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BBB warning: Child predator email scam preys on concerned parents
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest methods scammers are using to steal personal information, warns the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York.
Share something sweet with Niagara Wine Trail this Valentine's Day
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
Treat your sweetheart to local wines paired with chocolate during the Niagara Wine Trail's "Be Mine with Wine" event, Valentine's Day weekend (Feb. 13-15).
Panepinto earns first committee assignments, including two leadership posts
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:15 am
State Sen. Marc Panepinto released the following statement on his appointment to eight separate New York State Senate committees:
UB team partners with NASA to design, implement, evaluate global obesity prevention programs
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:10 am
A University at Buffalo obesity prevention research team headed by epidemiologist and childhood obesity expert Dr. Youfa Wang is working with NASA as an official collaborative partner in its global "Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut" program.
'A Taste of The Niagara Region' is this weekend
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue is putting final plans in place for "A Taste of The Niagara Region," its fundraiser taking place this Saturday, Jan. 31. The event will run from noon until 3 p.m. at The Conference & Event Center, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
NU ramps up volunteer income tax assistance program for 2015
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
For a 34th year, students from NU's College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file state and federal income taxes this spring.
Memorial Medical Center names Wilson director of reimbursement, revenue cycle management
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Nicolette M. Wilson, MBA, as director of reimbursement and revenue cycle management.
Mount St. Mary's hosts day of 'Celebrating Excellence'
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:30 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital is holding a day of "Celebrating Excellence" on Tuesday.
Second episode of 'Helix' reveals new details, poses new questions
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 11:55 pm
"Helix" and head-scratching go hand-in-hand.
Water Street Landing hosts disco fundraiser for Lexi's Place
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:40 pm
Water Street Landing hosts its seventh annual disco, this time featuring tunes from Déja Groove Band. The free admission event begins at 8 p.m. and features prizes for best threads and shagadelic moves. Proceeds will benefit Lexi's Place.
Barker Lions Recognize Roger Harrison with Uplinger Award
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 05:30 pm
At the Jan. 21 meeting of the Barker Lions, District Gov. Mike Lawkowski presented member Roger Harrison with the Robert J. Uplinger Award.
Islander part of 'Survivor' cast
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 10:25 am
Kelly Remington, a four-year resident of Grand Island, is among the castaways introduced Wednesday for the CBS reality television show "Survivor."
Queen City Roller Girls prepare for ninth season at new venue
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:10 am
Roller derby: It's kind of like a hard-core sorority.
Rose Chiropractic hosts 'Doctors with a Heart Day'
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:05 am
Area residents are invited to again be a part of "Doctors with a Heart Day."
Stella Niagara first-grader has a scientific birthday
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Stella Niagara Education Park first-grade student William Wagner treated his classmates to a visit from the Buffalo Museum of Science for his seventh birthday. William, whose actual birthday fell during the Christmas break, said, "It was my mom's idea!"
WM donates blankets to Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Waste Management, parent company of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, recently delivered blankets to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
Village of Lewiston: Anne Welch appointed to Planning Board
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Following an executive session Tuesday night, the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Anne Welch to the Planning Board/Historic Preservation Commission.
Music students push for program restoration
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:20 pm
Members of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's music program again pleaded their case before the school board last Wednesday, in the hopes of having cut programs restored this budget season.
Kleinhans Music Hall announces grants for revitalization campaign
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:05 pm
This summer, after the close of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's season and the last of the high school graduations, the well-worn, circa-1968 seats in Kleinhans Music Hall's main auditorium will be replaced, thanks to the generosity of local foundations, announced Christopher N. Brown, chairman of the board of directors of Kleinhans Management Music Hall Inc.
Division director joins HANCI
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Health Association of Niagara County President/CEO John Kinner announced that Lori Roche, MSN, RN, MBA/HC has agreed to lead the HANCI Home Care division as its new director.
Welcome to Lewiston, 700 Center St.
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Barbara Crouthamel and her three units at 700 Center St.: Lovin' My Bags, Naturally Organics and the Juice Bistro and Café.
Niagara County SPCA hires new staff
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
Amy Lewis, executive director of the Niagara County SPCA, announced the hiring of Polla Milligan as director of development. For the past nine years, Milligan has been the grant writer and development coordinator at the Food Bank of Western New York in Buffalo.
People Inc. sharpens its focus on health care with new executive-level appointment
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:55 pm
People Inc. recently expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Bonnie R. Sloma as senior vice president.
Buffalo Heart Group Ultrasound Department receives vascular testing accreditation by IAC
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S.
AAA receives four travel industry honors
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
AAA Western and Central New York recently received Disney Destinations' "Club of the Year Award," the "Best of the Best Award" from Travel Impressions, Sandals Resorts STAR Awards and Holland America Lines' "Centurion Award."
truTV orders pilot for 'Shaq Inq.'
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:45 pm
truTV has ordered a pilot for Shaq Inq. (working title), a workplace comedy loosely based on the wild and frenetic business empire of Shaquille O'Neal, who is executive-producing the show with Mike Tollin ("Smallville," "Arli$$").
UB's award-winning The Buffalo Chips to hold 20th anniversary concert on Valentine's Day
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:40 pm
Local award-winning college a-cappella group "The Buffalo Chips" will celebrate their 20th anniversary at their annual Valentine's Day concert this year.
Community Missions celebrates 90 years
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:40 pm
Community Missions Inc. will hold its 18th annual Sweetheart Dinner Friday, Feb. 6, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. Community Missions' first event of 2015 also kicks off a yearlong celebration of the agency's 90th anniversary.
Packard Road traveler advisory
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation today announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin Tuesday on Packard Road, in the vicinity of Interstate 190 (Exit 23), in the Town of Niagara.
Higgins sounds alarm on bill he said would cripple northern border and kill jobs
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, joined the committee on homeland security to debate the Secure our Borders First Act, partisan legislation that proposes what he called unrealistic requirements regarding border security as an excuse to forgo comprehensive immigration reform.
Antonio Banderas, Kristen Stewart, Donald Trump, Joanne Froggatt guests on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
Nationally syndicated morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show next week.
'The Chew' is counting down to Super Bowl Sunday with game day recipes and party tips
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:35 pm
"The Chew" is counting down to Super Bowl Sunday sharing recipes and tips for throwing the perfect game day party.
Town of Lewiston: Brochey seeks replacement for Kloosterman
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 04:00 pm
The Town of Lewiston has a new position to fill following last week's unexpected announcement by Finance Officer Paul Kloosterman that he intended to leave that position, effective Jan. 31.
Obit: John Quinn Mikulski
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:25 pm
After a lengthy illness, John Quinn "Jack" Mikulski, beloved husband of Beverley L. (neé Samuels) Mikulski for 55 years, passed away Jan. 6.
Island of Hope: Relay For Life kicks off 2015 campaign
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:25 pm
Grand Island residents came ready for action at the kickoff of Grand Island's 13th annual Relay For Life on Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Buffalo Launch Club to present tales of Strawberry, Motor Boat islands
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:20 pm
There is an island in the Niagara River that has been named and renamed several times. It was originally called Frog Island. When it was purchased by the Motor Boat Club of Buffalo in 1907, it was renamed Motor Boat Island, and the club built a clubhouse on the island.
Bible Presbyterian Church: AWANA Winter Picnic held
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:35 am
More than two-dozen children took part in traditional outdoor activities during the AWANA Winter Picnic, held by Bible Presbyterian Church at the Family Life Center on Love Road.
Island of Hope: Luke Gworek named honorary survivor of GI Relay
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The 2015 Grand Island Relay For Life held its annual kickoff ceremony with the theme "One World, One Hope ... Imagine Our World with a Cure."
Comedy Night to support Grand Island Alumni Association
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 10:30 am
The Grand Island Alumni Association will join with Aceti's Wine & Spirit to present Comedy Night Saturday, Jan. 24.