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Haircare is a calling for new salon owner
Sat, Dec 2nd 2023 07:00 am
As a small child, Abigail Chambers was sitting on the floor in a hair salon, watching her mother style her clients' hair.
Niagara County budget proposes cultural endowment fund
Fri, Dec 1st 2023 03:15 pm
As part of the Niagara County 2024 tentative budget, the Niagara County Legislature has created a cultural endowment fund to help support arts and other cultural organizations across the county, according to Chairwoman Becky Wydysh.
Biting cold, warm bites: Aprieta Monster Food Truck making mark in Lockport food scene
Fri, Dec 1st 2023 12:10 pm
Despite many choosing to stay indoors during Lockport's first big snow flurry of the year, Aprieta Monster Food Truck and its owners braved the cold as snow began to pile up all around them. In full view of passersby on Transit Road, the drab weather was no match for the vivid and colorful aesthetic of the food truck.
Avangrid announces eBill incentive to benefit local food banks
Tue, Nov 28th 2023 05:55 pm
Avangrid Inc., a leading sustainable energy company and member of the Iberdrola Group, announced a new way for customers to join their company in giving back this holiday season.
Dr. Glenda Rose recognized as 'Doctor of the Future'
Fri, Nov 24th 2023 07:00 am
Chiropractor Dr. Glenda Rose, right, achieved the honorary status of "Doctor of the Future," an award bestowed upon her at the Ulan Nutritional Systems Inc. fall symposium, titled, "The Post Pandemic Summit," presented by Dr. Freddie Ulan (left).
NYS DCP issues scam prevention tips for consumers in holiday season
Thu, Nov 23rd 2023 07:00 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection announces tips to help New Yorkers navigate the holiday shopping season.
NYS: More than $23 million for key community economic development programs
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 06:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $23 million has been awarded to support 101 communities across the state through part of round XIII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.
Fashion Outlets announces holiday activities
Tue, Nov 21st 2023 05:55 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA (1900 Military Road) welcomes back the holiday season with a true in-person shopping experience featuring family-friendly activities, charity partner engagements, and shopping deals with the top brands.
NU College of Business Administration sets virtual breakfast forum
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 12:45 pm
The Niagara University College of Business Administration's next virtual breakfast forum will take place from 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Small Business Saturday: Pignatora offers inspirations on canvas
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 07:00 am
Kathy Pignatora said, "I truly believe that I paint something for someone."Not palettes and boxes of the same old, generic thing everyone else has lying around the house.
Small Business Saturday: Syros wants you well-fed and happy
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 06:55 am
There's no doubt shopping can work up an appetite. So, why not stop at an eatery whose past write-ups came with the disclaimer, "Come hungry to Syros"?
Small Business Saturday: Sanborn Old General Store: enjoyable holiday shopping, antiques, collectibles, ornaments
Mon, Nov 20th 2023 06:55 am
Shop local means unique gifts, personal touches, great prices, enjoyable visits, a community feel. It's traditionally popular with many - evidenced by the growing list of shop local experiences popping up throughout Buffalo-Niagara. It's also good for businesses.
NYSEG and RG&E unveil online payment site for contractor and new service quotes
Fri, Nov 17th 2023 03:00 pm
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) announced a new online tool to help both contractors and homeowners with construction or new connection quotations for service. This is the next step in the companies' plan to improve customer service after pandemic-related challenges.
Hochul: More than $28 million for recreation and historic preservation projects
Wed, Nov 15th 2023 08:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced new awards through round XIII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative with $26.6 million awarded through the state-funded Environmental Protection Fund to support 72 projects and $2.4 million from the federally funded Recreational Trails Program for 15 projects.
NFIB celebrates 50 years of small business economic data with October survey
Wed, Nov 15th 2023 07:20 pm
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is celebrating 50 years of the Small Business Economic Trends survey, but it said small business owners are not feeling optimistic in the current economic environment. The Optimism Index decreased 0.1 points in October to 90.7, marking the 22nd month below the 50-year average. The last time the Optimism Index was at or above the average was December 2021.
Abusive leadership leads to exhausted employees
Tue, Nov 14th 2023 02:10 pm
In an ideal workplace, organizations should strive to protect employees from abusive supervisors, but for employees who experience this type of intense workplace stress, new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management offers insight and coping strategies.
Shea's Buffalo Theatre reaches another milestone with 16,500 season-ticketholders
Mon, Nov 13th 2023 11:10 am
Shea's Performing Arts Center is celebrating a significant increase in season-ticketholders for the Five Star Bank 2023-24 Broadway season at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. The first two productions of the season, "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Moulin Rouge The Musical," attracted 54,000 enthusiastic theatergoers - 16,500 of these attendees were season-ticketholders for the Broadway season.
New York State Department of Labor highlights available services in honor of veterans Day
Mon, Nov 13th 2023 09:35 am
To commemorate Veterans Day, the New York State Department of Labor reminds veterans statewide that the agency offers a wide variety of services designed specifically to help them find a new career path.
Becker Farms moving into fall programming
Sat, Nov 11th 2023 10:20 am
With the chill of winter fast approaching Western New York, Becker Farms will be closing its apple orchards for the season. In September and October, the apple orchards are open for apple picking daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a ticket purchase.
Grand Island Radisson redevelopment gets 1-year extension
Sat, Nov 11th 2023 07:00 am
Have you wondered about what's happening, if anything, at the former Radisson Hotel site at 100 Whitehaven Road?
Tops Friendly Markets launches 19th annual 'Food 2 Families' campaign
Fri, Nov 10th 2023 03:30 pm
Tops Friendly Markets is again hosting its "Food 2 Families" campaign. Now in its 19th year, the program's goal is to provide more than 2 million meals for neighbors in need.
Shea's Performing Arts Center announces Gallagher as sponsor of 2023-24 Broadway special engagements
Fri, Nov 10th 2023 03:00 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center and Broadway partner-producer Albert Nocciolino proudly announce Gallagher as the new 2023-24 Broadway special engagements sponsor.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital earns 20th consecutive 'A' Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 05:20 pm
Kenmore Mercy Hospital was awarded an "A" Hospital Safety Grade for the 20th consecutive time by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit agency that rates hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers on how well they protect patients from medical errors and preventable harm.
Statement from Gov. Kathy Hochul on end of SAG-AFTRA strike
Thu, Nov 9th 2023 03:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul offered the following statement on Wednesday: "I am pleased to see that SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP have reached a tentative agreement to end the actors' strike."
Destination Niagara ornament benefits Niagara Falls Fire Department Toy Fund
Mon, Nov 6th 2023 02:35 pm
Now in its 95th year, the Niagara Falls Fire Department Toy Fund is an annual tradition to raise money for the purpose of providing Christmas toys for those in need. In an effort to support this cause, Destination Niagara USA has designed a new commemorative ornament for 2023 with 100% of the profits benefitting the toy fund.
Special holiday shopping preview
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 11:00 am
"Holiday Shopping Kickoff - Lewiston Style" is set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.
Vortex VR holds official grand-opening celebration
Fri, Nov 3rd 2023 11:00 am
Niagara Falls has a new hub for locals and tourists alike. Vortex VR Arcade, located on the third floor of the One Niagara Welcome Center at 360 Rainbow Blvd., held its grand opening Sunday with a Halloween party. As part of the opening ceremony, Mayor Robert Restaino cut the ribbon, officially opening the facility.
Upstate Niagara Cooperative affected by nationwide milk carton supply challenges
Thu, Nov 2nd 2023 07:10 pm
Upstate Niagara Cooperative Inc. is one of many milk processors throughout the nation that has been affected by an unexpected school milk packaging supply disruption. Unfortunately, a significant industry supplier of half-pint milk carton packaging is experiencing operational challenges. This is negatively impacting their ability to fully supply school milk packaging orders.
Artpark & Company announces officers, reviews season highlights & accomplishments
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 11:40 am
Artpark & Company held its annual meeting at The Buffalo Club on Oct. 18. Senior leadership - President Sonia Clark and Vice President Dave Wedekindt - reported to the board of directors on the organization's highlights and accomplishments for its 50th season. The 2023 campaign featured 189 events, workshops and programs that served nearly 100,000 visitors. Artpark & Company's estimated economic impact to the region was $9.7 million.
Growing Business & Community: Small Business Saturday strategies for businesses
Wed, Nov 1st 2023 07:00 am
Small Business Saturday is on Saturday, Nov. 25. It's time for our member businesses to think about what they can do to celebrate the day. Retail and restaurant businesses have traditionally celebrated this day with promotions and sales, but there is also an opportunity for service-based businesses to be a part of the day!
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy appoints Catie Stephenson as new executive director
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 01:10 pm
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy board of trustees announced the appointment of Catie Stephenson as its new executive director.
Santa's helper is back this season with Tops Christmas bonus
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 11:05 am
Santa's little elves are back and busy as ever helping you save big once again this holiday season with the return of Tops Christmas bonus. Now in its eighth season, Tops Christmas bonus has saved shoppers over $15 million on their holiday shopping. It's amazing how one stop has turned into huge savings on groceries, gas, and your holiday gifts!
Gas prices down across region; national average down 6 cents
Mon, Oct 30th 2023 11:05 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.49, down 6 cents from last Monday. One year ago, the price was $3.76. The New York state average is $3.74, down 4 cents from a week ago. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.81.
Falconwood earns recognition
Sat, Oct 28th 2023 07:00 am
As part of the recent WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards, The Falconwood at Beaver Island was recognized for "demonstrating excellence in quality, service and professionalism within the wedding industry."
National Fuel Gas Company Foundation announces annual gifts
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 03:20 pm
The board of directors of the National Fuel Gas Company Foundation, the charitable giving arm of National Fuel Gas Co., recently approved foundation grants totaling $75,000.
You asked: Updates on Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours proposal, WellNow site, Artpark parking lot & Ellicott Development plaza
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 11:00 am
In response to community questions regarding large-scale projects in the Village of Lewiston, the Niagara County Tribune/Sentinel obtained answers and updates on the following:
Como Restaurant sale marks end of an era
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 11:00 am
It was an hour before opening Wednesday when Dominic Colucci arrived at the main dining room of the Como Restaurant and the phone was already ringing. As soon as he hung up from that call, the phone rang again. And again.
Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board to recommend economic development funding
Fri, Oct 27th 2023 10:25 am
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Buffalo offices of the New York Power Authority, The Electric Tower, 535 Washington St., Suite 202.
U.S. News & World Report: Catholic Health hospitals 'High Performing' in key specialty services
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:35 pm
U.S. News & World Report, a leader in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named three Catholic Health hospitals "High Performing" in the Buffalo Region for 2023-24 in every one of its key medical specialties:
'Holiday hammock' trend can put shoppers over budget and more items in landfills, UB experts say
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 05:55 pm
The holiday shopping season seems to get longer every year - and that's no accident, according to University at Buffalo School of Management experts Charles Lindsey and Michael Krupski, who specialize in retail marketing strategy, brands and consumer behavior.

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