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Hochul: Website with resources for Ukrainian people & allies in NY
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 10:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced the launch of a new website containing resources offered by New York state and its partners to help Ukrainian people and their friends and allies here in New York.
Hochul announces New York as top community solar market in US
Tue, Mar 22nd 2022 03:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York has become the top community solar market in the U.S. with more than one gigawatt of community solar installed and operational - enough to serve 209,000 homes across the state.
Ortt: Where is the transparency on bail reform?
Tue, Mar 22nd 2022 03:55 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt has penned a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul calling on her to keep the public informed on potential changes to bail and discovery reforms, and bring all stakeholders to the discussion table.
NCSO: School incident at Starpoint
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:55 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the arrest of a Starpoint Middle School student.
Practicing coyote coexistence
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
Residents in the region are fortunate to share their environment with many species of wildlife, from birds to butterflies to mammals.
Grand Island: Old Town Hall cupola gets new lease on life
Sat, Mar 19th 2022 07:00 am
During World War II, Island residents feared the town would be attacked by enemy planes. Because of that fear, people crawled through a trap door at the Grand Island's original Town Hall on Baseline Hall that led to the cupola, which was the highest point of the building.
500 new jobs at Moog, with a $25 million investment in Erie County
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 03:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a significant expansion of Moog Inc. in Western New York, creating up to 500 new jobs in the local aerospace industry with the addition of new high-tech manufacturing equipment.
NYSAR: Increased listings a welcome sign for NYS housing market
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 02:00 pm
For the first time in eight months, there was an increase in number of homes newly listed for sale, according to the housing report released Friday by the New York State Association of REALTORS. NYSAR noted, "Despite the bump in new listings, overall housing inventory remains critically low."
Ortt calls on Hochul and legislative leaders to prioritize base retention funds in final state budget
Fri, Mar 18th 2022 01:25 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt on Friday stood at the Niagara Falls Airfield with local leaders to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders to "restore vital funding" for military base retention in this year's state budget.
Over $500 million in pandemic relief distributed to nearly 29,000 small businesses throughout NYS
Thu, Mar 17th 2022 04:30 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced nearly 29,000 small and micro-businesses throughout New York were awarded more than $500 million in grant funds through the COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program.
HUD: $261 million in awards to help people experiencing homelessness
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced more than $2.6 billion in fiscal year 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition Awards for roughly 7,000 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S.
DiNapoli: State's pandemic response to nursing homes 'hindered by ill-prepared state agency'
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 02:05 pm
The New York State Department of Health was unprepared to respond to infectious disease outbreaks at nursing homes, even before the coronavirus pandemic hit New York, an audit released Tuesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli found.
SBA: Key policy change to existing COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan program
Tue, Mar 15th 2022 01:00 pm
On Tuesday, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, directed the SBA to provide additional deferment of principal and interest payments for existing COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program borrowers. That makes a total of 30 months deferment from inception on all approved COVID-19 EIDL loans.
New online wage & employment tools launched
Tue, Mar 15th 2022 12:00 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the launch of two new interactive online resources designed to improve transparency and enhance access to employment statistics and occupational wage information.
Buffalo Bills & Sabres announce return of Give 716
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 03:25 pm
After raising more than $1.1 million to benefit Western New York charities during last summer's Give 716, the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills announced the initiative will return this summer. Give 716 2022 will take place from 7:16 p.m. Thursday, July 14, to 7:16 a.m. Saturday, July 16, again coinciding with 716 Day.
BBB alert: Don't reply to that text message, it's a scam!
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 03:05 pm
Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York's scam tracker received several reports over the weekend of this text scam. In fact, some BBB staff members received the text as well.
National gas price average increases 26 cents
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 01:05 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.33 ($4.325), up 26 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.86. The New York state average is 4.45, up 19 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.90.
Up to $10,000 in utility payment assistance will expire March 15
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
Winter utility bills this season are noticeably higher in comparison to the past few years. Several factors are the cause, including a colder-than-normal January with customers turning up thermostats. Cost of the natural gas commodity is at the highest price in recent years. And with the COVID-19 pandemic not losing its grip, many people continue to work remotely and spend much more time in their homes without turning the heat down or lights off.
Top 4 precautions for drivers as daylight saving time begins
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
It's time to "spring forward" and set clocks ahead one hour beginning Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m. Losing an hour of sleep and the change in daylight hours means motorists may potentially experience drowsy driving and added distractions behind the wheel as children and pedestrians take advantage of more daylight.
National Grid increases staffing, prepares for forecasted high winds & heavy snow
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
National Grid has increased staffing, and has extended evening, overnight and weekend work shifts in preparation for a weather forecast that calls for another round of high winds and heavy snow across portions of upstate New York tonight through Saturday. In addition, the company has activated its comprehensive emergency response plan, including:
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Current Griffon House location has historic roots, Townsend ties
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:00 am
Today we look into another "bicentennial structure," this one a well-known and appreciated dining establishment on the north side of Center Street, as you enter into the business district. As a lead-up to our upcoming celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Town and Village of Lewiston, everyone should be aware of these longstanding and interesting structures.
Poloncarz updates status of American Rescue Plan projects in Erie County
Wed, Mar 9th 2022 04:15 pm
On Wednesday, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz provided an update on Erie County investments taking shape under his administration's RENEW Plan, one year after the passage of President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan for State and Local Recovery (ARP), which provided counties and cities nationwide with funding for a wide variety of investments to aid in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Niagara Falls Police investigating Pine Avenue shooting
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 04:20 pm
At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Niagara Falls Police responded to the 1600 block of Pine Avenue for a report of a man shot. Upon arrival, patrol officers located the 29-year-old victim who had been shot in the upper arm.
Morinello: Economic development is a team sport
Mon, Mar 7th 2022 01:10 pm
One of the top agenda items for anyone in elected office is promoting economic development. After all, every community wants the investment, tax revenue and jobs that come from new projects. The question is, what can elected officials actually do to impact economic development?
Construction begins on new $19 million affordable housing development on Buffalo's east side
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 02:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced "substantial rehabilitation work" has begun at Buffalo's former Public School 78 to transform the vacant building into 46 affordable apartments and space for community programs and services. The $19 million Olympic Avenue Apartments will be energy-efficient and will offer residents free Wi-Fi and technical support as part of the state's efforts to close the digital divide.
Niagara County has COVID test kits for not-for-profits, businesses
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 02:10 pm
Niagara County Legislator Rick Abbott announced Niagara County has tens of thousands of coronavirus tests kits from New York state that it is making available to not-for-profits and businesses. The tests are available through the Niagara County Department of Emergency Services.
Poloncarz on expectations for end of state of emergency in Erie County
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 02:10 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Friday issued the following statement regarding the ongoing state of emergency in Erie County, which has been in place since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March 2020 - and, his team said, "has allowed Erie County's response to the virus and its variants to be as flexible, quick and targeted as possible throughout each stage of the public health response."
Harriet Tubman bicentennial to be celebrated March 10 in Niagara Falls
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 01:20 pm
An event March 10 at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center will celebrate the bicentennial of Harriet Tubman's birth and her connection to Niagara Falls.
NYPA's Power Vista Visitors Center reopening
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 10:45 am
The New York Power Authority on Friday announced the reopening of its Power Vista visitors center in Lewiston at 1 p.m. Monday, March 7. Thereafter, the admission-free visitors center, located at 5777 Lewiston Road, will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except some holidays.
NYSOFA marks 50th anniversary of nutrition program & over 1 billion meals served to older adults
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 10:35 am
This national nutrition month in March, the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) marks the 50th anniversary of the National Nutrition Program for the Elderly (NPE), established in 1972. The national program established grants to provide congregate and home-delivered meals to older adults who need nutrition support.
Updated masking policy for BPO performances at Kleinhans Music Hall
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 04:35 pm
In accordance with the changes in guidelines from Erie County, New York state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, masks are no longer required for Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performances at Kleinhans Music Hall. That said, the BPO stated, "We strongly encourage all patrons to continue to wear masks at all times while in the venue."
Senate Republicans: End the state of emergency
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 04:05 pm
New York State Senate Republican Leader Ortt on Tuesday "demanded" to know why the Senate Democratic Conference refused to take up his resolution to nullify Gov. Kathy Hochul's Feb. 14 executive order declaring a "disaster" emergency in the state of New York.
Higgins calls for end of COVID restrictions at northern border
Tue, Mar 1st 2022 03:35 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, who serves as co-chair of the Northern Border Caucus and the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, says the U.S. and Canada should follow guidance implemented by its health agencies and lift remaining pandemic-related border restrictions.
Gas prices continue to increase amid global turmoil
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 11:55 am
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.61, up 8 cents from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.72. The New York state average is $3.80, up 5 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.78.
Erie County lifts mask mandate for all county buildings
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 11:25 am
On Friday, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced the mask mandate currently in effect in all Erie County-owned buildings would be lifted as of Monday, Feb. 28. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website now includes information on COVID-19 community levels nationwide, a measure of the impact of COVID-19 illness on community health and health care systems, and lists Erie County in the "medium" category.
'Doctors with a Heart' collects items for NiaCAP
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
Dr. Glenda Rose and Dr. Thomas Barba of Rose Chiropractic P.C. in Lewiston sponsored the 32nd annual "Doctors with a Heart" Day for their patients. In exchange for chiropractic services, nonperishable food items were collected from the public to benefit Niagara Community Action Program's food pantries.
Hundreds of Western New Yorkers waiting for kidney transplants
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 10:25 am
March is National Kidney Month, and health advocates are calling attention to the prevalence of kidney disease. Local organizations are also raising awareness of the need for organ donors.
Scientists share final findings from Tonawanda Coke Soil Study
Thu, Feb 24th 2022 07:55 pm
Scientists from the Tonawanda Coke Soil Study hosted a community meeting on Thursday to share the final results of the research with the public.
Free tax filing assistance available in Western New York
Thu, Feb 24th 2022 07:45 pm
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance encouraged Western New York residents in need of tax filing assistance to register for a free virtual session. Taxpayers with federal adjusted gross income of $73,000 or less qualify to receive free virtual tax assistance from the Tax Department.
Higgins: $3 million in USDA funding awarded to Field & Fork Network
Wed, Feb 23rd 2022 03:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined Field & Fork Network and FeedMore WNY at OLV Human Services on Wednesday to announce a four-year federal grant totaling $3,077,153.
 

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