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Gospel Mission 'Angels' deliver Christmas meals
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:40 pm
On Christmas Day, the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission and an army of volunteer "angels" continued their "Feed the Falls" tradition, delivering more than 800 meals to needy area residents who might not otherwise have received a hot meal, a compassionate and warm smile, or any good news at all Christmas Day.
Higgins presents family of Army veteran Norman Blatner with Bronze Star and rare POW Medal
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
United States Army Corp. Norman T. Blatner was captured during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest and held as a prisoner of war during World War II.
New year brings volunteer opportunities at Niagara Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
If one of your new year's resolutions is to help improve the life of another or to do more good, Niagara Hospice has a volunteer position for you. Niagara Hospice will hold a new volunteer training from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Old Falls Street hosts New Year's Eve 'Kids' Club' activities to compliment Hard Rock 'Guitar Drop'
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
For the second year in a row, Old Falls Street, USA, is inviting families to ring in the new year with a host of "Kids' Club" activities inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
'The Chew' kicks-off 2015 with all-new shows, Jan. 5-9
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 01:35 pm
"The Chew" returns from its holiday break Jan. 5 with these guests:
Town of Niagara prepares for changes in board
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 11:00 am
As the year's end approaches, the Town of Niagara prepares for an important change of staff by welcoming a new elected supervisor and seeing the town clerk position fully restored.
Memorial employees bring Christmas to area children
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:30 am
Donations by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center employees ensured 25 area families served by its Community Health Worker Program had Christmas presents under the tree this year.
YMCA opens early camp registration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Even though the weather outside is frightful, it's never too early to start dreaming of those warm summer days ahead. The Y is already planning for summer 2015, when children can discover new friendships, skill sets, the great outdoors and more.
Niagara County SPCA opens isolation room to treat sick cats
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara County SPCA celebrated a new step in its "no-kill" mission with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new isolation room Thursday, Dec. 18.
Town of Wheatfield prepares final draft of Cobblestone declaration
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board once again addressed Cobblestone Creek on Monday, at a second session to decide what potential environmental impacts should be studied following the board's positive SEQR declaration.
Local boy raises funds for S.E.R.V. Niagara
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 09:00 am
Saturday was a big day for 8-year-old Kyle Stoddard. With the help of his mother, Jen, and other family and friends, Kyle successfully held a fundraiser and toy drive for S.E.R.V. Niagara, an organization dedicated to helping veterans.
Lew-Port Turkey Trot raises $1,000 for Hospice
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 08:55 am
You are never too young to start making a difference in your community. That is the lesson Lewiston-Porter students learned this Thanksgiving.
Obit: Peter D. Calieri
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Peter D. Calieri of Grand Island passed away Dec. 20, 2014.
Obit: Ann M. (Golanka) Tubin
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Ann M. (Golanka) Tubin, 94, of Grand Island, passed away Saturday, Dec. 20, at Elderwood at Riverwood, Grand Island.
Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, hosts 6th annual New Year's Eve Guitar Drop
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Get ready to rock 'n' ring in the new year. On Wednesday, Dec. 31, Hard Rock Café, Niagara Falls USA, hosts the city's sixth annual New Year's Eve Guitar Drop.
Grand Island Memorial Library Graham Cracker House Program a hit
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Grand Island Memorial Library held its Graham Cracker House Program, presented by Explore & More, Saturday, Dec. 6, at the library, located at 1715 Bedell Road.
Peanuts gang rings in new year with Charles Schulz' 'Happy New Year, Charlie Brown'
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
The ABC Television Network and the Peanuts gang will ring in 2015 with the animated Peanuts special, "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown," created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, along with "She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown," Monday, Dec. 29 (8 p.m. ET), on the ABC Television Network.
ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and John Anderson, Olympian John Saber to host 126th Tournament of Roses Parade New Years Day
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
The 126th Tournament of Roses Parade will air live from Pasadena, California, Thursday, Jan. 1 (11 a.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Free chronic disease self-management workshop series in Niagara County
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or arthritis, join a free chronic disease self-management workshop series.
Niagara County Department of Health, Department for the Aging offer free diabetes self-management workshops
Fri, Dec 26th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health nursing division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging, is offering free diabetes self-management workshops throughout Niagara County.
Judges and police hold annual Christmas celebration
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 09:00 am
In keeping with tradition, the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County held its annual Christmas celebration at the Como Restaurant. The event was well attended by members as food was enjoyed by all.
St. Stephen School students offer hope to those in prison
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
Members of St. Stephen School's upper grade decorated special placemats to be given to incarcerated men and women through the Kairos prison ministry, offering words of hope and encouragement from the children in the community.
St. Stephen's Mission Club sends cards to elderly
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
St. Stephen's Mission Club students were recently busily preparing Christmas greeting cards for the elderly residents at Our Lady of Peace Skilled Nursing Facility.
'First Day Hikes' come to Buffalo Harbor, Niagara Falls and Fort Niagara
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is announces the lineup for the annual "First Day Hikes" to be held Thursday, Jan. 1. The free hikes will be held at the region's newest state park, Buffalo Harbor, as well as Niagara Falls State Park and Fort Niagara State Park.
Al Roker and Hoda Kotb ring in 2015 hosting NBC's live coverage of 126th Rose Parade
Wed, Dec 24th 2014 07:00 am
Al Roker, the weather anchor for NBC's "Today," and Hoda Kotb, co-host of "Today's" fourth hour, will welcome the new year co-hosting NBC's live, high-definition coverage of the 126th Rose Parade from Pasadena, California, Thursday, Jan. 1 (11:30 a.m.), on NBC.
AFC North title at stake on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:55 pm
The AFC North division title will be decided on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" this week, when Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers (10-5) host Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals (10-4-1).
NU: Maher inks MOU with Meio University
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:50 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University.
The Ice at Canalside is open throughout winter recess
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY is the place to be this winter recess. With open ice-skating every day, including Christmas and New Year's Day, bring visiting family members and meet up with old friends.
DEC announces revisions to list of species of greatest conservation need
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The state Department of Environmental Conservation revised the list of "Species of Greatest Conservation Need," which includes species at risk in New York. DEC developed revisions to the SGCN list in collaboration with numerous species experts and conservation partners.
Lewiston Lions give back to community
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club's primary goal is to help those in need, especially those within this community. Its members are dedicated to this goal, and volunteer their time and efforts wherever necessary.
NCSO seeks robbery suspect
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:00 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is currently on the lookout for a male who staged an armed robbery Monday afternoon at the Town of Niagara Tops Market, 4235 Military Road.
Mount St. Mary's Child Care celebrates holidays
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:00 pm
Students at the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center visited the hospital recently for a ceremony and to sing carols. The Child Care Center is in its 27th year and serves infants to pre-K students.
Mary Ann Hess: Clipping by day, chocolate for the stars by night
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:40 pm
Mary Ann Hess is a dynamo.
Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union donates to local groups
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:35 pm
The staff at Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union bought Christmas gifts for children in need through the Child Advocacy Center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Christmas music service
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 03:30 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, 6630 Luther St., Wheatfield, will host a service of Christmas music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 4.
WBBZ-TV to air 'Yule Log'
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced, for the third year in a row, "Your Hometown Television Station" will air a holiday "Yule Log." The festive taping will airs from 8 p.m. Christmas Eve through 6 p.m. Christmas Day.
Canisius presents lecture by Michael Tobias
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Canisius College Institute for the Study of Animal Human Relations presents acclaimed filmmaker Michael Tobias, Ph.D., Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16-17, in the Science Hall Atrium. Both events are free and open to the public.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes male African lion from Rochester
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes Tiberius, a juvenile male African Lion.
Buffalo Sabres recall Joel Armia from Rochester
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forward Joel Armia from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
NBC presents 2015 NHL Winter Classic New Year's Day
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
Some of the NHL's biggest stars take center stage in the nation's capital New Year's Day on NBC, when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals, Jan. 1 at 1 p.m. ET.
 

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