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Clyde's Feed & Animal Center celebrates 2017 Purina Check-R-Board Days
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 10:00 am
Clyde's Feed & Animal Center, a Purina Certified Expert Dealer, is announcing its 2017 Purina Check-R-Board Days, a customer appreciation event.
SBA now accepting 2018 National Small Business Week Awards nominations
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 10:00 am
The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2018 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America's small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to this nation's economy.
Veterans to be featured at school's first parade
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District will honor veterans from the Grand Island community next week with a new event.
Town of Lewiston: Limited comment at budget hearing
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston held a public hearing Monday on its preliminary $17,287,894 budget for 2018. It was a session that saw very few comments heard from the roughly one-half dozen in attendance.
Veterans Memorial rededication in Ransomville
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
American Legion O. Leo Curtiss Post 380 in Ransomville invites the community to a Veterans Day rededication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial in the Curtis Cemetery, at the corner of Youngstown Lockport Road and Curtis Avenue in Ransomville. The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.
Lew-Port celebrates veterans
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Historical Society will host its annual Veterans Day dinner Thursday, Nov. 9, in the high school cafeteria.
St. Jude basket auction
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The St. Jude Shrine of Lewiston will hold its annual basket auction and craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at 975 Ridge Road, Lewiston.
Veterans Day soup dinner, pasta
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Newfane United Methodist Church will host a free Veterans Day Soup Dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the church, 2699 Main St., Newfane.
OUN: Volunteers needed to wrap gifts to support people with disabilities
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 pm
Do you enjoy wrapping gifts? If so, OUN has a volunteer opportunity for you! Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is looking for people who enjoy gift wrapping to staff its gift wrap booth located inside the Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA mall during this holiday season. Volunteers are needed during mall hours beginning Black Friday, Nov. 24, through Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24.
Niagara University signs agreement with Lew-Port to house international exchange students
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 07:15 pm
International students attending Lewiston-Porter High School will soon have the opportunity to add collegiate life to their American experience, thanks to a partnership formalized Friday with Niagara University.
Sidway Elementary School: First fundraiser for new playground scares up $4K
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 07:00 pm
Sidway Elementary School Principal Denise Dunbar was a little more afraid heading into Halloween than usual.
Eric Wood Fund announces partnership with Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 05:05 pm
The Eric Wood Fund, formerly The Eric Wood Foundation, has announced a partnership with the Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation operated exclusively for charitable purposes for the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
New York State Smokers' Quitline offers support for 'Great American Smokeout'
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 05:05 pm
Every day, thousands of New York residents struggle to break the addiction of tobacco use. For most smokers, it takes several quit attempts before they can finally give up tobacco. The New York State Smokers' Quitline reminds New Yorkers help is available, and support and medications will increase their chances for success.
Buffalo Sabres announce Military Appreciation Game
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 05:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will hold its annual Military Appreciation Game on Friday, Nov. 10, against the Florida Panthers at KeyBank Center. The annual event is dedicated to honoring both current and former members of this nation's armed forces. It will feature several tributes throughout the night.
GNBC's 50th family-fun 'Nutcracker' comes to life
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
Some of the Greater Niagara Ballet Company cast members, artistic director Beverley Feder and Assistant Director Julie Traver recently took advantage of some beautiful weather to take a photo for the upcoming 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker."
Wheatfield Garden Club celebrates 35 years
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:25 pm
In October 1982, several women residing in Wheatfield had an idea to start a gardening club. Thirty-five years later, the Wheatfield Garden Club is still going strong.
NCCC to hold Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, on the Sanborn campus at the Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The event is free and open to the public.
Town of Niagara: Board meets to discuss 2018 budget
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:15 pm
On Monday night, Town of Niagara Town Board members, Charles Teixeira, Rich Sirianni, Marc Carpenter and Samuel Gatto met to discuss and look over the 2018 budget handed to them. The meeting was held to discuss differences that each board member may have with what was proposed.
Free informational seminar at Niagara Falls Wegmans
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:15 pm
Wegmans Pharmacy, 1577 Military Road, Niagara Falls, is offering free informational seminar on Medicare Part D at 9:30 a.m. Fridays, and 10, in the cafe. The pharmacy's plan comparison tool will help people pick the most cost effective play for themselves or loved ones.
Breast Cancer Network presenting seminar for survivors
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:15 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will collaborate with Roswell Park Cancer Institute to present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Fatima dinner, opening of Festival of Lights
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:15 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 will host its 10th annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Shrine Dining Hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Morinello commends GM investment
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:10 am
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello thanked General Motors for its $3.5 million investment in its operations facility located in Lockport. This investment for future thermal products will ensure the continued employment of residents from the 145th Assembly District and the facility's surrounding area.
Niagara Beautification Commission: New initiative to beautify Niagara Falls this holiday season
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:10 am
The Niagara Beautification Commission is announcing a new initiative aimed at increasing access to holiday decorations throughout the city. The project will collect used Christmas lights in good working condition and redistribute them to families who need them.
Cardiac-stroke care unit construction enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:05 am
Construction at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's new, $4.3 million cardiac/stroke care unit is entering its final stages, and members of the nursing staff are getting excited about the prospect of caring for their patients in the new, 12,950-square-foot facility.
NU President's Dinner to honor 5, raise scholarship funds, celebrate Vincentian anniversary
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:05 am
Niagara University is set to recognize five community leaders while raising much-needed funds for student scholarships as a way to pay homage to its Vincentian heritage and celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of St. Vincent de Paul's mission of service.
DEC to operate two deer and bear check stations on opening weekend
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the agency will operate two deer and bear check stations on opening weekend of the regular big-game season and encourages hunters to visit these stations.
Higgins pushes back on efforts to reduce pilot training requirements
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins took to the Floor of the House of Representatives to object to what he deemed ongoing efforts to undermine flight safety provisions achieved through the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010. The fate of the rules are being debated within the context of Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, set to expire in March 2018.
Nighttime wild (stuffed) turkey hunt for kids
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:00 am
At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department will host its annual nighttime wild turkey hunt for children in grades K through eight. Participants will hunt for candy, prizes and, of course, stuffed turkeys in the dark in Toohey Park (behind the Red Brick Municipal Building at North Fourth and Onondaga streets).
Crowder: Coming to a college near you; interview
Thu, Nov 2nd 2017 06:35 pm
At this point in his career, multi-award-winning singer David Crowder could perform just about anywhere he wants. With Billboard hits - both on mainstream and Christian charts - and song placement on "Sunday Night Football," he's an in-demand artist.
Despite efforts this week, new Frontier House principal Alan Hastings could be subject to fines
Thu, Nov 2nd 2017 04:00 pm
Despite efforts this week by the Hastings family to try and answer the Village of Lewiston's Frontier House inquiries, and to provide some renovation plans, Zoning Officer Ed DeVantier still intends to issue appearance tickets in Town of Lewiston Town Court.
Niagara County residents file multiparty suit to halt hazardous waste shipments
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 11:00 pm
Lewiston resident Amy Witryol announced her intentions Wednesday to file a lawsuit against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, CWM Chemical Services LLC and its parent company, Waste Management Inc. She made the announcement at a press conference at the Hennepin Park Gazebo on Center Street.
Richard Hastings hands off Frontier House to son Alan; family pledges to start making improvements to historic building
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 10:55 pm
The Village of Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission gave Frontier House owner Richard Hastings until Nov. 1 to present a plan of action to fix the exterior of his 193-year-old building or be fined a minimum of $250 per day. On Wednesday, his business consultant, Stacey Sheehan, submitted a response to the municipality. She also announced Hastings turned the building over to his son, Alan, who operates The Silo Restaurant on Water Street.
Morinello to hold free Alzheimer's awareness event
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:30 pm
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello will host a free Alzheimer's awareness event in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association of Western New York. This event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Niagara Falls Library, 1425 Main St.
World-renowned Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off holiday season with 91st spectacle of wonder
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:30 pm
This Thanksgiving, a magical march returns to the streets of New York City and to homes across the U.S. as the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday season with its signature spectacle of wonder.
UB, Sisters Hospital earn national award for educating future nurses in maternal-newborn care
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System's Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.
2017 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Nov. 18
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is a day when people who are affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities for healing, support, information and empowerment.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital announces appointment of Pandey for primary care
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced Abhilasha Pandey, M.D., has joined its primary care practice. Pandey is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She was the senior resident and previously practiced at the Beaumont Medical Center in Dearborn, Michigan.
'Stay Home for Hospice': No-show reverse raffle
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:20 pm
Niagara Hospice is putting a unique spin on its traditional fundraising event ("Cocktails & Ca$h"). Basically, there is no event this year - but, that doesn't mean one can't still buy a ticket and help provide charity care to individuals facing end-of-life illnesses who are uninsured or underinsured.
B Team Buffalo to decorate Black Rock Neighborhood during 'City of Light'
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 08:10 am
As fall inches closer to winter, many Western New Yorkers will begin to decorate their homes for the holidays. But for some residents, decorating is a luxury. So, for the 10th straight year, hundreds of young volunteers will "brighten" a Buffalo neighborhood out of the kindness of their hearts.
The Summit to give away Bills-Dolphins game package
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 08:10 am
The Summit Federal Credit Union is giving away a game day package to the Buffalo Bills-Miami Dolphins football game at New Era Field Stadium (1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17). The package includes five tickets with seating in the Jim Kelly Club, a parking pass and food vouchers. The package is valued at approximately $1,200.

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