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Niagara County putting focus on leadership
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 05:05 pm
The leadership of top government posts that report to the Office of County Manager will be scrutinized for effectiveness and results, after County Manager Jeffrey M. Glatz advised department heads to submit résumés for review.
Castaldo appointed medical director for Kalos Health
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:50 pm
Kalos Health President and CEO John Lomeo recently announced the appointment of Dr. Richard Castaldo as medical director for the managed long-term care program.
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York awards $118,440 in grants to artists and organizations in Erie and Niagara
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:40 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts, has announced the recipients of the 2016 decentralization (DEC) grant programs.
Buffalo Sabres: Game-worn jersey auction running until Jan. 27
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team is holding a game-worn jersey auction that is currently running on auction.NHL.com until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
First Niagara to join community partners in hosting home ownership seminar
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:25 pm
First Niagara Financial Group will participate with West Side and Black Rock Riverside Housing Services, Belmont Housing Services and Specsure Property Inspections in a free homebuyer seminar to help first-time home buyers gain access to the information and resources they need to become confident, educated and prepared consumers.
UB School of Management students offer free tax preparation services
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:15 pm
IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management will again provide free tax preparation services to individuals and families with annual incomes below $53,000.
Niagara University faculty member appointed distinguished professor at Chinese University
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:15 pm
Dr. Tenpao Lee, a professor of economics and finance at Niagara University, has been appointed a Distinguished Overseas Professor of the Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce in China.
Poloncarz issues executive order establishing opioid task force
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:15 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz signed into effect the 14th executive order of his administration, ordering the establishment of an opioid epidemic task force to coordinate a response to the opioid crisis sweeping across Erie County.
Buffalo Junior Sabres announce partnership with Academy of Hockey
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:05 pm
The Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization announced a partnership with the Academy of Hockey to enhance the organization's standing as one of the elite youth hockey organizations in the U.S.
New York Lottery announces new draw station lineup
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:00 pm
The New York State Gaming Commission Division of the Lottery has announced changes to its statewide network of TV stations with exclusive rights to air its daily drawings. All changes are effective immediately.
National Wild Turkey Federation honors WNY environmental conservation officer
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 04:00 pm
The National Wild Turkey Federation named New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Conservation Officer Nathaniel Mead the 2015 New York Officer of the Year, Acting DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced.
Casts of TV's greatest comedies to appear in NBC's special 'Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows'
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 03:55 pm
The casts of several of the most iconic comedy series of all time will participate in NBC's special "Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows," which will air Sunday, Feb. 21 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT).
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara, Niagara County Financial Literacy Coalition to host two free tax prep sites
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 03:45 pm
Every tax season, unsuspecting low-income residents fall victim to tax preparation firms that use hidden charges and recommend unnecessary and expensive tax refund products like refund anticipation loans or refund anticipation checks to make a profit at the expense of citizens' deserved tax refunds.
HARBORCENTER announces finalists in public art contest
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 03:25 pm
HARBORCENTER announced six finalists in its public art contest Tuesday. The six designs are now displayed online, where a public vote is underway to select the winner.
NTCC announces new board members
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 03:25 pm
The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. announced the appointment of four new members to its board of directors.
State of Niagara County: McNall urges fiscal restraint, review of county government leadership
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 03:25 pm
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, delivered a policy-heavy State of the County address Tuesday, as he presided over his second meeting since succeeding longtime Legislature Chairman William L. Ross of Wheatfield.
Food Bank of Western New York awarded $500,000 grant from The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
Wed, Jan 20th 2016 02:15 pm
The Food Bank of Western New York was awarded a $500,000 grant from The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to perform critical capital improvements to increase efficiency, better meet the growing need in Western New York, and ensure the continued success of the organization.
Music legends Diana Ross, Buddy Guy headline April entertainment at Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Tue, Jan 19th 2016 08:10 pm
On Saturday, April 9, the incomparable Diana Ross will grace the performance stage at the Seneca Niagara Events Center.
Schumer: Feds approve $50 million modernization project for US plaza at Lewiston-Queenston Bridge
Tue, Jan 19th 2016 07:55 pm
Standing at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer today announced the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. General Services Administration have heeded his call and given final approval to the $50 million modernization of the bridge in Western New York.
Ramblin' Lou Schriver passes away
Tue, Jan 19th 2016 07:50 pm
"Ramblin' Lou" Schriver, often called "WNY's Father of Country Music," passed away with his loving family by his side on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Interview: Recovering, healthier Scott Stapp returns to Buffalo with revamped 'Proof of Life' tour
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 02:45 pm
A grateful Scott Stapp is recovering; ready to meet, entertain, inspire fans on new "Proof of Life" tour.
Marco Rubio to appear on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' Thursday, Jan. 21
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 12:20 pm
Presidential candidate and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will appear as a guest on the Thursday, Jan. 21, telecast of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
HAL explores NCSO history
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 12:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston will present its January program, "The History of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St.
Wilson Lions Club partners with Cell Phones for Soldiers to provide troops with free calls home
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 12:00 pm
The Wilson Lions Club and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers are asking area residents to help troops call home by donating gently used cellular phones.
The Band Perry headlines first announced Artpark acts for summer 2016; watch latest video
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark welcomes The Band Perry, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Ben Folds with yMusic. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Grand Island Garden Walk planned for 2016
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island is one of the few remaining nearby towns without an established yearly garden walk.
GI Fire Company installs 2016 officers
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 11:00 am
Newly elected Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray administered the oaths of office to 2016 Grand Island Fire Co. officers Saturday, Jan. 9, at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road. Both firematic and administrative offices were sworn to uphold their upcoming community protection duties.
Ray Pauley receives Fire Chief's Award for 52 years of active service
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 11:00 am
The Grand Island Fire Co. has recognized a longtime member of the fire service for going above and beyond.
Islander receives award
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 11:00 am
Tom Thompson of Grand Island was presented the James Quinn award for service to agriculture during 2015 by the New York State Farm Bureau.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church: King given honorary canon
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 11:00 am
Episcopal Bishop William Franklin gave the Rev. Earle King of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church and four other priests the title of honorary canon at an evensong on Jan. 6 at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Buffalo.
Change continues for parishioners of St. Bernard's R.C. Church
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 09:00 am
Two parishes are now working together as St. Peter and St. Bernard Roman Catholic Churches.
Town of Lewiston slates electronics recycling event
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:05 am
The Town of Lewiston Highway Department will accept unwanted electronics for recycling on Saturday, Jan. 30. Items can be dropped off between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the highway garage, located at 1445 Swann Road.
Village of Youngstown: Town of Porter recreation issues resurface at board meeting
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The boardroom in the Youngstown Red Brick building was swamped with people at Thursday's village meeting. The reason? Despite the fact this was the first meeting of the new year, old topics resurfaced.
Army Corps session provides details on IWCS future
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
Representatives from the Army Corps Buffalo District provided the long-awaited details to area residents on the Corps preferred option to the Interim Waste Containment Structure at the Niagara Falls Storage Site.
NU's Cathleen Anderson appointed to National Catholic College Admission Association board
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
Cathleen Anderson, assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the National Catholic College Admission Association.
Town of Lewiston acts on River Walk fire access
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston held a relatively light session Monday. Newsmakers included long-awaited improvement work for the River Walk subdivision; revisions on a few reorganization items; a Lewiston Police Department award; and the announcement of a new citizens group organizing in the town.
Kelsey Grammer, Vanessa Hudgens, Jenna Fischer visit 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
Kelsey Grammer talks about his return to the Broadway production, "Finding Neverland," and singer-songwriter Grace performs for the "LIVE" audience. In addition, "Shark Tank's" Daymond John gives advice for keeping your 2016 finances in order during "New Year, New You."
WNY Furtastic Pet Adopt-A-Thon features furry family friends
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Erie County departments of health and emergency services, in conjunction with partners in local animal rescue, pet fostering networks, animal shelters and Western New York's pet-loving community, are joining forces to help dogs and cats get adopted into loving homes with the WNY Furtastic Pet Adopt-A-Thon.
YPBA members review 2015, plan for 2016
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its quarterly membership meeting Tuesday at Ray's Tavern on Lake Road in Porter.
Applications available for 2016 student registrar and office assistant summer positions
Sat, Jan 16th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara History Center is taking applications to fill two student positions funded by the Grigg Lewis Foundation Workership Program at the museum this summer. The grant will support the student positions of a registrar assistant and an office assistant. Both staff will work from late May to mid-August, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
 

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