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Rotary Club of Grand Island: Miracle League receives annual donation
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
On Sunday, Aug. 19, the Rotary Club of Grand Island presented another installment of annual donations to the Miracle League of Grand Island and Western New York for upkeep of the Russell J. Salvatore Miracle League Field and neighboring playground in Veterans Park. This is one of 10 annual payments for maintenance. The GI Rotary has helped the Miracle League from its start 7 years ago.
Niagara County Peach Festival: Lewiston Kiwanis Club announces advance ride tickets on sale
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
Time to begin planning for the upcoming Peach Festival.
Lewiston Lions Club working with village, town on new playground behind Red Brick
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Community Lions Club is spearheading the creation of a new, special needs-accessible playground behind the Red Brick Municipal Building.
Jim Hibbard reflects on 20 years in business
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
Hibbard has more than 32 years of experience in the insurance field, selling life insurance and annuities. His team boasts more than 60 years of combined insurance expertise.
Interview: Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins to bring playlist of our youth to Artpark
Sat, Aug 25th 2018 07:00 am
As Tom Bailey explained, "If you've got songs that people remember from that kind of moment in their life, when it becomes a rite of passage - the song that's playing when they first turn from children into adults; those teenage years - you know, we've all got that playlist in our heads from that era of our lives. And if you're one of the artists that's on their playlist, then it's just an amazing thing."
Lewiston Council on the Arts thanks Elderwood at Wheatfield
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 07:10 pm
Lewiston Council on the Arts Artistic Director Eva Nicklas recently presented Elderwood at Wheatfield Community Relations Coordinator Stacey Zahno with an appreciation plaque for the generous sponsorship of Lewiston's "Blue Mondays" concert series. The seven-week series regularly hosts an audience of 400-600 in the charming setting of the Hennepin Park Gazebo.
Empower achieves quality assurances accreditation
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 07:05 pm
Empower, a Niagara County-based not-for-profit service provider, has been awarded the three-year quality assurances accreditation from the Council on Quality and Leadership. This award confirms Empower embraces person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for people receiving supports and services.
2018 Great Contraption Race a fun event, despite some challenges
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 06:15 pm
The 2018 version of the Great Contraption Race took off for an overall successful day from its new digs last Saturday on the Buffalo River.
Discover716 Bash at Niawanda Park
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 05:50 pm
Discover716 is throwing a mega bash starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Niawanda Park concert shell. The event is free to attend and will celebrate the app's first year. The Discover716 Bash also is a way to say thank you to the app's 20,000 users.
PHOTOS: Jazz Festival weekend in Lewiston
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 03:05 pm
The Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY, kicks off tonight on Center Street and continues all day Saturday. Now in its 17th year, the popular event features local, regional, national and even international musicians performing on stages stretching from Center and Fourth streets to Center and Sixth streets. In addition, there is merchandise for sale, village vendors preparing food and selected portable snack shacks offering award-winning fare.
Morinello to sponsor Red Cross blood drive in Lewiston
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 07:00 am
On Thursday, Aug. 30, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello will sponsor a blood drive between 2-6 p.m. at the Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 hall at 145 N. Sixth St.
Breast Cancer Network announces new program for metastatic patients
Fri, Aug 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) has developed a new program to benefit women living with metastatic breast cancer.
Welcome home: Soldiers return from NATO mission
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 08:20 pm
Thursday afternoon, families and friends alike gathered at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to welcome home their loved ones from overseas.
Higgins stands with veterans in opposition to VA's decision to close adult day health care program
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 07:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, stood Thursday with veterans, their families and local residents in opposition to the Veteran Administration Western New York Healthcare System's plan to close the adult day health care program.
Artpark: Say, yOu want A Revolution?
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 02:50 pm
Artpark was chockfull of top musical talent this week.
Thursdays on the Water finishes strong
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:40 pm
Last week, the Thursdays on the Water concert series at Gratwick Park in North Tonawanda came to a close with the featured act That '80s Hair Band.
Town of Niagara seniors participate in 3rd fishing derby
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:40 pm
Thursday afternoon, seniors from the Town of Niagara visited the Veterans Memorial Community Park pond for the third annual Town of Niagara Senior Fishing Derby.
Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum hosting country breakfast
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:30 pm
From 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Sept. 16, the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, will host an all you can eat country breakfast.
NT Common Council honors veteran Gosch
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:30 pm
On Tuesday night at North Tonawanda City Hall, the NT Common Council met for their second meeting of the month. The meeting began with a proclamation presentation and the unveiling of a new Hometown Hero banner, which are hanged at the City Market.
AAA: Ride-hailing twice the cost of car ownership
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:20 pm
Ride-hailing services are a popular and convenient transportation option, but a new AAA analysis shows they are not a cost-effective replacement for vehicle ownership.
'Kidz 'N' Kites' back for year 21
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:05 pm
"Kidz 'N' Kites" comes of age this year with the 21st annual appearance of the popular family event.
'Music Mania Mondays' goes out in (nerdy) style
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:00 pm
That's a wrap for the 2018 "Music Mania Mondays" concert series in the Town of Niagara's Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Calamar Foundation presents check to American Heart Association
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 01:00 pm
On Monday morning at Forestview Active Living, 3959 Forest Park Way, Wheatfield, the Calamar Foundation presented a check of $7,375.29 to the American Heart Association.
Steinjan family reaches goal, donating $25,000 to Memorial cardiac/stroke care unit
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:55 pm
The family of the late Robert O. Steinjan Sr. recently presented a check for $9,850 to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in support of the hospital's new inpatient cardiac and stroke care unit. The gift represents proceeds from the third annual Robert O. Steinjan Sr. Memorial Car Show, held this summer at Hoover's Dairy Store in Sanborn.
Dr. Dashkoff to speak on cardiac health at Duke Center
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:50 pm
Neil Dashkoff, M.D., medical director of the Niagara County cardiac catheterization laboratory at The Heart Center of Niagara, will give a free presentation on cardiac health on Monday, Aug. 27, at the John A. Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd. His talk, titled "Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment of a Heart Attack," will begin at 11:25 a.m.
Yatsynovich to join NFMMC behavioral health staff
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:50 pm
Viktor Yatsynovich, M.D., will join the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center as a full-time psychiatrist in the Niagara Wellness Connection Center effective Sept. 1.
Dedecker named 2018 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:30 pm
Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, will be honored as the 2018 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Vulnerable youth stress the importance of influential adults in their school lives
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:30 pm
Kids who faced daunting barriers to success in the classroom had a clear message for University at Buffalo researchers who asked them as young adults to look back on their experiences with maltreatment, homelessness and their time in school: Adults can do better.
National Buffalo Wing Festival returns for 17th year
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:15 pm
The National Buffalo Wing Festival, one of the country's most beloved food festivals, returns to Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo on Sept. 1-2 to celebrate its 17th year. The festival, which attracted 50,000-plus attendees from all 50 states and 44 different countries last year, will feature more than 25 local, regional, national and international eateries serving over 100 styles of chicken wings, as well as other festival favorite foods.
UB Distinguished Speakers Series to feature Joe Biden, Condoleezza Rice
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:15 pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are among the speakers who will headline the University at Buffalo's 2018-19 Distinguished Speakers Series.
Erie County DA's office statement on efforts to investigate sexual abuse allegations
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:00 pm
Earlier this week, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn said, "In light of the grand jury report released by the attorney general's office in Pennsylvania, the New York State Attorney General's Office contacted our office regarding a potential joint investigation into alleged sexual abuse by Catholic priests in New York state, specifically within the Diocese of Buffalo. The Erie County District Attorney's Office is in consultation with the attorney general's office to explore the logistics of a potential partnership."
Propane emergency training exercise at Bergholz Fire Co.
Wed, Aug 22nd 2018 06:00 pm
The propane industry maintains a strong focus on keeping customers safe during every season of the year. This week, the New York Propane Gas Association, in partnership with NOCO Energy, will host a propane safety training conference at the Bergholz Fire Co., 2470 Niagara Road, from 1:45-3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, for emergency responders across New York.
Village of Lewiston: Peach Festival press conference reveals new event details
Wed, Aug 22nd 2018 06:00 pm
Niagara County Peach Festival organizers and local elected leaders joined together Wednesday for a press conference announcing new additions for the 2018 Peach Festival.
Carousel Society names new executive director
Wed, Aug 22nd 2018 01:00 pm
The Board of Trustees of the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier recently announced that it has hired Megan Hahin as its new executive director as of Sept. 1. The society operates the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda.
NCCC, NCSO partner to provide officer on campus
Tue, Aug 21st 2018 03:20 pm
On Tuesday morning, the Niagara County Community College Board of Trustees agreed to partner with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office to provide a uniformed off-duty deputy sheriff on campus grounds in a morning and afternoon shift.
Mount St. Mary's adds new inpatient rooms
Tue, Aug 21st 2018 11:40 am
Mount St. Mary's Hospital has now completed a two-year renovation program that has refurbished all of its inpatient rooms and added a significant number of additional private rooms. Improvements were necessary because of a consistent increase in the number of patients.
Niagara Falls Country Club donates to Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Tue, Aug 21st 2018 11:40 am
Proceeds from the 2018 "Play Fore Pink" golf event, coordinated by the "Ladies 9 & 18 Hole Golf Committee" at the Niagara Falls Country Club, will be used for a special, free day of mammogram screening at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Lewiston residents seek answers on Oxford House
Tue, Aug 21st 2018 11:10 am
Rows of extra chairs were wheeled into the Morgan Lewis Village Boardroom on Monday night to accommodate the large number of residents who filed into the Red Brick to learn more about an "Oxford House" on Creek Road Extension. After about a half-hour of civil discourse at the monthly board meeting, residents were told the group home is legal. Furthermore, the occupants can function as they have since the local program was established last September.
Jacobs calls for amnesty, asks governor to sign Toll Payers' Bill of Rights
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 03:30 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-60th, on Monday called on the leadership of the State Assembly to forward legislation that he co-sponsored enacting the Toll Payers' Bill of Rights to the governor so he can immediately sign it into law.
State Parks announces pheasant hunt lottery
Mon, Aug 20th 2018 03:25 pm
The Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the annual permit lottery for the 2018 pheasant hunting season will take place on Monday, Oct. 1. The pheasant season runs Oct. 20 through Dec. 31.

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