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Harmonia celebrates magic of the season
Tue, Nov 17th 2015 07:00 am
The Harmonia Chamber Singers, under the direction of Artistic Director Robert Pacillo, present "This Is Christmastime" Christmas a-cappella this holiday season. The production includes everything from Renaissance motets to jazz standards.
Winkley sworn-in as supervisor in Lewiston
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 10:25 pm
The Town of Lewiston Town Council voted Monday to place Ron Winkley in the supervisor position until Steve Broderick takes the reins in January. The former Lewiston Police Department chief and Village of Lewiston trustee has served with this board since 2008.
Fuccillo donates $21,600 to Buffalo City Mission
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Fuccillo Automotive Group, which has three of its 23 dealerships located on Grand Island at Alvin Road, presented a check for $21,600 to the Buffalo City Mission to combat domestic violence in the community.
A toast for Pink Martini! Gift shop marks first anniversary in business
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Diana Nobumoto said she can't believe it's been a year since she opened Pink Martini Gift Shop in the Grand Island Plaza.
Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Members of the Salvation Army, as well as local officials kicked off the Red Kettle Campaign at Budwey's Market in North Tonawanda on Oct. 6. The kick-off marks the beginning of the holiday season for the Salvation Army and its goal of raising $170,000 from the red kettles in various locations in North Tonawanda, Tonawanda and Grand Island during the Christmas season.
Grand Island Board of Education: Teachers' union contract approved by school board
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:30 pm
Details are under wraps, but the Grand Island Board of Education voted 7-0 to ratify a five-year contract agreement with the Grand Island Teachers' Association.
FDR visits Grand Island Historical Society
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
Approximately 150 members and friends of the Grand Island Historical Society were treated to an oral history of the Great Depression and World War II from the perspective of the president of the United States, with actor Albert McFadyen portraying Franklin Delano Roosevelt Nov. 5 at Historic Trinity.
Hair Envy honors veterans
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
Hair Envy salon in the Grand Island Plaza said 'Thank you' to Island veterans by providing free cuts for them Veterans Day.
Expansion of DeGlopper Park unveiled
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
A recently formed committee unveiled plans on Veterans Day for a major expansion of Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park.
First WNY Watchfire held on Veterans Day
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
A new Veterans Day tradition on the Island began Wednesday with more than 100 attendees witnessing hundreds of flags retired to the flames.
Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals present annual holiday fundraiser
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals announce its 2015 annual holiday fundraiser, "The Holiday Affair," is being held at Tuesday, Dec. 1, at The Foundry, 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.
Hospice helps patients and families focus on quality of life
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:20 pm
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness.
Niagara Falls disability advocacy organization to host town meeting on bullying awareness
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:15 pm
In an effort to raise the public's awareness of the impact bullying has on vulnerable individuals, Independent Living of Niagara County is inviting the community to a town hall meeting on bullying.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosts table games dealer job fair Nov. 19
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 12:10 pm
One of the most unique and exciting customer service jobs in Western New York - being a table games dealer - will be available for more than 100 people, as Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will host an upcoming table games dealer job fair.
Shoppe On Main holiday weekend Nov. 20-22
Mon, Nov 16th 2015 07:00 am
Shoppe On Main will hold its 12th annual holiday shopping weekend, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 20-22.
Lewiston group looks to reopen church
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 09:00 am
Three well-known local entrepreneurs have teamed up to resurrect a Lewiston landmark. Claudia Marasco, Linda Radford and Carol Calato intend to renovate and reopen the church at 409 Plain St.
Tickets on sale for Lewiston Tour of Homes
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston has announced tickets are on sale for the 11th annual Tour of Homes, scheduled for Dec. 5-6 in historic Lewiston.
'The Nutcracker' comes to life in annual GNBC production
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Niagara County's favorite family production is back, as the Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents "The Nutcracker." The 38th annual holiday presentation is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road.
November is American Diabetes Month
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Every 19 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association estimates that, by the year 2050, one out of every three Americans will develop Type 2 diabetes if current trends continue.
Youngstown on the rise: Mug and Musket, The Jug reopen on Main Street
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Over past days, two longtime and very popular Youngstown establishments - the Mug and Musket Tavern and The Ontario House, aka The Jug - have both reopened - much to delight of residents and visitors.
Mount St. Mary's plans to expand women's services to Lockport area
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:30 pm
In keeping with its mission to meet the health care needs of residents throughout Niagara County, Mount St. Mary's Hospital has filed a certificate of need application with the New York State Department of Health to open a women's health center in the Lockport area.
Home Energy Assistance Program application process begins
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:30 pm
Erie County's Department of Social Services will begin accepting applications for Home Energy Assistance Program regular benefits next week, with county officials anticipating receiving more than 20,000 HEAP applications by the end of December.
97 Rock's Operation: Rock Out Hunger to begin 10th year
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 08:10 pm
In an effort to provide holiday meals to local families in need, the 10th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger, presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at the Eastern Hills Mall parking lot, 4545 Transit Road in Williamsville.
Heart, Love and Soul has needs, meets needs during holidays
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:35 pm
This holiday season, hundreds of families in the Niagara Falls area will look to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry to help make their seasonal gatherings joyous.
Open for business
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:25 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Maurices to the LaSalle Plaza on Nov. 6, as the business celebrated a grand opening at 1520 Military Road.
Pet food pantry seeks donations, sponsors as winter approaches
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
Year after year, as family's gather and give gifts, Mario's Pet Food Pantry founder Paulette Coty extends a helping hand to those in need of pet supplies to help take care of their companions, especially during the inevitably cold holiday season.
Children's Remembrance Gardenwalk planned at park
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
A special project is underway in the City of North Tonawanda - one that will provide a peaceful place for family members who have suffered the incredibly heartbreaking loss of a child.
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare celebrates official grand opening
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare welcomed more than 400 guests during its grand opening celebration for its new location at 6500 Porter Road in the Town of Niagara Tuesday night.
All lit up: Electric Lights Parade a big success
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:05 pm
The Town of Niagara lit up Military Road on Saturday with its 11th annual Electric Lights Parade.
Town of Niagara: Sirianni takes second councilman seat on board
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 pm
Absentee ballots have been counted, revealing the second of the two new councilmen for the Town of Niagara: Richard Sirianni.
'Grimm': Are Nick and Adalind becoming NICK AND ADALIND?
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 03:00 pm
Nick and Adalind are sworn enemies - destined to fight till death. Right?
Booming business at Becker Farms
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 01:25 pm
On a typical Friday at Becker Farms, one would be surprised to see lots going on around them.
Obit: David Francis Wolf
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 12:00 pm
David Francis Wolf, 72, of Danbury, Connecticut, succumbed peacefully to multiple myeloma surrounded by his friends and family on Nov. 6, 2015, in Fort Myers, Florida. He was born Jan. 25, 1943, in Buffalo to Francis and Rowena Wolf, now deceased.
Niagara County Community College to host small business development seminar Wednesday
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 11:00 am
Niagara County Community College and state Sen. Rob Ortt invite members of the public to attend this year's small business development seminar from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, inside NCCC's G Building (second floor cafeteria), 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
Sabres to collect donated clothing as part of 'Stuff the Truck Day'
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 09:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres will host a recycled clothing drive before its game against the San Jose Sharks tomorrow.
Erie County, partners combine forces for 'America Recycles Day'
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Western New York Coalition for Donated Goods will hold a "Stuff the Truck" clothing drive Saturday, Nov. 14.
Sabres Bowl-A-Rama set for Jan. 3
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the "Bowl-A-Rama" celebrity bowling tournament to benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation will return this season. "Bowl-A-Rama" will take place at Transit Lanes (7850 Transit Road, Williamsville) from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016.
The NACC: Gallery exhibit opens Dec. 5
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center will hold the ninth annual "Artists & Friends" event from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
Rescue Mission to help deliver Thanksgiving meals
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:45 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will once again deliver delicious turkey dinners to those in need in the Niagara Falls area on Thanksgiving Day though its "Feed the Falls" event.
Community welcomes WWII veteran Johnnie Hodges home
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:20 pm
Members of the community gathered Friday to welcome Johnnie Hodges Sr. back to the house he has called home for more than 60 years.
 

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