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Cornell Cooperative Extension, Niagara County Agricultural Rights Advisory Panel host safety event in preparation for County Fair
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 01:55 pm
More than 70 4-H youth and their families attended an animal safety meeting Wednesday night hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County (CCE-Niagara) and the Niagara County Agricultural Rights Advisory Panel. The meeting was to discuss the upcoming Niagara County Fair and the proper protocols for the 4-H youth to interact with the public in a way that keeps both fairgoers and the animals safe.
'History makes me ready': Contino takes command of 914th
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 07:00 am
Col. Joseph Contino assumed command of the 914th Air Refueling Wing - leading 1,600 military and a civilian member force - at a change of command ceremony at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on July 7.
ConnectLife, Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co. play host to Brandon Kupiec Memorial Blood Drive
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 05:35 pm
The Kupiec family, along with ConnectLife and the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., will host a community blood drive honoring the memory of North Tonawanda native Brandon Kupiec. Brandon died unexpectedly in 2013, at the young age of 20. His family holds this yearly event in his honor.
DEC announces multi-year research study to improve bald and golden eagle conservation efforts
Wed, Jul 12th 2023 11:20 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced DEC is seeking hunters to participate in a multi-year study of non-lead ammunition impacts on the state's eagle conservation efforts.
Higgins honors military service of WNY veterans Charles Walker & Ira Roberts
Mon, Jul 10th 2023 04:15 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins celebrated the service of local veterans Charles B. Walker Sr. and the late-Ira Russel Roberts Jr. during a special presentation on Sunday.
Summertime energy-efficiency tips to help you beat the heat & stay safe this summer
Fri, Jul 7th 2023 11:55 am
As temperatures rise, staying cool means being comfortable and healthy. National Grid is offering summertime energy-efficiency tips and payment options to help our customers stay safe and save money on their bills.
Veterans event brings unity to Wheatfield community
Fri, Jul 7th 2023 11:00 am
The Wheatfield Veterans Memorial was the gathering spot on Saturday for veterans and families to educate, reflect, share stories, express gratitude and enjoy camaraderie.
Niagara Falls attorney sentenced for sexually assaulting 3 victims
Thu, Jul 6th 2023 09:05 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 30-year-old Nicholas D. D'Angelo of Niagara Falls was sentenced this afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to six months in jail followed by 10 years of probation with sex offender conditions. He will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release from custody.
Flynn provides statement on Main Street fatal fire investigation
Thu, Jul 6th 2023 09:05 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn offered the following statement on Thursday:
Catholic Health presents 23 scholarships to associates pursuing health care degrees at Trocaire College
Fri, Jun 30th 2023 04:00 pm
Catholic Health has long supported the professional development and career advancement of its associates. Now, through a new program with Trocaire College, the health system is providing 23 fully paid scholarships to members of its workforce to pursue associate degrees in registered nursing and radiologic technology.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center installs state-of-the-art SteriSpace air sterilization system at Schoellkopf Health Center
Wed, Jun 28th 2023 03:15 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced the installation of the SteriSpace air sterilization system as part of its innovative air sterilization project at the Schoellkopf Health Center.
Niagara Hospice celebrates 10 years of Gran Fondo big ride & party on Aug. 5
Tue, Jun 27th 2023 03:30 pm
Niagara Hospice announced details for its annual Gran Fondo bicycle ride and after-party event being held Saturday, Aug. 5, on the Niagara Hospice campus located at 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
Niagara Falls City Market unveils 'exciting season' with new vendors, special events, extended hours, enhanced safety measures, abundant local produce
Tue, Jun 27th 2023 03:00 pm
The Niagara Falls City Market, a destination for fresh, local produce, and a hub for community gathering, is thrilled to announce the upcoming season, set to be its most vibrant and eventful yet.
Erie County Fair admission tickets go on sale
Mon, Jun 26th 2023 01:45 pm
Admission tickets for the Erie County Fair go on sale starting July 1 at Adult admission tickets are $17 when purchased online (no additional fees) or $20 at the gate (credit/debit card only). Kids ages 12 and under receive free admission. Parking will be free (on lots owned by the Fairgrounds).
New concert event, 'Jam in the Gardens,' at the Botanical Gardens
Mon, Jun 26th 2023 11:35 am
The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced a brand-new summer event called "Jam in the Gardens," a concert that includes free beer, food trucks, raffles, access to the conservatory, and live original music from local band Farrow and artist Curtis Lovell. The event is set for 5-9 p.m. Thursday, July 20.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper starts construction on new 'Buffalo Blueway' site at Higgins Park
Mon, Jun 26th 2023 10:40 am
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper continues to enhance public access to our Western New York waterways with the continued expansion of the "Buffalo Blueway" this summer.
Empire State Development announces round 2 of small business grants in east Buffalo
Fri, Jun 23rd 2023 10:30 am
Empire State Development (ESD) announced applications for round 2 of the East Buffalo Small Business Working Capital Grant Program are available from June 23 to July 21.
Sal Maglie mural check presentation at DeFazio's Stadium Grill
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 01:15 pm
Ron DeFazio, owner of "DeFazio's Stadium Grill" at 1234 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, received a check on Monday from the Rich Entertainment Group and Bisons Baseball, committed to the completion of the Sal Maglie mural painted on the side of the establishment.
Heart, Love & Soul opens new community garden
Fri, Jun 16th 2023 10:05 am
Heart, Love & Soul in Niagara Falls marked 40 years of serving those in need with a grand-opening of its new community garden and mural on June 8.
Facing 'dire space limitations,' FeedMore WNY announces plan to build new, unified facility
Wed, Jun 14th 2023 07:20 pm
In what it called "a continued commitment to strengthen and expand feeding programs in Western New York and reach more underserved community members," FeedMore WNY announced plans to build a new facility.
Great Lakes Real Estate honors agents
Tue, Jun 13th 2023 02:10 pm
On the memorable evening of Wednesday, the 7th of June, Great Lakes Real Estate gathered together to pay tribute to their exceptional agents at the annual awards banquet.
'Rainbow City Pride' is all-day Pride event in Niagara Falls
Tue, Jun 13th 2023 11:55 am
Pride month in WNY isn't complete until you join Niagara Pride and Old Falls Street for "Rainbow City Pride" 2023 on June 24. This event has something for everyone, and organizers encourage all of WNY to come check it out.
DEC announces opening of 2023 black bass season
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 03:45 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the open (harvest) season for largemouth and smallmouth bass, collectively known as black bass, begins June 15 and runs through Nov. 30.
Niagara County to host Windsong Mobile Mammography in Ransomville
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 12:20 pm
Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers announced Windsong Mobile Mammography will be hosting an event at the Ransomville Fire Hall on Monday, June 19, to conduct breast cancer screening. Appointments must be scheduled with Windsong prior to the event.
AHA: Hundreds of Western New Yorkers prepared and empowered to perform CPR
Mon, Jun 12th 2023 10:10 am
Western New Yorkers are working to change the statistics around CPR. Seven in 10 people in America say they feel powerless to act in the face of a cardiac emergency.
Destination Niagara USA celebrates 20th anniversary
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm
Originally formed in 2003, the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. was established in an effort to streamline promotion of Niagara County as a world-class tourist destination. Prior to 2003, promotion was handled by both a Niagara County tourism office and the Niagara Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.
AAA offers advice on washing wildfire ash off your car
Thu, Jun 8th 2023 09:25 pm
As wildfires continue to burn to our north, filling area skies with smoke and harmful soot, AAA is offering advice on preventing vehicle damage.
'Party on the Portico' returns to The Buffalo History Museum
Thu, Jun 8th 2023 09:25 pm
The Buffalo History Museum announced the return of its "Party on the Portico" summer concert series. "Party on the Portico" takes place from 6-9 p.m. on third Fridays.
New York National Guard soldiers complete 10-month mission in Africa
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 01:45 pm
The New York National Guard's Task Force Wolfhound completed its mission providing security at U.S. installations in the Horn of Africa on Saturday, June 3. The 1,130 soldiers of the task force had been providing security at locations in Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya since Sept. 19, 2022.
'Nation of Lifesavers' to turn bystanders into lifesavers through nationwide CPR & AED awareness, education
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 01:20 pm
During National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7), the American Heart Association is challenging everyone to join the "Nation of Lifesavers" and commit to make CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) awareness and education a permanent fixture in all communities across the country.
Buffalo Bills, NYS, Erie County announce start of construction on state-of-the-art football stadium
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 12:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul, Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday announced the start of construction on the Bills' new, state-of-the-art $1.54 billion stadium in Orchard Park.
Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market starts strong
Sat, Jun 3rd 2023 11:15 am
The new Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market's season had a smooth start, organizer Jamie Symmonds of Willow Consulting said Saturday. Crowds were out in full force stocking up on fresh produce, flowers, honey and sweet treats, while sampling breakfast sandwiches, listening to live music, and interacting with Nickel City Canine Rescue dogs.
Buffalo Zoo says goodbye to male gorilla Kayin
Tue, May 30th 2023 12:15 pm
Last week, the Buffalo Zoo said goodbye to Kayin, the male western lowland gorilla who arrived safely at his new home, the Saint Louis Zoo in St. Louis, Missouri.
AAA, community partners warn drivers of '100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers'
Fri, May 26th 2023 02:15 pm
The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. AAA coined the phrase after examining troubling data regarding fatal crashes among teen drivers.
Frontier House update: Windows ordered, exterior work to continue this summer
Fri, May 26th 2023 11:00 am
With the summer tourism season about to start in Lewiston, new questions have arisen as to the status of the village's most famous building, the 199-year-old Frontier House.
Destination Niagara USA poised for big summer
Fri, May 26th 2023 09:00 am
Destination Niagara USA is planning a party - a birthday bash to celebrate 20 years of tourism sales promotion in Niagara.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announces grant awards from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced 64 Western New York organizations received nearly $1 million in grant awards from endowment funds created to carry on the legacy of Ralph C. Wilson Jr.
New York State Canal System opens for season
Fri, May 19th 2023 02:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the opening of the 2023 navigation season for the 524-mile New York State Canal system, kicking off the 199th consecutive opening of the historic waterways. Locks and lift bridges on the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca canals will operate daily today through Oct. 11, providing opportunities for boating, fishing and sightseeing to tourists, canal enthusiasts and all New Yorkers.
Average summer residential electric prices expected to be lower than last year across most of state
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:45 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) announced New York's electric grid and its electric utilities are prepared for increased summer demand for electricity. Additionally, the price for electricity paid by full-service residential customers on average is expected to be lower than a year ago, depending on the customer's location, demand and actual market prices.
Ortt honors Wydysh as a 2023 New York State 'Woman of Distinction'
Wed, May 17th 2023 12:40 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Robert Ortt honored Rebecca Wydysh, chairwoman of the Niagara County Legislature, as the 2023 New York State Senate "Woman of Distinction" from the 62nd Senate District.

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