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Wheatfield: Board denies sidewalk for Krueger Road, seeks to instead widen shoulders
Tue, Jul 11th 2017 02:35 pm
After hearing from a roomful of residents who were either for or against the installation of a sidewalk on Krueger Road - where teenager Ryan Fisher was hit by a vehicle while walking along the road in 2014, and ultimately died - the Town of Wheatfield Town Board opted to go in another direction.
Higgins: More than $2 million in grant awards to Roswell Park researchers to study breast cancer recurrence, develop melanoma drug
Tue, Jul 11th 2017 08:50 am
Two researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute recently received grants totaling more than $2 million ($2,420,152) from the National Cancer Institute to investigate an underlying cause of why some breast cancers recur and to develop a new treatment for melanoma.
Tuscarora Princess crowned
Tue, Jul 11th 2017 08:40 am
A new princess was crowned at the annual Tuscarora Picnic, which has occurred for 172 years. Quinna Hamby of the Turtle Clan took the title. She recently graduated from Niagara-Wheatfield High School, where she was active in sports such as cross-country, lacrosse and basketball.
Empire State Development: State investment in historic Graycliff will restore Frank Lloyd Wright property to former glory
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:45 pm
Empire State Development on Monday announced the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Graycliff Estate in Derby is to receive $3.7 million in Buffalo Billion phase two funding to fully bring the property back to its 1931 condition. The $4,047,000 project will include complete interior restoration of the Isabelle Martin House and the Foster House, landscaping improvements and rebuilding beach access.
Happy anniversary to Mount St. Mary's Hospital & Catholic Health
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:45 pm
Leadership gathered on Monday for a celebration recognizing the second anniversary of Mount St. Mary's Hospital officially joining Catholic Health.
Niagara Cup raises $68K for women's health services
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:45 pm
Niagara Cup Classic co-chairs Dr. Michael Cardamone, left, of Cardamone Chiropractic, and Doug Mooradian, right, of Pine Pharmaceuticals, present a check for $68,000 to Laura DeBacco Malysza, PA-C, of the OB/GYN Center of Niagara at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Sweet Chalk Festival returns for 5th year to downtown Lockport
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 04:10 pm
The fifth annual Sweet Chalk Festival in Lockport is slated for July 15-16 in the municipal parking lots at Pine and Main streets.
Breast Cancer Network announces 'Strike Out Breast Cancer' event
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 03:50 pm
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY is sponsoring its first "Strike Out Breast Cancer Walk & Ballgame" event on Saturday, July 29.
Niagara County: Highway Dept. adds new equipment to tackle aggressive road plan
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 01:55 pm
After a spring spent successfully battling Lake Ontario flooding, Niagara County Public Works Commissioner Garret Meal showcased new machinery acquired by his department for county legislative leaders right before the Independence Day holiday.
Educators invited to learn classroom innovations at STEM/STEAM workshops
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 12:55 pm
Math and social justice, the physics of music, and how teaching the arts in classrooms helps students overcome trauma are just a few of the topics that will be discussed at the 2017 STEAM Conference, Aug. 7-8, co-presented by the Education Collaborative of WNY and WNY STEM, and sponsored by General Motors Tonawanda Engine and SUNY Buffalo State.
'A History of the Funnies' at Carnegie Art Center
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 12:55 pm
Beginning Saturday, July 22, the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda will host a month-long exhibition of original cartoon and comic art: "A History of the Funnies: 1880s-2000s." Approximately 150 pieces will be on display, comprehensively chronicling over a century of comic art history as a memorial to local physician Maurie Dewey. The exhibition will run through Aug. 19.
Poloncarz signs 'Ruthie's Law'
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 12:30 pm
Erie County's newest law was officially adopted Friday as Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz signed "Ruthie's Law," a multifaceted measure designed to better protect senior citizens in nursing homes, as well as provide current information to their loved ones and family members.
Units needed for 2017 Niagara County Peach Festival parade
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 11:30 am
Jerald I. Wolfgang, chairman of the annual Niagara County Peach Festival parade, has announced the Lewiston Kiwanis Club is seeking units for this year's procession.
Buffalo Sabres, Larsson agree to 2-year contract, team hires director of amateur scouting
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 11:30 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Saturday announced the team signed forward Johan Larsson to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1.475 million.
CreateAthon: 24-hour event to benefit 6 local nonprofits nears
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 11:30 am
Six regional nonprofit organizations are set to receive free advertising and marketing services over the span of 24 hours as part of J. Fitzgerald Group's 10th annual CreateAthon. The only event of its kind in Western New York, CreateAthon kicks off at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 20.
John Kay and Steppenwolf to headline Artpark's final 'Tuesday' show of 2017
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 11:15 am
Artpark & Company on Monday announced John Kay and Steppenwolf will headline the final show of the "KeyBank presents Tuesdays in the Park" concert series on Aug. 29. The Outdoor Amphitheater concert event will also feature special guests Nerds Gone Wild.
Robert Steinjan Sr. Memorial Car Show set for July 15
Thu, Jul 6th 2017 06:45 pm
A local family that vowed to raise $25,000 to support better heart and stroke care in Niagara will take a big step toward achieving its goal July 15 when it holds a classic car show in Sanborn.
Cuomo signs legislation to provide $45 million for communities impacted by Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River flooding
Thu, Jul 6th 2017 06:00 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation to provide a total of $45 million in relief to communities impacted by the historic Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River flooding.
Area gospel stars to lift community's spirits at intersection of faith and health
Wed, Jul 5th 2017 10:50 am
Popular performers will meet music fans from across Western New York at the intersection of faith and health on July 15 when the Good News Gospel Festival and Health Fair holds its 11th annual celebration on the grounds of the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1200 Pine Ave.
Olde Sanborn Days to offer family-fun weekend
Wed, Jul 5th 2017 07:00 am
Family and friends will have a chance to enjoy a weekend of music, food and shopping during the Rotary Club of Niagara County Central's 27th annual Olde Sanborn Days, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 8, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at the Sanborn Fire Co. grounds, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429).
New record established for New York's breeding bald eagles
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 pm
Bald eagles are thriving in historic numbers across New York and the State Department of Environmental Conservation reports the highest number of nesting pairs, a record-breaking estimated 323 breeding pairs, since the agency undertook a restoration effort in 1976, DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today.
Butterflies take flight at Niagara Hospice
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 09:00 am
From 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 22, Niagara Hospice will hold its 14th annual Memorial Butterfly Release, while also conducting a special tribute to the 10th anniversary of Niagara Hospice House. Festivities will take place in the Niagara Hospice Memorial Gardens located behind Niagara Hospice House at 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
KeyBank to sponsor 2017-2018 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Pops Series
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 09:00 am
KeyBank, a proud, longtime supporter of the arts in Western New York, is renewing its sponsorship of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Pops Series for the 2017-18 season.
Kiwanis Club of Lewiston sponsors annual community fishing derby
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
On June 10, the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston held its annual youth fishing derby at the Niagara River Anglers Association Fishing Preserve on Balmer Road in Youngstown. The event was open to children from the townships of Lewiston and Porter. This year, 73 children participated and more than 200 people were in attendance.
Lewiston Council on the Arts offers full slate of programming, concerts, special events for 2017
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts recently announced its 2017 event schedule.
UB to celebrate summer with 'UB on the Green'
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
"UB on the Green," the University at Buffalo's free outdoor performance series, is back for an 11th season of music and activities celebrating summer in the South Campus neighborhood.
UB books Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, July 7.
NU Theatre brings 'Flat Stanley' to life
Mon, Jul 3rd 2017 07:00 am
From July 20-29, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences productions with "The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley," presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre.
Cuomo announces multiagency actions to enforce no wake zone along Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River shoreline
Sun, Jul 2nd 2017 06:35 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced ramped-up efforts to enforce no wake zones along the Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River shoreline this weekend.
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 issues alert on fundraising plea
Sun, Jul 2nd 2017 01:35 pm
Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 President Matthew Grainge released this alert for residents:
Bax calls for public information meetings on waterline funding
Sat, Jul 1st 2017 07:00 am
Responding to mounting interest in the community on how the Town of Lewiston intends to finance its future $10 million water line improvement project, the Town Board announced Monday it would discuss the matter in greater detail at its July 10 work session.
FASNY to New Yorkers: Leave fireworks to the pros!
Sat, Jul 1st 2017 12:00 am
The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching and with it, the time-honored tradition of patriotic firework displays. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York (FASNY) urges New Yorkers not to use fireworks or other similar devices themselves, but instead to leave them to the professionals.
Mason's Mission achieves funding to start construction of special needs playground in Pendleton
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 11:50 pm
Mason's Mission, a nonprofit organization formed to assist families with special needs, announced it reached an initial goal of funding the construction of a $400,000 special needs playground at 6570 Campbell Blvd., Pendleton. Work will begin in late July.
NFMMC graduates first class of care coordinators
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 11:00 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has graduated its first class of care coordinators under a New York State Department of Health grant to prepare workforce candidates for the future of health care.
Philip Burke back at Artpark
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:55 pm
Artpark & Company and LB Mason Fine Art have once again partnered with Philip Burke to showcase the vibrant and unique artwork he creates and has displayed around the world. As part of select "Tuesdays in the Park" and "Coors Light" concerts, the Buffalo-born artist is painting headline performers in his own unique style.
Fourth of July fireworks schedule
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:50 pm
This year, a number of communities are getting ready for the Fourth of July with annual fireworks celebrations and events. Many have scheduled fireworks and other forms of entertainment, including the Village and Town of Lewiston, City of North Tonawanda, the towns of Wilson, Wheatfield, Niagara and Grand Island, and the City of Niagara Falls.
Can You Help?: Donations sought for Islander undergoing treatment
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:35 pm
A gofundme.com page has been established for a young Island native who is facing her second treatment for cancer.
Town of Niagara: New splash pad opening
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:10 pm
A few lucky children had a chance to try out the new splash pad Monday afternoon at the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park. But first, local elected officials and dignitaries cut the ribbon marking the project's completion.
ECHDC, Canalside/Outer Harbor Management Group announce schedule for Buffalo's 4th of July waterfront celebration
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:50 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. and Canalside/Outer Harbor Management Group (CMG) announced the exciting schedule for the Fourth of July, featuring a wide variety of activities at Canalside and the Outer Harbor.
Uber launches in Buffalo & Western New York
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:45 pm
Members of the Western New York Delegation to the State Legislature, local elected leaders and ridesharing stakeholders gathered Thursday to celebrate the launch of ridesharing in Buffalo and across New York, ahead of July 4 weekend.