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Canisius receives $1 million NSF grant
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
Canisius College is the recipient of a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Rivershore Foundation's annual gala to benefit individuals living with disabilities
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 05:30 pm
The Rivershore Foundation will host its annual gala dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.
Obituary: Stuart W. Savory
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 11:50 am
Stuart W. Savory, 78, of Hamilton, Montana, and a former 45-year resident of Grand Island, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 29, 2016.
Wheatfield Lions welcome new member
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:55 am
On Sept. 8, the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club welcomed new member Wallace Weiss to its community. Pictured, from left, are Past District Governor of 20-N Lion Robert F. Shivley, Weiss and Club President Lion Art Kroening.
Town of Niagara Lions Club: A bicycle made for two
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:55 am
The Town of Niagara Lions Club presented a specialized bicycle to a visually impaired Niagara Falls resident, Mikayla Forsey, on Sept. 14.
Barefoot Christian Community to launch
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:50 am
Barefoot Christian Community, a new congregation in the Town of Niagara, will be launching weekly worship gatherings at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Town of Niagara Community Center, 7000 Lockport Road.
Driver receives sentence in fatal hit and run case
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
Forty-one-year-old Anthony DiFilippo of Wheatfield pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of the fatal hit and run accident that killed 16-year-old Ryan Fischer.
Wheatfield Lions to host meat raffle
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host its annual meat raffle at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the American Legion Post 1451, next to the Wheatfield Lions Club at 6525 Ward Road.
Fall Career Fair slated for Oct. 19
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
The annual Niagara County Fall Career Fair will take place from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Four Points by Sheraton, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Approximately 60 local businesses will attend to seek new employees to fill job openings.
Kaleida names new president of DeGraff
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
Kaleida Health recently named Darcy Craven president of DeGraff Memorial and Millard Fillmore Suburban hospitals. Craven was recruited from the Carolinas Hospital System where he has served as CEO since 2012.
Dom Polski Social Club to host Polish dinner, music for National Pierogi Day
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
The Dom Polski Social Club at 576 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, will serve up an authentic Polish experience with Polish food and music at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in honor of National Pierogi Day.
Railroad Museum receives new sign
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:45 am
The Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier, located at 111 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, has recently installed a new sign on its grounds.
Town of Niagara awards volunteers for help with summer endeavors
Fri, Sep 30th 2016 10:40 am
The Town of Niagara Town Board presented summer volunteers with awards at Tuesday night's board meeting at Town Hall.
Morinello endorsed by New York's small-business owners
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
Angelo Morinello, candidate for the 145th Assembly District, said he is proud to have received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business.
Hundreds expected to join Lewiston Walk to End Alzheimer's
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
The annual Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
NU launches 'Powerful' new branding campaign
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:10 pm
A powerful new brand message has been unveiled by Niagara University.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces audio release of 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve'
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:05 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced, to the delight of fans all across the world, the release of "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" as an audio package.
Ortt, Griffo tour Niagara Power Project
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:05 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt recently hosted Sen. Joe Griffo for a series of meetings across the region. The trip included a tour of the Niagara Power Project.
Winners to be announced in first 'Niagara Homegrown Homebrewed Competition'
Thu, Sep 29th 2016 07:05 pm
The final round will be broadcast on two episodes of "Just Brew It" at 9-9:30 a.m. the next Saturday mornings, Oct. 1 and 8, on 1520 AM. The winners will be announced on air on the second show.
Susan G. Komen to honor Lewiston resident Colleen Nossavage
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
Susan G. Komen Western New York will honor the winners of its annual HOPE, FAITH and LOVE Awards on Saturday, Oct. 8, including Colleen Nossavage of Lewiston, who will be named the winner of Komen's LOVE Award.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center schedules flu shot clinic
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Ortt secures state funding in support of Niagara Falls methadone clinic
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:50 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, today announced he has secured $150,000 in state funding to assist with an expansion project to keep Northpointe Council's methadone clinic at its current location at the Niagara County Trott Access Center in Niagara Falls.
Lewiston Lions host bowling event
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently hosted a bowling event at the Lewiston Event Center for the Niagara Falls High School special needs students. The teens were able to take a field trip from school, and meet the Lewiston Lions for an afternoon of bowling, pizza, pop and laughter.
Young-at-heart seniors take center stage as NBC orders 'Little Big Shots: Forever Young' to series
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:45 pm
Following up on the success of "Little Big Shots," in which kids brought their amazing talents to a primetime audience, NBC has ordered "Little Big Shots: Forever Young," where young-at-heart seniors will showcase their hidden talents, vibrant personalities and incredible wisdom.
Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers host Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs on 'Sunday Night Football'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:40 pm
NBC Sports continues its presentation of "Sunday Night Football" this week as Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers host Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs.
VIDEO: Aquarium of Niagara asks community to 'Save our Penguins'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara hosted a press conference Wednesday morning to update the public on final-phase fundraising efforts related to the creation of a $3.2-million, 3,500-square-foot Humboldt penguin exhibit.
Jennifer Lopez to executive produce, judge and mentor top dancers in new NBC competition series 'World of Dance'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:40 pm
Global music and dance superstar Jennifer Lopez will serve as one of the judges on NBC's new dance competition series "World of Dance."
Higgins continues push to commence process of building a new Buffalo train station
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:40 pm
Earlier this week, Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, sent a letter to the New York State Department of Transportation commissioner calling for a portion of the $25 million allocated for the Buffalo train station in 2019-20 to be released this year, so planning can begin now on a new station in Buffalo.
Billy Gilman live at the Bear's Den Showroom
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:40 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will host Grammy nominee Billy Gilman at the Bear's Den Showroom at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, Sept. 30.
$3.2 million NIH grant to help women with alcoholic partners
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:40 pm
Nearly one in 20 adult women in the U.S. are married to or living with a partner with an alcohol use disorder. A $3.2 million grant to the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions will develop and evaluate an online program specifically designed to help them.
State Parks announce island waterfowl blind drawings
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced lottery drawings for the first half of waterfowl hunting season have been scheduled at Beaver Island State Park.
Erie County, NYSERDA announce sustainability plan for county buildings
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
Erie County and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority have announced the development of a climate action and sustainability plan for internal county operations.
Alberti Center's annual conference to address bullying and persons with disabilities
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
UB's acclaimed Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention takes on the challenges of bullying abuse and people with disabilities, as well as the opportunities for education and awareness, at its annual daylong conference on Thursday, Sept. 29.
National Grid donates $12,500 toward hunger relief efforts throughout Western New York
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:15 pm
To help in the fight against hunger this Hunger Action Month, National Grid announced $12,500 in donations to 10 food banks and hunger relief organizations throughout the eight counties of Western New York.
DA's office makes history by adopting Buffalo Alternative High School
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:10 pm
Inside the Buffalo Alternative High School, the tiled walls are dated, but spotless. The floors are gleaming. It's one of the first signs of hope in the building, where the Buffalo School District's most challenging students are sent to learn.
Christy Nockels to debut first Christmas record, 'The Thrill Of Hope,' on Nov. 4
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:10 pm
Inspired to share her first Christmas album with the world, Christy Nockels will unveil "The Thrill Of Hope" on Nov. 4. The LP introduces Nockels' take on holiday classics, mixed with original songs, including "Song In The Air," "Wrap This One Up," Amaryllis" and "Our Christmas Song," penned originally.
Carnegie Art Center presents 'Sunday Jazz at the CAC'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:05 pm
The Carnegie Art Center will host a different jazz performance from 3-5 p.m. every Sunday from Oct. 2 to Nov. 20. Admission to each Sunday performance is $10. Tickets can be found on the CAC website or at the door the day of the event.
Buffalo Philharmonic adds second show for Beatles' 'Classical Mystery Tour'
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 12:00 pm
Beatles fans have an additional opportunity to catch the "Classical Mystery Tour" show with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The original show on Nov. 5 is virtually sold out, with only a few seats remaining.
Ellicott Development files brownfield cleanup program application for proposed plaza site
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 04:50 pm
Ellicott Development has submitted a brownfield cleanup program application and draft remedial investigation/interim remedial measures work plan to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for its Village of Lewiston property.
Buffalo Sabres return six to junior clubs
Mon, Sep 26th 2016 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team returned forwards Vasily Glotov, Brandon Hagel and Cliff Pu, as well as defensemen Vojtech Budik, Austin Osmanski and Devante Stephens, to their respective junior clubs.