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Oh deer! New York car-animal crashes peak in autumn
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 10:40 am
Opening day of regular season deer hunting is Nov. 21 in most areas of Western and Central New York. Hunting will stir the deer population, which is already active due to mating season. AAA is warning motorists to buckle up, be extra cautious on the roads, and scan for deer and other animals.
Sabres Holiday Angels program returns for 2020 presented by WellNow Urgent Care
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 10:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres recently announced the team will partner with Child & Family Services and WellNow Urgent Care for the return of the Sabres Holiday Angels program. Sabres Holiday Angels is an adopt-a-family program that allows Sabres fans to support their neighbors in need this holiday season.
Governors encourage colleges to provide testing for students before thanksgiving break, recommend expanded remote instruction
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 10:05 am
Earlier this week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, Delaware Gov. John Carney, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced they will encourage residential colleges and universities in their respective states to provide testing for all students traveling home for Thanksgiving break to the maximum extent possible before they leave campus.
State Parks releases draft Greenway trails plan
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 09:50 am
Earlier this week, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the release of the Draft Statewide Greenways Plan/Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for review and public comment.
Catholic Health, ECMC make adjustments based on micro-clusters
Fri, Nov 20th 2020 09:50 am
As the COVID-19 virus continues to increase at a dramatic pace in Western New York, surpassing peak volumes Catholic Health saw last spring, system officials are temporarily suspending all inpatient elective surgery procedures only from Saturday, Nov. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 5.
Higgins announces movement on Pilot Records Database
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 02:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the final rule for the Pilot Records Database has moved to the Office of Management and Budget for review. This is a final step toward implementation of the measure, which has been advanced following the crash of Flight 3407.
Higgins announces approval of Fraud and Scam Reduction Act
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 02:05 pm
The House of Representatives has approved H.R. 2610, the Fraud and Scam Reduction Act, bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26.
Cuomo launches free online platform for New Yorkers to learn new job skills, earn certificates & advance careers
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 01:40 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the launch of a new online training platform that will enable unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers weathering the COVID-19 pandemic to learn new skills, earn certificates, and advance their careers at no cost.
UB will continue mandatory pre-break testing before transitioning to remote instruction Nov. 25
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 09:35 am
After the Thanksgiving break (Nov. 25-29), the University at Buffalo will transition to remote learning for the remainder of the fall semester.
Statewide crackdown on seat belt use
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 09:25 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the 21st annual "Buckle Up New York, Click It or Ticket" enforcement campaign is underway and will run through Nov. 29. The statewide campaign, supported by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee, raises awareness about the importance of wearing seat belts.
7th annual Spark Awards honorees announced
Wed, Nov 18th 2020 09:20 am
Arts Services Inc. (ASI) announced the winners and honorees of the 7th annual Spark Awards, presented by M&T Bank and held Monday. The presentation was streamed for free through ASI's YouTube page (www.youtube.com/asiwny).
Curbside drop-off sites open for Operation Christmas Child
Mon, Nov 16th 2020 10:10 am
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, many families are already thinking about Christmas. For those who are including Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts as part of their holiday, more than 4,000 drop-off sites are now open.
DEC reminds outdoor enthusiasts to share the woods safely this season
Mon, Nov 16th 2020 09:55 am
With the big game season beginning Nov. 21 throughout much of the southern part of New York state, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to respectfully share the woods and follow some common-sense safety precautions this fall and winter.
DiNapoli: Statewide local sales tax collections decline 5.2% in October
Mon, Nov 16th 2020 09:50 am
Local government sales tax revenue declined by 5.2% in October compared to the same month last year, according to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. October's sales tax collections totaled $1.4 billion for counties and cities, or $74.4 million less than in October 2019.
DEC announces annual Arbor Day original artwork poster contest
Mon, Nov 16th 2020 07:00 am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the start of DEC's annual Arbor Day original artwork poster contest. Each year, DEC's Urban and Community Forestry Program commemorates Arbor Day with a poster contest that invites the public to submit original photos and artwork that "celebrate the immeasurable value of trees - ecologically, environmentally, aesthetically and socially."
'Spotlight on Niagara': Mount St. Mary's Hospital volunteer groups hold raffle to give back to community in big way
Fri, Nov 13th 2020 12:00 pm
The St. Francis Guild and Board of Associates of Mount St. Mary's Hospital have joined together to present, "Spotlight on Niagara," a raffle to thank community businesses for their support of the hospital in 2020.
NYPA announces temporary closure of Niagara Power Vista Visitors Center & fishing facilities
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 04:50 pm
The New York Power Authority on Thursday announced the temporary closure of the Niagara Power Vista Visitors Center and NYPA fishing facilities, including the fishing pier at the base of the Robert Moses Dam.
Niagara County to hold mask, hand sanitizer giveaway events
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 12:10 pm
Niagara County Legislator Dave Godfrey on Thursday announced the Niagara County Department of Emergency Services will hold giveaway events in multiple locations across Niagara County next week to provide free masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer to the general public.
Catholic Health temporarily suspends hospital visitations beginning Friday
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 10:30 am
In response to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases across Western New York, Catholic Health is temporarily suspending visitations at its hospitals and long-term-care facilities effective Friday, Nov. 13. Catholic Health made the decision in consultation with its infection control specialists and with the support of the New York State Department of Health to protect the health and safety of its patients, long-term-care residents, and staff.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls 'Million Meals Challenge' drive-thru food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY
Thu, Nov 12th 2020 10:10 am
In celebration of World Kindness Day, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, will host a drive-thru food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY on Saturday, Nov. 14. The food drive is part of the Fashion Outlets' parent company - Macerich - "Million Meals Challenge," an initiative to support local community food banks from coast-to-coast.
Veterans Day: Cuomo signs outdoor RX Act
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 07:10 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed the Outdoor Rx Act (S.6706A/A.8094A) requiring the New York State Division of Veteran's Services to review issues relating to veterans' ability to access state parks, lands and facilities.
BBB warning: Be careful clicking on shipment texts - it could be a scam!
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 02:25 pm
This year, more people will be doing their holiday shopping online than ever before. We know package theft is a problem, but now, so is the latest scam hitting people's smartphones: fake shipping texts. Better Business Bureau wants everyone to know what these fake texts look like so they aren't tempted to click on them.
Curtain rises on Buffalo's presidential history
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 09:10 am
Buffalo's rich and detailed presidential and political history is now on display at the Buffalo Presidential Center, which on Monday unveiled its new, permanent, 1,700-square-foot space at the Downtown Central Library in Buffalo. Until now, the center has operated without a permanent home space and has relied on the collaboration and generosity of other local and regional organizations for a place to gather audiences, share information, and display selections from an extensive collection of more than 10,000 political artifacts.
'Shop with a Cop' returns in NT
Wed, Nov 11th 2020 08:40 am
The North Tonawanda Police Union (NTPBA) will conduct its annual "Shop with a Cop" event at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.
COVID-19 clinical trial: UB launches monoclonal antibody study for household members of anyone who recently tested positive
Tue, Nov 10th 2020 04:25 pm
Western New Yorkers who were recently exposed to a household member who has tested positive for COVID-19 now have an opportunity to be treated with a promising drug being investigated for COVID-19 infection.
Coronavirus stats for Nov. 9
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 09:05 pm
Coronavirus stats for Nov. 9
Grand Island apartment complex visitor stabbed by delivery driver
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 01:40 pm
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported the arrest of a Niagara Falls resident following an assault and stabbing on Grand Island.
So we voted ... now what? League of Women Voters presents virtual post-election panel
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:45 am
More citizens voted in 2020 than ever in history. Former Vice President Joe Biden is on track to be inaugurated Jan. 20, 2021. But many questions remain - from control of the Senate, to the impact of local elections, to the future of the country's noble experiment in democracy.
Study: Pregnant women with severe nausea, vomiting found relief with seizure drug
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:25 am
A rare, debilitating condition in pregnancy that causes nausea and vomiting so severe that some women end up terminating their pregnancies can be effectively treated with the seizure drug gabapentin. That is the finding of a new study of 21 women with the condition led by the University at Buffalo and published Oct. 29 in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Rental & mortgage assistance still available through Live Well Erie housing task force
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:10 am
Homeowners and renters adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and resultantly in arrears on their mortgage or rent still have time to apply for mortgage or rent assistance through Live Well Erie emergency rental and mortgage assistance.
New intermodal transportation hub for downtown Buffalo
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 10:10 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced major construction has been completed on the new, state-of the-art transportation hub in downtown Buffalo.
Memorial Medical Center to host virtual auction
Mon, Nov 9th 2020 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host a virtual auction, "Bids for Blessings," beginning Wednesday, Nov 18. The auction will take place over five days, with bidding set to begin at 5 a.m. that day and continuing until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22.
Town of Lewiston presents 2021 budget, with decreased tax rates for property owners
Sat, Nov 7th 2020 10:20 am
Progress continues toward adoption of the Town of Lewiston's budget for 2021. On Thursday evening before an empty Town Hall board room, the Lewiston Town Board held two public hearings - one on the town's $18,353,414 preliminary budget plan, and on a second to consider approval of a one-year contact for the fire protection districts.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce 2020 Citizen of the Year awards go virtual
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 03:05 pm
As we all know, 2020 has been a challenge for many businesses and organizations. The COVID restrictions and guidelines have made it impossible to hold our annual Citizen of the Year event in person as planned. The safety and health of our community is our priority as is giving our honorees the recognition they so deserve.
January 2021 regents examinations canceled due to ongoing pandemic
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 12:05 pm
The January 2021 administration of the High School Regents Examination Program is canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Interim State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced Thursday. This cancellation applies to all Regents Examinations that had been scheduled for the January 2021 Regents Examination period. No decisions have been made regarding the June and August 2021 administrations of Regents Examinations or any of the other state assessment programs.
Drowsy driving: Don't be asleep at the wheel
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 09:30 am
Nov. 1-8 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, and AAA has advice for motorists to avoid the dangerous habit.
Restaino announces Niagara Falls City School District as COVID-19 testing site
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 09:20 am
Mayor Robert Restaino announced the New York State Health Department's approval for the Niagara Falls City School District as a COVID-19 testing site.
Niagara County clerk: Driver's licenses expiration extended to Dec. 3
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 08:55 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski on Thursday announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order extending the period that expired driver's licenses are still valid until Dec. 3.
NT Halloween celebration benefits Niagara County SPCA
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 07:30 am
The Niagara County SPCA is the recipient of funds from a Halloween celebration in North Tonawanda.
Niagara County Community College to host second annual Day of Giving
Fri, Nov 6th 2020 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will participate in its second annual Day of Giving on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
 

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