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Lewiston Dance Ensemble performs around region
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:20 pm
The Lewiston Dance Center's competition/performance team, the Lewiston Dance Ensemble, has recently toured the county.
Race for Camp Kenan
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:20 pm
The Greater Lockport Family YMCA and YMCA Camp Kenan once again is racing to benefit the YMCA Camp Kenan Camper Scholarship Fund.
N-W swimmers stroke on to sectionals
Thu, Feb 16th 2012 04:20 pm
Self-defense seminar with president of U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 09:00 am
The president of The United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame and chief instructor of The International Krav Maga Association will visit Wheatfield to give a one-time seminar in the art of krav maga.
Ransomville Speedway: Third time's the charm
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 07:00 pm
A total of 118 cars entered the 12th annual Hangover 150. Presented by Investor's Services, this year's event went off some six weeks after the first scheduled date of Jan. 1 thanks to a lack of winter weather. That was not the case on Saturday, as winter arrived with a vengeance - and 3 inches of fresh snow blanketed the grounds prior to the first green flag.
Senn inks letter of intent to Kent State
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 01:30 pm
Stephanie Senn signed on to play goalkeeper for the Kent State University women's soccer team next year, but if the Golden Flash need someone to play one of the other 10 positions, the Grand Island High School senior is ready.
Jelks basket gives GI 2nd straight win
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 01:25 pm
A left-handed shot in the lane from Jordan Jelks gave the Grand Island boys basketball team its first Niagara Frontier League win Friday.
First place at Skaneateles Figure Skating Invitational
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 04:45 pm
For the second year in a row, the Niagara University Skating Club was awarded the club trophy for first place at the Skaneateles Figure Skating Invitational competition
YMCA receives Oishei Foundation grant
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 07:00 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara has announced it will receive $300,000 from The John R. Oishei Foundation. This funding will help fund capital improvements at three of YMCA Buffalo Niagara's urban branches, which include the Niagara Falls Family YMCA, as well as Erie County's Delaware and Ellicott-Masten YMCAs.
They did it again
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield boys' swimming and diving team recently posted its second consecutive undefeated season and won the Niagara Frontier League title.
NWAA announces travel soccer and new complex
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:30 am
Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics in a combined effort with the Niagara Wheatfield Athletics Alumni have announced the development of a new sports complex.
Edward Town student competes in Empire Games
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:25 am
The Empire State Winter Games, a multiple day sporting event, took place Feb. 2-5 in Lake Placid.
'Pink in the Rink' at NU
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 07:05 am
The Niagara University women's hockey team is holding its annual "Pink the Rink" game on Friday, Feb. 3, when they host Mercyhurst University at 7 p.m.

All four of the women's hockey teams in the College Hockey America conference are taking part in the sixth annual "Skate for the Cure" fundraiser. The program was started to help raise awareness and funds toward the fight against breast cancer. In an effort to "pink" Dwyer Arena, the hockey team will wear custom-made pink jerseys and encourage everyone in attendance to join them by also wearing pink.

Cobra North Wrestling Academy at NCCC
Tue, Jan 31st 2012 05:20 pm
This spring, there will be two wrestling clubs grinding on the college mats at Niagara County Community College. The Cobra North Wrestling Academy (affiliated with Cobra Wrestling Academy of Depew) will accept seventh through 12th grade wrestlers who are looking to improve their technique and toughness throughout the spring.
Hangover 150: Third time's the charm. Right?
Sun, Jan 29th 2012 01:55 pm
They say the third times the charm - Ransomville Speedway management certainly hopes so, as the Hangover 150 "Take Two" has now become the Hangover 150 "Take Three." The soaking rains Thursday night into Friday morning left the parking lot completely saturated, forcing co-promoters Jamie and Joel Friesen to postpone Saturday's event for the second time this year.
Winter steelheading the lower Niagara -- the steelhead contest
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 06:05 pm
Throughout the winter around here you regularly see boats on trailers coming on and off the Moses Parkway, and up and down Center Street heading for the Lewiston Landing.
Rescheduled Hangover 150 is Saturday
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 05:35 pm
Banker breaks all-time scoring record at GIHS
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 05:20 pm
Kallie Banker became Grand Island High School's all-time leading scorer in basketball during a win at Niagara Falls on Jan. 19.
N-W offers event with Sabre Hall of Famer Simonick
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:15 am
Niagara-Wheatfield's Community Education program is offering a night with Buffalo Sabres Hall of Famer Robert "Rip" Simonick.
Harlem Globetrotters coming to Buffalo
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:00 am
Seven-foot, eight-inch Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, the world's tallest basketball player, joins reality TV star Flight Time Lang to lead the Harlem Globetrotters into Alumni Arena in Buffalo on Friday, Feb. 3.
Tim Kennedy makes South Buffalo community proud
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 01:45 pm
If anybody knows the South Buffalo community it is a tight-nit group.
Banker coaches 300th win in beating of Ken-East
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 04:00 pm
Grand Island basketball player Kallie Banker is on the verge of setting a GIHS record for scoring.
Residents report more bobcat sightings ... maybe Canadian lynx?
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:35 pm
From the time I wrote the bobcat article until now, a lot of people have come up to me and said, "Gee, I think I've seen one of those things, too."
Coyotes PeeWee Minors win championship
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:25 pm
The Niagara County Coyotes PeeWee Minor team recently took home first place honors in Cleveland during the Rock-n-Roll Cup Ice Hockey Tournament.
Ransomville Speedway car show at Fashion Outlets Mall
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 09:05 am
The Fashion Outlets Mall on Military Road in Niagara Falls will be the setting for the annual Ransomville Speedway car show. Scheduled for March 21-25, the event will continue a tradition that is close to a decade long.
Village of Lewiston Recreation January, February activities
Tue, Jan 17th 2012 02:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department announces the following activities of interest taking place in the months of January and February. All programs are held in the Village of Lewiston Red Brick Municipal Building, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Holka Insurance Maximum Effort Award winners
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 05:55 pm
For the past 24 years, insurance agent Joel Holka has presented a football award to local high school athletes.
Sports-oriented reality series 'Ball Boys' premieres March 24 on ABC
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 02:00 pm
From the producers of cable's top rated "Pawn Stars," "Ball Boys" follows the sports memorabilia business at iconic Robbie's 1st Base in Baltimore, and the charming family-like relationships of the sports fanatics who work there - Robbie Sr. and Junior, Sweet Lou and Shaggy.
New program specialists plan kids camp in February
Thu, Jan 12th 2012 12:30 pm
Debbie Reed and Molly Gurman are the new Wheatfield Recreation program specialists for the town's Youth Center at 2795 Church Road.
Local students perform for Gleason's
Thu, Jan 12th 2012 12:20 pm
The Niagara team from Gleason's School of Gymnastics levels 5 and 6 recently participated in Graffiti meet held in Niagara Falls.
Golfing in January?
Wed, Jan 11th 2012 02:20 pm
Mild January weather this week lured out a few hardy visitors to the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club on Creek Road for a round of golf.
YMCA 2012 'Strong Kids Campaign' begins this week
Tue, Jan 10th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls branch of YMCA Buffalo Niagara has begun its fundraising effort for the 2012 "Strong Kids Campaign" under the leadership of co-chairs Donald E. Burns and Albert Parker.
Lew-Port students sign national letters of intent
Mon, Jan 9th 2012 12:30 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Athletics Department has the national signing intents of three high school students.
Lew-Port JV club hockey Lancers win Cheektowaga tournament
Sat, Jan 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Lancers junior varsity club hockey team won the first-ever Cheektowaga JV Christmas Tournament
Youth 3-on-3 basketball tourney on Jan. 16
Fri, Jan 6th 2012 04:15 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department announces it will sponsor a youth three-on- three basketball program on Monday, Jan. 16, starting at 9 a.m. at the Lewiston Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Keep kids active
Thu, Jan 5th 2012 09:35 am
The Town of Niagara Recreation Department has announced that two winter gym programs held at Colonial Village Elementary School gym.
Veterans hockey clinic
Thu, Jan 5th 2012 09:35 am
Veterans can take the ice for a hockey clinic scheduled Monday, Jan. 16, at noon at the Riverside Bud Bakewell Ice Rink, 2607 Niagara St., Buffalo.
'I FISH NY' freshwater fishing map available
Thu, Jan 5th 2012 09:30 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Bureau of Fisheries is offering a new, full color map/brochure free of charge for individuals who fish in the freshwaters of New York. The "I FISH NY Guide to Freshwater Fishing in New York State" provides information on more than 320 lakes and ponds and 112 river and streams.

"Research shows one of the primary reasons people do not fish more often is because of a lack of information concerning where to fish," said Kathy Moser, assistant commissioner, DEC Office of Natural Resources.

Hochul not pleased with breakdown between Time Warner Cable and MSG
Mon, Jan 2nd 2012 11:55 am
Congresswoman Kathy Hochul released the following statement after Time Warner Cable and MSG Networks failed to reach an agreement on carrier fees, causing subscribers to lose coverage beginning Jan. 1:

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