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William Mattar launches 6th annual 'In the Heat Check the Seat' safety awareness campaign
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 03:10 pm
William Mattar law offices announced the launch of its sixth annual "In the Heat Check the Seat" campaign to raise awareness of heatstroke-related deaths that can occur when children and pets are left in hot motor vehicles.
New Olcott harbor breakwall project underway
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
Progress on repairing the flood-ravaged shoreline in Niagara County took a big step forward in past days with the startup of a massive, nearly 400-foot, $14 million breakwall project in the hamlet of Olcott Beach.
Town of Niagara: Master plan taking shape in Veterans Memorial Community Park
Fri, Jul 9th 2021 11:00 am
On Monday, officials from the Town of Niagara held a groundbreaking ceremony in Veterans Memorial Community Park where construction for phase three and phase four of the park's master plan is set to begin this week.
Food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY
Thu, Jul 8th 2021 10:00 pm
The Erie County Agricultural Society announced an initiative to help combat childhood hunger in the area. In a partnership with Tops Friendly Markets and Student Transportation of America, a "Meals On The Bus" food drive is planned for three area Tops Markets locations from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Proceeds will benefit FeedMore WNY.
Cuomo signs legislation permitting use of municipal space for outdoor dining
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 07:05 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation (S.6353-A/A.7733) that will allow restaurants to utilize municipal spaces like sidewalks and streets for outdoor dining. First granted under an executive order, this law allows restaurants to continue using these public spaces for another year as they recover from the economic devastation brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mount St. Mary's marks EMS Week
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 06:55 pm
Every year, Mount St. Mary's celebrates Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week with a dinner celebration and awards presentation. Though the hospital was unable to hold this special event in 2021, community partners were still honored with well-deserved awards for their hard work and dedication.
Cuomo declares first-in-nation gun violence disaster emergency as part of 'comprehensive strategy to build a safer New York'
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 03:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday declared the first-in-the-nation gun violence disaster emergency as part of what his team called a "new, comprehensive strategy to build a safer New York."
Higgins, Huizenga & Castor lead push to lift pandemic-related travel restrictions
Wed, Jul 7th 2021 03:05 pm
Congress members Brian Higgins, Bill Huizenga (MI-2) and Kathy Castor (FL-14) are leading a bipartisan push encouraging the Biden administration to take steps to safely reopen international travel to the U.S.
SBA administrator announces closure of Restaurant Revitalization Fund program
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 11:15 am
This past Friday, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabel Guzman announced the closure of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) program, signed into law by President Joe Biden as part of the American Rescue Plan. The program provided aid to restaurants and other establishments struggling to make ends meet as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
As restaurant relief runs dry, Higgins pushes for additional funding to meet demand
Tue, Jul 6th 2021 10:00 am
As dedicated federal restaurant relief runs out, Congressman Brian Higgins is calling on Congress to move quickly to save jobs and prevent restaurants from having to close their doors. Higgins is cosponsoring the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act (H.R. 3807). The bipartisan legislation introduced in both the House and Senate would provide $60 billion in additional funding to fill the remaining need.
Pulled pork takeout dinner to cap First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston cemetery plaque dedication
Mon, Jul 5th 2021 07:00 am
The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St., will partner with village officials and the general public at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17, to dedicate a sign announcing National Register of Historic Places designation for the Old Stone Church and adjacent village cemetery.
Celebrating the most American of freedoms
Sat, Jul 3rd 2021 07:00 am
The 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence knew what they were getting into. As we celebrate the 4th of July 245 years later with flags and fireworks, it's easy to forget that these patriots risked death to give a new nation life.
New York Power Authority announces full reopening of Power Vista visitors center
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 10:30 am
The New York Power Authority on Friday announced the full reopening on July 5 of its Power Vista visitors center in Lewiston. Most restrictions in place from the COVID-19 pandemic have been removed; however, those unvaccinated are required to wear masks and practice social distancing, as cited by the New York State Department of Health.
Eagle Scout working to bring dog park to Youngstown
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
Many residents of Youngstown have been driving to Lewiston to make use of the dog park there for some time now. However, Youngstown's Veterans Park will soon be getting a dog park, too.
Top 3 tips for grill safety in BBQ season
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
It's grilling season, but before firing up your grill, consider some important information and tips from AAA Western and Central New York for safe summer barbecues.
AirPower History Tour lands at Niagara Falls International Airport
Fri, Jul 2nd 2021 07:00 am
The AirPower History Tour (part of the B-29/B-24 Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force) has touched down in Niagara Falls. It aims to give spectators the opportunity to experience the history and grandeur of some of the military's most historic aircraft up-close and personal.
Signing off: 'In the Loop' with the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 02:55 pm
Welcome to summer vacation, Lewiston-Porter!
National Fuel customers eligible for emergency rental assistance program to help pay past-due utility bills
Wed, Jun 30th 2021 02:55 pm
New York state is now accepting applications for $2.7 billion in funding for income-eligible renters who fell behind on rent or utility payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. is encouraging all eligible customers to apply for up to 12 months in back rent and up to three months of future rent payments, as well as up to 12 months of overdue gas bill payments.
NFMMC chief of infectious disease receives Golden Apple award
Tue, Jun 29th 2021 10:50 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Chief of Infectious Disease Rajinder Bajwa, M.D., received the distinguished Golden Apple award Thursday evening from the Niagara Falls Board of Education.
Heat warnings issued: AAA warns motorists of extreme heat & dangers of hot vehicles
Tue, Jun 29th 2021 10:45 am
With heat warnings issued across the region, AAA Western and Central New York is reminding motorists to be aware of the dangers of hot cars. On average, 37 children die in hot cars every year. While an overwhelming majority of these deaths are accidental, such tragedies are often preventable.
Donors urgently needed: Red Cross still facing severe blood shortage
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 05:30 pm
The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage that is negatively affecting blood product availability across the country. Donors of all blood types - especially type O and those giving platelets - are urged to make an appointment to give now and help ensure hospital shelves are stocked with blood products over the Fourth of July holiday and beyond.
Elected leaders voice support for AG James' settlement with Johnson & Johnson for role in opioid crisis
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 05:30 pm
After New York Attorney General Letitia James announced an agreement this past weekend with Johnson & Johnson (J&J) that will deliver up to $230 million to the state - the largest monetary settlement ever secured by James - and bar the company and all of its subsidiaries, predecessors and successors from manufacturing or selling opioids anywhere in the nation, elected officials and community leaders came out and expressed their support for the agreement.
Local communities asked to take survey on Lake Ontario conditions
Mon, Jun 28th 2021 10:05 am
Legislator Irene Myers encouraged Niagara County residents along the Lake Ontario shoreline to participate in a survey on changing lake conditions as part of the Niagara Orleans Coastal Lakeshore Economy and Resiliency (CLEAR) initiative.
Village of Lewiston reconsidering Ridge Street traffic path
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 11:35 am
Stuart Sports owner Curt Stuart recently canvassed his Ridge Street neighbors and found more than two-dozen are not in favor of the roadway's one-way traffic pattern. Some, he said, are even scared of motorists heading the wrong way down the street, or hitting a vehicle backing out of one of the parking lots.
Higgins announces approval of newborn screening reauthorization bill
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:15 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the approval of the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2021. The bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Higgins, expands funding for critical federal programs that assist states in improving and expanding their newborn screening programs, supporting parent and provider newborn screening education, and ensuring laboratory quality and surveillance.
BBB scam alert: Child tax credits are coming, and so are the scammers!
Fri, Jun 25th 2021 10:10 am
Child tax credits, through the American Rescue Plan Act, will soon hit people's bank accounts.
Cuomo: New York ending COVID-19 state disaster emergency
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:35 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced New York will end the state disaster emergency declared March 7, 2020, to fight COVID-19. His team said, "Given New York's dramatic progress against COVID-19, with the success in vaccination rates, and declining hospitalization and positivity statewide, the state of emergency will expire after Thursday, June 24."
French and Indian War Encampment returns to Old Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:15 am
From July 2-4, the French and Indian War Encampment will return to Old Fort Niagara. The three-day event will feature six battle reenactments, two living history camps, dozens of period artisans and merchants, artillery firing demonstrations and dramatic recreations of Native American diplomacy.
LCA to debut 'Bug Fest' on July 10
Thu, Jun 24th 2021 08:15 am
Lewiston Council on the Arts and the Lewiston Public Library have teamed up to present a new event for children of all ages. "Bug Fest," an afternoon of insect-related activities, displays and demonstrations, will take place Saturday, July 10, in Seneca "Bug" Park, 308 S. Eighth St., Lewiston.
COVID-19: $25 million in child care scholarships for essential workers
Wed, Jun 23rd 2021 11:55 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced New York state will provide $25 million in child care scholarships to all essential workers starting June 23. Essential workers include first responders such as health care providers, pharmaceutical staff, law enforcement, firefighters, transportation workers, food delivery workers and grocery store employees.
$22 million-plus in American Rescue Plan funding landing at Buffalo & Niagara Falls airports
Wed, Jun 23rd 2021 08:55 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the Buffalo Niagara Falls International Airport in Cheektowaga and the Niagara Falls International Airport will receive a combined total of $22,264,763 through the American Rescue Plan.
Higgins shares details on expanded Child Tax Credit
Tue, Jun 22nd 2021 01:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins joined community partners Monday to provide details on the "improved Child Tax Credit and the positive impact it will have on Western New York families."
Higgins calls on US government to fight for action on border
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 04:45 pm
Higgins, who serves as co-chair of the Canada-U.S. interparliamentary group, said, "We have gone too long without action. We need this administration to stand up for Americans."
USAN approves contract amendment to advance Rainbow Centre Mall reuse project
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 04:45 pm
The USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) board of directors met and approved a measure that will advance the Rainbow Centre Mall adaptive reuse phase II, a key development project in downtown Niagara Falls. The board authorized USAN to enter into a contract amendment with Marvel Architects PLLC for consultant services.
BBB scam alert: Watch out for online shopping scams on Prime Day
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 03:25 pm
This year, Amazon isn't the only retailer rolling out discounts for Prime Day (June 21-22). Walmart, Target and Kohl's, just to name a few, are running competing sales. But more deals mean more chances for scammers to capitalize on the buzz and trick shoppers.
Family Justice Center debuts on Grand Island
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 12:35 pm
Moments before the ribbon was cut to open the Family Justice Center's satellite location on Grand Island on Saturday morning, June 12, Mary Murphy, its president and CEO, had a special announcement to make in front of the house on the Trinity United Methodist Church campus.
Tops Markets launches Children's Miracle Network campaign
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 10:05 am
Tops Friendly Markets has begun its annual campaign for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). The campaign continues at all participating Tops Friendly Markets locations through Saturday, July 3.
Updated: Fireworks returning to Niagara Falls' Hyde Park for July 4
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 04:15 pm
City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino announced the return of fireworks at Hyde Park at dusk Sunday, July 4. This return comes after the suspension of fireworks due to COVID-19 regulations and safety precautions in 2020.
EPA: $500,000 in supplemental funds to cleanup & redevelop contaminated brownfields sites in Niagara County
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 11:40 am
On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $11.6 million in supplemental funding to help transform communities by cleaning up contaminated brownfields properties with $500,000 going to the Niagara County Center for Economic Development.
USAN announces downtown Niagara Falls development strategy
Fri, Jun 18th 2021 07:55 am
USA Niagara Development Corp. (USAN) on Thursday released its strategy for the redevelopment of several state-owned properties in downtown Niagara Falls acquired through Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Buffalo Billion initiative. The strategy recommends a range of intermediate steps and attainable site development guidelines for "reimagining a vibrant downtown, while building momentum for sustainable and dynamic long-term development."
 

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