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Corporate Challenge Hockey Tournament presented by Pure Hockey returns for 14th year
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team will host the 14th-annual Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge presented by Pure Hockey on Thursday, March 1, at KeyBank Center.
Buffalo Sabres Library Day to be held Jan. 20
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will partner with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library to put on Buffalo Sabres Library Day on Saturday, Jan. 20, when the Sabres take on the Dallas Stars at 1 p.m. at KeyBank Center.
National Grid earns Emergency Response Awards from Edison Electric Institute
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:05 pm
National Grid has received Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Assistance and Emergency Recovery awards for its response to damaging thunderstorms and tornadoes that struck the upstate New York region in May and July 2017.
Niagara Falls: Honeymoon Bridge collapse to be remembered
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:05 pm
In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the collapse of the Honeymoon Bridge, the Niagara Regional Programs Department of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will host a presentation on the 40 years of its existence. The event will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Castellani Building at DeVeaux Woods State Park, 3180 DeVeaux Woods Drive, Niagara Falls.
2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities is underway; goal is again set at $11 million
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 04:45 pm
The 2018 Appeal for Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Buffalo is underway. The Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo, was joined by Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials and volunteer leaders Wednesday at the organization's new Women, Infants and Children (WIC) site on Harlem Road to launch the 94th annual campaign.
NYPA launches new 'Sensational Science Saturdays' program at Niagara Power Vista
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 04:15 pm
Children, grades 5 to 8, and of all ages are invited to learn about computer programming in free hands-on workshops through a new, first-time "Sensational Science Saturdays" series at the Niagara Power Vista.
Vogue Salon & Back Bar marks 5 years; Conte continues to find success in salon business
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:45 am
"Impressive" was the word used in a 2006 Sentinel article to describe Christine Conte who, at 22 - just six months out of Mar Jon School of Beauty Culture - was the owner/operator of her very own Village of Lewiston salon business.
Sabres to wear Winter Classic-style jersey for 3 home games
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:25 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday announced the team will wear the uniform style the team donned at the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic in three additional games this season at KeyBank Center:
Kiwanis Club donates to Mount St. Mary's, LPD
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:10 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston presented donations to Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation (Washuta Memorial) and Lewiston Police Department during the club's December dinner meeting. Proceeds for these donations were raised though the club's annual clambake, which is held in early June at Kiwanis Park.
Buffalo Society of Artists winter exhibition
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:05 am
Opening at the Carnegie Art Center on Thursday, Jan. 18, is the Buffalo Society of Artists' winter exhibition.
Address by Civil Rights icon Ruby Bridges headlines NU's MLK celebration
Wed, Jan 10th 2018 11:05 am
Ruby Bridges, the civil rights icon who, in 1960, broke racial barriers in education when she became the first African-American to attend an all-white elementary school, will share her experiences as part of Niagara University's annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.
Jacobs sponsors new laws in light of Nichols' school revelations
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 02:50 pm
In light of the recent sexual abuse revelations at The Nichols School in Buffalo, New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs has co-sponsored two proposed laws that would provide greater protections of children in both public and private schools.
Poloncarz announces 2018 community development block grant awards
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 02:45 pm
On Tuesday, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced the selection of 13 municipal projects for inclusion in the Erie County Consortium 2018 Community Development Block Grant application. The submission, which will be sent to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development for approval, recommends a total Erie County expenditure of $1,424,434 for the projects, an investment which will leverage $3,331,053 in local funds and in-kind resources.
Canisius presents lecture in honor of UN Holocaust Remembrance Day
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 01:20 pm
Canisius College and the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo present "One Person Can Make a Difference," a lecture by Jeannie Smith, daughter of Irena Gut Opdyke, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in the Grupp Fireside Lounge on the second floor of the Richard E. Winter ᾿42 Student Center.
Mini-doc on club advised by Niagara University grad airs during CNN's 'New Year's Eve Live'
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:55 am
Amid the conical hats, demands for hot tea and general hullabaloo of New Year's Eve was a mini-documentary about a new program that launched last fall at a high school in Boca Raton, Florida. Produced by MassMutual, the three-minute piece spotlighted We Dine Together, a lunch club started by four teenagers that endeavors to combat social isolation.
OneJet flights between Buffalo and Albany now on sale
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:55 am
OneJet, the air transportation network that provides consumers increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium markets, announced customers can start purchasing tickets for flights between Buffalo and Albany today.
DiMino Tops Lewiston awards coloring contest winners
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:50 am
Prior to Christmas, DiMino Tops Lewiston partnered with Niagara Frontier Publications to sponsor the annual holiday coloring contest. The supermarket displayed each child entrant's work in the foyer and then donated gifts to the winning posters.
Price Rite Marketplace looking to hire 85 people for new store
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:45 am
Rite Marketplace has announced it is accepting job applications for its 66th store, the 28,000-square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4220 Maple Road, scheduled to open in early 2018. The supermarket chain, known for its streamlined shopping experience and prices, is looking to hire approximately 85 employees for full- and part-time positions including cashiers, stocking clerks, produce and meat department team members and supervisory roles.
Memorial appoints Wojciechowski to infection prevention post
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 08:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has promoted Amy Wojciechowski, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, BCCCP, to infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship coordinator. Her appointment was effective Jan. 2.
Niagara University's College of Education earns highest national accreditation
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 08:20 pm
Niagara University's commitment to holding itself to the highest national and international standards in teacher education has been reaffirmed.
Former Town of Lewiston Supervisor Jim Lombardi passes away
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 02:10 pm
James Joseph Lombardi, age 83, of Lewiston, died peacefully after a lengthy illness on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston.
Jim Bittner recognized by New York State Agricultural Society
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 01:55 pm
The New York State Agricultural Society, the oldest agricultural organization in NYS, honored Jim Bittner with its Distinguished Service award at its 186th meeting.
Niagara Arts Guild schedules first meeting of 2018
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 01:50 pm
The Niagara Arts Guild will meet at the Dale Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19. The group, celebrating its 70th year, will have a demonstration of the drawing and painting of hair (human and animal) by President Nicole Milley.
Fort Niagara celebrates past, raises funds for future, at '12th Night Ball'
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 01:50 pm
It was another full house in Youngstown over the weekend at the "12th Night Ball" fundraiser at Old Fort Niagara.
Empower: Direct care workers' interviews to be held in Niagara County
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 01:15 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will host job fairs for direct care positions at several Niagara County locations in the month of January. Dates, times and locations are as follows:
HAL to host special January program
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 01:15 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's January program, titled, "If Ever There Was A Time, I Wish I Were There," will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah Fellowship Hall, 915 Oneida St.
'Tuesday in the Park': Tedeschi Trucks Band 'Wheels of Soul' Tour rolls into Artpark July 17
Mon, Jan 8th 2018 12:15 pm
Artpark & Company on Monday announced the Tedeschi Trucks Band's fourth installment of their annual multiband "Wheels of Soul" summer tour will headline the "Tuesdays in the Park" concert series at 6 p.m. July 17. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Jan. 12.
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 08:00 am
An agreement to purchase the Frontier House appears to have fallen through, and the Village of Lewiston's most famous property is, once again, up for sale.
Grand Island: Deputy clerks get job raise amid debate
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 07:00 am
The atmosphere in Grand Island Town Hall was tense as the Grand Island Town Board approved, by a split 3-2 vote along party lines, a promotion for the town's deputy town clerks, after a contentious debate.
4 inaugurated on New Year's Day
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 07:00 am
On a cold New Year's Day, four newly elected town officials, their families, friends and other interested Island residents were at the Buffalo Launch Club, waiting for the inauguration of four newly elected town officials to begin. Only one person was missing when the clock struck noon: New York State Supreme Court Justice Russell Buscaglia.
Alderman is interim principal at Huth Road
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 07:00 am
Huth Road Elementary School has a new interim principal.
Porter reorganizes
Sat, Jan 6th 2018 07:00 am
With a new supervisor (John "Duffy" Johnston) and two new council members (Irene Myers and Tim Adamson) sworn-in, the Town of Porter held its reorganizational meeting for 2018. Tuesday's session saw a number of authorizations, appointments and approvals, including the following:
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo accepting applications for 2018 competitive grant process
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 05:30 pm
The is accepting letters of intent for its 2018 competitive grant process. Organizations submitting a letter must address at least one of the Community Foundation's four community goals:
Jacobs calls on Department of Labor to rescind proposed employee scheduling rule
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 05:30 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60, called on the New York State Department of Labor to rescind its proposed employee scheduling rule citing the "devastating impact" it would have on businesses throughout New York. Jacobs issued his call after the conclusion of a State Senate hearing he co-chaired to help determine the effects of the proposed rule on businesses and employment, as well as economic development efforts across the state.
A.G. Schneiderman warns against price-gouging during winter storm in New York
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 05:30 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert, warning both consumers and businesses about price-gouging ahead of this week's winter storm that is impacting parts of New York state.
Buffalo Zoo and Jacksonville Zoo team up to support conservation
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 05:30 pm
In the spirit of friendly competition - and to celebrate the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars NFL playoff berths for the first time in many years - the Buffalo Zoo has teamed up with the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for a friendly wager.
ESD & Northland Workforce Training Center announce first applicant information session
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 05:00 pm
Empire State Development announced Northland Workforce Training Center will hold its first applicant information session for people interested in pursuing careers in advanced manufacturing and energy. Students, job seekers, women, men and veterans should plan to attend the Jan. 6 session from noon until 1 p.m. at the Delavan-Grider Community Center.
Niagara Falls warming centers
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 04:35 pm
The following locations serve as Niagara Falls warming centers:
American Legion to meet
Fri, Jan 5th 2018 03:25 pm
The American Legion, Grand Island Post 1346 will hold its general meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Loyal Order of The Moose Lodge, 2524 Grand Island Blvd. All members are requested and urged to attend.

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