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November proclaimed American Legion Membership Month on Grand Island
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:25 pm
The Grand Island Town Board at its regular monthly meeting named November as American Legion Membership Month across the Island.
Grand Island Memorial Library: 25th anniversary celebrated with fun, magic
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:20 pm
Charlie of Charlie and Checkers brought color, energy, and fun with him to the Grand Island Memorial Library's celebration of its 25th anniversary at its current Bedell Road location.
Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month recognizes caregivers
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month, a time to support the more than 5 million Americans who have it, as well as the many more millions of people who care for those with the disease.
Starpoint to vote on $15 million capital project
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Residents of the Starpoint Central School District will soon vote on $15.4 million worth of improvements to the district under its Student Health, Safety and Technology Capital Project.
State Police captain retires
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Maj. Michael J. Cerretto, troop commander, Troop A, congratulated Capt. Joseph B. Scioli Jr. on his last working day before entering into retirement, completing a 26-year career with the State Police.
Connor O'Keefe benefit at Lewiston Event Center
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:05 pm
Friends and family of Connor O'Keefe, pictured, have announced plans for a fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St.
NCIDA approves tax exemptions for Summit Outlets LP
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:00 pm
The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors approved an application for assistance from The Summit Outlets LP and developer Zoran Cocov at its board meeting Wednesday.
Lack of public involvement takes point at school board meeting
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 05:00 pm
Disappointment over poor attendance at public meetings was something both the Niagara-Wheatfield school board and district residents agreed upon at the board's regular meeting, held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Town of Niagara gathers for Veterans Day ceremony in Veterans Heights Park
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:55 pm
The Town of Niagara community gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Veterans Heights Park, located at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives. The event was organized by the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness clubs.
NCCC ceremony honors nation's veterans
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony Monday at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park on its Sanborn campus.
First Wheatfield Lions Club Chili and Basket Fest a success
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The first Wheatfield Lions Club Chili and Basket Festival had a successful beginning. The festival was held in the memory of Louis Filicetti and Ted Stanzalewski.
'Krafts with Kelly' at Marjim Manor
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The Winery at Marjim Manor is hosting its next "Krafts with Kelly" session at noon and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. This project is a fabric wreath. Guests can choose between a fall, holiday or specific color theme. The $20 cost includes all supplies and refreshments.
St. Andrew's to hold spaghetti dinner
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
St. Andrew Lutheran Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church, 3229 Upper Mountain Road.
Carrousel museum announces holiday events
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:05 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda has announced three holiday events through November and December.
Higgins opposes reduced USPS service standards
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, took to the House of Representatives Floor in opposition to plans by the U.S. postmaster general and board of governors to reduce service standards and consolidate mail-processing facilities nationwide.
Echosmith performs on Jimmy Fallon, 'VH1 You Oughta Know Live In Concert'
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Echosmith performed their platinum single "Cool Kids" on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" last night. Watch it here:
Rick Jeanneret to rejoin broadcast team in limited role for Sabres-Leafs Nov. 15
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced Hall of Fame broadcaster Rick Jeanneret will rejoin the Sabres broadcast team to call the first period of the Sabres-Maple Leafs game on Saturday. The game, which begins at 7 p.m. on MSG, will be the Foster Hewitt Award winner's first game since being treated for throat cancer in early September.
Charli XCX, Fergie, One Direction join Billboard Hollywood Party for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' lineup
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Charli XCX, One Direction and Meghan Trainor join the biggest bicoastal celebration of the year with performances on New Year's Eve from the Billboard Hollywood Party.
U.K. sensation Ella Henderson to perform Tuesday on 'The Voice'
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 04:00 pm
Eighteen-year-old U.K. singing sensation Ella Henderson will perform her breakout single "Ghost" on Tuesday's live telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-winning competition series "The Voice."
Cooking Channel explores country's best taquerias, authentic Mexican cuisine with chef Aarón Sánchez in 'Taco Trip'
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Chef Aarón Sánchez hits the road for a cross-country culinary journey exploring the Latin side of U.S. cities in the new six-episode series "Taco Trip," premiering at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, on Cooking Channel.
Turner Classic Movies and Macy's to bring 'Miracle on 34th Street' to Herald Square Plaza
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Turner Classic Movies and Macy's are once again bringing Christmas to New York City's Herald Square with an entire day of screenings of the beloved holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947). The movie will be screened for fans outside Macy's Herald Square beginning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, and will run throughout the day, with the final presentation scheduled for 8 p.m.
Bubbly
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
More than 50 Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce members participated in the organization's second annual wine tour.
NCP, Aspire to get 'Merry and Bright' at NCCC Culinary Institute
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Niagara Cerebral Palsy and Aspire of WNY will kick off the holiday season with a unique culinary and gift gathering event, "Merry and Bright," from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Sabres to collect donated clothing as part of 'WNY Wear It Forward' Nov. 15
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will host a recycled clothing drive before their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital acquires new vans for courtesy transportation service
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:55 pm
Thanks to the generosity of the Maid of the Mist Corp., Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently acquired two new Chrysler Town & Country vans to continue their courtesy transportation service known as VanGo.
NBC's annual 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' celebrates music of the holidays
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
NBC will celebrate the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree with "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Wednesday, Dec. 3 (8-9 p.m. ET).
Tom Brady, New England Patriots face Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks and offenses take center stage this Sunday night on NBC when Tom Brady and the New England Patriots (7-2) visit Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts (6-3) on "Sunday Night Football." Sunday night's coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET.
Schneiderman offers assistance to local governments in drafting rules to curb animal abuse at puppy mills and protect consumers
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
As part of his animal protection initiative, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his office is offering guidance to local governments interested in drafting enforceable laws that will help curb animal abuse by so-called "puppy mills" and pet retail stores, and, ultimately, expand the standards for animal welfare in New York.
Niagara Catholic needs your help to make a difference
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is working hard to increase enrollment both locally and internationally. Three international students have been accepted into the 10th grade and will begin in January.
Binational Mass welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara
Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm
Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of "Open My Eyes, Lord" permeating through Niagara University's Alumni Chapel.
Jane Lynch to join Hilary Swank as host of 'FOX's Cause For Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular' airing Thanksgiving night
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Emmy Award-winner Jane Lynch is set to co-host FOX's "Cause For Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular" (previously titled "The Great American Dog-A-Thon"), alongside executive producer and co-host Hilary Swank, on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 27 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission opens Thanksgiving dinner hotline
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission is celebrating its fourth annual "Feed the Falls" events again this Thanksgiving and Christmas. It has opened the "Turkey Hotline" for those in need to request a Thanksgiving dinner.
Higgins announces Nov. 14 deadline for service academy nomination applications
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, is reminding local high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. service academies that the last day to submit a request for a nomination is Friday. Service academy appointments are made by the president of the United States based on congressional and/or military nominations.
Dr. Daniel Burns now delivering at Mount St. Mary's
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Dr. Daniel Burns, OB/GYN, has announced he is now delivering babies exclusively at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
There's a fresh new look at Niagara Falls Burger King
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Carrols Corp., operator of more than 900 Burger King restaurants in several states, announced the re-opening of its restaurant located at 7403 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Summit View hosts basket auction
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
The Summit View Residents Association will present its annual basket auction in the Community Room at Summit View Apartments, 7210 Williams Road. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Dec. 6.
Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' honored with Truly Moving Picture Award from Heartland Film
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
The major motion picture release "Interstellar" from Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, directed by Christopher Nolan ("Inception", "Dark Knight Trilogy"), has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Walden Galleria this Saturday
Thu, Nov 13th 2014 08:30 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walden Galleria Mall. Volunteers will be on the lower level in front of Famous Footwear, which is located between Lord and Taylor and Macy's.
Ceretto announces HEAP aid for people struggling to heat homes
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:50 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto today announced federal funding is being made available through New York's Home Energy Assistance Program to help families in need heat their homes during the cold winter season.
Niagara University receives $100,000 grant from Alden Trust for nursing simulation center
Wed, Nov 12th 2014 10:50 pm
Plans to construct a state-of-the-art nursing simulation center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the support of the George I. Alden Trust.