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Vincentian archbishop - recent NU honoree - elevated to cardinal
Thu, Jan 8th 2015 03:25 pm
Pope Francis elevated 15 new members to the College of Cardinals Sunday, Jan. 4, one of them a Vincentian archbishop who was honored by Niagara University in November 2013.
John Ceretto sworn in
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 11:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, was sworn in to his third term in the New York State Assembly Sunday.
Memorial Medical Center greets first newborn of 2015
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 08:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2015 at 2:03 p.m. Friday when Marissa Gillingham of Niagara Falls gave birth to a son, Brendan Alexander Mangel.
Veterans Memorial vandalized in Youngstown
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigations into a act of vandalism this week that defaced the recently updated Veterans Memorial at Youngstown's Veterans Park.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association active in 2014
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
Wrapping up 2014, Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. President Cheryl Butera displays with pride a check for $2,225, awarded from the William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
Free family portraits at Community Missions give the gift of memories
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:10 am
Through the generosity of Bob and Jan Inwards, Community Missions again provided family and individual portraits during the Christmas season.
Sentinel poll: 71 percent not in favor of McDonald's in Village of Lewiston
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:00 am
Ten years ago this month, McDonald's Restaurant ceased operations inside the historic Frontier House. Readers participating in a Sentinel/wnypapers.com poll do not favor a return of the fast-food franchise.
Gospel Mission 'Angels' deliver Christmas meals
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:40 pm
On Christmas Day, the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission and an army of volunteer "angels" continued their "Feed the Falls" tradition, delivering more than 800 meals to needy area residents who might not otherwise have received a hot meal, a compassionate and warm smile, or any good news at all Christmas Day.
Memorial employees bring Christmas to area children
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:30 am
Donations by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center employees ensured 25 area families served by its Community Health Worker Program had Christmas presents under the tree this year.
Niagara County SPCA opens isolation room to treat sick cats
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA celebrated a new step in its "no-kill" mission with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new isolation room Thursday, Dec. 18.
Lew-Port Turkey Trot raises $1,000 for Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 08:55 am
You are never too young to start making a difference in your community. That is the lesson Lewiston-Porter students learned this Thanksgiving.
The Ice at Canalside is open throughout winter recess
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY is the place to be this winter recess. With open ice-skating every day, including Christmas and New Year's Day, bring visiting family members and meet up with old friends.
Tuscarora Heroes Monument: Never forget
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:10 pm
Neil Patterson Sr. from the Tuscarora Nation, members of the Historical Association of Lewiston, and local elected leaders gathered Friday morning at the Tuscarora Heroes Monument to place a wreath in remembrance of the 201st anniversary of the burning of Lewiston.
First Niagara lends a helping hand to The Foundry
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and The Foundry are working together to make improvements to The Foundry's business incubator and creative community space located at 298 Northampton St., Buffalo.
Ice boom installation underway
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 02:45 pm
The Army Corps of Engineers reports the annual placement of 22 spans that comprise the Lake Erie-Niagara River ice boom began Monday.
WNY Paralegal Association recognizes Niagara Hospice with award, donations
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 04:00 pm
Niagara Hospice was recently honored at the WNY Paralegal Association's holiday luncheon hosted at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery.
Old Fort Niagara: Twelfth Night Ball set for Jan. 10
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to dance back in time to the 18th century when "Twelfth Night" marked the most festive part of the holiday season.
Lewiston: George Osborne to retire as president of Artpark & Company
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 12:30 pm
George Osborne announced today he will retire as president in October of 2015.
Board of associates supports Mount St. Mary's
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
The board of associates, a men's volunteer group associated with Mount St. Mary's Hospital, recently presented a check in the amount of $23,000 to hospital President and CEO Judith Maness from events held during the past year.
First Niagara brings holiday spirit to Harvest House
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:00 pm
Volunteers from First Niagara hosted a toy and book give-away and holiday party for 85 children at the Harvest House New Hope Education Center Thursday. The event included a special visit from Santa.
USAF Thunderbirds highlight 2015 Niagara Air Show
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The 914th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is scheduled to host the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show July 18-19 featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team.
Buffalo Zoo offers updates on polar bear Luna
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:45 am
The Buffalo Zoo has released new photographs of Luna the polar bear, who is recovering from an injury she sustained during a fall this summer.
Aquarium of Niagara hosts holiday fun at 'Tis the Season' breakfast event
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 12:20 pm
The second annual "Tis the Season" weekend will be held at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.
National Grid prepared for incoming coastal storm
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 01:30 pm
National Grid crews across upstate New York are prepared for a winter storm bearing down on the eastern seaboard beginning today and through Wednesday morning.
Sanborn antique store plans open house
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn Old General Store, 5856 Buffalo St., will hold its 14th annual Christmas open house during store hours Dec. 13 and 14.
Christmas Walk fills Center Street with merriment
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 10:30 pm
Lewiston's Christmas Walk weekend kicked off Saturday in the village. The annual event included breakfast with Santa, Santa parading down Center Street in a holiday float, characters from Disney's "Frozen," a holiday market, a petting zoo, gingerbread house workshops, karaoke and the annual tour of homes.
Youngstown Christmas in the Village a community celebration
Sat, Dec 6th 2014 10:00 am
The fifth annual Youngstown Christmas in the Village, presented by the Village of Youngstown, the Youngstown Recreation Department and the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, takes place next from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
GNBC presents 37th annual 'Nutcracker'
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 04:30 pm
Niagara County's favorite holiday tradition is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 37th annual Christmas production is on stage at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center.
Niagara Falls beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 12:05 pm
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was joined Thursday by members of The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, local families and, of course, Santa Claus, to flip the switch and light Old Falls Street's three blocks.
2015 illumination schedule released; Mark Thomas selected chair of Niagara Falls Illumination Board
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 03:40 pm
At the most recent Niagara Falls Illumination Board meeting, members selected Mark Thomas as their newest chair.
To raise funds for mission to Haiti, UB medical students hold silent auction
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 06:30 pm
A woman who was hemorrhaging three weeks after a stillbirth was taken to a hospital to be treated. Another woman with advanced lymphoma was admitted to the hospital and treated for the first time. A teenage boy's first physical exam revealed a life-threatening heart murmur.
Niagara Catholic blood drive saves lives
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School brought in Unyts' community blood service unit Nov. 6. Student organization, TAG, or "transplant awareness group," sponsored the blood drive.
Law enforcement donates $2,000 to fight domestic violence
Tue, Dec 2nd 2014 05:00 pm
October was Domestic Violence Awareness month. On Oct. 26, the Niagara County Deputy Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association held its third annual 5K run and "Kids Fun Run" to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.
Village of Lewiston, Paladino working toward plaza compromise
Sat, Nov 29th 2014 07:15 am
Reconfiguring a potential fast food restaurant might be the key to a new plaza on Center and North Eighth streets in the Village of Lewiston.
Colonial Village School K-Kids help needy
Thu, Nov 27th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis K-Kids at Colonial Village Elementary School showed concern for the welfare of others this holiday season by gathering items for needy families in the area.
'Tis the season for holiday programming on ABC
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:55 pm
ABC celebrates the joy of the holidays, including the world premiere of Pixar Animation Studios' "Toy Story That Time Forgot," the return of the competition series "The Great Christmas Light Fight," special musical performances on "CMA Country Christmas," and classic, animated Christmas specials from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Peanuts," DreamWorks Animation and Dr. Seuss, among others.
'Deposits for Food' turns cans into cash for Heart & Soul, Community Missions
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 07:45 pm
Just in time for the holidays, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees and his "Deposits for Food" initiative presented donations totaling $3,000 to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry and Community Missions.
St. Stephen School: Mission Club giving back to 'Coats 4 Kids' drive
Wed, Nov 26th 2014 11:50 am
The St. Stephen School Mission Club has been busy collecting gently used and new winter coats, hats, mittens, and scarves for the "Coats 4 Kids" drive for the needy of Western New York.
Investigating pumpkins at St. Peter School
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 10:30 am
What vegetable plays a crucial role during the autumn months? Pumpkins, of course.