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Winery at Marjim Manor: Double Gold for Treasure Beyond Measure
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:50 pm
At the recent American Wine Society Competition, The Winery at Marjim Manor received six medals for the six wines it submitted.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria Sunday
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:50 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present at the Walden Galleria Mall with adoptable dogs this Sunday, Nov. 23.
D'Avolio Olive Oils, Vinegars and More reopens in Lewiston
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:20 pm
A "bigger and better" D'Avolio has reopened at 449 Center St. The "Olive Oils, Vinegars and More" store closed in July for renovation. Its new showroom has a wide-open feel, making it easier for customers to shop for D'Avolio's unique, handcrafted extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
Thursday: Cuomo issues update on winter storm conditions in Western New York
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 02:15 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today held a storm briefing in Western New York on the current winter storm conditions, where there is in some areas more than five feet of lake effect snow already on the ground, with up to two more feet expected.
Rozumalski awarded athletic scholarship to University of Louisville
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:35 pm
Wheatfield resident Sally C. Rozumalski has signed a National Letter of Intent and accepted an Athletic Scholarship offer to attend the University of Louisville in the fall of 2015.
Chipotle continues fight against GMOs
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:30 pm
Chipotle Mexican Grill is making news in Western New York. The first Chipotle in Niagara County recently opened on Military Road, causing a buzz from locals who anticipated the company's famously wholesome offerings, including antibiotic- and hormone-free steak, chicken and pork and organic vegetables.
Veterans urged to join VFW, American Legion
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:10 pm
On a day set aside to honor veterans for their service, Islanders were invited to join the town's two active veterans organizations.
Nonperishable food drive underway
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:10 pm
Bonnie FitzGerald and RealtyUSA of Grand Island are now conducting their annual nonperishable food collection drive. Donors can bring in nonperishable goods to the RealtyUSA office at 2139 Grand Island Blvd. where they will find a donation box in the front lobby.
Grand Island Optical donating $5 per exam to Neighbors Foundation
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:10 pm
Grand Island Optical at 2077 Baseline Road is in the midst of its second annual November fundraiser. The company is donating $5 from each eye exam this month to the Neighbors Foundation.
Baked Cupcakery celebrates official ribbon-cutting
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:10 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce helped the Baked Cupcakery celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting event Tuesday.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Light Up the Boulevard Nov. 22
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:10 pm
With October behind us and the holiday season now in sight, the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Grand Island, especially the Recreation Department, are counting down the days until the third annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Light Parade and Festivities.
'Merry and Bright' at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:00 pm
Kick off your holiday season with Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY.
Artpark presents 'Peter Pan' as summer musical in Mainstage Theater
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 12:20 pm
Artpark & Company will bring the classic tale "Peter Pan" to life in the Artpark Mainstage Theater for eight performances July 30 through Aug. 7, 2015.
New sign at Grand Island Memorial Library
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 12:00 pm
On Nov. 1, the Grand Island Memorial Library officially recognized the new sign at its Bedell Road entrance, in conjunction with the celebration of the library's 25th anniversary at its present location.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Kayaker rescued from Niagara River, treated for hypothermia
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 11:55 am
Shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a distress call for a man in the Niagara River near a boat dock area at 4552 East River Road.
Grand Island Board of Education: No action taken on veterans tax exemption
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 11:55 am
The Grand Island Board of Education met Monday evening at Grand Island High School and covered a wide range of topics.
Town of Niagara adopts employee handbook
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 11:55 am
It was unusually quiet on the part of the public at the Town of Niagara's regular Town Board meeting, held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18.
County agencies seek volunteers for free tax prep site
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 11:55 am
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara and the Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition are seeking volunteers for a few hours per week during February and March 2015 to help with the CCCS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
Legacy panel highlights Laydens' court celebration weekend at Niagara University
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 11:55 am
Niagara University will officially unveil the naming of the Gallagher Center court after Frank and Barbara Layden Saturday, Dec. 6, before the Purple Eagles host Canisius College at 3 p.m. Niagara University will hold several events celebrating this occasion, including a panel discussion with college basketball legends.
NU walks down runway for 'A Night in New York City'
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 11:20 am
The student body at Niagara University is buzzing about its upcoming first fashion show, "A Night in New York City," which will take place Nov. 21 at the Castellani Art Museum.
State office closures in storm areas
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 08:45 am
In light of the weather conditions associated with the continuing winter storm, state offices in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Franklin, Genesee, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and Wyoming counties will be closed Thursday, Nov. 20.
Allstate Insurance Co. provides safety tips to Western New York residents during and after snowstorm
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 08:45 am
Many residents in Western New York are experiencing significant winter weather conditions due to the lake-effect snowstorm.
Kiwanis Club donates to Mount St. Mary's Foundation
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 06:55 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston recently presented a check for $5,000 to the Mount St. Mary's Foundation to benefit the Steve Washuta Cardiac Center at Mount St. Mary's Hospital. The funds were raised at the club's annual Kiwanis Clambake.
Buffalo Sabres: Goaltender Lieuwen recalled from Rochester
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 06:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Nathan Lieuwen from the Rochester Americans. The team has placed defenseman Josh Gorges on injured reserve.
Holidays are happening along Niagara Wine Trail
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 06:50 pm
The wineries of the Niagara Wine Trail are ringing in the 2014 holiday season with their annual "Holiday Happening." The event will take place over two weekends, Dec. 5-7 and 12-14.
Taylor Swift to perform next week on 'The Voice'
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 06:50 pm
Seven-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift will perform her chart-topping new single "Blank Space" on the Tuesday, Nov. 25, telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice."
Grisanti: As storm wanes, please respect driving bans
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 06:50 pm
I hope you and your loved ones are safe and sound after this massive snowstorm has finally passed.
'Snow-vember': Gov. Cuomo tours winter storm conditions in Western New York
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 06:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today visited Western New York to tour the current storm conditions, where there is between three and four feet of lake effect snow already on the ground and an additional amount of up to two feet expected in the coming days.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni Fall Wine Festival postponed
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 10:55 am
Due to the extreme weather conditions and hazardous driving conditions throughout Western New York, the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association has postponed the Alumni Wine Festival that was scheduled for Thursday at First Niagara Center.
Handling extreme snowfall: Tips from the Snow & Ice Management Association
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 10:55 am
The 2014-15 winter season kicked off to a robust start as the Buffalo area recorded more than 50 inches of snow Tuesday-Wednesday, with up to another 24 inches predicted over the next few days.
First Niagara Center box office, Sabres Store closed today
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 10:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the box office at First Niagara Center and the Sabres Store, located in the arena, will be closed today due to inclement weather.
Niagara County aiding Erie County in snow emergency
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 08:30 am
With intense early winter storms buffeting the Erie County south towns, Niagara County government and the highway departments of five towns are providing substantial support for cleanup efforts, the chairman of the Niagara County Legislature's Public Works Committee revealed Tuesday.
Citizen preparedness training event in West Seneca postponed
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 08:30 am
The citizen preparedness training program event scheduled to take place at the West Seneca Senior Center Thursday has been postponed due to weather. A new date hasn't been scheduled yet.
Wednesday update: Erie County officials urge residents to obey travel bans
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 08:15 am
Deputy Erie County Executive Rich Tobe was joined by county emergency personnel this morning to reinforce a state of emergency remains in Erie County and travel bans are still in effect. The storm is set to continue through Thursday evening and, in order to keep roads clear, people in Erie County must obey travel bans.
UB medical students bring 'Tar Wars' tobacco-free message to hundreds of fourth- and fifth-graders
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 07:00 am
As the "Great American Smokeout" gets adult smokers thinking about quitting this week, hundreds of elementary school children will learn from University at Buffalo medical students about why they should never start smoking, thanks to a national tobacco-free education program called "Tar Wars."
WNY Chapter Alzheimer's Association welcomes new board members, recognizes outstanding volunteers
Wed, Nov 19th 2014 07:00 am
The Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter, is welcoming five new members to its board of directors when it conducts its annual meeting Nov. 20 at Pettibones Grille.
National Fuel advises homeowners to avoid snow-related heating emergencies before they happen
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 10:30 pm
With more than two feet of snow accumulation across parts of Western New York and another big storm set to hit tonight and tomorrow, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. reminds homeowners snow and ice pose a variety of safety and performance issues to their heating systems.
Schneiderman warns against price gouging during major snow event in Western New York
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 10:30 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert warning both consumers and businesses about price gouging during major weather events.
Schneiderman issues consumer alert for hiring snow removal contractors
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 10:25 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert offering tips for New Yorkers to avoid falling victim to unscrupulous snow removal contractors as winter approaches. By following several basic tips when hiring a contractor, consumers can help ensure quality work and avoid falling victim to scams.