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Cuomo, legislative leaders announce agreement on end-of-session issues
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:25 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein announced an agreement on a number of end-of-session issues.
Town of Lewiston approves River Walk final plat
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 09:00 am
Issues involving the River Walk subdivision and the new French Landing housing development again occupied significant discussion at a Lewiston Town Board work session.
Niagara Falls: Hard Rock celebrates 20 years of rock 'n' roll, loving and serving all
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:05 am
Just because Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, is a chain, doesn't mean it's like other restaurants.
Lewiston: Embody Health and Wellness Studio opens at Red Brick
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Holistic health and fitness coach Ami Patrick recently opened Embody Health and Wellness Studio on the third floor of the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston.
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping celebrating 50 years
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Faery's Nursery & Landscaping in Ransomville is a little business that grew from primarily mowing lawns and tending existing yards to a place where many local residents and businesses rely on for decorating outdoor spaces.
Village of Youngstown: Proposed vehicle law fails
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Following a public hearing addressing property maintenance, traffic issues, traffic control on Water Street and parking in Youngstown, a motion to approve Chapter 232 Article X did not pass.
Town of Porter: McCabe property issue not on agenda
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Porter Town Board held a work session prior to its monthly meeting on Monday. The public comments section was moved to the end of the open meeting, similar to last month, and most of the scheduled agenda items were covered quickly.
Village of Lewiston: Talarico presents condo concept plan
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Well-known Lewiston real estate broker Samuel Talarico presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Board with a concept plan Monday for the construction of eight condominium units at 10/20 Tuscarora Street (corner of South First Street).
KidBiz set for June 25
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
The 20th annual KidBiz Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Grand Island Town Commons.
DeGlopper Memorial groundbreaking held
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
On the anniversary of Charles DeGlopper's death in combat during the D-Day invasion, Islanders joined in the heart of town to break ground on expansion of a memorial in his name.
Independent Health, YMCA Buffalo Niagara present 'Fitness in the Parks' for 5th consecutive year
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara are teaming up for the fifth consecutive year to offer "Fitness in the Parks," free outdoor community exercise classes. In Lewiston, classes will be held at Artpark.
Grand Island CSD: Ribbon cut on new transportation center
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:00 am
Along-awaited improvement to the Grand Island Central School District's Transportation Department arrived Tuesday with the grand opening of the new Jack Burns Transportation Center.
Photos: Two Door Cinema Club at Artpark
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 07:20 pm
Two Door Cinema Club opened "Wednesdays at Artpark" this week. Bayonne was the special guest opener.
Junior golf lessons at Niagara Frontier Golf Club
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:50 pm
The Niagara Frontier Golf Club is once again teaming up with the Western New York Chapter of The First Tee to present a junior golf program this summer for youth ages 5-18.
Raising a pint for the Falls
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:50 pm
Pints for Progress staged perhaps its biggest event yet last Thursday.
First Philip Burke Artpark painting unveiled
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:40 pm
This summer at Artpark, Philip Burke, a Buffalo-born artist whose work has adorned the pages of Vanity Fair, Vogue, Time and Rolling Stone, is painting outdoor headliners.
Grand Island Lions Club: Installation and Awards Banquet held
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:30 pm
The Grand Island Lions held their 60th annual installation of officers and awards banquet June 8, at the Radisson Inn Grand Island.
Thompson indicted, arraigned on election law violations
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:25 pm
Rus Thompson was indicted and arraigned on charges of violating election law Thursday.
DEC: Black bass season opens in New York
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the regular harvest season for black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) will open this Saturday, June 18.
5th annual 'Summertime, Funtime, Sunshine Happy Hour' on 'The Chew'
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
June is "basting" out all over on ABC's Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show "The Chew," with featured guest appearances from Eric Dane, Blake Lively, Brooke Shields, Cal Ripken Jr., and some of America's favorite chefs - Art Smith, Pati Jinich and Kenji Lopez-Alt.
Niagara EDGE 5K Run/Walk attracts 175 participants
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
The first Niagara EDGE 5K Run/Walk, which was recently held at the Summit Healthplex in Wheatfield, attracted 175 runners and walkers, according to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Sports Medicine Director Tony Surace.
George Augstell's dream comes true
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:20 pm
George Augstell's dream has come true! George, left, a former Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center volunteer who has Down syndrome, is now the proud owner/operator of Uncle Bill's Coffee Shop at the Golisano Center for Community Health.
Buffalo Sabres Development Camp slated for July 6-12
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will hold its annual summer development camp from July 6-12. The camp will be held entirely at HARBORCENTER for the first time this year.
African lion cub debuts at Buffalo Zoo
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:15 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced Tobias, the 3-month-old African lion cub, will make his official public debut this Sunday.
New Niagara University Lions roar on campus
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:10 pm
Lions International's newest branch club is located on Monteagle Ridge.
'Footprints on the Future' supports young parents in need
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 04:40 pm
Young parents in need of help, guidance and support have a place to go in Niagara Falls.
Oliver Street making changes in the right direction
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
Oliver Street in North Tonawanda is starting to see some positive changes, thanks to the collaborative efforts of local business owners, city officials and representatives of the Lumber City Development Corp.
Music Mania Monday begins with successful turnout
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Niagara kicked off its Music Mania Monday concert series Monday at Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Town of Wheatfield: Ag. and Markets: biosolids law 'unreasonably' restrictive
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:50 am
The Town of Wheatfield's local biosolids law has, again, been deemed "unreasonably" restrictive by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, according to a decision written by Michael Latham, director of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
The Buffalo Zoo welcomes arctic fox
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:10 am
The Buffalo Zoo announces the addition of an arctic fox.
Tonawanda traveler advisory
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:10 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced a new high-intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal is scheduled to be activated on Route 324 (Sheridan Drive) in the Town of Tonawanda.
'Fun, Food & Folk' concert, BBQ
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:05 am
Join in for good times, food and a free concert at "Fun, Food & Folk," from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport.
NBC becomes first broadcast network to launch Amazon Alexa skill
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 10:35 am
NBC is now the first broadcast network to develop and launch a skill for Amazon's Alexa, allowing fans to more easily find up-to-date information on their favorite NBC shows.
Ceretto authors legislation to support state troopers
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 10:30 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, D-Lewiston, announced legislation he authored to increase salaries and continue benefits for members of the New York State Police passed the New York State Assembly (A.10682).
Hoda Kotb joins Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira on NBC's coverage of 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremony
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 10:30 am
"Today's" Hoda Kotb will join Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira as hosts for the opening ceremony of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 5 on NBC.
Dining with your dog: The dos and the don'ts at pet-friendly restaurants
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 10:30 am
Pets are family and when we venture out, they should be able to join us! That includes bringing them to pet-friendly restaurants.
Tears for Fears returns (but not locally, unfortunately)
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 06:30 pm
Tears for Fears' Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith are pleased to announce they have rescheduled as many previously postponed tour dates in the fall as possible.
'Deposits for Food' makes latest donation to area soup kitchens
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:35 pm
Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees (left) presents a check to Community Missions Associate Director Joe Sbarbati, while Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry Executive Director Sister Beth Brosmer receives a check from Modern Corporation Vice President of Community Relations Fran Giles.
Here comes the sun: More solar power projects connecting to grid
Thu, Jun 16th 2016 03:30 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission received a Department of Public Service staff report that the four-year boom in solar power development is continuing in New York - and growing even larger and faster, with applications increasing from 1,200 in 2010 to more than 11,000 last year.