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Donating to Cans For Food
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 05:05 pm
Late last year while collecting for Cans For Food, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees found a jar full of pennies. Instead of just cashing in the pennies, he decided to have a contest to raise some more money for the local food pantries.
Obituary: Elsie G. Fleischmann
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 05:00 pm
Elsie G. (Moreland) Fleischmann entered into rest Feb. 27, 2017, at the age of 101.
Trinity United Methodist Church Tollers hold pancake supper fundraiser
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:55 pm
Ken Baker of the Trinity Tollers makes pancakes under the supervision of his wife, Ellen, left, and Anne Fetzer Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church.
People in the News: Allstate Mastantuono Agency
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:50 pm
The Allstate Mastantuono Agency is celebrating 10 years of service for their Grand Island office.
Grand Island: Citizen of the Year Awards set for DoubleTree by Hilton
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:45 pm
The annual Citizen of the Year Awards will take place May 11 at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Niagara Falls, the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has announced.
N-W High School to present 'Miss Saigon'
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:40 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School will present Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's "Miss Saigon" musical from Thursday, March 9, to Sunday, March 12, in the high school auditorium, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road. Show times are 7 p.m. March 9-11, and 2 p.m. March 12.
Free chronic disease self-management workshops
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:40 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health will offer a series of free chronic disease self-management workshops from 12:45-3:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the Town of Niagara's Calvin K. Richards Senior/Youth Activity Center, 7000 Lockport Road.
Northgate holds ice cream relay
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
Employees and residents at the McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda chased away the winter blues one scoop at a time during a recent ice cream relay event.
Nominations being accepted for Niagara County Senior Citizen of the Year
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
The Niagara County Office for the Aging is seeking nominations for the 2017 Niagara County Senior Citizen of the Year. Each year the office recognizes a senior who is an integral part of the community, and who gives back to and serves residents of all ages.
Wheatfield Town Board applies for grant to assist brewery project at Summit Mall
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board agreed to apply for a state grant to help with costs for the brewery project proposed by Big Thunder Brewing Co. at the former Summit Mall.
NCSPCA 2018 calendar contest underway
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:35 pm
The Niagara County SPCA is dedicating its 2018 calendar to kids and their rescue pets by holding a photo contest.
NCSPCA's first Mardi Paws event celebrated
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:30 pm
More than 150 people gathered at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls on "Fat Tuesday" to celebrate the Niagara County SPCA's first Mardi Paws Masquerade Ball. The event featured live entertainment, music, Louisiana eats, Cajun cocktails, a silent auction and other Mardi-Gras-inspired offerings.
NYPA: Cuomo announces halfway mark of $460 million project to upgrade Lewiston power plant
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:30 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday announced a $460 million project to upgrade the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant has officially reached the halfway mark. The multiyear plant modernization project allows the New York Power Authority to continue to provide low-cost power to businesses in the region, generating nearly $33 billion in capital investments to the state's economy.
Memorial Mass, reception planned in honor of late Sandy Knapp
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 07:00 am
A memorial Mass in honor of longtime Niagara University employee Sandra (Sandy) Knapp will be held at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Niagara University's Alumni Chapel.
USAN announces grand opening of The Craft Kitchen and Bar in Niagara Falls
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 05:00 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. today announced the grand opening of The Craft Kitchen and Bar in Niagara Falls. Located in the city's Third Street business district, The Craft boasts downtown Niagara Falls' largest selection of locally crafted artisan beers on tap, as well as a specialty-crafted fare.
'John Murphy Show' welcomes NAPA Auto Parts as title sponsor
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:50 pm
"The John Murphy Show" today welcomes NAPA Auto Parts as title sponsor of the television and radio show, furthering a partnership between NAPA and the Buffalo Bills that includes exclusive coverage of the NFL Scouting Combine across the Buffalo Bills Media properties, and "Wired for Sound" content on BuffaloBills.com.
Lewiston Lions support Camp Hope and Dale Association
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions hosted two local organizations during the club's February dinner meeting. Representing their organizations were Dr. Sam Pappalardo of Camp Hope, and Nancy Smith of the Dale Association. Both organizations received a monetary donation from the Lewiston Community Lions in support of their work within the community.
Familiar territory for Wolverines: Niagara Falls upsets Jamestown to reach 3rd straight sectional title game
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines defeated the Jamestown Red Raiders 58-50 in the Section VI Class AA semifinals on Wednesday night.
Iron Chefs dominate on Food Network this spring
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:30 pm
The elite culinary skill, strategy and stamina of "Iron Chef America" returns to Food Network this spring with "Iron Chef Gauntlet," a fresh reboot of the fan-favorite franchise hosted by Alton Brown.
Niagara University student viewbook earns national award
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:30 pm
The power of Niagara University's undergraduate viewbook was apparent to a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals.
Erie County A 2016 'National Best and Brightest in Wellness' winner
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:15 pm
Erie County, in collaboration with the Labor Management Health Fund, Health Now and Independent Health, has been named a "2016 National Best and Brightest in Wellness" winner for creating an employee health and wellness program and fostering a culture of wellness.
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services: $250,000 in funding to support New York certified recovery peer advocates
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:15 pm
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) announced $250,000 in funding to support 500 certified recovery peer advocates across New York.
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls to host basket action
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:05 pm
A basket auction will be held Saturday, March 25, at Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls, 1055 N. Military Road, Niagara Falls. Doors will open at 10 a.m., with drawings beginning at 7 p.m.
Multilingual Matters conference stresses importance of TESOL teachers
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:05 pm
More than 180 school district and school administrators, teachers, teaching assistants and instructional support staff spent the day at Niagara University on Feb. 11 for a Multilingual Matters conference.
Dr. Hope Russell: Addressing importance of women's studies at Niagara University
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:55 pm
Dr. Hope Russell knows a thing or two about the history of women. So much, in fact, that she teaches courses all about it at Niagara University.
NBC Sports celebrates Women's History Month with 'TOMBOY'
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:55 pm
In coordination with the start of Women's History Month, NBC Sports amplifies "TOMBOY," a multiplatform documentary project about gender in sports.
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears announce 29-city North American summer tour
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:35 pm
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates are partnering with multiplatinum-selling band Tears For Fears for a 29-city North American tour.
Ortt, Seward, Butler & colleagues unveil legislation repealing elements of SAFE Act everywhere but NYC
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 01:30 pm
Republican New York State Sens. Rob Ortt and Jim Seward joined Republican Assemblyman Marc W. Butler and other lawmakers and gun rights advocates on Wednesday to unveil legislation to repeal elements of the NY SAFE Act throughout the state (except for the five boroughs of New York City).
ABC announces celebrity cast & professional dance partners for new season of 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:55 am
The new celebrity cast of "Dancing with the Stars" are donning their glitzy wardrobe and slipping on their dancing shoes as they ready themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off on Monday, March 20 (8-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.
Nonprofits urged to register for 5th annual 'Spring It On'
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
With only two weeks before kick-off, The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County is encouraging all Western New York nonprofit agencies to join forces and participate in the fifth annual "Spring It On" campaign. The 24-hour online fundraising event is designed to raise awareness and funds for not-for-profit organizations throughout Western New York.
Lockport GOP endorses McNall re-election bid
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
City of Lockport Republicans moved swiftly to endorse the re-election bid of one local official Monday night.
HS hoops: Lumberjacks roll over Grand Island
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:25 am
In front of a packed gym at Buffalo State College on Tuesday, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks defeated the Grand Island Vikings 64-34.
Collins: President Trump delivers clear vision for American success
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, released the following statement after President Donald Trump's address to Congress on Tuesday:
Erie County Office for the Disabled to work with local organizations to help 'Spread The Word to End the Word'
Wed, Mar 1st 2017 09:00 am
The Erie County Office for the Disabled will join forces with local human service agencies from around Erie County as part of an annual national effort to "Spread the Word to End the Word."
Cuomo announces action to expand cutting-edge breast cancer screening options for women
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 04:10 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced health insurers are required under New York Insurance Law to provide medically necessary coverage for 3-D mammograms without co-pays, coinsurance or deductibles.
Time running out to register early and save on Artpark Theater Academy
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
Artpark & Company is presenting a unique and new opportunity for local youth to let their talents shine in a full production of "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." presented in the Mainstage Theater. The production includes a complete set and will be created, designed, rehearsed and performed by academy students.
Flyers-Penguins NHL Stadium Series game is most-watched regular-season game in 3 years, excluding Winter Classics
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
NBC Sports' primetime presentation of the 2017 NHL Stadium Series on Saturday on NBC, featuring the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field, was the most-watched NHL regular-season game in three years, excluding Winter Classics, according to data provided by The Nielsen Company.
Sabres to cap 'Hockey is for Everyone' month with celebration of women's hockey
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will celebrate women's hockey at the final home game of "Hockey is for Everyone" month against the Nashville Predators on Feb. 28.
Grand Island Niagara University senior authors novel based on personal experiences
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:45 pm
Rachael Ruszkowski will graduate from Niagara University in May with degrees in marketing and communication studies - and a published novel.
Steven Curtis Chapman & Mark Mattingly launch Stable Collective, an entertainment-based management company
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:40 pm
Grammy Award-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman and artist manager Mark Mattingly announce the launch of their new business venture, The Stable Collective.