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DelMonte nominated for State Supreme Court
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara Falls attorney John J. DelMonte has received the nomination of the 8th Judicial District for State Supreme Court, according to a campaign announcement earlier this month.
Obit: Paul Prozeller Sr.
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The family of Paul Prozeller Sr. sadly announces his death, Sept. 22, 2014, at Waianae, Hawaii, at the age of 92, due to a stroke.
Pink Elephant Auction
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
The annual Pink Elephant Chinese Auction and Luncheon will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Niagara Arts Guild announces show winners
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
Winners of The Niagara Arts Guild Fall Art Show were announced at the Lockside Art Center at the show's recent opening reception.
Pet etiquette for hotel stays: Preparing for holiday travel
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 07:00 am
With the holiday season fast approaching, many families are planning their travels ... and bringing along Fido and Fluffy to stay with them at pet-friendly hotels! Be sure to plan ahead and take all the necessary precautions to ensure your pets' travels during the holidays are happy and safe.
Up to $10 million for Robert Moses Parkway South
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:55 pm
The Empire State Development board of directors met in New York City and approved $19 million in funding for nine projects that are spurring economic growth and opportunity in New York.
Padma Lakshmi, Fabio Viviani Mark Consuelos on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:55 pm
During the week of Oct. 20-24, "The Chew" welcomes guests Padma Lakshmi ("Top Chef"); Chef Fabio Viviani (author: "Fabio's Italian Kitchen"); Kris Jenner (author: "In The Kitchen With Kris"); Hannah Hart (author: "My Drunk Kitchen"); Jason Thompson (ABC's "General Hospital") and Mark Consuelos ("Alpha House").
Voting starts now with 'America's Choice' on 'American Idol XIV'
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
This year, for the first time ever, "American Idol" is letting fans choose one hopeful who will receive a coveted ticket to Hollywood via an online vote.
NYPA awards contracts to two Amherst firms for engineering services
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved competitive contract awards Wednesday to two Erie County businesses for upgrades to the safety systems at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project, in Massena, and an assessment of the control room equipment of the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant in Lewiston.
Niagara Falls travel advisory
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to occur on Saturday on Interstate 190 in the City of Niagara Falls.
'America's Got Talent' kicks off auditions for season 10 Nov. 2
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
NBC's No. 1 summer reality series, "America's Got Talent," will kick off its milestone tenth season with open auditions in Tampa Nov. 2.
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2014 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9.
Memorial Medical Center to join area churches in Pink Ribbon Sunday observance
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be preaching the gospel of breast cancer awareness Sunday as 12 area churches participate in the annual "Pink Ribbon Sunday" observance.
Lewiston police officer and K-9 partner share experience with security class
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:45 pm
Officer Scott Stafford of the Lewiston Police Department and his partner, K-9 Taser, recently paid a visit to Amber Chunco's security and law enforcement class at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.
Lewiston Garden Club to meet
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:40 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston. Danielle Pecoraro, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, will be the guest speaker.
NCCC, SUNY Empire State announce partnership
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:40 pm
Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek and SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock announced Wednesday the two schools are partnering to offer students at NCCC's Niagara Falls Culinary Institute a pathway to earn a Bachelor of Science in business, management and economics, with a concentration in culinary management, from Empire State College beginning this fall.
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:30 pm
Nearly half a million children living in the U.S. have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DEC extends CWM public comments period
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 02:30 pm
The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week that, responding to requests from the community, it has again extended the public commentary period for CWM's application to construct and operate a new hazardous landfill at the company's Balmer Road facility.
BPO salutes veterans at Historic North Park Theatre
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Two of Buffalo's cultural icons are joining forces to celebrate those who have served this country.
'Navigators' to host Nov. 1 health insurance fairs
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
If you purchased your current health insurance through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace, or if you plan such a purchase for 2015, this announcement's for you.
Wheatfield highway superintendent to retire
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Art Kroening, the Town of Wheatfield Highway Department superintendent for almost 15 years, will retire at the end of the month.
N-W grad finds success in business
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
Sanborn native James Tretter has gone far since he graduated from Niagara-Wheatfield High School in 2004, even though he is still in Western New York.
Bashing bullies
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara Falls will host the "Harvest Halloween Bash Against the Cyber Bullies from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Frontier Volunteer Firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive in Niagara Falls.
Wheatfield Lions Club events, history
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club has announced its fall season of events, which will include its annual free Senior Citizen Pancake Breakfast at the Henry Scibiz Five Senses Nature Park Clubhouse. The Lions Clubhouse is located on Ward Road next to American Legion Post 1451.
Big & Rich added to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino lineup for November
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 05:55 pm
Hot off the release of their fifth studio album, "Gravity," country superstars Big & Rich (Big Kenny and John Rich), along with special guest Cowboy Troy, are set to take the stage Saturday, Nov. 29, at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.
New York employers urged to prioritize Ebola preparedness
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 05:55 pm
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health has teamed up with the New York State Nurses Association, 32BJ SEIU and DC37 to urge employers to make Ebola preparedness a top priority.
Schneiderman awards $2.5 million to Buffalo Land Bank
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 05:55 pm
Joined by elected officials and staff from the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Bank, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his office has awarded $20 million to New York state land banks working to rebuild and restore neighborhoods hit hard by the housing crisis. Of that total, more than $2.5 million was earmarked for the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Bank Investment Corp.
Connor Middle School: Fitzpatrick hired to serve as principal
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Grand Island Central School District Board of Education unanimously appointed John Fitzpatrick principal of Veronica E. Connor Middle School during Monday's school board meeting.
Grand Island Scout unearths local history
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
Ricky Hoover, a 15-year-old sophomore at Grand Island High School, said that he loves local history. That is why he chose, as his Eagle Scout project, to research a large stone found in a backyard near Whitehaven Road and to facilitate the donation of the stone to the Grand Island Historical Society.
Vendors wanted for health fair at Golden Age Center
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Golden Age Center of Grand Island, in conjunction with Elderwood at Grand Island, is sponsoring a health fair and encourages participation.
Grand Island Board of Education: New VCMS principal approved
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:45 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday evening in the Professional Development Suite in Grand Island High School. All seven trustees were present and worked through a short but varied business agenda.
Grand Island High School: Inspired students running fundraiser
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:40 pm
Grand Island High School is among the schools that are fundraising for West African relief to "Build Hope" in the face of the devastation caused by the Ebola virus.
Grand Island Town Board: Eagle Scout receives proclamation
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:35 pm
The Grand Island Town Board at its monthly meeting honored an Islander who has earned the highest and most prestigious rank in the Boy Scouts of America.
Shirley Luther honored with Town Board proclamation
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:35 pm
Oct. 15 was proclaimed Shirley Luther Day in the Town of Grand Island by the Town Board Monday.
St. Martin's hosts annual pet blessing
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:35 pm
Island pets were celebrated Saturday, Oct. 4, with a special pet blessing at St. Martin-in-the-Field Episcopal Church on Baseline Road.
Wild Women Unite on Island
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:30 pm
Nothing stops "Wild Women" once they get started.
Fire Prevention Week held
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:30 pm
Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski spoke to the students at St. Stephen School Wednesday as part of safety education during Fire Prevention Week at Island schools.
Obit: Eleanor Varga
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:30 pm
Grand Island resident Eleanor Varga entered into rest Oct. 2, 2014.
Veterans show support for U.S. drone program
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:10 pm
A week after an anti-drone protest outside the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base, a group of veterans gathered at the site for a different purpose: to show their support of the United States drone operations.
Kenworth lends truck to BOCES class
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 04:05 pm
Kenworth Truck Co. of Buffalo recently loaned a truck for students in Westin Blidy's heavy equipment/diesel mechanics program to work with at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.