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Christmas masses planned for diocesan cemeteries
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
The Diocese of Buffalo has announced Christmas masses will be celebrated at four Catholic cemeteries, continuing a tradition dating back three decades.
Kyle's Guarding Warriors holds S.E.R.V. fundraiser
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Kyle's Guarding Warriors will hold a fundraiser to benefit S.E.R.V. Niagara from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road.
'Dance Away Winter'
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield is encourages the public to "Dance Away Winter."
Fitzgerald wreck topic of Rotary meeting
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Local artist Thomas Paul Asklar visited with the Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club and gave a presentation about the "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," encompassing the true story, the 1970s ballad by Gordon Lightfoot, and the legends regarding the event.
Ticket options for rescheduled Sabres home games
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced ticket options for the postponed home games against the New York Rangers, which has been rescheduled and will be played Friday, Feb. 20 (7 p.m.), and the Sabres' home game against the Ottawa Senators, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 20 and will now be played Monday, Dec. 15 (7 p.m.).
Higgins: $2 million-plus for Niagara County Head Start
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the award of more than $2.12 million in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for Niagara County Head Start Inc.
Sabres to sell autographed light-up holiday ornaments for charity
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again provide fans a chance to do some holiday shopping while supporting the Buffalo Sabres Foundation with the return of their annual autographed light-up ornament surprise.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council awarded $58.6 million for 69 projects
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
As part of Round Four of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Council initiative, the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council was awarded $58.6 million for 69 projects that build on the region's assets to invest in the future.
Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform on season finale of 'The Voice'
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
Producer-musician Mark Ronson, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter-producer Bruno Mars, British star Ed Sheeran, Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, Hozier and legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform on Tuesday's season finale of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" (8-10 p.m. ET).
Leadership Niagara honors first binational class
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
Leadership Niagara recognized 38 regional leaders at a graduation ceremony at the Historic Riviera Theatre. Graduates successfully completed the organization's 12-month leadership development program.
Oprah Winfrey, Amy Adams headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show next week.
'The Chew's Holiday Spectacular' is Thursday
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
"The Chew" is sharing delicious holiday dishes, decadent desserts and festive cocktails all next week. On Thursday, it's "The Chew's Holiday Spectacular" featuring a visit from The Radio City Rockettes and Santa Claus.
Search continues for illegal border crossers
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:20 pm
Days have passed, but area law enforcement officials are, nonetheless, continuing their search for two individuals who illegally entered the U.S. Tuesday on a beach area just east of Fort Niagara.
'Skate with Santa' Christmas party next Sunday
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:15 pm
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink is now in full swing for the holidays. Families are reminded registration for the popular "Skate with Santa" Christmas party will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, online at www.lewportsports.com.
Lew-Port student raises funds for cerebral palsy
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:05 pm
Charles Dieteman, Charlie to his teachers and classmates, honored World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct. 1 by collecting, and then donating, more than $600 to Niagara Cerebral Palsy.
Obit: Donald Albert Swain
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
Donald Albert Swain, 90, of Grand Island passed away recently.
Obit: Michele Sirianni
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
Michele (Quarantello) Sirianni, 56, of Grand Island, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.
Errick Road K-Kids volunteer around community
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
The K-Kids of Errick Road Elementary recently initiated a service program for the benefit of Joyful Rescue, a nonprofit pet rescue organization serving the Western New York region, with the motto, "Saving adoptable pets and bringing love to your home, one tail at a time."
Cobblestone scoping session draws out unhappy residents
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
Residents of Errick Road and Lemke Drive were vocal in their concerns about a nearby Rosal Homes development last Wednesday at the public scoping session on Cobblestone Creek, held at Town Hall.
Quasar files suit against Wheatfield
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
Sustainable BioElectric, the Wheatfield branch of Quasar Energy Group of Ohio, has filed an Article 78 lawsuit in Erie County Civil Supreme Court against the Town of Wheatfield over the town's biosolids law.
N-W hosts first Career Fair
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
A Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior class held the school's first Career Fair Friday, Dec. 5, in the Adult Learning Center.
Town of Wheatfield: Traffic issues brought up in light of hit-and-run
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
After the death of Ryan Fischer, the 16-year-old killed in a hit-and-run on Krueger Road last month, concerned citizens addressed Wheatfield's Town Board Monday to share their fears about traffic safety issues in the town.
Santa visits Wheatfield
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
Santa will be in Bergholz from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 20, in front of the DePlato house at 2430 Washington St.
Fire co. chowder sale
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Bergholz Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary will hold its monthly chowder and baked goods sale at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the truck hall on Niagara Road.
Santa to ride with Adams Fire Co.
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Adams Volunteer Fire Co. announces Santa will ride though Wheatfield neighborhoods Saturday, Dec. 20, to share Christmas greetings with children and families. The fire truck ride begins at 3 p.m. and continues into the evening.
Sherlock investigates a Christmas case
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
As Sherlock Holmes would say, "It's elementary."
SPCA holiday party Sunday
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Niagara County SPCA invites area residents to its second annual holiday party, noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Elks Lodge, 1805 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls.
Are you in favor of another fast food chain in Lewiston?
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
For almost two years, the Village of Lewiston has heard from developers seriously interested in bringing a McDonald's Restaurant back to Center Street. What do you think? Are you in favor of another fast food restaurant in the village?
Islanders, Jickster work to aid Food Bank of WNY
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 07:00 am
A pair of Grand Island residents assisted DJ Jickster of 97 Rock during his record-setting ninth annual "Rock Out Hunger" to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.
Jim Kelly, Chris Collins lead way on legislation to enhance newborn screening
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:20 pm
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, today released the following statement after H.R. 1281, Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act, passed the House and was sent to the president's desk to sign into law.
Public comment period opens for Greenway projects
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
The Niagara River Greenway Commission announced the public comment period has opened for the 42nd round of projects, which will be considered at its meeting Jan. 20, 2015.
Higgins: $4.5 million for WNY
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced more than $4,500,000 in federal funding to support innovative projects and programs that incorporate green infrastructure in Western New York.
Final 6 contestants go on adventure of a lifetime on 'The Biggest Loser'
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
The final six players on "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" leave the ranch behind and head to the island of Kauai in two special episodes airing Thursday, Dec. 18, and Thursday, Jan. 1 (8-9 p.m. ET) on NBC.
'Daryl's Rock 'N Soul New Year's Eve Party' will ring in 2015 with live stream from new restaurant/club in Pawling, NY
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
Never mind Ryan Seacrest or the ghost of Dick Clark. Let Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Daryl Hall stand in for Guy Lombardo as you usher in 2015 with "Daryl's Rock 'N Soul New Year's Eve," available for purchase by fans on his website, www.darylshouseclub.com through innovative live streaming platform Stageit.
Niagara-Wheatfield passes Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:10 pm
After a three-hour meeting that, at times, became contentious, the Niagara-Wheatfield School Board voted Wednesday night to approve the Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption at the lowest level.
Regional food enterprise center planned for Niagara County Fairgrounds
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:00 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County has announced plans to do a feasibility study for a food enterprise center to be located at the CCE Niagara grounds (also known as the Niagara County Fairgrounds) in Lockport.
First Niagara brings holiday spirit to Harvest House
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 06:00 pm
Volunteers from First Niagara hosted a toy and book give-away and holiday party for 85 children at the Harvest House New Hope Education Center Thursday. The event included a special visit from Santa.
Huth Road Elementary School: First Thanksgiving celebrated
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:50 am
For 14 years, the first Thanksgiving has been celebrated at Huth Road Elementary School by students in Celeste Angelo's fifth grade, together with second-graders from Frances Burczynksi's class.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Osinski returns as 2015 fire chief
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:45 am
Grand Island firefighters chose 2015 firematic and administrative officers during annual elections held Wednesday, Dec. 3, at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
Island Presbyterian Church: Community dinner draws 75 for Thanksgiving
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 11:35 am
Approximately 75 persons shared a Thanksgiving dinner at Island Presbyterian Church, each with a different reason to be thankful.