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Judges and police hold annual Christmas celebration
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 09:00 am
In keeping with tradition, the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County held its annual Christmas celebration at the Como Restaurant. The event was well attended by members as food was enjoyed by all.
St. Stephen School students offer hope to those in prison
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
Members of St. Stephen School's upper grade decorated special placemats to be given to incarcerated men and women through the Kairos prison ministry, offering words of hope and encouragement from the children in the community.
St. Stephen's Mission Club sends cards to elderly
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
St. Stephen's Mission Club students were recently busily preparing Christmas greeting cards for the elderly residents at Our Lady of Peace Skilled Nursing Facility.
'First Day Hikes' come to Buffalo Harbor, Niagara Falls and Fort Niagara
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is announces the lineup for the annual "First Day Hikes" to be held Thursday, Jan. 1. The free hikes will be held at the region's newest state park, Buffalo Harbor, as well as Niagara Falls State Park and Fort Niagara State Park.
Al Roker and Hoda Kotb ring in 2015 hosting NBC's live coverage of 126th Rose Parade
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
Al Roker, the weather anchor for NBC's "Today," and Hoda Kotb, co-host of "Today's" fourth hour, will welcome the new year co-hosting NBC's live, high-definition coverage of the 126th Rose Parade from Pasadena, California, Thursday, Jan. 1 (11:30 a.m.), on NBC.
AFC North title at stake on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:55 pm
The AFC North division title will be decided on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" this week, when Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers (10-5) host Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals (10-4-1).
NU: Maher inks MOU with Meio University
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:50 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University.
The Ice at Canalside is open throughout winter recess
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY is the place to be this winter recess. With open ice-skating every day, including Christmas and New Year's Day, bring visiting family members and meet up with old friends.
DEC announces revisions to list of species of greatest conservation need
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The state Department of Environmental Conservation revised the list of "Species of Greatest Conservation Need," which includes species at risk in New York. DEC developed revisions to the SGCN list in collaboration with numerous species experts and conservation partners.
Lewiston Lions give back to community
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club's primary goal is to help those in need, especially those within this community. Its members are dedicated to this goal, and volunteer their time and efforts wherever necessary.
NCSO seeks robbery suspect
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:00 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is currently on the lookout for a male who staged an armed robbery Monday afternoon at the Town of Niagara Tops Market, 4235 Military Road.
Mount St. Mary's Child Care celebrates holidays
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:00 pm
Students at the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center visited the hospital recently for a ceremony and to sing carols. The Child Care Center is in its 27th year and serves infants to pre-K students.
Mary Ann Hess: Clipping by day, chocolate for the stars by night
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:40 pm
Mary Ann Hess is a dynamo.
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union donates to local groups
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:35 pm
The staff at Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union bought Christmas gifts for children in need through the Child Advocacy Center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Christmas music service
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:30 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, 6630 Luther St., Wheatfield, will host a service of Christmas music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 4.
WBBZ-TV to air 'Yule Log'
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced, for the third year in a row, "Your Hometown Television Station" will air a holiday "Yule Log." The festive taping will airs from 8 p.m. Christmas Eve through 6 p.m. Christmas Day.
Canisius presents lecture by Michael Tobias
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Canisius College Institute for the Study of Animal Human Relations presents acclaimed filmmaker Michael Tobias, Ph.D., Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16-17, in the Science Hall Atrium. Both events are free and open to the public.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes male African lion from Rochester
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes Tiberius, a juvenile male African Lion.
Buffalo Sabres recall Joel Armia from Rochester
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Joel Armia from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
NBC presents 2015 NHL Winter Classic New Year's Day
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
Some of the NHL's biggest stars take center stage in the nation's capital New Year's Day on NBC, when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals, Jan. 1 at 1 p.m. ET.
Lighthouse Pointe opponents criticize board
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:05 am
With the Grand Island Town Board's public hearing on the Lighthouse Pointe preliminary plat still open, residents spoke out again in opposition to the proposed development during Monday's regular board meeting.
Neighbors Foundation conducts annual holiday drive for needy
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:05 am
Islanders outdid themselves this holiday season in donating to the Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island.
Grand Island Town Board, GIFC agree to 5-year deal
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:05 am
The Grand Island Town Board approved a five-year contract with the Grand Island Fire Co. for service from Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2019.
C.J. Spiller makes Grand Island stop
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller visited the new NOCO Express store at the corner of Whitehaven Road and Grand Island Boulevard Dec. 16.
Grand Island Central School District: Leslie R. Morris Memorial Philanthropic Fund benefits Island school libraries
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Grand Island schools are the beneficiaries of funds, thanks to the Leslie R. Morris Memorial Philanthropic Fund.
Food drive assists patrons of St. Luke's
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Students of St. Stephen School and their families enthusiastically collected nonperishable foods to donate to the St. Luke's Mission of Mercy in Buffalo.
Grand Island High School: Casey's Corner gives back
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Once again during this season of giving, Casey's Corner school store at Grand Island High School held a fundraiser to benefit those less fortunate.
NOCO Express holds ribbon-cutting
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:00 am
The new NOCO Express is another in a series of improvements at the Island's busiest intersection, business leaders said Tuesday.
Holiday spirit at Mount St. Mary's
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:45 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center volunteers have been in a giving mood.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Pet Supplies Plus Saturday
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:45 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present Saturday at Pet Supplies Plus, 2952 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst (near Menne Nursery). Adoptable dogs Devers, Simon and Snoopy will be on site from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
'Snowvember': President declares disaster for New York
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:45 pm
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of New York to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, snowstorm and flooding during the period of Nov. 17-26.
OCC a success in Lewiston
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:10 pm
First Presbyterian Church Lewiston is happy to report 480 shoeboxes were received at the church during Operation Christmas Child collection week prior to Thanksgiving.
PBS to honor Billy Joel with star-studded performances from Tony Bennett, Kevin Spacey, Leann Rimes and many more
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:05 pm
"Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize" is a PBS music special honoring singer-songwriter Billy Joel's receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Rusted Root celebrating 25th anniversary with national tour, New Year's Eve gig in Niagara Falls
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
Rusted Root is starting the winter off with a slew of national dates. On Dec. 31, the band will celebrate New Year's Eve in Niagara Falls at The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St.
Niagara Casinos tops off a year of giving with annual donation to project share
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara crowned its 2014 corporate giving program with a $5,000 contribution to Project SHARE's annual holiday fundraising drive.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga:
Maintaining vascular health is critical for persons with diabetes
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
Throughout the year, members of the Society of Vascular Surgery encourage people with diabetes or pre-diabetes symptoms to schedule a vascular screening.
St. Stephen School: Religion class lifts spirits of Utah girl
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 12:55 pm
St. Stephen students from Michele Fusco's religion class made Christmas cards for a little 6-year-old girl named Addie from Utah.
Grand Island Moose Lodge 180: Niagara Cerebral Palsy receives donation
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 12:00 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy is the beneficiary of money raised by Grand Island Moose Lodge 180 from a fall fundraiser.
Breakfast with Santa at Aquarium of Niagara
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 11:30 am
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara hosted its second annual Breakfast with Santa.