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Niagara County Department of Health, American Cancer Society work toward eliminating HPV cancers in New York
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 04:35 pm
Half of New York adolescents are at risk for the development of human papillomavirus (HPV) associated cancers later in life. Niagara County Department of Health is collaborating with the American Cancer Society to eliminate HPV cancers in the state.
Obituary: William R. Kantenwein
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 04:15 pm
William R. Kantenwein, 67, passed away surrounded by his family on July 2, 2018, after a courageous battle against cancer. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. William J. Kantenwein on May 25, 1951.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival details, schedule
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 04:10 pm
The Sanborn Area Historical Society is set to host the 14th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 28, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot is now $433 million
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 03:55 pm
The jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions drawing is now $433,000,000. The $11,000,000 boost is attributed to brisk sales across all 46 participating lottery jurisdictions. This jackpot is the sixth-largest in the game's history. The last jackpot hit was $142 million in Ohio on May 4 of this year.
Singer/songwriter John Tibbs debuts new song, Maren Morris-penned 'Dear Hate'
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 03:55 pm
Singer/songwriter and GMA Dove Award nominee John Tibbs announced the release of his latest single, "Dear Hate." Co-written and originally recorded by Grammy Award winner and country music star Maren Morris, Tibbs decided there was no better time for him to record the song than now.
Chander joins pathology staff at Memorial
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 03:55 pm
Ankush Chander, M.D., M.Sc., has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as assistant director of medical laboratories.
Austin French drops new single, 'Born Again'
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 03:55 pm
"Born Again," the latest track from contemporary pop artist Austin French, is available now. Off the singer's anticipated album, "Wide Open," the song is set to impact Christian radio on Aug. 24 as the second single from the record, following his debut hit "Freedom Hymn," which hit top 10.
IMPACT/ReNU Niagara offering 'Capacity College' grant training this fall
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 03:55 pm
IMPACT/ReNU Niagara, a program of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement at Niagara University, will once again offer grant training this fall.
Muse release new single and video, 'Something Human'
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 03:55 pm
Muse unleashed their newest single and video, "Something Human," from their upcoming album coming this November.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 02:00 pm
The staff of Orleans/Niagara BOCES is once again taking steps to help members of the community find employment.
Artpark: Casting change for 'The Odyssey' as Courtney Balan replaces Emily Skinner
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 05:00 pm
Artpark & Company on Thursday announced a casting change for the upcoming production of "The Odyssey." Accomplished Broadway actress Courtney Balan will replace Emily Skinner in the role of Penelope/Circe. Skinner had to bow out due to a family emergency.
Berkshire Farm Center named chamber member of the month
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 05:00 pm
The Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas recently named Berkshire Farm Center its July member of the month.
Niagara-Wheatfield classes of 1972 & 73 reunion
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 05:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield High School Classes of 1972 and 1973 will hold a combined class reunion at Jack's Grill and Banquet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11.
NRCA hosting summer picnic
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 05:00 pm
On Aug. 22, the Niagara Region Construction Alliance will host its annual summer picnic.
Town of Wheatfield Lions hold picnic in support of blind
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 04:45 pm
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club hosted guests with special needs at the Five Senses Park and community services and event center on Ward Road.
Carnival Kids perform for people with disabilities
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 04:30 pm
The Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra from Lancaster High School gave a special performance Thursday morning for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities supported by Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
Art Therapy exhibition at Project 308 Gallery
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 04:30 pm
Art Therapy Buffalo, an alliance of art therapists working in the Buffalo-Niagara region, will host the third annual group exhibition at the Project 308 Gallery from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3.
Kingsmen motorcyle club member pleads guilty to RICO conspiracy
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 04:30 pm
U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Monday that Glen Stacharczyck, 53, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to RICO conspiracy, before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Town of Niagara: Resident speaks out on personal Trump sign
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 04:00 pm
The Town of Niagara Town Board met for their monthly meeting Tuesday night and heard from an unhappy resident.
Monumental Women of WNY to be recognized in new project
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 03:20 pm
The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women and the Monumental Women of WNY Committee have announced a new program to highlight the achievements of Western New York women. Monumental Women of WNY will recognize trailblazing women of WNY through the placement of a series of public monuments and plaques that will highlight the "hidden history" of women in public life, and help to raise awareness of the many contributions women have made to this region.
Aquarium of Niagara: 'Aliens of the Sea' fully funded
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 03:15 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara announced Thursday that funding for "Aliens of the Sea" is complete thanks to the generosity of a $100,000 grant awarded by the East Hill Foundation.
Gov't Mule bucking convention as band readies for Artpark show; Warren Haynes interview
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 02:55 pm
The Warren Haynes-led band released a new album last year - a record that speaks to the divide in America, while also offering cuts that satisfy today's rock 'n' roll, blues and country music fans.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS football schedule released
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 01:00 pm
Recently, Niagara-Wheatfield High School released their upcoming football schedule.
Niagara Power seeing success on, off diamond
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 01:00 pm
Sports teams in their first year have their struggles at times. Unless you're the Vegas Golden Knights and reach the Stanley Cup Finals in your first season, most teams see varied success. For the Niagara Power of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, it may not be their first year in existence, but it's their inaugural season under the direction of Niagara University.
PHOTOS: Canal Fest Parade runs through T-NT
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 12:00 pm
On Tuesday night, in the cities of North Tonawanda and Tonawanda, the annual Canal Fest parade ran through the streets in front of a well-attended crowd.
Photos: Tedeschi Trucks Band impresses at Artpark
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 11:10 am
The high-powered 12-piece Tedeschi Trucks Band returned to Artpark on July 17 to headline "Tuesdays in the Park." Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks and co. didn't disappoint, showing off their guitar licks and her vocal prowess.
New this summer: War of 1812 Grand Encampment features hundreds of re-enactors & more demonstrations
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:50 am
Old Fort Niagara will host the largest War of 1812 event in its history on July 28-29. The fort was selected by the War of 1812 Grand Tactical Committee to host its biggest annual event, the War of 1812 Grand Encampment, which attracts hundreds of re-enactors from the U.S. and Canada and will feature U.S. and British land forces, naval vessels, personnel and artillery, Native allies, tactical demonstrations and living-history programming. The event is July 28-29.
Univera Healthcare grant expands job training program for people with developmental disabilities
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:45 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, received a $3,000 grant from Univera Healthcare to upgrade two job training programs that support people with developmental disabilities.
UB artist-in-residence to present immersive industrial documentary at Silo City
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:45 am
Valery Lyman, a filmmaker and fellow at the Film Study Center at Harvard University whose viewer-participant approach physically engages an audience with the subjects and landscape of her work, will present her documentary installation, "Breaking Ground," as part of her residency in the University at Buffalo Creative Arts Initiative Aug. 1 to Oct. 10.
Jack Beatty Memorial Hospice Cruise & Clambake raises thousands for new ambulette
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
The 19th annual Jack Beatty Memorial Cruise and Clambake, held Friday, July 13, continued its tradition of lively entertainment, delicious food and leisurely sailing, all to benefit Niagara Hospice. The event raised a large amount to support the purchase of a new ambulette for Niagara Hospice. A formal check presentation will be in October at Niagara Hospice.
TobyMac drops new track 'Everything'
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
TobyMac is sharing "Everything," an unexpected new song released at midnight EST. The new, infectious tune was penned by TobyMac and will go for radio adds on Aug. 10.
Summertime DWI review shows decline in arrests
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Wednesday by Commissioner of Central Police Services James Jancewicz, Kenmore Village Police Chief Peter Breitnauer, and members of the Crusade Against Impaired Driving Foundation to review county DWI arrests through mid-year. He also accepted a donation from CAID to the STOP-DWI office.
Welcome to Lewiston, Monica
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening with Monica Mehta and her husband, George, at the new retail location of Monica - Jewelry Design.
Lew-Port's 'Rock of Ages' will 'melt your face off'
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
Teal's Niagara Theatre Co. will produce "Rock of Ages" at the Lewiston-Porter High School Performing Arts Center on July 27-28. The show chronicles the love between wannabe rocker Drew and would-be actress Sherrie. Set to a soundtrack featuring the music of Styx, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Steve Perry and Poison, "Rock of Ages" has been called "the jukebox musical that will melt your face off."
Higgins advocates for federal funding for DL&W Terminal project
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is pushing for the DL&W Terminal in Buffalo to receive federal funding in the next round of awards granted through the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Higgins testifies before International Trade Commission on newsprint tariffs
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
Earlier this week, Congressman Brian Higgins testified before the International Trade Commission (ITC) during a hearing about the investigation on tariffs on the import of Canadian uncoated groundwood paper used in local newspaper printing nationwide.
Erie County Fair: New 'I-Hub' to promote innovation, imagination, ingenuity
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 10:40 am
The 179th Erie County Fair will see the debut of a newly created exhibit area with the goal of exciting Western New Yorker's about technology, engineering and the sciences. "I-Hub at the Fair," with the "I" standing for "innovation, imagination & ingenuity," will be located inside the fair's Showplace Building. The display will focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) businesses and education through daily demonstrations, interactive displays and hands-on activities.
Jim Kelly receives Jimmy V Award at ESPYS
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 09:00 am
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and Hall of Famer Jim Kelly was honored with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2018 ESPYS on Wednesday.
Lewiston residents at odds with village over potential Frontier House purchase
Tue, Jul 17th 2018 04:50 pm
The village's transaction is contingent on acquiring financing, the results of the 120-day due diligence period, as well as the comments received from the public.
VFW: Limited-edition 'Circle of Honor' coin released
Tue, Jul 17th 2018 01:25 pm
The Lewiston Veterans of Foreign Wars has released its new coin commemorating the future "Circle of Honor." It is the first "challenge" coin the local veterans organization has minted and features the "Circle of Honor" project, which is being undertaken to replace the 1955 memorial at Academy Park with a redesigned and more inclusive monument.

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