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YBPA meets, talks music & arts fest
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 07:30 pm
The Youngstown Business and Professional Association's fall meeting took place Tuesday at the Youngstown Yacht Club (a member business).
Oktoberfest celebration of German food, music Oct. 21
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 07:25 pm
Tickets are now available for the Niagara History Center's Oktoberfest, an annual German party event celebrating authentic Bavarian food and music to benefit. The event, a fundraiser for the Niagara History Center, will take place from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at a new location, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport.
Niagara Reserve Citizen Airmen support hurricane relief efforts in Florida
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 09:05 pm
Six members of the 914th Civil Engineer Squadron departed Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station bound for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, where they will support recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma. A 911th Airlift Wing C-130 out of Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station provided the transport.
Local Corps of Engineers staff deployed to help in hurricane response
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 09:00 pm
Four members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, have been deployed to assist in the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's aftermath.
Jack Eichel autograph signing for Hurricane Harvey relief
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:40 pm
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel will be at Dave & Adam's retail store (8075 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville) at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, for a special charity autograph signing.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper announces completion of Hyde Park Lake living shoreline project
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:40 pm
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has announced the completion of the Hyde Park Lake living shoreline project, a two-year effort in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls and the Niagara River Greenway Ecological Standing Committee. The project enhanced 600 linear feet of shoreline located near the Rose Garden on the eastern end of Hyde Park Lake.
UB welcomes 'Kenny Rogers The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits'
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces the 11th annual Ronald McDonald House charity holiday concert will be "Kenny Rogers The Gambler's Last Deal: Christmas & Hits," with special guest Linda Davis. The show is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Tickets go on sale online at 10 a.m. Friday, with the box office opening at noon.
DASNY completes multimillion-dollar summer construction at SUNY Buffalo State College, University at Buffalo & Alfred State College
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:30 pm
Gerrard P. Bushell, president and CEO of DASNY, announced more than $10 million in upgrades have been completed at SUNY Buffalo State College Alfred State College and the University at Buffalo. The work is part of approximately $30 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout New York state completed by DASNY over the course of 90 days - ready in time for students to begin the fall semester.
Mount St. Mary's announces appointments
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has announced the following appointments:
M&T Bank launches 'Understanding What's Important Business Challenge' to celebrate local businesses & their community impact
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:20 pm
M&T Bank, a company with a long history of supporting the communities it serves, has debuted the "Understanding What's Important Business Challenge," a new initiative that celebrates local businesses and the organizations they support to make a difference in their communities.
Rescuing blighted land: Legislators announce members of board of county land bank
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 08:20 pm
Niagara County lawmakers publicly announced the membership of the board of directors of the county's new land bank on Tuesday night.
VIDEO: Mount St. Mary's Hospital receives $825,000 grant to expand Clearview
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 05:30 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce it is the recipient of an $825,200 grant from the New York State Health Care Facility Transformation Program. Funding will support the expansion of the hospital's Clearview treatment services, a confidential, inpatient rehabilitation program dedicated to the holistic care of people whose lives have been affected by drugs and/or alcohol.
Can You Help? Elizabeth Restey benefit
Tue, Sep 12th 2017 07:00 am
A fundraiser for Elizabeth Restey and family will take place from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the South Lockport Fire Col, 5666 S. Transit Road, Lockport.
Town of Lewiston takes no action on Rubino brothers PUD concept plan
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 11:10 pm
Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick wasted no time Monday in telling a standing-room-only crowd inside Town Hall the Town Council would not vote on John and Joe Rubino's planned unit/urban development concept for Upper Mountain Road. Instead, "I want to listen to what everybody has to say ... and take it in," he said prior to the work session.
Buffalo Zoo holds animal art show
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., will hold its biannual animal fundraiser, "Art Gone Wild," from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. "Art Gone Wild" features an art show, auction and sale of works that were produced by the zoo's animal residents. Pieces include animal paintings, paw print casts and ornaments.
Schneiderman reminds New Yorkers of charitable giving tips in response to Hurricane Irma
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued an alert reminding New Yorkers to consider consulting the office's charitable giving tips before making a donation to support organizations assisting the victims of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.
Great Lakes Real Estate donates to Lewiston Peace Garden
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Great Lakes Real Estate recently donated a bench to the International Peace Garden located between Center Street and Ridge Road. GLRE contributed the piece of furniture upon learning there was a need during the Memorial Day parade preparations.
State Parks Standing Committee to meet for project approval
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, to vote on funding for projects being proposed to the Standing Committee by State Parks. The meeting will be held at DeVeaux Woods State Park and is open to the public.
Armed Forces Weekend, dinosaurs in corn maze & ventriloquists highlight opening weekend of 22nd annual Fall Festival at Great Pumpkin Farm
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick off its 22nd annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16-17, with a special Armed Forces weekend, in collaboration with WNY Heroes Inc. The regular admission fee will be waived for military, police or fire department personnel who present proper identification to WNY Heroes representatives at the gate. Such attendees will also be permitted to bring one guest for free.
Hurricanes Harvey & Irma impact gas prices
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Today's national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.67 per gallon, up 30 cents over the past two weeks and up 4 cents in the past week. One year ago, the price was $2.18. The New York state average is $2.83, up 35 cents in two weeks, and up 5 cents from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.32.
HAL program focuses on mapping
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's September program is titled "Mapping the Frontier - A Study of 18th Century Surveying and Mapping Techniques." The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
Mason's Mission playground to open in Pendleton
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
Mason's Mission, a nonprofit organization formed to assist families with special needs, announced the grand-opening of its first special needs playground at 6570 Campbell Blvd., Pendleton. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. New York State Sen. Robert Ortt will be on hand to help dedicate the site. The public is invited to attend.
Lewiston Council on the Arts thanks Elderwood at Wheatfield
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts' Tim Henderson recently presented Kristine Bailey of Elderwood at Wheatfield with an appreciation plaque for the sponsorship of Lewiston's popular "Blue Mondays" and "Blue Grass Mondays" concert series.
Jamie Hagerty named Peach Queen, capping 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 07:15 am
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival took place this past weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Niagara County: Col. Mark S. Larson takes command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 10:25 pm
Col. Mark S. Larson took command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman on Sunday during a change of command ceremony at the Niagara Falls air reserve station.
Peach Festival marks 60 years
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:30 pm
The 60th annual Niagara County Peach Festival is taking place this weekend at Academy Park. Sponsored by the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, the four-day event is a major fundraiser used to raise monies for local educational and community endeavors.
Larson taking command of 914th Air Refueling Wing
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 09:15 am
Col. Mark S. Larson, former commander of the 931st Air Refueling Wing, will take command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing from Col. Brian S. Bowman, who is set to retire. A change of command ceremony will take place at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station today, before the wing in formation.
Roaming Table tastefully pairs Lewiston's history, food
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 10:00 am
The Roaming Table, Lewiston's food tasting and historical walking tour, is a veritable smorgasbord of culinary delights, complete with a recounting of olden days and anecdotal tales from the village's storied past. Guests relish the unique opportunity to learn about the heroes and villains of yesteryear, the inspiration for two monuments, and the incredible efforts to free slaves.
World travelers to get 'Mighty' along Niagara River
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon, presented by Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, attracts runners from around the world. Participants have traveled from England, Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Austria, Egypt and Ethiopia to "run with the river" in this one-of-a-kind and highly anticipated race. Held annually in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K, the event will take place this year on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Dust Bowl Ramblers present songs of Great Depression at CAC
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Carnegie Art Center will host a musical performance by the Dust Bowl Ramblers from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The Dust Bowl Ramblers will present music from the Dust Bowl and Great Depression accompanied by a presentation of archival photographs projected onto a screen.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns the weekend of Dec. 8-9 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Youngstown: Everybody loves a parade!
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
Great weather greeted the crowds who came out for the annual Labor Day Parade in Youngstown on Monday, Sept. 4, where more than 50 units were featured on the village's Main Street route.
Grand Island: Town Board issues proclamation for Buddy Poppy Drive
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board proclaimed Sept. 8 and 9 as American Legion Patriot Poppy Days on Grand Island in advance of the American Legion Grand Island Post No. 1346 Patriot Day Poppy Drive that weekend.
'Kidz 'n' Kites' ready to fly for 20th straight year
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:05 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Veterans Memorial Park will host the 20th annual "Kidz 'n' Kites" celebration. Kids and families from all around are welcome to come out and enjoy a free event in the town.
Meet new Tribune editor
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Greetings, readers. My name is David Yarger and I was recently named the new editor for the Tribune.
Dr. Franco Vigna opens revive Spine Center in Niagara Falls
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 09:00 pm
Spine Surgery of Buffalo Niagara, a clinical practice led by Franco Vigna, M.D., M.P.H., which specializes in high-quality, personalized spine treatments for patients all over the Buffalo Niagara region, moved and expanded into a new, stand-alone facility in Niagara Falls. Reflecting the practice's commitment to restoring patient health, the comprehensive spinal care center, located at 6941 Williams Road, opened in the spring of 2017 under a new name: reVive Spine Center.
Buffalo River restoration effort brings partners together at Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:50 pm
Erie County's Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park on Seneca Street in Buffalo was the site Friday for a multitude of volunteers helping to beautify and protect the park itself and the adjoining waters of the Buffalo River. Personnel from the Erie County environment and planning and parks departments were joined by counterparts from Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Labatt USA, Pegula Sports Entertainment, the Buffalo Sabres, Try-It Distributing and WNY PRISM to clean up the habitat area, remove invasive species, plant native pollinators and grasses, and place new trees and shrubs at the site.
Collins votes for emergency disaster aid & funding government
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:40 pm
On Friday, Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, voted in support of the READ Act, a bill to provide emergency assistance for hurricane relief, raise the federal debt limit, fund the government, and extend the national flood insurance program. This legislation extends government funding into December allowing the Congress to focus on tax reform.
Jacobs pushes for action on fentanyl bill
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:35 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs on Friday called on New York State Assembly leaders and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to get behind legislation passed earlier this year in the State Senate enabling law enforcement to prosecute dealers mixing the deadly drug fentanyl in the heroin they sell.
Book study on love & respect at United Baptist Christian Church
Fri, Sep 8th 2017 08:35 pm
United Baptist Christian Church of Lewiston will host an eight-week book study on the book, "Love and Respect" by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs. The group will meet at the home of Pastor Vince and his wife, Priscilla, at 837 College Terrace, Niagara Falls. Members will gather at 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 12.
 

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