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Lewiston Town Board hears water line woes
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Money issues, including water line replacements in the town and Power Authority hydropower rebates to residents, were among the notable discussion items at Monday's Lewiston Town Board work session.
Chamber Gala: Supermarket Liquors and Wines is River Region Partnership awardee
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Supermarket Liquors and Wines was chosen as the 2016 River Region Partnership Award recipient.
Mark Daul asks are skunks friend or foe?
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Have you sprayed or rubbed skunk oil musk on yourself lately? I'll bet you have and didn't even know it.
Can You Help: Support for Brian Lee
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, just four days after he turned 41 years old, Brian Lee suffered a heart attack, the after-effects of which continue to pose problems for him. He was in the hospital for a month and had to undergo dialysis for kidneys that weren't functioning fully. During the hospital stay, he lost feeling in his legs and couldn't walk.
Youngstown: Multipurpose theater to be considered
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Youngstown resident David Graf attended the Village Board meeting Thursday night with a replica of the Cold Storage unit in tow. Graf held a 30-minute presentation during the public portion of the meeting, explaining his desire to turn the facility on Third Street into a multipurpose theater and, ultimately, a performing arts academy.
Youngstown Lions Club inducts new members
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 07:00 am
Ernie Lavigueur, president of the Youngstown Lions Club, reports five new members were inducted at the April 5 meeting.
Obit: Catherine Berry Miklitsch
Sat, Apr 16th 2016 06:55 am
Catherine Berry Miklitsch of Lewiston passed away at her home on Sunday, April 10, 2016, under the care of her family and Niagara Hospice.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosts 25-year Desert Storm reunion
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 09:15 pm
Members of the 914th Airlift Wing hosted a reunion April 9 for the 25th anniversary of the unit's return from Operation Desert Storm. The event took place at the Fuzzy Bison Lounge on the base.
Obit: Destanee M. B. Cope
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 09:00 pm
Destanee M. B. Cope, 18, of Grand Island, passed away April 12, 2016.
Wheatfield Lions honors Pellicano's Marketplace
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:55 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club presented the Citizen Appreciation Award to Paul Pellicano, his son Chris Pellicano and the staff of Pellicano's Marketplace April 7 for their contributions to the club.
NT mayor, police chief showcase new auxiliary police cars
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:55 pm
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas, North Tonawanda Police Chief William R. Hall and members of the city's Common Council gathered recently to showcase new vehicles purchased for the North Tonawanda Auxiliary Police.
NT seeks volunteers for Canal Clean Sweep
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:55 pm
The mayor's office and the North Tonawanda Waterfront Commission are seeking volunteer cleanup groups and individuals to meet at 9 a.m. at the large pavilion at Mayor's Park on Sweeney Street. Supplies, including rakes, gloves, and trash bags, will be provided to all volunteers by the North Tonawanda Recreation and Parks Department.
Something for Her: Women's Expo & Boutique showcases businesses, organizations
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:50 pm
Approximately 700 eventgoers from all over Western New York gathered at the Tonawanda Castle on April 9 for the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas Women's Expo & Boutique.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper: Locals to volunteer for Spring Shoreline Sweep
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:45 pm
Sites across Western New York are filling up fast with volunteers for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper's annual Spring Shoreline Sweep, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 23.
Lew-Port Board OKs budget plan
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:35 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education approved the 2016-17 $43.091 million budget on Tuesday, before a short (but lively!) work session focused on policy review.
Hot from FOX: 'Megyn Kelly presents' to debut Tuesday, May 17
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:30 pm
FOX News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly's first primetime special, "Megyn Kelly presents," will premiere Tuesday, May 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX, followed by the premiere of new unscripted dating series Coupled (9 p.m.).
NBC announces 2016 'Sunday Night Football,' 'Thursday Night Football' schedules
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:30 pm
NBC, the only network with two primetime NFL packages - featuring "Sunday Night Football," America's No. 1 primetime television show for five consecutive years, and, for the first time "Thursday Night Football" - will broadcast 24 NFL games during the 2016 regular season.
Village of Lewiston: No increase in taxes; Planning Board sends variances to ZBA
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:30 pm
Following a half-dozen work sessions, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is poised to present to the public a 2016-17 budget with no tax increase. The tax rate is set to remain at $7.38 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The sewer rate ($4.64 per 100 cubic feet) and the water rate ($3.54 per 100 cubic feet) also are expected to remain the same.
Penguin Days April 23-24 at Aquarium of Niagara
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:25 pm
One of the most popular happenings in Western New York - Penguin Days - is at the Aquarium of Niagara April 23-24. This two-day event adds penguin encounters, crafts and science experiments to the aquarium's everyday events - and it's all free with general admission.
Exclusive 'Grimm' Jordan X for OHSU Doernbecher going, going ...
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:15 pm
In the NBC drama "Grimm," Nick Burkhardt is tasked with protecting humanity from supernatural creatures. At the Grimm Gala, a fundraising event hosted by the show's cast and crew earlier this year, the mission was slightly more tangible.
'Adele Live in New York City' returns Friday, May 6, with five additional songs
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:15 pm
Just two months prior to beginning her highly anticipated North American tour, multiple Grammy Award-winner Adele will star in the 90-minute NBC special "Adele Live in New York City" on Friday, May 6 (8 p.m.).
DEC's Angler Achievement Awards program begins another season
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:15 pm
The Department of Environmental Conservation's annual Angler Achievement Awards program that recognizes anglers who make exceptional catches begins its 27th season, DEC Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Eligibility expanded for water infrastructure grants with $175 million now available in round 2
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
The Environmental Facilities Corp. today announced that, with the enacted state budget providing an additional $100 million this year in grants, it can now broaden eligibility for wastewater projects and provide a total of $175 million in grants through round two of the NYS Water Grants program.
Heart of Niagara 'Yappy Hour' at Buffalo Wild Wings Niagara Falls
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue invites the public to attend a "Yappy Hour" at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1594 Military Road, Niagara Falls, from 3-8 p.m. Friday, April 22.
Memorial Medical Center to hold free stroke awareness event
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
Stroke strikes someone in the U.S. every 40 seconds. On May 4, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will make a major effort to keep area residents from inflating that statistic.
Buffalo Bills announce 2016 schedule
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 08:10 pm
Buffalo will open its 2016 regular season schedule on the road when the Bills travel to Baltimore to square off with the Ravens.
Artpark receives Greenway funding
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 01:45 pm
Artpark & Company was awarded $100,000 by the Host Communities Standing Committee at a re-vote Friday afternoon. The Town of Lewiston sponsored the funding request. Money will help offset costs associated with Artpark & Company's interactive children's and family festivals and programming.
Historic cardiology project receives state approval
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 10:30 am
Four Western New York health systems were granted state approval Thursday to implement an unprecedented collaboration that will make lifesaving cardiac care readily accessible to residents in Niagara County.
Gwen Stefani to be honored with 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards 'Hero' Award
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 10:20 am
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Gwen Stefani, whose latest album "This Is What the Truth Feels Like," recently entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at No. 1, will be honored with the 2016 RDMA "Hero" Award. Stefani is being recognized for the positive impact she has on fans, inspiring them to do good.
Cuomo signs legislation legalizing mixed martial arts in New York
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 10:15 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation Thursday authorizing competitive mixed martial arts in New York.
Hibbard's Custard is open!
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 05:15 pm
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the season earlier this week. Lewiston's landmark sweet-treatery is open from noon until 9 p.m. daily. Hours will expand as the weather warms.
Open casting call set for Disney Channel's 'High School Musical 4' via Disney Applause app
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:35 pm
A "High School Musical 4" open casting search via the Disney Applause app will begin on Monday, April 18, for young actors, singers and dancers ages 14-17.
Poloncarz, Sirén announce free admission week at Albright-Knox
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined Albright-Knox Art Gallery Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director Janne Sirén and art enthusiasts at the gallery to announce the return of free admission week for all Erie County residents.
Erie County: Poloncarz signs proclamation honoring military veterans
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Ret.) Bill Callahan, public affairs officer for the Western New York Armed Forces Committee, in order to affix his signature to a proclamation prepared in advance of Armed Forces Week. The proclamation honors all U.S. veterans.
Stop, shop and swing: 'Springtime Swing Dance' at Elks Lodge in Tonawanda
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:20 pm
Swiftwater Business Association and Cats Like Us present a free dance event, "Springtime Swing Dance," from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at The Elks Lodge, 55 Main St., Tonawanda.
Camp Hope helps heal through fun
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:15 pm
Camp Hope, Niagara Hospice's free bereavement camp, helps children cope with grief.
Lewiston Council on the Arts: Elderwood sponsors free Monday concerts
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:05 pm
Elderwood at Wheatfield and Elderwood at Grand Island are supporting the efforts of the Lewiston Council on the Arts as sponsors of "Blue Mondays" and "Bluegrass Mondays" this summer.
UB architecture faculty projects win national awards
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 02:00 pm
A pair of projects designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors both received jury honors in an international awards competition that "honors the best of architecture worldwide."
Platinum-selling Hillsong UNITED honored with 4 Billboard Music Award nominations
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 01:50 pm
Platinum-selling Hillsong UNITED received four Billboard Music Award nominations this week, earning in all Christian categories, including Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album ("EMPIRES") and Top Christian Song, where both "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" and "Touch The Sky" scored nods.
Hospitals team for charity hockey game
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 01:50 pm
Teams from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center played their third annual charity hockey game Friday, April 8, at a packed Hyde Park Ice Pavilion.