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TrendSetters: Custom style, trendy look
Sat, Mar 23rd 2024 07:00 am
TrendSetters Hair Design owner Cathy Fancher-Caldwell has established her business to be a place of beauty, serenity and confidence.
New deli opens in time for St. Patrick's Day
Sat, Mar 23rd 2024 07:00 am
JG's Island Deli's new owner, Jordan Garrow, was excited about the enthusiastic response from customers at the deli's soft opening this past Sunday.
Top 10 high school graduates introduced at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Mar 23rd 2024 06:55 am
The academic top 10 of the Grand Island Central School District's graduating Class of 2026 was honored at the March 11 meeting of the Board of Education. Seven of the 10 students were at the meeting.
Buffalo woman sentenced for multiple shoplifting incidents after being banned from Walden Galleria
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 03:40 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 25-year-old Nyeaira E. Stallworth of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before State Supreme Court Paul B. Wojtaszek to 1 2/3 to 5 years in prison.
Colvin Cleaners' 'Gowns for Prom' distribution site moving to Buffalo Convention Center
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 11:00 am
The 16th annual Colvin Cleaners "Gowns for Prom" has a new home for high school students to select a free gown during a three-day distribution April 9-11: the Buffalo Convention Center, at 153 Franklin St.
Public is invited to presentation on dementia
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 09:15 am
High levels of stress and feelings of isolation are common among caregivers for family members living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park to open for 45th season, commemorate 80th anniversary of USS Croaker
Thu, Mar 21st 2024 08:20 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park will open for its 45th season on Saturday, March 23, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Joining the Naval Park for the ribbon cutting will be Van Taylor, who will be honored as the first official visitor of the season.
International Deaf Hockey returns to Buffalo
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 09:50 am
Northtown Center at Amherst will serve as the site for the inaugural Jeff Sauer International Deaf Hockey Series to be held April 11-14.
Beaver Island to offer eclipse events
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:45 pm
Experience the "Path of Totality at Beaver Island State Park" on Monday, April 8, with free park admission and free parking (1000 parking spaces). Organizers noted these things to do:
Kearns: Earned Income Tax Credit puts money in your pocket
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 04:30 pm
If you worked in the past year, you can get your federal and state taxes e-filed for free, and you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Food Policy Council seeks members
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 10:50 am
Erie County is actively recruiting community-minded individuals to serve as members on the Food Policy Council (FPC). The ideal applicant resides in Erie County and shares the common mission of the FPC - to advocate for an equitable and sustainable food system. The FPC is looking for individuals to serve on the council who have professional experience in fields related to food production, distribution, retail, procurement and/or education.
DeGlopper Memorial site volunteers continue push for federal monument status
Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am
Unusually nice weather last fall and this spring has been great news for the volunteers who have been working tirelessly to build and maintain the DeGlopper Memorial, while anxiously awaiting the goal of having this space declared a federal monument.
Zonta honors Yellow Rose recipients
Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am
The Zonta Club of Grand Island has selected four outstanding women to receive the 2024 Yellow Rose award for leadership and service to the community. The club is honoring women whose talent, dedication, determination, and caring hearts have made a difference in the lives of others and inspired a new generation to achieve to their greatest potential.
Grand Island Recreation Department announces 2024 Easter egg trail and activities
Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am
The 2024 Easter egg trail and activities, presented by the Grand Island Recreation Department, Grand Island Memorial Library and Miracle League of WNY, will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 29.
Tops invests $2 million in Grand Island store
Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am
Tops Friendly Markets announced the grand reopening of its 57,000-square-feet Grand Island store at 2140 Grand Island Blvd.
Easter egg hunt to raise funds for VFW
Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am
Autumn Spinella and her husband, Joseph, had always wanted to do something special to raise much-needed funds for Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9249 and its auxiliary. Their opportunity came last year when they organized an extremely successful Easter egg hunt on the VFW grounds at 2121 Grand Island Blvd.
WNY legislators push to prevent cuts to state education aid
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 04:25 pm
On Friday, state legislators representing Western New York joined representatives from New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and superintendents from several local school districts at Williamsville South High School to urge action to prevent funding cuts in the state budget that would affect school districts in Western New York and across New York.
Tops celebrates National Safe Place Week
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 11:40 am
Tops is proud to celebrate National Safe Place Week, which is celebrated nationally during the third full week in March each year.
Grand Island: Overpass work resumes
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 09:30 am
Work has resumed on the Beaver Island Parkway overpass to the I-190 Thruway on Grand Island.
Imagine a future without local news: New York must enact Local Journalism Sustainability Act
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 09:15 am
As objective and independent news writers and editors, we have an imperative to cover the issues most important to the people of Niagara County and Grand Island. Every day, our team is on the ground questioning elected officials, uplifting the stories of community changemakers, and uncovering truths that some would rather keep hidden. But, amidst industry challenges, it is no longer unfathomable to picture a future when New York state is completely without local newspapers and other local news outlets.
Ryan announces free tax preparation services in north Buffalo
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 07:20 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced a group of IRS-trained and certified volunteers are providing free assistance with filing federal and state tax returns at three locations in north Buffalo.
Obituary: Chie Doring
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 09:45 am
Chie Doring passed on March 10, 2024.
$102 million awarded to NFTA for rapid transit line
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 08:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority will receive a $102 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to design and construct a low- or no-emission bus rapid transit line.
GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center, local icons, to light the night in yellow & blue celebrating World Down Syndrome Day
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 08:20 pm
On Thursday, March 21, aka World Down Syndrome Day, GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center will partner with many of the region's iconic buildings and attractions to shine a yellow and blue light on WNY.
National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23
Tue, Mar 12th 2024 05:05 pm
Pause your scrolling for a moment and save this number to your phone's contact list: 1-800-222-1222.
Cheektowaga man pleads guilty to 15 felony charges in 8 crimes involving high-end vehicle theft in Erie County
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 03:00 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 21-year-old Richard E. Lucas III of Cheektowaga pleaded guilty on Friday afternoon before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to numerous felony charges in eight separate criminal cases.
ECHDC board meets and approves items for Buffalo's waterfront
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 03:00 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and approved a number of measures to promote Buffalo's waterfront and the Erie Canal bicentennial, continue to advance ECHDC's projects on the waterfront, and protect ECHDC's assets.
HEALTHeLINK launches community health dashboard
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 11:05 am
HEALTHeLINK, the health information exchange (HIE) for Western New York, announced the launch of its HEALTHeWNY dashboard, the first-of-its-kind tool to improve interventions for public and community health.
Make a positive impact: Give blood with the Red Cross
Mon, Mar 11th 2024 11:05 am
As spring approaches, the American Red Cross urges donors to give blood or platelets now to continue to strengthen the national blood supply. People of all blood types - especially those with type O blood - are critical to ensuring hospitals can meet the daily demand for lifesaving transfusions.
Building bridges toward a safer Grand Island
Sat, Mar 9th 2024 07:00 am
Anti-crime activist Lindsey Cruz had nothing but praise this week for Grand Island law enforcement for their quick work in stopping a rise in car thefts and break-ins that plagued the first two months of 2024.
Mental Health First Aid training offers tips & strategies
Sat, Mar 9th 2024 06:50 am
If a student were to fall during a track meet and sprain an ankle, it is highly likely the student would get help in the form of first aid. The type of first aid might include ice packs or compression bandages or elevating the ankle.
Morinello kicks off annual Read Across America Week
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 05:05 pm
Assemblyman Morinello kicked off his first day of Read Across America Week by reading to students at William Kaegebein Elementary School.
Residents object to Golfview zoning change
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 09:45 am
Town Hall had a packed house Monday as residents pleaded with the Town Board to say no to a rezoning request that would allow four apartment buildings in the proposed 65-acre Golfview development at Whitehaven and East River roads.
Catholic Health hosts livestream panel discussion for Women's History Month
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
In honor of Women's History Month, Catholic Health is hosting a livestream panel discussion from Seneca One Tower titled, "Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Healthcare" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 15.
Defendant pleads guilty ahead of trial for attempted armed robberies targeting convenience stores
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 07:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 35-year-old Cesarick Merritt of Buffalo pleaded guilty yesterday to three counts of attempted robbery in the first degree (class "C" violent felonies). The defendant pleaded guilty to the charges in full satisfaction of the indictment ahead of trial, which was scheduled to begin with jury selection tomorrow.
Morinello announces reelection bid for NYS Assembly
Wed, Mar 6th 2024 01:00 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-C-Niagara Falls, on Wednesday, officially announced he is seeking reelection to the New York State Assembly, working to once again earn the support of the Erie and Niagara county residents he represents.
Sen. Ryan announces location of new district office
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 06:00 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced his district office, previously located in downtown Buffalo, has relocated to 1485 Niagara St., between Bird Avenue and Potomac Avenue.
Department of Labor, Buffalo-area agencies host career exploration day to introduce female students, women to construction trades
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 04:35 pm
In celebration of Women in Construction Week, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs is joining the Buffalo Employment and Training Center and Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction to host Women and Girls Construction Career Exploration Day on Thursday, March 7.
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens nets award
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 01:25 pm
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) and American Public Gardens Association (Association) are awarding support to 26 public gardens and their community partners engaging in urban agriculture, food-growing, and related education work.
Diocese of Buffalo names Bremer director of buildings, properties & central services
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 12:45 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo recently selected Steven Bremer to be its new director of buildings, properties and central services.

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