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Grand Island High School: Class of 2017 holding ongoing fundraiser
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:55 pm
Reusable grocery bags are on sale to support the GIHS Class of 2017. Measuring 15 inches by 13 inches, the bags are $3 each or two for $5.
Rotary Club of Grand Island: Club to 'Light Up Rotary'
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:50 pm
The Grand Island Rotary Club received a visit Sept. 24 from Rotary District Gov. Jack Amico, who asked the club to "Light Up Rotary" by spreading the news of Rotary endeavors, such as the GI club's support in building a clinic in Haiti and a hospital in Nepal, and local support for Miracle League, to name few.
GI Conservative Committee reorganizes
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:50 pm
The Grand Island Conservative Committee held its reorganizational meeting at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa on Sept. 29.
Erie County Clerk's Office: Auto Bureau now accepting reservations
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:45 pm
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced the Erie County Auto Bureau is now accepting reservations online in order to improve wait times and make it easier for customers to conduct their business quickly during a time that is convenient for them.
Grand Island Lions Club seeks to make 100 million acts of kindness
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:45 pm
Lions District 20N Gov. Mike Lawkowski was the guest speaker at the Grand Island Lions Club's Sept. 24 dinner meeting held at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Zonta Club of Grand Island: Tribute Garden dedicated, walk held
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
Members of the Zonta Club of Grand Island attended the fifth annual Break the Cycle bike-a-thon and walk held at Isle View Park in Tonawanda Saturday, Sept. 27, to raise money, awareness, and, as a community, join together to break the cycle of domestic violence.
Walk-in flu clinics for area veterans scheduled
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may obtain flu vaccines at upcoming walk-in clinics scheduled at VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo on the following dates and times:
River Lea to host exhibit
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
The Grand Island Historical Society will hold an open house at River Lea from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19.
Mass for loss of a child set for Oct. 29
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:40 pm
If you or someone you know is grieving the loss of a child, including miscarriage, stillbirth and abortion, a special Mass to offer prayer, healing and hope will take place Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen R.C. Church, 2100 Baseline Road.
Taste of Grand Island serves 3rd helping
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 03:00 pm
The third annual Taste of Grand Island enjoyed another bright and warm day from Mother Nature, just like its second edition last year.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office Corrections Division honored for reaccreditation from NYS Sheriff's Association
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:25 am
The Niagara County Sheriff's Department was honored at the Sept. 16 Niagara County Legislature's meeting for completing reaccreditation of its corrections division.
Town of Wheatfield: Tentative budget released
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Town of Wheatfield 2015 tentative budget was announced at Monday's Town Board meeting.
Progress made on Summit Mall project
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
A Canadian developer addressed the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors Wednesday morning to request assistance in the revitalization and repurposing of the former Summit Park Mall.
Boy Scouts clean up Witmer Cemetery
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
Witmer Cemetery in the Town of Niagara was the site of a cleanup project by a North Tonawanda Boy Scout troop and the Town of Niagara Highway Department Saturday.
Peace Center protests outside Falls air base
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Western New York Peace Center held a Vigil to Keep Space for Peace outside the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base Saturday, as part of the Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance and Killing, which included events hosted worldwide.
Terry Harvey honored at N-W
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association presented the family of former Falcon Terry Harvey and Niagara-Wheatfield High School with framed jerseys Saturday, Sept. 27, during the rededication of the school's football field.
Nine remaining couples compete during 'The Switch Up' on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 07:00 am
America's votes are in, and the nine remaining celebrities will switch professional dance partners Monday (8-10:01 p.m. ET), on "Dancing with the Stars."
2015 Premier to honor Seneca President Snyder, Dr. Ko
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:35 pm
The president of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the medical director for adult behavioral health services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be honored at The 2015 Premier, Memorial's annual dinner gala.
Kaleida Health breaks ground on new children's hospital on Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:35 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday Kaleida Health broke ground on the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
'Arrow,' 'Flash' start strong at CW
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
The third season premiere of "Arrow" (8 p.m. Wednesday) was right on target for The CW, up 13 percent in adults 18-34 (0.9/4), 11 percent in adults 18-49 (1.0/3), and 2 percent in total viewers (2.79 million) versus last season's debut, according to preliminary Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings.
Local hero added to Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Albany
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto announced today local hero Thomas J. Burley was added to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Albany by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Burley was a firefighter with the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. who passed away while performing his duties.
Two paws up to man's best friend on 'The Great American Dog-A-Thon'
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
Actress, producer and animal advocate Hilary Swank and executive producer Michael Levitt have partnered with FOX to bring viewers a television first this Thanksgiving. "The Great American Dog-A-Thon," a one-of-a-kind event celebrating man's best friend, airs Thursday, Nov. 27 (8-10 PM ET/PT), on FOX.
Reception for 'Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks' by Sarah Brayer
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, in partnership with the Japan Culture Center of Western New York, cordially invites readers to a reception for the exhibition "Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks by Sarah Brayer" Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Castellani Art Museum.
'Sunday Night Football' NFC East matchup pits Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles against Eli Manning, New York Giants
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
Eli Manning and the New York Giants (3-2) look to add to their three-game winning streak this Sunday when they travel to Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to face Nick Foles, LeSean McCoy and their first-place NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles (4-1) on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino goes pink for breast cancer awareness campaign
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and Seneca Resorts & Casinos is proud to announce it has joined the fight against breast cancer.
ABC to air 'Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion' with a new scene featuring Darth Vader
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
The critically acclaimed epic adventure "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion," will air on ABC Sunday, Oct. 26 (7 p.m., ET/PT).
'Together We Make Football' features story of 15-year-old Eagles fan Colin Delaney
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
Tomorrow's "Together We Make Football" segment on "Today," narrated by NBC Sports Group's Josh Elliott, tells the story of Philadelphia Eagles fan Colin Delaney, who was diagnosed with leukemia. Elliott will report the segment live between 8 and 9 a.m. ET from the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex.
Fleetwood Mac to perform at First Niagara Center
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:00 pm
Rock legends Fleetwood Mac have confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to their "On With The Show tour," including a stop at First Niagara Center in Buffalo Saturday, Jan. 31.
First Niagara partners with the Massachusetts Avenue Project's 'Growing Green' youth program
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:50 am
The First Niagara Foundation and the Massachusetts Avenue Project Inc. are partnering to provide the "Growing Green" youth development and urban agriculture program designed to increase access to healthy foods in Buffalo.
Learn and Serve Niagara celebrates 20 years of service learning
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:50 am
Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University's flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday in the Castellani Art Museum.
Heart of Niagara at Boulevard Mall with Buffy, Butch and Violet
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:45 am
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present with adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sears courtyard inside the Boulevard Mall, corner Niagara Falls Boulevard and Maple Road, Amherst.
Old Fort Niagara: 'Haunted Fortress' brings ghost stories to life
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
What's the most famous ghost story in Western New York? It's a tough question in a region that is rich in supernatural lore. Among the best-known stories is certainly the tale of the headless ghost who reputedly haunts Old Fort Niagara's French Castle.
'Madd Hatter Murder Mystery' on Niagara Wine Trail
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
The Niagara Wine Trail is looking for sleuths to solve a murder mystery. Celebrate Halloween with the trail's annual "Hallowine Murder Mystery" weekend. This year's event, "Madd Hatter Murder Mystery," will be held Oct. 17-19.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital plans for 7th annual Conference on Healthcare for Women
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital will host the seventh annual "Conference on Healthcare for Women - For All Generations" to raise awareness among women in the local community on a wide array of issues and actions that can help improve their health.
Community Missions: It's auction time
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 11:40 am
Community Missions will hold its annual Antiques and Fine Arts Auction Nov. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Viewing will begin at 12:15 p.m., with the auction starting at 1 p.m. There also will be an international sampling of luncheon hors d'oeuvres.
Enter to win our pumpkin-carving contest
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 10:35 am
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 kookiest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prizes in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
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Thu, Oct 9th 2014 10:35 am
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NFL owners approve Buffalo Bills sale to Pegulas
Wed, Oct 8th 2014 08:50 am
All 32 NFL owners approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills from the family of the late Ralph C. Wilson to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Lighthouse welcomes Dan Macaulay
Wed, Oct 8th 2014 07:00 am
Dan Macaulay debuts Saturday at The Lighthouse Café, 555 Davison Road, Lockport. The concert begins at 7 p.m.
Phallen investigation continues
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 05:30 pm
The Town of Lewiston Police Department and the New York State Police continue to investigate the case against Iver Jay Phallen.