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Town of Niagara awards volunteers for help with summer endeavors
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented summer volunteers with awards at Tuesday night's board meeting at Town Hall.
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.
Ellicott Development files brownfield cleanup program application for proposed plaza site
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 04:50 pm
Ellicott Development has submitted a brownfield cleanup program application and draft remedial investigation/interim remedial measures work plan to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its Village of Lewiston property.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center transforms into world-class health care practice
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 03:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center used to be a little community hospital with a busy emergency department and a big heart. Today, it is much, much more.
Islanders turn out for epic fundraiser
Sun, Sep 25th 2016 07:00 am
Islanders turned last Saturday's Wishes for a Warrior event for Mary Dunbar-Daluisio into the mother of all fundraisers.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Clarence outlasts Niagara Falls, 26-16
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 04:30 pm
In front of a large Cataract City crowd on Saturday, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines in the latter's homecoming game, 26-16.
Annual Youngstown Arts & Music Festival returns to Youngstown Oct. 1
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
A relatively new event - the third annual Youngstown Arts and Music Festival - takes over Falkner Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.
Autumn Festival: Celebrating fall in Sanborn
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
It's that time of year again. Autumn has fallen upon Western New York, and with it comes a host of seasonal activities and events.
Traditional, new autumn events brewing for Falls
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
Next weekend, areas in and around Old Falls Street will be bustling with activity.
Grand Island: Road construction wrapping up
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 07:00 am
An estimated $1 million road project on Baseline and Whitehaven roads is nearing completion.
Village of Lewiston HPC outlines duties, explains tax benefits
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 07:00 pm
On Thursday night, the Historic Preservation Commission held a public outreach session - an open house, of sorts - to introduce its members to the community, and to provide details on historic property designation, standards and tax credits.
Grand Island Town Board: West River Parkway meeting set for Oct. 6
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 12:15 pm
The Grand Island Town Board voted, 4-0, Monday to hold a new public input meeting regarding the proposed West River Connector Trail.
Welcome home: Final C-130 deployment for 914th Airlift Wing returns
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 11:00 am
After a 40-year legacy, the C-130 Hercules aircraft made their final return to the 914th Airlift Wing on Sunday.
North Tonawanda: Residents raise concerns on roads
Fri, Sep 23rd 2016 10:55 am
Road conditions were again a topic of concern for residents at Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting. But the subject of the complaints, regarding a short stretch on Ridge Road from the Meals on Wheels to Payne Avenue, is not the responsibility of the city.
Wheatfield Planning Board approves National Fuel's dehydration facility site plan
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 04:35 pm
After many months of discussion and public information meetings between residents, local officials and National Fuel reps., the Town of Wheatfield Planning Board approved the site plan for National Fuel's natural gas dehydration facility on Wednesday.
Decision day nears: Village of Lewiston targeting Oct. 17 for final 'Paladino Plaza' vote
Mon, Sep 19th 2016 10:10 pm
Trustees are tentatively looking to issue a State Environmental Quality Review Act declaration of impact on the Ellicott Development plaza plan at their work session on Monday, Oct. 3. A final project vote would follow, at the regular board meeting on Monday, Oct. 17.
Grand Island Schools: Meet your superintendent
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:05 am
Superintendent of Grand Island Schools Dr. Brian Graham enjoyed meeting the public in his first meet-and-greet as much as the public enjoyed meeting him.
DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Project: Deed transferred to VFW Post 9249
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:00 am
Progress continued on the expansion of the DeGlopper Memorial with a deed transfer of neighboring property to the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9249.
Town of Lewiston: Ice rink faces uncertain future
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
Funding to cover Lewiston Family Ice Rink operations for the coming holiday season now appear uncertain as winter approaches.
Grand Island Town Board for the record: West River bike path update
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 07:00 am
Councilman Mike Madigan said this week he anticipates a public meeting will be held soon regarding what is called option 4 of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation's West River Connector Trail project.
Lew-Port Spirit Week schedule
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 04:50 pm
What you need to know this week to be "In the Loop."
Hot dogs; get your hot dogs here
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 10:05 am
On Tuesday, Louie's Texas Red Hots owner Louie Galanes celebrated the grand opening of a new location at 18 Webster St., North Tonawanda. He was joined by family, friends and city officials.
Wheatfield: Board to submit request for traffic studies
Fri, Sep 16th 2016 10:00 am
The Wheatfield Town Board agreed Monday night to submit a request to the New York State Department of Transportation to conduct traffic studies on both Shawnee and River roads, after hearing concerns from residents that their speed limits were too high.
Brian Wilson brings 50th anniversary 'Pet Sounds' tour to Buffalo
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:10 pm
Brian Wilson brings his "Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour" to the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The concert sold-out in less than 18 hours, as people rushed to buy tickets to see firsthand how the leftfield Beach Boys album came about, and to hear Wilson perform his musical masterpiece.
'Blindspot': Audrey Esparza talks Tasha Zapata, 'really good' season 2
Thu, Sep 15th 2016 07:00 am
Go to the bathroom early, put your phone down and get your snacks ready the night before, because, if the first episode of "Blindspot" is any indication, the second season isn't going to provide any dull moments.
'Paladino Plaza': Village talks SEQR, sets traffic study public hearing
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 08:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston took no action Tuesday on the State Environmental Quality Review Act process related to Ellicott Development's intent to build a 4.1-acre mixed-use plaza on Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets. They did schedule a public hearing for 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, to review the traffic study prepared by SRF Associates for Ellicott Development.
NT road repair rate setting record
Sat, Sep 10th 2016 12:20 am
The condition of roads in North Tonawanda has long been a topic of concern for city residents. Officials and workers are doing something about that - at record-levels - in 2016.
Interview: With renewed sense of confidence, KT Tunstall returns to musical roots
Fri, Sep 9th 2016 11:20 pm
"You know, you think when you have a really successful record, 'Wow, this is it. This is the pinnacle of success.' But, actually, it's now," KT Tunstall said. "It's now, where I'm in a place where I have a record deal where I can make good choices, and I call the shots, and I can decide who I work with, and how I'm going to work, and when I'm going to work."
Interview: 'These Are the Days' for Love & The Outcome
Fri, Sep 9th 2016 08:10 pm
Duo Love & The Outcome is back with a new album - and a new approach to Christian music.
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."
Kayaker surge creating issues on area waterways
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:40 pm
Summer is nearing its end and, with that, another boating season on the Western New York scene.
'Star Wars,' 'Batman' fans flock to Fan Expo Canada to meet, listen to Mark Hamill
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:10 pm
Thousands of fans came out for a special and rare treat: Q&A sessions with Mark Hamill, the actor behind Luke Skywalker in the "Star Wars" series, and the voice of The Joker in "Batman: The Animated Series."
Pay it forward to veterans: Submasters, customers donate meals to military members
Fri, Sep 2nd 2016 07:00 am
Thomas Daniels, owner of Submasters at 105 Main St., North Tonawanda, is encouraging his customers to treat veterans to lunch through his annual "Pay It Forward to Veterans" program.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Artpark says 'Bye-Bye' to 'Tuesday in the Park' season with Canadian music icons
Wed, Aug 31st 2016 05:10 pm
There were no war machines or ghetto scenes, but colored lights sure did hypnotize and sparkle in the audience's eyes as Burton Cummings, April Wine and Buffy Saint-Marie closed out the "Tuesday in the Park" season at Artpark.
Frontier House principals seek to subdivide property
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
Discussions on the future of the Frontier House have picked up again.
Good times ahead with annual Labor Day Parade, Summerfest
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
The good times reach their crest come Monday, Sept. 5, with two end-of-summer must-attend events: the 2016 edition of the Youngstown Labor Day Parade on Main Street, followed by the annual Porter on the Lake Summerfest on the shores of Lake Ontario.
Grand Island Town Board ponders social media practices
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray asked for "more grace and empathy" in future policy debates in a post he made to social media.
For DeGlopper: Certified AutoBrokers donates to DeGlopper Memorial Expansion
Sat, Aug 27th 2016 07:00 am
Chris Taylor and Travis Smith of Certified AutoBrokers at 1693 Grand Island Blvd. presented a check for $3,140 to the DeGlopper Memorial Expansion Committee Aug. 19.
Grand Island Board of Education: Cardone appointed interim high school principal
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 07:00 pm
Cheryl Cardone will serve as interim principal at Grand Island High School.
Wheatfield comes to 5-year agreement with NT library
Fri, Aug 26th 2016 10:45 am
At Monday night's meeting, the Wheatfield Town Board unanimously approved a five-year contract with the North Tonawanda Public Library for its services in which the amount paid by the town would decrease each year.