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Mount St. Mary's Hospital accepts and disposes of personal household sharps at no charge
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
Individuals who are managing health conditions at home, such as diabetes, can dispose of their personal syringes and sharps at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston, at no charge.
Matthew West shares video of inspiration behind chart-topping hit 'Grace Wins'
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
In his career, Matthew West, a multi-award-winning artist and songwriter who is well known for sharing others' stories through song, has received thousands of stories from people all around the world. Compiling many of the stories into three impactful albums, West has written songs of loss, abuse, redemption, heartbreak and recovery.
Harmonia Chamber Singers 10th anniversary concert
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
Harmonia Chamber Singers, one of Western New York's premier vocal ensembles, is celebrating the close of its 10th season with a concert and a commissioned work by American composer Steven Sametz.
Dedication, concert at Historic Holy Trinity
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
Historic Holy Trinity, in conjunction with the New York Landmark Conservancy, is joining other New York landmarks in opening its doors the weekend of May 20.
ECC baking and pastry arts students host, instruct Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am
In yet another one of the college's career-focused collaborations with its surrounding community, SUNY ECC and its baking and pastry arts students welcomed area youth from Buffalo's Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo when they gathered in late April for a day of delicious instruction inside the college's city campus kitchens.
'Race for Education' at 2nd annual St. Peter's 5K Run/Walk
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:50 am
St. Peter R.C. School invites the community to participate in its second annual St. Peter's 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness for the school. Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, runners will travel through the historic Village of Lewiston and Artpark.
HAL shares history of Botanical Gardens
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:50 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's May program is titled, "History of the Buffalo Botanical Gardens." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
As 'Grievance Day' approaches, NYS Tax Department reminds property owners to check assessments
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:50 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminds property owners - homeowners and businesses - now is the time to review their assessments.
Billoni: Thomas Dee and team rebuilding Buffalo's waterfront, reputation
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:55 pm
An hour after the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced an exciting, diverse Canalside summer 2016 concert lineup on May 3, Thomas P. Dee relaxes in the early evening sunshine outside, on the Aud Block, once home to the historic Western terminus of one of our country's greatest engineering achievements, the Erie Canal.
PHOTOS: Savoring smelt in Lewiston
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:25 pm
A large crowd came out to the Lewiston waterfront Friday, May 6, for the annual Smelt Festival. The Niagara River Anglers fried up over 400 pounds of the tasty little fish, and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce helped to dish them out.
Bowman to serve as grand marshal for VFW Memorial Day parade
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:10 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post 7487, announced Col. Brian S. Bowman, wing commander of the 914th Airlift Wing at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, will serve as the honorary grand marshal for the annual VFW Memorial Day Parade, remembrance ceremony and community luncheon.
Two NU students triumphant at American Chemical Society Research Symposium
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:00 pm
A pair of Niagara University students took home top prizes from the Western New York American Chemical Society's Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was held April 9 at Canisius College.
Mount St. Mary's Cogdill named WNY Nurse of Distinction
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:55 pm
Maryann Cogdill, director of OB/GYN services at the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital, has been named the Nurse of Distinction for Western New York. The Professional Nurses Association of Western New York sponsors the annual recognition.
Higgins presents military service medals to Cpl. Gary Jeter
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins recognized the service of U.S. Army Cpl. Gary Jeter with a special presentation of military medals earned during the Korean War.
Erie County: Poloncarz, officials join to promote motorcycle safety, awareness
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:50 pm
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, with increased ridership and more bikes on the road.
Hannah Simone to host new unscripted survival competition series 'Kicking & Screaming' on FOX
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:35 pm
Hannah Simone will host "Kicking & Screaming," the new eight-episode FOX competition series that teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered partners to face the toughest challenges of their lives.
Nominees for 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards to be unveiled Tuesday
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:35 pm
Nominees for the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards will be revealed tomorrow, May 10, to millions of followers on K-LOVE Radio's Facebook page.
AARP Foundation announces local grant award to help grow student reading success
Mon, May 9th 2016 03:30 pm
Read to Succeed Buffalo recently announced the organization has received a $200,000 Reading Intervention Grant from AARP Foundation to implement a volunteer tutoring program with the intent of helping increase literacy skills among children in three targeted Buffalo Public Schools, serving 950 students K-third grade.
Mike Tirico joins NBC Sports Group
Mon, May 9th 2016 02:15 pm
Mike Tirico, the play-by-play and studio voice for many of ESPN's biggest events over the past quarter century, will join NBC Sports Group starting July 1.
Grand Island Central School District: Folks respond to first Health & Wellness Family Fair
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:55 am
More than 30 vendors gathered in the Grand Island High School cafeteria Saturday, April 23, to promote mind, body and spirit in a first-ever Health & Wellness Family Fair.
Aquarium of Niagara: Gary Siddall appointed executive director
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:45 am
Gary Siddall was named executive director on Monday by the Aquarium of Niagara's board of directors. Siddall served as deputy director for two years and oversaw operations while ensuring the financial integrity of the Whirlpool Street attraction.
(716) to host Bandits 'Playoff Bash' prior to May 21 game
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:45 am
The Buffalo Bandits "Playoff Bash" will take place at (716) Food and Sport beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21, while the Bandits get set to host the New England Black Wolves in game two of the National Lacrosse League's East Division Finals (7:30 p.m.).
Village of Lewiston Zoning Board OKs variances for 'Paladino plaza,' tables Fairchild requests
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
Developers of the Village of Lewiston's two largest proposed projects sought area variances at a special Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Thursday.
Positive changes in Youngstown
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association Inc. announced this week it is again a recipient of the William C. Mayne/Niagara Falls Bridge Commission/Niagara County Economic Development Business Community Enhancement Grant.
Planning continues for Great Contraption Race
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A new race registration format; an improved post-race party location; an all-new promotional effort and merchandising ideas, including a new T-shirt design; an all-new gala; and an exciting new raffle ticket offering.
Island composer's song reflects love of community
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
A love of music and of Grand Island prompted Carolyn Laskay to write "Our Grand Island" in 1990.
Rotary Club leads annual parkway cleanup
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
The Grand Island Rotary Club led its annual spring cleanup of the Beaver Island Parkway Saturday.
Hardwick recognizes Pauley as April's Citizen of the Month
Sat, May 7th 2016 07:00 am
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announced Grand Island resident Raymond W. Pauley was named the April Citizen of the Month in recognition of his service to the community through the Grand Island Fire Co. and other contributions.
Village of Lewiston: Despite contrary legal opinion, board OKs firefighter boot drive
Fri, May 6th 2016 06:00 pm
Though Village of Lewiston Counselor Joseph Leone again suggested on-street boot drives are illegal in New York, trustees in the Village of Lewiston voted 4-1 Monday to allow Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co. to continue its annual Center Street fundraiser this year.
Canalside summer season excites
Fri, May 6th 2016 05:00 pm
Nicholas Picholas, co-host of "Janet and Nick In The Morning" on WKSE "KISS 98.5," looked at the lineup of talent for the Canalside summer 2016 concert lineup and declared, "The names speak for themselves, these are big names. It's diverse, it's cool and classy and, of course, it's free and everyone loves free."
State Parks announces new restaurant, additional recreation activities at Buffalo Harbor State Park
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:55 pm
The State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation today announced the opening of Charlie's Boat Yard Restaurant at Buffalo Harbor State Park.
'Voice' coach Blake Shelton will debut his new song 'Go Ahead and Break My Heart' on Monday along with special guest Gwen Stefani
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:35 pm
Coach Blake Shelton will debut his new song, "Go Ahead and Break My Heart," on the Monday, May 9, live episode (8 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's "The Voice." Special guest and fellow "Voice" coach Gwen Stefani will join the multi-award-winning country music superstar.
Finger Food Products to expand in Niagara County
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:20 pm
Finger Food Products Inc., a family-owned business, is embarking on a multimillion-dollar relocation and expansion in the Town of Wheatfield. The company held its ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday at its new location in the Vantage International Point industrial park.
Cinco de Mayo at Spicey Pickle
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:10 pm
The Spicey Pickle held its annual Cinco de Mayo eating contest Thursday. Lewiston's Ben Salhany won the competition, downing four tacos in 90 seconds.
NT residents seek repair of potholes on city roads
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:55 pm
The potholes around North Tonawanda have long been a major nuisance in the community. Some city residents spoke up on that issue during Tuesday's Common Council meeting at City Hall.
Home stretch in sight: Herschell Carrousel campaign surpasses halfway mark
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:55 pm
North Tonawanda's Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has officially raised more than $20,000, which is half the funding needed to repair and reassemble its main attraction - its 100-year-old carousel.
Wheatfield residents seek answers on landfill fence
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board Monday night heard from North Tonawanda resident Cory D'Agostino, who said the fence planned to be installed around the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield "isn't going to do any good."
Obit: Donald A. Kew
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:45 pm
Grand Island resident Donald A. Kew entered into rest April 29, 2016. Mr. Kew was a U.S. Army veteran and was an ironworker with Iron Workers Local 9 in Niagara Falls.
Tops supports JDRF
Fri, May 6th 2016 03:45 pm
Tops Friendly Markets is continuing its longstanding support for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.