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ECDOH celebrates EMS personnel during Emergency Medical Services Week
Mon, May 16th 2022 04:50 pm
Day and night, in all seasons and settings, emergency medical services (EMS) personnel and volunteers are ready to rise to the challenge of providing lifesaving care.
'Soldiers Through the Ages' at Old Fort Niagara
Mon, May 16th 2022 11:55 am
As one of the longest occupied military bases in the United States, Old Fort Niagara has a lot of history to share. On Memorial Day weekend, the fort will present its annual "Soldiers through the Ages" event, a timeline of military history spanning four centuries.
Artpark looks to prove different is better in 2022
Fri, May 13th 2022 11:00 am
By now, you probably know Artpark's summer season will look a little different than 15, 10 and even five years ago. Heck, more than 50% of a promotional two-sided event flyer focuses on events other than concerts. What you might not know is why.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company readying spring ballet show
Fri, May 13th 2022 10:00 am
Having successfully helmed their first production of "The Nutcracker" last winter, Greater Niagara Ballet Company artistic directors Mary Schnepf and Molly Vine are back with a new show sure to please families and children of all ages.
Erie County Dept. of Health advises continued COVID-19 safety measures
Thu, May 12th 2022 08:05 pm
Recent major hospital systems report that the majority of patients who are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 illness are age 55 years and older. Older adults continue to be at most risk for severe disease and hospitalization due to COVID-19 infection.
Niagara Falls State Park seeks artists
Thu, May 12th 2022 08:00 pm
Niagara Falls State Park and Arts Services Inc. (ASI) have released a call for artists to create a lenticular mural that will be part of the new welcome center plaza in the park. The welcome center is slated to open in May 2023.
Governor announces RFP to develop Buffalo's North Aud Block
Wed, May 11th 2022 10:50 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced a request for proposals to redevelop the North Aud Block in Buffalo, the state's final remaining parcel to be developed at Canalside.
AAA safety tips for bikers & drivers during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Wed, May 11th 2022 09:55 am
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and AAA Western and Central New York is reminding both drivers and bikers of key safety tips as the weather warms up. Many motorcyclists will choose to ride free on the open road as the forecast calls for sunny skies, and AAA also wants to see safer roads in the future.
Shea's Smith Theatre announces 2022-23 season
Mon, May 9th 2022 10:30 am
On Monday, Shea's Performing Arts Center President Michael G. Murphy announced the 2022-23 Shea's Smith Season, featuring Buffalo-based Second Generation Theatre and O'Connell & Company.
'The Peace Garden' returns to the Peace Garden
Mon, May 9th 2022 10:25 am
On Saturday, the Village of Lewiston officially welcomed poet Robert M. Giannetti's "The Peace Garden" back to the International Peace Garden on Center Street.
Former NFP intern Courtney Corbetta finds her voice
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:40 am
If there is one lesson Lewiston native Courtney Corbetta has learned in her professional career, it's to amplify your voice for yourself and your community.
Lewiston VFW provides update on Memorial Day ceremony
Fri, May 6th 2022 09:55 am
This year, the Memorial Day Remembrance Committee has decided to forgo the parade and luncheon because of the Lewiston bicentennial parade and celebration.
Niagara University receives $10 million gift from Jeff & Mary Helen Holzschuh
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:15 pm
Niagara University announced that Jeff and Mary Helen Holzschuh have pledged a gift of $10 million to the university. In recognition of the gift, the university will rename the college of business to the Holzschuh College of Business Administration. With this generous gift, Jeff and Mary Helen become the largest benefactors in the history of the university.
BBB tips: Don't let scams ruin Mother's Day
Tue, May 3rd 2022 02:55 pm
Mother's Day is coming up! A National Retail Federation (NRF) survey shows that families plan to spend more on Mother's Day this year than they have in the past. Flowers, jewelry and special outings are hot items this year, and 84% plan to celebrate, according to the NRF.
Shea's, Lipke Foundation announce Kenny Awards ceremony
Tue, May 3rd 2022 09:35 am
Shea's Performing Arts Center and the Lipke Foundation announces the 2022 Kenny Awards ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. This event will mark the 29th celebration of high school musical theater programs in Western New York.
Boy George & Culture Club returning to Artpark Aug. 31
Mon, May 2nd 2022 10:45 am
Grammy Award winners Boy George & Culture Club will return to the Artpark Amphitheater Wednesday, Aug. 31, for a 6:30 p.m. show. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6.
Ryan, Kennedy present Rick Jeanneret with Senate resolution
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 06:25 pm
On Friday, New York State Sens. Sean Ryan and Tim Kennedy visited KeyBank Center, the home of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres, to present Rick Jeanneret with a New York State Senate resolution, sponsored by Ryan, congratulating RJ on his upcoming retirement.
Milling, paving to begin on Center Street
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston announced the next phase of rebuilding Center Street will commence Monday, May 2. Milling is scheduled to take place for a week, followed by a week of paving.
Explaining Niagara County's gas sales tax cap
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 11:00 am
As I am writing this column, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Western New York, according to AAA, is $4.24 a gallon. One year ago, that same gallon of gas cost $2.86. Clearly, the rise in gas prices, and the overall inflation of prices on everything, is hitting the wallets of families across Niagara County.
'Deposits for Food' reaches $100,000 in giving to area food pantries
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 10:00 am
In August 2013, Lewiston resident Angelo Sarkees put into action an idea he had for some time. A recent retiree, Sarkees began collecting bottles and cans at the Lewiston Jazz Festival, with the idea of turning them in to raise funds for local Niagara County food pantries. So began his "Deposits 4 Food" initiative.
BPO offers free tickets for active military & veterans at 'Star-Spangled Salute' on Memorial Day weekend
Wed, Apr 27th 2022 02:15 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has a longstanding tradition each Memorial Day weekend of honoring this country's fallen military service men and women, and celebrating the soundtrack of the American spirit.
Niagara County participates in National Crime Victim's Rights Week
Tue, Apr 26th 2022 02:45 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office victim services is participating in National Crime Victim's Rights Week with displays in the rotunda of the Niagara County Courthouse and the first floor of the Niagara Falls Municipal Building.
Mercy Flight wins $100,000 grant at 21st Century Fund voting event
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo's 21st Century Fund, a giving circle open to anyone who wants to give back in Western New York, announced its members voted to award a $100,000 grant to Mercy Flight Inc. on April 21. The grant will be used for Mercy Flight's implementation of a lifesaving air ambulance enhancement in rural Western New York.
Counting Down to Lewiston's bicentennial: History on display in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:40 am
In Lewiston, many homes have a value far beyond their material worth. Some people walk by them, oblivious to the history, but many others are aware of the great history that has been made and once lived within the houses.
Scotty Bowman Showcase slated for April 27
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the 16th Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Wednesday, April 27, at KeyBank Center.
The Queen City never sleeps: Buffalo's underrated FGC scene
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:30 pm
Buffalo, New York - the "Queen City" of New York state. When people think Buffalo, their mind usually jumps to chicken wings and football fans jumping into folding tables. One thing that usually doesn't come to mind is the world of esports.
WNY firefighters join FASNY as RecruitNY campaign returns for 13th year
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
On Tuesday, the Wendelville Fire Department hosted the kick-off event for the annual RecruitNY campaign in Western New York. Members from the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY), along with fire service officials from Niagara County and county legislators highlighted the weekend in which volunteer fire departments across New York state open their doors to residents with the goal to increase membership.
'Test, Tune, and Time' to start 64th season of racing at Ransomville Speedway
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Drums of VP Race Fuels, Hoosier Tire giveaways, and free pit passes will be handed out to the front row of each division during Ransomville Speedway's "Test, Tune, and Time" on Friday, April 29. Drivers will be racing against the clock to see who will be on the front row of their division's feature on opening night, Friday, May 6, presented by VP Racing Small Engine Fuels.
'Jurassic World Live Tour' returns to Buffalo Oct. 21-23
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
"Jurassic World Live Tour" returns to KeyBank Center from Oct. 21-23. A press release called it "an exhilarating and unpredictable live, family entertainment experience that brings the wonder and thrills of 'Jurassic World' to generations of fans."
Gas prices continue to drop: Higher-ethanol gasoline to be sold this summer
Mon, Apr 18th 2022 12:20 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.08, down 3 cents change from last week. One year ago, the price was $2.87. The New York state average is $4.18, down 4 cents from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.89.
Traffic remains hot topic as Town of Niagara leaders continue Amazon facility discussion
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
Progress continues regarding plans to bring an Amazon shipping and warehouse facility to the Town of Niagara.
Youngstown Business and Professional Association updates members on happenings for 2022
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 11:00 am
It was close to a full house Tuesday evening as the Youngstown Business and Professional Association held its spring membership meeting at Ray's Tavern on Lake Road in Porter.
Lions Club leading Earth Day cleanup in Lewiston
Fri, Apr 15th 2022 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Earth Day cleanup will be held Saturday, April 23, starting at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St. Sign-in will start at 8 a.m., followed by volunteer instruction and a group photo at 9 a.m. Organizers anticipate clean up activities will last approximately one hour.
YWCA of the Niagara Frontier hosting annual cash raffle fundraiser
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 01:05 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will hold its annual cash raffle from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Co., 3747 Lockport Road, Sanborn. This year's cash raffle will be a "Roaring '20s"-themed event described as both fun and casual.
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute hosts culinary competition to honor Monte Dolce
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 05:10 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will host the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Monte Dolce Spring Classic Competition from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24. While most competitors are from NFCI, there are also participants from California, the Patterson Club in Connecticut, the Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh, and one competitor from Guatemala.
Great Place to Work names Wegmans a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking No. 3
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 01:10 pm
Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Wegmans as one of this year's 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans has been on the list every year, and this year ranks No. 3. Earning a spot means that Wegmans is one of the best companies to work for in the country.
Lewiston man to be featured on 'Antiques Roadshow'
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 09:15 am
Lewiston resident Lloyd Draper will appear on the PBS hit "Antiques Roadshow" at 8 p.m. Monday, April 25. The program airs locally on WNED.
Niagara Sailing Club rebuilds after devastating fire
Sat, Apr 9th 2022 07:00 am
At the age of 11, Jack Dally began sailing at the Niagara Sailing Club on East River Road. It wasn't long before sailing was a big part of his life. He developed his skills by participating in the various sailing programs that the club offered for youth.
Counting down to Lewiston's bicentennial: Stone House has storied history
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 11:00 am
Welcome back to our eighth bicentennial building in the series, the great old building at 755 Center St., today known as the Stone House pub. This is one of Lewiston's premiere summer venues for fun and frolic. Currently, it is owned and operated by Emery Simon and family.
Mayor Brown: Things are really hopping at iconic Broadway Market this Easter season
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:30 am
City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown recently announced the lineup of Easter vendors and activities are attracting big crowds at the historic Broadway Market. From April 1-6, the market welcomed more than 9,000 visitors - and the busiest days of the Easter season are yet to come.
 

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