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Memorial Tree Planting Project honors many
Sat, May 28th 2016 10:00 am
Beaver Island State Park was the site for a memorial tree planting last weekend.
Mark Daul: Upper Niagara River bass fishing
Sat, May 28th 2016 09:00 am
Fishing season is almost here, but I've really never touched much on Upper Niagara River fishing, probably because personally I haven't fished that stretch of water in quite some time. But when I did, I learned a lot of things about it.
Youngstown meeting focuses on safety
Sat, May 28th 2016 09:00 am
Thursday's Youngstown board meeting was dedicated to improving the quality of life for the residents of the village.
Memorial Day observance grows in Lewiston
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 is making up for lost time.
Town of Lewiston hears more on water line replacements
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston Town Board members and interested residents received an education Monday on the harsh realities of cost, limited state funding assistance options and how to pursue the town's water line replacement work, in a lengthy conversation with Town Engineer Bob Lannon of GHD.
Grand Island High School Music Dept. committed to Memorial Day performance
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at the DeGlopper Memorial will feature another contribution from the award-winning Grand Island High School Wind Ensemble.
Grand Island: Lighthouse honors service of others
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
A Whitehaven Road homeowner is honoring those who serve as he helps light the way home for his fellow Island residents.
Grand Island: New roundabout almost complete
Fri, May 27th 2016 11:00 am
New York State Department of Transportation workers are putting the finishing touches on the new look to the roundabout.
Grand Island Board of Education: Building named 'Jack Burns Transportation Center'
Fri, May 27th 2016 10:55 am
Retired Grand Island Central School District Transportation Director Jack Burns was honored Monday as the Board of Education officially named its nearly completed transportation facility after him.
Homemade food, original artwork - and Duke - at Scott's Corner
Thu, May 26th 2016 04:45 pm
Scott Struzik and John Caldwell's foray into the food business began with a bulldog from Tennessee.
Community Missions honors volunteers, supporters at 24th annual Compassion in Action Awards Brunch
Wed, May 25th 2016 05:00 pm
Each spring, Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. takes an opportunity to honor the volunteers and supporters who make its work possible with its annual Compassion in Action Awards Brunch.
Niagara Falls invites world to #SoakItIn
Tue, May 24th 2016 04:45 pm
Representatives from the leading tourism and entertainment venues in downtown Niagara Falls came together Tuesday afternoon to outline all that residents and visitors can see, experience and enjoy this summer.
Interview: 'Lovesick' musical prodigy Jacob Whitesides visits Darien Lake
Tue, May 24th 2016 02:05 pm
Jacob Whitesides is not just a talented vocalist, YouTube star and teen heartthrob. At the ripe, old age of 18, he's also heading his own touring, merchandise and record label, Double U Records, and keynoting global business conferences.
Hueys to take to the skies at Fort Niagara
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
In tribute to the nation's fallen soldiers on Memorial Day weekend, Youngstown VFW Post 313, in partnership with an Indiana veterans organization, will present a very special program in tribute to veterans both passed and living from the Vietnam War.
Village of Lewiston re-establishes separate Historic Preservation Commission
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Following a run-through of agenda items Monday, trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted on and approved an unlisted action: reinstating a stand-alone Historic Planning Commission. Since 2000, Planning Board members have executed HPC duties.
Island of Hope: Grand Island mother and daughter among Relay For Life honorees
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
There is a saying that "when one person has cancer, the whole family has cancer." Cancer can tear a family apart or bring it closer together. For Grace Aswad's family, cancer brought the family together.
Gus Macker signup deadline extended
Sat, May 21st 2016 07:00 am
Two weeks away from tipoff of the 2016 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, the registration deadline to play in the tourney has been extended a week.
Working toward betterment: Buffalo Avenue businesses look to improve the area
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
Small businesses are working together to steer Buffalo Avenue on the road to improvement, by attracting new business and customers through enhancements to the area and beautification initiatives.
NACC 'Crystal Gala' to celebrate 15 years of success
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center invites the community to its 15th anniversary celebration.
Rediscovering Niagara Falls
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:00 pm
One of the greatest attractions on Earth is less than 15 minutes from your backyard. It's a wonder of the world, located within America's oldest state park. And you're missing out on it.
Grand Island: Toll removal effort begins anew
Fri, May 20th 2016 04:35 pm
Vowing to change the status quo and wearing a T-shirt that said "HOME FREE END THE GI TOLLS," Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray called for removal of the Grand Island bridge tolls at a rally Sunday.
Pyc, Tomkins re-elected to school board, budget passes
Fri, May 20th 2016 04:30 pm
School district voters voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in support of a $60 million budget for 2016-17 and returned two incumbents to the Board of Education.
Mark Daul: Upper Niagara River bass fishing
Fri, May 20th 2016 04:25 pm
Fishing season is almost here, but I've really never touched much on Upper Niagara River fishing, probably because personally I haven't fished that stretch of water in quite some time. But when I did, I learned a lot of things about it.
Wheatfield: Town OKs stay on ground-mounted solar panels, solar farms
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:55 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board voted to approve a six-month moratorium Monday on the installation of ground-mounted solar panels and solar farms in the town.
Court rules biosolids law legal
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:50 pm
Wheatfield's biosolids law to ban the spread of human waste byproducts on town land has been ruled legal by State Supreme Court Justice Frank Caruso.
Niagara County: Free 'Discover Niagara Shuttle' set to kick off Thursday
Fri, May 20th 2016 03:25 pm
The "Discover Niagara Shuttle" will be officially open to the public next week. It will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily from May 26 to Oct. 19.
Previte keynote speaker as U.S., Canada police agencies honor officers killed on duty
Thu, May 19th 2016 05:35 pm
Lewiston Police Chief Frank Previte offered a moving and eloquent message Wednesday as law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty were honored at the 19th annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service.
Niagara County: Village of Lewiston ZBA must rescind 'Paladino plaza' variances
Wed, May 18th 2016 09:40 am
The Village of Lewiston learned this week it inadvertently missed a step in its procedure leading to the Zoning Board of Appeals granting five variances to Ellicott Development for its "Paladino plaza." Subsequently, the ZBA will hold a special meeting (time TBD) to rescind the variances.
Interview: Amanda Schull shines on underappreciated '12 Monkeys'
Mon, May 16th 2016 04:45 pm
While it's unclear if Cassie will save the world, Amanda Schull sure has made it a better place for future sci-fi series.
Youngstown discusses safety measures, signs
Sat, May 14th 2016 09:05 pm
Thursday night's Youngstown Village Board meeting was dedicated almost entirely to making improvements throughout the village.
Former Trinity pastor watches Mercury transit the sun
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
As the pastor emeritus of Trinity United Methodist Church, it's entirely natural for Paul Robinson to be looking toward the heavens.
Lewiston names Dave Trane highway superintendent
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
With spring moving into summer, the Lewiston Town Board appears to be working more proactively on town affairs.
Village of Lewiston again making push for pedestrian safety
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston prides itself on being a "walkable community." Its elected and appointed leaders work to make the municipality a safe place for residents and tourists to operate.
Grand Island: Brian Graham appointed superintendent of schools
Sat, May 14th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Board of Education has appointed Dr. Brian Graham as its next superintendent of schools.
Grand Island Board of Education: 3 running for 2 board seats
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:15 pm
Voters in the Grand Island Central School District will chose between three candidates for two seats on the Board of Education during the trustee election May 17.
Look twice: Jastrzemski makes motorcycle safety a priority
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
As roughly 30 representatives of area motorcycle clubs riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles surrounded his podium, Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski vowed Friday to bolster motorcycle safety outreach at Niagara County's three Department of Motor Vehicles sites.
Niagara University commencement: Raine Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk embody, share NU's core values
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
"Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida have successfully used their platform as world-renowned musicians as a means for advocating for the poor and marginalized."
Relay For Life held at Niagara University
Thu, May 12th 2016 03:15 pm
On Friday, April 29, Alpha Sigma Alpha Zeta Chi Chapter at Niagara University attended the Relay For Life event at the Kiernan Center.
Billoni: Thomas Dee and team rebuilding Buffalo's waterfront, reputation
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:55 pm
An hour after the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced an exciting, diverse Canalside summer 2016 concert lineup on May 3, Thomas P. Dee relaxes in the early evening sunshine outside, on the Aud Block, once home to the historic Western terminus of one of our country's greatest engineering achievements, the Erie Canal.