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Gas prices continue upward trend - but relief could be on the way
Mon, Aug 7th 2023 10:15 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.83, 7 cents higher than last Monday. One year ago, the price was $4.07. The New York state average is $3.90, up 8 cents from a week ago. A year ago, the NYS average was $4.44.
Nurse practitioner opens Anew You Medspa on Grand Island
Sat, Aug 5th 2023 07:00 am
Anew You Medspa was designed to be a place where clients could feel comfortable and relaxed, said owner Laura Lewis Mason.
D'Youville University announces Katie Mallinson as executive director
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 01:45 pm
D'Youville University has announced the appointment of Katie Mallinson as the Executive Director for the Kavinoky Theatre. This new role comes in addition to her current position as the university's program director for the Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Theater Arts - the first acting and performance MFA in Western New York
Grand Island business owners tapped to host national conference event
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 11:20 am
When your business accomplishments raise not only your bottom line but the standard in your particular industry, what do you do? If you're Seema and Fahim Mojawalla, owners of Grand Island's Island Ship Center (ISC), you offer to host a conference and share your steps to success with fellow business owners from across the United States. Then, according to Fahim, six years later when you have grown that business into a million-dollar operation, you offer to do it all over again.
Ask Expert Vienna Laurendi: Deciding when to sell a home
Fri, Aug 4th 2023 10:55 am
This is a very common question that comes from most potential home sellers who wonder if the spring market is the best market to capitalize on their investment; or is there any other time during the year that is just as good - or better?
New York Power Authority releases financial data, sustainability goals in 2022 integrated report
Wed, Aug 2nd 2023 09:45 pm
The New York Power Authority has released its first annual integrated report, which details the operations and activities carried out by the Power Authority and its subsidiary, the New York State Canal Corp., in 2022.
DiNapoli: Local sales tax collections up 3% in second quarter
Wed, Aug 2nd 2023 09:40 pm
Local government sales tax collections in New York state totaled $5.7 billion in the second quarter of 2023 (April-June), an increase of 3%, or nearly $167 million, compared to the same period last year, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Collections were more robust in the first quarter of 2023, growing 7.1%.
ECMC, Tim Hortons partner again to support ECMC frontline care services
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
For a sixth consecutive year, Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp. and Tim Hortons restaurants partnered to support the institution's frontline care services, raising $121,758 during the campaign that ran May 1-7.
USA Niagara board: Aquarium of Niagara preferred developer for key downtown parcel
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:55 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) board of directors met Monday and named the Aquarium of Niagara (AON) as the preferred developer of a key parcel of land in downtown Niagara Falls.
Northwest Bank offers digital banking security tips amid fraudulent smishing trend
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
As data from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently revealed an increase in bank impersonation scams, Northwest Bank shares updated digital banking tips to help keep consumers safe.
Ryan honors Gondola Macaroni Products as July 'Small Business of the Month'
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan announced Gondola Macaroni Products was selected as the 61st Senate District "Small Business of the Month" for July. Ryan will present the business with a New York State Senate Empire Award in recognition of its commitment to keeping a family business thriving for 75 years in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood.
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino named finalist in USA TODAY contest
Mon, Jul 31st 2023 05:50 pm
After attracting millions of visitors from around the world for the past two decades, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is now in line for prestigious national recognition.
New York Power Authority approves first phase of $37.2 million drone program to improve safety, efficiency of utility operations
Thu, Jul 27th 2023 07:50 pm
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has approved the first phase of funding for a $37.2 million unmanned aerial system (UAS) drone program to "roll out new inspection capabilities over the next five years and position the nation's largest state utility as an industry leader in robotic initiatives."
ECMC awarded 3-year CARF accreditation for medical rehab program
Thu, Jul 27th 2023 04:05 pm
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp.'s acute inpatient medical rehabilitation unit was accredited for a period of three years through June 30, 2026.
$200 million in funding available for Downtown Revitalization Initiative & NY Forward programs
Wed, Jul 26th 2023 06:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $200 million in funding is available through the state's two signature downtown revitalization and economic development programs - $100 million each for round 7 of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative and round 2 of the NY Forward program, which focuses on revitalizing smaller and rural downtowns.
Firefighters Association bringing 151st convention to Niagara Falls in August
Wed, Jul 26th 2023 06:20 pm
The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) will bring its 151st annual convention to Niagara Falls, from Aug. 8-12 at the Sheraton Niagara Falls and the Niagara Falls Convention Center. Almost 1,000 people, including volunteer firefighters and their guests from across New York state, vendors and visiting dignitaries, will attend the convention and related events.
UB: Servant leaders are better for the bottom line
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 11:10 am
A moderate increase in servant leadership can have a significant effect on an organization's revenue, based on new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Erie County Medical Center among nation's best for social responsibility and health equity
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 06:35 pm
Erie County Medical Center has again been recognized by the Lown Institute for outstanding social responsibility, receiving an "A" grade on the 2023-24 Lown Institute Hospitals Index. ECMC achieved this honor through strong performance across metrics of health equity, patient outcomes, and value of care, out of more than 3,600 hospitals nationwide.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center appoints Latuga as interim director of pharmacy
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Friday announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas Latuga as the interim director of pharmacy.
PHOTOS: New Frontier House windows installed
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 11:00 am
Reconstruction work has ramped up at the Village of Lewiston's crown jewel, with the addition of Harvey Windows + Doors casements at the Frontier House.
$150 million New York Forward loan fund 2 to provide flexible loans to small businesses
Thu, Jul 20th 2023 08:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York Forward loan fund 2 program for qualifying small businesses and nonprofits.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center TV installation project to enhance patient experience
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced its ongoing TV installation project is "well underway and on track for completion by the end of August." This initiative, made possible by a $200,000 donation from local philanthropist Russell J. Salvatore in April, "aims to significantly enhance the patient experience throughout the medical campus."
Tops golf tourney nets more than half-million for John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:10 pm
It was a record-breaking year for the Tops charity golf outing, where $525,000 was raised for John R. Oishei Children's Hospital.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's primary care centers achieve recertification for patient-centered medical home status
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 05:05 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's Primary Care Centers have achieved recertification for patient-centered medical home status by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for the period of July 12, 2023, to July 27, 2024. This recertification recognizes the systematic use of patient-centered, coordinated care management processes at each center.
Village of Lewiston adopts new 'sandwich board' sign law
Tue, Jul 18th 2023 07:00 am
A new "sandwich board" sign law was adopted Monday by the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees. The affirmative vote follows nine months of discussions amongst elected leaders seeking uniformity and safety on Center Street, and business owners looking to keep the exterior advertising they say is key to attracting walking traffic.
ECMC to hold 'Healthcare Explorers' summer intern program for area high school students
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 09:15 pm
Sponsored by ECMC Foundation, ECMC is launching a new summer internship opportunity for high school students in 10th, 11th and 12th grades called "Healthcare Explorers."
Village of Lewiston to resume 'sandwich board' sign talks
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 12:05 pm
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston will again discuss changing municipal law, as it pertains to "sandwich board" signs, when they meet at 6 p.m. tonight in the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
AHLA Foundation establishes No Room for Trafficking advisory
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 10:50 am
The AHLA Foundation announced its inaugural No Room for Trafficking (NRFT) advisory council, which includes top leaders from across the hotel and lodging industry.
NFMMC: Carlson new medical director of Wound Center of Niagara
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 05:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announces the appointment of Russell Elliott Carlson, M.D., as the medical director of the Wound Center of Niagara.
Tops receives 'Tree of Love' to honor victims of 5/14
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 05:15 pm
Tops is incredibly grateful for the heartfelt generosity of the Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts for its donation of a pink pom pom redbud to our Jefferson Avenue store. This tree was chosen for its beautiful heart-shaped leaves and, come spring, large display of flowers.
'Key4Women' hosts free webinar to discuss online image and reputation management
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 05:15 pm
KeyBank's "Key4Women" will present "Digital Everything: Forever and For All to See" a free, one-hour virtual event at noon Wednesday, July 19.
Sara Davidovich joins Trinity Medical podiatry
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 05:05 pm
Trinity Medical Podiatry, part of a multi-specialty physician network affiliated with Catholic Health, welcomes Sara Davidovich, DPM, to its practice at 2121 Main St., Buffalo.
State Agriculture Department: $19.3 million funding available to New York through USDA to support resilient food system
Mon, Jul 10th 2023 04:15 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the state Department of Agriculture and Markets is eligible to receive nearly $20 million through a new U.S. Department of Agriculture and Markets (USDA) grant opportunity.
Northeast Grocery completes its executive team with promotion of John Persons to COO
Fri, Jun 30th 2023 03:40 pm
Northeast Grocery Inc. (NGI), the parent company of Tops Friendly Markets and Price Chopper/Market 32, has named John Persons as chief operating officer.
Aquarium of Niagara receives $30,000 for rescue exhibit
Fri, Jun 30th 2023 11:00 am
The Aquarium of Niagara teamed up with Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union to host a community access day on June 24 in recognition of the aquarium's rescued seals: Lumiere, Della, Stryker and Medusa.
Niagara Falls USA hosts Military Reunion Network
Thu, Jun 29th 2023 10:50 pm
The Military Reunion Network (MRN) hosted its annual educational summit at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Niagara Falls from Friday, June 23, through Monday, June 26. The event allows veterans to connect with reunion planners, as well as destination and hotel partners, to create connections and develop planning tools.
FTC takes action against Publishers Clearing House for 'misleading consumers about sweepstakes entries'
Wed, Jun 28th 2023 04:15 pm
As a result of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit, Publishers Clearing House (PCH) has agreed to a proposed court order that will require it to pay $18.5 million to consumers who spent money and wasted their time, and make substantial changes to how it conducts business online.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center installs state-of-the-art SteriSpace air sterilization system at Schoellkopf Health Center
Wed, Jun 28th 2023 03:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the installation of the SteriSpace air sterilization system as part of its innovative air sterilization project at the Schoellkopf Health Center.
Higgins pushes for changes to expedite Amtrak's Maple Leaf Route between US & Canada
Tue, Jun 27th 2023 03:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is urging Amtrak to work with government agencies in the U.S. and Canada to "streamline the inspection process on the Maple Leaf route to allow for faster and easier travel between the two countries."
Destination Niagara USA expands sales team
Mon, Jun 26th 2023 01:50 pm
Destination Niagara USA recently added two new team members to its staff, as the demand for group travel and conventions in Niagara Falls USA continues to rise. Holly Avino (travel trade sales manager) and Courtney Paterson (convention sales manager) are the latest hires for the destination marketing organization (DMO).
 

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