News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Around WNY

Article Title: 

Viewing articles 1 to 40 of 432 total.
 
1234567891011 
>>Next >>
Aquarium of Niagara welcomes new additions
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara recently welcomed Richelle Swem for the position of curator of animals, and Joe Weickart for the position of director of development and marketing.
White lights give holiday cheer
Sat, Dec 3rd 2016 07:00 am
On Wednesday, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce teamed with local volunteers to repurpose the white lights. The glowing bulbs are now artfully strung across the International Peace Garden, nestled in between the historic Frontier House and the Lewiston Council on the Arts.
Canadian duo wins Great Lakes International Ice Carving Competition
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 05:50 pm
After 32 hours of intense sawing, chiseling and sculpting to create giant works of art made entirely out of ice, the second annual Great Lakes International Ice Carving Competition bestowed top honors to Ross and Antonio Baisas of Quebec.
'The Nutcracker' is a family-friendly holiday tradition
Fri, Nov 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Co. will present "The Nutcracker" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
Enhanced illumination project to showcase Niagara Falls in a new light
Sat, Nov 19th 2016 07:00 am
Construction is nearly complete on the Niagara Falls Illumination Board's new LED lighting project, which will brighten up the falls more than ever before.
Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas celebrates annual dinner
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 03:55 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas celebrated its 78th annual dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10. Nearly 200 attendees gathered at the Rescue Fire Hall for the event.
Election wrap-up
Wed, Nov 9th 2016 04:20 pm
•In Niagara County and northern Erie County, the race for the 145th Assembly District seat pitted incumbent John Ceretto, D-Lewiston, against retired Niagara Falls City Court Judge Angelo Morinello, R-C-I-Niagara Falls.
Dressing room renovations at Historic Palace Theatre
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:20 am
Lockport's Historic Palace Theatre has recently undergone major renovations to its dressing room space in order to provide a safe and professional space for performers to prepare prior to a production.
Preparing for Small Business Saturday
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 08:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is once again participating in Small Business Saturday, and encouraging retailers in Lewiston, Youngstown, Porter, Ransomville and Sanborn to take advantage of the national promotion.
Empower receives grant from the Elks
Mon, Oct 31st 2016 05:55 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, received a $3,500 grant from the New York State Elks Association to expand programming in Lewiston.
Heart Center of Niagara to expand diagnostic services
Thu, Oct 27th 2016 06:55 pm
The new camera will equip a second cardiac stress-testing lab at the heart center and is part of a $320,000 expansion that will include expanded echocardiography capabilities.
Niagara University's communication studies department launching careers around the country
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:30 am
The Niagara University communication studies department instills drive within its students.
'Roam the Region' with the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:30 am
"Roam the Region," siring on the Our Schools Channel (OSC-TV 21), features Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members and to bring awareness to the area.
Niagara University awards Vincentian Poverty Grant to Resurrection Life
Thu, Oct 20th 2016 05:55 pm
A Niagara University grant intended to support research and/or service projects that seek to alleviate poverty has been awarded to the Resurrection Life church and food pantry in Cheektowaga.
Artpark & Company recaps 2016 season, board names new chair
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 12:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting, held at the Niagara Falls Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 12, celebrated the 2016 season, which was filled with new and expanded programs.
Cuomo announces $55 million in funding at New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:55 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo hosted the New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit, where leaders in the tourism and craft beverage industries met with state officials to explore new industry opportunities.
New look at St. Peter's - and more to come
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:45 pm
When students returned to St. Peter R.C. School in September, they experienced some big changes.
Supporting the community
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:30 pm
In February of 2015, Coldwell Banker Integrity Real Estate introduced a campaign to assist local charities that real estate agents hold close to their hearts, and felt deserved a helping hand - organizations that are instrumental in aiding the community. The campaign was titled the "Coldwell Banker Cares Program."
Perinatal bereavement ceremony at Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:00 pm
Associates and members of the community gathered at Mount St. Mary's on Friday for a special perinatal bereavement ceremony. October is Perinatal Bereavement Month.
Going pink for breast cancer awareness
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:35 am
Staff members from the Imaging Center at Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently gathered on "Go Pink Day" at the hospital in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Go Pink Day" was just one activity held at the hospital this month to promote awareness.
NU launches 'Powerful' new branding campaign
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
A powerful new brand message has been unveiled by Niagara University.
VIDEO: Aquarium of Niagara asks community to 'Save our Penguins'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara hosted a press conference Wednesday morning to update the public on final-phase fundraising efforts related to the creation of a $3.2-million, 3,500-square-foot Humboldt penguin exhibit.
Niagara Falls Blues Festival
Wed, Sep 21st 2016 06:00 pm
Despite some heavy rains, particularly on Saturday evening, the seventh annual Niagara Falls Blues Festival was a hit throughout the weekend, with thousands of visitors partaking in quality entertainment on Old Falls Street.
Niagara Falls Country Club commences renovation
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:25 am
The Niagara Falls Country Club recently broke ground on a multimillion-dollar renovation project.
NT 'Healing Field' honors those who have served, victims and first responders of 9/11
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 01:25 pm
To mark the 15th anniversary of the tragedy that shook the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of people paid their respects to victims and first responders, as well other servicemen and women, during North Tonawanda's first "Healing Field" event at Gratwick Riverside Park.
A Peach Queen is named
Mon, Sep 12th 2016 08:00 am
For the second year in a row, rain threatened to mar the Peach Queen Pageant finals at the Niagara County Peach Festival. Fortunately, the final round went off as planned, with the finalists on stage at Academy Park.
Peach Festival 'Taste Off' winners announced
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 06:40 pm
Saturday afternoon featured one of the 59th annual Niagara County Peach Festival's highlight events: the peach recipe "Taste Off." Children and adults competed together on the Academy Park bandshell stage, making everything from pies and cakes to trifles and savory dishes.
Lewiston Jazz Festival names Soluri a Jazz Ambassador
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 03:35 pm
The 15th anniversary of the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival was celebrated Aug. 26-27, presenting more than 30 jazz performances on five stages spanning the village's Center Street corridor.
Fundraiser to help children find their voice
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:55 pm
Two Islanders are organizing an upcoming fundraiser for programs and research into a rare speech disorder with the ultimate goal of helping children "find their voice."
Niagara University develops student mentorship program with Niagara Falls High School
Tue, Sep 6th 2016 04:25 pm
The first week of school brings with it many things. For Niagara University and Niagara Falls High School, the 2016-17 year will begin with a new mentorship program.
On 71st anniversary of end of World War II, Higgins honors vet Leo Andrew Wabick with long-overdue medals
Mon, Sep 5th 2016 07:00 am
On Friday, Sept. 2, as the nation marked the 71st anniversary of the end of World War II, Congressman Brian Higgins presented United States Navy veteran Leo Andrew Wabick with medals earned while serving during World War II.
Ortt delivers a total of $62,500 to Niagara County libraries
Wed, Aug 31st 2016 04:00 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $62,500 Wednesday to public libraries throughout the western portion of Niagara County.
'Blender' on the Niagara
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 11:55 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce teamed with Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and Niagara Sunset Cruises for an on-the-Niagara-River business "Blender" on Thursday. More than 100 people attended in the event on the Niagara Belle.
Officials provide update on Robert Moses Parkway removal project
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 08:45 am
The community was given a final opportunity to weigh in on the Robert Moses Parkway removal project "build alternative" at a hearing Thursday night inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Insulin formulation developed at Niagara University could eliminate pain from diabetes treatment
Thu, Aug 25th 2016 12:35 pm
Every day, millions of Americans with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin to manage their blood-sugar levels. But less painful alternatives are emerging.
DeGraff memorial hospital to upgrade, expand emergency department
Thu, Aug 25th 2016 12:15 pm
Kaleida Health has announced plans to modernize and double the size of DeGraff Memorial Hospital's emergency department (ED).
Taste of Niagara Falls to dish up more options
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:10 pm
Locals and visitors alike can add some flavor to their Labor Day weekend by visiting the second annual Taste of Niagara Falls, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, on Old Falls Street.
KC-135 simulator facility unveiled
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:30 pm
Elected officials and civic leaders gathered Tuesday morning at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to cut the ribbon for a new KC-135 flight simulator facility.
Fort Niagara: Living history, night battle, bagpipes and more at War of 1812 Encampment
Thu, Aug 18th 2016 05:45 pm
Old Fort Niagara will present its final re-enactment of the season, War of 1812 Encampment, on Sept. 3-4, when the fort's staff, volunteers and 150 regional re-enactors will present history demonstrations from the War of 1812 for visitors to our National Historic Landmark.
ECHDC, Buffalo River History Tours launch new Harbor Queen tour boat
Sat, Aug 13th 2016 12:50 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the christening Friday of the Harbor Queen, a new double-decker tour boat docked at Canalside. The newly built, multi-hulled boat is the latest to be added to the fleet of Buffalo River History Tours, and will carry passengers on daily, informative 90-minute narrated tours of Buffalo's waterfront.