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Brit Floyd brings 'Eclipse World Tour,' 45 years of 'The Dark Side of the Moon,' to Artpark
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 11:00 am
Artpark & Company announced Monday a return date for Brit Floyd. The premier Pink Floyd tribute band will bring its "Eclipse World Tour 2018" to Lewiston - promising "45 years of The Dark Side of the Moon' " - on July 31. The 7 p.m. "Tuesday in the Park" concert series event will take place in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
Artpark welcomes Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to Lewiston
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 10:35 am
Legendary rock 'n' roll star Steven Tyler will headline Artpark's "Tuesday in the Park" on June 12. He will be accompanied by classic rock/country/Americana act The Loving Mary Band.
Niagara Yoga Co-op raises money for Community Missions
Sun, Mar 18th 2018 07:45 pm
Early Saturday morning, before people began the St. Patrick's Day festivities, around 35 people came to Reebok in the Fashion Outlets for some beneficial yoga instructed by Brian Ball of Niagara Yoga Co-op.
A timely presentation: Steed sponsors 'active shooter' session at Abate School on Wednesday
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
With concerns about student and workplace safety heightened by recent mass shootings, a Niagara County lawmaker is among those organizing a presentation on active shooters at a Niagara Falls school next week.
Politics is not the primary reason people are leaving churches, study suggests
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Extreme political views might be driving some people away from churches, but the actual number of departing parishioners is not that large, and those who do leave the pews are mostly marginally involved with the institution, according to a new study co-authored by a University at Buffalo political scientist.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: 6 Citizen of the Year honorees named
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has selected the recipients of the 52nd annual Citizen of the Year Awards. They will be recognized at a dinner to be held at the Radisson Grand Island on April 26.
Grand Island Board of Education: District finds no threat after investigation
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Grand Island Central School District officials tried to assure residents on Monday that reports of a student threat to harm the school were greatly exaggerated.
Grand Island Town Board: Welcome center plans on agenda for Monday's meeting
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Grand Island Town Board is slated to discuss the waste treatment plans for the Western New York Welcome Center when it meets Monday at Town Hall.
Chamber Gala 2018: Alexander and Colleen Swavy named Village of Lewiston Citizens of the Year
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Alexander and Colleen Swavy have been chosen by Mayor Terry Collesano and Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees as the 2018 Citizens of the Year.
Great Contraption Race planning begins
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Planning for the all-new Great Contraption Race of 2018 is now starting to come together.
Lewiston Lions invite community to new spring events
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club will host "Springtime in Lewiston Art & Craft Show" from 4-10 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 432 Center St., Lewiston.
YWCA of Niagara Frontier event brings opportunity for young females in politics
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier advisory board was inspired to develop its Institute for Public Leadership Candidate and Campaign Skills Workshop after witnessing the successful impact of the women's march in Washington, D.C., last year, and seeing the lack of female representation in office. The event visits Niagara University next weekend.
Destination Niagara USA supports Community Missions
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
On Thursday, Destination Niagara USA Director of Communications Andrea Czopp brought Community Missions of the Niagara Frontier three containers filled with hotel-quality bath items. The toiletries, including soaps, body washes and lotions, shampoos and conditioners, were collected by the destination marketing organization's traveling staffers.
Summer of '69 All-Star Band concert at Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 17th 2018 07:00 am
Western New York's renowned Summer of '69 All-Star Band will once again present an event to benefit the Home Assistance Referral Team. A charity concert is slated for 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga St. The event has free admission. Guests can participate in basket and 50/50 raffles.
Deal Realty celebrates 10-year anniversary
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 09:20 pm
Deal Realty celebrated its 10-year anniversary with an open house last week at its office at 451 Center St., Lewiston. Clients, family and friends joined in the celebration, and were the first to witness the unveiling of a special logo commemorating the real estate brokerage's 10th year of serving clients and creating fans throughout Western New York.
Hard Rock grant will enable Buffalo Music Hall of Fame to help Niagara County veterans
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 09:05 pm
It was almost two years ago - as the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, was celebrating its 20th anniversary - that Richard Sargent first told this news outlet of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame's desire to bring its Musician Medics program to Niagara Falls. The local rock 'n' roll stars sought to pay it forward in the Cataract City - but there was a roadblock: funding.
Grand Island Fire Co.: Driver hospitalized in north bridge accident
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 09:00 pm
Shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision in the southbound lane of the I-190 on the North Grand Island Bridge.
Public invited to Job & Transfer Fair March 20 at NCCC
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:45 pm
Niagara County Community College is hosting a spring Job & Transfer Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Main Gymnasium, H Building. The event is open to the public. NCCC is located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Wegmans customers donate record amount to hunger relief donations
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:40 pm
During the month of February, Wegmans cashiers asked customers to make a small donation to help the Food Bank of WNY at 11 stores throughout Erie, Niagara and Chautauqua counties.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra crowns 'Buffalo Sings Champions'
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:40 pm
The search for Buffalo's top vocalists is over.
Buffalo will host Corning Museum of Glass GlassBarge during summer 2018 voyage
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and Canalside announced the 2018 GlassBarge tour will visit Buffalo, docking at Canalside on Aug. 3-5. As the 2018 signature event for the statewide celebration of the Erie Canal bicentennial, GlassBarge will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour.
Niagara County animal distemper warning: Pet vaccination recommended
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office and Town of Lewiston Police Department are recommending the community to be on high alert after identifying multiple cases of distemper in raccoons in Niagara County.
Take note: National Fuel employees carry identification
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. reminds its customers that company representatives always carry photo identification.
Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation awards NFMMC Collaborative Care grant
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation has awarded a $146,938 grant to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to support a care initiative for young women.
Higgins invites high school students to participate in Congressional Art Competition
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is issuing a call for art to local high school students interested in participating in the annual Congressional Art Competition.
Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter has died
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 04:35 pm
Liam Fitzsimmons, chief of staff to Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter, D-NY-25, announced the congresswoman passed away early Friday morning surrounded by family at George Washington University Hospital after sustaining an injury in her Washington, D.C., residence last week.
Cashless tolls to Grand Island begin March 29
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:55 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced cashless tolling will go live at the Grand Island toll barriers on Thursday, March 29 (weather-dependent). As of the morning commute on Friday, March 30, the toll plazas at the north and south Grand Island bridges will no longer accept cash payment.
Morinello announces Italian-American Scholarship opportunities
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:40 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello announced the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators is accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest. The conference will award four $3,000 scholarships to future and current college students. Two of these will be awarded for academic achievements while two will be awarded for athletic achievements.
Artpark invites fairy house creations for competition at annual Fairy House Festival
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:40 pm
Artpark & Company is seeking artists, schools, groups and families to create fairy houses for display and competition at the eighth annual Fairy House Festival. The event returns as part of the Summer Solstice Celebration on June 16.
Niagara University's CMAA student chapter best in country for 9th straight year
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:40 pm
Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America's (CMAA) is the best in the country - for an incredible ninth straight year.
Lyft deals for St. Patrick's Day
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:30 pm
This St. Patrick's Day weekend, Buffalo riders will get a little luck from Lyft - the fastest growing on-demand transportation service in the U.S. - which makes its St. Patrick's Day debut in Buffalo.
Study: RIA scientist shares breakthrough discovery in neurotransmission
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:30 pm
Samir Haj-Dahmane, Ph.D., senior research scientist at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, has discovered how certain neurotransmitters are transported and reach their targets in the brain, which could lead to new drug therapies to help anxiety and other negative brain functions.
Artpark now hiring part-time, seasonal employees
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:30 pm
Each summer, Artpark & Company employs approximately 40 seasonal, part-time employees for its general staff. 2018 positions available include concession staff (bartenders, VIP skybox servers - must be age 18 or older by May to apply), box office staff, tollbooth operators and art department staff. All applicants must be available to work flexible day and evening hours, weekdays and weekends.
DEC: Residential brush burning prohibited in New York through May 14
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:30 pm
Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded residents that, with spring approaching and conditions for wildfires heightened, residential brush burning is prohibited March 16 through May 14 across New York state.
LaSalle Expressway traveler advisory
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:50 pm
The New York State Department of Transportation announced construction is scheduled to begin Monday, March 19, on a project to mill and pave a portion of the LaSalle Expressway in the City of Niagara Falls.
Collins meets with local lawmakers to discuss rural broadband expansion
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:50 pm
On the heels of a rural broadband roundtable Friday afternoon with local community leaders, Congressman Chris Collins, R-NY-27, called for easing regulations on internet service providers, helping them to invest in underserved communities like northern Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming counties.
Northwest Bank grant to NFMMC will support community health efforts
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:50 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Vice President Judi Nolan Powell, second from left, accepted a $2,000 check from Northwest Bank Vice President and Office Manager Kim Wisor, left, Senior Vice President Lena Prohaska and New York Region Vice President for Commercial Lending Jason Krempa.
Outflows from Lake Ontario break February record, water levels gradually improving
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:45 pm
The average Lake Ontario outflow during the month of February was the highest in recorded history. Historical records start in 1900 and include outflows that occurred both prior to and since the beginning of regulation in 1960. A stable ice cover in the St. Lawrence River allowed Plan 2014 to increase outflow under the ice, and, as a result, Lake Ontario levels have fallen below those recorded at this time in 2017.
AAA: Move over baby boomers, millennials embrace family travel
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:35 pm
Led by millennials, some 88 million Americans plan to take family vacations this year. According to the latest research from AAA Travel, 44 percent of millennials are planning a family getaway, more than members of Generation X (39 percent) or baby boomers (32 percent).
Erie County: Savage calls for passage of Child Victims Act
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 02:00 pm
Erie County Legislature Chairman Peter J. Savage III was joined by Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn to announce his support for passage of the Child Victims Act. The bill would empower survivors of childhood sexual abuse to confront their abusers as adults, and provide law enforcement with the means to bring child predators to justice.