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Holy Name Society marks 100th anniversary
Wed, Nov 9th 2016 04:10 pm
Richard Wood, left center, holds a citation congratulating the Holy Name Society of St. Peter Church in Lewiston on the 100th anniversary of its formation at the parish in 1916. Wood, who joined the Holy Name Society in 1950, has been a member of St. Peter's parish since 1955.
Bills & Republic Services host electronics recycling drive
Wed, Nov 9th 2016 10:45 am
From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, the Bills and Republic Services will host their fourth annual electronic recycling drive at New Era Field in the Bills Fieldhouse lot, across from the ADPRO Sports Training Center. Members of the community are invited to bring their old electronic items and safely recycle them.
Niagara Falls: Women's health issues subject of public forum on Thursday
Wed, Nov 9th 2016 10:30 am
External, financial and societal pressures are leading to internal struggle in Niagara County women and, ultimately, this is leading to substance abuse and a higher number of drug-addicted newborns.
Niagara County votes for Trump, Erie County backs Clinton
Wed, Nov 9th 2016 09:45 am
While Democrat Hillary Clinton handily won the state of New York's 29 electoral votes on Tuesday, residents in NFP's coverage areas were split almost in half in their vote for president.
Morinello victorious in 145th Assembly District
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 11:10 pm
Former Judge Angelo Morinello has a healthy lead on incumbent Assemblyman John Ceretto, and is claiming victory in the 145th district.
Skillet first Christian band to hit No. 1 on mainstream rock chart
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 05:05 pm
Grammy-nominated and multiplatinum-selling rockers Skillet are celebrating their first No. 1 single on the mainstream rock chart with their anthemic hit "Feel Invincible" off their latest project, "Unleashed" (Atlantic).
Buffalo Sabres announce Military Appreciation Game
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 05:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced the team will hold its annual Military Appreciation Game on Friday, Nov. 11, against the New Jersey Devils at KeyBank Center.
10 nonprofits to compete for grants totaling $10,000 at Pitch 10 event
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 04:55 pm
Ten local nonprofit organizations will compete to win a grant of up to $5,000 to advance their work at Pitch 10, an event sponsored by Next Generation United, an initiative of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County.
DEC seeks assistance to locate black bear dens
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 04:45 pm
This winter, State Department of Environmental Conservation wildlife biologists are seeking the public's help to learn about new black bear dens throughout New York.
Chris Rock, rock icons headline Fallsview Casino lineup in February
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 04:45 pm
Grammy Award-winning comedian Chris Rock will bring his signature high-pitched delivery and hilarious stage prowl to the area, as the top billed act in Fallsview Casino's upcoming February entertainment lineup.
Pancakes for a purpose
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 04:40 pm
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital held its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, and served more than 300 breakfasts at the Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. firehall.
Aquarium of Niagara's 'Save our Penguins' campaign continues
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 04:15 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara's "Save our Penguins" campaign is growing closer to its targeted total.
Queen Latifah & Snoop Dogg to host 'Pitbull's New Year's Revolution' on FOX
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 04:00 pm
Academy Award nominee and Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah, from the new FOX series "Star," and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg will host "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution," airing Saturday, Dec. 31 (11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. ET live), on FOX.
Village of Lewiston to hold public hearing, likely vote on 'Paladino Plaza' on Nov. 21
Tue, Nov 8th 2016 01:55 pm
Four years after purchasing 4.1 acres of land in the Village of Lewiston, Ellicott Development seemingly has no more hoops to jump through, studies to produce, or speakers to present before receiving a final vote on plans to build a mixed-use plaza.
Poloncarz directs flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Capt. Andrew D. Byers
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 04:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has directed flags on county government buildings be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in honor of Capt. Andrew D. Byers, a native of the Town of Clarence, who died in Afghanistan on Thursday, Nov. 3.
Wheatfield Blades 16U AA wins gold in Lake Placid
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Blades 16U AA team went 4-0-1 and defeated the Guelph Jr. Gryphons in the gold medal game on Oct. 30 to win the CAN-AM Challenge Cup in Lake Placid.
'The Voice' has friends in high places, as Garth Brooks will serve as key adviser
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:20 pm
Hot off his history-making fifth win for the CMA Entertainer of the Year Award, Garth Brooks will be a key adviser for the top 12 artists on the Monday, Nov. 14 (8 p.m.), telecast of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice."
Erie County: Burstein statement on recall of MAD300 mucosal atomization device for naloxone kit
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:20 pm
Teleflex Medical, the manufacturer of the MAD300 mucosal atomization device used as part of the naloxone (e.g., "narcan") delivery system by opioid overdose prevention programs across New York, including the Erie County Department of Health and its community partners, has issued a recall notification.
'America's Got Talent' to celebrate holidays with first star-studded spectacular on Dec. 19
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:00 pm
On the heels of the show's most successful season in five years, Nick Cannon hosts an evening with a talented cast of performers coming together for a special one-night only "America's Got Talent Holiday Spectacular." The judging panel, featuring Mel B, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, will also participate in this special event. The two-hour special will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Dec. 19 on NBC.
Jacob Whitesides offers unique virtual reality experience for his fans
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 03:00 pm
Rising singer-songwriter Jacob Whitesides and VRTIFY, the world's first virtual and mixed-reality music platform, announced on Monday they have created the first-ever channel that will deliver exclusive songs, video and live streaming virtual reality content for fans worldwide to experience Whitesides' music in a truly unique and interactive way.
Post-election morning prayer to be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:45 am
The Buffalo community is welcome to join St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral for a post-election morning prayer at 7:30 am. Wednesday.
Legionellosis investigation ongoing in Niagara County
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:40 am
In October, the Niagara County Department of Health received notification from Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport that a cooling tower tested positive for Legionella bacteria exceeding 1000 CFU/mL (colony-forming units per milliliter).
Niagara County Department of Health offering free diabetes programs
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Niagara County Community College to hold Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Kelly Bourque, Dave Rheam perform at the Lighthouse
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
Kelly Bourque, along with special guest Dave Rheam, returns to The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport, on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Kelly is a singer-songwriter who has performed at numerous events throughout WNY.
We Are Messengers releases 'God With Us' Christmas EP
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:25 am
Dove Award-nominated band We Are Messengers has announced the release of its first Christmas project, "God With Us." Available now, this four-song EP can be found at iTunes, Amazon, Google and Spotify.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine hosts annual spaghetti dinner
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 10:20 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will hold its ninth annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Shrine dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Porter Historical Society to meet
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at the Youngstown Red Brick Village Center, 240 Lockport St. The event is open to the public.
'Hot Turkey Sandwich Night' set for Nov. 20
Mon, Nov 7th 2016 07:00 am
The auxiliary of the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9249 will hold "Hot Turkey Sandwich Night" from 2 to 5 p.m. (or until sold out) Sunday, Nov. 20.
Volunteers clean and wax Lewiston monuments
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
The village's two large-scale bronze monuments underwent their annual maintenance recently, when volunteers from the Historical Association of Lewiston cleaned and waxed the renowned sculptures.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Bennett ruins Starpoint's undefeated record to claim Section VI A title
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
Inside a stadium built to hold more than 70,000 people, the Bennett Tigers defeated the Starpoint Spartans, 28-13, in front of a much smaller crowd at New Era Field, home of the Buffalo Bills.
Chris Tomlin's 'Worship Night In America' 'Unity' event returns this weekend to bring church together
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:30 am
Chris Tomlin's "Worship Night In America: An Evening Of Unity & Prayer For Our Country" is returning for a limited time this Sunday and Monday to bring the church together in worship and prayer in a time of unrest in the nation.
Care coordination training grant awarded to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:25 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a $40,157 care coordination training grant from the New York State Department of Health.
Matt Redman unites thousands through viral performance of '10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)' from Times Square
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:25 am
Matt Redman's powerful rendition of Grammy-winning single "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" live in Times Square at 2015 NY CityFest, has received a rapid rise in viewers, raising its initial viewer count tenfold. Garnering half a million views in the past 72 hours on YouTube alone, over 50,000 people have shared the now trending video on Facebook.
Jake Shimabukuro's 2016 tour includes return to Buffalo
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:25 am
Ukulele superstar Jake Shimabukuro's tour will stop at Kleinhans Music Hall on at 8 p.m. Nov. 17.
Dressing room renovations at Historic Palace Theatre
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:20 am
Lockport's Historic Palace Theatre has recently undergone major renovations to its dressing room space in order to provide a safe and professional space for performers to prepare prior to a production.
'The Chew' has a 5-star Thanksgiving prep week
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 10:20 am
"The Chew" is a one-stop holiday headquarters with a week of Thanksgiving ideas to delight and impress.
Preparing for Small Business Saturday
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 08:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is once again participating in Small Business Saturday, and encouraging retailers in Lewiston, Youngstown, Porter, Ransomville and Sanborn to take advantage of the national promotion.
Village Bake Shoppe offering cookies & discounts as part of customer appreciation day
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
To mark five fabulous years dishing out delicious desserts, the world-famous Village Bake Shoppe is holding a customer appreciation day on Nov. 12.
Ransomville: Festival of Wreaths to feature new happenings
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 07:00 am
The annual Ransomville Festival of Wreaths is taking place all day Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 26 and 27, in the hamlet of Ransomville.