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Niagara Hospice House staff creates holiday cheer
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:50 pm
In the spirit of the holiday season, Niagara Hospice House staff adopted three families from Community Missions this December. The staff wanted to share their good fortune with those less fortunate.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announces The Ice at Canalside grand opening
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 05:20 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. invites the public to the grand opening of The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Gospel Mission celebrates volunteers who deliver
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:55 pm
In the afterglow of Thanksgiving, Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission enthusiastically recognizes more than 350 generous volunteers and 20 churches that donated countless hours and resources to make Thanksgiving Feed the Falls a huge success again this year.
GNBC recognizes Tuxedo Junction
Thu, Dec 18th 2014 04:55 pm
Prior to Friday evening's presentation of "The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. recognized Tuxedo Junction for donating a large portion of the show's formalwear.
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.
Navy Chief Odachowski retires after 22 years of Naval service
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:15 pm
Buffalo native Chief Christopher Odachowski recently retired after 22 years of active Naval service.
Leadership Niagara announces new class for 2015
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 05:30 pm
Leadership Niagara has selected 41 regional leaders across all industries to participate in its 12-month leadership development program, which begins in January.
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.
Niagara Now: Christmas around Niagara County
Mon, Dec 8th 2014 04:35 pm
The holiday season is in full swing and whether you're looking to see lights, watch history come alive, or discover Niagara Falls via a cozy carriage ride, Niagara USA is brimming with activities to keep you entertained until Santa comes down the chimney.
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 Catholic feeds families
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 02:55 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School's Campus Ministry Department collected food throughout the month of November.
Schumer, Gillibrand, Collins, Higgins urge SBA to prepare to swiftly offer assistance to Western New Yorkers
Mon, Nov 24th 2014 09:10 pm
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and congressmen Chris Collins and Brian Higgins today wrote to Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet urging the SBA to prepare to swiftly administer disaster assistance to the Western New York region.
Barker Lions give back
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 07:00 am
During the past year, Barker Lions have aided members of our community by providing hearing aids, eye exams and glasses for those who cannot afford them.
'Merry and Bright' at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:00 pm
Kick off your holiday season with Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY.
Niagara Catholic needs your help to make a difference
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is working hard to increase enrollment both locally and internationally. Three international students have been accepted into the 10th grade and will begin in January.
ECC's HARBORCENTER home signals new era for college's hockey program and downtown presence
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
On Saturday, Erie Community College's Kats entered HARBORCENTER's glistening Canalside confines, dropped the puck against interstate rival Hudson Valley, and ushered in yet another example of how the three-campus college is continuously looking to enhance its downtown opportunities - both on the ice and in the classroom.
Hockey Fights Cancer night in Buffalo slated for Nov. 7
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again take part in the NHL Hockey Fights Cancer program during the team's home game, presented by ECMC, Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. against the Edmonton Oilers.
Aquarium of Niagara: Meet harbor seal Cruz
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:40 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 1, the Aquarium of Niagara revealed the official name of "Pup2014," its newest harbor seal: "Cruz."
Buffalo Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male giraffe.
43North: Cuomo announces $1 million winner the world's largest business idea competition
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:00 pm
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced ASi LLC as the winner of the $1 million grand prize from 43North - the world's largest business idea competition.
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."
On National Food Day, Higgins joins Food Bank of WNY to promote awareness of community need
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 05:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins visited the Food Bank of Western New York as communities across the country recognized National Food Day with events aimed at promoting access to healthy food.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Niagara River habitat conservation strategy, launches campaign to protect headwater forestland important to urban drinking water
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 03:00 pm
A three-year long Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper strategic initiative assessing and identifying the critical habitats for the more than 900,000-acre Niagara River watershed was recently completed through the Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Calling all mini rock stars: Hard Rock Cafe hosts 'Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?' contest
Wed, Oct 22nd 2014 02:45 pm
Hard Rock is rolling out the red carpet for its youngest rock stars to show off their best impressions. To launch the Hard Rock "Roxtars" program, Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, will host the "Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?" contest Saturday, Nov. 1.
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.
Niagara Arts Guild announces show winners
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Winners of The Niagara Arts Guild Fall Art Show were announced at the Lockside Art Center at the show's recent opening reception.
Buffalo Museum of Science to open 'Pandas: The Journey Home' in National Geographic 3D Cinema
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 11:50 am
The giant panda is one of the rarest species on this planet. Shy, elusive and gentle creatures, they once ranged in great numbers between Beijing and the Himalayas. But now, after centuries of human expansion and destruction of their habitat, the giant pandas are on the brink of extinction, with fewer than 1,600 remaining.
Peace Center protests outside Falls air base
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Western New York Peace Center held a Vigil to Keep Space for Peace outside the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base Saturday, as part of the Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance and Killing, which included events hosted worldwide.
Combatting domestic violence in Niagara Falls
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Family and Children's Service of Niagara Inc. joined with officials from the PASSAGE Shelter and Niagara Falls Police Department Wednesday to mark the first-ever Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk and "Unmasking Domestic Violence" art exhibit in the Cataract City.
Hair's to you
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:30 pm
This past Thursday, Sandy Santos, Complete Senior Care PACE participant and a Niagara Falls resident, had her head shaved by Complete Senior Care employee and breast cancer survivor Kim Williamson.
Higgins, Ryan endorse Riverkeeper plan for Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced they are endorsing a plan for the development of Buffalo's Outer Harbor that was created by Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper.
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, fights breast cancer through Pinktober
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 03:30 pm
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, is uniting fans, musicians and survivors in honor of the brand's 15th annual Pinktober campaign.
'Walkable, Bikeable Niagara Falls'
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 03:00 pm
"Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play," a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County, will host a "Walkable, Bikeable Niagara Falls" workshop Oct. 7 at the Niagara Falls Public Library on Main Street.
Pendleton dedicates marker celebrating founding
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
Town residents and local officials showed up in force Thursday to dedicate a new historic marker that celebrates the founding of a small Erie Canal village that went on to become the modern town of Pendleton.
Year-round family fun at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2015, and the community is invited to become part of a very special experience.
5th annual Oktoberfest held on Old Falls Street Saturday, Oct. 4
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
Live German-themed entertainment will be provided throughout the day by the Bergholz German Band, the German American Musicians, and the SGTV Edelweiss Dancers. Festival guests will also enjoy a wide variety of traditional German food, beer and wine vending, as well as other food and merchandise vendors.
Cuomo announces new SolarCity GigaFactory complex at RiverBend
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 03:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new, 1 million-square-foot site for the future SolarCity GigaFactory facility, which will manufacture solar panels at the RiverBend site in South Buffalo. The governor was in Buffalo to officially break ground on the project, which will create more than 3,000 jobs in Western New York alone, and a total of nearly 5,000 jobs in the state. The SolarCity facility will be the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 1 gigawatt of annual solar capacity when it reaches full production.

"We said four years ago that we have to change the mentality of Buffalo, and every day since we have been working hard to continue this new energy and momentum in Western New York," Cuomo said.

Fire at Norampac
Wed, Sep 24th 2014 11:25 am
A massive, smoky fire at a containerboard factory in Niagara Falls on Saturday brought multiple volunteer fire departments to assist city firefighters in battling persistent flames.
Niagara County sheriffs participate in state training
Fri, Sep 19th 2014 08:40 pm
Forty-five law enforcement supervisors from 30 sheriffs offices around the state attended the 17th annual Law Enforcement Division Supervisor's Continuing Education Program at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs.
The Vault: A unique nightclub with comforts of your local pub
Fri, Sep 19th 2014 08:30 pm
Located at 8676 Buffalo Ave., in the heart of the LaSalle District of Niagara Falls, stands The Vault, a unique nightclub with all the comforts of your local pub.