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Physician assistant joins Memorial's primary care team
Tue, Jun 28th 2016 10:30 am
Colin Tedesco, P.A., has joined Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's primary care medical staff.
State comments on water sheen
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 09:10 pm
This statement from the Department of Public Service and the Department of Environmental Conservation regarding the FitzPatrick plant shut down was sent late Monday night.
Youngstown: Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps to perform at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 09:05 pm
The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps will perform at Old Fort Niagara at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, as part of the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps' summer 2016 tour of New England.
Buffalo Sabres qualify seven restricted free agents
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 09:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team tendered a qualifying offer to the following restricted free agents: forwards Daniel Catenacci, Marcus Foligno and Zemgus Girgensons; defensemen Jake McCabe, Casey Nelson and Rasmus Ristolainen; and goaltender Jason Kasdorf.
Higgins announces student winners of Congressional Art Competition
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 04:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The 2016 grand prizewinner from his district is Ricky Chen, an exchange student from China, living in Williamsville and attending Cardinal O'Hara High School in Tonawanda.
Percussion garden debuts at Artpark
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 03:35 pm
Artpark & Company officially opened its percussion garden Sunday with a ceremony and live performances by Emerald Grove.
USDA reminds Americans to avoid foodborne bacteria on Fourth of July
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:55 pm
Whether you're enjoying a barbecue in the great outdoors, traveling to see family or friends, or spending time at home, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food safety and inspection service (FSIS) is urging everyone to take extra food safety precautions when planning their menu.
Niagara County: Services committee hails opening of lunch sites
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:45 pm
The Niagara County Legislature's top social services program watchdog hailed today's opening of summer lunch sites around the county, where youth will be able to obtain free breakfast and lunch meals throughout the summer.
Grammy winners for KING & COUNTRY launch fall headline tour
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:35 pm
Two-time Grammy-Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will embark on their biggest headline tour to date this fall, along with KB and special guest Jordan Feliz.
Celebrate Independence Day at Old Falls Street's '4th of July Carnival'
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:35 pm
Old Falls Street USA is partnering with Hammerl Amusements to present its first "4th of July Carnival" this three-day weekend (noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 2, through Monday, July 4).
Road closure on William Street starting Tuesday
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:15 pm
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning division of sewerage management has announced William Street in the Town of Lancaster will be closed between Transit Road and Penora Street starting on Tuesday. The road is expected to be re-opened Friday evening.
Buffalo Sabres select nine players on day 2 of NHL Draft, including Rasmus Asplund, Cliff Pu, Austin Osmanski
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres selected nine players on Saturday, the second day of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center.
Skillet to embark on U.S. headline tour in support of new album, 'Unleashed'
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 02:10 pm
Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet will embark on a headline tour of the U.S. this September. The tour will kick off Sept. 22 in Clive, Iowa, and run through October with more dates to be added and announced in the near future.
Chris Jacobs brings 'Thank-A-Vet' to Grand Island
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 pm
Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs will bring a "Thank-A-Vet" outreach event to the Nike Base Community Center, located at 3278 Grand Island Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, to issue discount cards to honorably discharged veterans who file their original DD-214 (discharge papers) with the clerk's office.
Village of Lewiston taking different route to speed limit reduction
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:15 am
Members of the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees said they're hopeful the third time will be the charm in requesting a lowering of Center Street's speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.
Leaders discuss Lewiston Police Department contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
Lewiston Police Department contract issues occupied significant discussion at Monday's joint session of the Lewiston Town Board and the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees, held at the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Grand Island Board of Education: SRPs picket and voice displeasure at lack of contract
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 08:00 am
School district employees picketed on the sidewalk of Ransom Road prior to Monday's Board of Education meeting.
Volunteers clean up Staley Road
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:50 am
A volunteer group from Thermo Fisher Scientific cleaned up Staley Road as part of a newly created Adopt-A-Highway program with the Town of Grand Island.
Zonta Club: Islanders attended anti-violence fundraiser
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:50 am
Members of the Zonta Club of Grand Island were among Grand Islanders attending the Voices Ending Violence Breakfast on June 10 at the Buffalo Convention Center.
Lewiston Moose Lodge donates to anglers
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
Members of the Lower Niagara Moose Lodge 584 board of officers recently presented a $500 donation to the Niagara River Anglers Association - proceeds from the lodge's participation in the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival.
Greenway signage offers history lesson
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis hosted an unveiling ceremony of the Niagara River/Erie Canal Signage Expansion Project, Erie County-Tonawanda section, on May 11 in the Niawanda Park Pavilion.
Above and Beyond: Island firefighters receive Allstate 'Helping Hand' grant
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
Grand Island Fire Chief Matt Osinski reports the Grand Island Fire Co. is the recipient of the 2016 "Hands in the Community" award through the Mastantuono Allstate Agency.
Vendor applications available for Olde Sanborn Days
Sat, Jun 25th 2016 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Niagara County Central is currently accepting applications for its 26th annual Olde Sanborn Days Arts and Craft Show.
Buffalo Sabres select Alexander Nylander 8th overall, trade for Dmitry Kulikov
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 11:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres selected forward Alexander Nylander (Mississauga - OHL) with the eighth overall pick of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center.
Assemblyman Ceretto announces grant for Lewiston Public Library
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:40 pm
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto announced the Lewiston Pubic Library has been awarded a $120,000 construction grant, which he helped secure in last year's state budget. The funding will be used to upgrade the library roof.
Only on Old Falls Street
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 09:30 pm
Old Falls Street kicked-off the first "Legends Live" concert of the 2016 season on Friday.
'Marshall' scenes with Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown filmed at Daemen's presidential residence
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 06:25 pm
Filming in the Buffalo/Niagara region for "Marshall," a legal thriller starring Chadwick Boseman as a young Thurgood Marshall, a future Supreme Court justice, was recently on location at Daemen College's presidential residence, where scenes were shot for the new movie.
Adventure Room Niagara opens in Lewiston
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 06:15 pm
Adventure Room Niagara officially opens to the public Saturday. It's located in the Cayuga Street mini-plaza behind Tin Pan Alley. For more information, call 716-713-9066 or visit www.adventureroomsniagarany.com.
'The Chew' turns up the heat with instant kitchen upgrades, BBQ bonanza
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 04:05 pm
ABC's Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show "The Chew" has all you need to know to enhance your cooking as well as your life with an all-new instant upgrades show, a bonanza of barbecue options for summer entertaining, and sizzling celebrities.
Niagara Falls traveler advisory
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 04:00 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced bridge maintenance is scheduled to begin next week on Interstate 190, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Aquarium of Niagara, Penn Dixie team up
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Aquarium of Niagara will team up with Penn Dixie to bring aquarium visitors a one-of-a-kind fossil dig - where participants get to dig for fossils!
Ruocco, Bolger united in marriage
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Dr. Kevin Patrick Bolger and Dr. Meaghan Allyce Ruocco were married at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, in St. Michael's Church in Buffalo.
Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers!
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:40 pm
Saturday was perfect weather to get out and mow the lawn or watch the greatest spectacle in lawn mowing: the Grand Island Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, held on West River Parkway between Long Road and Sunset Drive.
Wheatfield Board disagrees with biosolid ruling
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Town Board decided Monday it will consult the law firm Bond, Schenck & King on taking possible further action against the Department of Agriculture & Markets' June 9 ruling that the town's biosolids law is "unreasonably" restrictive.
'Hounds & Heroes' event to benefit SPCA of Niagara
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:35 pm
A local event to honor servicemen and women and first-responders is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, as the SPCA of Niagara hosts its annual "Hounds & Heroes" fundraiser at Reservoir State Park.
Town of Niagara: Board schedules public hearing to rezone former Walmart site
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:30 pm
During Tuesday's Town of Niagara meeting, the board scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. July 19 to discuss rezoning of the former Walmart building from general business to light industrial.
Museum holds grand-opening for new building, exhibits
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
The Das Haus, Einhaus, und Der Stall German Heritage Museum in Bergholz held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 for its reconstructed 1840s-era einhaus (house and barn combination).
North Tonawanda: Rotary Club says goodbye after 99 years
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:25 pm
After nearly a century of service, the Rotary Club of the Tonawandas will soon be no more. But the organization is determined to make sure it will not be forgotten.
Oakwood Cemetery unveils community honorees
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 03:20 pm
On Saturday, June 11, the Oakwood Cemetery at 763 Portage Road unveiled the newest honorees of its Notable Persons recognition program.