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Grand Island School Board: Budget, vets tax exemption, pass overwhelmingly
Sun, May 24th 2015 12:00 pm
District voters overwhelmingly approved a $58 million 2015-16 school budget Tuesday, as well as tax exemption for veterans that will start with the 2016-17 budget.
Best of Buffalo at Town Ballroom
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:45 pm
Hundreds descended on the Town Ballroom Monday for the annual Best of Buffalo awards, presented by Artvoice.
Welcome to Niagara's newest café
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
Hungry Town of Niagara residents have a new option when it comes to finding an affordable local restaurant for breakfast or lunch, thanks to Shannon Briggs' Toast & Roast Café.
Herman seeks re-election to highway super
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
Robert Herman, Town of Niagara highway superintendent, has announced his bid for re-election this November.
Andres announces bid for re-election
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
Rich Andres of North Tonawanda has announced his candidacy for a second term in the Niagara County Legislature.
Schildhauer seeks town board seat
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
With the support of his family and friends, Don Schildhauer formally announced his candidacy for a seat on the Niagara Town Board on Tuesday.
Town of Niagara Business and Professional Organization, Town of Niagara Beautification Committee awarded grant
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
On May 5, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Organization and Town of Niagara Beautification Committee were awarded $2,500 through the Niagara County Legislature's William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement Program.
107th Operations Group gets new commander
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:20 pm
Lt. Col. R. Gary Charlton II, a Skaneateles resident, assumed command of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Operations Group during a ceremony May 18 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
Niagara Lions and Lioness plan Memorial Day ceremony
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:15 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs will host their annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, at Witmer Road Cemetery, located on Witmer Road in the Town of Niagara.
North Tonawanda acts fast on agenda mix-up
Sat, May 23rd 2015 06:15 pm
North Tonawanda officials acted fast after being informed of a clerical error on the city's official website Tuesday during a Common Council meeting.
Island 'Survivor' to take part in Relay For Life
Sat, May 23rd 2015 05:40 pm
Kelly Remington, New York State Trooper from Grand Island, who survived six tribal councils on the CBS show "Survivor: Worlds Apart," will make an appearance at the Grand Island American Cancer Society Relay For Life Saturday, May 30.
Grand Island: Groundbreaking held for new $6.3 million Transportation Center
Sat, May 23rd 2015 11:50 am
The Grand Island School District broke ground May 8 on what was described as one of the finest transportation facilities in New York.
Memorial Day events on Grand Island
Sat, May 23rd 2015 11:30 am
Town of Grand Island Memorial Day services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, May 25, in DeGlopper Memorial Park, at the intersection of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road.
Budweiser Clydesdales highlight holiday weekend at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Sat, May 23rd 2015 11:20 am
For the second consecutive year, the world-famous Clydesdales will be part of the excitement at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino for Memorial Day weekend.
Budweiser Clydesdale visits Grand Island
Sat, May 23rd 2015 11:05 am
A world-famous Budweiser Clydesdale stopped by the new NOCO Express at the corner of Grand Island Boulevard and Whitehaven Road Friday afternoon.
Panepinto talks Grand Island
Sat, May 23rd 2015 11:00 am
State Sen. Mark Panepinto has completed his first quarter as the representative for Grand Island, and the Town of Tonawanda native said he looks forward to carrying the town's concerns to the New York state capital and coming home with results.
Islanders volunteer to Stamp Out Hunger
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:55 am
One look at Kelly Kowalski's car showed Grand Island's strong support of this year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
Judges, police conference honors two for heroism
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:55 am
On Saturday, May 16, the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County held its annual Lawman Dinner. The event honors honor law enforcement officers from Niagara County who go above and beyond their duties.
In the Loop with the L-P BOE: Recapping Tuesday's district election
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:55 am
The Board of Education wishes to thank the Lewiston-Porter community for coming out to vote and for overwhelmingly supporting our budget.
'Passport to Lewiston' raffle tickets on sale
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:55 am
The Friends of the Lewiston Library's fourth annual "Passport to Lewiston" raffle is approaching.
Lewiston GOP Committee announces endorsements
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:55 am
The Town and Village of Lewiston Republican Committee recently announced its unanimous endorsement of the following candidates for the 2015 Town of Lewiston elections:
Sheeran to seek re-election
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:55 am
Judge Thomas J. Sheeran announced this week he would seek a seventh four-year term of office as Lewiston town justice. Sheeran is completing his sixth term this year. In the previous four election cycles, the Democrat, Republican, Independence and Conservative parties endorsed Sheeran.
Open house at Fairbanks Mansion
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:45 am
Kelly Lauber is positively giddy when speaking about the historic Fairbanks Mansion - its hardy doors, square nails and stained-glass windows.
Excitement builds for annual 10 Mile Garage Sale
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:30 am
Garage sale bargain hunters, are you ready for row after row - street after street - of shopping, surprises and savings? Then head to the River Region for the annual 10 Mile Garage Sale.
OFN marks Memorial Day with American repatriation, re-enactment events
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:30 am
As the country prepares to honor its military heroes and history this Memorial Day weekend, Old Fort Niagara was set to observe a milestone event Friday, marking the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Army peacefully taking control of the fort from the British, who had captured it during the War of 1812.
Memorial Day: Lewiston installs new flagpole at Dickersonville Cemetery
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:30 am
On Thursday, May 14, the Town of Lewiston installed a new flagpole at the Dickersonville Cemetery, located on the north side of Ridge Road - just west of Dickersonville Road.
World-traveling chef Piat Phuah adds flavor at 700 Center Street Juice Bistro & Café
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:30 am
When Piat Phuah said she could blend peppers, onions, mushrooms, eggplant and tomato in such a way that the flavor would knock me over, I was intrigued.
Janese running for re-election
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:00 am
I would like to use this opportunity to announce my intention to run for another term as the Town of Lewiston highway superintendent. I am honored by the support I have been given in the past, and have done my very best to continue to provide the high level of service that our residents deserve.
Higgins previews Buffalo Harbor State Park
Fri, May 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins visited the new Buffalo Harbor State Park, set to open to the public this weekend.
NBC's star-studded 'Red Nose Day' raises more than $21 million to help lift children and young people out of poverty
Fri, May 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
More than 100 Hollywood stars were "funny for money" last night in NBC's inaugural event for charity, "Red Nose Day," helping to raise more than $21 million to help lift children and young people out of poverty in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities in the world.
Working artist residency program to launch at Artpark this summer
Fri, May 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
Artpark has selected five cutting-edge MFA students from five different universities to complete a three-week working artists residency. It will run May 30-June 20, with the five artists living in the community and crafting their art experiences on the Artpark grounds.
Memorial Medical Center, Women & Children's Hospital partner to enhance labor and delivery services in Niagara
Fri, May 22nd 2015 05:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has partnered with Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo to add a special kind of physician expertise to its labor and delivery services with the appointment of obstetrician laborists to its medical staff.
Body found in Lockport
Fri, May 22nd 2015 01:15 pm
On Thursday at about 2 p.m., City of Lockport streets workers contacted the Lockport Police Department and stated they located a body in a wooded area behind Wide Waters Marina on Market Street while they were working on a sewage drain.
BBQ tips, Snoop Dogg, Jorge Posada, chefs Roble and Capon on 'The Chew'
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:20 am
Next week on "The Chew," celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz welcome the following guests:
More performers and presenters announced for 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:05 am
Crowder, Danny Gokey, Jeremy Camp, Kari Jobe, Matt Maher, Matthew West, MercyMe, Plumb, Sidewalk Prophets and Tenth Avenue North are among the second slew of celebrated performers to bring their chart-toppers to the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards, taking place at the iconic Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on May 31.
BBB warns military supporters of possible fake charities and scams this Memorial Day
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:05 am
Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have lost their lives in active military service. It's also become a time of year when scammers target military causes and military service men and women.
27th annual Development Disabilities Awareness Day celebrated in Niagara Falls
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:05 am
The 27th annual Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day will be held at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 28.
Community Missions honors volunteers and supporters at 23rd annual awards brunch
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:00 am
Each year, Community Missions of Niagara Frontier takes an opportunity to honor the volunteers and supporters who make its work possible with its annual Compassion in Action Awards Brunch. The 23rd edition took place at the LaSalle Yacht Club in Niagara Falls Thursday afternoon.
NTCC staff attending tourism conference
Fri, May 22nd 2015 11:00 am
Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. will be present at U.S. Travel Association's IPW, the travel industry's premier international marketplace and largest generator of travel to the U.S.