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Schneiderman issues consumer alert following recent reports of state tax debt collection scams
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently issued a consumer alert following reports of bogus tax debt collection scams.
'Great American Smokeout' spotlights need to help low-income, low-education or poor mental health groups quit smoking
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
"The Great American Smokeout" takes place Thursday and serves as a reminder that quitting smoking is essential for good health.
Niagara Falls AARP wants you
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Area AARP, Chapter 283, announces open chapter membership to those who are members at the national level.
Memorial sets schedule for health insurance navigators
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
The New York State Department of Health's NY State of Health insurance marketplace began its second open enrollment period Saturday.
Cyrille Aimée at UB
Mon, Nov 17th 2014 12:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Cyrille Aimée as part of its "New Voices Series" at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.
Lewiston Tour of Homes sponsors announced
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:55 pm
More than 60 local businesses and individuals have stepped forward to sponsor the 2014 Historical Association of Lewiston's Tour of Homes. Topping the list is Chris Castellani of Supermarket Liquors and Wines.
Village of Lewiston Planning Board receives plaza update from Paladino
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:00 am
After waiting nine months for Ellicott Development CEO William Paladino to provide an update on his company's Center Street property, the Village of Lewiston Planning Board asked him Monday for time to study his proposal before voting "yes" or "no" on its conceptual merits.
'Shop Small': Village of Lewiston stores offering 'Black Friday,' 'Small Business Saturday' deals
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
For the third year in a row, local merchants are opening early and offering deep discounts to shoppers leery of long lines, and the "Black Friday" pushing and shoving often shown on TV newscasts. Village vendors promise patrons they'll find a better buying experience in Lewiston.
Town of Lewiston finalizes budget
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 09:00 am
Discussions continued, agreements were ultimately reached, and the Lewiston Town Board at last reached consensus Monday on finalizing its 2015 $16.037 million budget.
Buffalo Philharmonic to present $15,000 to John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present a $15,000 check to the campaign for the new Oishei Children's Hospital at 9 a.m. Monday at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The donation reflects proceeds from ticket sales to the July 19 Doctors of the World performance at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Town of Lewiston building ice rink, seeking sponsors
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink will return for its third year of operation next month in Academy Park.
Village of Lewiston selects new deputy treasurer
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 06:35 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees has chosen South Fourth Street resident Edward Walker to serve as deputy treasurer. He replaces Amy Salada, who was appointed clerk/treasurer last month, and Karen Goodman, who retired in June after serving for 31 years.
'Grimm': Monroe and Rosalee face opposition
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 06:00 pm
Not everyone on "Grimm" was excited to learn Monroe, a Blutbad, was marrying Rosalee, a Fuchsbau. Some members of the Wesen community were offended by this interspecies relationship and intend to make trouble for the newlyweds.
November proclaimed American Legion Membership Month on Grand Island
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Grand Island Town Board at its regular monthly meeting named November as American Legion Membership Month across the Island.
Grand Island Town Board: Say goodbye to e-waste drop-off
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Town of Grand Island is getting out of the e-waste collection business.
Grand Island CSD: Assistant superintendent returns home to Niagara Falls district
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Grand Island Central School District assistant superintendent of finance and support services, Joe Giarrizzo, has accepted the position as administrator for school business services in the Niagara Falls City School District beginning Nov. 25.
Huth Road Elementary School: Weather Machine Weather Station now up and running, live online
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Huth Road Elementary School weather station is live and online. Located in the school courtyard, the station provides information on the weather on the north end of the Island.
Grand Island Memorial Library: 25th anniversary celebrated with fun, magic
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:20 pm
Charlie of Charlie and Checkers brought color, energy, and fun with him to the Grand Island Memorial Library's celebration of its 25th anniversary at its current Bedell Road location.
Connor O'Keefe benefit at Lewiston Event Center
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Friends and family of Connor O'Keefe, pictured, have announced plans for a fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St.
State Police captain retires
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Maj. Michael J. Cerretto, troop commander, Troop A, congratulated Capt. Joseph B. Scioli Jr. on his last working day before entering into retirement, completing a 26-year career with the State Police.
Starpoint to vote on $15 million capital project
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Residents of the Starpoint Central School District will soon vote on $15.4 million worth of improvements to the district under its Student Health, Safety and Technology Capital Project.
Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month recognizes caregivers
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month, a time to support the more than 5 million Americans who have it, as well as the many more millions of people who care for those with the disease.
Lack of public involvement takes point at school board meeting
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:00 pm
Disappointment over poor attendance at public meetings was something both the Niagara-Wheatfield school board and district residents agreed upon at the board's regular meeting, held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5.
NCIDA approves tax exemptions for Summit Outlets LP
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:00 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors approved an application for assistance from The Summit Outlets LP and developer Zoran Cocov at its board meeting Wednesday.
Town of Niagara gathers for Veterans Day ceremony in Veterans Heights Park
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:55 pm
The Town of Niagara community gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Veterans Heights Park, located at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives. The event was organized by the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs.
Carrousel museum announces holiday events
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda has announced three holiday events through November and December.
St. Andrew's to hold spaghetti dinner
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
St. Andrew Lutheran Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church, 3229 Upper Mountain Road.
'Krafts with Kelly' at Marjim Manor
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The Winery at Marjim Manor is hosting its next "Krafts with Kelly" session at noon and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. This project is a fabric wreath. Guests can choose between a fall, holiday or specific color theme. The $20 cost includes all supplies and refreshments.
First Wheatfield Lions Club Chili and Basket Fest a success
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The first Wheatfield Lions Club Chili and Basket Festival had a successful beginning. The festival was held in the memory of Louis Filicetti and Ted Stanzalewski.
NCCC ceremony honors nation's veterans
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony Monday at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park on its Sanborn campus.
U.K. sensation Ella Henderson to perform Tuesday on 'The Voice'
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Eighteen-year-old U.K. singing sensation Ella Henderson will perform her breakout single "Ghost" on Tuesday's live telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-winning competition series "The Voice."
Charli XCX, Fergie, One Direction join Billboard Hollywood Party for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' lineup
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Charli XCX, One Direction and Meghan Trainor join the biggest bicoastal celebration of the year with performances on New Year's Eve from the Billboard Hollywood Party.
Rick Jeanneret to rejoin broadcast team in limited role for Sabres-Leafs Nov. 15
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced Hall of Fame broadcaster Rick Jeanneret will rejoin the Sabres broadcast team to call the first period of the Sabres-Maple Leafs game on Saturday. The game, which begins at 7 p.m. on MSG, will be the Foster Hewitt Award winner's first game since being treated for throat cancer in early September.
Echosmith performs on Jimmy Fallon, 'VH1 You Oughta Know Live In Concert'
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Echosmith performed their platinum single "Cool Kids" on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" last night. Watch it here:
Higgins opposes reduced USPS service standards
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, took to the House of Representatives Floor in opposition to plans by the U.S. postmaster general and board of governors to reduce service standards and consolidate mail-processing facilities nationwide.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital acquires new vans for courtesy transportation service
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Thanks to the generosity of the Maid of the Mist Corp., Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently acquired two new Chrysler Town & Country vans to continue their courtesy transportation service known as VanGo.
Sabres to collect donated clothing as part of 'WNY Wear It Forward' Nov. 15
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will host a recycled clothing drive before their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.
NCP, Aspire to get 'Merry and Bright' at NCCC Culinary Institute
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY will kick off the holiday season with a unique culinary and gift gathering event, "Merry and Bright," from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Bubbly
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
More than 50 Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members participated in the organization's second annual wine tour.
Turner Classic Movies and Macy's to bring 'Miracle on 34th Street' to Herald Square Plaza
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Turner Classic Movies and Macy's are once again bringing Christmas to New York City's Herald Square with an entire day of screenings of the beloved holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947). The movie will be screened for fans outside Macy's Herald Square beginning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, and will run throughout the day, with the final presentation scheduled for 8 p.m.