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Ransomville Festival of Wreaths: Annual holiday happening includes many activities
Sat, Nov 18th 2017 07:00 am
Get ready to kick off your holiday season in the hamlet of Ransomville.
Niagara Falls: Mariah Carey concert cancelled
Thu, Nov 16th 2017 11:00 am
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino announced Thursday the Mariah Carey show scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled.
'Operation: Rock Out Hunger' to help neighbors in need of holiday meals
Mon, Nov 13th 2017 06:15 pm
In an effort to provide holiday meals to hungry local families, the 12th annual "Operation: Rock Out Hunger," presented by 97 Rock and co-sponsored by WKBW-TV Channel 7, will be held from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, in the Eastern Hills Mall parking lot, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville.
Winter has come: FASNY urges residents to stay safe while heating their homes
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 05:55 pm
An unseasonably warm October has given way to a frigid November, and across New York state the home-heating season is beginning in earnest.
DA Flynn honors local veterans with donation
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 05:00 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn presented a check for $5,000 to the Veterans One-stop Center of WNY to help fund its programs.
Lumber City Winter Walk on Webster and Oliver streets
Thu, Nov 9th 2017 03:55 pm
The Downtown Merchants and the Oliver Street Merchants have announced the Lumber City Winter Walk will take place at various local businesses and community centers in North Tonawanda from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
3rd annual 'Art Off the Wall' fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Art Center
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:00 am
The third annual "Art Off the Wall" exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda Friday, Dec. 1. The event will give visitors a unique opportunity to purchase original 5-inch-by-7-inch artwork generously donated by local artists supporting the Carnegie Art Center. All items are priced at $20.
Veterans Memorial rededication in Ransomville
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
American Legion O. Leo Curtiss Post 380 in Ransomville invites the community to a Veterans Day rededication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial in the Curtis Cemetery, at the corner of Youngstown Lockport Road and Curtis Avenue in Ransomville. The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.
Cardiac-stroke care unit construction enters final stages at Memorial Medical Center
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:05 am
Construction at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's new, $4.3 million cardiac/stroke care unit is entering its final stages, and members of the nursing staff are getting excited about the prospect of caring for their patients in the new, 12,950-square-foot facility.
UB, Sisters Hospital earn national award for educating future nurses in maternal-newborn care
Wed, Nov 1st 2017 02:25 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System's Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.
Electric Lights Parade ready to roll for 13th time
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 05:10 pm
For 12 years, the Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara has helped reel in the start of the holiday season. Last year's festivities brought out several thousand citizens and hundreds of participants in the parade itself to get everyone in the festive spirit. The same can be expected for year 13.
'Lunch and Learn' with NFP
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 03:40 pm
Last week, Niagara Frontier Publications CEO and Publisher Skip Mazenauer, Sales Representative Jeff Calarco and Tribune Editor David Yarger presented in front of several not-for-profit organizations and the Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas.
Mount St. Mary's maternity department receives gift of books
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 03:00 pm
The maternity department of the Center for Women at Mount St. Mary's Hospital recently received another donation of books to provide to new moms and families thanks to the community group Ohana100.
Lewiston No. 1 invites community to attend wine taste/food pairing
Sat, Oct 21st 2017 07:25 pm
Lewiston No. 1 Fire Co. is putting out the invite to Niagara County residents to help support the company and enjoy a fine evening of socializing.
Antiques and Fine Arts Auction to benefit Community Missions
Thu, Oct 19th 2017 03:10 pm
Community Missions will hold its annual Antiques and Fine Arts Auction on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 12, at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Admission is $10 per person and $15 per couple, with all proceeds benefitting crisis services and Mark's Place (HIV/AIDS residence) at Community Missions.
Edmund Fitzgerald tribute returns
Tue, Oct 17th 2017 09:10 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 4, The Lewiston Council on the Arts will present "A Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald" at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston. This multisensory, multimedia tribute will be hosted by artist and Edmund Fitzgerald enthusiast Thomas Paul Asklar, who will commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the disaster.
400 students, seniors rock out at HANCI prom
Mon, Oct 16th 2017 05:15 pm
The Health Association of Niagara County Inc. expected to have 400 high school students on hand Sunday at Antonio's Restaurant, Banquet & Conference Center for its annual "Senior Prom." The event is an intergenerational gathering that pairs a high school student with a senior citizen "date" for a day of dinner, dancing, music and fun.
Artpark & Company board reviews season, elects 4 new directors
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 04:15 pm
Artpark & Company's annual meeting was held Tuesday. Directors reviewed what they deemed a vibrant season of music, visual arts, theater, public art and education.
Niagara University theater faculty featured in 'Marshall'
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:55 am
The Western New York region plays a starring role in the Hollywood biopic on Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which hits theaters nationwide this Friday. So, too, do three Niagara University theater faculty members, who appear in key "Marshall" scenes alongside high-profile actors Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad and Kate Hudson.
'Love Serves' at Lockport homeless shelter
Mon, Oct 9th 2017 11:00 am
As mom Bridget watches, William (age 5), Fiona (7), and Emma (3) Campbell are seen painting the office during the chapel's "Love Serves" community partnership event at the Lockport CARES campus on Saturday.
A new (Peach) Queen reigns over Lewiston
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 07:00 am
Jamie Hagerty, an 18-year-old Niagara University student majoring in psychology, won the Niagara County Peach Queen scholarship pageant last month. She also competed for Peach Queen in 2016, placing third. Jamie evolved as a contestant this year in her stage presence and ability to answer questions under pressure.
Jacobs provides funding boost to build Cradle Beach Stem Center
Fri, Oct 6th 2017 06:55 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced a major funding award of $500,000 to support the construction of a new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education center at Cradle Beach Camp. The Western New York STEM Center for Youth will become a year-round destination for school groups and youth agencies seeking to provide hands-on experiential learning. The estimated cost of the project is slightly under $1 million.
Dr. Peter Butera named dean of Niagara University's College of Arts & Sciences
Tue, Oct 3rd 2017 11:00 am
Dr. Peter Butera has been named dean of Niagara University's College of Arts and Sciences.
Niagara County Community College announces scholarship gala co-chairs
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College Foundation board members Jimmy Cancemi (Class of 1968) Geri Sdao and Ron Winkley ('78) have been named the honorary co-chairs of the 27th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala.
Food Bank of WNY Board names Tara A. Ellis as new president & CEO
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 10:00 am
Michael J. Prendergast, chairperson of the Food Bank of WNY's board of directors, announced Monday the board selected Tara A. Ellis as the organization's new president and CEO. Ellis, who currently serves as the president and CEO of both Meals on Wheels for Western New York and the Meals on Wheels Foundation of WNY, will succeed Marylou Borowiak as of Oct. 23.
Mighty Niagara Half Marathon has first female overall winner
Fri, Sep 29th 2017 08:35 am
With a finish time of one hour and 14 minutes, Allie Kieffer of Williamsville is not only mighty, she became the first ever female overall winner of The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 16. The half-marathon, held in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K, brought in runners from around the country and the world with athletes coming from as far away as Mexico and Australia.
ESD announces completion of improvements at historic Parkside Candy Shoppe
Wed, Sep 27th 2017 09:30 am
AnchorEmpire State Development on Tuesday announced the completion of $250,000 in improvements to revitalize key features of the nearly 100-year-old Parkside Candy Shoppe in Buffalo, enhancing the overall visitor experience.
Community Missions, NFMMC announce annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service for Mental Illness Recovery & Understanding
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 04:05 pm
Community Missions Inc. and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, a pair of prominent mental health service providers, will join together to host the seventh annual Interfaith Community Prayer Service at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Niagara University professor awarded by Order of Malta for Work with homeless in Toronto
Mon, Sep 25th 2017 11:45 am
Dr. Christian Elia, an assistant professor of education at Niagara University's campus in Ontario, was recently presented with the Order of Malta's Bronze Medal, Order pro Merito Melitensib, in recognition of having conferred "honour and prestige on the Sovereign Military Order of Malta" through the Hunger Patrol program.
President of Sri Lanka makes stop in Niagara Falls
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 12:30 pm
On Friday, of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena visited Niagara Falls. Earlier this week, Sirisena was in New York City attending the general assembly of the United Nations. Before returning home, he made a stop in Niagara Falls to take in the natural wonder.
New rescue harbor seal at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 05:30 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara has announced a new rescued marine mammal will arrive on Friday. This 1-year-old harbor seal was rescued by New Jersey's Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine.
NU: Police academy students receive scholarships
Tue, Sep 19th 2017 01:05 pm
Two students of the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy were recently presented with $500 scholarships from the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County Inc.
Elia Jr., Greenes to be honored at Mount St. Mary Hospital Foundation's 18th annual Good Works Gala
Sat, Sep 16th 2017 07:00 am
Alan R. Elia, Jr. of Sevenson Environmental and Carol and Dr. John D. Greene of Lewiston will be honored at the Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation's 18th annual Good Works Gala, titled "Calling All Superheroes." The sold-out, creative-black-tie event will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive, Lewiston.
Niagara Reserve Citizen Airmen support hurricane relief efforts in Florida
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 09:05 pm
Six members of the 914th Civil Engineer Squadron departed Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station bound for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, where they will support recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma. A 911th Airlift Wing C-130 out of Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station provided the transport.
Lewiston Council on the Arts thanks Elderwood at Wheatfield
Mon, Sep 11th 2017 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts' Tim Henderson recently presented Kristine Bailey of Elderwood at Wheatfield with an appreciation plaque for the sponsorship of Lewiston's popular "Blue Mondays" and "Blue Grass Mondays" concert series.
Clause awarded Lewiston Lion Scholarship
Sun, Sep 10th 2017 12:00 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club has announced A'ngelee Clause was awarded a $500 scholarship.
Roaming Table tastefully pairs Lewiston's history, food
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 10:00 am
The Roaming Table, Lewiston's food tasting and historical walking tour, is a veritable smorgasbord of culinary delights, complete with a recounting of olden days and anecdotal tales from the village's storied past. Guests relish the unique opportunity to learn about the heroes and villains of yesteryear, the inspiration for two monuments, and the incredible efforts to free slaves.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Sat, Sep 9th 2017 07:00 am
"The Nutcracker," the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's annual family-friendly holiday show, returns the weekend of Dec. 8-9 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
Buffalo Sabres reveal giveaways, promotional nights for 2017-18 season
Wed, Sep 6th 2017 02:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team's giveaway items and promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season. The team will host eight giveaway nights, 22 promotional nights and four theme nights.
Montessori at Stella: An alumnae's perspective
Mon, Sep 4th 2017 10:55 am
At Stella Niagara, its Montessori program is second-to-none, and I wanted to share my experiences to hopefully encourage parents to not only consider a Montessori program for your child, but also why Stella offers a unique learning experience in this specialized area.
 

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