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Buffalo City Mission launches 'One Mission, One Hope' fall campaign, turkey drive
Thu, Oct 26th 2023 08:30 pm
The Buffalo City Mission announced the launch of two annual initiatives. The first is the announcement of its fall fundraising campaign, "One Mission, One Hope," a significant annual initiative to advance its work in providing critical programs and services for people experiencing homelessness in Buffalo.
Town of Lewiston to support Academy Park pavilion project
Wed, Oct 25th 2023 09:10 am
The Town of Lewiston on Monday voted to provide the Village of Lewiston with $190,000 in Niagara River Greenway funds for a pavilion at Academy Park.
Tops to honor US veterans & active military with 11% discount this Veterans Day
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 12:45 pm
Tops Friendly Markets will once again offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11% discount off of their grocery bill this Veterans Day. This marks the 11th year Tops has been extending this discount to military personnel and their families. Since its inception, the Veterans Day discount has saved veterans and their families more than $781,000.
Lewiston Police Department offers tips for safe, fun Halloween celebrations
Mon, Oct 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Each year, Halloween is traditionally celebrated with trick-or-treating and parties - and candy and drinks. Unfortunately, the night often includes drunk drivers on the streets and distracted drivers as well. The Lewiston Police Department will have extra patrols on policing our ghouls and goblins. Here are some tips for you to keep Halloween safe.
'Trick or Treat on Center Street' expanding this year
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 11:00 am
Halloween will again start early in Lewiston with "Trick or Treat on Center Street." This year, the event is on a new day - and has a new space - providing children and families more opportunity to show off their costumes and collect sweet treats.
3 Sisters Garlic & Oils is newest addition to Lewiston culinary center
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 10:55 am
3 Sisters Garlic & Oils has joined Lewiston's unique culinary center, at 442-444 Center St., joining Battle Flag Tavern, Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop, and Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces, Etc.
Welch says Village of Lewiston pursuing funding for Academy Park pavilion
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 09:00 am
The Village of Lewiston has set its sights on another big-ticket addition to Academy Park: a pavilion.
Growing Business & Community: Small Business Saturday strategies for businesses
Fri, Oct 20th 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!
'Ghost Walks' return
Fri, Oct 20th 2023 07:00 am
The Lewiston Council on the Arts premieres its all-new "Ghost Walk" this weekend.
Bestselling author and musician Michelle Zauner at BABEL Nov. 9
Thu, Oct 19th 2023 09:35 pm
Just Buffalo Literary Center welcomes bestselling author and musician Michelle Zauner to Buffalo on Thursday, Nov. 9, for an engaging conversation and book signing at Kleinhans Music Hall. The event begins at 8 p.m., with doors at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at
Tops cuts ribbon and celebrates $3.7 million renovations on 2 Niagara Falls locations
Thu, Oct 19th 2023 09:00 pm
On Wednesday, Tops Friendly Markets celebrated the grand reopening of two of its Niagara Falls locations. More than $3.7 million in enhancements took place at 7200 Niagara Falls Blvd., and 4235 Military Road - two locations "updated with a new look and a renewed focus on fresh departments over the past four years."
Village of Lewiston sending metal art frames to HPC, Planning boards
Tue, Oct 17th 2023 10:45 am
There is still no consensus on metal art frames following Monday's Village of Lewiston board meeting. Trustees declined to vote on this third part of the "Lewiston Public Art Project" following a nearly 90-minute public comment period.
Hochul: All 532 eligible NYS police agencies receive state certification for officer employment as required by Professional Policing Act of 2021
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 03:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced 532 police agencies in New York - 100% of all eligible agencies - have received state certification for compliance as required by the Professional Policing Act of 2021.
New 'Lewiston Public Art Project' proposal calls for metal frames in Academy Park, not on Center Street
Mon, Oct 16th 2023 06:00 am
As the Village of Lewiston Board prepares to meet Monday night to discuss the "Lewiston Public Art Project" with the Historic Preservation and Planning commissions, trustees have a new proposal to consider.
UB: A billion and beyond
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 04:25 pm
At his annual state of the university address, University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi announced today that UB has raised more than $1 billion through a comprehensive fundraising effort.
Town of Lewiston rescinds Greenway backing for metal art frames - but will reconsider if Village Board approves idea
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 11:00 am
The Town of Lewiston voted Thursday to withdraw its endorsement of the "Lewiston Public Art Project's" metal art frames. Council members rescinded the third part of the Lewiston Council on the Arts' proposal - opting to not present this component for Niagara River Greenway funding - based on recent actions taken by village trustees.
'If you build it, they will come': Inclusive playground under construction in Wheatfield
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 10:55 am
As goes the often-misquoted famous line from the movie, "Field of Dreams," the Town of Wheatfield is counting on the belief that "If you build it, they will come."
New York Association for Pupil Transportation supports National School Bus Safety Week
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:55 pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) on Thursday announced that the organization is supporting National School Bus Safety Week and is reminding drivers to be extra careful when they see the flashing red lights of a yellow school bus.
Arts for Learning to celebrate Erie Canal bicentennial by presenting free arts-integrated events
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:55 pm
Arts for Learning WNY will partner with various organizations throughout the eight counties of Western New York to bring free public arts workshops to the community.
During Medicare open enrollment period, free NYS Medicare counseling program helps older adults make choices
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:50 pm
The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) reminds older New Yorkers that free and objective counseling is available to help Medicare beneficiaries navigate their options during the Medicare open enrollment period from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
Fishing generates estimated $58.55M in visitor spending in Niagara County
Tue, Oct 10th 2023 01:10 pm
With access to the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, Niagara County is home to some of the best freshwater fishing in the country. In fact, Bassmaster Magazine has ranked the area in the top 10 places for bass fishing two years in a row.
PHOTOS: Produce plentiful, crowds bountiful at first Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market Fall Festival
Mon, Oct 9th 2023 10:05 am
Fall was in full bloom Saturday at the first Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market Fall Festival, and patrons couldn't have been happier as they shopped, strolled and participated in pumpkin play games.
Metal art frames - 3rd prong of proposed 'Lewiston Public Art Project' - debated, prompting call for further review
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 10:00 am
On Monday, Village of Lewiston trustees effectively acted to rescind part of their prior approval of the proposed "Lewiston Public Art Project" - and the Town of Lewiston Board could do the same when it next meets.
National Fuel's home heating forecast for this winter features 'significant decrease in customer bills'
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 09:40 am
A year can make all the difference, according to the recent winter heating forecast released by National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. Natural gas customers should expect some relief is in store from last year's elevated energy costs.
Unique pumpkin patch found in Kenmore
Fri, Oct 6th 2023 09:40 am
A unique and sincere pumpkin patch can be found in the Village of Kenmore. The patch, which has been created by the members of the Kenmore Village Improvement Society (KVIS), is made of painted wood pumpkins in all shapes and sizes.
Catholic Health dedicates new Lockport Memorial Hospital
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 06:25 pm
On Wednesday, Catholic Health leaders were joined by invited guests and local dignitaries to unveil the new Lockport Memorial Hospital following a blessing and dedication ceremony led by The Most Rev. Michael W. Fisher, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.
Niagara Falls USA markets destination abroad during Buffalo Bills game
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 06:15 pm
Niagara Falls USA is a destination that is well-known globally and frequently considered a bucket-list trip for visitors domestically and abroad. With the U.K. ranking at the top of the list for inbound travel to the destination, the team at Destination Niagara USA increased efforts to promote the iconic Niagara Falls in conjunction with the Buffalo Bills game in London.
UBMD Internal Medicine launches Western New York's first long COVID center
Tue, Oct 3rd 2023 12:40 pm
UBMD Internal Medicine has opened Western New York's first long COVID center. Funded by a grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation with support from the University at Buffalo, the center is accepting all patients, whether they have insurance or not.
Hochul issues proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 11:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recognized October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in New York, issuing a proclamation and directing that all State landmarks be illuminated in purple on "Purple Thursday," Oct. 19, in honor of those impacted by domestic violence.
2,000-pound pumpkin takes top prize at weekend event
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 10:55 am
The Great Pumpkin Farm's annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off took place Saturday at the farm's 28th annual Fall Festival.
Mount St. Mary's Child Care Center celebrates 35th anniversary with open house
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 07:00 am
The center, which provides services for children ages infant on up, opened its doors adjacent to Catholic Health's Mount St. Mary's Hospital in 1988. To celebrate this occasion, the center will hold an open house for the community from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served and there will be fun for the whole family.
Grand Island family works to spread awareness of rare disorder
Sat, Sep 30th 2023 07:00 am
When Nora Conta was a 6-month-old baby, she couldn't hold a bottle and she couldn't grab toys. Her hands were closed tight, and she was unable to open them. It was when she was 6 months old that her parents wondered if something was wrong with their daughter.
FeedMore WNY celebrates milestone in capital campaign
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:45 pm
FeedMore WNY has reached nearly two-thirds of its fundraising goal to establish a permanent home for the organization and build brighter futures for Western New Yorkers of all ages experiencing food insecurity and joblessness. With this milestone reached, FeedMore WNY is kicking off the public phase of its campaign and inviting the community to participate in this critical project.
Seneca Gaming Corp. launching monthlong public donation drive to support FeedMore WNY
Thu, Sep 28th 2023 09:10 pm
As autumn begins in Western New York, Seneca Gaming Corp. is launching a monthlong effort to support neighbors in need throughout the region.
More than a market, UB Veggie Van is a 'living lab'
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
At first glance, the new mobile produce markets on the University at Buffalo's North and South campuses appear to be just that: a place to buy fresh produce. But beyond the peaches, cherry tomatoes and red potatoes, there's much more going on.
Time to weigh the pumpkins: 28th annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off at Great Pumpkin Farm
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:30 pm
One of the Great Pumpkin Farm's most popular events, the annual World Pumpkin Weigh-off, takes place this weekend as part of the farm's 28th annual Fall Festival.
Community Missions to hold annual blessing of the animals
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Community Missions will hold its second annual blessing of the animals from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. this Saturday morning at 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Tim McGraw to bring 'Standing Room Only Tour' to KeyBank Center in Buffalo
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 06:10 pm
Three-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Tim McGraw's highly anticipated headline 2024 "Standing Room Only Tour" is about to get even bigger, with the announcement of 11 new dates, including a stop at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on May 4, 2024.
Higgins announces $750,000 for Veterans One-stop Center
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 05:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Veteran One-stop Center was awarded $750,000 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support initiatives preventing suicide and addressing mental wellness in veteran populations.
NT City Market voted No. 1 in U.S., state, region
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 01:10 pm
It's official! The North Tonawanda City Market is the No. 1 farmers market in America. The American Farmland Trust - Farmers Market Coalition has crowned the NT Farmers Market as the "People's Choice" winner as the top endorsed farmers market in the country!

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