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Upgrade your fireplace to improve energy efficiency
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Heating and cooling your home typically comprises nearly half of the average American's utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a portion of that expenditure is lost.
Five tips to save money, time in your small business
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
There are two things most small business owners have in common: limited time and limited finances. If you're an entrepreneur, finding ways to make the most of both is crucial for your sanity and success.
Get the most out of your tech devices
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Your tech gadgets are an investment and, with a little bit of effort, you can get even more out of them and make them last longer.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital 'Goes Red for Women'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:10 pm
Associates at Mount St. Mary's got in the spirit of bringing attention to Heart Month by wearing red Friday as part of "Go Red for Women" day.
Elderwood nurse completes assisted living leadership program
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:50 pm
The New York State Center for Assisted Living announced 12 nurses from Western New York-area assisted living facilities completed the Foundation for Quality Care's first-ever assisted living nurse leadership program.
North Tonawanda history museum opens new exhibit
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The North Tonawanda History Museum completed a new exhibit on Richard Newman, who was born in North Tonawanda in 1938.
Sabretooth recognizes good character at Errick Road
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres mascot Sabretooth recently paid a to Niagara-Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary School.
Music has the power at Complete Senior Care PACE
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The ancient Greek philosopher Plato once said, "Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." Over 2,000 years later, we are learning how right he was.
Buffalo Bandits visit Tuscarora School
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School gymnasium was filled with excitement as Buffalo Bandits players Ryan Benesch, Dhane Smith and Mark Steenhuis and team mascot Rax entered the room.
Niagara-Wheatfield plans for superintendent search
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
At a special board meeting Tuesday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education set a schedule in its search for a new superintendent to replace Lynn Marie Fusco, who recently accepted a position as superintendent of Erie-1 BOCES.
Musicians band together to 'Crush Cancer'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:35 pm
JB Aaron headlines a full day of music designed to raise funds and support for those battling a deadly disease.
'Fire & Ice' to benefit Boy Scouts' Greater Niagara Frontier Council
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
"Fire & Ice," a "culinary and visual extravaganza," takes place Thursday, March 12, at an all-new location, The Foundry at 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The annual event benefits the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boys Scouts of America and provides an evening of music, entertainment, food and premier auctions.
3 anti-inflammation recipes to help restore your health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
The link between chronic disease and inflammation based on a poor diet and sedentary lifestyle has been made clear by now, as outlined in an article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Measles lessons: UB medical faculty members tweak how they teach
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
Panepinto calls for complete repeal of statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-60, along with childhood sexual abuse victims Vanessa DeRosa and Tino Flores, and their attorneys, came together Friday to call for the complete repeal of New York's statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors.
Ortt appointed co-chair of joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, has been appointed as one of three legislators to lead the Senate's joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction. Sens. Terrence Murphy (R-C-I-Green-Yorktown) and George Amedore Jr. (R-C-I-Rotterdam) also co-chair the task force.
BPO offers romantic Valentine's Day celebration
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:20 pm
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is planning an evening of romance surrounding the return of Buffalo favorite Steve Lippia.
Oscar nominees Cotillard, Cumberbatch, Streep, Winfrey and Witherspoon to present at 87th Oscars
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:20 pm
Oscar nominees Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be presenters at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
YMCA kicks off annual campaign
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Family YMCA recently received an award at the Y's Buffalo Niagara campaign kickoff dinner.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital names top employee of quarter
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Patient Account Representative Kathy Palumbo has been named "Employee of the Quarter."
Zooper Saturday will feature family Valentine's activities
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo will hold a Family Valentine's Day event this weekend, as part of the Zooper Saturday series.
Buffalo Zoo animal adoption package makes unique Valentine gift
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo is offering special animal adoption packages for Valentine's Day.
BBB says start with trust when looking for love online
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:00 am
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and more and more people are turning to their computers to find new relationships. In fact, more than 41.2 million people in the U.S. tried an online dating site in 2014. It's a $1.2 billion business.
Diana Krall: Wallflower World Tour March 10 at UB Center for the Arts
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 05:25 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Diana Krall: Wallflower World Tour" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10. Tickets, $64.50 to $84.50, are on sale now.
Erie County: Poloncarz, Burstein address importance of measles vaccinations
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 04:20 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined today by Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein, Chief Medical Officer of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Dr. Stephen Turkovich, and Dr. Shamim Islam, M.D., of the division of infectious diseases at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo to discuss the importance of measles vaccinations in stopping the spread of the disease.
NBC renews dramas 'The Blacklist,' 'Chicago Fire,' 'Chicago P.D.,' Law & Order: SVU,' 'Grimm'
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:20 pm
NBC has announced it is renewing dramas "The Blacklist" (season three), "Chicago Fire" (season four), "Chicago P.D." (season three), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (season 17) and "Grimm" (season five) for the 2015-16 season.
Lewiston: Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center celebrates Black History Month
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a special ceremony Thursday as part of its Black History Month celebration. The hospital honored two associates, one department, and heard remarks from community activist Kenneth Hamilton.
'Remember the Titans' coach Herman Boone to speak at Hilbert College
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Herman Boone, the Virginia high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the movie "Remember the Titans," will speak at Hilbert College at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in William E. Swan Auditorium.
Fourteenth annual 'Give Kids a Smile Day' set for Feb. 6
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Tooth fairies, teddy bears and dental heroes will bring healthy smiles to more than 800 young children and their parents at the 14th annual "Give Kids a Smile Day" presented by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.
Citizen preparedness training in West Seneca
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
New York National Guard troops, trainers, state and local emergency management officials will hold a session of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's citizen preparedness training program at the West Seneca Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Ceretto to Cuomo: Grant Niagara University Start-Up NY designation
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
Republican Assemblyman John Ceretto today sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in support of Niagara University as the school applies for designation as a partner in the Start-Up NY program.
New York's Powerball Jackpot increases to $360 million for Saturday
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing is $360,000,000.
Applications available for student office assistant summer position funded by Grigg Lewis Foundation
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:05 pm
The Grigg Lewis Foundation workership program is taking applications to fill a student office assistant position it will fund at the Niagara History Center this summer.
Jack black to perform at The Oscars
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Versatile actor, singer and comedian Jack Black will make a special appearance at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
Hallmark voice of '60s music, Frankie Valli, set to perform his legendary hits at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced today the May entertainment lineup will feature Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Saturday, May 2.
Help for caregivers and those who are grieving
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
Are you caring for someone with a serious illness? Do you or someone you know need help coping with the loss of a loved one?
AlertID issues warnings about train safety
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
A commuter train collided with an SUV Tuesday evening in Valhalla, New York. Officials said six people were killed and at least a dozen were injured after the third rail breached the train's interior and blasted flames into the front two cars.
Lewiston Lions welcome newest Lion Robert Herman
Thu, Feb 5th 2015 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions are proud to announce the induction of their newest member, Lion Robert Herman, who was sponsored by club President Regina Cecconi.
On World Cancer Day, Higgins champions legislation to increase biomedical research funding
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 09:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins recognized Feb. 4 as World Cancer Day by announcing the introduction of legislation aimed at the fight to rid the world of cancer and other debilitating diseases.
218 hopefuls received a ticket to Hollywood ... only one will be the next 'American Idol'
Wed, Feb 4th 2015 05:15 pm
This week, the fun continues when 218 of the country's most amazing performers travel west to compete in "American Idol XIV's" "Hollywood Week" at the Orpheum Theatre.
 

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