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Hyde Park 'Summer Bash' is Saturday
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 11:40 am
The Hyde Park "Summer Bash" is taking place Saturday, June 23, with events all day.
'Voice and Viola: Pop Up!' at the NACC
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 11:00 am
Performing duo Robert M. Giannetti (poet) and Leslie Bahler (violist) have joined forces to delight audiences, and welcome visitors to the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area at the Discover Niagara Trolley stop at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., on Sundays, June 24 and July 1. The performers will present "Voice and Viola: Pop Up!" pairings of Giannetti's poetry with Bahler's solo viola renderings of classical and folk music selections.
9 nonprofits from across WNY to receive free CreateAthon services
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 11:00 am
J. Fitzgerald Group has announced the nine regional nonprofit organizations that have been selected to receive free advertising and marketing services as part of Western New York's only CreateAthon event.
Carnegie Art Center: 'The World Of Comic Book Art: A Visual Exploration'
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will host a monthlong exhibition of original book art and comic memorabilia. "The World Of Comic Book Art: A Visual Exploration" exhibition is part of the collection of the late Dr. Maurie Dewey, and members of his family who share his passion for comic strips and comic books.
The Silo: Lewiston landmark celebrates truly historical anniversary
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 07:00 am
Lewiston's own The Silo Restaurant will unveil a new historical marker in celebration of 20 years of business. A party has been planned including family-fun, food specials and a celebration of the people who have contributed to the success of the popular and unique business for the past two decades.
Help Diamonds in the Ruff
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 07:00 am
A fundraiser to benefit Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue will be held Friday, July 6, at the Flying Bison Brewery, 840 Seneca St., Larkinville. The fundraiser will be in the form of a general category trivia contest with four-person teams. To register a team, call 716-775-0106 or 716-361-1145.
Alexa Foundation completes move to Larkinville
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 pm
Officials of the It Happened to Alexa Foundation settled into their new offices at the Larkin at Exchange, 726 Exchange St., Buffalo, this week.
Howard Hanna donates to WNY Heroes
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
For the fifth year in a row, the Lewiston Howard Hanna branch (formerly RealtyUSA) has raised funds for WNY Heroes.
Family Justice Center comes to Grand Island
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Domestic violence is a crime that "is all about power and control," said Mary Travers Murphy, executive director of the Family Justice Center, speaking at the FJC's annual fundraising breakfast on June 8. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, "domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion or nationality." One of those communities is Grand Island.
New bathhouse facility at Fort Niagara State Park now open
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Just in time for summer, the striking new bathhouse facility at Fort Niagara State Park is now complete.
Beginning of Summer Street Dance in Youngstown
Sat, Jun 16th 2018 07:00 am
Sponsored by the Youngstown Business and Professional Association, the Village of Youngstown, with assistance by Youngstown Police and Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co., the ninth annual Beginning of Summer Street Dance will take over the village's Main Street from 6-10 p.m.
Village of Lewiston dedicates Morgan Lewis bust
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 08:30 pm
The man for whom Lewiston was named received his own monument on Thursday, as the Village of Lewiston officially unwrapped the Morgan Lewis bust inside the International Peace Garden. Acclaimed sculptor Susan Geissler created the artwork - her third monument in Lewiston, joining the Tuscarora Heroes (Center Street) and Freedom Crossing (Water Street).
Lewiston: Expansion planned for Tops Xpress
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:15 pm
On Monday, architect James Fittante presented the Village of Lewiston Planning Commission with a proposal to expand the Tops Xpress mini-market on Cayuga and South Eighth streets. The five-member panel unanimously supported the idea, which now goes to the Village Board for approval.
Brake wins 2018 Women's Porter Cup
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:50 pm
People have said, "If you fail, try, try again." For Zoe-Beth Brake, that's exactly what she did. There have been six Women's Porter Cups and Brake has played in all of them. Friday evening at Niagara Falls Country Club, Brake, an Ohio State University graduate, finally reached the top and won the WPC.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino: Bruce Smith celebrity officiant for largest vow renewal ceremony
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:35 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is counting down to the title attempt for the largest marriage vow renewal ceremony, set for Saturday, June 23.
Clerk's office teams up with Erie County veterans & businesses to raise money for countywide veterans' posts
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:35 pm
Erie County veterans mark Flag Day by launching new fundraising campaign to raise money for Veterans Post Restoration of Erie County, NY Inc.
Artpark: Portugal. The Man concert cancelled
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:30 pm
Artpark and Funtime Presents regret to announce the Portugal. The Man concert scheduled for Aug. 1 at Artpark has been cancelled.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY celebrates Make Music Day in Western New York on June 21
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:30 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York announced Western New York will join cities across the country and around the world for this year's Make Music Day on June 21.
Niagara Falls Memorial names Christine O'Hara to marketing and outreach post
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:30 pm
Christine O'Hara has been named director of marketing and outreach at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Announcing the appointment was Vice President for Foundation and Community Relations Judi Nolan Powell.
Higgins: House approval of legislation expanding support to women veterans & veteran treatment courts
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the House of Representatives approved a pair of bills aimed at providing additional support to women veterans and veterans engaged in the veteran treatment court program.
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 01:25 pm
"We finally did it," Mayor Terry Collesano said Thursday night.
Thursdays on the Water kicks off in grand fashion
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 12:05 pm
Gratwick Park, along the Niagara River, was rocking in North Tonawanda Thursday night. The Thursdays on the Water concert series began at the NT park and debuted with the A-List Band.
Memorial takes annual stroke fair on the road
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:05 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's annual stroke fair will take to the road this year, bringing health care services and information directly to the community.
Marchant & Higgins lead bipartisan push, supported by 171 members, for renegotiated softwood lumber trade agreement between US & Canada
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:00 am
Congress members Kenny Marchant (TX-24) and Brian Higgins (NY-26), members of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, led a bipartisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting the U.S. re-engage in discussions with Canada to reach a negotiated agreement on softwood lumber.
Ortt hosts rally for increased employment opportunities amongst New Yorkers with disabilities
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:00 am
On Thursday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt joined dozens of New Yorkers with disabilities, their families and disability advocates to voice their desire to update the 43-year-old New York State Preferred Source law during a "Make the Change" rally at the Legislative Office Building in Albany.
'The keystone of the family': Steed plans Father's Day dinner to celebrate role of dads in kids' lives
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 07:00 am
"A lot of men don't understand it in words, but they know they have enormous responsibility as the 'keystone' of their families," Niagara County Legislator Owen T. Steed explained as he announced plans for a Saturday Father's Day luncheon. "They often hold the whole thing together."
Niagara County Central Rotary 2018 scholarship recipients
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary annually awards scholarships to students at Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint, and Wilson high schools.
Pappas announces new NTFD light rescue vehicle
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Last Friday, North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas joined Sen. Robert Ortt, city officials and the North Tonawanda Fire Department as they revealed the station's new light rescue vehicle.
Music Mania Mondays rocks on in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
The 2018 summer edition of Music Mania Mondays kicked off this week, as Seventh Sign and Fleetwood Mania rocked out at Veterans Memorial Community Park. The two bands drew a great crowd and provided entertaining music for all to enjoy.
Town of Niagara Planning Board hears from Bri Estates applicant
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
On Tuesday night, the Town of Niagara Planning Board held an informational workshop to hear waiver and variance requests from Sean Hopkins, who represents Bri Estates developer George Churakos.
Sanborn Old General Store serving Sanborn for 18 years (and counting)
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
Out in the hamlet of Sanborn, there is a small shop that sells antique products. So small, in fact, you might miss it if you're not looking closely.
Second annual "Trash to Treasure" in Town of Niagara
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
Treasures await you in the Town of Niagara. This Saturday, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. the Town of Niagara is encouraging residents to participate in the Town of Niagara "Trash to Treasure" event.
Town of Niagara Lions Hopeful Ways Eye Care Brigade goes to Nicaragua
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:30 pm
Where there is a need, there is a Lion. Lions from local Lions Clubs lead a team to Nicaragua to help the poor as part of the Hopeful Ways Eye Care Brigade.
PHOTOS: Thunder of Niagara Air Show delights spectators
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 03:00 pm
This past weekend, fighter jets filled the sky as the 2018 Thunder of Niagara Air Show flew through the skies of Niagara County.
Niagara University Airbnb offers summer accommodations for tourists, experience for students
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 11:05 am
An online search for overnight accommodations in Western New York this summer may result in a somewhat surprising result: Niagara University.
Local talents come together at 2018 Buffalo Game Expo
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 11:05 am
A night of video games and friendly times is hard to beat. On Saturday, the Buffalo Game Space hosted its third annual Buffalo Game Expo (BGX) in Suite 454 at the Tri-Main Center in Buffalo.
Free family safety fair and touch-a-truck event Saturday at Niagara Power Vista
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 10:50 am
The New York Power Authority will hold a family safety fair and touch-a-truck event on Saturday, June 16, at the Niagara Power Vista in Lewiston.
Morinello, colleagues call for passage of bipartisan transparency bills
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 10:40 am
On Wednesday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb and members of the Assembly minority conference at a press conference in Albany calling for passage of numerous bipartisan bills to establish greater oversight in economic development programs.
Reps. Higgins, Stefanik, Faso, Katko & Maloney lead bipartisan effort opposing tariffs on Canadian newsprint
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 10:40 am
Congress members Brian Higgins, Elise Stefanik, John Faso, John Katko and Sean Patrick Maloney led a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and International Trade Commission Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein urging reconsideration of the tariffs on Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (UGW), used as newsprint, which will have a severe impact on local newspapers.
Erie County Fair: Daily flag retreat ceremony to honor veterans & active military
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 10:35 am
The 179th Erie County Fair will see the inauguration of a daily patriotic tradition that will honor veterans and active military members. Beginning Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. and continuing each evening during the 12-day run of the fair, a flag retreat ceremony will be held at Slade Park. Each ceremony will be presented by Made In America stores.

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