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Civil War Garrison Weekend at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Jun 6th 2016 07:00 am
The Civil War Garrison Weekend event offers an interactive Civil War history experience for visitors who will have the opportunity to witness Fort Niagara as a staging area during the Civil War for men and groups that were transitioning either from the battlefield to home, or from home to the battlefield.
DeGlopper Memorial expansion plans presented
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 10:55 am
During Memorial Day ceremonies at DeGlopper Park on Monday, hundreds of Islanders who paid their respects during the town's annual event heard the official unveiling of the DeGlopper Memorial expansion plans.
Interviews: Country stars Dolly Parton, The Band Perry kick off Artpark's summer season
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston performing and visual arts venue confirmed country music living legend Dolly Parton would perform the first outdoor concert of the 2016 season.
Ceremony honors Doug Janese
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston held a celebration of life memorial service Wednesday in memory of Highway Superintendent Doug Janese, who passed away Feb. 16 following a battle with cancer.
Mark Daul: Meet Bill Cockayne and his Crosleys
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
All readers of this column won't remember some of these things from the past, but some of you "youngsters" may enjoy reading what your fathers and grandfathers had in the "old days."
Youngstown: Zastrow, Lockhart sworn into office
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
At the Village of Youngstown organizational meeting Thursday evening, Tim Lockhart and Stephen Zastrow were sworn into office. Lockhart is taking on another term as deputy mayor. Zastrow, meanwhile, replaces Steven Suitor, whose second term ended after he held the trustee position for eight years.
Village of Lewiston appoints HPC members, ZBA rescinds appeals
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees appointed people to its new stand-alone Historic Preservation Commission at Tuesday's year-end meeting. Each person will serve for a different period of time, as the village codebook has a provision for rotating members on and off the HPC.
'Jamboree in the Falls' with Amanda Hansen Foundation to be held June 11
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Amanda Hansen Foundation is hosting its first "Jamboree in the Falls" concert from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Rapids Theatre on Main Street in Niagara Falls.
Get ready, get set, get fit for free
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
With summer approaching, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has expanded Fitness at Canalside to feature a variety of 25 free fitness classes at Buffalo's waterfront.
Rotary/PTSA Students of the Year honored
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
Twelve students from Grand Island High School were honored Tuesday at the Buffalo Launch Club as the Rotary/PTSA Students of the Year.
Island of Hope: Meet honorary survivors/caregivers Sarah and Natalie Stanczyk
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
Natalie Stanczyk, 47, and her daughter Sarah, 22, readily express optimism. Even cancer could not dampen their enthusiasm for living. After Sarah was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, stage 3B, she told her mother, "Don't worry. It's the best cancer to have."
Islander appointed music director of NYC choir
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island native Malcolm J. Merriweather has been appointed music director of one of New York City's leading choruses.
Grand Island Lions Club: Peace Poster Contest winners honored
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The May 25 Grand Island Lions Club meeting was held in honor of the winners in the 2015-16 Peace Poster Contest. The theme for the contest was "Share Peace."
Grand Island: Friends purchase carts for library, bikes for raffle
Sat, Jun 4th 2016 07:00 am
The Friends of Grand Island Memorial Library have purchased three new book carts for the library, as well as two bikes that will be raffled to lucky summer readers.
Interview: Howard Jones plots hits, hits and more hits for Artpark show
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 08:50 pm
Howard Jones, creator of myriad boss hit singles from the 1980s, will open for the Barenaked Ladies at Artpark.
NHL, prospects join Sabres alumni to improve Buffalo Park
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 06:25 pm
As part of the National Hockey League's commitment to preserve and support the local environments of host cities for NHL events, NHL Green and the Buffalo Sabres Green Team announced today a legacy tree project to commemorate the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo.
Niagara University breaks ground on renovated dining facility
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 06:25 pm
Niagara University broke ground Friday on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall.
Video: In a Huey
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 06:00 pm
Visitors to Old Fort Niagara's "Soldiers Through the Ages" Memorial Day weekend had the opportunity of a lifetime with rides offered aboard a fully restored Vietnam War-era Huey.
Billoni: More good news in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 05:10 pm
Joining nearly 1,500 Western New Yorkers of all ages, we ended a wonderful Memorial Day weekend in spectacular fashion by participating in the weekly Slow Roll Buffalo 10-mile bike tour of city neighborhoods. Held each Monday, these free rides are open to everyone of all ages and all skill levels who are riding every type of bicycle.
Excitement builds for Relay For Life
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 04:25 pm
Relay For Life of Greater Niagara continues to evolve.
Seniors get active at 16th annual Niagara County Senior Walk
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 04:10 pm
Roughly 350 seniors from across Niagara County took part in the 16th annual Niagara County Senior Walk in the Park Thursday at Veterans Memorial Community Park in the Town of Niagara. The free event offered seniors, 55 and up, a choice of four walking courses, each of them a different distance.
Food Bank of Western New York awarded maximum 4-star rating from Charity Navigator
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 12:25 pm
The Food Bank of Western New York's sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have once again earned the organization a top four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator.
Erie County real property tax services expands online information
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 12:25 pm
The Erie County Department of Real Property Tax Services has announced new information is now available on the department's website to identify the individuals, banks or agencies that have paid the property taxes on any given property in Erie County.
DEC prepares students for hunter and trapper education courses
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 12:25 pm
Beginning this year, all sportsman education courses will require students to review course materials and complete a homework sheet prior to attending the classroom and field sessions, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced.
Empire State Development screens 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows' for WNY residents
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 12:20 pm
Empire State Development announced a community screening of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" was held in Buffalo, giving fans there a chance to see the car chases, explosions and wild helicopter rides that were filmed along Buffalo's Kensington Expressway in advance of the film's theatrical release.
Lewiston Lions youth eye-screening a welcome event
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:50 am
The Lewiston Community Lions, with the assistance of the Town of Niagara Lions, held a successful eye-screening event on Monday, May 30, during the Memorial Day luncheon at Lewiston No. 1 Volunteer Fire Co.'s firehall.
N-W students raise funds for brain cancer awareness
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:35 am
Students from the Niagara-Wheatfield High School marketing classes and junior varsity softball team combined their efforts to raise over $2,200 for charity initiatives Ginny's Journey and Brundy's Brigade.
Niagara Career and Technical Education students embark on educational field trip
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:35 am
Niagara Career and Technical Education students in Karen Krull's graphic communications class recently went on an educational field trip to Rochester.
Children's author visits Drake Elementary
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:30 am
Reading Week at North Tonawanda's Drake Elementary School began with a visit from local children's author, poet and writing teacher Amy Ludwig VanDerwater.
Conservation students help bring back the American chestnut tree to WNY
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:30 am
Students in Paul Dewey's and Brandon Lindke's Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conservation Program received 20 American chestnut tree seedlings, donated by the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs, to be planted at their school.
Family-owned construction company breaks ground in NT
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:25 am
Ivy Lea Construction broke ground Thursday for its new 10,000-square-foot office and warehouse facility at 765 Walck Road, North Tonawanda.
Taste of the Tonawandas returns
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 10:25 am
The annual Taste of the Tonawandas will take place from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5, on Sweeney Street between Main and Webster streets in North Tonawanda.
Historic round boat highlights NY Sea Grant boating tips for 2016 season
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
Is it a spaceship? An amusement park ride? No, it is an historic 7-foot round boat, and it is the New York Sea Grant "Discover Clean and Safe Boating" educational vessel for 2016.
Niagara University offering 'Urban Ministry 2.0'
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
The urban ministry certificate is back by popular demand - with a new community and vocational focus.
Dr. Chandra Foote named dean of education at Niagara University
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:40 pm
Dr. Chandra J. Foote has been appointed dean of the College of Education at Niagara University, effective June 1.
First Niagara, People Inc. partner to provide life-coaching mentoring program
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:35 pm
The First Niagara Foundation is providing $5,000 in grant funding for People Inc.'s "Girls Night Out Group," a unique mentoring program for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities who need assistance in developing their strengths.
UB Center for the Arts concludes most successful season in its history
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces its recently concluded 2015-16 season was the most successful in its 22-year history.
DEC: 'If You Care, Leave It There'
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:20 pm
New Yorkers should not interact with newborn fawns and other young wildlife as the peak season for animals giving birth begins, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation cautioned.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital to host free 'Mommy & Baby Expo' Saturday, June 11
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 03:15 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital, in partnership with its Center for Women, is hosting the second annual free "Mommy & Baby Expo" from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
Niagara Falls: So Far So Good wins Hard Rock Rising
Thu, Jun 2nd 2016 02:50 pm
Wednesday night, polished pop-rock band So Far So Good took the top prize in the regional Hard Rock Rising showcase inside the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA.