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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.
Niagara University to honor Glynn, Demler and Bennett at President's Dinner
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has made access and affordability to excellent education hallmarks of his second year as president of Niagara University.
43North Global Business Idea Competition announces official lineup of judges for Oct. 30 finals event
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 02:55 pm
43North has announced its lineup of finals judges for the finalist pitch session of the world's largest ($5 million) business idea competition, which will take place as part of "43North Week" Oct. 30 at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.
Scarecrow Display winner announced
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:30 pm
The scores are in and, based on creativity, construction and uniqueness, the overall winner of the 2014 Niagara River Region Scarecrow Display is "Bum Jovi" by Melloni's Market Place in Youngstown. The creative and humorous display is located in front of the popular Youngstown grocery store at 200 Lockport St.
Cuomo announces state's first energy management network operations center
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the launch of the state's first energy management network operations center, which will provide public facilities across New York with real-time data on their energy use, allowing them to improve building energy performance and lower the state's utility bills.
Higgins presents Insalaco family Bronze Star Medal
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 04:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins presented military medals and honors, including the Bronze Star, to the family of World War II Veteran Private First Class Samuel J. Insalaco.
Cornerstone celebrates International Credit Union Day with random acts of kindness throughout Niagara County
Mon, Oct 20th 2014 01:00 pm
To celebrate International Credit Union Day Oct. 16, Cornerstone CFCU staff participated in several random acts of kindness throughout the Niagara County area.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2014 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9.
Experience HARBORCENTER beginning Oct. 31
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:45 pm
The HARBORCENTER experience begins Friday, Oct. 31, as the complex drops the puck on its opening weekend.
Can You Help Lisa Sorri?
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:40 pm
•A benefit for Lisa Sorri will be held from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Grand Island Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752, 1841 Whitehaven Road.
First Niagara announces final $100,000 grant recipient for Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus business development fund
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
First Niagara Financial Group announced The Foundry in Buffalo is the final $100,000 grant recipient of $500,000 made available for start-up businesses and community redevelopment initiatives on or near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission announces 4th annual 'Feed the Falls'
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 05:00 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will celebrate its fourth annual "Feed the Falls" events again this Thanksgiving and Christmas days. Organizers anticipate delivering up to 1,800 traditional holiday dinners with all the trimmings to needy individuals, shut-ins and families throughout area neighborhoods.
Buffalo: Pegulas introduced to Bills fans in emotional ceremony
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 02:35 pm
"One team; one goal; One Buffalo" Those six words set the theme Sunday to the close of one of the most historical periods in Buffalo sports history - the $1.48 billion purchase of the Buffalo Bills by Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula.
One Buffalo
Sun, Oct 12th 2014 02:10 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment President and CEO Kim Pegula announced the launch of PSE's One Buffalo campaign. The campaign will serve as a representation of teamwork, and a deeper connection between Buffalo sports teams, fans and the community.
We know Jack's scarecrow
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:15 am
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Mount St. Mary's Hospital goes pink for breast health
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:30 pm
Part of the staff of the diagnostic imaging department at Mount St. Mary's Hospital dressed in pink Friday to bring awareness to breast health as part of October's recognition of Breast Health Awareness Month.
Aquarium of Niagara introduces rescued Pacific harbor seal pup
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara this week announced the addition of "Pup 2014" to its collection.