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NYS Office for the Aging: $900,000 award to help older adults manage chronic health conditions
Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 10:40 am
New York state has been awarded $900,000 from the U.S. Administration on Aging to increase chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) programs that empower older adults and adults with disabilities to better manage their chronic conditions, New York State Office for the Aging acting director Greg Olsen announced.
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper to host Scajaquada Creek-themed fundraiser on Sept. 1
Tue, Aug 23rd 2016 10:40 am
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper announced its second annual waterfront event, "Our Waters, Our Future: Saving Scajaquada Creek," will raise funds to clean up the impaired Scajaquada Creek.
NBC: Rio Olympics is most successful media event in history
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 05:30 pm
NBC Olympics' exclusive and unprecedented coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the most ambitious media event in history, providing more ways to consume more hours of content across more platforms than any Olympics ever ... and Rio 2016 dominated the competition.
'The Price is Right Live' at UB Center for the Arts - second show added
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 04:50 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will play host to a second "The Price is Right Live" stage show at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.
'Today' welcomes Charlie, new 'puppy with a purpose'
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 04:25 pm
NBC's "Today" welcomed a new "puppy with a purpose" Monday morning to follow in the paw prints of Wrangler, the show's first service-dog-in-training.
Obit: Gaetano Bellanca
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 04:05 pm
Gaetano Bellanca passed away on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Sicily. He was born on Sept. 18, 1939, in Palermo, Sicily. He has gone home to be with the Lord. May he rest in peace.
Buffalo Zoo awarded funds for reptile house renovations
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 03:15 pm
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Funds at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has awarded $15,000 to the Buffalo Zoo.
'Betsy Carmichael's BINGO Palace' comes to Youngstown
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 03:10 pm
Cocktails and Cream Puffs Entertainment presents "Betsy Carmichael's BINGO Palace," an original interactive comedy by Joey Bucheker and Mary Kate O'Connell.
ECC: President Jack Quinn to retire in June 2017; search committee formed
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 03:00 pm
SUNY Erie Community College President Jack F. Quinn Jr. will retire following the school's 2017 commencement. The college will embark on a presidential transition plan that includes creation, this week, of a search committee.
Niagara Falls Urgent Care hosts local community health fair
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:30 pm
Niagara Falls Urgent Care is organizing and hosting a community health fair on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 3117 Military Road, near the Casa Nova Restaurant in the Town of Niagara. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m.
Dental professor takes 12th trip to Syrian refugee camps, treats more than 1,000 children
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:20 pm
Every few months, Othman Shibly performs what some consider to be a miracle.
RIA seminars address smoking, drinking, violence, addiction treatment
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:20 pm
National experts on heavy drinking in young adults, dating violence, financing addiction treatment and tobacco use will visit the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions during a fall seminar series beginning Sept. 16.
Trips with Pets: Pet-friendly hotels with over-the-top pet pampering
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:15 pm
Vacations are about enjoying time together, relaxing and de-stressing. Selecting the right hotel or accommodation that allows pets will make or break your vacation with dog or cat.
'Harry' premieres Monday, Sept. 12, with Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 02:15 pm
"Harry," the nationally syndicated daytime entertainment show hosted by Harry Connick Jr., premieres Monday, Sept. 12 (3 p.m. on WKBW-TV Channel 7), with Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock.
Western New York Urology Associates, Cancer Care of Western New York to host prostate screening event
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:45 am
Western New York Urology Associates, and Cancer Care of Western New York are hosting a prostate screening event on from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 27, at Johnnie B. Wiley Stadium, 1100 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo.
Niagara University students offering helping hands to impoverished children in Haiti
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:40 am
Five Niagara University students are spending a portion of the summer in Haiti, deploying the knowledge they've ascertained during their collegiate studies to assist children in one of the world's most impoverished countries.
'The Voice on Snapchat' 5-episode series launches
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:25 am
The series will feature this season's coaches — Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys — reviewing the user-submitted videos. Each week, one coach will select an artist to represent his or her team in the "Voice on Snapchat" finale Sept. 19.
NBC's Rio Olympics coverage concludes with wins for Team USA, Gwen Jorgensen
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 10:10 am
NBC concluded its coverage of the 2016 Rio Games with the closing ceremony, hosted by Mike Tirico, Mary Carillo and Ryan Seacrest, from Maracana Stadium in Rio.
Mike Tirico, Mary Carillo & Ryan Seacrest to host NBC's coverage of Rio Olympics closing ceremony
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 03:30 pm
Mike Tirico, Mary Carillo, and Ryan Seacrest will host NBC's coverage of the Rio Olympics closing ceremony from Maracana Stadium Sunday night - the final night of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt completes triple-triple; Allyson Felix, U.S. women race to gold
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 10:35 am
Day 14 was highlighted by Usain Bolt anchoring Jamaica to gold in the men's 4x100m relay, his ninth career gold medal, in what was likely the final race of his historic Olympic career; and Allyson Felix, who became the first woman to win five gold medals in Olympic track and field history, as the U.S. won the women's 4x100m relay final.
Molly Johnson, Curtis Stigers headline 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 10:30 am
The 15th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival will spread out across Center Street on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27, with continuous performances on five stages, special activities, and an abundance of culinary delights from Niagara Region restaurants and wineries. Luke-Ciminelli
Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. to host community events
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 07:00 am
The Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. is gearing up to host two community events this month.
Proclamation issued for Airborne Day on Grand Island
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 07:00 am
Deputy Town Supervisor Jim Sharpe, left, listens as Joe Army Airborne veteran Joe Synakowski speaks at Monday's Grand Island Town Board meeting.
Grassroots farmers market growing on Long Road
Sat, Aug 20th 2016 06:55 am
A new farmers market on the Island is growing in popularity in its first summer of operation.
Dresher & Malecki report: Town tax for Lewiston looms
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 07:00 pm
Supervisor Steve Broderick and Town Board members were informed of is that Lewiston needs to come to grips on improving its revenue stream - and that a town tax is looming
Grand Island Board votes to support 'Option 4' on West River Connector Trail project
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 07:00 pm
The Grand Island Town Board voted Monday to support an alternative option to the state's West River Connector Trail project.
Lewiston Art Festival: GIHS as good as gold in winning Chalk Walk
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 07:00 pm
For the second year in a row and third time in four years, Grand Island High School artists won the annual Chalk Walk competition at the annual Lewiston Art Festival.
Taste of Niagara Falls to dish up more options
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:10 pm
Locals and visitors alike can add some flavor to their Labor Day weekend by visiting the second annual Taste of Niagara Falls, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, on Old Falls Street.
National Grid pruning trees in Village of Lewiston
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:10 pm
The Village of Lewiston is informing residents National Grid contracted Don Warner/Lewis Tree Service Inc. to perform routine tree pruning.
Niagara County: 3 'different' events to partake in
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:05 pm
So, you're looking for something a little different to do this Saturday?
Lewiston Police Department: 'Invest in a Vest' continues
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:05 pm
Lewiston Police Department news finds the community's "Invest in a Vest" campaign is continuing.
Pugs on display
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:00 pm
It was a pugs gathering in Youngstown, as 22 area pugs and their owners recently assembled in the village for the holding of the fifth annual "Pug Picnic."
Obit: Rodney W. Norton
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 04:35 pm
Rodney W. Norton, the former co-owner of Island Auto Service on Grand Island, passed away peacefully at home Aug. 13, 2016.
Obit: Rhada Wiedemer-Beyer
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 04:35 pm
Rhada (née Tavernier) Wiedemer-Beyer, age 95, of Grand Island, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.
KC-135 simulator facility unveiled
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:30 pm
Elected officials and civic leaders gathered Tuesday morning at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to cut the ribbon for a new KC-135 flight simulator facility.
North Tonawanda: Council commends community response to arson
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
It's been a difficult few weeks in North Tonawanda, but Common Council members expressed their appreciation for the way the community responded to the unthinkable actions against Gratwick Hose Fire Company volunteer firefighter Kenneth Walker earlier this month.
Herschell to host history of the American carnival sideshow event
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
The Herschell Carrousel museum will host "Carrousel Chat: The History of the American Carnival Sideshow" from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda.
Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. to host community events
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
The Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. is gearing up to host two community events this month.
'The Price is Right Live' sold out
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 02:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces tickets for "The Price is Right Live," scheduled for Oct. 4, are now sold out.
2 weeks, 2 unique events at Gardens of Compassion
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:30 am
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. and St. James United Methodist Church in Niagara Falls are presenting the final two special community events at the Gardens of Compassion, on Wednesdays, Aug. 24 and 31.