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Niagara County Legislator Jeffrey Elder announces run for 145th Assembly District
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
Niagara County Legislator Jeffrey Elder announced his candidacy for the New York State Assembly in the 145th District. Elder is a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and brings over four decades of public service to his run for the State Assembly.
UB team receives funding to demonstrate effectiveness of 'food-is-medicine' in health care
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
A team of University at Buffalo researchers has received funding from the American Heart Association (AHA) for research that will focus on the implementation of innovative food prescription programs in older adults.
Artpark to welcome 'Jamey Johnson: What A View Tour'
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 10:40 am
Country singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson will bring his "What A View Tour" to the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, with special guest Ben Haggard.
Ribbon cut on $20 million mixed-use development project in downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Apr 15th 2024 11:35 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the ribbon-cutting for The Cambria Hotel Niagara Falls, part of a more than $20 million mixed-use development project. The seven-story, 120-room upscale hotel brand, which is located on Rainbow Boulevard, also includes three new residential guest houses on Buffalo Avenue.
Newly sequenced genome reveals coffee's prehistoric origin story - and its future under climate change
Mon, Apr 15th 2024 08:45 am
The key to growing coffee plants that can better resist climate change in the decades to come may lie in the ancient past.
Frontier House eyeing summer opening
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:05 am
With interior renovations well underway, and aesthetic pieces soon to follow, the Frontier House team is expecting the Village of Lewiston's 200-year-old centerpiece will reopen this summer.
Still a catch: Apple Granny reclaims WNY's Best Fish Fry title
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:00 am
Apple Granny Restaurant serves WNY's Best Fish Fry.
Better Off Read Summer Book Festival headed to Artpark for Labor Day weekend
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 09:00 am
Join us at Artpark's lower park on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug, 31, for The third annual Better Off Read Summer Book Festival. The free-to-attend, all-ages event is meant to promote reading, encourage writing, and celebrate storytelling.
Buffalo Zoo announces 'Zoo for All' program
Thu, Apr 11th 2024 02:20 pm
Today, the Buffalo Zoo is proudly announcing its new "Zoo for All" program, a bold initiative offering significantly reduced admission rates for low-income families and individuals amidst upcoming adjustments to its admission prices.
Eclipse offers memorable moments
Tue, Apr 9th 2024 11:00 am
The solar eclipse fought its way through the clouds across Western New York on Monday.
Little Big Town & Sugarland announce show at KeyBank Center
Mon, Apr 8th 2024 09:25 am
Celebrating their 25th anniversary as one of country music's most successful groups, multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-winning four-piece Little Big Town - comprised of Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook - joined forces with longtime friends and collaborators Sugarland at last night's CMT Music Awards to deliver a stunning world premiere performance of their new song "Take Me Home."
Opening of Terminal B Events Center, Bell Slip celebrated on Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Mon, Apr 8th 2024 09:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the opening of the Terminal B Events Center and the newly improved Bell Slip on the Outer Harbor in Buffalo. Her team said, "Both Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. projects give residents and visitors new ways to access and enjoy all of the Outer Harbor's amenities and attractions."
Clean UP Grand Island 2024 set for April 20
Sat, Apr 6th 2024 11:10 am
Clean UP Grand Island 2024, an annual community event coinciding with Earth Day, is slated for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20. It is organized by the Town of Grand Island in partnership with the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, Grand Island Rotary Club, the Grand Island Lions Club and the Niagara River Greenway. Residents are invited to participate.
Tops partners with City of Niagara Falls on installation of police substation
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 03:35 pm
Tops Friendly Markets has partnered with the City of Niagara Falls and the Niagara Falls Police Department on the recent installment of a new police substation.
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opens for 85th season
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 11:00 am
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the 2024 season on Wednesday in Lewiston.
Village of Lewiston reviewing budget: Trustees considering 20-cent tax increase
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board has begun working on the next fiscal year budget, and trustees are considering a 20-cent tax increase - to a rate of $8.164858 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation.
De Dee's Dairy continues tradition of 'fast, friendly service, generous portions at a fair price, and a lot of flavors'
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 10:45 am
Long before supermarkets were invented, there were more than 30 dairies in Niagara Falls. They all delivered milk and other dairy products to stores, restaurants and homes.
How can people who are blind or have other vision impairments experience the eclipse?
Tue, Apr 2nd 2024 07:00 am
How can people who are blind or have another vision impairment experience the eclipse? That was one of the first questions the Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service (NFRRS) tried to answer when planning for the April 8 event.
Change in leadership at Artpark: President Sonia Kozlova Clark departing
Mon, Apr 1st 2024 02:25 pm
After eight years leading the organization, Sonia Kozlova Clark is no longer with Artpark & Company, effective March 29.
Shea's Performing Arts Center kicks off National Volunteer Month by extending round of applause to 1,000 volunteers
Mon, Apr 1st 2024 01:10 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center kicked off National Volunteer Month by expressing gratitude to the large base of volunteers who help support theater operations and performances.
Copprium moves its copper ink tech closer to marketplace with UB's guidance
Mon, Apr 1st 2024 07:00 am
Brian Bischoff believes in copper ink.
New York Power Authority upgrades HVAC, water filtration systems at Tuscarora Nation School
Fri, Mar 29th 2024 07:00 am
The New York Power Authority on Wednesday announced the completion of a new water treatment system and heating units at the Tuscarora Nation School. The energy efficiency projects at the school were made possible through an ongoing collaboration between the Tuscarora Nation, the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District and NYPA.
Complete eclipse preview
Fri, Mar 29th 2024 07:00 am
Click HERE or below for our comprehensive preview of eclipse events, activities, information on glasses and safety tips.
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo set Artpark concert date
Tue, Mar 26th 2024 10:40 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo will rock the Artpark Amphitheater, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, with special guest The Vindys.
Hochul reminds New Yorkers of state efforts to ensure safe viewing experience for once-in-a-generation eclipse event
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 01:10 pm
Two weeks ahead of the April 8 eclipse, Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the state's preparations "to ensure everyone can have a safe and memorable viewing experience."
Kenny Wayne Shepherd's Backroads Blues Festival returning to Artpark
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 10:15 am
As part of Artpark & Company's 50th anniversary season, the Backroads Blues Festival - featuring blues and rock titans Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimmie Vaughan, the legendary Bobby Rush, and Duane Betts & Palmetto Motel - will return to the Artpark Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.
'Slow Down/Move Over Law' expansion takes effect
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 09:15 am
A new law expanding New York's "Slow Down/Move Over" requirement will take effect on Wednesday, March 27. The expansion includes disabled vehicles on the roadside requiring drivers to exercise caution when approaching them in an effort to protect motorists.
Colvin Cleaners' 'Gowns for Prom' distribution site moving to Buffalo Convention Center
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 11:00 am
The 16th annual Colvin Cleaners "Gowns for Prom" has a new home for high school students to select a free gown during a three-day distribution April 9-11: the Buffalo Convention Center, at 153 Franklin St.
Greenway Host Community awards funding for Academy Park pavilion, Lewiston Riverfront Park, Five Senses Park
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 11:00 am
The Niagara River Greenway's Host Communities Standing Committee unanimously approved funding requests for two Lewiston projects and one in the Town of Wheatfield at a meeting on Tuesday.
Easter activities roundup
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 07:00 am
A summary of local Easter-themed events:
DON'T QUIT meet & greet sweepstakes at Tops with NFL's Damar Hamlin
Thu, Mar 21st 2024 10:50 am
Tops Friendly Markets has announced an exclusive sweepstakes with DON'T QUIT sports nutrition brand, supported by NFL inspiration Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills.
Education stakeholders reach agreement on fixing teacher and principal evaluations
Wed, Mar 20th 2024 08:25 pm
Today, the New York State Educational Conference Board and New York State Education Department announced an extraordinary agreement on legislation to rewrite the state's poorly designed teacher evaluation system that was imposed in 2010.
Buffalo-area mayors to NYS: Increase state funding for cities & villages for first time in 15 years
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 03:15 pm
The New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials (NYCOM), representing cities and villages across the Empire State, continued its statewide tour in Buffalo, urging the governor and the State Legislature to increase unrestricted aid to cities and villages for the first time in 15 years.
Bisons unveil 'Luces de Buffalo' logo/team name, join Minor League Baseball's 'Copa de la DiversiĆ³n' initiative
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 01:30 pm
The lights at Sahlen Field will never shine brighter than for three games in 2024 when the Buffalo Bisons take the field as Luces de Buffalo, a new alternate team identity developed in conjunction with the Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY to celebrate the history of and bring awareness to the many amazing Hispanic and Latino cultures living and thriving in Western New York.
Hochul: Expanded 'Move Over Law' to include all stopped vehicles on highways
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 10:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul reminded drivers that New York's "Move Over Law" will soon be expanded to include all vehicles, which, her team said, "will improve highway safety for everyone."
Hochul launches effort to protect New Yorkers ahead of total solar eclipse on April 8
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 01:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched a statewide effort to protect New Yorkers ahead of the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. The effort includes statewide distribution of limited-edition I LOVE NY eclipse glasses at 30 locations throughout the state, as well as a reminder for stargazers to be wary of scams, fake merchandise and phony accommodation listings.
Hochul announces extension of home heating assistance programs through April 12
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 01:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the availability of additional home heating assistance to help low- and middle-income New Yorkers who are struggling to pay their energy bills, are in danger of running out of heating fuel or having their utility service shut off.
Total solar eclipse becomes tourism sensation
Mon, Mar 18th 2024 10:15 am
A total solar eclipse is expected in North America on April 8. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the earth and partially or completely blocks the sun from view.
Totally Buffalo totally joining Lewiston's Center Street business district
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 11:00 am
Two of Buffalo's best backers are bringing their business to the Village of Lewiston. Come May, Mary Friona and Scott Celani plan to open a new Totally Buffalo Store at 467 Center St. - the former home of You & Me boutique.
Grand Island: Overpass work resumes
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 09:30 am
Work has resumed on the Beaver Island Parkway overpass to the I-190 Thruway on Grand Island.
 

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