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Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce to honor businesses, individuals at 10th anniversary gala
Tue, Feb 10th 2015 03:45 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, May 15, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Anna Kendrick to perform at Oscars
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 04:40 pm
Actress and singer Anna Kendrick will make a special appearance at the 87th Oscars.
'An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt' at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 04:40 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13.
Erie County road report highlights completed Hamburg projects
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Public Works Highways' Division reports both heavily traveled routes and roads with less vehicular volume in the Town of Hamburg received significant upgrades during the 2014 construction season.
Marv Albert to serve as blow-by-blow announcer for 'Premier Boxing Champions on NBC'
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:30 pm
One of America's legendary broadcast voices, Marv Albert, will serve as blow-by-blow announcer for "Premier Boxing Champions on NBC," it was announced today. Albert will be joined by analyst "Sugar" Ray Leonard for the debut of "PBC" in primetime Saturday, March 7 (8:30 p.m. ET), on NBC. Al Michaels will host.
Daemen bolsters efforts to address sexual assault prevention and response
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 12:20 pm
Amid ongoing national discussions on campus sexual assault issues, Daemen College has been taking several proactive steps aimed at bolstering its sexual misconduct policies and campus-wide prevention and response efforts, including sponsoring a week of activities specifically addressing this important issue.
New York state's largest marina set to receive transformation
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:55 am
Plans to upgrade slips, electrical and water service, lighting, dining facilities and other amenities at the marina at Buffalo Harbor State Park are one step closer as a new operator has been selected, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today.
NBC Sports Group acquires exclusive U.S. media rights for 2017 America's Cup
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:30 am
NBC Sports Group has acquired exclusive U.S. media rights for the 2017 America's Cup Finals and America's Cup Challenger Playoffs.
PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter presents Dave Armon
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:30 am
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will present "Challenging the Status Quo: Why Sponsored Content Should be a Component of your Marketing Communications Program," presented by Dave Armon, president and CEO of Brand.com.
Striding through a snowstorm ... in Naples
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:15 am
Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford, originally from Buffalo, strides through a snowstorm Monday at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy.
'The Sing-Off Live Tour' moving to Town Ballroom
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:15 am
Due to unforeseen circumstances, "The Sing Off Live Tour" show originally scheduled for the University at Buffalo Center For The Arts Monday, Feb. 23, is moving to the Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo.
Robert Moses Parkway North public session announced
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 11:00 am
USA Niagara Development Corp., the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the New York State Department of Transportation and the City of Niagara Falls have announced a public information session to share details regarding the next steps in the Robert Moses Parkway North removal project.
Neurologic conditions of U.S. presidents are subject of UB grand rounds
Mon, Feb 9th 2015 08:50 am
On Feb. 12, the 206th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, Nicholas J. Silvestri, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and an avid history buff, will give grand rounds on the topic of "Neurological Ailments of the Presidents."
Substance abuse topic of Feb. 10 forum
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
To increase awareness of the problems youth face, and to find strategies the community can adapt to build a healthy environment for youth, the One Island, One Team Coalition will discuss the reality of adolescent substance abuse on Grand Island and learn about the issues that were identified in the prevention needs assessment survey taken by Grand Island teens.
Three steps to protect your pets
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
Your pet is part of the family. So when it comes to disaster preparedness, keeping pets safe should enter into the equation.
'Big Daddy Pizza' debuts at Favorite's
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
Favorite's Pizzeria recently hosted a contest wherein customers could offer ideas for a new pizza pie. Congratulations to the Briglio family, pictured, which thought up a spaghetti and meatball pizza, aka "The Big Daddy Pizza."
Sentinel survey asks for input on CWM expansion
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
CWM - the mere mention of it brings far-ranging responses from the community.
Lewiston Dance team performs at Niagara University
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Lewiston Dance Centers' Dance Team was recently invited to perform at Niagara University for the men's basketball halftime show.
Obit: Allan V. VanDenBosch
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
Allan V. VanDenBosch, age 81, a lifelong resident of Lewiston, died after a lengthy illness Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Niagara Hospice House in Lockport.
Lew-Port kindergarten registration approaching
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District announced the kindergarten registration process for students entering school this fall will get underway in coming weeks.
Tegan and Sara reteam with The Lonely Island for Oscar performance of 'Everything Is Awesome'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:45 pm
Pop duo Tegan and Sara and comedy-music trio The Lonely Island will perform the Oscar-nominated song "Everything Is Awesome" at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air Sunday, Feb. 22, live on ABC.
Memorial wears red for women's heart health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 07:45 pm
Team members from Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and The Heart Center of Niagara gathered in the hospital's lower lobby Friday to show support for National Wear Red/Go Red for Women Day. The annual observance is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to battle heart disease in women.
Obit: Daniel R. McBride
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:55 pm
Daniel R. McBride of Grand Island entered into rest Feb. 1, 2015.
Obit: David R. Flaim
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
David R. Flaim, 69, of Grand Island, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in Amherst. Born in Niagara Falls, he was the son of the late Albeno and Margaret (Mossatti) Flaim.
Upgrade your fireplace to improve energy efficiency
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Heating and cooling your home typically comprises nearly half of the average American's utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a portion of that expenditure is lost.
Five tips to save money, time in your small business
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
There are two things most small business owners have in common: limited time and limited finances. If you're an entrepreneur, finding ways to make the most of both is crucial for your sanity and success.
Get the most out of your tech devices
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:50 pm
Your tech gadgets are an investment and, with a little bit of effort, you can get even more out of them and make them last longer.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital 'Goes Red for Women'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 03:10 pm
Associates at Mount St. Mary's got in the spirit of bringing attention to Heart Month by wearing red Friday as part of "Go Red for Women" day.
Elderwood nurse completes assisted living leadership program
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:50 pm
The New York State Center for Assisted Living announced 12 nurses from Western New York-area assisted living facilities completed the Foundation for Quality Care's first-ever assisted living nurse leadership program.
North Tonawanda history museum opens new exhibit
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The North Tonawanda History Museum completed a new exhibit on Richard Newman, who was born in North Tonawanda in 1938.
Sabretooth recognizes good character at Errick Road
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres mascot Sabretooth recently paid a to Niagara-Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary School.
Music has the power at Complete Senior Care PACE
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The ancient Greek philosopher Plato once said, "Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." Over 2,000 years later, we are learning how right he was.
Buffalo Bandits visit Tuscarora School
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School gymnasium was filled with excitement as Buffalo Bandits players Ryan Benesch, Dhane Smith and Mark Steenhuis and team mascot Rax entered the room.
Niagara-Wheatfield plans for superintendent search
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:40 pm
At a special board meeting Tuesday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education set a schedule in its search for a new superintendent to replace Lynn Marie Fusco, who recently accepted a position as superintendent of Erie-1 BOCES.
Musicians band together to 'Crush Cancer'
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:35 pm
JB Aaron headlines a full day of music designed to raise funds and support for those battling a deadly disease.
'Fire & Ice' to benefit Boy Scouts' Greater Niagara Frontier Council
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
"Fire & Ice," a "culinary and visual extravaganza," takes place Thursday, March 12, at an all-new location, The Foundry at 1738 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The annual event benefits the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boys Scouts of America and provides an evening of music, entertainment, food and premier auctions.
3 anti-inflammation recipes to help restore your health
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
The link between chronic disease and inflammation based on a poor diet and sedentary lifestyle has been made clear by now, as outlined in an article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Measles lessons: UB medical faculty members tweak how they teach
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
Panepinto calls for complete repeal of statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors
Fri, Feb 6th 2015 02:25 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto, D-60, along with childhood sexual abuse victims Vanessa DeRosa and Tino Flores, and their attorneys, came together Friday to call for the complete repeal of New York's statute-of-limitations for sexual offenses against minors.