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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.
Town of Niagara Police Blotter for March 20, 2014
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:55 pm
The following is a sampling of the 260 calls answered by Town of Niagara Police between March 7 and 17.
Edward Town students 'all ears' for art contest
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:50 pm
Sixth-graders at Niagara-Wheatfield's Edward Town Middle School are tapping into their creativity to show they are "all ears" when it comes to art education. The students under the tutelage of art teachers Jill Hessinger and Karen Culligan participated in the Triarco Art Supply competition "Are You HEARING About the Importance of Arts in Education?"
Edward Town students add sparkle to Gliding Stars
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:45 pm
The students at Edward Town Middle School are lending their artistic talents for decorations for the annual Gliding Stars skating show on March 28 and 29 at the Northtown Ice Center (formerly Pepsi Center).
Town of Niagara gets $154,000 'windfall'
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:45 pm
The Town of Niagara got a pot of gold at the end of its St. Patrick's Day rainbow with the announcement at Tuesday's Town Board meeting of an unexpected $154,000 coming to the town.
Kiwanis Club hosts events in conjunction with Maple Weekend
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:45 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will host its annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle on Sunday, March 23, in the American Legion Post at 6525 Ward Road in Wheatfield.
Job fair at OUN Wheatfield location April 5
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:35 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will hold open interviews to educate potential employees about available job opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities at locations throughout Niagara County.
IRS has nearly $51 million for New York taxpayers who have not filed a 2010 income tax return
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:35 pm
Refunds totaling nearly $51 million may be waiting for an estimated 57,400 New York taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2010, the Internal Revenue Service announced. However, to collect the money, a return for 2010 must be filed with the IRS no later than Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

The IRS estimates that half the potential refunds due New York taxpayers for 2010 are more than $623.

Nationally, refunds totaling almost $760 million may be waiting for an estimated 918,600 taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2010. The IRS estimates that half the potential refunds for 2009 are more than $571.

MK Nobilette is eliminated on 'American Idol XIII'
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:35 pm
MK Nobilette was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol XIII" after she received the fewest votes. From San Francisco, the 20-year-old sang "Perfect" on Wednesday night's performance show.
Six Niagara University students inducted into communication honor society
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:35 pm
Six Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Wednesday in Dunleavy Hall.
Ceretto: NYPA fire illustrates need to continue compensating volunteer firefighter companies
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:00 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto issued the following statement in the wake of the New York Power Authority fire this week.
Wheatfield Seniors plan trips
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:00 pm
With warmer weather approaching, the Wheatfield Seniors have scheduled the following trips:
Higgins, local safety leaders sound alarm on region's exclusion from Urban Area Security Initiative program
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 09:20 am
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour and public safety leaders serving the Buffalo, Erie and Niagara regions in calling for Western New York to be reinstated as eligible for federal Homeland Security funding through the Urban Area Security Initiative program.
Community Missions' ministry and community partnerships busy in 2013
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 09:20 am
In 2013, Community Missions' ministry and community partnerships offered 118 opportunities for faith and spiritual development for those it serves, and totaled 83 community partners, according to information released by the agency Thursday. The total equates to offering an activity or opportunity for engagement once every three days to Niagara's most vulnerable.
YMCA exceeds campaign goal, raising $697,741
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 09:20 am
YMCA staff and volunteers were feeling the luck of the Irish as they celebrated exceeding their annual campaign goal of $677,000 by raising $697,741 for YMCA financial assistance.
Castellani Art Museum Shop announces spring clean-out sale
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 09:20 am
The Castellani Art Museum will hold a spring clean-out sale starting Wednesday, March 26, at noon, and running through Wednesday, April 2, at 5 p.m. Prices have been slashed to rock bottom, with most items going for just $1, $2 or $3.
Are youthful ad campaigns helping or hurting Obamacare?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 04:00 pm
With the release of the NCAA basketball bracket, March Madness is now in full swing, and the Obama administration is hoping to capitalize on the excitement that will ensue.
National Association of Distinguished Professionals selects Dave Reed as Honored Member
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Dave Reed, vice president of operations at Trans American Customs and Logistics, has been selected as an Honored Member of the National Association of Distinguished Professionals. The selection recognizes his commitment to excellence in customs, logistics and consulting.
'On the Trail of Betsy Doyle, War of 1812 heroine'
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 12:50 pm
On Nov. 21, 1812, the guns of Fort Niagara and Fort George opened fire across the Niagara River. Perhaps the most remarkable feature of the cross-border bombardment was a reference by Fort Niagara's commandant, Col. George McFeely, regarding a woman of the garrison.
President Jimmy Carter to visit CBS's 'Late Show with David Letterman,' Monday, March 24
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 12:50 pm
President Jimmy Carter will visit the "Late Show with David Letterman" Monday, March 24 (11:35 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Country music legend Merle Haggard to be honored with Crystal Milestone Award at Academy of Country Music Awards
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Merle Haggard will be honored with the Crystal Milestone Award on the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to commemorate Haggard's prolific 50 years in country music.
Aquarium of Niagara penguins take center stage
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 12:50 pm
Come celebrate with the Peruvian penguins at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29-30.
Billion Dollar Bracket
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 10:30 am
Along with the Irish celebration of St. Patrick's Day comes another popular tradition, March Madness. Billionaire entrepreneur, Warren Buffet, has offered one billion dollars to one lucky fan that can successfully select the perfect March Madness bracket. Yes, one billion dollars.
B Howard: son or parasite?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 10:15 am
The world-renowned King of Pop, Michael Jackson, may have "popped" out another baby, as speculation regarding the singer's paternal life has made its way around the Internet.
What's that on your face?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 10:00 am
Ladies and Gents- what exactly are you putting on your face? What I mean is, what products are you using for your everyday skincare regimen?
Diverse lineups for 2014-15 pilot season
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 09:00 am
With the 2013-2014 season coming to an end soon, developments for next fall's pilot season have already begun. One trend to watch is that more pilots led by black actors are in the works this season. When television first became popular and up until recent years, it was rare to see a minority face as a lead actor for prime time show. With ABC's "Scandal" breaking barriers by having the first black actress nominated for an Emmy since 1995, we are starting to see a shift in what our weekly television shows look like.
NYPA transformer fire: No injuries or power service disruptions
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 11:35 pm
Harry Francois, Western New York regional manager of the Niagara Power Project, released this statement Wednesday night on the extinguished transformer fire:
Higgins credits community with Tonawanda Coke verdict
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 11:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is crediting an engaged, enraged and educated community with Wednesday's sentencing decision in federal court, which brought some justice to a community he said has suffered extensively as a result of Tonawanda Coke's criminal neglect.
 


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