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ECHDC announces unique opportunity to be part of renaissance of Buffalo's waterfront
Thu, Jul 20th 2017 08:45 am
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. has issued a request for proposals for two parcels of the South Aud Block, which will allow New York state to proceed with the next exciting phase of development at Canalside in Buffalo.
Garbage: Shirley Manson talks cold, hard reality; spectacular dream
Wed, Jul 19th 2017 07:00 am
Twenty-two years ago, Shirley Manson famously sang, "I'm only happy when it rains. I'm only happy when it's complicated."
Collins announces AEAC grant funding for Artpark & Company
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 06:05 pm
Congressman Collins on Tuesday announced funding for Artpark & Company to support the presentation of Plasticiens Volants' "Big Bang." This grant was awarded through the National Endowment for the Arts' Arts Engagement in American Communities program, which is designed to support art projects in all artistic disciplines.
Morinello announces Project Green-Light
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 04:25 pm
On Tuesday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello announced the kickoff of Project Green-Light. Project Green-Light is a campaign created to address the issue of traffic congestion and pollution surrounding the Grand Island tolls.
Michael Freedman joins PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter board of directors as treasurer
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has announced Michael Freedman joined the board of directors as treasurer.
31st annual UB Distinguished Speakers Series to feature Malala Yousafzai, Susan Rice, Alan Alda
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 04:25 pm
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, former U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice, "Grey's Anatomy" actor and activist Jesse Williams and award-winning actor and science communicator Alan Alda are among the speakers who will headline the 2017-18 Distinguished Speakers Series at the University at Buffalo.
Cuomo: Brine Wells Development selected as developer for Hotel Niagara
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 12:50 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced Brine Wells Development LLC has been chosen as the developer for the restoration of the historic Hotel Niagara in downtown Niagara Falls.
Glatz, Andres call on Lamar Inc. to pull 'lewd' billboard ad from downtown NT
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 10:20 am
A pair of city leaders are calling on one of the nation's top billboard advertising firms to pull what they call an offensive ad from downtown North Tonawanda after residents expressed shock at the ad's adult content.
Poloncarz, Jancewicz host Mexican police delegation
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 10:00 am
A delegation of senior Mexican police officials recently visited the Erie County Public Safety Campus to meet with the department of central police services and the department of homeland security and emergency services. The delegation is part of a department of state-sponsored professional exchange program that provides a platform to share ideas and best practices across international borders among public safety professionals.
Second annual Project Connect Niagara scheduled for July 26
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 10:00 am
Project Connect Niagara, an event designed to connect those in need with critical services in a "one-stop" venue, will take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry & Dining Room, 939 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls.
Gunderson awarded Lewiston Lions Scholarship
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 09:55 am
Courtney Gunderson was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Lewiston Community Lions. As a Lewiston-Porter 2017 graduate, she qualified and was awarded the scholarship based on her volunteer activities and service commitment to the Lewiston community.
West Side Rowing Club Crew earns bronze medal at National Championship
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 09:50 am
The top club rowing crews from around the country competed this past weekend at the U.S. Rowing Club National Championship in Bethel, Ohio. The regatta attracted elite level rowing teams for a week of high-speed rowing races.
Chick-fil-A headed to Buffalo
Tue, Jul 18th 2017 09:00 am
It's official: Chick-fil-A is coming to upstate New York! After searching for the perfect locations for years and hearing how eager our fans are to have us as part of their communities, we're excited to announce that we will open our first restaurants in the Buffalo, Plattsburgh, Rochester and Syracuse areas in 2018-19.
Higgins, Poloncarz & Flynn announce 5-year federal grant totaling over $2M for Erie County Family Treatment Drug Court enhancement initiative
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:45 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced approval of a five-year federal grant totaling $2,125,000 for the Erie County Family Treatment Drug Court enhancement initiative. New funds will pair the authority of the court system with compassionate, proven treatment services toward the goal of improving the family unit and advancing lifelong recovery.
Jacobs announces Lyme disease forum
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:45 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs will host a Lyme disease forum to raise awareness of the rise of the debilitating disease across Western New York. The forum will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, July 24, at the Erie Community College South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park.
EPA presents 'Environmental Champion Award' to WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:40 pm
Erie County Commissioner of the Department of Environment and Planning ("DEP") Thomas Hersey, along with Curbell Inc. Director of Safety and Environmental Affairs Mark Shriver, were honored recently as "Environmental Champions" by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 for their work on the WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable.
Harbor seal pup born at Aquarium of Niagara
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:40 pm
For the first time in 30 years, a new harbor seal pup has been born at the Aquarium of Niagara.
New directors, managers named at Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls & Old Falls Street, USA
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:40 pm
Spectra Venue Management, the company that manages The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls and Old Falls Street, USA, has hired new directors and managers, while several key members of the current management staff have been promoted to new positions.
Nerds Gone Wild at Niagara Catholic
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 03:00 pm
On Saturday, Nerds Gone Wild performed at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School as part of "Big Red Fest" and Alumni Weekend. Dressed to impress, well, dressed like what's shown in the photos, anyway, the five-piece had the crowd on its feet, performing the '80s' biggest hits.
Galbani Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival: Scenes from an Italian restaurant ... or 20
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 01:20 pm
The Galbani Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival celebrated 30 years of authentic food, lively music, and entertaining cultural traditions - but a new location this time around. The family-friendly event moved from Hertel Avenue to the Outer Harbor.
Plenty to do, see & eat at Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival
Mon, Jul 17th 2017 07:00 am
The Sanborn Area Historical Society will present the 13th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 22, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at the museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road (Route 31), Sanborn.
Police seek robbery suspect on Grand Island
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 06:40 pm
It was announced Saturday police are looking for a suspect involved in a robbery Friday on Grand Island.
Village of Lewiston: Developer seeks to make modifications to Fairchild Place plan
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 09:00 am
Developer James Jerge intends to modify his 765 Fairchild Place development plan, which was previously accepted by the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees. He will present his modifications to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and Village Board of Trustees in coming weeks.
Historic First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston celebrates 200 years of helping others
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 09:00 am
On Center Street in Lewiston, historic buildings and figures can be seen from left to right. One of the most historic buildings, though, can be found by turning down South Fifth Street and heading to 505 Cayuga St.
DeGlopper Memorial expansion: Committee thankful for donations, asking for support to continue work
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 07:00 am
Progress on the expansion of DeGlopper Memorial Park is ongoing thanks to major donations of supplies and manpower, but the committee spearheading the project says more is needed for work to continue.
Grand Island Board of Education: Pyc, Tomkins returned as board president, vice president
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 07:00 am
The 2017-18 school year for the Grand Island Central School District officially began Monday with the reorganization meeting of the school board.
Remediation discussed for flooded properties
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 07:00 am
Niagara County-area property owners on Lake Ontario who have struggled with disastrous flooding and erosion conditions along the lake shore this spring met with local officials Thursday to discuss remediation assistance.
BPO's 'Broadway Today!' on stage at Artpark
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 07:00 am
Artpark and the BPO have announced a special show, "Broadway Today!," will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, inside the Mainstage Theater. Tickets are on sale at www.tickets.com, www.artpark.net, by phone at 1-888-223-6000, and at the Artpark box office, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
'Next Step' program offered to combat alcohol use disorder
Sat, Jul 15th 2017 12:10 am
The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions is seeking participants for a new alcohol treatment and research program, "The Next Step."
PHOTOS: Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents 'Reverence to 50 Years of Elegance'
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 11:45 pm
More than 250 people came out to Niagara Falls High School's Performing Arts Center on Friday to celebrate 50 years of the Greater Niagara Ballet Company (formerly Niagara Civic Ballet). In particular, they came to celebrate dancers past and present, as well as artistic director and founder Beverley Feder, FUSTD, FCUSA, FICIA.
Food Bank of WNY seeks community's help to 'Walk Off Hunger'
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 05:10 pm
The Food Bank of WNY is seeking participants for its 10th annual "Walk Off Hunger," which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Island Park in Williamsville. Presented by Life Storage, this family-friendly event will help the Food Bank of WNY provide more nutritious meals to hungry children and families this summer.
Dr. Venkat Kolli to join bariatric surgery team at NFMMC
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 05:10 pm
Venkat R. Kolli, M.D., F.A.C.S., will join the metabolic and bariatric surgery team at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center effective Monday, July 17.
Money matters in Lewiston: NYPA power rebates, water improvement costs discussed
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:25 pm
Money matters were prominent discussion topics at Monday's Lewiston Town Board work session.
Free Artpark workshop, concert to be offered during renowned percussionist's residency
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:25 pm
Famed Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista will be in residence at the University at Buffalo July 18-30 as part of the university's Creative Arts Initiative.
Canal Fest returns
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:15 pm
The 35th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is set to take place from this Sunday, July 16, to Sunday, July 23. The eight-day event will feature live music, carnival games and rides, food, competitions and several other activities.
Hardwick reminds residents of drug, syringe drop box at Town Hall
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:10 pm
Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick reminds residents that the Erie County Sheriff's Office maintains a drug and syringe drop box at Grand Island Town Hall, located at 2255 Baseline Road. The box is located in the front entrance and is accessible Monday through Friday during business hours.
Grand Island Town Board: Community center meeting set for July 18
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:10 pm
The consultants charged by the Town of Grand Island Council to conduct a feasibility study for a possible community center on the Island will hold a community input meeting Tuesday, July 18.
TM Montante development selected as preferred developer for prime downtown development site
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 04:00 pm
Mayor Paul A. Dyster on Thursday announced the selection of TM Montante Development as preferred developer for prime downtown development parcels located along 7th and Niagara streets in the City of Niagara Falls. The multiphase, approximately $5 million project will transform the structures located 610, 614 and 624 Niagara St. and the adjacent vacant parcels of 414-428 7th St., into a mixed-use facility in the heart of the downtown corridor.
Opportunities Unlimited to host concert July 19
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 03:55 pm
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will host a performance by the Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the agency's day services building, located at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield.
National Fuel offers flooding precautions for summer storms
Thu, Jul 13th 2017 07:50 pm
National Fuel offers customers the following information should they experience flooding in summer storms:
 

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