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'A Christmas Story' stars coming to Riviera Theatre
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
Carousel Promotions LLC will present "A Christmas Story Event," 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center.
Veterans Day breakfast in North Tonawanda
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the North Tonawanda Senior Center, 110 Goundry St. The event is sponsored by the North Tonawanda mayor's office and the Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks and is part of a morning of events for area veterans.
Who needs Chicago? Peter Cetera proves his worth at Fallsview
Sun, Oct 18th 2015 01:20 pm
Peter Cetera's performance Saturday at Ontario's Fallsview Casino was nothing short of masterful. But with it came an unfortunate realization.
24 Below is a unique experience
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 03:00 pm
Third Street in Niagara Falls continues to transform - with new businesses, improved housing and ambitious plans for the future. One new face is the 24 Below Gallery and Café, which opened its doors at 435 Third St. last May.
Pardon our dust: Aquarium readies for multimillion-dollar renovation
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara is celebrating its 50th birthday by doing what so many other 50-year-olds have done: It's getting a face-lift.
Grand Island Rotary Club: Art auction Oct. 24
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:30 am
The GI Rotary will hold an Art Auction at Byblos Niagara on Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 6 p.m. to raise proceeds for the GI Students Scholarship fund. The preview starts at 6 and the auction begins at 7 p.m.
Generations gather at Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:30 am
It's that time of year again: Families are making a trip to the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm to partake in seasonal hayrides, pumpkin picking and much more.
Frentzel running for town clerk
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:25 am
Patricia "Pattie" Frentzel has announced her candidacy for re-election for the office of Grand Island town clerk.
Grand Island: Council candidate sues over sign removals
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:25 am
The dispute over political campaign signs continued this week with the filing of a lawsuit on the matter in State Supreme Court by a candidate for Town Board against the Town of Grand Island government.
Writing a new chapter on Grand Island: Kaegebein teacher is author, mentor
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:25 am
Teacher Tricia McDonald has added author and playwright to her resume, and her fourth-grade students at Kaegebein Elementary are reaping the benefits as they learn to become authors, themselves.
Red Cross collections announced
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:20 am
The American Red Cross announces the following blood collections are scheduled in Niagara County:
Northgate to host dizziness and balance seminar
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, will host a free seminar on Dizziness and Balance Disorders Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m.
Obit: Judith F. Ponzi
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Judith F. (Jehrio) Ponzi, of the Town of Wheatfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. She was 74.
Obit: Patricia M. McNulty
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Island resident Patricia M. (née Murray) McNulty entered into rest Aug. 20, 2015.
Obit: Sigurd Schafer
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Sigurd Schafer entered into rest Oct. 9, 2015.
Gerald Mead Collection on display at NCCC
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Works from the Gerald Mead Collection will be on view at the Niagara County Community College Dolce Valvo Art Center from Oct. 22 to Nov. 20.
Moxham announces bid for Niagara County clerk
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Jamie Moxham is a candidate for the office of Niagara County clerk. She is the wife of Lockport attorney Walter Moxham and is the mother of two sons, Brennan and Zach. Moxham is a resident of Wilson and attended State University of New York at Buffalo.
Candidate forum on Grand Island
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:10 am
Candidates for public office met at Kaegebein Elementary for a forum Thursday night.
Decorate a pumpkin, send us a picture, and enter to win
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:05 am
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or craziest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prize packs in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
Theatre in the Mist's 'Hairspray' coming to Falls
Sat, Oct 17th 2015 11:00 am
Theatre in the Mist will open its run of the Tony Award-winning musical "Hairspray" on Oct. 23, at Niagara Falls High School.
Niagara University discussion looks at Love Canal 37 years later
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 05:10 pm
In the wake of Pope Francis' encyclical, Niagara University hosted a star-studded cast of environmental activists to speak about Love Canal at a panel discussion Thursday.
Lewiston Town Board delves into the budget
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 04:45 pm
Town of Lewiston Finance Officer Martha Blazick got down to the nuts and bolts Thursday on Lewiston's $15.6 million tentative 2016 budget. A work session included going through revenue line items, Highway Department and town clerk's office expenditures, and offering greater clarity on overall management and spending practices.
Opportunities Unlimited celebrates greenhouse grand opening
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 04:45 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, the Niagara County Chapter of NYSARC Inc., celebrated the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the Covanta Energy Greenhouse on Monday, at the agency's location in Wheatfield.
Interview: Peter Cetera brings hits to Fallsview Casino
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:25 pm
Peter Cetera loves his band. ... No, not that one.
Dr. Ahmed joins forces with RPCI to establish Roswell Park Hematology Oncology of Niagara
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:05 pm
One of the most experienced and trusted oncology practices in Niagara County has added services and resources through a new affiliation with Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Niagara University receives research grant from American Chemical Society
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:00 pm
Niagara University has received a $55,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for undergraduate research.
Paving will force one-day entrance closing at Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:00 pm
On Tuesday, Oct. 20, the north entrance and adjacent parking spaces to Mount St. Mary's Hospital from Military Road will be closed for paving.
'Scary Face Pancakes' return to haunt IHOP restaurants all October long
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:00 pm
Guests might think that IHOP stands for "International House of Poltergeists" this October, with the return of "Scary Face Pancakes" to the "Just for Kids" menu.
Family Wellness Festival set for Oct. 28 at North Tonawanda Public Library
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:00 pm
The River Road Primary Care Center will host its first-ever Family Wellness Festival from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive.
Niagara Catholic partners with Catholic Academy, St. Peter's and Stella to Celebrate Catholic Education
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
On Monday, Oct. 26, Niagara Catholic Jr. / Sr. High School will host its annual Celebrate Catholic Education in Niagara dinner. The 5:30 p.m. event will be held at Antonio's Restaurant, Conference & Banquet Center, located at 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Poloncarz presents 2016 Erie County proposed budget
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz presented his fiscal year 2016 proposed Erie County budget Thursday, which, he said, maintains and strengthens Erie County's quality-of-life services and programs, funds the repair of roads and infrastructure, and provides support for multiple economic development initiatives while holding the line on taxes.
3rd annual Lucy Town Half Marathon, 5K and Univera Kids 2K celebrates successful weekend
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
The National Comedy Center announced more than 700 runners participated last weekend in the third annual Lucy Town Half Marathon, 5K and Univera Kids 2K, including runners from 24 different states.
Antiques and fine arts auction to benefit Community Missions
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 04:25 pm
Community Missions will have its annual antiques and fine arts auction Sunday, Nov. 8, at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown, 100 Church St.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center: New rapid response team will benefit patients dealing with chronic disease
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 03:00 pm
People with chronic conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and bacterial pneumonia now have a new care option.
Thousands unite to finish the fight against breast cancer
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:50 pm
Thousands of local breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and corporate and community members will unite Saturday to help finish the fight against breast cancer at the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" 3K walk.
New England Patriots visit Indianapolis Colts in AFC Championship rematch on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:50 pm
In a rematch of last year's AFC Championship Game, Andrew Luck and the first-place Indianapolis Colts (AFC South, 3-2) host Tom Brady and the first-place New England Patriots (AFC East, 4-0) at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
Sequel in development for Disney Channel's hit movie 'Descendants'
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:50 pm
As fan fervor for Disney's "Descendants" grows around the world, a sequel script has been commissioned from the movie's screenwriters, Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon, who will also serve as executive producers on the project, "Descendants 2" (working title).
Schoellkopf Health Center celebrates $1.5 million upgrade
Thu, Oct 15th 2015 02:05 pm
The Schoellkopf Health Center today celebrated the completion of more than $1.5 million in upgrades to the 120-bed facility.
NT teachers seek long-awaited contract
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 11:00 pm
On the evening of Oct. 7, more than 150 North Tonawanda teachers gathered outside a school board meeting, signs in hand, expressing their unified message: After waiting more than four years, they want a contract that can give them more than what they've been dealt.
'Alvin and The Chipmunks: Live On Stage' at UB
Wed, Oct 14th 2015 05:25 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo presents "Alvin and The Chipmunks: Live On Stage" at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2. Tickets are $36.50, $31.50 and $26.50. A VIP meet-and-greet is available for an additional $25.

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