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Town of Niagara: Donations dispersed to local organizations at 'Give Fashionably' ceremony
Thu, Mar 17th 2016 04:40 pm
More than 40 local charitable organizations were presented with donations at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA Wednesday during the "Give Fashionably" ceremony sponsored by the Town of Niagara and the mall.
'The Voice': Hannah Huston topples nerves to wow judges
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 05:45 pm
On Monday's episode, Hannah covered Allen Stone's "Unaware."
Island of Hope: Mothers, daughters honored at Relay For Life Kickoff
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 10:00 am
Four women, two mothers and their daughters, were honored for being both cancer survivors and caregivers at the Grand Island Relay For Life Kickoff.
Village of Lewiston: Food trucks off the menu?
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:05 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston revisited the idea of permitting food trucks to operate on municipal streets.
All hail the Polar Bear Queen!
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:05 am
An Island woman was honored Sunday at Western New York's most popular Polar Bear swim.
Support Wild Kritters of Niagara County
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
Sometime in our own lifetimes we may be in need of help -- the same holds true for our wildlife.
Chamber Gala 2016: Ray's Tavern is Youngstown Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Ray's Tavern as the recipient of the Youngstown Business of the Year Award.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations return to Youngstown
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
St. Patrick's Day certainly serves as a "rite of spring" in these parts, seemingly more than anything else. And it gets into full force next week with celebrations throughout Buffalo-Niagara.
Grand Island: Trapping law debated
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
Before opening a public hearing on a proposed trapping law, Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray said his goal was to have a dialogue "so that we can really have a conversation. I believe the best ideas come from conversation and dialogue."
Gus Macker OK'd, registration opened
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 11:45 am
Registration for the 2016 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Grand Island is now open following the Grand Island Town Board's approval of plans for the event.
Artpark announces Ray LaMontagne, Styx, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Mon, Mar 7th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark confirmed six additional concerts in its 2016 season lineup. These headlining acts will perform this summer on Artpark's outdoor stage at the award-winning "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" series and the popular "Coors Light Wednesdays" series. The concerts just announced will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 11.
Heron Pointe starting to worry school district trustees
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 10:55 am
The Heron Pointe project under construction on Grand Island Boulevard worries Grand Island Board of Education trustees who are concerned with class sizes at Kaegebein Elementary School.
Grand Island BOE to review applications for new superintendent
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:05 am
The Grand Island Board of Education will review applications for its superintendent of schools position and conduct preliminary interviews for a new superintendent March 12.
St. Bernard: Meeting focuses on church merger option
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
A merger of St. Bernard R.C. Church in Youngstown and St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston seems to be the favored option for the future of the two parishes.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board IDs possible project variances
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston's Historic Preservation Commission/Planning Board met in a work session Thursday to, as Chairman Norm Machelor said, "work out the ambiguities" related to variances for Ellicott Development's plaza proposal and James Jerge's Fairchild apartment project.
Islander's spirit inspires Love Fest for young adults facing cancer
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
Kali Korzelius lived with the mantra, "I want to bring life to the people." An event in her memory will do both that and raise money for young people with cancer.
Relay For Life: Crafting for a Cause
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
Visitors to the Golden Age Center at the Nike Base on Whitehaven Road can support the Grand Island Relay For Life through the center's ongoing Crafting for a Cause.
Chamber Gala 2016: Niagara County Central Rotary Club honored as Sanborn Business of the Year
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce announced the Niagara County Central Rotary Club is the Sanborn Business of the Year.
Niagara Falls turns blue: Officials raise awareness for Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 03:25 pm
Blue light will illuminate Niagara Falls at 10 p.m. tonight in recognition of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
North Tonawanda Common Council welcomes back president, honors heroic students
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:25 am
A familiar face was back in place at Tuesday's North Tonawanda Common Council meeting.
National Fuel seeks input on proposed dehydration facility, residents express concerns
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 01:55 pm
National Fuel presented an early sketch plan of its proposed Liberty Drive dehydration facility to the Town of Wheatfield Planning Board Wednesday night.
Residents have mixed opinions on Wheatfield's Summit mall sports facility
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 10:00 am
Wheatfield residents discussed the pros and cons of the proposed Niagara International Sports and Entertainment facility for The Summit mall Wednesday night during a public information session held by the town's Planning Board.
Christina Grimmie talks 'Side A,' Rachel Platten tour and (score!) new songs
Wed, Mar 2nd 2016 06:00 pm
Somewhere in Arkansas, Christina Grimmie is eating chocolate chip waffles and analyzing her first few tour stops with "Fight Song"-stress Rachel Platten. When asked how the road trip has gone in its early stages, Grimmie offers an unexpected answer.
'Curly Sue' star Alisan Porter impresses coaches on 'The Voice'
Tue, Mar 1st 2016 08:35 pm
Alisan Porter began acting in commercials at the age of 3. By 5, she was on "Star Search." At 8, she starred in the John Hughes film "Parenthood." The next year, she played the title character in "Curly Sue."
Quasar cleans up after Wheatfield site's stock feed tank overflows
Tue, Mar 1st 2016 09:00 am
Wheatfield resident Monica Daigler was driving by Quasar Energy Group's Niagara Bio Energy facility on Liberty Drive Sunday when she saw "black stuff (coming) down the side of the feed tank."
Roswell Pfohl: The man, the architect, the boater
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 02:50 pm
Roswell Pfohl didn't have a lot of time for leisure activities amid a busy career as an architect, according to his daughter, Peggy Bauman. But what time he did have, he loved to spend on the local waterways and at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Rare find deepens Buffalo Launch Club's roots
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 02:50 pm
A barn demolition has yielded a treasure trove of historical "gems" for the archives of the Buffalo Launch Club - records that go back to the club's foundation in 1903.
Responding in today's world: Border Patrol and LPD conduct real-life shooter response exercises
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 02:25 pm
"We need to be prepared; be progressive; forward thinking. This is a perfect example where agencies, no matter what the jurisdiction is, in real life we're all going to be coming together."
Town of Lewiston has a busy night
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 10:00 am
With not one or two, but three meetings held over the course of three hours, Supervisor Steve Broderick and the Lewiston Town Board were busy this past Monday.
Village of Lewiston: So, what about that ice rink?
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 08:00 am
It's been 18 months since the Village of Lewiston made public its plans to upgrade the North Water Street parking lot, add extra spaces and build an ice rink and museum off North First Street. In that time, little has been said, with the explanation nothing would happen until funding was in place.
Future Transportation Facility called 'one-of-a-kind'
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 08:00 am
The district is eagerly anticipating the opening of its new transportation facility behind Sidway Elementary School.
Chamber Gala 2016: Porter Empty Return Center is Ransomville Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 27th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Porter Empty Return Center as recipient of the Ransomville Business of the Year Award.
State to help fund Wheatfield landfill site fence
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:10 pm
Sen. Rob Ortt spoke at Wheatfield's Town Board meeting Monday after he secured $75,000 in state capital funds to help construct a fence around the Niagara Sanitation Landfill site off Nash Road.
Summit mall sports dome public session set
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:05 pm
Residents will have a chance to voice their questions, comments and concerns on the proposed 138,600-square-foot sports dome structure set to be built on the backside of The Summit mall. The Wheatfield Planning Board has scheduled a public information session for 7 p.m. March 2, at Town Hall, 2800 Church Road.
Veterans Memorial Park projects plans progress
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:05 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board is working toward obtaining funds for a memorial in Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Gus Macker event moved to June 4-5
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 09:00 pm
The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament has moved up a week in the schedule to June 4-5.
Billoni: Corey McGowan seeks to build Island awareness as he builds career
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 03:00 pm
Born on St. Patrick's Day 1989 to John and Patricia, Corey McGowan has lived his entire life on Grand Island. A graduate of Huth Road Elementary, Grand Island High School and Buffalo State College, he left a career in business to follow his passion as a promoter and entrepreneur through Corey McGowan Productions.
'Frozen falls' climber Will Gadd returns to Niagara
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 02:50 pm
Nearly 13 months after he successfully climbed a frozen Niagara Falls, internationally renowned climber Will Gadd returned Thursday to find somewhat different conditions.
Town, Village of Lewiston hold joint work session
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 06:50 pm
The Town of Lewiston Town Council welcomed the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees to Town Hall Monday for the first of what is expected to become quarterly joint meetings.
Art of Beer returns to NACC
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 07:00 am
Into a fun evening of select craft brews, good grub, music and art?