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GIHS student to play with BPO
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 11:55 pm
Alexander Cousins of Grand Island will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert July 1 at Knox Farm in East Aurora.
Grand Island Fire Co. Call Summary for June 20, 2014
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 11:55 pm
The following incidents occurred from June 9 to 15, as reported by the Grand Island Fire Co. A total of 37 calls were answered by the department during this period. The GIFC has now responded to 655 calls so far this year. The GIFC responded to 576 calls at this time last year.
Public hearing set for parks maintenance building
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 11:50 pm
The process of building a new million-dollar storage and maintenance building for Veterans Park is underway.

At its meeting Monday, the Grand Island Town Board set a public hearing for Monday, July 7, at 8 p.m. in Town Hall to consider an application by Russell Certo to rezone 1881 Bedell Road from R1D to M2 for the purpose of constructing the maintenance building.

Board members held a meeting with Bedell Road residents May 21, where they explained the town would lease the property with an option to later buy it at an estimated cost of $1.2 million. The lease-and-buy option would allow the town to avoid prevailing wage laws and save 20 percent on the overall cost of the project.

Scott Stapp shows 'Proof of Life' in Niagara Falls
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 11:00 pm
Scott Stapp performed songs from his new album, "Proof of Life," and a number of hit Creed songs at a solo concert inside the Seneca Niagara Casino's Bears Den in Niagara Falls.
Mark Daul: Camping with sneaky thieves
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:30 pm
The picture you see here is a 'coon drinking the sweet water from the hummingbird feeder on my back porch. It had been hanging there for about three to four weeks, and when the hummingbirds came back it was a happy feeder.
Equate still dominates Wheatfield meetings
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:20 pm
Although Wheatfield's proposed ban on equate is not ready for a vote, anti-Quasar activists continue to make sure the Town Board doesn't forget their stance.
Power bill increases drain finances
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:20 pm
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is offering tips to those who have been affected by increased electrical bills.
Gillibrand, Higgins announce legislation to reauthorize Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:05 pm
Standing along the western terminus of the Erie Canal, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Brian Higgins announced introduction of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Act (HR 4641), a bill to extend the canalway's authorization for the next 15 years.
Schneiderman announces program to help homeowners avoid foreclosure
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced the launch of the New York state mortgage assistance program, or NYS MAP, which will provide small loans to families struggling to avoid foreclosure. The loans will assist families in securing mortgage modifications and result in more families staying in their homes.

The program is an enhancement to the attorney general's homeowner protection program, which provides struggling borrowers with free legal and housing counseling services, and has served more than 28,000 homeowners across the state since the launch of the program in October of 2012.

Borrowers can apply beginning Oct. 15.

Buffalo's National Garden Festival: Open gardens return to Niagara County
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
Buffalo's National Garden Festival is now in its fifth year and once again features a group of outstanding private gardens to visit on your own on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the month of July.
Niagara hospice awarded accreditation
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
Niagara Hospice's dedication to providing the highest level of care was recently recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.
World Cup soccer fun comes to Niagara Falls, USA
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. and its partner, Global Spectrum, today announced Tuesday's World Cup game featuring U.S.A. versus Belgium will be broadcast live on Old Falls Street.
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel enlivens downtown Niagara Falls with outdoor entertainment
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
The outdoor area surrounding Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in downtown Niagara Falls will have a high-energy vibe on weekends this summer.
Grant funding available for home repairs in rural areas
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
The Niagara County Community Action Program Inc. announces the availability of grant funds for home repair, open to qualified Niagara County residents who own their homes and reside in rural areas of the county.
Student, teachers, board members thanked for service
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
The June 18 Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting was a night of "beginnings and endings, from celebrating retirees and graduates to welcoming aspiring youth."
N-W area authors offer summer reading
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
David H. Brown of Sanborn has a new mystery in print, while Dr. Erwin Brese of Town of Niagara has a second printing in progress of his spiritual journey book.
Town of Niagara Police Blotter for June 26, 2014
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between June 11 and 23.
Take a wedding plunge
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 04:55 pm
Adventurous couples seeking a unique wedding photo location need not look any further. Imagine starring down Class VI rapids as you and your wedding party have the big day captured like no one ever has.

The new Niagara Jet Adventure and Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. are looking for a couple to "take the plunge" this summer.

Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls doubleheader
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 04:55 pm
The internationally ranked Lake Effect Furies look to solidify their Women's Flat Track Derby Association playoff bid against Cleveland's Burning River Roller Girls, while the Queen City Junior Roller Girls welcome Ithaca's League of Junior Rollers in a roller derby double-header Saturday.
Canalside announces final two concerts of 2014 summer season
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 04:00 pm
Canalside announces its final two concerts of the 2014 summer season. Moby will perform a free Thursday concert Aug. 14 at 6 p.m., and Foster the People will perform a ticketed concert Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.

For information on Canalside Concerts or to purchase tickets, visit www.canalsidebuffalo.com.

Wound Center of Niagara earns RestorixHealth excellence award
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 04:00 pm
RestorixHealth, a management company that develops and operates wound care centers of excellence nationwide, is pleased to announce The Wound Center of Niagara is a recipient of the newly launched Wound Center of Excellence award.
A revealing Phillip Phillips brings better songs to Artpark
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 01:00 pm
Phillip Phillips has taken us behind the light, which is the name of his new sophomore album, to expose what was hidden in the shadows. What we find, if we turn off the spotlight - forget about "Idol" and the song featured across television - is a singer/songwriter who is crafting authentic, anthemic, emotionally charged alt-rock songs that are just plain good.
Cuomo announces expansion of Diversified Manufacturing, retention of 130 jobs
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 10:15 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday the completion of an expansion project by Diversified Manufacturing, a manufacturing and engineering services firm in Lockport, which will facilitate the retention of 130 jobs. The nearly $5 million project was supported by $450,000 in funding from the New York Power Authority.
State Firemen's Association urges New Yorkers to leave fireworks to professionals
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 07:00 am
With Independence Day right around the corner, it's important to keep safety a top priority during the upcoming holiday celebrations.
Return to 'Summer of '69'
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:20 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts will bring back Lewiston's own 1960s rock musicians and friends for the 10th annual "Summer of '69" concert Friday, July 11. The fun starts at 6 p.m. at the Hennepin Park Gazebo (Center and South Fourth streets).
Summer children's programs at History Center of Niagara
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:15 pm
For four weeks in July and August, the History Center of Niagara will offer weekly children's programs. Each week has a different historical theme. The programs are open to children ages 7 through 12.
'Fourth of July Spectacular' on ABC's 'The Chew'
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:15 pm
"The Chew" is all-new with a week of shows highlighting everything from quick and easy weeknight suppers to backyard barbecue dishes. Thursday, July 3, is a "Fourth of July Spectacular" featuring recipes and crafts to highlight your Independence Day celebration.
'Rising Star': Next group of performers announced
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:15 pm
The next set of 12 phenomenal singers from across the country will perform on this Sunday's episode of ABC's new groundbreaking reality series "Rising Star (9 p.m. on the ABC Television Network).
Higgins celebrates Tim Russert Exhibit move to Buffalo History Museum
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins spoke from the Floor of the House of Representatives to mark the official move of the "Inside Tim Russert's Office" exhibit from the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to The Buffalo History Museum.
Niagara County, city leaders to boost troops Monday
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:55 am
Leaders from Niagara County and Lockport city government plan to bolster local efforts to boost the morale and meet the needs of American troops deployed around the world protecting America's freedom by working to bring some of the comforts of home to the front lines.
First Niagara, Isaiah 61 Project providing job training for home rehabilitation
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:35 am
The First Niagara Foundation and the Isaiah 61 Project Inc. are providing the resources necessary for job training and housing rehabilitation services for residents in the City of Niagara Falls.

The Isaiah 61 Project will target a section of the community the organization has identified for redevelopment and revitalization. Job training and education will be provided in the construction trades for residents who qualify for the program. Those receiving the training will then work to rehabilitate abandoned homes and turn them into safe, affordable housing.

The First Niagara Foundation is providing a $10,000 grant to fund the program and purchase building materials.

'So You Think You Can Dance' top 20 finalists revealed
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:35 am
Wednesday night, after thousands of auditions by the best dancers around the nation, and the grueling, week-long callbacks round, the top 20 finalists on season 11 of "So You Think You Can Dance" were revealed.
Ceretto, Cuomo, Maziarz, Dyster to co-host citizen preparedness training program
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:20 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, State Sen. George Maziarz and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster will co-host a citizen preparedness training program Saturday, June 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Buffalo Zoo celebrates a baby boom
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:20 am
A variety of new baby animals were born at the Buffalo Zoo this season. Visitors to the Buffalo Zoo will be able to see more baby animals now than the zoo usually has on exhibit at one time.
Baby monkey from Buffalo Zoo is hand-raised in Des Moines
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:20 am
A baby Japanese macaque who was abandoned by his mother at the Buffalo Zoo is being hand-raised by keepers at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa.

The baby, named Nikko, was born June 5 at the Buffalo Zoo. Shortly after his birth, keepers noticed that his mother, 6-year-old Yuki, was not holding him. This indicated the first-time mom may not be caring for her newborn properly. Keeper staff retrieved the baby to warm him and give him fluids, and make sure he was healthy. After multiple attempts to reunite mother and baby, zoo staff determined the baby's best chance at survival was to be hand-raised.

'ArTunes' summer concert series returns July 9
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
The second concert of the Thursday night "ArTunes" concert series will be held Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m., inside the Hennepin Park Gazebo (Center Street in Lewiston). The featured act is Callahan, Daly and Jones performing folk, bluegrass and Americana.
Congressman Collins pleased with passage of legislation to improve newborn screening
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, released the following statement Wednesday on passage of H.R. 1281, Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act:
Daemen to celebrate Rosary Hall's 'Historic Landmark' designation
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
Daemen College's Rosary Hall, recognized for its Italian Renaissance Revival architecture, and designed by one of most prominent Buffalo architects of the early 20th century, will be officially designated a "Historic Landmark" at 3 p.m. July 1.

The college will host a celebration in Rosary Hall in honor of this distinguished designation by the Amherst Historic Preservation Commission. Daemen President Gary A. Olson, Amherst Deputy Supervisor Guy Marlette, commission representatives, and members of the college community are expected to be in attendance.

"We are honored to have Rosary Hall receive 'Historic Landmark' status in Amherst, which has been home to the Daemen campus since it was founded," Olson said.

Niagara Catholic High School celebrates 'Green Day'
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School community recently celebrated "Green Day" on the school's campus, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. The event was the brainchild of student and event coordinator Jeana Franjoine, who will be a senior at NC in September.
 


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