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National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognizes UB expert for her research, patient care
Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 02:50 pm
Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, M.D., professor, in the department of neurology in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo and a physician with UBMD Neurology, has received the Impact Award of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Grand opening set for Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
Thu, Feb 15th 2018 12:15 pm
The much-anticipated Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center will open May 4. The Heritage Center is an experiential museum that reveals authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists in Niagara Falls, designed to inspire visitors to recognize modern injustices that stem from slavery and to take action toward an equitable society.
Celebrating the River Region
Sat, Feb 10th 2018 07:00 am
Awards will be presented to those contributing to the success of the local area when the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce holds its annual awards gala on Thursday, April 19, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston.
Celebrating Black History Month
Thu, Feb 8th 2018 02:15 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital held its 12th annual Black History Month Celebration on Thursday. Honored for their service were associates Ronald Winkfield, R.N.; Amanda Lucas, cardiology technician; and Takeitha Clarke, nurse attendant. The Rev. JoAnne Scott of Word of Life Ministries was the guest speaker.
'Toast & Jam' at Brickyard Brewing Company
Tue, Feb 6th 2018 01:00 pm
Get ready for one of Lewiston's favorite winter events! "Toast & Jam" begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the Brickyard Brewing Company, 436 Center St. This jazz-jamming, blues-rocking, poetry-reading event is back by popular demand and continues every Monday night through March 19.
Niagara County Sheriff Voutour elected to NYS Sheriffs' Association executive committee
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 11:35 pm
The New York State Sheriffs' Association elected its officers at the 84th annual winter training conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.
'What Must Be Done': Niagara University announces strategic plan details
Thu, Jan 25th 2018 05:10 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the Catholic and Vincentian university, presented details of "What Must Be Done" during a community meeting held Thursday afternoon.
'Sweet Charity' offers evening of food & fun to benefit Food Bank of WNY
Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 02:10 pm
The 12th annual "Sweet Charity," to benefit the Food Bank of WNY, will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy food and drink selections from a variety of Western New York establishments all under one roof.
Niagara County Legislature: McNall sets out policy agenda for 2018
Wed, Jan 17th 2018 09:20 am
Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall, R-Lockport, delivered his State of the County message to colleagues at the Niagara County Courthouse on Tuesday - his third since being elected head of county government in 2016.
Expert: The chemistry of snowflakes, explained
Tue, Jan 16th 2018 03:10 pm
In the midst of a frigid winter, a University at Buffalo expert is available to discuss one of the season's great natural marvels: snowflakes.
Lewiston: DeGiulio's Pharmacy aims to cater to community's needs
Sat, Jan 13th 2018 09:00 am
In fact, within the first five minutes of speaking with brothers and pharmacists Richard and James DeGiulio, you'll probably be asked what you need and what it costs elsewhere (you know, assuming you've actually found "X"). Then, you - yes, you - can have that item ordered and delivered to the store for purchase.
North Tonawanda dedicates section of Vandervoort Street as 'Hope Way'
Fri, Jan 12th 2018 03:30 pm
On what could end up being the coldest day of 2018, North Tonawanda citizens and leaders packed into Lumber City Church in the lower level of the Hope Center, 383 Vandervoort St., for the Hope Way dedication.
Old Fort Niagara announces special events for 2018
Thu, Jan 11th 2018 05:15 pm
Old Fort Niagara will provide another year of living history to visitors from near and far and invites the public to save the dates for its special events and programs in 2018.
Mini-doc on club advised by Niagara University grad airs during CNN's 'New Year's Eve Live'
Tue, Jan 9th 2018 10:55 am
Amid the conical hats, demands for hot tea and general hullabaloo of New Year's Eve was a mini-documentary about a new program that launched last fall at a high school in Boca Raton, Florida. Produced by MassMutual, the three-minute piece spotlighted We Dine Together, a lunch club started by four teenagers that endeavors to combat social isolation.
Memorial team brings a brighter Christmas to area families in need
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:30 pm
Employees at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center made Christmas a lot merrier for 43 area families who were "adopted" by the medical center's P3 Center for Teens, Moms and Kids.
Morinello congratulates summer readers with pizza party; 'One District, One Book' kicks off at Lew-Port
Tue, Jan 2nd 2018 07:30 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello recently paid a visit to the Lewiston-Porter campus and the Primary Educational Center building to congratulate all the students from the PEC and the Intermediate Education Center who completed the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge.
Enrollment open for Artpark 2018 Theatre Academy & Art Camps
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 05:45 pm
Enrollment is now open for 2018 Artpark Theatre Academy and Art Camp sessions. Artpark Theatre Academy is set to take place July 9-Aug. 5, 2018 (ages 10-18); four weeklong sessions of Art Camp will begin July 9 (ages 9-14).
Lewiston Senior Center celebrates holiday season by giving back to Lew-Port, Heart & Soul families
Tue, Dec 12th 2017 03:20 pm
As part of a holiday luncheon program on Tuesday, the Lewiston Senior Center donated dozens of presents to needy Lewiston-Porter Central School District families, and even more canned goods to the Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry in Niagara Falls. In addition, scarves were given to the Youngstown Porter Community Christmas Baskets program.
PHOTOS: 'The Nutcracker' springs to life
Sat, Dec 9th 2017 06:25 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company staged its annual production of "The Nutcracker" over the weekend at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The family-centric production was directed by Beverley Feder and Julie Traver, and starred local dance students (and their parents, too).
Niagara Falls Firefighter Toy Telethon another success
Fri, Dec 8th 2017 03:55 pm
On Saturday, the Niagara Falls Fire Department held its annual telethon aired on public access channel OSC-21. The telethon ran from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Niagara Falls High School, between the main set in the performing arts center and the cafeteria, where there was a basket auction and various donations.
Christmas comes early at Memorial Medical Center: West Herr Auto Group donates CARExpress van
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 05:10 pm
A donation by a prominent Western York auto dealer is brightening the holiday season for a popular patient transportation program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Jingle Falls underway in downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 02:55 pm
The City of Niagara Falls, Old Falls Street, The Conference & Event Center, Destination Niagara Falls USA and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosted a grand tree-lighting ceremony Saturday to celebrate the season and kickoff the new Jingle Falls promotion. The event took place at Seneca Square (in front of Seneca Niagara), and featured a performance by Michael Cavanaugh of Broadway's "Movin' Out" before the light switch was turned on illuminating a 35-foot Blue Spruce.
AAA urges drivers to safely secure Christmas trees
Mon, Dec 4th 2017 02:55 pm
According to a new AAA survey, an estimated 20 million Americans who purchased a real Christmas tree in the past three years did not properly secure it to their vehicle, risking serious vehicle damage and dangerous road debris.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Christmas Walk weekend in Lewiston
Sat, Dec 2nd 2017 10:35 pm
The North Pole temporarily relocated to Lewiston this weekend.
SPCA: Give gift of a home this Christmas
Fri, Dec 1st 2017 09:15 pm
While everyone gets ready to reunite with family this season, we tend to forget how important having a family really is. At the SPCA Serving Erie County, volunteers get to witness new families being brought together everyday.
New lights, attractions brighten Schoellkopf Park
Wed, Nov 29th 2017 05:55 pm
A holiday tradition is bigger and brighter than ever this year at historic Schoellkopf Park.
Old Fort Niagara's 'Castle by Candlelight' tours offer 18th century merriment
Mon, Nov 27th 2017 01:05 pm
Old Fort Niagara invites the public to experience the holiday spirit in the company of 18th century-style merrymakers at this season's "Castle by Candlelight" tours on Dec. 9 and 16. Music, crafts, demonstrations and more will make the French Castle, decorated by the Youngstown Garden Club, brim with festivities. The event will also include the feu de joie celebratory cannon and musket firings.
Notaro Chiropractic donates to Community Missions
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:30 pm
Monday in Niagara Falls, representatives of Notaro Chiropractic presented two turkeys to Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. for Thanksgiving meals.
Notaro Chiropractic expands Niagara Falls location
Wed, Nov 22nd 2017 09:25 pm
Since 1998, Dr. Thomas Notaro has been practicing chiropractic medicine in this area. On Thursday, he and his wife and office manager Jodi Notaro cut the ribbon to a new 1,200-square-foot expansion at his Niagara Falls location.
Celebrate holidays Buffalo style: New 'You Gotta Know Buffalo' trivia game now available for holiday shopping
Mon, Nov 20th 2017 12:40 pm
"You Gotta Know Buffalo - My Hometown Edition," a trivia game that celebrates the people, places and events that make up the rich history of the Queen City, was launched today by Store (716), a local company that designs Buffalo-themed apparel and gifts.
Niagara Falls students paint crosswalks for safety
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:25 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County's Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grant (CHSC), in partnership with GoBike Buffalo, the City of Niagara Falls Department of Community Development, and the Niagara Falls City School District, is working to create safer crosswalks around schools in Niagara Falls.
'Christmastime with Fieldstone and Holly': Historical Association of Lewiston celebrates 13th annual Tour of Homes
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 08:05 pm
The Historical Association of Lewiston's signature event, the Lewiston Tour of Homes, will kick off the holiday season Christmas Walk weekend, Dec. 2-3. Tickets are on sale now for the 13th annual event, themed "Christmastime with Fieldstone and Holly," which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Colvin Cleaners seeks coats, as annual 'Coats 4 Kids' program begins
Wed, Oct 18th 2017 12:20 pm
Colvin Cleaners is asking Western New Yorkers to go through their closets and donate gently used or new winter coats, jackets, gloves, hats and scarves for toddlers, young adults and families in need this winter season.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Higgins: Ohio Street habitat restoration project underway along Buffalo River
Tue, Oct 17th 2017 08:40 pm
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Congressman Brian Higgins and state and federal partners provided an up-close look Monday on the quickly progressing habitat restoration at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Ohio Street boat launch. Through the investment of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding, this popular park is being enhanced to include improved wildlife habitat and public access to the Buffalo River along the Ohio Street corridor.
PHOTOS, VIDEO: St. Peter's christens church, school additions
Mon, Oct 16th 2017 07:45 pm
St. Peter R.C. Church was filled with parishioners Sunday, as the congregation celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving and dedication of almost $2 million worth of renovations.
Bellreng's puts brakes on breast cancer
Fri, Oct 13th 2017 07:05 pm
Bellreng's Towing and Automotive, a AAA contractor, is going pink to raise awareness of breast cancer, which will likely kill more than 40,000 women this year according to the American Cancer Society. Bellreng's has unveiled a pink customer car to transport customers who need a ride while their vehicle is being serviced.
New Jingle Falls USA event announced at Niagara Falls Visitors Center
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 12:50 pm
Representatives of Niagara Falls gathered at the Niagara Falls Visitor Center on Thursday to announce Jingle Falls USA, a series of holiday activities and celebrations designed to appeal to families and attract guests.
DA Flynn flips switch to light Old Erie County Hall purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 10:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced Old Erie County Hall is once being illuminated in the color purple to "Shine the Light on Domestic Violence" during the month of October.
Jacobs provides funding boost to build Cradle Beach Stem Center
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 06:55 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced a major funding award of $500,000 to support the construction of a new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education center at Cradle Beach Camp. The Western New York STEM Center for Youth will become a year-round destination for school groups and youth agencies seeking to provide hands-on experiential learning. The estimated cost of the project is slightly under $1 million.
Cornell Cooperative Extension celebrates opening of new agriculture education building
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 06:10 pm
On Saturday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County's Agriculture Education Building at the first ever Fall Festival & 4-H Expo at the fairgrounds in Lockport. The building will be utilized for programs that promote agriculture education.