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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.
Anchor Bar to open in Niagara Falls
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 05:25 pm
Anchor Bar's newest franchise location, inside the Holiday Inn Niagara Falls, will officially open on Thursday, Nov. 16, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. The opening marks the restaurant chain's 11th location.
NACC offers opera, play in November
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 11:55 am
Opera Day, with "A Celebration of Opera: Mozart to Menotti," returns to the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center's Grand Theater at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov 4.
FBI special agent to discuss art crime at sold-out Niagara University event
Wed, Oct 25th 2017 11:55 am
Special Agent Christopher McKeogh will discuss some of the most prominent art thefts that he's examined, including a few that have local connections, during a sold-out presentation at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Niagara Falls Water Board announced bad debt collection program
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 07:40 pm
On Monday, the Niagara Falls Water Board approved a one-time program that will help its residential property owners bring their water and sewer accounts current.
Niagara Falls Water Board accepts state water infrastructure grant
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 07:35 pm
At its regular board meeting on Monday, the Niagara Falls Water Board voted to accept a grant from the NY State Facilities Development Corp. for funding the replacement of the water main along Bollier Avenue in the city from 82nd Street to Military Road pursuant to the New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA).
Lewiston woman receives Zonta award
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 03:55 pm
Arien Bissell of Lewiston was named the recipient of the 2017 Zonta Club of Niagara Falls NY, Non-Traditional Student Award. She recently received her award certificate at the Zonta Club's annual educational awards dinner at the Sheraton at the Falls in Niagara Falls.
Cuomo directs flags at half-staff to honor police officer Craig Lehner
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 03:45 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, Oct. 25, to honor Buffalo Police Department officer Craig Lehner, who died in the line of duty while training with the underwater recovery team.
Cuomo signs legislation adding e-cigarettes to Clean Indoor Air Act
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 03:45 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed legislation adding electronic cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act, which bans their use everywhere that smoking tobacco products are prohibited.
NCCC to offer resident tuition to students displaced by hurricanes
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 03:35 pm
Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced by recent hurricanes are now eligible for in-state tuition rates at Niagara County Community College for the 2017-18 academic year.
Tuscarora Indian School students raise over $1,500 for Niagara Hospice
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 02:55 pm
Tuscarora Indian School students made a difference for their school and their community with their recent fundraiser. The students participated in the sale of Mighty Niagara Discount cards with a portion of each sale going toward their school, and a portion donated back to Niagara Hospice.
'Brain Candy Live!' brings Adam Savage & Michael Stevens to Buffalo
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 02:50 pm
The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents "Brain Candy Live! starring Adam Savage and Michael Stevens" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. Tickets range from $29-$59, with a limited number of VIP tickets (premium seating, meet-and-greet) available for $129.
Learn about end-of-life care
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 02:50 pm
Niagara Hospice is kicking off National Hospice & Palliative Care Month with an advance care planning program that is free and open to the community.
State Parks duck blind drawings announced
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 02:50 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the annual duck blind drawings for Fort Niagara, Joseph Davis, Wilson Tuscarora and Golden Hill state parks have been scheduled.
Tanker crash at Wegmans closes Military Road
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 01:25 pm
On Monday night a tanker truck carrying refrigerated hydrogen crashed in the parking lot of the Wegmans on Military Road in the Town of Niagara. The tanker began to leak the hydrogen and first responders ended up blocking off every entrance onto Military Road from Niagara Falls Boulevard to Fashion Outlets Boulevard and Third Avenue. Refrigerated hydrogen is very dangerous, as it is flammable and can cause instant and severe frostbite.
Higgins announces completion of new Bailey Bridges
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 03:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins marked the opening of the new Bailey Avenue Bridges, crossing Cazenovia Creek and the Buffalo River. The $22 million infrastructure project, which includes over $15 million in federal funding, is the largest public works project currently underway in the City of Buffalo.
French heritage, free music performance & commemorating WWI: Old Fort Niagara in November
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 03:10 pm
Old Fort Niagara will look to offer diverse and engaging programming in November, including French Heritage Day, a hearth cooking workshop, a free Scottish music performance, and a World War I history presentation. In addition, veterans and active military people will be admitted free on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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