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8 is great: NU's CMAA student chapter again named best in nation
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
For an eighth straight year, the Club Managers Association of America's Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara recognizes local leaders
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 11:45 am
More than 200 people gathered for the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's Heroes of Niagara awards dinner to celebrate the generosity and accomplishments of local community leaders on Feb. 2 at The Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls.
'Sesame Street Live's' 'Make a New Friend' takes stage in Buffalo
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 02:45 pm
Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their "Sesame Street" friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to "Sesame Street." Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies.
Memorial staffers Go Red for Women
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 12:45 pm
Team members at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, The Heart Center of Niagara and the Summit Healthplex showed their support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day on Friday by rocking their red outfits across the medical center's downtown and Wheatfield locations.
Relay For Life kickoff breakfast
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 01:55 pm
On Saturday, Jan. 28, Relay For Life of Greater Niagara held its kickoff breakfast at the New York Power Authority's Power Vista in Lewiston. Breakfast was donated by Mrs. Thank You of Lewiston in memory of Rosemary Smith.
TNBPA honors businesses persons making a difference in local business
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 11:20 am
Elected officials and community members gathered at the LaSalle Yacht Club last week for the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association's annual dinner and awards ceremony.
Take a video tour of the new Lewiston-Porter High School
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 09:10 pm
It was a community celebration on Tuesday, as the Lewiston-Porter School District unveiled the signature piece of its $26 million districtwide capital improvement project at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in the high school's new glass-enclosed atrium.
'The Destroyer' Dick Beyer receives PWI's Stanley Weston Award for lifetime achievement
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 05:30 pm
Pro Wrestling Illustrated has named "The Destroyer" Dick Beyer the recipient of the 2016 Stanley Weston Award, the magazine's lifetime achievement award.
Civil rights icon visits Lewiston
Tue, Jan 17th 2017 04:05 pm
Lee Simonson, Susan Geissler, Pete Henderson and Tim Henderson (aka Josiah Tryon) welcomed Dorothy Counts-Scoggins to the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday. Almost 60 years ago, at the age of 15, Counts-Scoggins was the first black student to attend Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Louie's Texas Red Hots celebrates 50 years
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 05:55 pm
Since opening its doors in 1967, Louie's Texas Red Hots has proudly been serving its Sahlen's hot dogs, special sauce, Greek favorites and more.
Cecconi brings home gold with Team USA
Thu, Jan 12th 2017 02:35 pm
Joseph Cecconi, a native of Youngstown, competed on Team USA for the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Hockey Tournament in Montreal. He was one of 23 players from around the U.S. who competed, and brought home the gold by defeating Team Canada in a final 5-4 shootout victory on Jan. 5.
Christmas Caroling Trailer exceeds donation goal for local food pantry
Fri, Jan 6th 2017 11:05 am
Organizers of the Christmas Caroling Trailer recently announced the group was able to collect 5,177 items and $485 for the North Tonawanda Inter-Church Food Pantry.
Sakari debuts at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 05:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo announced the public debut of Sakari the polar bear and the start of Polar Bear Days on Thursday.
Positive response to new Niagara Falls lighting
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 05:40 pm
New light was shed on Niagara Falls for the first time earlier this month, with completion of the Niagara Falls Illumination Board's LED lighting project.
Tour of Homes: Barton Mansion wins 'Best in Show'
Sat, Dec 17th 2016 07:55 pm
The 12th annual Tour of Homes was declared a success with more than 1,000 attending the event, which was held Lewiston Christmas Walk weekend. The event is a major fundraiser for the Historical Association of Lewiston.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office hosts 'Shop with a Cop'
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 04:20 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office hosted its fifth annual "Shop with a Cop" event Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Walmart store on South Transit Road in Lockport.
NU ranked among nation's top 10 small private 'Military Friendly Schools'
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:35 pm
Niagara University has been ranked among the country's top 10 small private schools for American military veterans and their families, according to comprehensive results released Thursday by Victory Media.
PHOTOS: 'The Nutcracker' onstage
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:10 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "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.
Western New York Land Conservancy aims to restore Niagara Gorge
Tue, Dec 6th 2016 03:20 pm
The Western New York Land Conservancy has just secured almost $1 million for the new "Restore the Gorge" project. Funding comes from the Niagara River Greenway Ecological Standing Committee, and will be used to begin ecological restoration work in one of the most important natural places in the world: the Niagara Gorge.
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.
MORE PHOTOS: Celebrating Lewiston Christmas Walk
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 04:30 pm
The magic of the Christmas season descended upon the Village of Lewiston this past weekend with the annual Lewiston Christmas Walk celebrations.
Goo Goo Dolls donate proceeds from sales of signed instruments to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 03:35 pm
Recently, the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik and Robby Takac visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. The group presented a check for $22,800 from autographed guitars and drumhead sales during the 2016 "Boxes" tour.
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.
Lewiston Family Ice Rink opens
Fri, Dec 2nd 2016 09:35 pm
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink opened Friday, on time, thanks to herculean efforts made last month by the Town of Lewiston recreation and highway departments.
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."