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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.
Niagara Hospice holds Light-a-Life celebration
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 08:10 am
Niagara Hospice will hold its annual Light-a-Life Memorial Tree Lighting celebration from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, under the Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion behind Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive. Lockport.
UB professor is co-author on new sudden cardiac death guideline
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 08:05 am
A professor and cardiologist in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo is a member of the committee that has issued a new practice guideline for treating sudden cardiac death (SCD).
Don't let Halloween haunt you: AAA offers tips to stay safe this Halloween
Sun, Oct 29th 2017 07:00 am
Here's hoping for all treats and no tricks this Halloween! With more than 40 million children between ages 5 and 14 trick or treating on Oct. 31, it's a busy night on the roads - and the worst night for vandalism. AAA Western and Central New York is reminding everyone to be on the lookout for pedestrians in the coming week, to celebrate responsibly and to make sure your home is protected against any tricks.
Village of Lewiston HPC ready to issue Frontier House fines
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 10:10 am
If the owner of the Frontier House doesn't provide a "schedule of performance" by Wednesday, Nov. 1, he could be fined hundreds of dollars - or more.
Grand Island Board of Education: District employee contracts settled
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
The two biggest labor unions in the Grand Island Central School District are partnering with the district to control health care costs.
Grand Island Town Board/Board of Education: Stop signs at Stony Point, Ransom roads on agenda for joint meeting
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
The agenda for Monday's joint meeting of the Grand Island Town Board and Grand Island Board of Education calls for discussion of the new traffic configuration at the intersection of Stony Point and Ransom Roads.
CrossRiver Tabernacle to hold grand opening
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
Islanders are invited to celebrate the grand opening of a new church on Grand Island Boulevard.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital Board of Associates hosts annual pancake breakfast
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
The board of associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital is sponsoring its annual Tony Guthrie Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Lewiston No. 1 firehall on North Sixth Street in the Village of Lewiston.
Town of Lewiston to act on 'modified' Rubino PUD at Nov. 13 meeting
Sat, Oct 28th 2017 07:00 am
Facing continued opposition by town residents, the Lewiston Town Board Monday opted to hold up its approval, yet again, on the concept plan for the Rubino brothers' 107-unit planned unit development on Upper Mountain Road near Bronson Drive.
Electric Lights Parade ready to roll for 13th time
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 05:10 pm
For 12 years, the Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara has helped reel in the start of the holiday season. Last year's festivities brought out several thousand citizens and hundreds of participants in the parade itself to get everyone in the festive spirit. The same can be expected for year 13.
Look for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF this Halloween
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 04:15 pm
Children in costume will be carrying the familiar orange collection boxes on Halloween in the annual Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.
Erie County Sheriff's Office: Preparation is key to safe, fun Halloween
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 04:10 pm
With Halloween approaching, Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard encourages parents to be mindful of potential hazards and dangers that tend to accompany this holiday.
'Lunch and Learn' with NFP
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Last week, Niagara Frontier Publications CEO and Publisher Skip Mazenauer, Sales Representative Jeff Calarco and Tribune Editor David Yarger presented in front of several not-for-profit organizations and the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
Helping first responders
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Niagara County Legislator Kathryn Lance, a county representative for the Town of Wheatfield and North Tonawanda, delivered a check to St. Johnsburg Fire Hall. Lance said the check is intended to help the esteemed fire hall defray the cost of a new roof.
Jacobs commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month by securing funding for key service providers
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:25 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs marked Domestic Violence Awareness Month by announcing two state grants for service providers that provide assistance to victims and their families across Western New York. The Family Justice Center of Erie County and Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Buffalo will each be the recipient of a $25,000 public protection grant to further their respective missions.
Suneel's Light Foundation's 'Night to Shine' charity event to help discover cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:20 pm
Suneel's Light Foundation has announced the "Night to Shine" charity event, the research foundation's 2017 fundraiser, will "shine brightly" upon Park Country Club, 4949 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville, from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the club's storied ballroom.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Celebrates 100 years serving community
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 08:50 am
Originally conceived as The Joint Charities Campaign in 1917 to coordinate fundraising efforts of three wartime charities, the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) marks 100 years of service to Erie County today.
Meet Stryker
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 08:50 am
A harbor seal whose rear flipper had to be amputated has made his first public appearance, and joined other rescued seals at the Aquarium of Niagara.
ESD: LEGOLAND New York coming to Orange County
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 05:25 pm
Empire State Development announced Wednesday LEGOLAND New York, a 170-acre theme park resort, will open in Goshen, Orange County, in 2020.
Memorial Medical Center seeking volunteer van drivers
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 05:25 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is looking for volunteer drivers to transport patients to and from appointments in the hospital's CARExpress van.

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