kinetic Kitchen and Bath to start a brand-new company - and he's partnered with his former business and marketing guru, Anne Daggett. The two have formed Buffalo Cabinetry of Western New York. BCI, and the duo's Bath Creations, will operate out of Payne's Carpet Outlet.
Seneca Casinos unveil 'Summer Rush' for 2012
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:55 pm
Video: Seneca Casinos will deliver an unprecedented level of excitement this summer to the Western New York, Southern Ontario, and Northern Pennsylvania and Ohio regions with "Summer Rush." Headline acts include Stevie Nicks, Joe Walsh, Michael Bolton and ESPN's "Friday Nights Lights."
Promise fulfilled: Niagara University announces completion of $80 mil capital campaign
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 01:25 pm
Niagara University is pleased to announce the successful completion of "The Promise of Niagara...The next 150 years," an $80 capital campaign that began in May 2007.
Hard Rock Rising: Voting under way for Whiskey Reverb
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 10:35 am
Beginning today, fans of Western New York music can cast their votes for Whiskey Reverb in the Hard Rock Rising contest. The Niagara Falls band is in the running for a spot on the 2012 Hard Rock Calling stage in London.
Niagara Regional Theatre Guild hosts The Easy Street Big Band in concert
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 08:35 am
The Easy Street Big Band will appear in concert on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the newly opened Ellicott Creek Playhouse.
Hospice debuts DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series
Mon, Apr 9th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice has announced the creation of the DiMino Lower Niagara 5K Series.
Happy Easter
Fri, Apr 6th 2012 01:55 pm
The Greinert family at 6962 Errick Road, Wheatfield, is continuing its 26-year Easter tradition of decorating its property for the holiday. Paul Greinert carries on the tradition started by his dad, Ed Greinert, former town supervisor, with a lighted cross, bunnies, floral wreaths, Easter baskets and more spread over two acres (as shown above).
Good news for airport
Thu, Apr 5th 2012 07:10 pm
Niagara Falls International Airport got a double dip of good news Thursday with an announcement of a new flight destination and the news that federal funding for runway construction is on its way.
Dunkin' Donuts to partner with MDA on 'Make a Muscle, Make a Difference' Campaign
Thu, Apr 5th 2012 11:00 am
Dunkin' Donuts will support efforts to cure muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by collecting donations in its Buffalo-area restaurants to benefit the MDA through the "Make a Muscle, Make a Difference" campaign.

The initiative will run from April 8 through April 18 at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout the greater Buffalo area.

Harvey applauds $25 million initiative to revitalize Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 11:05 pm
Project will enhance international tourism destination and create 240 construction-related jobs.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo: $25 million to fix Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 11:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $29.7 million investment for New York Works projects to upgrade and repair six parks in Western New York.
DNFBA hosts USA Track & Field-sanctioned 'Run with the Rapids 5K Run/Walk'
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 11:45 am
The fourth annual "Run with the Rapids 5K Run/Walk" will be held on Saturday, May 19, in downtown Niagara Falls. This USA Track & Field-sanctioned race benefits the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital announces additions to maternity, gynecology services
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 07:00 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced that Dr. Sharmilee Thota has joined its staff of physicians and medical providers as it expands its maternity and gynecology services that it offers to the community.
Niagara Catholic preparing to welcome seventh and eighth graders
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 06:55 am
The faculty and staff of Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls and St. Dominic Savio Middle School recently attended a professional development day to discuss the transition of the seventh and eighth grade middle school students to the high school.
Niagara County Federation holds Annual Congress
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 09:00 am
Anyone who has an interest in the diverse history of the Niagara Region is welcome to attend the Annual Congress of the Niagara County Federation of Historical Societies.
Win a golf trip for four to California
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 08:55 am
The 12th annual Golf Raffle, chaired by Joe Cecconi, is taking place on Sunday, April 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sanborn Fire Hall, 5811 Buffalo St.
County becomes full partner in 1812 commemoration
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 08:00 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairman William Ross (left) and Vice Chairman Clyde Burmaster (right) present a check to the Historical Association of Lewiston for the forthcoming War of 1812 Bicentennial commemoration.
Fundraiser for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 07:00 am
Grand Island Moose Lodge No. 180 will be the site of a benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Saturday, April 28.
Women's Expo & Boutique returns
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 07:00 am
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas is excited to announce that its Women's Expo & Boutique will return to the Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St., City of Tonawanda, on Saturday, April 28. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2012 Chamber Gala: Angel to Apple 'a real asset' to Lewiston
Sat, Mar 31st 2012 07:00 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.
Town of Niagara honors eldest citizens, businesses
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 07:00 am
Former hairdresser Sally Benchik, 96, sparkles with humor as she pats the hairdo she had done for the party. F. Ray Collins, who will be 84 the day after Easter, still reports for work every day at Ray's Auto Electric.
Modern unveils split-body trucks
Wed, Mar 28th 2012 11:55 am
Modern Corporation this week unveiled the latest addition to its growing fleet - split-body trucks. Geared to make local neighborhoods even more environmentally friendly, with split-body trucks Modern is capable of picking up both recycling and waste from residents at the same time, using only one truck.
YWCA hosts big-money reverse raffle on March 31
Tue, Mar 27th 2012 04:05 pm
More than $6,000 in cash and prizes will be up for grabs when The YWCA of the Tonawandas presents its first reverse raffle on Saturday. The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus.
Lewiston abolishes police commissioner positions
Tue, Mar 27th 2012 07:00 am
After an hour-long executive session, the Town and Village of Lewiston municipal boards agreed Monday to abolish the three Lewiston Police Department commissioner positions.
Long-term dedication to Realtor association honored
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 11:25 am
Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS presented a special award from the National Association of REALTORS to 6 members for 40 years of service.
George Edwards honored for service to Niagara Catholic High School
Sat, Mar 24th 2012 07:00 am
At a meeting of the Niagara Catholic board of trustees, George Edwards was honored for his years of dedication and commitment.
Ceretto introduces Nik Wallenda to State Assembly
Thu, Mar 22nd 2012 03:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto introduced Nik Wallenda Thursday to the entire Assembly chamber.
NC awarded AED at Jeffrey B. Scott Memorial Tournament
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 07:35 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School was recently honored as a recipient of an automated external defibrillator.
Artpark to charge nominal fee for 'Tuesday in the Park' concert series
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:40 am
Goal is to reduce crowd size while enhancing concert experience.
Artpark: First 'Tuesday' acts
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 11:00 am
Artpark announced Kansas and Foreigner will kick off the 2012 "Tuesday in the Park" concert series.