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August is National Immunization Awareness Month
Mon, Aug 11th 2014 07:00 am
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. The purpose of this observance is to highlight the importance of immunizations, one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bring your favorite teddy bear to ride the carrousel at 'Teddy Bear Picnic'
Mon, Aug 11th 2014 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum invites children to bring their favorite teddy bear (or other stuffed animal) to the "Teddy Bear Picnic" from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Aug. 14.
Schneiderman and A.G.s of 29 states urge FDA to strengthen proposed regulation of e-cigarettes
Mon, Aug 11th 2014 07:00 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, together with the attorneys general of Illinois, Indiana, and Massachusetts, co-sponsored a letter submitted to the Food and Drug Administration that was signed by 29 state attorneys general.
Collins to host assistance to firefighters grant workshop
Mon, Aug 11th 2014 07:00 am
The office of Congressman Chris Collins will host an informational workshop where staff members with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide an overview of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.
2014 Lewiston Art Festival winners
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 11:20 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has revealed its 2014 Lewiston Art Festival winners.
NFHA's environmental leadership program has spots available for local youth
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 02:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Housing Authority invites children ages 12 and older to participate in its annual "Adventures in Environmental Leadership" program. This unique learning experience provides students with the opportunity to explore local waterways while learning about science and the environment.
Sun-protective clothing: Why it's worth it
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 02:10 pm
The Skin Cancer Foundation encourages people to enjoy the outdoors while still protecting themselves from the sun. One way to protect yourself is with clothing, which is the single most effective form of sun protection for the body. It's a great way to shield your skin from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays, which account for 86 percent of melanomas and about 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers.
Collins helps secure $118,137 in grants for three local fire companies
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 02:05 pm
Congressman Chris Collins has announced $118,137 in federal funding for three local fire companies. The local fire companies are the Depew Fire Co., the Bergen Fire Department and the Upper Mountain Fire Co.
Niagara County participates for second year in field trial of new oral rabies vaccine
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 02:05 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health Environmental Division will participate in a nationally coordinated effort to prevent the spread of raccoon rabies with 14 other states and Canada through dissemination of the newer rabies vaccine ONRAB.
Michael Madsen, Eric Roberts, Jon Van Ness and Barry Kivel shooting Q-4' in Western New York
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 02:00 pm
"Q-4" is the new, dramatic sci-fi thriller from A Little Late Films, Western Directives lnc., and Buffalo's own Bill Cowell (president, Buffalo Niagara Film Festival).
'Thunder on the Niagara' to be held at Gratwick Riverside Park
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 02:00 pm
North Tonawanda Mayor Robert G. Ortt announced during a press conference the 2014 "Thunder on the Niagara" boat racing event will be "bigger and better" than the past eight years.
Holy Ghost Lutheran School teacher Poreda attends Space Academy
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 09:00 am
"Summer vacation" and "teacher" - when used in the same sentence these words typically produce responses varying from eye-rolling and head-shaking to exclamations of "Boy, it would be nice to have a job that gave me summers off."
First-ever CanAm Challenge draws 92 boats
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 08:00 am
On July 26-27, the Youngstown Yacht Club hosted the first-ever CanAm Challenge, a one-design and pursuit class event that emphasizes a friendly rivalry between the U.S. and Canada, with each country vying for bragging rights.
Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. new offering to end summer right
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 08:00 am
The Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co.'s legendary Field Days may be history, but its end-of-summer celebrations will continue, just in a new setting.
Mixed response to petition to dissolve LPD
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 08:00 am
A petition to dissolve the Lewiston Police Department into the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has received mixed reactions from residents, police and town officials.
Village of Lewiston has big plans for waterfront
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 08:00 am
The mayor recently met with business leaders and members of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce and revealed plans to bolster Lewiston's waterfront. Collesano envisions additional parking, a recreation area, and a museum highlighting the village's transportation history.
Great Contraption Race an enjoyable success
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:55 am
The first-ever Great Contraption Race, held to benefit the It Happened to Alexa Foundation of Lewiston, went off without a hitch last Saturday morning in the lower Niagara River waters between Lewiston and Youngstown.
Lewiston Police Blotter for Aug. 9, 2014
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:45 am
The following activity occurred Monday, July 28, to Sunday, Aug. 3, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. LPD logged a total of 90 response calls during this period.
Town of Lewiston: Brochey names committee appointments, sets schedule
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:00 am
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Dennis Brochey has announced his appointments for the new supervisor's/residents capital improvement advisory committee, as well as its meeting schedule for this month.
YYC Unlevel Regatta Aug. 15-17
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:00 am
The Youngstown Yacht Club will hold its first-ever powerboat Unlevel Regatta on Lake Ontario the weekend of Aug. 15-17.
Cheerleading competition part of Peach Festival
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club reports its cheerleading competition, an annual family favorite of the Niagara County Peach Festival, returns Friday, Sept. 5, at 5 p.m. to Academy Park.
Mark Daul: Rare sighting in Youngstown
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:00 am
Last week, I received an email from Mary Rochon Dorszynski who lives in the Village of Youngstown telling me she saw and photographed what she thought was an oleander hawk moth.
Go gray for elephants at Buffalo Zoo
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Zoo invites guests to wear gray in honor of world elephant day. The Buffalo Zoo's August "Zooper Saturday" event had an "elephantastic" theme, and was so well-received the zoo will have additional activities on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Any zoo visitor who wears gray on that day will receive $1 off regular admission.
12-hour scrapbooking event for scrapbookers and crafters to create memories
Sat, Aug 9th 2014 07:00 am
If you enjoy scrapbooking, but just do not have the time, then attend a dedicated event of scrapbooking to start, continue or finish your next album. A 12-hour scrapbooking event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4774 Union Road, Cheektowaga.
Hibbard's launches new location
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 07:00 pm
Jim and Julie Hibbard have opened a new Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard location at the sweet shop located next to Clancy's (formerly Page's Whistle Pig) at the corner of Packard and Military roads, in Niagara Falls.
'Mummies of the World: The Exhibition' enters final weeks of exclusive WNY engagement at Buffalo Museum of Science
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 06:10 pm
Just a few weeks remain before nationally recognized "Mummies of the World: The Exhibition" leaves the Buffalo Museum of Science on Sept. 21.
Higgins, Slaughter, Collins and Reed press FAA to hold strong on pilot qualification rules
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 06:10 pm
In a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Congressmembers Brian Higgins, Louise Slaughter, Chris Collins and Tom Reed are calling on the FAA to maintain the more rigorous pilot training requirements recently implemented, despite pleas by some in the airline industry to relax qualifications.
Variable ticket prices announced for 2014-15 Sabres season
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 06:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the variable ticket-pricing plan for all Sabres home games in the 2014-15 regular season.
Maher, NU faculty members visit Haitian School founded by alumnus
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 06:10 pm
A Niagara University alumnus who spearheaded the development of a world-class school in Haiti is receiving reinforcements from his alma mater.
'America's Got Talent' season 8 winner Kenichi Ebina to perform during Aug. 13 live results show on NBC
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 06:10 pm
Kenichi Ebina, winner of the eighth season of "America's Got Talent," will return for a performance during the top-rated summer series' Aug. 13 live results show (9 p.m.). The innovative dancer wowed viewers with his elaborate stage productions, outshining thousands of acts, including season eight finalists Cami Bradley, Collins Key, Forte, Jimmy Rose and Taylor Williamson.
'Wonder Falls': Cuomo announces transformation of Rainbow Centre Mall in Niagara Falls
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 05:35 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo traveled to Niagara Falls Friday to announce Uniland Development Co., a Western New York-based development company, has been selected as the preferred developer to rebuild and transform the former Rainbow Centre Shopping Mall in Niagara Falls.
Art Festival Chalk Walk boasts modern theme
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 02:35 pm
A highlight of the 48th annual Lewiston Art Festival is most certainly the Chalk Walk sponsored by KeyBank.
Canalside event to benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 07:05 am
The Roswell Park Concert for a Cure, one of the biggest music and food events of the summer, is coming to Canalside in Buffalo from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Alan Dikcis: Honoring a fallen soldier
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 07:00 am
The grief, the pride and the memories are still alive for the family of Army Spc. Alan N. Dikcis.

The 21-year-old Wheatfield resident was killed on March 5, 2010, in Afghanistan while on a mission to recover another vehicle that had been blown up on the roadway in Kandahar. Dikcis had been deployed to Afghanistan the previous July.

Thanks to the cooperative efforts of State Sen. George Maziarz, County Legislature Chairman Bill Ross and Wheatfield Supervisor Bob Cliffe, signs designating a portion of Walmore Road in Wheatfield as the Spc. Alan N. Dikcis Memorial Highway will be put in place. One sign will be at Walmore Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard, near the Dikcis home; the other at the corner of Walmore and Lockport roads, not far from the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station where Dikcis' body was brought home.

Welcome home event for veterans
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 07:00 am
VA Western New York Healthcare System will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. The event, held for the 10th time since 2004, will take place at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One Naval Park Cove, Buffalo.
Ground broken for C-130 simulator
Fri, Aug 8th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a C-130 aircraft simulator.
SPCA's Zaninovich sworn in as peace officer
Thu, Aug 7th 2014 11:45 pm
There's a new sheriff in town ... well actually, she's not a sheriff, but she is a peace officer for the Niagara County SPCA.
Students use their talents for a good cause
Thu, Aug 7th 2014 11:45 pm
Carly, an artist, wanted to create a T-shirt for her team and wanted to use a warrior motif to symbolize a fighter against the disease.
Fight against Quasar discussed
Thu, Aug 7th 2014 11:40 pm
On Aug. 4, several local residents were guests on "Environmental Justice," a weekly program hosted by Jack Kanack on 91.3 FM WBNY radio.
Paddles Up brings hundreds to Island
Thu, Aug 7th 2014 06:15 pm
This year's Paddles Up, hosted by the Niagara Greenway Commission, drew tourists and locals alike to Beaver Island State Park to experience the area's largest paddlesports event.
 


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