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DEC reminds New Yorkers residential brush burning is prohibited through May 14
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 10:30 am
The Department of Environmental Conservation reminds New Yorkers that, with warming temperatures and dry conditions, residential brush burning in towns with less than 20,000 residents is prohibited from March 16 through May 14.
Booths available for Women's Expo & Boutique
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 10:00 am
Booth space is available for the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas' Women's Expo and Boutique, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 9, at the Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware St.
Empower to hold 7th annual 'Snowflake Basket Auction'
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:55 am
Empower (formerly Niagara Cerebral Palsy) is holding its seventh annual "Snowflake Basket Auction," the proceeds of which benefit the vital programs and services provided to developmentally disabled individuals and their families.
Kiwanis scholarship applications now available
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:55 am
Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis scholarship applications are now available at area high school guidance counselor offices or by contacting Danny Maerten at 716-731-3696 or [email protected]
Kiwanis Club to hold pancake breakfast, basket raffle
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:55 am
The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will host its annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 20, in the confines of the Wheatfield American Legion Post at 6525 Ward Road.
NT offers Start Smart sports program
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:55 am
Registration is now open for the North Tonawanda Recreation Department's Start Smart spring program.
Sanborn Area Historical Society to host special program
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:55 am
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St.
Spruce Street Elementary to hold basket raffle event
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:50 am
Spruce Elementary School will host its annual basket raffle event at 5 p.m. Friday, March 11, at 195 Spruce St., North Tonawanda. Drawings will begin at 7 p.m.
UB President Tripathi urges extension of NYSUNY 2020 program
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:35 am
Citing its significant role in keeping tuition affordable and providing additional resources to invest in students' education, University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today urged state lawmakers to extend the NYSUNY 2020 program.
Jennifer Garner, Henry Cavill, Shailene Woodley headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:30 am
Henry Cavill talks about the film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Ceretto: Assembly budget proposal eliminates GEA, freezes SUNY tuition
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:30 am
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto, D-Lewiston, announced the Assembly's proposal for education funding in the 2016-17 state budget includes an increase in support for schools by $2.1 billion over last year's budget, full restoration of the Gap Elimination Adjustment and a SUNY tuition freeze.
'The Rite of Spring with Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra' at UB
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:30 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present "The Rite of Spring with Richmond Ballet and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Mainstage Theatre at the Center for the Arts North Campus.
Two more finalists eliminated on 'American Idol'
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 09:30 am
Thursday night on "American Idol," the top six finalists were announced: MacKenzie Bourg, Trent Harmon, Tristan McIntosh, Dalton Rapattoni, La'Porsha Renae and Sonika Vaid.
ECC to hold career and job fair at all three campuses
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 07:00 am
Erie Community College's Career Resource Center will host its spring 2016 career and job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates at the following locations:
Kiefer Sutherland announces nationwide 26-city tour and debut album 'Down In A Hole'
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 05:05 pm
Kiefer Sutherland will bring his rich, soulful vocals and guitar licks to venues across the country beginning April 14 when he performs for audiences with a set list that includes cuts from his folk-tinged album, "Down In A Hole," set for release this summer.
Volunteers and interns wanted for Buffalo Niagara Film Festival
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 02:50 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival is now seeking volunteers and interns (someone who is self-motivated, creative and well-organized) for events taking place April 1-17 at the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa in Lewiston, at The Tonawanda Castle in Tonawanda, and surrounding Buffalo/Niagara Falls areas.
Food Network's Duff Goldman is back with top-tier cakes on new series 'Cake Masters'
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 01:40 pm
Food Network's April sugar rush continues with new series "Cake Masters," premiering Monday, April 11 (9 p.m. ET/PT). On the show, extreme baker and cake artist Duff Goldman and his talented team construct the most massive, mind-blowing and elaborate cake creations imaginable.
Jenn Suhr, Lolo Jones and Buffalo Bills own Marquise Goodwin at USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 01:40 pm
NBCSN presents coverage of the 2016 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend from Portland, Oregon, beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 11 (11:30 p.m. ET), and continuing live this Saturday at 8 p.m.
St. Joseph University School announces events for perspective students
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 01:40 pm
St. Joseph University School has announced two opportunities for parents and perspective students to learn more about the school.
AAA holding job fair for in-car driving instructors
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 01:10 pm
AAA Western and Central New York is holding a job fair for candidates interested in in-car driving instructor positions. The positions are part-time, with the potential for full-time.
Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation awards $339K grant to help Falls Memorial 'Close the Gaps'
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 01:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a three-year, $339,154 grant from The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to support a project called "Close the Gaps."
NYS tax commissioner: Nearly 297,000 Erie County taxpayers can save money by filing their income taxes for free via state website
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 01:00 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today encouraged the nearly 297,000 eligible taxpayers in Erie County to file both their federal and state tax returns for free from the tax department's website: www.tax.ny.gov.
Ortt, Senate Republican majority unveil sweeping tax cut plan
Thu, Mar 10th 2016 12:55 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt and dozens of other lawmakers in the Senate Republican Majority held a press conference Wednesday at the Capitol Building to announce the first proposal of their one-house budget.
Assemblyman Ceretto announces $30 million to combat statewide heroin epidemic
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 04:55 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, D-Lewiston, announced the Assembly's 2016-17 state budget proposal includes $30 million to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic that has swept Western New York.
Niagara Catholic students to volunteer for 'Day of Caring'
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:50 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School students, faculty and staff will volunteer throughout Niagara County May 3 as part of their annual "Day of Caring." Approximately 200 volunteers will participate in activities at 20 sites throughout the area.
NBC's '#Grimme Your Best Shot' Tumblr 'Grimm' promotion selects winning Wesen creature to appear in milestone 100th episode
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:30 pm
NBC and "Grimm" will celebrate Jessica Short's winning Wesen creature by having it appear in the 100th episode of the series on Friday, March 11 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Memorial 'Spreads the Word to End the R-Word'
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:30 pm
More than 150 staff members and visitors to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently took the pledge to "Spread the Word to End the Word," a campaign supported by the Golisano Foundation urging society to end the use of the R-word.
Niagara University senior to 'Teach For America'
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:10 pm
Emma Pullano, a Niagara University senior, has been accepted into the Teach For America program.
Coca-Cola Consolidated to serve as presenting sponsor for 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:05 pm
Coca-Cola Consolidated has teamed up with the Emmy-winning K-LOVE Fan Awards, serving as presenting sponsor for the only fan-voted experience in the industry.
Third Day presented with No. 1 'Soul On Fire' plaque for most played song of 2015 at Christian radio
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:00 pm
During their sold out "Lead Us Back" tour stop in Nashville this past weekend, the members of the multiplatinum-selling band Third Day were presented with plaques for their No. 1 single, "Soul On Fire."
'Check Out Hunger' helps provide more than 4.4 million meals for hungry families
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:00 pm
Western New York shoppers helped provide more than 4.4 million meals during the Food Bank of WNY's annual "Check Out Hunger" campaign. Customers of seven local retailers donated a total of $741,721 to benefit their neighbors in need.
Poloncarz announces major Erie County lead initiative
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 02:40 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Wednesday by health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein and Commissioner of Environment and Planning Thomas Dearing to announce a major Erie County commitment of $3.75 million over the next five years to increase lead inspections and remediation across Erie County.
New intervention program reduces bullying in early childhood
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 02:30 pm
Physical and relational bullying can happen among children as young as 3 to 5 years old, but the results of a new study suggest a relatively short intervention program recently developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo can lead to significant reductions in some of these behaviors.
Poloncarz proposes strengthening Erie County ethics law, Board of Ethics
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 02:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Tuesday by Erie County Legislature Minority Leader Tom Loughran (5th District) to unveil a sweeping new proposal to strengthen Erie County's ethics laws and augment the county Board of Ethics through significant and comprehensive changes to the existing ethics laws, which were created in 1989, amended in 1994 and amended again in 2015.
Trouble sleeping? The size of your tongue and tonsils could be why
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 02:25 pm
UB: The best time to identify signs of obstructive sleep apnea may not be at night while snoozing in bed but, instead, while sitting in the dentist's chair.
School break activities at Buffalo History Museum
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 02:20 pm
The Buffalo History Museum introduces "Breakout," a new and reoccurring program that extends activities designed around museum exhibits and topical, history-related themes. Families are invited to drop in during school vacation break during the scheduled time (1-3 p.m. March 22-25).
National Day of Prayer
Wed, Mar 9th 2016 02:15 pm
National Day of Prayer will be celebrated locally from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls.
NBC announces season premiere dates for summer favorites 'America's Got Talent,' 'American Ninja Warrior'
Tue, Mar 8th 2016 05:00 pm
Two of the highest-rated and talked-about summer series - "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior" - have set their season premiere dates.
Lewiston GardenFest now accepting applications for vendors, open garden participants
Tue, Mar 8th 2016 04:25 pm
The Lewiston Garden Club is thinking spring with preparations now underway for its 11th annual Lewiston GardenFest, slated for Saturday, June 18, and Sunday, June 19, along Center Street in Lewiston.
Memorial names Julie Zito Clark director of marketing, special events and projects
Tue, Mar 8th 2016 04:15 pm
Julie Zito Clark has been appointed director of marketing, special events and projects at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center effective Feb. 29.
 

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