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DEC Siting Board hears many concerns
Sat, May 2nd 2015 07:00 am
The state's Department of Environmental Conservation's Siting Board Issues Conference on the CWM Chemical Services expansion permit application came to an abrupt end Thursday in Youngstown.
Angel to Apple reopens at new location
Fri, May 1st 2015 09:00 pm
The third time will be the charm for the Village of Lewiston's popular clothing and shoe boutique, Angel to Apple.
Bella Strings founder, frontwoman Nina DiGregorio returns home for show at Riviera Theater
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:50 pm
Nina DiGregorio is bringing her dream, and her troupe, Bella Electric Strings, back to Western New York for a single performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Obit: Janet Bagdy
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:20 pm
Janet Bagdy, age 59, of Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, formerly of Grand Island, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Islanders compete at FT competition
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
David Wynne and Sara Frosolone both finished in the top three in the state at the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on April 12 at a competition held at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point.
Lawn Mower Race receives sponsorship
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
Floyd Doring, founder of the Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, Classic Car Show & Kevin Doring 5K Walk and 10K Run, receives a sponsorship donation for the event from Todd Runions, sales manager of Northtown Volvo, Porsche & Land Rover of Buffalo.
Grand Island Town Board notes Memorial Library report
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
Grand Island Memorial Library is the 13th busiest library among the 36 libraries in the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system, according to the library's annual report that was discussed at Monday's Grand Island Town Board meeting.
Collins Marine to hold open house
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
Anyone in the market to buy a boat is invited to Collins Marine for an open house Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3.
Grand Island Board of Education Budget adopted in split vote
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:10 pm
The Grand Island Board of education adopted a budget of $58,114,136 for 2015-16 at its meeting Tuesday after whittling away at a proposed 2.26 percent tax increase.
Tim Hortons presents Islander with new car
Fri, May 1st 2015 05:05 pm
Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop presented R.J. Wynne of Grand Island with the grand prize of a new car in the RRRoll Up the Rim to Win contest Friday.
St. Peter's hosts inaugural 5K
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:45 pm
Looking to forge relationships within the community, St. Peter's R.C. School welcomes readers to participate in its first 5K run and 1-mile walk Saturday, May 16. Beginning at 10 a.m., runners will travel through the historic Village of Lewiston and Artpark. Walkers start 15 minutes later.
Sanborn Mill starts outdoor flea market weekends
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:45 pm
The Sanborn Mill Co-op starts its summer-long outdoor flea market this weekend at the mill, 5890 Ward Road.
Lower Niagara Moose Lodge assists local family
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:45 pm
Lower Niagara Moose Lodge No. 584 of Lewiston held a steak dinner benefit April 18 to assist the family of Lewiston-Porter second-grader Analyse Gibas, who is currently battling diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare and difficult form of brain cancer.
Memorial to expand Wound Center of Niagara
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:10 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, a full-service, 171-bed regional medical center with extensive inpatient and outpatient services, today announced plans to expand its busy Wound Center of Niagara.
Erie County, partners kick off May with colorful rain barrel competition
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:10 pm
Winners of the 2015 "One Earth, One Chance - Save the Rain" rain barrel competition were announced Friday.
HARBORCENTER to host NYSPHSAA State Hockey Championships
Fri, May 1st 2015 04:10 pm
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association today announced HARBORCENTER will be the host of the NYSPHSAA Ice Hockey Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Buffalo Sabres will operate as the lead sponsor of the event and provide support to further its success.
Teachers, students save at Fashion Outlets
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:50 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is hosting a unique sale event beginning this weekend.
OUN Mother's Day sale extended
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara has extended its Mother's Day sale deadline to May 5. The sale benefits those with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who participate in the horticulture program at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
NT resident honored as Volunteer of the Year at Northgate
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda announced Joan Holesko of North Tonawanda was honored as the volunteer of the year at the facility's 22nd annual Volunteer Luncheon and Award Ceremony.
Boulevard reconstruction to continue next spring
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Wheatfield's community center on Church Street saw a steady influx of people Tuesday as NYSDOT held an open house and public meeting detailing the planned reconstruction of Niagara Falls Boulevard from Sy Road to Bergholtz Creek.
Bike ride for missing children scheduled for May
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
The ninth annual Ride for Missing Children, Buffalo will begin and end at the border of Wheatfield and North Tonawanda, the latter's Common Council learned at its Tuesday work session.
Residents 'Re-Imagine Oliver Street'
Fri, May 1st 2015 03:35 pm
Breathing new life into an old neighborhood is the plan of action for North Tonawanda's Oliver Street in the coming years, at least if Lumber City Development Corporation has anything to say about it.
Ceretto spring cleanup
Fri, May 1st 2015 02:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto is reminding residents he will be kicking off the 2015 "Beautify Niagara" spring cleanup at 8 a.m. tomorrow. Ceretto and his team will be cleaning Gluck Park, which is located at South Avenue and 16th Street in Niagara Falls.
First Niagara: First run of the game at Bisons' home games benefits The Teacher's Desk
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:40 pm
The First Niagara Foundation will make a donation to The Teacher's Desk for the first run scored by the Buffalo Bisons in every home game of the 2015 season. The Teacher's Desk is a store where teachers shop free for students in need.
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Erie County announces opening of HEAP cooling assistance program
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
The Erie County Department of Social Services has announced the opening of the Home Energy Assistance Program ("HEAP") cooling assistance program.
Erie County unveils 2016 cultural funding application
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has unveiled the county's 2016 cultural funding application, which must be completed by eligible organizations seeking any level of Erie County funding.
Kalos Health applies for rural expansion of services
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:30 pm
Kalos Health (formerly First Choice Health), a managed long-term care program providing care coordination for Medicaid recipients diagnosed with a chronic illness, has applied to the New York State Department of Health to expand services from Erie and Niagara counties to Orleans, Genesee and Chautauqua counties.
Scouts clean park
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
Last Saturday, Boy Scout Troop 824 and Cub Scout Troop 824 from Sanborn Fire Co. held a park cleanup at Sanborn Park behind the Sanborn Fire Co. The event was held to commemorate Earth Day.
Bellamy Young, Deion Sanders, Candace Cameron Bure among the guests on ABC's 'The Chew'
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
On Monday, "The Chew" kicks-off "Mother's Day Week" where, each day, co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz celebrate their mothers and all of the moms around the world.
Construction underway at UB's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
The largest medical education facility under construction in the U.S. has begun to take shape in downtown Buffalo.
'Dancing with the Stars': Viewers are in control on 'America's Choice' night
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
The six remaining couples on "Dancing with the Stars" will dance to a song and dance style voted on by viewers for "America's Choice" night Monday, May 4.
Higgins announces grant opportunity for veterans' adaptive sports programs
Fri, May 1st 2015 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced $8 million in grants available through the Department of Veterans' Affairs for adaptive sports programs for veterans. Adaptive sports are activities that have been modified or designed specifically for those with disabilities.
USA Today names Niagara Falls Best Kid-Friendly Destination
Fri, May 1st 2015 12:20 pm
Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. is pleased to announce Niagara Falls has been named the Best Kid-Friendly Destination by USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest.
Collins: $7.7 million in funding for NFARS program further establishes base as 'BRAC-proof'
Fri, May 1st 2015 11:40 am
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, announced Thursday $7,700,000 in funding for construction of the remotely piloted aircraft facilities at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
NYPA to host STEM-STEAM career day
Fri, May 1st 2015 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with WNY STEM, will host a STEM-STEAM career day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road. The event is held in observance of STEM-STEAM Month.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos unveil 'Summer Rush' entertainment lineup
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 01:35 pm
Summer nights in Western New York promise to be a little hotter and the stars even brighter, thanks to the "Summer Rush" entertainment lineup announced today by Seneca Resorts & Casinos.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital recognizes volunteers for contributing more than 60,000 hours of service
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 01:25 pm
More than 220 volunteers from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center and the Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence were honored at the annual volunteer recognition luncheon Tuesday at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
Photos: Ice boom retires
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 01:20 pm
Randy Fenton, general maintenance supervisor for the New York Power Authority's Niagara Power Project, and supervisor of the ice boom's installation and removal, submitted these photos capturing the removal of last strings of the ice boom before it retires to its summer home.
Ceretto helps bring $5 million in aid to libraries
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 01:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced libraries across New York will receive a $5 million increase in aid after the Assembly passed the 2015-16 state budget earlier this month.