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Sheriff's Community Police Academy taking applications
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced the free Sheriff's Community Police Academy will take place on Thursdays, from Feb. 26 to May 28, at the Niagara County Public Safety Building, 5574 Niagara St. Extension, Lockport.
Spotlight on Business: New York Fish House: Third generation of Muto family offers unmatched fish fries
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
Jim Thomson invites readers to try a fried or grilled fish dinner at his family's New York Fish House, conveniently located within the City Market in Niagara Falls.
Town of Lewiston reorganizes
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Town Board got down to business for 2015 with the setting of a number of approvals, confirmations and appointments for the coming year at its Jan. 5 reorganization meeting.
Town of Porter zoning law issue brought to board's attention
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
If a commercialized business was operating near your home, in an area that doesn't allow that, how would you handle it?
Museum of disABILITY History hosts 'Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders in the Classroom'
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
A "Dialogues on disABILITY" workshop, "Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders in the Classroom," will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Museum of disABILITY History.
Dave Majewski's work on Urban Habitat Project earns EPA honors
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 07:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in presenting David Majewski with the EPA's Environmental Quality Award.
NCCC holds 18th annual Tech Wars
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 07:15 pm
Niagara County Community College held its 18th annual Tech Wars competition for middle and high school students Wednesday at the college, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
New snow leopard at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes Grace, an adult female snow leopard to its collection.
NBC signs development deal with musical legend Dolly Parton
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
NBC has signed a development deal with Dolly Parton, one of the most honored female country musicians of all time and an American icon.
Stories of courage and love from Underground Railroad come to NBC for 8-hour epic miniseries 'Freedom Run'
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
NBC is bringing both the heartbreaking and uplifting stories during one of America's most tumultuous periods to television in adapting author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Betty DeRamus' acclaimed book "Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories From the Underground Railroad" as an epic eight-hour miniseries titled "Freedom Run."
Zachary Levi on board for highly anticipated 'Heroes Reborn'
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
Zachary Levi is making his long-awaited return to television in NBC's upcoming event miniseries "Heroes Reborn" to play a key, yet undisclosed role.
Anne Hathaway and Ryan Seacrest on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:35 pm
Kelly and Michael sit down with "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest, and rock band Fall Out Boy performs for the "LIVE" audience.
YMCA Buffalo Niagara launches annual campaign to support community needs
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:30 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara will officially launch its 2015 annual campaign Jan. 21. The goal is to ensure everyone in Western New York has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Buffalo Zoo reintroduces 'Warm Up With the Cold-Blooded' event
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:30 pm
The Buffalo Zoo will hold a "Warm Up with the Cold-Blooded" event Saturday.
NBC presents three weekends of figure skating
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:30 pm
Beginning this Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, NBC presents three consecutive weekends of figure skating, highlighted by live coverage of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships featuring the pairs', ice dance, ladies' and men's free skate competitions.
NTCC announces new board members
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:30 pm
The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. announced the appointment of Ron Droegmyer, Barbara Hughes, Duncan Ross and Doni Taube to four hospitality and tourism seats on the organization's board of directors. Anthony Brindisi was appointed to a general business seat
Buffalo Sabres assign Zac Dalpe to Rochester Amerks
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres assigned forward Zac Dalpe to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office updates software
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
New World Systems is helping the Niagara County Sheriff's Office increase its information sharing and intelligence-led policing (ILP) efforts to better serve communities.
Outstanding and voided checks questioned at school board meeting
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield School Board's first meeting of the new year Jan. 7 ended quickly, with all agenda items passed in just under 20 minutes after an extended executive session.
Cobblestone scope passed
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
Wheatfield's Town Board passed a final scope for the Cobblestone Creek subdivision's draft Environmental Impact Statement at a special meeting held Monday, attended by residents of Errick and Lemke roads, as well as a representative of developer Gary DiMatteo of Rosal Homes.
Belden Center repairs on the way
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:05 am
Drainage and road repair work at the Belden Center in the Town of Niagara could happen much sooner and quicker than expected, according to information shared at the Jan. 7 Town Board work session.
NCCC offering free business workshops
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center, Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union and Lockport Main Street Inc. are sponsoring free workshops for local business owners this spring.
Town of Niagara: Lee Wallace begins term as supervisor
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:00 am
Prior to Wednesday's Town of Niagara's work session, Lee Wallace was sworn in as the new supervisor, to finish out the term started by Steve Richards, who resigned last spring. (photo by Rob Clark)
NYPA Power Vista celebrates 'A Century of Black Life, History and Culture' with special exhibit, theatrical program
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority is seeking participants to take part in a special exhibit during Black History Month beginning Feb. 2 at the Niagara Power Vista, the admission-free visitors' center at the Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road.
Nominate a recipient for 10th annual 'Key to the Locks' award
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 07:00 am
The Erie Canal Discovery Center and Niagara History Center are seeking nominees for the 10th annual "Key to the Locks" award.
Lew-Port presents 'Annie'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 04:40 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School presents "Annie," on stage this weekend inside the high school auditorium.
New Kids On The Block serves as house band on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 04:30 pm
Calling all New Kids fans: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Jan. 20, because on that morning, New Kids On The Block will serve as the house band on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," spending the full hour with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Niagara University dedicate new Tenth Street Café
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 04:20 pm
Niagara University's president, the Rev. James J. Maher, and Memorial Medical Center President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo today celebrated a unique partnership between the two cornerstones of the community with the dedication and blessing of the new Tenth Street Café.
Ortt sponsors legislation to repeal Safe Act
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:40 pm
On the second anniversary of the signing of the SAFE Act, State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, along with other state lawmakers, is renewing his push to repeal the law.
Thank you, volunteers
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
Volunteers from the Golden Age Center stuffed more than 4,000 envelopes containing the county and town tax bills to be delivered to Grand Island residents this week.
GIAA and Aceti's present 8th annual comedy night
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
The Grand Island Alumni Association and Aceti's Wine & Spirits present the eighth annual comedy night at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks.
St. Stephen R.C. Church: Altar Society officers named
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
The St. Stephen R.C. Church Altar Society has named its officers for 2015. From left: Ann Dlugokinski, secretary; Ann Hegarty, vice president; Karen DeGlopper, treasurer; and Jo Klock, president.
Erie County Legislature: Hardwick announces Island Dispatch named official newspaper of Erie County
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announced Thursday the Island Dispatch was once again named an official newspaper of the Erie County Legislature. The designation was confirmed at the Jan. 8 reorganizational meeting of the legislature.
Strawberry Island, Motor Boat Island to be topic of second popular seminar
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
So many people enjoyed a presentation last year about the lore, legend and future of Strawberry Island and Motor Boat Island that it's back by popular demand.
Islanders appointed to town advisory boards
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 03:20 pm
The Grand Island Town Board made no move at its reorganization meeting Monday to fill the council seat vacated when Dick Crawford resigned to become deputy highway superintendent, but the board did make numerous appointments to volunteer advisory boards.
Artpark's 'Mary Poppins' wins trio of awards
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Artpark & Company's 2014 Broadway musical "Mary Poppins" has won three Broadway World Awards for the Buffalo region. The show took Best Musical honors, while Randy Kramer (Best Director in a Musical) and Emilie Renier (Best Actress in a Musical) also were recognized.
Warm up winter with healthy comfort food recipes, time-saving tips and nutritious menus
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Food.com thaws the winter chill with recipes for comfort food favorites and quick, healthy meal ideas to heat up the dinner table.
Daemen's economic impact on region reaches nearly $132 million
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Daemen College's economic impact on the Buffalo Niagara region in 2013 reached nearly $132 million, representing a $17 million increase for the Amherst-based institution, according to a new study released today by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.
Phil Arno, Kim Piazza to co-host 'Talk of the Town' on WBBZ-TV
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
WBBZ-TV President and General Manager Bob Koshinski has announced Phil Arno and Kim Piazza will co-host "Talk of The Town," a new magazine/talk show on WBBZ-TV.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of WNY announces semiannual community grants program
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
The Ronald McDonald House Charities of WNY is accepting grant applications from local nonprofit organizations for its community grants program.
 

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