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Captivating cuisine, but not a great atmosphere at Niagara Falls eatery
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 05:15 pm
Authentic Greek food is not easy to find in Western New York, but Sophie's Pita & Grill is a good place to start.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association busy planning for 2015
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 09:00 am
Installations, planning and optimism for the upcoming summer and beyond in northern Niagara were among the newsmakers from the April 14 meeting of the Youngstown Business and Professional Association.
Lewiston Town Board hears about mounting repair work
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:25 am
Spring is well underway, and with it has come a number of projects to be addressed in the Town of Lewiston.
Baked Cupcakery: How sweet it is for local cupcake business
Sat, Apr 18th 2015 07:00 am
Baked Cupcakery, a fledgling Grand Island business, can boast it has Western New York's Best Cupcake.
Errick Road shooting update
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 09:45 pm
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour offered a small update late Friday on the Errick Road gunfight that took place earlier in the day. At the time, investigators were still casing the outside of the house where the incident occurred, 6871 Errick Road.
Errick Road shooting leaves one dead, two injured
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:55 pm
One person is dead and two more injured after shots were fired at an Errick Road residence early this afternoon, Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour announced at a press conference in Fairmount Park.
Billoni's Buffalo-Niagara Views: Play ball!
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:40 pm
There is no better way to signify the start of spring in Western New York than by attending the Buffalo Bisons' home opener.
My day as a 6th-grader at VCMS
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
As you may know, I am fairly new to our school and the Grand Island community. I am still learning all of the details of our systems and procedures while trying my hardest to learn everyone's name as quickly as possible. Everyone has been incredibly welcoming and patient.
Grand Island Chamber thanks award sponsors
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has thanked the sponsors of its 49th annual Citizen of the Year awards.
Grand Island Town Board: Roesch appointed deputy supervisor
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 11:00 am
Grand Island Town Supervisor Mary Cooke appointed Councilman Gary Roesch deputy supervisor, effective immediately.
Impossible? It's possible! N-W to perform 'Cinderella'
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield High School is dusting off the glass slippers and ball gowns for a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's take on the classic tale of "Cinderella." Students will perform for five shows between April 23 and April 26.
Fire companies seek new volunteers at RecruitNY
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Fire departments all across New York will open their doors and bays to local residents to learn about volunteer firefighting and what it takes to be a firefighter as part of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York fifth annual RecruitNY initiative.
FASNY meeting highlights firefighters' concerns
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 07:00 am
Achieving standards for volunteers already granted to career firefighters was the focus of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York legislative outreach program in Cambria on Saturday.
N-W faces another budget deficit
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 09:15 pm
Despite an increased state education budget, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will need to seek out additional money to fully fund its 2015-16 budget.
Counting Crows take 'Somewhere Under Wonderland' tour to Artpark
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 04:55 pm
Counting Crows are following up their critically acclaimed seventh album, "Somewhere Under Wonderland," with the U.S. leg of their 2015 worldwide tour.
Artpark adds Lynyrd Skynyrd, Creedence, America, Grace Potter, Three Days Grace, O.A.R. and more
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 10:00 am
Artpark announced more headlining acts that will appear at the venue's popular "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series.
'Jazz & Pasta' returns
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 07:00 am
"Jazz & Pasta," The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival's worthy warm-up act, will take place from 1 until 6 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St. The annual fundraising event offers food and music from some of the top local chefs and musicians, as well as a basket auction and 50/50 split draw.
McCollum honored as Youngstown Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 11th 2015 09:00 am
Marjorie McCollum has been chosen by Village of Youngstown Mayor Raleigh Reynolds and trustees as the 2015 Village of Youngstown Citizen of the Year.
Casseri takes over at Lew-Port
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 08:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education has announced the appointment of Paul J. Casseri as the next Lewiston-Porter superintendent of schools, effective July 1.
Boulevard improvements
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
Both residents and councilmen voiced concerns over the continuation of road work on Niagara Falls Boulevard at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting Monday.
NT residents honored
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:45 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council meeting Tuesday began with the recognition of several citizens who have made contributions to the city over the years.
ReNU Niagara kicks off National Volunteer Month with LiveNF
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:00 am
People from Niagara Falls and surrounding areas gathered at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Tuesday evening for one purpose: to make a difference.
'Perilous Flow' a gift of the river
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:00 am
It began with the reunion of two former classmates.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year award winners named
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 10:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber has announced the recipients for the 49th Citizen of the Year awards.
New location, sponsors for Lewiston Smelt Festival
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 08:30 pm
Early Thursday morning, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival was alive and well thanks to the addition of two new event sponsors: DiMino Tops Lewiston and Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours.
Smelt Festival is a go
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 10:00 am
In a partnership amongst several organizations and businesses, the annual Smelt Festival will continue Friday, May 1, at a new location on the Lewiston waterfront.
Blondie and Melissa Etheridge co-headlining date added to Artpark lineup
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 06:20 pm
Two big names are slated to share headlining duties at "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park at Artpark." Blondie and Melissa Etheridge will perform at the amphitheater venue July 7.
Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat tour Artpark July 29
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 11:00 am
In what is sure to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer, Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat have announced plans for a North American co-headline tour. "The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour" heads to Artpark July 29.
Mark Daul: Ever see a screech owl?
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 11:40 am
Screech owls are a fascinating creature. And they are probably heard more than seen.
Assessors walk through Frontier House
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 09:00 am
The Frontier House doors opened Thursday to a pair of assessors from GAR Associates Inc. The two men spent about 30 minutes inside the building. They went floor by floor, touring each room, taking pictures and asking several questions.
Western New York Land Conservancy seeks community's support
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Western New York Land Conservancy recently announced receipt of a $200,000 gift the land trust hopes will lead to the creation of the Stella Niagara Preserve.
Beach House wins 3rd straight 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Beach House has won its third "Best Fish Fry" contest, presented by Niagara Frontier Publications. The eatery netted nearly 20 percent of the 269 votes cast in March.
Tasia Fitzpatrick honored as Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
Tasia Fitzpatrick has been chosen by Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano and trustees as the 2015 Village of Lewiston Citizen of the Year.
Bergholz: Rose Court residents defend ditch filling
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
Following the public hearing regarding a filled-in ditch on Rose Court in Bergholz at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting last week, one of the property owners has spoken out to defend the actions she and her husband took.
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 04:50 pm
A vigil was held Wednesday afternoon at the main entrance to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Lockport Road to mark the one-year anniversary of implementing a drone program at the base.
'The Voice': Meet the singers who could win it all
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 01:45 pm
While Sawyer Fredericks is the popular choice to win "The Voice" among reality TV pundits, it will be up to America to decide this season's champion.
Bill Ross will not seek 12th term
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 10:30 am
William L. Ross, the longest serving chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, will step down at the end of the 2015 calendar year. He has been elected chairman of the Niagara County Legislature a record 11 times.
Lynn Dingey's Relay For Life journey
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 12:40 pm
On March 21, the rock music sounds of Wide Right, a band from Buffalo, filled Mallwitz's Island Lanes during a fundraiser, organized by the Mallwitz Cancer Crew, one of Grand Island's Relay For Life teams.
West River Road home threatened by intense chimney fire
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 12:40 pm
At 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, Grand Island firefighters responded to a chimney fire at the West River Road residence of Larry Lloyd.
Education reform gets personal at GITB rally
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 12:40 pm
Stakeholders in the Grand Island Central School District joined at a rally Monday to speak in one voice in opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's state budget proposal and education agenda.

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