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Black Willow Winery featured in 'Still Alice'
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:45 am
Black Willow Winery's Classic Diamond white wine sparkles in the Academy Award-winning film "Still Alice." The movie stars Julianne Moore in the role of Alice, a Columbia linguistics professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor, Mayor Brown unveil new reading program for early childhood development
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:45 am
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor has unveiled its new Read 2 Dream program with the help of City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.
Tuscana offers unique, high-quality products, services
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The person who coined the term "Jill of all trades" was clearly referring to Jillian Zaccarella.
Lewiston to extend moratorium; hears on home rule legislation
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board took further measures against Quasar Energy Group of Ohio at its Monday meeting.
Chamber Awards Gala: Lewiston Music honored as Lewiston Business of the Year
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 10:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will host its annual awards gala honoring 10 area individuals and businesses Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
DEC to hold CWM issues conference meetings
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 08:50 am
News on the CWM Siting Board front finds state Department of Environmental Conservation Chief Administrative Law Judge James T. McClymonds accepted the invitation of Youngstown First Presbyterian Church to hold its issues conference meetings in the church Fellowship Hall, 100 Church St.
Lew-Port adds two days to school calendar
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 08:35 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education approved a recommendation Tuesday made by Superintendent Christopher Roser to put two days back on the 2014-15 school calendar, making up for days the school district was closed due to inclement weather.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce membership directory available
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce's 10th anniversary membership directory is now available at the tourism marketing and events agency office, 895 Center St., Lewiston.
Red Brick Bench Press honors fallen soldiers
Sat, Feb 28th 2015 07:00 am
It was a day for celebrating life and remembering the fallen Saturday at the 12th annual Red Brick Bench Press powerlifting competition, held at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
ENH to host grand opening celebration for surgery center
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:50 pm
Eastern Niagara Hospital will host a grand-opening celebration event for its new ambulatory surgery center, located at 5875 S. Transit Road, Lockport. The event, scheduled for 2 until 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, will include tours of the facility and details of the $3 million project.
Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour elected president of New York State Sheriffs' Association
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association held elections of its board of directors at the 81st annual Winter Training Conference Tuesday at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Oscar winner, UB grad Curley thanks media study professors for important career lessons
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 08:30 pm
Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA Class of 2001, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.
Island Conservative Party seeks candidates
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 07:35 pm
The Rev. Kevin Backus, chairman of the Conservative Committee of Grand Island, announced his party is now accepting requests from individuals interested in running for an elected position this fall.
Syfy will pay tribute to science fiction icon Leonard Nimoy
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 04:00 pm
Syfy will honor the extraordinary legacy of Leonard Nimoy with a special five-hour programming salute from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Sunday, March 1.
Wheatfield decision sparks response from fireworks company
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 03:30 pm
Opposition has already risen in response to Wheatfield's decision to urge the Niagara County Legislature to prohibit the sale of sparklers and other novelty fireworks.
Happy retirement, Jean
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
Elderwood at Grand Island celebrated the retirement of longtime employee Jean Peters Friday.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church: World Day of Prayer March 6
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
The Grand Island Ministerium will host a World Day of Prayer event at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.
Conservatives host leadership celebration
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
The Conservative Committee of Grand Island presented the Conservative Leadership Celebration Feb. 5 at Ellden's Grill & Banquet at River Oaks.
Before the Bridges: A farmer's daughter - a good life on the Island
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:55 am
My grandfather Forsythe bought our family farm in May 1888; it consisted of over 1/2 mile of riverfront and acres and acres in the back.
Olcott Lions Polar Bear Swim for Sight
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
The Olcott Lions Club reports that, despite the continuing spate of rough winter weather, its 46th annual Polar Bear Swim for Sight will go on as scheduled this Sunday, March 1, at Krull County Park in Olcott Beach. It starts at 11 a.m.
U.S. and Canadian youth support smoke-free movies
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Reality Check youth from Tobacco-Free Western New York joined people from Ontario and New York in a series of cross-border events during the International Week of Action on Smoke-Free Movies.
Northgate celebrates Mardi Gras parade
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Residents and employees at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield donned masks for a Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras parade last week.
North Tonawanda council discusses new light
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
A proposal to place a traffic light at the intersection of Payne Avenue and Fredericka Street drew much discussion at North Tonawanda's Common Council work session Tuesday.
Home rule legislation in Wheatfield gains support
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:25 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto of Lewiston is "ready, willing and able" to support Wheatfield in its attempt to obtain state-level home rule legislation regarding the use of biosolids, he announced at Monday's Town Board meeting.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael': Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver among next week's guests
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:05 am
Oscar-nominated actor and "Chappie" star Hugh Jackman sits down with Kelly and Michael.
Delicious fun at Aquarium of Niagara's annual 'SEAsonings' fundraiser
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 11:05 am
Winter may still be looming in Western New York, but the party is warming up for the Aquarium of Niagara's annual "SEAsonings" event.
IMPACT Sports Performance to host Woodway Curve Challenge at HARBORCENTER
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
IMPACT Sports Performance Director Jason Jerome has announced plans for the 2015 IMPACT Sports Performance Woodway Curve Challenge, a unique treadmill-based race.
Super Sunday XXXI scheduled for Monday
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 31st annual Super Sunday High School Federation Hockey Championships, scheduled to occur Monday, March 2, at First Niagara Center.
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA 'One Size Fits All' 40th Anniversary Tour at UB Center for the Arts March 31
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA: "One Size Fits All" 40th Anniversary Tour at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. Tickets are on sale now.
Smell gas? Act fast!
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. reminds readers to call its 24/7 emergency line at 1-800-444-3130 if they smell natural gas indoors or outdoors.
Falls to 'Go Blue' for colorectal cancer awareness
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:50 am
The scenic cataracts of Niagara Falls will be lit up in blue March 1-7 to support "Go Blue," a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Ceretto: Double down on TAP instead of passing DREAM Act
Fri, Feb 27th 2015 10:45 am
Republican Assemblyman John Ceretto voted Thursday for legislation to increase funding for the state's tuition aid program, known as TAP. The legislation was offered as an amendment to replace the controversial DREAM Act, which uses taxpayer dollars on financial assistance for illegal immigrants.
Ortt: Senate passes nine bills to close loopholes in sex offender laws
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:20 pm
The New York State Senate today passed a total of nine bills that would close loopholes in sex offender laws.
Ceretto welcomes Independent Living of Niagara County to Albany
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today welcomed advocates from Independent Living of Niagara County to the Capitol.
Collins: FCC votes to 'saddle' Internet with 'big government regulations'
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to reclassify the Internet as a Title II utility:
Higgins: Western New York chosen as 1 of 13 sites in the nation for coordinated traffic information system
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $200,000 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration to include Western New York as one of 13 sites across the nation chosen to implement an integrated corridor management system to help combine technology and real-time travel information on local highways.
Island GOP seeks applicants
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:10 pm
The Grand Island Republican Committee is seeking applicants (two Town Council seats, justice, clerk and supervisor - a total of five expiring seats). Participants would run in the November election.
NYPA approves low-cost hydropower for Niagara County plastics firm
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved a new allocation of low-cost hydropower to Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics for an expansion project at its Niagara County facility. The $4.5 million project will lead to the creation of seven new jobs at the location.
Watch Echosmith's 'Bright' music video
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
Echosmith is gearing up to perform their new single "Bright" on the Friday episode of "LIVE! with Kelly and Michael," and again March 2 on "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
Buffalo Sabres recall Varone, Dalpe
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Phil Varone and Zac Dalpe from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
 

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