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Seneca Gaming Corp. lauded as one of Western New York's 'Most Admired Companies'
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
Buffalo Business First, a leading weekly business news publication in Western New York, has chosen Seneca Gaming Corp. as one of the region's "Most Admired Companies" for 2013.
Toys for Tots Program beneficiary of donation by Supermarket Liquors & Wines
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 04:00 pm
Chris Castellani, owner of Supermarket Liquors & Wines, and patrons of his store, located at 8438 Niagara Falls Blvd., made a major donation to the Toys for Tots Program just before the holidays.
Lawmakers inaugurated around Niagara County
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:15 am
Several Niagara County lawmakers took their oaths of office Wednesday as a new Legislature with three new faces began to take place around a core of veterans, including an 11-member supermajority that will continue to lead the deliberative body after 10 years in charge.
Brochey takes over in Town of Lewiston
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:10 am
Town of Lewiston Justice Hugh Gee administers the oath to Dennis Brochey as the new supervisor's wife, Cathy, holds the Bible. The ceremony was held New Year's Day at the Lewiston Senior Center.
Tops offers wellness tips to kick-off a healthy new year
Wed, Jan 1st 2014 07:00 am
It's that time of the year when people look back on years past and identify goals they want to achieve in the year ahead. According to USA.gov, nearly half of the most popular New Year's resolutions each year are health-related.

"Despite good intentions, the majority of Americans give up on their New Year's resolutions within the first few weeks of the new year," said Gail Marchese, wellness coordinator at Tops. "For those making health-related resolutions, there are simple ways to make smarter food and lifestyle choices that can be easily incorporated into your daily lives."

Here are a few wellness, smart eating, and food shopping tips from Tops to ease the transition to a healthier lifestyle in 2014 and beyond.

Artpark among UpstateLIVE's 'Best of 2013' music picks
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 06:00 pm
UpstateLIVE recently released its staff and reporter picks for best venues, albums, shows and festivals in a five-part series on its website, www.upstatelive.com. Artpark was named one of the year's "Best Large Venues."
'NORAD Tracks Santa' program a record-breaking success
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The North American Aerospace Defense Command's "NORAD Tracks Santa" program exceeded its own records in the number of calls, emails and social media followers this year. The program, which began after a misprinted ad in a local paper in 1955, has more than 1,200 volunteers and NORAD staff answering queries on the location of Santa Claus as he circles the globe delivering presents.
Lewiston homes have holiday cheer
Tue, Dec 24th 2013 07:00 am
Several homes in the Village of Lewiston have big, bright, colorful Christmas displays on their front lawns.
New Directions Youth and Family Services has Angel Tree
Tue, Dec 24th 2013 12:25 am
Staff at New Directions Youth and Family Services reveled in the holiday spirit as they wrapped gifts the agency collected for children enrolled in the agency's preventative services through its social media Angel Tree program.
Mount St. Mary's surgery department makes holiday donation
Mon, Dec 23rd 2013 11:35 am
The perioperative services (surgery, recovery, endoscopy, central supply, anesthesia) department at Mount St. Mary's Hospital gathered personal care items throughout the Christmas season and donated the items to the Heart, Love & Soul in Niagara Falls.
2014 Premier prepares for silent auction
Mon, Dec 23rd 2013 11:35 am
Anne and Dr. Richard Sawicki display an autographed Patrick Kane hockey jersey and other distinctive and luxury items that will be offered during the silent auction at The 2014 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black tie dinner and entertainment gala.
St. Francis Guild donates to Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
The St. Francis Guild volunteer organization of Mount St. Mary's Hospital conducts numerous fundraising efforts with all proceeds used to benefit the hospital.
Video: Lewiston pays tribute to Tuscarora Nation at 'Flames' event
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 10:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston commemorated the 200th anniversary of the burning of Lewiston (Dec. 19, 1813) with its "Flames Through Lewiston" re-enactment and dedication of the Tuscarora Heroes Monument (Dec. 19, 2013).
Bank of America Foundation supports Community Missions soup kitchen
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 09:20 am
The Community Soup Kitchen at Community Missions received funds from the Bank of America Foundation. Niagara Falls Pine Avenue Branch Manager Ardell Dolson presented a check to Community Missions' Executive Director Robyn L. Krueger.
Delaware North establishes new culinary scholarship for Niagara County Community College
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 09:20 am
Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality and food service with operating companies in the lodging, sporting, airport and gaming and entertainment industries, has established an endowed $10,000 scholarship at Niagara County Community College for culinary and hospitality students.
Mike Iaconelli, Bass University, 'Aspirin Buster' featured at Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo
Wed, Dec 18th 2013 11:25 am
Get hooked on Niagara's largest outdoor show of 2014. The Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, to be held inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (101 Old Falls St.) Jan. 24-26, includes more than 100 outdoor vendors.
A Christmas feast
Mon, Dec 16th 2013 03:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Teachers Local 801 dropped off its donation of 60 turkeys for distribution during Community Missions' Christmas program.
'Heroes of Niagara Awards Dinner' honored community members
Mon, Dec 16th 2013 02:30 pm
For their contributions to the Niagara County and Western New York communities, the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation honored Gary Hall; Reeds/Jenss and the Zimmer family; Gary Strenkoski; and Lisa Tribunella (Inspiration Award).
Tuscarora Heroes Monument to be unveiled at 'Flames Through Lewiston'
Sat, Dec 14th 2013 07:00 am
More than 150 volunteer re-enactors of all ages and from both sides of the border will recreate the War of 1812 British attack on Lewiston during Thursday's "Flames Through Lewiston" event, which will feature the unveiling of the much-awaited Tuscarora Heroes Monument.
Iron Order Motorcycle Club donates to Eastern Niagara Hospital
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 07:55 pm
Members of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club Lockport Chapter recently raised $1,225 to buy new equipment for Eastern Niagara Hospital's child and adolescent psychiatric services unit.
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls, USA, hosts 5th annual New Year's Eve Guitar Drop
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 09:00 am
Get ready to rock 'n' ring in the new year. On Tuesday, Dec. 31, Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls, USA, hosts the city's fifth annual New Year's Eve Guitar Drop. Fans can join Hard Rock and count down to 2014, as a 10-foot Gibson guitar, painted by local artist Rob Lynch and illuminated by Ken-Ton Electronics, is lowered off the Giacomo Hotel at midnight.
Health System Services donates to Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 08:45 am
The staff of Health System Services and their friends "adopted" 14 families and collected clothes, toys and personal items that were given to the Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center.
Artpark to welcome The Kingston Trio and Glenn Miller Orchestra
Tue, Dec 10th 2013 04:55 pm
Artpark has announced The Kingston Trio and Glenn Miller Orchestra are set to perform at the Mainstage Theater in the summer of 2014.
Stella Niagara students collect returnable bottles to fund clean water project
Tue, Dec 10th 2013 01:30 pm
Students at Stella Niagara Education Park spent weeks collecting returnable plastic bottles in order to raise $300 to provide clean water for people in a developing nation. Through Heifer International, SNEP is donating the funds to purchase a treadle pump that will help to irrigate fields.
Father Maher spends 13 days in Asia, eyes expansion of Niagara University's global presence
Mon, Dec 9th 2013 11:00 am
When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was appointed as the 26th president of Niagara University, he made it an immediate priority to establish a worldwide presence for the Catholic and Vincentian institution.

His escalating frequent flyer miles indicate he is a man of action.

Christmas season in Lewiston
Fri, Dec 6th 2013 10:15 pm
The holidays are here, and the festivities have begun in the Village of Lewiston. Christmas lights are shining along Center Street, the Lewiston Family Ice Rink is open, and, on Friday, the Hennepin Park Gazebo Christmas tree was lit.
Deborah and Rocco Surace to co-chair Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 22nd annual Diamond Ball
Thu, Dec 5th 2013 06:20 pm
The Western & Central New York Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announced Deborah and Rocco Surace will serve as co-chairs for the society's 22nd annual Diamond Ball at Samuel's Grande Manor.
NYS awards $795,000 to Niagara Falls Memorial for groundbreaking outpatient mental health program
Thu, Dec 5th 2013 06:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded $795,000 in state funding for its new Wellness Connection Place, a groundbreaking coordinated care program for adult mental health patients.

The three-year award, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is one of just 37 statewide and the only one designated for a Western New York hospital in the second phase of the competitive Vital Access/Safety Net Provider Program.

Memorial is in the process of renovating its outpatient adult mental health center to establish a one-stop, multi-service center called the Wellness Connection Center.

Dunkin' Donuts renews partnership with Marine Corps Reserves' Toys for Tots program in Western New York
Thu, Dec 5th 2013 06:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts will show its support for one of America's most iconic holiday toy collection drives this holiday season through a second-year partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves' Toys for Tots program in Western New York.
Niagara Hospice gives thanks to Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 08:25 am
A record number of runners in The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon traveled safely through Lewiston thanks, in part, to Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1. Paul Beatty, race chairman of The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K, recently recognized the fire company with a thank you plaque.
Niagara Hospice and Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center collaborate
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 08:25 am
Niagara Hospice and Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation & Health Care Center have announced a new collaboration that will provide a dedicated hospice unit in eastern Niagara County
Holidays with HAL
Tue, Dec 3rd 2013 04:20 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston celebrated the holiday season Monday with a festive gathering at Water Street Landing.
The Spicey Pickle: Mexican restaurant coming to Village of Lewiston
Mon, Dec 2nd 2013 04:05 pm
Aaron Rotella is opening The Spicey Pickle in Lewiston a little later this winter.
'Great Contraption Race' to benefit It Happened to Alexa Foundation
Sat, Nov 30th 2013 07:00 am
Living in northern Niagara County, one of neatest attributes seen in area residents is their ability to get creative.
Holiday-themed community open house comes to Niagara University Dec. 6
Fri, Nov 29th 2013 07:00 am
Santa Claus, meet Monte the Eagle.

Jolly Old St. Nick is coming to Monteagle Ridge on Friday, Dec. 6 - St. Nicholas Day, no less - for a holiday-themed community open house.

Higgins presents Silver Star to family of Richard Blasinski exactly 63 years after his brave actions
Wed, Nov 27th 2013 07:40 pm
On Nov. 27, 1950, during the Korean War, Corporal Richard J. Blasinski saved many lives. He was awarded the Silver Star, but was never formally recognized before his passing in 1991.
Niagara Falls Mayor Dyster proclaims Dec. 3 as #GivingTuesday in Cataract City
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 08:00 pm
Niagara Falls has proclaimed Dec. 3, 2013, as #GivingTuesday - Niagara Falls' Day of Giving. The proclamation was made by Mayor Paul Dyster Tuesday afternoon, as he was joined at City Hall by representatives from Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. and Niagara University, two local organizations taking part in the #GivingTuesday initiative.
Niagara County: Colleagues hail Bill Ross's 80th birthday
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 09:20 am
The chairman of Niagara County's Legislature turned 80 Monday - a milestone colleagues marked with cake, words of praise, and special gifts that symbolized the vigorous government figurehead's decade in office.
Mount St. Mary's earns quality designation for stroke treatment
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 09:15 am
U.S. News & World Report has listed Mount St. Mary's Hospital for successfully implementing a higher standard of care for stroke patients through the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke quality improvement program. Mount St. Mary's earned "Target Stroke Honor Roll" status.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes Dr. Bishara
Mon, Nov 25th 2013 12:10 pm
It was a full house in the conference rooms at Mount St. Mary's Hospital as family, friends and colleagues joined to salute Dr. Maryann Bishara and recognize her more than 50 years of service to the community at the hospital and health center.
 


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