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Northeast Kidney Foundation of Greater Buffalo holds tree-decorating ceremony
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:35 pm
The Northeast Kidney Foundation of Greater Buffalo is presenting a tree-decorating ceremony to honor donor families and living donors who have benefited numerous recipients across Western New York and the U.S.
Buffalo Sabres recall Larsson from Rochester
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday the team recalled forward Johan Larsson from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Buffalo Sabres sign Justin Bailey to entry-level contract
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 01:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday the team signed forward Justin Bailey to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Photos: Nik Wallenda successfully crosses 'Windy City' of Chicago live on Discovery
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 12:25 pm
Nik Wallenda, "The King of the Highwire," made history Sunday after successfully crossing the "Windy City" of Chicago on a tightrope without a net or tether.
Free chronic disease self-management workshop series in Niagara County
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 07:00 am
Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or arthritis, join in for a free chronic disease self-management workshop series, starting Tuesday, Nov. 18 (6-8:30 p.m.), and running for six consecutive Tuesdays at St. John's Food Pantry.
Bell ringers sought
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 07:00 am
The Salvation Army of Niagara Falls is looking for volunteers for its Red Kettle Campaign from Nov. 10 through Dec. 24.
Parent group to hold sensory processing disorder workshop
Mon, Nov 3rd 2014 07:00 am
Parent Network of WNY will hold a workshop on sensory processing disorder from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road.
New ambulance celebrated in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:05 am
Anyone who's ever wondered how donations to the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. are spent or where money raised at the annual Field Days goes should take the time to stop at the firehall Sunday, Nov. 2.
Town of Lewiston adopts 2015 budget
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
Beyond Artpark, Monday's Lewiston Town Board discussions transgressed to a number of other areas - just about all of them budget-related.
Artpark discussions at Town of Lewiston budget session
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston Town Board opened Monday's session amid good feelings with commendations for Lewiston Police Officer Gregory T. Schuey, who marked his final day of service with LPD Sept. 7 at the Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival in Academy Park.
Monument maintenance
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
Volunteers from the Historic Association of Lewiston performed maintenance Thursday on both the Freedom Crossing and Tuscarora Heroes monuments in Lewiston.
Schuey honored
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
Town of Lewiston councilmembers and Supervisor Dennis Brochey stand with retired LPD Officer Greg Schuey following Monday's presentation.
Country Doctor celebrates first anniversary at new location
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
One year ago, Lewiston's The Country Doctor moved to 549 Center St. - the heart of the village's business district. Vendors made the move, in part, because of the uncertainty of a potential development engulfing their former site. Just as importantly, they realized business would boom at this end of Center Street.
Lew-Port BOE honors student, announces input process
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
At its Tuesday meeting, the Lewiston-Porter Board of Recognition presented a "Do The Right Thing Award" to Middle School student Charlie Dieteman.
Stuart winner of Lewiston No. 1 fund drive
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 presented a 50-inch flat screen TV to James Stuart of Lewiston. The prize was part of the fire company's recent fund drive where residents who responded were entered in the giveaway.
Marjim Manor announces vendor fair, 'Ugly Wine Bottle Sweater' contest
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Winery at Marjim Manor is hosting its annual fall vendor fair Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9.
Hole-in-one times two
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 06:55 am
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club has congratulated Roger Wisniewski of East Amherst on his hole-in-one on its 18th hole Monday, Oct. 20. Wisniewski used a TaylorMade 7-iron and Titleist golf ball for the shot of 136 yards.
Obit: George H. Hibbard
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:25 pm
George H. Hibbard, 63, of Lewiston, died after a lengthy illness Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Retirement party for Anne Welch set for Nov. 13
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:20 pm
A retirement party for recently retired Village of Lewiston Clerk/Treasurer Anne Welch, pictured, will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa, 100 Center St.
Powerlifting competition headed to Bergholz
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:15 pm
Bergholz will soon be home to the Town of Wheatfield's first ever powerlifting competition, thanks to the efforts of a local athlete.
Pancakes for seniors
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:00 pm
The Town of Niagara Lions Club will hold a free seniors pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at St. Leo's, 2748 Military Road.
Painters Plus 'Pumpkin Painting Party'
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:00 pm
Painters Plus will hold a "Pumpkin Painting Party" for kids of all ages from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the shop at 800 Walck Road in North Tonawanda.
N-WF inducts 3 into National Technical Honor Society
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:00 pm
Katie DeRose, Jacob Kujawa and Ariel Mrzygut from Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District were inducted in the National Technical Honor Society on Oct. 29 at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.
Ziti dinner
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:00 pm
St. John Lutheran Church and School will hold a ziti dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. (or until sold out) on Election Night, Tuesday, Nov. 4. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the school's seventh and eighth grade class trips to Washington, D.C.
Blood drives slated
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 04:00 pm
The American Red Cross will hold two area blood drives next month.
Wheatfield celebrates Halloween
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:55 pm
The Town of Wheatfield held its annual Children's Halloween Party Saturday at the Wheatfield Youth Center. More than 400 families and upward of 200 children enjoyed the evening, which included an old-fashioned hayride, a bounce house, crafts, snacks and refreshments.
Town of Niagara prepares for Electric Lights Parade
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:55 pm
Military Road will once again ring in the holiday season with the Town of Niagara's annual Electric Lights Parade Saturday, Nov. 1.
St. Mark Lutheran Church announces Candy Cane Fair Craft Show
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:55 pm
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1135 Oliver St. in North Tonawanda, will hold its annual Candy Cane Fair Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1.
Buffalo Veterans Day Parade signup deadline
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:55 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 8, veterans groups, civic groups and other veteran supporters will march in the 2014 Veterans Day Parade in Buffalo. Lineup is at Delaware Avenue and Edward Street with step off at 11 a.m. travelling down Delaware Avenue, ending at City Hall.
First Presbyterian Church holiday sale
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:55 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., Tonawanda, will hold a holiday sale from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. Items to be sold include jewelry, clothing, books, decorations and more.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo elects four trustees
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
Four new members have been elected to the Catholic Charities of Buffalo board of trustees. They are the Rev. Gregory Dobson, Christina Orsi, Deacon Miguel Santos and Stephen Ulrich.
Safety tips for a spooky night
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
Halloween is a night filled with candy, costumes, a bit of fear and a lot of fun, but it can also be a dangerous night if you don't take the proper safety precautions. With ghosts, goblins, vampires and zombies roaming the streets, it's important motorists, parents and children all take steps to be safe.
Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Bette Midler on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
Jessica Chastain discusses the film "Interstellar."
Local labor groups give back to community with 6th annual 'Labor's Night at the Races'
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:40 pm
The Niagara/Orleans Labor Councils executive board recently made a check presentation to the United Way of Greater Niagara's board of directors.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:25 pm
The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male giraffe.
Depew Allstate agency volunteers for 'Rummage for Rover' for Erie County SPCA
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
Employees of the Lemke Advisory Allstate Insurance Agency, located at 2304 George Urban Blvd., Depew, participated in the fourth annual "Rummage for Rover" event this month. More than $10,000 was raised to benefit the Erie County SPCA.
Buffalo Sabres assign Sam Reinhart to Kootenay
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team assigned forward Sam Reinhart to the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League.
NU professor earns awards from American Journalism Historians Association
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, was presented with two awards during the American Journalism Historians Association conference in St. Paul, Minnesota, held Oct. 9-11.
Buffalo City Mission in need of turkeys
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:20 pm
With less than 30 days left to Thanksgiving, the Buffalo City Mission needs the community's help in collecting turkeys for meals serving program residents, shelter guests and those in the community who are in need. This year's goal is 3,000.
DEC announces aggressive plan to prevent spread of tree invasive in Western New York
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 03:15 pm
Through a partnership with The Nature Conservancy and Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Department of Environmental Conservation is taking action to prevent the spread of hemlock woolly adelgid (or HWA) into the Zoar Valley multiple use area and Zoar Valley unique area, the agency announced.