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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center updates patient visitation hours
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 02:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has extended its visitation policy to include hours outside of the workday, "recognizing the important role visitors play in patient recovery."
Indigenous Peoples' Day to be celebrated at Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 01:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will host the second annual Indigenous Peoples' Day, with the raising of the Six Nations Wampum by the Niagara River Haudenosaunee Dancers. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Terrapin Point at Niagara Falls State Park.
The stage is set for The Lumineers in November
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 11:45 am
Denver-based favorites The Lumineers will be at the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino on Nov. 6.
Grand Ole Opry to honor Loretta Lynn during all 97th birthday week shows
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 11:40 am
The Grand Ole Opry will honor one of its most beloved and iconic Opry members, Loretta Lynn, this week as a tribute to her life and her contributions to the Opry and country music.
Online scams are on the rise, up 87% since 2015, according to new BBB report
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 11:40 am
Tactics used by scammers have shifted drastically during the past several years, with online scams up 87% since 2015, according to a new report published by the Better Business Bureau. During the same period, phone scams dropped by 42%.
914th Air Refueling Wing: Niagara breaks ground on main gate project
Wed, Oct 5th 2022 07:00 am
The 914th Air Refueling Wing conducted a ground-break ceremony on base Oct. 4 to begin the main gate renovation project. This $10.6 million project is expected to last approximately two years and will create temporary changes to traffic patterns inbound and outbound the installation.
Celtic spirituality memorial service at Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 04:35 pm
In prayerful anticipation of Nov. 1 - the celebration of All Saints' Day - the Center of Renewal at Stella Niagara is inviting all interested Western New Yorkers to remember their loves ones at a unique Celtic spirituality memorial service on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Checklist eases tax filing ahead of extension deadline
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 04:30 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers that the deadline to submit personal income tax returns on extension is Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. The Tax Department website, www.tax.ny.gov, can help make filing personal income tax returns simple, fast and free.
Niagara County Office for the Aging to host Medicare community meetings
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 04:05 pm
Niagara County will host a series of community meetings regarding Medicare choices for seniors in 2023, as well as other health care program options, according to Darlene DiCarlo, director of the Niagara County Office for the Aging. The annual Medicare enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
'Dancing With The Stars: Live! The Tour' returns with a brand-new show this winter
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 04:00 pm
"Dancing With the Stars" is back on tour this winter to celebrate its 31st season with a brand-new live production. Launching Jan. 6, 2023, at MGM National Harbor in Washington, D.C., this year's all-new stage show will feature fan-favorite professional dancers from the hit Disney+ Original series performing brand-new numbers, as well as some of the showstoppers featured in season 31.
Gladys Knight to perform with BPO
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:55 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 8, the "Empress of Soul," Gladys Knight, joins the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for a 7:30 p.m. performance at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board to recommend economic development funding
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Buffalo offices of the New York Power Authority, The Electric Tower, 535 Washington St., Suite 202.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls partners with United Way to host popular 'Boo Bash'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
The Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA has partnered with the United Way of Greater Niagara and Women United to host its "Boo Bash" free, family Halloween event at the shopping center on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. Guests are asked to enter though Entrance 6.
Higgins: $200,000 in federal funding for Compass House
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $200,000 awarded to Compass House. Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and awarded through the Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau Basic Center Program, the grant will continue support for emergency housing and resources for homeless and runaway youth in the Western New York community.
NYS attorney general delivers $2 million to Erie County to 'bolster consumer protection programs'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James is delivering $2 million to Erie County to "bolster consumer protection programs in Western New York."
Girl Scouts across Western New York embrace e-commerce to expand entrepreneurship & digital skills
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 03:30 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York's fall product program returns, featuring a wide selection of chocolate, candy, nuts and magazines - plus opportunities to give back to military personnel and veterans.
'Haunted Historic Theater' at Fort Niagara
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
The Post Theater at Fort Niagara State Park is an historic building in the process of being renovated. On Saturday, Oct. 15, a "Haunted Historic Theater" tour will be held from 7-11 p.m. to showcase the theater, raise awareness - and a little money for the renovation.
Friends of the Lewiston Library to host annual friendly gathering
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
The Friends of the Lewiston Library will hold its annual friendly gathering at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St.
New haunted house in Sanborn to raise funds to bring smiles to children
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
For the past five years, WNY Property Kings owners Kyle and Alisha King have brought the community a haunted house that does more than just scare - it gives back to the community.
15th annual 'Walk Off Hunger' will help FeedMore WNY provide nourishing meals, offer hope to thousands of food-insecure neighbors
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
FeedMore WNY is calling on Western New Yorkers to take steps in the fight against hunger, and help provide meals to food-insecure neighbors. The 15th annual "Walk Off Hunger," presented by Evans Bank, will take place Saturday, Oct. 15, at River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo. Registration for the walk will begin at 10 a.m., with the walk kicking off at 11 a.m.
Western New York Construction Career Days
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
The 14th annual Western New York Construction Career Days will take place Oct. 5-6 at IUOE Local 17 Training & Education Fund, 2342 Pleasant Ave., Lake View.
Perry's Ice Cream expanding to produce stick ice cream bars
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Perry's Ice Cream Company Inc. is expanding its production capabilities to meet the growth of the novelty market. Perry's is investing $18 million into a 20,000-square-foot expansion, and the purchase of a state-of-the-art extruded stick bar line from Tetra Pak of Denmark.
87% of surveyed hotels report staffing shortages
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Nearly all hotels are experiencing staffing shortages, according to a new member survey conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).
Becker Farms partners with area fire and EMS for family trunk-or-treat event
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 02:35 pm
Becker Farms is partnering with Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Co., Gasport Chemical Hose Co. and Hartland Volunteer Co. on Sunday, Oct. 30, "to offer a safe way for families to celebrate Halloween" with its trunk-or-treat event.
Red Brick mold removal process, price, more than expected - but cleaner promises 'healthy, safe environment to return to and work'
Tue, Oct 4th 2022 09:15 am
The process of identifying and remediating mold within the Red Brick has exceeded initial expectations - and so has the project cost.
AT&T and Explore & More team up to create all-new digital literacy enrichment program to help bridge digital divide locally
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 05:25 pm
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum and AT&T have collaborated to create and bring an innovative hands-on experience in digital literacy to 3,000 Buffalo and Niagara Falls area third-grade students that attend tier-1 schools. The AT&T Digital Enrichment Experience launched Thursday, Sept. 29, with 45 students being the first participants engaging in digital literacy activities across the museum.
North Tonawanda native serves with Naval Oceanography at Stennis Space Center
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
Craig Shells, a native of North Tonawanda, is part of Naval Oceanography ensuring the U.S. Navy maintains freedom from the ocean floor to the stars at Naval Oceanographic Office.
Hochul: $5 million East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund open to applicants
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced applications are now open for a second round of the $5 million East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund in Buffalo.
Hochul issues proclamation designating October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, highlights resources for resident & small businesses
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation designating October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Travel advisory: Overnight lane reductions planned for Northbound Interstate 190 over Buffalo Avenue
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect overnight lane reductions on a portion of northbound Interstate 190 over Buffalo Avenue (State Route 384), in the City of Niagara Falls, to accommodate pavement work.
The Beach Boys announce 2022 holiday tour, stop at Shea's
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:45 pm
The Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Beach Boys today announced they will bring their iconic Southern Californian sound to several cities across the east coast and Midwest this winter for their 2022 holiday tour, "Tis the Season with The Beach Boys featuring The Holiday Vibrations Orchestra."
Locks, lights and out-of-sight: UB professor assesses lockdown drills in new book
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 03:45 pm
Schools across the country have been implementing drills for years to prepare their students for anything. From inclement weather to active shooters, school administrators have practiced every scenario with students to keep them as safe as possible - but how effective are these drills, and how do they impact children's preparedness, anxiety, and perceptions of safety?
Speed limit lowered to 25 on Village of Lewiston roads - Center Street excluded
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 01:50 pm
Residential roads in the Village of Lewiston now have a posted speed limit of 25 mph.
DEC: Trapping permits now available for Oak Orchard, Tonawanda & John White wildlife management areas
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 11:20 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will start accepting trapping permit applications today for three DEC wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Region 8.
26 Shirts passes $1.5 million raised to date
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 11:20 am
Over the weekend, 26 Shirts passed another milestone for donations to those in need in the community, having now raised over $1.5 million to date.
Wydysh, Andres graduate from County Government Institute
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 10:30 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairwoman Becky Wydysh and Legislator Rich Andres have graduated from the County Government Institute (CGI), a joint effort between the New York State Association of Counties and the Cornell University Community and Regional Development Institute.
Lewiston/NOTL Rotary Club returns to Canada
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:30 am
On Sept. 28, the binational Lewiston/NOTL Rotary Club held its first event in Ontario since the pandemic began. At Whiskey Run Golf Course in Port Colborne, "Goofy Golf" was fun; it was silly; and it raised funds to help the most vulnerable in the community!
Voccio to lead two fall foliage walks
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:30 am
Niagara County Legislator Chris Voccio will lead two fall foliage hikes along the Niagara River Gorge.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in New York
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:25 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently issued a proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She announced the launch of "Start the Conversation," a multimedia campaign aimed at helping New Yorkers raise this issue with people in their lives and communities.
National average gas prices continue to rise - Western & Central New York spared, for now
Mon, Oct 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.80, up 7 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.20. The New York state average is $3.60, down 8 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.28.
 

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