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Grand Island: Gus Macker hoops tourney
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 01:15 pm
Corey McGowan is encouraging all Islanders, especially anyone who has opposed this weekend's Gus Macker Tournament, to come out and see what the fun-filled, family-oriented event is all about.
Project H.O.P.E.
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:25 pm
Jesse Gooch of Painters Plus, a crew from the company, a group of North Tonawanda officials and other volunteers gathered Saturday morning to power-wash, prime and paint the home of Michael O'Connor of Chipmann Place, North Tonawanda.
A partnership for the future: Nitro Martial Arts opens adjacent to Project Future WNY
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:20 pm
For David Prenatt, martial arts gave him everything.
Town of Niagara: New citizens group seeks transparency
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:20 pm
Roger Spurback has been a community activist for a long, long time.
Doucet announces re-election campaign
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:20 pm
Wheatfield Councilman Gil Doucet has officially announced his candidacy to seek re-election to the Wheatfield Town Board.
Helwig announces re-election campaign
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:20 pm
Larry Helwig is pleased to announce his candidacy for re-election as councilman in the Town of Wheatfield. Helwig, a Republican, has the endorsement of the Republican, Independence and Conservative parties.
Next stop: St. Stephen School!
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:15 pm
St. Stephen School will debut its first school bus, which officials say will allow the school to enhance both curriculum and enrollment.
Registration opens for NT exercise programs
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:10 pm
The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks has announced a number of upcoming exercise programs.
Tesla at Niagara Museum receives nonprofit status
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:10 pm
Tesla at Niagara Museum has received notice from the IRS that it has been granted tax-exempt status as a nonprofit. The group received a charter from the New York Department of Education in January.
Health dept. changes clinic hours
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:10 pm
Effective Sept. 7, the days of the Niagara County Department of Health sexually transmitted disease/HIV clinic will change from Monday and Wednesday to Monday and Thursday. Clinic hours will continue to be 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic is located at the Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls.
An anniversary, a new home: Dale Association to celebrate new location, mark 15 years in NT
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:10 pm
For more than 60 decades, The Dale Association has helped the older residents of Niagara County ... and for the past 15 years, North Tonawanda has been the primary home to its efforts to provide mental health services to all adults.
Pipeline plans concern Wheatfield residents
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 12:10 pm
For months now, residents in Pendleton have grown increasingly concerned about National Fuel's plans to build a pipeline and compressor station in the town. But now, those concerns have crept across the border into Wheatfield.
Miss America: Brooke Burke-Charvet returns as co-host
Fri, Aug 28th 2015 09:50 am
The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced actress and entrepreneur Brooke Burke-Charvet will return as co-host for the Miss America Competition, alongside host Chris Harrison.
2015 National Buffalo Wing Festival gets crafty during Labor Day weekend
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 08:20 pm
The National Buffalo Wing Festival, one of the country's most beloved food festivals, returns to Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo Sept. 5-6.
Mount St. Mary's CHEERS program
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 03:25 pm
Tasty eating fruits and vegetables was the theme for a special program at the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Summer Camp Program in Lewiston.
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union supports Lockport CARES, Sister Mary Loretto Soup Kitchen with 'Casual for a Cause'
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 03:10 pm
Cornerstone CFCU held its second "Causal for a Cause" summer fundraising drive. This year, participating employees made a donation and nominated a charity for the opportunity to wear jeans on Fridays during the summer.
Walking for a cause
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 02:55 pm
Starting Sept. 1, Margaret Brant and Ruthy Warda are walking all the way from Lockport to Albany - more than 400 miles. The dynamic duo will donate funds raised to help support Lockport CARES, the emergency homeless shelter on Genesee Street.
New activities at Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 02:25 pm
By now, we know this weekend's 14th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival will, of course, offer a bevy of top-notch jazz musicians performing around the village. What some might not know, however, is that organizers have upped the ante this year by adding a slate of new events.
Assembly helps assist funding for Kenmore Mercy Hospital improvements
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:45 pm
Thanks to $50,000 in local initiative funding from Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, Kenmore Mercy Hospital recently added a specially equipped bariatric room on its 2 West Patient Care Unit to accommodate inpatients weighing 300 pounds or more.
Il Volo to play Kleinhans Music Hall Feb. 5
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:35 pm
Parkanna Shows welcomes worldwide musical sensation Il Volo to Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Il Volo is kicking off their U.S. tour in Buffalo to support their new CD, "Grande Amore," due for release in late September.
Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals visit Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals visit Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders for an NFL preseason game this Sunday, Aug. 30, live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
First-ever Chestnut Ridge Tennis Tournament expecting 150-plus participants for inaugural summer competition
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
More than 150 people have registered to participate in the first Chestnut Ridge Summer Classic Tennis Tournament, scheduled to take place starting today and continuing through this weekend at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park.
'Tonawanda Rails to Trails' project set to connect communities
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Wednesday by Erie County Legislator Peter Savage (3rd District), Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana, Mayor of the City of Tonawanda Rick Davis, elected officials, representatives of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and New York State Department of Transportation, and residents to review the "Tonawanda Rails to Trails" project, a four-mile-long connecting trail that runs from Kenmore Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda to State Street in the City of Tonawanda.
NTCC names sales manager
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. has appointed Jennifer Gregory to the sales manager position. In her new role with NTCC, Gregory will seek convention visits to Niagara USA, among her many duties.
UB Alumni Association elects new president
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:25 pm
Mary Garlick Roll of Williamsville was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association, a group that represents the interests of nearly 240,000 graduates around the world.
Do we really want to track our food from the farm to the table?
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:20 pm
Customers are more likely to purchase food products when grocers use food traceability systems to show where and how the food was produced and shipped, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Schneiderman and RadioShack settle dispute over unredeemed gift cards
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:20 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced his office has reached a settlement in principle with RadioShack that will pay holders of unredeemed gift cards that were purchased by consumers at 100 percent of the value of their cards.
Regional Food Enterprise Center Planned for CCE grounds in Lockport; public input sought
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:20 pm
Do you currently make a product (salsa, pasta, etc.) that you wish you could sell? Do you need help in starting or expanding your food business? Are you a farmer looking to offer value-added products?
$2.5 million NIOSH grant to study impact of stress on police health
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:20 pm
How do the rigors of police work — from traumatic sights and sounds, to long work shifts and high demand levels — affect officers? A University at Buffalo study being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) seeks to answer that important question.
Video: Kiwanis Club of Lewiston hosts Peach Festival kickoff conference
Wed, Aug 26th 2015 09:45 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston held a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston to announce what's new at the 58th annual Niagara County Peach Festival. The event will be held Sept. 11-13 at Academy Park.
2015 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game roster unveiled
Wed, Aug 26th 2015 12:55 pm
USA Hockey announced today the 42 players who will compete in the fourth annual CCM/USAHockey All-American Prospects Game set for Sept. 24 at First Niagara Center, home to the NHL's Buffalo Sabres.
Nick Jonas tapped as music curator for 95th anniversary broadcast of Miss America
Wed, Aug 26th 2015 12:45 pm
The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced recording superstar Nick Jonas will serve as the official music curator for the 2016 Miss America Competition.
Buffalo Sabres cap season ticket sales at 16,000
Wed, Aug 26th 2015 12:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has capped season ticket sales for the 2015-16 season at 16,000 tickets. The cap is designed to ensure the availability of mini-packs and individual game tickets for all fans.
Niagara Falls Country Club golfers help Mount St. Mary's Foundation
Wed, Aug 26th 2015 12:45 pm
The ladies nine and 18-hole golf committee at the Niagara Falls Country Club presented a check to the Mount St. Mary's Foundation of nearly $4,200 from its recent tournament.
Lewiston: Previte named new chief of police
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 09:20 pm
The Town of Lewiston has a new police chief.
Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris named co-hosts of 'The View'
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 04:30 pm
ABC's "The View" is ramping up for a season unlike any other with more opinions and new points of view when the talk show returns Tuesday, Sept. 8, for season 19.
UB alum goes for top prize on 'America's Got Talent'
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 04:30 pm
A guy walks into a major American research university and tells the English department he wants to study comedy as part of his major. The administrator listening to the student's enthusiastic suggestion delivered with an inimitable deadpan veneer sits silently for a moment before saying, "OK."
'So You Think You Can Dance': Gaby Diaz, Jim Nowakowski, Hailee Payne top 3 stage finalists, 'Megz' Alfonso, Virgil Gadson, 'Jaja' Vankova top 3 street finalists
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 04:30 pm
Monday night, it was announced Gaby Diaz, Jim Nowakowski and Hailee Payne are the top three stage finalists and Megan "Megz" Alfonso, Virgil Gadson and Jana "Jaja" Vankova are the top three street finalists to move one step closer to the final round.
Fair Trade Services honored with Eight Dove Award nominations
Tue, Aug 25th 2015 04:30 pm
Fair Trade Services garnered a total of eight nominations for the upcoming 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards.
 

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