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Maid of the Mist ready for earliest launch in history
Fri, Mar 24th 2017 03:25 pm
For the second consecutive season, the Maid of the Mist will launch on the earliest date in the storied history of one of North America's longest-running tourist attractions.
Heart, Love & Soul to host annual recognition dinner
Thu, Mar 23rd 2017 04:00 pm
Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry and Dining Room will hold its annual recognition dinner to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Heart, Love & Soul, 939 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls.
Buffalo Geological Society's 49th annual Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show at Erie County Fairgrounds
Wed, Mar 15th 2017 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Geological Society, a nonprofit organization, will host its 49th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show on March 25-26 in the Market, Grange and State Police buildings at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Let St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin
Sat, Mar 11th 2017 11:00 am
Did you know that Buffalo is recognized as the No. 1 U.S. city when it comes to "Best Cities for St. Patrick's Day Celebrations"?
Morinello joins Niagara County road workers for CHIPS rally
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 06:40 pm
On Wednesday, Republican Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined highway workers from across the state to advocate for Western New York's fair share of infrastructure funding.
PHOTOS: Chilly fun at Olcott Lions Swim for Sight
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 05:25 pm
Despite (because of?) the cold weather, a crowd came out to Olcott on Sunday for the Olcott Lions Club 48th annual Polar Bear Swim for Sight.
Dr. Hope Russell: Addressing importance of women's studies at Niagara University
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:55 pm
Dr. Hope Russell knows a thing or two about the history of women. So much, in fact, that she teaches courses all about it at Niagara University.
Village of Lewiston makes plans for summer
Fri, Feb 24th 2017 04:55 pm
In the Village of Lewiston on Tuesday, trustees started to make plans for summer. They agreed to continue working with charitable organizations, approved a handful of longstanding outdoor events, and pledged support for a newer tourism endeavor.
WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T looks to bring 'learning by making' experience to urban school districts
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
AT&T, Computers For Children (CFC) and the WNY STEM Hub announced the launch of the WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T. It is designed to provide public and charter schools across Western New York with comprehensive resources and instruction to engage more students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education and career paths through an immersive educational experience.
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.
Niagara University providing free tax help
Tue, Feb 14th 2017 09:15 am
For the 36th straight year, accounting students from Niagara University's College of Business Administration are providing free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season.
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.
Landmark Erie County lawsuit against pharmaceutical opioid manufacturers seeks damages for deceptive acts & practices, fraud, false advertising
Thu, Feb 2nd 2017 06:15 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Thursday by Erie County Attorney Michael Siragusa, Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein, Erie County Mental Health Commissioner Michael Ranney and Paul J. Hanly Jr. of Simmons Hanly Conroy to announce Erie County filed a civil action lawsuit against 11 pharmaceutical manufacturing entities and four individuals for their roles in allegedly exacerbating the opioid epidemic gripping Erie County.
Reps. Higgins, Collins, Slaughter & Reed join Flight 3407 families in meeting with top House transportation leaders
Wed, Feb 1st 2017 10:55 pm
Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), Chris Collins (NY-27), Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Tom Reed (NY-23) joined Flight 3407 families in a roundtable discussion with top House of Representatives transportation leaders to emphasize the importance of protecting the hard-fought aviation safety improvements achieved in recent years.
Sealed with a kiss: Aquarium offers special Valentine's Day events
Fri, Jan 27th 2017 05:45 pm
Give your sweetheart the unique present of a kiss from a seal and make Valentine's Day 2017 one to remember.
Catholic Charities receives $1 million grant to help fund renovation of former Niagara Falls School
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 06:05 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the recent recipient of a $1 million grant from the Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program (NICIP) through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York to help transform the former Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish School in Niagara Falls into a family services center.
Wilson begins planning for 2018 bicentennial with logo contest
Sat, Jan 21st 2017 07:00 am
Town of Wilson Bicentennial Committee representatives John Sinclair and Francis Gallagher presented awards to the finalists of the town's 2018 logo contest at the Wilson Town Board meeting held on Jan. 18.
WNY dance students work with Christine Cali
Mon, Jan 16th 2017 10:55 am
Students from The Lewiston Dance Center and the Grand Island Dance Center recently had a workshop with Christine Cali. She is the artistic director of the dance company CALI & CO in San Francisco, and also a dance professor at Sonoma State University in California.
PHOTOS: Lost Elysium headlines Free Music Friday at Hard Rock
Fri, Jan 13th 2017 11:30 pm
Buffalo's own Lost Elysium took the stage at the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, on Jan. 13 as part of the Free Music Friday concert series. The mostly rock, kinda pop act was the featured act on "Localized," the Chelsea O-hosted, Alternative Buffalo 107.7-FM music show.
NU Theatre presents annual Short Play Festival
Sat, Jan 7th 2017 11:25 am
Comedies, dramas and everything in-between will be offered from Jan. 20-28 when Niagara University presents its annual Short Play Festival. It's a smorgasbord of 10-minute, student-directed plays.
Rellim Hair & Makeup Design Studio celebrating 5 years
Sat, Dec 31st 2016 07:00 am
Lauren Rose Miller is marking five years in business next Friday, and welcoming existing and future customers to stop into Rellim Hair & Makeup Design Studio from 4-7 p.m. for a special launch party.
Women of Steel toiletry drive a success
Thu, Dec 22nd 2016 05:50 pm
Score another success for The Women of Steel of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarship
Wed, Dec 21st 2016 02:20 pm
Gloria Tarpinian, left, and Judith Shahin, right, scholarship co-chairs of the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary, flank Alvenia L. Harris, winner of the 2016 Esther L. Werner & Helene Barter Scholarship.
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.
Old Fort Niagara & Niagara University partner to make historic clothing
Wed, Dec 14th 2016 03:05 pm
The Old Fort Niagara Association and Niagara University have partnered on a creative project to produce 18th century men's waistcoats, which theater department students are sewing and donating to the fort's fife and drum corps.
'NF Mass Mob' to debut in Falls
Mon, Dec 12th 2016 01:25 pm
Event is focused on bringing the community together to raise awareness about our rich heritage and reinvigorate Niagara's historic urban churches with activity and optimism.
'Breakfast with Santa' at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:35 pm
Jingle and mingle with Santa on the weekend of Dec. 17-18 for 9 and 10:30 a.m. breakfast sittings at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls: Tina Spencer honored by New York State Parks
Mon, Dec 5th 2016 12:15 pm
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation employee Tina Spencer has received one of the agency's highest honors: the Special Achievement Award for 2015.
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.
Niagara University honors 5, raises scholarship dollars at President's Dinner
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:55 pm
Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals - while raising critical funds for student scholarships - during its 2016 President's Dinner, which was held Nov. 18 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls.
Lewiston named 3rd 'Safest Place to Live' in NY
Tue, Nov 22nd 2016 10:35 am
Alarm System Reviews recently ranked Lewiston as the third "Safest Place to Live" in the state of New York.
Lewiston Village Pediatrics officially debuts
Fri, Nov 18th 2016 07:50 pm
Lewiston Village Pediatrics, located at 733 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday with staff, elected leaders, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board members, friends and family.
Memorial announces Premier 2017 co-chairs
Thu, Nov 10th 2016 04:50 pm
Dharshan and Shannon Jayasinghe and Dr. Michael and Liz Mitchell have been named co-chairs of The 2017 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual black-tie dinner and entertainment gala.
Volunteers clean and wax Lewiston monuments
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
The village's two large-scale bronze monuments underwent their annual maintenance recently, when volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston cleaned and waxed the renowned sculptures.
Colvin Cleaners desperately needs coats for annual 'Coats for Kids' campaign
Tue, Nov 1st 2016 02:40 pm
For half of the 40 years Paul Billoni has operated his family's 85-years-young Colvin Cleaners, his team has collected, cleaned, sorted and distributed - for free - nearly 75,000 winter coats to children in need throughout Western New York.
Niagara University social work majors receive Zonta Club Award
Tue, Oct 25th 2016 06:15 pm
Two Niagara University social work majors have been selected for the 2016 Safe at Home Conference Award by the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls.
Making improvements: Trail at Opportunities Unlimited enhanced by Scout initiatives
Fri, Oct 21st 2016 09:40 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara recently welcomed a new addition to the Kimberly Woodruff Memorial Nature Trail at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield.
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.
Buffalo Zoo: Indian rhino Monica moving to San Diego
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:50 am
The Buffalo Zoo announced Monica, the Indian rhinoceros, will be moving to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park by the end of October.
The B-52s to perform with Buffalo Philharmonic
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:55 am
Rachmaninoff will be replaced by "Rock Lobster" when The B-52s perform with the BPO on June 7.