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BNSME donates $9,500 to Junior Achievement
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:10 am
Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executive has announced the proceeds from its 21st annual golf tournament, $9,500, was donated to Junior Achievement of WNY. That agency's mission is to support financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness education for students from kindergarten through high school.
Buffalo Zoo hosts otter keepers
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 11:05 am
The Buffalo Zoo recently hosted otter keepers from the U.S., Canada and Colombia this past week for the biannual Otter Keeper Workshop, a comprehensive, four-day workshop covering the care and management of otters in human care.
American Sign Language classes available
Mon, Oct 10th 2016 07:00 am
For those who would like to learn to have brief conversations with hearing-impaired individuals who are American Sign Language users, Independent Living of Niagara County is offering an eight-week course of instruction presented by ASL teacher Jeanette Grimaldi.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Cheektowaga shows dominance in win over Lew-Port
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 11:15 am
In front of a loud crowd celebrating senior night, the Cheektowaga Warriors defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 62-0, under the lights at Lew-Port on Friday night.
Foodborne illness under investigation
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Department of Health is currently investigating reports of illness possibly associated with Mighty Taco restaurants. The investigation is being conducted jointly with the New York State Department of Health, Erie County Department of Health, and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Buffalo Museum of Science presents behind-the-scenes themed collection tours
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Buffalo Museum of Science presents behind-the-scenes collection tours, hosted by the collections team, and offering the opportunity for guests to our research collections, special collections and teaching collections.
Frontier House: Questions remain as to validity of HPC requests
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Lewiston's newly formed Historic Preservation Commission might've overreached in its requests to Frontier House management. So suggested Village of Lewiston Planning Commission Chairman Norm Machelor.
Town of Porter unveils 2017 budget
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Without fanfare, the Town of Porter released its 2017 $5.055 million budget summary Monday. Town bookkeeper Norm Ault commented the 2017 plan is just about the same as last year's, with "no major changes."
'Walk to End Alzheimer's' slated for Oct. 15 in Lewiston
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter, hosts its annual Walk to End Alzheimer's starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Artpark, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Town tax looms for Lewiston; board approves tax override
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston opened the door this week to the strong possibility of a town tax as it released its tentative $16.250 million budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2017.
Porter GOP honors recreation director
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Town of Porter Recreation Director Kathy Zasucha was honored as the Citizen of the Year by the Town of Porter-Village of Youngstown Republican Committee at a fall fundraiser.
5th annual pet blessing held at St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The fifth annual pet blessing at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church on Saturday drew its largest participation of pet-lovers, according to event organizers.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Special commendations to highlight 2016 fire prevention program
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski has announced that a special award presentation will take place during the scheduled Fire Prevention Open House on Friday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grand Island Fire Co. headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road.
In his honor: H. David Myers Athletic Complex dedicated at homecoming ceremony
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The Father of Viking Athletics now has a lighted welcome sign in his honor at the school district fields he designed.
'Haunted Harbor' returns Oct. 15
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 07:00 am
The North Tonawanda Youth, Recreation and Parks Department, along with the T-NT Gateway Committee, is sponsoring the annual "Haunted Harbor" event, which will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Gateway Harbor.
Niagara Falls: Langworthy wins 'BARocker' competition at Hard Rock
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 10:10 pm
Naomi Langworthy won the "BARocker" tournament of skills Friday at Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA. She outpoured six other talented bartenders, and now advances to the next round in Washington, D.C.
Buffalo Sabres recall Ullmark, assign 3 to Rochester
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL). The team also announced it released three players from its training camp roster.
Rend Collective debuts 'Campfire II: Simplicity'
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:05 pm
Rend Collective has released "Campfire II: Simplicity," available now on iTunes, Amazon and more.
Jesus Culture's Chris Quilala announces debut solo album, 'Split The Sky'
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:00 pm
Jesus Culture Music announces the release of the debut solo project from worship leader Chris Quilala. Titled "Split the Sky," the album will release on Nov. 11 (Jesus Culture Music/Capitol CMG).
Niagara University recognizes educational leaders during 2016 awards dinner
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:00 pm
Niagara University's College of Education recognized the contributions of educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday.
Niagara University students perform community service in McKoon neighborhood
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:00 pm
Approximately 60 Niagara University students help picked up trash and debris in the McKoon Avenue neighborhood of Niagara Falls on Saturday.
Higgins, McMurray & Kulpa call for 'open-road tolling' in Western New York
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 05:00 pm
Following the announcement New York will begin the conversion to 100-percent electronic tolling for several bridges and tunnels in the New York City area, local leaders are pushing for a similar transition in Western New York.
Decorate a pumpkin, send us a picture and enter to win
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:20 pm
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or craziest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prize packs in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
Friends of the Lewiston Library October gathering set
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:20 pm
The Friends of the Lewiston Library invites the community to its annual October Gathering, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St.
Voters registration deadline nears
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:15 pm
The Niagara County Board of Elections informs the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 8 presidential and local elections is Friday, Oct. 14.
Grand Island Town Board: Kinney announces cancer diagnosis
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:10 pm
Councilwoman Beverly Kinney announced Monday during a Grand Island Town Board meeting that she has cancer.
Presentation held on saving ash trees
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:05 pm
Wednesday's presentation in Grand Island Town Hall on the emerald ash borer, sponsored by the Conservation Advisory Board and Grand Island's Emerald Ash Borer Task Force, was preceded by a walk through Town Commons.
Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission holds annual fundraiser
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 04:00 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission held its third annual fundraising banquet Sept. 29 at Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center.
Botanical Garden tree nursery moves to new home
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:55 pm
The Botanical Garden tree nursery officially moved to its new home on the grounds of the North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant on Saturday.
Burlington opens new location on Military Road
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:55 pm
Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, 41,737-square-foot store in the Town of Niagara on Friday, Sept. 30.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative '17 budget slightly under tax cap
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 03:50 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board revealed its 2017 tentative budget Monday night, which is $12,891,408, showing an increase of $88,791 from the 2016 adopted plan.
FOX and 'The Simpsons' announce first-of-its-kind virtual reality TV experience
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 07:05 pm
Fox Broadcasting Co. and "The Simpsons" worked closely with the Google Spotlight Stories team to create a special virtual reality experience for "The Simpsons" couch gag, "Planet of the Couches," in the milestone 600th episode of the animated series. The all-new "Treehouse of Horror XXVII" airs Sunday, Oct. 16 (8-8:31 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX.
Niagara County Department of Health investigating reports possibly associated with Mighty Taco
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 05:25 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health is currently investigating reports of illness possibly associated with Mighty Taco restaurants.
First Niagara-KeyBank conversion information
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 04:50 pm
First Niagara branches are about to officially transition to become KeyBank.
9 remaining celebrities commemorate their 'most memorable year' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:30 pm
The nine remaining celebrities will set out to leave a lasting impression with their dances as they commemorate their most memorable year, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 10 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Sabres send six players to Rochester
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team released six players from its training camp roster.
Town of Niagara 2017 tentative budget with slight raise in property taxes
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:25 pm
The Town of Niagara Supervisor Lee S. Wallace announced Wednesday the town's overall tentative budget is $8,746,981, of which the total amount to be raised by taxes is $1,940,816.
UB sports law expert: Supreme Court's O'Bannon ruling another step toward changing how college athletes are compensated
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals in the O'Bannon v. NCAA case concerning the treatment of college athletes is another sign the NCAA must abide by federal antitrust laws when implementing rules about the ability of athletes to earn compensation, a University at Buffalo School of Law expert said Thursday.
Tower Foundation supports Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center's behavioral health screening program
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation has been selected to receive a $190,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to support behavioral health screening services for pediatric and OB/GYN patients at the Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center in the City of Niagara Falls.
Public comment period for proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations extended
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:20 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the time period that DEC will accept comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations has been extended. Comments will now be accepted through Nov. 11.