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#MorningSun: That's a wrap
Mon, Nov 9th 2015 07:55 am
Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano, his wife, Jeanette, and the Buffalo Niagara Film Office hosted a wrap party Saturday for the cast and crew of "Morning Sun." The event was held inside the newly refurbished Lewiston Event Center, where guests bowled, played games, dined and recalled stories from the Lewiston movie sets.
Renovations completed: Lewiston Tops remodeled from front to back
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:35 am
DiMino Tops Lewiston, the Village of Lewiston's biggest store and largest employer, has been transformed.
'Morning Sun' mom Joanna Bayless gladly shares feature debut with Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:20 am
Joanna Bayless has been a successfully employed actor for more than three decades. Her work on stage has inspired and drawn praise from critics - and her co-stars.
'Morning Sun' creative team praises Lewiston
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 10:00 am
Summer Crockett Moore and Tony Glazer arrived in Lewiston four weeks ago with high hopes. Following an initial scouting trip and conversations with the Buffalo Niagara Film Office, they thought Lewiston would make an ideal setting for their film, "Morning Sun."
New workout routine offered in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The popular fitness routine P90X is now being offered at locations in Niagara County, including Embody Health and Wellness in Youngstown.
Lew-Port senior class hosts first Halloween Dash 5K
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The Lewiston-Porter Class of 2016 hosted a 1K Kids Run/Walk along with a competitive 5K-race Halloween morning at the high school.
Big R honors 2015 race champions
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
The 58th annual racing season at Ransomville Speedway officially came to a close Oct. 30 as some 200 guests honored Big R's 2015 champions along with many others.
Town of Lewiston looking at first town tax since 1990s
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:45 am
Lewiston property owners will likely be looking at the return of a town tax, albeit a nominal one, when all is said and done with the town's still-unfinished $15.764 million budget for 2016.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve volunteers remind retirees of available resources, benefits
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
As Veterans Day approaches, volunteers at the Retiree Affairs Office at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls would like to remind local military retirees of the resources they have access to as a result of their service.
Above and Beyond: Students ride to Sidway in fire truck
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
Eight lucky Sidway Elementary School students had a unique ride to school last Thursday. Despite the heavy winds, firefighters and students arrived to school in style as part of the Ride to School in a Fire Truck contest.
Island to hold Watchfire event
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
Grand Island will hold its first Watchfire flag retirement ceremony on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Grand Island Central School District lauded for STEM commitment
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
At its second annual "Celebration of STEM," (science, technology, engineering, and math), event on Oct. 15, the WNY STEM Hub honored 14 school districts and one charter school as an Emerging STEM School System.
Lions support homeless veterans
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:40 am
Red Cross Super Volunteer and Town of Niagara Lion Mike Hoplight was the guest speaker at the Grand Island Lions dinner meeting held Oct. 28 at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Grand Island: Veterans Day service moved to DeGlopper Park
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Veterans Day services on the Island will take place at DeGlopper Park at the intersection of Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Grand Island: Coalition team scores election wins over GOP
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Challengers to the Island's Republican-endorsed candidates scored victories in Tuesday's general election.
Hometown Helpers features teens helping the community
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
The North Tonawanda Youth Center will host an informational meeting for all teens interested in becoming part of the newly formed club coined "Hometown Helpers." The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 10, at the Youth Center, 35 Grant St., North Tonawanda.
Bob Weaver Motorsports 4th in dealership ranking
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:30 am
Bob Weaver Motorsports & Marine Inc. has been named one of the Power 50 dealers in North America by Powersports Business, the leading trade publication for the powersports industry.
Cliffe to take on 4th term as Wheatfield supervisor
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:25 am
Republican Robert B. Cliffe is set to begin his fourth term as Town of Wheatfield supervisor after winning the election against Democrat Gerald J. McCormick and Independent Thomas J. Larson, representing the No Bio-Sludge party.
'Deposits for Food' makes latest donation to area soup kitchens
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:15 am
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees' "Deposits for Food" project made its latest donation this week, providing contributions of $1,000 each to Community Missions and Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry.
Ortt, AT&T, Niagara County Veterans Service Agency partner with Cell Phones For Soldiers to provide troops with free calls home
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:15 am
State Sen. Robert Ortt, AT&T and Niagara County Veterans Service Agency have teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers asking the community to help troops call home by donating cellular phones and tablets.
Town of Niagara honors vets with new appreciation dinner
Sat, Nov 7th 2015 09:00 am
The Town of Niagara will host its first Veterans Appreciation Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Co. Inc., 6010 Lockport Road.
Wilson Foundation makes $4 million gift to UB sports medicine
Fri, Nov 6th 2015 11:45 am
University at Buffalo wrestler Corey Hollister thought nothing of getting his head hit during a wrestling practice last spring.
Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority approves proposed 2016 Erie County budget, four-year financial plan
Fri, Nov 6th 2015 11:30 am
On Monday, the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority voted unanimously to approve the proposed 2016 Erie County budget and four-year financial plan, calling both reasonable and balanced.
Morris the Cat celebrates birthday
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
As the world's original "celebricat," U.S. feline presidential candidate, and star of 50-plus 9Lives cat food commercials, Morris the Cat is taking a day to celebrate a lifetime of living well.
YWCA of the Niagara Frontier marks 100th anniversary with merger, new website and Niagara Awards
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier has had a busy year in 2015 with a merger, 100th anniversary, awards ceremony and launch of its new website.
Walt Disney Animation Studios' 'Frozen' celebrates holiday season by reminding everyone 'Family Is The Best Gift of All'
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Frozen" ushers in the holidays by wishing all fans a wonderful season, celebrating that "Family Is The Best Gift of All," through "Frozen"-related television debuts on Disney Channel, new content from Disney Interactive and a photo contest inspired by the "Frozen" family, "Say Freeze!", in which fans will have an opportunity to win a dream vacation for four to experience "Frozen Fun" at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
Heart of Niagara event at My Garden of Healing highlights 'Adopt A Senior Pet Month'
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs Devers, Hope and Tillie from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 8, at My Garden of Healing, 2770 Main St. Newfane (across from True Value Hardware). The rescue was invited to help highlight "Adopt A Senior Pet Month."
Panepinto, developer Mark Croce outline UB Law master campus plan, launch petition
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 05:40 pm
State Sen. Marc Panepinto once again called on the University at Buffalo to relocate its law school to the former Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse, launching an online petition for residents to show their support.
Great Clips gives America a way to thank veterans
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 02:05 pm
Across the nation, Great Clips salons and their customers are showing their appreciation to veterans and members of the military with the "You Can Thank a Veteran" promotion.
'Red Nose Day' special returns to NBC Thursday, May 26
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 02:05 pm
In the continued spirit of raising money to help lift children out of poverty, NBC is once again set to celebrate "Red Nose Day" with a two-hour television event.
Buffalo Sabres announce Military Appreciation Game
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will hold its annual Military Appreciation Game Nov. 7 during their 1 p.m. game against the Vancouver Canucks at First Niagara Center. The annual event will be dedicated to honoring both current and former members of this nation's armed forces and will feature several tributes throughout the night.
Election 2015: Broderick, Geiben win in Lewiston; Morreale, DelMonte and Conrad, Trane and Janese too close to call
Wed, Nov 4th 2015 12:00 am
Half of Lewiston's candidates for elected office went to bed Tuesday unsure if they'll serve the people come January.
Election 2015: Broderick, Cliffe, Dyster, Pappas, Poloncarz win
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 11:20 pm
It was a good Election Day night for the incumbents across NFP's coverage area, as Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe, North Tonawanda Mayor Art Pappas and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz each handily won re-election.
First Niagara partners with Canisius to support women entrepreneurs
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 03:00 pm
The Women's Business Center at Canisius College received a $26,300 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to fund programs in its Forum Series, which supports women entrepreneurs through the steps of new business establishment and expansion.
Annual Veterans Day ceremony in Town of Niagara
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will once again honor this nation's veterans with a ceremony at Veterans Heights Park in the Town of Niagara (at the intersection of Lawson and Bellreng drives).
MercyMe to appear on 89th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
Current American Music Award nominees MercyMe will appear on the 89th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, live from New York City and airing on NBC.
Niagara University, New York Power Authority program receives national literacy award
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
A Halloween-themed children's literacy program organized by Niagara University students and the New York Power Authority has been honored with one of five national Literacy Alive! gold awards from Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education.
Healthy menu items for kids are a hit, research finds
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
Imagine a kids menu with no French fries or soda - that offers healthy entrees with side dishes like salads and strawberries.
New York's first report on e-cigarettes show young adult use nearly double that of adults
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
Data from New York's 2014 youth and adult tobacco surveys shows 10.5 percent of high school students and 12.7 percent of young adults ages 18-24 use electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) - almost double the 6.5 percent rate of e-cigarette use among adults 25 years and older, Tobacco-Free Erie-Niagara (TFEN) announced.
Daryl Hall & John Oates return to Madison Square Garden Feb. 19
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
The No. 1-selling duo in music history, Daryl Hall & John Oates, announced they will return to Madison Square Garden Friday, Feb. 19. This is the duo's first performance at Madison Square Garden since two sell-out shows in 1985.

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