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Niagara Wine Trail expands 'Taste of the Trail' food paring event
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 04:00 pm
During the weekends of April 4-6 and 11-13, the wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail will participate in their annual wine and local food-pairing event, "Taste of the Trail." The popularity of this event has lead to its expansion to two weekends.

The concept of "Taste of the Trail" is to educate how wine can easily pair with each part of a meal. A sample from a local food vendor, or the winery's own favorite pairing, will be given at each location with a taste of three wines.

Buffalo's Queen City Roller Girls double-header includes second home bout of Lake Effect Furies
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 04:00 pm
The Lake Effect Furies, travel team of the Queen City Roller Girls, look to make a statement at home against last year's Women's Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Tournament hosts. Meanwhile, the Suicidal Saucies and Nickel City Knockouts battle for the top of the Queen City Roller Girls standings.
Second annual Poverty Conference brings community together to advocate for the poor
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 11:45 am
The statistics are alarming.

According to a community report released by the John R. Oishei Foundation's Mobile Safety-Net Team, poverty in Niagara Falls is growing, while the city's population is shrinking.

Jewelry makers, crafters invited to innovative bead expo at Conference & Event Center
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 11:45 am
Beaders, crafters and jewelry makers are invited to attend the Innovative Bead Expo, held at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo is open to the public. General admission is $4.
'Niagara Frontier Trivia Championship' returns
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 11:45 am
On March 29, the Rotary Club of Niagara County Central will hold its third annual "Niagara Frontier Trivia Championship" at the Frontier Volunteer Fire Co., 2176 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. The emcee for the event will be Dennis George, "The Quiz Master." Doors open at 6 p.m.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center take to the ice to support cancer research
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 11:45 am
Doctors, nurses and staff members from Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will battle on the ice as the hospitals challenge each other in a fun game of hockey to raise money for cancer research.
Niagara County practices join HEALTHeLINK
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 11:45 am
HEALTHeLINK today announced the addition of Norman Fiorica, M.D., in Lewiston; Jude Violante, D.P.M. in Niagara Falls; Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Infectious Disease; and The Wound Center of Niagara to Western New York's clinical information exchange. Currently, more than 3,000 physicians and all of the hospitals throughout Western New York are connected to HEALTHeLINK to improve quality of care, enhance patient safety and reduce health care costs.
'The Voice': Versatility will be key for Melissa Jiménez, Clarissa Serna
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 05:50 pm
Performing in "The Voice's" blind auditions is hard, but it's nothing compared to taking the stage for the "Battle Rounds" and the "Knockouts."
'The Voice' is a second chance for Sisaundra Lewis, Emily B., Audra McLaughlin
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 05:40 pm
If "American Idol's" "thing" is to showcase less-talented singers in the hopes of getting a laugh from viewers, then "The Voice's" "thing" is to showcase more-talented singers in the hopes of inspiring viewers.
Niagara University ROTC named top program with MacArthur Award selection
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:10 pm
Niagara University's ROTC program was presented with the prestigious MacArthur Award Monday morning in recognition of its cadets' performance during the 2012-13 school year.
Coldwell Banker Integrity hosts free homebuyers seminar Saturday
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:05 pm
Coldwell Banker Integrity will host a free homebuyers seminar Saturday, March 15, at 11 a.m. inside the Lewiston Stone House, 755 Center St.
USPA Red Brick Bench Press Championship nets $10,000 for troop memorial
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:00 pm
Niagara Powerlifting Club members Dan Zahno and Nick Figura, both of Ransomville, and Penny Rodden, of Niagara Falls, all did well at the USPA Red Brick Bench Press Championship XI.
'Improving Communication for Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer's and Dementia' presentation at People Inc. Seniors Unlimited
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:00 pm
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias gradually diminish a person's ability to communicate, which is devastating for the individual and their family. The Alzheimer's Association states communication with a person who has Alzheimer's and dementia requires patience, understanding and good listening skills.
Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry hit the road for summer amphitheater and arena tour
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:00 pm
Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheater and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are Plain White T's.
LCTV hosts orientation session
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
Lockport Community Television will hold its next orientation session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at its studio, 293 Niagara St., Lockport.
Up to 2,000 engineers expected in Buffalo for summer conference
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
As many as 2,000 engineers will visit Western New York in August to participate in a four-day conference in downtown Buffalo focusing on advanced manufacturing and design.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra shatters subscription sales record
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic announced Monday it has surpassed its subscription sales record, in both dollars and in the number of subscribers.
Northeast, Midwest face midweek winter storm
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
Despite a spring-like start to the week, AccuWeather.com reports winter and substantial snow will make a comeback across the Midwest and Northeast at midweek.
Tickets available for second annual 'BuffaLoveFest'
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
Tickets are now on sale for the second annual "BuffaLoveFest," an event featuring all things "Buffalo." "BuffaLoveFest" will take place Friday, May 30, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Buffalo Zoo.
'Roaring 20s' party to benefit Buffalo Zoo
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 07:00 am
The women's board of the Buffalo Zoo will host a "Roaring 20s" party to benefit the Buffalo Zoo. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at the Lafayette Hotel.
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross to give benefit concert
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 07:00 am
On Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m., Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross will present a Celtic concert for the whole family at Wilson High School Auditorium. This event will feature Wilson High School student Evan Keefer, "The Bagpiper Of Wilson."
Cheers to you
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 09:35 pm
Lewiston kicked its winter blues this weekend with the second annual Lewiston Cocktail Festival. Large groups of village visitors lined the sidewalks, as more than 1,000 people patronized 10 participating eateries Friday and Saturday.
Sabres recall Ruhwedel
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 09:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis.
Artpark's first announced acts are OMG-worthy
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 02:00 pm
Across Facebook, Artpark patrons are frantically searching for an emoticon to represent a jaw dropping to the floor.
DiMino Tops celebrates 50th anniversary in Lewiston
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 02:00 pm
Lewiston residents can debate which pizzeria is best, where they'd rather grab a drink after work or hang out on weekends. Where time and money are spent will vary depending on the person. One unquestioned, undeniable certainty is that almost every one of them will set foot inside DiMino Tops Lewiston to grocery shop.
Jennie Garth, Gabrielle Union, Marcia Gay Harden and Sara Evans stop by 'The Chew'
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Jennie Garth joins Clinton Kelly on "The Chew" and prepares a savory layered dish with mushrooms and polenta. She also discusses her new book, "Deep Thoughts from a Hollywood Blonde."
Live broadcast brings the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Western New York classrooms
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
On March 12, students across Western New York will be able to experience a Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra "Music For Youth" concert from the comfort of their own classrooms.
6th annual 'Penguin Days' amateur photo contest
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating the 23rd annual "Penguin Days" March with a penguin photography contest. This year one top winner will be chosen from all entries. In addition, a first- and second-place winner will be selected in two age categories: adult: (12 and older) and child (11 and under).
Aaron Paul, Kristen Bell, Deion Sanders, Emmy Rossum visit 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Mar 8th 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 March 10-14.
Annual basket raffle at Catholic Academy
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls is hosting its annual basket raffle on Saturday, March 8, at the school, 1055 Military Road. Doors open at 10 a.m. and drawings for the baskets begin at 7 p.m.
Safe boating courses now mandatory
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
A new law effective May 1 requires all individuals born on or after May 1, 1996, to successfully complete an approved course in boater education in order to operate a motorboat.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
The 2013-14 winter to forget is finally starting to exit and become forgotten. With warming temperatures at hand, there's even a few tinges 'o green slowly starting to appear.
St. Peter hosts 'An Angelic Evening'
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
St. Peter R.C. School hosts its annual grand gala auction and dinner Saturday, March 22. "An Angelic Evening" will be had by all in attendance at 5 p.m. inside the Four Points By Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The evening includes a basket raffle, silent and live auctions.
Skip Mazenauer, Niagara Frontier Publications celebrate 70 years
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 09:00 pm
Sometimes it takes a bit of vision to get a good idea off the ground.

Skip Mazenauer purchased the Grand Island Dispatch, believing he could make the publication a success and wanting to make sure his hometown wasn't left without local news from its own newspaper.

Grand Island Relay For Life: Season begins with kickoff event
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:55 pm
Participants in the Grand Island Relay For Life were asked to light a fire within at a kickoff meeting Wednesday at Connor Middle School.

The kickoff begins the season for the annual Relay, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Lynn Dingey, co-chair of GI Relay For Life, said the 2014 event will run at Veterans Park, May 31 at 2 p.m. to June 1 at 2 a.m. She asked those at the meeting to work to make the 2014 event "bigger and better."

Casey Dahlstrom was named the 2014 honorary survivor at the kickoff, while Mary Dunbar-Daluisio spoke on behalf of caregivers.

Lewiston Dems to honor Brochey
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:55 pm
The Lewiston Democratic Committee has announced it will be honoring Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey as its Lewiston Democrat of the Year for 2014 at a brunch on Sunday, April 6, at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
An evening of 'SEAsonings'
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:55 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara held its annual fundraising event "SEAsonings - The Original Taste of Niagara" on Thursday. Featured were samplings of food and beverages, as well as the premier of a new sea lion show.
Catholic Cemeteries join Niagara County 'Thank a Vet' program
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:50 pm
Honorably discharged veterans living in Niagara County are now eligible for discounts at the Catholic Cemeteries of Buffalo.

Veterans who enroll in the program through the Niagara County Clerk's office are eligible for a 20 percent discount on all services at any of the Catholic cemeteries, including Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Lewiston and Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Lockport.

"By participating in this worthwhile program, we are able to honor the selfless service of these brave men and women," said Carmen Colao, diocesan director of Catholic Cemeteries. "We are proud to recognize the countless sacrifices they have made on behalf of freedom."

KeyBank's Karwick honored as Citizen of the Year
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:50 pm
David Karwick of Key Investment Services has received the Citizen of the Year Award from the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association, honoring him for his dedication to volunteer service.

"There's nothing more satisfying than giving back to the community, making it a better place and helping those in need," said Karwick, accepting the award and crediting KeyBank for encouraging community commitment and volunteerism in its employees.

"We take pride in the many contributions our dedicated employees make in volunteering their time, energies and expertise to improving the communities we serve," said Gary Quenneville, president, Western New York Region, KeyBank.

Lewiston No. 2 fundraiser
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 08:50 pm
The Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will hold a pasta and meatball dinner and basket auction to benefit Lewiston No. 2 firefighters Saturday, March 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the firehall, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road.
 


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