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Rock on, 'Shreddie Van Halen': Internet names local electronics recycling shredder
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:15 pm
Sunnking's livestreaming electronics shredder has a new name after the company announced its first "Name the Shredder" contest winner.
Modern Disposal Services & Niagara Orleans BOCES celebrate internship program
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 08:15 pm
Modern Disposal Services announced a new partnership with Niagara Orleans BOCES. In early March, Modern welcomed one welding student and one diesel mechanic student for a spring semester paid internship program.
NCCC hosts student showcase during spring open house
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 07:45 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a student showcase from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21. This event gives students an opportunity to display and explain a project connected to a classroom experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students present their work as either a poster project, table project, art exhibition, or performance.
YWCA of the Niagara Frontier hosting annual cash raffle fundraiser
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 01:05 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will hold its annual cash raffle from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn. This year's cash raffle will be a "Roaring '20s"-themed event described as both fun and casual.
Buffalo History Museum unveils colorized Pan-American Exposition renderings
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:30 am
The Buffalo History Museum debuted a new exhibit, "To Rescue the Color: Salvaged Renderings of the Rainbow City," which features more than a half-dozen colorized renderings of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.
ECDOH: 'Test to treat' option offered through COVID-19 test sites
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:10 pm
Individuals who receive a positive coronavirus test result through Erie County Department of Health's COVID-19 testing services will be offered a prescription for Paxlovid, if they are eligible.
Lewiston man to be featured on 'Antiques Roadshow'
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 09:15 am
Lewiston resident Lloyd Draper will appear on the PBS hit "Antiques Roadshow" at 8 p.m. Monday, April 25. The program airs locally on WNED.
Niagara Sailing Club rebuilds after devastating fire
Sat, Apr 9th 2022 07:00 am
At the age of 11, Jack Dally began sailing at the Niagara Sailing Club on East River Road. It wasn't long before sailing was a big part of his life. He developed his skills by participating in the various sailing programs that the club offered for youth.
Spring Showcase: Gallo, Gather owner Michael Hibbard excited for what 2022 will bring
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:05 am
"We have a solid staff at all the locations right now, so I'm really optimistic about growth and moving forward," he said.
Cannabis sales on Tuscarora Nation lands in dispute
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
The Tuscarora Nation announced has chosen to close its roads to all non-residents, effective immediately. The matter involves cannabis sales activities, which officials are not in favor of, ongoing at various smoke shop businesses on tribal lands.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Stone House has storied history
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Welcome back to our eighth bicentennial building in the series, the great old building at 755 Center St., today known as the Stone House pub. This is one of Lewiston's premiere summer venues for fun and frolic. Currently, it is owned and operated by Emery Simon and family.
Easter Bunny visits Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
The St. Francis Guild and board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently coordinated an Easter egg hunt on the hospital campus for Mount St. Mary's associates and their families. The event included a hunt for eggs, visit from the Easter Bunny, petting zoo and prizes for all attendees.
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2022 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
Taxes: File your return on time, even if you can't pay what you owe
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminds taxpayers to avoid late filing penalties by filing their personal income tax return on time, even if they owe money but can't immediately pay. The Tax Department can help taxpayers avoid or reduce penalties and added interest on any taxes they might owe.
Northwest Jazz Festival announces headliners
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 12:25 pm
After an unexpected two-year hiatus, the Northwest Jazz Festival returns to historic Lewiston Aug. 26-27. The event will highlight local, international and North American jazz artists including Sally Terrell, John di Martino, Stacey Kent, Corrine Mammana, Allison Au, Emmet Cohen and Joey DeFrancesco.
Higgins announces 'critical federal funding' to keep USS The Sullivans afloat
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 08:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Paul Marzello, president and CEO of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, to announce $490,000 in federal funding awarded to the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park.
Sure sign of spring: Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opens in Lewiston
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 11:55 am
Hibbard's is open! Lewiston's world-famous, Barenaked Ladies-endorsed sweet shop served its first custard of the season at one minute to 11 on Monday morning. Joe Woodbury of the Tuscarora Reservation was first in line.
To boost or not to boost? UB's Russo discusses what new FDA guidelines mean
Mon, Apr 4th 2022 10:25 am
The FDA's approval last week of a fourth COVID-19 shot is injecting additional questions into the conversation over who should get which booster and when.
Hochul announces eligibility for second COVID-19 vaccine boosters
Sat, Apr 2nd 2022 02:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Saturday announced eligibility for second coronavirus vaccine booster doses. Eligible New Yorkers may receive an mRNA vaccine - either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine - for their second booster shot.
716 United Basketball announces Niagara Falls AAU girls basketball travel team
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 03:40 pm
On Friday, 716 United Basketball announced it is now operating with full support from the Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club. 716 United also announced it will start developing a female basketball team this spring.
Spring Showcase: Canterbury Place owner retiring after 30 years of service to Lewiston community
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:20 am
One of Lewiston's most popular merchants is calling it a career. Pamela Karski is retiring and closing Canterbury Place - the 2018 Lewiston Business of the Year.
Parks/recreation projects heat up in Lewiston, Porter
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 11:10 am
News on the parks and recreation front continues to occupy discussions among officials in both the towns of Lewiston and Porter.
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma returns for engagement with BPO
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:45 am
An artist whose name is synonymous with classical music, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will return to Buffalo for a one-night-only performance with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, Nov. 18 (7:30 p.m.), at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC celebrate Bloneva Bond
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College and Niagara Falls City Schools were part of the statewide "Women's Empowerment Draft" throughout the month of March. The two schools joined 24 other colleges and 30 grade schools to collectively celebrate Women's History Month. The program, created by Alfred University's Art Force 5, uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons.
United Way of Greater Niagara & Leadership Niagara announce partnership
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:10 am
On Thursday, United Way of Greater Niagara and Leadership Niagara announced both agencies will partner through Leadership Niagara's Leadership for the Youth of Niagara Communities program - LYNC - in order to reaffirm both agencies' commitment to Niagara County's youth. The event was held at Platter's Chocolates in North Tonawanda.
Hochul: $125 million relief programs support state's tourism industry
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced the launch of applications for two tourism grant programs designed to support and revitalize New York's tourism and hospitality industry.
Hochul seeks new COVID funding
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a letter to the New York congressional delegation "illustrating the need for additional federal funding for the national COVID-19 response to ensure preparedness for future variants. This funding will help New Yorkers continue to move safely forward through the pandemic."
New York Power Authority fishing piers to open for season
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 10:05 am
New York Power Authority fishing facilities including the fishing pier at the base of NYPA's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant will open for the season Friday, April 1, weather and water levels permitting. The fish cleaning station and handicap access elevator at the dam site will also be available if temperatures remain above freezing.
Buffalo Bills: $600M investment from NYS will be matched by investments from NFL, Bills & Erie County to keep team for 30 years
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 12:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Monday announced an agreement between New York state, Erie County and the NFL's Buffalo Bills franchise for a $1.4 billion new stadium in Orchard Park. Hochul's negotiations secured a 30-year commitment for the Bills to remain in Buffalo, and a combined $550 million from the NFL and Bills - approved by the NFL owners.
NT Neighborhood Watch announces David 'Bozo' Matecki as 2022 Dyngus Day Parade grand marshal
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 10:05 am
The North Tonawanda Neighborhood Watch announced this year's Dyngus Day parade will be led by grand marshal David "Bozo" Matecki. While discussing potential candidates, the committee said it was important to "find an individual who truly encapsulates the spirit of Dyngus Day. After a great deal of deliberation, there was really only one person who fit the bill, and his name is 'Bozo.' "
Higgins: $1.5 million in federal funding for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 02:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins - co-chair of the House cancer caucus - joined Roswell Park CEO Dr. Candace Johnson to announce $1.5 million in federal funding awarded to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Artpark announces 2022 season
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 09:00 am
Artpark & Company announced its summer 2022 season on Thursday.
NYSDOT announces start of $2.9 million project to upgrade culverts in Western New York
Wed, Mar 23rd 2022 04:30 pm
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez on Wednesday announced work has begun on a $2.9 million project that will repair or replace 12 culverts in Erie and Niagara counties, "enhancing safety and reducing the risk of flooding along several important roadways for the movement of people and commerce in Western New York."
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra presents special benefit concert for Ukraine
Wed, Mar 23rd 2022 04:00 pm
In the spirit of healing, honoring lives lost, and providing hope to those affected by the conflict in Ukraine, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present "Slava Ukraini: A Benefit Concert for Ukraine," at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Kleinhans Music Hall.
Niagara Falls: USAN approves Cambria Hotel grants
Tue, Mar 22nd 2022 03:50 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. board of directors met Tuesday and approved two grants for mixed-use projects at 311 Rainbow Blvd., and 320-324 Niagara St., in downtown Niagara Falls. USAN said the projects are leveraging private-sector investment to facilitate economic development within its development district.
Applications now available for fast-tracked permits for craft beverage manufacturers
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the State Liquor Authority is now accepting applications for new permits to allow craft beverage manufacturing businesses the ability to manufacture and sell alcoholic beverages while their liquor license is pending.
Buffalo History Museum announces final weeks for Tim Russert exhibit
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:40 pm
The Buffalo History Museum will end its nearly eight-year run of "Inside Tim Russert's Office: If it's Sunday, it's 'Meet the Press.' " The last day for the public to view the Russert exhibit will be April 9.
Survey: 77% of business travelers, 64% of workers say return of business travel more important than ever
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:40 pm
A new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) finds that sentiment around business travel is shifting, with 77% of business travelers and 64% of employed Americans agreeing that it is more important than ever to bring back business travel.
Finally: Gas prices drop
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 08:30 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.25, down 8 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.88. The New York state average is 4.37, down 8 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.92.
North Tonawanda: Tylec swears in new chief of police
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:25 pm
Mayor Austin Tylec said he was "honored" to issue the oath of office to newly appointed Chief of Police Keith T. Glass on Friday morning.
 

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