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'No Time To Die' star Daniel Craig announces search for talented James Bond fans as poster design brief launches worldwide
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 08:55 am
EON Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM), Universal Pictures International and United Artists Releasing have launched a global initiative challenging the most creative 007 fans to produce original James Bond poster artwork, ahead of the April 2020 release of "No Time To Die."
GIFC helps Light Up the Boulevard
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Santa Claus (Noah Teator) and an elf (Megan Stanley) of the Grand Island Fire Co. rode ladder truck No. 6 last Saturday in the Light Up the Boulevard Parade to the Town Commons, where Santa lit the town Christmas tree. (Photo by Larry Austin)
GIHS takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District's coaching staff and supporters of the Unified basketball team took the plunge this weekend for the Special Olympics.
Grand Island businesses recovering after plaza fire
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
A fire on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Tai Pei restaurant, 2315 Grand Island Blvd., has impacted neighboring businesses in the same plaza.
Neighbors Foundation conducts annual holiday food drive
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
This year's Neighbors Foundation food drive once again supported dozens of Island families in temporary need this holiday season.
Obituary: James Nowicki
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Veteran broadcaster James Nowicki passed away Friday, Dec. 6. A Grand Island resident for most of his life, Jim loved the Island, only living elsewhere when his first love demanded it.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce preparing for anniversary year
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Leadership within the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce welcomed members to a year-end breakfast on Wednesday at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Lower River Road Town Park moving forward following SEQR
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
At the Dec. 9 Lewiston Town Board meeting, the board approved a negative declaration for the land at 4358 Lower River Road following State Environmental Quality Review Act findings. The declaration maintains that, based on tests and reviews done at the project site, the proposed town development has been determined not to have significant adverse environmental impacts.
Village of Lewiston: Amy Salada retiring at month's end
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Over the course of 30 years, there's no telling how many people Amy Salada has spoken with from her side of the clerk's office counter. Most comments have been cordial; others, well, not so much.
DPW awaiting final pieces for Lewiston waterfront
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Fishermen and visitors to the Village of Lewiston waterfront have noticed the last remnant of the old, damaged dock is gone. A replacement is on the way, and will be installed as soon as possible - likely after the holidays.
Village of Lewiston: Historical room invites visitors
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
"There's a lot of history, if people will just take the time to look," Russell H. Piper Jr. said Sunday.
Tour of Homes winners announced
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Attendees of the 15th annual Lewiston Tour of Homes had an opportunity to vote on their favorite home as "Best in Show." The "Par for Christmas" house decorated by Fay Bailey of Fay Bailey Designs, and Catherine Rotella and Al Piccirillo of Piccirillo's Florist, is the winner.
Legacy at Lewiston: New patio home community a step above
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Welcome to the Legacy at Lewiston Patio Homes Condominium Community. Located on scenic Northridge Drive, just below Ridge Road and operated by LMK Realty Associates LLC, this all-new condo community is comprised of 15 duplex units. These extend from the first bend on Northridge Drive west to West Eddy Drive. Units offer each buyer exemplary housing with truly unique offerings.
Jonas Brothers to deliver first performance of 2020 live from Miami on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020'
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 06:25 pm
dick clark productions and ABC announced Grammy-nominated band Jonas Brothers will perform live from Miami on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020," kicking off the new decade with the first performance of the year, just after midnight.
WNY companies to create structures made entirely from canned goods to benefit FeedMore WNY
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 06:10 pm
Beginning this evening, six Western New York companies will compete to build structures - Canstructions - made entirely out of canned goods. Employees from Watts Architecture & Engineering, CPL Architecture & Engineering, Trautman Associates, Ferguson Electric, Marathon Energy/Buffalo State and Hamburg Gaming are schedule to participate in the competition with all canned goods used benefitting FeedMore of Western New York.
2019 poverty initiatives allocation designates over $1.6 million in county antipoverty grants
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 06:10 pm
Sixteen local organizations have been designated to receive over $1.6 million in grant funding as part of the 2019 poverty initiatives allocation following recommendations from the Erie County Poverty Committee, which evaluated 61 proposals from qualified not-for-profit agencies seeking to provide transformational projects that empower those living in or at risk of falling into poverty.
New UB institute to address health disparities in Buffalo
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 06:00 pm
In collaboration with the community, the University at Buffalo is focusing the expertise and passions of researchers and students from across the university on a major new effort to address one of the most pressing problems facing the City of Buffalo: health disparities among people who live on the east side.
Niagara County clerk announces plan for implementing Green Light Law; pushing customers to Lockport
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:55 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Friday announced his plan for implementing New York state's new Green Light Law.
Welcome to Lewiston, Meraki Salon & Spa
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:50 pm
On Friday, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting with Meraki Salon & Spa and owner Lisa Carney-Brochey. Meraki means to do something with soul, creativity or love; to put something of yourself in your work.
'Delicious Miss Brown' returns with brand-new menu of southern dishes, family traditions & Sea Island culture
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:45 pm
Cook and caterer Kardea Brown's passion for food began in the Sea Islands of Charleston, South Carolina, where she grew up surrounded by a loving family and lots of incredible food. In the 13-episode second season of "Delicious Miss Brown," Kardea invites viewers into her world to share her cherished family recipes and southern culture.
First Aid Kit pay tribute to Marie Fredriksson with Roxette cover of 'It Must Have Been Love'
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:40 pm
First Aid Kit stopped by Swedish radio station MusikhjÀlpen and joined Marja Francis for a performance of Roxette's "It Must Have Been Love" in honor of the late Marie Fredriksson. Listen here.
AAA Western & Central New York honored among Travel Impressions' 'Best of The Best' Travel Agencies
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:40 pm
AAA Western and Central New York has been recognized by Travel Impressions (www.travelimpressions.com), one of the country's largest tour operators selling destinations worldwide, as a "Best of the Best" travel agency.
Walt Disney Television renews 'Tamron Hall' for second season
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:40 pm
Walt Disney Television has renewed the nationally syndicated talk show "Tamron Hall" for a second season, it was announced by Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment.
Buffalo Zoo welcomes Zhanna, new endangered Amur tiger
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:35 pm
On Friday, Zhanna the Amur tiger made her public debut at the Buffalo Zoo.
Gingerbread house competition comes to a close
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:40 pm
It was a "Gingerbread Wonderland" in the Niagara Culinary Institute this last weekend as gingerbread houses were on display, with ribbons attached, for the American Culinary Federation competition.
Firefighters and students give back
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:40 pm
The Niagara Falls Firefighters annual Christmas Toy fund kicked off this past weekend at Niagara Falls High School with multiple dance and music groups gracing the stage as officials described the effort put into this event.
DEC initiates public comment on possible brownfield at former Military Road School
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:35 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced a period of public comment regarding the school on Military Road in the Town of Niagara, which was destroyed in a fire in July.
WBA votes in Best Business of 2019
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:35 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association met Monday to install its officers and vote on the Best Business and Best Business Person of 2019. This year Anette Tomlin of BankOnBuffalo was voted Best Business Person, and Rex Vosburgh's Caliber Arms and Ammo was voted Best Business.
Wheatfield Garden Club honors members, installs officers
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:30 pm
Founding members of the Wheatfield Garden Club were honored Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Club's annual Christmas party held at Pane's Restaurant on Payne Avenue. Included were Betty Painter, Arlene Mante, Nancy Mihalko and Doris Leaderstorf. Absent were Shirley Allen and Clarice Poerschke.
BankOnBuffalo opens new, state-of-the-art Niagara Falls branch
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:20 pm
BankOnBuffalo recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its most technologically advanced and customer-centric branch, as well as its first branch in the City of Niagara Falls.
Family & Friends race for Chase!
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:20 pm
On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Tuscarora Community came together to support the Hill family at the Tuscarora 5K Chase and Kids Fun Run.
'Christmas at the Farm' is family fun
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:10 pm
For family fun with the kids this winter, there's a place at 2660 Saunders Settlement Road called the Sanborn Farm Museum. It's becoming the site of "Christmas at the Farm" for two days in the middle of the holiday season: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15.
Carnegie Center holds biggest 'Art off the Wall' to date
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:05 pm
The Carnegie Art Center hosted a big night this past Thursday for its annual "Art off the Wall" event. The largest wall was covered with small 5-by-7-inch pieces of art, while the space also contained a room dedicated to 12-by-12-inch canvases and even tinted glass that were bid on silently by artists' fans.
'The Nutcracker' is now playing
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 03:05 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Co. will present "The Nutcracker" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road. The GNBC's production showcases both local and Canadian dancers in a ballet set to the direction of artistic director Beverley Feder and Julie Traver. In addition, local character actors and brave parents will participate in the Act I party scene.
AAA urges drivers to safely secure Christmas trees
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 09:30 am
Real or artificial? According to new consumer research, AAA estimates 84 million Americans (33%) will buy a real Christmas tree this holiday season. Whether purchased at a local tree lot, a fresh cut farm or a retail store, each of these trees must be transported from where it is sold to its final destination. A real Christmas tree that isn't properly secured can become a dangerous projectile, endangering others on the road.
NYSEG and RG&E provide customer safety tips to avoid carbon monoxide exposure
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 09:30 am
NYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of AVANGRID, remind customers to take the proper precautions to protect themselves and their family from dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) fumes.
The Skin Cancer Foundation shares sun protection tips for tropical holiday vacations
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 09:30 am
With the holiday season upon us, many people are hoping to escape the cold to a sunny shore far away. A winter getaway is a great time to relax and have fun, but it's important to remember that ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can cause severe skin damage, sunburn and ultimately contribute to the development of skin cancer.
Devlin 'Duck' Hodges & streaking Steelers host Josh Allen & Buffalo Bills in pivotal AFC playoff race matchup on NBC's Sunday Night Football
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 09:05 am
Rookie quarterback Devlin Hodges and the Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5) host Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills (9-4) on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" this week in a matchup between two teams currently in position to earn AFC Wild Card positions. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by kickoff at 8:20 p.m. from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Rental fraud pervasive among home, vacation property listings, Better Business Bureau study shows
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 07:00 am
The place seems like a dream come true: the right space, the right location, the right price. But is it really for rent? Or will the renter or traveler arrive to find their money gone with nowhere to stay?
Study finds association between poor diet, age-related macular degeneration
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 07:00 am
Participants who ate a diet high in red and processed meat, fried food, refined grains and high-fat dairy were three times more likely to develop an eye condition that damages the retina and affects a person's central vision, according to the results of a study from the University at Buffalo.
 

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