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Buffalo: Pegulas introduced to Bills fans in emotional ceremony
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 02:35 pm
"One team; one goal; One Buffalo" Those six words set the theme Sunday to the close of one of the most historical periods in Buffalo sports history - the $1.48 billion purchase of the Buffalo Bills by Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula.
Buffalo Museum of Science to open 'Pandas: The Journey Home' in National Geographic 3D Cinema
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 11:50 am
The giant panda is one of the rarest species on this planet. Shy, elusive and gentle creatures, they once ranged in great numbers between Beijing and the Himalayas. But now, after centuries of human expansion and destruction of their habitat, the giant pandas are on the brink of extinction, with fewer than 1,600 remaining.
Blood drive, health fair at Elderwood at Grand Island
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 11:50 am
Elderwood at Grand Island, 2850 Grand Island Blvd., will sponsor a blood drive, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The blood drive will be conducted through Unyts Mobile Express bus. Unyts brings both a significant savings to area hospitals and assurance to Western New York donors that blood donations remain local.
DeVantier selected to chair ECMC's annual fashion show Nov. 1
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 11:20 am
Lewiston resident Vicki DeVantier will chair ECMC's annual fashion show, this year themed "Fashion On A Budget." The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at Classics V, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst.
NYSETA fall conference hosted by NCCC
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
On Thursday, Oct. 16, Niagara County Community College will host the New York State Engineering Technology Association conference at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute on Old Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls.
OUN holds open interviews
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will hold open interviews to educate potential employees about available job opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities at locations throughout Niagara County.
'The Voice': Meet week three 'genre-less' stars Beth Spangler and Matt McAndrew
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
As "The Voice" wrapped its blind auditions, the top singers in week three couldn't be labeled. Coaches applauded Matt McAndrew and Beth Spangler for being "genre-less" - and then engaged in a heated debate over which team the musically diverse singers should select.
One Buffalo
Sun, Oct 12th 2014 02:10 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment President and CEO Kim Pegula announced the launch of PSE's One Buffalo campaign. The campaign will serve as a representation of teamwork, and a deeper connection between Buffalo sports teams, fans and the community.
Coffee for good
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 08:00 am
Purchase any size cup of coffee now through Oct. 18 at Grandpaws Café for Good, and the proceeds will be donated to the Niagara County SPCA.
Mario Lopez, Rachael Ray, Giada De Laurentiis, Marc Summers visit 'The Chew'
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:20 am
Next week, "The Chew" welcomes Jeff Garlin ("The Goldbergs"); Mario Lopez; celebrity chefs Giada De Laurentiis and Rachael Ray; Cristela Alonzo ("Cristela"); and Food Network's Marc Summers.
We know Jack's scarecrow
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:15 am
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Lew-Port seeks winter garments
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:05 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District's collection of winter garments to aid the needy is underway. Area residents are asked to bring coats, jackets, hats, gloves, and scarves to one of the Lewiston-Porter school buildings and place them in the donation boxes set up by the Key Club, Builders Club, IEC Multi-Age and PEC.
Kloosterman reviews 2015 budget: No town tax, but cut to Artpark possible
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
So summarized Town of Lewiston Director of Finance Paul Kloosterman Monday as he presented the tentative 2015 Town of Lewiston budget to Supervisor Dennis Brochey and Town Board members for their initial discussion and review.
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1: More than meets the eye
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
When we hear the word "firehall," we may instantly think of fire engines, firefighters in full gear and a facility that houses all the necessary equipment. We may not automatically think of a quaint and elegant atmosphere, ideal for celebrations, and generally speaking, we would be right on the mark.
Farm to table dinner meeting
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension-Niagara County is holding a farm to table event as part of its annual meeting and dinner.
Is your boat protected for winter?
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
Fall is an important time for boat owners to knock out some annual maintenance on their boats before they put them away for winter months. Allstate wants New York boat owners to know it's also a great time for an insurance coverage check-up with an agent to ensure they are maintaining appropriate coverage during the off-season.
Buffalo Sabres game-worn third jerseys up for auction
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres are holding an online auction of set three of the team's game-worn third jerseys from the 2013-14 season.
Pumpkin-carving contest
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 07:30 pm
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or kookiest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
Ceretto: Independent Health expanding into Niagara County
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:40 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced Independent Health is expanding Child Health Plus coverage into Niagara County.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital goes pink for breast health
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:30 pm
Part of the staff of the diagnostic imaging department at Mount St. Mary's Hospital dressed in pink Friday to bring awareness to breast health as part of October's recognition of Breast Health Awareness Month.
Dunkin' Donuts donates $5,000 in coffee to Buffalo Division of Senior Services
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Dunkin' Donuts has announced a donation of $5,000 in coffee to support Mayor Byron Brown's senior care initiatives through the City of Buffalo Division of Senior Services.
'12 Monkeys' to premiere Friday, Jan. 16, on Syfy
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Syfy's anticipated adventure thriller "12 Monkeys" will make its series premiere at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
NTCC awards Vespa
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Members of Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. presented the organization's "90 Days of Summer" contest winner with a to a brand new Vespa GTS 300 at Buffalo Scooter Co.
Marvel, Disney XD announce new original animated-television series 'Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy'
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:20 pm
Production has begun on "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy," an upcoming animated-television series for Disney XD, featuring the popular characters introduced in the record-breaking Marvel Studios film of the same name. The announcement was made today by Jeph Loeb, Marvel's head of television, at New York Comic-Con.
Buffalo Sabres assign Larsson to Rochester
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned forward Johan Larsson to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
Old Falls Street hosts 'Monster Mash Breakfast'
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:05 pm
"Vampires and witches and ghosts, oh my!"
Phallen arraigned in Lewiston Town Court
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:00 pm
Lewiston resident Iver Phallen, wearing shackles on his wrists and ankles, appeared Tuesday evening before Lewiston Town Justice Hugh Gee.
Aquarium of Niagara introduces rescued Pacific harbor seal pup
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 04:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara this week announced the addition of "Pup 2014" to its collection.
Town of Grand Island clerk's office introduces online tax payment, information site
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:55 pm
Town Clerk Pattie Frentzel has announced the new online payment and information link for taxes is up and running.
Beautiful weather enhances Beaver Island CROP Walk
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:55 pm
Grand Island's 28th CROP Walk was held Sept. 28 on a bright early autumn day, a good day for walking in the park and a good day for remembering past CROP Walks in the park and elsewhere.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: 30 Days of Giveaways underway
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:55 pm
The Grand Island Chamber's second annual 30 Days of Giveaways online contest began Oct. 1 at midnight.
Grand Island High School: Class of 2017 holding ongoing fundraiser
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:55 pm
Reusable grocery bags are on sale to support the GIHS Class of 2017. Measuring 15 inches by 13 inches, the bags are $3 each or two for $5.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Club to 'Light Up Rotary'
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:50 pm
The Grand Island Rotary Club received a visit Sept. 24 from Rotary District Gov. Jack Amico, who asked the club to "Light Up Rotary" by spreading the news of Rotary endeavors, such as the GI club's support in building a clinic in Haiti and a hospital in Nepal, and local support for Miracle League, to name few.
GI Conservative Committee reorganizes
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:50 pm
The Grand Island Conservative Committee held its reorganizational meeting at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa on Sept. 29.
Erie County Clerk's Office: Auto Bureau now accepting reservations
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:45 pm
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced the Erie County Auto Bureau is now accepting reservations online in order to improve wait times and make it easier for customers to conduct their business quickly during a time that is convenient for them.
Grand Island Lions Club seeks to make 100 million acts of kindness
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:45 pm
Lions District 20N Gov. Mike Lawkowski was the guest speaker at the Grand Island Lions Club's Sept. 24 dinner meeting held at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Zonta Club of Grand Island: Tribute Garden dedicated, walk held
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
Members of the Zonta Club of Grand Island attended the fifth annual Break the Cycle bike-a-thon and walk held at Isle View Park in Tonawanda Saturday, Sept. 27, to raise money, awareness, and, as a community, join together to break the cycle of domestic violence.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo on the following dates and times:
River Lea to host exhibit
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
The Grand Island Historical Society will hold an open house at River Lea from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19.
Mass for loss of a child set for Oct. 29
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
If you or someone you know is grieving the loss of a child, including miscarriage, stillbirth and abortion, a special Mass to offer prayer, healing and hope will take place Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen R.C. Church, 2100 Baseline Road.