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GardenFest in full bloom
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 09:40 am
The Lewiston Garden Club celebrated its annual GardenFest this past weekend with beautiful weather, large crowds, and the finest in greenery. This year's theme was "Helping Lewiston bloom for 95 years," and the event featured speakers, open gardens, vendors and special displays along Center Street.
'Thursdays on the Water' announces 2022 summer concert lineup
Fri, Jun 17th 2022 09:05 am
"Thursdays on the Water" returns to North Tonawanda with eight weeks of outdoor concerts starting July 7. Series President Jesse Gooch held a press conference Wednesday at the venue to announce this year's musical acts.
Wired differently: Niagara Falls to honor Nik Wallenda with 'Sculpture in the Sky'
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 07:25 pm
Nik Wallenda will walk over Niagara Falls again. Well, sort of.
Lewiston Council on the Arts announces 2022 schedule, with events to celebrate bicentennial
Wed, Jun 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts has announced its slate of events, activities and special programming for 2022.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & BPO Diversity Council present free 'A Concert for Healing'
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 03:25 pm
In the spirit of providing comfort and hope to all affected by the recent mass-shooting tragedy in the Buffalo community, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the BPO Diversity Council announce "A Concert for Healing." The event will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion (1100 Jefferson Ave.).
'NF Murals' features stories of freedom & champions of change
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:30 pm
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is seeking four artists to paint murals on Main Street and Depot Avenue in Niagara Falls. The "NF Murals Project" there is entering its fourth mural-making phase, following completion of 16 murals since 2019. Murals feature stories of freedom and champions of change in the Highland community of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center expands Juneteenth celebrations with special events
Tue, Jun 14th 2022 12:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is extending its Juneteenth celebrations past Sunday, with events on Monday, June 20, and Friday, June 24.
UB class shows tiny homes can do a lot of good
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 01:40 pm
When Michael Napier was a student at Canisius High School in Buffalo, he spent 10 days sleeping in a tent on the roof of a homeless shelter in Los Angeles' Skid Row, interacting with, learning about and assisting homeless individuals there as part of an outreach program.
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new home
Mon, Jun 13th 2022 10:45 am
Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity celebrated the first Saturday in June with a groundbreaking on their newest Habitat for Humanity home in Niagara County, a four-bedroom new build on 61st Street in Niagara Falls.
Gearing up for Lewiston GardenFest
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 05:00 pm
Lewiston GardenFest, presented by Lewiston Garden Club, is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19. The Center Street festival includes more than 60 vendors selling flowers, plants and handcrafted art and garden essentials, along with a garden walk, speakers, a container garden contest, and more activities throughout the weekend.
GardenFest 2022: Helping Lewiston bloom for 95 years!
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 04:55 pm
With sunny skies and rising temperatures, the weather has been perfect for getting outside and tackling work in our own gardens. The same can be said for Lewiston Garden Club, which is ramping up our own beautification projects and marking a big milestone - 95 years of helping Lewiston bloom!
North Tonawanda waterfront venue Harbor House a hub for events serviced by local businesses
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:10 am
Since opening in April, entrepreneur Megan Leith has already brought bustling new business to her waterfront venue, Harbor House, formerly known as Michael's Landing, at 369 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Meet Lewiston's brave, bizarre sheriff
Fri, Jun 10th 2022 09:05 am
First thing this week, let me say I have received many comments about this series of articles and all have been very positive. We at the Historical Association and the bicentennial committee are happy to hear how many people enjoy learning about the most mature buildings in our township.
Buffalo Irish Festival's 'Heritage Wall' invites families to become permanent part of event history
Tue, Jun 7th 2022 07:00 am
Organizers of the Buffalo Irish Festival have launched a unique fundraiser to raise much-needed capital for the 2022 event, taking place July 29-31 at Buffalo's Outer Harbor. Donors can purchase a personalized stone in the Buffalo Irish Festival "Heritage Wall," what organizers call "a timeless display that will be on view at the event for years to come."
Higgins presents service medals to family of WWII Army Pvt. Walter J. Kowalczyk
Mon, Jun 6th 2022 05:10 pm
On the 78th anniversary of D-Day, Congressman Brian Higgins honored the late Pvt. Walter J. Kowalczyk, a distinguished World War II veteran. Service medals Kowalczyk earned were presented by Higgins to family members during a ceremony in Niagara Falls.
Oxford Pennant partners with Funtime Presents to sponsor new stage at Town Ballroom
Mon, Jun 6th 2022 07:00 am
Oxford Pennant, a Buffalo-based designer and manufacturer of wool felt pennants, flags and banners, has teamed-up with Town Ballroom/Funtime Presents to sponsor the concert venue's newest performance space - The Oxford Pennant Stage.
Griffon begins new chapter on Water Street
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 11:00 am
It's a thought experiment made real, 17 years in the making. Ken Scibetta and Ed Webster met each other while on staff at Water Street Landing. Over a short period of time, Scibetta found himself serving as the restaurant's general manager. Webster was bar manager.
Artpark: 12th annual Fairy House Festival is July 9
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 10:15 am
The Artpark Fairy House Festival will return from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Tickets are $12 and available at the Artpark box office (450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston), and ticketmaster.com.
Bowling fundraiser on June 12 to benefit 'Ride for Roswell'
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Team RPCS - Roswell Park Cessation Services - needed to be creative to raise funds toward the "Ride for Roswell" the past two years. With the COVID-19 pandemic lessening in severity, the small but mighty team will revive a successful event from 2019: the second annual Russell J. Salvatore Bowling Open.
43North's 8th startup competition in search for 5 companies to receive increased prize of $1 million
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:20 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced applications are being accepted for the eighth year of 43North, the state-funded accelerator that invests $5 million annually to attract world-class entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in Buffalo.
Buffalo History Museum celebrates return of art auction
Fri, Jun 3rd 2022 09:15 am
The Buffalo History Museum will host the 21st annual "Paint The Town" from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9. "Paint the Town" brings regional artists, art collectors, and passionate museum supporters together to raise funds for the museum through live and silent auctions featuring local art.
'Dining at Dusk' returns to Botanical Gardens with new artists, menus & themes
Wed, Jun 1st 2022 10:25 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens brings the "Dining at Dusk" summer series back for 2022. The program will feature a variety of local musical artists, caterers and dessert vendors for a unique experience all summer long. It will take place from 5-7 p.m. Sundays, June 26, July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 18 and Oct. 2.
Memorial Day: Veterans worthy of reflection, celebration
Mon, May 30th 2022 12:55 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 held its annual Memorial Day celebration and ceremony Monday at the "Circle of Honor" monument in Academy Park in Lewiston. Cmdr. Gordon Spencer served as master of ceremonies. Veteran and New York State Sen. Robert Ortt delivered the keynote address. Boy Scout Troop 824 conducted a flag-folding ceremony, and Santino Hall led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Photos: Modest Mouse kicks off amphitheater series at Artpark
Fri, May 27th 2022 09:50 pm
Artpark & Company's 2022 outdoor amphitheater concert series debuted Friday with a headline performance by Modest Mouse. More than a dozen acts will perform at the award-winning venue this summer - and a half-dozen more will entertain inside the Mainstage Theater.
New York National Guard lays Korean War soldier from Buffalo to rest after 70 years
Fri, May 27th 2022 05:00 pm
Nine members of the New York Army National Guard ensured that a Korean War soldier from Buffalo, who went unidentified for 70 years, was laid to rest with full military honors in Elmira on May 27.
Village of Lewiston Board votes to add fence to playground, resurface basketball court
Fri, May 27th 2022 11:00 am
Trustees in the Village of Lewiston on Monday voted to fence-in the new inclusive playground and resurface the outdoor basketball courts at Marilyn Toohey Park. They approved these improvements contingent on receipt of funds from the sale of the "Big Yellow House" at 475 Ridge St.
Niagara's Splash World opening for season
Thu, May 26th 2022 12:15 pm
Niagara's Splash World Water Park announced its operating hours for May and June, including Memorial Day weekend. Splash World attractions debut Saturday, May 27, and will be open from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays, with daily operations scheduled to begin Friday, June 24.
NYPA board approves $500,000 in funding for Discover Niagara Shuttle service
Wed, May 25th 2022 11:15 am
The New York Power Authority board of trustees on Tuesday approved $500,000 in funding to the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area for the continued support of the Discover Niagara Shuttle service, which connects visitors to iconic destinations throughout Niagara County.
Lockport Memorial Hospital nets grants totaling over $4 million
Wed, May 25th 2022 10:45 am
Recognizing the importance of pre-serving quality health care in eastern Niagara County, several local foundations, community groups and private donors have stepped forward to provide more than $4 million to support the new Lockport Memorial Hospital, a campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Study: Patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia treated with leukotriene inhibitors are more likely to survive, UB researchers find
Tue, May 24th 2022 03:30 pm
University at Buffalo biomedical informatics researchers have found that patients hospitalized with COVID-19 pneumonia had a 13.5% survival advantage when treated with a combination of leukotriene inhibitors (LTIs) and the steroid dexamethasone.
Take part in Lewiston's 'green thumb challenge'
Tue, May 24th 2022 02:35 pm
Calling all green-thumbers! There's a new gardening contest in town aimed at giving visitors a glorious welcome.
DEC urges New York drivers to 'Give turtles a break'
Mon, May 23rd 2022 09:50 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos reminds New Yorkers that turtles are nesting in May and June. He asked motorists to "give turtles a brake." In New York, thousands of turtles are killed each year by unsuspecting drivers when turtles cross roads to find nesting areas.
Down River Run 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Walk is back
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
The Family & Friends Down Syndrome Association of Niagara is pleased to announce the return of The Down River Run 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Walk. The event will take place June 5 at Fort Niagara State Park, managed by Its Your Race, Race Management Solutions.
Ortt honors Bruce Sutherland with hall of fame nomination
Fri, May 20th 2022 07:00 am
Earlier this week, New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt was able to recognize and honor his nominee for the 2022 New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame, Col. Bruce R. Sutherland. The family of Sutherland, who was honored posthumously, received the award from Ortt's office at the first Col. Bruce R. Sutherland Memorial Golf Tournament held at Niagara Frontier Golf Club - a local favorite of Sutherland's.
Niagara Post Theater, Fort Niagara among recipients of $900,000 in total grants
Thu, May 19th 2022 03:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced $900,000 in grants to support 27 not-for-profit organizations involved with stewardship of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands.
UB Center for Urban Studies: How decades of racism have shaped Buffalo
Thu, May 19th 2022 03:00 pm
In 2021, the University at Buffalo Center for Urban Studies released a report on inequality in Buffalo over the past three decades.
Study findings contradict nearly universal belief that humpback whales learn their songs from other whales
Thu, May 19th 2022 02:55 pm
In a quieter era when a ship's progress at sea arrived only through the courtesy of the wind, sailors told stories of intriguing sounds coming from humpback whales. If conditions were curiously calm and a vessel through coincidence or pursuit found itself in the close company of humpbacks, crews could hear a mysteriously beautiful call coming from the ocean that seemed to softly shimmer through their ship's hull, like the faint and fading tone from a struck tuning fork.
President Biden visits Buffalo
Tue, May 17th 2022 05:20 pm
On Tuesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul joined City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and local elected and community leaders in welcoming President Jos Biden and first lady Jill Biden to the Delavan Grider Community Center in Buffalo to grieve with the community in the wake of Saturday's shootings at a Tops supermarket.
White House: Americans can order additional free, at-home, rapid COVID-⁠19 tests at COVIDTests.gov
Tue, May 17th 2022 05:10 pm
On Tuesday, the Biden administration announced COVIDTests.gov is now open for a third round of ordering. U.S. households are now able to order an additional eight at-home tests at COVIDTests.gov - bringing the total number of free tests available to each household since the start of the program to 16.
DOT nixes Center Street digital sign idea
Mon, May 16th 2022 10:00 pm
There will be no digital sign at Academy Park.
 

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