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United Way of Greater Niagara holds awards breakfast & campaign kickoff, awards local community members
Thu, Sep 29th 2022 07:00 am
United Way of Greater Niagara held its annual awards breakfast and campaign kickoff on Friday, Sept. 23, at Niagara Riverside Resort, located at 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Its annual campaign also officially began.
Niagara Falls Convention Center supports community
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 04:00 pm
Hosting a sold-out, weeklong convention at the Niagara Falls Convention Center (NFCC) requires a great deal of planning, and large quantities of food.
Community Missions announces upcoming events
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 09:30 am
Community Missions will hold a free "blessing of the animals" from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Members of the community can bring their pet to receive a blessing or prayer.
Seneca Gaming Corp. plans 'Every Child Matters' walk to honor of victims, survivors of Indigenous residential schools
Fri, Sep 23rd 2022 07:45 am
Seneca Gaming Corp. will hold its second annual "Every Child Matters" walk in downtown Niagara Falls next Friday, Sept. 30, joining communities across the U.S. and Canada in "a growing effort to bring understanding, awareness and healing to the abuse faced by generations of Indigenous children at residential schools that operated across both countries."
Trina Burruss named next president & CEO of United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:55 pm
The board of directors of United Way of Buffalo & Erie County recently announced Trina Burruss will be United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's next president and CEO. Burruss, who currently serves as the organization's chief operating officer, will begin her tenure upon current President and CEO Michael Weiner's retirement at the end of the year.
'Text to 9-1-1' in Niagara County
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:50 pm
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti recently announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Emergency Communications Center now has the ability to receive "Text to 9-1-1" calls from cell phones in Niagara County.
FeedMore WNY joins Feeding America's Hunger Action Month campaign to ensure food isn't an impossible choice for 164,830 people facing hunger locally
Mon, Sep 19th 2022 12:45 pm
FeedMore WNY is joining Feeding America and other member food banks to raise awareness of people experiencing food insecurity and inspire action during Hunger Action Month this September, culminating with Hunger Action Day this Friday, Sept. 23.
Susan G. Komen 'More Than Pink' Walk on Oct. 1 to help support critical patient services
Tue, Sep 13th 2022 07:15 pm
Susan G. Komen will host its "More Than Pink" Walk on Oct. 1 to raise money for programs that directly support people going through breast cancer now, and remove barriers to quality and timely care.
Niagara Falls Blues Festival returns to Old Falls Street with world-class musicians performing Sept. 16-17
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 11:45 am
Now in its 13th year, the annual Niagara Falls Blues Festival returns to Old Falls Street this weekend after a two-year interruption due to the coronavirus. Festival organizers said they are thrilled to bring the popular event back, noting the large draw of attendees from all over the country.
Great Pumpkin Farm ushers in 27th annual Fall Festival
Mon, Sep 12th 2022 11:45 am
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence will kick-off its 27th annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, with a special Armed Forces Weekend in collaboration with Clarence Citizens for Veterans.
Hochul announces start of 2022 fall foliage & travel season in New York
Thu, Sep 8th 2022 09:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the start of New York state's 2022 fall foliage and travel season, highlighted by the return of I LOVE NY's fall foliage reports and a new I LOVE NY broadcast and digital marketing campaign to showcase popular fall activities and attractions.
Higgins: $300,000 in federal grant funding for Temple Beth Zion & Temple Beth-El through Department of Homeland Security
Tue, Sep 6th 2022 02:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced federal grant funding totaling $300,000 awarded to Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo and Temple Beth-El in Niagara Falls. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and awarded through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP), the grants will support security enhancements at nonprofit organizations that are at a high risk for terrorist attacks.
City of Buffalo Division of Parks and Recreation announces new hours & fee schedule for 2 indoor pools
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:05 am
The City of Buffalo's indoor swimming pools will return to their pre-summer hours, starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, following a summer of free, extended hours. The city's Cazenovia Park and Lovejoy pools were open on weekends, and expanded weekday schedules from July 1 through Labor Day in response to the extreme shortage of certified lifeguards, which forced Buffalo's outdoor swimming and wading pools to remain closed this summer.
Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame reveals 2022 inductees
Mon, Sep 5th 2022 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame board of directors recently announced the Class of 2022: Ron Altbach, Gary Baker, Michael Civisca, Chris Tedesco, Pete Zito Sr., The Thurman Brothers Band, The Veltones Band, Marva Frails, Charles Reedy and Lawrence Ghougasian.
Ortt, Borrello, Norris repeat call on Farm Labor Wage Board to reject reduction of overtime threshold
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 05:15 pm
Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt and New York State Sen. George Borrello stood with Assemblyman Mike Norris and Niagara County Farm Bureau President Jeanette Miller repeating calls on the Farm Labor Wage Board in Albany to reject a reduction of the overtime threshold from the current 60 hours to the proposed 40 hours.
New exhibit, 'Artifacts: Burchfield Themed Photographs,' debuts
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
The Buffalo History Museum will debut a new exhibit by Jackie Albarella, "Artifacts: Burchfield Themed Photographs," at an opening reception at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Seggos, Feeding New York State: 1-million-pound milestone in ongoing food waste & donation initiative
Fri, Sep 2nd 2022 10:30 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Feeding New York State, the state association of New York's 10 Feeding America member food banks, recently announced a total of 1 million pounds of food was donated to hungry New Yorkers as part of the ongoing implementation of the state's Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law.
24th annual 'Kidz 'N' Kites' finds new location in 2022
Thu, Sep 1st 2022 11:10 am
The Niagara County Youth Bureau and Niagara County Department of Social Services announce the 24th annual "Kidz 'N' Kites" event will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at North Tonawanda's Gratwick Riverside Park.
Lockport Palace Theatre: Local performer finds his 'Corner Of The Sky'
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:45 pm
A Western New York native is finding his "Corner Of The Sky" on the Palace Theatre stage this September.
Community Missions in need of supplies
Wed, Aug 31st 2022 01:40 pm
Community Missions is in need of nonperishable food items to stock its pantry and serve the needs of the less-fortunate. Canned goods, peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, pasta, rice and soup can be dropped off at 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
'Coleus and Creatures' exhibit brings new meaning to 'plant life' at Botanical Gardens
Mon, Aug 29th 2022 02:15 pm
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is currently featuring a brand-new exhibit called "Coleus and Creatures."
Hochul announces groundbreaking for Colored Musicians Club expansion project
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 05:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced the Colored Musicians Club has begun an expansion and renovations that will allow for increased tourism and visitation to Buffalo's African American Heritage Corridor.
'Murder at the Mansion' to raise funds for Breast Cancer Network
Wed, Aug 24th 2022 01:10 pm
The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) is presenting a fundraiser to benefit research for metastatic breast cancer. The event on Sept. 30 at The Mansion on Delaware is titled "Murder at the Mansion." It is an interactive murder mystery cocktail party that includes a professionally presented murder mystery show.
National Preparedness Month: Red Cross urges everyone to get ready now for emergencies
Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 09:35 am
People everywhere are feeling the impacts of climate change with more frequent and intense weather events threatening our communities. September is National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross, Western New York chapter, urges everyone to get ready for these emergencies now.
3 free rabies vaccine clinics planned by Erie County Department of Health this fall
Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 07:00 am
The Erie County Department of Health has opened registration for three free rabies vaccine clinic sites clinics this fall.
New UB certificate program prepares professionals to address affordable housing crisis
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:55 pm
The University at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning has launched a graduate certificate in affordable housing to help address the affordable housing crisis facing cities across the U.S.
Prosecutors, public defenders to host marijuana conviction expungement clinics in Buffalo
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 06:50 pm
On Thursday, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced the first of two upcoming events for residents of Erie County who are interested in learning how to expunge or reduce marijuana-related convictions on their criminal record.
Niagara Falls: Higgins & Restaino highlight public safety improvements funded through American Rescue Plan
Fri, Aug 19th 2022 05:50 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced several public safety investments made possible thanks to the more than $57 million in federal funding received by the city through the American Rescue Plan. Niagara Falls has plans to invest over $11.4 million of its American Rescue Plan funding in public safety, including new and improved police and fire equipment.
Ryan hosts groundbreaking for new Elmwood Village Playground
Mon, Aug 15th 2022 04:35 pm
New York State Sen. Sean Ryan on Monday joined community stakeholders and representatives from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and Preservation Buffalo Niagara to break ground on a new playground in Buffalo's Elmwood Village.
Buffalo: Advanced funding jumpstarts 4 major projects on Outer Harbor & Canalside
Mon, Aug 15th 2022 02:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the acceleration of several significant projects along Buffalo's waterfront. Advanced funding from the New York Power Authority to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. will jumpstart four major projects on the Outer Harbor and at Canalside.
New York state recognizes National Farmers' Market Week
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 05:10 pm
State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball, during National Farmers' Market week, highlighted what his team called "critical programs that increase access to fresh and local foods available at New York state farmers' markets and that provide a boost to New York's agricultural industry.
Annual cost of new car ownership crosses $10,000 mark
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 08:40 am
For over 70 years, AAA's "Your Driving Costs" has provided members, consumers and the media with information on the average costs of owning and operating a new automobile.
Higgins, Ryan & Conrad: $2M-plus for new multiuse trail in Town of Tonawanda
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:50 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan, and New York State Assemblyman Bill Conrad were joined Wednesday by leaders from the Town of Tonawanda to announce a new $2.12 million trail project in the Town of Tonawanda.
Grand-opening of $2.4 million affordable housing development in Buffalo
Thu, Aug 11th 2022 08:45 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the completion of a $2.4 million mixed-use development that brings 11 affordable homes and new commercial space to Buffalo's east side. Cigar Factory Apartments consists of the redevelopment of the historic Jankowski Cigar Factory site, and the new construction of an adjacent building.
Hochul announces issuance of guidance to support counties' development of domestic terrorism prevention plans
Tue, Aug 9th 2022 12:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the issuance of new guidance for counties throughout New York to support the development of domestic terrorism prevention plans, which each county and the City of New York are responsible for developing under executive order 18.
118 NYS hospitals recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease & stroke
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 11:05 am
One hundred and eighteen hospitals in New York are among the 2,600 nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association's "Get With The Guidelines" initiative to improve outcomes for Americans who experience heart disease or stroke. Several individual hospitals within many of the systems received awards.
New 'Tackle Box' smartphone feature to enhance fishing-related tourism in New York
Mon, Aug 8th 2022 10:55 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced the state's new "Tackle Box" mobile phone feature to, her team said, "enhance fishing-related tourism by making it easier for new and experienced anglers to enjoy the great fishing offered throughout New York.
Niagara Amusement Park: KiddieLand, Western Town join park rides
Sat, Aug 6th 2022 07:00 am
Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World unveiled its newly added attractions of Western Town and KiddieLand to the media on July 28 amid cloudy skies but a sunny optimism for the park's continued growth.
Chimera delivers funding to support reading and literacy in Erie County
Fri, Aug 5th 2022 04:15 pm
$5,000 of community benefits funding was awarded to Literacy Buffalo Niagara, with an additional $5,000 to Project Flight.
New exhibit featuring historic Olcott Beach now at Niagara History Center
Fri, Aug 5th 2022 04:10 pm
The Niagara History Center announces the opening of a new temporary exhibit, "Olcott Beach, NY: A Once Vibrant Lakeside Resort." Researched and assembled by History Center curatorial intern Joshua Poole, it is housed in the main building at 215 Niagara St., Lockport.
 

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