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5 $1 million winners of 43North's 9th annual startup competition
Fri, Oct 13th 2023 12:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the winners of the ninth annual 43North Finals, New York state's $5 million startup competition held in Buffalo, in which five companies were each awarded a $1 million investment.
New York Association for Pupil Transportation supports National School Bus Safety Week
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:55 pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) on Thursday announced that the organization is supporting National School Bus Safety Week and is reminding drivers to be extra careful when they see the flashing red lights of a yellow school bus.
Arts for Learning to celebrate Erie Canal bicentennial by presenting free arts-integrated events
Thu, Oct 12th 2023 07:55 pm
Arts for Learning WNY will partner with various organizations throughout the eight counties of Western New York to bring free public arts workshops to the community.
Hochul directs flags to half-staff in remembrance of lives lost in attacks against Israel
Wed, Oct 11th 2023 08:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced that flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff indefinitely starting Wednesday, Oct. 11, in remembrance of the lives lost as a result of the recent terrorist attacks against the state of Israel.
Gunman pleads guilty to manslaughter for fatally shooting teenage girl during attempted robbery
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 06:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced a 19-year-old male from Buffalo pleaded guilty this afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan, a designated Youth Part judge, to one count of manslaughter in the first degree (class "B" violent felony).
Gunman pleads guilty for killing victim outside eastside corner store in 2020
Wed, Oct 4th 2023 06:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 30-year-old Mahzhee X. Young of Buffalo pleaded guilty this morning before Erie County Court Judge Suzanne Maxwell Barnes to one count of manslaughter in the first degree (class "B" violent felony).
United Way of Greater Niagara now accepting funding applications
Tue, Oct 3rd 2023 07:00 am
United Way of Greater Niagara has officially began accepting applications for program funding. Nonprofit agencies, located within Niagara County and/or the City of Tonawanda, that run programs aligned with United Way's new focus, are eligible to apply.
Mount St. Mary's St. Francis Guild to host autumn auction
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 07:00 am
The Mount St. Mary's St. Francis Guild will host a harvest auction beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Legacy Drive Clubhouse, located at 785 Legacy Drive in Lewiston. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Neighborhood Health Center's annual Christmas Shoppe, led by Sister Nora Sweeney. The Christmas Shoppe assists needy families in the region during the holidays.
Enter NFP's pumpkin-carving contest
Fri, Sep 29th 2023 03:25 pm
October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or kookiest pumpkin designs can win you a pitch(fork)-perfect prize in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
Football fare: Vote for WNY's top wings, pizza, place to watch a game
Fri, Sep 29th 2023 03:25 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications' fall food contest is back for another year. Now through the end of the professional football season, we want your input in naming the area's best chicken wings, pizza, and place to watch a game.
Lew-Port Community Education covering all bases, offering more than 100 classes & 40 new topics
Fri, Sep 29th 2023 11:00 am
Lewiston-Porter's Community Education program for fall 2023 is now underway. With more than 100 class offerings, including 40 new topics, residents from throughout the county and beyond are invited to partake, learn and enjoy.
NT Market celebrates national honor with Customer Appreciation Day
Fri, Sep 29th 2023 11:00 am
The North Tonawanda City Market, which was recently named the No. 1 best farmers market in the U.S., will host a grand celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday in recognition of the national honor during a Customer Appreciation Day.
Jury finds Tonawanda man guilty of murder of civilian, attempted murder of City of Tonawanda Police officers
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced a jury has found 31-year-old Matthew R. Gerwitz of City of Tonawanda guilty of one count of murder in the second degree, six counts of attempted murder in the first degree (class "A-I" felonies), two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" violent felonies) and three counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (class "D" felonies).
NYPA announces one-day closure of fishing pier at Robert Moses Dam
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 04:15 pm
The fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant will be closed Saturday, Sept. 30, while NYPA crews work on the south access road and sidewalk.
Seneca Gaming Corp. plans 'Every Child Matters' walk in honor of victims, survivors of Indigenous residential schools
Wed, Sep 27th 2023 07:00 am
Seneca Gaming Corp. will have its third annual "Every Child Matters" walk in downtown Niagara Falls on Saturday, Sept. 30, joining communities across the U.S. and Canada in "a growing effort to bring understanding, awareness and healing to the abuse faced by generations of Indigenous children at residential schools that operated across both countries."
Community Missions to hold annual blessing of the animals
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 02:25 pm
Community Missions will hold its second annual blessing of the animals from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. this Saturday morning at 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
NYA agriculture commissioner: $700,000 to support farmers markets
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 01:40 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced $700,000 is available to New York's farmers markets through the second round of the Farmers' Market Resiliency Grant program.
It's National Drive Electric Week
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 06:10 pm
It's National Drive Electric Week (Sept. 22 to Oct. 1), and AAA has tips for drivers before they get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle (EV). The first time driving an EV might be surprising and overwhelming, but AAA has an easy way to remember what you need to know. It's important to manage your CARBs (not a carburetor or the food) when it comes to EV driving to help avoid a "sugar" overload on the new technology but will also keep you craving more.
Niagara Falls City School District superintendent leads national initiative to champion health in schools
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 05:30 pm
Mark Laurrie, superintendent of Niagara Falls City School District, is working with the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, and nine other superintendents from across the country to improve the health and well-being of students, families and educators nationwide.
Tourism spending reaches $969 million in Niagara County for 2022
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 12:10 pm
Earlier this month, the New York state-commissioned Tourism Economics research study for 2022 was released, detailing the economic impact of tourism across the state. The study revealed that the total traveler spend in Niagara County in 2022 reached $969 million, which is an increase of 16.5% relative to 2021.
Registration open for Hands-Only CPR trainings at CycleNation
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 12:10 pm
Western New Yorkers are getting another chance to join a Nation of Lifesavers. Registration is now open for the latest in a series of Hands-Only CPR trainings made available thanks to a collaboration between the Buffalo Bills and the American Heart Association.
NACC names new executive director: Q&A with Kevin Leary
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 11:00 am
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center's board of directors recently announced the appointment of Kevin Leary as the new executive director.
Defendant pleads guilty to all 10 counts for targeting hotel clerks in armed robbery spree across Erie County
Thu, Sep 21st 2023 10:45 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 25-year-old Abdi Kadir of Buffalo pleaded guilty this afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Suzanne Maxwell Barnes to nine counts of robbery in the first degree and one count of burglary in the first degree (class "B" violent felonies). The defendant pleaded guilty, as charged, to all counts in the indictment against him.
UB to offer free dental care to WNY vets in honor of Veterans Day
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will present its eighth annual "Dentistry Smiles for Veterans" on Nov. 11, an initiative dedicated to honoring veterans.
Niagara County to hold outdoor career fair at Oppenheim Park
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
The Niagara County Department of Employment and Training will hold an outdoor career fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Oppenheim Park for those seeking employment. More than 75 companies with open positions have signed up to take part.
Hochul breaks ground on $30 million Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute in Buffalo
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 09:45 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently broke ground on the new Hispanic Heritage Cultural Institute at an event with Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York leadership, community stakeholders and elected officials in west Buffalo.
Hit and run in Niagara Falls
Mon, Sep 18th 2023 01:15 pm
On Sept. 17, 2023, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the Niagara Falls Police Department responded to the area of 22nd Street and Pierce Avenue to investigate a hit and run crash involving several pedestrians.
Free car seat checks available during Child Passenger Safety Week 
Sat, Sep 16th 2023 09:00 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced free child car seat checks by certified child passenger safety technicians will be available across the state during Child Passenger Safety Week, which starts Sunday, Sept. 17, and concludes with National Seat Check Saturday on Sept. 23. The events are part of a yearlong safety initiative in which state and local law enforcement agencies work together with various community safety partners to offer free fittings.
Lewiston Town Board approves local laws, endorses Academy Park public art project
Fri, Sep 15th 2023 11:00 am
The return of Monday's Lewiston Town Board monthly work session was brief but productive. With the Buffalo Bills "Monday Night Football" game approaching, members whisked through two public hearings and approved local laws; heard a presentation by the Lewiston Council on the Arts; and discussed plans for holiday ice rink activities.
Tradition lives on: Tuscarora Nation accepts unique Maid of the Mist garment from Lewiston
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 11:00 am
Last month, the Town of Lewiston took part in a special presentation with the Tuscarora Nation. Held Aug. 28 at the Nation House on the Tuscarora Reservation, the event celebrated the life of Lelawala, daughter of Eagle Eye, chief of the Ongiras, a native tribe long extinct, as the Maid of the Mist.
Department of Labor releases survey findings on state of work in New York
Thu, Sep 14th 2023 10:55 am
The New York State Department of Labor released the results of its 2023 Workforce Development Survey, and workers continue to say that flexibility in their job is the No. 1 priority, while attracting new employees and retaining current workers remain the top challenges for businesses.
Hochul updates New Yorkers on new COVID-19 vaccine, urges precautions as cases rise
Wed, Sep 13th 2023 09:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the CDC's approval last night of an updated COVID-19 vaccine, and urged New Yorkers to get the shot once it is available later this week. The 2023-24 vaccine, previously authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, is expected to be available at pharmacies and physicians' offices, as well as other health care providers, throughout New York in the coming days.
Draft Environmental Assessment for Kensington Expressway project available for public review
Tue, Sep 12th 2023 04:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the draft design report/environmental assessment for the Kensington Expressway project is now available for public review and comment.
KeyBank in the community
Mon, Sep 11th 2023 01:40 pm
Volunteers from KeyBank's consumer bank team in Buffalo recently took part in a volunteer effort at a Habitat Niagara home on 61st Street in Niagara Falls.
After treatment with semaglutide, newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes patients needed little or no insulin
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 05:10 pm
Treating newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes patients with semaglutide (trade names Ozempic, Wegovy and Rybelsus) may drastically reduce or even eliminate their need for injected insulin.
New York City drops lawsuit against Niagara County over housing migrants
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 01:35 pm
On Wednesday, Niagara County Legislature Majority Leader Randy Bradt stated, "New York City has discontinued its lawsuit against Niagara County over the emergency order that essentially prevented the city from sending migrants to be housed in Niagara County hotels."
Stabbing on Niagara Falls Blvd.
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 11:55 am
Shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday night, Niagara Falls Police Department patrol responded to 9101 Niagara Falls Blvd., for a man stabbed. A 30-year-old Niagara Falls man suffered multiple stab wounds and reported he was stabbed while at the rear of the address. He was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, then transferred to ECMC where he is in stable condition.
Guardsmen based in Niagara Falls, around NYS, head to South African competition
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 10:20 am
Fifteen New York National Guard soldiers and airmen are headed to the Republic of South Africa on Friday, Sept. 8, to compete in the South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition.
UB announces lineup for 2023-24 Distinguished Speakers Series
Tue, Sep 5th 2023 06:35 pm
The University at Buffalo Distinguished Speakers Series returns for 2023-24 with a lineup of engaging, inspiring and entertaining speakers.
As academic year begins, Hochul makes COVID-19 tests & masks available to schools to keep students safe
Tue, Sep 5th 2023 05:45 pm
As students return to school this week, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state is making COVID-19 rapid test kits and masks available to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services by request. This comes amid reports of the new BA.2.86 variant and following a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations this summer.
 

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