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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 10:00 am
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month all November at all Seneca Resorts & Casinos. To kickoff the celebrations, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will host a Haudenosaunee community social from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Seneca Niagara Event Center.
The streak is over: Gas prices now higher than one year ago
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 10:00 am
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.22 per gallon, down 2 cents from last week. The New York state average is $2.37 per gallon, up 1 cent from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.36.
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.
Town of Lewiston budget struggles continue
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston is facing some very tough choices as the budget season moves along.
NT recognizes police with blue line on Payne Ave.
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 11:35 am
The City of North Tonawanda has found a new way to pay tribute to its police officers.
PSE announces exclusive partnership with TSG Enterprises
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 10:50 am
Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced an exclusive partnership Friday with TSG Enterprises LLC, owner of the Pure Hockey, Total Hockey and Hockey Giant brands. With the agreement, Pure Hockey and Hockey Giant become the official retail partner of the Buffalo Sabres and The Rinks at HarborCenter, as well as the title sponsor of the Sabres' division of the NHL/NHLPA Learn to Play program.
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.
Physician's lecture at Niagara University to address 'Underserved Medicine'
Wed, Oct 19th 2016 11:20 am
In March of 1966, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and most inhumane."
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.
Construction begins on new cardiac catheterization lab at Heart Center of Niagara
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 06:35 pm
Construction is under way on the new cardiac catheterization laboratory in The Heart Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
New date set for Ellicott plaza SEQR vote; public hearing still TBD
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 05:35 pm
For the second time this fall, it appears the Ellicott Development plaza proposal is nearing a final vote.
Lewiston Council on the Arts, Corey McGowan to relaunch Taste of Lewiston
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 09:05 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and a rising Western New York event planner are reviving a popular, summertime Center Street event.
Annual Niagara County career fair on Wednesday
Tue, Oct 18th 2016 07:00 am
Donald Jablonski has announced Niagara County's annual fall career fair - a county-run tool designed to help pair local jobseekers with employers looking for quality workers - will be held Wednesday.
'Sister We Win' gala to support breast cancer patients
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
Out-of-pocket expenses can pile up quickly for patients dealing with breast cancer. While insurance can help, there are still lengthy co-pays to cover, over-the-counter medications to purchase, and other costs that aren't covered by insurance plans.
Niagara Falls State Park seeks partner for theater operation
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced a request for proposals has been released for Niagara Falls State Park. The RFP seeks to identify a qualified private sector partner to continue operation of the Niagara Adventure Theater in the Orin Lehman Visitor Center, as well as to continue the targeted marketing and sale of the Niagara USA Discovery Pass to out-of-market tours and groups.
Plaza public hearing postponed
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is not ready to vote on the Ellicott Development plaza proposal, and probably will take additional time to review the project's State Environmental Quality Review application. As such, the public hearing originally eyed for this Monday's monthly meeting is postponed.
'Bari-ed treasure' revealed at Memorial
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 04:55 pm
Celebrate the life-changing transformation experienced by people who have undergone bariatric weight loss surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. They will be the stars of a fashion show at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.
DiNapoli: Organic farms growing in New York
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:55 am
Sales of organic farm products rose 56 percent statewide from 2008-14 with $164 million in sales that year, as New York ranked third nationwide in the number of certified organic farms, according to a report released by Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. In 2015, New York's organic sales rose another 35 percent.
Kim Pegula announces One Buffalo Community Award
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 05:20 pm
Kim Pegula announced the creation of the One Buffalo Community Award, presented by New Era Cap Co. Each month, Pegula, Pegula Sports and Entertainment, the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres will highlight the work of one exceptional member of the Western New York community and make a donation to a nonprofit organization of the winner's choice.
Natural gas, electricity prices expected to be below average this winter
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 05:20 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission today announced the price of natural gas and electricity this winter is expected to be lower than the five-year historical average.
Traveler advisory for I-190 and Niagara Scenic Parkway
Thu, Oct 13th 2016 07:20 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced a ramp closure is scheduled to occur on Interstate 190 in the City of Niagara Falls, as a part of a project to perform highway and drainage repairs.
AAA Western & Central New York, CSAA Insurance Group launch fire safety campaign with American Red Cross
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 06:00 pm
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, and AAA Western and Central New York have partnered to support the American Red Cross to promote fire safety and enhance disaster preparedness.
New York State Office for the Aging urges older New Yorkers to get flu shot as soon as possible
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen reminds older New Yorkers about the importance of getting their flu vaccination as soon as possible. "Flu season" in the U.S. can begin as early as October and last as late as May.
Allstate helps New Yorkers prevent fires before they happen during Fire Prevention Week
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:45 am
For most, fire safety was a subject they learned about in grade school, but, somewhere along the way, the knowledge gets pushed aside.
Schneiderman announces nearly $13 million in awards for cities to combat vacant and zombie homes
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:45 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced grant awards totaling $12.6 million to help 76 cities, towns, and villages across the state address the problem of vacant properties and so-called "zombie homes" - vacant and abandoned homes that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding.
Sabres Green Team working with Buffalo Audubon Society to preserve North Tonawanda wetlands
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the Sabres Green Team will partner with the Buffalo Audubon Society from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in an effort to help clean up the North Tonawanda Audubon Preserve.
Local foundation protects 3,500 WNY homes from carbon monoxide
Tue, Oct 11th 2016 11:40 am
The first few weeks of autumn often bring to mind scarves, warm cider, colorful leaves and hearty soups. But they also mean something else. When the chill returns to the air, people turn on their furnaces for the first time, and with that comes an increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
UB Food Lab, UN FAO to lead training session at United Nations conference in Ecuador
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:15 am
The University at Buffalo Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab (Food Lab) has partnered with a United Nations agency to lead a training session on food systems planning and policy as part of an upcoming UN conference that happens once every 20 years.
Schneiderman offers tips for charitable donations in light of Hurricane Matthew
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:10 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is encouraging New Yorkers to assist relief efforts, and released important information for New Yorkers planning to donate to organizations that are helping victims of Hurricane Matthew.
Town tax looms for Lewiston; board approves tax override
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston opened the door this week to the strong possibility of a town tax as it released its tentative $16.250 million budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2017.
Foodborne illness under investigation
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health is currently investigating reports of illness possibly associated with Mighty Taco restaurants. The investigation is being conducted jointly with the New York State Department of Health, Erie County Department of Health, and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Voters registration deadline nears
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:15 pm
The Niagara County Board of Elections informs the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 8 presidential and local elections is Friday, Oct. 14.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative '17 budget slightly under tax cap
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board revealed its 2017 tentative budget Monday night, which is $12,891,408, showing an increase of $88,791 from the 2016 adopted plan.
Niagara County Department of Health investigating reports possibly associated with Mighty Taco
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 05:25 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health is currently investigating reports of illness possibly associated with Mighty Taco restaurants.
First Niagara-KeyBank conversion information
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 04:50 pm
First Niagara branches are about to officially transition to become KeyBank.
Town of Niagara 2017 tentative budget with slight raise in property taxes
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee S. Wallace announced Wednesday the town's overall tentative budget is $8,746,981, of which the total amount to be raised by taxes is $1,940,816.
Public comment period for proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations extended
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the time period that DEC will accept comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations has been extended. Comments will now be accepted through Nov. 11.
Tower Foundation supports Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center's behavioral health screening program
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation has been selected to receive a $190,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to support behavioral health screening services for pediatric and OB/GYN patients at the Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center in the City of Niagara Falls.
Take advantage of free paper shredding at BBB's annual 'Secure Your ID Day'
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
In 2015, 13.1 million Americans reported they were victim of identity fraud.
Look Good Feel Better program helps women overcome side effects of cancer treatment
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:00 am
Look Good Feel Better, a free national public service program for women who are undergoing cancer treatment, will be offered to female cancer patients on Monday, Oct. 17, from 6 -8 p.m. in the HSBC Community Room at The Heart Center of Niagara, 571 10th St.

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