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Barker Lions Recognize Roger Harrison with Uplinger Award
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:30 pm
At the Jan. 21 meeting of the Barker Lions, District Gov. Mike Lawkowski presented member Roger Harrison with the Robert J. Uplinger Award.
Islander part of 'Survivor' cast
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 10:25 am
Kelly Remington, a four-year resident of Grand Island, is among the castaways introduced Wednesday for the CBS reality television show "Survivor."
Queen City Roller Girls prepare for ninth season at new venue
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:10 am
Roller derby: It's kind of like a hard-core sorority.
Rose Chiropractic hosts 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:05 am
Area residents are invited to again be a part of "Doctors with a Heart Day."
Stella Niagara first-grader has a scientific birthday
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Stella Niagara Education Park first-grade student William Wagner treated his classmates to a visit from the Buffalo Museum of Science for his seventh birthday. William, whose actual birthday fell during the Christmas break, said, "It was my mom's idea!"
WM donates blankets to Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Waste Management, parent company of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, recently delivered blankets to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch appointed to Planning Board
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Following an executive session Tuesday night, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Anne Welch to the Planning Board/Historic Preservation Commission.
Music students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:20 pm
Members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's music program again pleaded their case before the school board last Wednesday, in the hopes of having cut programs restored this budget season.
Kleinhans Music Hall announces grants for revitalization campaign
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:05 pm
This summer, after the close of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's season and the last of the high school graduations, the well-worn, circa-1968 seats in Kleinhans Music Hall's main auditorium will be replaced, thanks to the generosity of local foundations, announced Christopher N. Brown, chairman of the board of directors of Kleinhans Management Music Hall Inc.
Division director joins HANCI
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Health Association of Niagara County President/CEO John Kinner announced that Lori Roche, MSN, RN, MBA/HC has agreed to lead the HANCI Home Care division as its new director.
Welcome to Lewiston, 700 Center St.
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Barbara Crouthamel and her three units at 700 Center St.: Lovin' My Bags, Naturally Organics and the Juice Bistro and Café.
Niagara County SPCA hires new staff
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Amy Lewis, executive director of the Niagara County SPCA, announced the hiring of Polla Milligan as director of development. For the past nine years, Milligan has been the grant writer and development coordinator at the Food Bank of Western New York in Buffalo.
People Inc. sharpens its focus on health care with new executive-level appointment
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:55 pm
People Inc. recently expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Bonnie R. Sloma as senior vice president.
Buffalo Heart Group Ultrasound Department receives vascular testing accreditation by IAC
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S.
AAA receives four travel industry honors
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
AAA Western and Central New York recently received Disney Destinations' "Club of the Year Award," the "Best of the Best Award" from Travel Impressions, Sandals Resorts STAR Awards and Holland America Lines' "Centurion Award."
truTV orders pilot for 'Shaq Inq.'
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
truTV has ordered a pilot for Shaq Inq. (working title), a workplace comedy loosely based on the wild and frenetic business empire of Shaquille O'Neal, who is executive-producing the show with Mike Tollin ("Smallville," "Arli$$").
UB's award-winning The Buffalo Chips to hold 20th anniversary concert on Valentine's Day
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:40 pm
Local award-winning college a-cappella group "The Buffalo Chips" will celebrate their 20th anniversary at their annual Valentine's Day concert this year.
Community Missions celebrates 90 years
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:40 pm
Community Missions Inc. will hold its 18th annual Sweetheart Dinner Friday, Feb. 6, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. Community Missions' first event of 2015 also kicks off a yearlong celebration of the agency's 90th anniversary.
Packard Road traveler advisory
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin Tuesday on Packard Road, in the vicinity of Interstate 190 (Exit 23), in the Town of Niagara.
Higgins sounds alarm on bill he said would cripple northern border and kill jobs
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, joined the committee on homeland security to debate the Secure our Borders First Act, partisan legislation that proposes what he called unrealistic requirements regarding border security as an excuse to forgo comprehensive immigration reform.
Antonio Banderas, Kristen Stewart, Donald Trump, Joanne Froggatt guests on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show next week.
'The Chew' is counting down to Super Bowl Sunday with game day recipes and party tips
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
"The Chew" is counting down to Super Bowl Sunday sharing recipes and tips for throwing the perfect game day party.
Town of Lewiston: Brochey seeks replacement for Kloosterman
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:00 pm
The Town of Lewiston has a new position to fill following last week's unexpected announcement by Finance Officer Paul Kloosterman that he intended to leave that position, effective Jan. 31.
Obit: John Quinn Mikulski
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:25 pm
After a lengthy illness, John Quinn "Jack" Mikulski, beloved husband of Beverley L. (neé Samuels) Mikulski for 55 years, passed away Jan. 6.
Island of Hope: Relay For Life kicks off 2015 campaign
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:25 pm
Grand Island residents came ready for action at the kickoff of Grand Island's 13th annual Relay For Life on Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Buffalo Launch Club to present tales of Strawberry, Motor Boat islands
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:20 pm
There is an island in the Niagara River that has been named and renamed several times. It was originally called Frog Island. When it was purchased by the Motor Boat Club of Buffalo in 1907, it was renamed Motor Boat Island, and the club built a clubhouse on the island.
Bible Presbyterian Church: AWANA Winter Picnic held
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:35 am
More than two-dozen children took part in traditional outdoor activities during the AWANA Winter Picnic, held by Bible Presbyterian Church at the Family Life Center on Love Road.
Island of Hope: Luke Gworek named honorary survivor of GI Relay
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The 2015 Grand Island Relay For Life held its annual kickoff ceremony with the theme "One World, One Hope ... Imagine Our World with a Cure."
Comedy Night to support Grand Island Alumni Association
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Alumni Association will join with Aceti's Wine & Spirit to present Comedy Night Saturday, Jan. 24.
Grand Island Board of Education: Administration considers veterans tax exemption
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Board of Education will investigate a tax exemption that would save money for Island veterans.
Grand Island Town Board to consider moratorium law regarding R-2 development
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Town Board is expected to set a public hearing Tuesday to consider a local law to establish a 120-day moratorium on R-2 building and to create a committee to review R-2 zoning.
Above and Beyond: Grand Island Fire Co. installs 2015 officers
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick administered the oaths of office to newly elected Grand Island Fire Co. officers Saturday, Jan. 10, at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Island residence severely damaged by major fire
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
At 4:24 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, Grand Island firefighters responded to a report of heavy smoke coming from the Baseline Road residence of Brian Wylke, which had been discovered by an alert neighbor.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office police academy, DWI enforcement
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced the free Sheriff's Community Police Academy will take place on Thursdays, from Feb. 26 to May 28, at the Niagara County Public Safety Building, 5574 Niagara St. Extension, Lockport.
Citizen Soldier from Niagara Falls extends service to state
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Maj. Gen. Patrick A. Murphy, the adjutant general, announces the recent re-enlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.
Niagara Active Hose celebrates 75 years
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. was commended for 75 years of service at Wednesday's Town of Niagara Town Board meeting.
Town of Niagara: Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare holds site-naming contest
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:10 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare recently ran an internal contest open to its employees only. Doctors and staff were encouraged to submit proposed names for its new medical site in the Town of Niagara, which will be home to the new offices of Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare.
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring continuing education courses
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 07:00 am
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2015 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
WNY Assembly members to jointly call on Silver to resign
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 05:45 pm
Elected officials will call on their colleagues in the Assembly Democrat conference to finally break ties and take a stance against Sheldon Silver by calling for his resignation and electing new Assembly leadership.