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Youngstown Presbyterian Church invites community to join in celebrating 200 years
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 07:00 am
Spring holds a special kind of promise for the congregation at the First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown, as it anticipates the blooming of 200 daffodils that were planted in the fall around the site at 100 Church St.
Niagara County offering free chronic disease self-management workshop
Fri, Mar 31st 2023 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, arthritis or chronic anxiety, please join us for a free chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP) workshop series, beginning Friday, April 14, from 9-11:30 a.m. at The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. The workshop runs for six weeks on Fridays.
NCSO: Hazmat investigation
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:35 pm
On March 30, 2023 at 1514 hours, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received a report of a possible fire in a building at Nouryon Chemical Inc. at 2153 Lockport Olcott Road in the Town of Newfane.
'Big R': 2nd Chris Moore Memorial set for May 19
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:20 pm
Ransomville Speedway will host the second annual Chris Moore Memorial for the Hy-Tech Concrete DIRTcar Sportsman on May 19, with sponsorship from Parkhill Tree Service and Niagara Hardwood.
Buffawix hosting fundraiser for two charities that helped teen hit by driver
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:15 pm
Gabby Kranock was celebrating the end of summer with friends before starting her senior year in high school when her entire world changed in a split second.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for Summer Food Service Program
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:10 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs (NSBP and NSLP, respectively) throughout the school year.
Hochul announces availability of $2.2 million for programs to connect New Yorkers with addiction services
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the availability of $2.2 million through the state's Opioid Settlement Fund to help connect vulnerable New Yorkers to addiction services and other critical supports.
Need more time to file your NYS Tax returns? Request an automatic extension
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:10 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded Western New York taxpayers who need more time to file their state tax returns - whether due to the December 2022 snowstorm or for other reasons - that requesting an automatic extension of time to file is easy using the "Request an Extension" button on the Tax Department's website at (search: extension).
Ryan recognizes Buffalo Bills trainers during Athletic Training Month
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:05 pm
On Wednesday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan recognized two members of the Buffalo Bills training staff whose actions saved the life of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin.
Niagara Falls: Restaino launches security camera rebate program to include local not-for-profits organizations
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 09:05 pm
In an effort to help local business owners and not-for-profit organizations increase security at their property, Mayor Robert Restaino has launched a security camera rebate program to now include local not-for-profit incorporated organizations.
Solar forecasting study led by NYPA shows benefits of deploying technology to maintain effective grid operations
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:45 pm
The New York Power Authority and its research partners have completed a multiyear study to help New York state's growing solar industry deploy weather forecasting technology to better anticipate power generation and improve electric grid reliability.
New York Farm Bureau members rank second in country for farmer food donations
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:40 pm
New York Farm Bureau members donated nearly 6.4 million pounds of food to regional foodbanks across the state last year through the "Harvest for All" program.
Travelers hop to warmer destinations for Easter
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:40 pm
AAA Western and Central New York chose National Virtual Vacation Day to announce the top destinations for Easter travelers as pandemic-style virtual vacations are being replaced with international getaways, cruises and beach destinations. More than three years since the pandemic began, travel has gone from hold to bold as travelers try to make up for lost time.
Bowling to strike out cancer on April 23
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:40 pm
Throughout the day on Sunday, April 23, the Tonawanda Bowling Center will temporarily become a hub for family fun and fundraising in support of cancer research. Team RPCS will host the third annual Russell J. Salvatore Bowling Open in support of the 2023 Ride for Roswell.
Ramadhan Iftaar Dinner to be held at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's Masjid Mahdi in Niagara Falls
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 08:40 pm
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is hosting a Ramadhan Iftaar Dinner at its Masjid Mahdi located at 9610 Colvin Blvd., Niagara Falls, at 6 p.m. April 1. The event is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Community Missions celebrates 26th annual 'Sweetheart Dinner'
Thu, Mar 30th 2023 07:00 am
Community Missions will hold its 26th annual "Sweetheart Dinner," presented by United Healthcare, on Friday, March 31, at Sheraton Niagara Falls. The event will benefit the agency's crisis services, including the community soup kitchen, food pantry, clothes closet and emergency housing shelter, and will feature more than 100 baskets, silent auction items, fun and games.
Jon Shabaglian's 'Symphony of Peace' soundtracks unity & restoration
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:55 pm
Inspired as a healing prayer following a season of pain and suffering both in his own life and the world at large, acclaimed singer/songwriter and recording artist Jon Shabaglian's "Symphony of Peace" is now available on streaming platforms.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center shines light on maternal health disparities with UPLIFTING Black Maternal Health event
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:55 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's P3 Center will host UPLIFTING Black Maternal Health from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at the Niagara Falls Train Station, 825 Depot Ave. This event is designed to recognize Black Maternal Health Week. Organizers said it aims to raise awareness about the disproportionate maternal health disparities affecting Black mothers.
Beechwood resident turns 111!
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:55 pm
Celestine Siemankowski Bowman Szemenciak (Sally), a resident at Beechwood Continuing Care, will celebrate her 111th birthday on April 5. There will be a special birthday celebration at Beechwood, located at 2235 Millersport Highway, with her family on Sunday, April 2, and then amongst her friends at Beechwood on Wednesday, April 5.
Ryan urges state to extend tax-filing deadline for Western New York
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan has sent a letter urging the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance to push back the deadline for Western New Yorkers to file their state income tax returns to match the new federal filing deadline recently set by the IRS.
Hochul: $17 million affordable mixed-use housing development for seniors in Buffalo
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the completion of La Plaza de Virginia, a $17 million mixed-use housing development that provides 46 affordable and supportive homes for seniors in Buffalo. The newly constructed development on the city's west side also features a restaurant and a community service facility that will house a recreational adult day program open to the public.
NYS to receive $100 million to expand broadband infrastructure, provide high-quality internet to 100,000 underserved families & homes
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced New York state will receive $100 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Treasury through the American Rescue Plan to expand high-speed internet.
Niagara County clerks says US government taking longer to process passport applications
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Wednesday warned travelers in need of a passport that the U.S. Department of State is taking longer to process passport applications. Jastrzemski said routine processing will now take 10-13 weeks, and expedited processing - which costs an additional $60 - will take seven to nine weeks.
Hochul issues proclamation honoring Vietnam veterans and families for service & sacrifice
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation declaring March 29, 2023, as Vietnam Veterans Day.
Take advantage of New York's triple play: E-file, Free File & direct deposit
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:45 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded taxpayers they can save money, prevent errors, and receive their tax refund sooner by e-filing with Free File software, and choosing direct deposit when they file their tax returns.
Old Falls Street USA rebrands under Destination Niagara USA
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:45 pm
Old Falls Street USA has rebranded to more closely mirror the brand of Destination Niagara USA, the official destination marketing organization for Niagara County.
Women United to host annual baby supply drive, membership social
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:40 pm
Women United of Greater Niagara will officially begin its annual baby supply drive on Saturday, April 1. Donations of baby bottles, bottle brushes, wipes, diapers, pacifiers, lotion, baby cereal, baby food, formula (Enfamil) and new baby clothes can be dropped off at the United Way of Greater Niagara office, located at 6420 Inducon Drive West, Suite B2, throughout the month.
Buffalo man sentenced for shooting victim on city's lower west side
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 32-year-old Jose Martinez, also known as "Gordo," of Buffalo, was sentenced this morning before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to 10 years in state prison plus five years of post-release supervision.
Driver sentenced for killing pedestrian in hit-and-run on Broadway in summer 2017
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces 36-year-old D'Mario A. Caesar of Buffalo was sentenced this afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to the maximum of 7 1/2 to 15 years in prison as a second felony offender. His sentence will run consecutive to his federal sentencing scheduled for April 5, 2023, on drug and weapons charges.
Orleans Career & Tech Education Center culinary arts team wins NYS ProStart Championship
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:40 pm
Congratulations to the culinary arts team of students Ella Dahlhaus (Medina), Jake Muessigbrodt (Orleans County Christian School), Rylee Hallows (Royalton-Hartland), Emily Clifton (Lockport) and Autumn Windham (Newfane) who took home first place at the New York State Restaurant Association's 2023 ProStart Competition.
DiNapoli announces review of NYS Health Department's progress in addressing 'nursing home pandemic failures'
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:35 pm
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced his office will conduct a follow-up review of the state Department of Health (DOH) after an audit released in March 2022 exposed weaknesses in DOH's ability to address the COVID-19 pandemic in nursing homes.
Buffalo City Mission hosts special community lunch with Buffalo Bills
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:35 pm
On Wednesday, the Buffalo City Mission held a special community lunch in partnership with the Buffalo Bills and chef Darian Bryan of the Plating Society at the flagship Alfiero Center of Hope and Promise. The event included music entertainment and giveaways to the community and residents of the City Mission and Cornerstone Manor.
NYS: $2.5 million in new funding for additional services to individuals impacted by Buffalo Tops Market shooting
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $2.5 million in new state funding for services to individuals impacted by the shooting at the Tops market on Buffalo's east side on May 14, 2022. The Buffalo Urban League will lead a new partnership with Community Health Centers of Buffalo to operate the Buffalo United Resiliency Center with new state funding provided by the New York State Office of Victim Services through June 2025.
NYSOFA presents new resource guide to help older adults caring for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 10:20 am
For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March, the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) presents a new resource guide for older adult caregivers of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DDs).
Deadline approaching for Lewiston Art Festival artist and vendor applications
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 09:25 am
Since 1966, the Lewiston Art Festival has attracted visitors and art lovers from Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as international visitors from Niagara Falls. Each year, this juried art show brings 25,000 visitors to the heart of the picturesque and historic Village of Lewiston.
Bridge Niagara Foundation begins at Naz716
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 09:25 am
Nasreen Akhtar and Anas Mangla, the owners of successful businesses Naz716 and Aero Transportation, have announced the launch of a new nonprofit organization called Bridge Niagara Foundation. The organization aims to bridge the gap between marginalized communities and the resources they need to thrive.
NFL, RedBird Capital Partners announce formation of new venture to deliver Sunday Ticket to commercial establishments
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 09:25 am
The National Football League and RedBird Capital Partners on Tuesday announced the formation of EverPass Media, a new media platform that will hold the exclusive rights to distribute NFL Sunday Ticket to bars, restaurants, hotels and other commercial venues in the United States starting with the 2023 NFL season.
Deaf Access Services to host 'Be the Light' gala, celebrate 40 years of deaf & hard of hearing services
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:00 am
To help support its offerings, Deaf Access Services, a program of People Inc., will host the "Be the Light" event on Thursday, April 20, at Shea's Performing Arts Center, 650 Main St., Buffalo.
AAA offers EV driving lessons in Buffalo area
Wed, Mar 29th 2023 07:00 am
Is driving an electric vehicle different than driving a gas vehicle? Find out for yourself!

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