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Breast Cancer Network of WNY hosts wellness seminar
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:15 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY is conducting the second of its planned 10-part educational seminar series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at its facility, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew.
Richardson Olmsted Campus & Buffalo Philharmonic present 'enLIGHTen'
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
In celebration of the successful completion of the first phase of redevelopment at the Richardson Olmsted Campus and as a special thanks to the community for its support, the Richardson and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, led by JoAnn Falletta, will illuminate the night and invite Western New Yorkers to witness a "first" for this region at 9 p.m. July 28.
ESD announces RFP for New York State Minority and Women Revolving Loan Trust Fund
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
Empire State Development has issued a request for proposals for the New York State Minority and Women Revolving Loan Trust Fund, a program designed to make low-cost financial assistance available at the local level to minority and women-owned businesses (MWBEs).
Kenan Center to present 47th annual 100 American Craftsmen Show
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
The best in contemporary craft art returns to the Kenan Center in Lockport with the 47th annual 100 American Craftsmen show, June 2-4.
DEC issues guidance to keep drugs out of New York's waters
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has issued guidance (http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/64558.html) for pharmacies and the public to keep unused drugs out of New York's waters. The guidance was prepared in consultation with the New York State Department of Health and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The guidance is available on DEC's website at www.dontflushyourdrugs.net.
Higgins announces winners of annual student art competition
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. Higgins received 54 pieces of artwork from students from 11 local high schools.
Niagara County Central Rotary's 'Shred-it' event set for June 3
Mon, May 15th 2017 07:00 am
People can securely shred sensitive paper documents during the "Shred-It" event, sponsored by the Niagara County Central Rotary, to be held from 2 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 3, at the Sanborn Fire Co. parking lot, 5811 Buffalo St. (Route 429), Sanborn.
HAL 'fantastically' maps world at May event
Mon, May 15th 2017 07:00 am
The Historical Association of Lewiston's May program it titled "Mapping the Frontier - A Study of 18th Century Surveying and Mapping Techniques." The event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston.
Memorial Day observance grows in Lewiston
Sat, May 13th 2017 10:00 am
When the Village of Lewiston's annual Memorial Day parade, observance and luncheon was cancelled in 2015, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Downriver Post No. 7487, vowed to bring it back bigger and better in 2016.
Lewiston Garden Club plans annual perennial sale
Sat, May 13th 2017 09:00 am
Make a list of plants you'd like to see blooming in your yard year after year. Check it twice, because you're not going to want to miss the Lewiston Garden Club Perennial Sale being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
First-ever Farmer Fest blossoms in the rain
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
Supporters of the Grand Island agriculture movement were buoyed by the public response to the first-ever Farmer Fest event, which took place Saturday despite a cold, dreary rain.
REALTORS emeritus honored at annual luncheon
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
The local real estate community came to Grand Island last week to honor some of the industry's longest serving members.
Town of Lewiston: Water, water, everywhere
Sat, May 13th 2017 07:00 am
Following last week's deluge of rains, there was water, water everywhere - much of it in residents' basements - Lewiston wastewater treatment plant administrator Jeff Ritter told Supervisor Steve Broderick and the Lewiston Town Board meeting on Monday.
Racist flyers in Lewiston target Lew-Port BOE candidates
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:40 pm
On Thursday of this week, just ahead of the Lewiston-Porter School District budget vote and School Board elections on Tuesday, residents in the Lewiston and Youngstown communities came across yet another disturbing flyer in their mailboxes. Again it was promulgating hate and racist thoughts, but this time with the names of two Lewiston-Porter Board of Education candidates targeted.
NYS expands emerald ash borer quarantine
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:20 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets announced eight existing emerald ash borer (EAB) restricted zones have been expanded and merged into a single restricted zone in order to strengthen the state's efforts to slow the spread of this invasive pest.
HART Interfaith awards celebration to be held May 24
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:20 pm
HART Interfaith is a home assistance referral program that provides the elderly and infirm with caregivers, allowing them to remain independent in their homes.
New task force launches in Erie County to combat elder financial abuse & exploitation
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard, Center for Elder Law & Justice CEO Karen Nicolson and Lifespan of Greater Rochester CEO Ann Marie Cook announced the launch of a new model to combat elder financial abuse and exploitation in Erie County, called an Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team.
Higgins, Jacobs, Morinello & McMurray make joint push for cashless tolling at Grand Island bridges
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, Assemblymember Angelo Morinello and Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray are together pushing for conversion to cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges.
Postal carriers to hold 25th annual Food Drive on May 13
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:35 am
The National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service will conduct the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 13. Last year, residents donated nearly 1.3 million pounds of food for their Western New York neighbors and a record 80 million pounds of food nationally.
German Heritage Museum opens for season
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Das Haus, Einhaus und Der Stall German Heritage Museum campus at 2549 Niagara Road in Bergholz Village recently held its opening day's events. Community members gathered at the museum, as well as three visitors from Pennsylvania.
Herschell Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum to appear on Travel Channel
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:20 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will be featured in the Travel Channel's "RV Top 3: Bayou to Bison Bonanza" television special airing at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Pappas seeks full term as NT mayor
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:15 am
City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur G. Pappas will ask voters in the November election to keep him in his position to "continue our great progress," the first-term mayor said last week.
Local organizations to present disabilities workshop May 17
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:15 am
ONE SEPTA and Parent Network of WNY will present a workshop titled, "Understanding the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)" from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center, 4124 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
NT School District sets vote on $73.491 million budget
Fri, May 12th 2017 11:10 am
Come Tuesday, May 16, North Tonawanda School District property owners will be voting on a pared down $73.491 million spending plan for the 2017-18 school year.
Students injured after Wheatfield accident
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:30 am
Five students were injured Wednesday, after a driver sideswiped a school bus in Wheatfield, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office reported.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 64th class
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:20 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 64th class during a ceremony held Wednesday at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
Second annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 26
Thu, May 11th 2017 11:15 am
Event provides wide range of services to individuals throughout Niagara County
Artpark's 'Painted Parking Lot' recreation underway
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:55 pm
On Wednesday, students from Lewiston-Porter High School, along with some community volunteers, worked on Artpark & Company's recreation of "Niagara 1979."
Hard Rock supports United Way's 'Dine to Make a Difference'
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:50 pm
On Tuesday, the United Way of Greater Niagara and the Salvation Army partnered up with Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, for "Dine to Make a Difference." This event gave locals an easy way to help donate to organizations making a difference in the community.
New technology at Mount St. Mary's
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has acquired the latest vein visualization technology to assist in the placement of IVs and blood draws courtesy of a donation to the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation by area resident Catherine DiMino.
2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic to feature Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Rangers at Citi Field
Wed, May 10th 2017 08:50 am
The 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will feature the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers on Jan. 1, 2018, at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, the National Hockey League announced on Tuesday. The New Year's Day game will be broadcast live on NBC, Sportsnet and TVA Sports at 1 p.m. ET.
WNY Hog & Lamb Preview Classic to be held at Fairgrounds
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to present the 17th annual Western New York Hog & Lamb Preview Classic. The show is scheduled to take place inside the Agriculture Discovery Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg June 2-4.
Empower to honor Fran & Gary Hall for work on behalf of people with developmental disabilities
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will award Fran and Gary Hall the Chairman's Award at its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 19, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club, 1058 Lake Road, Youngstown. The award will be presented at the post-tournament dinner, which will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Masons are opening their doors
Wed, May 10th 2017 07:00 am
Interested in learning more about Freemasons - their history in the world and in New York state?
'Hamilton' writer, Pro Football HOFer, National Teacher of the Year headline commencement at NU
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:50 pm
Niagara University's 2017 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and the author of the acclaimed biography "Alexander Hamilton," which was adapted into a smash hit musical.
Destination Niagara USA celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
This week marks the 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week. Tourism communities nationwide are doing their part to salute travel in America. The theme of this year's celebratory week is "Faces of Travel," which provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the individuals who keep this industry moving on a daily basis.
Discover Niagara Shuttle returns for second season
Tue, May 9th 2017 08:00 pm
Niagara Region leaders and elected officials marked the beginning of the Discover Niagara Shuttle's second season Tuesday morning at a press conference in front of the Niagara Falls Train Station and Underground Railroad Heritage Center.
Camp Hope helps children heal through fun
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:50 am
Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for children. Children grieve differently than adults.
Aspen Dental to provide free dental care to thousands of veterans
Tue, May 9th 2017 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 24, nearly 450 Aspen Dental practices will open their doors to provide free dental care for thousands of veterans across the nation. Local veterans can call 1-844-AspenHMM to schedule an appointment at a participating office in the Buffalo area. Appointments are required and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fort Niagara invites regional residents to May 17 community night
Mon, May 8th 2017 03:25 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites residents from the greater Buffalo Niagara Region to explore the historic landmark for free from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17.