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Lewiston Police Blotter for April 26, 2014
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:45 pm
The following activity occurred Monday, April 14, to Sunday, April 20, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 62 response calls during this period.
Erie County Sheriff's Office Report for April 18, 2014
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:20 pm
The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to 176 calls from April 5 to 11. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents on Grand Island.
Grand Island Fire Co. Call Summary for April 18, 2014
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:20 pm
The following incidents occurred from April 7 to 13, as reported by the Grand Island Fire Co. A total of 32 calls were answered by the department during this period. The GIFC has now responded to 401 calls so far this year.
Jacobs launches campaign to increase number of organ donors
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:15 pm
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs recently announced the launching an aggressive campaign to significantly increase the number of Erie County citizens opting to become organ donors.

"Our goal is to raise the number of registered organ donors at our auto bureau by 30 percent," said Jacobs.

According to Unyts, 80 percent of people who become organ donors register at their local auto bureau. "That means we at the Erie County Auto Bureau have a unique privilege and a responsibility to tell our customers that this simple act of checking a box can save countless lives," said Jacobs.

Grand Island Lions Club: Annual spaghetti dinner to feature many supported agencies
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:15 pm
The Grand Island Lions Club's 45th annual spaghetti dinner will be held Monday, April 28, at the Byblos Niagara Resort and Spa from 5 to 8 p.m. The Lions will not only offer sumptuous piles of plated pasta, a basket raffle, and a presentation of Lions' Peace Poster contest entrants, it will also offer the community access to representatives from area service agencies who will be able to provide information on their services (some free or at low cost) and even volunteer and employment opportunities.
Kids Day April 29
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:15 pm
Volunteers are again needed to sell newspapers to support Kids Day on Tuesday, April 29. Proceeds from this paper sale help support the Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo.
Island of Hope: Islanders to Paint the Town Purple
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:15 pm
Islanders will decorate their homes and workplaces with purple to show their support for the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life.
Quadriplegic diver candidate takes plunge at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:15 pm
The liberating world of scuba is now an exciting option for disabled people in the Western New York area with its first student, Tom Schofield of Burford, Ontario, a quadriplegic. After 30 years out of the water, and a few false starts to learn scuba diving, Schofield was finally able to realize his dream of training to become a diver with the help of the regional Handicapped Scuba Association Training Team, Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa and Adventure Scuba and Watersports.
Calling all book lovers
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:05 pm
The Friends of the North Tonawanda Public Library will hold the 38th annual used book sale from April 30 through May 4, at the library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda.
Town IDA to meet
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:05 pm
Calvin Richards, chairman, has announced the Town of Niagara Industrial Development Agency will hold the following meetings Tuesday, April 29, at Town Hall: 2 p.m. public hearing for Cataract Real Estate Holdings LLC; 2:30 p.m. governance committee, finance and audit; 3 p.m. board of directors.
Town of Grand Island: New recycling carts just weeks away from arrival
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:05 pm
Republic Services will deliver new covered, wheeled recycling carts to each Grand Island household later this spring. The 95-gallon container, similar to the one pictured, was chosen to encourage greater recycling by Grand Island residents and to prevent recyclables from blowing through neighborhoods on windy days.
Grand Island High School: Music groups honored on D.C. trip
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:05 pm
Three Grand Island High School music groups earned superior ratings at the Dixie Classic Festival in Washington, D.C., with one winning the top prize.
Basket auction at St. George
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:00 pm
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1073 Saunders Settlement Road, will host its annual basket auction on Saturday, May 3.
Tri-Community participates in Recruitment Day
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:00 pm
The Tri-Community Ambulance Service is opening its doors to area residents from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer in their community, as part of a statewide program called Recruit NY.
Observe National Day of Prayer in Wheatfield
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 pm
In conjunction with the observance of the annual National Day of Prayer, a Community Day of Prayer will be held at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2800 Church Road, on Thursday, May 1.
Protect children with immunizations
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 pm
National Infant Immunization Week is April 26 to May 3.

This is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable disease and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the U.S.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week. When National Infant Immunization Week was established in 1994, immunization programs were facing significant challenges as communities across the U.S. were seeing decreasing immunization rates among children.

Hopping down the bunny trail
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 pm
Who can resist a life-sized rabbit that hands out Easter treats? Certainly not the residents and family members at the McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda. The Easter bunny made his annual rounds at the facility, spreading Easter cheer.
Advance Chiropractic aids Hospice
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 pm
Make a $20 donation to Niagara Hospice and get a complimentary spinal exam and chiropractic adjustment, all in the same visit to Advance Chiropractic, 820 Main St., Niagara Falls, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
It's magic
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 pm
St. Stephen School on Grand Island was the latest setting for the magic and mischief of Rob and Carol Allen of Wheatfield, sponsored in part by the Western New York Dairy Industry.
River otter pups go on exhibit at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:50 pm
The North American River Otter pups announced last month are now on exhibit in the Buffalo Zoo's Otter Creek exhibit.

North American river otters have to be taught how to swim by their mothers.

School of Dental Medicine hosts its third annual UB Dental Run for Smiles 5K
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:40 pm
The annual UB Run for Smiles, created by students at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine to raise community awareness about the dental clinic's affordable oral health care, will take place Saturday, April 26, at 10 a.m. in the Health Sciences Quad on the South Campus.
Niagara University accounting professor earns two prestigious awards
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:40 pm
It's been a heck of a spring semester for Ian Burt.
Community Missions to host Walk for Niagara May 3
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:40 pm
Though much of next week's forecast shows rain, it looks like the sun will shine Saturday, May 3, when Community Missions Inc. hosts its annual Walk for Niagara at Whirlpool State Park.

Around 200 walkers are expected to attend the event, rain or shine, to raise awareness and funds for Niagara County's underserved population.

Jack Bauer, 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan visit 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:40 pm
Kelly and Michael chat with "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" star Andrew Garfield, Golden Globe-nominated actress Emma Stone, and Kiefer Sutherland, who discusses the highly anticipated series "24: Live Another Day."
The wondrous world of Aladdin comes to the Artpark stage
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:40 pm
Artpark welcomes Philadelphia's Enchantment Theatre Company as it presents two Mainstage Theater performances of "Aladdin & Other Enchanting Tales" Thursday, May 1, at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Sprint, Chrysler power return of '24' franchise
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:35 pm
Fox Broadcasting Company announced today that Sprint and the Chrysler brand will serve as official sponsors of this season's most anticipated event series, "24: Live Another Day." The iconic pulse-pounding clock resets when "24" premieres with a special two-hour television event Monday, May 5 (8 p.m.), and makes its time period premiere the following week, on Monday, May 12 (9 p.m.), on FOX.
Niagara University professor named chair of American Counseling Association committee
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:35 pm
Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, an associate professor of counseling at Niagara University, has been named chair of the American Counseling Association's international committee. His three-year term commences July 1.
Mercy Flight WNY and FASNY's RecruitNY team up for a chance to win a Mercy Flight fly-in
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:35 pm
Mercy Flight WNY and FASNY's RecruitNY team teamed up on a fly-in contest to give departments in the Western New York area a chance to win a Mercy Flight fly-in at the RecruitNY open house.
ASPCA assists local authorities in removal of 21 dogs seized in Buffalo dog-fighting raid
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:35 pm
At the request of the Buffalo Police Department and SPCA Serving Erie County, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is assisting in evidence collection and the removal of 21 dogs seized during a dog-fighting raid in Buffalo.
Who's walking whom? The scoop on no-pull dog-walking gear
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:00 pm
Pet parents love nothing better than to take their dogs out for a leisurely walk. It's an activity both people and dogs enjoy, and a great way to enjoy pleasant weather and get in some exercise together. However, the fun can turn to frustration if your pup is determined to pull on the leash, and practically drags you everywhere you go.
Seth Meyers named host of 66th Primetime Emmy Awards
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 09:00 am
Seth Meyers has been named host of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, to be telecast live Monday, Aug. 25 (8 p.m.), on NBC. The event takes place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.
'Food Network Star' returns for 10th season with new cast of contenders, more intense culinary challenges
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 am
Food Network's long-running competition series "Food Network Star" is back for a 10th season in June, with culinary icons Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay leading the charge to discover the next promising face in food television.
Niagara University unveils Family Literacy Center
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 am
Niagara University's College of Education held an event Wednesday to officially unveil the Family Literacy Center.

The FLC, which is housed in the university's Academic Complex, is an on-campus educational opportunity for graduate students to demonstrate teaching while enhancing the literacy performance of at-risk readers and their families.

With latest Naxos recording, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra enhances global reach
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 am
A five-star review and a "pick of the month" designation from BBC Music Magazine is the latest international accolade for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's recording of Reinhold Gliere's Symphony No. 3, "Il'ya Muromets," released on the Naxos label in February.
Top five finalists revealed on 'American Idol XIII'
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 am
Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, Alex Preston and Sam Woolf are the top five finalists on "American Idol XIII," and will work with guest mentor and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz Wednesday, April 30 (8 p.m.), on FOX. The Top Five will sing a song chosen for them by the viewers at home in the "America's Request"-themed performance show.
Land Conservancy to present findings from Niagara Escarpment Legacy Project
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 08:55 am
At 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, Western New York Land Conservancy will present findings from the Niagara Escarpment Legacy Project at the Pekin Fire Hall, 3024 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn.
'The Chew' swings into spring with delicious dishes
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 07:00 am
"The Chew" kicks off "Chewer vs. Viewer" week when audience members have the chance to battle it out in the kitchen with their favorite co-hosts. Celebrity guests include Wendy Williams ("The Wendy Williams Show"); country music star Josh Turner, actress Mary Lynn Rajskub ("24") and Patti Moreno (HGTV's "Garden Girl").
Historical Association of Lewiston's annual celebration slated for June 14
Thu, Apr 24th 2014 02:00 pm
Once a year, Lewiston enthusiasts get together to celebrate achievements and to honor the people and organizations that make Lewiston a premiere community in Western New York. Top volunteers and benefactors who preserve and promote Lewiston's rich heritage are honored at this event, the Historical Association of Lewiston's annual celebration.
 


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