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Obit: Marilyn J. Mesmer
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:00 am
Grand Island resident Marilyn J. (née Flessel) Mesmer entered into rest Aug. 15, 2015.
Pieces of the Past: Porter Historical Society Museum
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 11:00 am
The Town of Porter Historical Society Museum is just four rooms (and their connected hallways), but there's a lot of history packed into those walls.
Wheatfield: O'Neill pleads not guilty
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
Michael O'Neill, the Wheatfield man charged in a blast that injured him July 21, made his first appearance Wednesday in federal court.
Coptic Orthodox Church opens doors
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
It started as a way to welcome the surrounding community and educate the public on the history and traditions of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
'Hands On' to clean up a city street
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
North Tonawanda's Oliver Street has a wealth of history as a business district, a melting pot and a home to many of the city's notable organizations.
Helping with H.O.P.E.
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
Michael O'Connor is a survivor.
Town of Niagara: Residents air development concerns
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
The possibility of new neighbors in the Town of Niagara has some nearby residents concerns. Several Sweet Home Road residents spoke up at Tuesday's Town Board meeting about worries ranging from water to noise to taxes to traffic and even asbestos.
Moving in to a dorm or apartment this month? BBB has tips for a seamless move
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 07:00 am
It's getting to be that time of summer where college students across the country prepare to head back for another school year and move into their new apartments for fall semester.
Canalside caps off summer concert series with R&B group En Vogue
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 03:05 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. today announced its successful Thursday night concert series will culminate with tonight's performance from R&B trio En Vogue.
New York state's unemployment rate drops to 5.4 percent
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 02:50 pm
In July, New York state's private-sector job count climbed by 19,300, or 0.2 percent, to 7,831,700, a new record high, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the New York State Department of Labor.
NBC Sports to present unprecedented live coverage of U.S. Olympic Team trials marathon in February 2016
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 02:30 pm
NBC Sports Group, the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Track & Field, and LA MARATHON announced today NBC will broadcast unprecedented live coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team trials marathon for men and women from Los Angeles beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.
Schneiderman announces targeted advertising campaign to help Buffalo-area homeowners avoid foreclosure rescue scams
Thu, Aug 20th 2015 02:05 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a targeted advertising campaign and consumer education initiative to help Buffalo homeowners spot, avoid and report mortgage rescue scams.
Town of Niagara to host candidates' forum
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:50 pm
A new citizens' group called Town Citizen and Residents for Good Government will host a candidates' forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Calvin Richards Community Center, Veterans Park, Lockport Road, Niagara Falls.
A Taste of East Aurora: Savory Scoops stops by a sweet and savory one-stop café
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:35 pm
Nestled in the quaint historic Village of East Aurora is a café that has the community buzzing.
Savory Scoops: El Cubilete feeds Mexican fix
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:25 pm
El Cubilete is the newest Mexican restaurant in Niagara Falls, and it is hot! Located at 9400 Niagara Falls Blvd., this cantina opened in November and has steadily grown in popularity over the months.
Roemer appointed as magistrate judge
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:00 pm
The district judges of the Western District of New York have announced the appointment of Michael J. Roemer, Esq., of Youngstown as a magistrate judge. Roemer won unanimous selection to fill the seat vacated by the Hon. Hugh B. Scott, who will continue to serve as a recall magistrate judge for the district.
Collins announces $362,505 in grants for six local fire companies
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:00 pm
Congressman Chris Collins has announced $362,505 in federal funding for six local fire companies:
Hundreds enjoy ArtsParked
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 04:50 pm
ArtsParked was a great day to be at Artpark on Saturday, Aug. 15. With 87 artists and crafters, music on two stages all day and seven food trucks, there was something for everyone.
Chris Tomlin to release 'ADORE: Christmas Songs of Worship' this October
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:45 pm
Grammy and Billboard Music Award winner Chris Tomlin saw his longtime vision come to life last week as more than 35,000 people came together for Worship Night In America events, selling out Madison Square Garden, Denver's Red Rocks Amphitheater and Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena.
$15,000 from First Niagara to help Urban Roots as it grows its presence in Buffalo neighborhood and positively impacts community
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:45 pm
Urban Roots Community Garden Center became a reality nine years ago when a group of residents on Buffalo's West Side decided to develop a cooperative garden center in their neighborhood to keep dollars in the City of Buffalo.
Niagara County Peach Festival to hold cheerleading competition
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:45 pm
Niagara County Peach Festival Chairman Gerry Gismondi has announced there will be a cheerleading competition Friday, Sept. 11, at Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston. Competition will be held for high school varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads or youth football and all-star squads.
Canalside's 'Tuesday Night Flicks' series ends with 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' presented by Squeaky Wheel
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
Join Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center one last time at Buffalo's Canalside for an outdoor film screening of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" as part of "Tuesday Night Flicks."
Seneca Resorts & Casinos announces diverse November entertainment lineup
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
Seneca Resorts & Casinos has announced a deep, wide-ranging set of performances scheduled for November at Seneca Niagara Casino & resort and Seneca Allegany Casino & Resort.
Lewiston Arts Café welcomes Livio Farallo and Darryl Tonemah
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center will present another program in the second season of the Lewiston Arts Café. Hosted by Perry Nicholas and Maria Sebastian, Arts Café is a series of programs that feature some of the area's finest poets and musicians.
Chris Cornell's 'Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart' most added at triple A, active rock and mainstream rock
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
Chris Cornell's debut single, "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart," from his forthcoming studio album "Higher Truth," accomplished a rare feat as it became the No. 1 most added single at triple A and active rock, two distinctly different formats, this week.
NU summer camp acclimates international students to English language, WNY, American culture
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
Nguyen Hai Anh made her first-ever visit to the U.S. from Vietnam this summer intent on gaining English language proficiency. Le Xuan Son, also from Vietnam, was interested in understanding American culture and ideologies. Meanwhile, Shanghai native Tu Peng Wei simply wanted to see for himself what an American university looked like.
Stevie Wonder to perform in Buffalo
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:40 pm
First Niagara Center has announced legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder will bring his "Songs In The Key Of Life Performance" tour to Buffalo Thursday, Nov. 19. The show begins at 8 p.m.
BBC Band Beatles tribute, 'Summer of Love' at The Riv
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 03:35 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center has announced the following events:
Youngstown: Ortt secures $20,000 for purchase of new police cruiser
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:15 pm
State Sen. Rob Ortt today delivered a check in the amount of $20,000 to help the Youngstown Police Department better protect residents and operate more effectively. Ortt secured the state funding to assist the department with the purchase of one new, state-of-the-art police cruiser.
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue at Boulevard Mall Saturday
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:15 pm
Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will be present adoptable dogs Sonny, Cher and Hope from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Boulevard Mall (Sears Court) on Niagara Falls Boulevard and Maple Road in Amherst.
Niagara Catholic lends a helping hand
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:15 pm
Members of the Niagara Catholic campus ministry team recently assisted the Lion's Club International District 20-N with its Recycle for Sight program.
'Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors' to air Thursday, Dec. 10
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:05 pm
NBC has announced its upcoming holiday film "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" will air Thursday, Dec. 10 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT).
Buffalo Sabres announce single-game ticket on-sale dates for 2015-16 season
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced on-sale dates for the team's 2015-16 preseason and regular season individual tickets, as well as the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game and the Rochester Americans game at First Niagara Center. The team also announced ticket prices for the 2015 preseason.
Empire State Development announces 200th patent earned by FuzeHub board member
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:05 pm
Empire State Development has announced FuzeHub board member Santokh S. Badesha earned his 200th patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Badesha plays a vital role at FuzeHub, working with board members and industry experts to connect New York's small and medium-sized manufacturing businesses to the resources and expertise needed to expand and succeed.
Benner to keynote 'Innovations in Education for Nurses' conference at Niagara University
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:05 pm
Niagara University's nursing department will host a daylong conference for nursing educators on Friday, Sept. 11. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum.
Memorial Medical Center names Christopher Kijowski director of social work
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
Christopher Kijowski, LCSWR, was named director of social work/clinical coordinator at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Cement Masons recruit apprentices
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Cement Masons, Local Union No. 111, will conduct a recruitment from Sept. 17 through June 16, 2016, for three to five cement mason apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced.
Memorial Medical Center: Laura Cherry named to quality post
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
Laura A. Cherry, R.N., B.S.N., has been named director of quality management at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
TobyMac's 'THIS IS NOT A TEST' takes No. 4 spot on Billboard Top 200
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
"THIS IS NOT A TEST," the latest from platinum-selling artist TobyMac, has debuted in the No. 4 spot on the Billboard Top 200, garnered No. 1 at the Christian Albums Chart and is No. 3 on the Digital Albums Chart.
FOX orders third season of 'Hotel Hell'
Tue, Aug 18th 2015 09:00 pm
FOX has ordered a third season of "Hotel Hell," the hit Gordon Ramsay series in which the award-winning chef and hospitality expert endures hotels at their worst, as he attempts to turn around these failing establishments and make the changes required to meet his impeccable standards.
 

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