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GNBC, NACC to stage grand spring show, pairing 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses' with 'Les Patineurs'
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 11:35 am
Further establishing it's not "The Nutcracker Company," but rather the Greater Niagara Ballet Company, the GNBC and its artistic directors have prepared an intricate spring show that is whimsical, ambitious and fun.
Wheatfield officials weigh in on proposed banishment of gas appliances
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 07:00 am
The controversial riddance of gas appliances by 2025 for newly built homes, as proposed by New York state, has reached Wheatfield Town Hall.
Niagara Falls: 2 teens arrested in Kia & Hyundai thefts
Thu, Mar 2nd 2023 09:00 am
In the ongoing battle against thefts of Kia and Hyundai motor vehicles, Niagara Falls Police have made arrests in several cases recently.
ECMC, Tim Hortons partner to support frontline care services
Wed, Mar 1st 2023 10:35 am
For a fifth consecutive year, Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp. and Tim Hortons restaurants partnered to support the institution's frontline care services, raising $146,745 during the campaign that ran Sept. 19-25.
Former North Tonawanda Girl Scout leader to serve 15 years in prison for sexually abusing two child victims
Tue, Feb 28th 2023 09:05 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 34-year-old Marty M. Walton of North Tonawanda was sentenced yesterday afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 15 years in prison followed by 20 years of post-release supervision. He will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
Election 2023: Chrissy Casilio announces campaign for Erie County executive
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 05:20 pm
Lifelong Erie County resident, small business owner and community leader Chrissy Casilio announced her campaign for Erie County Executive on Monday.
City of Niagara Falls: Robbery investigation and search warrant conducted
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 09:55 am
Shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday morning, Niagara Falls police were contacted by an adult male that stated that he had just been the victim of an armed robbery in the area of 10th Street and Ferry Avenue. The victim stated that he had been struck in the head with a hammer, as well as having a gun pointed at him while he was being robbed of property.
Travel opportunities for retirees
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 08:55 am
Retirement provides individuals with ample time to engage in activities they enjoy. Many seniors spend that newfound free time relaxing and seeing the sights.
Hochul: More than $3.8 million awarded to improve seniors' access to locally grown foods
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 04:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced the Department of Agriculture and Markets has been awarded over $3.8 million from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to help New York seniors better access locally grown food.
Price Rite Marketplace, UB football team partner to 'Sack Hunger'
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 04:50 pm
Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football program donated 24 "sacks" of food to the New Beginnings Food Pantry this week. The donation is a result of the organizations' annual "Sack Hunger" campaign, designed to help tackle food insecurity in the Amherst community.
Village of Lewiston receives good news on financial standing
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 09:10 am
As the Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees heads into budget season, it does so with some good news.
Gunman pleads guilty for killing man on Broadway, shooting at responding Buffalo officers
Thu, Feb 23rd 2023 08:00 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 28-year-old Nakeem D. Haynes of Buffalo pleaded guilty yesterday morning before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to one count of murder in the second degree, two counts of attempted murder in the first degree (class "A-I" felonies), and one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" violent felony).
NYS Department of Labor finalizes farm worker overtime regulations
Wed, Feb 22nd 2023 04:10 pm
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) on Wednesday announced the adoption of the final farm labor overtime regulations, codifying Commissioner Roberta Reardon's order that accepted the Farm Laborers Wage Board's report and recommendations in September.
How to deal with ice and freezing rain
Wed, Feb 22nd 2023 03:45 pm
The forecast for Western and Central New York region includes snow, sleet and freezing rain Wednesday night into Thursday morning. As the weather turns, AAA Western and Central New York has helpful tips for drivers.
Report: Hotel-generated state and local tax revenue to reach new highs in 2023
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 01:45 pm
Hotel-generated state and local tax revenue will reach new heights nationally ($46.71 billion) and in states across the nation this year, according to state-by-state projections released Tuesday by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Oxford Economics.
March 1 deadline to upgrade to Enhanced STAR property tax exemption
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 03:45 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded seniors that, for most localities, the deadline to apply for greater property tax savings through the Enhanced STAR property tax exemption is March 1.
Niagara County DA announces guilty plea in hate crime case
Fri, Feb 17th 2023 03:10 pm
Niagara County District Attorney Brian D. Seaman announced Howard J. Murphy, age 61, of the Town of Niagara, entered a guilty plea in County Court to the crime of criminal mischief in the second degree, as a hate crime. Murphy admitted to vandalizing a neighbor's fence on May 16, 2022, by spraypainting onto it a violent message containing a racial slur. The incident occurred just two days after the mass shooting at Topps in Buffalo.
Counties united in opposition to budget proposal that would take $625 million from local taxpayers
Wed, Feb 15th 2023 05:40 pm
One unintended consequence of the proposed $227 billion state budget is that it will increase the cost of home ownership and rents across New York state, according to testimony presented today by the NYS Association of Counties (NYSAC).
'Free Freshwater Fishing Days' in NYS
Wed, Feb 15th 2023 11:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the 2023 dates for "Free Freshwater Fishing Days" in New York. The requirement for a freshwater fishing license is waived during the following six days this year: Feb. 18-19; June 24-25; National Hunting and Fishing Day, Sept. 23; and Nov. 11.
NYS: $658 million to strengthen access to high-quality health care
Wed, Feb 15th 2023 11:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $658 million in state funding to support 127 projects that will "protect and transform" New York state's health care delivery system.
Taxes: Receive your money faster, and quickly check on your refund
Tue, Feb 14th 2023 12:05 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded taxpayers of the fastest and easiest ways to file their tax returns, check their refund status, and receive their money as quickly as possible.
One dead, child injured from fall at Niagara Falls State Park
Tue, Feb 14th 2023 10:10 am
Before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, the Niagara Falls Fire Department and New York State Park Police responded to a call for two people possibly in the Niagara Gorge, between Terrapin Point and the Cave of the Winds at Niagara Falls State Park. Upon arrival, they were advised two people climbed over a railing and fell from the edge.
Earned Income Tax Credit puts money in your pocket
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 05:00 pm
If you worked in the past year and earned $59,187 or less, you can get your federal and state taxes e-filed for free, and you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). That is why I am pleased that the Erie County Clerk's Office is raising awareness of the critical support of the United Way's MyFreeTaxes program.
Hochul announces $234 million in additional food assistance for February
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 02:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced that all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive a supplemental allotment of food benefits for February, including those already receiving the maximum allowable level.
As WNY marks 14th anniversary of Flight 3407 tragedy, Higgins 'determined to protect flight safety'
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 12:20 pm
As the Western New York community remembers the lives lost 14 years ago in the tragic crash of Flight 3407, Congressman Brian Higgins "remains vigilant in the fight to protect flight safety as Congress debates measures included in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization this year," his team said.
'Hometown Heroes' program expanding into Village of Lewiston
Fri, Feb 10th 2023 11:00 am
On Monday, Town of Lewiston Historian Marjorie L. Maggard and Veterans of Foreign Wars Downriver Post 7487 leaders Gordon Spencer and Vince Canosa updated the Board of Trustees on the "Hometown Heroes" program, which they're looking to implement locally in time for Memorial Day.
NYS announces $100 million to repave roads impacted by extreme weather
Wed, Feb 8th 2023 08:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced $100 million in state funding has been released to support the renewal of roadways impacted by extreme weather. The funding supports repaving projects at 64 locations, totaling almost 520 lane miles of pavement, and "complements the record level of investment in infrastructure across New York state."
Consumer alert: NYS Division of Consumer Protection provides tips to save money on groceries
Wed, Feb 8th 2023 09:05 am
For this week's "Tuesday Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection announced the rollout of a five-part consumer alert series to help New Yorkers save money amidst inflation and rising costs. In the coming weeks, consumers will receive guidance on how to save money on groceries, utilities and energy, transportation, entertainment and general shopping costs.
Obituary: Jeanette Collesano a 'wonderful lady who cared so much'
Tue, Feb 7th 2023 03:10 pm
Jeanette L. (DeBacco) Collesano was the embodiment of love in human form. She was ushered into Heaven by the Lord on Feb. 5, 2023, as the angels witnessed the most beautiful reunion with her best buddy and partner in crime, her loving mother, Marjorie Merrill.
DiNapoli: Local sales tax collections grew 12.7% to $22.1 billion in 2022
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:45 am
Local government sales tax collections in New York state totaled $22.1 billion in calendar year 2022, up 12.7%, or $2.5 billion, from 2021, due to strong sales statewide - especially in New York City - according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
AAA advises drivers to visit the car wash amid milder temps
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:45 am
Salt, snow, and ice can wreak havoc on your car. In fact, a buildup of salt on your vehicle can lead to rusting or corrosion. This is especially true if there are scratches or dents where the paint has come off. Regularly scheduled car washing can help. With warmer temperatures in the forecast, AAA is reminding area motorists to visit the car wash, which is of utmost importance every winter.
USDA to survey farmers' planting intentions for 2023
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:35 am
As the 2023 crop production season begins, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season.
Higgins, Kilmer, Kelly, Fitzpatrick to cochair bipartisan House cancer caucus
Mon, Feb 6th 2023 11:00 am
U.S. Reps. and co-chairs of the House Cancer Caucus Brian Higgins (NY-26), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Mike Kelly (PA-16) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced the relaunch of the House cancer caucus in the 118th Congress.
Grand Island: Blizzard response discussed at joint town and school board meeting
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 01:40 pm
The response to the blizzard that struck Grand Island around Christmas 2022 was discussed at a joint meeting of the Town Board and the Board of Education that was held on Jan. 29 at Grand Island High School.
Fatal fire in Youngstown
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 11:20 am
On Thursday, at 8:12 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office communications center received a 911 call reporting smoke in the apartment building located at 136 Jackson St., in the Village of Youngstown. NCSO deputies and officers from the Town of Lewiston Police Department responded and confirmed smoke coming from the second floor of the building.
Frontier House team looks to award construction bids, finalize agreement with restaurant tenant
Fri, Feb 3rd 2023 11:00 am
Ellicott Development, the principal pillar in the Frontier House ownership team, is drawing closer to awarding construction bids to renovate Lewiston's most-famous building.
Hochul urges New Yorkers to prepare for dangerously cold temperatures & extreme wind chill this weekend
Thu, Feb 2nd 2023 10:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday urged New Yorkers to prepare for dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills beginning Friday and continuing through Saturday. Most regions across the state, including Western and Central New York, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Capital Region and Mid-Hudson, are expected to see temperatures as low as minus-15 degrees and wind chills as low as minus-25 to minus-50 degrees for a period lasting almost 48 hours.
Hochul announces highlights of executive budget
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 11:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday outlined her fiscal year 2024 executive budget.
HEALTHeLINK releases 2022 report to the community
Wed, Feb 1st 2023 12:05 pm
HEALTHeLINK, the health information exchange (HIE) for Western New York, is advancing its collaboration with the health care community to further expand the utilization of data to support strategies to improve health, increase access to care, and reduce health disparities.
 

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