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Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Duff's Famous Wings make debut appearance at National Buffalo Wing Festival
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 04:20 pm
Thanks to one of downtown Buffalo's newest hotspots for entertainment, a cherished provider of chicken wings will take part in one of the country's most popular food festivals. Duff's Famous Wings, with support from Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, will make its debut at the National Buffalo Wing Festival, held Aug. 30-31 at Coca-Cola Field in downtown Buffalo.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Aug. 23, 2014
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:20 pm
The following activity occurred Monday, Aug. 11, to Sunday, Aug. 17, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 104 response calls during this period.
Mark Daul: Winning a summer trifecta
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:20 pm
Betting on horses can be a lot of fun and exciting, even though I spent most of my life rejecting the thought until recently.
Grand Island Fire Co. Call Summary for Aug. 22, 2014
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:15 pm
The following incidents occurred from Aug. 11 to 17, as reported by the Grand Island Fire Co. A total of 36 calls were answered by the department during this period. The GIFC has now responded to 949 calls so far this year, as compared to 941 at the same date last year.
Erie County Sheriff's Office Report for Aug. 22, 2014
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:15 pm
The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to 199 calls from Aug. 9 to 15. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents on Grand Island.
Sheriff's Office honors K9 partners
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:15 pm
A K9 memorial dedication will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26, to honor K9 partners killed in the line of duty and those that served the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Aug. 16, 2014
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:15 pm
The following activity occurred from Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 85 response calls during this period.
Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Aug. 21, 2014
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 03:00 pm
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Aug. 9 and 18.
Lockport: Newly remodeled retail store will shine spotlight on Goodwill brand
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 12:05 pm
Goodwill Industries of Western New York announced remodeling is underway on its Lockport retail store located in the Lockport Plaza at 282 S. Transit Road. The store is temporarily closed as Goodwill staffers complete the project in preparation for a grand re-opening on Thursday. The day will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
World-traveled culinary expert Oliver Wolf joins Seneca Resorts & Casinos as executive chef
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 07:00 am
A dash of world flavor is coming to the culinary offerings at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo. Oliver Wolf, a recognized chef in the industry with more than 25 years of experience around the globe, joins Western New York's award-winning casino resorts as executive chef.
Niagara University accepting registrations for fall continuing education courses
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its fall schedule of courses. Professional studies, certificates and credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
NU volleyball team serves NC
Mon, Aug 25th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara University women's volleyball team volunteered their time Thursday at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. The girls, joined by assistant volleyball coach Eric Buggs, helped with various tasks to get the school ready for its Sept. 4 opening.
Niagara Hospice takes 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:25 pm
With hopes to further the success of this great cause, the staff at Niagara Hospice accepted the "Ice Bucket Challenge."

More than 25 Niagara Hospice staff members agreed to be soaked with ice water Friday afternoon to raise awareness and funds for ALS.

Star lineup set for MDA 'Show of Strength' Telethon Labor Day weekend
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:15 pm
The entertainment industry has once again joined together to lend support to the MDA "Show of Strength" Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The 49th broadcast of the television fundraising event will air in primetime, Sunday, Aug. 31 (9-11 p.m.) on the ABC Television Network.
Search for next 'MasterChef' begins with open casting calls
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:15 pm
Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot are in the midst of season five of America's No. 1 cooking competition show, "MasterChef." But beginning Saturday, Sept. 13, the "MasterChef" team will travel across the country to the following cities to search for America's best home cook for season six.
MOPS is coming to Niagara County
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:15 pm
MOPS is starting a chapter in Niagara County at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1073 Saunders Settlement Road, Niagara Falls. The program will be held the first and third Tuesday of each month, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 16 (9:15-11:15 a.m.).

Mothers of Pre-Schoolers is a program to meet the needs of every mom.

TNT lands rights to Lionsgate's 'Hunger Games' and 'Divergent' franchises
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:00 pm
TNT has landed network television rights to the global blockbuster "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" movie franchises in a sweeping deal with Lionsgate. TNT's acquisition includes the network premiere windows for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," which opens in theaters this November, and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," set for theatrical release in November 2015. The deal also includes network premiere windows for "Divergent."
Dangers of dogs riding in pickup truck beds
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:00 pm
You may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just load your dog up in the back and take him with you.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships awarded
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 10:00 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship committee has announced John Conti, Joseph Corio, Thomas Corrao, Joseph Dobmeier, Lucus Hurtt, Joseph Langer, Michael Laurendi and Jake Schoelles as the 2014 scholarship recipients.
Taking the #IceBucketChallenge
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 12:10 pm
Celebrities. Athletes. Politicians. Your friends and family members.

Just about everybody, it seems, has taken part in the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness - and funds - for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, or "Lou Gehrig's Disease." To date, more than $40 million has been donated.

Ripson announces candidacy for Porter town clerk
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 12:00 pm
Amanda M. Ripson of Youngstown has announced her candidacy for Porter town clerk. She will be on the ballot for the Republican primary on Sept. 9.
A new beginning in Youngstown
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 11:55 am
As residents now realize, the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co.'s legendary Field Days is history. But that doesn't mean an end; rather, a new beginning.
YPD recipient of $500 grant
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 11:55 am
The Youngstown Police Department announced this week it was recently awarded a $500 grant to enable the department to purchase camera equipment for purposes of upgrading YPD's current capabilities.
'Super Jam' at Sunset Grill
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Wilson's Sunset Grill has teamed up with local entertainment coordinator Steve Goodman to present the second annual "Super Jam" concert on Sunday, Aug. 31. The free event begins at 3 p.m. at 3 O'Connell Island.
Bible classes in Youngstown
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 07:00 am
First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown announces new Tuesday night Bible classes will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Church Fellowship Hall, 100 Church St.
Art fair in Olcott
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 07:00 am
The Boardwalk at Lakeview Village Fair in Olcott invites visitors to check out an art fair Saturday, Aug. 30, from noon to 5 p.m.
Resurgent Toto performs Tuesday at Artpark
Sat, Aug 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Artpark fans got a taste of Steve "Luke" Lukather's style of music when he performed June 24 with Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band. The singer returns with his own band, Toto, to close out the 2014 "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series Aug. 26.
5 things to know about Bombadil
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 09:45 pm
"Bombadil," you're thinking, "that name sounds familiar."

Sure, the word comes from "The Lord of the Rings," but that's not it. No; it's something else.

The truth is, "whimsical" pop-folk act Bombadil was poised to hit it big in 2009, with the release of "Tarpits and "Canyonlands."

Mount St. Mary's Hospital collects items to aid people in Nicaragua
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 03:35 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital was the site for a collection of items to be transported to aid people in Nicaragua.
Dunkin' Donuts, Buffalo-area law enforcement officials to join forces for 'Cops on Top' to benefit Special Olympics
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 03:35 pm
Dunkin' Donuts will team up with law enforcement officials in the greater Buffalo area to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics athletes with a rooftop sit-in at participating Dunkin' Donuts locations.
College is in session: National Grid offers lessons in saving energy and money as classes resume
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 03:35 pm
If your class schedule has replaced summer novels, and you're packing the family car, it can mean only one thing: it's back to school time.
Kenmore Mercy seeking applicants for free joint replacement surgery
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 03:35 pm
Building on its mission to serve those in need, and its orthopedic excellence, Catholic Health facility Kenmore Mercy Hospital, along with Dr. John Repicci, are joining Operation Walk USA to provide a needy patient with a free joint replacement surgery this year.
Obit: Rev. Leslie E. Chambers
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
Pastor Leslie E. Chambers of the Town of West Clarksville passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at home after a brief battle with cancer.
Obit: Sally Trietley Mergel
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
Sally Trietley Mergel, 83, of Grand Island was called to heaven at home Aug. 17, 2014, surrounded by family and comforted by her devoted husband of 24 years, Philip Mergel.
Gia is back in the race
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 02:20 pm
The following was submitted Friday on behalf of Gia Arnold:
Peach Festival 5K run applications available
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 02:10 pm
Applications are now available for the 36th annual Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival 5K run, sponsored by Niagara First Choice Federal Credit Union and DiMino's Tops Lewiston, taking place Saturday, Sept. 6, at 9 a.m.
Sacred Heart Villa School to hold open house
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 02:05 pm
Sacred Heart Villa School's motto is "Where Learning Begins."
Grand Island farmhouse celebrates sesquicentennial
Fri, Aug 22nd 2014 01:50 pm
Grand Island Historical Society officers Carolyn Doebert, Sharon Nichols and Maggie Gushue presented a framed copy of the original 1864 deed of the fifth-oldest house on Grand Island to current owners Robin and Bryce Shipman at their recent festive sesquicentennial birthday celebration.
 


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