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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation fundraiser at Salvatore's
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation announces its 2014 fundraiser to benefit JDRF programs. "Win for Diabetes - the 2014 Grapes & Hops Fall Fest" takes place 6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Depew.
Buffalo Sabres announce 'Kids Day'
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team will offer special ticket pricing for "Kids Day," sponsored by Perry's Ice Cream, for the team's game at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, against the Anaheim Ducks.
'Give for Greatness' 2014 grant applications now being accepted
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Grant applications are now being accepted for "Give for Greatness" 2014 general operating support. Fifteen grants in the amount of $1,000 each will be distributed thanks to the "Lawyers for the Arts" event held earlier this year.
NFHA offers extended pre-K program
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Housing Authority, in collaboration with the Niagara Falls City School District, is now accepting applications for the universal pre-kindergarten extended program. Children attending the program must be 4 years old by Dec. 1.
Robert Downey Jr. and Steve Carell visit 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Robert Downey Jr. stops by to chat about the film "The Judge."
Jacobs awarded Sass Scholarship
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Taraneh Jacobs was awarded the 2014 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship.
Terry Crews, Ioan Gruffudd, Martina McBride, Little Big Town, Jacques Pepin and William Levy on 'The Chew'
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
"The Chew" welcomes Terry Crews ("Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"); Ioan Gruffudd ("Forever"); country music stars Martina McBride and Little Big Town, legendary celebrity chef Jacques Pepin and William Levy ("Addicted").
Combatting domestic violence in Niagara Falls
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Family and Children's Service of Niagara Inc. joined with officials from the PASSAGE Shelter and Niagara Falls Police Department Wednesday to mark the first-ever Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk and "Unmasking Domestic Violence" art exhibit in the Cataract City.
Youngstown plans spirited stroll
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Two Youngstown women plan to take their love of village history and give it a seasonal twist with "Youngstown Hauntings, Ghosts, Graveyards and Murders" on Oct. 11.
Youngstown events meeting
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association and the Village of Youngstown will host a community-wide meeting to coordinate special events for 2015.
Rivershore Gala
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
Rivershore Inc. hosted its fifth annual Rivershore Gala Wednesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club. Executive Director Jeff Sanderson updated the capacity crowd on what's happening within the OPWDD COMPASS provider, and informed guests the agency had become an affiliate of People Inc.
Community Missions to hold community prayer service
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:50 pm
Community Missions will hold an interfaith community prayer service Tuesday as part of the National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding. The service will be held from 3:30-4:15 p.m. with light refreshments to follow the service.
Hair's to you
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:30 pm
This past Thursday, Sandy Santos, Complete Senior Care PACE participant and a Niagara Falls resident, had her head shaved by Complete Senior Care employee and breast cancer survivor Kim Williamson.
Niagara University to recognize seven educational leaders during 2014 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:30 pm
Niagara University's College of Education will recognize the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony this Thursday.
Higgins, Ryan endorse Riverkeeper plan for Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced they are endorsing a plan for the development of Buffalo's Outer Harbor that was created by Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper.
Welcome to Lewiston, Vita Bella
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
Vita Bella Photography held a ribbon-cutting for its new photography studio in the Village of Lewiston.
'Today' invades WWE 'Monday Night Raw' with Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford, Joan Lunden
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
The lively, funny and entertaining co-stars of NBC "Today's" fourth hour are putting down their wine glasses and joining WWE as guest stars on "Monday Night Raw" at 8 p.m. Oct. 6 on the USA Network.
'The Voice': Taylor Swift named key adviser for 'Knockout' rounds
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:20 pm
NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series "The Voice" has confirmed seven-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift as the key adviser for the current season. Swift will serve as the sole mentor for all of the artists on each of the four teams.
TNT breaks Guinness World Records for world's tallest pancake stack
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 08:00 pm
In celebration of the's premiere of the new cooking competition series "On the Menu," TNT has broken a Guinness World Records record for the world's tallest pancake stack.
Veterans appreciation dance
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:20 pm
Youngstown VFW Lake Ontario Post 313 will sponsor a veterans appreciation dance from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. firehall, 625 Third St.
Lewiston fire companies set open houses
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:20 pm
In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11, the Town of Lewiston Bureau of Fire Prevention announces the following Lewiston area volunteer fire companies will hold open houses:
Kara Dudley on TV
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:20 pm
Grand Islander Kara Dudley made an appearance on "The Steve Harvey Show" Oct. 1 to discuss her accidental photobombing of Victoria Secret model Karlie Kloss, a moment captured by paparazzi that appeared on several worldwide websites.
Islander named 'Veteran of the Month'
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:10 pm
New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti recently named Dan McMahon as the ninth recipient of his "Veteran of the Month" recognition program.
Law signed giving volunteer firefighters, ambulance squad members authorized absences
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:10 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R- I-60, announced Oct. 1 a bill he sponsored that supports the work by volunteer firefighters and first responders throughout the state, including Western New York, has been signed into law.
Obit: Dana C. Boyle
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:10 pm
Dana Cortright Boyle, 88, a resident of Grand Island for 58 years, passed away peacefully after a long illness at the Veterans Hospital in Buffalo on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Erie County Sheriff's Office Report for Sept. 26, 2014
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 04:10 pm
The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to 345 calls from Sept. 6 to 19. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents on Grand Island.
Grand Island Fire Co. Call Summary for Sept. 26, 2014
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:55 pm
The following incidents occurred from Sept. 8 to 21, as reported by the Grand Island Fire Co. A total of 62 calls were answered by the department during this period. The GIFC has now responded to 1,097 calls so far this year. At the same date a year ago, the GIFC had responded to 1,042 calls.
Obit: David A. Hiser
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:55 pm
Grand Island resident David A. Hiser entered into rest Sept. 20, 2014.
Mass for the loss of a child to be held
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:55 pm
A special Mass to offer prayer, healing and hope to those grieving the loss of a child, including miscarriage, stillbirth and abortion, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 29, at St. Stephen R.C. Church, 2100 Baseline Road.
2-vehicle crash leads to DWI arrest
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:55 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sept. 22 around just after midnight.
First-ever Friday night game draws record crowd
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:55 pm
A crowd estimated at more than 2,000 celebrated the rededication Friday of the new Gene Masters Field at Grand Island High School.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Boaters rescued after being thrown into river
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
At 1:27 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel received a distress call from Niagara County 911 that a boat was "spinning out of control with two people in the water" in the Niagara River somewhere off the 5200 block of East River Road.
Sports Hall of Fame adds 11
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
The Niagara Falls Sports Hall of Fame voted in 11 new inductees that comprise the class of 2014 at a recent board of directors meeting.
German dinner
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
The annual German Harvest Dinner, hosted by the Historical Society of North German Settlements of WNY, will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the St. James Fellowship Hall, located behind the church at Rohr and Niagara Streets in Bergholz.
Leaf pickup begins in Town of Niagara
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
The Town of Niagara will begin its first annual leaf pickup for the residential neighborhoods on Monday, Oct. 20.
Warm up with chowder, get a flu shot
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
St. Paul's United Church of Christ-Shawnee, 3921 Mapleton Road, Wheatfield, will host its annual chowder sale and flu shot clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.
Wedding gown sale fights cancer
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
Brides Against Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit that tours the country selling donated wedding gowns with the proceeds directly going towards programs and services for people who are impacted by cancer.
TV raffle benefits WNY Heroes
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
Every year for the past four years, Terry and Carol Vosburgh (pictured) from VOZ Cycle City, 3287 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Wheatfield, purchase a flat screen TV to raffle with the proceeds used to purchase bicycles and toys for Western New York Heroes.
Heppner joins Wheatfield Family Dentistry
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
Dr. Heather Heppner has joined the Wheatfield Family Dentistry practice.
Wheatfield resident remembered as organ donation hero
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:45 pm
The late Joseph G. Marks Jr. of Wheatfield is being honored by Unyts as the organ donation hero of the month for October 2014.