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Before the Bridges: Bernice Dinsmore - from horse-&-buggy to a river cruise
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 04:00 pm
One of Bernice Stack Dinsmore's early memories is of riding to St. Stephen R.C. Church in a horse-drawn logging sled because there was too much snow on the roads for the horse-and-buggy to handle.
47th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show set
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
The Buffalo Geological Society, an affiliate of the Buffalo Museum of Science, announced its 47th annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show will take place at the Grange Market Buildings on the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg.
Mekhi Phifer, Lisa Loeb, Erin Andrews on 'The Chew'
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
Next week on "The Chew," celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz welcome the following guests:
Registration open for fifth annual 'Garlic Mustard Challenge'
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
Scout groups, civic organizations, families and individuals are invited to participate in the "Garlic Mustard Challenge," a friendly competition to remove a harmful plant from Western New York.
AAA Insurance offers top 5 tips for winter weather warm-up
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:45 pm
AAA Insurance is encouraging homeowners to take precautions now as the winter snow begins to melt.
Erie County Fair welcomes Little Big Town
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:40 pm
The Erie County Fair has announced award-winning country group Little Big Town will join the concert lineup in the GUSTO Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16.
Sarina-Joi Crowe is eliminated on 'American Idol XIV'
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:40 pm
It was revealed Sarina-Joi Crowe, of Columbia, Tennessee, received the fewest votes and was eliminated.
Ortt: Senate budget a huge boost to WNY schools
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:40 pm
Republican State Sen. Rob Ortt announced Thursday the passage of the State Senate's "Brighter Future" budget plan, and laid out the benefits for Western New York schools and families.
Andy Samberg to host 67th Primetime Emmy Awards
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 01:40 pm
Emmy Award-winning writer, actor and comedian Andy Samberg will host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards airing live coast-to-coast from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles Sunday, Sept. 20 (8 p.m. ET) on FOX.
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster announces re-election bid
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:45 am
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul A. Dyster announced his intention to seek re-election to a third term as mayor of the Cataract City Thursday.
Diesel students grateful to Milton CAT for donation
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:20 am
The heavy equipment/diesel/ag mechanics students at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Niagara Career and Technical Education Center are getting a chance to work with a brand-new engine courtesy of Milton CAT of Batavia.
Northgate Health Care: A birthday celebration that was twice as nice
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:20 am
It was a special day at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield as resident Tom Burock of Wheatfield and his wife, Dorothy, both celebrated their 80th birthdays with family and friends.
BOCES culinary students take gold at Taste of Education
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:15 am
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES ProStart Culinary team cooked their way into first place at the 2015 Taste of Education at Salvatore's Italian Garden Restaurant
North Tonawanda Common Council discusses Webster Street concerts
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:05 am
North Tonawanda's Common Council got a little glimpse of summer at Tuesday's work session when the organizer behind the annual Webster Street concert series stopped by to discuss this year's event.
Aquarium of Niagara begins Seafood Watch partnership
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:05 am
A new program at the Aquarium of Niagara will help shoppers and businesses make environmentally friendly seafood choices.
Starpoint transportation requests due
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
April 1 is the deadline for transportation requests to non-public schools for the 2015-16 school year. If you are contemplating sending your child/children to a non-public school this fall, submit your request before April 1.
Wheatfield Lions host club's district governor
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
On March 5, the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club hosted the visit of Lions Club District Gov. Mike Lawkowski, as well as visiting former governors and dinner chairman Paul Wilson, who congratulated the organization for its hard work and presented three membership certificates to three new members.
Advanced Dental extends Operation Whiter-Brighter
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
Advanced Dental is extending its fundraising program for the Niagara Falls Air Force Reserve Station through April 1.
Wheatfield moves forward with drainage study, library
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 11:00 am
Wheatfield's Town Board moved ahead with two major proposals Monday: one to begin the process of obtaining a library in the town, and another to start a comprehensive drainage study.
Swing dance (or learn how) at Old Fort Niagara
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 07:00 am
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to "Swing Into the '40s" at a new swing dance event March 28.
Scotty Bowman Showcase returns for 11th year
Fri, Mar 13th 2015 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced the 11th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Sunday, April 12, at First Niagara Center. The 2015 Scotty Bowman Showcase consists of three all-star hockey games between players from Buffalo and their rivals from Rochester. Admission for the games is $5.
Niagara Falls Bridge Commission sponsors Lewiston Art Festival
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission supports the efforts of Lewiston Council on the Arts as sponsor of the Lewiston Art Festival, which draws tens of thousands of visitors to historic Lewiston each year.
High school students trained in 'soft skills' during trip to NU
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:45 pm
A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called "soft skills" was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday.
Vincentian seminarian spends month at NU, serves local community
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:30 pm
If you blinked, you probably missed David Serrano. The quiet-but-affable Vincentian seminarian wrapped up a 33-day stay at Niagara University March 2.
Poloncarz introduces Dirschberger as nominee for commissioner of social services
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz introduced Al Dirschberger Ph.D., LSCW, as his nominee for Erie County commissioner of social services Wednesday.
Amanda Schull, '12 Monkeys' break the mold of series television
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 05:55 pm
Syfy's "12 Monkeys" bounces back and forth between decades with reckless abandonment - rewriting the storyline over and over again in the process. Such plot twists make it impossible to predict what will happen next, thereby making the show hard to miss.
Syfy renews '12 Monkeys'
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 05:25 pm
"12 Monkeys" has reached 15 million viewers and is trending upward week-to-week.
Plantasia Garden & Landscape Show at Fairgrounds Event Center
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:00 am
Plantasia Garden & Landscape Show returns to the Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg, as spring arrives - March 19-22. Plant Western New York, the organizer of the annual four-day event, has partnered with Lakeside Sod Supply of Clarence to present this year's show.
In wintry Buffalo, a café is heated daily with just six logs of wood
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:00 am
In snowy Buffalo, where a new café prompts us to rethink how we heat - and use - the space we occupy in winter.
Complete Senior Care Pace announces first 2015 shining STAR
Thu, Mar 12th 2015 07:00 am
Complete Senior Care of Niagara Falls has announced the recipient of its first shinning STAR Award for 2015 is MaryAnn Wise of Wilson.
Busy week for Buffalo Bills
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:55 pm
The Buffalo Bills officially acquired running back LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso.
Aquarium of Niagara penguins have their day(s)
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:40 pm
Celebrate with the Peruvian penguins at the Aquarium of Niagara from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21 and 22.
People Inc. awarded matching grant from KeyBank to help Western New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, special needs
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:40 pm
People Inc. has received a $10,000 grant from KeyBank with a one-year commitment to match donations that will further help individuals with developmental disabilities, special needs and seniors live more healthy, independent and productive lives.
New round of culinary masters enter the kitchen to battle it out in 'Chopped All-Stars'
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:40 pm
With a $75,000 grand prize for charity on the line, 16 culinary stars enter the "Chopped" kitchen for a new round of "Chopped All-Stars," premiering Tuesday, April 28 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
'Check Out Hunger' collects near record $759,176 for Food Bank of WNY
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
Customers of seven local retailers donated $759,176 during the 22nd annual "Check Out Hunger" drive. This year's campaign was the second largest in "Check Out Hunger" history, nearly matching the record of $760,208 set in 2014.
Niagara River Greenway meetings Tuesday
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission will hold two meetings Tuesday, March 17, at the New York Power Authority Power Vista Community Room, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. The executive committee will meet at 2 p.m. and the full commission will meet at 3 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.
Grant funding available to state businesses that utilize the services of UB engineering students
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
Ttarp Co.'s two-year development of a cutting press hit a snag a few months ago.
43North winners and Brazilian business approved for Start-Up NY via UB
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
Three companies, including the 43North grand prizewinner and a Brazilian software developer, have been approved for Start-Up NY through their affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
Lewiston Democrats seek candidates
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:25 pm
The Lewiston Democratic Committee seeks potential candidates interested in running for office in the 2015 town elections.
Keeping doctors in Western New York: New scholarship fund pays tuition for local medical students
Wed, Mar 11th 2015 08:00 pm
Alarmed by the steady decline in the number of physicians practicing in Western New York, local physicians and community leaders have created a new organization designed to train and keep more doctors in the area.