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Maziarz comments on Cuomo plan
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 04:45 pm
State Sen. George Maziarz, chairman of the New York State Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, issued the following statement Monday:
Gov. Cuomo announces plan to provide more than $2 billion in tax relief to New York's families and businesses
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 04:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced details of a more than $2 billion tax relief proposal designed to increase economic opportunity and attract and grow businesses across the state. He said today's proposals are the next major step in New York's continued transformation to a more affordable state for businesses and families.

"Over the past three years, we have made unprecedented progress toward curbing the rise of taxes and government spending in New York, transforming a state budget with a $10 billion deficit to a $2 billion surplus," Cuomo said.

Documentary looks into Robert Redford's 'The Natural,' which celebrates its 30th anniversary
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 12:05 pm
Producer and director Bill Cowell has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to fund post-production efforts for his documentary, "The Natural: The Best There Ever Was." The film, which coincides with the 30th anniversary of the beloved baseball movie "The Natural," features exclusive interviews.
Kenmore Huntington Learning Center rolls out new Common Core State Standards
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
As schools commence the second half of the year, parents and students are continuing to acclimate to the changes taking place as a result of the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The Huntington Learning Center of Kenmore is making adjustments of its own, said Sara Young, center director.
Alert: Education summit postponed due to inclement weather
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the education summit scheduled for 6 p.m. today at Niagara County Community College is postponed due to inclement weather. The summit will be rescheduled for a later date.
Grisanti to host human trafficking awareness event
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
New York State Sen. Mark Grisanti and the SUNY Buffalo Domestic Violence Taskforce invite readers to join an afternoon of remembrance on International Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Saturday, Jan. 11, starting at 2 p.m.
NBC's wild 'Wild Card Saturday' up 9 percent
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
Saturday's thrilling NBC "Wild Card Saturday," featuring two playoff games decided by two points or less on the same day for the first time in NFL postseason history, averaged a combined 18.7 overnight rating and 32 share - up 9 percent from last year (17.2/31), and ranking as the second-best "Wild Card Saturday" under the current TV format (since 2002).
Project Runway to offer free training
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
Northpointe Council Inc. will conduct a training seminar titled "Substance Abuse: Screening, Detection and Referral" from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St.
The Eurythmics' Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart to reunite on 'The Night that Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles'
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
The first performances for "The Night that Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles" were announced, including four-time Grammy Award winner Annie Lennox and Grammy Award winner Dave Stewart, who will reunite as the Eurythmics for one night only.

The primetime entertainment special, presented by The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS, will celebrate the remarkable legacy of the seven-time Grammy-winning Beatles and their groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

300th robotic surgery performed at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
Surgical staff members at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently celebrated the successful completion of the hospital's 300th robotic surgical procedure by "SAL" the Surgical Robot. Dr. Venkat Kolli, the medical center's chief of surgery, performed the milestone operation.
Aquarium of Niagara pool down for routine painting
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:45 am
The California Sea Lions at the Aquarium of Niagara will take a break from showing off their skills beginning today and extending to Saturday, Jan. 18, so as to accommodate maintenance work.
Miracle League heralding 'Christmas miracle'
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 04:55 pm
An anonymous donor has provided what some are calling a "Christmas miracle" to the Miracle League of Grand Island and Western New York.
Village of Lewiston: Collesano to appoint new trustee; talks Frontier House, Paladino plaza
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 04:00 pm
In 2014, the Village of Lewiston mayor intends to partner with Alan Hastings to rebuild the Frontier House, work with Bill Paladino on a new retail plaza, come up with a master plan for Academy Park, enliven the upper plateau, fix the drainage problems on Fourth Street, find new grants and keep the tax rate flat.
Ceretto to hold education summit
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:05 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, in conjunction with the Partnership for Smarter Schools, State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-I-Newfane, and the Niagara Region PTA, will hold an education summit Monday at 6 p.m., at Niagara County Community College to discuss Common Core's impact on New York schools.
'The Chew' is all-new in 2014 with dishes, drinks and everything in between
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:05 am
Celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz welcome the new year with a slew of great tips.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue to hold January volunteer meeting
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold its monthly volunteer meeting this Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston. The meeting is a gathering and the main discussion topic will be the upcoming second annual "Heart to Heart" fundraising event, to be held Feb. 8.
Tips: If you must go out during a snow or ice storm ...
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the greatest snowfall in 24 hours in the U.S. was in Silver Lake, Colo., on April 15-16, 1921 - 75.8 inches. While most of us won't experience that much snow, any significant snowfall or ice can create hazardous conditions.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' welcomes Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Kellan Lutz
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests who will join hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan during the week of Jan. 6-10.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Jan. 4, 2014
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
The following activity occurred Monday, Dec. 23, to Sunday, Dec. 29, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 189 response calls during this period.
Cecconi tallies first USHL goal
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
Last month marked a first for Lewiston's own Joseph Cecconi, pictured, as he tallied his first USHL goal.
Big R kicks off racing with 14th annual Hangover 150
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
A total of 91 entries were recorded for the 14th annual Hangover 150. The yearly event at the half-mile Western New York oval officially kicks off the racing season at the Big R.
Jetboat ride kicks off new year
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
Local residents had a brief, but enjoyable ride in the lower Niagara gorge on New Year's Day as Niagara Jet Adventures held another of its test runs for its new jetboat "Gonago:go:h."
Youngstown Lions holiday winners
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Cub President Stu Comerford has announced the winners of the Youngstown Lions Club annual Outdoor Lighting Contest, held last month.
Top 5 pet New Year's resolutions for 2014
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:00 am
The new year is upon us. It's time to reflect upon the past year and determine what we want to achieve, change or do better in 2014. This applies to all aspects of our lives - including our pets.
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards makes a pit stop on 'The Biggest Loser'
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 07:00 pm
"The Biggest Loser" kicks off the new year with special guest NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, "fan favorite" contestant Abby Rike and one eliminated player getting a "Second Chance" to get back in the game on a lively two-hour episode airing Tuesday, Jan. 7 (8 p.m.), on NBC.
Starpoint meeting
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:25 pm
The Starpoint Central School District Board of Education Strategic Improvement Facilities Sub-Committee will meet Monday at 6 p.m.
Protect the vulnerable in extreme cold
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:10 pm
At some point in the progression of Alzheimer's disease, most people with dementia will inexplicably leave familiar surroundings and potentially endanger themselves. Extremely cold temperatures can be deadly for vulnerable people who venture outdoors unprepared for the conditions, but there are steps that can be taken to lessen the danger for the person, and avoid anxiety for family members.
Stimulating brain cells stops binge drinking, animal study finds
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:10 pm
Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found a way to change alcohol drinking behavior in rodents, using the emerging technique of optogenetics, which uses light to stimulate neurons.
Winter storm: A.G. Schneiderman warns against price gouging of necessary goods and services
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:10 pm
In response to the statewide emergency declared by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in anticipation of Winter Storm Hercules, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued an open letter to vendors warning against price gouging, the inflation of the price of necessary goods and services. General Business Law prohibits such increase in costs of essential items like food, water, gas, generators, batteries and flashlights, and services like tree trimming/removal, emergency structure repairs, or snowplowing, during natural disasters or other events that disrupt the market.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital welcomes first baby of 2014
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:05 pm
The Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2014 at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, with the arrival of Charles James Arthur Farrell. Charles is the son of Ellen Gromoll and Kevin Farrell of Niagara Falls.
Seneca Gaming Corp. lauded as one of Western New York's 'Most Admired Companies'
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
Buffalo Business First, a leading weekly business news publication in Western New York, has chosen Seneca Gaming Corp. as one of the region's "Most Admired Companies" for 2013.
2014 NHL Winter Classic ties for best rating for regular-season game in 39 years
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The 2014 NHL Winter Classic on NBC, in which the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout on New Year's Day, tied as the highest-rated NHL regular-season game in nearly four decades, became the second-most watched such game in 39 years, and is up nearly 20 percent in both household rating and viewership as compared to the 2012 NHL Winter Classic.
Brad Paisley to perform live at 40th Annual People's Choice Awards
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The People's Choice Awards announced today that multiaward winning country superstar Brad Paisley will perform at this year's awards ceremony.
Sabres claim forward Zenon Konopka
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has claimed forward Zenon Konopka off waivers.
People in poor neighborhoods are twice as likely to have gambling problems, study finds
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 06:00 pm
The poorer the neighborhood, the higher the risk for problem gambling, according to a study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.
Lighting up Town of Niagara
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Beautification Committee has recognized outstanding efforts in Christmas decorating by town residents.
Fatal accident, fire affect local residents
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office and Tribune-area police agencies dealt with some serious calls recently, including a fatal accident and a fire on Monday, plus an armed robbery on Dec. 24.
Rec director retires after audit investigation
Fri, Jan 3rd 2014 07:00 am
The Wheatfield Town Board officially accepted the retirement of Recreation Director Ed Sturgeon at a special meeting Monday, Dec. 23.
Niagara Falls Memorial greets first newborn of 2014
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 05:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center greeted its first baby of 2014 at 9:13 a.m. Jan. 2, when Linnea DuFour, left, of the Town of Niagara gave birth to a daughter, Nora Lin DuFour.
 


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