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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.
Elected leaders congratulate Tops on 50th anniversary
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 07:00 am
Local and regional leaders presented citations to Anthony DiMino, owner of the Lewiston Tops supermarket, as part of Monday's Village Board meeting. The business is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month.
Casa Antica hosts annual St. Joseph's Day table
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 07:00 am
It was a feast fit for a king at Casa Antica, as the Village of Lewiston restaurant presented its annual St. Joseph's Day table. As shown, a large assortment of Italian dishes and desserts greeted patrons, who filled each table in the Center Street eatery.
Chamber Awards Gala 2014: NRR Chamber honors Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co.
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 07:00 am
The Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co. has been chosen by Town of Porter Supervisor Merton Wiepert as recipients of the 2014 Town of Porter Citizens of the Year award. The fire company, all volunteers, leads an active schedule of community service, responding to emergencies, and is dedicated to making this area of Niagara County a great place to live.
Boy Scout Troop 855 Chiavetta's BBQ
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 07:00 am
Boy Scout Troop 855 in Lewiston will hold a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue and Chinese auction Sunday, March 30, from noon to 5 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 505 Cayuga St.
State Parks still seek partners
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 07:00 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has extended the deadline to April 4 for those interested in responding to a request for proposals for a camp store operator at Four Mile Creek State Park in Youngstown, and for a food and beverage concession at Wilson-Tuscarora in Wilson.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 06:00 am
St. Patrick's Day was observed with a series of festive events in Youngstown, Buffalo and Niagara Falls.
Western New York celebrates first day of spring with $114,531 raised through 'Spring It On'
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 05:05 pm
Western New York celebrated the first day of spring Thursday by giving generously through "Spring It On," a 24-hour online fundraising event. More than $114,000 was raised to benefit a diverse group of nonprofit organizations that posted and tweeted about the unique one-day event.
Lewiston community assists St. Peter's gala
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 04:30 pm
The Lewiston community is fortunate to have escaped the latest round of diocesan cuts to Catholic schools throughout Western New York. Now, it is rallying around St. Peter R.C. School on Center Street.
Lewiston Police Blotter for March 22, 2014
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 04:00 pm
The following activity took place Monday, March 10, to Sunday, March 16, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 72 response calls during this period.
Town of Niagara: More charges against Richards dropped
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:55 pm
State Supreme Court Justice Christopher Burns has dismissed two more charges against Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards.
Guard marksmanship team finishes second in South Africa
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:55 pm
Ten members of the New York Army and Air National Guard who represented the United States at a marksmanship competition in South Africa this month took two second-place awards during the competition held March 4-15.
Spring gardening classes at CCE Niagara County
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:55 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara County is offering four spring gardening classes.
 


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