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BBQ
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 05:00 pm
The St. Stephen R.C. Church Holy Name Society will present a Pitmaster Barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at St. Stephen School, 2080 Baseline Road. The pulled chicken or pulled pork barbecue (your choice) will include potato salad, coleslaw and baked beans.
Local and elected leaders offer statements on passing of Ralph Wilson
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 04:30 pm
Rep. Brian Higgins offered the following comments Tuesday afternoon: "Today, Western New York lost a champion."
NU College of Hospitality and Tourism partners with Memorial to develop new food service experience
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 04:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is joining forces with Niagara University to deliver an exciting new food service experience for hospital visitors, staff, students and volunteers.
Grisanti names Loretta Thomas 'Veteran of the Month'
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 04:15 pm
New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti is proud to announce Loretta S. Thomas is the third recipient of his "Veteran of the Month" recognition program.
Cuomo announces 2,400 jobs-plus supported by latest round of ReCharge NY power allocations
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 04:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the New York Power Authority board of trustees approved another round of low-cost power allocations under the statewide ReCharge NY program. Approximately 5.8 megawatts of low-cost power will be distributed among 14 businesses in Western New York, the Finger Lakes, Mid-Hudson area, New York City and Long Island, and are expected to leverage in excess of $207 million in capital investment commitments. Of the more than 2,400 jobs supported by this round of allocations, about 670 jobs are being newly created.
'Toast & Jam' guitar raffle winner announced
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 04:15 pm
Ethan Fideli was the lucky winner of an acoustic guitar donated by Tony Petrocelli of Lewiston Music and Victor Garcia of Vic's Woodshed Music. Tickets were sold during the six-week "Toast and Jam" series, which is sponsored by the Lewiston Council on the Arts and The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q.
'Jazz and Pasta' fundraiser for Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival set for May 4
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:35 pm
Carol Calato, board chairwoman of the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival, has announced the organization will host its annual fundraiser Sunday, May 4, at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston. The "Jazz and Pasta" event will begin at 1 p.m. and continues through 7 p.m. All proceeds support the Jazz Festival.
Schneiderman announces distribution of e-book settlements totaling $166 million
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:35 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced consumers of electronic books (e-books) will be receiving compensation this week pursuant to settlements entered into by the New York attorney general and the attorneys general of numerous other states with five of the six largest publishers of electronic books.
'Niagara Frontier Trivia Championship' cancelled
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:25 pm
The Niagara County Rotary Club has cancelled its trivia night due to a lack of teams.
DEC invites hunter input on fall 2014 waterfowl seasons
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:25 pm
Through Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "NY's Open for Fishing & Hunting" initiative, hunters are invited to submit recommendations to regional waterfowl hunter task forces for the dates of the fall 2014 duck hunting seasons by April 4, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced Tuesday. DEC will evaluate the task force recommendations in setting waterfowl seasons, which must comply with federal rules.
Plentiful Partnership of Niagara to host annual workshop and farm-to-table dinner
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:25 pm
Plentiful Partnership of Niagara invites farmers, area institutions and anyone with a vested interest in keeping Niagara County produce local to its annual workshop and farm-to-table dinner on Thursday, April 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Training Center, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport.
Western New York Ovarian Cancer Project hosts geranium sale
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:25 pm
The Western New York Ovarian Cancer Project announces the start of its annual geranium sale. Organizers need several hundred volunteers for this event.
Families being recruited by UB weight-loss researchers for study on memory and attention training
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:25 pm
University at Buffalo researchers are recruiting 40 parents and their 8- to 12-year-old children to test new memory-training programs.
Gallivan supports job opportunities for veterans
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 03:25 pm
The New York Senate approved the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Act, which will create a 6 percent state contract set-aside for service-connected disabled-veteran-owned small businesses. This builds upon new tax credit legislation passed by the Senate last year to encourage employers across the state to provide job opportunities to New York's courageous veterans.
Conrad takes oath in Town of Lewiston
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 01:50 pm
William Conrad of Sanborn took his oath Monday as the newest member of the Lewiston Town Board. Conrad, the former chairman of the Town of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals, was the top choice of Supervisor Dennis Brochey. He won unanimous approval from Town Board members to fill the seat vacated by Ernie Palmer.
Volunteer registration now open for 'I Love My Park Day' at Artpark
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 01:40 pm
With spring just around the corner, Artpark and Parks and Trails New York are seeking community volunteers to lend a hand tidying up the Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park for the upcoming summer season of events and family fun.
NYPA 'Eggstravaganza' returns to Power Vista April 5
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority will hold its annual "Eggstravaganza" - featuring free photos with the Easter Bunny - on April 5 at its admission-free Power Vista, the visitors center for the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant, located at 5777 Lewiston Road.
Castellani Art Museum will be closed April 4 for the inauguration of Niagara University's new president
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public on Friday, April 4, for the inauguration ceremony and events honoring Niagara University's new president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.
LightHouse Pointe project public hearing set for April 21
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 06:10 pm
Opposition to a proposal to rezone a parcel in the neighborhood of East River and Whitehaven roads is gaining momentum, residents said.
Relay For Life: Father's Day Lawn Mower Races recognized
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 06:05 pm
Grand Island's annual Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, Classic Car Show and 5K Kevin Doring Walk has been recognized by the Grand Island Relay For Life.
'Dramatic improvement' planned for NOCO station
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 06:00 pm
NOCO Energy presented plans to the town Planning Board Monday that envisions a major overhaul of its gas station at the town's busiest corner.
Hospitals face off to raise money for cancer research
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 05:55 pm
Skaters from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center faced off Friday at the Hyde Park Ice Pavilion in a spirited contest to raise money for cancer research.
First Niagara provides funding for Community Missions of Niagara Frontier
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 05:45 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. are partnering to provide food for local families in need through the community soup kitchen. The kitchen opens its doors six days a week for a well-rounded, nutritious lunch.
Friends of Niagara University Theatre celebrate 50 years of NU Theatre at annual gala
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 05:45 pm
On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 50 years of Niagara University Theatre and the contributions of the theater program's late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., when they host the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala.
Ten students inducted into President's Society at Niagara University
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 05:45 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will officially be inaugurated as Niagara University's 26th president on Friday, April 4. Last night, 10 high-achieving students were inducted into a prestigious society bearing his office's name.
'The Biggest Loser' launching nationwide, seven-city search for new contestants
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 05:45 pm
NBC's popular reality series "The Biggest Loser" is launching a seven-city cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. Individuals, families and former athletes who have at least 100 pounds to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season.
New Artist of the Year nominees to perform at ACM Fan Jam on ACM Awards
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 03:00 pm
ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's nominees Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore and Kip Moore will perform via live remote from the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Sunday, April 6 (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
NU Theatre presents award-winning murder-mystery musical 'Curtains'
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 03:00 pm
Talk about ending Niagara University Theatre's 50th anniversary season with a bang! From April 24 through May 4, the theater will present the award-winning John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes murder mystery musical, "Curtains."
'The Voice': Week one of 'Battle Rounds' goes to Kat, Sisaundra, Melissa, Clarissa and Brittnee
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 11:45 am
After three weeks of blind auditions, and more than four-dozen performances, "The Voice" began whittling down the field of hopefuls in the first week of the "Battle Rounds." Artists squared off in a duet-duel, tag-teaming on a song of their coach's choice in an attempt to show who could sing it better.
Niagara County Health Department to conduct informational sessions to promote free chronic disease prevention workshops
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 10:10 am
A representative of the Niagara County Department of Health Division of Nursing will speak to seniors in the Town of Pendleton about free six-week chronic disease self-management workshops scheduled this spring.
Niagara University among founding members of Hotel Schools of Distinction
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 10:10 am
Dr. Deborah T. Curtis, CMP, director of Niagara University's Center for Events and Management Development, announced the official founding of Hotel Schools of Distinction during the organization's first meeting March 18 in Helsinki, Finland.
Barbara Malinowski of Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives Community Leadership Award
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 10:00 am
Barbara Malinowski, coordinator of the parish nurse program at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, was recently recognized by the National Federation for Just Communities with a Community Leadership Award for Healthcare.
Niagara Escarpment talk
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 07:00 am
The 450-mile long Niagara Escarpment has been designated as a World Biosphere Preserve in Canada, but is just beginning to get some attention in the U.S.
Interview: Dermot Mulroney sheds some light on 'Crisis'
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 08:25 pm
The first episode of NBC's "Crisis" was delightfully twisty. A busload of Ballard High School students is kidnapped; these teens, the offspring of D.C.'s power players, are used as pawns as their parents are forced to work for the captors.
It's 'fried chicken week' on 'The Chew'
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 12:30 pm
It's a week of all new shows March 24-28 (taped earlier this year) on ABC's "The Chew" (1 p.m., weekdays on ABC) that feature co-host Daphne Oz, who gave birth to her first daughter Philomena Bijou earlier this month. Oz remains on maternity leave and is expected to return full-time to "The Chew" in late April.
Lewiston: Niagara Marketplace & Bistro receives public support
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 12:15 pm
Lewiston residents spoke in favor of the proposed Niagara Marketplace & Bistro at a public hearing Monday. The business would operate at 400 Plain St., at the corner of South Fourth Street, and serve vegan and vegetarian dishes.
Ransomville 'Night on the Town'
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 09:00 am
The Ransomville Free Methodist Church will host a "Night On The Town" community event Saturday, April 5, at the Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co. firehall, 2521 Youngstown-Lockport Road.
Lew-Port working on 2014-15 budget
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 09:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education urges residents of the district to attend its weekly budget workshops on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the Community Resource Center (times could vary, visit www.lew-port.com for more information).
Lewiston finalizes attorney-funding agreement with county
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 09:00 am
The Town of Lewiston moved Tuesday on finalizing its agreement with Niagara County to fund the legal services of environmental attorney Gary Abraham.
Sanborn Area Historical Society antique show, basket auction
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 07:00 am
Members of the Sanborn Area Historical Society's basket committee are getting ready for the 11th annual Antique Show and Sale. In the photo from left are Bonnie Bagwell, Joan Shaw, Fran Haskell, Hilda Snyder, Glenn Wienke, Jane Schultz, chairman, Lynn Hoffman, and Valerie Dumpleton.
 


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