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Undergraduate research conference highlights work of Niagara University students
Mon, May 2nd 2016 04:35 pm
Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer.
Higgins announces bill to include rail disaster preparedness in federal fire grant program
Mon, May 2nd 2016 04:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced introduction of the Fire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act (H.R.4765), a bill aimed at better equipping emergency personnel responding to train derailment accidents.
Goodbye to The Machine? Michael Emerson talks 'Person of Interest'
Mon, May 2nd 2016 04:15 pm
Fans of "Person of Interest" have waited almost a full year to see what follows the season finale - and what will become of the watchdogs, who, for four seasons, have used a set of computer-generated numbers to watch over the just and unjust (protecting the innocent and punishing the guilty).
Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service: U.S., Canada agencies to honor officers killed on duty
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:05 pm
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty will be honored at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the 19th annual Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy Police Memorial Service.
Memorial's ER1 Emergency Department registers patient wait time improvements
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
Team members at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recently gathered to celebrate reductions in the time it takes to render care to ER1 Emergency Department patients.
Ortt's bill to improve school emergency plans signed into law
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, announced Monday a provision of his legislation to require mandatory lockdown drills in school districts across the state has been signed into law as part of the recently enacted $155.6 billion New York state budget.
Buffalo Philharmonic honors veterans at Memorial Day concerts
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic celebrates the American spirit and honors the men and women who have served this country at "Star Spangled Pops" on May 27-28.
Volunteers invited for May 7 'I Love My Park Day' event at Reinstein Woods
Mon, May 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation invites the public to "Cache In, Trash Out" Saturday, May 7, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve in the Town of Cheektowaga, as part of "I Love My Park Day" events.
NU Family Business Center explains 'Understanding the Family Business'
Mon, May 2nd 2016 12:55 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center hosted a breakfast forum April 5 on the topic "Understanding the Family Business."
$50,000 national grant awarded to Niagara University community service initiative
Mon, May 2nd 2016 09:15 am
Niagara University is one of three postsecondary institutions in the country - and one of seven organizations of any kind - to receive a $50,000 grant through NobleCause, a grant competition mobilizing volunteers to address the greatest challenges facing their communities.
Taylor Swift, Fifth Harmony, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Tori Kelly among winners of 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 11:10 pm
Taylor Swift, Fifth Harmony, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were among the top winners Saturday at the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards, music's biggest event for families, included performances by Ariana Grande, Daya, DNCE, Flo Rida, Hailee Steinfeld, Jordan Smith, Kelsea Ballerini, Laura Marano, Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson, Zara Larsson and a special performance by "Hero" Award recipient Gwen Stefani.
'Hell's Kitchen': Ariel Malone, a country club chef from Hackensack named season 15 winner
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 11:10 pm
The 15th season of "Hell's Kitchen" came to an exciting end Friday as host and head chef Gordon Ramsay announced Ariel Malone the winner during the season finale on FOX. Malone, 27, a country club chef from Hackensack, New Jersey, earned herself a head chef position at BLT Steak at Bally's Las Vegas, a total prize value of $250,000.
Marquette, Michigan, wins title of Kraft 'Hockeyville' USA 2016, Buffalo Sabres game
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 pm
Marquette, Michigan, has been named Kraft "Hockeyville" USA 2016 - the most passionate hockey community in America.
2016 Rain Barrel Painting Contest showcases creativity, conservation
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:25 am
The fourth annual contest included entries from 57 schools and organizations throughout Erie and Niagara counties, an increase of five entries from 2015, with each group painting a retrofitted syrup concentrate barrel provided by Coca-Cola.
Building 429 releases live music video for 'Unashamed' on 4/29
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:25 am
Friday, on 4/29, the award-winning band Building 429 officially released their latest music video for "Unashamed," their current radio single. Filmed live during a recent concert stop in Seattle, the video captures the band's performance in front of thousands, along with their time spent in the city.
Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speech
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:25 am
Congressman Brian Higgins spoke about autism spectrum disorder in a speech on the House Floor as part of Autism Awareness Month. The month of April is used to shine light on ASD, increase knowledge of the condition, and embrace those who are affected by it.
Make-A-Wish rocks with Skillet
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:20 am
Wish Child Nathanael and his family joined Skillet during a tour date in Oklahoma City to fulfill his wish of playing with the Grammy-nominated rock band onstage.
DEC issues guidance to avoid conflicts with coyotes
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 10:00 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued guidance on preventing conflicts between people and coyotes as spring temperatures approach and coyotes increase foraging.
SCAP: Thanks for 20 years of support
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 am
What started out two decades ago on Love Road in Bud and Ella Abate's driveway has turned into the biggest garage on the Island.
Trane seeks Lewiston highway superintendent appointment
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 am
Dave Trane has announced he is seeking the Lewiston Town Board's appointment as town highway superintendent. Additionally, he is running for the office in the November election.
Town of Lewiston: Residents' letter to board gets response
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board worked at covering a few of the bases at Monday's relatively short but active regular meeting.
Land Conservancy Speaker Series presents: Doug Tallamy in 'Rebuilding Nature's Relationships at Home'
Sat, Apr 30th 2016 07:00 am
As a follow-up to Earth Day, the Western New York Land Conservancy is bringing award-winning author Doug Tallamy to the UB Center for the Arts for a presentation on the critical importance of native plants for the ecology and vibrancy of this region.
Chamber Gala photo collage
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 10:55 pm
PHOTOS: The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce honored 10 businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Awards Gala Friday, April 29, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Town of Grand Island concerned with deletion of files
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 06:45 pm
The orderly transition of power in town government in January wasn't so orderly, according to Islander Rus Thompson, who has told media outlets he filed a complaint with the Erie County District Attorney's Office about the deletion of files from the Town Hall computer during the changeover of town supervisor from Mary Cooke to Nathan McMurray.
In the end, Emmett, Levine and Moore Triumph
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 05:05 pm
They were a "Rock-n-Roll Machine" known for their annual stops at Kleinhans and later the Buffalo Aud. The Canadian power trio Triumph, featuring Rik Emmett, Mike Levine and Gil Moore, defined the arena rock era with a powerful stage show complete with lasers and a healthy dose of pyrotechnics.
Work begins on Nikola Tesla Monument at Niagara Falls State Park
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 05:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced preparations will begin next week for the special attention and reestablishment of the Nikola Tesla monument at Niagara Falls State Park.
Buffalo Sabres extend forward Johan Larsson
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.
'The Voice': Season eight winner Sawyer Fredericks to appear Tuesday, May 3
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 05:00 pm
Season eight winner Sawyer Fredericks will make his return to "The Voice" on Tuesday, May 3, to perform his new Pharrell Williams-produced single, "4 Pockets," from his new album, "A Good Storm" (Republic Records), due May 13.
NIMAC has Niagara Falls base's back
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 04:45 pm
Sometime next month, when a C-130 lifts into the air above the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, it will be the final deployment from the base by the 914th Airlift Wing using the huge military transport aircraft.
WNY aviation history presented at Bergholz museum
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 04:35 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall Museum in Bergholz welcomed Hugh Neeson, a longtime executive in the aerospace industry and member of the board of directors of the Niagara Aerospace Museum as a guest presenter, April 21.
Town of Niagara Farmers market to debut Mother's Day
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:45 pm
Looking to wind down your weekends with a new Sunday tradition? On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, the Town of Niagara will launch its first farmers market at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
JB Aaron and the Brethren takes Smokin Joe's Native Center house band title
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:45 pm
JB Aaron and the Brethren won the top prize of $750 and the right to be Smokin Joe's Native Center's house band during the "Search for the Sound of Smokin Joe's" event in downtown Niagara Falls.
Votes welcome for Dumpster mural contest
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:40 pm
Four locally based community groups each hand-painted a Dumpster to demonstrate their vision of what Earth Day means to them. This year's participants included Girl Scout Troop 70072 of Ransomville, and students of Tonawanda High School, Ken West High School and the Charter School for Applied Technologies Middle School.
WNY aviation history presented at Bergholz museum
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 03:40 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall Museum in Bergholz welcomed Hugh Neeson, a longtime executive in the aerospace industry and member of the board of directors of the Niagara Aerospace Museum as a guest presenter, April 21.
Tickets on sale for Pitmaster Barbecue
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:45 pm
The St. Stephen Holy Name Society will present its annual Pitmaster Barbecue fundraiser, the proceeds of which will benefit the society scholarship fund and local charities.
Obit: Thomas P. Insalaco
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:40 pm
Thomas P. Insalaco, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, passed away April 21, 2016.
Obit: Donavan Elsworth Wasson
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:40 pm
Donavan Elsworth Wasson, a World War II veteran and retired foreman for Blaw Knox Co., died April 21 at home on Grand Island. He was 94.
Trinity United Methodist Church to host concert
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:40 pm
Conductor Doreen Rao, the Buffalo Master Chorale and Buffalo Niagara Youth chorus will present "Affirmation of Hope: All Things Irish," a night of Irish choral music, instruments and dance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rebellion in Ireland.
Village of Lewiston seeks funding for July 4 fireworks
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:30 pm
As summer approaches, the Village of Lewiston has begun planning for the annual July 4 fireworks display.
Old well is local symbol of mansions from Gilded Age
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 02:25 pm
Feb. 2, 2016, was the culmination of a 17-year effort to recover an old well from the Niagara River that once enchanted the luxurious gardens around this historic home. LDC Construction reclaimed a valuable link to Grand Island's past.