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Nominees for 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards to be unveiled Tuesday
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:35 pm
Nominees for the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards will be revealed tomorrow, May 10, to millions of followers on K-LOVE Radio's Facebook page.
AARP Foundation announces local grant award to help grow student reading success
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:30 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo recently announced the organization has received a $200,000 Reading Intervention Grant from AARP Foundation to implement a volunteer tutoring program with the intent of helping increase literacy skills among children in three targeted Buffalo Public Schools, serving 950 students K-third grade.
Mike Tirico joins NBC Sports Group
Mon, May 9th 2016 02:15 pm
Mike Tirico, the play-by-play and studio voice for many of ESPN's biggest events over the past quarter century, will join NBC Sports Group starting July 1.
Grand Island Central School District: Folks respond to first Health & Wellness Family Fair
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:55 am
More than 30 vendors gathered in the Grand Island High School cafeteria Saturday, April 23, to promote mind, body and spirit in a first-ever Health & Wellness Family Fair.
Aquarium of Niagara: Gary Siddall appointed executive director
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:45 am
Gary Siddall was named executive director on Monday by the Aquarium of Niagara's board of directors. Siddall served as deputy director for two years and oversaw operations while ensuring the financial integrity of the Whirlpool Street attraction.
(716) to host Bandits 'Playoff Bash' prior to May 21 game
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:45 am
The Buffalo Bandits "Playoff Bash" will take place at (716) Food and Sport beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21, while the Bandits get set to host the New England Black Wolves in game two of the National Lacrosse League's East Division Finals (7:30 p.m.).
Village of Lewiston Zoning Board OKs variances for 'Paladino plaza,' tables Fairchild requests
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
Developers of the Village of Lewiston's two largest proposed projects sought area variances at a special Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Thursday.
Positive changes in Youngstown
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. announced this week it is again a recipient of the William C. Mayne/Niagara Falls Bridge Commission/Niagara County Economic Development Business Community Enhancement Grant.
Planning continues for Great Contraption Race
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A new race registration format; an improved post-race party location; an all-new promotional effort and merchandising ideas, including a new T-shirt design; an all-new gala; and an exciting new raffle ticket offering.
Island composer's song reflects love of community
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A love of music and of Grand Island prompted Carolyn Laskay to write "Our Grand Island" in 1990.
Rotary Club leads annual parkway cleanup
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club led its annual spring cleanup of the Beaver Island Parkway Saturday.
Hardwick recognizes Pauley as April's Citizen of the Month
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announced Grand Island resident Raymond W. Pauley was named the April Citizen of the Month in recognition of his service to the community through the Grand Island Fire Co. and other contributions.
Village of Lewiston: Despite contrary legal opinion, board OKs firefighter boot drive
Fri, May 6th 2016 06:00 pm
Though Village of Lewiston Counselor Joseph Leone again suggested on-street boot drives are illegal in New York, trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted 4-1 Monday to allow Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. to continue its annual Center Street fundraiser this year.
Canalside summer season excites
Fri, May 6th 2016 05:00 pm
Nicholas Picholas, co-host of "Janet and Nick In The Morning" on WKSE "KISS 98.5," looked at the lineup of talent for the Canalside summer 2016 concert lineup and declared, "The names speak for themselves, these are big names. It's diverse, it's cool and classy and, of course, it's free and everyone loves free."
State Parks announces new restaurant, additional recreation activities at Buffalo Harbor State Park
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:55 pm
The State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation today announced the opening of Charlie's Boat Yard Restaurant at Buffalo Harbor State Park.
'Voice' coach Blake Shelton will debut his new song 'Go Ahead and Break My Heart' on Monday along with special guest Gwen Stefani
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:35 pm
Coach Blake Shelton will debut his new song, "Go Ahead and Break My Heart," on the Monday, May 9, live episode (8 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's "The Voice." Special guest and fellow "Voice" coach Gwen Stefani will join the multi-award-winning country music superstar.
Finger Food Products to expand in Niagara County
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:20 pm
Finger Food Products Inc., a family-owned business, is embarking on a multimillion-dollar relocation and expansion in the Town of Wheatfield. The company held its ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday at its new location in the Vantage International Point industrial park.
Cinco de Mayo at Spicey Pickle
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:10 pm
The Spicey Pickle held its annual Cinco de Mayo eating contest Thursday. Lewiston's Ben Salhany won the competition, downing four tacos in 90 seconds.
NT residents seek repair of potholes on city roads
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:55 pm
The potholes around North Tonawanda have long been a major nuisance in the community. Some city residents spoke up on that issue during Tuesday's Common Council meeting at City Hall.
Home stretch in sight: Herschell Carrousel campaign surpasses halfway mark
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:55 pm
North Tonawanda's Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has officially raised more than $20,000, which is half the funding needed to repair and reassemble its main attraction - its 100-year-old carousel.
Wheatfield residents seek answers on landfill fence
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board Monday night heard from North Tonawanda resident Cory D'Agostino, who said the fence planned to be installed around the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield "isn't going to do any good."
Obit: Donald A. Kew
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:45 pm
Grand Island resident Donald A. Kew entered into rest April 29, 2016. Mr. Kew was a U.S. Army veteran and was an ironworker with Iron Workers Local 9 in Niagara Falls.
Tops supports JDRF
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:45 pm
Tops Friendly Markets is continuing its longstanding support for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Parent Network, OUN have 'the conversation'
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:25 am
The Parent Network of WNY and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will host a free workshop titled "Sexuality ... Having the Conversation," on Wednesday, May 11.
Memorial Medical Center pharmacy residency program earns national accreditation
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:20 am
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has granted full six-year accreditation to the postgraduate year one pharmacy residency program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Children's mental health outreach program to host free health fair in Sanborn
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:20 am
The children's mental health outreach program at New Directions Youth & Family Services will host a free health fair from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, at Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center, 4124 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida headline Niagara University commencement
Fri, May 6th 2016 11:00 am
Niagara University's 2016 slate of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the executive director of patient care services at a prominent cancer hospital, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal, and a celebrated Canadian musician and humanitarian.
Country superstar Keith Urban tells 'CBS Sunday Morning' his marriage to Nicole Kidman wasn't life changing, it was 'life beginning'
Thu, May 5th 2016 06:00 pm
Life really began for country music superstar Keith Urban after marrying actress Nicole Kidman a decade ago, he tells John Blackstone in a heartfelt interview for "CBS Sunday Morning," to be broadcast Sunday, May 8 (9 a.m. ET), on the CBS Television Network.
Geniuses face off on '500 Questions'
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:10 pm
ABC's innovative game show "500 Questions" returns as a special five-night event series, beginning with a two-hour season premiere on Thursday, May 26 (8-10 p.m. EDT), leading up to the two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.
Old Fort Niagara announces 2016 events, free admission to May 18 'Community Appreciation Night'
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:10 pm
Old Fort Niagara announces a new season of sharing historic, authentic and engaging battle re-enactments, programs and performances for the enjoyment and education of the public that highlight nearly three centuries on the Niagara Frontier.
Higgins warns of electricity rate spikes following Huntley plant closure
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:05 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is sounding the alarm on significant local electricity rate spikes following the shutdown of the Huntley Station power plant in Tonawanda, and calling for swift action to protect consumers.
Poloncarz appoints Thomas Hersey as commissioner of environment and planning
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has announced his appointment of Thomas Hersey as commissioner of the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning.
Pet travel: Take Rover along, or leave him behind?
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:05 pm
Before you load your beloved pet into the car for the long haul, take a moment to reflect.
19 Ideas celebrates 5-year anniversary
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:05 pm
Local marketing and communications agency 19 IDEAS is celebrating its fifth year in business.
FMC 2016 remediation to begin
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:05 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced phase two of the soil remediation effort will begin on June 27 on the grounds of the Royalton-Hartland High School, and on May 3 at residences located on the K and M blocks in the Village of Middleport.
ECC breaks ground on new nanotechnology annex at north campus
Thu, May 5th 2016 03:00 pm
Erie Community College officials, local representatives and construction personnel joined for a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's $3.1 million nanotechnology building annex at ECC North Campus on Wednesday.
ABC announces teams competing on 'BattleBots: The Gears Awaken' preview special
Thu, May 5th 2016 02:55 pm
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23. It kicks off with a preview special titled "BattleBots: The Gears Awaken" on Tuesday, May 10 (10 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
May is Older Americans Month
Wed, May 4th 2016 05:40 pm
As part of the celebration of Older Americans Month in May, the Erie County Department of Senior Services will join adult day programs around Erie County in offering services and workshops for older adults along with resources for caregivers.
Office of Mental Health recognizes Western New York early intervention project
Wed, May 4th 2016 05:40 pm
Help Me Grow WNY has been honored at the New York State Office of Mental Health's "What's Great in Our State 2016," an event that celebrates the people and programs making a difference in the field of children's mental health. The award winner was recognized at an event on Tuesday in Albany.
 

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